Dental Blog

Practice Management for Dentists

     As all of our dental clients know, Nardone Limited encourages our clients to be heavily involved in practice management.  We absolutely see one too many dentists that are very good clinicians, however, they struggle in terms of overall practice management.  The struggling may be caused by a limitation in the dentist’s expertise on […]

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The Declining Popularity of SBA Loans for Dentists

           If you are considering purchasing a dental practice, Nardone Limited’s team of experienced dental practice attorneys can help guide you through the many decisions you face in making this purchase, including the various methods of financing the purchase. One particular method of financing dental practice purchases that has declined in […]

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Partnership Agreements: Options for Doctor Compensation and Share of Net Profit

           The dental attorneys at Nardone Limited in Columbus, Ohio often assist dental clients with partnership formations. As discussed broadly in our previous article entitled Laying the Legal Foundation for a Successful Dental Practice Partnership, two of the most important legal documents to have in place when forming a dental practice […]

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Buy-Sell Agreements: Alleviating the Financial Burden Caused by a Required Buy-Out or Redemption of a Partner’s Ownership Interest

           The dental attorneys at Nardone Limited in Columbus, Ohio routinely prepare buy-sell agreements for our dental clients. It is important for partners in a dental practice to properly plan for the transition of their dental practice upon the occurrence of unforeseen life events—such as death, divorce, disability, bankruptcy, etc.—and also […]

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Can a Dental Assistant Draw Blood in a Dental Office?

     The dental attorneys at Nardone Limited in Columbus, Ohio want to ensure our clients execute the proper procedures when dealing with its employees and patients. We want to make sure that our dental clients are fully aware of the functions that can be performed in the dental office and which dental employees can […]

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Buy-Sell Agreements: Narrowly Defining a For-Cause Termination Under an Owning Dentist’s Employment Agreement

In our previous article entitled Understanding the Importance of Having a Buy-Sell Agreement between Partners in a Dental Practice, we noted that a properly drafted buy-sell agreement will address what happens to a doctor’s ownership interest in the event of certain “triggering events,” such as death, permanent disability, bankruptcy, divorce, retirement, or termination of employment. […]

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What Should a Dentist do When the Dentist Receives an Ohio State Dental Board Subpoena

     The dental attorneys at Nardone Limited in Columbus, Ohio routinely represent dentists in Ohio State Dental Board proceedings. If the Ohio State Dental Board has sent you an administrative subpoena, you should contact an experienced dental practice attorney to make sure you take the right steps and have proper representation before the Dental […]

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Methods for Establishing the Purchase Price under a Buy-Sell Agreement

       The dental attorneys at Nardone Limited in Columbus, Ohio often advise dental clients on partnership formations, including the key legal documents that every partnership should have in place. In our previous article entitled Laying the Legal Foundation for a Successful Dental Practice Partnership, we summarized two of those imperative documents—the partnership agreement […]

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Exceptions to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”)

The dental attorneys at Nardone Limited in Columbus, Ohio want to ensure our clients execute the proper procedures when dealing with its patients’ protected health information (“PHI”). Specifically, we want to protect our clients from the implications of a possible inappropriate disclosure of a patient’s PHI, which could constitute a violation of the Health Insurance […]

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Understanding the Importance of Having a Buy-Sell Agreement between Partners in a Dental Practice

     The dental attorneys at Nardone Limited in Columbus, Ohio often assist dental clients with partnership formations.  As discussed broadly in our previous article entitled Laying the Legal Foundation for a Successful Dental Practice Partnership, two of the most important legal documents to have in place when forming a dental practice partnership include a […]

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