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Conference programme

‘Prosthodontics at The Interface - Art and Science’

Thursday 18th to Friday 19th April 2024, Welsh College of Music and Drama Cardiff. 

Please note that this programme may be subject to minor changes

Thursday 18th April

08:15-09:00 Registration & coffee/trade show

09:00-09:15 Welcome opening ceremony

Session 1
09:15-10:00 The Prosthodontic - Psychological interface - The meeting of mouth and mind by Professor Tim Newton (Kings College London, UK)

10:00-11:00 The Prosthodontic Digital Interface – How modern technology produces precision prosthetics Part 1 Fixed prosthodontics by Dr George Michelinakis (Specialist Practitioner Crete, Greece)

11:00-11:30 Coffee, posters and trade

11:30-12:15 The Prosthodontic Periodontal interface – The Prosthetic plan for periodontal health by Professor Wendy Turner (Queens University Belfast, NI UK)

12:15-12:30 Session 1 Plenary

12:30-13:30 Lunch, trade and Schottlander poster viewing 

Session 2
Prosthodontics in the multidisciplinary team

Hypodontia - Prosthodontic considerations for multidisciplinary cases by Dr Matthew Thomas (Cardiff Dental Hospital, UK)

14:15-15:00 The prosthodontic approach to dental trauma - replacing and repairing damaged dental tissues by Dr James Darcey (University of Manchester, UK)

15:00-15:30 Coffee, posters and trade

15:30-16:15 The prosthodontic oncology interface - Prosthetic rehabilitation following resective head and neck cancer surgery by Dr Nathalie Vosselman (University of Groningen Medical Centre, Netherlands)

16:15-16:30 Session 2 Plenary

16:30-17:00 BSSPD AGM

Followed by Drink and Buffet Food reception with musical entertainment at Welsh College of Music and Drama

Friday 19th April

08:15-09:00 Registration and coffee/trade show

Session 3
The Art and Science of Removable Prosthodontics

09:00-10:00 Evolution of RPDs as a versatile prosthodontic option: hygienic Scandinavian Design, strategic use of Single Implant Abutments, Future Proofing approach by Dr Charlotte Stilwell (Specialist Practitioner London, UK)

10:00-11:00 The engineering advantages of the Scandinavian Hygienic RPD approach over classic British/American teachings in challenging prosthodontic cases by Dr Finlay Sutton (Specialist Practitioner Garstang, UK)

11:00-11:30 Coffee, posters and trade 

11:30-12:30 Impression technique - the  foundation for successful prosthetics by Dr Michael Gregory (Lecturer and Practitioner Bristol, UK)

12:30-12:45 Session 3 plenary

12:45-13:45  Lunch and Trade

Session 4
13:45-14:30 Digital Prosthodontics Part 2: The role of digital technology in removable prosthodontics by Dr George Michelinakis (Specialist Practitioner Crete, Greece)

14:30-15:15 The Prosthodontic - Implant interface - How prosthetic principles drive implant success by Professor Shakeel Shahdad (The Royal London Dental Hospital, UK)

15:15-15:45 Coffee, trade and posters

15.45-16.30: The Endodontic Prosthodontics Interface. From the canal to the crown. Clinical options for daily practice by Dr Massimo Giovarruscio (Specialist Practitioner, Bristol and Rome UK/Italy)

16:30-16:45 Session 4 plenary 

16:45-17:00 Handover to new president Dr Shiyana Eliyas

17:00 Close



Please note that on Friday 19th April we will also be having parallel sessions for the Schottlander oral awards and for the Institute of Maxillofacial Prosthodontics and Dental technologists.