Practice Management

A new business model

Matt Hadman talks to Craig Walsh, owner of Buxton Dental Practice, about why he decided to move away from the NHS and go membership-only after the practice reopened following lockdown.

Stepping up your customer service

Richard Scarborough talks to Ashley Latter about the impact of coronavirus on the demands and needs of patients, and the increasing importance of customer service.

The Isles of Scilly appoint new island dentist

Dentist Michael Twamley has been hired as the new island dentist on the Isles of Scilly. Michael and his family arrived on the island of St Mary’s on November 2, managing to get across just before...

New BDA Covid-19 toolkits available for England, Wales and Scotland

The BDA has updated its online toolkits for England, Wales and Scotland to include the latest guidance from the recently revised standard operating procedures.

Dentex raise £20m investment despite industry disruption

UK dental partnership group Dentex has raised a further £20m in funding, led by UPL, which brings the total equity investment to date to £94m.

Competition rises as corporate firms remain hungry for dental acquisitions

Oliver Brown, associate director of dental at Christie & Co, describes the current trends in dental acquisitions amidst the Covid pandemic.

Dental group gets back on the acquisition trail

Scotland’s largest dental group looks for new acquisitions to join its family after confirming plans to invest further in the industry.

Wells Road Dental Surgery in Ilkley purchased by local associate through Christie & Co

Specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co, is delighted to announce the sale of Wells Road Dental Surgery in Ilkley, West Yorkshire.

Prestbury Dental Practice purchased by expanding operator Pearl Smile Limited through Christie & Co

Specialist business property adviser Christie & Co has announced the sale of Prestbury Dental Practice in Cheshire to expanding operator, Pearl Smile Limited.

Record number of clinicians join {my}dentist

A record number of clinicians have joined {my}dentist since the coronavirus pandemic as dentists seek to combine the security of an NHS contract, the stability of the largest provider of dentistry in...

Christie & Co reports a rise in associates buying dental practices

Since the beginning of the UK lockdown, specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co, has witnessed increased buyer appetite from private associates who have endured pay cuts in recent months...

Remote communications

Jane MacRae considers the educational power of teledentistry.