The Dental Business Theatre - Interview with Les Jones

Les Jones lifts the lid on what’s in store in the Dental Business Theatre!

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This year, the Dental Business Theatre has been curated for the first time by Practice Plan, with a theatre programme with a difference, that you certainly won’t want to miss! To find out more about what you can expect, Events and Marketing Coordinator Sarah Whittall caught up with theatre host Les Jones…

How Practice Plan Supported us in the Conversion from NHS to Private Dentistry

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The decision for us to convert to private dentistry was made back in 2006, after the introduction of the latest NHS contract. We signed the contract as many did, but soon realised it was unworkable for us due to the structure of the contract, the UDA target and the UDA value. It very quickly became apparent that without seriously compromising ourselves, …

How to plan a children's open day

How to Plan a Children’s Day in Your Dental Practice

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Days dedicated to treating children are becoming a popular way of engaging young people in dentistry and they also prove to be both cost and time efficient. Practice Plan‘s Laura Jones went along to The Old Surgery in Crewe to meet Practice Manager Lisa Bainham to pick up a few hints and tips on how to plan a children’s day in …

Shape up! Two theories to introduce in your practice

Two Theories to Consider When Running a Successful 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. So to get your creative and strategic juices flowing, we’re featuring two theories to consider when running a successful dental practice. Take some time to read them through, think about them in the context of your practice and involve the team in applying …

Dealing with difficult people in a dental practice

How to Deal With Difficult People in Your Dental Practice Team – 5 easy steps

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Figuring out how to deal with difficult people in your dental practice team and difficult situations can be a real headache and cause friction between practice owners and staff. Sheila Scott, leading dental business consultant, shares how you can reduce the pain and maintain harmony with your team in 5 easy steps.

Formula of effect selling Richard Collard

4 Tips for Effective Selling in Dentistry

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Richard Collard from Medenta breaks down the ‘trust equation’ for professional business consultants and explains how it can be used in dentistry, offering four tips for effective selling in dentistry.

10 tips to boost your website presence

Ten Tips to Increase Your Dental Practice’s Website Presence

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No one chooses a new dentist these days without first checking out their website; it’s convenient and not time restrictive. As a result, having a strong dental practice website presence becomes more and more important. Read on to discover Practice Plan’s ten tips to increase your dental practice website presence: