About Us
Futuredontics®, parent company of 1-800-DENTIST® and PatientActivator®, is the nation’s leading provider of dental marketing services. Since 1986, we’ve dedicated ourselves to developing powerful products that help dental practices thrive.
1-800-DENTIST has helped over 8 million dental patients nationwide connect with member dentists.
Recognized as dentistry’s premier new patient leads program, our flagship 1-800-DENTIST service has helped over 8 million dental patients nationwide connect with member dentists. Every day, thousands of patients get personally matched to dentists through our 24/7 call center or via 1800dentist.com.

PatientActivator — our communications, social and online reputation solution — increases production and boosts the practice’s online presence with automated appointment confirmations and tools for marketing, social media, reviews and much more.

We also offer an extensive library of dental marketing resources – including whitepapers, webinars and videos. With unlimited live customer support, dentistry’s best marketing products and North America’s largest dental referral website, Futuredontics is the proven way for dental practices to grow their patient base and increase production year after year.
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, GoAskFred.com, 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 Homestore.com, 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.
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