About this event

  • Date and time Wed 8 Jun 2022 from 2:00pm to 7:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Odontology

This webinar has been cancelled. Apologies for any inconvenience this may have caused.

This webinar is an essential update for general practitioners, dentists and their teams covering a range of key topics relevant to primary care and dentistry. 

Join us at this educational webinar which will allow plenty of time for questioning the experts, open discussion, and networking with colleagues across healthcare. 

After this event you will be able to:

  • Describe the synergy between dental and general health 
  • Understand the integration and impact of the common risk factors shared between dental and general health conditions 
  • Explain early interventions and management of common oral conditions 
  • Understand the referral pathway for complex oral conditions      

This webinar would be relevant to those interested in or within the field of odontology and/or primary care as well as students and trainees.



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Welcome and introduction

Mr Andrew Dickenson, Postgraduate Dean, Health Education England

Update on sleep apnoea for primary care practitioners

Dr Aditi Desai, President, Odontology Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Special care dentistry: Who can be treated in practice?

Mrs Jane Temple, Consultant in Special Care Dentistry, Wheatbridge Dental Clinic

Neonatal tongue tie and its impact on feeding

Mr Kandasamy Ganesan, Consultant Oral Surgeon, Southend Hospital, Mid and South Essex NHS Trust

Comfort break
Death by co-morbidity: Is there a role for periodontitis?

Professor Iain Chapple, Professor of Periodontology, Consultant, Restorative Dentistry and Director of Research, Institute of Clinical Sciences, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry

Update on oral Cancer and MCF

Mr Mahesh Kumar, Consultant, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Northwick Park Hospital, London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust and Hillingdon Hospital, Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Comfort break
Emergency dentistry in primary care

Professor Nick Barker, Local Dental Network Chair and Professor, Oral Health Sciences,  NHS England and NHS Improvement, University of Essex

Management of the dry mouth, oral ulceration and burning mouth syndrome

Dr Pepe Shirlaw, Specialist in Oral Medicine, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust


Close of the meeting



Disclaimer:All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM nor the speaker's organisations. 

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.  

Webinar recordings will be available for registered delegates up to 60 days after the live webinar, via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.