Take Control Of Your Career

Created by the ADA, ADAPT can find you a dental associateship that provides mentorship, hones your business and clinical skills, and prepares you for eventual ownership. Create your free profile to easily evaluate and apply to opportunities selected for you based on your career goals, practice approach, and match criteria. Or take our quick quiz and receive a customized recommendation on how to get started.Take The Quiz

How ADAPT Works

Create Your Free Online Profile

Build your profile and select the opportunities that interest you, including associate-to-owner paths, mentorship handoffs, partial ownership and more. 

Create an online profile
Get Personalized Job Notifications

ADAPT’s powerful matching technology, along with your ADA Advisor, will connect you to practices that meet your criteria and fit your practice style.

Meet with an ADA Advisor
Complete A Successful Transition

ADAPT has resources to help you understand contracts, avoid common mistakes and protect your interests – so you can take the next step with confidence.

We Find More Than Jobs — We Find Mentors

"ADAPT isn't just matching you with an area. It's matching you with a person, a practice, and a mindset. It was my wildest dream to find this match so early in my career!”


Why Choose ADAPT?

Get Help Relocating

Thinking relocation? ADAPT’s national reach gives you more options, connecting you with like-minded dentists in areas where you don’t have an established network.

Receive Curated Matches

Your ADAPT profile provides insight into your short and long-term goals, allowing us to identify practices that will help you strengthen your skills and build the career you've always wanted.

Backed By the ADA

When you join, you'll get a personal ADA Advisor who will help you understand the negotiation process so you can be confident that you're getting a fair deal.

Personalized resources

Our mission is to provide you with all of the resources and tools needed to confidently progress through your next transition. 

Resources For Associates

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5 Tips to Find the Right Dental Associateship

Will that practice help you meet your long-term goals?

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Explore All Your Career Options

What size practice is right? Where? What about an associate-to-owner path?

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3 Expensive Contract Mistakes

Protect your interests and your wallet by avoiding common issues.

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Browse Practice Profiles

Looking to buy? Browse a sampling of the hundreds of dental practices for sale through ADAPT.

Browse Practices