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Obesity and prediabetes, ageing and periodontal disease and what you can do about it

Please note that bookings for this event have now closed. If you still wish to attend or have a query relating to the event please email branchsectionevents@bda.org

Tuesday 8 November 2022


18:30 Registration

18:45 Lecture

20:00 Carvery meal

21:30 End of event


​Chislehurst Golf Club, Camden Place, Camden Park Road, Chislehurst, Kent BR7 5HJ

Branch / Section

Bromley and Beckenham Section


BDA members: £41

Non-members: £46

Dental care professionals: £41

Undergraduate students: £31 *

* If you are not a BDA Student member you cannot book online, please use the booking form

The booking deadline is Friday 4 November 2022 - please provide any dietary requirements by then.


1 hour and 15 minutes

  • To update attendees on established links between periodontal disease and diabetes, and how guidelines for health in oral and medical fields have been changed around this
  • To update attendees on developments in this field related to obesity, exercise and pre-diabetic status and how this may impact on future approaches to care.
Learning objectives
  • Attendees will be aware of pathways being established for routine interactions between metabolic and oral health care
  • Attendees will be updated on how we may change these based on developing research evidence and what this might mean for day-to-day practice.
Learning content

Lecture with questions with updates on care guidelines, research findings and possible clinical implications.

Development outcomes

B and C

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Mark Ide

Mark Ide is Professor of Periodontology and is currently Associate Dean for Postgraduate Education at the Faculty of Dentistry, Oral and Craniofacial Sciences, King's College London.

UK Specialist in Periodontics and Prosthodontics and an Honorary Consultant in Restorative Dentistry at Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Trust.

Over 25 years' experience in private practice focussing on periodontology, restorative and implant dentistry.

Involved in dental education for 30 years at graduate and postgraduate level. Discipline and clinical lead for Periodontology for 14 years and postgraduate / specialist programme lead for 10 years.

An external examiner at undergraduate, Masters and PhD levels internationally, and has just completed five years as Lead examiner for the MPerio examination at the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

He has supervised over 30 research projects at Masters level and eight PhDs.

Mark has served two terms as President of the British Society of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry.

During lockdown, he taught one of his sons to drive, did lots of running, lots of gardening, and, in the final flourishes of a mid-life, learnt how to play the bass guitar.

Main research interests include relationships between periodontal diseases, systemic inflammation and systemic health outcomes, behavioural aspects of care and translational studies on other aspects of periodontology.

How to book / enquiries

Online - individual bookings only

Login to the BDA website first.

Then use the pink 'Register' button at the top right of this page.

Please note: If you have a GDC number you can use the online system. You do not need to be a BDA member.

If you do not already have a BDA website username and password, fill in the form and we'll set you up with a username and temporary password.


By booking form - email

 or booking form (word version) to make your booking and return it to us at branchsectionevents@bda.org


By telephone 

Call the Events team on 020 7563 4590 to book over the phone (open Monday to Friday 09:00-17:00).

For registration queries email us at branchsectionevents@bda.org.

Full terms and conditions (including cancellation policy)

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COVID-19 and staying safe
​The BDA recommends the below measures to continue to keep attendees safe during this event: 
  • We encourage you to take a lateral flow test the evening before you are due to arrive - should your test result be positive, we ask you not to attend
  • We encourage the use of face coverings whilst attending the event
  • Please sanitise your hands on arrival and continue to sanitise/wash your hands regularly throughout the event
  • We encourage social distancing, where possible, whilst moving around the venue
  • We offer flexibility to transfer to a future event should you find yourself prevented from attending due to self-isolation or the onset of COVID-related symptoms.

If you have symptoms of COVID-19 (a new, persistent cough; a high temperature; or loss/changes to your sense of taste or smell) we kindly request you do not attend the event, although it is not now a legal obligation to do so.

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