Clyde Munro claims title of largest dental group in Scotland

Clyde Munro claims to have become the largest dental group in Scotland after swallowing 17 ­practices last year.

Clyde Munro founder and chief executive Jim Hall. Picture: Ian Georgeson

The Glasgow-headquartered dental group, formed less than five years ago, now incorporates 38 ­practices throughout the country and generates ­revenues in excess of £20 million a year.

Clyde Munro continued its aggressive acquisition strategy with the purchase of two Highland dental practices, M&S Dental Care in Fort William and Glencoe, in December.

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The move added more than 20,000 patients to the group’s customer base, pushing its total patient roster to more than 300,000 patients.

Founder and chief executive Jim Hall said: “Simply put, dentists are struggling to keep on top of growing amounts of compliance and paperwork – and feel stifled and frustrated.

“Being a larger group, we can step in and support this, leaving them free to look after patients, or plan for their retirement safe in the knowledge their practice’s identity will remain.”