ADA’s Practice Transitions Rings the Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell on July 15th

Organization joins fellow winners of the Chicago Innovation Awards to celebrate accomplishments occurring in the Chicago region

CHICAGO, July 15, 2022 – ADA Practice Transitions™ (ADAPT), a service of the American Dental Association (ADA), announces that Raymond Cohlmia, D.D.S., Executive Director of ADA and Suzanne Ebert, D.M.D., Vice President of Dental Practice & Relationship Management, will ring the closing bell at Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square today at 4:00 pm ET.

“Ringing the closing bell at Nasdaq is a wonderful way to celebrate our transformational accomplishments of the past two years,” said Dr. Ebert. “We’re honored to be recognized with the Chicago Innovation Award and look forward to developing even more solutions to help keep the dental industry moving forward.”

ADA Practice Transitions won a Chicago Innovation Award for developing an advanced online platform that leverages a blend of human interaction and artificial intelligence (AI) to match dentists across the U.S. who are selling their practices with dentists seeking to purchase practices, or those looking to hire an associate with those looking for a job. The unique combination of AI technology and ADAPT advisors has already touched more than 7,100 dentists nationwide since its launch in 2020.

“Chicago Innovation Award winners cut across all industries and represent the best in new product and service development from large companies, startups and nonprofits,” said Luke Tanen, President and CEO of Chicago Innovation. “Their winning innovations are solving a range of unmet needs in the marketplace, and we’re proud to celebrate their successes on a global stage by ringing the Nasdaq Bell.”

Joining ADAPT will be other winners of the 2021 Chicago Innovation Awards. The full list of 2021 winners includes ADA Practice Transitions, ClearCover, Chicago Furniture Bank, Chicago Help Initiative, CoinFlip, Dental Smart Mirror, Equal Opportunity Book Box, Forty Acres Fresh Market, Halo Investing, Kranze Technology Solutions, Mycocycle, Nature’s Fynd, New Era ADR, OjaExpress, ReloShare, Rheaply, Songfinch, TechRise by P33, Tempus, TERA-print, and US Foods.

To learn more about the Chicago Innovation Award winners, read their stories and watch their videos.

About ADA Practice Transitions
ADA Practice Transitions, a service of the American Dental Association, matches dentists who are looking to join a practice with owners who are seeking an associate or someone to purchase their practice. The service offers dentists the tools, information and support that are vital to the dental practice transitions process while facilitating matches based on a shared practice approach. Dentists receive training and transition support - all with a focus on allowing them to achieve their individual and mutual