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Are you burdened with a tremendous amount of debt and don't know how to move forward as a practice owner?


You want to own your own dental practice, but it seems too daunting and intimidating to even try.


Sound familiar?


We know you didn't learn much about running a business in dental school.  We're dentists, too.


To build the office you want, you need to understand core business components and strategies to create a profitable practice.


That’s why we created IgniteDDS.  We are dentists and we understand how you feel.  We’ve experienced the steps you need to take for the fastest track to profitable ownership. 


We build leadership, business, and clinical mentorship and education programs that take you through different learning criteria,

both in-person and virtually. 


Together we rise.

The new dentist’s job and the learning curve

By Kevin Henry | September 17, 2021

By Bruce Bryen, CPA, CVA After the search is over and the new job has begun, it is time to make sure that learning is occurring with a timeline that is acceptable to both the dentist who was hired and to the owner who is hopefully mentoring the new associate. The skill sets that were…

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3 reasons why the dental hiring crisis may soon subside

By Kevin Henry | September 12, 2021

From Las Vegas to Orlando last week, here are the things we heard about the hiring crisis impacting so many dental practices.

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New data shows how hiring crisis has grown in dental industry

By Kevin Henry | September 3, 2021

how much the hiring crisis in dentistry has grown since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Lit leadership lessons: Let’s talk about perspective

By Kevin Henry | August 27, 2021

Why? It’s a question we often ask, but without perspective, we will never know the answer, writes Dr. Amisha Singh.

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After dental school: Considerations for joining alternative types of practices

By Kevin Henry | August 9, 2021

By Bruce Bryen, CPA, CVA Before graduating from dental school, the dental student is inundated with information about joining dental practices from all over the country. It is, of course, in many ways, a life-altering decision. The geographic environment, salary and benefits, and quality of life are just a few of the items being considered…

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3 ways to avoid the biggest crisis in dentistry

By Kevin Henry | August 2, 2021

All across the country, dental practices are facing a hiring crisis. Teams are being stretched thin because of openings within the staff directory, and it’s putting pressure on everyone in the practice. They feel the strain … and so does dentistry as a whole. But what if you could solve a problem before it ever…

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Going from chartless to the cloud with Fuse

Going from chartless to the cloud with Fuse

In Fuse, there are several options for maintaining documentation, including the Communication Center and Clinical Note Templates. For information on the Communication Center see the information in the Patterson page on titled, “Where Can We Put Documents in Fuse?”

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Depending on several factors, there is no “best” way to set adjustments. Depending on how providers are paid, whether on production or collection, will determine the “best” way for the practice. Additionally, if a practice is working on true production or adjusted production, the setup for adjustment types may be different. Each practice should work with its accountant to determine the best direction when dealing with how and what adjustments should impact.

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2.99% for the Life of the Loan Start Up Promotional Offer

2.99% for the Life of the Loan Start Up Promotional Offer

  • New applications as of July 1, 2021 through September 30, 2021
  • Must Close/Book/Project opened by January 31, 2022
  • First, second or third start-up location (Not eligible beyond 3rd location)
  • First Locations can request Graduated, Level or Interest-Only repayment structures

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Adjustments in Fuse are created in the Practice Settings section under Billing, Adjustment Types. An adjustment type is then added, but can be either positive or negative. 

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Learn How to Build a Pandemic-Proof Practice

Invest in a new growth strategy that can survive any extraordinary situation with our help. We offer Fast-Trak events where we prepare a virtual event dedicated to helping your business cope in this pandemic. We want you to know that you are not alone in this fight, and if history serves us, great obstacles present great opportunities. The key? Great strategy.

What you do from this moment forward will determine if and how fast and effectively your practice recovers. Make no mistake and join us at this event.

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Dental students are anxious to graduate and join the dental profession. They will read anything that they can get their hands on if it concerns the future, like addressing business issues. Fortunately, Dental Entrepreneur's Business Beyond the Classroom can cater to all dental students and those practicing ten years or less. We give your company its best opportunity to deliver its message before practice patterns are set in new dentists' minds.