Oral cancer - identify, refer, prevent

Event Details

Event Name
Oral cancer - identify, refer, prevent
Event Type


Event Subject
Topic Groups(General Dental Practice, Oral Health)

10:00 - 16:00


British Dental Association

64 Wimpole Street, LONDON, W1G 8YS, England
CPD Hours
Booking Fee(s)

Dental Care Professional: £95.00
BDA member: £150.00
Non member: £195.00

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Oral cancer - Identify, refer and prevent

Friday 3 November 2017 | London


Learning objectives

Understand current treatments and how you can improve management of patients who've been previously treated.

The number of cases of oral cancer across the UK continues to increase with latest figures showing that more than 7,500 new cases were diagnosed last year *. Early detection is key and can improve chances of survival. A growing number of patients are accusing their dentist of missing the signs and taking legal action. This one-day course helps define the dental team's duty of care, offering information and advice on how to manage oral cancer effectively and sensitively.

*Data from British Dental Health Foundation 2016

  • Improve your knowledge of the prevention and detection of oral cancer, including what to look out for, and when, and how to respond
  • Adopt an approach to oral cancer detection that is consistent with current medico-legal advice
  • Be able to carry out a thorough examination with knowledge of the signs and symptoms
  • Know the criteria for referral following NICE guidelines
  • Understand the current treatments
  • See how the whole dental team can successfully implement a management strategy for oral cancer
  • Gain advice on the management of patients who have been previously treated for oral cancer.


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​BDA Member:£150.00

Non Member: ​£195.00​DCPs: £95.00


The fee includes refreshments, a standing buffet lunch and all course documentation.



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Arpan Tahim, Registrar in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery,University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Arpan is an oral and maxillofacial surgery trainee based at University College London Hospital. He studied medicine at Imperial College London and dentistry at King's College London. He has a keen interest in academic surgical education and has recently authored a book highlighting key OMFS presentations for general practitioners in the UK.

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Sarah Orr, Lead Lead Macmillan Head & Neck C N S, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Sarah Orr is the Lead Macmillan Head and Neck Clinical Nurse Specialist working across both surgery and oncology. She has worked in head and neck cancer since 2006 with a two year break to establish a service providing cancer nursing to patients in the community in Suffolk.

Zaid Sadiq, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial/Head and Neck Surgeon, University College London Hospital and Honorary Lecturer, University College London

Zaid Sadiq is qualified in both dentistry and medicine. He completed higher surgical training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in London and gained surgical oncology experience at University Hospital Network, Toronto. He completed a Head and Neck Oncology fellowship in Edinburgh and is accredited by the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Glasgow. Zaid is an educational supervisor and is an honorary lecturer at University College London (UCL).



4 ½ hours CPD

The training course meets the educational criteria set by the GDC for Verifiable CPD and is certified by the British Dental Association.




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