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Volume 28 Issue No. 2 Published on 02/02/2012

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News

Looking to the future

Featuring some of the leading talent from dental schools across the UK, the BDA/Dentsply Student Clinician Awards 2012 was held at the Royal Horseguards Hotel London.

Published: 01/03/2012

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The customer experience

Every step of the patient journey is an opportunity to create and deliver a customer experience that is memorable. However it could be memorable for the wrong reasons rather than the right ones.

Published: 01/03/2012

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GDC prepares for Dentistry Show

The General Dental Council will be highlighting some of its key projects at this year’s Dentistry Show, March 2-3, 2012 at the NEC in Birmingham (Hall 4). Organisers expect more than 6,000 members of the dental team to attend the two-day event.

Published: 29/02/2012

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Mind the gap

Many practices have reported reduced profitability as a result of the recession and an increase in missed appointments. In response to this, Denplan has developed an online application; the ‘Mind the gap app’.

Published: 29/02/2012

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NHS cash boost

Health secretary Andrew Lansley has announced plans committing £28m to increase access to NHS dental care in Britain. The pledge means that clinics will receive further PCT commitment to increase much needed services.

Published: 29/02/2012

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A brighter future

As unemployment of school leavers is the highest ever, surpassing the 1m mark, Neil Sikka, of Barbican Dental Care, has created an initiative that will provide training and real job prospects for this vulnerable group.

Published: 29/02/2012

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Orthodontic recipes

One of the activities of the 2011 National Orthodontic Week campaign was a recipe competition which encouraged people to submit their favourite brace friendly recipes. Now a collection of recipes has been compiled into a booklet featuring 26 of the winning dishes.

Published: 29/02/2012

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Practice manager courses

Over the course of three focused full day workshops Fiona Stuart-Wilson and John Shepherd will deliver content designed to help delegates understand the role of practice manager and help develop new skills that will improve performance.

Published: 07/02/2012

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Smile Centre launched

Two of the North West’s leading dental clinicians have teamed up for a joint venture in Manchester. Clinical dental technician Barrie Semp, owner of The Smile Centre in Whitefield, has joined forces with top dentist Phil Broughton, owner of The Mall in Manchester.

Published: 06/02/2012

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