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Gum health a sprint or marathon (WEBINAR RECORDING)

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Thursday 21 September 2023 - Monday 2 October 2023
00:00 - 01:00
BDA e-learning
www.bda.org/ilearn, ONLINE
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  • Dental Care Professional: £30.00
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  • Expert Member: £0.00
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  • Non member: £50.00
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Is gum health a sprint or a marathon?
Short-term interventions to encourage long-term patient behaviour change

A recording of a webinar that took place on Thursday 21 September 2023

Sponsored by:

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This webinar will discuss the treatment implications of patients presenting with gum problems and establish the role of short term interventions to encourage long-term patient behaviour change for gum health.

Learning objectives 

  • Explore the economic impact of gum related issues and the implications to general and specialty treatment modalities.
  • Discuss the treatment implications of patients presenting with gum problems.
  • Establish the role of short term interventions to encourage long-term patient behaviour change for gum health.
  • Discover how Colgate® PerioGard® 0.12% Chlorhexidine Mouthwash is effective in reducing bacterial plaque and gum problems.  

Learning content

A recording of a one-hour presentation.

About the speaker

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​Dr Reena Wadia

Dr Reena Wadia is the Founder and Principal Gum Specialist at RW Perio, which she set up and grew into an established, state-of-the-art, four clinic surgery on Harley Street. Dr Reena's mission is to bring forward the importance of gum health, incorporating it into a lifestyle approach. She has been renowned for her work in periodontics and gum aesthetics for the best part of a decade now, with many years of teaching on the topic to ensure highly effective results.

Dr Reena is a 2023 Finalist in the Great British Entrepreneur Awards and is on the judging panel of 2023 Get the Gloss Wellness Awards. She was shortlisted in the 'Bright Young Thing' category of the prestigious Mayfair Times Community Awards 2023. Her podcast, Life & Smile, was launched this year with guests including Sarah Harris (British Vogue), Lydia Slater (Harper's Bazaar) and Harpz Kaur (BBC). 

Qualifying from Barts and The London with the prestigious Gold Medal as well as notable other undergraduate dental awards, following general practice, Reena was appointed as a Senior House Officer in both Restorative Dentistry and Oral Surgery. Dr Reena has completed the part-time specialty training programme in Periodontology at Guy's Hospital. She was previously an associate specialist at King's College Hospital. 

Dr Reena has always encouraged and supported other entrepreneurs, dentists, and hygienists by sharing any learning and experiences. She is the Founder of Perio School which is now the Leading Global Teaching Academy for Periodontal Courses, teaching dental students, dentists, and hygienists for over 10 years. She has been awarded a Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy.  

Dr Reena endeavours to contribute to the profession through her role as an Invisalign Advisory Board Member and she also has a key role in the European Federation of Periodontology Communications Committee.

In addition, Dr Reena has been named as co-editor of the 'Other Journals in Brief' section of the British Dental Journal and is a trustee of the Oral & Dental Research Trust (ODRT), which was established to promote the relief of suffering in oral and dental diseases through research and education.

This year Dr Reena is now set to launch a new product range, with buyers confirmed at inception stage.



1 hour CPD

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