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Equipping And Maintaining A Dental Practice course for Dental Practice

Speciality Classification
Oral Health
Time / Duration
20 minutes
Subject matter expert
eLearning for Healthcare
Endorsed By
Faculty of Dental Surgery

This session discusses the standards for equipment in dentistry and the financing mechanisms available for equipping and maintaining a dental practice.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Define the minimum standards for equipment
  • Describe the financing mechanisms available for equipping a dental practice
  • Explain the importance of maintaining dental equipment

Due diligence serves to confirm all material facts in regards to a sale. It is the care a reasonable person should take before entering into an agreement or a financial transaction with another party.

Instructors / Speakers
Peter Smyth,

Peter qualified from Dundee in 1992.

Peter worked in general practice, hospital, communities and now runs a private referral practice in Liverpool called the Cheshire Smile Clinic. His clinical work focuses on restoring adult dentitions and applying his Master’s degree in Prosthodontics.

In addition, Peter completed legal training and works as a dental expert witness and teaches hands on practical dental skills in the North West.

Aside from clinical work, Peter supervises the clinic’s compliance with Care Quality Commission, statutory law requirements and the BDA good practice scheme.

Divya Verma,
Dental Public Health Scholar in Sustainable Dentistry 2015-16

Divya qualified in 2009 with BDS Honours from Barts and The London Dental School. She completed her VT in Oxford and then went on to work in Cambodia implementing an oral health promotion programme and developing dental services in rural villages.

Divya subsequently completed her DF2 training in Dental Public Health and Community Dental Services in Surrey and followed this with a Darzi Fellowship working with Merton CCG.

She currently works within the salaried and prison dental services and is KSS Dental Public Health Scholar for 2015-16 in Sustainable Dentistry working with the Centre for Sustainable Healthcare on projects such as e-Learning for Healthcare, nitrous oxide breakdown, the Green Impact programme and teledentistry.

Equipping And Maintaining A Dental Practice course for Dental Practice
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Dental, -- DENTAL --
Provider Type
Education Provider
Time / Duration
20 minutes
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