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Bree Simmers

Bree Simmers
Bree came to ADAPT from the ADA where she managed digital and experiential marketing. Previously, she led marketing and communications for a community foundation in the Greater Boston area and has experience working with both startups and established institutions. Her innovative mindset helps to find new ways to provide the best experience for dentists as they take the next step in their careers. She joined ADAPT to help break down barriers to ensure everyone has access to quality dental care.

Recent Posts

How to Manage & Retain Staff During a Practice Transition

Posted by Bree Simmers on 6/29/20 11:08 AM

We hear lots of questions about managing staff during practice transitions, so we made it the focus of last week’s ADA Practice Transitions Coffee Talk webinar.

Dr. Betsy Shapiro, ADA Director of Practice Management and the ADA Center for Professional Success, joined ADAPT’s Dr. Suzanne Ebert, Vice President of Dental Practice & Relationship Management, for this hour-long conversation. The two shared their experiences with managing staff through their own practice transitions, as well as lessons learned from working with other dentists.

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Topics: owner dentist, retiring, selling a practice, coffee talks

Practice Profile: Long-Standing Practice in Beautiful Southwest Michigan

Posted by Bree Simmers on 6/25/20 10:21 AM

Welcome to Practice Profiles, an occasional series that showcases some of the practices of ADA Practice Transitions participants. See all Practice Profiles.  

Discover what memorable experiences await you in the beautiful corner of the world known as southwest Michigan.

And look no further for a great professional opportunity in this general dentistry practice for sale.

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Topics: purchase a practice, practice profiles

Before You Buy: The Financial Side of a Practice Transition

Posted by Bree Simmers on 6/9/20 8:45 AM

Last week's ADA Practice Transitions Coffee Talk webinar featured advice on preparing your finances for a practice purchase.

Rob Westhoven, VP and Director of Dental Banking for Androscoggin Bank, explained how banks approach practice sales, including several possible options. He also answered several great questions from attendees about how COVID-19 may change the equation. 

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Topics: purchase a practice, coffee talks

Selling Your Practice in the COVID-19 Era: Advice from Accounting Experts

Posted by Bree Simmers on 5/19/20 3:00 PM

Last week we kicked off new topics for the ADA Practice Transitions Coffee Talk webinar series with some fantastic advice from a pair of dental CPAs. Chris VanStraten and Andy McCarty of Baker Tilly, founding member of ADCPA, walked us through some of the ways that COVID-19 is changing dental practice sales.

During the webinar, Chris and Andy explored:

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Topics: selling a practice, coffee talks

Different Approach, Better Results: How ADAPT Matched 2 Maine Dentists

Posted by Bree Simmers on 5/18/20 12:00 PM

Kristen started her practice search on job boards.

Joe was exploring a sale with a practice management company.

In both cases, they could not get what they needed – until they turned to ADA Practice Transitions.

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Topics: transition tales

Transition Tale: How an Unexpected Ultimatum Led One Dentist to Fulfillment

Posted by Bree Simmers on 4/16/20 4:45 PM

Emily Ishkanian, former chair of the ADA New Dentist Committee, joined a practice that turned out to be the wrong fit for her long-term goals. She shared her experience with ADA Practice Transitions. Read on for her story and 5 lessons for other dentists.

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Topics: transition tales

This Week Only: Sign Up for a Free 3-Month Trial of ADA Practice Transitions

Posted by Bree Simmers on 2/24/20 8:30 AM

ADA Practice Transitions will find you the right practice or dentist to help you take the next step in your dental career.

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Topics: looking for a job, purchase a practice, "find an associateship"

Transition Tales: 5 Lessons on the Cross-Country Journey to a Unicorn Practice

Posted by Bree Simmers on 2/4/20 9:00 AM

This is part of the Transition Tales & Truths series in which we discuss practice transitions with real dentists.

Patience is a virtue when trying to find the ideal practice. However, it is important that you use the waiting time to prepare for your next steps.

That was Dr. Jim’s message to his dental colleagues when he got in touch with ADA Practice Transitions to share his story.

Dr. Jim and his wife, Pam (names changed at their request), worked together as a team to navigate the practice transitions process. Over six years and a variety of experiences, they refined their idea of the “perfect practice” and wanted to share their lessons with other young dentists ready to forge a path.

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Topics: incoming dentist, purchase a practice, transition tales

Practice Profile: Fun Urban Practice, Small-Town Feel

Posted by Bree Simmers on 1/23/20 8:15 AM

Welcome to Practice Profiles, an occasional series that showcases some of the practices of ADA Practice Transitions participants. See one that intrigues you? Create your ADAPT profile today!

Looking for a practice in a prime urban location with a small-town feel?

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Topics: purchase a practice, practice profiles

Practice Profile: Close-Knit Community, Fully Updated Office

Posted by Bree Simmers on 1/7/20 8:18 AM

Welcome to Practice Profiles, an occasional series that showcases some of the practices of ADA Practice Transitions participants. See one that intrigues you? Create your ADAPT profile today!

Interested in a startup that comes with a ready-made patient base?

Walk into a fully digital, 6 op, updated practice in a large, well-maintained building with room to grow. The nearest dentist is 25 miles away, so when the current owner had to stop practicing due to health concerns, local residents were left clamoring for a dentist.

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Topics: practice profiles

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