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TT Ep 4 - What to Ask for - Buyers Diligence
By NDP on August 08, 2018
In Episode 4 of Transition Talk, we discussed when, and more importantly, HOW, to ask for the financials and operational data of the practice opportunity.  Once you have practiced your spiel and are ready to ask it’s important to know what to ask... Read more
In Episode 4 of Transition Talk, we discussed when, and more importantly, HOW, to... Read more
TT Ep 3 - So you're going on an Interview?
By NDP on July 24, 2018
Hey guys! If you listened to Ep. 3 of Transition Talk you know we talked all about the interview process and what TO and what NOT to do and say.  If you missed it, head on over to our Podcast page to listen. In reality, the way you communicate during... Read more
Hey guys! If you listened to Ep. 3 of Transition Talk you know we talked all about... Read more
Finding the Opportunity
By NDP on July 10, 2018
Hey guys! On Episode 2 of Transition Talk we discussed how to find the right ownership opportunity.  Sometimes it’s easy, and where you ultimately want to go geographically there are some great opportunities.  Other times….that isn’t... Read more
Hey guys! On Episode 2 of Transition Talk we discussed how to find the right ownership... Read more
Dental School Debt
By NDP on May 29, 2018
Don’t let your student debt load crush your ownership dreams According to the American Dental Education Association the average dental school debt per graduating senior is $287,331. That’s a 72% increase over the last decade and it doesn’t even take into... Read more
Don’t let your student debt load crush your ownership dreams According to the American... Read more
Communication Reminders
By NDP on May 23, 2018
In our world, much like in yours, people are our greatest asset. Our organization recently had a speaker at a staff development meeting; his name was Mr. Michael Allosso and his message was how to be “You on Your Best Day”. It was a fascinating topic,... Read more
In our world, much like in yours, people are our greatest asset. Our organization... Read more
Much Ado about Accounts Receivable
By NDP on February 26, 2018
This article is featured in the Wells Fargo Practice Finance Resource Library   The question of whether to buy or not to buy (or sell) the accounts receivable in a dental practice transition is one of the more common questions we get once the material... Read more
This article is featured in the Wells Fargo Practice Finance Resource Library  ... Read more
NDP Creates Win-Win Practice Transitions: A Case Study
By NDP on February 22, 2018
The Goal Successfully transitioning a dental practice is involves a lot more than just numbers. When all is said and done, and you’ve bought or sold a practice, you’ve spent months, if not a few years, researching practice valuations, real estate, office... Read more
The Goal Successfully transitioning a dental practice is involves a lot more than... Read more
The "3-Day-a-Week" Owner
By NDP on January 08, 2018
This article was originally published in “The Profitable Dentist”, Winter 2017 edition During our travels all over the country, and conversations with students, we have noticed one common theme when it comes to post-graduation goals. The dream... Read more
This article was originally published in “The Profitable Dentist”, Winter... Read more
Women in Dentistry: The flexibility and reward of ownership
By NDP on November 30, 2017
The following article was published in the Fall 2017 issue of “Dental Entrepreneur” magazine – Enjoy!   The choice to own your own dental practice is, of course, applicable to both men and women; however, even today it is hard to... Read more
The following article was published in the Fall 2017 issue of “Dental Entrepreneur”... Read more
Why Paying off Student Loans Should Not Be Your Goal!
By NDP on June 01, 2015
May has now come and gone, which means that many of you will soon be or have recently graduated from dental school and although you may not all have the same specialties, one thing you will all have in common, is the whopping amount of student debt you... Read more
May has now come and gone, which means that many of you will soon be or have recently... Read more
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