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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Why learn about Dental Occlusion ?

17 September 2018

Occlusion – it’s a tricky, confusing subject, isn’t it? Most of us weren’t taught about occlusion (or at least, not well-taught) when we were at Dental School. Just how should the teeth meet and move over each other? – And, more importantly, does it matter?   Here are some of the things to think about…

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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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URGENT: MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL Elements Obturation Unit with Buchanan Heat Pluggers

26 April 2018

13 March 2018 Dentists have been alerted that the Sybron Endo Corporation have issued an initial voluntary medical device recall for the Buchanan Heat Pluggers, ONLY when used with the Elements Obturation Unit (EOU). Sybron Endo have become aware that on rare occasions the heat pluggers tips have been found to overheat and may exceed…

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02 March 2018

New flash & advert for the next 2 BSOS in courses in 2018 by Jette Holbrook BIRMINGHAM APRIL 20th: DR JOSÉ de la HÓZ YORK JUNE 8TH: PROF PAUL DURHAM Dear BSOS member, Please without a moments hesitation enshrine the above dates about in your postgraduate diary and book on-line at to attend I…

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Great evaluations from our recent 3 day theory course in January 2018

15 February 2018

PDF Evaluation results for the 3 day introduction to Occlusion 2018

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Mark Hargreaves talking to patients

06 February 2018


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Update to Website

29 January 2018

Update to BSOS website with NHS Physiotherapy management of TMJ issues for reference. Note no mention of going to see their Dentist Joint Pain Leaflet

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Thanks to all who attended our January 2018 Three day Introduction to Occlusion.

15 January 2018

    PDF Evaluation results 2018 for the 3 day introduction to Occlusion

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