<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=478314022862749&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">

Transition Tale: Better Fit, Perfect Match

Posted by Betsy Krekling, ADA Advisor on 9/20/21 8:15 AM

Dr. Katie Satula’s busy practice has a well-earned reputation for family-friendly dentistry. The practice has been a fixture in Hales Corners, Wisconsin for over 30 years, treating several generations. [Pictured from left: Drs. Raimann, Satula, Ebert, and Mueller. Drs. Raimann and Mueller were the original owners of the practice and are now enjoying their retirements.]

“I love being your local family dentist who sees a little one for their first appointment, all the way to their great-great grandma and everyone in between,” says Dr. Katie.

When the practice’s senior dentist began planning to retire, Dr. Katie knew she needed to find an associate.

Read More

Topics: transition tales

Practice Profile: Seaside Solo Practice with Ideal Work-Life Balance

Posted by Betsy Krekling, ADA Advisor on 9/17/21 8:00 AM

Looking for a unique opportunity to be the only dentist in a small seaside town? Purchase this practice and enjoy fulfilling work in a beautiful setting.

Check out this practice in Hoodsport, Washington, a small seaside town in the shadow of the Olympic Mountains. Hoodsport is located on the Hood Canal and serves as a gateway to Washington’s Olympic National Park, Olympic National Forest, and Washington State’s Olympic Forest. This practice is ideal for a solo doctor seeking optimal work-life balance or a satellite practice to grow your business.

Read More

Topics: practice profiles

Someone Like Me

Posted by Bill Robinson, ADAPT President & CEO on 9/15/21 8:30 AM

I was sitting behind special mirrored glass at a research facility watching an interviewer speak with a dentist. We were doing the research for what would become ADA Practice Transitions. I watched as yet another dentist said, “I want to sell my practice to someone like me.”

This sentiment is at the heart of what we are trying to build at ADAPT: we believe that a consistent philosophy of care is critical to the longevity of a dental practice, particularly when a change of ownership occurs.

Previous interviews had taught us that we would hear that statement frequently: “I want to sell my practice to someone like me.” But we had also learned that we needed to dig a little deeper to understand what “like me” actually meant.

Read More

Topics: Real Talk

Transition Tale: A 'More Scientific' Way to Find the Right Person

Posted by Betsy Krekling, ADA Advisor on 9/13/21 8:45 AM

Dr. Charles Schmidt’s practice was booked out for weeks. Just as several local dentists were retiring, the Lancaster, New Hampshire area was growing. Both Dr. Schmidt and his associate were busy and getting busier!

Dr. Schmidt needed to hire another associate to keep up with this growth. But he wanted someone who would fit into the practice and the town. After all, this small-town practice is built on relationships, with a close-knit, down-to-earth team. His ideal hire would understand small-town life and be eager to build patient relationships while becoming part of the local community.

With the help of ADA Practice Transitions (ADAPT), he found just the right person.

Read More

Topics: transition tales

Practice Profile: High-Energy Office Seeks Team Player

Posted by Betsy Krekling, ADA Advisor on 9/10/21 7:45 AM

Are you comfortable performing all aspects of dentistry, except complicated surgery and implant planning and surgery? Come work in a supportive environment with a great team – but never work a weekend or Friday afternoon again! Join this high-tech, 8-op practice seeking an associate who can be a true team player. You’ll join an exceptional team that cultivates an enthusiastic, harmonious, supportive atmosphere.

As one of the practice owners explains, “You will often hear our patients’ laughter throughout the office. It’s just a fabulous experience here, and we think you’ll love it, too!”

Read More

Topics: practice profiles

More Than Meets the Eye: Looking Beyond Million-Dollar Collections

Posted by Betsy Krekling, ADA Advisor on 9/7/21 9:00 AM

You asked, we're answering! Today we're introducing Real Talk to answer your questions about career planning, finance, practice management during transitions, and more. First up is this More Than Meets the Eye post, designed to answer one of our most-asked questions: "How do I compare two practices?"

Read More

Topics: Real Talk, More than Meets the Eye

Practice Profile: Must Love Dogs: Hands-on Associateship with Mentorship

Posted by Betsy Krekling, ADA Advisor on 9/3/21 8:15 AM

Are you looking for a first associateship where you can get hands-on mentorship?

Do you want to work in a high-tech, innovative practice with a trained therapy dog on staff?

Join this 6-operatory practice where you will be treated as a professional from day one – with all the mentorship you need to grow your career! New grads are welcome and encouraged.

Read More

Topics: practice profiles

Listen: How Dental Students Can Take Ownership of Their Careers

Posted by Bree Simmers on 9/1/21 12:10 PM

Our Dr. Suzanne Ebert, VP of Dental Practice & Relationship Management, recently spoke with Yolanda Marrero of the South Florida District Dental Association’s Ain’t That the Tooth podcast. Listen in as they discuss:

Read More

Topics: podcasts

Practice Profile: An Associateship with Mentorship & Loan Repayment

Posted by Betsy Krekling, ADA Advisor on 8/27/21 8:15 AM

Did you get into dentistry to truly help people? Check out this associateship opportunity in a Federally Qualified Community Health Center that strives to make healthcare attainable. Ideal for new grads! Gain the hands-on mentorship you need to build confidence, while potentially qualifying for up to $100,000 in student loan forgiveness.

You’ll join three general dentists working in a fully updated practice that values patient care above all. The clinic specializes in general dentistry, including preventive, restorative, and child screenings.

Read More

Topics: practice profiles

Practice Profile: Carry On a Tradition of Trusted Care, Enjoy a Waterfront Lifestyle

Posted by Betsy Krekling, ADA Advisor on 8/20/21 7:45 AM

For 43 years, this 4-operatory practice has built strong, lasting relationships with local patients – which is why they’re now serving third- and fourth-generation families. Buy this practice to carry it into the future with the support of the seller, the team, and the community.

The seller notes, “I have been blessed with an amazing staff that make my workday smooth and enjoyable. I feel my team members are my family and we make decisions together for the overall benefit of the patients that we serve. We take pride in providing quality, compassionate care and going above and beyond to ensure our patient experience is as comfortable as possible. We have gained their trust by listening to their needs. We have educated them to help make the best treatment decisions to maintain a healthy oral environment for years to come. Our patients' trust in us is reflected in a high acceptance rate of our treatment plan suggestions.”

Read More

Topics: practice profiles

Search All Posts

    Popular Posts

    Subscribe Here!