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2016 Speaker programme

The speaker programme for the 2016 Scottish Dental Show will be arranged around four concurrent streams offering more than eight hours verifiable CPD:

Lectures are not available to book in advance, they will be filled on a first-come-first-served basis, so we advise delegates to arrive early to avoid disappointment. To register for your delegate pass, click here

Friday 13 May, 2016

09.00-10.00 – Session 1
10.00-10.15 – Break
10.15-11.15 – Session 2
11.15-11.30 – Break
11.30-12.30 – Session 3
12.30-13.30 – Lunch
13.30-14.30 – Session 4
14.30-14.45 – Break
14.45-15.45 – Session 5
16.30 – Exhibition closes

Saturday 14 May, 2016

09.00-10.00 – Session 1
10.00-10.15 – Break
10.15-11.15 – Session 2
11.15-11.30 – Break
11.30-12.30 – Session 3
12.30-13.30 – Lunch
13.30-14.30 – Session 4
15.30 – Exhibition closes

This year's speakers

  • Arshad Ali

    Arshad Ali

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    Arshad Ali is clinical director of Scottish Centre for Excellence in Dentistry which is a centre for dentistry,…

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  • Steve Bonsor

    Steve Bonsor

    Mr Steve Bonsor graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1992 with Honours and won the Hepburn Prize for the…

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  • Martyn Bradshaw

    Martyn Bradshaw

    Martyn Bradshaw is the practice valuations and sales director of PFM Dental. Having valued and sold dental practices in…

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  • John Brown

    John Brown

    I have been teaching the specialism of dental technology for over 30 years and have tutored over 2000 undergraduate clinical…

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  • Prof Jan Clarkson

    Prof Jan Clarkson

    Jan Clarkson graduated in dentistry from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne in 1987 and after 10 years at the…

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  • Jayne Clifford

    Jayne Clifford

    Jayne Clifford is a director at Martin Aitken & Co Ltd.
    Jayne helps her dental and healthcare clients to plan,…

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  • Jeremy Cooper

    Jeremy Cooper

    Jeremy Cooper qualified from the London Hospital in 1982 with BDS (Hons). He worked as an associate from 1982-89…

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  • Aubrey Craig

    Aubrey Craig

    BDS FDS RCPS (Glasg) MPhil MBA

    Head of dental division and dental adviser at MDDUS, Aubrey…

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  • Prof StJohn Crean

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  • Gavin Curr

    Gavin Curr

    Gavin Curr is an accountant with Martin Aitken & Co Ltd.

    Gavin advises both businesses and individuals on their audit &…

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  • Aditi Desai

    Aditi Desai

    Dr Aditi Desai is president of the British Society of Dental Sleep Medicine, and consults from London Bridge Hospital and…

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  • Philip Friel

    Philip Friel

    Philip qualified from the University of Glasgow in 2000 with degrees in anatomy and dentistry. He is a member of…

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  • Stephen Henderson

    Stephen Henderson

    Stephen Henderson is a senior dentolegal adviser based in Dental Protection’s London office.
    Stephen is a specialist in oral…

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  • Caralynne Hill

    Caralynne Hill

    Caralynne Hill is an assistant manager at Martin Aitken & Co Ltd.

    Caralynne joined the firm as an Accountant in November…

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  • Roy Hogg

    Roy Hogg

    Experienced dental accountant Roy Hogg will cover latest developments and current hot topics within the dental profession including the current…

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  • Andrea Johnson

    Andrea Johnson

    Andrea Johnson is an Orthodontic Technician currently working at the Royal Derby Hospital. She is a council member for the…

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  • Siobhan Kelleher

    Siobhan Kelleher

    Siobhan Kelleher is the owner of and practices in Co Cork, Ireland.

    An honours dental hygiene student from

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  • Karin Laidlaw

    Karin Laidlaw

    Karin is a specialist dental nurse tutor for NHS Education for Scotland. Her post involves the development and delivery…

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  • Barbara Lamb

    Barbara Lamb

    Barbara Lamb qualified as a general radiographer in 1974 and, since then, has worked exclusively as a specialised radiographer in…

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  • Robbie Lawson

    Robbie Lawson

    Dr. Lawson is a partner in Edinburgh Orthodontics, a specialist practice committed to achieving optimal outcomes for all patients. He…

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  • Robert Leggett

    Robert Leggett

    Rob is co-founder of New Life Teeth (NLT) with Dr Stuart Lutton. His focus is on the creation of…

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  • Prof Mike Lewis

    Prof Mike Lewis

    Professor Lewis is Professor of Oral Medicine and Dean of the School of Dentistry at Cardiff University. He is…

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  • Stuart Lutton

    Stuart Lutton

    Stuart holds a masters degree in implantology and is a co-founder of New Life Teeth with Robert Leggett.

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  • Maximilian Maier

    Maximilian Maier

    Dr Maximilian Maier is a development chemist at Dentsply DeTrey GmbH, Germany.
    After his diploma in chemistry and business…

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  • Ian Main

    Ian Main

    Ian Main heads up the Stark Main & Co Dental team and was responsible for the launch of our Edinburgh…

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  • Craig McArthur

    Craig McArthur

    Craig McArthur is the marketing and business development consultant at Martin Aitken & Co Ltd.

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  • Illona McLay

    Illona McLay

    Illona has worked for more than 30 years in a range of senior management roles with a major blue chip…

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  • Will McLean

    Will McLean

    William McLean graduated from Cardiff Dental School in 1997. Following graduation, he was awarded an Action Research Training Fellowship to…

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  • Prof Brian Millar

    Prof Brian Millar

    Professor of Blended Learning in Dentistry at King’s College London and NHS Consultant in Restorative Dentistry at the King’s…

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  • Adam Morgan

    Adam Morgan

    Adam Morgan is an award winning training specialist who teaches businesses and individuals how to grow and create greatness in…

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  • Prof Peter Mossey

    Prof Peter Mossey

    Professor Peter Mossey is professor of craniofacial development and an honorary consultant in orthodontics at the University of Dundee Dental…

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  • Prof Tim Newton

    Prof Tim Newton

    Tim Newton is Professor of Psychology as Applied to Dentistry and Honorary Consultant Health Psychologist at King’s College London Dental…

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  • Kellie O’Shaughnessy

    Kellie O’Shaughnessy

    Kellie O’Shaughnessy graduated in Dental Hygiene (Hons) from UCC in 2004. Further studies and a passion for Health Promotion…

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  • Christine Park

    Christine Park

    Christine graduated BDS from Glasgow University in 2006, and completed longitudinal dental foundation training in Edinburgh. She then…

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  • Paul Perkins

    Paul Perkins

    Paul Perkins joined Swift Dental Group management two years ago, having previously worked in both sales and as a technician…

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  • Bob Philpott

    Bob Philpott

    Bob qualified from Cork Dental School in 2003 and completed his endodontic training at Eastman in London in 2009. He…

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  • Ian Robertson

    Ian Robertson

    Ian Robertson is a Resuscitation Officer, employed by Glasgow University to teach undergraduate dentists medical emergencies (2007 to the present).

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  • Dr Nav Ropra

    Dr Nav Ropra

    Dr Nav Ropra is an Internationally sought after Human Behavioural Educator, Inspirational Public Speaker and Business Consultant who has taught…

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  • Michael Royden

    Michael Royden

    Solicitor Michael Royden has many years experience of advising dental practices. Thorntons is one of the leading providers of specialist…

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  • Craig Stirling

    Craig Stirling

    Craig is a corporate partner and heads the Davidson Chalmers’ health team and advises dentists, doctors, and other health professionals…

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  • Steve Taylor

    Steve Taylor

    Steve Taylor, DipPS(Implantology), Dip Clin Dent Tech, FBIDST, gained City and Guilds qualification in 1978, he has subsequently obtained…

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  • Lezley Ann Walker

    Lezley Ann Walker

    Lezley Ann is the dental team tutor at Glasgow Dental Hospital and School and within this role she is responsible…

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  • Liz Webster

    Liz Webster

    Liz is dental nurse team leader in the restorative department at Glasgow Dental Hospital and School. As well as the…

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  • Laura Wilson

    Laura Wilson

    I have been an Infection Control Dental Support Nurse for the past five years within the dental directorate of

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  •  Ian Wilson

    Ian Wilson

    IWT Services and IWT Dental provide specialist IT, dental chair and imaging solutions to the dental practice.…

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