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IN-PERSON EVENT, hosted by the South Wales Branch 

What to expect​

The BDA's South Wales Dental Conference is an annual event and the highlight of the Branch's professional programme. This years’ conference will be held at the impressive Parkgate Hotel in Cardiff City Centre on Friday 21 and Saturday 22 June.

The two day event is aimed at dental professionals from a wide range of backgrounds, from new graduates to highly experienced practitioners. This years’ working title is 'Dentistry at the cutting edge' and the programme centres around excellence in everyday practice. The event will provide dentists and dental care professionals with an update on different specialties and will be an exciting opportunity to network with like-minded individuals. 

Timings - Friday

09:00 Registration, refreshments and trade exhibition

09:30 Introduction and welcome 

09:45 Minimum Intervention Oral Care (MIOC) - can caries prevention pay in primary care? - Avijit Banerjee

10:45 Molar Incisor Hypomineralisation - Shannu Bhatia 

11:45 Refreshment break and trade exhibition

12:00 Oral potentially malignant disorders - role of primary care - Rui Albuquerque

13:00 Lunch and trade exhibition

14:00 An introduction to human factors - Sue Stokes

14:45 Sponsor session - To follow

15:30 Refreshment break and trade exhibition

16:00 Dental oncology - The GDP's role in restorative management of oncology patients - Liam Addy

17:00 Close

How to book

To book to attend the Friday only please use this web page.

To book to attend both days at the special two day rate or the Friday please use the links below:

Two day rate

Saturday only

Please note: If you are a non-member FD/VDP/DCT and you are booking yourself onto the event and being charged the non-member rate, please email [email protected] with your name and GDC number so we can verify your status.

Group bookings: For group bookings for FDs/VDPs/DCTs, please email us at [email protected] the names, GDC numbers and email addresses of those wishing to attend (for CPD purposes), together with any special dietary requirements and we will advise how to make payment.

The deadline for bookings is the morning of Friday 14 June.

Meet the speakers

Liam Addy Photo 200X200 Liam Addy
Rui Albuquerque Photo 194X194 Rui Albuquerque
Avijit Banerjee Photo 250X250 Avijit Banerjee
Shannu Bhatia Photo 200X200 Shannu Bhatia
Sue Stokes Photo 250X250 Sue Stokes

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More information

Please email [email protected] with any dietary requirements.

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

If you wish to book accommodation for the night prior to either of the Conference days, please contact MICE Concierge, our appointed hotel booking agency.

Web link

[email protected]

01438 908 770

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

The Parkgate Hotel is an exceptional 5-star rated venue and provides an ideal city centre location which is easy for delegates to travel to. More information about the venue can be found here

There are no parking facilities at The Parkgate Hotel. The hotel recommends using the multi-storey NCP car park located on Westgate Street.

Venue location

Connect with us

Learn more about the South Wales Branch and join the South Wales Branch Facebook group.

I really liked the topics discussed and including a range of specialities. I felt engaged throughout the day.

I thought that the variety of speakers was amazing. A big eye opener for me on what is out there professionally and where I need to improve my knowledge and skills.