GID Hygienists & Therapists

Gloucestershire Independent Dentists is a group of like minded practitioners that formed
in the wake of the 1992 fee cut and has developed into the foremost Independent Practitioner Group in the UK.

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GID Hygienists & Therapists

If you would like to join our lively group of hygienists and therapists please click here to join and complete the form or contact Sinead McCaffrey and Katharine Moulton at if you have any questions. There is a joining registration fee of £10 and then a monthly direct debit of £20 collected by DPAS . We aim to hold 4 -6 meetings per year which is great value. It is a lovely opportunity to attend a variety of lectures, catch up with other members in a wonderful local venue with a fabulous lunch included. We look forward to seeing you soon. Membership allows access to arguably the best postgraduate programme in the UK, at no further cost.


Joon Seong - Dental Implants Friends or Foes. Managing dentine hypersensitivity (GDC Outcome C).

Event Start Date: Fri, 09 Feb 2018 09:00:00 GMT

Event End Date: Fri, 09 Feb 2018 13:00:00 GMT

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J Seong



Delivering patient periodontal and implant health now and in the future, whilst managing a successful practice


·         To highlight the condition of peri-implantitis and complications arising from placing implants



•         To review the principles of diagnosis of soft tissue disease (perio/implants)

•         To appreciate the importance of early intervention

•         To understand the evidence for use if adjunctive therapies in the management of plaque


Learning outcomes:

·         Gain knowledge on the aetiology and diagnosis of peri-implant lesions

  • Know when to refer
  • How to deliver soft tissue health while meeting the challenges of time constraints,   funding restrictions and litigation


 More than 40% of adults have sensitive teeth – are you equipped to deal with this condition?


  • To discuss the relevance of Dentine Hypersensitivity to our everyday practice and its management.


•         To discuss prevalence and understand aetiology of Dentine Hypersensitivity

•         To consider current literature relating to Dentine Hypersensitivity, modern treatment modality/strategy and prevention.

Learning outcomes:

•         Understand the aetiology of tooth wear and dentine hypersensitivity

•         Appreciate the epidemiology of erosive tooth wear

•         Gain knowledge on current dentifrice treatment regimens for dentine hypersensitivity   





If you are a Hygienist or Therapist and would like to join the GID click here to apply.

GIDHT Contacts

Lydia Eldridge

Sinead McCaffrey and Katharine Moulton

Speaker Secretary & Organiser
Deb Alps

Joss Harding

Sponsors Secretary
Lesley Card

Technical Advisor
Dave Bridges

Joining Benefits

GIDHT now has 70 members representing well over 60 practices within the Gloucestershire area.

Developing business and practice management.

Professional development.

Industry-leading courses and seminars which are approved for C.P.D.

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