Entries by Karen Martin

Changing the Profession’s Perception of Dental Groups

Emma Barnes CEO, discusses why Riverdale strives to be different and why it added Devonshire House to its growing list of practices. We are constantly seeking a differential; why is one product or company better than another, it’s human nature. It is the same for dental groups. Over the years they’ve received a bad rap, […]

How the COVID pandemic is creating unique opportunities

Whilst the COVID pandemic has massively impacted dentistry, it has also created new opportunities. Ian Gordon, dental director at Riverdale Healthcare, ADG management team member and North Yorkshire LDC chair, discusses how practices can benefit from this unique situation. The forced closure of dental practices during lockdown 1.0 placed a huge strain on dental practices […]

Nurturing the Next Generation – Progression to Succession

Ben Wild explains why Riverdale Healthcare builds relationships and guides dentists and professionals through their career. In any industry the succession cycle is a challenge. But at Riverdale Healthcare we believe we have the foundations to provide stability and security for all our colleagues, safeguarding the future success of our business. From the point of […]

Genuinely proud to be part of the team

Chris Aylward explains what sets Riverdale Healthcare apart from other dental groups. Every group will say they are different to the rest: that they aren’t a typical corporate, that they offer clinical freedom, that they are nicer people to work for.  And why wouldn’t they? I say exactly the same thing! Each group is focused on […]

New People and Culture Director Joins Riverdale Healthcare

We are excited to announce the arrival of our new People and Culture Director, Suzie Loveday. Suzie will lead Riverdale Healthcare’s people and culture strategy to ensure we are delivering an authentic, open and honest, working environment for all our colleagues. From a career in Operations, Suzie progressed through to Regional Manager for a leading […]

Riverdale Healthcare Continues Drive for Growth

Northern based dental group, Riverdale Healthcare is celebrating further growth with the acquisition of three dental practices. The practices, which are located in Newcastle and Durham, were owned by Principal Dentists Deepinder Somal and Akash Ghai. Village Dental Practice in Whickam and The Grange Dental Centre in Gosforth which both offer NHS and Private Dental […]

InDental Group Joins Riverdale Healthcare

A Gateshead based dental group, has joined the fastest growing, northern based independent dental group, Riverdale Healthcare. InDental Group which includes InDental Practice, New Biggin Villa Family Dental Clinic and Deckham Dental were owned by Dr Shiv Pabary MBE, who has worked in the Gateshead and Newcastle area for over 30 years and was awarded […]

Linden Cottage Dental Practice Joins Riverdale Healthcare

Linden Cottage Dental Practice, which was formerly owned by three managing dentists, is now part of Riverdale Healthcare. Riverdale Healthcare currently operates 19 dental practices around the North East of England delivering both NHS and private dental care. The acquisition of Linden Cottage Dental Practice follows the recent acquisition of Bridge Street Dental Practice in […]

New CEO for Riverdale Healthcare

Riverdale Healthcare has today announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer. Current Chairman and previous CEO, Mark Seekings will continue in his role as Chairman of the company, whilst Emma Barnes will have overall responsibility for the company as CEO from 1st November 2020. Emma, who has a background in dentistry, has had […]

Bridge Street Dental Practice Joins Riverdale Healthcare

A dental practice in Morpeth has joined a new and expanding, northern based dental group. Bridge Street Dental Practice, which was formerly owned by Philip Jones, is now part of Riverdale Healthcare. Riverdale Healthcare currently operates 18 dental practices around the North East of England delivering both NHS and private dental care. The acquisition of […]