endangered species in UK dentistry

• the micro-managing principal
• the 50% associate
• hygienists with no therapy qualification
• full capitation
• miserable team members
• rude patients
• old-fashioned practice managers
• the family dental practice
• the UDA
• supervised neglect
• dilapidated premises
• referrals from GDPs to specialist referral centres
Can you think of any more?


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Chris Barrow

Chris Barrow has been active as a consultant, trainer and coach to the UK dental profession for over 20 years. As a writer, his blog enjoys a strong following and he is a regular contributor to the dental press. Naturally direct, assertive and determined, he has the ability to reach conclusions quickly, as well as the sharp reflexes and lightness of touch to innovate, change tack and push boundaries. In 2014 he appeared as a “castaway” in the first season of the popular reality TV show “The Island with Bear Grylls”. His main professional focus is as Coach Barrow, providing coaching and mentorship to independent dentistry.