Dental practice of the future

The ‘Dental Practice of the Future’ will be a hive of activity on the show floor. It will offer dental professionals the opportunity to discover next-generation equipment and technology whilst engaging with authoritative experts on the hottest topics in dentistry.

The purpose built dental surgery, made possible by our sponsors, offers the opportunity for delegates to experience state-of-the-art equipment within a practice setting. It boasts a reception centre, a clinical surgery and a fully compliant, dedicated decontamination room. Designed to include seating for 150 delegates, the feature doubles up as a lecture theatre and throughout Showcase will include presentations from authorities within the profession. Presentations taking place at the surgery will include keynotes on the future of dentistry, demonstrations on how to handle medical emergencies, ergonomics, innovations in X-ray, 3D printing, how to make the right purchasing decisions and many more.

The futuristic surgery will be open for general browsing when not in use for planned lectures. All the equipment within the theatre is kindly provided by exhibitors at the show, any visitors interested in the equipment will be able to head to the relevant stand to find out more.


lecture Programme


DAY 1 - 19th October 2017

Transformation of the digital landscape

11:15 - 12:00

Andrew Taylor, head of programme, Office of the Chief Dental Officer England

Sponsored by OCDO

Spotting counterfeit devices in the practice

12:15 - 12:45

Graeme Tunbridge, group manager, MHRA

Shifting the balance: a better, fairer system of dental regulation

13:00 - 13:30

Matthew Hill, executive director of strategy, General Dental Council

CDO England introduces: Navigating the procurement process – the right approach and preparation

13:45 - 14:30

Garry Stone, managing director, B2B:north

Sponsored by OCDO

Recommended for all dentists with NHS contracts

CQC Update

15:15 - 15:45

John Milne, senior national dental advisor, CQC

Open Surgery

15:45 - 18:00

Predictable implant dentistry – in the digital world

16:00 - 16:30

Taimoor Kamran, principal dentist, Hadley Wood Dental Practice

Sponsored by Straumann

Can we future proof the Art of Self Defence?

16:45 - 17:15

Catherine Rutland, head of professional support services, Simplyhealth Professionals

Sponsored by Simplyhealth Professionals

DAY 2 - 20th October 2017

Four handed technique for the provision of effective treatment delivered by the dental team

10:30 - 11:00

Hayley Drury, dental nurse, and Kath Eastwood, dentist

Sponsored by A-Dec

Can we future proof the Art of Self Defence?

11:15 - 11:45

Catherine Rutland, head of professional support services, Simplyhealth Professionals

Sponsored by Simplyhealth Professionals

CQC Update

12:00 - 12:30

John Milne, senior national dental advisor, CQC

The case of the disappearing disinfectants!

12:45 - 13:15

Clare Clark, technical support manager, schülke UK

Sponsored by schülke UK

The Digital Replication of the Natural Dentition

13:45 - 14:15

Dr Jameel Gardee, dentist, Digital Smile Design UK

Sponsored by Henry Schein

CDO England introduces: Navigating the procurement process – the right approach and preparation

14:30 - 15:15

Garry Stone, managing director, B2B:north

Sponsored by OCDO

Using Data to Transform Your Business Performance

15:30 - 16:00

Guy Meyers, head of product and customer success, Software of Excellence

Sponsored by Software of Excellence

Radiation Protection – New Regulations 2018

16:15 - 16:45

Graham Ramsden, radiation protection adviser, Public Health England

Sponsored by Public Health England

DAY 3 - 21st October 2017

Management of medical emergencies in the dental practice

10:30 - 11:00

Phil Jevon RN BSc (Hons), PGCE, PLS, APLS, ALS, ILS, EPLS, NLS, academy tutor of medical education, Manor Hospital, Walsall

From Dirty to Clean: A matter of life or death

11:15 - 11:45

Martin Loftus, decontamination specialist, Eschmann UK

Sponsored by Eschmann UK

Into the future of implant dentistry? The human touch vs technology, which will win

12:00 - 12:30

Dr Sinead McEnhill, clinical director, Belmore Dental Implant Clinic

Sponsored by Henry Schein

Radiation Protection – New Regulations 2018

12:45 - 13:15

Graham Ramsden, radiation protection adviser, Public Health England

Sponsored by Public Health England

Using Data to Transform Your Business Performance

13:30 - 14:00

Guy Meyers, head of product and customer success, Software of Excellence

Sponsored by Software of Excellence

Transforming clinical leadership of NHS England Commissioning

14:15 - 15:00

Janet Clarke and Eric Rooney, Deputy Chief Dental Officers

Sponsored by OCDO

The case of the disappearing disinfectants!

15:15 - 15:45

Clare Clark, technical support manager, schülke UK

Sponsored by schülke UK

Can we future proof the Art of Self Defence?

16:00 - 16:30

Catherine Rutland, head of professional support services, Simplyhealth Professionals

Sponsored by Simplyhealth Professionals

Sponsored by:

Oral-B
A Dec
Dentsply
Durr Dental
Eschmann
Henry Schein
MyDentist
Simplyhealth
Belmont
Software of Excellence