About this section

The Odontology Section’s purpose is to provide a unified forum for the continuing professional development for all those working in the field of oral and dental health care sciences by organising a broad range of educational activities. It aims to encourage the participation of trainees in the Section's activities and the RSM as a whole and to commemorate historical links between the RSM, the Odontological Society of London and the Royal College of Surgeons.

 

The RSM Odontology COVID-19 webinar series

The Odontology Section has a webinar series that is broadcast bi-monthly. These webinars will be available to access later online by those who have registered but cannot be present for the live broadcast. Check out and book the webinars below. 

 

RSM Odontology Leadership webinars

The Odontology Section have a unique upcoming 3-part webinar about leadership in the industry. Scroll down to book your place for September now. Book all three webinars at once and attend the third for free. Email events@rsm.ac.uk to claim your free spot.

Upcoming webinars and events

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The impact of COVID-19 on oral health in vulnerable patients

This webinar will examine the dental effects of the ongoing pandemic on vulnerable groups including the homeless, children, and those in care homes and prison.

It will also address how dental teams have mobilised to address emerging oral health problems in these unique circumstances.

 

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Leadership in dentistry: Part 1

Part one of a three-part webinar series exploring the contemporary topic of leadership in dentistry, in particular its role in the postgraduate training environment.

This first webinar will cover the changing landscape of leadership education and development, skills that impact on dento-legal outcomes, and leadership qualities and training in postgraduate dental education.

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Leadership in dentistry: Part 2

Part two of a three-part webinar series exploring the contemporary topic of leadership in dentistry, in particular its role in the postgraduate training environment.

This second webinar will explore the design of leadership training programmes, human factors as an essential skill in leadership training, and leadership behaviours that are important in personal development.

 

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Leadership in Dentistry, Part 3

Join us for part three of a three-part webinar series exploring the contemporary topic of leadership in dentistry, in particular its role in the postgraduate training environment.

This final element to the series will involve a panel discussion with young dental leaders exploring the ins and outs of leadership in dentistry, and what can be expected for the future. This will be followed the announcement of the Colyer Prize winner.

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Prizes

Odontology Section: Colyer Prize

Submission deadline:
Submission closed

Prize:
£200

Open to:
Undergraduate and postgraduate students, and trainees who have gained their qualification within the last 12 years (as at the date of presentation - September)

Application guidelines
This is awarded every three years. Candidates are invited to submit a clinical or research abstract of no more than 250 words on original work in dental science completed in a UK institution during the preceding five years.

 
Shortlisted applicants will be invited to present their poster at a future Odontology Section meeting.
Submissions are closed

Section Council members

Section meetings and conferences are usually organised by members of the Section Council, led by the Section President and often in collaboration with specialist societies.

President

Dr Deborah Bomfim