Dental Blog

Common Lease Terms to Protect Your Dental Practice

     The dental attorneys at Nardone Limited in Columbus, Ohio frequently negotiate lease terms on behalf of dental clients.  When purchasing a dental practice, there are a number of reasons a buying doctor may want to lease the dental office space instead of purchasing. For example, maybe the buying doctor just graduated from dental […]

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Purchasing a Dental Practice—and the Impact of the Gross Profit Margin

     The dental attorneys at Nardone Limited regularly assist our dental clients in the purchase and sale of their dental practices. From a buyer’s perspective, there are certain due-diligence steps that a buying dentist should go through, both from a business and legal perspective, prior to deciding to purchase a dental practice. We are preparing […]

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The Importance of Securing and Retaining Talent

     The dental attorneys at Nardone Limited in Columbus, Ohio regularly assist dental practice owners with employment matters, including advising our clients in the hiring process and drafting employment agreements. We routinely advise our dental practice owners that the most valuable asset in their business is: their talent. Dental practices spend a lot of […]

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Purchasing a Dental Practice – and the Impact of Net Earnings

     The dental attorneys at Nardone Limited regularly assist our dental clients in the purchase and sale of their dental practices. From a buyer’s perspective, there are certain due diligence steps that a buying dentist should go through, both from a business and legal perspective, prior to deciding to purchase a dental practice. We are […]

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Vince Nardone Speaks to Ohio State Dental Entrepreneur Society on Associate Contracts

       On November 8, 2018 attorney Vince Nardone spoke at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry, specifically to the Dental Entrepreneur Society (DES), regarding future employment. Vince focused the presentation and discussion on the practical issues of negotiating an employment relationship with a future dental practice employer. Vince discussed the importance of […]

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Terminating the Dentist-Patient Relationship

     As dental attorneys in Columbus, Ohio, Nardone Limited advises dentists and dental practices on a variety of matters, including labor and employment issues, human resource issues, as well as other legal issues that arise. As an example, we are occasionally asked to provide guidance to dentists regarding terminating the dentist-patient relationship. It is […]

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Dental Partnership Dissolutions: Filing of Final Returns and Closure of Accounts

     In our article titled Dental Partnership Dissolutions: Winding Up the Practice’s Business and Affairs, we discussed some of the key rights and obligations that a well-crafted partnership dissolution agreement will address in connection with winding up the practice’s business and affairs. For instance, we stressed the importance of including clear provisions regarding the […]

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Vince Nardone Speaks to Psi Omega Dental Fraternity at The Ohio State University

     On October 23, 2018, attorney Vince Nardone spoke to Psi Omega dental fraternity at The Ohio State University.  The topic of discussion was “Practice and Associate Transitions: Your Next Step After Graduation”.  Mr. Nardone discussed the pros and cons of working as an associate, purchasing a practice, or buying into a practice upon […]

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Dental Partnership Dissolutions: Winding Up the Practice’s Business and Affairs

     In Part I of our article titled Dental Partnership Dissolutions: A Multitude of Operational, Legal, and Tax Issues to Consider, we raised some of the typical operational issues that the partners of a dental practice will need to consider when dissolving their partnership. To avoid a potential dispute between the partners post-dissolution, a […]

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The Necessity for a Settlement and Release Agreement When Making a Refund to a Patient

       The dental attorneys at Nardone Limited in Columbus, Ohio want to ensure our clients execute the proper procedures and agreements when facing a dispute with a patient. Specifically, we want to protect our dental practice clients from liability that can potentially arise from a dispute with a disgruntled patient. There are specific […]

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