Where is Demand for Orthodontists the Highest?

Whether you choose to open your own practice, partner with a DSO, or seek an associateship, finding the perfect job starts with finding the right location. While orthodontia as a specialty has good projected growth throughout the country, the demand for orthodontists varies widely from place to place. How can you find the right location … Continued

Find a Dental Hygienist Career with Opportunities for Advancement

Overall, dental hygiene usually ranks high in terms of job satisfaction. Most surveys find that dental hygienists are happy with their careers. However, hygiene has one major drawback in terms of career trajectory: a job as a clinical hygienist is generally a terminal position. There’s not much space for vertical growth. So how can dental … Continued

What Does Job Growth for Orthodontists Look Like?

You’re probably already aware of the amazing potential of orthodontics as a specialty. Despite the extra years of schooling, the potential for a high salary and great work environment make orthodontics a highly rewarding career path. Most importantly, you’ll have the opportunity to change lives for the better! However, any career should come with longevity … Continued

What Is a Joint Venture Dental Practice Partnership?

You may have heard the phrase “there’s more than one way to skin a cat.” Well, there are just as many ways to structure a dental business! From sole proprietorship to associateship, partnerships and LLCs to corporations, there are so many ways to build your dental career that it can be a bit daunting to … Continued

What Types of Dental Partnerships Are There?

We’ve said it before: it can be hard to go it alone as a dentist, especially in today’s world. A dental partnership may give you golden opportunities that you just won’t be able to find on your own. But sharing your business can be difficult to navigate without serious know-how and appropriate guidance. CDP can … Continued

4 Things to Know About Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Jobs

For soon-to-be or recent dental school grads with aspirations beyond the typical scope of most dental specialties, oral and maxillofacial surgery jobs (OMFS) might be an enticing prospect. Many people associate OMFS with routine surgical interventions like wisdom tooth extractions that can’t be handled in a general dental environment. While extractions can certainly be a … Continued

How to Become a Pediatric Dentist

Have you considered pediatrics as a career path? Working with kids can be an intimidating prospect for some inexperienced dentists. Regardless of whether you pursue a pediatric specialty or choose a path in family dentistry, it is unlikely you will go your entire career without treating any kids. However, for some new dentists, working with … Continued

7 Questions to Ask During a Dental Interview

Interviewing for a new job can be nerve-wracking, especially if it’s for your first job out of dental school. As much as you want to ace your dental job interview, be sure the practice suits your needs, too! Interviews for dental jobs are not just a one-way conversation. Come prepared with these 7 questions to … Continued

What Is a DSO and Why They’re a Great Way to Start Your Career

Whether you’re a recent dental school graduate or an experienced doc looking for a change, considering a DSO can offer amazing potential in your career trajectory. What is a DSO, exactly? And what makes a DSO a great way to start your career? What Is a DSO? A Dental Support Organization, or DSO, is a … Continued

AEGD vs GPR vs Learning on the Job

Around D3 or D4, most dental students are planning their next steps after graduation. You will need to build your confidence and competence and start to make those intimidating first steps out of the school environment and into your career. Many students are aware of post-doctoral training and residency programs, but may not know much … Continued

Attention General Dentists! CDP is offering up to a $50k sign-on bonus for select locations!