May 6, 2022 1:30 AM - June 3, 2022 3:00 AM (GMT)
Life Cycle of a Dentist
May 5 AND 12 | 6:30pm-8pm
This course is designed to study the beginning phases of a dentists career, the middle stages of maturing in clinical skills and business development, and transitioning from a fulfilling career into retirement. We will pose and answer the difficult questions which come up during these times and shed light on how making sensible plans and effectively orchestrating those plans will lead to a worthwhile and successful career in dentistry.
Many dentists feel frustrated and lost as they start to navigate the process of buying or selling a practice and need a partner that will work to remove concerns and frustrations. Fred Heppner, Transitions Consultant & Business Management Advisor at Arizona Transitions, is a leader when it comes to the business of dentistry. Nearly four decades of experience helping dentists transition their practice allows him to understand the issues and challenges that today’s dentists face. His expertise and dedication to his clients and his work make him one of the premier advisers in the industry.
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Dental Transitions in 2022: Data on pricing, trends and changing options for owners
May 26 at 6:30pm-8pm
Brian will discuss the changing landscape of dental transitions in 2022. He'll provide up-to-date and accurate information on pricing of actual dental transitions in the last year as well as trends over time, geography, practice size and profitability. He'll compare the headlines around DSO sales to the often hidden details that few dentists talk about that change the math significantly and how practice owners can maximize the value of their practice in a transition.
BRIAN HANKS is a national transitions expert for both buyers and sellers directly involved in hundreds of dental transitions in all fifty states. He is the author of three books and is regularly featured in publications like Dental Economics and AGD Impact. Brian is an accountant and Certified Financial Planner, and has an MBA from the University of Michigan and an undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University. You can find Brian at DentalTransitionCoaching.com.
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Path to Practice Ownership
June 2 | 6:30pm-8pm
We will have power point slides for both buying and starting your first practice, but really would love audience participation. We would love to answer all questions and will really encourage people to ask a lot of questions.
Michael Pakula – Michael has been with Bank of America Practice Solutions for the past 11 years. In that time he has help transition nearly 1,000 dental offices and specializes in dental practice purchases and real estate. He covers the Southwestern United States for the bank and currently resides in central Phoenix with his wife and five dogs.
Blake Vargo – Blake has been with Bank of America for 17 years, and the past 8 have been with Practice Solutions. Blake specializes in dental practice start-ups, practice relocations, practice remodels and practice refinances. Blake recently became a first-time father as he and his wife welcomed twins to the world late last year.
Arizona AGD is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by the AGD for Fellowship/Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2022. Provider ID# 219287