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Monday 10 May 2010

Lecture 9.30am – 4.30pm


PAEDIATRIC DENTAL TRAUMA
Cost: £40.00

The day’s programme covers, Luxations, Root Fractures, Crown Fractures, Ca(OH)2 and MTA
and Hands on Treatment of non-vital immature teeth.
Speaker:
Dr Jennifer Parry, BDS, FDS (Paed) RCS, Consultant in Paediatric Dentistry and Dr Jo Johnson

Tuesday 18 May 2010


Workshop 9.30am – 1.00pm
PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT PLANNING
Cost: £20.00

CPD, PDPs – what will they mean to me?


I’m unsure where to start?
Where do I find the training?
What is a personal Development Plan?
Don’t I know everything I need to know?

You are very welcome to attend our personal development planning training morning at the
Postgraduate Medical Centre, St Richard’s Hospital, Chichester.

This course is suitable for all members of the dental team, registered with the GDC or not.

The cost of £20.00 includes your own Personal Development Portfolio to take away with you
at the end of the session.

IF YOU CAN, PLEASE BRING AN UP TO DATE CV AND JOB DESCRIPTION WITH YOU.

Speaker: Marnie Hayward


Thursday 27 May 2010
Lecture 9.30am – 4.30pm
PERIODONTICS MODULE 4
Evidence Based Practice
Cost: £50.00
The initial presentation sets the scene and examines the development of evidence-based
approach. The second presentation covers the principles of clinical trials and systematic
reviews and explains some basic statistical methods and terminology.

Aims & Objectives:


 To appreciate how the concept of evidence-based dentistry has evolved with
particular reference to Periodontics.
 To learn how to evaluate the quality of published evidence.
 To understand the essential role of clinical trials and systematic reviews in dental
research.
 To learn how to use the library and Internet for data searching.
This course should enable participants to:
 Recognise the difference between objectivity and subjectivity in dental research
papers.
 Distinguish between good research and bad research in the dental literature.
 Identify methodological faults in dental research.
 Search databases (hard copy and electronic) with confidence.
 Apply an evidence-based approach to daily practice.
 To evaluate manufacturer’s claims with regard to periodontal products.

Speaker:
Mr Philip Ower MSc, BDS, MGDSRCS (Eng & Ed)
Friday 28 May 2010
Hands-On 9.30am – 4.30pm
PERIODONTICS MODULE 6
Surgery for the Non-Diseased Patient
Cost: £100.00
An initial presentation on indications and techniques for pre-restorative surgery is followed
by a practical session on pigs jaws, incorporating the surgical techniques learnt and practices
on Module 5. This is followed by an extensive presentation of treated human cases. The
afternoon session is devoted to periodontal plastic surgery, combing the theory and practice
(again on the pig jaw) of grafting techniques including free gingival grafts and connective
tissue grafts. Phil supplies pig jaws (one per participant, with spares available) but not
surgical equipment, which must be brought by each participant.
Handouts will be supplied.
Speaker:
Mr Philip Ower MSc, BDS, MGDSRCS (Eng & Ed)

Tuesday 22 June 2010


Lecture 9.30am – 4.30pm
DEALING WITH DIFFICULT PEOPLE
Cost: £50
Learn how to develop assertive, constructive conflict resolution skills to apply with patients
and within the team to build customer satisfaction and team cohesion. Includes personality
profiling.
 Feel calmer & more confident dealing with difficult situations.
 Learn simple strategies to hold their ground with and diffuse aggressive patients.
 Use an easy personality profiling technique to work better with difficult colleagues.
 Build positive relations with colleagues & patients by addressing differences calmly
and assertively.
Speaker:
Mr Andrew Cain
Bright Ideas Training
Wednesday 23 June 2010
Hands-on 9.00am—5.00pm
BONDING & COMPOSITES FOR EVERY DAY DENTISTRY
Cost: £80.00
Areas that will be covered in depth are:
 Total Etch
 Dentine Etching Taboo
 Wet Bonding
 No Lining Restorations
 Posterior Composite
 Problem Free Contact Point
 Veneer Preparation and cementations
 All Ceramic Restorations
This course is designed to help participants use the most appropriate techniques and
materials to produce consistent results.
Speaker: Mr Laurence Murray BDS
Abbots Lodge Dental Practice, Rustington

Tuesday 6 July 2010


Lecture, Presentation, Group work
9.30am – 4.30pm
HEALTH & SAFETY AND RISK ASSESSMENT
Cost: £30.00

Aim:
This programme assists participants in acquiring essential knowledge and practical skills so
as to improve Health and Safety standards in the dental environment. It is open to any
member of the team who takes an active role in managing health and safety in the work
place.
Objectives:
 Understand the principles of occupational health and safety and be able to apply
this knowledge in the dental surgery
 Be aware of the practical actions to improve your own health and safety and that of
anyone who may be affected
 Identify a scope of hazards and carry out the stages of risk assessment and record
significant findings
 Utilise knowledge gained as an integral part of continuing professional development
Speaker:
Mrs Jane Bonehill—Trainer & Consultant with DenMed
Friday 9 July 2010
Lecture - 9.30am – 4.30pm
LOCAL ANAESTHESIA UPDATE COURSE FOR DENTAL PROFESSIONALS
Cost: £30.00
The course will cover revision of:
 Pharmacology
 Techniques
 Medical considerations
 Local anatomy
 Safety
Speaker:
Richard J Snoad MSc BDS FDS MGDS RCS GDC Registered Specialist in Periodontics

Wednesday 14 July 2010


Lecture and Workshop 10.00am – 4.30pm
MEDICAL EMERGENCIES IN DENTAL PRACTICE
Cost: Dentists £50.00 DCP’s £30.00
All Dental Practitioners and Dental Care Professionals may have to deal with medical
emergencies. Fortunately, these are rare, but they do occur and your team will be expected
to manage them.
The course will cover the current national guidelines on managing a medical emergency and
will be presented by lectures and hands on practical training.
Topics covered on the day are:
 Medical risk assessment
 Emergency drugs in dental practice
 Medical emergency and resuscitation equipment
 Anaphylaxis
Skill stations to include
 BLS, intravenous access and automated external defibrillation
 A systematic approach to recognising the acutely ill patient, management of the
compromised airway and dental chair medical emergencies

Emphasis will be placed on teamwork involving all members of the practice. Suitable for all
the Dental Team.
Maximum number of participants: 20
Speakers:
Mr Alan Wilson – Maxillofacial Surgeon
Mrs Victoria Cooper—Resuscitation Officer
Miss Julie Turner – Clinical Lead
Tuesday 20 July 2010
Lecture 9.30am – 4.30pm
BACK TO BASICS PERIODONTICS
Cost: £30.00
This course is designed for dentists, dental hygienists and dental therapists. It will introduce
a simple method for periodontal risk assessment using a novel BPE-based matrix and cover
all aspects of patient evaluation from periodontal screening to the selection of the most
appropriate care programmes for the individual patient. Medico-legal and ethical issues will
be discussed in relation to the growth in litigation in the UK, particularly for undiagnosed or
inappropriately treated periodontal disease. Aspects of the periodontal–restorative
interface will be highlighted including the issues regarding implants. Simple criteria for
evidence-based treatment modalities will be illustrated in addition to current criteria for
referral. A model prescription for dental hygiene treatment will be promoted and other
practical tools for dental professionals in risk-management of periodontal disease will be
offered. The Course is designed to address:
 Medico-legal Aspects of Periodontics
 Epidemiology / Screening
 Risk Assessment / Diagnosis
 Prescription / Referral
 Implications for Professionals and Patients
Speaker:
Richard Snoad MSc BDS FDS MGDS RCS
GDC Registered Specialist in Periodontics

Tuesday 14 September 2010


Lecture 9.30am – 4.30pm
COMMUNICATION—AN INTRODUCTION TO CONFLICT MANAGEMENT
TEAMWORK
Cost: £30.00
Aim – Communication
The overall aim is to understand the importance of effective communication with internal
and external customers.
Objectives – by the end of this module delegates should be able to:
 Explore effective channels and methods of communication
 Identify the effects of poor communication
Practice effective listening skills
Aim – An introduction to Conflict Management the overall aim is for delegates to have a
basic understanding and the necessary skills to manage conflict within their own working
environment
Objectives – by the end of this session delegates should be able to:
 Explore the causes and effects of conflict in the dental practice, Identify ways of
reducing the risk of conflict
 Discuss how to manage situations of conflict
The overall aim is to establish trust between individuals to maximise performance of the
team.
Aim – Teamwork
The overall aim is to establish trust between individuals to maximise performance of the
team.
Objectives – by the end of this module delegates should be able to:
 Identify and explore individual characteristics within a team
 Discuss how to help each other in overcoming any difficulties individual
characteristics may present
 Apply the efficiency of the team dynamics

Speaker: Jane Bonehill – Consultant with DenMed

Friday 17 September 2010


Hands-on 9.30am—5.00pm
OCCLUSION NOT CONFUSION
Cost: £80.00
An all-day programme which includes seminars on key aspects of dental occlusion, the
cardinal aims, patient examination, techniques for assessing and recording the occlusion,
use of splints. Practical includes use of articulator, using a facebow, recording occlusal
positions, creating a customised guidance incisal table, fabricating a Lucia jig. Application of
key elements of occlusion to everyday restorative situations will be discussed from the
occlusal carving of amalgam and composite restorations to tooth wear cases and TMD.
Speakers:
Dr Brian Millar BDS FDSRCS PhD Restorative Consultant, Senior Lecturer, KCL
Dr Subir Banerji Specialist Registrar in Restorative Dentistry, KCL
Tuesday 21 September 2010
Lecture 9.30am—4.30pm
Cost: £40.00
AN INTRODUCTION TO NHS
REQUIREMENTS FOR DENTISTS IN
PRIMARY DENTAL CARE
Cost: £40.00
The course covers GDS and PDS contracts, dentist’s responsibilities to patients and PCTs,
patient charges, the UDA system, dental reference officers, record keeping, complaints
handling, prescribing and referrals.
Aims and Objectives:
To ensure dentists are aware of the regulations that govern practicing within the NHS in
primary dental care GDS or PDS.
To cover the topics in enough details to enable dentists to realise their knowledge and know
where to seek further information, if necessary.

Speakers:
Mr Huw Winstone and Mr Graham Bishop

Friday 24 September 2010


Lecture 9.30am – 4.30pm
IMPRESSIONS FOR NURSES
AND HYGIENISTS
Cost: £30.00
The aim of the course is to show participants how to take appropriate impressions following
a dentists' prescription.
Types of impression materials, choice of impression trays and anatomic features that need
to be recorded will be covered. There will be a practical session using phantom heads.
Appropriate decontamination will also be covered.

Speaker: Mr James P Wise, BDS(Lond) LDS RCS(Eng) MFGDP(UK) MGDS RCS(Eng) FFGDP RCS
(Eng) Practitioner and Postgraduate Tutor.
Wednesday 27 October 2010
Lecture and Workshop 10.00am – 4.30pm
MEDICAL EMERGENCIES IN DENTAL PRACTICE
Cost: Dentists £50.00 DCP’s £30.00
All Dental Practitioners and Dental Care Professionals may have to deal with medical
emergencies. Fortunately, these are rare, but they do occur and your team will be expected
to manage them.
The course will cover the current national guidelines on managing a medical emergency and
will be presented by lectures and hands on practical training.
Topics covered on the day are:
 Medical risk assessment
 Emergency drugs in dental practice
 Medical emergency and resuscitation equipment
 Anaphylaxis
Skill stations to include
 BLS, intravenous access and automated external defibrillation
 A systematic approach to recognising the acutely ill patient, management of the
compromised airway and dental chair medical emergencies
Emphasis will be placed on teamwork involving all members of the practice. Suitable for all
the Dental Team.
Maximum number of participants: 20
Speakers:
Mr Alan Wilson – Maxillofacial Surgeon
Mrs Victoria Cooper—Resuscitation Officer
Miss Julie Turner – Clinical Lead
Thursday 4 November 2010
Hands-On 9.30am – 4.30am
TOOTHWEAR - WEAR IS THE
PROBLEM, HERE IS THE SOLUTION
Cost: £100.00
This popular course includes a short seminar on etiology and how to easily monitor your
wear patients but focuses on management in general practice, from prevention to intervention
with the latest adhesive aesthetic materials as well as a conventional approach. This course
will easily teach you: how to recognise which patients can be managed easily with composite
build-ups and those which cannot, when and how to re-establish the horizontal occlusal
position, how to manipulate the vertical dimension, tooth preparation. Bring models to
discuss if you wish. Part seminar with a lot of hands-on including treatment of severe cases
(on models).
Speaker:
Dr Brian Millar BDS FDSRCS PhD Restorative Consultant, Senior Lecturer, Director of
Distance Learning, KCL

Friday 5 November 2010


Lecture 9.30am – 4.30am
COMPLETE DENTURES
Cost: £30.00
This one day course is aimed at helping the general practitioner to achieve predictable,
functional and aesthetic full dentures every time. Each stage of denture construction from
initial patient interview through to photography, laboratory communication, personalisation,
final fit and follow-up will be covered, showing that full dentures really don't hold any
mystery and can be a very profitable part of practice.
Speaker:
Mr James P Wise, BDS(Lond) LDS RCS(Eng) MFGDP(UK) MGDS RCS(Eng) FFGDP
RCS (Eng)
Friday 12 November 2010
Hands-on 9.00am—5.00pm
FIBRE REINFORCEMENT FOR COMPOSITES
Cost: £175.00
This is an introductory lecture to show how fibre reinforced technology (the treatment of
the future) can help you to solve many everyday clinical problems in the most cost effective
manner and with the minimum of surgical intervention. The following topics will be covered:
 What are these fibres?
 Brief History. Comparison between
 Different fibre systems currently available.
 Durability and performance of the fibre reinforced restorations.
 Different indications.
 Clinical cases.
The Hands-on training Session is divided into four modules. Each module starts with an
introduction lecture and step-by-step demonstration, followed by clinical cases illustrating
the different techniques and finally the trainee (delegate) is given the opportunity to work
with the fibres under supervision.
After attending the hands-on course, the dentists will be able to:
Select suitable patients
Do proper treatment planning and case analysis
Place a perio splint
Place an orthodontic permanent retainer
Place a fibre space maintainer
Place a trauma splint
Construct an anatomical post
Construct a direct anterior and posterior fibre reinforced composite bridge
Reinforce huge composite restorations
Fabricate indirect composite inlays, onlays, crowns and bridges
Speaker: Dr J Van Rensburg

Thursday 18 November 2010


Lecture & Clinic 10.00am—5.00pm
ORAL CANCER AWARENESS
Cost: £40.00
The morning session of this day will be a lecture using clinical slides to illustrate the various
oral cancers found by the Team in our MFU Department. In the afternoon delegates will
participate in a clinical session seeing patients with pre-malignant and post-malignant oral
cancers.
Speakers: MFU Consultants & Team
Friday 26 November 2010
Lecture 9.30am—4.30pm
INFECTION CONTROL
Cost: Dentists £50.00 all other DCPs £30.00.
Aims:
Appreciate risk management and the essentials of infection control. Understand the
regulatory framework and practical aspects of instrument decontamination, and the use of
sterilizers.
Objectives: by the end of the course participants should understand:
 Current Health and Safety legislation in relation to Cross Infection Control in the
Dental Surgery
 How to be compliant with 2007 requirements for decontamination and sterilization
 Impact of vCJD on infection control in the dental surgery
 Prevention and management of sharps injuries
 Biofilms and Dental Waterlines
 Implementation of clinical and hazardous waste regulations
Speaker:
Dr Caroline Pankhurst MSc,MRCPath

Friday 3 December 2010


Hands-on 10.00am – 4.30pm
IMPRESSIONS FOR NURSES& HYGIENISTS
Cost: £30.00
The aim of the course is to show participants how to take appropriate impressions following
a dentists' prescription.
Types of impression materials, choice of impression trays and anatomic features that need
to be recorded will be covered. There will be a practical session using phantom heads.
Appropriate decontamination will also be covered.
Speaker:
Mr James P Wise, BDS(Lond) LDS RCS(Eng) MFGDP(UK) MGDS RCS(Eng) FFGDP RCS (Eng)
Practitioner and Postgraduate Tutor
Friday 14 January 2011
Lecture 9.30am—4.30pm
INFECTION CONTROL
Cost: Dentists £50.00 DCPs £30.00.
Aims:
Appreciate risk management and the essentials of infection control. Understand the
regulatory framework and practical aspects of instrument decontamination, and the use of
sterilizers.
Objectives: by the end of the course participants should understand:
 Current Health and Safety legislation in relation to Cross Infection Control in the
Dental Surgery
 How to be compliant with 2007 requirements for decontamination and sterilization
 Impact of vCJD on infection control in the dental surgery
 Prevention and management of sharps injuries
 Biofilms and Dental Waterlines
 Implementation of clinical and hazardous waste regulations
Speaker:
Dr Caroline Pankhurst MSc,MRCPath
Wednesday 19 January 2011
Lecture and Workshop 10.00am – 4.30pm
MEDICAL EMERGENCIES IN DENTAL PRACTICE
Cost: Dentists £50.00 DCP’s £30.00
All Dental Practitioners and Dental Care Professionals may have to deal with medical
emergencies. Fortunately, these are rare, but they do occur and your team will be expected
to manage them.
The course will cover the current national guidelines on managing a medical emergency and
will be presented by lectures and hands on practical training.
Topics covered on the day are:
 Medical risk assessment
 Emergency drugs in dental practice
 Medical emergency and resuscitation equipment
 Anaphylaxis
Skill stations to include
 BLS, intravenous access and automated external defibrillation
 A systematic approach to recognising the acutely ill patient, management of the
compromised airway and dental chair medical emergencies
Emphasis will be placed on teamwork involving all members of the practice. Suitable for all
the Dental Team.
Maximum number of participants: 20
Speakers:
Mr Alan Wilson – Maxillofacial Surgeon
Mrs Victoria Cooper—Resuscitation Officer
Miss Julie Turner – Clinical Lead
Tuesday 25 January 2011
Lecture/Workshop 9.30am—4.30pm
EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION & INFLUENCE IN DENTISTRY
Cost: £50.00
Aims & Objectives
 How to handle difficult people and remain assertive.
 How to read non-verbal communication.
 How to understand personality types with whom you work & live each day.
 How to interpret lateral eye movements to read the way others think.
 Understand the principles of ethically influencing your patient and colleagues
behaviour.

Speaker: Mr Anthony Asquith

Wednesday 9 March 2011


Hands-on 9.00am—5.00pm
BONDING & COMPOSITES FOR
EVERYDAY DENTISTRY
Cost: £80.00
Areas that will be covered in depth are:
 Total Etch
 Dentine Etching Taboo
 Wet Bonding
 No Lining Restorations
 Posterior Composite
 Problem Free Contact Point
 Veneer Preparation and cementations
 All Ceramic Restorations
This course is designed to help participants use the most appropriate techniques and
materials to produce consistent results.
Speaker:
Mr Laurence Murray BDS, Abbots Lodge Dental Practice, Rustington
Friday 18 March 2011
Lecture 9.30am – 4.30am
PERIODONTICS MODULE 1
Assessment & Diagnosis
Cost: £30.00
Aims and Objectives:
 To appreciate the range of periodontal conditions that require treatment, and those
that do not.
 To understand the principal aetiological and risk factors involved in the development
of periodontal diseases.
 To understand the importance of screening and assessment for periodontal disease
in general dental practice.
 To understand the value and limitations of periodontal probing.
 To appreciate the factors influencing the assessment of prognosis for individual
teeth
The course should enable participants to:
 Diagnose periodontal diseases accurately and effectively.
 Use BPE as a fast and effective screening tool.
 Use periodontal probing more effectively.
 Assess patients’ level of risk for periodontitis accurately

Speaker: Mr Philip Ower MSc, BDS, MGDSRCS (Eng & Ed)


Wednesday 30 March 2011
Lecture and Workshop 10.00am – 4.30pm
MEDICAL EMERGENCIES IN
DENTAL PRACTICE
Cost: Dentists £50.00 DCP’s £30.00
All Dental Practitioners and Dental Care Professionals may have to deal with medical
emergencies. Fortunately, these are rare, but they do occur and your team will be expected
to manage them.
The course will cover the current national guidelines on managing a medical emergency and
will be presented by lectures and hands on practical training.
Topics covered on the day are:
 Medical risk assessment
 Emergency drugs in dental practice
 Medical emergency and resuscitation equipment
 Anaphylaxis
Skill stations to include
 BLS, intravenous access and automated external defibrillation
 A systematic approach to recognising the acutely ill patient, management of the
compromised airway and dental chair medical emergencies

Emphasis will be placed on teamwork involving all members of the practice. Suitable for all
the Dental Team.
Maximum number of participants: 20
Speakers:
Mr Alan Wilson – Maxillofacial Surgeon
Mrs Victoria Cooper—Resuscitation Officer
Miss Julie Turner – Clinical Lead