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The Dentist's Choice

2014 Franchise 500
#449
At a Glance

Products & Services: Dental-handpiece repairs

Number of Locations: 133

Total Investment: $54.4K - $58.5K

Founded: 1992

Began Franchising: 1994

About The Dentist's Choice

The Dentist's Choice has been repairing and servicing dental drills since 1992. Franchisees repair, rebuild and maintain all models of dental handpieces (drills).

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 127 6 0 0
2013 134 7 0 0
2012 127 7 0 0
2011 138 7 0 0
2010 123 7 0 0
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $54,400 - $58,500
Franchise Fee: $45,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 5-1%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Veteran Incentives: 5% off franchise fee
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $100,000
Liquid Cash Available: $60,000
Operations
Franchise can be run from home. 59% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators).

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 1 week.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Internet
Other marketing support: Direct mail, brochures

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #449 (2014), #251 (2013), #214 (2012), #218 (2011), #422 (2010),
Top Home-Based: #65 (2013), #55 (2012), #64 (2011),
America's Top Global: #164 (2014), #185 (2013), #168 (2012), #170 (2011),

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