Tips for Negotiating Your New Employment Agreement

Negotiating a job contract can be a crucial step for you to secure favorable terms and ensure your future success. After the many years of training that led to this point, you may find it dauting to have to advocate for yourself and not simply sign whatever offer you are given.


Navigating Diverse Employment Settings for Dentists

Embarking on a journey within the realm of dentistry opens up a world of diverse employment opportunities. From the traditional solo practice, to the bustling team dynamics of group practices and the innovative frontiers of teledentistry, dentists today have an array of paths to choose from.


Compensation Considerations: Additional Benefits and Perks

Physicians and dentists are highly sought-after professionals, and as such, such employment agreements may include various benefits and perks to attract and retain top talent. Taking these additional benefits and perks into consideration is important when assessing the overall compensation package, because you may find more value from the supplementary support of your employer.


Do I really need a lawyer to review my employment contract?

If you wish to protect your professional rights and autonomy, yes.  While it's not an absolute requirement to have an attorney review your employment contract, it is highly advisable and generally considered a best practice, especially for more complex contracts or if you have specific concerns. Here are some reasons why having an attorney review your employment contract is beneficial:


Dental Associate Contracts- what are they and what do they contain?

Dental associate contracts refer to agreements between a dentist (the principal or practice owner) and a dental associate (an employed or contracted dentist) outlining the terms and conditions of their working relationship.


Compensation Considerations: Your Obligations

An employment agreement should clearly outline the obligations and duties expected of you. In order to know whether you are fairly compensated, you must have a complete picture of what it is you are being compensated for. While specific obligations may vary depending on the industry, practice setting, and specialty, here are some common obligations and duties that should be included in a healthcare worker’s employment agreement:


How to use a “sunrise clause” to your advantage

How to use a “sunrise clause” to your advantage. To understand how to use a sunrise clause to your advantage you must first understand what the clause actually is. In the context of a medical contract, a "sunrise clause" typically refers to a provision that outlines the terms and conditions under which a contract will come into effect or become operational. It sets a specific date or condition upon which the contract's provisions will be activated.

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