Speaking Engagements

Tax Reduction Tips for Dentists

Learn the new tax legislation, learn how to lower taxes and increase revenues at the same time.

January 10, 2018 – learn more

Join dental expert Kevin Henry in an interview with the founder and president of Only For Dentists, Bassim Michael, CPA, CVA, MS, on how to grow your revenue in 2018. We will discuss actionable tips including how to update your fees for the new year. Plus learn how the new tax laws will affect your practice. Get ready for a successful 2018!


Kevin Henry
With 16 years in the dental publishing industry, Kevin Henry is the former group editorial director for Dental Products Report and managing editor for Dental Economics. He was recently named as one of the top five influential voices in the industry.

Z-Bassim-headshotBassim Michael
Bassim Michael, CPA, CVA, MS is the founder and president of Onlyfordentists.com, a division of Michael & Company, CPA. Bassim and his team are dedicated to helping dentists improve their profitability and lower their taxes. For more than 20 years, Bassim has worked with hundreds of dentists throughout the United States to help them become better practice managers and leaders.

Bassim is a frequent speaker on topics such as practice management, tax planning, and exit planning. He has been quoted in many articles and publications such as the Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Wire, and many more. He is a founding member of the Dental Accounting Association as well. For those who can’t attend our live session, a recording will be provided. To register for this event and learn more, click here.

This session will be sponsored by SIKKA, the leader in dental practice intelligence and predictive analytics. Learn more and sign up.

Bassim Michael to Present on Dental Practice Exit Strategies at Fresno-Madera Dental Society Meeting

Only for Dentists Principal, Bassim Michael, CPA, MS Tax, will present information on dental practice exit strategies and tax planning at the upcoming Fresno-Madera Dental Society General Meeting.

Bassim’s presentation, “7 Ways to Exit Your Practice in Style & Save on Taxes,” will explain the difference in the various types of exit strategies that dental practice owners can pursue and proper tax planning steps for ensuring a smooth practice transition. The meeting attendees will learn valuable information regarding the top seven steps to exit planning and fundamental tax minimization strategies. Additionally, the presentation will include answers to the following questions:

  1. Why is there a need for exit planning?
  2. What are the main challenges facing practitioners?

The event will take place on November 17, 2015, at Tornino’s in Fresno, Calif. from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Read more details about this event and download the registration form here.

About Bassim N. Michael, CPA, MS Tax:

Bassim has provided accounting, business advisory and tax services to dentists, business entities and individuals since 1997. Over the course of his career, he has provided high quality, personalized service to a wide variety of clients, ranging from individuals to small and mid-size companies in a variety of diverse industries including service, real estate, construction, retail, health care and manufacturing. Bassim’s background in both public and private accounting gives him a unique perspective into the financial, tax and business needs of dentists.

Bassim is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in California and Nevada. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Fresno Pacific University and also holds an MS in Taxation degree from Golden Gate University. He is a founding member of the Institute of Dental CPAs and a frequent speaker for a variety of dental organizations including the Santa Clara Dental Society, California Dental Association and CALCPA. Read Bassim’s complete biography here.

For additional inquiries, Bassim can be reached by emailing bmichael@bmichaelcpa.com or by calling 559-436-8907.

Bassim Michael Will Present at the Sikka Optimization Summit 2015



Only for Dentists Principal, Bassim N. Michael Presents on Buying and Starting a Dental Practice

On June 10, 2015, Only for Dentists principal, Bassim N. Michael, CPA, MS Tax, presented at the Hilton Santa Clara on what dentists need to know when buying or starting a dental practice. This event was put on by the California Dental Association.

In his presentation, Mr. Michael addressed the current economic trends in dentistry and how they affect the success of a dental practice. He also explained how dentists can find the right practice to purchase and what tax consequences potential buyers should consider given the circumstances.

View Mr. Michael’s presentation in its entirety here.

For more information on buying or starting a dental practice, please contact Bassim N. Michael, CPA, MS Tax.

“Practice Exit Strategies” Speaking Engagement

Bassim Michael, CPA recently engaged an audience at Fresno Pacific University-North Fresno Center about exit strategies for your practice.

“Is it time to sail off into the sunset? If so, what do you do with your practice? Our speakers will impart their knowledge about exit strategies and financing your practice so you receive the best outcome and retire in the style you wish. Continue reading