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IN-PERSON EVENT, hosted by the Northern Ireland Branch

What to expect

The first lecture will be led by Hal Duncan summarising the recent European Society of Endodontology clinical practice guidelines and their relevance to everyday clinical practice, followed by a lecture by Graham Quilligan highlighting the indications, limitations, and applications of endodontic microsurgery such that practitioners can present this as a viable option to patients where appropriate.


18:45 Registration and exhibition

19:00 Clinical techniques to improve endodontic success - What do the guidelines say? - Hal Duncan

20:00 Refreshments and exhibition 

20:15 Endodontic microsurgery – Why, when and how? - Graham Quilligan

21:15 Q&A

21:30 Close

Learning objectives

Clinical techniques to improve endodontic success- what do the guidelines say? - Hal Duncan

  • Discuss the scientific and clinical rationale for pulp preservation
  • Highlight the obstacles to successful endodontic treatment
  • Explore evidence based root canal instruments and irrigants.

Endodontic microsurgery – why, when and how? - Graham Quilligan

  • Identify indications/contra-indications for Endodontic Microsurgery (EM)
  • Improved decision making relating to case selection
  • Understand the various surgical techniques and processes.

Development outcomes

C and D

Meet the speakers

Hal Duncan Headshot Hal Duncan Professor and Consultant in Endodontics
Graham Quilligan Graham Quilligan Consultant in Restorative Dentistry

More information

Click here to view the event programme which you will need to submit with your CPD certificate. 

​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.

The Isdell Courtyard, Riddel Hall, Queens University Belfast, 185 Stranmillis Road, Belfast BT9 5EE

The centrepiece of the site is the original Grade 2-listed red brick building, which has been sympathetically renovated to retain many original features while incorporating the best of today’s technology.

Riddel Hall also has free limited on-site parking for delegates based on a first come, first served basis. In an effort to avoid disappoint and help the environment, delegates should be encouraged to commute via alternative means.

Click here to view the BDA Northern Ireland Branch 2024 programme.

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It was great meeting with other dentists and discussing everyday matters while learning and being motivated by the speakers.

Good quality CPD content from the speakers and the presentations were enjoyable and engaging!