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The Win-Win Practice Transition

Monday, March 22nd, 2021 by James Ackerman

The classic definition of a dental practice transition is when a doctor sells all or part of their practice to another dentist. The seller either retires shortly after, or phases themselves out over a period of time. Other names to describe a practice transition include: buy-out, associate buy-in, partnership, or practice sale. But, the transition […]

Surviving the Pandemic: Does Your Practice Have a Pulse?

Thursday, June 11th, 2020 by Earl Douglas, DDS

I’m sure we have all read a great deal of expert speculation about the future outcomes of the COVID-19 pandemic. While a variety of informed opinions have been presented, I think it’s unlikely that anyone knows what will happen as this year unfolds, so I’ll spare you any further conjecture. I will, however, share the […]

10 Staff Considerations For A Smooth Transition

Monday, December 9th, 2013 by Randy Marie Daigler

When sellers hit the twilight years of their practices between aggressive growth and the sale, they want to be comfortable and not face hassles or be hustled. Staffing is generally the biggest angst that doctors have, and they make every effort to be comfortable when they build their teams. With employee costs being perhaps the […]

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

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

Baby boomers are perhaps the largest segment of full-time practicing dentists in the country today. Many are reaching a point where they need to decide how to transition out of their profession. We will briefly discuss some options during this important phase in your decision-making process. The goal is to arm you with 1,000 questions […]

Merging a Dental Practice Basics

Thursday, April 25th, 2013 by ADS - Practice Transitions Made Perfect (TM)

Nowadays you can almost assume that most dentists will have to go through the rigor of buying and selling a dental practice. Dental professionals have gained significant benefits from ADS specialists who are interested in transitioning or merging a dental practice. These specialists can also help to manage a practice and improve the value of a […]

Should You Sell the Accounts Receivable in a Practice Transition?

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 by Infogenix

Although opinions are divided on selling accounts receivable (A/R), a strong argument for “yes” is that it’s a good idea 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, the buying doctor, and the patients. From the […]

Acquisition Opportunities

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010 by Peter Mirabito

In these difficult economic times one of the best ways to grow your practice is “growth by acquisition.” Simply put, acquisition is a strategy to increase your patient base by acquiring another practice and merging it with yours. The best candidates for this are practices that are small enough that you can comfortably accommodate the additional patients and […]

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