Expert advice from Zoe Close

The benefits of having a dental plan provider

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Zoe Close discusses the benefits to your business and your patients of providing a dental plan in your practice. She also talks about the additional support that a plan provider can offer with regards to legislation and helping you to grow your business. What you’ll hear: How a dental plan can build patient loyalty The benefits to patients when they …

Expert advice from Thomas Coates

Preparing your practice for sale

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It is often said that you should have one eye on your exit from the moment you start up in business. In this podcast, Thomas Coates highlights some areas of best practice to ensure you are in the best position possible when you do come to sell your practice. What you’ll hear: Details of different business structures and the effect …

Sarah Jarvis

Invest to impress when it comes to your practice

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The benefits to your business of updating your practice and improving your facilities can be huge. Sarah Jarvis talks through your refurbishment options and how to make your budget stretch further. What you’ll hear: The benefits associated with improving your practice facilities Options for spreading the cost of refurbishments Why spending less could cost you more in the long term.

40 years to go… why an exit strategy could ruin your business

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Colin shares some personal insights into why he has committed to work within dentistry until he is 85. He talks about the advantages of a long-term approach which removes some of the pressures of day-to-day work. What you’ll hear: Why Colin has chosen a long-term approach over a short-term ‘exit strategy’ approach Examples of how such an approach benefits the …

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 …

Expert advice from Chris Barrow

How to build great teams

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Chris Barrow talks about what defines a great team, how the employer and employee definition of a great team can be different and the best way to resolve this. What you’ll hear: What makes great teams tick How to communicate in a great team Best practice when it comes to recruitment, hiring, appraisal and promotion How to keep the right …

In conversation with Joe Hendron

Why I resigned from the prototype programme

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Nigel Jones talks to Joe Hendron about his decision to withdraw his practice from the prototype programme earlier this year and why he also decided to write an open letter to Jeremy Hunt explaining the reasons why. What you’ll hear: Why Joe decided to withdraw from the prototype programme The personal and professional costs he came across by taking part …

Future of practice ownership

What does the future of practice ownership look like?

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David Houston and Tony Kilcoyne explore what the future holds when it comes to owning a dental practice… While there may be no formal career pathway for dentists entering the profession, traditionally the route went from graduate to associate to practice owner. However, as the costs of owning a practice increase, along with the legislation that owners have to contend …