Unit 1: Communication & Self-Marketing in Dental Practice

Date: TBC
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“Step one, believe in yourself,
market yourself”

Communication is the key –
learn from the best

Jas-Gill

Dr Jas Gill

dr-milad-shadrooh

Dr Milad Shadrooh

shaz-memon

Shaz Memon

Speakers

Dr Jas Gill 

Dr Milad Shadrooh 

Shaz Memon

Unit 1
Communication & Self-Marketing in Dental
Practice

Aims
To teach the fundamentals of communication for the modern dentist.  This includes building your own brand and digital presence, marketing yourself internally and externally, verbal and non-verbal communication techniques and self-motivation. 

Objectives

  • To learn how to brand yourself 
  • Develop self-confidence and a positive attitude for your career in dentistry 
  • Understand the importance of a digital presence and how to gain this for yourself 
  • Understand what makes a loyal fan base and develop the tools to grow your own 
  • Understand the power of non-verbal communication and how to utilise this to your advantage 
  • Grasp the key aspects for ethical and efficient sales and communication 
  • Complaint prevention and handling 
  • Know the power of reviews and how to ask for them 

Unit 2: Contemporary Fee Setting, Treatment Planning and Consent

Date: TBC
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Contemporary Treatment Plans –

from fee setting to consents

Jas-Gill

Dr Koray Feran

Speakers

Dr Koray Feran

Unit 2
Contemporary Fee Setting, Treatment Planning and Consent

Aims
To teach the basics of patient-centred case management for the dentist and give a realistic understanding of the time and costs associated with fee setting and providing high level dental care in private practice.

Objectives

  • How to ensure that sufficient patient data is collected before and during a new patient consultation as efficiently as possible
  • Collect and collate data for treatment planning purposes
  • Understand the real costs of time spent when treatment planning and communicating with our patients outside surgery hours to ensure a better work-life balance
  • Understand the basics of the consent process and GDC standards and therefore ensure that the communication and consent process is valid
  • Streamline the documentation, communication and consent process using modern GDPR-compliant methods including secure form design and digital signing of documents in order to save time and energy and prevent miscommunication when maintaining records

Unit 3: Concepts of smile design and direct composite smile provision

Date: TBC
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“SmileFast – Direct Activation Course”

Jas-Gill

Dr Tom Sealey

Speakers

Dr Tom Sealey

Unit 3
Communication & Self-Marketing in Dental
Practice

Aims
To enable General Dental Practitioners to plan, practise and provide SmileFast Direct composite smile makeovers. To better understand composite restorative material, to learn how to integrate this into their everyday cosmetic dentistry practice and to maximise the smile enhancements they can offer their patients by using the reproducible and easy-to-follow protocols and techniques of the SmileFast Direct system.

Objectives

  • Understand the SmileFast concept and sequence to better plan and implement smile design.
  • Develop a treatment protocol to effectively plan every case for anterior composite bonding.
  • Better understand the concepts of occlusion focused around anterior smile makeovers.
  • Develop your composite bonding techniques and skills with hands-on practise and mentoring.
  • Practice placing anterior composites with natural anatomy & texture using the SmileFast Direct system.
  • Learn how to sell adjunctive treatment to patients to increase your uptake and profit.

Learning Content:

  • Analyse and design composite material into every smile to enhance the smile aesthetics.
  • Evaluate function and performance of composites within a smile to ensure predictable long-term results.
  • Develop an understanding of the differences between adhesive bonding materials and their behaviour.
  • Create and design natural tooth aesthetics using dental composites.
  • Learn how to ethically introduce sales techniques into your practice to invite patients to uptake more advanced cosmetic dental procedures.
  • See how photography can easily integrate into your daily practice to become a powerful tool in both patient communication and consent, as well as self-development through careful constructive evaluation of your

 

Development outcomes:

  • This CPD course meets the criteria for the GDC’s development outcomes.

Unit 4: Principles of Occlusion in General Dental Practice

Date: TBC
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No Nonsense Occlusion – Pragmatic Principles with a Risk Based Approach

Jas-Gill

Dr Jaz Gulati

Speakers

Dr Jaz Gulati

Unit 4
Principles of Occlusion in General Dental Practice

Aims
The course will provide the dentist with a risk-based, structured approach to the assessment and management of occlusion in everyday practice.

There will be live demonstrations of the assessment of occlusion and the record-taking techniques to ensure reproducible and predictable lab made restorations.

 

Objectives

  • To understand the principles of occlusion in relation to everyday dentistry. 
  • To be able to perform a pre-restorative assessment of occlusion so to achieve predictable restorative results. 
  • To be able to discern when to conform and to reorganise occlusion. 
  • To understand the basics of splint therapy, the role of the TMJ, different schools of thought and an experience-based approach to splint therapy for the general dentist.  

Unit 5: Isolation & Digital Photography in General Dental Practice

Date: TBC
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Beautiful Photography & Isolate Like a Pro

Jas-Gill

Dr Harmeet Grewal

Jas-Gill

Dr Shiraz Khan

Speakers

Dr Harmeet Grewal

Dr Shiraz Khan

Unit 5
Isolation & Digital Photography in General Dental Practice

Aims
This course provides the dentist with ability to isolate teeth using rubber-dam techniques appropriately and with confidence. It also offers the opportunity to learn how to take appropriate digital photographs which will aid in treatment planning, presentations to patients and reflection of their own work.  

 

Objectives

  • Be able to select a suitable digital camera
  • How to set up a digital camera for dental clinical photography
  • How to take the most appropriate views
  • How to take clear and accurate images
  • How to edit any digital photographs taken
  • Understanding rubber dam equipment and clamp selection
  • How to isolate multiple teeth
  • How to use floss ligatures on multiple teeth
  • Isolating teeth with difficult access
  • Obtaining Inverted margins

Unit 6: Dental Implants in General Practice

Date: TBC
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Learn to place and restore simple implants

Jas-Gill

Dr Roshwin Carvalho

Jas-Gill

Dr Nikhil Oberoi

Speakers

Dr Roshwin Carvalho

Dr Nikhil Oberoi

Unit 6
Dental Implants in General Practice

Aims
To provide the dentist with a sound understanding of dental implant case selection. This will also include an understanding of the skills or techniques necessary to surgically place a dental implant.

The participants will be able to take either digital or traditional impressions of a dental implant and be able to restore an implant successfully using a screw or cement retained technique. They will also be able to monitor a dental implant and be able to distinguish between a successful, failing or failed implant.

 

Objectives

  • To understand the terminology involved in dental implantology
  • To create an awareness of the case selection for this treatment modality
  • To be able to distinguish between a simple or complex implant case
  • To appreciate the medical risks involved
  • To understand the steps involved with dental implant treatment
  • To understand the different implant based restorative options
  • To understand the different techniques of implant impression taking
  • To understand lab communication for a single implant crown
  • To be able to fit a screw/cement retained implant crown
  • To be able to review a dental implant

Unit 7: Composite Artistry

Date: TBC
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FLOW: Comprehensive course covering the composite restorations, cavity design and sectional matrices

(Two-Day Course)

Jas-Gill

Dr Nik Sethi

Jas-Gill

Dr Elaine Mo

Speakers

Dr Nik Sethi

Dr Elaine Mo

Unit 7
Composite Artistry

Aims

To provide the dentist the techniques for appropriate and conservative cavity design, placing adhesive restorations in the correct manner, when and how to consider injection moulding for an efficient build up protocol and eliminate black triangles in the aesthetic zone using clear matrices.  

 

Objectives

  • To learn how to address real clinical challenges when dealing with small failing class III cavities and ensuring provision of an aesthetic, blended, high lustre restoration eliminating white lines. 
  • Learn to create an adhesively designed cavity preparation for longevity of your new restoration. 
  • To understand how to deal with asymmetric teeth proportions directly. 
  • To understand the use of heated injection moulding technique and a structured shaping protocol for natural looking restorations. 
  • Revisit cavity design for the modern adhesive restorations and a full hands-on protocol for breaking contacts and shaping with precision. 
  • Hands-on management of a large class II carious lesion from breaking contacts to the ideal cavity design. 
  • Addressing the issues clinicians face with placement and use of sectional matrix bands to increase predictability and dramatically elevate daily dentistry. 
  • Managing adjacent cavities and having a predicable protocol for efficient quadrant dentistry. Increase patient comfort, profitability and efficiency. 
  • Conservative management of black triangles using Bioclear black triangle matrices and heated composite for efficient, predictable aesthetic results 

Unit 8: Fundamentals of Endodontics

Date: TBC
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Endodontics – simpler, faster, better

Jas-Gill

Dr Daniel Flynn

Jas-Gill

Dr Corneliu Gherasim

Speakers

Dr Daniel Flynn

Dr Corneliu Gherasim

Unit 8
Fundamentals of Endodontics

Aims

To provide the delegate with the tools and knowledge to carry out the latest endodontic procedures confidently.

 

Objectives

  • How to predictably obtain an accurate working length
  • How to carry out instrumentation of the canals
  • Learn about the latest irrigation and obturation techniques

Unit 9: Aligner Orthodontics

Date: TBC
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Aligner Orthodontics

Jas-Gill

Dr Inés Frühbeck

Speakers

Dr Inés Frühbeck

Unit 9
Aligner Orthodontics

Aims

The general dentist will be able to assess, diagnose and provide basic aligner therapy. They will understand the role of aligners in orthodontics in conjunction with the advantages and limitations.
The hands-on component will enable the delegates to feel more competent in providing the basic units of treatment involved in aligner orthodontics which include the placement of attachments, interproximal reduction, and intraoral scanning.

Objectives

  • To have a basic understanding of different malocclusions 
  • Learn treatment planning protocols using clear aligners
  • To be competent in case selection for aligner treatment, identify cases that need to be referred 
  • To understand basic aligner mechanics and how to plan predictably. 
  • To feel confident in performing IPR, place attachments and use a digital intraoral scanner 
  • Learn how to provide predictable retention and stability following aligner therapy 

Unit 10: Artistic Periodontics

Date: TBC
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Artistic Periodontal Surgery and Smile Design

Jas-Gill

Dr Mitul Shah

Speakers

Dr Mitul Shah

Unit 10
Artistic Periodontics

Aims
Delegates will learn how to effectively diagnose and manage gingival asymmetry, altered passive eruption and “gummy smiles”. We will carry out digital smile design exercises on real life examples using various software. We will discuss surgical decision making, suturing techniques and problem solving. A hands-on practical will conclude the session.

Objectives

  • To review the potential causes of gingival asymmetry 
  • To appreciate the prosthodontic and surgical treatment planning of gingival asymmetry. 
  • To practice digital smile design on various clinical examples 
  • To review surgical decision making 
  • To practice microsurgical techniques and advanced suturing techniques. 

Unit 11: Practical Skills in Oral Surgery

Date: TBC
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Oral Surgery Masterclass

Jas-Gill

Dr Chris Waith

Speakers

Dr Chris Waith

Unit 11
Practical Skills in Oral Surgery

Aims
To re-establish the key principles with regards to oral surgery in dental practice. A complete guide from safe surgical planning, to using the most appropriate instruments in the correct way and finally dealing with complications.

Objectives

  • Expand their medical knowledge and apply it to their assessment of patients, and discuss common anxieties such as use of bisphosphonates and bleeding
  • Identify appropriate surgical instrumentation and how to use them effectively
  • To revise common local anaesthetic techniques, look at reasons why these might fail and how to change your plan accordingly to achieve success
  • To look at oral anatomy and how it might change our local anaesthetic and surgical techniques
  • To understand the range of instruments and materials (including sutures and haemostats) available to the surgeon and the best way to use them
  • Establish a systematic approach of progressing through simple to more difficult surgical extractions
  • To review basic exodontia techniques (luxators, couplands and forceps)
  • To progress on to simple surgicals (tooth sectioning, principles of flap design, flap raising, bone removal and suturing)
  • Understand the use of antimicrobials and analgesics in a rational and evidence-based way
  • Be able to identify key red flags and when it is not appropriate to perform oral surgery in general practice
  • Identify risk factors in oral surgery, how to manage and avoid complications

Unit 12: Anterior Preparation and Cementation

Date: TBC
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Anterior Smile Makeovers

Jas-Gill

Dr Mahul Patel

Speakers

Dr Mahul Patel

Unit 12
Anterior Preparation and Cementation

Aims
To understand the principles of producing aesthetic anterior indirect restorations. The dentist will be introduced to the correct planning and designing methods, be shown how to temporise appropriately in the aesthetic zone, and have hands-on veneer preparation practice.

Objectives

  • Identify current materials used for indirect full and partial coverage restorations for anterior teeth, highlighting their indications and limitations. 
  • Understand preparation and restoration design in relation to these materials 
  • Revise basic parameters of full veneer crown preparation and develop these principles for other restoration preparation designs 
  • Discuss clinical cases of impression taking and temporisation 
  • Discuss clinical cases of adhesive bonding stages and cementation of ceramic restorations 

Unit 13: Functional Indirect Posterior Onlays

Date: TBC
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FIPO – Functional Indirect Posterior Onlays

Jas-Gill

Dr Sanjay Sethi

Speakers

Dr Sanjay Sethi

Unit 13
Functional Indirect Posterior Onlays

Aims
The dentist will understand the biological requirements of a broken tooth, key differences with preparation methods and provide the most appropriate core, cementation and occlusal assessment.

Objectives

  • To establish a quick and accurate pre-operative occlusal analysis to form the basis for your preparation design.
  • Understanding the biological requirements of a broken tooth, and also the material requirements with composite and ceramic.
  • To introduce the preparation design, identifying the various margin types (contact lens and traditional shoulder) used according to the thickness of enamel and dentine.
  • To go through the bonding protocol for long term adhesive success and the use of heated composite for excellent aesthetic success and easy clean up.
  • To show the use of PTFE as a cement trap to reduce clean up time.
  • Precision adjustments of contacts to maintain morphology and provide natural functional harmony.
  • Achieving high quality adhesion and a mini core build up to seal the dentine, block undercuts and deep margin elevation.
  • Taking a high-quality analogue and digital impression
  • Post cementation polishing and occlusal assessment.

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