A LONG-established dental follow in Balerno has joined an increasing Scottish dental group.
Artis Dental and Implant Studio has joined the Clyde Munro Dental Group with its two dentists and 10 assist employees, and mentioned it could be “enterprise as standard” for its 4500 sufferers.
Based 16 years in the past by proprietor Brian Clough and his spouse Edel, Artis Dental providers has a thriving affected person base in west Edinburgh but additionally additional afield in St Andrews and the Scottish Borders.
Mr Clough, 57, who’s within the second 12 months of a Masters in Restorative Dentistry at Edinburgh College, mentioned the acquisition would enable him to enhance affected person care by introducing the brand new strategies discovered on the diploma course.
Drawing on the assets of a big group like Clyde Munro will even make sure the continued prime quality of care is maintained at Artis Dental whereas permitting an growth of providers and personnel.
Mr Clough mentioned: “New laws launched on account of the Covid pandemic have undoubtedly positioned further challenges and obligations on small unbiased dental practices.
“With Clyde Munro on board, it gives our follow with a degree of assist and funding that may guarantee there isn’t any drop within the degree of service – and that sufferers in Balerno and the west of Edinburgh have entry to a few of the finest dental providers out there anyplace.”
The entire crew at Artis Dental, together with dentist Ashleigh Meikle and Mr Clough are persevering with to work on the follow.
Mr Clough mentioned: “I nonetheless love being concerned in affected person care and this deal will liberate time to permit me to finish my Masters and to place that studying into follow and to enhance the providers we are able to supply to sufferers. With Clyde Munro I’m assured they may take the follow on to a brand new degree and to the advantage of all sufferers who’ve put their belief in Artis Dental.”
Clyde Munro Dental Group is Scotland’s main unbiased dental group with greater than 50 practices throughout Scotland, using greater than 200 dentists, 400 employees and taking good care of 460,000 sufferers.
Kirsty Dace, chief improvement officer with Clyde Munro, mentioned: “Artis Dental and Implant Studio is a wonderful addition to our community of household dentists and we’re wanting ahead to working with Brian and his crew to construct on the robust platform that he has put in place in Balerno.
“His ardour for dentistry shines by means of – highlighted by his return to his research – and we’ll harness that care and enthusiasm to additional enhance dental providers for sufferers in west Edinburgh, whereas supporting further funding to introduce different providers and so as to add to the prevailing employees’s experience.”
In addition to a presence in all of Scotland’s main cities, Clyde Munro owns practices from Orkney and the Highlands to the Scottish Borders.
The follow was acquired for an undisclosed sum.
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