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Buying a Dental Practice

Buy A Dental Practice

When it comes to the biggest purchase of your life, don't go it alone.

Whether you've recently graduated from dental school or you're an experienced practitioner looking to relocate, buying the right dental practice can make or break your business. We've created these pages as a tool to help you find--or create!--the perfect dental practice.

How to Buy a Dental Practice

Buying a dental practice involves a lot more than simply finding a retiring dentist who specializes in the same type of dentistry you do. In addition to carefully evaluating area demographics, future revenue streams, and the condition of the office, you also have to consider complex aspects of the transition, such as putting together the legal documents and keeping patients and staff happy. Check out this straightforward quick-start guide that details all of the different aspects of a dental transition process, and how the right team of brokers can help you to succeed.

Starting Your Dental Career

For recent dental school graduates, buying a dental practice is one thing, but starting your career off on the right foot is another issue altogether. New dentists everywhere want to succeed, but many lack the business background to start their career off strong. This article details the elements every practice should have in order to become a household name in its community. Learn more about how to gauge future opportunities, locations, and personal criteria to turn your new practice into a thriving operation.

Buying an Existing Dental Practice vs Starting Your Own

Every dentist faces a similar question when they start hunting for their first practice: should you buy a retiring dentist’s business or build your own from the ground up? This article explores the pros and cons associated with each of these choices, so that you can make a decision that suits your budget, time, talents, and team.

Associateships, Partnerships & Mergers

With more and more dentists opting to partner with associate dentists, this article can help you to decide whether bringing on another dental professional is right for you.

Financing a Dental Practice Transition

These days, the average dental practice sells for between 46% and 84% of annual billings, which means that your practice purchase might be the largest investment you will make in your lifetime. This article is all about the complicated process of financing your practice purchase.

Frequently Asked Questions for Buyers

New dentists everywhere have thousands of questions ranging from how to choose an office to which team of dental practice brokers to use. Read this article to find answers to some of the most commonly asked questions regarding transitioning into a new dental office.

Still Have Questions? Work with A Dental Broker

An ADS Dental Practice Transitions specialist can walk you through the complex purchase of your first or next dental practice, along with personalizing the experience to match your goals, dreams, and ambitions. As professional dental brokers with a vast network of buyers, sellers, and financiers, we are completely dedicated to pairing dentists with the right practice. Contact an ADS Dental Transitions broker to begin the dental career you have always dreamed of.

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Whether you're looking to buy, planning for retirement, or making a lateral shift in the middle of your career, we have the experience to help with your dental practice transition needs.

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