Mid-Year Practice Check-Up

You ask your patients to commit to twice yearly check-ups to maintain optimal oral health. Are you making the same commitment to your dental practice? Sure, you’re not focusing on oral health; rather, something much more important: your practice’s financial and managerial well-being. By the time you read this, summer is already half over, which … Continued →

Making the Most of A Busy Summer

For many dentists, summer is often the busiest time. Students are off school, which means families are trying to schedule appointments when everyone is home. Adult patients tend to have more flexibility in their schedules. Regardless of whether you’re a general practitioner or a specialist, when your office gets hectic, what are you doing to … Continued →

Buying a Dental Practice, There’s More To It Than Price-Part III: Buyins/Buyouts/Mergers & Special Situations

Recap from Townie 2018 Presentation Blog #2 talked about those “special” situation practices like the fixer-upper, the recent start-up, the refurbished practice and the vacant space practice. I wanted to share two actual case studies with you, one with the recent start-up and the other with the fixer-upper. CASE STUDY #1 Let’s start with the recent … Continued →

Future of Dentistry: Telemedicine?

The concept of telemedicine is catching on quickly, as healthcare professionals realize the positive results and powerful implications of reaching underserved populations, seeing more patients, and improving healthcare. Could dentistry follow suit? Would you want it to? Benefits of Teledentistry Just like medical practitioners, dentists could use live video, remote patient monitoring and patient self-reporting, … Continued →

Buying a Dental Practice: There’s More to it Than Price-Part II- Buyins/Buyouts/Mergers & Special Situations

So my 2014 townie presentation covered the buying process of the typical general dentistry practice, however, what if it’s NOT the typical general dentistry practice? What about the practice that someone started 3-5 years ago that never quite blossomed (the recent start-up)? What about the practice that that’s 30+ years old that someone purchased and … Continued →