About ARD

The Association of Retiring Dentists (ARD) began in the upstairs conference room of a Seacoast New Hampshire dental office. Several dentists of retirement age gathered in the Spring of 2008 to discuss the unique needs and potential …

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New Website

Welcome to the new ARD site! We've reorganized some things in hopes of making it easier to navigate the news, contributor articles and other information on…
Dave Brody and his translator Gideon, a recent high school graduate who will study Early Childhood Development beginning in January. His university tuition is ~USD$1000 per year. Dave and his wife are paying it through a dedicated donation to A.M.S.

Mission To Kenya

Ed note: click on an image to view the larger version. Responding to a mass email from our Association of Retiring Dentists, Charlie Levy, a periodontist…
Jeff Wuorio gets audience input on what 'retirement' means

5th Annual Meeting: Notes

The 5th Annual Meeting of the ARD went well from many standpoints. We had dentists from 12 states; comments were generally very positive; there was active audience…
Jeff Wuorio gets audience input on what 'retirement' means

The Financial Role of a Spouse

It seems to me ... the role of the spouse in a dental practice has not been discussed enough. We take it for granted that the husband and wife are on the same…

Words Of Wisdom

He was impressed by the way his buddy preceded every request to his wife with endearing terms. -”Honey,”  “My Love,”  “Darling,” “Sweetheart,”  “Pumpkin,” etc.       The couple had been married almost 70 years and, clearly, they were still very much in love.     While his wife was in the kitchen the man leaned over and said to his host,  “I think it’s wonderful that, after all these years, you still call your wife those loving pet names.”   The old man turned to him and whispered,  “To tell you the truth, I forgot her name about ten years ago.”