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Scottish CDO to join dental experts in Glasgow Exhibition

18 June 2015

Scottish CDO to join dental experts in Glasgow Exhibition

Expert clinicians from London and Cardiff, as well as the Chief Dental Officer for Scotland, Margie Taylor, have been confirmed as part of the finalised programme for the 2015 Scottish Scientific Conference and Exhibition.

The event, which is sponsored by MDDUS, takes place on 4 September 2015 at Glasgow’s Crowne Plaza Hotel. CDO Margie Taylor will deliver a special address on the current challenges facing dentistry in Scotland.

Other leading names featuring at the event include:

  • Nayeem Ali, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Barts Health NHS Trust - Managing the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and facial pain
  • Koula Asimakopoulou, Senior Lecturer in Health Psychology, King's College London - Tips on achieving patient adherence
  • Alexander Crighton, Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, Glasgow Dental School – Two sessions: The dry mouth and sensory changes in the orofacial region; Managing mucosal disease in Primary Care
  • Jeremy Rees, Consultant Restorative Dentist, Cardiff Dental School – Two sessions: Food, drink and dental erosion; The composite Dahl approach
  • Simon Whitley, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Barts Health NHS Trust – How the dental team can make a difference in the detection of oral cancer

The event will feature up to six hours of verifiable CPD on the topics mentioned above, but also in managing patients with dementia, child protection, medical emergencies, infection control, stress in the dental practice, conflict resolution, treatment planning and risk management.

Further benefits of attending include the event exhibition, with a range of dental suppliers, and access to a CV Clinic, a new feature for 2015 offering one to one advice and guidance on how to present yourself on paper within your chosen career path.

Tickets are available at early bird prices if booked before 30 June 2015. Tickets prices are reduced for BDA members and significantly reduced for DCPs, meaning that the whole team can attend.

Full programme and booking information and speaker biographies are available at: www.bda.org/scottishscientific

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