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P119 Practice Ownership - An Introduction

Speaker: Abhi Pal FCGDent

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Webinar Details

In collaboration with The British Dental Students' Association (BDSA).

Owning a practice provides huge opportunities in working independently, building up an enterprise, and practising in a way that suits the individual. However it comes with significant responsibilities.

This webinar is for any dental professional, including students, who wishes to understand what owning a practice entails, the joys of "being your own boss", how to prepare for practice ownership, and the pitfalls. The session will be presented by Dr Raj Rattan MBE, Director of Dental Protection, and introduced by Dr Abhi Pal - President of CGDent. Both of them have considerable experience in practice ownership, training of dentists and in dento-legal matters.

Learning Outcomes

Aims

  • Where practice ownership fits into a GDP career pathway
  • Different models of practice ownership
  • How does one prepare for practice ownership
  • The responsibilities of being a practice owner
  • The benefits & drawbacks of owning a practice 

Objectives

On completion of this webinar you will understand what owning a practice entails, the joys of "being your own boss", how to prepare for practice ownership, and the pitfalls.

The Speakers

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Abhi Pal FCGDent

Dean of the Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP) and President of the College of General Dentistry (CGDent)

Dean of the Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP), and first elected President of the College of General Dentistry.

Dr Pal qualified in 1987 with honours and distinction from Guy’s Hospital, London, and has worked in general dental practice ever since, joining The University Dental and Implant Centre, a mixed NHS and private practice in Edgbaston of which he is Principal, in 1991.

With special interests in dental implantology and restorative dentistry, Dr Pal is Editor of FGDP's Training standards in implant dentistry, for which he is currently leading the development of mentoring requirements.

He joined FGDP in 1997, becoming active in its West Midlands division as a tutor and examiner for the MJDF, and later being awarded the Diploma of Fellowship. He was elected to represent the region on the National Faculty Board in 2014, was re-elected in 2017 and 2020, and is Chair of the FGDP Professional Affairs Committee.

He has also previously served the Faculty as Chair of both the Education and Finance Committees, as Junior Vice-Dean (2016-17) and Senior Vice-Dean (2019-20), and as its representative on the Health Education England dental advisory group and NHS England clinical reference group on record-keeping standards.

He is one of the authors of the FGDP-CGDent guidance, Implications of COVID-19 for the safe management of general dental practice, and has played a leading role in developing the Faculty's international relationships.