Thinking of a change?

Find a job, hire an associate, and buy or sell a practice with
ADA Practice TransitionsTM.

ADA Practice Transitions, a service of the ADA, matches dentists with shared practice philosophies and goals to facilitate successful practice transitions. With the largest network of dentists in the industry, our ADA Advisors can match you with the buyer, practice, or associate you need to reach your career goals.

See What's Happening at SmileCon in Houston, October 13 - 15, 2022!


Try the Keys to the Practice Transition at booth #1640.
You could unlock 1 of 3 "On-The-Go" Prize Packs every day!

We're all about delivering services and resources that are key to reaching your career goals. Booth visitors are invited to pick a key and try to unlock our treasure chest! You could instantly win an "On-The-Go" Prize Pack, including a backpack filled with cool stuff like a Thermos® stainless steel bottle, sunglasses, tooth-shaped hot and cold pack, portable power bank, and pedometer. Plus, everyone who stops by gets free goodies.

SmileCon is your chance to speak to our ADA Advisors regarding your transition goals and needs. Whether you've submitted your ADA Practice Transitions profile or have questions about our process, we'd love to chat!

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Don't miss these CE sessions...

(5143) Beyond Salary: Negotiate the Best Contract for Your Goals
  • Speaker: Suzanne M. Ebert, DMD – ADA Practice Transitions
  • October 13, 2022 from 2:00 - 3:30 PM

Do you know what to ask when negotiating a contract? How do you consider the value of the whole package, beyond just the salary? What’s off-limits in a negotiation? Join Dr. Suzanne Ebert as she illustrates the intricacies of a typical associate contract. In this interactive session, Dr. Ebert will walk you through the ADA Practice Transitions Associate Contracting Toolkit as you examine various contract elements from both the employee and the employer points of view.

(6144) Considerations for Building a Small Group Practice
  • Speakers: Suzanne M. Ebert, DMD – ADA Practice Transitions; Imran Javaid, CPA, BMO Harris Bank
  • October 14, 2022 from 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Owning a small group practice may be lucrative, but ownership comes with increased responsibilities beyond those of a private practice. To achieve success, small group practices must have a clear vision of where they want to be in five years and how they will achieve economies of scale. Hear about other owners’ successes and setbacks, along with advice to consider as you evaluate your options.


The ADA Member Center is the place to get answers to your questions directly from experts like the ADA Practice Transitions team. You'll find these presentations on the ADA Member Center Career Stage:

Consider Your Career Options — All of Them
  • October 13, 2022 from 10:00 - 10:45 AM

Some dentists graduate knowing exactly what they want – but many aren’t quite sure. When you keep an open mind about your career path, you might find satisfaction in a place you had never considered. Dr. Suzanne Ebert, Vice President, Operations and Customer Relations, will share keys to identifying the right practice and will take your questions on practice transitions.

Integration Station: How dentists work together for smooth and successful transitions
  • October 14, 2022 from 11:00 - 11:45 AM

Cathy Tungate, Director, Advisory Services, will share the keys to building an integration plan. Learn about the stages and steps that are most challenging for dentists and the areas critical to long-term success for the doctors and the practice.

How ADA Practice Transitions Works

Create Your Free Online Profile

Build your profile to share your goals and match criteria with your ADA Advisor. We help members buy or sell practices, find jobs, and hire associates.

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Get Personalized Matches Sent To Your Inbox

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

Meet with an ADA Advisor
Complete A Successful Transition

ADAPT has resources to help you negotiate contracts, evaluate opportunities, and avoid common mistakes – so you can take the next step with confidence.

Create Your Free Profile

Why Choose ADA Practice Transitions?

You maintain control

There are no exclusivity agreements. Our mission is to educate you and provide complete transparency, giving you the tools to make well-informed decisions.

National reach

ADAPT’s national reach broadens the pool of potential matches, connecting you with like-minded dentists from throughout the country.

Focus on practice approach

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 navigate the negotiation process so you can be confident that you're getting a fair deal.

Confidential & secure

No personally identifiable information is exchanged until all parties agree to move forward with the interview process.   

Personalized resources

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