One of the most valuable assets of a successful dental practice is its employees. Whether they are front desk personnel, office managers, hygienists, or assistants, a staff member that is responsible, attentive to detail, good with patients, has the ability to listen and learn, and looks for ways to improve office practice or policy is […]
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When selling a dental practice, there are a lot of things to consider and details to manage. The one that gets the most attention is usually how to value your practice. However, one thing that is generally not factored into the selling price is the accounts receivables. Accounts receivable are the amounts owed by patients […]
DDSmatch has been successfully connecting dentists’ present with their future for over ten years. A major factor in our success are our proven processes, which are continually revised with new information from each dental office transition that we facilitate. With our Practice Optimizer Experience, we not only help doctors plan for a successful dental practice […]
We recognize that, sometimes, a doctor may decide that their heart isn’t in their practice anymore and it is an appropriate time to sell their dental practice. This may be the right choice for them, based on their individual circumstances. However, we don’t want to see doctors making this choice because they’ve become discouraged and […]
No one needs to tell you that being a dentist, while rewarding, can be very hard. Consider how often you’ve had a long day, seeing one patient after another. Many are cooperative, some are even appreciative, but there are those who are difficult—argumentative, resistant to dental treatment, or unhappy with their results. After your last […]
Why You Need a Dental Practice Transition Specialist when Considering a DSO Offer Dental service organizations (DSOs) are a much discussed topic when it comes to selling a dental practice, as they have become an increasing presence in the operation of practices across the country. If you have a large practice (meaning $1.5 million or […]
A dental associateship can be a great step on your path to dental practice ownership. For recent dental school graduates, or even doctors with a bit more experience, it gives an opportunity to increase your hand speed and build up your skills. You can learn from more experienced colleagues about both providing dental care and […]
Recently, Todd Garfinkel, of DDSmatch Mid-Atlantic, spoke with Matt Howard, a dental CPA, certified business valuator, and Senior Manager at Blue & Co.—one of the nation’s top accounting firms specializing in healthcare—to discuss the current state of dental transitions and whether now is a good time to list a dental practice for sale. Their conversation […]
If you are like many older dentists, 2020 may have left you wondering whether it’s time to retire. While that is an understandable question to have right now, there are a lot of factors to consider before you sell a dental practice. Acting hastily can jeopardize the potential value of your practice. However, with a […]
Buying a dental practice is a monumental moment in a doctor’s career. You find yourself feeling excited about the prospect of owning your own practice and all of the possibilities that come with it. However, you may also find yourself feeling overwhelmed and possibly mystified by the process. There are a lot of factors to […]