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IOTN and timing of orthodontic referrals for the GDP

Please note that online bookings for this event have now closed. If you still wish to attend or have a query relating to the event please email branchsectionevents@bda.org 

Tuesday 7 February 2023


18:45 Registration, refreshments and pizza

19:30 Start of lecture

21:00 End of event


​Bradbury Postgraduate Medical Centre, Epsom General Hospital, Dorking Road, Epsom KT18 7EG

Branch / Section

Epsom and Sutton Section


All attendees - Free

Please provide any dietary requirements by Monday 6 February 2023


1 hour and 30 minutes


To understand the concept and application of IOTN and be aware of the appropriate times to refer patients for orthodontic treatment.

Learning objectives
  • To define the components of the IOTN
  • To practice undertaking recording of the IOTN on example cases
  • To be able to refer patients for an orthodontic opinion at an appropriate time.
Learning content

A lecture on IOTN and timing of orthodontics referrals from general to specialist practice. 

Development outcomes

A and C


Sapna Radia

Sapna qualified from King's College London Dental Institute in 2009 with Honours and undertook her orthodontic specialty training between King's College Hospital and St George's Hospital. She gained her Membership in Orthodontics from The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2014 and then completed her consultant training between Guy's Hospital and Queen Victoria Hospital. She currently works as an orthodontic consultant at St George's Hospital and St Helier Hospital, and as a specialist in private practice Sapna has lectured and presented her research nationally and internationally and has a keen interest in teaching trainees.

How to book / enquiries

Online - individual bookings only

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Then use the pink 'Register' button at the top right of this page.

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By booking form - email

 or booking form (word version) to make your booking and return it to us at branchsectionevents@bda.org


By telephone 

Call the Events team on 020 7563 4590 to book over the phone (open Monday to Friday 09:00-17:00).

For registration queries email us at branchsectionevents@bda.org.

Full terms and conditions (including cancellation policy)

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COVID-19 and staying safe

​The BDA recommends the below measures to continue to keep attendees safe during this event:

  • If you feel at all unwell, we encourage you to take a lateral flow test the evening before you are due to arrive - should your test result be positive, we ask you not to attend
  • We advise sanitising your hands on arrival and continue to sanitise/wash your hands regularly throughout the event
  • We offer flexibility to transfer to a future event should you find yourself prevented from attending due to self-isolation or the onset of COVID-related symptoms.

If you have symptoms of COVID-19 (a new, persistent cough; a high temperature; or loss/changes to your sense of taste or smell) we kindly request you do not attend the event, although it is not a legal obligation to do so.

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