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Business rates, PPE and key worker status – dentists call on government support

The British Dental Association (BDA) is calling on the government to help dentists on the day high street practices in England are meant to be reopening their doors to patients.

Denplan partners with Wright-Cottrell to supply essential PPE

Denplan is partnering with Wright-Cottrell, one of the UK’s leading dental distributors, to supply £2m worth of free PPE for its Denplan members.

Wanting out? Wanting in? Practice valuations and COVID-19

Andy Acton of Frank Taylor & Associates discusses the steps and preparation needed to ensure an accurate practice valuation in a COVID-19 world.

Dentists instruct Brown Rudnick LLP to advise on business interruption cover

The British Dental Association (BDA) has today announced that it is taking urgent legal advice in respect of the vast majority of insurers not paying insurance claims of dentists for business...

MPs urge Chancellor to throw dentists a lifeline

More than 100 MPs, from across seven parties, have joined forces to demand immediate action from the chancellor to save the UK’s dental services.

Practice Plan and DPAS to give back half of their admin fee

The Practice Plan Group, which includes Practice Plan and DPAS, has announced that in April and May, they will be giving back half of their monthly admin fee to their client practices to help them...

Dental practices 'weeks from a cliff edge', say dentists

Large parts of the UK’s dental service are at risk of imminent collapse without urgent steps to support small business says the British Dental Association (BDA).  

High Street dentists cast adrift in government support package

The BDA is suggesting three-quarters of High Street dentists cast adrift by government plan for the self-employed​.  

COVID-19 support package for dentists launches

Frank Taylor & Associates (FTA) has put together a COVID-19 support package to help ease dentists out of the on-going coronavirus pandemic.

BDA eases financial burden on dentists

The British Dental Association is slashing indemnity costs for dentists by up to 80% in a bid to ease the financial effects on the Covid-19 crisis.

Big freeze on costs as coronavirus hits dentists

Dental organisations are freezing membership costs as the Coronavirus crisis bites into practice profits.

Dentists urged to complete Covid-19 redeployment survey

Dental teams are being invited by the chief dental officer for England, Sara, Hurley, to fill out a form to ease the redeployment process.