Demystifying "EBITDA"
Good morning fellow Townies!Just got back from the AAO event in Los Angeles and met with many fantastic practice owners and transition advisors.  Great event!A recurring topic of conversation was around the term "EBITDA" and what that represents in the context of a given practice's financial...  Read More
Dusting Off My Dental Chops
Hey Townies,So, after spending ~3 years in the behavioral health field I'm excited to be back in the dental industry.  Feels good.Please LMK if there are any particular topics you'd be interested in discussing here - practice valuations, transitions, partnerships, associateships, JV structures, DSO...  Read More
Major Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Practice
, where he specializes in helping dentists connect their money and their values to realize their most important financial goals.The three major mistakes to avoid when buying a practice — going it alone, seeking win/lose and paying too much.Over the past 20 plus years, our Practice Integration Team...  Read More
Why Purchase an Existing Dental Practice
                        Purchasing a practice is a life-changing event.  Below is a list of the top 6 reasons to consider purchasing an existing dental practice:                                    1. Experienced Staff – High performance practices generally have hardworking and well-trained staff...  Read More
Episode 18 - The Dental Amigos on Case Acceptance Challenges in Practice Transitions
In this episode, Paul and Rob chat about case acceptance issues and challenges in dental practice transitions and dig into the nacho plate of how to help new owners communicate with patients after taking over an existing practice. Paul fields Rob’s questions about Paul’s three dental practice...  Read More
Transitions: 3 Tips to Help You Accelerate the Process and Do More Dentistry
I graduated from Dental School in 2012.  After practicing as an associate for over 3 years, I purchased an established dental practice, , in Kitchener, Ontario.  While my first year as an Associate provided great opportunity for exploring patient expectations and psychology, I was so focused on...  Read More
I Am Selling My Practice and I Understand I Can Contribute Sales Proceeds to My Pension Plan. How Does That Work?
Katie Collins, a Practice Integration Advisor with , helps dentists order their financial lives and reach financial peace of mind so they can better focus on what truly brings them joy.A practice transition has both an emotional side and a financial side. Every dentist has a different emotional...  Read More
5 Types of Dental Practice Buyers
When looking to sell your practice, it’s helpful to know who your potential buyers are. In any case, Professional Transition Strategies recommends buying an established practice rather than starting from the ground up due to a higher return on investment. Read on to figure out who would be a good...  Read More
Dental Practice Transitions: Tax Considerations
Mike McAninch is a Practice Integration Advisor with , where he specializes in helping dentists connect their money and their values to realize their most important financial goals.When my dental clients get excited about the appraised value of their practice, I caution them with this advice from...  Read More
It’s Time for an Upgrade: Why Re-designing Your Office Space May Be Useful in Practice Sales
Are you preparing to sell your dental practice? If so, you’re probably starting to organize financial data and patient records, and perhaps investing in updated equipment. But have you considered the value of updating the way your office looks?In our earlier post, we gave you. One way to...  Read More
Top Tips for Selling Your Practice
If one of your New Year’s resolutions was to start planning for life after your dental practice, you probably have lots of questions: What do I want out of the process? How long will transitioning take? What’s involved? Am I ready to leave?A good rule of thumb is to start the exit...  Read More

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