Category Archives: Finding a Practice

Buy the Practice YOU Want | Urban vs Rural Dental Practice Purchase

While the conventional wisdom out there says “go rural,” my first question is: “What do YOU want to buy?” While there is no right or wrong answer, I can help you think through the options and implications so you can make the right choice for you.

Ultimately, though, it’s about what will make you and your family happiest. Either way, there are some considerations to keep in mind.

3 Vital Numbers You Need to Know | Finding a Dental Practice to Buy

Q: How do I analyze production when buying a dental practice?

A: When reviewing office production, look into three categories: ratio of collections to production, hygiene production, and procedure production.

This breakdown, though seemingly simple, speaks a lot to your future in the practice and how well it aligns with your skillset.

Why NOW Is (probably) the Right Time to Buy | How to Find a Dental Practice to Buy

Now is probably the best time to buy a practice for most of you! Most dentists wait too long and after they own, wish they’d done it sooner. The three most common concerns tend to be 1) “I don’t have the money,” 2) “It’s not the right time in my career,” and 3) “The market is too high / too low.”

Let’s look at each of these.

Should You Meet the Staff Before You Buy? | Is it a Good Dental Practice to Buy?

When my team completes an assessment for the practice of interest, we always request a staff census.

Does this report impact the worth of the practice? No, but it sure does impact your excitement and can be an indication of potential hurdles or triumphs.