Tuesday 21 November 2023, 6.30pm-8.30pm, Birmingham
Fine Art Dental Studio, R/O 1 Alcester Road, Moseley, Birmingham B13 8AR (car park at rear)
Speaker : Prof Paul Tipton FCGDent
This CGDent Midlands Study Evening will discuss the aetiologies of tooth wear including stress and bruxism and the influence that occlusion has on bruxism and wear.
The treatment modalities that will be shown include occlusal splint therapy, composite restorations to improve occlusion and ceramic partial and full mouth reconstructions dealing with treatment protocols for design and planning from diagnostic waxing to planning occlusal planes and OVD.
Specific emphasis will be placed on understanding the five principles of occlusion and establishing Class 3 leverage when restoring.
Aims & Objectives:
1. Treatment modalities, including occlusal splint therapy, composite restorations to improve occlusion and ceramic partial and full mouth reconstructions.
2. Dealing with treatment protocols for design and planning, from diagnostic waxing to planning occlusal planes and OVD.
3. A specific emphasis on understanding the five principles of occlusion and establishing Class 3 and not Class 2 leverage when restoring.
Professor Paul Tipton FCGDent
Professor Paul Tipton is an internationally acclaimed Specialist in Prosthodontics who has worked in private practice for more than 30 years. He is the founder of Tipton Training, one of the UK’s leading private dental training academies and the author of over one 100 scientific articles for the dental press. He gained his Master’s Degree in 1989 from the Eastman Dental Hospital and London University and started teaching at the University of Manchester’s MSc in Restorative Dentistry. He is now Professor of Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistry at the City of London Dental School.
His private dental training academy, Tipton Training, was founded in 1991 and to date over 4000 dentists have completed a one year course at the Academy.
In 1992, Prof Tipton was awarded an honorary Diploma in General Dental Practice from the Royal College of Surgeons of England and was appointed a member of the British Dental Association’s Independent Practice Committee. In 1999, he was certified as a Specialist in Prosthodontics by the General Dental Council.
Prof Tipton is on the editorial board of Private Dentistry Magazine, The Journal of Indian Prosthodontics Society and Implant Dentistry and is a medical writer and part of the advisory board at Expert Beauty Magazine and ‘Woman’s’ magazine. He was a founding member and on the Board of Directors of the British Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry and the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He is the past president of the British Academy of Implant Dentistry and is currently the President of the British Academy of Restorative Dentistry. He is a Fellow of the College and was recently elected Fellow of the International Academy of dental Facial Esthetics (IADFE) and Associate Fellow of the University of Warwick.
2 hours CPD
- Current member of the College of General Dentistry: FREE
- Non-member: £20
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