Preparing for Your Practice's Future

Date: April 5, 2017

Time: 07:15PM - 08:30PM

You must be registered to participate!

If you’re considering any change of ownership in your practice in the future, this webinar will discuss current valuation metrics. This presentation provides guidance on what practice elements you should be focused on to maximize value. The presented content will educate you on timelines, options available and market conditions. Various models of how to bring a new doctor into the practice for an associateship, partnership, or sale of the entire enterprise will be discussed. Understand the effects and options that DSO’s can provide if you want to sell and keep working. Current lending environment for practice buyers, current buyer sentiment and income expectations as well as what part your geography plays in a planned practice transition will be examined. The course is fast-paced with lots of data that will be shared.

After this lecture you will be able to:

1.) Discuss the average values for solo and small group practices in today’s market.
2.) List the biggest influences on practice value.
3.) Discuss the current associate salary expectations.
4.) Discuss how long the practice transition process takes.

Chris Bentson has worked with orthodontists for over 25 years and serves as a managing Partner of Bentson Clark & Copple, LLC, a company that provides valuation, transition and recruiting services to orthodontists within the United States. Mr. Bentson serves as Editor-in-Chief of the Bentson Clark reSource, a quarterly subscription-based newsletter focused exclusively on the business aspects of running a successful orthodontic practice. He is a frequent speaker at resident programs, study clubs and user group meetings and has had the opportunity to visit over one thousand orthodontic practices worldwide.

Length of session:
Each session consisting of lecture and audience questions will last 75 minutes.

No charge, but advance registration is required.

Continuing Education:
Each participant who completes the Webinar will earn 1.0 CE credit.

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