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North Hertfordshire Section

Event Type
Event Subject
Development Outcomes (A, C, D)
Topic Groups (Periodontics, Record Keeping, Risk)
Thursday 19 March 2020
18:30 - 21:00
The Vernon Dental Practice
35-36 Hermitage Road, HITCHIN, Hertfordshire, SG5 1BY, England
Len D'Cruz
Booking Fees
  • Dental care professional: £0.00
  • Essential member: £0.00
  • Expert member: £0.00
  • Extra member: £0.00
  • Senior member: £0.00
  • Non member: £0.00
  • Student member: £0.00

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Managing the risk of periodontal disease and record keeping related issues 

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Date Thursday 19 March 2020

The Vernon Dental Practice

35 Hermitage Road, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1BY


18:30 Registration

19:00 Lecture

20:30 Q&A

21:00 Finish

Branch / SectionNorth Hertfordshire Section

BDA members - Free

Non-members - Free

DCPs - Free

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

​​​CPD1 hour 30 minutes


An overview of the dento-legal risks in periodontal disease management and record keeping in practice.

Learning objectives
  • Review the areas where there  are increased dento-legal risks
  • Provide risk management guidance in controlling the specific issues that arise in managing patients with periodontal disease
  • Outline the legal and clinical standards applied to record keeping
  • Case based scenarios emphasising the importance of accurate record keeping for consent and periodontal care
  • Discuss the delivery of preventive care working with DCPs
Learning contentA lecture based session with the opportunity to ask questions to the speaker.
Development outcomeA, C and D

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Len D’Cruz

GDP, London and Senior 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, a dento-legal advisor for the BDA and a Dental tutor for Health Education East of England. Len is also lead lecturer for the MA in Dental Law and Ethics at the University of Bedfordshire. He has published "Legal aspects of general dental practice" and co-authored “Understanding NHS dentistry”. He writes and presents regularly about legal and ethical issues as well as NHS contractual issues, particularly in relation to the NHS contract prototypes. Len is also an ORE examiner.

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