Buying a Dental Practice: Buyins/Buyouts & Mergers.

Townie Meeting 2018 Lecture Series
This course is part of Townie Meeting 2018 Lecture Series
Series View Cost: $360
Course Count: 17
Series Credit Cost: Included
Total Credits: 30
Mr. Tim Lott, Buying a Dental Practice: Buyins/Buyouts & Mergers.
Speaker: Mr. Tim Lott
CE Credits: 1.5
Format: MP4 Video
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.
  • 5.0 (1 Review)
  • Running Time: 1.5 hours
  • Released: 8/1/2018
  • Expiration Date: 6/30/2025
  • Review Date: 6/30/2022
CE Details
Credit Details
This electronically delivered self-instructional program is designated for 1.5 hours of CE credit by Farran Media.
AGD Code: 550.

The fee to view this course is $36. This cost includes the fee to take the exam and claim your CE credits.

The fee to view the entire series is $360. This cost includes all fees to take all exams and claim your CE credits.

This course is Part II of Mr. Lott's previous Townie Meeting presentation, "Buying a Dental Practice: There is More to It Than Price" This presentation goes into detail on issues in buying or merging a practice, and specific A/R issues as well as other ideas and strategies. 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.

Educational Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:
  • Understand what to look for during the due diligence process of buying a practice
  • Learn how to separate issues between red flags and green flags
  • Learn how issues could impact the transaction and operations post transaction, and offer suggestions on how to address them during negotiation
Description of Speaker:
Tim Lott, CPA, CVA is a Partner with Naden/Lean, LLC, a Professional services and CPA firm with a concentration in the dental industry. Tim has worked with dental professionals for nearly thirty years. Over the past fifteen+ years Tim has increased his focus on buyer representation and has represented clients in over 40 states. He continues to help potential buyers with his contributions to Dentaltown.

Also known as “Tim Lott, CPA, CVA” on Tim has contributed many articles, blogs and message board posts on

The speaker declares that neither he nor any member of her family have a financial arrangement or affiliation with any corporate organization offering financial support or grant monies for this continuing dental education program. he does declare that he does have a financial interest in being an accountant to dental professionals.


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5.0  (1 Review)
 1 person would recommend this course to a friend.
buying a dental practice
User: tgambledds
Date: 2/23/2019
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