This is a series of lectures, recorded at ConsEuro 2015

The future of caries management

In this lecture, Professor Bob ten Cate looks at the future of caries management. We have always looked at the changing mineral structure, using the demineralisation and remineralisation process. But what about the microbiology. Here, Professor Bob ten Cate explains the work they have been doing in altering the microbiology and available options that will have an impact on future caries management.

Aims and objectives:

Gain an understanding of the future management of caries, taking into consideration:

  • History
  • Fluoride
  • Diet
  • Microbiology
  • Changing mineral structure, demineralisation, remineralisation
  • Altering the microbiology

Distance learning programmes and their impact on education

In this lecture, Professor Brian Millar provides an overview of the distance learning programmes at King's College and the future of such programmes.

Aims and objectives:

Gain an overview of the distance learning programmes in dentistry at King’s College, taking into consideration:

  • Distance learning vs traditional forms of education
  • Engagement by distance learners
  • Investment in distance learning
  • Blended learning
  • Virtual learning
  • Personalised learning
  • Specialisation
  • Funding
  • Regulations
  • Interface for today’s learners, technology
  • The future of such programmes

How smart can dental adhesives get

In this video, Dr. Christoph Thalacker discusses some of the ideal characteristics needed from adhesives and the definition of a smart material. He explains where we are now and how the future is progressing. An interesting lecture for those interested in knowing more about the future of adhesion.

Aims and objectives:

Understand some of the ideal characteristics needed by adhesives in dentistry, taking into consideration:

  • Definition of smart materials
  • Examples of smart materials
  • Can adhesives be smart
  • Desirable properties
  • Trends in dentistry

Tooth coloured concepts for implant dentistry. Part 1

In this 2 part series, Professor Florian Beuer and Josef Schweiger talk about tooth coloured prosthetic solutions for single implants, together with the digital workflow. The implications and limitations of zirconia implants are discussed, as well as the role of CAD CAM in aesthetic implant restorations, in the posterior and anterior segments.

Aims and objectives:

Gain an overview of tooth coloured concepts for implant dentistry from a prosthetic perspective, taking into consideration:

  • The digital workflow in prosthetic dentistry
  • All-ceramic single crowns on implants
  • Screw retained vs cement retained
  • Lithium disilicate vs zirconia
  • Role of CADCAM in aesthetic implant restorations in the posterior and anterior segments

Tooth coloured concepts for implant dentistry. Part 2

Aims and objectives:

Gain an overview of tooth coloured concepts for dentistry from a prosthetic perspective, taking into consideration:

  • Role of CADCAM in fabrication
  • The digital workflow
  • Lithium disilicate for single units
  • Monolithic restorations posteriorly
  • Dentin core crowns anteriorly

Social media and clinical recordings. Educational and ethical issues and challenges

In this lecture, Dr. Jonathan San Diego highlights how social media has become pertinent to daily existence.

Aims and objectives:

Understand how social media has become pertinent to daily existence, taking into consideration:

  • Educational and ethical issues and challenges
  • Functional building blocks of social media
  • Significance of social media

Clinical impressions of digital scanning

In this video Dr. Jorg van der Myde discusses:

  • Use of digital scanning in various applications and what they use them for
  • Current use of digital in prosthodontics and implant planning and restoration
  • How they use scanning in association with 3D printing to create stents
  • What the future will bring to the fore

Aims and objectives:

Gain knowledge of digital scanning, taking into consideration:

  • Changing perspectives
  • What is the current status
  • What are we developing
  • What will be possible
  • Impact of technology
  • Linear vs exponential development
  • Colour determination
  • View misalignment
  • Accuracy and precision, measuring tooth loss
  • Digital workflow
  • Digital scanning in various applications to include dental and non-dental
  • Complementing technology, 3D printing

Lasers and restorative dentistry

In this video, Dr. Mark Cronshaw provides an overview on the use of lasers in restorative dentistry. He demonstrates clinical cases of laser ablation in a class V failing composite, removal of carious tissue in cavities and amalgam ablation. He will also detail the use of lasers in composite veneers, feldspathic veneers, ceramic brackets, dentine hypersensitivity and finally their use in various endodontic applications.

Aims and objectives:

Understand the use of lasers in restorative dentistry, taking into consideration:

  • Restorative indications to include cavity preparation, surface modification, endodontics, restorative-periodontal interface
  • Tissue composition
  • Enamel ablation, key modifiers
  • Laser variables, intrinsic parameters, adjustable parameters, calculated parameters
  • Management options
  • Composite ablation, advantages, disadvantages
  • Caries removal
  • Glass Ionomer, amalgam
  • Veneers to include feldspathic and pressed
  • Orthodontics
  • Dentine hypersensitivity, laser desensitisation
  • Parameters for no local anaesthetic

Technology enhanced student education

In this video, Dr. Mark Woolford discusses how technology is shaping the educational front for the modern student. A very interesting lecture identifying what the modern student wants and how they go about their learning, with the use of technology.

Aims and objectives:

Understand how technology is shaping the educational front for the modern student, taking into consideration:

  • Implications in learning
  • Implications for educators
  • The reality of the new learner
  • Some of the research into learning in education and training
  • How learners may learn better
  • Better understand the potential role of technology in training and education
  • Be able to develop strategies for optimum student education
  • Be aware that the changing student demographic will have a fundamental influence on future learning strategies at University and beyond
  • Assessment

Improving your dental photography in practice

In this video, Mark Sharland provides an introduction to dental photography, explaining how to use your settings on the camera and then how to improve your digital photography.

Aims and objectives:

  • Gain an overview of the correct equipment and the settings to use for practice photography

Anticipated changes and developments in conservative dentistry

In this video, Professor Nairn Wilson talks about anticipated changes and developments in conservative dentistry.

Aims and objectives:

Gain an overview of the anticipated changes and developments in conservative dentistry, taking into consideration:

  • Global considerations
  • New, sophisticated forms of risk assessment
  • Targeted prevention – in the absence of cure
  • Minimum intervention, where prevention fails
  • Smart, reparative/regenerative materials
  • Anti-aging techniques and procedures
  • Enhanced skill mix and collaborative practice
  • Specialty status
  • Reliance on ‘big data’

Minimally invasive dentistry. Evidence based critical review

In this video, Dr. Patrick Sequeira-Byron takes an evidence-based critical review of minimally invasive dentistry.

Aims and objectives:

Gain an overview of an evidence-based critical review of minimal invasive dentistry, taking into consideration:

  • Hierarchy of evidence
  • Evidence base, why, what, how
  • Patient Intervention Control Outcome (PICO)
  • Maximal invasive dentistry
  • Evidence now, concepts, best evidence
  • Evidence future, diagnosis, patient-centred, harms and benefits

What are the future directions of demineralisation and remineralisation

In this video, Professor Paul Anderson talks about future possibilities in molecular dentistry and the demineralisation/remineralisation balance.

Aims and objectives:

Gain an understanding of molecular dentistry and the future directions of demineralisation-remineralisation, taking into consideration:

  • Molecular dentistry
  • What we know now
  • Current technologies
  • Biological processes
  • Molecular templating

Clinical developments in calcium silicates

In this video, Professor Pierre Colon discusses clinical developments in calcium silicates.

Aims and objectives:

Understand the clinical interest of calcium silicates, taking into consideration:

  • Chemistry, setting reaction
  • Properties
  • Clinical applications
  • Biocompatibility, pulp and bone cells
  • Bioactivity, antibacterial properties
  • Capacity to repair
  • Parameters

Technology in dermatology and anti-ageing

In this video, Dr. Robert Rutland talks about dermatology and anti-ageing treatments.

Aims and objectives:

Understand technology in dermatology and anti-ageing, taking into consideration:

  • Anatomy of the skin
  • Ageing
  • Anti-ageing treatments and their application
  • Dermatology to include, intradermal naevi, acne, rosacea and treatment options
  • Technology

Evidence-based critical review of digital scanners in dentistry

In this video, Dr. Rupert Austin provides an evidence-based critical review of digital scanners in dentistry.

Aims and objectives:

Gain an overview of digital scanners in dentistry, taking into consideration:

  • Intra-oral scanners
  • Conventional impressions: potential error, quality
  • Impression taking
  • Quality of digital impressions
  • Review of the evidence
  • Digital scanners optics and handling
  • Dimensional metrology science: resolution, accuracy, precision
  • Digital diagnostics: erosive toothwear, attritional wear

Reality in simulation

In this video, Steve Jarvis talks about simulation – the positives and downsides as seen in the airline industry and how it can relate to dentistry.

Aims and objectives:

Gain an overview of reality in simulation - the positives and downsides as seen in the airline industry and how they can relate to dentistry, taking into consideration:

  • Human error
  • Skills (how we cope), conscious, unconscious
  • Performance focus

Biomimetic dental materials. Can we put the mineral back?

In this video, Professor Tim Watson talks about the viability of putting mineral back into biomimetic dental materials.

Aims and objectives:

Gain an overview of biomimetic dental materials, taking into consideration:

  • Challenges in materials-based remineralisation
  • Durability of adhesive restorations
  • Determining role of Matrix Metalloproteinases (MMP) inhibitors in the biological system
  • Micro-tensile bond testing
  • Incorporation of anti-MMP into adhesive
  • Sample preparation
  • Biomineralisation
  • Micro-permeability
  • Imaging mineralisation
  • Caries characterisation
  • Biomimetic dentine remineralisation

Practice based research networks. Trials and tribulations

In this video, Professor Van P. Thompson talks about practice based research.

Aims and objectives:

Gain an overview of practice-based research, taking into consideration:

  • Studies and stumbling blocks
  • Transfer of research into dental practice
  • Translation into practice, problem, solution
  • PEARL network sites, organisation, studies
  • Practice-based outcomes
  • Defining the practice-based research network (PBRN) concept within the spectrum of clinical trials
  • Manual of procedures
  • Study design
  • Operational procedures
  • Study decision tree
  • Outcomes
  • Overall lessons learned

A critical review of lasers in practice

In this video, Dr. Chris Louca provides an overview of lasers in various clinical scenarios.

Aims and objectives:

Gain an overview of lasers in practice, taking into consideration:

  • Theory
  • Different types of lasers
  • Mechanisms of action
  • Evidence base
  • Clinical applications: conservative dentistry!
  • Prosthodontics
  • Soft and hard tissues
  • Light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation (LASER)
  • Electromagnetic spectrum (in nanometers)
  • Laser, white light
  • Photoactivated disinfection
20 videos
0 mins CPD/CE
598 views

The future of caries management

By Bob ten Cate, added 06 September 2015
30 mins
1587 views

Distance learning programmes and their impact on education

By Brian Millar, added 06 September 2015
30 mins
866 views

How smart can dental adhesives get

By Christoph Thalacker, added 06 September 2015
30 mins
1020 views

Tooth coloured concepts for implant dentistry. Part 1

By Florian Beuer, added 06 September 2015
40 mins
837 views

Tooth coloured concepts for implant dentistry. Part 2

By Florian Beuer, added 06 September 2015
30 mins
676 views

Social media and clinical recordings. Educational and ethical issues and challenges

By Jonathan San Diego, added 06 September 2015
15 mins
962 views

Clinical impressions of digital scanning

By Jorg van der Myde, added 06 September 2015
40 mins
954 views

Lasers and restorative dentistry

By Mark Cronshaw, added 06 September 2015
30 mins
1204 views

Technology enhanced student education

By Mark Woolford, added 06 September 2015
30 mins
840 views

Improving your dental photography in practice

By Mike Sharland, added 06 September 2015
30 mins
2111 views

Anticipated changes and developments in conservative dentistry

By Nairn Wilson, added 06 September 2015
30 mins
984 views

Minimally invasive dentistry. Evidence based critical review

By Patrick Sequeira, added 06 September 2015
40 mins
1229 views

What are the future directions of demineralisation and remineralisation

By Paul Anderson, added 06 September 2015
40 mins
1098 views

Clinical developments in calcium silicates

By Pierre Colon, added 06 September 2015
30 mins
1020 views

Technology in dermatology and anti-ageing

By Robert Rutland, added 06 September 2015
30 mins
1659 views

Evidence-based critical review of digital scanners in dentistry

By Rupert Austin, added 06 September 2015
30 mins
1282 views

Reality in simulation

By Stephen Jarvis, added 06 September 2015
30 mins
1006 views

Biomimetic dental materials. Can we put the mineral back?

By Tim Watson, added 06 September 2015
30 mins
1010 views

Practice based research networks. Trials and tribulations

By Van Thompson, added 06 September 2015
40 mins
995 views

A critical review of lasers in practice

By Chris Louca, added 06 September 2015
30 mins
401 views
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