Financial Foundations for the New Dentist

Managing your finances can be overwhelming. These resources can help you chart your path towards financial peace of mind.

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In 2023, the average student loan debt for dental school graduates was $286,000,1 with 65% of graduates taking out loans to pay for dental school. With this amount of debt, it’s understandably a source of financial stress for new dentists.

But knowledge is power! Dentists need to have a financial plan that ensures they can realistically manage the debt they have – without sacrificing quality of life on their path to both professional and personal success.

These resources were designed to help you understand some basic financial principles, alert you to major financial planning issues, and give you the tools that can help you chart a course towards achieving your financial goals.

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Helpful advice on how to meet your goals and achieve financial independence.
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4 key things to consider when you are ready to buy or build your practice.
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Learn how it is calculated, why it is important, and how it can impact practice ownership.
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Explore your options and plan for long-term success.