Courses & Events

BSG Winter Meeting 2018

Location: Rooms on Regents Park,London NW1 4RG
Date: 06/12/2018
Time: 9.15 - 16.15
CPD Points: 5.0 (tbc)

The future’s bright for older people and oral care in the UK ?


  • The long term view from a Commissioner
  • Oral Medicine
  • A carer’s perspective
  • Oral microbiology
  • A view from the Office of the CDO
  • Failed restorative care in older people – what are the options ?
  • Medical Conditions for older people


  • Participants will be able to understand the Commissioning and Contracting Process and how this can be used for the benefits of patients.
  • Participants will hear of a first hand experience of the difficulties of  supporting and caring for a close relative with dementia and will have a greater understanding of the difficulties and solutions found.
  • To improve understanding of the changes in the NHS that will impact on attendees and their impact on the daily lives of their patients


Complementary Places for DCPs  :

Please note that BSG will be offering ten free DCP places for the   London conference .

Further details available from :


Poster Competition :  Categories  –  DCP, Dentist , Trainee 

Poster guidelines and submission criteria will be available shortly

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Time Slot Activity Speaker
9.00-9.45 Registration , Tea & Coffee,Trade stands
10.00 The Long Term View of a Commissioner Olivia Falgayrac-Jones, Director of Commissioning , NHS England - Thames Valley & Wessex
10.30 A Carer's Perspective Dr Rosie Tope, Chair of Carers Wales & Trustee for Carers UK
11.00 The Oral Microbiome & the older person Professor William Wade,Professor of Oral Microbiology, Queen Mary University London
12.00 Living Well , Living Longer : a Health Promotion Programme Dee Puckett, Public Health Wales
12.20 The aetiology and clinical management of tooth wear for the older adult' Professor Jeremy Rees, Professor of Restorative Dentistry, Cardiff University
1300-1400 Lunch , Poster Displays, Trade Stands
1400 How can we make the future brighter together? A view from the office of a Chief Dental Officer Janet Clarke, Deputy CDO England
14,30 Dermatology in relation to Oral disease Dr Jane Setterfield, Reader & Hon Consultant in Dermatolgy in relation to Oral Disease
15.15 Challenges & opportunities of dementia and other psychiatric conditions of older people Professor Alistair Burns, Professor of Old Age Psychiatry, University of Manchester
15.50-16.00 Final questions & close


Rooms on Regents Park,London NW1 4RG


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