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West Lancashire West Cheshire and North Wales Branch

Event Type
Event Subject
Development Outcomes (C)
Topic Groups (Restorative Dentistry)
Monday 21 January 2019
18:15 - 20:30
Liverpool Medical Institute
114 Mount Pleasant, LIVERPOOL, L3 5SR, England
Paul Tipton
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    Joint event with Liverpool and District Odontological Society

    Bridge design

    Date ​Monday 21 January 2019
    ​​Venue​Liverpool Medical Institute, 114 Mount Pleasant, Liverpool L3 5SR

    18:15 Registration

    18:30 Lectures start

    20:30 Close

    Branch / SectionWest Lancashire, West Cheshire and North Wales Branch - joint event with Liverpool and District Odontological Society

    Free to attend and open to the whole dental team.


    Although this is a free event, advance booking is essential so that we know numbers for seating, refreshments, and preparing named CPD certificates.

    ​​​CPD2 hours
    • Review the limited applications of Ante's Law

    • Discuss Linden and Nyman's research into bridge failure and periodontal disease

    • Appreciate the use of 'stress breakers' in reducing failure rates

    • Present the criteria for Maryland bridge prescription.

    Learning objectives
    • Apply Ante's law discriminately to the clinical scenario

    • Implement Linden and Nyman's research into treatment planning for bridge design

    • Understand the reasons for bridge failure and reduce/eliminate their occurrence

    • Demonstrate the retentive features for Maryland bridges

    • Produce posterior bridge designs for fixed and fixed moveable prostheses

    • Incorporate into bridge preparations features to compensate for the curve of Monson

    • Construct chair side fabricated prototype bridges.

    Learning content ​Ante's Law, Linden and Nyman bridge, Fixed and Fixed moveable,  Maryland, Copings
    Development outcomeC
    SpeakerPaul Tipton
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