Honesty Dental Care in Shipley, West Yorkshire, are the 2013 winners of the BDA’s Good Practice Scheme Practice of the Year Award, it was announced this week.
More than 1,800 practices were eligible to enter for the Award with entrants asked to demonstrate how they ensure patients’ needs are at the very centre of their service. The Honesty dental team impressed the judges with their outstanding commitment to patient education and their use of new technology to secure long term oral health gains for patients.
The Award is open to all practices that are members of the BDA’s Good Practice Scheme, UK dentistry's leading quality assurance programme.
The rigorous selection process includes a judges’ visit and analysis of evidence including patient and peer testimonies.
The team will be presented with their award by BDA president Dr Barry McGonigle at a reception at BDA headquarters in December.
Commenting ahead of the presentation event Dr McGonigle said: 'I would like to congratulate the team at Honesty Dental Care on being named Good Practice Scheme Practice of the Year. This accolade serves as a testimony to their hard work and is a recognition of their commitment to helping their patients achieve and maintain excellent oral health. Dr Denny is an inspirational leader and he and his team can be justifiably proud of their achievement.'
Honesty Dental Care Clinical Director and founder, Dr Richard Denny said: 'Honesty Dental Care is the result of a desire and passion to fuse together the latest digital and laser technology, with a warm, friendly, relaxed environment, in which patients feel comfortable and receive exceptional standard of care and range of treatment options. This has been made possible by a dedicated team effort, involving practice staff and many valued suppliers. We are really proud to be the first Yorkshire based practice to have won the BDA Good Practice Scheme, Practice of the Year Award.'