The Perio Course

This 2-day course has been specifically designed for GDPs to make the most of perio in practice. The aims are to provide confidence in planning and delivering both surgical as well as non-surgical periodontal treatments.

Course Objectives

1. Foundations

Key updates in periodontology allowing you to confidently treatment plan more elegant periodontal services. This will also cover aetiology, risk factors, updated BPE guidelines, the new classification, treatment planning on the NHS, minimising litigation, specialist referral guidelines and peri-implant disease.


2. Non-surgical

In-depth training on non-surgical periodontal therapy. This will include a one to one hands-on session using ultrasonics and hand scalers.


3. Surgical theory for GDPs

To understand the indications, rationale and principles of surgical techniques which are entirely suitable for GDPs: pocket reduction surgery (resective and regenerative), crown lengthening and surgery for gingival recession.


4. Hands-on surgical training for GDPs

Hands-on surgical training on pig’s heads focusing on: pocket reduction surgery, crown lengthening and graft surgery.


Course Details

Format: Lecture-based, interactive small group discussions and a significant hands-on component on both models and pig’s heads


Location: LonDEC https://www.londec.co.uk/contact-us/directions

Dates: Saturday 31 October & Sunday 1 November 2020


Timings: 9.00 am – 5.00 pm (1-hour lunch break)


Fee: £1200 (inclusive of refreshments and lunch)

Each participant will receive comprehensive course notes and a certificate of completion with 14 hours verifiable CPD


Dr Reena Wadia

Reena qualified from Barts and The London with the prestigious Gold Medal as well as numerous other undergraduate dental awards. Following general practice, Reena worked as a Senior House Officer in both Restorative Dentistry and Oral Surgery. Reena has completed the part-time speciality training programme in Periodontology at Guy’s Hospital. She now runs her own specialist periodontal referral clinic on Wimpole Street and is also an associate specialist at Kings College Hospital.

As well as being passionate about acquiring new knowledge, Reena has always encouraged and supported dentists by sharing any learning and experiences. To this end, she created her own blog (www.reenawadia.com) as a platform to communicate valuable information. She is a great teacher and has been awarded a Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy. 
Reena also endeavours to contribute to the profession through her National Board Member position at the Faculty of General Dental Practice and local committee role with the British Dental Association.

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