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BSG Winter Conference 2022 – Innovations in Gerodontology – Translating Research into Practice

Location: RSA House, 8 John Adam Street, London WC2N 6EZ
Date: 01/12/2022
Time: 10.00am - 4.30pm
CPD Points: 5.0

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British Society of Gerodontology

Winter Conference 

Thursday December 1st 2022

Poster Competition                Free DCP places

Innovations in Gerodontology

– translating research into practice

You are invited to join us  at our 2022 winter  conference, which  takes place in the superb surroundings of  RSA  House in central London.

Scroll down for  schedule of presentations and speakers

The conference will bring you the latest research,analysis,and application around :

– decision making with patients living with dementia

– educational and workforce strategies to meet the oral health challenges of the ageing  population 

– 3d printing dentures in community residential settings

– patient experience of wearing dentures 

– minimally invasive dentistry and materials

– update on CQC Smiling Matters report


Scroll down for  schedule of presentations and speakers


Poster Competition

BSG will be holding its annual poster competition at this event, with entries for :

  • DCPs
  • Dentists
  • StRs (Clinical & Academic)
  • Dental Core Trainees

The poster  categories  available are :

  • Case study
  • Audit
  • Service Evaluation
  • Quality Improvement
  • Research

Full guidance  and application  details below

Poster Competition Application Form

BSG Poster Competition 2022 guidance


Free DCP places 

Closing date : Wednesday 16th November,successful applicants  will  be notified on Friday 18th November.

The Society is committed to supporting  dental care professionals to attend our conferences.

We will again be offering 10 free places to attend at  RSA House in London on December 1st 

Click here for application details 


! Save on  your delegate fee 

We offer a reduced delegate rate for all BSG Member categories.  This reduced rate covers the cost of membership, compared to the  non-member  ticket price

If you wish to become a BSG member when registering, and avail of the reduced rate, please follow the instructions on the registration page.


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Time Slot Activity Speaker
09.00-10.00 Registration and refreshments on arrival Benjamin Franklin Room, RSA House
10.00 President’s Welcome Jodie Bustin,President of BSG
10.15 Potential Educational & Workforce Strategies to meet the oral health challenges of an ageing population: A Qualitative Study Dr Georgina Prosser, STR in Special Care Dentistry, Eastman Dental Hospital
10.45-10.55 Q&A
10.55 The Dental Decisions Study: Key findings and implications for treatment decision making with or for people living with dementia Dr Andrew Geddis-Regan, NIHR Doctoral Research Fellow /Honorary Special Care Dentist, Newcastle University
11.30-11.40 Q&A
11.40-1200 Morning Break- Tea & Coffee, Sponsors, Poster Exhibition Benjamin Franklin Room
12.00 3D Scanning and Printing dentures in care homes, a BSG funded feasibility study Dr Daniel Gillway, StR in Special Care Dentistry, Oxford Health NHS FT
12.30-12.40 Q&A
12.40 Smiling Matters: Oral Health in Care Homes. What happened next? Mr John Milne, Senior National Dental Advisor, Care Quality Commission
13.10 -13.20 Q&A
13.20-14.15 Lunch, Sponsors, Poster Exhibition Benjamin Franklin Room
14.15 Minimally invasive dentistry for the older adult Professor Avijit Banerjee, Professor of Cariology & Operative Dentistry,Honorary Consultant/Clinical Lead in Restorative Dentistry, Kings College London
14.45-14.55 Q&A
14.55 Updates from the OCDO on innovative work for vulnerable older adults Mr Jason Wong, MBE, Deputy Chief Dental Officer, England
15.25-15.35 Q&A
15.35 Understanding the experience of wearing dentures: a mixed method qualitative study Professor Barry Gibson , Professor in Medical Sociology, School of Clinical Dentistry , University of Sheffield Healthy Lifespan Institute
16.05-16-15 Q&A
16.15-16.30 Poster Competition Prizes, Close of meeting Jodie Bustin,President of BSG
16.30-17.30 AGM of the British Society of Gerodontology Open to all BSG Members