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We are the Best Practices Association

Join a Community of Dental Professionals Dedicated to Overcoming the Challenges of Running a Dental Practice Alone.


What Do We Believe?

At the BPA, we believe people are at their best when their business worries are at their least. We’ve seen first-hand that when implemented, the learnings, insights, and tools we provide replace both personal and operational stress with healthy habits and healthier minds. We believe that when professionals can harness the power of their passions, the care they provide, and the life they live drive the difference between good and best. We know that inspiration comes from association with like minds and that our best selves are realized through continuous learning and the fulfillment of overcoming obstacles. We are the Best Practices Association, an association dedicated to creating measurable change for oneself, one’s business, and one’s life.

You can have both. . .

a Better Practice and a Better Life.

Join the Best Practices Association today, and create a better dental practice and a better life for yourself and your team. Embark on this journey with us and experience the transformative power of collaboration, knowledge, and innovation.

Reason #1 to Join the BPA:

Unleash the Power of Shared Learning

Connect with a network of esteemed dentists and experts who generously reveal their success strategies. Unlock the collective wisdom to conquer everyday challenges and propel the growth of your practice.

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Reason #2 to Join the BPA:

Tools to Help You. . . At Your Fingertips

Discover practical techniques to reduce dependence on Preferred Provider Organizations (PPOs), among hundreds of other resources that you can download, read, and implement the next day in your practice.

Reason #3 to Join the BPA:

Monthly Virtual Office Hours Sessions

Participate in our interactive monthly virtual office hour sessions, where we provide expert answers to your burning questions and present innovative solutions to the biggest challenges faced by dentists like you. Join a community of dentists and team members in the Best Practices Association as we share invaluable insights and strategies to help you thrive in your profession.


Reason #4 to Join the BPA:

The BPA Community Group Chat

Connect and interact with a devoted network of dental experts through our exclusive chat platform. Share innovative ideas and efficient systems to build a robust knowledge base. Witness firsthand the remarkable ways fellow Best Practices Association members are fostering healthy cultures.

Reason #5 to Join the BPA:

Our Exclusive On-Demand Webinars

Gain immediate access to a diverse range of transformative webinars that are designed to empower both you and your team. These impactful webinars are carefully curated to enhance your skills, enrich your practice, and ultimately revolutionize your life. Our exclusive membership gives you unlimited access to knowledge and expertise delivered by industry-leading professionals. Prepare to embark on a journey of self-improvement and personal growth as you discover practical strategies, cutting-edge techniques, and valuable insights to propel you toward success. Join the BPA now and unlock a world of endless possibilities.



Reason #6 to Join the BPA:

The Best Practices Podcast Vault

Experience the Best Practices Show podcast hosted by Kirk Behrendt, where he engages in insightful interviews with the brightest minds in the field of dentistry. Delve into their exclusive industry secrets and unprecedented knowledge that you won't find anywhere else. Immerse yourself in a diverse collection of transformative webinars, carefully curated to empower both you and your team. These impactful sessions are meant to elevate your skills, enrich your practice, and ultimately revolutionize your life. Our exclusive membership offers unlimited access to cutting-edge expertise delivered by industry-leading professionals. Embark on a journey of self-improvement and personal growth as you uncover practical strategies, state-of-the-art techniques, and invaluable insights that will propel you toward success. Join the BPA now and unlock a world of limitless possibilities.



Reason #7 to Join the BPA:

World Class Clinical Master Classes

Immerse yourself in a treasure trove of clinical master classes led by the industry's best clinicians, speakers, teachers, and coaches in the field of dentistry. Discover their wealth of knowledge and top-notch tips to help you become a master clinician. Engage in insightful interviews with the brightest minds in dentistry and uncover their exclusive industry secrets and unparalleled expertise. Delve into a diverse collection of transformative master classes, thoughtfully curated to empower both you and your team. These impactful sessions are designed to elevate your skills, enrich your practice, and truly revolutionize your life. With our exclusive membership, you'll enjoy unlimited access to cutting-edge expertise delivered by industry-leading professionals. Embark on a journey of self-improvement and personal growth as you uncover practical strategies, state-of-the-art techniques, and invaluable insights that will propel you to success. Join the BPA now and unlock a world of limitless possibilities.



Reason #8 to Join the BPA:

Hundreds of Hours of CE Provided!

Gain exclusive access to a treasure trove of additional content and cutting-edge systems curated by the world's leading dentists. Delve into expert interviews, compelling case studies, comprehensive articles, and invaluable resources designed to keep you at the forefront of the industry. Stay ahead of the curve with our unparalleled offerings.



All this for only $99 per month! 


Join us now in the BPA community.


Reason #9 to Join the BPA:

Receive a complimentary Golden Ticket to attend a session of exclusive To The Top Study Club

Having trouble finding the perfect mentor? Your search ends here. BPA Members receive a Golden Ticket to join The To The Top Study Club, where you'll connect with seasoned professionals who provide invaluable guidance and support. They'll help you conquer any obstacles and unlock the full potential of your practice.


Reason #10 to Join the BPA:

You Get the Best Practices Magazine!

Immerse yourself in a treasure trove of articles and invaluable wisdom that awaits within the remarkable Best Practices Magazine. This exceptional publication serves as a gateway to high-level insights and cutting-edge knowledge shared by the most esteemed dentists and dental professionals across the globe. With each issue, you can indulge in a wealth of expertise and innovative ideas that will revolutionize your dental practice. Delivered right to your doorstep, this beautifully printed magazine offers an immersive reading experience, allowing you to delve into the latest advancements, techniques, and best practices in the field of dentistry. Join the BPA today and embark on a journey of continuous learning and professional growth with the Best Practices Magazine.


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Burke, VA

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Union Grove, WI

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Wales, WI

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Ellicott City, MD

“I’ve been in different consulting companies, mastermind groups, and study groups, this company motivates me. The tools I’ve learned to implement make my practice a better practice to work in. I came in feeling overwhelmed as a solo dental practice but I’ve been given tools to make my practice better. I’ve already seen a difference in the first 90 days. Most of all I leave feeling inspired. I highly recommend this company if you want strong systems that work to help avoid burnout and breakdown in your practice.”

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Overland Park, KS

“TTT and BPA (formerly known as ACT Dental) is hands down the #1 coaching firm in the industry. They are incredibly knowledgeable and helpful but even better people. Consider myself very fortunate to be able to be a part of this community. Thank you all for all you are doing for each one of us!!”

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Sauk Centre, MN

“Better practice better life - we have both since joining the ACT family. Great people teaching great things.”

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Dr. Brent Cornelius
Keller, TX

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Wall Township, NJ

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Dr. Hadley Thurmon
Elmhurst, IL

“ACT is an essential part of my career and my life! They help me develop my leadership skills at every meeting and podcast I attend. I can’t thank you enough for all of your guidance and support since my first DVDs in 2009!”

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Dr. Richard Morales
Coral Gables, FL

“Always a phenomenal experience in helping to sculpt the business (and practice) of dentistry. I am always re-energized when attending. And the coaching has already taken my practice to another level, working to get better.”

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Dr. Andy Stein
Spokane, WA

“This has single handedly been the best community in dentistry I’ve ever been a part of! They aren’t “selling” anything and they don’t want to make you fit into their mold. They simply want to help dentists have a better life - at work and at home.They aren’t for everyone, they aren’t going to teach you how to create a DSO or how to run a Medicaid mill. But they are going to help you grow as a leader and as a human being and because of that your team, your patients, and your family will benefit!If you are looking for a group of people who care about YOU, look no further!”

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Lexington, KY

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Hartford, WI

“Feel like you can’t find a practice coach that fits YOUR practice? Look no further. ACT Dental Practice Coaching and their wonderful team will help you develop specific, attainable goals in order to (as their motto says) have a “better practice” and a “better life.”

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Dr. Christopher Altadonna
Stowe, VT

“Why did I wait so long to hire ACT Dental?!? I'm a new coaching client, now 3 months in. What an invigorating, cohesive experience for our entire team! We now have a clear vision and a path to achieve our goals! What a great team ACT has to help guide us on our journey. The community of like-minded practice owners is an incredible resource to lean on. I feel blessed to be a member! Smartest practice decision I made in 22 years! Thank you, ACT Dental!”

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Dr. Udoka Holinbeck
Delafield, WI

“I feel re-energized after every session and meeting. I have found a like-minded community through ACT Dental. Thank you!”

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Dr. Daniel Tremblay
Shoreline, WA

“Working with ACT Dental as a coaching client is one of the best decisions I have ever made. It has been transformational for our team, patients, and myself personally.Far too often, I hear dentists that are burnt out, frustrated and no longer passionate about dentistry. Kirk, Barrett and their amazing team of coaches will reinvigorate you & change your life. They are passionate about what they do and teach their clients the systems and skills to help you develop your core values and bring them to life in your practice. You will stop managing people and start developing leaders. Working with their team is one of the best investments you could make for your practice, team and life.I cannot rave about them enough. If you are on the fence or have more questions, you can always reach out and I’d be happy to help you understand the value they will bring to your future!Special shout out to my amazing coach, Heather too!”

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Dr. Mark Swensen
Corvallis, OR

“It would not be an overstatement to say that ACT Dental has changed my life. Different consultants and coaching companies will give you different things. If you are looking to develop a practice that will allow you to give your best energy to the things you truly care most about, then ACT is for you! I can promise you that as you put in the hard work with your coach and the amazing community at ACT, you will grow as a leader, your team will grow and align with you, and your practice will flourish…and that can lead to an amazing life. You won’t regret it!”

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Dr. Liz Abe-Batson
Columbia, MO

“I’ve always enjoyed hearing Kirk speak. From dental school to big meetings to Best Practices at their headquarters. The entire ACT team is awesome! (Especially our coach, Angela!) Change your practice, thinking, and life. The best and worth it!”

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Dr. Janet Weyrich
Gainesville, GA

“ACT has helped our practice go from good to great. Lots of consultants can show you how to work harder longer hours to produce more. ACT helped us produce and collect more working less hours, leaving us more time to live our best life.”

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