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Hear from leading speakers on a range of current subjects at the Edinburgh Dentistry Show on the 22 June. See the full programme below.

Aesthetic Periodontics
Marilou Ciantar

Presentation overview: Cosmetic and aesthetic dentistry is all about the “white stuff”. But what about the pink which frames the white? Do we look at it? Are we vigilant enough to identify early problems? When we do, what is the best way to deal with them? What advice should we give our patients? Periodontics is […]

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All on fours – make it simple!
Darren Kelsey CDT

Presentation overview: My journey shifting from analogue to digital workflows for fixed teeth in a day and definitive full arch bridges. Key learning aims and objectives: Treatment planning Manufacturing.

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Buying and selling practices: legal aspects
Kim Campbell and Michael Royden

Presentation overview: We will be looking at the main steps involved in buying or selling a dental practice in Scotland, including some of the key areas that can cause problems. Key learning aims and objectives: To assist those who may be considering buying or selling a practice, either now or in the future. Presenter biography: […]

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Communicating with challenging people
Bryan Harvey

Presentation overview: This presentation will provide an overview of how to communicate effectively with a challenging person to try and ensure that a potentially difficult encounter does not deteriorate. Key learning aims and objectives: To discuss the importance of good communication with challenging people Understand how difficulties in communication can give rise to complaints Appreciate […]

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Bone-building technology – biology, biomaterials and blood
Paul Stone

Presentation overview: This lecture will look at the recent developments in bone regeneration for implant dentistry, with the emphasis on avoiding autogenous bone block harvesting. It will focus on the appropriate use of modern biomaterials and the adjunctive role of other biological processes to enhance the healing potential. Key learning aims and objectives: To appreciate […]

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The importance of having an effective HR management system in practice
Samantha Draper

Presentation overview: In a busy dental practice, managing sickness, annual leave and the supporting documentation can be a minefield. In this presentation CODE will give you an insight into how to simplify this, reducing the risk of potential future problems. Key learning aims and objectives: Reduce the risk of potential HR problems in practice. Presenter […]

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The magnificent seven – how to keep patients happy and lawyers poor
Kevin Lewis

Presenter biography: Kevin Lewis qualified from The London Hospital in 1971. He spent 20 years in full-time general dental practice and 10 further years practising part time. He was the dental director of Dental Protection for 18 years up to June 2016 and also an executive member of the council (board of directors) and senior […]

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Anterior composites – tips and tricks
Tariq Bashir

Presentation overview: Tariq will be discussing some tips and tricks on how to improve your anterior composites in everyday practice. Key learning aims and objectives: Learn common errors with anterior composites Learn how to shade match for anterior composites Learn how to layer and finish anterior composites. Presenter biography: Dr Bashir graduated from University of […]

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Erosive tooth wear – the third most common oral condition
Danielle Davison

Presentation overview: This session will help dentists, hygienists and therapists understand the importance of erosive tooth wear and why they should record it routinely in their clinical notes, like the BPE as part of every oral health assessment. The use of the basic erosive wear examination (BEWE) will be discussed as well as practical advice […]

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Marketing for profit
Chris Baker and Lisa Bainham

Presenter biography: Lisa Bainham trained to be a dental nurse at North Staffordshire Hospital and qualified in 1994. Originally working in an orthodontic practice, she then developed an interest in practice management and became a practice manager in 1998. Lisa has continually gained numerous practice management qualifications and new skills over the years. She is […]

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What they didn’t teach you at dental school
Alun Rees

Presenter overview: Dr Alun Rees BDS, The Dental Business Coach, graduated from Newcastle University and started his career as an oral surgery resident, before working as an associate in a range of practices. Building upon this solid foundation, Alun went on to launch two practices in the space of just 15 months, a challenge in […]

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Battle your biofilm
Laura Edgar

Presentation overview: The battle has begun, and you didn’t even realise it! Laura will uncover the enemy hiding in plain sight in your dental units and discuss how by using its specialist skills and expertise, this insurgent threat is contaminating your water. Your dental practice needs you, join us in the battle against biofilm! Key […]

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