Dental Practice Transactions
Dental Practice Transactions



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Course Description

This program was recorded on April 16, 2019

Purchasing or Selling a Dental Practice can be one of the biggest events in a Dentists life. For a buying dentist it is investment in their future and will impact their day to day quality of life. For a selling dentist, it can determine what their retirement will look like and what kind of legacy they will be leaving behind. This course will cover the basics of a dental practice purchase from start to finish. Dental practice transactions cover several different practice areas, each of which has dental specific nuances that the buyer attorney and sellers attorney should understand. We will discuss who can own a dental practice, who is involved in the transaction, general timelines, the specific documents needed along with their dental specific considerations, and some common pitfalls to avoid.

Attorney Matthew OdgersMatthew Odgers
Attorney Matthew W. Odgers is the owner and founder of Odgers Law Group, a law firm based in San Diego, California that focuses its energy on working with dentists. The practice services dentists all throughout San Diego and California with an emphasis on dental practice purchases, dental practice sales, dentist associate employment agreements, dental office leases, dental partnerships, and dental board compliance. After graduating from Purdue University in three years with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a minor in Forensic Science, Matthew Odgers spent a year in Seoul, Korea teaching English. He also studied International Law abroad in Hangzhou, China, and attended the Rule of Law in China conference during the Summer of 2011. Matthew Odgers earned his Juris Doctor and his Certificate in Global Legal Studies from Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, California.

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  1. Who can own a dental practice (Dental Entities)
  2. Who is involved in a practice transaction and what are their roles?
  3. The Letter of Intent
  4. Asset Purchase vs. Stock Purchase
  5. Purchase and Sale Agreement with Dental Specific Terms
  6. Dental Office Lease Considerations
  7. Closing and Post Closing Considerations