This electronically delivered self-instructional program is designated for 2 hours of CE credit by Farran Media.
The fee to view this course is $36. This cost includes the fee to take the exam and claim your CE credits.
The fee to view the entire series is $225. There is an additional fee of $225 to take all exams and claim CE credits for this series.
This presentation is designed to educate the prospective buyer on how to approach the financial due diligence aspect of buying a dental practice. You will learn what information you need to look at, how to piece the information together and how to analyze that information to formulate an offer. You will also learn some of the other aspects of the purchase process so you will be prepared when you locate a practice you want to purchase. Recorded Live at Townie Meeting 2014!
Description of Speaker:
Tim Lott is a CPA (Certified Public Accountant) and a CVA (Certified Valuation Analyst) as a Partner with Naden/Lean, LLC, a Professional services and CPA firm with a specific concentration in the dental industry. He has worked with dental professionals for 30 years. In addition to traditional CPA services, he advises his clients on practice performance, practice transitions, business finances, personal finances, budgeting and planning. He is the main contributor to the award-winning Dental CPA Blog, which is popular with dentists across the country. During the past 10 years Lott has increased his focus on buyer representation. On almost any given day he is involved in more than a dozen practice transitions (on behalf of buyers) all over the country.
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to achieve the following:
- What information they'll need to properly evaluate the opportunity
- How to assess the asking price
- How to assess the performance of the practice
- How to identify the strengths & weakness of the practice and how that impacts price
The speaker declares that neither he nor any member of her family have a financial arrangement or affiliation with any corporate organization offering financial support or grant monies for this continuing dental education program. he does declare that he does have a financial interest in being an accountant to dental professionals.
Farran Media is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association
to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not
approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards
of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at
For any questions, please contact Howard Goldstein, DMD, Director of Continuing Education at
This activity meets the educational criteria required for verifiable Continuing Professional Development under the General Dental Council Lifelong Learning scheme and represents 2 hours of verifiable CPD.
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or materials are comprehensive. Any opinions expressed in the materials are
those of the author of the materials and not the CE provider. Completing one or
more continuing education courses does not provide sufficient information to
qualify the participant as an expert in the field related to the course topic
or in any specific technique or procedure. The instructional materials are
intended to supplement, but are not a substitute for, the knowledge, expertise,
skill and judgment of a trained health care professional.
Continuing education credits issued for completion of online CE courses may not apply toward
license renewal in all licensing jurisdictions. It is the responsibility of each registrant
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For any questions, please contact Howard Goldstein, DMD, Director of Continuing Education