Practice Transitions

Location Is Everything
Locate Strategy founder and CEO David James explains which types of data young dentists should be looking at before deciding to buy—or even work as an associate at—any dental practice.
by David James
New Grads Edition 2023
Purchasing or Selling a Dental Practice vs. Associate Buy-In
This CE course will help one develop an in-depth understanding of the business, legal and practical considerations necessary to execute the ideal practice transaction from both a buyer and seller’s...
William Barrett, Esq.
CE Credits: 2
Buying a Dental Practice: Buyins/Buyouts & Mergers.
This course dives into specific Red and Green Flags that a buyer needs to be aware of when going through this process. A must for all those with plans to undertake this big step now or in the future.
Mr. Tim Lott
CE Credits: 1.5
Retiring Can Be Tiring!
Dr. David Hirshfield learned the hard way that retiring from dentistry involves much more than just selling your practice and moving on. In a first-person look back, this Townie shares more than a...
by Dr. David Hirshfield
October 2023
Buying a Dental Practice: There is More to it Than Price.
This presentation is designed to educate the prospective buyer on how to approach the financial due diligence aspect of buying a dental practice. You will learn what information you need to look at,...
Tim Lott
CE Credits: 2
Poll: Buying, Selling, Remodeling
Dentaltown's monthly dental poll reveals how other practices operate, what works, what doesn’t and how dentistry is evolving. The information we gather each month helps us measure trends in the...
August 2023
Howard Speaks: Passing the Practice Baton
Dentaltown founder Dr. Howard Farran explains why, after 35 years of practice ownership, he decided it was finally time to put Today’s Dental up for sale.
by Dr. Howard Farran
February 2023
The Lease: The Dentist’s Forgotten Asset
This course is designed for any dentist looking to do a start up dental practice or a dentist that is planning on acquiring either an interest in a dental practice or becoming the sole owner of a...
Jason Wood, BA, JD
CE Credits: 1.5
4 Questions To Ask Before Hiring an Associate
For dentists who are looking ahead to retirement, a smart transition plan is essential to ensure the hiring and full transition process goes smoothly. These four finance-related questions from Jason...
by Jason Smith
December 2022
Associates, Partnerships, Acquisitions, Oh My!
This course is for young dentists who are looking at entering into an associate agreement, purchasing an interest in a dental practice and forming a partnership, attempting to do a dental practice...
Jason Wood, Esq.
CE Credits: 1.5
Beyond Boundaries
For seven of the past 10 years, Dr. Bob Koff has worked seasonally at McMurdo Station, a research station run operated through the U.S. Antarctic Program. Turns out, that’s only one of several dozen...
by Sam Mittelsteadt, editor & creative director
October 2022
Poll: Buying, Selling, Remodeling
Dentaltown's monthly dental poll reveals how other practices operate, what works, what doesn’t and how dentistry is evolving. The information we gather each month helps us measure trends in the...
August 2022
Life After Heartland
A Townie talks about his DSO journey, including an update three years in the making.
July 2022
Bought an Old Office During COVID
A Townie shares the start of a saga in buying a precarious practice
April 2022
One and Done
Dentists are often told that opening an additional practice will lead to greater success, income and happiness—but if those practices aren’t set up well, there’s a good chance the inverse could be...
by Dr. Adrienne M. Hedrick
November 2021
What Game Are You Playing?
Independent practice owners usually fall into one of a few different categories, and how they define their role informs which steps they should be taking to help improve the success of their...
by Jay Geier
November 2021
Dental Practice Sales: Wolves in Sheep's Clothing
Scheduling Institute founder and CEO Jay Geier explains four techniques that predatory buyers often use to flatter and fluster dentists into selling their practices at values that don’t reflect their...
by Jay Geier
August 2021
Dental Practice Sales: Get Ready for the Fight of Your Life
When you’re finally ready to sell your practice, this advice from Scheduling Institute founder and CEO Jay Geier will position you for maximum profitability and minimal problems.
by Jay Geier
July 2021
Professional Courtesy: Special Set of Skills
As thousands of new dental school graduates enter the workforce, editorial director Dr. Tom Giacobbi shares some of the new challenges this group will face—and how to overcome them.
by Dr. Thomas Giacobbi
May 2021
Leaving Dentistry: This Way Out
Not even a decade into practicing dentistry, Dr. Manu Dua knew that his job made him miserable—something few dentists would dare to acknowledge after eight years of higher education and hundreds of...
by Dr. Manu Dua
March 2021
The Pathway to Selling a Practice
Dr. Tom Snyder provides a comprehensive pathway and timeline for dentists to consider as they plan to sell their practices.
by Dr. Tom Snyder
February 2020
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