Courses & Events

To treat or not to treat : good practice or neglect ?

Location: The Guildhall, Winchester, SO23 9GH
Date: 08/06/2018
Time: 09.15 - 17.00
CPD Points: 5.5

Registration closes June 5th

Free DCP places : 10 available  : Further details


The  Conference Schedule in outlined below

BSG’s summer meeting 2018 takes place in  the Guildhall, Winchester, on June 8th It will examine the clinical, dental and medico-legal challenges  of caring for older dentate patients. 

Principal themes :

  • restorative & prosthodontic

  • medico -legal

  • oral surgery

  • oral medicine

  • ethics & professionalism

  • patient /carer perspective

Registration is now closed-  please contact us via e-mail if you wish to register on the day of he conference,

Click here for venue information 



Time Slot Activity Speaker
9.15-10.00 Registration & Trade Stands
10.00-10.45 Restorative Perspectives Dr B Wassall & Dr A Geddis-Regan, University of Newcastle.
10.45-11.00 Tea & Coffee
11.00-11.50 Medico-Legal Aspects Mr N Torlot, Medical Defence Union
11.50 -12.35 Oral Surgery Challenges : 'The Tsunami of silver surfers and impact on oral surgery'. Professor T Renton, Kings' College London
12.40-1.00 Panel dIscussion & questions
1.00-2.00 Lunch
2.00-2.45 Oral Medicine Overview :'Oral Mucosal diseases in the older patient: when to treat, refer or ignore' Professor S Challacombe, KIngs' Colege London
2.45-3.30 Ethics & Professionalism Contexts Dr I Johnson ,University of Cardiff Tea & Coffee
3.50-4.30 Patient & Carer Viewpoint Details shortly
4.30-5.00 Panel discussion , questions & close


  • Aims and Objectives of the day :
  • Delegates will have increased their understanding and knowledge of the current clinical, dental and medico-legal challenges for their older dental patients and how this may affect their future treatment planning
  • Delegates will be able to support their patients and their carers in making the appropriate treatment planning decisions.
  • Delegates will have had the opportunity to discuss the issues raised and how this will help their future patient care.
  • 5.5 hrs CPD awarded


Guildhall, Winchester, The Broadway, Winchester, United Kingdom

Travel Instructions

Guildhall, Broadway, Winchester : directions and Parking

Situated in the heart of the city, Guildhall Winchester has excellent national and international transport links.

Sat Nav users - SO23 9GH
By Road • North & Midlands - M1, M42, M40, A34
• London and South East - M25/M27, M3
• South West - A303/M4, A34

By Rail London Waterloo (1 hour), Southampton Airport Parkway (15 minutes) and Bournemouth (45 minutes). Winchester Station is approximately a 15 minute walk or 5 minute taxi ride.

By Air Southampton International, Bournemouth International, Heathrow and Gatwick Airports all have excellent rail and coach links to Winchester

Car Parking and Hotels

Please use the link below to to view the nearest car parks (detailing ticket prices) and hotels to Guildhall Winchester


  • Dentist BSG/non BSG £125/£155
  • DCP BSG /non BSG £85/95
  • Student/Str/Dentist in training £85