Client Testimonials

"My AFTCO Analyst is the best. His integrity and availability is amazing."

John C. Sanders, D.D.S.
Pickerington, OH

"I am pleased with AFTCO's services and would recommend anyone considering selling their practice to speak with my AFTCO Analyst."

Michelle Morrow, D.M.D.
Dawsonville, GA

"When I contracted with AFTCO to sell my practice I believed that the company's representation of both buyer and seller would make for a smoother, less adversarial transaction and I couldn't be happier with the outcome. My AFTCO Analyst was fantastic; she is knowledgeable in all aspects and always available to address the inevitable questions and concerns that arose during negotiations. I would not hesitate to recommend AFTCO to any of my colleagues."

Joseph A. Bocian, D.M.D.
East Brunswick, NJ

"I am happy with the support provided and information offered to me by my practice analyst during and after practice transition."

Anna Ellerin, D.D.S.
Westwood, NJ

Closing Announcements

Nirdesh Parikh, D.M.D. has acquired the practice of Joseph A. Bocian, D.M.D.
- East Brunswick, NJ

Payal M. Patel, D.M.D. has acquired the practice of Jeffery C. Cole, D.D.S.
- Burien, WA

Pedar B. Didriksen, D.D.S. has acquired the practice of Robert J. Landsman, D.D.S.
- Ocean Pines, MD

Hubbell Williams, D.M.D. has acquired the practice of Jeffrey S. Jones, D.D.S.
- Knoxville, TN

Featured Articles

Practice Value... Not Price

Two years ago two doctors (Drs. A and B) had similar problems, and that was that their dental practices weren’t busy enough! They wanted to increase their practice productivity in their current office to maximize the advantages of “Economy of Scale” (additional production in the existing facility).
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A Diamond in the Rough

Ask a recent dental graduate for a description of the practice he or she would like to purchase and you will hear, “I want a high quality crown and bridge practice, in the best area of town, where I can do my kind of work on my kind of patients.” For that matter, it would be amazing if a purchaser ever had a different response. Vanity is usually the reason he or she wants to purchase this kind of practice, but is it really the best opportunity?
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Lifetime Income Potential From Dentistry

Most doctors will practice an average of 35 years. The number of years a doctor ultimately practices, multiplied by the income he or she earns over that period, equals Lifetime Income. A doctor’s Lifetime Income will be greatly affected by career decisions that may include buying a practice, joining a practice as an associate, or for those real risk-takers, starting a new practice from scratch. But are all of these career choices equally wise? Which has the greatest impact on the doctor's Lif
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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 dental 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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