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Dr. Ian Buckle - Essential Occlusion Hands-on for Hygienists

Friday 27th of September 2024 - 8.30-17.00

Radisson Collection Royal Hotel
Hammerichsgade 1
1611 København V

Course price

Before 15th of May:
6.495 DKK / 865€

Course language 

English

Course difficulty 

Beginner

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About the course

Dr. Ian Buckle:

Essential Occlusion Hands-on for Hygienists


- Examination, Diagnosis and Referral relating to the bite

About the Essential Occlusion Hands-on Course for Hygienists:

The hygienist is often the first point of contact for a patient in the Dental Practice and also see patients regularly so hygienists are more likely to notice changes in the patients’ oral and general health.

Hygienists are very well trained with good knowledge of teeth, periodontal structures and oral tissues but how do you feel about OCCLUSION, TEMPEROMANDIBULAR JOINTS and SMILES? Do you know how to spot occlusal problems and on that basis refer to the dentist?

Would you like to know more about how the masticatory system works and

its impact on oral and general health? And do it hands-on?

During this mixed lecture and hands-on course you will learn:

• How the masticatory system works

• Basics of Occlusion

• How to examine the Joints, Muscles and Teeth for signs of INSTABILITY

• How to record the information that you fnd

• How to record a bite registration accurately

• Why photography is so important as a record and for patient communication

• How to explain bite problems to the patient

• Basics of Splint Therapy

• Methods to monitor Masticatory System Health


During the hands-on sessions, you will devided into groups of 3 and do excersices in real dental chairs using cameras, scanners, computers and a lot of different materials related to recording the bite correctly.





Course programme

8.00 Light Breakfast / Registration

8.30 Course part 1

10.00 Break

10.30 Course part 2

12.00 Lunch

13.00 Course part 3

14.30 Break

15.00 Course part 4

17.00 End of Day


Course prices

Delegate fee

Dr. Ian Buckle - Essential Occlusion for Hygienists

Early Bird Course Delegate Fee before 15th of May:
6.495 DKK / 865 €

Delegate Fee before 15th of June:
6.995 DKK / 935 €

Delegate Fee After 15th of June:
7.495 DKK / 1.000 €

DentaNet Members get 10% discount on the delegate fee

Networking dinner - not available for this course

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Course lecturer

Dr. Ian Buckle

Dr. Ian Buckle qualified from Liverpool University in 1985.

He has over 20 years of experience in general practice both in the private sector and with the National Health Service. As a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (BACD), British Dental Association (BDA) and Association of Dental Implantology (ADI), he completes over 100 hours of postgraduate education every year. Formerly The Dawson Academy’s Clinical Director, Dr. Ian Buckle has lectured nationally and internationally on functional and aesthetic dentistry.

Dr. Ian Buckle teaches the Essential Course Hands-on series, runs seminars and study clubs and provides continuing education to dental professionals, more recently across Europe.

He spends approximately two-thirds of his time in practice and the other third as an educator. He believes this balance keeps him on the leading edge of both disciplines.

Dr. Ian Buckle
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