Louisville Business First Selects Bill Becknell as a “Most Admired CEO”

Our own Bill Becknell has been selected as a “Most Admired CEO” by Louisville Business First. Read Bill’s full profile, including his leadership “recipe” for success, the biggest turning point in his career and how he has motivated team members during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo credit: Louisville Business First)

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The Group Dentistry Now Show with Dr. Blair Brown

Our own Dr. Blair Brown of Mortenson Family Dental sat down with Group Dentistry Now to discuss his experience of being a DSO doctor during the COVID-19 pandemic. Listen to the full podcast by clicking the link below!

Founder, former CEO of Mortenson Dental Partners retires

Industry website Becker’s Dental + DSO featured a story about the retirement of Dr. Wayne Mortenson, founder of Mortenson Dental Partner. Click to read the full story, including a wonderful message from Dr. Wayne.

Wayne Mortenson announces retirement from Mortenson Dental Partners

Thanks to Louisville Business First for featuring a nice story about the retirement of Dr. Wayne Mortenson, founder of Mortenson Dental Partners. Business First subscribers can click to read the full story. Image credit: Louisville Business First.

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Louisville Business First Selects Bill Becknell as a “Most Admired CEO”

Our own Bill Becknell has been selected as a “Most Admired CEO” by Louisville Business First. Read Bill’s full profile, including his leadership “recipe” for success, the biggest turning point in his career and how he has motivated team members during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo credit: Louisville Business First)

The Group Dentistry Now Show with Dr. Blair Brown

Our own Dr. Blair Brown of Mortenson Family Dental sat down with Group Dentistry Now to discuss his experience of being a DSO doctor during the COVID-19 pandemic. Listen to the full podcast by clicking the link below!

Founder, former CEO of Mortenson Dental Partners retires

Industry website Becker’s Dental + DSO featured a story about the retirement of Dr. Wayne Mortenson, founder of Mortenson Dental Partner. Click to read the full story, including a wonderful message from Dr. Wayne.

Wayne Mortenson announces retirement from Mortenson Dental Partners

Thanks to Louisville Business First for featuring a nice story about the retirement of Dr. Wayne Mortenson, founder of Mortenson Dental Partners. Business First subscribers can click to read the full story. Image credit: Louisville Business First.

Kentucky-based DSO launches new alternative to dental insurance

Becker’s Dental + DSO Review announced our new Smiles360 Dental Savings Club, which launched September 1 across all MDP practices. Read the article to learn more.

Mortenson Dental CEO sees shutdown bounce, predicts post-Covid-19 growth

“Things were changing hourly in different regions . . . . So, for that to go away and us to be able to focus on taking care of our patients and doctors is exciting.”

MDP CEO Bill Becknell sat down with Louisville Business First to discuss our COVID-19 recovery. Business First subscribers can click to read the full story.

How a Kentucky DSO is weathering the COVID-19 storm — 4 notes

Becker’s Dental + DSO Review highlights MDP’s strategies for adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic in this feature article.

The Group Dentistry Now Show: COVID-19 Edition with Bill Becknell and Dr. Eric Tobler

In this audio-only episode of the Group Dentistry Now podcast, Bill Becknell, CEO of Mortenson Dental Partners, and Dr. Eric Tobler, National Director of Clinical Affairs of Mortenson Dental Partners and Regional President of Stonehaven Dental, discuss how MDP is addressing the COVID-19 pandemic.

Embracing diversity

Bryan Hildreth, MDP’s Chief Human Resources Officer, Dr. Mayada Khater, Regional President of Abbeville Dentistry, and Dr. Britt Bostick, Co-Founder of Abbeville Dentistry, shared the benefits of diversity within DSOs and group practices. Read more from Efficiency in Group Practice.

Hiring in a Competitive Market

It’s important to find the right person to fill a position – and then convince them to stay. MDP’s doctor recruiters, Rupinder Kaur and Jacqueline Guinn, and Director of Human Resources, Sherri Toohey-Taylor, offer guidance on best hiring practices in this Efficiency in Group Practice article.

A Game Changer: Advanced Dental Solutions

With access to new technology and the ability to connect with – and educate – patients, Advanced Dental Solutions helps patients discover a new reason to smile. Read the profile of Dr. Mark Nation and Advanced Dental Solutions in Efficiency in Group Practice.

What One DSO Is Doing to Help Fight the Opioid Crisis

The misuse of opioids — including prescription pain relievers, heroin and fentanyl — has become alarmingly common in recent years. What role has the dental industry played in the growth of this national epidemic, and what should it do to help fight it? Group Dentistry Now shares the ways that MDP is tackling this important issue.

MDP Hires New General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Mortenson Dental Partners has named a new general counsel and corporate secretary. Learn more about Brooks Newman in this profile from Louisville Business First.

Networking, Trends and More: See What You Missed at This Year’s Scaling Up Group Dental Symposium

The fifth-annual Scaling Up Group Dental Symposium took place last month at the beautiful Omni Hotel in downtown Louisville. Hosted by Mortenson Dental Partners, the two-day conference brought together over 150 thought leaders from 64 organizations all over the country to explore current trends and best practices in the dental industry.

How Pedodontists Can Provide the Best Possible Care for Patients

“We see ourselves as primary care providers, much like pediatricians. Our goal is to provide a dental home for each child.”

Our own Dr. Kim Hansford of Kid’s Dentistree discussed advanced technology and the battle against tooth decay in providing dental care to young patients. Read more from Efficiency in Group Practice.