If you are looking to start your own dental practice, you might be considering opening it up in a new community where there are no existing practices. This may mean you will need to build a new dental clinic and office and are curious about the various considerations and factors that affect what you might expect to pay, beyond the obvious construction costs. Aspects such as the location will have a large impact on the cost to build. However, it is also important to consider getting value out of your
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When you run a dental practice, it is essential to keep your financials in order. If you don’t know what money is coming in or out, or what tax obligations or other financial obligations you have, you cannot make educated financial decisions and you can run into financial difficulties, despite having a busy practice that could otherwise be successful. Patients and family always come first. Dental practice owners in particular need to keep good records to stay on top of their financial health, since small businesses often do not have
As a dental practice owner, you have much to worry about besides just taking care of teeth. You need to ensure that your practice is attracting new patients, making money, paying its accounts payable, and earning a certain amount to cover its expenses and payroll. It is a lot to think about. Bookkeeping can help you keep track of your profits and expense transactions in a detailed and organized manner. It is beneficial for making informed decisions about your dental practice. But what is bookkeeping, and where do you start?
Are you considering a career as a dentist in Canada and wonder how much money you could make? The Canadian Dental Association describes dentistry as an “artistic as well as scientific profession. Dentists must have an artist’s aesthetic sense, an eye for detail and manual dexterity to perform precise procedures… Dentists must also be good communicators”. This range of aptitudes, plus high educational requirements, is reflected in salaries. Dental School Usually, a university science degree is completed before acceptance into a dental program for four years. This qualifies someone for
If you have been considering converting your office to paperless charts, this is a great time to take the leap. Technology has advanced rapidly in recent years with cloud-based backup systems and massive amounts of storage capabilities, alleviating the concern of what might happen if the system goes down. Trusting that the technology won’t lose any information is no longer a concern. There are many other advantages to converting your office to a chartless environment, and here are the top ten: 1. Secure your records against the event of fire,
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It’s RRSP season, the deadline of March 1, 2019 is quickly approaching! While many Dental Practice owners will make last-minute contributions, this might be your last. Many are not aware that there are far better and faster ways to save for retirement than an RRSP. Do you want to retire in your 50’s without having to sell your dental practice? Do you want up to 65% more of a retirement nest egg compared to a personal RRSP and have the practice pay for the contributions? Do you want to save thousands
Let’s keep more of what you earn Corporate Estate Bond Strategy: With the new tax changes that have been implemented by our Liberal Government, we need to explore new avenues to defer or even eliminate tax so we can retire comfortably and then pass along the rest tax free to our loved ones. Like many dentists, you’ve worked hard and saved for retirement. You find that you’ve got far more set aside than you and your spouse require. Your thoughts now turn to maximizing your estate for your children and