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 →

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 →