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Dr Anusha Gopathy

Dentist, Epping Plaza

Dr Harry Tan

Dentist, Beenleigh

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We keep dentists and patient care at the core of our business. Our goal is to help make dental care safe, accessible and affordable for all Australians, while supporting dental practitioners to pursue careers that are professionally and personally rewarding.


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Focus on your patients (leave the rest to us)

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    All the centres are fully accredited by QIP to National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards

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    Provide top quality dentistry and leave the staffing, marketing, legal and payroll to our support team

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    Experienced dental practice management teams

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    61 of the 62 centres are co-located within multi-disciplinary ForHealth medical centres with 300-800 patients every day

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    Preferred provider arrangements with health funds in most centres

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    Strong industry partnerships with suppliers and key opinion leaders

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    We receive customer feedback via Net Promoter Score surveys. Our dental teams are recognised for providing a positive customer experience

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    We are committed to living the ’10 things that make us tick’ values in all we do

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Strong financial rewards from day 1

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    Competitive contract terms to suit a range of lifestyles

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    High new patient numbers and robust recall system

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    Ability for dentists to generate average gross billings of $325 per hour* running their own practice (based on dental billings over 12 months to September 2021)

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    Robust online bookings supported by medical centre cross-referrals and walk-ins to help new dentists build their practice

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    Online booking system, strong website and online presence

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    Targeted local area marketing supported with national marketing campaigns including google search ads and social media marketing

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Independent and flexible working

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    As a dentist in the Primary Dental network, you will feel supported and empowered with the freedom to make your own clinical decisions

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    Tailor your practice hours to suit your needs. Almost 65% of dentists operating from our network are women managing their responsibilities as parents and carers with their professional career

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    Our presence in cities and regional centres across Australia means you have the flexibility to move to a new centre in a different part of the country if you ever want to move your practice

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    Choice of key industry partnerships like smile.com.au

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    We invest in new technology to support dentists with special interests, for extended scope of practice

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Keep developing

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    ‘Lunch & Learn’ cross-discipline sessions, with other professionals within the medical centre home and guest speakers from our trusted network of suppliers and advisors

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    Take advantage of the FORWARD program - a bespoke industry first annual program of continuing education sessions delivered by industry experts

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    FORWARD is available exclusively to dentists in our network and provides over 40 hours of quality Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

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    If you’re a graduate in our network, you’ll benefit from our FORWARD Recent Graduate Program – the program offers regular CPD sessions at no cost to the graduate. The sessions are designed to improve clinical and professional skills to help accelerate your career

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    Clinical Advisory Committee and leadership roles

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    Access to mentorship opportunities with senior dentists in the network

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    Virtual wellness sessions

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    Access to industry updates and webinars

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    Access to discounted courses, CPDs for skill development and extended services

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Take the journey

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    Nearly 49% of dentists have been practicing with the network for 3+ years

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    Inclusive team culture and the opportunity to connect with many colleagues from a wide range of clinical disciplines within the medical centre

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    Be supported by our management team, made up of people with decades of experience working in and managing dental practices, with many dentists citing that they love the positive camaraderie and supportive environment

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    Centres are critical community hubs with strong connections to the community, local PHN, ADA and the government

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    The Clinical Advisor Committee comprising of senior dentists provide representation on behalf of clinicians in the network. They meet on a quarterly basis and are consulted on key decisions that affect patient care and clinical operations

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Be a part of something bigger

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    We believe accessible care is one of the best things about our country

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    We are upgrading the centres and investing in $5m in FY22 on expansions, uplifts and refreshed branding

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    The dental surgeries are being refreshed to support best-practice workflows and superior patient experience. Our surgeries are named and themed after Australian native flowers to help deliver a new dentist experience

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    We are investing in digital scanning technology for better patient outcomes

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    Google review ratings of the Primary Dental centres have climbed to 4.7 out of 5

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    We are committed to being our community’s first choice for affordable, quality dental care through all stages of life

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    We believe oral health is important for overall health, join our mission to create a healthier Australia

Why Work With Us Doctors Leichhardt

A Typical Primary Dental Centre

Dental surgery

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    Dentists see approximately 8-16 patients per day, who come either through our robust online booking system, walk-ins from the medical centre, internal and GP referrals

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    61 of the 62 centres are co-located within multidisciplinary ForHealth medical centres

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    Centres are mostly 2-5 chair practices

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    Dentists in the network are typically billing ~$325 per hour* (Based on dental billings over 12 months to September 2021)

Dental Surgery

Reception

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    Our frontlines teams are at the core of our business – they manage customer enquiries, phone bookings and the day-to-day requirements of the centre

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    Dentists at the centre are supported by our dental coordinators in partnership with skilled dental assistants, experienced dental state managers and a practice support team with extensive dental experience

Dentist reception

Technology

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    Centres are mostly fitted with 2-5 modern Kavo dental units with intra-oral cameras and monitors

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    They have the necessary lab equipment, rotary endo and surgical implant equipment

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    Modern facilities, dedicated OPG machines or access to digital radiography within the centre

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    Digital scanners, CEREC units and RA units are also available to dentists in some centres

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    We continue to invest in technology that support dentists with special interests, helping provide more treatment solutions to their patients

Dentist technology

Sterilisation Room

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    The sterilisation room is at the heart of our infection control protocol – typically fitted with stat-of-the-art autoclave units that are regularly maintained and serviced

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    Designated clean and contaminated area

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    Infection control remains are top priority – our staff are well-trained on industry best practices, supported by our robust infected control procedures which are regularly reviewed and updated

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    Centre teams are further supported by the National Clinical Governance team

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Dr Brett Moore

“I count myself very fortunate to practice with Primary Dental. I’ve been supported, inspired and appreciated and as a result I feel that my skills as a dentist have improved. I can’t imagine practising anywhere else.”

Dr Brett Moore

Primary Dental Werribee