About NDP

One of the most impactful services NDP provides is helping dentists
achieve their financial goals through a successful practice transition.

National Dental Placements (NDP) was founded in 2005 with the mission of helping young dentists find established practices and assisting in the transition to ownership.  The company has significantly evolved since that time.  While the mission is still to connect young dentists with practice ownership opportunities, the scope of services that we provide to both young and established dentists has greatly expanded.

NDP services now include practice listing,  practice valuation, and both buyer and seller representation and consulting as part of the transition process.

About NDP:

Charles Loretto founded the company in 2005 after four years in the dental field and working for Cain, Watters & Associates PLLC (CWA).  Charles previously worked at a medical recruiting firm before coming to work with Darrell Cain in 2001. Soon after joining CWA, it became apparent that there was a gap between the graduating dentist and the established doctor and NDP was launched in 2005.  The services NDP provides continue to evolve and Charles and his team act as a consultant to both buyers and sellers, perform and explain practice valuations to clients, and educate and guide both established and new dentists through the transition process.

In addtion, Charles is a partner of CWA where he leads the New Client Service team and speaks on a local, regional and national stage.    Charles has a BBA from University of Texas at Arlington and is an investment adviser representative of Cain, Watters of Associates, PLLC.

In 2014, Christy Ratcliff, joined the NDP team to assist in the growth, development and oversight of NDP’s valuation and consulting services and to oversee the overall operations.  Christy received her BBA and MS in Accounting from Texas A&M University.  She began her career in public accounting focusing on forensic, litigation and valuation engagements and worked for a national non-profit and multi-billion dollar hedge fund before joining NDP.  She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) and is a member of the National Association of Business Valuation Analysts (NACVA).

Speaking Engagements

Charles Loretto, founder and President of NDP, has been a guest speaker at 42 dental schools, dozens of residency programs, local study clubs, and state and national dental meetings on the subjects of practice transition and the critical financial decisions the dentist will need to make.   Click here to view Charles’s CV, Bio, and speaking topics.

He has spent countless hours lecturing in these arenas and has created relationships with thousands of dentists across the United States, “The company was built on the foundation of creating a relationship with the young dentist first; finding the established doctors looking for associates or buyers was the easy part. The most rewarding part of my job is traveling across the country during the fall and spring and educating young dentists on the financial choices they will have when they enter private practice. It’s these relationships that we build within schools, which set us apart.” As a result of these relationships, NDP has a large database of candidates who are looking to associate, become a partner, or buy a practice in a walk-away sale. In addition, NDP has close relationships with a large variety of dental consultants and resources across the industry. These resources are integral to support our work and provide a wealth of information and networking opportunities.

To request Charles to speak at your school, residency program, study club, state or national meeting click here.

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