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09:00 Basic Minor Oral Surgery for GDPsAvailability: Course has taken place
Title: Basic Minor Oral Surgery for GDPs (SW18-10-01-1)
Venue: Best Western Tiverton Hotel, Tiverton - Devon N & E
Date: Mon 1 Oct 2018, 09:00 to 17:00
Development outcome: C, D
Course style: Hands-on
Catering: Meal
Core topic: Not a core topic
CPD: 6:00 hours
Cost: £150.00
Description: This course will provide an overview of basic minor oral surgery using models and synthetic skin for hands on practice of undertaking extractions, suturing and flap design. It is an opportunity for those of us who lack confidence/experience to learn from Caroline and Manuel in a friendly and supportive environment. We will be covering instrument selection, the principles of flap design and tooth sectioning, what to do if a tooth breaks during extraction, and suturing technique. This is an interactive course, with plenty of opportunity for questions and discussion.

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08:45 Management of Oral & Dental Disease for the Non-Dental ProfessionalsAvailability: Course has taken place
Title: Management of Oral & Dental Disease for the Non-Dental Professionals (SW18-10-03-2)
Venue: Engineers' House, Bristol - Bristol & N Somerset
Date: Wed 3 Oct 2018, 08:45 to 16:30
Development outcome: C
Course style: Lecture
Catering: Light buffet
Core topic: Not a core topic
CPD: 6:00 hours
Cost: No charge
Description: Currently GPs receive little training in the diagnosis and management of oro-dental disease and its management. This day is aimed at providing delegates with an understanding of the diagnosis and management of dental pain and the rationale for use of antibiotics and management of severe orofacial infection. The symposium will also cover dental trauma, oral cancer and differential diagnosis of ulceration, impact on medical conditions on dental treatment and impact of oral health on general health.

09:30 Further Minor Oral Surgery Skills For The GDPAvailability: Course has taken place
Title: Further Minor Oral Surgery Skills For The GDP (SW18-10-03-1)
Venue: Phantom Head Room-Derriford Hospital, Plymouth - Devon S & W
Date: Wed 3 Oct 2018, 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: £100.00
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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09:15 A Day of Paediatric DentistryAvailability: Course has taken place
Title: A Day of Paediatric Dentistry (SW18-10-11-1)
Venue: Holiday Inn Taunton, Taunton - Somerset
Date: Thu 11 Oct 2018, 09:15 to 16:30
Development outcome: C
Course style: Interactive Workshop
Catering: Meal
Core topic: Not a core topic
CPD: 6:00 hours
Cost: £90.00
Description: A full interactive day on caries and traumatic injuries in children: The prevention, early intervention and simple cost-effective treatment of caries will be covered. Cara will give us an overview of traumatic injuries to teeth too, including; tooth fractures into enamel, dentine and pulp at all stages of tooth development, tooth intrusion and extrusion and avulsed teeth.

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14:00 Tips, Tricks and Pitfalls in Removable Partial ProsthodonticsAvailability: Course has taken place
Title: Tips, Tricks and Pitfalls in Removable Partial Prosthodontics (SW18-10-18-1)
Venue: The Barn Function Centre, Berkeley - Gloucestershire
Date: Thu 18 Oct 2018, 14:00 to 17:00
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: A interactive course covering Tips, Tricks and Pitfalls in removable partial prosthetics . The course will be led by Mike Gregory who qualified as a dental technician prior to becoming a dentist. He lectures to under-graduate and post-graduate students on the topic and is part of a John Beseford peer review group. Participants are encouraged to contact Katherine Sugg ( Katherine.sugg@hee.nhs.uk) with any areas that they would especially like covered. Participants are also encouraged to bring any tricky cases with them.

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09:00 Management and Aetiology of Acquired Tooth Surface LossAvailability: Course has taken place
Title: Management and Aetiology of Acquired Tooth Surface Loss (SW18-10-19-01)
Venue: The Barn Function Centre, Berkeley - Gloucestershire
Date: Fri 19 Oct 2018, 09:00 to 16:30
Development outcome: C
Course style: Lecture
Catering: Meal
Core topic: Not a core topic
CPD: 6:00 hours
Cost: £90.00
Description: A whole day course consisting of lectures , group discussion and case presentations on this ever evolving topic. With the population maintaining their dentition for longer tooth wear is becoming ever more present and this course will cover minimal intervention through to overdentures. Rahat and Asma are always passionate speakers on their topics with Rahat being a Restorative consultant in Liverpool while Asma is working towards a PHd in composite restorative materials at the Leeds Dental Institute.

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09:00 Preserving Primary MolarsAvailability: Fully booked
Title: Preserving Primary Molars (SW18-10-23-1)
Venue: Clinical Skills Lab, Bristol - Bristol & N Somerset
Date: Tue 23 Oct 2018, 09:00 to 13:00
Development outcome: C
Course style: Hands-on
Catering: Tea and coffee only
Core topic: Not a core topic
CPD: 3:30 hours
Cost: £70.00
Description: Aimed at dentists and therapists, this hands on interactive course will take you through the theory of applying pre formed metal crowns, increasing your understanding of the importance of preserving the primary dentition and opportunities to practice pulp therapy in primary molars and placement of preformed metal crowns on manikins using the Hall technique

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09:30 Managing Periodontal Disease in 2018. Has anything changed?Availability: Fully booked
Title: Managing Periodontal Disease in 2018. Has anything changed? (SW18-10-26-1)
Venue: Jurys Inn Exeter Hotel, Exeter - Devon N & E
Date: Fri 26 Oct 2018, 09:30 to 16:30
Development outcome: C
Course style: Lecture
Catering: Meal
Core topic: Not a core topic
CPD: 6:00 hours
Cost: £90.00
Description: Roger Yates has been successfully treating periodontal disease and its sequelae for over 30 years in conjunction with the dental team. This one day programme offers a revision of the aetiology and classification of periodontal disease. We will be exploring the relevance of history, examination and charting. Roger will be discussing disease management, with a view to improving treatment outcomes, utilising the whole dental team. The course will take a evidence based approach, using case presentations with plenty of clinical tips and opportunity for questions. Roger understands the challenges of managing periodontal disease within our current system, and will include accessing secondary care in the South West, and how this could change in the future following work being carried out by the Managed Clinical Newtork (MCN).

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