Buying a Practice in 2021? Should there be a “Covid Discount”?

As everyone knows, we have had a horrible virus around for over a year now, and while it certainly impacted practice transitions for some time between say March and June 2020, since June 2020 buyers are back in full force looking for a practice to call their own. Almost immediately buyers and potential buyers started … Continued →

Dental CPA Q&A: Should I Buy the Accounts Receivable?

The latest installment of my new Q&A with dentists deals with practice acquisitions and the decision to purchase accounts receivable. Sellers typically want to unload A/R with the rest of the practice sale, and for good reason: it’s a clean transaction and a seamless transition for patients. Buyers of A/R need to do their due … Continued →

Four Strategies to Quickly Increase Your Dental Practice’s Value

Although the right time to transition out of your dental practice is different for each dentist, the time of year does have an impact. Dental transition trends point to an increase in buyer demand early in the year. If your retirement funds are in order and you’re ready to retire, January may be an ideal … Continued →

Dental Practice Valuation Issues – What a Seller Can Do

During my many buyer representation engagements I tend to see some common issues when it comes to practice valuations that sellers could have avoided to help maintain their practice values. Here are some of those areas. 1. Clean Record Keeping: Remember, buyers and their advisors will be picking over your information, it’s like inviting someone … Continued →