Why You May Need to Sign a Non-Compete When You Sell Your Dental Practice

You already know that selling your dental practice will come with a lot of contracts to sign. Did you know that a non-compete might be among them? Unless your plans involve moving to a different state for retirement, expect the buyer to ask you to sign a restrictive covenant that protects his or her new … Continued →

Dental Practice Exit Strategies: How to Choose the Right Goal

For many dentists, your practice means more than just a paycheck or a job. Your practice represents years of hard work, commitment, and sacrifices. There are decades of memories. That’s why selling your practice is such an emotional decision. When the sale price represents such a big piece of your life, you want to get … Continued →

How to Increase the Value of Your Dental Practice Before a Sale

If you’ve been reading the blog at N/L Transitions, hopefully you know that the time before a dental practice sale is crucial. While some dentist owners may be satisfied with the status quo, eagerly awaiting their next step, you should take this opportunity to gear up your dental practice and increase its value. It might … Continued →

Maintaining Cash Flow Before Your Dental Practice Sale

Before you sell your dental practice, potential buyers look for many things: patient flow, location, and practice performance, to name a few. Perhaps one of the most crucial elements of dental practice value is positive cash flow, which you should be working to maintain as you approach the exit from your practice.   You should … Continued →

What’s In A Purchase Price

One of the most common questions we get at N/L Transitions is “What is my dental practice worth?” The answer is complicated and depends on so many factors, including many that are out of the dentist’s control. The simplest solution some use is to multiply the dentist’s net income by 1.5 times, or take the … Continued →