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Aberdeen Section

Event Type
Event Subject
Development Outcomes (C)
Topic Groups (Photography)
Friday 27 September 2019
18:30 - 21:00
Aberdeen Altens Hotel
Souter Head Road, Altens Industrial Estate, ABERDEEN, Aberdeenshire, AB12 3LF, Scotland
Ian Cline
Booking Fees
  • Dental care professional: £15.00
  • Essential member: £15.00
  • Expert member: £15.00
  • Extra member: £15.00
  • Senior member: £15.00
  • Non member: £20.00
  • Student member: £15.00

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The art of digital dental photography

Date Friday 27 September 2019

Aberdeen Altens Hotel, Souterhead Road, Aberdeen AB12 3LF


18:30 Registration and refreshments (sandwiches, cakes, tea and coffee)

19:00 - 21:00 Lecture

Branch / SectionAberdeen Section
CPD​2 hours

BDA members - £15

Non-member dentists - £20

Dental Care Professionals - £15

FDs/VDPs* - £15

Undergraduate students* - £15

* Please note, if you are a FD/VDP or an undergraduate student please use the booking form (PDF version) or booking from (word version) or call the Events team on 020 7563 4590, as you will not be able to book online

Aims and objectives
  • Understand what camera equipment and accessories are required and why
  • Choose the correct camera settings for predictable results
  • Learn how to take consistent before and after photographs
  • Know the many uses of photography within the dental practice, in particular the importance of medicolegal documentation
  • Learn how to take a full series of 17 Aesthetic Restorative Views
  • Take high quality portraiture images for  marketing, patient assessment and documentation
  • Recognise the most important sources of further information, including websites, articles and textbooks.
Learning content

A lecture based session with the opportunity to ask questions to the speaker

Development outcomes​A, B, C, D

Ian Cline

Ian has presented both Nationally and Internationally at courses and conferences for over 15 years. He has lectured on numerous subjects related to Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry in the UK, Siberia, Southern Russia, Ireland, Lithuania, Latvia, Spain, Dubai, Poland, Kuwait, and Egypt. His experience is from teaching small hands-on masterclasses, to being a keynote speaker at international conferences for five hundred clinicians.

He is very much a wet fingered dentist, and is a partner in a Central London Private Practice. His main interests are in Minimally Invasive Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry, and Anterior and Posterior Direct Composite. He is a past President of the London Dental Study Club, and is a Guest Lecturer to the King's College London MSc programmes in Fixed and Removal Prosthodontics.

He is an opinion leader and advisor to a number of dental companies and is the author of the Dentsply "how to guide" on simplifying posterior composite restorations. He has been a member of the International Jury Panel for the Global CeramX case contest for the past four years.

He has taught clinical dental photography to all members of the dental team for the past 20 years, is founder of the website,, and is also Course Director of DENTER, which organises a nine day course in Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry.

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