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What is 1-800-DENTIST?

We're a one-of-a-kind company with two very distinct personalities. To millions, 1-800-DENTIST® is the nation’s most trusted provider of free, personalized dentist referrals. To dental professionals everywhere we’re better known as Futuredontics®, the parent company of 1-800-DENTIST and the go-to people for innovative SaaS marketing solutions that help practices acquire and retain more patients.
Our Mission
We know that good dentists change lives. So, our mission is to help the greatest number of people find the quality dental care they need. We do this by providing a unique mix of services that connect dentists to highly motivated dental patients.
Here's How We Make Sure You Find the Right Dentist
1   You tell us what you're looking for in a dentist.
Call us or visit our website and answer a few easy questions about what's important to you in a dentist … things like location, specialties and insurance.
2   A 1-800-DENTIST referral specialist calls you.
Next, we do something no one else does. An experienced referral expert actually calls you — for free — to personally help at every step of the way.
3   An expert does all the work for you.
Your referral specialist will personally match you to the right dentist. We use over 600 compatibility factors to make sure your match is perfect for you.
4   Get an appointment in less than 5 minutes.
Last but not least, we’ll connect you to your new dentist and help schedule your first appointment. Best of all, the entire process usually takes less than 5 minutes.

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Our Team
Fred Joyal

Fred co-founded 1-800-DENTIST in 1986 after a successful career in advertising. Under his leadership, 1-800-DENTIST has matched millions of consumers with the right dentist. A popular speaker on the topic of dental marketing, Fred is the author of two bestsellers, “Becoming Remarkable – Creating a Dental Practice Everyone Talks About,” and “Everything is Marketing: The Ultimate Strategy for Dental Practice Growth.” His blog,, is a free resource, where he shares his expertise with the entire dental industry.
Brian McCarthy
Executive Vice President

Brian joined Futuredontics in early 2014. A respected product visionary and agile evangelist, Brian’s career has kept him at the cutting edge of ecommerce, search marketing and local advertising. He’s held senior positions at ValueClick, Citysearch/IAC and was most recently the CPO at The Search Agency. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Oregon.
April Anani
Senior Vice President of Finance

April is a highly regarded financial professional who joined Futuredontics in 2004 after a successful career as a Senior Accountant at Ernst and Young. Her clients at E&Y included, IAC, Overture and Red Bull. April is a certified public accountant, a magna cum laude graduate of Boston College, and received her MAcc from the University of Virginia.
Jonathan Kass
Vice President of Technology

An important addition to the 1-800-DENTIST executive team, Jonathan is a seasoned technology leader with extensive experience in customer relationship management (CRM), business intelligence/analytics and call center operations. After graduating from Boston University with a computer engineering degree, Jonathan’s skills have earned him senior roles at a wide range of Fortune 500 companies, including Rockwell International (Space Systems Division), PacifiCare Behavioral Health and Nationwide Insurance.