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Periodontal update

Event Type
Event Subject
Topic Groups (Periodontics)
Friday 30 June 2017
08:30 - 16:45
Innside Manchester
1 First Street, MANCHESTER, M15 4FN, England
Ian Dunn, Philip Ower
Booking Fees
  • Dental Care Professional: £145.00
  • BDA member: £245.00
  • Non member: £335.00

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Periodontal update

Contemporary periodontal and peri-implant management

in general dental practice


MANCHESTER   |   Friday 30 June 2017


Alternative date:

LONDON | Friday 22 September 2017


Learning objectives


  • Evaluate the prognosis of periodontally involved teeth
  • Assess and diagnose periodontal and peri-implant disease effectively
  • Describe contemporary disease management
  • Understand the importance of and techniques for the maintenance of peri-implant health






Registration, refreshments and exhibition

09:00Improve your knowledge of aetiology and prognosis
  • Assessing the prognosis of periodontally involved teeth (interactive session)
  • Risk factors involved in the aetiology of periodontal diseases
  • The role of the biofilm in disease.

Morning refreshments and exhibition  

​10:50Advances in the assessment and diagnosis of periodontal diseases   
  • Periodontal screening - new developments
  • Assessment of periodontal diseases in practice
  • Radiography of periodontal patients
  • Diagnosis of periodontal diseases (quiz).
12:20Lunch and exhibition
13:20​​The importance of both self- and professional care
  • Management planning for perio patients
  • Self-care and its relevance
  • Oral hygiene techniques and patient motivation
  • Professional care - non-surgical treatment and antimicrobials.

​​Afternoon refreshments and exhibition





Challenges and dilemmas in implant management     
  • Save teeth or place implants?
  • Self-care of implants
  • Professional implant care
  • Implants in the periodontally susceptible patient.
 16:40Close of seminar​







Phil Ower - for web site.jpgDr Phil Ower

Specialist in Periodontics, PerioCourses Ltd

Phil qualified from King's London in 1978. He joined the RAF after qualifying and was a general dental practitioner until taking an MSc in Periodontology in 1992, after which he was RAF Adviser in Periodontology and ran the RAF School of Dental Hygiene. After leaving the RAF in 1996 he lectured at the Eastman Dental Institute and worked in several specialist practices.

For 10 years he worked alongside the renowned Bernie Kieser at the Periodontal Practice in London and now practices exclusively at the Briars Dental Centre in Newbury. He has been an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of England (MGDS) and was President of the British Society of Periodontology for 2016.

Phil  has  published  widely  and  has  sat  on  several  editorial  boards. He  is  co-editor  and co-author of Practical Periodontics, a new undergraduate textbook for the publisher Elsevier. He lectures throughout the UK and internationally. 

Ian Dunn - for web site.jpgDr Ian Dunn

Specialist in Periodontics, PerioCourses Ltd

Ian qualified from Leeds in 1998. He went into NHS general practice after qualifying and was a general dental practitioner for many years. During that time, though a part time teaching role at Liverpool University, he developed a passion for periodontology and concentrated his postgraduate studies and teaching activities on Perio whilst maintaining a busy general practice list. This culminated in him pursuing an MSc in Periodontology and ultimately becoming the Teaching Lead in Periodontics at Liverpool University and gaining a place on the GDC Specialist List in Periodontology.

Ian continues to maintain a busy referral network on the North West working between Liverpool and Wilmslow. He has been the Honorary Editor and Webmaster for the British Society of Periodontology and lectures nationally through the UK, having spoken at most of the major UK dental conferences.


Booking information

BDA members: £245Non-members: £335DCPs: £145


The fee includes refreshments, a standing buffet lunch and all course documentation.


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The seminar meets the educational criteria set by the GDC for verifiable CPD (6 hours) and is certified by the British Dental Association.



INNSIDE Manchester Hotel
1 First Street
Manchester M15 4FN


Hotel accommodation

If you wish to stay overnight during the event please contact MICE Concierge our appointed hotel booking agency or call 01438 908770.


Further information

Please contact: Merete Ficken, Events Executive, British Dental Association, 64 Wimpole Street, London W1G 8YS  or call 020 7563 4590

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be received in writing either by fax to 020 7563 4591, or by email, or by post to The Events Department, BDA, 64 Wimpole Street, London W1G 8YS. This must then be followed by a telephone call to confirm receipt. Cancellations received 29 days or more prior to the conference will be entitled to a 100% credit voucher or refund. Cancellations received between 15 days and 28 days (inclusive) prior to the conference 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 conference, 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.