Dental Office Purchase Questions – 100% Medicaid

I am planning to acquire a dental office which is a 100% medicaid practice. I have been handed over a copy of the P&S by the broker. I took some time of to go through the contents of the P&S and had a few questions to put forth before you. What is a fair compensation…Read More→

The Ikea Way: The Wrong Way To Buy Or Sell Your Dental Practice

I came across this article about buying/selling dental practices from our friends at Wood and Delgado (dental attorneys) and thought it to be valuable. “Come to IKEA where you can afford brand new furniture at discount prices.” Your jaw hangs loose as you see the price pop up next to that new dining room table….Read More→

Dental Graduate Looking at Buying a Dental Practice

I am a new graduate, who originally thought I would just work in private practice as an associate, but recently I was approached about purchasing a practice. The practice is in a rural area, about 15 miles from the small town where I grew up. It is the only dental practice in the area; the…Read More→

Two Options for Dental Pratice Purchase

I’ve been searching for a practice to purchase for quite some time. I’ve narrowed it down to two options. I’d appreciate some input on these. Option1: 2008 gross 703k overhead is 70 percent 1 full time hygiene, 1 part time(paid 30 and 33 percent of production respectively) staff overhead is 205k hygiene is assisted and…Read More→

Compare Two Dental Practices for Sale

I am about to finish a GPR and was hoping you could give me a little input on whether either of these options sound good. Option 1 is a brand new, state of the art practice in a growing rural area. The practice grossed around 800k last year and has about 45 NP a month….Read More→

Dental Practice Purchase Evaluation Questions

Long and skinny story: Two endo practices are for sale in a highly desirable major metro area. Practice 1: Wife has been working there for two years. She put in a lot of sweat equity. Practice is in excellent condition. Has digital, Zeiss microscopes, all the bells and whistles except a computer software package. Fee…Read More→

Dental Hygiene Revenue Question

I am looking to buy into a practice that I have been associating at and want to review some of the financials myself before meeting with an accountant, but I don’t know exactly where to look or possibly interpret. The obvious, to me, are overhead, production, collections, etc. but what about hygiene? Is there a…Read More→

Dental Practice Purchase Concerns

OK, here is the short story. Wife and I are endo. Wife has worked for about two years now in a FFS endo practice, I am finishing endo residency. We want to buy this practice together. It is located in a wealthy town (2007 data) average family income $164,486., average home value 780K. High level…Read More→

Should Dentist Buy This Dental Practice?

Older dentist has had practice on the market: Here’s some info: Free standing building in great location, wants to lease his office $1500 per month. Currently works 3 1/2 days per week with 5 hygiene days. 4 operatories. Older equipment, no computers in office. Referring all endo, pedo, complete dentures, implant restorations, most oral surgery….Read More→

Associate Dentist Wants to Buy into Dental Practice – Questions

I would like to resolve my situation soon. I have been an associate for 5 years in a practice, well-compensated (40 % collections minus 50% lab). I left another partnership to pursue this associateship full time last year, working to a future partnership buy-in. Last year production about $1 million, although it did drop off…Read More→