Bupa Dental Care announces new acquisitions

13 December 2019 . United Kingdom

Bupa Dental Care has had a busy finish to 2019, announcing the acquisition of a further 16 practices across the country. This takes the organisation’s total number of acquisitions to 30 for the year and its total footprint to more than 470 practices across the UK and Republic of Ireland.

Arnica Dental

Joining the Bupa Dental Care family is:

  • Clock Tower Dental Care in Ripon
  • Malthouse Dental Centre in Princes Risborough
  • Haymans Green Dental Practice in West Derby
  • Arnica Dental Care in Cheltenham
  • Diamond House Dental Practice in Summertown
  • St Lawrence House Dental Practice in Winchester
  • Milnsbridge Dental Practice in Huddersfield
  • Grange Dene Dental Practice in Mytholmroyd
  • Iosis Dental Clinic in Winchester
  • The Raglan Suite in Harrogate
  • Love the Dentist in Salford
  • Moreton Dental Care in Moreton
  • Banks House Dental Practice in West Kirby
  • Silverwell Dental Practice in Bolton
  • Whole Tooth Dental Practice in Leighton Buzzard
  • Haven Green Clinic in Ealing.

The organisation has also merged Bangor Dental Care with its existing Bupa Dental Care practice in Springhill, Northern Ireland, creating one of the most experienced teams in the region.

On its move to join Bupa Dental Care, Dr. Ellie Ledger, Practice Owner and Principal Dentist at the award-winning Arnica Dental Care, said: “As a regional Centre of Excellence for treating dental phobic patients and delivering complex surgical procedures, it’s great to be joining an organisation that is as committed as we are to putting patients before profit and investing in its clinicians.”

Dr. Steve Byfield, Practice Owner and Principal Dentist at The Raglan Suite, said: “Coming under the Bupa Dental Care umbrella provides us with the opportunity to widen our referral base and collaborate with other clinicians who have experience in the same fields of dentistry. Working with a business that shares our values of quality care means the future is looking very exciting for our practice, colleagues and patients.”

Speaking of the news Ruth Chesmore, Mergers and Acquisitions Director for Bupa Dental Care, said: “With our continued commitment to growth, we’re really proud to welcome some extremely talented dental professionals and passionate practice staff to the Bupa family. We all share the same vision of helping people live longer, healthier and happier lives.”

Notes to editor

About Bupa dental

Bupa is a leading provider of NHS & private dental care with over 470 practices across the UK. People don't need to be insured by us to attend one of our dental clinics; services and treatments are available to everyone.

We offer a wide range of dental services, from general dentistry to specialist cosmetic, orthodontic and restorative treatments. Our clinicians are highly trained and use some of the latest techniques and technology when treating patients.

We have over 2,000 dentists and over 5,000 practice staff – together, they provide our patients with excellent oral health care. We provide practices with a clinical and customer framework, allowing our dentists to focus purely on providing good quality dentistry to patients.

Practices fall under Bupa Dental Care (formerly Oasis Dental Care), Total Orthodontics, Smiles, Dental Care Plus and Platinum Dentistry.

About Bupa

Bupa's purpose is helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives. With no shareholders, our customers are our focus. We reinvest profits into providing more and better healthcare for the benefit of current and future customers.

Health insurance accounts for the major part of our business with 18m customers and contributes 74% of revenue. We operate clinics, dental centres and hospitals in some markets. We run aged care businesses in the UK, Australia, New Zealand and Spain.

We directly employ around 83,000 people, principally in the UK, Australia, Spain, Chile, Poland, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Turkey, Brazil, the US, Middle East and Ireland. We also have associate businesses in Saudi Arabia and India.

For more information, visit www.bupa.com.