Bookkeeping and Accounting for Dentists

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How Bench works with dentists

Experience hassle-free bookkeeping, income tax prep, and filing for your dental practice, completed by industry experts—supported by one robust platform. Bench works hand-in-hand with dentists.

We get you set up

Our team is dedicated to fully understanding your dental practice, answering your queries, assisting you in connecting your accounts, and demonstrating how Bench can work for you.

We do your bookkeeping

Each month, your dedicated bookkeeper categorizes your dental practice transactions and prepares financial statements. Should they require any additional information from you, they’ll promptly reach out.

We deliver tax-ready financials

Our team of experts is knowledgeable about dental industry tax regulations and will adapt their approach based on your dental practice's specific requirements.

Here’s why dentists like you trust Bench with their bookkeeping and accounting

Get fast, unlimited support from our expert advisors

At Bench Accounting, we understand the unique needs of dental practices. Our team will consistently provide bookkeeping updates to help you manage your finances. Have urgent queries about your finances that can't wait? Rest assured, we will respond within one business day or even less.

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Guaranteed accuracy in every detail

Our platform enables you to automate data inputs from numerous key providers to bypass typical errors. We collaborate with business solutions such as Gusto, Stripe, Shopify, and Square—ensuring your dental practice's finances are always exact and up-to-date.

See where you’re spending. Make smart decisions

Say goodbye to mountains of financial paperwork and tedious manual bookkeeping—we automate entries directly from your linked accounts. Gain insights from one central dashboard, specially tailored for dental practices so you can easily comprehend the financial well-being of your practice and make strategic decisions.

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Bench integrates with your favorite small business tools

We sync seamlessly with your financial accounts and tools to keep your books up-to-date and save you the time and effort of manually uploading documents.

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We know bookkeeping for dentists

As dentists, your profession requires precision and accuracy, and the same principles should apply to your bookkeeping. Dental practices often face unique bookkeeping challenges, including the management of different revenue streams, varying from cosmetic dentistry to routine care, and dealing with industry-specific laws and taxes. At Bench, we understand these unique requirements and offer customized online bookkeeping services tailored to meet the unique needs of dental practices. Our software intelligently categorizes your expenses and our expert bookkeepers are always at hand to ensure everything is aligned according to the laws and policies specific to dentistry.

Our Bench bookkeeping expertise extends into unravelling the complexities of dental tax laws. From write-offs related to office improvements or dental equipment purchases, to discrepancies in treatment fees, we handle it all. We ensure that you utilize all available tax benefits while fully complying with tax obligations, giving you peace of mind and more time to care for your patients. We take the tedious and time-consuming task of bookkeeping off your hands, managing it with our unique combination of intuitive software and real, human bookkeepers. This is bookkeeping and tax management for dentists, redefined.

Simple, straightforward pricing for everything your business needs.

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Choose Plan

Essential

Best for those looking for peace of mind and accurate financials done by professional bookkeepers.
$249/mo

billed annually

Dedicated bookkeeping experts
Accurate monthly books and year-end tax-ready financial packages
P&L, balance sheet and 1099 reporting
Unlimited communication with your bookkeeping team

Premium

Best for those looking for an all-in-one bookkeeping, tax advisory and income tax filing service.
$399/mo

billed annually

Everything in Essential plan
Dedicated team of licensed tax professionals to file your income tax return on time
Annual income tax filing for businesses (partnerships, S corps, C corps)
Annual income tax filing for individuals (sole proprietors, contractors)

Essential

Best for those looking for peace of mind and accurate financials done by professional bookkeepers.
$299/mo

billed monthly

Dedicated bookkeeping experts
Accurate monthly books and year-end tax-ready financial packages
P&L, balance sheet and 1099 reporting
Unlimited communication with your bookkeeping team

Premium

Best for those looking for an all-in-one bookkeeping, tax advisory and income tax filing service.
$499/mo

billed monthly

Everything in Essential plan
Dedicated team of licensed tax professionals to file your income tax return on time
Annual income tax filing for businesses (partnerships, S corps, C corps)
Annual income tax filing for individuals (sole proprietors, contractors)

Frequently Asked Questions

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As a dentist, are there specific tax deductions I should be aware of for my practice?

Yes, as a dentist, you have rights to several tax deductions that can decrease your taxable income. Some potential deductions include:

  • Professional Association Dues
  • Education and Training Expenses
  • Dental Supplies and Equipment
  • Office Supplies and Expenses
  • Staff Wages and Benefits
  • Operational Expenses like utilities and rent, and
  • Advertising and Marketing Expenses.

This list isn't exhaustive, and the right deductions for you directly depend on your specific situation. We would recommend working with a professional knowledgeable in dentist-specific taxes, like our bookkeepers here at Bench Accounting, to ensure that you make the most out of your tax deductions.

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How can a bookkeeper help me manage the financial aspects of my dental practice more efficiently?

A bookkeeper can significantly help manage your dental practice's financial aspects more efficiently in several ways. Firstly, a bookkeeper can handle all the financial-related tasks, allowing you to focus more on providing the best dental care to your patients. Secondly, bookkeepers have extensive knowledge and expertise that can be utilized to optimize the financial and accounting processes, which includes but not limited to tracking income and expenses, managing invoices and payments, handling payroll, and ensuring that your practice complies with tax regulations.

Further, bookkeepers can provide valuable financial insights and identify areas where you could potentially reduce costs, improve your profits, and make your operations more efficient. By outsourcing your financial management to a professional bookkeeper, you will have more control over your dental practice's financial health while reducing risks associated with errors that can be costly and harmful to your business.

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What are common accounting challenges a dental practice might face and how can Bench Accounting help?

What are common accounting challenges a dental practice might face and how can Bench Accounting help?

A dental practice can face numerous accounting challenges, such as managing accounts receivable/payable, handling payroll for employees, dealing with inventory control for dental tools and supplies, producing regular financial reports, and keeping up-to-date tax documents. These issues require significant time and knowledge of financial administration.

Bench Accounting can greatly alleviate these issues. Our expert bookkeeping services manage bookkeeping tasks, giving you more time to focus on your patients. With our dedicated team handling your accounting, you can have peace of mind knowing that your accounts receivable/payable will be well-managed, your payroll will be accurately processed, your inventory will be effectively tracked, and your financial reports will be promptly prepared and easy-to-understand. Additionally, Bench Accounting also provides tax-ready financials, ensuring that your practice stays compliant and ready for tax season. Overall, our goal is to streamline your financial management process, saving you time, and relieving you from the complexities of bookkeeping.

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Does Bench outsource bookkeeping?

Nope! All bookkeeping is completed in-house.

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Will I have one point of contact?

Your bookkeeper will be your main point of contact, but at times you might hear from another member of your team. This is usually when your bookkeeper goes on vacation, is sick, or otherwise unavailable.

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How much time each month will I have to spend managing my Bench account?

We handle the bookkeeping for you but sometimes we’ll need your input, especially at year-end. On average, expect to spend 15 minutes each month answering questions for your bookkeeper, or uploading supporting docs.

Bookkeeping Services for Dentists

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