|Date ||Thursday 19 October 2023|
|Branch / Section|
Northern Ireland Branch
|Location||The Malone Hotel, 60 Eglantine Avenue, Malone Road, Belfast BT9 6DY|
18:45 Registration and exhibition
19:00 Hot Topic - Two ends of the Spectrum, Childrens and Elderly Persons Working Groups - Caroline Lappin
19.30 Refreshments and exhibition
19:45 Lecture -Tooth Wear: Where we are with diagnostics for general practitioners - Saoirse O’Toole
BDA members - Free
Non-member dentists - £45
DCPs - £45
|CPD||2 hours and 15 minutes|
|Aims||Hot topic |
To provide a comprehensive overview, using all the latest technology, to ensure you have your diagnostic base covered to maximise clinical success.
|Learning objectives||Hot topic|
- Use the latest technology for monitoring tooth wear with intraoral scans
- Recognise the cases to take on in general practice and when to consider referring
- Understand novel diagnostic tools to help recognise co-morbidities in general practice.
|Learning content||Hot topic|
This lecture will cover everything a GDP needs to be able to diagnose tooth wear effectively, recognise medical risk factors, monitor it accurately in practice and be confident in knowing which cases to treat and which cases require more complex treatment planning. It aims to provide a comprehensive overview, using all the latest technology, to ensure you have your diagnostic base covered to maximise clinical success.
After qualifying in 2009 she spent 5 years in general dental practice until she started her clinical PhD in erosive tooth wear at King’s College London. She then undertook clinical training in Prosthodontics while continuing her research. She is particularly interested in severe tooth wear, temporomandibular dysfunction and obstructive sleep apnoea. Her research focuses on the clinical diagnosis of tooth wear and identification of underlying medical conditions. She has published two book chapters, over 40 peer reviewed papers, has a patented device for detecting gastric acids intraorally, a software for detecting intraoral changes with 3D scanners and lectures internationally.
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