Summary: Planet DDS has launched the Launchpad Program to support emerging dental and orthodontic groups, providing access to their suite of cloud solutions at significant savings and additional support.

Key Takeaways:

  • The Launchpad Program offers dental groups access to Planet DDS’s practice management and imaging solutions at 80% savings, along with expert support.
  • Pearl AI and other industry leaders are partnering with Planet DDS to provide advanced technologies and educational content to help practices grow and improve patient care.

Planet DDS has released its new Launchpad Program, designed to support emerging dental and orthodontic groups. This initiative aims to increase access to the suite of cloud solutions offered by Planet DDS – Denticon, Cloud 9, Apteryx, and Legwork – for practices looking to scale and grow.

Program Benefits and Features

Eligible groups will have access to the practice management and imaging solution features at 80% savings, plus education and support from a team of growth experts along with other perks that Planet DDS has curated. Features include AI-powered clinical recommendations to improve patient care, booking features to help fill schedules, automated tools to reduce administrative burdens, and tools to reduce outstanding accounts receivable.

“The Launchpad Program represents a strategic investment in the future of dentistry,” said Eric Giesecke, chief executive officer of Planet DDS. “By supporting the growth of practices, we’re enhancing the health of communities at large and helping to drive the industry forward.”

Empowering Dental Industry

Planet DDS said it strives to be the “DentalOS” of the entire dental industry by providing a customizable platform that empowers customers to make the best decisions for their growth. The Launchpad Program is the company’s latest effort to create more opportunities and pathways for its customers to choose how they serve their patients best.

Pearl AI has joined the program to provide Launchpad Program members with AI-driven radiologic and case presentation capabilities in Apteryx.

“Like Planet DDS, we believe that emerging dental groups committed to growth through clinical excellence should be enabled with the most advanced dental technologies available,” said Ophir Tanz, CEO of Pearl AI. “We’re proud to support this novel initiative to help these practices elevate patient care, recruit leading talent, and grow their value.”

Industry Collaboration

Planet DDS is also inviting other industry leaders to participate in the program, including Thinc Forward and Optimize Dental Consulting. These companies will have the opportunity to contribute educational content and their expertise in IT and technology transformation.

The Launchpad Program is available to eligible dental and orthodontic groups with a minimum of two locations and annual revenue between $3M and $25M. They cannot be backed by private equity firms.