Dentist to Dental Entrepreneur; qualities you must acquire for entrepreneurship

Last updated Jan 24, 2023

Last updated Jan 24, 2023

Every dental professional dreams to have their own dental office. But have you given a thought to how your dental practice can grow? Here are qualities that will help you turn your practice transform into a business.

The ADA report states that solo practice is decreasing by 7% per year and group practices are growing at 20%.


No dream becomes a goal unless you are passionate about it. Try to find out why you want to dive into entrepreneurship. The problem is that most dental professionals are passionate about dentistry but not the business. If dental professionals can align the passion for dentistry with the strong desire to make a business out of passion, they can grow their practice.


Fearlessness bringing things into action without fear. Dental professionals need to be able to be risk-takers. Fear will only make you a wimp. As an entrepreneur, it is your duty to defeat your fear and jump for your dream.


Dental professionals do not choose this field to get a secure, high paying job. They opt for dentistry looking at it as an opportunity to create a great dental business. However, they need to be able to resolve the roadblocks and get into an action mode.

Risk Tolerance

A strong risk-taking ability is a must to be able to tackle a number of financial and professional uncertainties. Every dentist out there has to be present to generate a managed group practice. Risk adds power, resourcefulness, and urgency. In other words, taking risks will give wings to your soul.

Core values dental entrepreneurs possess

Core values are the principles that guide your behavior and action. They help people distinguish between the right decisions. Dental entrepreneurs define core value as a bedrock of his company. The core values for a dentist include good intentions.

Responsibility of Dental entrepreneurs

Dental entrepreneurs should be responsible to hold his team and fight against the ups and downs in the business.

The Dentist entrepreneurs are a unique breed. The dentist entrepreneurs will certainly bring their own expression, their own dynamic, heart and soul, and their own vision to dentistry.

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Author Bio: Dr. Vidhi Bhanushali is the Co-Founder and Chief Dental Surgeon at scanO (formerly DentalDost). A recipient of the Pierre Fauchard International Merit Award, she is a holistic dentist who believes that everyone should have access to oral healthcare, irrespective of class and geography. She strongly believes that tele-dentistry is the way to achieve that. Dr. Vidhi has also spoken at various dental colleges, addressing the dental fraternity about dental services and innovations. She is a keen researcher and has published various papers on recent advances in dentistry.

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