Interceptive Orthodontics: What to Treat and what to Refer
Interceptive Orthodontics: What to Treat and what to Refer

Development Outcome: C

Secondary Development Outcome:

1.5 h

1.5 Credits

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Webinar Details:

Webinar start:
June 5th 2019 at 6:30pm
Webinar end:
June 5th 2019 at 8:00pm

Course Description

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To familiarise the learner with normal and abnormal development in relation to orthodontics. To learn the techniques used for simple interceptive orthodontics and appreciate when specialist referral is required.

Learning Content

Join Professor Parmjit Singh in this webinar which will outline the presentation of a range of different developing orthodontic problems and highlight their management strategies. Topics include: normal orthodontic development; prevalence of children that could benefit from early interception; reasons for general dental practitioners not providing early interception; benefits of early treatment; and the management of: delayed eruption or abnormal sequence of eruption; digit habits; crossbites with displacements; palpation of unerupted upper canines, caries, and infraocclusion.


Following the webinar participants should:

  • Be familiar with normal development
  • Appreciate abnormal development
  • Be able to undertake simple interception
  • Know when to make a specialist referral

Development Outcome: C



About the Speaker

Professor Parmjit Singh

After qualifying as a dentist from the University of Newcastle in 2001, Parmjit specialised in orthodontics. He is trained to consultant level, the highest level for a UK orthodontist and has worked at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London and Ipswich Hospital as a locum consultant.

He is a senior clinical lecturer in orthodontics at BPP University where he is programme lead for the Master’s in Clinical Dentistry for Orthodontics. He is also the orthodontic lead for the Diploma in Orthodontics that is delivered at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration in Accra, Ghana in collaboration with the City of London Dental School.

Parmjit is a member of the British Orthodontic Society. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and an associate fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

He is an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeon’s Licence in Dental Surgery (LDS), the Royal College of Surgeon’s Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy and also examines for the National Examining Board for Dental Nurses where he sits on the orthodontic committee. In addition to these roles, he is a clinical adviser at the General Dental Council as an expert witness.

He spends his time between London and Spain and enjoy cycling and DIY in his spare time. He is learning to speak Spanish and dreams of one day having a pilot’s license!

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