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Room 1


On the way to a new action plan

Margie Taylor CBE, Chief Dental Officer, Scottish Government

10:00-10:30 Refreshments and exhibition break



Avoiding the knife - keys to success in managing periodontal disease in practice

Ian Dunn, Specialist Periodontist. PerioCourses Ltd

  • How our understanding of disease aetiology affects treatment strategies

  • The role of the patient and how to motivate a patient

  • How minimally invasive techniques can have a big impact in periodontal therapy

  • The role of adjunctive therapies in periodontal management.



Peri-implantitis - what do we know and where are we heading?

Ian Dunn, Specialist Periodontist. PerioCourses Ltd

  • The biological difference between tooth and implant support and how that can affect disease progression

  • Risk factors for peri-implant disease

  • How to monitor dental implants

  • What the patient and clinician needs to do to keep implants healthy

  • What to look for and how we manage peri-implant disease.

12:35-13:35 Lunch and exhibition break


The impact of MRONJ on dentistry

Gillian Greenwood, Consultant in Special Care Dentistry, Hull and East Yorkshire Community Dental Service

  • Explore the current evidence regarding the causes of MRONJ

  • Outline the risk assessment of patients at risk

  • Discuss the management of MRONJ.

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14:35-14:55 Refreshments and exhibition break


Team talk

Brid Hendron, Dentist and Communication Coach

  • Understand how perception plays a part in team dynamics

  • Appreciate how your state can impact on team delivery

  • Gain an awareness of common friction points that arise within a dental team

  • Understand how communication can make a difference.

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An update in conscious sedation

David Craig, Consultant/Honorary Senior Lecturer, Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

  • Role of conscious sedation in dentistry
  • Safe and effective sedation techniques
  • Impact of UK and national guidelines.

17:00 Close