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Continuing Professional Development

Dental CPD by the experts in training the dental team.

The University of Sheffield’s School of Clinical Dentistry is one of the best dental schools in the UK, and is now offering its training online and hands-on through Dental Additions.

This is the 2018/19 series of free evening lectures. 

Venue: Sheffield Dental School Lecture Theatre

Registration: 6.00-6.30pm (Limited refreshments available on a first come first served basis)

Lecture: 6.30-7.30pm

Organisers: Mr Mat Pring and Dr Sarah Pollington


2018-19 Lectures

18/10/18 - Everything you wanted to know about the GDC Standards but were afraid to ask - Dr Stephen Hudson

Speaker: Dr Stephen Hudson, BDS MSc PGD Med Law PGC Dental Law and Ethics

Aims and Objectives: This talk will highlight the danger areas that many dentists fall foul of when facing fitness to practice proceedings and will explore what the Standards actually mean. To help Registrants avoid falling foul of the regulatory Standards; Understand the legal framework of the GDC; Understand their obligations.

Learning Outcomes: D: Maintenance of skills, behaviours and attitudes which maintain patient confidence in you and the dental profession and put patients’ interests first.

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15/11/18 - Amalgam phase-down and its implications - also discussing alternative materials and environmental concern regarding microplastics in dentistry - Dr Steven Mulligan

Speaker: Dr Steven Mulligan

Aims and Objectives: Prepare the workforce for the removal of amalgam as a restorative option. Make them aware of the potential hazards of alternative materials.

Learning Outcomes: C: Maintenance and development of knowledge and skill within your field of practice

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21/03/19 - Hippocrates to Facebook; professionalism in the 21st century - Dr Sandra Zijlstra-Shaw

Speaker: Dr Sandra Zijlstra-Shaw

Aims and Objectives: Be better informed about the variety of definitions and aspects within the concepts of professionalism.  Be able to identify existing opportunities for using professionalism to improve patient satisfaction and service within their own practice.

Learning Outcomes: D: Maintenance of skills, behaviours and attitudes which maintain patient confidence in you and the dental profession and put patients’ interests first.

B: Effective management of self and effective management of others or effective work with others in the dental team, in the interests of patients at all times; providing constructive leadership where appropriate

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18/04/19 - Medical issues and conditions relating to oral surgery - Mr Issam Bakri

Speaker: Mr Issam Bakri, Senior Clinical Teacher/Honorary Consultant in Oral Surgery

Aims and Objectives: Update on medical and pharmaceutical matters relevant to oral surgery for GDP's, (e.g. Bisphosphonates, Steroids, Haemostasis and oral anticoagulants). To ensure patients are managed in the safest way possible considering current widely-prescribed medications.

Learning Outcomes: C: Maintenance and development of knowledge and skill within your field of practice

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16/05/19 - Mental floss: restorative trivia - Dr James Field

Speaker: Dr James Field, BSc (Hons), BDS, PhD, MFGDP, RCSEng, MFDS, MPros, FDTFEd, RCSEd, Cert ClinEd, MA (Ed), FAcadMEd, PFHEA

Aims and Objectives: Updates on common restorative topics.
Improve decision-making when treatment planning and gaining informed consent.
Improve advice to patients in relation to reducing abrasive tooth surface loss.
Raise awareness of fatigue during radiograph reporting.

Learning Outcomes: C: Maintenance and development of knowledge and skill within your field of practice

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20/06/19 - Snoring and sleep apnoea - How can dentists help? Dr Barry Glassman / S4S Dental Laboratory

Speaker: Dr Barry Glassman / S4S Laboratory

Aims and Objectives:  Learners will be given an overview of current and relevant screening protocols for patients who present with Snoring or Sleep Apnoea symptoms.
Learners will be presented with the current care pathwayand know when to refer patients.
The various designs of Mandibular Advancement Splints will be presented and the advantages and clinical efficacy for each design will be discussed.
Following the course learners may wish to undertake further training and certification to fulfil requirements of professional bodies and indemnifiers.

S4S Dental are inviting attendees to our Thursday lecture a discounted rate when booking a palce on the full-day course with Dr. Glassman at S4S on Friday 21st June. Please contact S4S Dental Laboratory directly.

Learning Outcomes: C: Maintenance and development of knowledge and skill within your field of practice

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