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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. 

Topics include:

  • Minimally invasive caries management
  • Molar Incisor Hypomineralisation 
  • Oral potentially malignant disorders
  • An introduction to human factors
  • Dental oncology and the role of the GDP
  • Dental acupuncture for the dental team
  • Pathways to success in endodontics
  • Business and money advice
  • Management of endodontic-periodontal lesions

Please find the programme below under 'More information'.


Friday 21 June 2024 - 09:00 - 17:00

Saturday 22 June 2024 - 09:00 - 16:30

How to book

To book to attend both days of the Conference (best value) please use this web page.

To book to attend only the Friday, or only the Saturday, please use the links below:

Friday only

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
David Johnson Photo 250X250 (1) David Johnson
Rhiannon Jones Photo2 227X227 Rhiannon Jones
Emily Lu Photo 137X137 Emily Lu
Alyn Morgan Photo 250X250 Alyn Morgan
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 to stay at the Parkgate Hotel and other nearby hotels in the area.

[email protected]

01438 908 770

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

09:00 Registration, refreshments and trade exhibition (AGM for BDA members)

09:45 Dental acupuncture for the dental team - David Johnson  

10:45 Demystifying endodontics – Pathways to success - Alyn Morgan

11:45 Refreshment break and trade exhibition

12:00 How to improve your perio - Rhiannon Jones

13:00 Lunch and trade exhibition

14:00 Clinical decision making and management of endodontic-periodontal lesions - Emily Lu

15:00 Key money advice for dentists in practice - Speaker details to follow

16:00 Refreshment break and trade exhibition

16:15 Closing remarks and save the date for the 2025 Conference

17:00 Close

Venue location

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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.