Challenges to Oral Surgery in Dental Practice in the 21st Century: from the cradle to the grave
Annual Scientific Meeting of the Faculty of Dental Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland
Conjoint meeting with the Association of British Academic Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (ABAOMS), the British Association of Oral Surgeons (BAOS) and the Irish Association of Oral Surgeons (IAOS).
1-2 November 2019
Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland
Friday 1 November
08.50 Michael Donaldson What can today’s children of Ireland and the UK expect of dentistry as a result of Brexit?
09.30 Andrew Bolas A guide to appropriate and proportionate imaging of impacted teeth in the child
10.00 David Thomas Roots, shoots and leaves: novel anti-infective approaches from nature, to treat life-threatening infections
11.45 Angela Jones The role of the dentist in identifying addiction and misuse of recreational drugs in the young adult
12.15 Wendy Turner Young dentists: The snow-flake generation or future leaders?
12.45 Natasha Devon MBE The changing demographics of demand for cosmetic surgery. What do the customers have to say?
13.15 Donald Burden How does dentofacial discrepancy affect our patients?
15.00 Justin Durham What is new in TMD management?
15.30 Aubrey Craig Risk management in Oral Surgery practice
16.00 Julian Yates Evidence-based arguments for bone augmentation versus alternate approaches (oseodistraction/angled abutments/zygomatic implants)
16.30 Brian Schmidt A real pain in the neck -the scientific basis for pain management in the post treatment head and neck cancer patient
Saturday, 2nd November
09.00 Rugby World Cup Final live
11.15 Brian Schmidt Osteoradionecrosis and the evidence base for prophylactic and post hoc dental extractions in patients receiving head & neck radiotherapy
12.00 Gerard Kearns Controversy or synthesis: a guide to guidelines for patients at risk from IE
12.30 TBC The issues of recognising and consenting patients with dementia
14.30 Patricia O'Connor Polypharmacy in the older patient. The implications for oral surgery practice
15.15 David Thomas The challenges of impaired wound healing in the elderly and compromised patient