If you are planning to retire and close your practice, the ADA has many guides to assist you in retiring, closing, and selling a practice. Please click the link (below) that will help you through the process. It contains useful information on informing patients and authorities on the closing of the practice; steps to dismissing the staff; how to dispose of dental equipment, supplies and instruments; how to deal with patient records; and much, much, more.
ADA Guides to Retirement:
New! Practice Transitions and Other Changes
(from GPS Managing Professional Risks, there are several articles in this section)
New! Joining and Leaving a Practice
(115 pg guide)
Happy Retirement: 6 Tips for Boomers Preparing for Retirement
Closing a Dental Practice