Category Archives: Dreaming of Practice Ownership

New dentists share their experiences practicing in a rural community

Kristen Sciolino, D.M.D., is an owner-dentist in Lincoln, Maine — population 4,853. As a dentist in a small, rural community, Dr. Sciolino said her family wouldn’t have it any other way. She is just one of many new dentists who have chosen to practice in a rural setting, whether it be in public health or at a private practice… Read More »

Dreaming of Practice Ownership: Consider your ‘personal brand’ in your overall marketing mix

Editor’s note: This is the seventh article in a series of New Dentist Now blog posts on practice ownership from Wells Fargo Practice Finance, the practice lender endorsed by ADA Member Advantage. When you develop your marketing plan, keep in mind that your “personal brand” is an important element in the overall “marketing mix.” This final blog in… Read More »

Dreaming of Practice Ownership: Cash flow tips to help you start out strong

Editor’s note: This is the sixth article in a series of New Dentist Now blog posts on practice ownership from Wells Fargo Practice Finance, the practice lender endorsed by ADA Member Advantage. Healthy cash flow can be key to starting and ultimately “growing” any dental practice. This blog will offer some practical tips you can use to help… Read More »

Dreaming of Practice Ownership: The importance of a business plan, regular planning check-ups

Editor’s note: This is the fifth article in a series of New Dentist Now blog posts on practice ownership from Wells Fargo Practice Finance, the practice lender endorsed by ADA Member Advantage. A sound business plan can help new dentists realize their dreams of practice ownership. And just like teeth require regular check-ups, so too do business plans.… Read More »

Dreaming of Practice Ownership: You may maximize your technology spending with these 5 investment categories

Editor’s note: This is the fourth article in a series of New Dentist Now blog posts on practice ownership from Wells Fargo Practice Finance, the practice lender endorsed by ADA Member Advantage. Technology may be the biggest and most important investment aside from the initial practice acquisition or start-up. Investing wisely can keep a dentist competitive and relevant.… Read More »

Dreaming of Practice Ownership? Assembling your practice dream team: the ‘whos, whys, and how-tos’

Editor’s note: This is the third article in a series of New Dentist Now blog posts on practice ownership from Wells Fargo Practice Finance, the practice lender endorsed by ADA Member Advantage. Whether you’re buying or building a practice, you don’t have to do it alone. A reliable network of advisors and specialists to support and guide you,… Read More »