How to support women in practice going through the Menopause

Head of Sales at Practice Plan,  Zoe Close, speaks to Practice Manager and President of ADAM (Association of Dental Administrators and Managers), Lisa Bainham, about their shared experiences of the Menopause and to find out…

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Would you like fries with that?

Practice Plan Creative Director, Les Jones, muses on the power of asking direct questions to unlock potential extra business. How many times have you heard the phrase ‘would you like fries with that?’ in a…

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Nurturing Patient Enquiries for Success

In this guest blog, Dental Business Consultant, Lucie Simic, stresses the importance of keeping in touch with patients while they consider whether to take up treatment plans. In the fast-paced world of dental practices, the…

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How to handle Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), known more commonly as ‘winter blues’ can affect us all to some extent or another. Business Development Manager, Lesley Turner, explains more about the causes and suggests ways to help guard…

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Why use social media in a dental practice?

Social media management consultant, Gemma Starkey, also known as Miss Social, shares some suggestions as to how to improve your social media game. When I first started out in dentistry, I remember dentists discussing whether…

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The case for authenticity

Stock images or ‘real’ pictures? Medenta Business Development Manager, Shelley Clegg, states the case for using real people instead of models. Websites are the shop front of a practice so it’s understandable that owners want…

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Advice on buying a dental practice

Christie & Co recently published its annual Dental Market Review  which showed there is still a strong appetite for practice ownership. Buying a practice can be a long and involved process with the average time…

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Make Mental Wellbeing Part of your Daily Dental Routine

Professor Jo Clarke, Founder and Managing Director at Petros – Resilience for life, shares advice for dentists and their teams on how to improve their mind health, resilience and wellbeing. Dentistry is a particularly challenging…

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You’re not selling, you’re solving problems

Dental Business Coach, Ashley Latter, explains how selling, if done ethically, need not be a dirty word. Nobody likes to be on the other end of a hard sell. A salesperson who uses hard selling…

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World Suicide Prevention Month – recognise the signs

To mark World Suicide Prevention Month, Mental Health First Aid tutor, Andy Elwood shares some ways to help people contemplating suicide. It’s not uncommon for people to think about suicide. In the UK, 20% of…

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Consumer duty – is it any of your business?

Think the new Consumer Duty is none of your concern? If you offer patient finance in your practice then Head of Medenta, Richard Scarborough, encourages you to think again. You may have heard about the…

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How to sell the benefits of treatment in the UK rather than Turkey

As the phenomenon of ‘Turkey teeth’ shows no sign of losing its popularity, Dental Business Coach, Ashley Latter, offers some advice on how to share the benefits with patients of staying local for their treatment.…

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