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How much would you Pay for Just One More Year?

If you were told that you were going to die tomorrow and someone offered you a way to extend your life for one more year… for a price, how much money would you be willing to pay? Ten thousand dollars? One hundred thousand dollars? Perhaps one million dollars?
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What is practice equity and how does it affect my net worth?

Practice equity is a measurement of the net value of your dental practice, which is always based on a percentage of the annual gross collections of your practice.
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What is "Fair Market Value" and how does it apply to the valuation of a professional practice?

The most widely used method for determining practice value is fair market value. The commonly accepted definition of fair market value is the price which a professional practice would produce, allowing reasonable time to find a purchaser, with both buyer and seller having access to full disclosure of information about each other.
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How do you decide whether to complete an immediate or deferred sale?

Sell now or build to sell? Sell for present value or sell for future value? Commit now, but defer the actual sale until later? Take cash or fund your pension plan with the value of your practice? These are just a few important considerations for a dentist who is thinking and planning for the future.
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Closing Announcements

Michael J. Covaney, D.D.S. and Sharon Covaney, D.D.S. have acquired the practice of Michael E. Sagman, D.D.S.
- Newport News, VA

Raymond L. Lassiter, D.D.S. and Lucas W. Merrell, D.D.S. have merged their practices
- Landis, NC

Hope H. Still, D.D.S. has acquired the practice of Andrew R. Zamora, D.M.D.
- Dallas, GA

Client Testimonials

"Very knowledgeable consultant. Smooth transition. I would highly recommend AFTCO."

Jay B. Knoller, D.M.D.
Royal Palm Beach, FL

"My AFTCO Analysts were very professional and guided us through the whole process of the transition of selling our practice in efficient manners. I will recommend to others and hope to work further with them in other matters."

Anne Y. Na, D.M.D.
Norcross, GA

"I would not hesitate recommending AFTCO, particularly my AFTCO Analyst, to any dentist looking to buy or sell a practice."

John P. Irey, D.D.S.
Sandy Spring, MD