Understanding practice valuation -- It's not just return on investment
October 31, 2014 -- In this Second Opinion, certified public accountant and valuation analyst Mike Bark makes the case that dental brokers take many factors into consideration when coming to a valuation of a practice, including demographics, location, equipment, and more.
How profitable are your associate dentists? Part 4 -- Expenses
October 29, 2014 -- Consultant Thomas Climo, PhD, and Jill Nesbitt, MBA, continue their series of examining how to measure the productivity and determine the profitability of each provider in your practice. This time the focus is on allocating the expenses based on production.
Comfort Dental continues Christmas Eve Care Day tradition
October 28, 2014 -- Comfort Dental will host its 31st annual Care Day on Wednesday, December 24, 2014, offering free dental care to those in need. All Comfort Dental general dentistry offices throughout 12 states will participate.
BasicBites scores NY Islanders agreement
October 27, 2014 -- Ortek Therapeutics announced that its BasicBites product has become the official oral care product of the New York Islanders National Hockey League team.
ADA offers new online practice management courses
October 24, 2014 -- The ADA's Center for Professional Success is offering a new online Executive Program in Dental Practice Management, consisting of six 10-hour courses in which dentists can learn about financial management, enhancing marketing strategies, practicing amid increased regulation, and other topics.
Zimmer reports net sales up in Q3
October 24, 2014 -- Zimmer Holdings has reported the financial results for its fiscal third quarter and first nine months of 2014, with increased net sales for both periods.
How profitable are your associate dentists? Part 3 -- Hours worked and collection
October 22, 2014 -- In this multipart series, Thomas Climo, PhD, and Jill Nesbitt, MBA, examine a dental practice group and the profitability of its associate dentists. In this third part, they focus on two additional methods to measure the performance of associate dentists based on hours worked and collection.
Single-tooth implants and bridges market to hit $4.7B by 2019
October 22, 2014 -- The global single-tooth implants and dental bridges market will reach more than $4.7 billion by 2019, up from about $3.3 billion this year, according to a new report from Markets and Markets.
Henry Schein invests in Japanese dental supply company
October 20, 2014 -- Henry Schein has entered the Japanese market with an investment in Iwase Dental Supply.
FTC, Texas business groups oppose new DSO rules
October 17, 2014 -- The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Texas business groups are urging the rejection of new rules by the state dental board regarding dental service organizations (DSOs), saying they would restrict dentists' ability to contract with DSOs.