April 2021
On demand: The importance of early intervention for gum health
Speaker(s): Professor Nicola West
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The importance of early intervention for gum health

The power of prevention in 2021

Johnson & Johnson Ltd, the makers of Listerine, is delighted to bring you a three-day webinar programme to support dental professionals in their efforts to motivate patients to manage their oral hygiene effectively both at home and in partnership with the dental team post lockdown in 2021. Aims Provided delegates with skills & tools to enable better oral health outcomes for patients. As a result of this presentation delegates will be better able to communicate behaviour for better oral health outcomes in practice. Learning Outcomes
  • Understand the principles of identifying, diagnosing and managing gingivitis
  • Appreciate the importance of early intervention of periodontal disease through the management of gingivitis
  • Understand the BSP Implementation of Treatment of Stage I-III Periodontitis –The EFP S3 Level Clinical Practice Guideline
  • Gain knowledge on the evidence for self-administered oral hygiene and the adjunctive benefits of chemotherapeutic agents

Speaker: Nicola West

BDS, FDS RCS(Eng), PhD, FDS (Rest Dent) RCS, FHEA Nicola West is Professor of Restorative Dentistry leading the Dental Clinical Trials Unit at the Bristol Dental School, UK. Nicola is the Secretary General of the European Federation of Periodontology, member of the Royal College of England Specialist Advisory Committee and General Dental Council Specialist Listing assessor for Restorative dentistry. Nicola conducts research in the international forum, attracting substantial industrial funding alongside, charity and NIHR grants. Current research interests include: developing periodontal research methodologies, the scientific evaluation of oral health care products, tooth wear, dentine hypersensitivity, tooth staining and whitening, bone augmentation and peri-implant lesions and periodontal disease associated with Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease and Cardiovascular Diseases. Since 1990, Nicola has maintained in parallel, a thriving private referral practice in the centre of Bristol undertaking specialist periodontal and implant treatment. A particular sphere of interest includes the management of peri-implantitis lesions.
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