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​Metropolitan Branch

Essentials of periodontal care in general practice

* Please note, bookings will open one month prior to this event -


Wednesday 3 June 2020

British Dental Association

64 Wimpole Street, London W1G 8YS


18:00 Sign in, buffet and exhibition

19:00 Lecture 1

20:00 Lecture 2

21:00 Finish

Please note:

If you have pre-registered and have not arrived by 18:45, your place may be offered to someone else. 

All delegates that have not pre-booked a place may register on the door from 18:45 to 18:55 if last minute places are available.

Please note that late entry cannot be guaranteed. 

Late comers will not be admitted after 19:00, as this compromises the validity of CPD on offer. Please allow plenty of time to travel to avoid disappointment.

Branch / SectionMetropolitan Branch
CPD2 hours

BDA members - Free

Non-members - £50

Dental care professionals - £50

Aims and objectives
  • Outine our current understanding of the aetiology and risk factors of periodontal diseases
  • Understand the new classification and its application
  • Provide tips on delivering effective oral hygiene advice
  • Understand the objectives of non-surgical periodontal therapy, including indications for antimicrobial therapy
  • Discuss when and how to refer a patient for specialist care
  • Briefly discuss the diagnosis and management of peri-implant diseases.
Learning contentA lecture with the opportunity to interact with the speaker.
Development outcomeC

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Reena Wadia

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 hygiene therapists by sharing any learning and experiences. To this end, she created her own blog ( as a platform to communicate valuable information and also runs courses for both young dentists and hygiene 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.

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