Earl Douglas - ADS South
When it comes to buying or selling a dental practice, experience and foresight are essential. ADS South, LLC, has over 36 years of experience; we have the record necessary to help you make your dental practice purchase or sale a positive experience.
Earl M. Douglas, DDS, MBA, BVAL, began his transition career in 1982 after selling his own dental practice. Currently, Dr. Douglas' company, ADS South, LLC, provides consulting services in the Southeast, from Louisiana to Washington, D.C. His in-depth experience in both dentistry and business provides you with experience you can trust. Furthermore, he has the understanding of the area, dental networks and brokerage.
After earning his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, Dental School, University of Maryland in 1971, Dr. Douglas went on to practice dentistry in the U.S. Army Dental Corps. While working for the U.S. Army he practiced in Fort Benning, Georgia (1971-1974) and in Stuttgart, West Germany (1974-1977). Dr. Douglas later went on to work in his own private practice in Atlanta, Georgia (1978-1982). In 1982 Dr. Douglas sold his private dental practice and started his career in practice transition consulting. He has been doing it ever since. Whether you’re looking to find a dental practice for sale or to sell your own private practice, Dr. Douglas has helped many clients successfully navigate the transition.
Besides his experience in clincal dentistry, Dr. Douglas has extensive training and experience in business. He received his Masters in Business Administration degree from Brenau College in 1984, which is the same year he founded Professional Practice Consultants, Ltd, later becoming ADS South, LLC. Additionally, Dr. Douglas founded ADS Transitions in 1996 and served as the organization's founding president. In addition, Dr. Douglas has created professional software for the valuation and analysis of dental practices which is used by many professional brokers and lenders. Dr. Douglas is also a contributing author for Dental Economics and he has presented numerous seminars for Dental Economics and state dental associations. Currently, Dr. Douglas is a member of the Practice Valuation Study Group.
ADS South, LLC, is committed to helping make your transition the safest, smoothest and easiest experience possible.