This article discusses significant shifts occurring in the dental profession, highlighting the decline in solo practices and practice ownership, especially among younger dentists. It examines the rise of dental service organizations (DSOs) and factors driving these changes, such as student debt, increased diversity and evolving work-life balance preferences. The article emphasizes the need for dental associations to adapt to these trends and explores the potential opportunities for expanding dental care access and industry growth amidst these transitions.

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