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The new order for dental practices – becoming the heart of your community

Instantly after COVID-19 and the ensuing lockdown, we all pretty much found ourselves in a denial phase about what was going on. Everything seemed to happen so fast, news was breaking almost constantly and it…

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Three practices share their stories of communicating with plan patients during Coronavirus

With dental practices closed for routine care and only open for emergencies, the need to communicate with your patients and inform them of what’s happening is vital. Here, four practice owners, Paul Reaney at Markethill…

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Five ways to well-being

Andy Elwood is a mental health first aid instructor and campaigner. After 20 years spent treating people’s physical health as a paramedic in the Air Force and with the Coast Guard, he decided to turn…

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Lessons to learn about social media on lockdown

I remember once someone came to me and asked for some social media help in promoting their upcoming course. They had spent hours and hours putting together a fabulous course programme which they believed would…

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Eight tips for leadership during uncertain times

Strong leadership is needed more than ever in these uncertain times created by COVID-19. If you have the role of a leader in your dental practice, your team will be looking to you for direction…

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How can I recover my business from a hardship?

Practice Plan’s Louise Bone looks for answers to the questions you’re asking… The impact of the Coronavirus means dental practices are facing what is surely their most testing time ever. While dealing with the immediate…

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Top tips to lead your practice in turbulent times

At a time like this, it’s natural to think that we don’t have the answers to deal with the unprecedented challenges that are impacting the dental industry as the world succumbs to the COVID-19 pandemic.…

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Tips to work from home

Matt Hadman, Regional Support Manager shares his top tips on how to work from home. The challenging times we are currently facing mean many of us are now ‘working from home’. It can be quite…

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The COVID-19 Blog – Easter

I’ve written these days as one entry, not because nothing has happened, but because I haven’t had time to sit down until now (day 17) to metaphorically put pen to paper. The days are all…

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The COVID-19 blog – Starting a new week

Monday dawns like no other Monday. It’s definitely Groundhog Day again, and I’ve no idea how close to Easter we now are. I recall that I probably should have been packing to go on a…

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The Covid-19 Blog – Reflecting on Friday

The day the Chief Dental Officer (CDO) speaks to us and finally breaks cover. I’m actually looking forward to some leadership at long last and feel quietly confident we are going to get through this.…

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Simon Thackeray reflects on the last couple of days

As much as things these days can have a degree of normality, today feels like it is going to be normal. The staff got paid yesterday, and today the associates need their monthly calculations doing…

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