The Corporate Dental Conspiracy?
A client called me the other day to say that one of his long-term and respected dental industry suppliers had approached him to say that the word on the street is that the solo dentist is dying or dead. Further he suggested that corporate dentistry is the saviour of the solo independent dentist and solo dentists should join them rather than try to compete with them.
I question the motives of this individual and others sharing this unsubstantiated information with their dental cliental and whether or not they are financially, politically or both motivated to spread this message of corporate surgency in dental service?
Recently I called some of my late career dentists who have been exploring the possibility of selling their practices and one, in particular, was unnerved by a similar message about the growth of corporate dentistry. Read more