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The Importance Of Communication – Do You Have A Learn And Act Culture?

Les Jones, Marketing Director at Practice Plan, takes a moment to explain why having a ‘learn and act culture’ is so vital within the dental practice. Not so long ago I met a business colleague…

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Marketing – Don’t Lose The Plot!

Former Technical Director at Practice Plan, Graham Penfold explains why a firm hand is required when marketing your dental practice. As tough economic conditions persist, an increasing number of practices are expanding their marketing operation,…

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Interacting With Your Patients – The Confidence Conundrum

Nigel Jones, Sales Director at Practice Plan, looks at the topics that arise in his visits to practices. This month he looks at the issue of confidence in respect of dentists’ interactions with patients. Even…

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RABBITRABBITYAPYAPJABBERJABBER BUNNYBUNNY! – More Talking Means More Ideas!

The title doesn’t really give much away, right? Les Jones, Marketing Director at Practice Plan, shares how stimulating debates and discussions with your teams can stimulate ideas to help your practice grow. How do you…

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NHS Contract – In A Perfect World

Former Technical Director at Practice Plan, Graham Penfold takes some time to let us know what he would like to see from the new NHS contract. NHS dentistry cannot be said to have been graced…

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Mild Expectations – Thoughts On The New NHS Contracts

Nigel Jones, Sales Director at Practice Plan, takes some time to share what he would like to see from the new NHS contract. The challenge of coming up with a new contract for NHS dentistry…

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Communication – What’s Your Signal To NOISE Ratio?

Les Jones, Marketing Director at Practice Plan, shares the key to all communications – SIMPLICITY! Consider these two questions… Would you care to partake in a receptacle (made of china) of hot beverage made from…

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Recruitment and Retention – Short Notice Requires Swift Action!

Former Technical Director at Practice Plan, Graham Penfold shares some ideas on how dental practices can remain on their toes to ensure that appointment books remain full and revenue streams strong. There are many things…

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Successful Management – Tackling The Pressures Of Managing Your Practice

Nigel Jones, Sales Director at Practice Plan, talks about the importance of having a sense of control when managing a practice, and where to seek the appropriate advice should you require it. It’s not often…

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Marketing – New Patient Sale: Now On!

Les Jones, Editor of BoD Magazine and the Marketing Director at Practice Plan, talks about marketing your practice. For most dentists, it seems the ‘need to market my practice’ penny has finally dropped. Dentistry is…

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Customer Service – Keeping Focused in Tough Times

Practice Plan’s Former Technical Director Graham Penfold shares what he thinks are some of the most important areas to keep your practice at its best during tough times. Many businesses are having a tough time battling through…

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Practice What You Preach – Get Some Retail Therapy

Les Jones is the Editor of BoD Magazine and the Marketing Director at Practice Plan. Here he shares his thoughts on retail sales in the practice, and why not to use glass cabinets in the waiting…

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