Our History

Dentcetera-Advisors, LLC was established in 2005 by Mark Eric Bailey, Dr. James R. Chaffin, and Christine Forakis, JD.

SINCE 2005.

Dentcetera is committed to assisting dental practitioners in the smooth and profitable sale of their dental practices and to helping buyers make an easy, successful transition into their new situation. Over the past 15 years, we’ve developed a series of proprietary steps designed to effectively and efficiently guide the transition process. Beginning with a no-obligation consultation to discuss the seller’s wants, needs and expectations, we work with our client to evaluate his or her practice and arrive at a fair appraisal of its true value.

Our Methodology

We seek out the optimal prospective buyer by searching our extensive database and by running targeted advertising in professional journals, newspapers, digitally and on our website. Once potential buyers have been identified, we conduct thorough credit checks and interviews of each candidate, obtaining signed confidentiality agreements from each of the parties involved. All information received from both seller and buyer is held in strictest confidence.

Highest Quality Service

We make every effort to schedule showings at times convenient for the seller. Once an appropriate match has been made, we work closely with both parties and their respective attorneys, accountants, and financing sources to structure and implement transaction terms that will ensure a seamless and efficient transition.

The firm delivers an unmatched level of market awareness, experience, understanding, and integrity to each and every transaction we broker. Through our pre-screening process, we’re able to achieve near perfect matches that expedite the transition process and obtain the highest value for all parties.

Mark Eric Bailey

Founder & Principal

Mark Eric Bailey has devoted the past 22 years exclusively to representing health professionals as to the acquisition, start-up, merger, growth and sale of practices nationwide. Dentcetera-Advisors gives representation for Dentists selling a practice. From new & recent graduates to long time associates and solo or group practice owners, Mark has 35 years of experience providing solid, prudent advice and carefully crafting financing for general & specialty dentists, physicians, veterinarians and others seeking to achieve their professional aspirations. As Founder of Capital4HealthCare, LLC, Mark has created & nurtured excellent business relationships with over 140 commercial banks, SBA 7A & 504 lenders, USDA B&I lenders, equipment leasing firms, specialty & private lenders nationwide.

A graduate of Dickinson College of Carlisle, PA in 1980, Mark has significant past experience as a real estate broker / real estate developer, business consultant, practice advisor, business & practice finance advisor and has developed numerous entrepreneurial concepts. He founded Dentcetera in 2005, co-founded the very first global social networking site edentalspace.com for dental professionals and co-founded DentalRecoverySolutions360, LLC.

Dr. James Chaffin


Dr. Chaffin has been practicing dentistry in Phoenix, Arizona since 2004. He is the best representation for dentists buying a dental practice. Accepted early into dental school at the prestigious Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in Southern California, he received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree. He completed the curriculum a year early, graduating top of his class clinically and received extensive training in Advanced Prosthodontics. In 2004 he joined a dental practice, Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry located in Phoenix, AZ. He continued to receive training in complex restorative procedures. He attended the world-renowned Las Vegas Institute (LVI), receiving extensive education in TMJ treatment, current reconstruction techniques and the latest procedures in cosmetic dentistry.

Dr. Chaffin has been published in the Phoenix Magazine on cosmetic dentistry, sedation dentistry and advancements in the treatment of TMJ disorders. The only dentist in Phoenix recognized for his expertise in the treatment of TMJ by the Phoenix Magazine’s Medical Directory. Also, the only dentist listed with Medical Physicians in Phoenix, AZ. Dr. Chaffin currently owns & operates 2 dental practices in Metropolitan Phoenix. Dr. Chaffin is a big family man spending most of his time with his family, wife Laura and their son James, Jr, along with his dogs. He loves what he does and prides himself at providing ideal dentistry. As well as, providing prudent advice to dental clients and enriching people’s lives.

Jerry Robers

Jerry Robers is a Senior Transitions Consultant representing Dentcetera-Advisors serving the Arizona dental community. Jerry Robers began working in commercial real estate in 1985 with Arizona Building and Development pre-leasing grocery-anchored centers from the ground up and pad sales. He joined Marcus & Millichap in 1988 being the first to focus on net leased investments sales. In 1994 he joined the principals of Rein & Grossoehme specializing in net-leased sales and started the shopping center/retail division for the firm. In 2004 he obtained his broker’s license and started Triple Net America in 2005 specializing in net leased investment sales and sale-leasebacks nationwide and retail leasing in the Phoenix market. Jerry has over 31 years of experience in commercial real estate and provides high attention to detail, loyalty, and commitment to excellence, and determination to outperform his clients’ expectations.

Christine S. Cracchiolo


Christine S. Cracchiolo is a founding partner of Dentcetera-Advisors, LLC. Christine S. Cracchiolo, a fourth generation Arizona native, is one of the foremost estate planning attorneys in Arizona, representing some of the state’s most notable families. Christine blends more than 25 years of experience in estate planning with a warm, accessible personality—making her a highly sought after expert resource.  Her clientele includes doctors, dentists, athletes, politicians, farmers, business owners, and non-profit corporations. 

In 2006 she founded Forakis Law Firm, PLC, now home to three attorneys, paralegals, assistants, and other professionals, with the intent to create a place where clients could feel ‘at home’ while addressing some of life’s biggest questions regarding their succession and legacy. 

Her firm specializes in preventive law—which is a highly proactive approach to estate planning and offers a full spectrum of complementary, integrated practice areas including business law, asset protection, probate, succession planning, non-profits, guardianship, tax planning, elder law, and special needs planning.

Let us help you through the journey to the next stage of your dental career.