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Private Dentist Association

Our Mission

The Private Dentist Association will always aim to be a resource of valuable information within the dental profession. Therefore, want to assure that all dental establishments operate responsibly and keep the patient’s needs first. Additionally, we will always strive to educate the public about the benefits of seeking care from a private practicing dentist.

“I’m Dr. Greg Winteregg CEO of the Private Dentist Association. Our association will always champion the long-term relationship between doctor and patient and comprehensive oral care which leads to a higher quality of life. As business owners, we must always be careful that the administration of the practice of Dentistry never infringes on quality, comprehensive care.”

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Join us to ensure the highest standards remain in the dental industry. Preserve the private practice of dentistry.

Latest PDA Industry News

New Bill to Reform McCarran-Ferguson Act

The McCarran-Ferguson act of 1945 has long since been a shroud that has allowed insurance companies to offer outrageous reimbursements for already competitively priced services. It was definitely one of the first steps in the wrong direction that has added to the state of today’s health insurance state.

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Two DSOs Land on OIG’s “High Risk” List

The OIG’s Corporate Integrity Agreement (CIA) was borne out of the False Claims Act of 1986 and is intended as an oversight mechanism with structured monitoring and penalties for violations lasting 5 years following any finding of fraud. Refusal to comply with the CIA results in a company being placed on the OIG’s  “High Risk” list. Recently, two DSOs landed on this list.

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Dentistry Now Fourth Best Job in US

We thought we’d follow up Dr. Christensen’s article on staying motivated with one more reason to keep up the good work! If you haven’t read that one yet, we highly recommend you do.

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Gordon Christensen on Staying Motivated

How do you stay motivated in your career whether you’re new on the scene or a 20-year veteran? Age, money, time, or really any factors that some would hold as barriers seem to mean absolutely nothing for Dr. Gordon Christensen. Find out what keeps him going here.

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Preserving Private Practice | Member Article

Few relationships in life carry the highest bonds of trust; where honesty, integrity, and partnership are paramount. A healthcare office should be a respected and safe space where life‐changing moments are shared, and choices shape our future.

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Dental Service Organizations, Why Care?

There have been a number of complaints, reports, and legislative and state health board filings surrounding Dental Service Organizations, or DSO’s over the past few years. So, why is that and what about these organizations opens the door to bad practices?

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Join us to ensure the highest standards remain in the dental industry. Preserve the private practice of dentistry.

Ensuring the Highest Quality Standards for our Profession

We are a membership non-profit 501 C-“6” organization, and were founded to keep the dream of private practice flourishing in today’s society. We’re here for you — the Private Practice Dentist and for your patients. Our hope is to help maintain the highest standards in the dental industry and make sure that it does not move over to a profit-first operating basis.

Why Us

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We’re here because we care about our fellow dental professionals and the future of dentistry. Patients trust us to take excellent care of them, so that is what we’ll do.

Contact

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Please contact us with any questions you have. Whether you’re a dental student, private practice professional or in need of continuing education as a practicing dentist, we’re here to help. We will always be there for you.

Our Programs

Legislation

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The Private Dentist Association will be working with legislators to close legal loopholes that help benefit Dental Support Organizations (DSO). We can’t allow anything that would have a negative effect on clinical care.

Patient Education

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We’ll provide our patients with education on the value of comprehensive dental care & preserving their teeth. Of course, private practice and dentistry as a whole couldn’t exist without good patients. So let’s help them too!

Doctor Education

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We enlighten dentists on the pros & cons of being part of a DSO. We’ll also provide tools to continue to make private practice viable. Overall, our whole operating basis is to give you the information to evaluate for yourself.

 

BECOME A MEMBER TODAY!

Join us to ensure the highest standards remain in the dental industry. Preserve the private practice of dentistry.