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08:45 Oral Medicine - Local and Systemic Implications for the General Dental PractitionerAvailability: Course has taken place
Title: Oral Medicine - Local and Systemic Implications for the General Dental Practitioner (SW19-02-01-01)
Venue: Gipsy Hill Hotel, Exeter - Devon N & E
Date: Fri 1 Feb 2019, 08:45 to 16:45
Development outcome: C
Course style: Lecture
Catering: Meal
Core topic: Core topics
CPD: 6:00 hours
Cost: £90.00
Description: Professor StJohn Crean will take us through the presentation of oral and systemic disease we could come across in our daily practice. He will cover oral cancer screening and commonly occurring oral medicine problems and outline the management options and likely outcomes of treatment, as well as highlighting the signs of systemic disease that may present in the oro-facial region.

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09:00 IV Sedation and Medico-legal aspects of gaining consent and record keepingAvailability: Course has taken place
Title: IV Sedation and Medico-legal aspects of gaining consent and record keeping (FT2602)
Venue: Bristol Dental Hospital, Bristol - Bristol & N Somerset
Date: Wed 13 Feb 2019, 09:00 to 16:30
Development outcome: A, B, C
Course style: Interactive Workshop
Catering: None
Core topic: Not a core topic
CPD: 5:30 hours
Cost: No charge
Description: This talk will prepare you for next week when Tamara will supervise the group as you work in pairs, carrying out oral surgery procedures under IV sedation. She will also be discussing important medico-legal aspects including consent and record keeping. The afternoon is a practical venepuncture session using a model arm and each other as volunteers.

09:30 Further Minor Oral Surgery Skills For The GDPAvailability: Course has taken place
Title: Further Minor Oral Surgery Skills For The GDP (SW19-02-13-1)
Venue: Phantom Head Room-Derriford Hospital, Plymouth - Devon S & W
Date: Wed 13 Feb 2019, 09:30 to 16:30
Development outcome: C
Course style: Hands-on
Catering: Meal
Core topic: Not a core topic
CPD: 6:00 hours
Cost: £150.00
Description: This course will cover further MOS for the GDP: including additional suturing techniques, apicectomies, additional local anaesthetic techniques diagnosis and management, oro antral communications etc... *Please note only delegates that have attending the first MOS day 1 can attend this course*

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09:00 Aesthetic Anterior CompositesAvailability: Course has taken place
Title: Aesthetic Anterior Composites (FT2618)
Venue: Center Parcs Longleat Forest, Warminster - Swindon & N Wiltshire
Date: Thu 14 Feb 2019, 09:00 to 16:00
Development outcome: C
Course style: Interactive Workshop
Catering: Tea and coffee only
Core topic: Not a core topic
CPD: 2:00 hours
Cost: No charge
Description: Colin McGuirk works in a private referral practice in Bath limiting his practice to prosthodontics and dental implantology. Colinís expertise is in utilising minimally invasive, adhesive techniques to restore teeth. He has a particular interest in treating complex cases and especially in the management of tooth wear.

09:00 Clever And Creative With CompositesAvailability: Course has taken place
Title: Clever And Creative With Composites (FT2619)
Venue: Center Parcs Longleat Forest, Warminster - Swindon & N Wiltshire
Date: Thu 14 Feb 2019, 09:00 to 16:00
Development outcome: C
Course style: Hands-on
Catering: Tea and coffee only
Core topic: Not a core topic
CPD: 2:00 hours
Cost: No charge
Description: A hands on session with Professor Brian Millar supported by ColtŤne, a global leader in the development, manufacture and sale of consumables and small-size equipment for dental treatment applications.

09:00 How to use photography, co discovery and Powerpoint to communicate better with your patientsAvailability: Course has taken place
Title: How to use photography, co discovery and Powerpoint to communicate better with your patients (FT2621)
Venue: Center Parcs Longleat Forest, Warminster - Swindon & N Wiltshire
Date: Thu 14 Feb 2019, 09:00 to 16:00
Development outcome: A
Course style: Interactive Workshop
Catering: Tea and coffee only
Core topic: Not a core topic
CPD: 1:00 hour
Cost: No charge
Description: Dan Woricker qualified from Newcastle in 2011. After qualifying he continued to work as an associate in Sunderland for two more years before moving to Bath in 2014.

09:00 Infection ControlAvailability: Course has taken place
Title: Infection Control (FT2615)
Venue: Center Parcs Longleat Forest, Warminster - Swindon & N Wiltshire
Date: Thu 14 Feb 2019, 09:00 to 16:00
Development outcome: C
Course style: Interactive Workshop
Catering: Tea and coffee only
Core topic: Disinfection and decontamination
CPD: 2:00 hours
Cost: No charge
Description: Jo Russell has over 29 years of experience in the dental profession and has acquired considerable expertise in all areas of the business of dentistry. She spent 7 formative years in the Dental Branch of the Royal Navy, was appointed to Area Practice Manager for a dental corporate with 16 practices to oversee and then started her own consultancy and training business in Portsmouth. Jo holds a Certificate in Education and the NEBOSH National Certificate in Health and Safety. She is a popular and enthusiastic teacher of practice management, health and safety at work, radiation protection, CQC, clinical governance, legal and ethical issues, complaints handling and customer service.

09:00 Open and Shut CaseAvailability: Course has taken place
Title: Open and Shut Case (FT2617)
Venue: Center Parcs Longleat Forest, Warminster - Swindon & N Wiltshire
Date: Thu 14 Feb 2019, 09:00 to 16:00
Development outcome: A, B, D
Course style: Interactive Workshop
Catering: Tea and coffee only
Core topic: Not a core topic
CPD: 2:00 hours
Cost: No charge
Description: John Makin qualified in Manchester in 1983 and has worked as a general dental practitioner in Lancashire and Devon. He was involved with Foundation Training for many years as both a Trainer and VT Adviser/Training Programme Director with the Manchester and Exeter DFT Schemes. John has postgraduate diplomas in law and dental education and served on the GDCís Fitness to Practise Committee before becoming a full time Dento-legal adviser with The Dental Defence Union where he has had significant involvement in the development and delivery of DDUís undergraduate and postgraduate education programmes. John is currently head of the DDU.

09:00 Rotary Endodontics and ObturatingAvailability: Course has taken place
Title: Rotary Endodontics and Obturating (FT2616)
Venue: Center Parcs Longleat Forest, Warminster - Swindon & N Wiltshire
Date: Thu 14 Feb 2019, 09:00 to 16:00
Development outcome: C
Course style: Interactive Workshop
Catering: Tea and coffee only
Core topic: Not a core topic
CPD: 2:00 hours
Cost: No charge
Description: A Modern Approach to Canal Shaping

15:00 Medications Affecting HaemastasisAvailability: Course has taken place
Title: Medications Affecting Haemastasis (FT2620)
Venue: Center Parcs Longleat Forest, Warminster - Swindon & N Wiltshire
Date: Thu 14 Feb 2019, 15:00 to 16:00
Development outcome: C
Course style: Lecture
Catering: Tea and coffee only
Core topic: Not a core topic
CPD: 1:00 hour
Cost: No charge
Description: An update in medications which affect haemostasis

15:00 Osteonecrosis of the jaw - an updateAvailability: Course has taken place
Title: Osteonecrosis of the jaw - an update (FT2614)
Venue: Center Parcs Longleat Forest, Warminster - Swindon & N Wiltshire
Date: Thu 14 Feb 2019, 15:00 to 17:00
Development outcome: C
Course style: Lecture
Catering: Tea and coffee only
Core topic: Not a core topic
CPD: 2:00 hours
Cost: No charge
Description: Vinod graduated with honours from Liverpool University in 2007. He then went on to do VT and subsequently a series of SHO jobs in OMFS, head and neck surgery and dental. This was followed by specialist training in Oral Surgery at Guys Dental Hospital obtaining his Royal College membership exam and CCST in December 2013. He then continued in the department as an associate specialist and since June 2016, to date works as a consultant oral surgeon at Guys.

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09:00 Care of Self; Understanding musculoskeletal problems in dentists.Availability: Course has taken place
Title: Care of Self; Understanding musculoskeletal problems in dentists. (FT2625)
Venue: Center Parcs Longleat Forest, Warminster - Swindon & N Wiltshire
Date: Fri 15 Feb 2019, 09:00 to 16:00
Development outcome: B
Course style: Interactive Workshop
Catering: Tea and coffee only
Core topic: Not a core topic
CPD: 1:00 hour
Cost: No charge
Description: Musculoskeletal problems are a common reason for dentists having time of work - this session should help prevent them developing in the years ahead.

09:00 Radiographic diagnosis from intra-oral radiographsAvailability: Course has taken place
Title: Radiographic diagnosis from intra-oral radiographs (FT2624)
Venue: Center Parcs Longleat Forest, Warminster - Swindon & N Wiltshire
Date: Fri 15 Feb 2019, 09:00 to 16:00
Development outcome: C
Course style: Interactive Workshop
Catering: Tea and coffee only
Core topic: Radiography and radiation protection
CPD: 1:00 hour
Cost: No charge
Description: An opportunity to refresh your skills in interpreting intra oral radiographs

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09:00 IV Sedation & Oral SurgeryAvailability: Course has taken place
Title: IV Sedation & Oral Surgery (FT2603)
Venue: Bristol Dental Hospital, Bristol - Bristol & N Somerset
Date: Wed 20 Feb 2019, 09:00 to 16:30
Development outcome: A, B, C
Course style: Hands-on
Catering: None
Core topic: Not a core topic
CPD: 5:30 hours
Cost: No charge
Description: This session provides an important opportunity for those who have not performed a surgical extraction to complete this under close supervision. For those interested in IV Sedation this is an ideal opportunity to undertake this in a controlled environment. Please consider which role you would prefer to undertake, sedation or surgery and arrange yourselves in pairs accordingly.

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09:30 ProstheticsAvailability: Course has taken place
Title: Prosthetics (FT2581)
Venue: Jurys Inn Plymouth, Plymouth - Devon S & W
Date: Thu 21 Feb 2019, 09:30 to 16:30
Development outcome: A, B, C, D
Course style: Lecture
Catering: Tea and coffee only
Core topic: Not a core topic
CPD: 6:00 hours
Cost: No charge
Description: Graham Stokes is the senior partner at a referral practice for restorative and implant care in Bromsgrove. Graham was a VT adviser from 1999 -2009. Graham is past President of the BDA Central Counties Branch. Graham is a clinical site lead and a special adviser for the dental charity Bridge2Aid.

13:30 Interpreting Intra-Oral and Extra-Oral RadiographsAvailability: Course has taken place
Title: Interpreting Intra-Oral and Extra-Oral Radiographs (SW19-02-21-1)
Venue: Health Education England SW, Bristol - Bristol & N Somerset
Date: Thu 21 Feb 2019, 13:30 to 16:30
Development outcome: C
Course style: Interactive Workshop
Catering: Tea and coffee only
Core topic: Not a core topic
CPD: 3:00 hours
Cost: £45.00
Description: This is a refresher course on our diagnostic interpretation skills of intra-oral and extra-oral radiographs taken in practice. It will enable us to distinguish the normal from the abnormal. The course will also cover how to set up a radiographic audit in line with general dental council expectations.The course will be led by Linda Parrott who has a special interest in the subject and will use projected digital images covering normal anatomy ,pathology and the more unusual.

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13:30 Resin Bonded BridgesAvailability: Only 1 place available
Title: Resin Bonded Bridges (SW19-02-22-1)
Venue: Engineers' House, Bristol - Bristol & N Somerset
Date: Fri 22 Feb 2019, 13:30 to 17:00
Development outcome: C
Course style: Lecture
Catering: Tea and coffee only
Core topic: Not a core topic
CPD: 3:00 hours
Cost: £45.00
Description: Claire Forbes-Hayley will be coming to Bristol to persuade busy dentists that Resin Bonded Bridges are a viable option to replace missing teeth. We will be discussing case selection, bridge design, sucess.....failure and the practicalities of how to place and adjust resin bonded bridges. There will be plenty of opportunity for questions and discussion. All dentists are very welcome. This course will be particularly useful for those of us whose undergraduate training only touched on this subject. Suitable for PVLE candidates.

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18:00 What's What in Modern Orthodontics?Availability: Places available
Title: What's What in Modern Orthodontics? (SW19-02-28-01)
Venue: Engineers' House, Bristol - Bristol & N Somerset
Date: Thu 28 Feb 2019, 18:00 to 20:30
Development outcome: A, C
Course style: Lecture
Catering: Light buffet
Core topic: Not a core topic
CPD: 2:00 hours
Cost: £25.00
Description: There are so many types of orthodontics marketed nowadays choices for patients can be confusing. This course aims to explain who and what is eligible for treatment on the NHS and the referral criteria and pathway will be explained. Other orthodontic options will also be covered so we can better inform our patients to help with decision making for the range of treatment now available to them.

   

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