Podcasts

UK Dental Market Review 2023

Nigel Jones, Sales and Marketing Director at Practice Plan Group is joined by Steve O’Connor, Associate Director at Christie & Co, to discuss the key findings from their dental market report 2023. What you’ll hear:…

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Pension switching and consolidation for dentists

Listen in to our latest podcast with Simon Cosgrove, Dental Specialist Financial Adviser at Wesleyan Financial Services, where we talk about the pros and cons of pension switching and consolidation for dentists. Bear in mind…

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How to be more resilient and less stressed in dentistry

Hussein Hassanali, Associate Dentist at Woodthorpe Dental Centre is joined by Jo Clarke, Founder and Director of Petros to talk about resilience, being less stressed and getting in the zone for dentistry. What you’ll hear:…

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Overcoming the barriers to converting from NHS to private practice

Michelle Hardy, Sales Support Manager at Practice Plan answers some of the common questions and barriers to converting from NHS to private practice. What you’ll hear: Barriers including Losing patients Reaction from local press Will…

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How to pay associates for plan membership income

Next up in our ask the experts series we catch up with Sarah Barnard, Regional Support Manager at Practice Plan, who shares different ways for paying your associate dentists with plan membership income. What you’ll…

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DenGro: Dental Software for Dentists

Neil Stephen, CEO of DenGro joins us in this latest podcast to talk about the CRM system specifically designed for dental practices, some of the benefits of using it and how good conversations can lead…

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Dental Mentoring Network

Michelle Hardy, Sales Support Manager at Practice Plan catches up with Fiona Ellwood BEM, Founder of Dental Mentoring Network to discuss the benefits of mentoring and how to get started. What you’ll hear: How Fiona…

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Should you utilise your team or outsource your marketing?

Les Jones, Creative Director at Practice Plan catches up with Hayley Irons, Director at HI Marketing Ltd to discuss the differences and benefits of utilising your dental team to manage your marketing or wether its…

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Setting up a squat dental practice

Zoe Close, Head of Sales at Practice Plan, is joined with Andy Acton, Director at Frank Taylor and Associates to talk about the benefits of setting up a squat practice and other things to consider…

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Replacing NHS income when converting to private dentistry

As dentists continue to explore their options outside of the NHS, one of the biggest considerations is what is needed to replace their NHS income. In this podcast, Laura Whyte catches up with Katrina Rees,…

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Top tips for dealing with change

Joanne Phoenix, Regional Support Manager at Practice Plan shares her experience of dealing with change and some tips on how to move through it. What you’ll hear: Joanne’s experience of dealing with change Why are…

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World Suicide Prevention Day – Today’s postvention is tomorrow’s prevention

Nigel Jones, Sales and Marketing Director at Practice Plan Group is joined with Professor John Gibson, Founder of The Canmore trust to talk about suicide, the importance of recognising the signs and having open conversations…

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Where to start with marketing in your dental practice

Les Jones, Creative Director at Practice Plan is joined with Hayley Irons, Director at HI Marketing Ltd to discuss all things marketing related, from where to start and what the average returns are. What you’ll…

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Practice ownership in the current dental landscape

Nigel Jones, Sales and Marketing Director at Practice Plan Group is joined by Lis Hughes, Managing Director at Frank Taylors and Associates to discuss the current dental sales market, the effect on practice ownership and points…

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How to handle NHS call enquiries

Donna Hall, Regional Support Manager at Practice Plan shares her top tips on how to handle calls enquiring about NHS dental treatment and convert more patients on a private basis. What you’ll hear: Asking patients…

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Opportunities to up-skill for dental nurses

Michelle Hardy, Sales Support Manager at Practice Plan catches up with Fiona Ellwood BEM, Executive Director at the Society of British Dental Nurses, to discuss the role of a dental nurse, the importance of them…

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Keeping your mind as healthy as your teeth

In this weeks podcast, we are joined by Jo Clarke, Founder and Director at Petros – Resilience for life, who shares some top tips for dentists and practice teams to improve your resilience and wellbeing.…

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Life after a move away from NHS dentistry

Nigel Suggett, Dentist and Practice Owner at Seaham Smiles Dental Surgery, shares his journey on moving away from NHS dentistry and converting to private practice. What you’ll hear: Nigels reasons for wanting to move away…

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