Explore Your Career Options

Discover which dental career path might be right for you.
Set Reasonable Expectations for Your First Dental Job

Learn how to set reasonable expectations for your first dental job - so you can find career satisfaction.

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5 Questions to Ask Your Partner Before Relocating

Considering relocation? Before you hire the moving truck, make sure to consider your partner's needs.

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A Lucrative Practice and Great Work-Life Balance? Go Rural!

Rural practices often have lower overhead and higher collections — leading to faster loan repayment.

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5 Tips to Find the Right Dental Associateship for You

Half of associateships fail. Improve your chances of success by asking these crucial questions.

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Consider Your Career Options — All of Them

What size practice is right for you? What is an associate-to-owner path? This ebook explores all of your options.

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How Dental Students Can Take Ownership of Their Careers

Dental students have more dental options than they realize. Learn how to take ownership of your career.

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What Practice Owners Want in Dental Associates

Find out what owners are looking for when they are hiring an associate.

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What's Next? Planning for the Dental Career of your Dreams

Hear the merits of different paths and find out how to look beyond the surface when considering your options.

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How Ownership Can Offer Better Work-Life Balance

Dr. Ebert shares her story about starting dental school with toddlers and establishing her own practice.

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Find the Right Practice

Learn how to decide if a practice is right for your goals.
Found a Practice? Here Are 5 Must-Ask Questions

Ask yourself these five key questions to decide whether a practice is one where you can grow, contribute and thrive.

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 Looking Beyond Million-Dollar Collections

Find out how to look beyond the bottom line to determine whether a practice will meet your needs and goals.

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How to Tell If That Nice Practice Is Right For You

Before accepting an offer, make sure to get a full picture of how a practice operates day to day.

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8 Things to Ask a Practice Owner

Learn the eight questions you should ask during an interview to figure out if this practice is right for you.

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Negotiate Contracts & Finances

Learn what to look for in a contract and how to negotiate with confidence.
How to Get the Contract You Deserve

Find out the steps to negotiating a fair, favorable contract that protects your bottom line and your future

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Student Loans? Cut Your Debt in Half (Or More)

Find out ways to cut your student debt, including refinancing, government programs, and loan forgiveness.

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5 Financial Must-Dos Before Buying a Dental Practice

Start making these moves now if you want to own a practice “someday.”

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Talk to 3 Banks: The First Step in Buying a Dental Practice

Learn what to ask a bank to improve your loan application and streamline the buying process.

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Prepare & Prioritize: How to Negotiate with Confidence

A bit of preparation can go a long way towards making a negotiation smoother and more successful.

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My Restrictive Covenant Was Too Restrictive

A non-compete clause helps protect an owner dentist from competition – but what makes one unreasonable?

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The True Cost of a Signing Bonus

Some corporate entities pay dentists signing bonuses to stay for a certain number of years. But is there a catch?

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What You Need to Know Before Signing That Contract

Learn how to evaluate your employment contract and protect your interests.

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More Than Meets The Eye: How Associate Pay Can Vary

Understand whether your salary is based on total production, billable production, or collections and how that can affect your take-home pay.

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Don't Ghost: How to Build a Strong Professional Reputation

Find out how to communicate in a way that builds a positive reputation throughout the dental practice transition process.

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Start Strong

Prepare yourself to start your first job with confidence.
How to Own the Operatory from Day One

Get tips to build confidence so you can start your new job on the right foot.

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Your Checklist for a Successful First Week

Work with the practice owner to develop an integration plan that will lead to smooth sailing for everyone.

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How to Become a Team Leader When You’re New to the Practice

Shift your mindset from student to dentist and get advice on building trust and respect with your team.

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No Surprises: How to Prepare for a Smooth Practice Transition

Listen to this podcast episode with Dr. Suzanne Ebert to learn how to streamline your new associateship.

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Get Mentorship

How to find mentors to guide you to practice ownership and other career goals.
Mentorship-to-Ownership Transition Path

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Put Your Name on the Building Sooner with the Mentorship-to-Ownership Path

Learn how Mentorship-to-Ownership can accelerate your path to practice ownership.

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How Mentorship Can Enhance Your Career

Live webinar with Q&A on how to find the right mentor and build a successful relationship.

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Success Stories

Stories from dentists who have navigated their own career changes.
Bringing Together Two Dentists for Mentorship and Growth

Dr. Sikora wanted her first associateship to include plenty of hands-on mentorship. See how ADAPT found her match.

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How Mentorship Helped One Dentist Build a Thriving Career

When Dr. Sara Makary started her career, she followed a path taken by many of her peers: a job in corporate dentistry. But something was missing.

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Building a Career that Balances Business with Dentistry

Dr. Daniel Hall shares his learnings with other dentists so they can find the right fit, the first time.

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