Managing your dental practice finances

How to Manage Your Dental Practice Finances

Carol Groombridge Practice Management Leave a Comment

Are you prepared for a rainy day? Can you forecast what your bank balance will be in six months time? Are you certain you will have sufficient funds to meet your tax bill? Carol Groombridge, an industry-leading dental consultant, breaks down how to manage your dental practice finances.

Young dentists at the coal face

Guest Writer NHS Dental Landscape Leave a Comment

Our experience – beginning life as a dentist Recent BDA research has revealed that more than half of dentists aged under 35 are planning to leave the NHS within five years and 10% intend to exit the profession entirely. In a recent BoDcast, Dr Austin Banner, Trustee of the BDA Benevolent Fund, also reported that more and more young dentists …

How to build trust with your dental patients

Advice on how to build trust with your dental patients

Kevin Rose Practice Management Leave a Comment

Most people understand the importance of dental health… so why do millions of people in the UK still avoid going to the dentist? Cost and anxiety are just two of the barriers, but there are many other factors that today’s dentists need to understand in order to build trust with their dental patients. Kevin Rose, Dental Business Consultant, explains why …

How to solve two common HR issues

How to solve two common HR dilemmas!

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As owners or managers we find that we can’t all be experts when it comes to HR. So you could be forgiven for thinking that it is your practice alone that suffers with a particular situation. Nor is it the norm to stress yourself out with ensuring that you are adhering to policies and procedures and keeping on track with …

The importance of leadership

The Importance of Leadership to Create a Successful Dental Practice

Andy McDougall HR and Team Development, Practice Management Leave a Comment

As pressure grows for dental practices to respond to increasing costs and to stay ahead of the growing competition, principals must become more commercially aware. Determining the most appropriate strategy to fulfil financial goals is vital but leading teams to achieve it is imperative. The success or failure of your leadership skills is reflected in your results.

3 Business Tools to Improve Your Dental Practice

Three Business Tools to Improve Your Dental Practice

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Everyone wants to improve their business… but sometimes we all need a little friendly prod to get us going. Here are some tried and tested business models and approaches that just might get your creative and strategic juices flowing. Take some time to read them through, think about them in the context of your dental practice and involve the team …