COMBATING CLINICAL DENTISTRY POST COVID-19

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Splendid Isolation Part 1 - Restorative isolation techniques

Monday, June 1, 2020 09:45 - 11:15
Aims and objectives:

This lecture will provide a practical overview of isolation techniques for restorative procedures in the COVID-19 era.

This lecture will use clinical case examples to demonstrate the latest materials, equipment and evidence-based clinical techniques for isolating posterior and anterior teeth including the following subject areas.

  • Methods of moisture and infection control
  • Isolation equipment and materials
  • The ultimate guide to rubber dam isolation techniques
  • Problem solving in rubber dam isolation

Development Outcomes A,B,C,D

Speakers:

Day 1 - Monday, June 1, 2020

Splendid Isolation Part 1 - Restorative isolation techniques

09:45 - 11:15
Aims and objectives:

This lecture will provide a practical overview of isolation techniques for restorative procedures in the COVID-19 era.

This lecture will use clinical case examples to demonstrate the latest materials, equipment and evidence-based clinical techniques for isolating posterior and anterior teeth including the following subject areas.

  • Methods of moisture and infection control
  • Isolation equipment and materials
  • The ultimate guide to rubber dam isolation techniques
  • Problem solving in rubber dam isolation

Development Outcomes A,B,C,D

Speakers:

Back to work with COVID-19 Part 1 - Infection control update

12:15 - 13:30
Aims and objectives:

In the first of a two-part series this lecture will provide a comprehensive guide to infection control and decontamination in the COVID-19 era

By the end of this lecture delegates will be able to demonstrate detailed knowledge and understanding of infection control and decontamination procedures. This lecture will enable clinical teams to optimize patient and staff safety in the global Coronavirus pandemic and will include the following subject areas:

  • Risk assessment for patients and staff
  • Staff safety procedures and protocols
  • Preparing your practice for re-opening
  • Patient screening
  • The new patient journey
  • The ultimate guide to PPE
  • Infection control for examination appointments
  • Infection control for aerosol generating procedures
  • Disinfection and decontamination of surgeries and non-clinical areas

Development Outcomes A,B,C,D

Speakers:

COVID-19 medical update

14:00 - 15:15
Aims and objectives:

This lecture will provide an update of the medical aspects of COVID-19 in relation to clinical dentistry

By the end of this lecture delegates will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of COVID-19 in the following subject areas:

  • The dental teams guide to Coronavirus pathology
  • Signs and symptoms of COVID-19
  • Infection prevention and control
  • Medical histories
  • Diagnosis of COVID-19
  • Medical history update (including screening and triage)
  • Management of COVID-19
  • The future of COVID-19 (including testing and vaccination)

Development Outcomes A,B,C,D

Speakers:

Post-COVID Endodontics

15:45 - 17:00
Aims and objectives:

In the first of a two-part series on endodontics in the post-COVID era Mike Waplington, past president of the British Endodontic society (BES) will provide a practical guide to optimizing endodontic diagnosis and treatment.

By the end of this lecture delegates will be able to demonstrate detailed knowledge and understanding of endodontic diagnosis and treatment in the following subject areas:

  • Diagnosing endodontic problems
  • Managing the symptoms of endodontic disease
  • Isolation and infection control in endodontics
  • Access and instrumentation
  • Pulp extirpation
  • Trauma and pulp exposure
  • Intracanal dressings
  • Post-operative instructions

Development Outcomes A,B,C,D

Speakers:

The future of UK dentistry

17:30 - 18:45
Aims and objectives:

Join Julian as he discusses the future provisions of UK dentistry post COVID-19 from a commercial perspective

Speakers:
Julian Perry

Day 2 - Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Surgical masks and FFP Respirators including fit testing

09:30 - 10:00
Aims and objectives:

By the end of this lecture delegates will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of surgical mask and filtering face piece (FFP) technology and application in the following subject areas:

  • PPE requirements
  • Classification of dental masks and filtering face piece (FFP) respirators
  • Mask and respirator technology
  • Optimization of PPE
  • Fit testing and a guide to fit testing resources

Development Outcomes A,B,C,D

Speakers:
John Rafelt

Back to work with COVID-19 part 2 - Infection control update

10:30 - 11:30
Aims and objectives:

In the first of a two-part series this lecture will provide a comprehensive guide to infection control and decontamination in the COVID-19 era

By the end of this lecture delegates will be able to demonstrate detailed knowledge and understanding of infection control and decontamination procedures. This lecture will enable clinical teams to optimize patient and staff safety in the global Coronavirus pandemic and will include the following subject areas:

  • Risk assessment for patients and staff
  • Staff safety procedures and protocols
  • Preparing your practice for re-opening
  • Patient screening
  • The new patient journey
  • The ultimate guide to PPE
  • Infection control for examination appointments
  • Infection control for aerosol generating procedures
  • Disinfection and decontamination of surgeries and non-clinical areas

Development Outcomes A,B,C,D

Speakers:

Splendid Isolation 2 - Endodontic isolation techniques

12:15 - 13:30
Aims and objectives:

This lecture will provide a practical overview of isolation techniques for endodontic procedures in the COVID-19 era.

This lecture will use clinical case examples to demonstrate the latest materials, equipment and evidence-based clinical techniques for isolating posterior and anterior teeth including the following subject areas.

  • Methods of moisture and infection control in endodontics
  • Isolation equipment and materials
  • The ultimate guide to endodontic rubber dam isolation techniques
  • Problem solving in endodontic rubber dam isolation

Development Outcome A,B,C,D

Speakers:

Hand instrumentation: The Comeback Tour

14:00 - 15:15
Aims and objectives:
This webinar aims to revise the principles of hand instrumentation to support clinicians who are responsible for the provision of non-surgical periodontal therapy (NSPT) in general practice. This session is designed to take into consideration post COVID-19 return to work limitations/restrictions on AGP's and developed to provide a refresher on the key elements of safe and effective hand instrumentation.
Learning outcomes are:
At the end of this session, participants will be able to:
1. Describe the design features and ideal characteristics of hand instruments
2. Demonstrate the correct grasp and fulcrum required for optimal performance and productivity.
3. State the correct angulation, adaption and activation requirements for atraumatic, effective calculus removal.
4. Understand the significance of developing calculus detection techniques & instrument sharpening skills.
Speakers:

MAMI Mia! Minimal Aerosol, Minimally Invasive, Dentistry

15:45 - 17:00
Aims and objectives:

By the end of the webinar participants will have been given a greater understanding of;

  •  the current context of the viral pandemic and it's implications on dental treatment provision in the general practice setting
  •  The evolution of minimally invasive techniques within that context, with minimal aerosol generation
  • The rationale for, and value of, the choice of bioactive, biomimetic materials as a key part of successful long term minimally invasive treatments
  • (With clinical video presentation), the techniques and principles of preparation, mixing and placement will be demonstrated, with not only immediate temporisation (catching up with the backlog), but also midterm stabilisation, and 'permanency' of the restoration in mind.

GDC development outcomes C, D

Speakers:
Nicola Bone

The future of UK dentistry

17:30 - 18:45
Aims and objectives:

An open discussion about the future of dentistry by two senior members of the BDA from a clinical perspective. 

Speakers:
Eddie Crouch
David Cottam

Setting up your virtual practice

19:15 - 20:30
Aims and objectives:

This lecture will demonstrate how a massive leap in digital technology can be used to enhance patient communication and will describe how it can be incorporated in practice to optimize the following areas of patient care:

  • Comprehensive oral health reporting
  • Valid consent and case acceptance
  • Motivating and monitoring patients
  • Increasing practice efficiency
  • Generating business
  • Patient messaging and on-demand appointment booking

Development Outcomes A,B,C,D

Speakers:
Marcos White

Day 3 - Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Aerosol-generating procedures

09:45 - 11:15
Aims and objectives:

By the end of this lecture delegates will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of aerosol generating procedures (AGPs) and will include discussion of the following subject areas.

  • AGPs: a false flag operation
  • Respiratory aerosols
  • Clean water anthropogenic aerosols and mixed aerosols
  • Aerosol mitigation
  • Do we have evidence that aerosols transmit SARS-Cov-2
  • Returning to dentistry

Development Outcomes A,B,C,D

Speakers:
Dominic O'Hooley

Thoughts on survival – Life, restorations and teeth part 2

12:15 - 13:30
Aims and objectives:
  • Be aware of the value of choosing the correct, high-quality material for a given clinical situation
  • Be aware that some restoration types may adversely affect the life of the restored tooth
  • Be aware of the patient and dentist factors which may affect the survival of restorations and the restored tooth.
  • Be aware that longevity of the restored tooth, as opposed to merely the survival of the restoration, is most important.
Speakers:

Planning your business future

14:00 - 15:15
Aims and objectives:

This lecture will look at the importance of planning your business future in the short, medium and long term when your practice reopens.  It will consider the challenges you may face and how to address these and also the opportunities you will have to secure your business success for the long term.

The lecture will look at the following subject areas

  • Identifying the short, medium and long term potential challenges of working in practice post lockdown and possible solutions to these challenges.
  • How to ensure your team are trained and confident to embrace the potential new ways of working.
  • Ways to retain and build your patients confidence and engagement with the practice.
  • What to consider in planning to ensure your practice remains financially viable both now and in the future.

Development Outcome B

Speakers:

Digital Dentistry. Does it make even more sense now?

15:45 - 17:00
Aims and objectives:

By the end of this lecture delegates will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of digital dentistry in the following subject areas:

  • An update on how new technology has revolutionised restorative dentistry  
  • Restorative and implant workflows
  • A comparison of original and new technology
  • Integration of digital dentistry into every day clinical practice
  • Using digital technology to get your practice back on track

Development Outcome A,C

Speakers:

The future of UK dentistry

17:30 - 18:45
Aims and objectives:

Professor Nairn Wilson closes the Update Live conference with a personal discussion on the future of UK dentistry. 

Speakers:

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BDIA Dental Showcase is moving to 27 – 28 March 2021

Amidst ongoing uncertainty around future government restrictions and health advice, MA Exhibitions and their industry partner the BDIA, have taken the decision to move BDIA Dental Showcase from October 2020 to 27 – 28 March 2021.

We hope that this move will alleviate growing concerns that an October event would be too soon for the dental profession and an industry battling all the pressures brought on by the current crisis.

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Denplan, Part of Simplyhealth, also provides a wide range of professional services for its member dentists and their practice teams, including the Denplan Quality Programme and Denplan Excel Certification Programme. Plus regulatory advice, business and marketing consultancy services and networking opportunities.

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Working together:Whilst apart - VISIT THE GSK HUB FOR MORE INFORMATION & RESOURCES

GSK Consumer Healthcare is proud to be partnering with the Dental Update ‘Combating Clinical Dentistry Post COVID-19’ – Online Conference programme.

There’s no doubt the world of dentistry finds itself in uncertain times. 

As a manufacturer of dental products, we can’t help ease the uncertainty for you as dental professionals, but we can help support you and your patients until surgeries reopen.

Through the Dental Update conference programme and via our dedicated Covid-19 resources hub, we hope you will find some useful resources to help you support your team and your patients during this challenging period.

To visit the GSK Covid-19 resources Hub please click 'Find out more'.

We hope you find this online programme and our online hub a valuable resource. Until we meet again, the Team at GSK ask you to stay safe.

Let’s keep working together whilst we are apart.

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