LIVIN’ THE LIFE | Flexible Business Model Offers Chance To Pursue A Hobby in Travel

Name: Dave Pearson

Launched His Dentist’s Choice Franchise:
April 1997

Service Area: Southern and Central Idaho

Tired of the long workdays and arduous hours as a mechanical engineer, Dave Pearson began seeking out opportunities to own his own business. Not only would this provide him the flexibility he desired, but after 30 years in engineering, he was ready for a change. He researched several different franchise concepts and decided The Dentist’s Choice provided him the perfect opportunity. The franchise concept appealed to him, since he found the industry interesting, the business was a relatively low investment and he would be able to work from home.  Read More >>

MY BEST CLIENT EXPERIENCE | Franchisee Finds Ways to Give Back to the Community with The Dentist’s Choice

Name: Tony Davis

Launched His Dentist’s Choice Franchise: March 2000

Service Area: Southern Indiana and Northern Kentucky

Tony Davis worked at a steel company for five years before becoming a Dentist’s Choice franchisee. He wanted to continue doing valuable, hands-on work while enjoying the autonomy of being his own boss. After researching different franchise opportunities, Tony decided The Dentist’s Choice was the perfect fit.  Read More >>

LIVIN’ THE LIFE | The Dentist’s Choice Franchise Ownership Provides Opportunity to Put Family First

Name: Patty and Cory Fisher

Franchisee Since: 2006

Service Area: Half of Colorado

With a desire to spend more time with family and to gain more control over their destiny, Patty Fisher and her husband Cory set out to own a business. Patty sold insurance and maintained regular business hours, but Cory was working 12-hour shifts as a tool and die maker. Patty and Cory discovered an opportunity to become small-business owners when they learned a Dentist’s Choice was for sale 35 miles from their home in Golden, Colorado. Read More >>

SUCCESS PROFILE | The Dentist’s Choice Provides Franchisee Home-Based Business with Growing Client Base

Name: Tony Davis

Launched His Dentist’s Choice Franchise: March 2000

Service Area: Southern Indiana and Northern Kentucky

Before becoming a Dentist’s Choice franchisee, Tony Davis worked at a steel company for five years. He was looking into different entrepreneurship opportunities when he came across The Dentist’s Choice. Tony was attracted to the niche industry and the low-overhead cost franchise opportunity. Read More >>

SUCCESS PROFILE | Superior Service Leads to 20 Years of Success with The Dentist’s Choice

Name: Dave Pearson           

Dentist’s Choice Franchisee Since: April 1997

Service Area: Southern and Central Idaho

Dave Pearson worked as a mechanical engineer for 30 years before becoming a Dentist’s Choice franchisee. He decided to leave his job and open up his own business because he was tired of the long hours and corporate life. He also wanted the autonomy that goes along with being a business owner. Dave looked into different franchise opportunities and was drawn to The Dentist’s Choice.  Read More >>

LIVIN’ THE LIFE | Franchisee Finds More Time to Give Back to His Community

Name: Bo Smith

Launched Their Dentist’s Choice Franchise: August 2011

Service Area: Fort Worth, Texas

Bo Smith worked for AT&T doing repairs and installations, but the corporate environment was changing. It was no longer providing him the balance he once enjoyed. Bo was good at repairs, but always also loved working with customers. He decided to leave his job and began searching for new business ventures. The Dentist’s Choice provided Bo the best of both worlds, allowing him to continue using his repair skills while also getting facetime with his customers. He has owned and operated his franchise for six and a half years and hasn’t looked back.   Read More >>

LIVIN’ THE LIFE PROFILE | Work-Life Balance is Easily Achieved with The Dentist’s Choice

Name: Teri & Ron Bogden

Franchisee Since: 2002 

Service Area: Utah

Teri and Ron Bogden purchased an existing Dentist’s Choice franchise in 2002 to gain a new, steady income stream that would also allow the flexibility to maintain their full-time jobs in dentistry and mining. As their priorities changed, so did the hours they put into their Dentist’s Choice franchise.   Read More >>

SUCCESS PROFILE | Developing Relationships Is the Key to Success

Name: Don Billings

Franchisee Since: 1999

Service Area: San Francisco Bay Area

Don spent 25 years in warehousing, which included taking receipt of products, shipping and management. But the hours were long – a typical week for Don was 3 p.m. to 8 a.m. Sunday through Thursday. The hours made raising a family challenging, so he began looking at getting into another line of work. He learned about The Dentist’s Choice while reading Entrepreneur magazine, and called Steve Everhart, president of the company.

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SUCCESS PROFILE | The Dentist’s Choice: An Ideal Family Business

Name: Teri & Ron Bogden

Franchisee Since: 2002

Service Area: Utah

With nearly three decades in dentistry, Teri Bogden saw first-hand how the laws surrounding sterilization changed how dental practices operated in the 1980s. “Handpieces used to last forever, but we started sterilizing them several times a day and quickly saw them deteriorating faster,” she said. “We were constantly ordering new turbines and repairing them ourselves, or buying new handpieces altogether.”

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SUCCESS PROFILE | Steady Flow of Business Keeps This Franchisee Couple Motivated

Name: Patty and Cory Fisher

Franchisee Since: 2006

Service Area: Half of Colorado

With a desire to spend more time with family and to gain more control over their destiny, Patty Fisher and her husband Cory set out to own a business. Patty sold insurance and maintained regular business hours, but Cory was working 12-hour shifts as a tool and die maker. They discovered an opportunity to become small-business owners when they learned a Dentist’s Choice was for sale about 35 miles from their home on Golden, Colorado.

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