Do you know the pitfalls to avoid when purchasing a dental practice? Or what specific steps to take to improve your dental office's curb appeal? Follow the links below to read some of the recent articles published by PMA.

Factors in Determining Dentist Compensation

The end of the year will be here before you know it. This is the perfect time to reflect on what kind of year it was for you and your dental practice. Here are a few questions you should be asking yourself to determine the success of your dental practice. How did you grow as…


Published by Alan Hill

Nine Questions to Ask When Considering the Purchase of a Dental Practice

So you are ready to take the big leap and purchase a dental practice. Congratulations! You even have a practice in mind. But now what? Ask yourself the following questions to help determine your next steps. Your answers will greatly impact your future as you get ready to make one of the most important decisions…


Matt Scherer Published by Matt Scherer

Drilling Down | What to expect when buying a dental practice

Guest Author: Mike Sewalk, PNC Bank View the PDF format The career path for new dentists is a wide one. Some newly minted dentists join an existing dental practice. Others choose employment with a hospital or corporate dental chain. Still, others opt to practice in a federal agency or public health setting. Yet, at some…


Published by Guest Author

What to Consider with Insurance Participation

Guest Author: Nick Partridge, Five Lakes Professional Services Practice transitions are exciting. Once the right opportunity is identified, buyers anxiously work through a significant checklist of items. From finding financing and negotiating a purchase price to chart reviews and beyond, buyers and sellers delicately dance toward closing. Along the way, it is important not to overlook…


Published by Guest Author

When Should You Retire?

Be sure to start planning at least 3-5 years in advance It’s always difficult to plan for retirement, especially for dentists who own their own practices because there are so many factors to take into consideration. Is your practice in a position to be sold? Are you financially ready? Will your employees be taken care…


Matt Scherer Published by Matt Scherer

Selling Your Dental Practice?

Find out if you have liens or debts on your practice first Before you get the ball rolling on retiring and selling your dental practice, it is imperative to ensure there are no liens or debts against your practice. Believe it or not, this is often overlooked, and many dentists are surprised to find out…


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The Dental Loan Dance

What is the transaction – are you buying-in or buying new? We’ve got answers! One of the biggest decisions that a dentist needs to grapple with is if and when to purchase your practice. After that, the next big decision is going to be who you work with to secure the loan necessary to make…


Published by Joe Gordon

Get Out Of Debt And Begin Your Dental Journey

How Purchasing A Dental Practice Can Get You Out Of Debt Quickly As a young dentist fresh out of dental school, the next step in your career might be to purchase your own practice. But today, most dental school graduates find themselves in immense debt and are concerned about the costs associated with such a large…


Matt Scherer Published by Matt Scherer

Giving Kids a Reason to Smile

On June 27, TeamSmiles teamed up with the Cleveland Indians and local dental professionals to provide free oral care to underserved children in the community. Matt Scherer volunteered at the event and had an amazing time! Check out some of the photos he captured that day. In 2017, TeamSmiles provided 3,915 children with free dental care…


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Looking To Sell Your Dental Practice?

Have you talked to your CPA about it? There may be some things you are unaware of when selling or some things you haven’t thought about that need done before your practice is sold. What to Consider When Selling Your Dental Practice Is the buyer qualified? It is important to verify that any buyers are qualified…


Matt Scherer Published by Matt Scherer