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Warwickshire and Coventry Section

Event Type
Event Subject
Development Outcomes (C)
Topic Groups (Aesthetic Dentistry, Orthodontics, Restorative Dentistry)
Wednesday 2 October 2019
18:45 - 20:45
Ricoh Arena
Judds Lane Longford, COVENTRY, West Midlands, CV6 6AQ, England
Paul Tipton
Booking Fees
  • Dental care professional: £5.00
  • Essential member: £5.00
  • Expert member: £5.00
  • Extra member: £5.00
  • Senior member: £5.00
  • Non member: £10.00
  • Student member: £5.00

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An evening with Prof Paul Tipton talking occlusion

* 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 2 October 2019

Planmeca Showroom, Ricoh Arena, Judds Lane, Longford, Coventry, West Midlands CV6 6AQ


18:45 Registration and refreshments

19:15 Start of lecture

20:45 Finish

Branch / SectionWarwickshire and Coventry Section
CPD1 hour 30 minutes

BDA members - £5

Non-members - £10

DCPs - £5

  • Discuss the events precipitating the study of occlusion
  • Appreciate the limitations of a balanced occlusion
  • Understand the distinctions between Gnathology and Pankey Mann Scheiler theories
  • Introduce the concepts of RCP, ICP and RAP
  • Define how the dentition distributes lateral and vertical loading
  • Describe the concepts of anterior and posterior guidance
  • Understand the classification of levers and how this applies to occlusion
  • Consolidate the theory and implications of bruxism
  • Classify the options for lateral and protrusive guidance
  • Consider the consequences of non-working side interferences
  • Establish the three components of posterior stability
  • Decide how to treat.
Learning objectives
  • Manipulate the mandible to arc around its terminal hinge axis
  • Confirm the tooth contact to register retruded contact position
  • Evaluate the vertical and horizontal components of the RCP –ICP slide
  • Demonstrate the examination for a mutually protected occlusion
  • Identify the consequences of class II leverage in the occlusal scheme
  • Record the guidance for a given occlusal scheme
  • Critique the guidance and prescribe any adjustment
  • Illustrate the protocol to identify non‐working side interferences
  • Conceptualise the impact of removing non‐working side interferences
  • Appreciate the treatment modalities for: working, balanced and non‐working side guidance.
Learning content


  • History
  • Balanced occlusion
  • Gnathology v’s PMS
  • Five principles of occlusion
  • Levers
  • Bruxism.
Development outcomeC

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Prof Paul Tipton

A highly respected Specialist in Prosthodontics, Paul has published over 100 scientific articles in the dental press and is an expert lecturer in his field with Tipton Training Academies in Manchester, London and Dubai ( After gaining his Masters Degree in Conservative Dentistry in 1989, he was awarded the Diploma in General Dental Practice by the Royal College of Surgeons four years later and received Specialist status in Prosthodontics in 1999 from the GDC. He is currently Professor of Cosmetic Dentistry at the City of London Dental School and BPP University, and President of the British Academy of Restorative Dentistry (

An ex-professional cricketer with Lancashire County Cricket Club. He is one of the UK's most successful dentists in the UK ( with specialist clinics in Manchester and London ( and regularly appears in the Dentistry Top 50 UK Dentist's poll.

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