BSOS and IPSO are delighted to again bring you this intense 3-day theory course
which also gives you practical skills you can use straight away.
12-14 January 2018
Park Regis Hotel 160 Broad St Birmingham B15 1DT
Topics to be covered
• An Overview: the few critically important concepts which make superior dentistry
available in your Practice
• Occlusal Disease: what it is and can we solve it?
• The Joint Position for Restorative Dentistry: where is it, how to find it, will it stay there?
• Centric Relation or Habit Bite: when is each appropriate?
• Ideal Occlusion: what is it, what isn’t it?
• Neuromuscular Response: what is it and why is it so important?
• Routine Cases: how can we use occlusal principles to make them easier, better
and more predictable?
• ‘Big Cases’: how can we simplify them, even when we change vertical dimension?
• Cosmetic Cases: How to avoid failure
• Implant Cases: what is the ideal occlusal scheme and how do we achieve it?
What you will learn
• Why an ‘ideal appearing’ occlusion can precipitate severe occlusal symptoms
• The difference between a pathogenic occlusion and malocclusion and how to recognise each
• What an ideal occlusion looks like and why
• The manifestations of occlusal disease and how to spot them
• Why centric relation is so important and common sense methods for recording it
• When appliance therapy is appropriate and why it works
• Articulators and when to use them
• The use and value of a Facebow
• How and when to equilibrate, using plaster models
• How to become a THINKING DENTIST and make dentistry fun again.
In spite of the critical importance of occlusion, dental schools cannot include comprehensive
training in this subject in an already crowded curriculum. This program is designed to fill that
void and unveil many of dentistry’s mysteries that escape those dentists untrained in the
management of occlusion. A follow-up limited attendance ‘hands-on’ study programme is
also available. A better understanding of occlusion will make dentistry easier, more rewarding and more enjoyable.
Who should attend:
General dentists, restorative, cosmetic and implant dentists, orthodontists and specialists
who wish to expand their knowledge of the subject of occlusion and understand why it
has an impact on everything they do.
Laboratory technicians will find this programme informative and stimulating and have
a chance to meet dentists who understand occlusion.
Occlusion Management is fundamental to the delivery of first class dentistry.
There is no better format to learn these skills than in limited attendance seminars
using hands-on training with your own patients right in your own community!
Birmingham. Hotel to be confirmed.
First time attendees (even if BSOS associate members) £975
Previous attendees from 2012, 2015 and 2017courses: £300 (bring course notes and books from before)
BSOS member refresher course: £490
Tuition includes luncheon for all three days. All manuals, supplies and equipment provided. 21 CE Hours.
The cut-off date for applications is 5th January 2018