Bruce Bryen, CPA, CVAeditorial@drbicuspid.comDental PracticeMaking use of retirement plans to recover practice lossesYour practice likely suffered a loss in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Certified public accountant Bruce Bryen details why using an employer-sponsored retirement plan might be a financially savvy option for some dental offices.April 12, 2021Dental PracticeWhat it takes to sustain and grow dental practice values during COVID-19To prosper, dental practices need to be innovative, have good training available for staff, and foster good communication on matters of safety and progress, writes Bruce Bryen, CPA, CVA. This approach will make a dental practice successful with or without the COVID-19 pandemic and will increase the practice's value, he believes.January 26, 2021Dental PracticeHow an expanded dental practice valuation may help in partnership disputesUnfortunately, there are times when partners get into trouble with responsibilities and details in the management of the partnership. These problems seem to occur more often on the administrative and management side, rather than the clinical side, writes Bruce Bryen, CPA, CVA. Here, he discusses how to stop any disputes before they begin.December 10, 2020Dental PracticeWhat to know about starting a DSO with other dentistsWhat happens when dentists who own a number of dental practices want to join forces and contribute those practices to a startup dental service organization (DSO) that they will own together? Bruce Bryen, CPA, CVA, details the many steps involved when dentists want to start their own DSO and they are contributing substantial assets in the form of noncash contributions, such as their own dental practices.November 9, 2020Dental PracticeStarting a DSO or IDSO: What a dentist needs to beginWhat is needed to form a successful dental service organization (DSO)? What foundation is necessary for a DSO that brings in an invisible money partner (IDSO)? Bruce Bryen, CPA, CVA, offers his thoughts and advice on the multiple steps it takes to ensure success when it comes to putting a group practice system together.October 20, 2020Dental PracticeUnderstanding the significance of dental practice valuations during COVID-19Who would acquire a dental practice without some due diligence? During the period of COVID-19's economic effect on all businesses, it is especially important for the review of the dental practice valuation and the significance it plays in the soon-to-be-made purchase, writes Bruce Bryen, CPA, CVA.September 23, 2020Dental PracticeDental practice valuations during COVID-19What has the interruption to the dental industry caused by COVID-19 done to the value of your dental practice? It's a simple question but a complex answer, writes Bruce Bryen, CPA, CVA. He believes having a current valuation to compare with the last valuation is important as it represents where the practice was and where it may return once things are normalized.August 18, 2020Infection ControlPutting COVID-19 behind you while securing your financial futureTo deal with a loss in patients, which means a loss in revenues, and additional expenses related to infection control methods, dentists and their advisers are planning for the future by developing plans based on past adjustments to revenues and earnings, writes Bruce Bryen, CPA, CVA.July 26, 2020Dental PracticeNext steps every dentist should know about divorce, bankruptcy, and mediationSome of the financial implications of the COVID-19 pandemic have been brutal for many dentists and their businesses. Bruce Bryen, CPA, CVA, offers some thoughts and advice on steps to take if the financial strain becomes a personal load that is too heavy to bear.June 14, 2020Dental PracticeCreative cash flow sources to use during the COVID-19 pandemicDental practices have been strangled financially under the hold of the COVID-19 pandemic, with many individual practices having to make tough decisions to survive. If where to find adequate cash flow sources is a question for you, Bruce Bryen, CPA, CVA, offers some thoughts and advice.May 11, 2020Page 1 of 2Next PageTop StoriesDental HygieneOral health tied to HNC survivalBetter oral health is tied to increased survival from head and neck cancer (HNC).HomeGa. dentist has the world’s largest trove of toothpaste tubesDental HygieneStudents turn to lotus plant to design fog-free face masksDental AssistantDANB to offer RHS exam in Spanish in 2024Sponsor ContentWe care about what you think.