We’ve Only Just Begun

Your paperwork has been finalized. You’re registered with insurances, you have a DBA, your general equipment has been ordered, and you’ve started building a website, ordered your banner signs, and began other marketing efforts. What is left? Supplies, Marketing, Staffing, and other equipment. What are general dental practice equipment? Essentials that are required to run […]

Dotting the i’s and crossing the t’s

Part V If you think your troubles are almost over, you may want to reconsider your decision to start your dental office. You’ve developed your marketing plans, have your equipment and other specialty items integrated into your dental buildout and your contractor has finalized and been approved for electrical, plumbing, and has started dry-wall and […]

CODE INSPECTION AND POLICIES

We begin this update with a question we received via email from a doctor in Hampstead NW3. “Dear Sir,We have recently completed the strip out phase and drying out phase of our dental practice basement with local builders. We want to convert it to a two surgery practice in the basement and a sterilization room […]

Startup Dental Office – I started my dental built out! What happens now?

We have started the construction of the office. Depending on the condition of the space, your contractor may need to take different steps to prep the floor. In our case, we removed the floor tile to expose the cement. From there, the contractor followed the floorplan and sprayed out the floor plan. With the floor […]

Startup Dental Office – I can do it! I want to Start my own office!

You have received your DDS/DMD degree, have a few years of experience under your belt, and are comfortable with extractions, fillings, cosmetic procedures, and other dentistry procedures! Your experiences, possibly as a dental associate, have persuaded you to pursue practice ownership. Dental practice ownership is a long and tedious path, but can be very rewarding […]