Reena Wadia, Specialist Periodontist
Reena qualified from Barts and The London with the prestigious Gold Medal as well as numerous other undergraduate dental awards. Following general practice, Reena worked as a Senior House Officer in both Restorative Dentistry and Oral Surgery. Reena has completed the part-time speciality training programme in Periodontology at Guy's Hospital. She now runs her own specialist periodontal referral clinic at Lister House on Wimpole Street and is also an associate specialist at King's College Hospital.
As well as being passionate about acquiring new knowledge, Reena has always encouraged and supported young dentists, as well as hygienists and therapists, by sharing any learning and experiences. To this end, she created her own blog (www.reenawadia.com) as a platform to communicate valuable information and also runs courses for young dentists, hygienists and therapists at the BDA. Reena also endeavours to contribute to the profession through her National Board Member position at the Faculty of General Dental Practice and local committee role with the British Dental Association.
Len D'Cruz, GDP, London | Dento-legal Advisor, BDA
Len is a general dental practitioner, running a seven surgery mixed NHS and private practice in North East London. He is an experienced vocational trainer for the London Deanery. He is a dento-legal advisor for the BDA and a dental tutor for Health Education East of England. He has published "Legal aspects of general dental practice" and writes and presents regularly about legal and ethical issues as well as NHS contractual issues particularly in relation to the NHS contract prototypes. He is also an ORE examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons exam and is lead lecturer for the MA in Dental law and Ethics at the University of Bedfordshire.