What is My Dental Guarantee?

I am talking to Chris Baker from Corona Dental Marketing about My Dental Guarantee. It’s time to consider new ways of working and innovations to make our practices profitable. My Dental Guarantee offers patients guaranteed protection of all sound natural teeth and offers you the ability to increase average revenue by 333% per patient withContinue reading “What is My Dental Guarantee?”

NASDAL report July 2019

It would appear there has been a “rebound” in NHS practice values over the quarter to 30th April 2019 after three successive quarters of reductions. Average goodwill value was 149% of gross fees, an increase from 118% in the previous quarter. A reminder that the highest point was 224% in July 2018. Alan Suggett, aContinue reading “NASDAL report July 2019”

Clinical freedom in a time of austerity.

First published online in Dentistry Blog on 8th April 2019. Full article. Clinical freedom is becoming an aspiration rather than reality. I regularly have to straddle a line between what principals need and what associates want, whilst attempting to keep both sides happy. Often this involves money and the phrase ‘clinical freedom’. Amongst the thingsContinue reading “Clinical freedom in a time of austerity.”

If you’re in Dublin on March 2nd

My maternal grandparents would be proud of me being selected for Croke Park. I’ll not be gracing the hallowed turf with my prowess with sliotar and hurley. Instead I’ll be up on level 5 in the Hogan suite on the 5th Floor with a Taster session of “The 101 Things They Didn’t Teach You AtContinue reading “If you’re in Dublin on March 2nd”

It’s always the small that get squeezed the most…

Over the past few years I have seen a few dentists who are being forced into financial situations that are making survival harder with relatively short-term loans that were taken out at “tight” times and their banks declining to support them further by rescheduling the debts over a longer term. Instead of being able toContinue reading “It’s always the small that get squeezed the most…”

Crises share two things..

Writing in the Weekend FT Gillian Tett looks at (financial) crises old and new and what they share. First, the pre-crisis period is marked by hubris, greed, opacity and tunnel vision…that makes it impossible to assess risks. Second, when the crisis hits, there is a sudden loss of trust, among investors, governments, institutions or allContinue reading “Crises share two things..”

It’s never my fault…

“It is a remarkable fact, but few businesses ever seem to fail because of excessive leverage, misconceived strategies, or inability to meet the needs of their customers. They struggle because banks unreasonably refuse further credit, or because of unseasonable weather, or some unexpected adverse effect such as a terrorist attack. Most often, however, their difficultiesContinue reading “It’s never my fault…”

Could amazon.co.uk be your new sundries suplier?

Serving more than 1 million customers in the U.S., Amazon Business is changing the way dentists think about purchasing dental supplies. Amazon Business has been offering healthcare products, including dental supplies, since its launch. More than 40,000 results currently populate for professional dental supplies on Amazon Business from companies like 3M, Hu-Friedy, Premier Dental, Dentsply,Continue reading “Could amazon.co.uk be your new sundries suplier?”

Rees’s Reads #1 – Setting The Table by Danny Meyer

Setting The Table – The Transforming Power of Hospitality in Business This book should be compulsory reading for everyone who works in any business that serves customers face to face. I believe it is essential for any dentist looking to differentiate themselves – especially from corporate practices. Danny Meyer is a restauranteur. The CEO ofContinue reading “Rees’s Reads #1 – Setting The Table by Danny Meyer”