Thursday

Thursday Programme

8.45 – 9.30 Registration and Refreshments

9.30 – 9.45 Conference Welcome


9.45 – 10.30 Orthodontics to optimise Restorative Outcomes

Mr Farooq Ahmed

Consultant in Orthodontics, Northwick Park Hospital and Specialist at Ten Dental, Clapham, London

Aim: To discuss the possibilities and limitations of orthodontic treatment

Learning outcomes: Participants will be able to:

  • Know how to carry out a patient assessment with regards to quantifying spaces, and the decisions for losing or retaining teeth
  • Describe the indications for opening/closing spaces, and for orthognathic surgery
  • Understand the limits of what is achievable in orthodontics
  • Describe the patient journey – regarding time for fixed, removable, or surgical treatment
  • Discuss examples of managing challenging cases

10.30 – 10.50 Refreshments and Trade


10.50 – 11.50 Space the final frontier: Challenges in fixed prosthodontics

Mr Amin Aminian2

Specialist in Prosthodontics, Lead Clinician at Clinic 334, Wilmslow

Aim: To discuss the challenges in fixed prosthodontics

Learning outcomes: Participants will be able to:

  • Know how to carry out a patient assessment when planning fixed prosthodontics, with regards to assessing the edentulous spaces, and suitability of abutment teeth
  • Understand the indications and design principles for fixed bridgework
  • Understand the techniques and occlusion for bridgework
  • Discuss examples of managing challenging cases

11.55 – 12.55 Space the final frontier: Challenges in removable prosthodontics

Dr Finlay Sutton3

Specialist in Prosthodontics, Garstang Dental Referral Practice, Lancashire

Aim: To discuss the challenges in removable prosthodontics

Learning outcomes: Participants will be able to:

  • Know how to carry out a patient assessment with regards to assessing hard and soft tissue, and the suitability of abutment teeth
  • Understand the indications and design principles for removable prosthodontics
  • Discuss examples of managing challenging cases

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch and Trade


14.00 – 15.30 Treatment planning panel – managing a new patient clinic

Mrs Sarra Jawad1, Mr Amin Aminian2, Dr Finlay Sutton3, and Mr Stephen Brindley4

1Consultant in Restorative Dentistry, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

4Consultant in Restorative Dentistry, University Hospitals of North Staffordshire NHS Trust

Aim: To discuss the challenges in removable prosthodontics

Learning outcomes: Participants will be able to:

  • Discuss treatment planning considerations for a range of complex cases
  • Outline the complexity of the management considerations for these cases
  • Understand the options for service provision in a range of settings

15.30 – 16.00 Refreshments and Trade


16.00 – 17.00 Annual General Meeting 


19.00 Networking Reception


19.30 Conference Dinner