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Clinical tips and tricks in restorative dentistry

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Event Subject
Topic Groups (Aesthetic Dentistry, Restorative Dentistry)
Friday 14 November 2014
12:30 - 22:00
Malone Lodge Hotel
60 Eglantine Avenue, BELFAST, County Antrim, BT9 6DY, Northern Ireland
Booking Fees
  • BDA member: £25.00
  • Non member: £95.00

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Clinical tips and tricks in restorative dentistry 

Makeover myths and realities
A useful afternoon with 
Dr Martin Kelleher, Consultant in Restorative Dentistry

Belfast, Malone Lodge Hotel

Learning objectives:

  • To consider common pitfalls for the unwary in the ‘marketing’ of elective dentistry.
  • How to avoid outcomes that fail to satisfy patients’ expectations.
  • To improve understanding of patients’ real issues and aspirations in relation to ‘cosmetic’ dentistry.
  • To draw attention to some useful clinical techniques and materials.


12:30 Lunch and exhibition
13:30 Opening remarks from the Chair

Peter Ramsay-Baggs, BDA NI Branch President

13:35 Clinical tips and tricks in restorative dentistry
  • Achieving acceptable results with minimal destruction.
  • Successful strategies for solving aesthetic problems.
  • Understanding and delivering what is most important to that patient.
  • Clinical case examples.

15:00 Afternoon refreshments and exhibition
15:30 Makeover myths from ‘the land of the fee’
  • Balancing potential patient benefits versus patient harm.
  • Ethical and legal issues in the ‘marketing’ of elective aesthetic dentistry.
  • Optimising outcomes for all concerned.
17:00 Question and answer session
17:15 Close of event
17:30 BDA NI Branch AGM for BDA members
19:30 Enjoy the BDA NI Branch Cabaret evening at Malone Lodge Hotel.

Everyone welcome. Booking details for Cabaret evening will follow.

© British Dental Association 2014


Martin Kelleher
Consultant in Restorative Dentistry

Martin Kelleher has a private practice in Bromley, Kent and is a Consultant in Restorative Dentistry at King`s College London Dental Institute at Guy`s, King`s and St Thomas` Dental Hospitals.

Martin Kelleher graduated from Dublin in 1971, completed his Masters at the Eastman Dental Hospital in 1978 and spent another seven years in higher training to be an accredited specialist in restorative dentistry. He was postgraduate tutor at King’s College Hospital and Guy’s Dental Hospital for many years. He is a past president of the British Society for Restorative Dentistry and also served on the Board of Dental Protection Limited (DPL) for 10 years (until 2010), latterly as Chair of its Advisory Committee for Dental Claims.

He is a Fellow of the Dental Faculties of the Royal Colleges of Glasgow and Edinburgh. He is a former examiner for the Intercollegiate Speciality Examination in Restorative Dentistry. He is on the General Dental Council Specialist Registers in Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics. Martin has lectured extensively both nationally and internationally for over 25 years and is the author of many peer reviewed articles and a book on dental bleaching.


Malone Lodge Hotel
60 Eglantine Avenue 
Northern Ireland BT9 6DY

  • State-of-the art conference suite with audio visuals, air conditioning and Wi-Fi.
  • Lunch and afternoon tea provided.
  • Extensive exhibitor display.
  • Direct access to the hotel car park, with car parking at rear, above street and underground.

Booking information

The seminar costs: 
BDA members: £25 
Non-members: £95 

Join today to qualify for our member price;  

The fee includes refreshments, a standing buffet lunch and all course documentation. If you would like to attend, please call 02890 735 856 or book online (BDA members only) by logging in to the web site. 


The seminar meets the educational criteria set by the GDC for verifiable CPD (3.5 hours) and is certified by the British Dental Association.

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be received in writing by emailing, or by post to BDA, The Mount Business Centre Ltd, 2 Woodstock Link, Belfast BT6 8DD. This must then be followed by a telephone call to confirm receipt. Cancellations received 29 days or more prior to the seminar will be entitled to a 100% credit voucher or refund. Cancellations received between 15 days and 28 days (inclusive) prior to the seminar will receive a 100% credit voucher to attend a future BDA seminar or a 75% refund. For cancellations received between 1 day and 14 days (inclusive) prior to the seminar, no credit voucher or refund will be given. Failure to attend the event on the day will constitute late cancellation and no credit voucher or refund will be given. Substitutions are welcome at any time.

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the programme may change and the BDA reserves the right to cancel the event or alter the venue and/or speakers.