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5 Signs You’re Ready to Sell Your Dental Practice

5 Signs You’re Ready to Sell Your Dental Practice


Have you been having thoughts about selling your dental practice?


There are many different reasons why dental practice owners may decide to sell their business - from wanting more family time to no longer wanting the stress of running a dental practice. Whatever your reasons may be, here are some signs that indicate you’re ready to sell your dental practice. If you recognise any of them, it may be time to consider your options.

1. You want more family time


Running a dental practice is a demanding job, requiring long hours and constant attention. If you feel like the commitment of the business is getting in the way of spending time with your loved ones, then selling could be the right choice for you.


2. You know longer want the stress of running a business


Along with the time commitment, running a dental practice can be extremely stressful, especially if you have an NHS target to fulfill year-on-year. If you are feeling burned out or overwhelmed, it may be a sign that you're ready to sell your dental practice and focus on something else that brings you joy and fulfilment.


3. You want to move on to consulting/sharing your knowledge


Another common reason for selling a dental practice is the desire to pass on your expertise and knowledge to others in the dental field. Whether you want to become a dental business consultant or simply share what you've learned with those starting out in the dental industry, selling your dental practice can be a great way to help others and build your own career in a new direction.


4. You want to volunteer or donate your time elsewhere


If you are passionate about giving back to your community, then selling your dental practice can be a wonderful way to share your time and resources. Whether you want to dedicate time to volunteering at a local non-profit organisation or donate dental services directly, the proceeds from selling your dental practice can help make this possible and you can focus on making a meaningful impact in your community.


5. You want to focus on your own health & wellbeing


As many dental owners know, owning a dental practice can take a toll on your personal life and your physical health. If you're ready to make some big changes in these areas, then it may be time to consider an exit strategy. Whether you are looking for more time to get active or simply enjoy spending time travelling and exploring new places, making the decision to sell your dental practice can be a great way to prioritise what's important to you and make these dreams a reality.




So, if any of these signs ring true for you, it may be time to consider selling your dental practice and start planning for the next chapter in your life. The first step is to get an up-to-date valuation of your dental practice, so you can truly understand how much it’s worth in the current market.


With this information and a clear understanding of your goals and priorities, you can make the best decision for yourself and your business, and start planning your exit strategy with confidence. Why not contact us today to book a free, no-obligation valuation?


Posted by: Hannah Burton on

General Buyer Terms

This agreement is in relation to MediEstates Limited whose registered office is at 1st Floor, Pacific House, Stanier Way, Wyvern Business Park, Derby, DE21 6BF acting for and on behalf of our clients ("the Vendors"); and yourself (Buyer's Name) in relation for an introduction to a prospective sale of a business as a going concern. By registering through this agreement I agree to all terms set out below:

  1. Definitions
    In this Agreement the following terms and phrases shall have the following meaning unless the context otherwise requires:

    Dental Practice business providing dental care. This business is under the MediEstates Ltd sale terms.
    Confidential Information
    Means the actual Vendors identity and all confidential information in respect of the Business, including, but not limited to, any ideas, business methods, prices, accounts, finance, marketing, research, development, manpower plans, processes, market opportunities, intentions, design rights, product information, customer lists or details, employees’ details, trade secrets, computer systems and software, and other matters connected with the products or services manufactured, marketed, provided or obtained by the Vendor, and information concerning the Vendor’s relationships with actual or potential clients or customers and the needs and requirements of such clients’ or customers’ operations.
  2. Obligation of Confidentiality
    The Prospective Purchaser agrees to treat as confidential, information supplied by or on behalf of the Vendor in connection with the sale of the Business.
  3. Exclusions
    The obligation of confidentiality set out in clause 2 does not apply to:
    1. any information received from a third party who was legally free at the time of disclosure to disclose it;
    2. any information which was already lawfully in the Prospective Purchaser’s possession prior to receiving it from MediEstates Ltd on behalf of the Vendor; and
    3. any information which is in its entirety already in the public domain.
  4. Duties of Prospective Purchaser
    1. The Prospective Purchaser shall take such a reasonable security measures to protect the Confidential Information and trade secrets.
    2. The Prospective Purchaser shall not, without the prior written consent of the Vendor, permit any of the Confidential Information:
      1. to be disclosed, other than in confidence to its legal or professional advisors;
      2. to be copied or reproduced;
      3. to be commercially exploited in any way;
      4. to be used for any purpose other than in connection with the prospective purchase of the Business;
      5. MediEstates is registered under the Data Protection Act 2018. Upon Signing this agreement you agree to follow the legal obligations of this act to protect the details of the information supplied to you, with it no to be passed outside of the control of you the prospective purchaser.
    3. The Prospective Purchaser agrees to keep a record of Confidential Information received.
    4. The Prospective Purchaser will return to MediEstates or the Vendor all documents containing Confidential Information and all copies of those documents on demand at any time which are in its possession or under its control, and for this purpose the term “documents” includes computer discs and all other materials capable of storing data and information. The Prospective Purchaser agrees that such documents remain the property of the MediEstates on behalf of the Vendor.
    5. The Prospective Purchaser must not jeopardise or re-direct the sale under any circumstances.
    6. The Prospective Purchaser must not contact the Local Area Team or CCG regarding any practice sale, by any means of media unless written permission is granted from the Vendor.
    7. To carry out own due diligence on practice purchases and accepts that any information MediEstates has supplied is information provided by the vendor and is not responsible for its accuracy or completeness.
  5. This Agreement
    The existence of this Agreement and its terms are confidential and neither MediEstates nor the Purchaser may disclose anything about this Agreement or its subject matter or implementation to any person other than in confidence to their legal or professional advisers.
  6. Duties of Prospective Purchaser
    When buying Dental practices, finance is normally needed. Our organisation operated over more than one of the MediHoldings brand, by completing this from you agree that the information can be shared to our other organisations to avoid the need to register independently and provide the best possible service.

    MediEstates will refer you to the specialist dental lending team and MediFinancial who will contact the necessary banks, whom have preferential healthcare lending rates in some cases, to ascertain which funding is available to you.
    By signing this agreement you do not have to use any of the banks MediFinancial contact, it is just another service which we provide.
  7. Deposit for Dental Practice
    If you are interested in putting forward a formal offer in for a practice, once the offer is accepted there will be a deposit required to secure the practice sale which is dependant of the practice size. This deposit is held in a client account and will be returned to the buyer on completion of the practice sale. You the buyer, will be required to sign a deposit schedule which will cover the buyer and the seller in the event that the practice sale does not proceed.
  8. Changes to this Agreement
    Any changes made to this agreement must be authorised and signed by one of MediEstates Ltd Directors.
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