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Learn how to differentiate your practice and offer the very best in patient care.               Course Overview These evenings are a tailored introduction into the exciting world of Laser Dentistry. The course covers the clinical applications of lasers through presentations and hands on teaching, giving you the opportunity to try out laser technology for yourself. Become familiar with how dental lasers can be used safely and effectively for a range of minimally invasive treatments including  Periodontal therapy - Non-surgical pocket decontamination up tp 14mm Aesthetic dentistry - Non-invasive veneer removal Implantology - Uncovering abutments…[…]
September 21st, Cardiff FULL!

Guided Biofilm Therapy MasterClass

New concepts in biofilm removal, periodontal and implant maintenance. Optident & EMS are delighted to release the dates for this brand new hygiene and therapy course programme in 2017: Aims We live in a time where clinicians need to be aware of the most up to date technologies for oral hygiene and biofilm removal. Patients are becoming increasingly aware of new advancements through the media and so this process can become consumer driven. This presentation looks at the concepts of sub and supra air polishing and the most bio compatible ways of achieving this. Objectives Be aware of the latest…[…]
Sept 22nd 2017, Liskeard

Guided Biofilm Therapy MasterClass

New concepts in biofilm removal, periodontal and implant maintenance. Optident & EMS are delighted to release the dates for this brand new hygiene and therapy course programme in 2017: Aims We live in a time where clinicians need to be aware of the most up to date technologies for oral hygiene and biofilm removal. Patients are becoming increasingly aware of new advancements through the media and so this process can become consumer driven. This presentation looks at the concepts of sub and supra air polishing and the most bio compatible ways of achieving this. Objectives Be aware of the latest…[…]
September 28th to 30th 2017, London

DSD – Digital Smile Design

BECOME CERTIFIED DSD TEAM MEMBER In just 3 days with DSD instructors Dr Elaine Halley and Dr Jameel Gardee. The DSD Core Concept is a three day course that consists of lectures, live patient demonstrations, and hands-on workshops with the official UK DSD Team. Digital Smile Design (DSD) is a conceptual protocol for dentists, technicians, specialists and staff members that allows true interdisciplinary digital dentistry to be facilitated and made easy. It also strengthens their skills as Smile Designers, Treatment Planners, improves aesthetic diagnoses, giving them the tools and language to communicate more effectively. The course will present a full demonstration of the…[…]
Digital Smile Design (DSD) is a conceptual protocol for dentists, technicians, specialists and staff members that allows true interdisciplinary digital dentistry to be facilitated and made easy. It also strengthens their skills as Smile Designers, Treatment Planners, improves aesthetic diagnoses, giving them the tools and language to communicate more effectively. The course will present: -DSD concept theory -Emotional Dentistry -Photo and Video protocols of DSD -Interdisciplinary digital dentistry -Live patient motivational mock up This one day course is for dentists, technicians, specialists and staff members  that are in the early stages of going digital and want to get an introduction of DSD training.…[…]
Sept 27th – 30th , London

DSD – Digital Smile Design

BECOME CERTIFIED DSD TEAM MEMBER In just 3 days with DSD instructors Dr Elaine Halley and Dr Jameel Gardee. The DSD Core Concept is a three day course that consists of lectures, live patient demonstrations, and hands-on workshops with the official UK DSD Team. Digital Smile Design (DSD) is a conceptual protocol for dentists, technicians, specialists and staff members that allows true interdisciplinary digital dentistry to be facilitated and made easy. It also strengthens their skills as Smile Designers, Treatment Planners, improves aesthetic diagnoses, giving them the tools and language to communicate more effectively. The course will present a full demonstration of the…[…]
Gain the knowledge, confidence and skills to create beautiful, functional direct anterior and posterior composite restorations over our intensive weekend programmes for dentists and therapists. Anteriors direct composites Aim- give the knowledge, confidence and skills to create beautiful direct anterior composites. Topics covered: Material selection The determinants of colour Overview of the natural layering concept Shade selection made easy for anteriors Detailed overview of anterior tooth morphology Anterior Isolation techniques Building class IV and V restorations Direct composite veneers Shade change and masking hypoplasia Diastema closure Complex Dahl build up techniques Finishing  Posterior direct composites Aim- give the knowledge, confidence…[…]
Gain the knowledge, confidence and skills to create beautiful, functional direct anterior and posterior composite restorations over our intensive weekend programmes for dentists and therapists. Anteriors direct composites Aim- give the knowledge, confidence and skills to create beautiful direct anterior composites. Topics covered: Material selection The determinants of colour Overview of the natural layering concept Shade selection made easy for anteriors Detailed overview of anterior tooth morphology Anterior Isolation techniques Building class IV and V restorations Direct composite veneers Shade change and masking hypoplasia Diastema closure Complex Dahl build up techniques Finishing  Posterior direct composites Aim- give the knowledge, confidence…[…]
October 13th, London

Advanced Surgical Skills

This course will outline the rational for surgical treatment in the management of Peri-implantitis, Crown Lengthening and Periodontitis.  It will also take you through each procedure step by step, with both theory and hands-on to enhance your understanding and surgical skills, using soft and hard tissue dental lasers. Aims and objectives: -to understand the indications and contra-indications for clinical crown lengthening, both cosmetic and restorative -to practice crown lengthening procedures, both flapless and flapped techniques using soft and all-tissue lasers -to understand the rationale for surgical Periodontal therapy and clinical requirements to enhance predictability for Periodontal regeneration -to practice flapless…[…]
Gain the knowledge, confidence and skills to create beautiful, functional direct anterior and posterior composite restorations over our intensive weekend programmes for dentists and therapists. Anteriors direct composites Aim- give the knowledge, confidence and skills to create beautiful direct anterior composites. Topics covered: Material selection The determinants of colour Overview of the natural layering concept Shade selection made easy for anteriors Detailed overview of anterior tooth morphology Anterior Isolation techniques Building class IV and V restorations Direct composite veneers Shade change and masking hypoplasia Diastema closure Complex Dahl build up techniques Finishing  Posterior direct composites Aim- give the knowledge, confidence…[…]
Nov 2nd 2017, Harrogate

Lasers in Perio – A Social Approach

To kick start the BSDHT meeting this November in Harrogate, Optident are putting a social slant on learning about lasers, to inspire and ease you into the mood. This informal evening will introduce you to the use of lasers for dental hygienists and therapists in the UK. It will allow for some relaxed education and experimentation with lasers, followed by drinks and nibbles. Delivered to you by Michaela O'Neill and the Optident Laser specialists, this event will give you an extra 1.5hours CPD certificate and an oppertunity to mingle with your colleagues and begin what is set to be an exceptional…[…]
Nov 8th 2017, London – FULL!

Guided Biofilm Therapy MasterClass

New concepts in biofilm removal, periodontal and implant maintenance. Optident & EMS are delighted to release the dates for this brand new hygiene and therapy course programme in 2017: Aims We live in a time where clinicians need to be aware of the most up to date technologies for oral hygiene and biofilm removal. Patients are becoming increasingly aware of new advancements through the media and so this process can become consumer driven. This presentation looks at the concepts of sub and supra air polishing and the most bio compatible ways of achieving this. Objectives Be aware of the latest…[…]
Nov 22nd 2017, Ilkley – FULL!

Guided Biofilm Therapy MasterClass

New concepts in biofilm removal, periodontal and implant maintenance. Optident & EMS are delighted to release the dates for this brand new hygiene and therapy course programme in 2017: Aims We live in a time where clinicians need to be aware of the most up to date technologies for oral hygiene and biofilm removal. Patients are becoming increasingly aware of new advancements through the media and so this process can become consumer driven. This presentation looks at the concepts of sub and supra air polishing and the most bio compatible ways of achieving this. Objectives Be aware of the latest…[…]
Gain the knowledge, confidence and skills to create beautiful, functional direct anterior and posterior composite restorations over our intensive weekend programmes for dentists and therapists. Anteriors direct composites Aim- give the knowledge, confidence and skills to create beautiful direct anterior composites. Topics covered: Material selection The determinants of colour Overview of the natural layering concept Shade selection made easy for anteriors Detailed overview of anterior tooth morphology Anterior Isolation techniques Building class IV and V restorations Direct composite veneers Shade change and masking hypoplasia Diastema closure Complex Dahl build up techniques Finishing  Posterior direct composites Aim- give the knowledge, confidence…[…]
Gain the knowledge, confidence and skills to create beautiful, functional direct anterior and posterior composite restorations over our intensive weekend programmes for dentists and therapists. Anteriors direct composites Aim- give the knowledge, confidence and skills to create beautiful direct anterior composites. Topics covered: Material selection The determinants of colour Overview of the natural layering concept Shade selection made easy for anteriors Detailed overview of anterior tooth morphology Anterior Isolation techniques Building class IV and V restorations Direct composite veneers Shade change and masking hypoplasia Diastema closure Complex Dahl build up techniques Finishing  Posterior direct composites Aim- give the knowledge, confidence…[…]
Level 2 – Introduction to posterior composites This course provides a new pathway for dentists to transition from GV Black dentistry, to the extraordinary world of modern composite dentistry using the Bioclear Method. The Dominic Hassall Training Institute is also an International Bioclear Learning Centre; therefore delegates who complete the 2 day course at the BLC will become Level 2 and Level 4 Certified Bioclear Practitioners. The course introduces the Clark Class II and the ‘Calla Lilly’ cavity designs. During the course the instructor will illustrate the importance of creating ideal surfaces for bonding as well as cavity design to…[…]
New concepts in biofilm removal, periodontal and implant maintenance. Optident & EMS are delighted to release the dates for this brand new hygiene and therapy course programme in 2017: Aims We live in a time where clinicians need to be aware of the most up to date technologies for oral hygiene and biofilm removal. Patients are becoming increasingly aware of new advancements through the media and so this process can become consumer driven. This presentation looks at the concepts of sub and supra air polishing and the most bio compatible ways of achieving this. Objectives Be aware of the latest…[…]
Leading expert in lasers and Periodontal specialist, Rana Al-Falaki, and Michaela ONeill, RDH FAETC, have specially designed a fully comprehensive, three module course spread over three dates. It will examine the advantages, uses and protocols of laser use within a dental hygienist’s and dental therapist’s scope of practice. Many dental professionals speak of the benefits of dental lasers in the field of dental hygiene. In light of this, more hygienists, therapists and dentists are using lasers in their practice. Why not join them and try lasers for yourself? Who is the course for? Is there a laser in your practice…[…]
Leading expert in lasers and Periodontal specialist, Rana Al-Falaki, and Michaela ONeill, RDH FAETC, have specially designed a fully comprehensive, three module course spread over three dates. It will examine the advantages, uses and protocols of laser use within a dental hygienist’s and dental therapist’s scope of practice. Many dental professionals speak of the benefits of dental lasers in the field of dental hygiene. In light of this, more hygienists, therapists and dentists are using lasers in their practice. Why not join them and try lasers for yourself? Who is the course for? Is there a laser in your practice…[…]
Leading expert in lasers and Periodontal specialist, Rana Al-Falaki, and Michaela ONeill, RDH FAETC, have specially designed a fully comprehensive, three module course spread over three dates. It will examine the advantages, uses and protocols of laser use within a dental hygienist’s and dental therapist’s scope of practice. Many dental professionals speak of the benefits of dental lasers in the field of dental hygiene. In light of this, more hygienists, therapists and dentists are using lasers in their practice. Why not join them and try lasers for yourself? Who is the course for? Is there a laser in your practice…[…]
This promises to be yet again a unique opportunity to spend time with your colleagues in a beautiful part of the world and with Dr Vanini who is revolutionising the thinking with regard to composite restorations. His philosophy is that “many experts do beautiful work but is it art. What is the value of art if you do not teach others how to do it? The tooth is not art but nature”. Without doubt this is a course that people will leave having gained a greater understanding of the nature of the tooth.  There are a maximum of 20 delegate places available…[…]