Business of Dentistry Theatre

Course Details

22nd November 2019

Manchester Central

10:00am - 4:30pm

£0.00 per attendee

CPD Hours: 4.5

Course Code: DMA1904

The Business of Dentistry theatre is a free course.



10:00 - 10:45

Myofunctional Orthodontics; Insight into evaluating and treating malocclusion at an early age 5-10 presented by Niels van Der Valk, Myofunctional Research

Attendees will learn of a modern approach to the diagnosis of breathing and myofunctional problems and how myofunctional appliances can be used to treat soft tissue dysfunctions to provide an effective, early and minimally invasive orthodontic treatment for patients between 5-15 years.

Learning objectives:

- Soft tissue dysfunction and identifying the underlying causes of malocclusion
- Learn about Myofunctional Orthodontics and how to use it
- Understand breathing and myofunctional problems that limit facial growth


10:45 - 11:15

Are you tax efficient? presented by Sophie Kwiatkowski, PFM Dental


11:15 - 12:00

Exhibition & Networking


12:00 - 12:45

The challenges of running a clinical business presented by Dental Protection


12:45 - 13:30

How to grow your plan numbers presented by Christine Smethurst, Patient Plan Direct

A dental plan is a proven means of nurturing patient loyalty, encouraging preventative dentistry and improving cash flow thanks to the reassurance of recurring income. This session will help you foster key communication tactics and tools to nurture the growth of a healthy base of plan patients.

Learning Objectives:

- Understand the importance of dental payment plans for patients and practice
- Identify your patient journey and how this is important for plan uptake
- Analyse best practice from a live client


13:30 - 14:30

Exhibition & Networking


14:30 - 15:15

What’s Your Magic Number? How to Plan and Live Your Ideal Retirement presented by Matt Rhodes, Capstone Financial Management Ltd

Matt heads up the dental division of Capstone Financial and will be presenting on the challenges dentists face with managing their private and NHS pensions; offering guidance on how to maximise allowances pre-retirement whilst avoiding any unexpected tax charges. He will also be sharing how he has helped numerous dental practitioners transition into retirement and give insight into how you can build multiple income streams that let you achieve the retirement you desire.

Learning Objectives:

- How to maximise your allowances pre-retirement and ensure annual and lifetime tax charges aren’t exceeded.
- Understanding the NHS pension scheme changes and whether to opt in or out, real life case study presented.
- How to maintain a good lifestyle in retirement by building a diversified income stream, while paying less tax.

*Please note all attendees will be offered access to free cash flow modelling to create your own personal retirement plan


15:15 - 15:45

Exhibition & Networking


15:45 - 16:30

Portman - Transforming Group Dentistry presented by Julie Ross MA, VetMB, MBA, Portman Dental Care

The course starts with an iIntroduction to Portman Dental Care, covering the Vision and Values of Portman and the journey Portman is on to transform the way group dentistry is delivered to practices, clinicians and patients.

Since being founded by Sam Waley-Cohen 10 years ago Portman has grown to being the third largest group in the UK and the UK’s leading provider of privately focussed dentistry. Learn about the Portman Way - what it means to be a Portman clinician, for your practice to join the Portman Family and why being part of the Portman is considered by many of the country’s leading clinicians as the natural home of private dentistry