Dental Practice Transitions Services

Helping you at every phase of your career transition.

Patterson Practice Transitions services offers two solutions to assist you in your career and practice transitions – transition services and associate placement. We help dentists confidently and successfully navigate the process of buying into, purchasing or selling a dental practice. We also match hiring practice owners and new associates to support both parties in finding the “right fit” to meet their needs and achieve their goals.

Patterson Dental has formed an alliance with Aprio, LLP, a nationally recognized dental CPA and advisory services firm, to bring you Patterson Practice Transitions powered by Aprio. Through this alliance you will receive a breadth of transition services. We’re proud to partner with and leverage Aprio’s knowledge to bring you a superior experience and excellent outcomes.
Practice Transitions

Patterson Dental Practice Transitions

Whether you want to buy into, purchase or sell a dental practice, Patterson Practice Transitions powered by Aprio is here to ensure you receive the support you need through the entire process. We will guide you every step of the way with dental specific advice, comprehensive planning and the deliverables you need to make critical decisions for your future.


Practice Transitions service offerings

From finding the right practice and assessing valuation to choosing the right dental-specific lender, we’re here to make your transition simple and smooth. Our services include:
  • Transition roadmaps and guidance
  • Practice valuations
  • Help locating buyers
  • Evaluations of DSO offers
  • Assistance with dental-specific financing
  • Support with growing and protecting post-transaction wealth
  • Practice buy-in or startup
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Associate Placement

Finding the right match

A simple confidential solution

Our goal is to help dental practice owners who are hiring and associates who are looking for a career change find each other and the “right fit” to meet their needs and achieve their goals. Through our associate matching process, we will help you take the next step in your practice and dental career journey.

Practice owners seeking candidates

We offer a confidential low-cost search solution for finding the right associate for your dental practice. It is often difficult and time-consuming for a practicing dentist/practice owner to locate and hire a qualified candidate. By utilizing our network of qualified dental associates, you are able to save time and money as we find you the “right fit” for your practice opportunity.

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Associates seeking placement

We connect associate dentists with practice owners ensuring the next step you make meets your career goals and how you want to contribute to your next dental practice. We will help you confidently and confidentially navigate your career transition finding you the “right fit” for your future in dentistry.

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About Aprio

Aprio, LLP is a top 35 national business advisory and CPA firm that has helped dental practices achieve profitable growth since 1961.

As a single-source financial growth partner for dental practices of all sizes, Aprio’s engaged professionals are passionate about helping practices succeed.  They are a collaborative team of dental CPAs, practice consultants, transition specialists and wealth advisors who work to maximize financial outcomes for dental professionals.

From start-up to exit, the dental-specific team of advisors will work alongside you to uncover opportunities, navigate transitions, safeguard against risks, and develop in every stage of the dental practice lifecycle. Aprio provides the financial insights, industry knowledge and strategic planning needed to achieve growth and make informed decisions.

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