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Dental Practice Transition Articles


Should You Sell the Accounts Receivable in a Dental Practice Transition?

Thursday, February 9th, 2023 by Jed Esposito, MBA, CVA

Should You Sell Your Accounts Receivable? The short answer to this question is yes, it is a good idea to sell your accounts receivable if both parties agree and the price is carefully evaluated. The reasons for transitioning the accounts receivable are related to supporting a seamless transition for the Selling Doctor and the Buying […]

What is EBITDA?

Tuesday, January 10th, 2023 by Christine Elliott

EBITDA – six letters that can make all the difference in your dental practice transition.    Whether you’re thinking of buying or selling a practice or just want to know what your practice is worth, all you need to do is calculate your practice’s EBITDA, and you have the magic key that unlocks all the […]

Need to Catch up on Your Dental Retirement Savings? Here’s One Way.

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2022 by Alan C. Hill, CPA and Lauren Holt, CPA

Dentists are increasingly getting a late start on saving for retirement. This is often because they are paying down school debt, financing a practice purchase, and so many other life/business matters. However, there’s a way to catch up these dental retirement savings, and even help to supplement the proceeds from a future sale of a […]

Understanding EBITDA (Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization)

Friday, December 30th, 2016 by Peter J. Ackerman

An understanding of the value of a dental practice is essential not just for those considering a transition, but for any dentists attempting to accumulate wealth for their retirement. All dental practice owners need to understand the true investment earnings (EBITDA-earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization) of what is often their single largest investment […]

Case Study: Transfer of Accounts Receivable, with a Wrinkle

Saturday, August 1st, 2015 by Fred Heppner

A recent practice transition that we handled included the purchase of the selling Doctor’s accounts receivable. The buyer inspected the accounts order to arrive at a reasonable purchase price and the seller also contemplated an agreeable amount. Both parties found an amount they were satisfied with and the transaction was completed. However, there were issues […]

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