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Leanne Branton gives us a glimpse inside the life of a three-time Dentistry Scotland Awards winner.

13th October 2017

Leanne Branton graduated from Glasgow in 2003 and went on to gain experience in both NHS and cosmetic dentistry. In 2008, she opened a squat NHS practice called Southside Dental Care in Edinburgh. This busy practice has now developed to provide a wide range of treatments including implants, short-term orthodontics and facial aesthetics. This is […]

Wondering who will be judging the Dentistry Scotland Awards 2017

18th August 2017

Introducing the Dentistry Scotland Awards judges Seb Evans Seb started working at FMC in 2014. He is the editor of, assistant editor of Dentistry magazine and has been the editor of Dentistry Scotland magazine since 2015. Recently Seb passed with distinction the BDIA Certificate: Introduction to Dentistry.   Julian English Julian English has more […]

Southside Dental Care experience huge increase in dental patient enquiries

Southside Dental Care and their huge increase in dental patient enquiries

22nd May 2017

Dentistry Scotland Awards Southside Dental Care walked away with Practice of the Year, Best NHS Practice and Best Team at 2016’s Dentistry Scotland Awards. We catch up with Leanne Branton, to find out what makes her practice so successful.   Seb Evans (SE): How does it feel to have been named Practice of the Year? […]

How to write an award-winning entry for the Dentistry Scotland Awards

How to write an award-winning entry for the Dentistry Scotland Awards

26th April 2017

When compiling your entry, think about getting the judges attention. You want to make them want to read your submission, and ultimately choose you as the winner. Your entry needs to be clear, creative and concise. It’s all about standing out. Here are 10 tips on how to write an award-winning entry for the Dentistry […]

[Video] Hear how the 2016 winners felt after winning their award

18th April 2017

Hearing your name being called, having your moment on stage and gaining official award-winning status is a truly special moment for many practices and individuals each year at the Dentistry Scotland Awards. It’s those fist-pump moments these awards exist for. Being part of a deeply passionate industry, and having a real sense of duty to patients […]

How the Dentistry Scotland Awards made us hungry for success

30th March 2017

The Dentistry Scotland Awards has helped Bite Dentistry in more ways than we thought, Eimear Keenan says. After 20 years in general practice it is very easy to become complacent about your job or place of work. Fortunately for us here at Bite Dentistry, this is when we decided to do something to mark the […]

mistakes when opening a dental practice

10 Common mistakes when opening a dental practice

20th March 2017

  Don’t be in a rush to open a dental practice, it is far too easy to get it wrong. Over the last 15 years I’ve had a trickle of calls and voicemails every month coming from folk who say they want to open a new practice. Recently the trickle has become a flood and […]

3 Case studies on how to make your practice more child friendly

6th March 2017

Children are arguably the toughest patients. With more than 160 operations every single day to extract children’s teeth, it is imperative that dental professionals become more equipped in dealing with children’s oral health. It’s also easy to forget that kids grow up. A child who is aware of the importance of oral health is far […]

Entry is now open

Entry is now open for the 2017 Dentistry Scotland Awards

The time has come once again to announce entry is now open for 2017.   The awards will return to Glasgow on Friday 3rd November for a fantastic night of celebration and jubilation. Guests are invited to join us at 18:30 for a drinks reception, followed by a sit down three-course meal, the ceremony itself […]

The 2016 Dentistry Scotland Awards officially outdid the MOBOs

8th November 2016

It may have been up against some tough competition (the MOBOs), but the Dentistry Scotland Awards was an absolute show-stopper.

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