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IN-PERSON EVENT, hosted by the West Yorkshire Section

What to expect

The lecture will discuss cases where dentists have got themselves into trouble, explore simple strategies to minimise the risk of patient complaints and cover what to do if you find yourself subjected to a complaint or regulatory investigation.

Please note: If you are a non-member FD/VDP 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.


18:30  Registration and finger buffet

19:15  Lecture with Joe Ingham

20:45  End of lecture and networking

21:15  End of event

Learning objectives 

  • Explore potential risks
  • Outline how these risks might be minimised
  • How to assess the expectations of a patient
  • Discuss what to do if it all goes wrong.

Development outcome

A and D

Meet the speaker

Joe Ingham 250X250 Joe Ingham Dento-legal advisor, BDA Indemnity

Joe spent 28 years in general practice and for eight of those was the dental practice advisor for Berkshire. He tutored at the Eastman Dental Hospital’s School of Hygiene and Therapy for 17 years and spent a decade as a dento-legal advisor with one of the large mutual defence organisations. He now works for BDA Indemnity.

Joe has a particular interest in the legal aspects of prescribing within the dental setting and was recently made an honorary member of the British Association of Dental Therapists (BADT).

More information

Please email [email protected] with any dietary requirements.

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.

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Thoroughly enjoyable evening debating a very current topic in dentistry. Was very interesting hearing different thoughts on the topic.

Great to meet and network with other colleagues and friends.