MDA Preferred Business Partners

The Maine Dental Association is offering the opportunity for companies and businesses, both large and small, to become one of the MDA’s Preferred Business Partners. Please contact the MDA Office at or call 207-622-7900.  

These are the MDA's Preferred Business Partners:

Androscoggin Bank
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Androscoggin Bank is there for you in the moments that matter the most – for both your practice and personal projects. Our officers provide sound advice and the expertise that will help you position your practice for the next chapter of your journey. We’ve been helping Mainers craft unique stories for nearly 150 years and look forward to hearing how we can help you.

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Rob Westhoven

Bangor Payroll

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Bangor Payroll, a division of Bangor Savings Bank, is one of the region's largest payroll and HR service providers, serving thousands of clients across New England. For more than 20 years, our suite of services has been providing simplification and streamlining to businesses in their payroll, tax, time and labor, human resource, and compliance functions. Our team of local experts delivers superior customer experiences, and our dedicated service model provides peace of mind, consistency, and accuracy in all that we do. Bangor Savings Bank, founded in 1852 and with more than $4.4 billion in assets, has 58 branches throughout Maine and New Hampshire. For more information, go to, or contact Nick Dyer, regional sales manager, at (207) 332-8466 or


Berry Talbot Royer

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At Berry Talbot Royer, we are more than just your accountant, we are your trusted advisor. Let us be your ONE-stop shop, or help you in a specific area – you tell us!

Taxes: tax expertise, planning, preparation, and bookkeeping for individuals, businesses/corporations, partnerships, and trusts and estates

Consulting: check writing, assistance with starting your practice, Quickbooks Pro advising, partnership arrangements, IRS consulting and tax, representation, and pension consulting

Business Transitions: formulating creative buy-in/buy-out strategies, understanding tax consequences of different structures, and mergers/acquisitions/business sales.

Other: conversion from cash to accrual, monitoring of KPI, audit-ready books, strategic planning, and hands-on consulting

Contact us today, and learn how we can help you and your practice achieve and sustain your financial goals!

6 Fundy Road, Suite 100, Falmouth ME 04105 Phone: (207)781-3445

Best Card


Endorsed by 25 state dental associations, Best Card offers great rates and personalized customer service. Dental practices save an average of $2,768/24% annually in fees over prior processors.
Best Card offers a full suite of solutions, from stand-alone terminals to online systems with auto-posting into most popular dental software programs. Receive one deposit and one monthly statement for all of your activity for MasterCard/Visa/Discover and American Express. Close your batch by 6pm EST for next-day funding.

Fees divided by dollars processed = effective rate. MDA members have an average effective rate of 2.13%.

Fax or email a recent credit-card processing to or 866-717-7247 for a no-obligation savings analysis, and also receive a $5 Amazon gift card.

Call 877-739-3952 for more information.

Cross Insurance

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Cross Insurance, based in Bangor, Maine, is fully owned and operated by the Cross family. Our company, which originated in the home of Woodrow Cross in 1954, has grown to become New England’s 2nd largest independent insurance broker and the nation’s 26th largest broker of US business. Today, Cross proudly includes 40 branches and more than 900 employees.

At Cross Insurance, we maintain a commitment to providing comprehensive, quality insurance coverage and services at competitive prices. Broad knowledge and responsiveness are the foundations upon which we build our customer service standards. We strive to be recognized as trusted advisors in the industry, all the while remembering and honoring our humble beginnings.

Contact Cross Insurance- Portland  at 2331 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04102. Tel: (800) 286-5352, or visit our website at

Doctors Disability Specialists
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Doctors Disability Specialists helps dentists and dental students understand and navigate the world of disability insurance. Whether it's your “starter policy” as a dental student or an overhead expense policy for a new practice owner, we can help. We are friendly, local, efficient, and knowledgeable. 

James Kachmar (207) 671-2216

Tyler DeStefano (978) 907-6002


D.P. Porter Contractors

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D.P. Porter Contractors Inc. is defined by its people – honest, experienced, hardworking, professional and creative. DPPC team members form collaborative relationships with owners, developers, design teams, subcontractors, and others to assist in delivering the most desirable and economical solutions to the construction goal, reinforcing the company’s reputation for superior workmanship and performance. DPPC is dedicated to trusting relationships, excellent service, workmanship that has enduring character, and meeting or exceeding customer expectations every time.

Affiliated with some of the region’s most respected, talented, and knowledgeable design and engineering firms, DPPC can assemble a design-build team that is particularly suited to the project’s unique needs. This helps expedite construction time-frames, saves cost, reduces or eliminates claims, and provides for greater innovation.

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Harbor Digital

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Making Technology Easy

Computers *Servers* VoIP Telephone Systems* Networking* Managed IT Support Services

Cavities don’t form overnight. Neither do major tech­nology issues. In an ideal world, your patients follow your professional advice and put into daily practice the methods of prevention that drastically reduce the risk of major intervention procedures.

In the event that prevention isn’t enough, our skilled, highly trained and professional team of technicians will diagnose the problem, clearly communicate your options, and professionally perform needed repairs and upgrades to minimize the impact to your business and quickly return you and your team’s focus to your patients’ outcomes.

Harbor Digital is based out of Brunswick and Rockport, Maine.


Independent Dental Solutions

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Independent Dental Solutions ( is a free group purchasing organization that offers independent dentists savings year-round on their dental supplies and equipment purchases through Midway Dental and other direct manufacturer partnerships. On average, IDS members save 23% on their dental supplies compared to the previous year’s spend.

Other Benefits Include:

  • Up to 30% Savings through Midway Dental
  • Up to 70% Savings on KavoKerr Products (Simplishade, Caviwipes, Optibond, Harmonize & More)
  • Up to 70% Off Retail Pricing from Direct Manufacturer Partners (ClearCorrect, Kettenbach, Komet, Sterngold & Straumann)
  • Discounted Continuing Education Programs & More

IDS also offers a free cost comparison to demonstrate how the program can help your practice reduce supply expenses. Request a cost comparison at

Ready to Join? Complete a membership application at

The Malloy Firm

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Relationships matter. If you’d like a relationship with a values-driven business lawyer who gets dentists, The Malloy Firm would love to hear from you. We’ve helped a number of dentists statewide with mergers and acquisitions, and other strategic matters like associate contracts, non-compete agreements, commercial loan and real estate transactions, and employee relations and compliance. We also provide estate planning and wealth preservation services for you and your family, knowing that these often go hand-in-hand with business succession concerns. We serve dental clients statewide from our Auburn office, and are proud to be members of the MDA Preferred Partner program. Give us a call at (207) 333-6700, or check us out online at

Optimum Construction Co.

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Optimum is the most relationally focused commercial construction company in Maine. We believe that when we take the time to know people, we’re able to build stronger relationships, which results in better buildings. Imagine a construction process where everybody involved becomes better friends. On every Optimum job site, we ask subcontractors and employees to stop what they’re doing and introduce themselves to every new person that comes on site.

Every dental project is unique, but the goal remains the same. We exist to build better relationships.


Office Trims & Interior Fit-ups | Re-purposing, Retrofits | New Development | Pre-Construction Services Construction Management | Project Management

(207) 712-7195
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Patterson Dental

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Patterson Dental partners with dental practices of all sizes to help oral health professionals practice extraordinary dentistry. Patterson’s history of serving dental professionals dates back to our company’s founding in 1877. Since then, Patterson has grown to meet the needs of private practices and large group dental networks through more than 70 branch offices in the United States and Canada. As one of North America’s largest providers of dental products and solutions, Patterson Dental offers more than 100,000 products and a wide range of innovative equipment, software, technology solutions and services. The high demand for dentistry and rapidly advancing technology are the hallmarks of growth in the dental segment.

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People's United Bank

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People’s United Bank, N.A. is premier, community-based bank in the Northeast and a subsidiary of People’s United Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: PBCT), a full-service financial services institution delivering wealth and investment solutions for consumer and institutional needs, including concierge private banking services. The private banking team at People’s United Bank provides sophisticated credit, cash management, and investment solutions tailored to meet the unique needs of individuals, families, businesses, and professional practices.

People’s United Advisors, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of People’s United Bank, N.A., is a registered investment adviser, retained as an investment manager, a trustee, a custodian, or advisor by many individuals, their families, and their businesses.

For more information, please contact David Carter at or (207) 828-3010.

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ProSites, Inc. is the technology leader in website design and digital marketing services specifically tailored to the needs of dental professionals. We already serve over 7,500 dental practices by providing professional websites that are SEO optimized to ensure dentists attract new patients in their local area. In addition to engaging and educational content for patients, ProSites websites also include interactive features that help streamline patient communications and increase appointment requests. We offer SEO, Pay Per Click and Facebook Ad services to help dental practices target and retain their ideal patients. ProSites is headquartered in Temecula, California, and is a privately held corporation. For more information, and to request a free demo, visit or call (888) 932-3644.

RCPM Resources

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RCPM Resources provides a single solution to meet your dental office's environmental, health, and safety compliance requirements. Kevin McManus, RCPM’s principal, has over 25 years of experience working with the ADA, state dental societies, and individual dental practices on waste management and health and safety/infection control training to meet state and federal regulations.

RCPM provides a full range of regulatory compliance services for dental offices, including:

  • Dental equipment recycling, reuse and waste disposal
  • Office startup and decommissioning
  • OSHA-required annual refresher training for bloodborne pathogens and CDC infection control practices (in your office)
  • OSHA dental office health and safety audits
  • Preparation and updates of OSHA-required safety plans for dental offices
  • Medical records destruction

For more information, please contact Kevin McManus at or 781-254-5727.


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Solmetex has been in the amalgam separation business for the past 25 years, committed to helping dental practices achieve Best Management Practices (BMP’s), while complying with ever-changing federal, state and local environmental regulations. Solmetex is proud to offer the “Total Solution” for all dental practice amalgam waste disposal needs, featuring their award winning, ISO 11143 certified Hg5 Series of Amalgam Separators to capture wet amalgam waste, complemented by their Practice Waste Solutions line of products for environmentally friendly recycling of dry amalgam waste, lead, biohazard, and sharps disposal. Most recently, they have launched our own vacuum line cleaner for use with the NXT Hg5 Amalgam Separator. Practices can trust Solmetex to provide the ‘Complete Solution’ for proper handling and recycling of dental amalgam waste.

Customer Care: 800-216-5505
Fax: 508-393-1795

TD Bank

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TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, is one of the 10 largest banks in the U.S., providing more than 9 million customers with a broad array of retail, small business and commercial banking products and services.

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Andrew R. Ramsdell, Healthcare Practice Finance Specialist

Andrew has been helping doctors for over 20 years with TD Bank and is a top healthcare specialized lender for Northern New England. He provides up to 100% financing on acquisitions, buy-ins/outs, expansions, construction, refinance, equipment, working capital and more.

The Thomas Agency

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Since 1927, The Thomas Agency has provided third party debt collection services to creditors in the state of Maine to assist them in the recovery of their past due accounts receivable.

The Thomas Agency offers discounted rates to all Maine Dental Association members for its services.

For additional information, please feel free to contact The Thomas Agency, as they would love to have the opportunity to work on your past due receivables and turn those receivables into cash.

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USI Insurance Services and PPP

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USI Insurance Services is the agent who brings the Professional Protector Plan for Dentists to the Maine Dental Association, and provides insurance in the form of professional liability (malpractice), general liability, property, employment liability, cyber liability, plus many other coverages all designed specifically for the dental practice, with most coverages being combined into one package policy. USI is one of the largest insurance brokerage and consulting firms in the world, connecting over 6,000 industry-leading professionals to serve clients' needs. The Professional Protector Plan for Dentists was created by the Brown & Brown Professional Programs Division in Tampa, Florida through the collaboration of malpractice insurance experts and dental professionals. The PPP currently insures 30,000 dentists.

MDA members receive a 5% discount on their professional liability insurance. Dentists purchasing practices for the first time, new graduates, and dentists who work part time receive special discounts.

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