The 2019 FGDP(UK) Scotland study day

Friday 6 December 2019

Minimally Invasive Dentistry, Orofacial Pain and Leadership

Main programme: Avijit Banerjee and Tara Renton.

Caldwell Lecture: Ewan Carmichael, Sami Stagnell and Laura Milby

Our speakers will include two of the most prominent dentists in the UK and a line-up of speakers with experience in leadership. Tara Renton and Avijit Banerjee will present in-depth content on the latest in orofacial pain and minimally invasive dentistry respectively. To close the day our panel will debate a wide range of issues relating to leadership with interactive options for the delegates.

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Avijit Banerjee

Contemporary management of the deep carious lesion

Aims & objectives:

In his thought-provoking presentation, the internationally regarded expert in Cariology & Operative Dentistry will outline the modern management concepts for treating the deep carious lesion in an adult. Prof Banerjee, from King’s College London, UK, will define MI Dentistry and will provide the scientific and clinical evidence of selective carious tissue removal to preserve tooth structure and pulp sensibility. He will describe / illustrate the use of some of the clinical operative techniques and bio-interactive materials available to restore teeth with appropriate clinical tips.

By the end of his presentation, delegates will be able to:

1. define the term MI Dentistry and the roles of the oral healthcare team in this patient-focused delivery of maintaining oral health

2. practice selective tissue-preserving,  carious tissue removal in the minimally invasive operative management of deep carious lesions

3. distinguish and understand the mechanisms of action of various clinical selective carious tissue excavation technologies

4. list the bio-interactive properties of some of the latest restorative materials

5. have an increased awareness of postgraduate educational distance-learning courses on advanced minimum intervention dentistry.

Tara Renton

Management and Diagnosis of Chronic Orofacial pain and case examples (provisional)

Aims & objectives:

To provide a review of our understanding of trigeminal pain and highlight pragmatic classification. To provide a structure for differential diagnosis of trigeminal pain and up to date diagnostic criteria.

By the end of these presentations, delegates will be able to:

1. understand the mechanisms of various types of pain

2. be equipped with better strategies for diagnosing trigeminal pain and identify key features of acute and chronic trigeminal pain

3. have an improved comprehension of the mechanisms of pain and the classification of chronic orofacial pain

4. to appreciate the key diagnostic features of neuropathic pain and be familiar with diagnostic work up

The Caldwell Memorial Lecture
The event will close with a panel debate and presentation from Ewan Carmichael, Sami Stagnell and Laura Milby on Leadership with the opportunity for audience participation in the following discussion.

Provisional Delegate Programme

Time Speaker Course Title
8.15-9.00 REGISTRATION
9.00-10.00 Avijit Banerjee Minimally Invasive Dentistry 1
10.00-11.00 Avijit Banerjee Minimally Invasive Dentistry 2
11.00-11.30 COFFEE BREAK
11.30-13.00 Tara Renton Orofacial Pain 1
13.00-14.15 LUNCH
14.15-15.45 Tara Renton Orofacial Pain 2
15.45-16.15 COFFEE BREAK
16.15-17.15 Carmichael, Milby, Stagnell The Caldwell Memorial Lecture, an interactive session focusing on Leadership

Information for delegates

Venue and catering information

The event takes place at Glasgow Science Centre and during the day delegates will benefit from superb catering including a three-course lunch and post-event drinks, six hours of CPDA and a 30-stand trade exhibition. There is free parking for delegates during the event.

How to get to the Science Centre

Registration is from 8.15am with tea, coffee and breakfast rolls. Presentations run from 9am until 5.15 with two coffee breaks and a three-course lunch. Following the event there will be a relaxed drinks reception until 7.15.

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