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regional – peri-implant diseases: prevention and management

Peri-implant diseases: prevention and management

Peri-implant diseases are an increasing reality in our profession. If they are not prevented, recognised early or managed appropriately they may lead to failure of the implant.

The aim of this lecture is to provide an update into the nature of peri-implant diseases.

Educational Objective(s):

The aim of this lecture is to provide an update into the nature of peri-implant diseases. By the end of this presentation our aim is to equip you as dental practitioners to be able to diagnose, prevent and manage these conditions. We will also discuss risk indicators and how they affect the initiation and progression of disease.

speaker – Richard Horwitz

Richard Horwitz

After qualifying from the University of Sheffield, Richard worked in general dental practice prior to embarking on 3 years of specialist training at the UCL Eastman Dental Institute. 

He was awarded with Master of Clinical Dentistry degree in Periodontology, together with a Certificate in Periodontology and Implant Dentistry from the European Federation of Periodontology.

Richard’s main research interests lie in the aetiology and treatment of peri-implant diseases.

He is also the current treasurer of Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity London.


regional – Avoiding occlusally related failures in the aesthetic zone

Avoiding occlusally related failures in the aesthetic zone

Topics to be covered:

  • RCP v ICP
  • Working to conformative v re-organised occlusion
  • Long centric
  • Tooth migration in the anterior region as a result of occlusal problems in the posterior quadrants
  • The importance of anterior guidance, particularly canine protected occlusion
  • Working side and non-working side interferences
  • The consequences of ‘cross-over in working and protrusive mandibular excursions
  • Anterior tooth wear
  • Material choices in bruxism
  • The importance of correct occlusion in anterior cosmetic bonding
  • Diagnosis
  • Avoiding fracturing teeth and roots
  • The importance of anterior disclusion particularly with reference to posterior crown and bridge design
  • The link between orthodontic treatment and occlusion
  • When to carry out occlusal adjustments

When to say ‘no’

speaker – Tom Bereznicki

Tom Bereznicki

Tom graduated from Edinburgh in 1976, moved to London and worked at Guy’s and The Royal Dental Hospitals before entering general dental practice in 1978. In 1982, he opened his own private practice as a ‘squat’ in Queensgate before moving himself and his patients to join Dawood & Tanner in January 2011. His Special Interests lie in all aspects of Restorative Dentistry but in particular Occlusion and Emergence Profile.

In October 2013 Tom was appointed as an Honorary Clinical Teacher one day a week in the Department of Primary Dental Care (PDC) at King’s College Hospital, Denmark Hill, and started teaching in January 2014. In January 2017, he was appointed as a Regional speaker to The British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry on the subject of Occlusion. In March 2017 he was co-opted to The Advisory Board in Primary Dental Care at The Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh. In June 2017 he was appointed as Extra-curricular Education Co-ordination Officer in the King’s College London Dental Institute Students Society. In July 2017 he also joined the Steering Group of The Faculty of Dental Trainers at The Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh.

More recently, Tom has been appointed as a Member of the Clinical Board of Tooth Wise, a new-media/technology company delivering news and resource to those involved in dentistry.  In the FMC Dental Industry Awards, the company won ‘The Best Use of Facebook’ Award 2016 and was The Finalist in ‘The App of The Year’ Award 2016.

In March 2018 he became a Member of The Faculty of Dental Trainers at The Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh (MDTFEd). In April 2018, he became Staff President of The Kings Students Dental Society.

Originally he lectured on The Creation and Duplication of Emergence Profile but now primarily lectures on Restorative Aspects of Occlusion at postgraduate level. He also lectures at undergraduate level on a variety of topics in Restorative Dentistry as well as mentoring younger dentists in their careers. He has had articles published both here in the UK and in The States.

regional – about

About this regional meeting

We are rolling out a new format for BACD regional meetings in 2017.  Meetings will run for a full day, on a Saturday

There will be 2 or 3 speakers, and you will gain 7 hours of CPD

Members pay £49, non-members (affiliate members) pay £199

venue – Crowne Plaza London – Battersea

Crowne Plaza London – Battersea

Crowne Plaza London – Battersea 
Bridges Wharf
London SW11 3BE
Registration Closed
1 Day Recommended Meeting
7 October 2017 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Members £49.00
Non-Members £199.00
7 CPD Hours