Gary Anders, Author at Dentistry.co.uk
Gary Anders

Gary Anders

Author at Dentistry.co.uk

Gary Anders is managing director of DPAS. He has a distinguished track record in the insurance industry, with 30 years’ experience and various senior leadership roles with global insurance giant ACE Group behind him. Since joining DPAS in November 2006, Gary has been instrumental in overhauling and fine tuning the DPAS business processes, practices and procedures to support the ever-increasing number of dentists now choosing DPAS Dental Plans. Gary is a fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute (FCII).
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Your branding vs the plan provider’s

Gary Anders, managing director at DPAS Dental Plans, talks branding and argues the case for practice-branded patient plans. Regular and reliable income, a higher uptake in treatment plans and increased loyalty from your patients are just a few of the benefits of introducing a patient membership plan into your practice…we could go on and on … Continued

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Taking the plunge

Gary Anders, managing director of DPAS Dental Plans, offers reassurance to dentists considering a move to private practice. Whilst the exact number of dentists currently considering an imminent move to the private sector is unclear, it is true to say that the attractiveness of swapping dependency on the NHS for a life in private practice … Continued

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Learning for life

Gary Anders, caught up with Robert to discuss his philosophy on learning and education, his views on the current state of CPD and got an insight into what the future may hold in terms of GDC compliance. Robert Dyas is the man behind Prodental CPD, an innovative website providing the whole dental team with easy … Continued

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Supporting business growth and practice efficiency

Managing director at DPAS Dental Plans, Gary Anders looks at the growing influence of technology in the dental practice. As managing director of a sizeable business within the dental sector, I must admit I find it difficult to imagine how a practice with say two or three thousand individual patients finds it possible to operate … Continued

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The choice is yours

Gary Anders explains how expert help from external agencies can ease the complexities of running a dental practice. As any dentist knows only too well, owning and running a dental practice involves a whole lot more than just caring for patients and staff. And whilst dentists are eminently qualified in the clinical aspects of providing … Continued

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The power of your brand

Gary Anders, managing director at DPAS, discusses why brand matters for dental practices. A brand is a combination of the visual, emotional, rational and cultural elements that customers associate with a product, service or organisation. The power of the brand was first recognised in the ‘Mad Men’ era of the 50s and 60s, when burgeoning … Continued

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Time to take control

Gary Anders considers how dentists can take control of their own destiny. ‘If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs….’ so said Rudyard Kipling, and this is a phrase that perfectly fits dentistry at the moment. Despite the announcement of ‘prototype practices’ last year, each testing one of two potential … Continued

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That was the year that was

Gary Anders, managing director of DPAS Dental Plans, reviews the year gone by and looks forward to 2016. Having taken the position of managing director at DPAS Dental Plans on 1 January 2015, I have to say that I have enjoyed the last 12 months enormously. Working either with or for DPAS for almost 19 years … Continued