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Boosting creativity in your dental practice

Boosting creativity in your dental practice

March 1, 2022

Les Jones, Creative Director at Practice Plan Group shares his top tips for encouraging and boosting creativity within your team and practice.

What you'll hear:

  • What is creativity
  • Setting stretch goals in practice
  • Asking questions to stimulate ideas in team meetings

Who should listen:

  • All dental professionals
Life Stories with Emma Anastasi

Life Stories with Emma Anastasi

February 25, 2022

In this latest episode of Bodcast, Fern Lloyd catches up with Emma Anastasi, Founding Director of Diamond Dental Staff to discuss her career path in dentistry from a dental nurse to founding director and shares some of her top tips for recruiting and retaining staff in your practice.

What you will hear:

  • Emma’s career path from a dental nurse to founding director
  • How diamond dental helps with recruitment
  • Common issues practices are facing
  • Recruitment crisis
  • Top tips for retaining staff

Who should listen:

  • Dental nurses
  • Receptionists
  • Practice Managers

To find out more visit: https://diamonddentalstaff.co.uk/

Tony Jacobs - A dental pioneer

Tony Jacobs - A dental pioneer

February 10, 2022

Nigel Jones, Sales and Marketing Director at Practice Plan Group catches up with Tony Jacobs, Dentist and founder of GDPUK.com to discuss Tonys experience of moving to private dentistry 30 years ago, how the process went and his advice to others considering leaving the NHS.

What you'll hear:

  • What led Tony to go private in 1992
  • How the team felt about the conversion
  • How the conversion went
  • Challenges they faced
  • Founding the GDPUK.com forum
  • Tonys thoughts on the current NHS contract and landscape
  • Advice to NHS dentists considering a move to private practice

Who should listen:

  • Practice owners
  • Principal dentists
Coaching techniques to strengthen relationships with patients

Coaching techniques to strengthen relationships with patients

February 3, 2022

In this weeks episode, Siobhan Kelleher, qualified coach and dental hygienist shares her top coaching techniques to build rapport and strengthen the relationship between you and your patients.

What you’ll hear:

  • The importance of connecting with your patients
  • Seeing things from their perspective
  • The OSCAR coaching model
  • Motivational interview techniques
  • Listening to your patients

Who should listen:

  • All dental professionals

To find out more about Siobhans coaching visit www.siobhankelleher.com/

Young dentists leaving the profession

Young dentists leaving the profession

February 3, 2022

Jonathan Drury catches up with Lucy Li, Associate Dentist at Rowcroft Dental and Implant Centre to discuss burn out and mental health in the dental industry and why many young dentists are leaving the profession.

What you'll hear:

  • How the pandemic affected the profession
  • Signs of burn out
  • Young dentists leaving the industry
  • Lucys own experience of burn out
  • Advice to young dentists who may be struggling with mental health

Who should listen:

  • All dental professionals
Life stories with Johanna Hooper

Life stories with Johanna Hooper

January 21, 2022

In this latest Bodcast episode we catch up with Johanna Hooper, Director at Limitless Peak Performance about her career path from the Royal Navy to a business coach and lessons she's learnt along the way.

What you'll hear:

  • About Johanna
  • Her career path from the Royal Navy
  • Lessons learned along the way
  • Common issues Johanna comes across in business
  • Advice for anyone struggling with leadership

Who should listen:

  • All dental professionals

For further information about Johanna and Limitless Peak Performance visit https://www.limitlesspeakperformance.co.uk

Mental health in dentistry

Mental health in dentistry

January 11, 2022

In this weeks episode of Bodcast, Fern Lloyd catches up with Dr Ritesh Aggarwal, Managing Director at Psynergy Mental health to talk about the importance of looking after your mental health and a good workplace culture.

What you’ll hear:

  • Why Ritesh started Psynergy mental health
  • Mental health in dentistry
  • Importance of putting workplace strategies in place
  • Resources and advice for dentists

Who should listen:

  • All dental professionals

https://www.psynergymentalhealth.com/

My move to private dentistry

My move to private dentistry

January 10, 2022

Suki Singh, Area Manager at Practice Plan Group, catches up with Hussein Hassanali, Associate Dentist at Woodthorpe Dental Centre to discuss his journey from NHS dentistry to private and the difference its made to his work.

What you'll hear:

  • Why he moved to private practice
  • Reflections on working in an NHS practice
  • Experience of working in dentistry during the covid pandemic
  • Why Hussain enjoys working in private dentistry
  • Advice to others looking to make the move

Who should listen:

  • All dental professionals
Psynergy Mental Health

Psynergy Mental Health

December 23, 2021

Dr Ritesh Aggarwal joins us in this latest bodcast to discuss Psynergy mental health, the wellbeing programme designed specifically for dental practices and his top tips to start talking about mental health.

What you'll hear:

  • How the wellbeing programme works
  • What the survey involves
  • How practices can start implementing change using the results
  • Top tips to start talking about mental health

Who should listen:

  • Practice managers
  • Practice owners

To find out more visit: www.psynergymentalhealth.com

The Wesleyan Foundation

The Wesleyan Foundation

December 21, 2021

Nigel Jones, Sales and Marketing Director at Practice Plan catches up with Jessica Wilkes-Ball, Social Responsibility Lead at Wesleyan Financial Services to discuss the Wesleyan Foundation and the work they do.

What you'll hear:

  • Why and when the foundation was created
  • Some examples of the projects they have funded
  • Who can apply and how

Who should listen:

  • Everyone

To find out more visit https://www.wesleyanfoundation.co.uk/

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