As you probably know, large corporate franchises are some of the most influential and respected types of businesses in the world today. Across the country, as our economy continues to become more globalized, many local restaurants, grocery and convenience stores have been faced with the difficult task of competing head to head with these corporate giants. Unfortunately, they often come up short. While global corporations continue to rule the distribution of goods and commodities, in the providing of health care, determining a clear-cut winner is much more difficult. Such is the case with a private dental practice or local dentist as opposed to corporate dental centers.