Dental Practice Transition / Edition 1

Dental Practice Transition / Edition 1

by David G. Dunning, Brian M. Lange
     
 

ISBN-10: 081382141X

ISBN-13: 9780813821412

Pub. Date: 12/03/2008

Publisher: Wiley

Practice management is one of the key elements in the career of a dentist. Dentists are predominantly self-employed and even associateships carry with them the prospect of management, accounting and dealing with health insurance providers. Dental Practice Transition: A Practical Guide to Management helps readers navigate through options such as starting a

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Overview

Practice management is one of the key elements in the career of a dentist. Dentists are predominantly self-employed and even associateships carry with them the prospect of management, accounting and dealing with health insurance providers. Dental Practice Transition: A Practical Guide to Management helps readers navigate through options such as starting a practice, associateships, and buying an existing practice with helpful information on business systems, marketing, staffing, and money managment. With topics applicable to both recently graduated as well as established professionals, Dental Practice Transition is a full exposition of practice management from a dentist's perspective.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813821412
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/03/2008
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Contributor List.

Part 1: Overview.

Chapter 1: Introduction and Overview (David Dunning and Brian Lange).

Chapter 2: Business Plans in Dentistry (Stuart M. Spero, Nader A. Nadershahi, and Lisa Itaya).

Chapter 3: Dentistry by the Numbers (David O. Willis).

Part 2: Ownership.

Chapter 4: Understanding Practice Valuation (C. Steven Wolff).

Chapter 5: Dental Equipment (Mike Wacker and Dan Wacker).

Chapter 6: Buying/Buying into a Practice (Nader A. Nadershahi and Stuart M. Spero).

Chapter 7: Starting a Dental Practice (David Dunning, Steve Jacobs, Brad Alderman, and Jesse Neal).

Chapter 8: Financing a Practice (Judy Jennings).

Chapter 9: Business Entities (Arthur S. Wiederman and Ross L. Crist).

Part 3: Business Systems.

Chapter 10: Dental Practice Fees: What Do You Charge and Why? (Mert Aksu).

Chapter 11: Fees, Fee Setting, and Financial Policy: A Practitioner's Perspective (Robert D. Madden).

Chapter 12: Appointment Scheduling Strategies (Dunn H. Cumby and Rosita Brown Long).

Chapter 13: Compliance with Government Regulations (Ronda Anderson).

Chapter 14: Incorporating Technology (Scott A. Trapp and Gregory G. Zeller).

Part 4: Marketing.

Chapter 15: Internal Marketing and Customer Service (Amy Kirsch and Karla Gunner-Barringer).

Chapter 16: External Marketing (Terry L. Wostrel).

Part 5: Staffing.

Chapter 17: Employment Law (Pamela Zarkowski and Mert Aksu).

Chapter 18 Managing Staff (Karla Gunner-Barringer and Amy Kirsch).

Chapter 19: Staff Meetings (David Neumeister).

Part 6: Associateships.

Chapter 20: About Associateships (Richard S. Callan).

Part 7: Money Management.

Chapter 21: Protecting Yourself with Personal and Business Insurance (Christine J. Insinger).

Chapter 22: Personal Finance, Investments, and Retirement Options (William "Dana" Webb and Brian Lange).

Index.

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