TC White Conference - Oral Healthcare of the Ageing Population

TC White Conference - Oral Healthcare of the Ageing Population

30 October 2020


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  • Session 1 - 09.30-12.15

    Session 2 – 14.00-16.45

    Each year the TC White Conference directs its focus on a topical issue affecting clinicians in practice, in 2020 the topic is, ‘Oral Healthcare of the Ageing Population’.
    The presentations will cover multi-disciplinary topics including restorative dentistry, implantology and special care dentistry.

    This year, to ensure the safety of all, the conference will be delivered digitally.  All lectures will be delivered live with ample time given to delegates to pose questions and share options during interactive panel discussions. This provides an exciting opportunity for a greater number of dental care professionals to access this learning and hear from inspirational speakers such as:

    • Professor Angus Walls, Director of Edinburgh Dental Institute, University of Edinburgh
    • Dr Finlay Sutton, Registered Specialist in Restorative Dentistry, Prosthodontics, Periodontics and Endodontics
    • Professor Jacques Vanobbergen , Professor of Community Dentistry and Oral Public Health, Gent University, Belgium
    • Dr Fadi Barrak, Specialist in Oral Surgery and Fellow of the International Team for Implantology

    As an international Medical Royal College, we want to ensure that no matter where you join us from the delivery format is easy and convenient. We have therefore split the programme into a morning and afternoon webinar, with plenty of time allocated to questions and interactivity. All delegates will have access to the programme content for two weeks after the event and also gain 5 hours of CPD certification.

    Student members may book their place for free. Student membership is free and open to undergraduates studying in UK Dental schools. Membership provides access to eLearning, discounts on CPD-accredited courses, and access to scholarships and awards. Please click here for more information.

    **Please note that there are discounted rates available for VDPs/VDTs when block bookings of 10 or more are made.  Please contact the event co-ordinator for more information and to arrange registration**

    We look forward to welcoming you to this innovative and exciting event.


    A, B, C & D


    The aim of the conference is to give the delegates a better understanding of the challenges and difficulties surrounding oral healthcare in the ageing population and provide information on management and treatment of different situations.

    • Have knowledge of various medical and oral conditions and their impact on treatment of the ageing population
    • Have a clear idea of how to approach oral medical conditions in older adults
    • Be able to outline good practice and treatment with regard to supporting older adults with treatment plans for different medical and oral conditions
    • To have knowledge of the oral health challenges of the ageing population in terms of oral disease trends and risk factors 
    • To be aware of age related risks associated with implant placement
    • Have an overview of the provision of the prevention, caries management, prosthodontics and periodontics in older patients

    Suitable for:

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

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

    Chair: Mr Andrew Edwards
    Dean of the Faculty of Dental Surgery
    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

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    'Not that I'm saying you're OLD..' (Oral medicine for the chronologically enhanced)

    Dr Clare Marney
    Consultant and Clinical Lead for Oral Medicine
    Glasgow Dental Hospital

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    The oral health challenges of the ageing population

    Professor David Conway
    Professor of Dental Public Health, University of Glasgow
    and Honorary Consultant in Dental Public Health, Public Health Scotland

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    The challenges that geriatric care poses

    Professor Angus Walls
    Director of Edinburgh Dental Institute
    University of Edinburgh

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    Quality of life and changes in the model of care

    Nicholas Beacher
    Specialist in Special Care Dentistry and Clinical University Lecturer
    Greater Glasgow and Clyde Health Board

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    All AM Speakers

    Chair: Dr Sarah Pollington
    Director of Dental Education
    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

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    Overcoming barriers in the prevention and treatment of caries and periodontal disease in older adults

    Professor Jacques Vanobbergen
    Professor of Community Dentistry and Oral Public Health
    Ghent University, Belgium

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    Practical removable prosthodontics in ageing patients

    Dr Finlay Sutton
    Registered Specialist in Restorative Dentistry, Prosthodontics, Endodontics and Periodontics

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    Dental implants and the older population

    Dr Fadi Barrak
    Senior Lecturer and Course Lead MSc Clinical Implantology UCLan Director of VSS Academy

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    Effective periodontal care for patients with a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s

    Dr Tanya Cerajewska
    Clinical Lecturer and Registrar in Restorative Dentistry
    University of Bristol

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    All PM Speakers

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    Closing remarks

    Dr Sarah Pollington
    Director of Dental Education
    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

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

  • Category Product Amount
    Non-member (Trainee/post graduate student) Registrations £54
    Non-Member (DCP) Registrations £60
    Member Registrations £48
    Non-Member Registrations £72
    Member (Undergraduate Student) Registrations £0

    You could save £24 on this event by becoming a member! Read more about becoming a member here.

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