I’ve fallen back in love with dentistry – I wish that I’d left the NHS sooner
Karan Rishi | Owner and Principal Dentist | Eccleshill Dental Practice

5 big reasons why Practice Plan should support you to leave the NHS

If you’re looking to make the move to private dentistry or leave NHS dentistry altogether, then we are your natural partner. We can assess your situation, and support you every step of the way, onwards into the future. Check out the five main reasons why we should be your first choice when making a full or partial move towards independence…

01 experts

02 dedicated processes

03 replace your NHS income

04 specialist financial advice

05 support for the long term

Five great reasons to introduce a dental membership plan when you convert from NHS to private dentistry

If you’re thinking about whether to convert from NHS to private dentistry, here are some reasons why you might want to offer your patients the opportunity to join a dental membership plan.


Regain control of your own business


Set your own fees


A chance to build rapport with your patients


Excellent business support


You call the shots

We understand that leaving the NHS, whether a full or partial conversion, is a big decision. That is why our NHS conversion experts have developed a proven FIVE-STAGE PROCESS that we use to successfully guide hundreds of dentists through the transition and beyond. Find out more below...

Don't worry, we understand each practice is different. That's why you will find that we will insist on a no-obligation review of your practice to ensure that a move away from the NHS is right for you. If it isn't, we won't hesitate in advising you against the move from NHS to private dentistry.

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Making a full or partial conversion with Practice Plan.
Select a person to hear how they made a successful move from NHS to private dentistry.

Karan Rishi

Owner and Principal Dentist of Eccleshill Dental Practice

“I felt between a rock and a hard place”

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Helen Louden

Principal Dentist at Corbridge Dental Practice

“We didn’t want to compromise on patient care”

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Simon Thackeray

Owner of Thackeray Dental Care

“You’ve got your entire life around a business”

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Ways in which we can help…

We understand that there is a lot to consider; this is a big decision to make and you might not be quite ready to contact us yet. With this in mind, we’ve set out some more detailed information below to help you start to think through some the big factors when considering a move to private care.

Five great reasons to introduce a membership plan when you convert from NHS dentistry to private practice

Regional Support Manager, Tina Wixon, offers five reasons as to why you might want to offer your patients the opportunity to join a membership plan if you choose to move from NHS dentistry to private practice.

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Your 1-2-1 NHS to private conversation

Our conversion experts are here to help you assess your current situation and consider your options, providing you with all the information you need to make a better-informed decision and evaluate your options out of the NHS

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The inside story: On-demand webinar

Watch Anthony Davies, Helen Louden and Simon Gallier share their experiences of making the move from NHS to private dentistry.

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Specialist financial advice – tailored to dentists 

If you’re looking to explore your options outside of the NHS, our colleagues at Wesleyan Financial Services, who are specialists in the dental sector, can help you to review your finances ahead of the change.

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