Practice Management

Dental portfolio consolidated

Bupa Dental Care has taken the difficult decision to close, merge or sell 85 dental practices in the UK. This is due to a lack of dentists to deliver NHS care in the UK, in addition to increased...

Boosting morale

Hannah Burrow looks at how incorporating technology can benefit a practice.

National dental group attains B Corp Certification

Envisage Dental, the fast-growing dental group founded by Sandy Dau and Harry Gill in 2014, today announced it has been recognised as the first national dental group to achieve the B Corp...

Dental Leadership Network focuses on developing the whole dental team

Leaders from across dentistry met to discuss the challenges facing the dental sector at the second Dental Leadership Network event, in London, on March 9, 2023.

Survey indicates half of dentists have cut back on NHS work

The exodus of dentists from the NHS is continuing at a pace but going unseen in official figures, according to new survey evidence from the British Dental Association. 

Locum platform launches

Tech startup Locumloop has launched an industry-first - a fully integrated online locum platform. Many practices are facing huge recruitment issues with the mass exodus of dental nurses. Practices are...

Getting to yes: top tips for enhanced treatment acceptance

Tif Quershi provides advice on developing rapport with patients.

One of the remaining NHS dental practices in Felixstowe goes private

In a letter to patients, A W Brown Dental Practice in Felixstowe, Suffolk, informed patients it was going to be exclusively providing private care from April.

The dental nurse is the lynchpin

Fazeela Khan-Osbourne explains why educating every member of the team is the key to success.

Enhancing customer service

Zoe Close, Practice Plan head of sales, explains the two-pronged approach it has adopted and highlights some of the changes customers will notice.

National Apprenticeship Week: Supporting apprentices in a changing world

Rachel Moore, an apprenticeship partner at Bupa Dental Care, advises on how managers can support their apprentices in a changing world.

New Portsmouth practice receives thousands of calls from patients

DentistryForYou is set to open two new dental surgeries in Portsmouth to address patient access issues.