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Planning a Dental Practice Purchase? Consider These Things First
By NDP on November 11, 2021
First Things First There’s no easy way around it; dental practice transitions are a life-altering experience, both financially and emotionally. Whether you’re fresh out of dental school or a several-year veteran, the prospect of owning your own dental... Read more
First Things First There’s no easy way around it; dental practice transitions are... Read more
Transition Talk: An Episode Guide!
By NDP on October 16, 2020
We often get questions like “In what episode was _____?” so to help you locate things a  bit more easily we thought we would put all our episode titles in one spot! If you  are new here, don’t feel like you have to listen to these in... Read more
We often get questions like “In what episode was _____?” so to help you... Read more
Has the Private Equity Bubble Burst?
By NDP on September 23, 2019
This article was originally published by CWA, and is a follow-up to an article on Private Equity Offers and an interview with our Head of Consulting and Valuation, Christy Ratcliff, CVA and CPA.  If you haven’t had a moment to read  part one of... Read more
This article was originally published by CWA, and is a follow-up to an article on... Read more
TT - Ep 19 - All the Feels
By NDP on May 07, 2019
In this week’s episode of Transition Talk, we tackled the emotional side of the dental transition process. We talked about how during a transition, whether a walkaway or an associate to partner transition, a buyer and seller are often both experiencing... Read more
In this week’s episode of Transition Talk, we tackled the emotional side of... Read more
NDP Book Shelf: Who Moved My Cheese?
By NDP on December 11, 2018
Who Moved my Cheese?: An A-mazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life by Spencer Johnson A book review by Dawn Whitehurst, MBA, LVN I know too well that as young professionals enter the workforce, they are eager to take on the challenges... Read more
Who Moved my Cheese?: An A-mazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your... Read more
NDP Year in Review: 2018
By NDP on December 11, 2018
It’s hard to believe it’s already been more than 13 years since NDP was formed in 2005 with the mission to help young dentists find and purchase a practice. As we reflect on how we’ve evolved and what we’ve accomplished, we are proud to have... Read more
It’s hard to believe it’s already been more than 13 years since NDP was... Read more
TT - Ep 10 - Are you Ready for a Partnership?
By NDP on November 21, 2018
Hi Team! We talked about several important topics in today’s episode of Transition Talk and while there is so much more to partnerships than we could cover in a short time, planning out successful transitions is something we help clients do daily... Read more
Hi Team! We talked about several important topics in today’s episode of Transition... Read more
TT - Ep 7 - The Letter of Intent
By NDP on October 03, 2018
In today’s Transition Talk, we talked about one of the first steps in transitioning – the letter of intent! There are many ways to put this document together. It can be an email with bullets, it can be a simple word document, a broker provided... Read more
In today’s Transition Talk, we talked about one of the first steps in transitioning... Read more
TT - Ep 6 - Student Loan Debt + Bonus
By NDP on September 18, 2018
Hey team! On Episode 6 of Transition Talk (and our Bonus Episode with Travis Hornsby!) we talked all things student loan debt.  There is a ton of information out there – from repayment plans, refinancing, consolidation — it can be pretty overwhelming.... Read more
Hey team! On Episode 6 of Transition Talk (and our Bonus Episode with Travis Hornsby!)... Read more
NDP Book Shelf: The Five Dysfunctions of a Team
By NDP on September 12, 2018
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable by Patrick Lencioni Book review by Catriona MacLachlan Full disclosure: I am a wicked big Patriots fan – please don’t hold that against me! I come from a state where Tom Brady is considered a hero, and... Read more
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable by Patrick Lencioni Book review... Read more
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