Practice Management

Access to dentistry ‘remains a challenge’ in Lincolnshire

County councillors have been told that, at the end of 2023, just 25 per cent of people in Lincolnshire had access to an NHS dentist.

Missed appointments are missed opportunities

Mark Garner considered how to tackle no-show patients.

How I did it – a crowning achievement

Mehdi Yazdi purchased Crown Bank Dental in Cheshire in 2017, and it has since developed into a flourishing business. He looks back on how it all began.

Seventy-five per cent of Northern Irish dentists have reduced their NHS commitment

Ahead of giving evidence to Stormont’s Windsor Framework Democratic Scrutiny Committee, the British Dental Association (BDA) has appealed to the restored government to throw the service a lifeline,...

Toolkit expands to help safeguard at-risk adults

The BDA's 'Was Not Brought' (WNB) toolkit has been extended to help dental teams safeguard adults at...

Workforce data reveals dentists’ working patterns

The General Dental Council (GDC) published data about dentists' working patterns on March 13, 2024. The data includes information on the proportion of dentists who provide NHS care and private care,...

Practice relocates to new Uddingston site in £1.1m investment

Mydentist, the UK’s largest dental care provider, has undertaken a significant merger and relocation of its Uddingston practices following a substantial investment of £1.1m.

Leicestershire practice expands to meet patient demand

The Charnwood Borough Council has granted Park Dental Care in the village of Mountsorrel permission to expand and create two new surgery rooms.

Growing gains

Are you thinking of expanding? Laura Dewes explains why it could pay big dividends.

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Long-established Stockport dental practice sold

Christie & Co. has announced the sale of Corra Linn House Dental Practice in Stockport, Greater Manchester.

Practice associate buys established private dental business in west London

 Christie & Co has announced the sale of 92 Dental in Hammersmith, West London, on behalf of Boryana Nikolova.

University invests £3.2m to create a state-of-the-art dental clinic

More residents in North East London will have access to free dental care, thanks to a collaboration between Barts Health NHS Trust, Queen Mary University of London and Community Health Partnerships...

Police called to manage queues outside a dental practice

A Bristol practice opened on February 5, 2024, to hundreds of people queuing to secure NHS dental care. By midday, police officers had arrived to manage the scene.

Ipswich practice announces expansion plans

Ipswich Borough Council has granted planning permission for a dental practice to take over the property next door.

Make your business stand out

Adam Shaw considers ways to improve efficiency and grow your practice.

Practice reflects on a decade of smiles

In Mobberley, Love the Dentist is celebrating a milestone – 10 years of providing top-notch dental care to the community.

Leadership changes for a dental practice sales team

The new year has brought some changes in leadership at Frank Taylor & Associates, with Oliver Acton taking over as managing director.

Outlook for 2024 reveals increasing positivity amongst dental practice owners

Specialist business property adviser Christie & Co has launched its Business Outlook 2024 report, which reflects on the themes, activity and challenges of 2023 and forecasts what 2024 might bring...

Dentist hands back NHS contract due to funding concerns

Sami Butt, a dentist based in Sussex, has made the “tough decision” to hand back his NHS contract. He said government funding measures mean it is “no longer feasible” to conduct business on the NHS.

Recognising excellence in paediatric dental care

Dental practices are reminded that there is only a month to get their entries in for the 2024 NASDAL Dental Check by One Practice of the Year award. The closing date for entries is February 9.

Dental clinic announces expansion plans

A Somerset-based practice has applied to expand following increased patient demand. The clinic has hundreds of people waiting for appointments and is considering taking on additional staff to cope...

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