Purtzki Johansen + Associates


We have served the dental profession for more than 35 years and know what it takes to establish and maintain a thriving practice.

Whether you are just starting your career, are established and looking for ways to increase revenue and decrease expenses, or are planning to retire, we can be of assistance.
Our business advisory services include:

  • Dental Practice Management
  • Systems & Facilities Evaluation
  • Tax & Accounting
  • Bookkeeping Services
  • Valuation of Practice
  • Practice Transition Services
  • Practice Marketing Services

We evaluate your current systems, procedures and facility management to measure efficiency and effectiveness to optimize your income. We offer industry comparison reports, so you can measure your practice’s performance against other practitioners.

For more information about practice sales and transitions, visit: Transitions-Logo
For more information about practice management services, visit: Becker Practice Management
For more information about dental practice resources,
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