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P170 Transitioning From Analogue to Digital Dentistry

Speakers: Anthony Laurie MDT FBIDST FCGI DCP.CGDentProf. Bill Sharpling FCGDent

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Webinar Details

In collaboration with the College of General Dentistry, we will explore how with knowledge, understanding and experience, analogue dentistry provides predictable treatment results through careful control of the processes employed. It will examine how important these parameters are when making the transition to digital dentistry.



Learning Outcomes


To consider the pros and cons of transitioning from analogue to digital dentistry.


On completion of this webinar, you will understand how to action the transition from analogue to digital dentistry, protocols to embrace and pitfalls to avoid.



The Speakers

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Dental Technician & Managing Director, Dental Excellence LTD

Anthony lectures extensively, both internationally and in the UK, and is the author of numerous publications including the Technical Appendix to Failure in the Restored Dentition - Management and Treatment, a textbook written by Dr. Michael Wise with whom he worked for over twenty years in the medical heartland of London, initially in Devonshire Place then Wimpole Street.

He is the Managing Director of 'Dental Excellence (Technologies) Ltd.' and Principal of DENTS (Dental Education Nurtured Through Science).  Anthony trained at the Eastman Dental Hospital and is highly qualified, with over 43 years’ experience, in dental technology.  One of only three people in the UK to have been conferred a Fellowship of the City and Guilds for Dentistry and is also a Fellow of the British Institute of Dental and Surgical Technicians. He is a past President of the British Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry (BAAD) and a former Director of Education for the Dental Laboratories Association. Was a founder member of the board of the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners for Dental Care Professionals.  A recipient of the prestigious Dennison Award (2006) and was UK Technician of the Year 2003. In 2013 he received a lifetime achievement award for his outstanding contribution to Dentistry.  His training facility is highly respected for offering continuing education and training to both clinicians and technicians.

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Prof. Bill Sharpling FCGDent

Associate Dean (CPD) and Director of the London Dental Education Centre (LonDEC) at the Faculty of Dentistry, Oral & Craniofacial Sciences, King’s College London

Bill is Associate Dean (CPD) and Director of the London Dental Education Centre (LonDEC) at the Faculty of Dentistry, Oral & Craniofacial Sciences, King’s College London. Previously, he was Head of Dental Technology at Guy’s, King’s College and St Thomas’ Hospitals. Bill is an Honorary Professor at RAK College of Dental Sciences, UAE. He is also the External Examiner for the BSc(Hons) Clinical Dental Technology programme at the University of Central Lancashire. After qualifying in 1986, Bill spent the next 10 years working as a Dental Technician, gaining advanced qualifications in fixed and removable prosthodontics. He has worked in commercial dental laboratories, the Armed Forces