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Published on July 1, 2013

GDC predicts future issues of dentistry

GDC predicts future issues of dentistry

The General Dental Council (GDC) has published the findings of a horizon scanning exercise, which was conducted back in autumn 2012. This exercise aims to identify the major issues likely to affect dentistry and dental regulation over the next 5-10 years. The exercise, the first of its kind by GDC, seeks to ensure that the […]

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Published on December 13, 2012

How to drive patients to your practice

How to drive patients to your practice

Finding out what motivates your patients to visit you and what you can do to improve this – is the key to success. Recently, the BDTA teamed up with Ragdoll to conduct an in-depth study of how the public perceive dentistry and their dental practice. The findings were rather interesting, including: 25% of the UK […]

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Published on October 3, 2012

Dentists urged to check for mouth cancer

With the NHS Stoptober promotion well on its way the government’s battle to stop smoking is fresh in our minds. Health professionals across the country have long been campaigning for smokers to quit and now dentists are being urged to play their role. Regular dental check-ups provide a great, and often missed opportunity for dentists […]

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Published on August 9, 2012

2012 Survey on the European Dental Trade

The recession has hit the EU hard, as we all know well but how has it affected dental trade? The European Dental Market Trends Report, from the FIDE and ADDE Associations reveals the major trends over the past five years and collates them all. The key findings of the report show that: The number of […]

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Published on June 19, 2012

Dental regrets of the past

We’ve all been there – young and free, partying ‘til the early hours of the morning and our twice daily teeth routine takes a back seat in our busy lives. But now we’re older and prefer the laid back life, we begin to regret skipping our teeth brushing as dental problems become prominent. The British […]

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Published on May 31, 2012

Is Dentistry being bashed again?

As I’m certain many of you would’ve read this week, national newspapers are claiming dentists are ‘forcing’ 500,000 patients to pay privately for treatment, in light of the recently published OFT report.  The report suggests patients ‘may be provided with inaccurate information’ regarding their dental treatments and as a result they are paying more for […]

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Published on May 24, 2012

Ed’s trip to sunny California!

A couple of weeks ago I was at the California Dental Association Convention, in the lovely city of Anaheim, in order to oversee the set up of the booth and fantastic interactive tables, which we developed last year with the support of our good friends at Teknikos [see the Vegas Blog]. Over 3 days 28,000 […]

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Published on April 11, 2012

Debate: Direct access to dental hygienists; for and against

As many of you have probably heard and read about in recent weeks, the GDC are planning to allow direct access to dental hygienists and other DCPs. So the question on everyone’s lips is, what will this mean for the dental team and their patients? Currently, both the ‘Standards Guidance’ and ‘Scope of Practice’ state that all […]

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Published on February 21, 2012

Our top tips for Dental Marketing

Ever wondered what the best way is to communicate with the public on oral health issues? How to approach dental professionals? Or create lasting client relationships? We have the answers right here! We’ve been busy devising a list of top dental marketing tips from our lovely owners, Ed and Tracy, who really know their stuff. […]

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Published on February 13, 2012

Camera, lights, action!

This week, Ed and Rachel have been creating content for an exciting project, involving the use of multimedia techniques to help assist and train sales representatives for one of our clients. With the help of our film crew and Professor David Barlett, consultant in restorative dentistry and Head of Prosthodontics at King’s College London Dental […]

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