Business of Dentistry: Navigating Your Lease and The Benefits of Commercial Real Estate


Event Description

Course description: Opening a dental practice can be rewarding and complex at the same time. However, in order for your practice to be successful, it’s important to take the necessary steps to get your practice started on the right foot. Whether you’re opening your first practice or planning to add more, you will learn to avoid the pitfalls to owning or leasing property and the logistics behind securing the longevity of your practice.

Learn how to:

  • Save tens to hundreds of thousands of dollars on lease renewals and negotiations or purchase contracts
  • Fulfill the dream of opening a practice and the steps required
  • Lease vs. own office space
  • Evaluate and compare properties
  • Simplify the numbers and process for owning or leasing real estate
  • Save dozens of hours of valuable time
  • Avoid costly pitfalls, complications and delays
  • Assemble the best team for each unique transaction
  • Secure the longevity and health of one of your largest assets


Foad Ahmadi has more than 15 years of experience in the technology and healthcare industries through roles in operations, business strategy, business analytics, project management, practice sales, and commercial real estate. His strong leadership, partnership, business and negotiations skills are demonstrated through leading successful work groups comprised of partners and customers. Mr. Ahmadi has a proven track record of successfully delivering high visibility projects via strong people networks, partnering with internal and external stakeholders and leveraging partnerships to effectively work across organizational boundaries. He is a recognized leader for tackling complex challenges, paying attention to detail, continuously improving processes, all while keeping focus on the customer.  He has a well-rounded background in healthcare, operations, marketing, finance and business strategy through various assignments in business planning and marketing strategies. He also possesses strong listening skills and turns his customers’ needs into his requirements.

Ali Oromchian, J.D., LL.M. is one of the nation’s leading dental lawyers on topics relevant to dentists. His clients seek his advice on practice acquisitions and sales, creation of corporations and partnerships, associate contracts, estate planning, employment law matters, office leasing and state board defense. He’s the founder of Dental and Medical Counsel P.C. law firm which is regarded as one of the preeminent dental law firms devoted to dental entrepreneurs. Mr. Oromchian is recognized as an exceptional speaker and educator that simplifies complex legal topics and has lectured extensively throughout the United States, including to the American Dental Associations, California Dental Association and the American Association of Orthodontists, among others. He is frequently quoted and has written articles for various national and state association magazines and is the author of The Strategic Dentist , a book that serves as a guide to dentists looking to purchase or start their own practice. 





Event Location

1485 Park Avenue
San Jose
United States

Event Details

  • November 13, 2018
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm