Digital technology is disrupting the traditional ways we think about and practice dentistry. By starting with the end in mind we can visualise our end point of treatment easily utilising digital smile design concepts and then once we know this, deliver the dentistry required to achieve it in an efficient, accurate and predictable way. In this presentation we will cover smile design concepts, how to link this to the clinical treatment and stage our dentistry easily. Smile design will be practically covered in the hands on, for which participants should bring their own iPads with the correct specifications
This lecture will have elements of enhanced GDC learning outcome A and C
Effective communication with patients, the dental team and others across dentistry, including when obtaining consent, dealing with complaints, and raising concerns when patients are at risk
Dr. Elaine Halley graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1992 and achieved her membership of the Royal College of General Dental Practitioners in 1995. She is a past president of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and is accredited by the academy.
She has a Masters of Science degree in Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry with distinction from the University of Manchester. She is a member of the master group of Digital Smile Design dentists accredited by Christian Coachman and is an official DSD instructor. She is also an Opinion Leader for Ivoclar Vivadent, Optident and Align technology and lectures throughout the UK, Europe and the States. She is a judge for the Scottish Dental Awards and serves on the Editorial board for Private Dentistry and Aesthetic Dentistry. She has authored numerous articles on clinical dentistry, facial aesthetics, treatment planning and the business of dentistry.
Elaine has private practices in Perth and Edinburgh. Cherrybank Dental Spa have won numerous awards including Outstanding Customer Service in the Chamber of Commerce Awards, Best Marketing in the Private Dental Awards, Best Employer and Outstanding Individual for Elaine in the Scottish Dental Awards and Outstanding Contribution to Scottish Dentistry. Both practices have been awarded the Good Practice Standard from the British Dental Association and Investors in People Awards.