Financing for Dental Practices Today

Wednesday, January 6th, 2021 by Doug Sellan from PMA Practice Transitions

Whether you are a first-time practice owner or someone looking to expand, relocate or add an additional location; the options for financing today have never been this extensive. When it comes to the types of financing available for the purchase of a dental practice, the most common options are conventional banks, Small Business Administration (SBA) […]

The Hidden Investment Opportunity: Dental Practice Transitions

Sunday, March 23rd, 2014 by ADS - Practice Transitions Made Perfect (TM)

While speaking with a lender who does dental transition financing, he mentioned the great rate of returns a lot of corporations get by purchasing dental practices. He said that buying the right practices, even at fair market value, would result in rates of return as high as 15-20%. That is an incredible return rate for […]

Breakthrough in Retirement Withdrawals

Friday, December 6th, 2013 by Brian Hufford

Practice Transition Marketplace and the Current Economy

Thursday, October 2nd, 2008 by Sarah Lynch

Nationwide bankers are still willing to fund practice acquisitions, even if the pricing is high. There is no time like the present to investigate your options. If you are a new dental practice owner, you have probably been bombarded by the dismal economic news. You may be incredibly concerned about how your practice will fare […]

Planning to Purchase a Practice?

Friday, August 8th, 2008 by Steve Jordan

Deciding whether or not to purchase a dental practice is arguably among the most important steps that face a young dentist. The decision will have a great impact on his/her professional development, financial success, and lifestyle for many years. If you’ve decided to purchase, you should take certain steps to achieve a good outcome. Just […]

Boomers – Are You Thinking About Retirement?

Friday, February 1st, 2008 by ADS Transitions

Why Struggle?

Thursday, October 9th, 2003 by Guy Jaffe

Recently, a senior dental student told me that several of his instructors encouraged him to start a practice upon graduation. At the time of our conversation, he was well along in the process. He had located a vacant space in a shopping center located in a very nice part of town. He was working with […]

The Best Reasons to Own

Monday, June 3rd, 2002 by Kevin Shea

Today, if you are a dentist and do not own all or part of a practice, the question is not Why?, but Why not? Naturally, there are some compelling reasons why individuals choose not to own their own practice. However, the current environment makes the benefits of ownership so overwhelming, it is difficult to understand […]

Keeping Your Credit Rating Clean

Monday, November 1st, 1999 by Hy Smith

“I’m sorry, but we are not comfortable making the loan due to poor credit history!” Unfortunately, this is a comment I hear all too often from lending institutions when attempting to secure a loan for a practice transition. For the past 30 years, I have been preparing financing packages for dentists wanting to purchase a […]

What a Practice Broker Can Do for You

Friday, May 1st, 1998 by Tom Smeed

In most life situations, people use specialists to help them obtain the help they need. People go to their dentists to obtain dental care. They go to a medical doctor to obtain medical care. They seek the services of insurance agents to help design an insurance program to meet their needs. They seek the help […]

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