Dental Transition Options: Reinventing Retirement

More dentists are approaching retirement with a different mindset. It’s no longer all or nothing: you can give up total control of running your practice but remain in the game, and on your terms. When you’re ready to step back but not actually ready to sell, there are two transition scenarios that many dentists have … Continued →

Transition Options: Traditional Ways to Hand Off Ownership of Your Dental Practice

The path to retirement can look different for every dentist. Where you fit depends on your goals, lifestyle, preferences, and management philosophy, among other factors. Dentists who are contemplating retirement and want to know the traditional options to stepping away from their practice, continue reading for practical scenarios that can help achieve your transition goals. … Continued →

Determining Needs and Goals: What Happens When You Don’t Love Dentistry Anymore?

Has dentistry started to lose its appeal? Many dentists report loving their job, but for others – well, maybe you’re burned out, maybe dentistry was never really your dream job to begin with, or maybe you’re just ready for a change … but you don’t know what the next step is. How do you figure … Continued →

How to Embrace Retirement as a Dentist

In our last post, we laid out five common reasons why dentists may fear retirement. Delaying retirement due to an underlying concern can end up being problematic in the long-term. You risk missing out on time with your family, opportunities to travel or fulfill other goals, and enjoy a more relaxed lifestyle without the hectic … Continued →

Why Dentists Fear Retirement

Did you know that at least 30 percent of practicing dentists right now are solo practitioners – and 55 or older? If you fall into those categories and aren’t actively pursuing retirement yet, our challenge to you is to ask yourself why. Why do so many dentists have doubts going into retirement? Research and anecdotal … Continued →