Colin Campbell

Colin Campbell

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Building our ‘Disney Land’

Just weeks away from the opening of his custom-built home for The Campbell Clinic and Campbell Academy, Colin Campbell describes what goes into creating an advanced facility for dentistry and dental education. We call it ‘Disney Land’. That is our code name here at The Campbell Clinic. We have been building this for years, at … Continued

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Case study – the diary of an experienced dentist

Colin Campbell explains how it’s possible to jump into implant dentistry, despite not being in any form of dental training for a while. On my travels through implant dentistry I meet many people interested in starting out on their journey, from newly qualified young practitioners to practice owners, but also experienced associates who have reached a … Continued

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Implant training pathways

What does an implant training pathway in general dental practice look like? Colin Campbell gives some suggestions. Identify why you would like to be involved in implant dentistry (understand implant dentistry as a surgical and restorative discipline if done completely) Decide whether you would like to proceed with the surgical aspect, the restorative aspect or both Identify … Continued

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The short guide to implant dentistry

Colin Campbell details what you’ll need to succeed in implant dentistry. When you begin your journey in implant dentistry one of the first things that you will encounter is new surgical situations that you may not be familiar with. Often for practitioners the journey into implant dentistry re-enthuses the surgical interest and allows them to … Continued

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Bringing dental implants into my practice – where to begin?

Colin Campbell explains why it’s never too late to start training in implant dentistry. For a significant amount of principals in UK dentistry, over several generations, the implant opportunity has passed them by. These practitioners never managed to ‘get on the implant treadmill’ and for many who spent time not only developing their practice but … Continued

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Clinical skills versus business performance

Colin Campbell explains why it’s important to keep developing your clinical skills in areas that you enjoy. For many years now dentistry has been a tight rope balancing act between ethical skilled clinical dentistry and making a profit. It is clear that dental businesses cannot succeed without being successful businesses in their own right, but … Continued

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Getting involved in implant dentistry – are your surgical skills good enough?

Colin Campbell explains how The Campbell Academy can take you from a beginner to mastering the skill of implant dentistry. There is a stage recognised by many dental clinicians in their careers where they consider the possibility of becoming involved in implant dentistry. One of the foundations of this discipline is to have knowledge of … Continued

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The young practice owner – where next?

So you’re a young dentist who has just brought a practice? Where do you go next with so much to do? Colin Campbell explains. In becoming a business owner it’s easy to become utterly distracted in the running of the business without paying any attention to your clinical career and how that must also develop … Continued

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So you’ve been on one dental implant course, should you do another?

Just because you’ve done an implant course previously and it hasn’t worked out, doesn’t mean implant dentistry isn’t for you, Colin Campbell says. There is a staggering statistic in implant dentistry in the UK, 93% of people that attend a surgical-based course, are not routinely placing implants two years following the course. That sentence and … Continued

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Failed education

Worried you could be wasting money on a dental implant course? Colin Campbell explains how to get a return on your investment. General dental practice in the UK is littered with people who have paid and invested in a dental implant course but never been able to take the jump to placing implants in their … Continued