Advance Hands On Instrumentation

Book Course

Simplifying Hand Instrumentation

Deepak Simkhada & Mohsin Ali Mughal Profile

London (West) (W6 0QU)

26th Oct to 26th Oct, 2018

London (West) (W6 0QU)

27th Oct to 27th Oct, 2018

West London (HA4 0HD)

15th Feb to 15th Feb, 2019

West London (HA4 0HD)

16th Feb to 16th Feb, 2019

Manchester (Salford, M3 7BD)

26th Apr to 26th Apr, 2019

Manchester (Salford, M3 7BD)

27th Apr to 27th Apr, 2019

West London (HA4 0HD)

3rd Aug to 3rd Aug, 2019

Manchester (Salford, M3 7BD)

4th Aug to 4th Aug, 2019

London (NW3 4QP)

7th Dec to 7th Dec, 2019

West London (HA4 0HD)

16th Mar to 16th Mar, 2020

West London (HA4 0HD)

5th Sep to 5th Sep, 2020

Fee: £270.83 + VAT

CPD: 7 Enhanced CPD

GDC Development Outcomes: – A, B, and C

Aimed at: Dentist, Dental Therapists and Hygienists

Lunch and Refreshments are included


To demonstrate and improve your hand instrumentation skills to carry out successful NSPT.

What does the day cover?


  • S3 treatment guidelines and where “Hand Instrumentation” fits
  • Selecting the right kind of patient and planning for “Active Periodontal Therapy – APT” (Step 2 of S3 Guidelines)
  • Local Analgesia – Is it necessary? What to use? How to? Record Keeping for it
  • Discussing how to plan the treatment day (involving split mouth/full mouth protocols) and how to plan Hand Instrumentation sessions
  • Pocket measurement techniques, probing force recalibration and looking for defects
  • Detecting subgingival calculus – instruments and techniques
  • Accessing deep and narrow pockets 
  • USS Vs Hand Instruments – benefit Vs disadvantages 

  • Selecting the right instrument for the right site (anteriors, premolars and molars)
  • Instrument insertion, adaptation, and activation techniques
  • Checking the site after the debridement for biofilm, irregularities and deposits
  • Preserving soft and hard tissue during the procedure 
  • Planning hand instrumentation for deep pockets, narrow pockets and deep & narrow pockets.  


  • Understanding furcations beyond just Grade 1, 2 & 3 and accessing, treating and checking them before/after the treatment 
  • USS Vs Hand Instruments for the furcations
  • Instrument sharpening techniques – shortcuts Vs long winded established techniques. Which one is better ?


On the training day, you will practice various kinds of props such as chalk, wax, eggs, and dental mouth models selected carefully for this training day. Sometimes we also have an animal head (sheep/pig). However, training on them is optional and will be conducted towards the very end of the day and you can choose not to do it.

    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.

    Speaker Profile

    Mohsin Ali Mughal 

    Dip Den Hyg (RCSEd), BSc (Hons) Dental Studies (UCLAN), MSc Advanced Periodontal Practice

    Mohsin trained as a Dental Hygienist at the Military School of Dental Hygiene, Aldershot and was awarded Diploma in Dental Hygiene from the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh in 2012. Mohsin has served for 14 years in the Royal Army Dental Corps. He experienced various roles in the Army such as Dental Management, Dental Hygienist, member of the Dental Software testing team, Diversity Army Recruitment, Community Engagement and other Military projects. 

    He has undertaken the additional qualification of a BSc (Hons) degree in Dental Studies, which has deepened his knowledge in the treatment of patients with periodontal disease. Mohsin took opportunity to take his skill and knowledge at highest level in his peer group for the treatment of periodontal disease. He is currently studying for MSc in Advanced Periodontal Practice at the University of Essex. He also involved in teaching and mentoring adaptation dental hygiene student at the University of Essex. Mohsin is the winner of the Clinical Case Poster Presentation at the British Society of Periodontology Conference 2019. 

    Mr Deepak Simkhada

    Deepak qualified from the University of Dundee (2007) with a BSc in Oral Health and later completed MSc in Advanced Periodontal Practice from the University of Essex (2018). 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 national health service 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 organises volunteering trip to Nepal to promote oral and general health and to provide pain relief as well as general dental treatments. 

    Currently Deepak practices as dental hygienist therapist two days per week in general dental practice and runs courses on various aspects of periodontology within the UK ( . From last 2 years, all of his courses have been sold out. He is also studying for Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) from University of Greenwich and enjoys traveling. 

    Deepak is our main speaker for Masterclass On Periodontal Disease, Simplifying Hand Instrumentation, Direct Access Step by Step and co-speaker on Peri-Implant Disease and Its Management, Perio Medico Litigation and how to avoid them.


    Questionnaires for course can be accessed before and after 3 days of the course

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