CGDent-Quintessence International Conference – 24-25 March 2023

Friday 24 – Saturday 25 March 2023, Queen Elizabeth II Centre, Westminster, London, UK

We are proud to partner with Quintessence Publishing to host a major international conference on the theme of Excellence for the Dental Team.

Some of the biggest names in the international dental community will join forces with experts from the UK to offer a unique dental conference that encompasses all aspects of the patient experience through a multidisciplinary, holistic approach.

Addressing areas from implantology to endodontics, this conference will benefit everyone within your practice, helping you to deliver the most up-to-date and effective procedures and patient outcomes. 

Conference fees

CGDent members receive a discount on the standard fee. This can’t be used in conjunction with the early bird discount.

  • Full Member & Fellow discount 40% off standard fee
  • Associate & Affiliate Member discount 20% off standard fee

To get your CGDent member discount code, ensure you are logged in to the website and click the button below.

Early bird discount until Monday 31 October 2022

Two-day conference fee

Early bird discount
(31 Oct 2022)
Full Members & FellowsAffiliate & Associate Members
Dentist£550 £700£420 £700£560 £700
Dental Team £350 £500£300 £500£400 £500
Student£350 £500

Delegates will soon also be able to book onto a drinks reception and formal dinner with the speakers, fellow College members and other participants on the Friday evening.

Speakers

Prof Dr Avijit Banerjee FCGDent
United Kingdom

Professor of Cariology & Operative Dentistry at King’s College London, and Chair of the CGDent Career Pathways Programme Board

Dr Krzysztof Chmielewski
Poland

Specialist in implantology and aesthetic dentistry

ZTM Vincent Fehmer
Switzerland

Dental Technician, Geneva; Editor-in-Chief for the International Journal of Esthetic Dentistry

Dr Guillaume Jouanny
France

Endodontist, and Clinical Instructor at the University of Paris Descartes

Dr Bertrand Khayat
France
Endodontist and author of Microsurgical Endodontics

Dr Stefen Koubi
France
Associate Professor in Restorative Dentistry, Marseille University

Dr Amit Patel FCGDent
United Kingdom
Associate Specialist in Periodontics and Honorary Clinical Lecturer, University of Birmingham Dental School

Dr Shanon Patel
United Kingdom

Consultant/Honorary Senior Lecturer in Endodontics, King’s College London

Prof Dr Bjarni Pjetursson
Iceland
Professor and Chairman, Department of Reconstructive Dentistry, University of Iceland; Titular Professor, Division of Fixed Prosthodontics and Biomaterials, University of Geneva

Dr Ana Poveda
United Kingdom

Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Oral Medicine, University of Birmingham Dental School

Dr Tif Qureshi
United Kingdom
Founder and Clinical Director of IAS Academy; special interest in orthodontics and minimally invasive dentistry

Prof Dr Irena Sailer
Switzerland

Chair, Division of Fixed Prosthodontics and Biomaterials, University of Geneva; Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Preventive and Restorative Sciences, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine

Dr Werner Schupp
Germany

Specialist in orthodontics, Cologne; past President of the German Board of Orthodontics and Orofacial Orthopedics

Dr Wendy Thompson FCGDent
United Kingdom

Chair of the FDI-World Dental Federation working group on antibiotics; CGDent lead on antimicrobial stewardship

Dr Ulrike Uhlmann
Germany

Dentist with a special interest in paediatric dentistry, Leipzig; author of Dentistry for Kids: Rethinking Your Daily Practice

Dr Istvan Urban
Hungary

Lecturer in implant dentistry, Loma Linda University, California; Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Periodontology and Oral Medicine, University of Michigan

Dr Otto Zuhr
Germany
Specialist in periodontology, Munich; Associate Professor, Department of Periodontology, Goethe University, Frankfurt

Conference programme

Full details of the conference programme will be posted shortly – please check this page again.

Mentoring in implant dentistry – 16 March 2023

Live webinar, Thursday 16 March 2023, 7pm

Developed in conjunction with the Association of Dental Implantology, the Mentoring in Implant Dentistry: Good Practice Guidelines were published by the College in 2022. The guidelines describe the nature of mentoring which should be undertaken in order to safely carry out implant dentistry following completion of an appropriate training course.

This webinar will help both mentors and mentees in Implant Dentistry understand what the new guidelines are and why they were developed, and it will provide an insight into what is expected from each other during the mentoring process.

GDC development outcomes: B D

CPD approx. 1.5 hours

The webinar is free to view live for all dental professionals.

This webinar is powered by our CPD delivery partner, ProDental CPDCGDent members and ProDental subscribers will have free access to the recorded webinar and can claim CPD hours for free.  A £20 fee will apply for non-members/non-subscribers who wish to claim CPD.

Membership of the College of General Dentistry is open to all registered dental professionals. Membership for dentists is available from £94, and for other registered dental professionals from £33. The full list of CGDent membership rates is at https://cgdent.uk/membership-fees/

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Supporting staff through menopause – 16 February 2023

Live webinar, Thursday 16 February 2023, 7pm

In the first half of 2022, the British Association of Dental Nurses (BADN) published a menopause policy and advice outlining the challenges faced by menopausal women in the workplace, with suggestions for how employers can support menopausal employees. 

In the UK, 99% of dental nurses, 96% of orthodontic therapists, 94% of dental hygienists,  92% of dental therapists, 52% of dentists and 27% of dental technicians are female – 78% of the regulated dental profession as a whole.

This webinar will explore the BADN’s recent menopause policy and consider the ways menopausal staff can be supported in the workplace.

Speaker:

  • Jacqui Elsden, BADN President 2022

This webinar is free to view live for all dental professionals.

This webinar is powered by our CPD delivery partner, ProDental CPDCGDent members and ProDental subscribers will have free access to the recorded webinar and can claim CPD hours for free.  A £20 fee will apply for non-members/non-subscribers who wish to claim CPD.

Membership of the College of General Dentistry is open to all registered dental professionals. Membership for dentists is available from £94, and for other registered dental professionals from £33. The full list of CGDent membership rates is at https://cgdent.uk/membership-fees/

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Complaints handling: a step-by-step approach – 7 February 2023

Live webinar, Tuesday 7 February 2023, 7pm

Through a step-by-step approach, we’ll examine how to handle complaints successfully.

Speaker:

  • George Wright, Senior Dental Educator and Dentolegal Consultant, Dental Protection Chief Examiner, Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine

This webinar is free to view live for all dental professionals.

This webinar is powered by our CPD delivery partner, ProDental CPDCGDent members and ProDental subscribers will have free access to the recorded webinar and can claim CPD hours for free.  A £20 fee will apply for non-members/non-subscribers who wish to claim CPD.

Membership of the College of General Dentistry is open to all registered dental professionals. Membership for dentists is available from £94, and for other registered dental professionals from £33. The full list of CGDent membership rates is at https://cgdent.uk/membership-fees/

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Dental care for patients with diabetes – 26 January 2023

Live webinar, Thursday 26 January 2022, 7pm

In this webinar hosted with the Office of Chief Dental Officer England (OCDO), we explore the impact of diabetes on a patient’s oral health and examine the best dental care for patients suffering from diabetes.

Speaker:

  • Professor Iain Chapple, Professor of Periodontology and Director of Research Institute of Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham

This webinar is free to view live for all dental professionals.

This webinar is powered by our CPD delivery partner, ProDental CPDCGDent members and ProDental subscribers will have free access to the recorded webinar and can claim CPD hours for free.  A £20 fee will apply for non-members/non-subscribers who wish to claim CPD.

Membership of the College of General Dentistry is open to all registered dental professionals. Membership for dentists is available from £94, and for other registered dental professionals from £33. The full list of CGDent membership rates is at https://cgdent.uk/membership-fees/

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Fellows’ Winter Reception – 18 January 2023

Wednesday 18 January 2023, 6-9pm

The inaugural College of General Dentistry Fellows’ Winter Reception will take place on Wednesday 18 January 2023 at Whitworth Art Gallery, Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6ER.

An opportunity to network with peers, as well as to meet College Trustees, Council members and staff, the reception will be open to all Fellows and Associate Fellows.

The event will include a welcome by the President setting out progress to date in realising the vision for the College, as well as the admission of new Fellows – including all those whose applications succeed prior to the event.

Fellowship (FCGDent) is available by experience or by equivalence, and Associate Fellowship (AssocFCGDent) is open to those who hold the MGDS, a Specialty Membership of a UK dental faculty, or a Postgraduate Diploma level or Masters level qualification in a subject relevant to oral healthcare.

Fellows and Associate Fellows of the College will be sent an email shortly with full details of how to secure tickets.

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Creating a positive patient safety culture in dentistry – 10 January 2023

Live webinar, Tuesday 10 January 2023, 7pm

This webinar will provide you with the necessary tools to develop a patient safety culture in your practice., Jason Wong MBE will examine contemporary concepts relating to patient safety including human factors and the second victim concept. He will look at best practice in promoting patient safety and consider the potential for over-regulation.

Speaker:

  • Jason Wong MBE FCGDent, general dental practitioner and Deputy Chief Dental Officer for England

GDC development outcomes: B, D

CPD approx 1.5 hours

This webinar is powered by our CPD delivery partner, ProDental CPDCGDent members and ProDental subscribers will have free access to the recorded webinar and can claim CPD hours for free.  A £20 fee will apply for non-members/non-subscribers who wish to claim CPD.

Membership of the College of General Dentistry is open to all registered dental professionals. Membership for dentists is available from £94, and for other registered dental professionals from £33. The full list of CGDent membership rates is at https://cgdent.uk/membership-fees/

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