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Feeling overwhelmed as a young dentist? You’re not the only one…

Practising dentist Bethany Rushworth recently launched a coaching service for her fellow young professionals, including trainees, who may be feeling overwhelmed. Within a few days, the 1-2-1 service was fully subscribed, suggesting there is a…

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Your dentistry questions answered: dentists’ ability to take control of the future

At a recent major dental exhibition, we gathered a panel of well-known dentists to answer the biggest questions in dentistry today. As the host of the panel, I had some pre-prepared questions, however the audience…

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How to create quality video testimonials…

Sarah Barnard looks at the questions to ask patients and practical tips to create great video testimonials and why they’re important… We all know that patient testimonials are a must-have. And while written case studies…

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Dentistry – a profession that trusts no one?

Trust is a word that gets bandied around a lot in dentistry. Usually it’s in the context of creating a trusting relationship with your patients and building rapport. However, what’s not spoken about as often…

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Stick or twist? Why buying additional practices could be your best move

Have you always dreamed of running multiple dental practices, or perhaps you’ve come across an opportunity that is too good to pass up? Some people are naturally entrepreneurial – they typically identify potential in everything…

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Dentistry Confidence Monitor survey results revealed

More than 400 dentists have shared their feelings about everything from how their role impacts their mental health to how they think contract reform will affect them. By completing the latest Dentistry Confidence Monitor survey,…

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Things to avoid when brushing your teeth

Considering how often we brush our teeth (twice a day hopefully), it’s surprising how many things we may be doing wrong, or not doing at all. Perhaps over time, we pick up bad habits which…

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Your dentistry questions answered: leaving the NHS

Leaving the NHS is a big change and becoming private, more often than not, feels like so much more than just shifting your business model. I know from years spent talking to dentists that it…

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How to maximise the value of hygienists and therapists

Fliss McCalmont speaks to Diane Rochford and Lesley Morgan-Barlow about how to utilise dental hygienists and therapists to best effect…

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Protect your practice from cybercrime

Donna Hall asks Tracy Pound about the risk of cybercrime and what dentists can do to protect their data…

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Location, location, location – how the dental practice market varies by region

If purchasing a dental practice is at the top of your wish list, you might be interested to know the regional trends that are currently influencing practice sales and valuations. Recent market analysis, conducted by…

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What does the future look like for an associate NHS dentist?

All dentists are likely to face changes in their targets. This is both in terms of the numbers of patients they need to have on their list (capitation) and the amount of treatment they need…

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