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Dental business know-how (RERUN)

Principal or associateship - Is practice ownership for you?

Saturday 19 September 2020

14:00 – 15:00

This webinar is hosted by MediEstates, for any issues viewing the webinar please contact Philip Barker -

This webinar is a re-run and was first shown on Wednesday 29 July 2020 and again on Saturday 1 August. 

In partnership with

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In this webinar Spot On Business Planning and MediEstates discuss the opportunities and challenges faced with practice ownership. They will explore the intricacies of buying a practice, running a business, managing a team and make a comparison between a practice owner and an associate, as a long-term consideration.

Learning objectives

  • Showcase a number of different paths to making a decision around practice ownership
  • Understand the multitude of skills required to run a practice and influence its success
  • Understand the different ownership models
  • Understand the team effort required to make the practice work
  • How to make it work long term

About the speakers

Andy McDougall

Andy McDougall has been interpreting and using numbers to transform business performance for over forty years. He was introduced to the dental sector a decade ago and could immediately see that dental practice owners, starved of business know how, were mostly unaware of the fundamental principles underpinning financial success. Andy formed Spot On Business Planning (SOBP) with a mission to transform underperforming practices and to help those looking to maximise their exit value. Using tailored financial models, Andy assists dental practice owners to make the right strategic decisions, and the talented Spot On team then works alongside practice teams to implement changes that double net profits within three years.

Anne-Marie Houston

Anne-Marie Houston is a key member of the Spot On team. Her breadth of skill, knowledge and experience have been amassed over a career spanning corporate IT training and senior business management. Originally introduced to Spot On as a client whilst managing her husband’s dental practice, Anne-Mariejoined the team over five years ago as an analyst. Today, working alongside Andy, she is instrumental in driving client profitability and delivering the exceptional service Spot On client’s enjoy.


Dev-Outcomes-B.png1 hour CPD
A CPD certificate (in the name of the participant) will be made available once viewing of this online lecture has been finished, the delegate feedback survey completed and attendance validated.

How to book

All dentists and the dental team have complimentary access to this webinar.

The session is being hosted be co-partners Mediestates.

To book your place please click the link below.


Can't attend? 

This particular session will not be made available on-demand.

Further assistance

Should you have any questions or require assistance please contact the Events team by email or by calling 0207 563 4590.