Courses & Events

BSG Winter Meeting 2019

Location: Royal Society, St James, London
Date: 05/12/2019
Time: 9.00 - 16.15
CPD Points: 5.0 tbc

Registration is now open

‘Ageing Well with Good Oral Health’

Our winter conference will take place on Thursday December 5th, at The Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace,

St. James’s, London  SW1  5AG

The Royal Society is located in southwest central London, close to the Mall.

Conference programme :

See full details below

Free DCP Places :

The Society is committed to encouraging dental care professionals to attend and we will again be offering 10 free places. Details here

Poster competition  :

Poster-competition-how to apply


Learning outcomes will include

  • Learn how Health Education England’s Advancing Dental Care scheme aims to supply a dental workforce with the skills to respond to the changing oral health needs of patients and services


  • Gain an increased understanding of the new periodontal classification, and how this applies to the older population


  • Have an increased awareness of the legislation around advancing decisions and do not resuscitate directives 


  • Increased awareness of factors to consider when providing dental care under sedation or general anesthesia for older people with multiple comorbidities


  • Reflection  and considerations when treatment planning in older people



Time Slot Activity Speaker
9.00 Registration, Refreshments &Trade Stands
9.50 Welcome to Conference Mili Doshi, President BSG
10.00 Advancing Dental Care - The Challenge Ahead - Older people and Older Teeth Peter Briggs, Post Graduate Dental Dean Health Education England (London & SE)
10.30 Developments in Periodontology and Relationship to the Health and Care of Older Patients Mark Ide, Reader in Periodontology Honorary Consultant in Restorative Dentistry
11.00 Following Orders: DNAR and Advanced Decisions Natalie Bradley, Special Care Dentistry Registrar
11.20 Refreshments & Trade stands
11.45 General Anaesthesia & Sedation for Older People Afolake Bewaji, Consultant Anaesthetist
12.15 Working as a Dental Hygienist in Care Homes Jane Peterson, Director of Training, Knowledge Oral Healthcare
12.30 Life Experiences of someone with dementia Wendy Mitchell Author of “Someone I Used to Know”
13.00 Lunch
14.10 Clinical Case Conundrums Panna Shah/Sarah Segelman, Consultant and Specialist in Special Care Dentistry
14.40 The involvement of Restorative Dentistry with older people Martin Ashley, Consultant and Honorary Professor in Restorative Dentistry and Oral Health
15.10 Older People with Neuro-disabilities/Experiences in Special Care Dentistry Graham Manley, Consultant in Special Care Dentistry
15.40 Final questions
16.00 Close & BSG AGM (4.30pm)


Royal Society SW1 5AG


  • Dentist - BSG £125
  • Dentist non-BSG £155
  • DCP - BSG £85
  • DCP non-BSG £95
  • StR /undergraduate £95
  • Allied Health Profession £95