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IN-PERSON EVENT, hosted by the Oldham and Rochdale Section

What to expect

During the lecture, Professor Riaz Yar will:

  • Describe occlusal morphology
  • Explain how to use articulating paper correctly
  • Discuss how to carry out a detailed occlusal examination
  • Explain how to design and execute an occlusal prescription.


18:00  Registration and refreshments

18:45  Lecture and Q&A - Riaz Yar

20:15  Hot meal and networking post lecture

21:15  End of event

Learning objectives 

  • Recognise and manage restorative challenges
  • Advocate assessing the occlusion prior to treatment
  • Modify current practice in relation to best clinical guidelines.

Development outcome


Meet the speaker

Riaz Yar Photo 250X250 Riaz Yar Visiting Professor in Prosthodontics College of Medicine and Dentistry Birmingham and Ulster University

Riaz Yar graduated from the University of Liverpool in 1999. After spending some time in general practice he set up his own practice in 2003 before gaining MFDS from the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh in 2005. Following this in 2008, he completed an MPhil in Restorative Dentistry and in 2011 completed a four year long Membership of Pros Dent mono-specialty training in Prosthodontics at the University of Manchester.

Prof Yar lectures nationally and internationally and is a keen advocate of postgraduate teaching and this is evident with the setting up of RED (Restorative Education of the Dental Team) Square – providing a MSc in Restorative Dentistry with University of Chester for which he was programme director for four years. He is currently running a PG Diploma in Advanced Aesthetics / PG Cert Dental Sleep Medicine with Elevate Dental and a PG Cert in Dental Risk Mitigation.

Prof Yar has most recently completed his Masters in Soft Tissue around Implants and Teeth with Professor Zucchelli (Bologna).

He is a member of the Faculty of Trainers with the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh and Fellow of the College of Dentistry.

He also a Visiting Professor in Prosthodontics at the College of Medicine and Dentistry – Birmingham / Ulster University and Shifa Dental School, Islamabad.

His main topic of interest is TMD and Occlusion with Sleep Medicine and he runs courses nationally and internationally.

More information

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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.

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Very informative and relevant to general practice

Have really enjoyed the range of topics that have been covered so far, each event has been different!

Sociable setting and very educational content