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IN-PERSON EVENT, hosted by the CDS Group North East Division

What to expect

This study day will explore how cancer and its treatment may impact on dental care provision.

Lectures on the themes of:

  • Haematological malignancy and dental treatment
  • Recognition and referral of potentially malignant oral lesions
  • Dental care after head and neck cancer diagnosis and treatment
  • New developments in head and neck cancer care
  • Patient perspectives and dental prevention in head and neck cancer.


08:30 - 17:00

5.5 hours CPD

Please see programme below

Learning objectives

  • Understand different haematological malignancies and their impact on dental treatment
  • Discuss new developments in head and neck cancer care
  • Appreciate the patient’s journey and role of dentistry
  • Recognise and appropriately refer potentially malignant oral lesions
  • Explore treatment modalities for head and neck cancer
  • Understand how to treat patients appropriately
  • Appreciate the impact of cancer and its treatment on dental care provision.

Development outcomes

A, B, C, D

Meet the speakers

Roy Anthony Roy Anthony Oral health promotion
Sarah Carr Sarah Carr Senior Dental Officer
Mike Nugent Mike Nugent Consultant in Maxillofacial Surgery
Grace Toon Grace Toon Speciality Doctor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Graham Walton Graham Walton Community Dental Service and Hospital Services

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More information

If you feel at all unwell, we encourage you to take a lateral flow test the evening before you are due to arrive - should your test result be positive, we ask you not to attend.
If your test is negative, but you do have symptoms of COVID-19 (a new, persistent cough; a high temperature; or loss/changes to your sense of taste or smell) we kindly request you consider not attending the event to mitigate any risk to other attendees.

Please email [email protected] with any dietary requirements by Thursday 29 February 2024.

08:30 Registration

09:00 Haemoncology and the dental interface - Graham Walton

10:30 Morning coffee break

11:00 Developments and innovations in head and neck cancer care - Mike Nugent

12:00 My Cancer, my journey - Roy Anthony

13:00 Lunch

14:00 Oral cancer – recognition and referral - Grace Toon

15:00 Afternoon coffee break and charity raffle for the Mouth Cancer Foundation

15:30 Top tips for dentists caring for patients with oral cancer - Sarah Carr

16:30 Annual General Meeting (BDA members only)

17:00 Close

Delta Hotels by Marriot – Newcastle Gateshead
Marconi Way
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE11 9XF

Free parking available for delegates.

Venue location

Very well organised. Interesting topics.