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Practice Plan's Business of Dentistry podcast - Bodcast - delivers you THE top advice on how to make your dental practice a more profitable and sustainable business.

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Practice Plan's Business of Dentistry podcast - Bodcast - delivers you THE top advice on how to make your dental practice a more profitable and sustainable business.

    Inside Out: NHS Dentistry Discussed with Ian Redfearn

    Inside Out: NHS Dentistry Discussed with Ian Redfearn

    Listen back to episode four of ‘Inside Out: NHS Dentistry Discussed’...
    Nigel Jones, Practice Plan Sales and Marketing Director, talks to Ian Redfearn, Owner of Dentistry for All, a prototype A practice in Nelson. You'll hear what life has been like for an NHS dentist during the COVID-19 pandemic, his experience of running a prototype practice and what his thoughts are about the future of NHS dentistry.
    Inside Out: NHS Dentistry Discussed is part of a series of live webinars with Nigel Jones. Click here to book onto our upcoming episodes! 
    *Recorded on 17th September 2020

    • 31 min
    Benefits of PAPR Hoods versus FFP3 Masks

    Benefits of PAPR Hoods versus FFP3 Masks

    Aemelia Wright talks to Hani Mostafa, Principal Dentist at Gallery Dental about current PPE being used in his practice.
    Rather than FFP3 masks Hani currently uses PAPR hoods and details the differences he has encountered from installation to usage with the team.
    What you’ll hear today:
    What exactly is a PAPR hood
    What are the main benefits to clinicians and the business
    How have PAPR hoods been welcomed by the team
    How does the filtration system work in a medical environment
    What do levels of PPE worn within a dental environment look like going forward.
     
    Who should listen:
    All dental professionals.
    *Recorded on 4th September 2020

    • 23 min
    Effective financial management

    Effective financial management

    Ian Eslick talks to Edd Jones of C&E Consult about the financial impact COVID-19 on dental practices.
    Edd shares his thoughts on how this has changed the ways of working and what positive changes can be made for the future.
    What you’ll hear today:
    How has the COVID-19 scenario affected Dental Practice finances generally
    Is the approach to financial management & analysis more of a focus for practice owners now
    What can Practice owners do differently going forwards, to help them become more sustainable and financially successful.
    Who should listen:
    Practice Owners and Managers.
    *Recorded on 9th September 2020
     

    • 16 min
    Cybercrime post lockdown

    Cybercrime post lockdown

    Aemelia Wright talks to Tracy Pound as cyber criminals continue to seek to exploit human or security vulnerabilities in order to steal passwords, data or money directly.
    Tracy shares her insights on the types of cybercrime at present, how to identify and protect yourself from this increasing problem.
    What you’ll hear today:
    Has the risk of cybercrime increased since COVID-19
    Are there any particular scams that emerged during this time
    How can people and businesses protect themselves from these
    What are the key signs that can help identifying cybercrime
    What action should victims take if they fall for a scam.
    Who should listen:
    All dental professionals.
    *Recorded on 26th August 2020

    • 24 min
    Inside Out: NHS Dentistry Discussed with Martin Woodrow

    Inside Out: NHS Dentistry Discussed with Martin Woodrow

    Listen back to episode three of Inside Out: NHS Dentistry Discussed...
    In the third edition of this series of webinars, Nigel Jones, Practice Plan Sales and Marketing Director, is joined by Martin Woodrow, the Chief Executive Officer of the British Dental Association (BDA). Listen back as they discuss Martin’s experience with contract negotiation and the activity happening within the BDA over the past five months. 
    Inside Out: NHS Dentistry Discussed is part of a series of live webinars with Nigel Jones. Click here to book onto our upcoming episodes! 
    Recorded on 3rd September 2020

    • 36 min
    Dental therapists and hygienists in the post lockdown world

    Dental therapists and hygienists in the post lockdown world

    Chloe Edwards talks to Amber Ojak abouth the effect that COVID-19 has had on dental hygienists and therapists.
    As practices continue to reopen and increase treatments Amber details the importance of how these roles can assist and add value.
    What you’ll hear today:

    What impact do you think lockdown has had on hygienists and therapists as a group


    While practices are unable to carry out non-AGPs, what other ways can hygienists and therapists be utilised to keep providing value to the practice and serving patients


    What, if any, long-lasting consequence may this have on the role and scope of hygienists and therapists


    Do you foresee oral hygiene education becoming more and more important now, and how big a role can hygienists and therapists play in this


    What advice do you have for practice owners when it comes to bringing back their hygienists and therapists and for those returning to ‘normal’ duties or finally coming back to the practice, as well.

    Who should listen:
    All dental professionals.
    *Recorded on 17th August 2020

    • 13 min

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