What to Consider When Hiring an Associate

Sunday, January 18th, 2015 by ADS - Practice Transitions Made Perfect (TM)

tudent loan debts, desire for work/life balance, and the benefits of a colleague in the office are among the many reasons more dentists are considering taking an associate dentist position. The trend is not limited to young practitioners. Many experienced practice owners are deciding to sell their practices and work as associates. They cash in […]

The Associate Buyout

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013 by ADS - Practice Transitions Made Perfect (TM)

by Bill Avery, DDS, PhD As happens with most dental practice brokers, I frequently get calls from dentists who are considering bringing in an associate so they can eventually sell their practice to the associate and retire in a few years. For simplicity’s sake, I prefer the “sell and walk away” transition method where the seller […]

Hire An Associate? Long Transition? Partnership? Retire? I’m Confused!

Monday, December 2nd, 2013 by ADS - Practice Transitions Made Perfect (TM)

Should You Sell the Accounts Receivable in a Practice Transition?

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 by Infogenix

The Associate Buy-In

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010 by Peter Mirabito

Feature Article: Sinning Is Oh So Costly

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009 by Roger Hill

Consider these simple facts: Most doctors have no income-producing asset that makes more money than their dental practice. Any practice transition activity will, by definition, have some type of effect for the rest of your life, both at the professional and personal levels. Any misstep in this area can be costly — often beyond measure. […]

Feature Article: I’m Losing Money on My Associate

Friday, February 6th, 2009 by Earl Douglas

Recently, I structured an equity development plan — our safer alternative to partnerships — for a practice owner and an associate dentist. I assumed that they were happy and doing well until I received a call from the owner that the associate was making too much money and the owner was losing money. Apparently, while […]

Pathways to a Practice Purchase … Proceed with Confidence!

Wednesday, June 6th, 2007 by Terry Watson

A significant number of dental careers begin with the purchase of a practice. This purchase is one of the most important financial decisions a dentist will make in his or her professional career. If you are entering into an arrangement to purchase a practice, whether now or in the future, you are entitled to the […]

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