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Compromised teeth and failing restorations

Event Type
Event Subject
Topic Groups (Aesthetic Dentistry, Restorative Dentistry)
Friday 22 February 2019
09:00 - 16:40
British Dental Association
64 Wimpole Street, LONDON, W1G 8YS, England
Philip Taylor, Peter Briggs
Booking Fees
  • Dental Care Professional: £145.00
  • Essential member: £245.00
  • Expert member: £245.00
  • Extra member: £245.00
  • Senior member: £245.00
  • Non member: £335.00
  • Student member: £245.00

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Compromised teeth and failing restorations 

Safe and sensible approaches to the management of clinical failures for

the dental practitioner


Friday 22 February 2019   |   LONDON


Learning content and objectives

  • To increase your knowledge on how long restorations last and how they fail
  • Communicate confidently with your patients with failed restorations
  • To understand dento‐legal implications and risks associated with clinical failures
  • To understand biological and mechanical failures and the challenges they bring
  • Learn from clinical examples.





Registration, refreshments and exhibition

09:00Survival, failing, failed
  • Understand how long restorations last and how they fail in order to make sure valid consent is given by patients
  • How to effectively communicate and deal with the difficult and upset patient, including advice on verbal and written communication between dentists and patients.

Morning refreshments and exhibition        

10:50Understand and manage biological failure challenges
  • Examine biological failures such as periodontitis, peri‐implantitis, caries, pulpal inflammatory conditions and periapical diseases.


Lunch and exhibition

13:20Understand and manage mechanical failure challenges
  • Explore mechanical failures such as de‐cementation, restoration, implant and denture fracture.


Afternoon refreshments and exhibition

15:10Clinical examples – what would you do?
  • Analyse clinical examples illustrating logical thought process and sensible option appraisal
  • How to manage specific clinical problems and patients issues.


Close of seminar



Peter Briggs - for web site.jpgPeter Briggs

Consultant in Restorative Dentistry, Bart's and London Dental Institute, Specialist Practitioner, Hodsoll House Dental Practice

Peter qualified at Kings College Hospital in 1983, completed his MSc at the Eastman in 1988 and completed his higher training in Restorative Dentistry in 1995. He was awarded a Winston Churchill Scholarship in 1994 and was appointed as a Consultant in Restorative Dentistry in South London in 1995. He has also worked as a specialist referral practitioner since 1995. He has published and educated widely and provided senior management and leadership within NHS Trusts, HEE & NHSE ‐ Rest Dent LDN. He has been a Past President of British Society of Prosthodontics. He has worked at Bart's and the Royal London Dental Institute, Queen Mary, University of London since 2015.

Phil Taylor - for web site.jpgPhil Taylor

Professor in Prosthodontics, Clinical Director Dentistry and OMFS Barts Health NHS Trust, Consultant in Restorative Dentistry, Royal London Hospital

Phil qualified at Newcastle upon Tyne in 1981 and then spent 12 years inn NHS general practice in the North East as associate and practice owner. He completed his MSc at the Eastman in 1994, joined Queen Mary, University of London in 1998 and became a consultant in 2003. Since then he has been the course organiser for the prosthodontic specialty training course at Queen Mary, University of London and has lectured widely on this subject. In March he will become the President of the British Society of Prosthodontics and will be speaking at the 100th anniversary of the American Academy of Prosthodontics in May this year and at the Malaysian Prosthodontic Society in October.


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.

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​BDA members: £245.00

Non-members: £335.00

​Dental Care Professionals: £145.00

The fee includes VAT, refreshments and a standing buffet lunch.




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


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BSSPD Conference 2019

"Managing the heavily restored dentition - profitability, patient expectations and reality?"

15-16 March 2019    |    Royal College of Physician's, London

Note: BDA seminar delegates will have the opportunity to attend, at a preferential rate, the 2019 British Prosthodontics (BSSPD) conference, hosted by Phil Taylor, the President of the society. The conference sessions will be run by national experts in their field. We intend to have a panel of experts to discuss cases as part of the conference which will continue our inclusive and interactive promotion of prosthodontics to all levels of practitioners.

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