“I didn’t know if I was paid what I should be paid.” When you come out of dental school, you’ve been taught how to be a dentist, but you don’t yet know how to run a successful business. Unfortunately, this puts you in a vulnerable position. DSOs can take advantage of you.
Now, there are pros and certainly some cons of working for a DSO. But you might have few other options as you are first starting out. So if you remember nothing else, hear this:
In your contract you should have: 1) access to production reports and 2) access to lab invoices. Because how you are being paid shouldn’t be a big mystery to you.
In this episode, Dr. Lori Kemmet shares more tips like this so you aren’t operating blindly. And if it is a dream of yours to one day own your own practice, Dr. Kemmet has plenty to share to encourage you down that path.