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Northern Ireland Branch

Event Type
Event Subject
Development Outcomes (A, B, C, D)
Topic Groups (Periodontics, Law and Ethics, Risk)
Tuesday 10 November 2020
18:40 - 21:30
Venue TBA
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Len D'Cruz, Hall Graham
Booking Fees
  • Dental Care Professional: £45.00
  • Essential member: £0.00
  • Expert member: £0.00
  • Extra member: £0.00
  • Senior member: £0.00
  • Non-member: £45.00

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The dento-legal risks of periodontal disease – stop worrying and Branch AGM


* If booking for two or more people, please use the booking form (PDF version) or booking form (word version) to make your booking, or call us on 020 7563 4590.


Tuesday 10 November 2020


To be confirmed


18:40 Northern Ireland Branch AGM

18:40 Registration

19:00 Start of lecture

19:45 Refreshments

21:30 End

Branch / Section

Northern Ireland Branch


BDA members - Free

Non-members - £45

Dental Care Professionals - £45

​​​​CPD​2 hours 15 minutes

An overview of the dento-legal risks in periodontal disease management 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
  • Discuss the delivery of preventive care working with DCPs.
Learning content
  • ​Understand where the risks are when delivering periodontal care
  • Implement systems to mitigate risks
  • Refer and work with team members within the current legal and professional standards.
Development outcomes​A, B, C and D


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Len D'Cruz

GDP and Practice Owner, 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. He is Senior Dento-legal Advisor for BDA Indemnity and lead lecturer for the MA in Dental Law and Ethics at the University of Bedfordshire. He is the author of two books and writes and lectures widely on dento-legal aspects of dentistry.

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Hall Graham

Hall Graham qualified from Queen’s University Belfast in 1982. He received an FDS from the University of Glasgow in 1986 and an MSc in Dental Public Health in 2007. He worked in Belfast Dental School from 1982-1987 and continued until 2019 to serve as a part time tutor. He was the Dental Advisor Eastern Health and Social Services Board from 2002-2007 and worked for the Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) from 2007-2019. He is the former Assistant Director of the Improvement Directorate in RQIA with responsibility for Regulation of Independent Healthcare including dentistry. Hall has sat on the General Dental Council Fitness to Practise Panel since 2015 to date.

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