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Room 1

Sessions include:

09.00-10.00

Changing the face of NHS dentistry in Scotland

Margie Taylor, Chief Dental Officer, Scottish Government

Margie was appointed Chief Dental Officer in May 2007 and was previously Consultant in Dental Public Health at NHS Lanarkshire. Before moving to Lanarkshire in 1994, she worked in Fife and Lothian as Chief Administrative Dental Officer and in clinical dentistry respectively. 

 


10.30-11.30

Capacity or no capacity, that is the question?

Petrina Sweeney, Senior Lecturer/Honorary Consultant, Special Care Dentistry, University of Glasgow Dental Hospital & School/NHSGGC

  • Introduce the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000, its legislative framework and the implications on the provision of oral healthcare
  • Provide an introduction to the assessment of capacity and facilitate the provision of an Adult's with Incapacity Certificate.

Petrina graduated with a BDS from the University of Glasgow in July 1980. She graduated MSc(MedSci) in 1996 and DDS (Hons) in 2000. She worked initially in both primary care and hospital dentistry, particularly with elderly patients, those with cancer and patients with psychiatric illness. In 2000, Petrina was appointed as a Clinical Senior Lecturer in Special Care Dentistry at the University of Glasgow. She holds an Honorary Consultant contract with NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde.

 

11.35-12.35

Capacity conundrums in general dental practice

Petrina Sweeney, Senior Lecturer/Honorary Consultant, Special Care Dentistry, University of Glasgow Dental Hospital & School/NHSGGC

  • Provide an opportunity to apply the principles of the Adult's with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 and treatment plan cases relevant to clinical practice
  • Perform a preliminary assessment of capacity and facilitate the provision of an Adults with Incapacity Certificate if required
  • Analyse clinical information and relevant social factors to create a treatment plan which  conforms to the principles of the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000
  • Communicate with professional colleagues and relevant patient family  members or nearest relatives to facilitate the provision of oral healthcare.

Petrina graduated with a BDS from the University of Glasgow in July 1980. She graduated MSc(MedSci) in 1996 and DDS (Hons) in 2000. She worked initially in both primary care and hospital dentistry, particularly with elderly patients, those with cancer and patients with psychiatric illness. In 2000, Petrina was appointed as a Clinical Senior Lecturer in Special Care Dentistry at the University of Glasgow. She holds an Honorary Consultant contract with NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde.

 

13.35-14.35

Reflections on Childsmile - 10 years on

Lorna Macpherson, Professor of Public Health and Director of Dental Research, University of Glasgow

Hosted by BDA CDS Group

  • Gain knowledge of the application of theory-based approaches to child oral health improvement in the development of the Childsmile programme
  • Learn about the Childsmile programme and its on-going developments
  • Understand the role of research in programme development and outcome evaluation
  • Understand some of the key factors which can influence the progress and performance of a population-based child oral health improvement programme.

Lorna is Professor of Dental Public Health and Director of Dental Research at the University of Glasgow.  She is also an Honorary Consultant in Dental Public Health with NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde.  A major activity over the past ten years has been involvement in the development and evaluation of Scotland’s child oral health improvement programme, Childsmile.  As Co-Director and Evaluation Lead, Lorna has played a significant role in driving this work forward.  To date the programme has been successful in improving child oral health and has received much interest at UK and international levels, with many countries now considering or commencing adoption of the model used.

 

14.55-15.55

Restoring the endodontically treated tooth

Richard Ibbetson, Director of Dentistry, University of Aberdeen

  • Understand the impact of the changes that take place in a root treated tooth
  • Know what options are available for their restoration
  • Understand the factors which influence the outcome for the restored root treated tooth.

Richard graduated from Guys Hospital in 1974. He spent 20 years at the Eastman Dental Institute, which was followed by 12 years as Director of the Postgraduate Dental Institute in Edinburgh. He then spent three years at Queen Mary, University of London which was followed by a short period at the University of Central Lancashire in Preston, during this time he was also Dean of the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. In July 2015, he took up the post of Director of Dentistry in Aberdeen. He has taught and worked clinically throughout his career and lectured extensively to postgraduate audiences. 

 

16.00-17.00

Is the tooth-supported fixed prosthesis obsolete in the age of the implant?

Richard Ibbetson, Director of Dentistry, University of Aberdeen

  • Provide a comparison of the delivery and outcomes of implant-supported and tooth-supported fixed prostheses
  • Evaluate the role of the tooth-supported fixed bridge in modern prosthodontics
  • Establish the relative merits of bridges requiring little or no tooth preparation.

Richard graduated from Guys Hospital in 1974. He spent 20 years at the Eastman Dental Institute, which was followed by 12 years as Director of the Postgraduate Dental Institute in Edinburgh. He then spent three years at Queen Mary, University of London which was followed by a short period at the University of Central Lancashire in Preston, during this time he was also Dean of the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. In July 2015, he took up the post of Director of Dentistry in Aberdeen. He has taught and worked clinically throughout his career and lectured extensively to postgraduate audiences. 

 

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