DE's Business Lab: How often should you check P&L statement?

June 22, 2021
This important statement guides dentists in all things about "money in" and "money out." How often you should check it depends on a few factors.

Leading dental CPA Allen Schiff, CFE, CPA, and Dr. Chris Salierno discuss the importance of your practice's profit and loss (P&L) statement. The information on your statement helps you determine how your money is coming in, and what expenses are causing it to go right back out.

How often should you check your P&L statement? Schiff says this differs from dentist to dentist. Here's how often you should be checking your statement.

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