Dental experts to join CDO in Glasgow for Scottish Scientific Conference and Exhibition

Scottish Scientific Conference and ExhibitionThe programme for the 2015 Scottish Scientific Conference and Exhibition has now been finalised with expert clinicians from London and Cardiff as well as some of Scotland’s leading dental experts confirmed to address delegates in Glasgow.

The event, which is sponsored by MDDUS, takes place on 4 September 2015 at Glasgow’s Crowne Plaza Hotel.

It will include a special address by the chief dental officer for Scotland, Margie Taylor, who will present on the current challenges facing dentistry in Scotland.

Other leading names appearing at the event include:

Nayeem Ali, consultant oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Barts Health NHS Trust – Managing the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and facial pain.

Koula Asimakopoulou, senior lecturer in health psychology, King’s College London – Tips on achieving patient adherence.

Alexander Crighton, honorary clinical senior lecturer, Glasgow Dental School – Two sessions: The dry mouth and sensory changes in the orofacial region; Managing mucosal disease in primary care.

Jeremy Rees, consultant restorative dentist, Cardiff Dental School – Two sessions: Food, drink and dental erosion; The composite Dahl approach.

Simon Whitley, consultant oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Barts Health NHS Trust – How the dental team can make a difference in the detection of oral cancer.

Additional subjects

Additional subjects to be covered at the event include managing patients with dementia, child protection, medical emergencies, infection control, stress in the dental practice, conflict resolution, treatment planning, and risk management.

The risk management session will be led by the head of MDDUS’ dental division, Aubrey Craig.

Up to six hours verifiable CPD is available to delegates with a number of Core CPD sessions on the programme.

Further benefits of attending include the event exhibition, with a range of dental suppliers, and access to a CV Clinic, a new feature for 2015 offering one to one advice and guidance on how to present yourself on paper within your chosen career path.


Tickets are available at early bird prices if booked before 30 June 2015. Tickets prices are reduced for BDA members and significantly reduced for DCPs, meaning that the whole team can attend.

Full programme and booking information and speaker biographies are available at:

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