An Unrivalled Speaker Line-Up for the UK Dental Congress & Exhibition 2020
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BDSc (Melb) MFGDP (UK) DPDS (Bristol) MSc Infection Control (Essex)
Nikolai grew up in Australia where he completed his dental training in 1996. He moved to England in 1999 where he has since worked in general dental practice as an associate and for the last nine years has run his own practice in Castle Cary, Somerset. Whilst having had several papers published in restorative dentistry, his passion is infection control in dentistry. As a practice owner Nikolai is acutely aware of the regulatory pressures and the financial impact infection control has on the delivery of dental care. His aim is to deliver infection control education that gives the dental team a deeper understanding of this core subject.
Dr Brenda Murray BSc, PhD, BDS, MFD RSCI, DDR RCR
Dr Brenda Murray graduated in Dentistry from Queen’s University Belfast in 1998 after completing an intercalated BSc and PhD in Anatomy. She then worked as a Clinical Research Fellow in Oral Medicine and Clinical Lecturer in Oral Sciences in Belfast for the next 5 years during which time she completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Teaching. Dr Murray completed Specialist Training in Leeds in 2007 and was appointed as Consultant in Dental & Maxillofacial Radiology in Leeds Dental Institute in 2008 and in the Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust in 2009. Her main clinical interests are head and neck ultrasound and cone beam CT. Dr Murray is an Honorary Senior Lecturer in the University of Leeds and has been Training Programme Director for Specialist Training in Dental & Maxillofacial Radiology in Leeds since 2014. She also sits on the Specialist Advisory Committee for the Additional Dental Specialties.
Dr Greenwall is a Specialist in Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics. She is an international lecturer and an authority on tooth whitening, aesthetic dentistry and practice management. As well as running a multidisciplinary private practice in Hampstead, London where she works with a specialist team in the practice which has an Endodontist, Periodontist, Implant Surgeon, Oral Surgeon and Orthodontist. She is an immediate past Chairperson for the Alpha Omega Society 2012/13 and Editor-in-chief of the journal Aesthetic Dentistry Today and is President of the British Dental Association for the Metropolitan London Branch for 2015/2016. In March 2016 she was awarded the FMC Award for the Outstanding Contribution to Dentistry.
Her first book, Bleaching Techniques in Restorative Dentistry, won the award for Best New Dental Book 2001, the book has been translated into 5 different languages. She has written many papers for dentistry journals. Dr Greenwall’s Success Strategies for the Aesthetic Dental Practice was published by Quintessence in 2011 which was Co-wrote with Dr Cathy Jameson. In May 2017 Bleaching Techniques second edition was published.
In 2008, Linda launched and is past chair of the British Dental Bleaching Society (BDBS), which aims to lobby for changes in the controversial bleaching legislation, and to educate dentists in tooth whitening. In 2011 she launched the Dental Wellness Trust, a charity aiming to provide preventive oral health programmes and dental awareness in less fortunate communities such as the elderly and vulnerable kids. The Dental Wellness trust promotes wellness through oral health through their innovative supervised brushing programmes in 5 schools. In 2017 she will be opening a dental clinic in the townships of South Africa for the children with no access to dental care. She has created evening health clubs for the children in the Township called the LiveSmart Club. Children are taught good brushing, hand washing and personal safety. To date the charity looks after over 10,000 children per day who are enrolled in a supervised tooth brushing programme.
In June 2014, she co led a dental outreach programme with the Dental Wellness Trust which was held during the IADR Convention in Cape Town South Africa. This was a collaboration with the University of the Western Cape Dental School. During this time 280 children were treated by 15 international dentists attending the convention.
Dr Greenwall has since been awarded a BEM in the queen’s birthday honours list for 2017.
Phil Jevon is Resuscitation Officer/ Clinical Skills Lead at The Manor Hospital, Walsall. He runs and directs the Resuscitation Council (UK) ALS, ILS, EPLS Courses and still works regularly in the clinical area. A key part of his role is to provide simulation training for medical students on SIMMAN in clinical examination/diagnosis skills – he has recently been awarded honorary Clinical lecturer in recognition of this work.
Philip Lewis BDS qualified at Kings College, London in 1977.
He has had an interest in the early detection of mouth cancer for many years. He continues to be heavily involved with the subject and in 2013 was appointed an Ambassador for the Mouth Cancer Foundation.
Philip has always taken a keen interest in postgraduate education and the development of dentistry. As well as writing and lecturing on mouth cancer he serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of several dental magazines and has received awards for commitment to postgraduate education. He holds Certification from the European Society of Cosmetic Dentistry and has been an active member of a number of other dental societies.
In addition, Philip is a long-serving member of the British Dental Association and now acts as a media spokesman. He has made many television and radio appearances as well as having numerous articles and interviews published in the dental and consumer press.
Philip regularly writes for the dental press and lectures to dental professionals on a variety of clinical and practice management topics as well as giving talks on dental related subjects to groups of the general public.
Philip Lewis runs a single-handed practice on the Isle of Wight with the help of a dental hygienist. His wife Joy acts as receptionist/practice manager. His daughters Chloe and Sarah are both qualified dental nurses.
Outside of dentistry, Philip takes an interest in music, drama and travel.
Sandra worked as a Dental Nurse for 20 years, qualifying in 1999.
She has worked in general dental practice and within the community dental service.
She embarked on a career in infection control following her appointment as Senior Dental Nurse treating patients with communicable diseases.
Sandra has retrained and now has a Degree in Health Protection.
Sandra was employed as Dental Infection Control Advisor for three PCTs between 2004-2015.
Sandra is also DCP Patch Associate Dean to London Dental Education and Training and Trust Compliance Manger for three hospitals.
Prof Rees graduated from Cardiff University in 1984 and was awarded his MSc in Conservative Dentistry and his FDSRCS (Ed) in 1988. He gained his PhD and completed his higher training in Restorative Dentistry in 1996. He was appointed to a Chair in Restorative Dentistry at Cardiff University in 2004. He is currently the Director of the M Clin Dent Prosthodontics programme at Cardiff and
his research interests include biomechanics, tooth wear and dentine sensitivity and he has published over 100 per reviewed articles in these areas.
Consultant in Restorative Dentistry at Cardiff Dental Hospital
Liam qualified in 1996 from Bristol University, he went on to complete vocational training and SHO posts in Bristol and the South West whilst doing a session a week in practice. He then Moved to Liverpool to complete an MPhil and work in practice part time. In 2001 he returned to his home city of Cardiff to complete an StR programme in Restorative Dentistry. Liam was appointed to consultant in Restorative Dentistry in 2006. His main role is as lead of the oral rehabilitation service for head and neck cancer patients, but he runs a regular restorative referral service clinic every week for general dental practitioners, as well as a monthly dental anomalies MDT. Liam Has provided over 100 post graduate hands on courses in South Wales and publishes 40 peer reviewed papers.
Daniel James DipPFS
Lloyd & Whyte
Daniel is a qualified financial planner with over 25 years’ experience in the profession, specialising in the provision of holistic planning to healthcare professionals.
Orthodontic Technicians Association
James Green is a Maxillofacial and Dental Laboratory Manager at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, Broomfield Hospital and the North Thames Cleft Centre, the largest UK service for patients with clefts. He trained at Barts and the London, Queen Mary's School of Medicine and Dentistry between 1998 and 2002 and spent the following two years at the Eastman Dental Hospital before joining Great Ormond Street in 2004. He has been an OTA council member since 2006 and was elected Secretary in 2018. James is an invited speaker both nationally and internationally and has written or co-written numerous journal articles.
Orthodontic Technicians Association
Andrea Johnson is the Chair and founding member of Den-Tech charity, OMFS Lab manager at Montagu hospital, OMFS deputy lead for quality & clinical governance, quality improvement coach and the current Chair of the Orthodontic Technicians Association (OTA).
She is a previous council member of the Dental Technologists Association (DTA), associate lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU), visiting lecturer at the University of Chester, STEM ambassador and sessional teacher at Nottingham College.
The winner of several awards, Andrea writes CPD papers and lectures on a variety of subjects both nationally and internationally.
Larry Browne - FBIDST FDTA ITI Fellow LCGI
Over 50 years of top-level experience in technical dentistry. Formerly owner of L S Browne Technical Services Dental Laboratory (1980 – 2014), which specialised in prosthetics, crown and bridge and implant borne restorations. Provided technical support for implant constructions using most published systems including Straumann, Nobel and Astra. Extensive experience in technical planning and occlusal rehabilitation schemes. Believes in working closely with his restoring clinical colleagues in a committed team approach to restorative dentistry for the benefit of the patient. He has always believed in the principle of registration for dental technicians and joined the national voluntary register in 1960. Was directly involved with the group of dental professionals who conducted the Research on Dental Occlusion at Loughborough University.
Chris and the Corona team have more than 30 years’ experience in marketing and PR in the dental sector. They advise on and execute marketing plans for dental practices on ways to expand their practices through a wide range of tools including branding, online strategy, social media marketing, PR, advertising, printed and promotional materials, events and strategic alliances. Chris helps his clients leverage existing customers more effectively and carry out marketing with limited resources.
Corona help their clients leverage existing customers more effectively and carry out marketing with limited resources.
Chris is especially interested in the art of copywriting – knowing what can grab the attention of an audience; make them take action and the nuances of language that can make a huge difference to the bottom line.
Dr. Francis Scriven BDS MFDS MOrth MSc
Whilst completing his Specialist Orthodontic Training at the University of Bristol Francis undertook his MSc. His thesis was "The design and evaluation of an expert system to diagnose and aid treatment of anomalies in the developing dentition”. This won the UTG Prize for the best MSc presentation at the British Orthodontic Conference.
Following the completion of his Specialist Training Francis spent 18 months working as a Consultant Orthodontist in Christchurch, New Zealand. On returning to the UK he set up Anglia Orthodontics which became the largest Specialist Orthodontic practice in the region.
Following on from his MSc Francis’ interest in expert systems and AI lead him to becoming an early adopter of Dental Monitoring. He was delighted to be asked to be the Key Opinion Leader (KOL) for Dental Monitoring and has all of his aligner cases on Dental Monitoring. This year it is projected that Francis will start in excess of 200 aligner cases.
As well as his NHS commitment treating 500 fixed appliance cases per year, Francis is a Diamond Invisalign user, has been recruited as the Invisalign iGo Mentor for Cambridgeshire, and is the KOL for the Carrière motion appliance for the UK.
Professor Brian R Nattress BChD, PhD, MRDRCS(Ed) FDSRCS(Ed) FFDTEd
Solvay Dental 360
Brian Nattress graduated from the University of Leeds Dental School in 1980. Having completed his programme of higher training in the speciality of Restorative Dentistry and doctoral thesis, he was appointed as a Senior Lecturer/ and then Clinical Professor /Honorary Consultant at the Leeds Dental Institute. As the Clinical Lead in the Translational Research Unit (DenTCRU) his research focusses on the clinical application of new technologies in dentistry. This includes trialing innovative restorative materials, the use of digital technology to design and construct dental prosthesis and the use of facial scanning to construct appliances for patients undergoing ablative head and neck surgery.
He is a member of Dental Council and Convener of Education at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He is one of the lead examiners for the Restorative Speciality Examinations held in Edinburgh, Dubai and Singapore.
Sales Director, Whitewash Laboratories
Chris is a natural storyteller and this skill has allowed him to work with dentists around the world to help mould the stories they tell their patients and more importantly the stories their patients tell about them.
Chris’ background in sales across multiple industries and countries has helped to steer WhiteWash Laboratories to sales in 37 international markets and counting.
The massive success of the brand is built on a concept of ‘Patient Lead Teeth Whitening ‘ a sure fire way to increase whitening revenue while massively exceeding patient expectations.
Practices are able to achieve growth in whitening sales of 615.4% practically overnight using a single piece of paper! Now that is a story worth hearing about.