Scottish Orthodontic Conference

Scottish Orthodontic Conference

22 January 2021


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  • Building upon the success of previous years, Ms Laura Short and Mr Andrew McGregor invite you to join them for the 6th annual Scottish Orthodontic Conference.

    This event will provide an update on the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the profession as well as the delivery of contemporary orthodontic topics.

    This year to ensure safety for all, the Conference will be delivered digitally. The event will be live with an opportunity for Q&A sessions and interaction with our speakers. This half day event will offer a varied and interesting mix of keynote speakers and presenters and is aimed at both primary and secondary care based delegates. The day will be of interest to and is intended to engage the whole orthodontic team.

    Who should attend?

    • Orthodontists
    • Orthodontic trainees
    • Orthodontic therapists
    • Orthodontic nurses
    • Anyone with an interest in orthodontics


    The conference is designed to provide an update on the COVID 19 pandemic and its impact on the orthodontic profession, as well as to examine other contemporary topics related to orthodontics. The conference is aimed at the whole orthodontic team working in both primary and secondary care. It will be presented as a live digital event with online presentations and lectures including ample opportunity for questions and answer sessions.

    Learning Outcomes

    1. Delegates will be aware of the impact of COVID 19 on the orthodontic profession
    2. Have an overview of the impact the pandemic has had on the remobilisation of the orthodontic service both in primary and secondary care
    3. Participants will be updated on the development of SDCEP guidelines and BOS guidelines developed during the pandemic
    4. Be aware of the recent and ongoing changes required to return to clinical orthodontics in the COVID era
    5. Gain knowledge of new clerical and clinical techniques to help practices during COVID restrictions

    **Please note a group booking discount (for groups of 10 or more) are available. Contact the course co-ordinator for more information**

    For more information and contact details for our sponsor, American Orthodontics, please click on the downloads tab at the top of the page.

    Suitable for:

    • Dental Care Professionals
    • Dental Undergraduates
    • Dentists Outside the UK
    • Dental Foundation / Vocational / Core Trainees
    • Primary Care / General Dental Practitioners
    • Dental Specialty Trainees
    • Dental Specialists / Consultants

    Thanks to our sponsors

  • 22 January

    Welcome and introduction

    Mr Andrew Edwards
    Faculty of Dental Surgery
    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

    Session 1
    Chair: Dr Laura Short

    22 January

    What COVID did to orthodontics and other stories

    22 January

    Surviving COVID

    22 January


    Session 2
    Chair: Mr Andrew McGregor

    22 January

    Redeployment during the pandemic

    22 January

    COVID Pearls Session

    COVID-19: Top Tips for Preserving Orthodontic Sanity

    Virtual Invisalign


    22 January

    COVID Session Q&A

    22 January

    Closing remarks and sponsor video

    Dr Laura Short
    Consultant Orthodontist and Training Programme Director (WOS) Orthodontics
    Mr Andrew McGregor
    Specialist Orthodontist, Park Orthodontics

  • Category Product Amount
    Non-Member (Consultant) Registrations £63
    Member Registrations £42
    Non-Member (Trainee) Registrations £47
    Non-Member (DCP) Registrations £53
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Closing date: 23 January 2021


Laura McNally
+44 (0) 141 241 6225

Email Coordinator

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