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Periodontal update

Event Type
Event Subject
Topic Groups (Aesthetic Dentistry, Periodontics)
Friday 16 November 2018
09:00 - 16:40
British Dental Association
64 Wimpole Street, LONDON, W1G 8YS, England
Philip Ower, Ian Dunn
Booking Fees
  • Dental Care Professional: £145.00
  • BDA member: £245.00
  • Non member: £335.00

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Periodontal update

Contemporary periodontal and peri-implant management in general dental practice


Friday 16 November 2018   |   LONDON


SOLD OUT! Please contact the Events Team on or call 020 7563 4590 to go on the waiting list.


Alternatively, we are also offering a 'Periodontal disease management now and in the future' seminar on Friday 7 December 2018 in London. Click here for further information. This event is complimentary for Extra and Expert members.


Learning objectives

  • Evaluate the prognosis of periodontally involved teeth
  • Assess and diagnose periodontal and peri-implant disease effectively
  • Describe contemporary disease management
  • Understand the importance of and techniques for the maintenance of peri-implant health





Registration, refreshments and exhibition


​Improve your knowledge of aetiology and prognosis

  • Assessing the prognosis of periodontally involved teeth (interactive session)
  • Risk factors involved in the aetiology of periodontal diseases
  • The role of the biofilm in disease.


Morning refreshments and exhibition


​Advances in the assessment and diagnosis of periodontal diseases                

  • Periodontal screening - new developments
  • Assessment of periodontal diseases in practice
  • Radiography of periodontal patients
  • Diagnosis of periodontal diseases (quiz).


Lunch and exhibition


​The importance of both self- and professional care

  • Management planning for perio patients
  • Self-care and its relevance
  • Oral hygiene techniques and patient motivation
  • Professional care - non-surgical treatment and antimicrobials.


Afternoon refreshments and exhibition


​Challenges and dilemmas in implant management              

  • Save teeth or place implants?
  • Self-care of implants
  • Professional implant care
  • Implants in the periodontally susceptible patient.


Close of seminar



Ian Dunn - for web site.jpg Dr Ian Dunn

Specialist in Periodontics, PerioCourses Ltd

Ian qualified from Leeds in 1998. He went into NHS general practice after qualifying and was a general dental practitioner for many years. During that time, though a part time teaching role at Liverpool University, he developed a passion for periodontology and concentrated his postgraduate studies and teaching activities on Perio whilst maintaining a busy general practice list. This culminated in him pursuing an MSc in Periodontology and ultimately becoming the Teaching Lead in Periodontics at Liverpool University and gaining a place on the GDC Specialist List in Periodontology.

Ian continues to maintain a busy referral network on the North West working between Liverpool and Wilmslow. He has been the Honorary Editor and Webmaster for the British Society of Periodontology and lectures nationally through the UK, having spoken at most of the major UK dental conferences.

Phil Ower - for web site.jpg Dr Phil Ower

Specialist in Periodontics, PerioCourses Ltd

Phil qualified from King's London in 1978. He joined the RAF after qualifying and was a general dental practitioner until taking an MSc in Periodontology in 1992, after which he was RAF Adviser in Periodontology and ran the RAF School of Dental Hygiene. After leaving the RAF in 1996 he lectured at the Eastman Dental Institute and worked in several specialist practices.

For 10 years he worked alongside the renowned Bernie Kieser at the Periodontal Practice in London and now practices exclusively at the Briars Dental Centre in Newbury. He has been an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of England (MGDS) and was President of the British Society of Periodontology for 2016.

Phil  has  published  widely and has sat on several editorial  boards. He is co-editor and co-author of Practical Periodontics, a new undergraduate textbook for the publisher Elsevier. He lectures throughout the UK and internationally. 


6 hours CPD

The seminar meets the educational criteria set by the GDC for verifiable CPD (6 hours) and is certified by the British Dental Association.






How to book






020 7563 4590
to go on the waiting list

By booking form




​BDA members: £195.00 £245.00

Non-members: £285.00 £335.00

​Dental Care Professionals: £95.00 £145.00

The fee includes refreshments, a standing buffet lunch and all course documentation.

*Early-bird prices available until Monday 3 September 2018



If you wish to stay overnight during the event please contact MICE Concierge our appointed hotel booking agency by email or call
01438 908770.

​​Full terms and conditions (including cancellation policy)​​