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Selling a Dental Practice

Explore your options and understand the factors involved when selling a dental practice.

Ready to sell your practice? Determine the value of your practice or request a FREE Dental Practice Valuation using this form.

Understand Your Options When Selling a Dental Practice

Selling a dental practice can feel daunting, but it doesn’t have to. It’s important to understand your options, research, and identify the right partners to prepare your business for a smooth practice transition. Consult with a trusted dental broker and be prepared when you’re ready to sell a dental practice.

Types of Transition Options

There are several different transition options. Your transition options are influenced factors such as size, location, ownership and lease agreements, and overhead of your business. It’s important to find the right financial partner to help you understand your transition options and help to get your finances in order before selling your dental practice.


“Turn-Key” Transitions

The first transition option is selling your practice “turn-key,” and invloves selling the practice and preparing it for immediate use.

Sell a Practice to an Associate

Another option is to hire an associate and set a date for the associate to purchase the practice in the future.

Become the Buyer’s Employee

With this option, you can sell a practice, then become an employee of the buyer.

Sell a Portion of a Dental Practice

You divide your business and sell a portion of your dental practice, and is suitable option for larger practices.


A broker can work with you to guide you to the help you choose the transition option that best fits your practice and prepare you to sell.

Determine the Value of a Dental Practice

It is important to have an accurate practice valulation when selling a dental practice. A dental broker can value a dental practice and help you understand the financial state of your business. If your practice is valued too low, your practice will sell for lower than it may be worth. If your practice is valued too high, your listing can sit on the market for a long time.

Get a Dental Practice Valuation

To get a dental practice valuation, work with a dental broker experienced in dental sales to asses your practice. A proper valuation will involve answering questions about your practice including income tax information and other records to calculate the right price for your practice.

Once you’ve decided that a practice transition is in your future, get in touch with a dental practice broker to understand your options, determine the value of your practice, and prepare your practice to get the highest return.

Dental Practice Valuations

What factors play a role in determining the value of your dental practice. Learn more>

Preparing To Sell

Get your practice ready for a successful transition. Learn more>

How To Sell

Which steps to take to get your practice ready to sell. Learn more>