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Wrestling a pig of a problem?

Laura jones asks us to take a moment to think… What change do you wish you could create? what’s standing in the way of you achieving your goals and fulfilling your potential? Perhaps it’s a…

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Many happy (tax) returns

With Christmas and New Year celebrations now a distant memory, a more expensive  ‘hangover’ is lurking around the corner. The 31st January self-assessment tax payment deadline can cause sleepless nights for some dentists who are…

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Your dentisty questions answered: tackling my tax bill

Practice Plan’s Tina Wixon looks for answers to the questions you’re asking…

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The boom of the Baby Boomers

According to the Huffington Post (June 2017), Britain’s baby boomers own half of the country’s £11 trillion of wealth. That’s a lot of economic power squeezed into the wallets of a very tight 10-year tribe, the product of a surge in post-war procreation.

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Is your team geared to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory?

I’ve recently carried out a secret shopper exercise with a number of dental practices across the UK and the results have been a real eye-opener. It seems that the majority of practices are well-versed and skilled in their ability to ‘snatch defeat from the jaws of victory’.

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How Human Factors can help to manage risk and reduce stress

By Ganase Dharrie-Maharaj It was the evening of 29th December, 1972. After a two-hour flight from New York, Eastern Air Lines flight 401 was descending into a calm, moonless night as it approached Miami. In command…

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None of my associates want to buy my practice. What are my options?

Your dentistry questions answered: selling your practice Practice Plan’s Zoe Close looks for answers to the questions you’re asking. If none of my associates want to buy my practice, what are my options? Traditionally, when…

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Growing pains – are you doing enough to maximise the value of your practice?

In today’s saturated marketplace, most dentists can be forgiven for thinking they’ve ‘made it’ when they overcome stiff competition and secure funding to purchase a highly sought-after practice. But it’s surprising how often complacency can…

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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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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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