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1861: The Shifting Dental Consolidation Landscape Pt. 2

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On today’s episode, we continue our conversation with Brannon Moncrief, focusing on part 2 of our series on dental practice transitions. Brannon takes us deeper into the financial intricacies of recapitalization events within private equity, strategies for investment returns, and the compelling role of leverage in enhancing these returns. We also discuss the crucial support financial advisors offer to dental practice owners during sales, and why a sell-side advisor could be a game-changer in your transition strategy.

Part 2 of our series with Brannon Moncrief offers a comprehensive look into the financial mechanics behind private equity’s involvement with dental practices. We dissect recapitalization events, or ‘recaps’, and their significance for practice owners and investors. Brannon demystifies how private equity firms achieve substantial returns through strategic cost-averaging and leverage, illustrating these concepts with a real estate investment analogy. We also delve into the importance of financial advising during the sale of a dental practice, examining how expert guidance can be the difference between a good and a great sale outcome. Brannon contrasts the approaches to selling a dental practice, highlighting the advantages of employing a sell-side advisor versus direct dealings. Lastly, we explore the full spectrum of services that sell-side advisors provide, detailing how they support clients from the inception of the sale idea to the final transaction.

To gain further expertise on navigating the complexities of dental practice sales and to connect with Brannon Moncrief, visit And if you haven’t already, make sure to go back and listen to part 1 of our discussion to get fully up to speed with the valuable insights shared.