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Medical Device RegulationThis is intended as a guide only to the new MDR regulations in respect to the manufacture of custom made dental/medical appliances and includes references to the appropriate MDR articles for further reading, available through the following...
We have removed the 'Dental Technician Profiles' website function. Members were not using this facility (there were just three profiles and no uploads in the last 18 months) and there was a small cost associated with renewing the software that ran this function. In...
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Fri03Mar2017King's Mill Hospital/Clinical Skills Centre, Mansfield Road Sutton in Ashfield Nottinghamshire NG17 4JL
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Wed08Mar2017King's Mill Hospital/Education Centre, Mansfield Road Sutton in Ashfield Nottinghamshire NG17 4JL
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On the 11th of March 2017 there will be a meeting of OTA Council at the BOS offices in London
Sat18Mar2017Queen's Medical Centre/Education Centre, Derby Road Nottingham Nottinghamshire NG7 2UH
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Fri31Mar2017King's Mill Hospital/Education Centre, Mansfield Road Sutton in Ashfield Nottinghamshire NG17 4JL
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Fri19May2017Braehead Arena, Glasgow
Scottish Dental Show 2017 Venue: Braehead Arena, Glasgow Date: 19-20 May, 2017 Web: www.sdshow.co.uk Twitter: @ScottishDental Facebook: Facebook.com/ScottishDental Download the official Scottish Dental Show App from the App Store and Google Play! This event will mark the sixth year the show has been running after starting out at Hampden Park back in 2012. The show has grown year on year since then to become the biggest annual dental exhibition and conference in Scotland. Just under 2,000 people passed through the doors at Braehead in 2016 and we are expecting even more in 2017. Dr Christopher Orr has been announced as the keynote speaker for the show, and he will deliver two one-hour lectures on Friday 19 May. In total, delegates will be able gain up to nine hours of verifiable CPD over the two days through a fantastic range of lectures, and hands-on workshops. We are also delighted to welcome back a few familiar faces to the 2017 event, such as: Professor Brian Millar, professor of blended learning in dentistry at Kings College London; Dr Christine Park, honorary consultant in paediatric dentistry at Glasgow Dental School; MDDUS head of dental division Aubrey Craig; and award-winning training specialist Adam Morgan. The Selling Coach Ashley Latter is also returning to the Scottish Dental Show after a year away from the programme and he will be joined by Dental Protection’s head of dental services Scotland Helen Kaney on the podium next year. Other speakers include: Professor Lorna Macpherson, co-director and evaluation lead for the Childsmile programme in Scotland; Irene Black, assistant director of postgraduate general dental practice education (decontamination) and clinical lead for the Scottish Patient Safety Programme’s dental collaborative; and Lynne Cotter, infection control dental support nurse with NHS Education for Scotland. As in previous years there will also be a bustling business section featuring the likes of Martin Aitken Chartered Accountants, Stark Main Dental, Thorntons, PFM Dental and Campbell Dallas. There will also be a technicians stream featuring Darren Neve from Valplast talking about flexible dentures and Paul Mallett maxillofacial laboratory manager at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust, with his talk ‘Let’s go monomer free!’ and not forgetting the ever-popular national and international speaker John Wibberley. APP The official smartphone app for the Scottish Dental Show 2017 is now available to download from the App Store and Google Play. As well as a full list of speakers, lectures, workshops and exhibitors the app also offers exclusive deals and offers for delegates. The My Offers section will not only provide delegates with great deals on the days of the show, they will benefit from offers in the weeks leading up to the event, providing great value for both show exhibitors and attendees. The app also provide comprehensive directions to Braehead Arena as well as details of all the exclusive hotel deals that are on offer. Other benefits include Social Media integration through Facebook and Twitter, a Submit a Selfie function for all your Show selfies, as well as the opportunity to nominate for the Scottish Dental Awards that takes place on 19 May at the Glasgow Hilton. To download the app from the App Store, click here or to download from Google Play for your Android device, click here. Download the app today and you will be entered into a prize draw to win a fantastic Fitbit Alta!
On the 3rd of June 2017 there will be a meeting of OTA Council at the BOS offices in London
Thu14Sep2017Sat16Sep2017Manchester City Centre
OTAC and AGM 2017 will be held Manchester City Centre 14th to 16th September. Please see the OTA Conference page for more details.
Fri15Sep2017Manchester Conference Centre
Please see the conference section of this website for more details.
Sat07Oct2017Eastman Dental Institute, London
Iconic™ Thermoforming Masterclass is a 1-day course lead by Ed Payne.
The course will build on the delegates thermoforming skills, and advance their knowledge in the fabrication of Iconic thermoformed materials. An Iconic Masterclass certificate is awarded on completion of the course.
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Sat04Nov201711:00 amBOS office London
Fri08Dec2017Sat09Dec2017Eastman Dental Institute, London
DB Lab Supplies is pleased to announce the running of a two-day advanced orthodontic course for dental technicians covering functional appliances twin block and rapid maxillary expansion.
The course will combine both theory and hands-on lab workshops, under the instruction of Ed Payne and team. The course will build on the technician's orthodontic laboratory skills, and further their knowledge in the more advanced areas of orthodontic laboratory work.
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