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2017 Conference presentations

BSDH May 2017 Conference Liverpool Please note not all speakers will share their presentations.   AlbadriSondos.pdf Smith-Phil.pdf BalmerColette.pdf TaylorKathryn.pdf TaylorKathrynTopSuturingTips.pdf  YoungsonCallum.pdf FitzgeraldRichard.pdf CampbellNicola.pdf ChoHana.pdf DeeryChris.pdf KakaShazia.pdf

Nordic Special Care conference

The Special Care 2017 conference is organized by nordic specialists that take interest in a) oral health for people with special needs and b) children with nourishing difficulties. The conference will be held in Reykjavík, August 17th – 18th 2017. Please click here for more details.

iADH conference in Dubai 2018.

The 2018 iADH conference is being held in Dubai. Please see flyer for more details. Click here for flyer

BSDH Prizes 2017

 

BSDH SPRING CONFERENCE 2017

4 & 5 May 2017, Liverpool

Applications are invited from BSDH members for the prizes below:

1.      BSDH CLINICAL PRIZE   Value of award: £300

Entry criteria: this competition is open to BSDH members and seeks entries from non-consultant grade (or equivalent) clinicians. Clinical cases should demonstrate treatment provided for an adult patient with needs for Special Care Dentistry and should satisfy one or more of the following criteria:

·         Involve dental treatment provision for a patient with a significant disability or medical history

·         Involve a practical solution to a clinical problem

·         Involve a multidisciplinary input to treatment planning and provision of care

·         Resulted in improved clinical practice or service for other patients

It is expected that presenters will have personally performed some of the treatment, not just undertaken a diagnostic work up, for the patient they present.

Applicants should submit an abstract limited to 250 words and structured according to the guidance below via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. – please entitle your email ‘BSDH clinical prize application’

 

      CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF ABSTRACTS: 5 March 2017

      The best 3 entrants will be invited to give a 15 minute oral presentation at BSDH Conference, Liverpool University Dental Hospital, Thursday 4 May 2017

2.  CLINICAL AUDIT PRIZE   Value of award: £300

Entry criteria: this competition is open to BSDH members and seeks entries from non-consultant grade (or equivalent) clinicians. Projects submitted under this category must demonstrate:

·         The key aspects of the audit or service evaluation process

·         What changes / improvements have been made to clinical practice or service delivery

 

Applicants should submit an abstract limited to 250 words and structured according to the guidance below via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. – please entitle your email ‘BSDH audit prize application’

 

 CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF ABSTRACTS: 5 March 2017

The best 3 entrants will be invited to give a 15 minute oral presentation at BSDH Conference, Liverpool University Dental Hospital, Thursday 4 May 2017

3.  BSDH POSTER PRIZE Value of award: £200

Entry criteria: this competition is open to BSDH members and seeks entries from non-consultant grade (or equivalent) clinicians. The abstract should describe an aspect of the practice of special care dentistry.  

Applicants should submit an abstract limited to 250 words and structured according to the guidance below via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. – please entitle your email ‘BSDH poster prize application’

 

 CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF ABSTRACTS: 5 March 2017

The best entrants will be invited to present posters at BSDH Conference, Liverpool University Dental Hospital, Thursday 4  May 2017

[Poster preparation: Posters will be displayed on a standard display board and should be A0 portrait (841 mm width by 1189 mm height)]. 

4. BSDH TRAVEL AWARDS Value of award: £500 (2 awards available per year)

Entry criteria: The British Society of Disability and Oral Health has established these awards to support BSDH members (excluding consultants and equivalent academic grades) who wish to present a poster or oral communication at scientific meetings of the International Association for Disability & Oral Health (IADH) or the Association for Dental Education in Europe (ADEE) . Up to two awards of £500 will be available per annum. 

Applicants should submit an abstract limited to 250 words and structured according to the guidance below via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. – please entitle your email ‘BSDH travel award application’

 

      CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF ABSTRACTS:  5 March 2017

The winning entry(s) will receive their certificate and cheque as part of the conference proceedings on Thursday 4 May 2017, or it can be sent in the post if the person is unable to attend. If a winning abstract is not accepted for the proposed conference, or the applicant is subsequently unable to attend the named meeting, BSDH must be informed and the award may have to be returned to the Society.

Abstract preparation and submission

BSDH members may only submit one abstract on which they are the presenting (first) author but it is permissible to be a co-author on multiple abstracts. It is expected that, in keeping with normal publication protocol, the first author (the presenting author) has made the greatest contribution to the work described. All co-authors must have approved the abstract submission. Furthermore, no abstract should have been presented previously at a National or International scientific meeting or have been published.  The presenter must register for the Scientific Meeting.  Failure to do so, after acceptance of an abstract, may result in the abstract being withdrawn.

 

Preparation of abstracts

Abstracts should be prepared according to the protocol given below. There are three main formats for abstracts described. In the case of the travel award, applicants should select the most appropriate abstract format for their work. Failure to adhere to the detailed format for abstract preparation will result in the rejection of the abstract.

 

 General instructions for all abstracts

 

1.       Complete abstract form

2.       Use 12 point Arial font

3.       Title should be no more than 12 words

4.       The presenting author should be listed first and co-authors thereafter.

5.       Give surnames followed by up to two initials

6.       Give affiliations for each author on line below names

7.       The main body of the abstract text should not be more than 250 words

8.       Provide the name of any funding body, if applicable, at the bottom of the abstract

 

Specific instructions for a clinical case abstract

·         Use the following subtitles in your abstract as appropriate:

Background

Presenting problem

Clinical management

Discussion

 

Specific instructions for an audit abstract

·         Use the following subtitles in your abstract as appropriate:

Background

Aim

Standard(s) (n/a for service evaluation)

Process

Results

Discussion

Action plan

 

 Specific instructions for a travel award abstract

 Give details of conference where abstract is to be presented

 Confirm the abstract has not been previously presented at a scientific meeting

 

 Specific instructions for a poster prize abstract

 Follow the general instructions and any relevant specific instructions above

 

 

 

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