Corporatised Dentistry 10 years on
For most of the 20th century, dentistry was a relatively protected profession. Only dentists could own dental practices, the number of dentists graduating from the five dental schools in...
Part 12 – Time to Build
This article is about the final stage of a project - construction, this where the bulk of the budget is spent and dramatic changes occur.
Essential Care Dental – QLD
Essential Care Dental is a brand new practice opened by two young dentists who see a big future in offering quality dental care.
Part 11 – Project Stages
You have secured your property, council approval seems just a formality and the bank is about to deliver big money to your door. What happens next?
Part 10 – Council Approvals
Councils have a notorious reputation and it is only natural to want to ignore them. We are often asked, “Why do I need council approval?"
Part 9 – Commercial Risk
This series is all about understanding how to understand the risks in opening a new practice or expanding an existing one.
The Dental Centre – NSW
The Dental Centre in Coffs Harbour, New South Wales has just celebrated its fourth month in a brand new location.
Geoffrey Wexler – Toorak VIC
After securing the premises, as a solo practitioner, Dr Geoffrey Wexler was then free to design the practice to the way he likes to work.
Part 5 – Are You Being Served?
Touchpoint Management is a multi disciplinary business management tool used to connect online, offline and interpersonal interactions to enhance a patient’s experience.
Bachmann Orthodontics – Auckland NZ
The Bachmann’s are really happy with their new practice “The workflow and functionality are similar to our practice in Germany, but the layout and colour scheme are quite different".
Barry Smith Dental – Camden NSW
After 11 years in the air force, a young family convinced Barry Smith it was time to settle down and move into private practice.
Part 7 – Budget Your Rent
Having established what a building may cost, the next step is to establish what the practice can afford to pay in rent.
Hills Dental Design – Pennant Hills NSW
Levitch Design Associates (LDA) had designed one of the practices Dr Poornima Srinavas had previously worked in. She loved what they had achieved in space planning, layout, colours, and...
Norwest Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery
While many general practices survive without design input - for patients aesthetics provide a visual shortcut that tells them all they need to know.