NC Planning Blog

The Buy-Sell Agreement: Why Your Practice Needs One

It’s easier and cheaper to plan for trouble than it is to get out of trouble. That’s the basic premise. Your practice needs a buy-sell agreement, or a shareholder’s or partner’s agreement, because even with the most cordial, efficient and effective partner relationship, issues are bound to arise that can derail the practice. Having and […]

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Associateship to Ownership

You’ve done it! Or you’re almost there! That coveted (and expensive) certificate recognizing your place in and welcoming you to the world of dentistry is now or is almost in hand. For some new and recently admitted dentists, practice ownership may be the clear way to go: right from the start you knew you wanted […]

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Dental Practice Acquistion Checklist

Acquiring a dental practice is a complex and time consuming process.  It is very important to do the right things during that process.  But what do you need to do?  While the exact steps may vary from transaction to transaction, this checklist is a guideline to help walk you through the process of acquiring a […]

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Startup Dental Practice Checklist

If you are starting a dental practice or expanding into a group dental practice, there are many legal items that must be addressed. Review this list with your attorney and advisory team to ensure you are off to a good start.   See our Startup Dental Practice Checklist below: Starting a Dental Practice

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Negotiating Starting Salaries for New Dental Grads: Here’s the Drill

According to recent surveys conducted by the American Dental Association, new dental grads can expect to receive a starting salary of approximately $140,000. After gaining experience in the dental field, a general practitioner can earn an average of $174,780 and a specialist can receive a monstrous sum of $322,200. To maintain a growing practice and […]

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