Rising costs a factor for dentists in latest NASDAL benchmarking statistics

This is from the most recent newsletter from the UNW Business Team and as usual makes interesting reading. Thanks to Alan Suggett and his team for sharing the information. The annual benchmarking statistics just issued by NASDAL show that dental practices have been contending with a significant increase in costs. In the tax returns ofContinue reading “Rising costs a factor for dentists in latest NASDAL benchmarking statistics”

The Monday Morning Quote #208 Steve Jobs on acknowledging your own mortality

Excerpt from Steve Job’s 2005 Stanford Commencement Address “When I was 17, I read a quote that went something like: “If you live each day as if it was your last, someday you’ll most certainly be right.” It made an impression on me, and since then, for the past 33 years, I have looked inContinue reading “The Monday Morning Quote #208 Steve Jobs on acknowledging your own mortality”

NASDAL benchmarking statistics released

The annual benchmarking statistics just issued by NASDAL show that dental practices have been contending with a significant increase in costs. In the tax returns of dentists in the year ending March 2012, the total average costs of running a dental practice equated to 67.6% of practice income. As a result, profits are almost backContinue reading “NASDAL benchmarking statistics released”

TGBSL #11 – Researchers grow teeth from gum cells

(TGBSL = The Greatest Breakthrough Since Lunchtime a reference to Colin Douglas’s book) From BBC Website Researchers grow teeth from gum cells Dentists may one day be able to replace missing teeth with ones newly grown from gum cells, say UK researchers. The team from King’s College London took cells from adult human gum tissueContinue reading “TGBSL #11 – Researchers grow teeth from gum cells”