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Information on this page is current as of April 23, 2020. Check back regularly for updates as this information evolves.

Small Business Administration Loans: Understanding the Options for Dentist Owners

The Small Business Administration has two significant loan options available to dentists: the Economic Injury Disaster Loan and the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Dentists can apply for both, and applications are open now.

Get the latest information about these loans and the circumstances in which they must be utilized in a Q&A video (recorded April 8).

Additional SBA Loan Resources


Paycheck Protection Program Lenders By State

Find lenders in your area with this list prepared by the Small Business Administration.

Find a Lender


Fact Sheet: Small Business Loans for Dentists

Get a quick recap of available loans, prepared by the ADA and Academy of Dental CPAs.

Download the fact sheet.


Paycheck Protection Program Loan Summary

The ADA recommends dental practices consider applying for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans, also known as a 7(a) loan.

Find out why in this document prepared by the ADA.


Tips to Recognize SBA Loan Scams

Scammers and fraudsters see this period of uncertainty as an opportunity to take advantage of small business owners, including dentists applying for Small Business Administration loans.

Get advice from the Federal Trade Commission


U.S. Treasury PPP Information Sheet

The Department of the Treasury has provided a summary of information about the PPP loan for borrowers.

Read it today


Paycheck Protection Program Loan FAQ

The Small Business Administration and Department of the Treasury prepared answers to questions from borrowers and lenders.

Read them now


SBA Guidance and Loan Resources

Get more information on loan options, guidance and local assistance from the SBA.

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