How Much Money Will Dentists Need to Retire Well?

It’s the age-old question with many different answers: how much money do I need for retirement? Dentists face no more investment and savings risks than other people; however, as dentists also tend to earn more money throughout their career, and high-income earners tend to spend more and thus, have a higher cost of living. This … Continued →

Is Early Retirement from Dentistry in Your Future?

Retirement is usually viewed as the goal or reward after a long, successful career practicing dentistry. For most dentists, the average retirement age has crept up to around age 67, up from a few years ago. Many of us may dream about the luxury of an early retirement but aren’t sure it’s financially possible. Some … Continued →

Life After Dentistry: What’s on Your Agenda? How Volunteering Can Fulfill the Desire to Continue Practicing Dentistry

When you finish the exit planning process from your dental practice and the dust has settled from the sale, your retirement officially begins. Congratulations! Or is it? Full retirement isn’t for every dentist. You’re leaving a profession notorious for employing high-achievers and individuals who thrive on problem-solving and interacting with patients daily. Some dentists find … Continued →

Life After Dentistry: Lessons Learned from the Archives (Part 2)

Are you considering retirement in the next few years? Or maybe you don’t have immediate plans to transition out of your dental practice, but the thought of leaving your career is overwhelming. If you’re unsure where to start, a good idea is asking the dentists who have been there. We’re continuing a series where we … Continued →

Life After Dentistry: Lessons Learned from the Archives (Part 1)

Throughout the years, we at N/L Transitions and Dental CPAs have been lucky to work with numerous outstanding dentists as they grew their practices and eventually retired. The transition out of dentistry is a process and has nuances that catch many retiring dentists off guard. We thought it would be timely to reprint some of … Continued →