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A hands-on guide to providing implant restorations for GDPs

Event Type
Event Subject
Development Outcomes (C)
Topic Groups (Implantology)
Friday 2 December 2022
09:00 - 17:00
British Dental Association
64 Wimpole Street, LONDON, W1G 8YS, England
Arijit Ray-Chaudhuri, Kushal Gadhia, Rajesh Dubal, Sara Tabiat-Pour, Simon Critchlow
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A comprehensive hands-on guide to providing implant restorations for GDPs

An intensive practical training day complemented with a series of on-demand lectures

LONDON   |   Friday 2 December 2022

​***Bookings for this event are now closed. Please email events@bda.org to register your interest in future dates***

Sponsored by:

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This exciting and unique course has been developed for general dental practitioners who want to be able to restore dental implants in their own practice.

The course will be delivered through a series of on-demand lectures, which can be viewed at a time and place that works for individuals. This will prepare delegates for a face-to-face hands-on training day, which will provide exposure to and experience with three leading dental implant systems, encompassing both conventional and digital impression workflows. 

The course will be delivered by an expert panel of speakers, each with considerable experience of placing and restoring implants. 

Group size limited to 20 delegates.


This hands-on course will provide general dental practitioners with the insight and skills needed to restore dental implants in practice.

Learning objectives

  • Understand common implant terminology
  • Patient selection and treatment planning
  • Develop an understanding of the complete treatment pathway
  • Become familiar with the necessary restorative implant componentry and it's use and limitations
  • Develop an understanding and incorporation of the digital workflow
  • Learn how to take and record dental impressions using a digital scanner
  • Learn how to restore an implant – what to look out for, what to do, what not to do and how to do it
  • Understand the essential role of dental laboratories
  • Learn how to restore a variety of different implant systems
  • Successfully seat a number of restorations and explore correct torquing, cement vs screw-retained restorations and finishing of the restorations
  • Identify and manage common implant-related complications with confidence
  • Develop a post-restoration care plan and protocol

Learning content

The course theory with be covered through a series of specially created on-demand lectures prior to the hands-on day.  The hands-on day will provide live demonstrations by the speakers and the opportunity for delegates to follow the same processes with the speakers on hand to answer questions.

​Course requirements

The five hours of on-demand lectures must be completed in advance of attending the practical training. 

Lectures will be available to view one-month prior to the practical training day. 

No refunds or deductions will be offered for failure to complete the lectures.


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Simon Critchlow
Consultant in Restorative Dentistry at Great Ormond Street Hospital and Specialist Prosthdontics, Periodontics, Endodontics and Restorative Dentistry

Simon graduated BDS in 2002. After some years spent in general dental practice and junior hospital positions, he gained a Master's Degree in Restorative Dentistry from Newcastle University in 2009. He completed his specialty training in Restorative Dentistry at the Royal London Hospital in 2014. He has been a Consultant in Restorative Dentistry at Great Ormond Street Hospital since 2015 providing interim and definitive oral rehabilitation for teenagers and young adults with complex congenital, developmental or acquired oro-facial deformity. He has been Clinical Lead of the Maxillofacial and Dental Department at GOSH since 2018. He works in specialist private practice near his home in North East London focusing on endodontics and implant dentistry.

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Raj Dubal
Consultant in 
Restorative Dentistry at Bart’s Health NHS Trust and Specialist in Restorative Dentistry and Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics

Raj completed his undergraduate training at Bart's and The Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2001. Following a few years in general practice, he went on to complete his mono-specialty training in Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics at Bart's and The Royal London Hospital in 2008. 

Following a number of years in private specialist practice and as an Associate Specialist in Prosthodontics at Bart's and The Royal London Hospital, he went on to complete specialty training in Restorative Dentistry at St George's and King's Dental Hospitals in London, which he completed in 2018.

Raj is a substantive Consultant in Restorative Dentistry at The Royal London Dental Hospital and spends part of his week in specialist practice in Central London. He is on the GDC specialist lists in Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics.

His clinical areas of interest include the management of head and neck cancer patients as well as the rehabilitation of patients with complex acquired dento-alveolar and oro-facial defects. He has a particular interest in implantology, endodontics and complex prosthodontic care. He is the Dental Core Training Lead for Restorative Dentistry at The Royal London has a strong commitment to high quality education delivery. He is an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and England.

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Kushal Gadhia
Consultant and Honorary Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry at Eastman Dental Hospital and Specialist in Periodontics, Prosthodontics, Endodontics and Restorative Dentistry

Kushal qualified as a dentist from the University of Bristol in 2005. He was appointed as a Consultant in Restorative Dentistry at the Eastman Dental Hospital in 2014. He has a particularly keen interest in treatment planning of the failing dentition, managing complex restorative and implant cases and in Dental Implant Surgery.

Since graduating, Kushal has won over 13 national and international awards for his commitment to dentistry. He was the Chair of the Young Practitioners Group for British Society of Prosthodontics (BSSPD) between 2014-2018 and has held various positions within national dental societies including the British Society of Periodontology (BSP), British Society of Prosthodontics (BSSPD) and Specialist Registrar in Restorative Dentistry Group (SRRDG).

He has organised various national and international study days and conferences, as well as being actively engaged in lecturing, teaching and research. He has published in over 20 peer-reviewed journals.

In 2017, Kushal co-founded the Advanced Centre Of Excellence (ACE) to teach and provide post graduate dental education to dentists. In his spare time, he has a passion for music, plays various musical instruments and enjoys travelling.

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AJ Ray-Chaudhuri

Consultant in Restorative Dentistry, Specialist in Restorative Dentistry, Endodontics, Periodontics and Prosthodontics. Director of Adult care - The Graystone Referral Centre and Expert Witness

After graduating in 2003 AJ worked in general dental practice before his hospital career. He then undertook a Masters' degree in Law before embarking on Specialist training at King's College and St George's Hospitals in London.

AJ now works as a Consultant in Brighton focussing on oral rehabilitation for patients with Hypodontia, Maxillo-facial trauma and developmental disorders.

He owns a busy Specialist referral practice in Sussex and also works in London and Berkshire. Finally, he works as an Expert Witness in Restorative dentistry.

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Sara Tabiat-Pour
Consultant in Restorative Dentistry at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Trust and Specialist in Prosthodontics, Periodontics, Endodontics and Restorative Dentistry

Sara qualified in 2004 with an honours degree from Guy's, King's, and St Thomas' Dental Institute. She gained her Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery whilst working to obtain broad experience in various aspects of dentistry as a Senior House Officer at East Surrey Hospital, Mayday Hospital and Birmingham Dental Hospital. She subsequently completed five years of Restorative registrar training at Guy's and St Thomas' Trust in 2012. She also obtained her Master's degree with distinction in Conservative Dentistry at the Eastman Dental Institute in 2010. 

Sara is a consultant in Restorative Dentistry at Guy's and St Thomas' Trust in London, where she works with a multidisciplinary team of specialists managing complex Restorative cases, including functional and aesthetic rehabilitation of patients with head and neck cancer, hypodontia and tooth wear. 


Development Outcomes: C
11 hours CPD in total 

On-demand lectures (5 hours) 
Practical training day (6 hours) (09:00 – 17:00) 

About the sponsors - Dentsply Sirona, Neoss and Straumann

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​At Dentsply Sirona, we are focused on empowering dental professionals to provide better, safer, faster dental care. We work with them to envision what's possible, then provide innovative solutions to achieve it. Education and support help move each procedure forward, ensuring the benefits of our innovations are realised.

Dentsply Sirona is at the forefront of the digital dentistry revolution. We innovate and deliver new technologies that help predict, diagnose, manage and treat oral health – all with improved clinical outcomes and a better customer and patient experience in mind. From intraoral scanning with Primescan and 3D imaging with Axeos, to the latest in 3D printing solutions with Primeprint, we are re-defining performance standards.  Our end-to-end workflow solutions across Endodontics, Implantology, Orthodontics and for the Digital Lab are all supported with comprehensive education and resources from our Dentsply Sirona Academy.

We are on a mission to transform dentistry to improve oral health globally and to deliver healthy smiles.
​Neoss offers intelligent products that are intuitively simple to use. Our products allow dental professionals to provide reliable and cost-effective treatments to their patients with excellent long-term results.

Leading the market with ingenuity and integrity, we strive to set new standards. In developing smart treatment solutions and working closely with each practice, Neoss makes the complex less complicated. We call that Intelligent Simplicity.

NeossONE™ is a solution unique to the Neoss® Implant System - one prosthetic platform, across three implant ranges, including ALL implant diameters and abutments. Simply put, the same prosthetic components fit every implant.
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​Straumann Group unites several leading and talented companies from around the world. Each best in their field, all adding their unique part of the puzzle so that the Straumann Group can deliver a truly holistic solution from preventive dentistry to orthodontics, regeneration, restoration and replacement. We focus on supporting a minimally invasive approach, including biomaterials to enhance healing. 

All treatment steps, the complete dental workflows and the patient journey are fully digitised and completely integrated for laboratories and practices. Because we know that you like to stay ahead of the game, we support you every step of the way with our customer services and by offering a wide range of educational facilities through our education centre and experience centre.

We have channelled our expertise, experience, and creativity into redefining the boundaries of possibility for dental professionals and patients. Today the Straumann Group delivers a holistic solution with brands and services that complement each other giving you the choice. 

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