Special Report: The Rise of Dental Service Organizations in America
February 15, 2017
Dental service organizations â€“ sometimes referred to as dental support organizations â€“ are becoming increasingly common in dentistry today. The American Dental Association estimates that 7.8 percent of dentists now belong to one, contracting with a DSO to handle the business side of operating a practice so that they can focus on the clinical side. DSOs advocates say they allow dentists to focus more on caring for patients. Critics, however, are concerned about corporate interests.