Therapist conference has oral health appeal

The British Association of Dental Therapists (BADT) stages it annual conference on 15-16 June at the Thistle Hotel Glasgow.

Promising ‘new goals, news challenges and new thinking’, it plays host to many key speakers in the world of dental therapy.

The BADT has planned a conference – supported by Colgate – full of relevant and diverse speakers to keep therapists CPD current and contemporary.

The Association is also promising to provide a highly sociable weekend.

The Thistle Hotel is in Cambridge Street, Glasgow.

For further information and to make your secure payments please refer to or telephone 07800 728082.

Conference rates: Presidential dinner:

Members £145.00 £50.00

Newly qualified/student members £100.00 £50.00

Non-members £220.00 £60.00


Friday 15 June 2012

8.30am Registration, Coffee and Exhibition

9.00am Welcome

9.10am Lecture – Dr Douglas Robertson, Clinical Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry,

University of Glasgow Dental School

Diabetes and Oral Health: A two way street?

10.00am Professor Jimmy Steele, Head of School of Dental Sciences, University of Newcastle

British Oral Health and Dental Care in the 21st Century

11.00am Coffee and Exhibition

11.30am Linda Gunn, Programme Director BSc Oral Health Science, University of the Highlands and Islands

Holistic Approach to Patients

12.00noon Dr Paul Brocklehurst, NIHR Clinician Scientist and Honorary SpR in Dental Public Health, University of Manchester

Could DCPs Do More in Practice?

1.00pm Lunch and Exhibition

2.00pm Dr Nigel Robb, Reader/Honorary Consultant Restorative Dentistry and Sedation,

University of Bristol and President SAAD

Inhalation Sedation by Hygienists and Therapists – Where Are We Now?

3.00pm Professor Stephen Challacombe, Professor of Oral Medicine, King’s College London Dental Institute

The Challacombe Scale: A Scale of Clinical Oral Dryness and Workshop

3.45pm Coffee and Exhibition

4.15pm Sharon Grant, Dental Therapist

New CBCT Digital 4-Dimensional X-ray Systems

4.45pm AGM

7.30pm Drinks Reception

8.30pm Presidential Dinner

Saturday 16 June 2012

9.00am Registration, Coffee and Exhibition

9.30am Juliette Reeves, Clinical Director and Dental Hygienist

New Concepts in Biofilm Removal and Periodontal Maintenance

10.30am Rich Newman, Dental Technician

Composite – Tips and Tricks! Looking at Composition, Layering, Colour and Polishing

of Composite Resins

11.15am Coffee and Exhibition

11.45am Dr Michael Wood, Principal Dentist/Specialist in Special Care Dentistry and Trustee SAAD

Local Anaesthesia for Oral Surgery/Implantology in Medically Compromised Patients

12.45pm Dr Jamie Newlands, Clinical Director, Restorative, Cosmetic and Homeopathic Dentist

Long Term Success and Maintenance for Restorative Dentistry

1.30pm Close


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