Business of Dentistry
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Illegal teeth whiteners are carrying on regardless

The colour of your smile is under scrutiny, from other people, the media and even your own reflection in the mirror. Tooth whitening procedures are more popular than ever, and all over the country, every day, members of the public purchase a tooth whitening procedure to enhance the colour of their teeth.   On the internet, daily deal websites, social media and on the high street there are many methods that can be used to achieve whiter teeth, from home kits, to office whitening and even laser whitening. These can be accessed from dental practices, beauty salons/spas and so called mobile “teeth whitening technicians”. However, it is only dental professionals … Continue reading

5 things dentists want to know about tax

This month our business of dentistry guest post is from Priya Kotecha. Priya is a partner and chartered accountant with Mac Kotecha & Company, a practice with a very strong focus on dentistry (the firm acts for over 260 UK based dentists).   Priya loves what she does and loves talking with clients and answering their tricky questions. She has written a very useful blog post for TeethWise answering five of the most common questions she is asked by dentists. She tells us that clients often feel silly asking questions but you shouldn’t!!!   Anyway here are five common questions Priya gets asked that are normally prefixed by “I know … Continue reading

Bupa buys Barbican Dental Care

As reported in the Financial Times, Bupa, has bought London’s Barbican Dental Care as it tries to take a bigger share of the UK’s £2.4bn private dentistry market.   The acquisition is in keeping with Bupa’s plans to become one of the largest private dental chains in the UK with around 50 clinics by 2015. The deal – which covers 24 surgeries in London – brings the number of dental centres that Bupa operates to 31 across the UK, including five clinics in Sainsbury’s supermarkets and one in a Tesco store.   The move comes amid a growing trend to consolidation in the fragmented dental care industry. The vast majority … Continue reading

Dental E-Marketing Survey

Over the next 2 weeks we will be attending the BDA and ADI dental conferences. We are very excited about these and are really looking forward to getting out there and talking to as many dentists as possible. Whilst there we will be gathering information to see how dentists are using the web to attract and interact with patients. Please feel free to fill in our dental e-marketing survey below:   This survey is created with SurveyMonkey , the world’s leading questionnaire tool.   Check back in a few weeks time if you are interested in the results of the survey. If you are at either conference pop by to … Continue reading

Dental Implant Cost Survey 2012

We have conducted a study into the price of dental implants in the UK and Hungary in August 2012 to identify the latest trends in dental implant pricing.   * The following article shows the average cost of dental implants by UK region. Click here to compare the actual cost of dental implants in clinics near you. Click here for more information on dental implants. Click here for more information on dental implant manufacturers.   Study Objectives:   Establish the average cost and price range of dental implants in the UK Deliver an update on dental tourism   Findings – UK   Average price of a dental implant in the … Continue reading

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