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Online Lectures

2017 Webinar - Preparing for Your Practice's Future

Credits: None available.

Free Members: $ 0.00
Residents: $ 0.00
Staff Club: $ 0.00
CE Passport: $ 0.00
Distance Learning: $ 0.00
Standard: $ 75.00

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.

Speaker Disclosure:
Consultant: Bentson Copple & Associates

Length of session:
The session is scheduled for 90 minutes.

$0 for CE Passport, Doctor + Staff, Resident members, and Ortho Staff Club.

Continuing Education:
Each participant who completes the Webinar will earn 1.25 CE for the entire session.

Continuing Education Disclaimer:

This Continuing Education Program provides attendees with a relevant and rewarding continuing education experience. However, neither the content of a course nor the use of specific products in any program should be construed as indicating endorsement or approval of the views presented or the products used by the AAO or by any of the respective subsidiaries. Speakers are required to disclose to participants any financial, commercial or promotional interest in a product or company that may influence their presentations; however, the AAO shall not be liable for a speaker’s failure to disclose such interest.

American Association of Orthodontists is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual lectures or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.

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  • Chris Bentson, BS : Stockholder: Bentson, Clark & Copple, LLC


  • 1.00 - CE

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