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CANCELLED - Ribble Section

Event Type
Event Subject
Topic Groups (Oral Health)
Wednesday 6 May 2020
18:30 - 20:30
Preston, PRESTON, Lancashire, PR1 2HE, England
Sarah Procter, Finbar O'Mahony
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    What is Special Care Dentistry in 2020?

    Please note that this event has been cancelled

    * 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.

    Date Wednesday 6 May 2020

    Greenbank Lecture Theatre, Greenbank Building, UCLan, Victoria Street, Preston PR1 2HE


    Free parking is available in Harrington car park after 6pm.


    18:30 Registration, refreshments and sandwiches

    19:00 Start of lecture

    20:00 End of lecture and Q&A session

    20:30 Close of event

    Branch / SectionRibble 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
    Aim​The aim is to improve the delegates’ knowledge of Special Care Dentistry and understand how patients locally are treated.
    Learning content

    To discuss how patients with Special Care Dentistry needs are best treated across Lancashire.  

    A number of case presentations will be included.

    Learning objectives
    • Understand the meaning of Special Care Dentistry
    • Recognise how the right patient, should be treated in the right place, at the right time by the right dentist
    • Understand some of the issues which we face in providing dental care for this patient group
    • Understand the structure of Special Care Dentistry services locally.
    Development outcomesA, C, D

    Sarah Procter

    Clinical Lead, Lancashire Care Dental Services

    Sarah started her career in the Royal Army Dental Corps and then became a general practitioner before joining salaried services where she has been working in Wigan, Fleetwood and Preston.

    Finbar O'Mahony

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    Finbar qualified from Cork University Dental School and Hospital in 2010. Following graduation, he undertook vocational training on the West Coast of Scotland. He spent his foundation training in Glasgow, split between Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Paediatric Dentistry and Special Care Dentistry. Finbar then spent 6 months as a Senior House Officer in Special Care Dentistry and Oral Surgery in Dundee Dental Hospital before moving to the North West to take up his specialist training post. He qualified as a Specialist in Special Care Dentistry in 2016 and worked for Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust before joining Lancashire Teaching Hospitals as a consultant in March 2017.

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    If booking online, please email us any dietary requirements.


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    If you prefer to use a booking form, you are without a GDC number, you want to book for more than one person, or you have difficulties using the online system, use the booking form (PDF version) or booking form (word version) to make your booking.


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