Advance Hands On Instrumentation
CPD: 6.5 Enhanced CPD
GDC Development Outcomes: – A, B, and C
Aimed at: Dental Therapists and Hygienists
Lunch and Refreshments are included
To demonstrate and improve your hand instrumentation skills to carry out successful NSPT.
The speaker will:
- Refresh delegates knowledge on treatment planning and the management of periodontal disease using non-surgical approach.
- Discuss various types of hand instruments and their usage
- Explain in detail how to use site specific Gracey curettes during non-surgical periodontal treatment and the effective techniques for root surface debridement.
- Demonstrate how to sharpen hand instruments.
Anticipated Learning Outcomes
Following the session, the delegates will be able to:
- Implement the skills learned from both lecture and demonstration using hand instruments on a model
- Analyse how to formulate a treatment plan tailored to each patient, gain consent and be able to keep detailed, contemporaneous notes.
Maggie Jackson – Dental Hygienist (MPhil EDH Dip DHE FAETC)
Maggie has received awards for dental hygiene services and periodontal research. She is the first dental hygienist to hold an MPhil qualification in periodontology. After several extensive years of experience in treating periodontal diseases without surgery, Maggie Jackson decided to start her own practice. Maggie is a hygienist of exceptional reputation and experience.
In November 2003 she was awarded a Master of Philosophy in Dentistry a post graduate degree from Leeds University. She has a number of publications and has used her personal research findings to help design a new interdental brush.
She lectures throughout the UK and locally on the hygienist (BSDHT) committees. She regularly receives referrals for more complex, non-surgical periodontal (gum) treatments from other dental practices.
Mr Deepak Simkhada
Deepak qualified from the University of Dundee (2007) with a BSc in Oral Health and is currently studying for an MSc in Advanced Periodontal Practice at the University of Essex. He has a special interest in managing advance periodontal problems in primary care settings through non-surgical periodontal treatments.
Treating and managing periodontal patients in general dental practices has its own unique challenges. Deepak understands this from his own experience working from dental hospital to corporate and independent (both NHS and private) practices. He incorporates this into his teaching methods and explains how to manage patients better and yield successful outcome using non-surgical approach. Deepak’s lectures are very comprehensive, hands on, evidence-based and he ensures he creates open-style, fun and interactive learning environment for his delegates. He has been described as “motivational and engaging speaker”.
He frequently writes for dental journals and lectures at dental events on these topics nationally and internationally. Annually he organizes volunteering trip to Nepal to promote oral and general health and to provide pain relief as well as general dental treatments.
Questionnaires for course can be accessed before and after 3 days of the course