Alpha Omega

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Welcome to Alpha Omega

Chairman’s Welcome

I am honoured to be writing to you as the incoming Chairman of the London Chapter of Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity. It gives me special pleasure to be doing this for a second time when it is the London Chapter’s 50th Anniversary.

Plans are afoot to celebrate the event, so keep an eye here, on our website for more details as they unfold.”

Over these 50 years, the face of dentistry has completely changed. There are now more pressures than ever from patients and compliance, which affect all GDPs. However, I feel the original aims of Alpha Omega are as necessary as ever and we should not lose sight of what these aims offer dentists, oral health professionals and students alike.

A welcoming fraternal community, providing opportunities to attain professional excellence and promoting access to oral health care for all. Over the years I have found the fraternal element can help find solutions to running a practice and many compliance issues.

I hope our postgraduate lectures help inspire us to higher professional standards.

Finally, our Charitable Trust distributes the funds we raise to help disadvantaged groups in all parts of the world access dental care.

I set out to design a lecture series where each lecture is aimed at the general dental practitioner. As ever, a big thank you to the scientific committee, especially its Chairman Eddie Scher, for helping to put it together and put in place a quality assurance policy that we hope will ensure the lectures are targeted to our members.

I must also thank all our committee who work tirelessly behind the scenes, in their own time, especially this year when so many compliance projects have needed to be completed. Our last Chairman, Jonathan Lack, managed to get through a good number of projects, inspire us to try and get the benefits of membership out to a new audience and still raise a good sum for the Charitable Trust. He has set the bar really high for incoming Chairs and I must congratulate him on such a successful year.

Once again I must thank all our speakers who have agreed to speak and take time out, with no honorarium, not only to present their lectures but also to prepare them. 

I also thank all our generous sponsors especially Henry Schein, who support all our events and make the production and distribution of this brochure possible. If you don’t already use their Alpha Omega rewards and discounts take a look at them.

Most importantly I have to thank all our members for their continued support. Feel free to bring along guests to the events and help our London Chapter grow.

Dr. Rob Pittack BDS MSc

Chairman of The London Chapter of Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity

Upcoming Events

Take a look at upcoming events

Nov 20 2018

Evolutionary Endodontics in the 21st Century

BDA 64 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 8YS

Dr. Richard Kahan

Registration from 6.30pm, lecture from 7.15 pm

Course overview
Endodontic treatment of teeth is a very successful treatment modality, enjoying survival rates of 90% plus over many years. Its Achilles
heel can be the destructive elements of its protocols for canal disinfection, preparation and obturation, leaving a tooth vulnerable to fracture. Modern instrumentation geared for rapid results can
be a further catalyst for this damage and the lecture addresses these concerns and highlights a personal journey towards minimally invasive endodontics, highlighting the use of advanced innovative instrumentation in an attempt to further improve treatment efficacy and prolong the life of root treated teeth.

Educational aims and objectives
An understanding of:
- The aims and objective of endodontic treatment
- The physical limitations in cleaning and disinfecting the root canal system
- The evolution if endodontic instrumentation and obturation Structural integrity, microcracks, and dentine brittleness.
- The use of innovative instrumentation to effectively disinfect and obturation canal spaces

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