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Prosthodontic care in cleft lip and palate

Speaker: Dr Phil Smith, Senior Lecturer & Honorary Consultant, The University of Liverpool Dental School, BDS MDS PhD DRD MRD FDS RCS (Edin) FDS (Rest Dent) (Edin) ILTM

Thursday 28th April 2016

Aim: To discuss the challenges in prosthodontic care of CLP

ILO's: To provide an understanding of:

  • Assessment of strategic value & suitability of teeth as abutments
  • Prosthodontic management in arch discrepancies
  • Use of copings and attachments
  • Planning implant provision in compromised sites

Phil Smith

Following an initial period spent in general dental practice Phil has held a number of hospital and academic posts in the UK. He has in excess of 60 publications including co-authoring 2 textbooks. He has had a long-term commitment to prosthetic dentistry, dental education and research. Formerly he was Programme Director MSc Prosthodontics (Fixed and Removable) at The University of Manchester and is an examiner in MRD at the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh.