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Profitability. It’s the deciding factor in the success or failure of any business, and it should be the foremost figure in the minds of practice owners and managers. Profitability of dental practices in the UK varies wildly – some stay afloat with a profitability of a few percent of their revenue, some rake it in… Read more »

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In the first part of our Best Practice series, we covered the essence of effective communication between your practice and your patients. In this installment, we’ll be taking a look at another huge pillar of dental practice success  – your team, and how to get the best out of them. Here are our tips for… Read more »

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Running a dental practice is difficult. Dentists are often not natural business people, and the move from clinician to successful practice owner is rarely straightforward. There are several key factors that contribute to a thriving dental practice, and every dentist or practice manager has their blind spots – it’s only natural. Check out the first… Read more »

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It wasn’t long ago that the role of “Dental Practice Manager” didn’t really exist. Traditionally, senior dentists would own their own practice and employ other clinical professionals – dentists and nurses – alongside one or two receptionists. The practice was managed by whoever owned it, with everybody else picking up the odd extra task that… Read more »

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Dental nurses are the assistants who work alongside the dentist, ensuring patient comfort and preparing mixtures and tools for the dentist to perform the treatments. It’s a rewarding profession, it’s well-paid in comparison to some other caring professions, and it offers ample room for dental career growth as you gain experience. A job as a… Read more »

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The UK government has been adding fluoride to our drinking water for years. The policy is designed to help mitigate the effects that our diets have on our dental health, and ultimately, to reduce the incidence of tooth decay in the general population. It’s a common practice, and it’s used in many developed countries around… Read more »

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Most of us have heard of dentists, hygienists and dental nurses. However, the forth specialised dental profession is generally less well known. Ask the average man on the street what a dental technician does, and he’ll probably come up stumped. The reason is that the dental technician works behind the scenes, well away from the… Read more »

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Before plunging into a new dentistry job, it stands to reason that you’ll want to have a clear idea of the sort of salary you can expect to earn. And if you’re considering a move into dentistry or a peripheral profession, you’ll want to know just how much you’ll be able to command once all… Read more »