By: Dr. Sonia Palleck, Palleck Orthodontics If I did not believe in serendipity before, I most certainly do now. I ran into one of the founders of Corus Orthodontists, Dr. Warren Cohen, at an orthodontic meeting in California. I mentioned that I had a letter of intent in hand from a DSO and was considering
By: Tracey Hendler, Forest Hill Orthodontics Why would someone in their mid-30s, early in their career, who worked so hard to become a partner in a successful orthodontic practice, join a network like Corus? I’ve asked myself this same question many times since learning about the Corus model. The answer was always the same:
From the very moment that I graduated from residency, my dream was to work with partners and build something amazing. Something that would re-define the specialty of orthodontics by completely changing what the patient and team journey would look like. I wanted to invest deeply in those who I encountered and help them realize their
By: Dr. Anthony Mair & Dr. Sharon Nguyen, STO Orthodontists Our orthodontic practice consists of two partner doctors in different career phases. Here’s why joining the collaborative network of Corus Orthodontists made sense for both of us. Anthony’s Thoughts: (Later stage career Orthodontist) I have been around long enough to clearly remember the first wave
Author: Shaun Childs, Director, People & Culture How would you describe the culture at Corus? This is a question that we are often asked in interviews and in discussions with prospective practice partners. Corus is a new organization, albeit an organization made up of various well-established practices across North America. We are all building a
Author: Dr. Cory Liss, Corus Orthodontists My decision to join Corus was centered on a belief that there had to be a better way. A better way to continue to practice the profession I love, a better way to contribute. and when I’m ready, a better way to exit. Our profession is undergoing tremendous change
Author: Dr. Paul J. Helpard, CEO, Corus Orthodontists A Brief Background on the Traditional Dental Support Organization The Association of Dental Support Organizations (ADSO) defines a Dental Support Organization (DSO) as an organization that ‘contracts with dental practices to provide critical business management and support, including non-clinical operations.’ Support typically includes human resources, marketing, IT,
Dr. Paul J. Helpard, CEO, Corus Orthodontists Albert Einstein once wrote that ‘in the midst of every crisis lies great opportunity,’ and during the COVID-19 pandemic period, we’ve experienced that lesson firsthand at Corus. Closing a business six months after inception for an extended period would not be a strategy recommended in any MBA program.