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IN-PERSON EVENT, hosted by the CDS Group Wessex Division

What to expect

This full day event will include sessions on polypharmacy, oral manifestations and a GUM (Genitourinary Medicine) diseases interactive session.


09:00 Registration and refreshments

09:30 Polypharmacy - an update on relevant medications and risk assessment

Daniel Gillway, Specialist registrar (StR) Special Care Dentistry, Oxfordshire

11:00 Refreshment break

11:30 Orofacial pain / oral medicine

Neha Thakerar

12:30 Lunch

Afternoon sessions are interactive - mobiles needed

13:30 HIV and sexual health for dentists

Mike Butler, Consultant in GUM

15:00 Refreshment break

15:30 HIV and sexual health for dentists

Mike Butler, Consultant in GUM

16:30 Close

Meet the speakers

Daniel Gillway Square 250X250 Daniel Gillway Registrar in SCDS Oxfordshire
Neha Thakerar Photo Cropped 250X250 Neha Thakerar General Dentist with Special Interest in Minor Oral Surgery
Mike Butler 250X250 Mike Butler Consultant in GUM (Genitourinary Medicine)

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.

Access the Event flyer as a PDF and share with your colleagues.

Novotel Southampton, 1 West Quay Road, Southampton SO15 1RA

The four-star Novotel Southampton is in Southampton City Centre overlooking the historic port. The hotel is a short walk from Southampton Central train station.

Venue location

Connect with us

Learn more about our Division and join the BDA Wessex Branch Facebook group  


Thank you for an informative day, with a knowledgeable, engaging speaker and friendly dental colleagues.

The event was well organised, venue was easy to find, lovely refreshments and learning suite.

Excellent speaker and really friendly, inclusive group of people to learn with