Chris Bentson is a partner of Bentson Copple & Associates, LLC based in Greensboro, North Carolina. The company serves the orthodontic community by performing practice valuations, providing recruiting services, and negotiating transactions with both buyers and sellers. Chris has been working with orthodontists regarding the business aspects of their practices for over thirty years, and was recently awarded the "Outstanding Contribution to the Specialty Award by a Non-Orthodontist" from the AAO.
He spends much of his time working within the orthodontic industry. He currently serves as President of the American Association of Orthodontists Foundation (AAOF). In addition, he is a frequent guest lecturer at AAO meetings, regional orthodontic society meetings, orthodontic resident programs, study clubs, and orthodontic user meetings. He’s a contributing lecturer to the Wharton-AAO Mastering the Business of Orthodontics program.
Chris has authored dozens of articles published on the business of orthodontics in numerous orthodontic trade publications. Chris has personally visited over one thousand orthodontic practices in the United States, Canada, and Australia during his career. He enjoyed excellent relationships with consultants and vendors within the orthodontic community.