Archive for the ‘Associateship’ Category

What to Consider When Hiring an Associate

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

Student 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… read more »

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… read more »

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… read more »

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

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 by Timothy Giroux

Baby boomers are perhaps the largest segment of full-time practicing dentist in the country today. Many are reaching a point where they need to decide how 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 you… read more »

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… read more »