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Three Steps to Thrive, Not Just Survive, the Upcoming Dental Crisis

Presented by: Jared Van Ittersum, DDS

Original Publication Date: Friday, November 16, 2018

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Course Description:

This webinar summarizes the current state of the industry – the associate drought, the rise of PE Groups and DSOs, the PPO explosion – and how individual practitioners and emerging DSOs can take three steps to not only protect themselves but stay ahead and thrive in the fastest-changing era dentistry has ever experienced.

Learning Objectives:

  • Become fully aware of the current status of the industry with insider information.
  • Create a baseline safety net for your practice.
  • Strategically adjust the vision of your practice and implement strategies to leverage the changes we’re experiencing for financial gain.
  • Demonstrate leveraging the Oral Systemic/Total Health model to differentiate and thrive.

Speaker Bio:

Jared Van Ittersum, DDS, has been practicing dentistry for ten years while simultaneously developing and co-owning the multi-state private D.S.O. Infinity Dental Partners.

In 2001, Dr. Van Ittersum co-founded a .com company called Document Imaging Solutions, Inc., and co-developed an enterprise-level document management software solution called DISimaging™ with installations in several Fortune 500 companies and government facilities, including Langley Air Force Base, U.S. Naval Command Center, U.S. Federal Marshal’s Service, American Red Cross, Procter & Gamble, and Whirlpool, his company quickly grew to a reseller network of 156 companies.

In 2005, Dr. Van Ittersum led an IT team at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry to collaborate with Apple, Inc. to develop iTunes U©, the international digital education authority now utilized by millions of students worldwide.

Dr. Van Ittersum became a national best-selling co-author on in 2013 with his book, A Cup of Coffee With 12 Leading Dentists in the Nation, followed by his 2nd book, How to Build a Group Practice, providing a recipe for success for emerging DSO. Dr. Van Ittersum also co-founded a new digital consulting solution sold exclusively through Henry Schein called Total Health Academy. He is also the co-founder of DDU™, a total team training platform that brings the best practice management systems from Henry Schein’s top dental consultants into a learning management system for solo practitioners and DSOs.

He is a board member of the Advisory Board to the Dean for the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, the #1 ranked dental school in the United States and #1 ranked globally. Finally, he and co-founder Elias Achey provide an unprecedented seminar for emerging DSOs every year called How to Build a Group Practice Seminar.