Number of Dentists Joining Dental Service Organizations Continues to Grow
More dentists — especially new dentists — are choosing to affiliate with dental service organizations (DSOs), according to survey data collected by the American Dental Association Health Policy Institute. In 2022, approximately 13% of dentists in the United States were working within a DSO; however, this percentage jumps to 23% among dentists who have been practicing for 10 years or less. The percentage of dentists practicing in DSOs was 10.4% in 2019 and 8.8% in 2017. Click here to read more.