Practice Management

Dentist recruitment scheme launched

The NHS has encouraged practices with the highest demand to hire new dentists using a new recruitment incentive scheme. 

Workplace wellbeing

Mark Garner offers advice on how to improve your team's resilience.

Sisters celebrate a decade of serving their community through dentistry

An award-winning Wiltshire practice run by three sisters has marked a decade of providing quality dental care at the “heart of the village”.

Practice in a ‘crazy situation’ due to its NHS dentistry quota

An Essex practice owner has said despite the “ridiculous” level of demand, current funding means the clinic will likely be unable to treat NHS patients beyond summer 2024.

Dental practice to open in Watford town centre

A local dentist has announced plans to open a new dental practice in Watford. He aims to prove “accessible, affordable care” to the residents.

Sheffield private dental practice gets new owners

Christie & Co, a specialist business property adviser, has announced the sale of One80 Dental in Sheffield, South Yorkshire.

First-time buyer snaps up Surrey implant centre

Christie & Co, a specialist business property adviser, has announced the sale of Blackwater Dental Surgery & Implant Centre in Surrey.

Anxious dental patient soothed by assistance dog

A Cheshire dental practice has had a surprise visit from a patient’s assistance dog.

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.

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 risk of harm (AAR) if they miss dental appointments.

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.