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by Denplan on May 20, 2013
This year National Smile Month (NSM), organised by the British Dental Health Foundation, runs between 20 May and 20 June, and Denplan is proud to be the main sponsor.
National Smile Month promotes three key messages for great oral health:
1. Brush for two minutes twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste
2. Cut down on how often you eat sugary foods and drinks
3. Visit the dentist regularly, as often as your practice recommends
As the biggest oral health campaign […]
by Denplan on May 14, 2013
Brand new for 2013, Denplan's Practice Manager Forums have been set up to support the professional growth and development of your valued practice team members.
These forums will help Practice Managers to review the different aspects of their role, as well provide them with the chance to interact with other practice managers in their local area.
With a fantastic programme planned for the day, these events cover many aspects of practice management and aim to answer the […]
by Denplan on May 08, 2013
Sometimes a day out of the practice in the fresh air is exactly what you need. Our charity events with Macmillan Cancer Support do just that, while raising money to improve the lives of people affected by cancer at the same time.
This year we've got three outdoor events to tempt you with…
Hadrian's Wall cycle route - Friday 7 to Sunday 9 June This 174 mile cycle route from Ravenglass to South Shields follows parts of Hadrian's Wall and many other Roman ruins along the […]
by Denplan on May 02, 2013
This spring we're bringing you some short profiles of our Practice Support Advisors, (PSAs), based at Denplan’s Head Office. They'll tell you a bit about themselves, as well as giving you a top tip that you can use in your practice.
Today's tip comes from Practice Support Advisor Cat…
Name: Cat Brooks
Postion held: Practice Support Advisor
Best staff day out with Denplan: The Denplan Olympics last year, where our team took part in […]
by Denplan on April 29, 2013
We know that many dentists have been left in the dark when it comes to the new NHS dental contract, which is why we’ve launched a unique forum for you to share your views and discover the answers to your questions around the proposed changes.
To support our series of Viewpoint seminars around these changes, our forum offers you the chance to speak with other professionals about the future of the NHS contract and what choices are available to you.
Topics on the forum […]
by Denplan on April 25, 2013
If you visit Denplan's stand at the British Dental Association Conference and Exhibition at the London ExCel over the next few days, you may notice that we look a little different from the last time you saw us.
That's because we felt it was time for a change; something unique and exciting, that everyone could be a part of.
The world of Denplan is an all-inclusive environment, that reinforces our commitment to putting our members first.
It represents easy, smart solutions […]
This information is for guidance only and is based on currently available information: further clarification from the General Dental Council is anticipated prior to 1st May 2013
At its meeting on 28 March 2013, the General Dental Council (GDC) accepted a recommendation which is, over time, likely to change significantly the future provision of primary dental care. The Council agreed that from 1st May 2013, dental hygienists and dental therapists should be able to […]
by Denplan on April 02, 2013
Over the next few months we'll be bringing you some short profiles of our Practice Support Advisors, (PSAs), based at Denplan’s Head Office. They'll tell you a bit about themselves before giving you a top tip that you can use in your practice.
The PSA Team answered 7494 calls during March, and are the dedicated point of contact for Denplan member dentists for any queries. From help with checking your monthly reports, to providing practical marketing support, the team helps you make the most […]
Following last month’s heated media debate sparked by Sustain’s report recommending an introduction of a sugary drinks duty for the government’s 2013 Budget, Denplan is pleased to have become the first commercial partner to support this valuable study. Having paved the way on supporting preventive dentistry for more than 26 years, we are keen to support good initiatives raising awareness of the importance of oral health. Sustain’s report (‘A Children’s Future Fund’) recommends introducing a sugary […]
by Denplan on March 13, 2013
Thinking of giving up the cigarettes? Or have you tried before and fallen off the wagon? Well, now you have another chance to give it a go, as today, Wednesday 13th March, is national ‘No Smoking Day’!
‘No Smoking Day’, organised by the British Heart Foundation, has run for more than 25 years to support people wishing to quit smoking. Most people are already aware of the impact smoking has on their general health, but it can cause problems for your oral health too. Dr Henry Clover, […]