September 20, 2021
Needless to say, the COVID-19 pandemic has affected just about every aspect of people’s lives, and the dental world is no exception. When it comes to buying a dental practice, things are different now, and being aware of what has changed will make your life significantly easier if you’re thinking about becoming an owner. How has COVID changed the way people buy dental practices? We’ve narrowed it down to the three biggest shifts that have occurred in the last year and a half. (more…)
August 26, 2021
Unless you have a particularly rich and generous uncle, chances are that you’re going to need a loan in order to buy a dental practice. While banks are being a little more stringent these days due to COVID woes, they are lending, and knowing a few things ahead of time can help make the process of getting the funding you need (relatively) headache-free. Here are 3 tips to secure funding for buying a dental practice. (more…)
July 6, 2021
Needless to say, buying a dental practice is complicated. Our mission at Next Level Consultants is to make it as easy as possible, which we do by giving prospective buyers access to a team of experts who have worked with hundreds of dentists and successfully purchased countless practices. While there is certainly a lot to consider, here are 5 of the most important things to keep in mind when buying a dental practice. (more…)
June 11, 2021
After you decide to start a new dental practice, there are a million questions to answer. A big one is, “Am I going to buy an existing practice or do a new build?” Regardless of what you choose, you will most likely find yourself speaking to a contractor in the near future. To help make the startup process as smooth and easy as possible, here are the 12 questions you definitely need to ask your contractor before deciding to work with them.
12 Questions to Ask Your Contractor
June 9, 2021
Hello friends and clients!
The end of March is here and we welcome it. I hope all of you are on pace with your goals or are exceeding them. If you are below your numbers do not sweat it, we have 3 more quarters to grind it out. Dig deep to find out what is working and more importantly what is NOT. From there the answer should be clear. Focus on the ONE THING every day that will move you closer to the end result.
A Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) update! A lot of you got your 1st round of the PPP loan forgiven. Many of you just applied. Do not fear. The banks are processing these at their own rate. Either way, those of you that participated in it will soon enjoy the benefit, once it is “off” your books (officially). Congratulations to everyone who took advantage of the 2nd round. The requirements were slightly different, but had the same intent. It’s not too late for those who still want to participate so apply now! I think you all will agree, we live in unprecedented times. History is being written!(more…)
May 27, 2021
Paula Quinn has quite the resume. She has over 30 years of experience in dentistry, is a practicing dental hygienist, and speaks internationally for Invisalign and Biolase. Fortunately for us and our clients, she’s also an extremely valuable team member here at Next Level Consultants! She was recently interviewed by Roadside Dental Marketing, during which she broke down topics such as what you should look for when hiring a consultant for your dental practice, common mistakes to avoid, how to optimize your hygiene department, and tips on how to find and hire hygienists. The highlights below are just a small portion of everything she covers in the almost 24-minute video, so be sure to check it out to benefit from all the knowledge Paula has to share!(more…)
May 12, 2021
When you purchase a dental practice, you aren’t just responsible for the building and equipment, but you also have a big role to play in making sure that new and existing team members come together smoothly. This can be a delicate process and quite difficult to navigate on your own, but there are a few tips you can follow to make everyone’s lives a lot easier.(more…)
April 20, 2021
You’ve probably heard the word “demographics” before, but how does it apply to dentistry, and better yet, how can you leverage it to help your start-up get off the ground as successfully as possible? That’s what Mike Dinsino and John Bertagni discuss today with David James, the CEO and founder of Realscore™. You’ll find a few notable quotes from the podcast below, but to squeeze all the great information out of the show, you’ll definitely need to listen to the whole thing!(more…)
March 14, 2021
Hello friends and clients!
The end of March is here and we welcome it. I hope all of you are on pace with your goals or are exceeding them. If you are below your numbers do not sweat it, we have 3 more quarters to grind it out. Dig deep to find out what is working and more importantly what is NOT. From there the answer should be clear. Focus on the ONE THING every day that will move you closer to the end result.(more…)
March 11, 2021
On the first episode of Start-Up Uncensored, Michael Dinsio and John Bertagni sit down with Dr. Joanna Valentine of the Icon Dental Center. They discuss how she and her business partner basically decided to start their practice on a whim.
In this candid 49-minute interview, she discusses every step of getting her practice off the ground, from finding the right facility to working out agreements with her business partner to proving people wrong who said she would fail. You’ll find a very brief transcript of the interview below that previews a few highlights.