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Ian Kerr

BSOS member Ian Kerr

26 May 2020

I have spent the last 9 weeks investigating the impact of stress on the occlusion. It has been a in vivo study using a continuous feedback mechanism and his involved seeing how hard an occlusal load I can generate every time I read letters from the CDO, CQC or GDC. This research is part of an open-ended nationwide study involving 39,000 GDPs with no clear end date to the experiment in sight.

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Henry Gremillion

Remembering Henry A Gremillion

20 May 2020

October 15, 1951 – May 17, 2020 Memories of Henry Gremillion by Mark Hargreaves I first met Henry at AES Chicago in February 2003 though he had already presented to BSOS the previously. Jette Holbrook was organising a trip for a dozen BSOS members to The University of Florida Shand Medical and Dental Hospital. We…

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TMD examination forms

04 May 2020

DC-TMD Diagnostic Criteria for Temporomandibular Disorders (2014)   TMD Symptom Questionaire

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AES and The Chicago Midwinter 2020

04 March 2020

Late February, it can be a difficult time of year, particularly if it’s been a long, wet winter but there are positives.  For the past twenty years I’ve taken a week off work and gone to the USA. No, not a skiing trip or Florida. Every February it’s The Windy City for me. Now in…

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Article in the Times newspaper September 2019

04 September 2019

Teeth grinding — what really happens when you sleep September 3 2019, 12/01am, Does your dentist want you to wear a mouthguard? Youʼre not alone. Bruxism is on the rise. Itʼs not necessarily a bad thing, the experts tell Helen Rumbelow One in ten of us reports that we grind our teeth at night There…

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Mark Hargreaves - articulator

Quality, precision equipment

05 June 2019

Mark Hargreaves, instructor for the British Society for Occlusal Studies, explains the importance of working with the right articulator when it comes to occlusion and why the Denar 300 series fits the bill The British Society for Occlusal Studies (BSOS) is a group for dentists and technicians and other dental professionals who have a particular…

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Setting the scene for articulators article in the Probe today

28 November 2018

Making the most of her role as UK Occlusion Product Specialist at Prestige Dental, Jennifer Ball considers how the articular is transforming practice and patient life.   Prestige article ( PDF format)

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Introduction to Occlusion: 2 day theory and practical: 15th,16th November 2018: Cambridge

23 September 2018

Course aims: The aim of this course is to explain how to record and use centric relation and how to make a splint. The speaker will: Describe how to use a facebow recording in order to accurately mount an upper model Explain how to use a Leaf Gauge and centric relation records to mount a…

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Burt Reynolds interesting Occlusion story

14 September 2018

Here is An excerpt from Burt Reynolds Obituary which was published recently:- Reynolds found his run of success ending abruptly during the filming of a fight scene in 1984 when he was accidentally struck on the jaw with an iron chair. Reynolds developed temporomandibular joint disease, but the condition remained undiagnosed for almost a year.…

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Michael Melkers our September speaker’s articles

17 June 2018

Dental town articles   Diagnosing Yes – A Patient-centered Approach to Treatment Success Michael J. Melkers, DDS, FAGD   Podcasts From Michael Melkers ( starts about 12 minutes into podcast)

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