This playlist covers the lectures that were filmed at the BSRD Autumn meeting 2014:

Bridges on teeth or implants - What type of bridge? - Dr. Paul King 

Aims and objectives:

  • Develop a greater of awareness and understanding of the treatment options, clinical skills and knowledge required to successfully provide optimum dental function and appearance for patients with missing teeth, with an emphasis on the fixed bridge prosthesis
  • Tooth supported fixed bridge prostheses
  • Conventional
  • Minimal preparation (resin – bonded)
  • Implant supported fixed bridge prostheses/crowns

Nerve injuries in restorative dentistry - Professor Tara Renton

 Aims and objectives:

  • Understand the importance of the consent process
  • Understand the consequences to patients for trigeminal nerve injuries
  • Know the signs of trigeminal nerve injury
  • Know some risk factors for neuropathic pain
  • How to minimise nerve injury during restorative treatment
  • How local anaesthesia can result in nerve injury and the risk factors for local anaesthetics
  • The risk factors which can lead to nerve injury in endodontic treatments and how to manage these
  • Understand the risk factors that can lead to nerve injury during implant treatment and how to manage these
  • Understand aspects of management of nerve injury while in general practice

Tooth or titanium – which can be saved - Dr. Christof Pertl 

Aims and objectives:

  • Understand the role of decision making in periodontal and endodontic patients
  • Understand the long-term prognosis, importance and benefits of saving teeth in periodontal patients
  • Understand the long-term success of periodontal patients following treatment
  • Understand the long-term success of endodontic treatment
  • Understand the role of implant provision in treatment planning and the factors determining implant success and failure
  • Understand the choices for tooth retention vs implant provision

Risk factors in the periodontal or prosthodontic patient. Part 1 - Dr. Lars Laurell

Aims and objectives:

  • Understand the benefits of providing long-term periodontal treatment
  • How good periodontal treatment can retain teeth for long periods
  • The risk factors that affect the outcome of periodontal treatment
  • Understand at what point teeth can be extracted
  • Understand the risk factors for peri-implantitis

Risk factors in the periodontal or prosthodontic patient. Part 2 - Dr. Lars Laurell

Aims and objectives:

  • Understand the risk factors for peri-implantitis
  • Understand the decision making to restore edentulous spaces in periodontal patients
  • Understand the success rates of tooth supported FPDs
  • Understand the risk factors and causes of possible failure in prosthodontically rehabilitating the periodontal patient
  • Understand the reasons for failure of tooth supported FPDs including occlusion and bite forces
  • Understand the role and factors in occlusal design of tooth supported FPDs to reduce complications

Endodontic access - with and without removal of crowns and bridges - Dr. Tony Hoskinson 

Aims and objectives:

  • Understand the factors which will influence your decision making on how to access teeth for endodontic treatment through crown and bridgework
  • The options for working through a restoration or removing the entire restoration and the advantages and disadvantages of each option
  • Understand challenges, and tips, on accessing teeth which are rotated or tilted
  • Provide knowledge and tips on removing crowns and bridgework for endodontic access

Piezosonics in clinical dentistry - Dr Christof Pertl 

Aims and objectives:

  • Understand the history of piezosonics and how they were introduced in dentistry
  • Understand the fundamentals of the piezo ultrasound technology
  • The use of ultrasonics in endodontics – in cavity preparation, the retreatment of cases, removal of separated instruments and dealing with endodontic perforations
  • The ability to use ultrasonic periotomes in tooth extractions and other oral surgery procedures such as nerve repositioning and bone blocks.
  • The use of ultrasonics for different bone grafts including blocks, splitting, and chips
  • The use of ultrasonics for sinus floor elevation
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