Associates: Don’t rent your future! Own it!

When you start to practice as a dentist, there is a fork in the road, which will have great impact on your career and your financial future. The question is: “Shall I work as an associate for the foreseeable future or until my student loan is paid off, or shall I become a practice owner […]

Cash flow up, Stress down? Thank Pareto!

In 1906, the Italian economist Pareto astutely observed that 20% of the people owned 80% of the country’s wealth. The principle that 20% of something is always responsible for 80% of the results is known as the Pareto Principle, or the 80/20 rule, and can be used as a daily reminder to focus on the […]

What is most important for you when selling your practice other than money?

Not every dentist sells the practice to the highest bidder. At first glance, it seems that a practice sale is all about getting the most money. Practice listings only highlight money and the location. However, for many retiring dentists the priority is to find a successor with compatible practice philosophies. You are a dentist who […]

Don’t shy away from owning your practice

Why are so many associates reluctant to become a practice owner? The money factor With a student loan and a large house mortgage, the idea of borrowing $1 million-plus for a practice is scary. However, purchasing your practice is an excellent investment. The extra money you earn will pay back the purchase loan comfortably over […]