Patterson Practice Startup

Make your practice everything you want it to be - and glean the insight to make it a reality.

In this all-encompassing class you'll learn key financial metrics, along with how to: identify potential locations for a startup, select a dental-specific lender to finance your dream, create a project-specific equipment and construction budget, and identify and control key steps to coordinate the entire project. 

You will leave with a completed business plan ready to present to a financial institution to obtain a loan. 


After completing the course, participants will:

  • Understand the process and how-tos of coordinating a new practice startup.
  • Learn key project steps from developing a budget and identifying potential locations, to obtaining a loan.
  • Develop a 24-month profit and loss statement for project planning. 
  • Identify key techniques to make a startup practice successful.
  • Complete a business plan tailored to your project while at the seminar.

Speaker Bio


Trent Watrous

Trent Watrous, CPA CVA, CFE

Spending 100 percent of his professional time in dentistry equips this sought after speaker with expertise for long-term success.



No relevant financial relationships exist in relation to this CE activity.


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