|Date ||Thursday 7 November 2019 |
Academic Centre, Milton Keynes University Hospital, Standing Way, Eaglestone, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire MK6 5LD
On arrival at the hospital site from the A421 (H8 Standing Way) turn left at the mini roundabout. You will see the Academic Centre on the left as you drive round the bend. Parking is available in the multi-storey car park a little further along the road.
18:45 Registration and hot supper
|Branch / Section||Milton Keynes Section|
BDA members - £14
Non-members - £16
DCPs - Dental hygienists, therapists, technicians, practice managers, receptionists - £10
DCPs - Dental nurses - FREE (but please use the booking form, or call us to make your booking, this cannot be done online)
Bookings made from Tuesday 5 November onwards or on the day will be charged at £25.
Online booking closes Wednesday 6 November. Please contact us at email@example.com / 020 7563 4590 after this if you wish to attend.
|Aim||To give an understanding of the signs and symptoms of potential occlusally related problems during a clinical examination.|
- To outline the limitations of dental articulators
- With the use of clinical photographs, to broaden the understanding of the five basic theoretical ad clinical principles of occlusion
- When to treat confirmatively and when to re-organise the occlusion prior to treatment
- To show some of the clinical ramifications following a loss of occlusal harmony
- To outline how to prevent introducing changes to the occlusal scheme when providing definitive restorations.
- To clarify any misconceptions
- To have a broader understanding of the fundamentals of occlusion, their importance in occlusal diagnosis and clinical management of a patient
- To have the knowledge to adopt a structured approach to the delivery of restorative treatment
- To avoid occlusally related failures in the provision of restorative treatment
- To deliver more predictable long-standing dentistry in everyday practice.
BDS (Edin), MFDTEd MFGDPEng
Having graduated from Edinburgh in 1976, Tom immediately moved to London and worked as a House Surgeon at Guy’s and The Royal Dental Hospital. In 1982, he opened his own private practice in Queensgate, London. His Special Interests lie in all aspects of Restorative Dentistry but in particular Occlusion and Emergence Profile.
In 2013, Tom was appointed as a Visiting Clinical Specialist Teacher at The Dental Institute at King’s College London. In April 2018, he became Staff President of The Kings Students Dental Society and was subsequently appointed as a Member of The Kings Dental Alumni Association Council.
In May 2018 Tom was awarded one of King’s College London’s prestigious Teaching Excellence Awards – Teaching Experience. In 2019 he was re-appointed as Staff President of The Kings Students Dental Society as well nominated for a 2019 Kings Education Award – Student Support.
In March 2018 he became a Member of The Faculty of Dental Trainers at The Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh (MFDTEd).
He regularly presents both on the subjects of occlusion and restorative dentistry to BDA Branches and various Study Club meetings in the UK, as well as lecturing on the MSc Aesthetics Course at Kings and to VT Foundation students. He has had articles published both here in the UK and in the US.
|How to book / enquiries|
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|Forthcoming Milton Keynes Section events|
Download the full Educational programme for the Milton Keynes Section 2019-2020
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