Dental Care as a Commodity
Article by Dr. Brown | AGD Impact | Oct 2012
"Like many dentists, I am usually obliged to be available 24/7 for my patients. I have limited flexibility in changing my schedule on short notice, I have to fund my own retirement and health care, and I function as the primary worker and manager of my practice. In light of all this, the corporate model for dentistry might seem to be worth a look."
Improving the Oral Health of the Underserved
Article by Dr. Brown
"I was asked to share my thoughts and experiences as an individual, private practice dentist, as well as a state dental society leader, on how workforce issues affect access to oral health care for the underserved. Whenever this topic comes up, I ask, “Exactly what are we trying to accomplish?” For my part, our ultimate goal should be achieving optimal oral health for everyone who seeks it."