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August 29, 2022

Six Expenses That Don’t Affect Your Dental Practice Valuation

By John Shirts, CVA, CPA, CFA, Vice President of Appraisals and Data Analytics

Many adjustments are made during the course of completing a dental practice valuation. Practice appraisers will typically add back any expenses considered discretionary or non-essential to the operation of the practice, as well as most costs that can be tied to you as the practice owner. Certain personal expenses are considered another form of owner compensation.

The following infographic outlines six expenses that don’t affect your dental practice valuation.

Dental practice appraisals are useful when determining a practice sales price, establishing a partnership, navigating a divorce, estate planning, or setting a benchmark for practice performance. Please contact our three dental-specialized, certified valuation analysts if you are interested in learning how much your practice is worth.