About PMA

Practice Management Associates is a full-service dental practice brokerage firm. We work with general and specialty dentists guiding them through seamless transitions of either selling or purchasing a practice. Value-driven and results-oriented, we serve our dentists clients at a level that far exceeds other brokers in our industry. We are relationship-based and care about the long-term success of your business. We’re there at every part of the journey. In addition, we offer ongoing training for dental practices in leadership and communication to improve performance and bottom line. Contact us today at (888) 762-4048 for a complimentary consultation.


Our Mission

When selling your dental practice, we understand the importance of crossing the finish line unscathed with goodwill in tact. We equip our clients with the knowledge and support they need to make solid decisions that will ensure their desired outcome while leaving the practice in a position to thrive.


Our Core Values


We are committed to doctors and their practices. We honor all commitments no matter how big the obstacle. We put forth our most diligent efforts during your most pressing moments to turn your vision into a reality.


We are open, upfront and visible in your project.  We ensure this by communicating with you at every step. We know when we are transparent it builds trust with our clients which is the foundation for creating a meaningful relationship.


We are open about who we are and what we believe in. We invite you to do the same. We both win when we are real about our wants and needs and genuinely express this in a professional manner.


We believe projects thrives on honest feedback that culminates into solutions.  We embrace a candid culture that investigates, explores and questions before settling on a course of action.


We are personally responsible for our actions and are obliged to make things better in both the short term and long term. We take responsibility for our work and always strive to be the best we can be.


The outcome of wholeheartedly committing to each and every one of our core values is credibility. We strive to reach this state each and every day through our actions and the positive outcomes we create with our clients. We develop further credibility by pursuing expertise in our profession through regular participation in study within our field.

The Team


Lynne Nelson


Allow me to support you in achieving your goals. Equipped with my ten years of brokerage experience in valuing dental practices I will be your trusted advocate and confidante.

In 2012, as vice president of a premier NW banking team, I gained in-depth knowledge of healthcare lending for dentists and physicians. I worked closely with my clients equipping them for continued growth and success.

Integrating my work experience, I take a proven approach in guiding you successfully across your goal line..


Donna Carlson Lowell


Working with dentists who are motivated to learn, grow and develop is a driving force for me. I thrive on guiding practices to reach their full potential by equipping the dentist with the leadership skills needed to build an environment which creates loyal employees and patients.

After many years of supporting dentists through their practice journey, I look forward to guiding you through the acquisition and succession process.


Denise Jones

Client Coordinator

I have decades of experience with dental assisting and office management. Now, I am focused on being there with you every step of the way to answer any questions that you may have– whether it's for a transition or ongoing consulting. 


What Our Clients Say

Can’t thank you enough for all your help this past year in facilitating my practice transition. You are a true professional and it shows. I will recommend you to everyone!
— John Little, DDS
From the first moment to the last, when the keys to the office were handed to me, Lynne did everything she could to answer and resolve any questions, obstacles, and challenges this process brought. Always a quick phone call or email away, I could not have asked for a smoother transition than what I experienced with my practice.
— Joseph Lee, DDS
The breadth of knowledge that Lynne and Donna bring to the conference table is in a league of its own
— Steve Brooks, DDS