In conversation with Zahid Siddique

Discussing the views of young dentists

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Zahid chats to Nigel Jones about the way young dentists view dentistry. They discuss the ongoing changes within the profession and what they think the future might hold for the newest generation of dentists. What you’ll hear: The key challenges facing young dentists How being a young dentist now differs from previous generations The impact of technology and social media …

Expert advice from Ashley Latter

How to ask for referrals

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Ashley Latter explains why obtaining referrals is the easiest way of growing your patient numbers and shares his expert advice on how to discuss this with your current patients. What you’ll hear: Common reasons that prevent dentists from asking for referrals and how to overcome them The three main benefits of asking for referrals A basic script to help you …

Expert advice from Myke Woollett

Explaining the basics of marketing metrics

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Digital marketing expert Myke Woollett explains the basics of marketing metrics for a typical dental practice. He discusses the reasons why you should think about marketing metrics and shares easy to implement advice about where to start. What you’ll hear: The relevance of marketing metrics in your Practice How buyer behaviour impacts on your bottom-line growth Advice about the best …

Expert advice from Thomas Coates

NHS dental contracts – what are my rights and obligations?

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Thomas Coates explains the different types of NHS contract, who can hold them and how they can be transferred or sold. He also considers what happens when someone decides to give up an NHS contract.   What you’ll hear: The difference between a PDS and a GDS contract How NHS contracts are bought and sold and their popularity in the market …

Expert advice from Carol Groombridge

How to see what your patients see

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Business Coach Carol Groombridge explains why it’s important to take a step back and look at your practice as a patient would. Sometimes the little things that you don’t notice can be the things that make a huge difference to your patients. What you’ll hear: The importance of the patient experience and the factors that contribute to that Examples of …

In Conversation with John Milne

The effect of regulation on dentists today

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John Milne takes you through regulation in dentistry today and the effect it has on the lives of practising dentists and on patient care. What you’ll hear: The future for regulation in terms of the number of regulators/inspectors The impact that the CQC has had on dentistry and how it has evolved How regulation affects the standard of patient care

Expert advice from Andy McDougall

How to unlock hidden profits in your practice

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Andy McDougall explains why numbers should be at the heart of everything you do and explains how to make sure your practice reaches its full financial potential. What you’ll hear: An overview of where unlocked profits lurk and how they can be accessed An insight into how numbers behave and how to apply Decision Making Accounting (DMA) How very practice …