Client Testimonials

"I have worked with my AFTCO Analyst for the last five years. I have yet to find anyone who is as knowledgeable and interested in making the transition work well for both parties. I wholeheartedly recommend my AFTCO Analyst for any dental professional looking for guidance in either buying or selling."

Anthony R. Bielkie, D.D.S.
Shelby Township, MI

"I have worked with AFTCO in the past, so I am familiar with the high quality of service they offer. My AFTCO Analyst really strives to make each transaction a "Win-Win". I will definitely turn to AFTCO to acquire future practices."

Mark D. Lassiter Sr., D.D.S.
Norwood, NC

"My AFTCO Analyst was not only a wealth of information, she knew details about the whole dental community. She was able to match those seeking a particular type of practice and leave behind the tire kickers. The process was seemless and good feelings abound all around."

Michael W. Grzelak, D.M.D.
Summit, NJ

"My AFTCO Analyst was very supportive in my transition. I was able to continue my practice while he found buyers and did the contracts. I was very satisfied and impressed."

John F. Uhlenhake, D.D.S.
Garnett, KS

Closing Announcements

Michael D. Farmer, D.M.D. has joined the practice of Dale E. Mateer, D.D.S.
- Beavercreek, OH

Fred R. Rizk, D.D.S. and Julie A. Lohr, D.D.S. have merged their practices
- Sioux City, IA

Jong Jin, D.D.S. has acquired the practice of James E. Brannan, D.D.S.
- Las Vegas, NV

Heather M. Gentry, D.M.D. has acquired the practice of Raymond A. Kessler III, D.M.D.
- Charlotte, NC

Featured Articles

It’s Time to Grow Out of Solo Economic Dependency

Since you are reading this article, it's safe to assume that you have a pretty successful practice. You are probably in your mid-to-late thirties or forties, and your practice is grossing in the mid-six figures. You should be feeling pretty secure, comfortable and pleased by your success. Maybe, however, you are wondering “So, what's next?”
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Entrepreneurial Dentistry

The president of Burger King calls the president of McDonald's about getting together to talk about merging their restaurants. Does the president of McDonald's accept or not accept the call? Does the president of McDonald's want to know more about what the president of Burger King has in mind? Do they talk or do they not talk?
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What is the rule of 72’s?

This is a compounding rule applied to interest and used to determine how many years it takes for an investment to double in value in a tax deferred environment...
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What should office rent be as a percentage of gross collections for a general dental practice?

Office rent should be in the area of 4% of gross practice gross revenues...
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What should the overhead percentage be for a general practice?

When you recognize the clinical and management compensation as an overhead expense, the overhead percentage should be 80% to 85% of annual gross collections for a well run general dental practice.
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