David L. Dooley, DDS
Sharing wisdom learned from 40+ years in clinical practice, David teaches proven protocols for increasing the net value of the dental practice and advising new dentists on the myriad of practice options. His comprehensive courses cover the essentials for ensuring the clinician is prepared for the inevitable transition, whether it be employment, retirement, partnership, purchase or sell.
David gained experience as an associate before transitioning to ownership in the same practice where he then grew it into a high quality fee-for-service group serving the Chicago’s North Shore communities. He oversaw the transformation of the practice into three doctors and thirteen full time employees by acquiring another practice and hiring highly skilled talent. His ability with creating the vision, articulating it to his team, and adjusting/making changes as needed provided the essential leadership for achieving his desired outcome. He retired in 2017 and left a lasting legacy in his practice and community.
During David’s years in clinical practice he was involved in many activities. He served on multiple committees and leadership positions in the Chicago Dental Society including President of the North Suburban Branch. He served as a Trustee on the Illinois State Dental Society Board of Trustees and other committee positions. He was head instructor for the Sophomore Endodontic Lab Technique Course at Loyola University Dental School for five years. He was also a clinical instructor at The Las Vegas Institute, has been published in their periodical LVI Visions, and earned Fellowship through LVI. David is driven by his passion to help dentists be successful.