Navigating Dental Practice Ownership: Rural vs. Urban Opportunities

March 12, 2024

By: Dr. Hannah Crowell Are you a dental professional considering taking the leap into practice ownership? One of the critical decisions you’ll face is choosing between a rural or urban area for your practice location. Each option comes with its own set of advantages and challenges. Exploring the pros and cons of buying a dental…

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Direct Restorative Workflow Kit from Ivoclar

Systems & Simplicity: Two Words that Come to Mind When Working with the Direct Restorative Workflow Kit from Ivoclar

March 11, 2024

By: Dr. James Wanamaker I have been a fan of Ivoclar products since I was a student at the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. I vividly remember touring their American headquarters in Amherst, NY as a third year and how impressed I was with their testing facility. Fast forward almost ten years later,…

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Just Because You Can, Doesn’t Mean You Should 

March 4, 2024

By: Dr. Savannah Craig In today’s fast-paced society, everyone is looking for one-stop shopping and dental patients are no exception. One of the reasons I chose to pursue a residency program after dental school, was to have a wider breadth of treatments that I felt comfortable offering my patients. Patients like being able to receive…

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The Secrets to Success: Advice from Dental Assistant Ronda Holman

February 19, 2024

Interviewer: Tanya Sue Maestas, DDSInterviewee: Ronda HolmanEdited By: Candy Velez – CRDH, BSDH In this interview, dental assistant Ronda Holman shares invaluable insights on the often-overlooked power of patience and communication in the dental office. The Importance of Patience In the dynamic realm of dentistry, Ronda Holman underscores the significance of patience for both dental…

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buyer beware numbers can lie in a dental practice acquisition

Buyer Beware: Numbers Can Lie in Dental Practice Acquisitions

February 13, 2024

By: Dr. David Rice In the world of dental practice acquisitions, potential buyers often find themselves navigating through a sea of financial data and performance metrics. The numbers presented can be a powerful tool in decision-making, but they can also be deceiving. As a new dentist buyer, it’s crucial to understand the web of factors…

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Reducing the Tax Burden When Selling a Dental Practice

Reducing the Tax Burden When Selling a Dental Practice

February 12, 2024

An innovative approach to reducing the tax burden for the buyer and seller when a dental practice is sold that has used conventional financing for its acquisition. By: Bruce Bryen When the principal payments on the loan are paid by the buyer of a dental practice, they become subject to tax. The seller knows that…

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Dentist Disability Insurance: You Probably Won’t Read This…

February 7, 2024

Your ability to earn income should be protected – in the most meaningful way for you and your family.  By: Todd Doobrow, CFP Maybe you will read this…who knows what piques your interest? If you do stick with us, here is a crazy story for you. I have a buddy who always dreamt of owning a…

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not bringing work home with you

Not Bringing Work Home With You

February 5, 2024

You have a long career ahead of you, setting limitson how much work you bring home with you can prevent you from burning out.  By: Savannah Craig Arguably most people entered the dental profession to help people and to make a difference in the lives of those around us, particularly our patients. As members of…

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buying a dental practice vs investing in a start up

Buying a Dental Practice vs. Investing in a Start-Up

January 31, 2024

Weighing the Costs of Something Borrowed vs. Something New By: Dr. Hannah Crowell Deciding to embark on a career in dentistry is an exciting journey, and one of the pivotal decisions you’ll face is whether to acquire an existing dental practice or build one from the ground up. Both options come with their own set…

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Dr. William Chen Shares a Clinical Mistake and the Importance of Digital Dentistry

January 22, 2024

Host: Dr. Tanya Sue MaestasGuest: Dr. William ChenEdited By: Candy Velez CRDH We had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Bill Chen, a highly successful dentist based in Sebring, Florida. Dr. Chen shares his insights and experiences, including a clinical mistake he made and how it relates to the world of digital dentistry.  Building a…

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