By Roger P. Levin, DDS
Orthodontics is under competitive pressures unlike anything we’ve seen in the past. Emerging trends are making it more challenging for orthodontic practice production and practices that don’t understand these trends will fall victim to them.
The rise of the following emerging trends is rapidly affecting orthodontic practice production:
- DSOs or corporate dentistry
- Aligner dentistry
- Direct-to-consumer orthodontic care
- Patients shopping for orthodontic services
- More orthodontists