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 | 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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MY BEST CLIENT EXPERIENCE | Being a Small Business Owner Allows Franchisee to Help Others

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 them the flexibility to maintain their full-time jobs. For several years, the Bogdens operated their franchise part-time, while working full-time in dentistry and mining. Teri eventually worked on Dentist’s Choice full-time after their fourth child was born, while Ron kept his full-time job in mining for several years. Their Dentist’s Choice business has continuously grown year after year, and now their son, Greyson, is also part of the family business.

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SUCCESS PROFILE | Husband and Wife Team Find Their Passion Working Together

Name: Charlotte and Mike Young

Launched Their Dentist’s Choice Franchise: September 1999

Service Area: Alabama and Georgia (all territories)

Before becoming franchisees for The Dentist’s Choice, Mike worked for a trucking company and Charlotte worked in catering in California. But after many years, they decided it was time to make a lifestyle change. The Youngs wanted to build their own business and work for themselves. They researched different franchise opportunities and found The Dentist’s Choice to be a good fit.

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LIVIN’ THE LIFE PROFILE – Moving Cross-Country and Exploring the World

Name: Mike and Charlotte Young

Launched Their Dentist’s Choice Franchise: September 1999

Service Area: Alabama and Georgia (all territories)

In pursuit of a lifestyle change, Mike and Charlotte Young opened up their first Dentist’s Choice franchise in 1999. They wanted a steady stream of income while owning their own business and working together. They expanded their Dentist’s Choice locations across two states, but still had free time to travel because of their flexible schedules. They have spent time traveling and with their family.

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