For many orthodontists their initial introduction to the DSO Model with the emergence of Orthodontic Centers Of America in the late 1990s and early 2000s was not favorable. However, the DSO industry has dramatically evolved in the last 20 years and now presents numerous opportunities for orthodontists. This lecture will cover the history and evolution of the DSO industry from the challenges faced by the Orthodontic Centers of America model to the current DSO models and all of the potential opportunities that exist for orthodontists in the present marketplace.
Comprehend the challenges faced by the initial DSO models offered by Orthodontic Centers of America in the late 1990s and early 2000s.
Identify how the DSO industry has evolved in the last 20 years.
Evaluate the numerous opportunities that exist for orthodontists in the present DSO marketplace.