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Associateship or Ownership- Which Ship Are You Sailing?

Total Credits: 1 Self Study

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Ownership |  Associateship
Dr. Wiliam Simon
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Deciding between becoming an Associate or an Owner can be a daunting task, complete with complicated deliberation and multiple unknowns. This presentation, Associateship or Ownership....Which Ship Are You Sailing? provides insight into the things that an aspiring Associate/Owner should consider, pitfalls to avoid and advice for achieving success in either.  

This course will address the following learning objectives:

  1. Cursory Overview of the Dental Industry Landscape
  2. Advantages and Disadvantages of Associateship
  3. Advantages and Disadvantages of Ownership
  4. What to Look for in an Associateship
  5. What Owner Doctors Look for in an Associate
  6. Considerations for Practice Ownership

ISDS is an approved continuing education (CE) sponsor in the State of Illinois. Courses offered by ISDS, including this one, are approved for CE credit under the Illinois Dental Practice Act for license renewals, including both dentists and dental hygienists.


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Dr. Bill Simon is a 1983 graduate of Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine. He is the owner of two practices in Chicago, City Smiles and Sonrisa Urbana.

Aside from his often described as “dramatic” career, which included a major office fire, an embezzlement scheme and robbery at gun point, Dr. Simon maintains active memberships in  the Chicago Dental Society, Illinois State Dental Society, the ADA and is a Fellow of the ACD, ICD and PFA.

Dr. Simon currently serves on the ISDS Board of Trustees, is Vice Chair of the Executive Committee, and is the immediate Past Chair of the ISDS Access to Care Committee. He is a past President of the CDS North Side Branch and serves currently on the CDS Midwinter Meeting Affairs Committee.  He also serves on the State of Illinois’ Health and Family Service Medicaid Policy Review Committee.

Dr. Simon is passionate about mentoring and speaks nationally to Dental Students and Dentists.



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