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Daily, monthly and annual financial procedures
Most of you will have recently submitted your annual self-assessment tax return and paid a hefty sum to the taxman.…
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Financial planning
In the past few issues we have been concentrating on how to keep your head above water whilst you progress…
Dentistry
What you’ve been waiting for
The transition from the pre-clinical to clinical stage of dental school is an exciting yet nerve-wracking time approaching many second…
Dentistry
Four anterior porcelain-bonded restorations
A single non-vital central incisor is a challenge to mask using adhesive porcelain. This case illustrates a successful result in…
Dentistry
Change your service mix
Dr Smith had a problem. He wanted to increase profitability but wasn’t sure how he could. His schedule was booked…
Dentistry
Debt is a family affair
In February the Financial Times revealed that an estimated 8.4m* – one in five adults in the UK – has…
Dentistry
I broke dentist pledge, admits Blair
Tony Blair has acknowledged that the government has failed in its promise to provide access for all to an NHS…
Dentistry
Captek crowns in restoration of a compromised patient
It has been said that humans are capable of feeling pleasure and enjoyment and it is through the smile that…
Dentistry
Your marketing solutions
Q. I’ve always taken before-and-after photographs of patients while they are wearing retainers – it gives the best view of…
Dentistry
The final-year meat market
For many the Easter period is a time to contemplate new beginnings and new life, and that is certainly true…
Dentistry
Pricing of periodontal therapy
Whenever I discuss the business aspects of dental care, I always stress the importance of the primary purpose of what…
Dentistry
Overhauling your business systems
Dental practices can experience continued growth regardless of their current performance level. In most cases, growth requires the development and…
Dentistry
Student loans
No matter how hard you budget as a dental student, and how much you take advantage of all the available…
Dentistry
Avoiding strip perforations
Strip perforations can be easily anticipated and avoided when they are expected if simple steps are taken. They usually occur…
Dentistry
Don’t keep us a secret
Most dental practices would like new patients to walk through the doors with little financial outlay on marketing, advertising and…
Dentistry
Return to PDS on the cards?
The British Dental Association and pressure group Challenge have both stepped up their demands for an overhaul of the government’s…
Dentistry
The adventurous route
Why did you choose a career in the armed forces? At the time I was attracted by the opportunity to…
Dentistry
Removal of a ranula under GA
This patient was seen on referral at the maxillofacial department complaining of an intermittent lump under the tongue. His general…
Dentistry
Cash payments
In the past, the term ‘money laundering’ was applied only to financial transactions related to the likes of Al Capone…
Dentistry
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