Scottish Orthodontic Conference


 Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow / Online   

 6 CPD Approved

This event will provide an update on current topics and will give orthodontic teams an opportunity to get together and to focus on areas of fundamental importance to the delivery of contemporary orthodontics.

Book Now Closing date: 29 January 2022


Returning for its seventh year, Ms Laura Short and Mr Andrew McGregor invite you to join them for our annual Scottish Orthodontic Conference.


This one-day hybrid event will welcome both face to face and virtual delegates and will provide updates on current practice and contemporary topics including temporary anchorage devices, 3D printing and orthodontic management of traumatised teeth.


With a mix of engaging speakers, clinical pearls and panel sessions, the Conference will be of interest to those based in both primary and secondary care and is intended to engage the whole orthodontic team and those with an interest in orthodontics.


Who should attend?

  • Orthodontists
  • Orthodontic trainees
  • Orthodontic therapists
  • Orthodontic nurses
  • Anyone with an interest in orthodontics


Poster Competition

We are now inviting abstracts for the Scottish Orthodontic Conference poster competition.  The top 4 submissions will be selected for a short oral presentation during the Conference and all other accepted abstracts will be displayed on a digital showcase throughout the event.


Entries for poster competition should relate to case report, audit, quality improvement project or a clinical trial/study.  Full details can be found in the downloads tab below.

The closing date for submissions is Thursday 9 December 2021



The conference is designed to provide an update on contemporary orthodontic topics including anterior open bite management with TADS, innovations in 3D printing in specialist practice and orthodontic management of traumatised teeth. The 2022 conference will run as a hybrid event welcoming both face to face and virtual delegates. The conference is aimed at all members of the orthodontic team and those with an interest in orthodontics.


Learning Outcomes

  • Have updated knowledge in the management of anterior open bite treatment with TAD’s
  • Have an understanding of the management of traumatised teeth undergoing orthodontic treatment
  • Demonstrate understanding of 3D printing within specialist practice
  • Be aware of updates to clinical skills for aligner treatments and the patient journey
  • To have participated in academic discussion relating to current projects/QIPS within orthodontics


**Please note that a block booking discount is available for groups of 10 or more.  Please contact the event co-ordinator for more information**




28 January

09:00 - 09:10

Introduction and Welcome

Andy Edwards
Dean of the Faculty of Dental Surgery,
Vice President, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

28 January

09:10 - 09:45

Orthodontic Management of Traumatised Teeth

Dr Niall McGuinness
Consultant and Honorary Senior Lecturer,
Edinburgh Dental Institute

28 January

09:45 - 10:15

3D models and printing

Dr Finn Geoghegan
Principal Orthodontist
Specialist Orthodontist Practice, Glenageary

28 January

10:15 - 10:30

Session 1 Speaker Q&A

All session 1 speakers

28 January

10:30 - 10:50

Break and poster viewing

28 January

10:50 - 11:40

Keynote Lecture: TADs and anterior open bite management

Dr Richard Cousley
Consultant Orthodontist and Clinic Director
The Priestgate Clinic, Peterborough

28 January

11:40 - 12:20

Update on medico-legal trends within orthodontics

Aubrey Craig
Senior Dentolegal Adviser

28 January

12:20 - 13:15

Lunch and poster viewing

28 January

13:15 - 14:25

Clinical Pearls Session

Dr Mohammed Almuzian
Specialist Orthodontist
Sunrise Dental Clinic, Edinburgh

28 January

14:25 - 15:05

Poster presentation session

Top 4 submitted abstracts present

28 January

15:05 - 15:25

Break and poster viewing

28 January

15:25 - 16:00


Dr Catherine McCanny
Specialist Orthodontist
St Michael’s Orthodontics

28 January

16:00 - 16:30

The patient aligner journey


28 January

16:30 - 16:35

Speaker Q&A


28 January

16:45 - 16:55

Closing remarks and award of poster prize

Laura Short and Andrew McGregor





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