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Tomos Crandon BDS (Wales) MScD, MFDSRCS (Edin) MOrth (Edin), Specialist Orthodontist

Posted on 06-Nov-2012


Getting to grips with IOTN

On Wednesday 12th December, in the Copthorne Hotel, Culverhouse Cross, W. Cardiff.

Commencing at 6pm with a 2-course hot buffet & refreshments


Understand IOTN and the logic behind it

Appreciate the new referral system in developing future management of the occlusion 

Perfect what to look out for in check ups of the adolescent. The good and the bad! 

A reassurance that the Orthodontist isn't out to get you, the LHB want to tweak the system slightly

An opportunity to ask any Orthodontic questions (1.5hrs CPD)


I'm sure many of you know Tom already but if you dont; Tom graduated in 2002 from Cardiff and did VT, associate jobs, paediatrics and max fax along with his MFDS before embarking on a post graduate qualification in Orthodontics.

He studied Orthodontics in Cardiff where he gained his Masters in research and his Membership of Royal College of Edinburgh in Orthodontics.

He is currently working in The Orthodontic Centre, Cardiff gate as an associate. 

If you would like to attend please read through the attached document shown below:

tomos-crandon-flier.docx (20.08 kb)

Maria Lessani BDS, MFDS RCPS, MClinDent, MRD RCS Specialist In Endodontics

Posted on 26-Oct-2012

Let’s clean up the root canal!!!

Update on chemo-mechanical preparation of the root canal system

On Friday 23rd November, in the Copthorne Hotel, Culverhouse Cross, W. Cardiff

Registration 8.30am, commencing at 9.00am

Understand role of root canal preparation in Endodontics.
Become aware of role of chemical agents used in root canal treatment. It will include discussion on irrigants, medicaments and antibiotic use in Endodontics.
Discuss preparation instruments including the old and new instruments available. Discuss working length.
Update on preparation protocols currently recommended.
Simplify some protocols for GDP use with hand instruments and Nickel Titanium instruments.

Currently Maria’s time is divided between her endodontic referral practice in North London and teaching. She teaches undergraduates and postgraduates at the University of Birmingham and GDP courses at the Eastman CPD department. She also runs two Endodontic study clubs for General Practitioners.

If you would like to attend please read through the attached document shown below:

maria-lessani-flier.doc (29.50 kb)

Esthetic Alternatives to Amalgam

Posted on 30-Apr-2012

Contemporary Materials and Techniques

presented by

Ronald D. Jackson, DDS, FACD, FAGD, FAACD

For full information on this subject please read the document attached.

Thank you.

CardiffMarch2012.pdf (2.08 mb)

BDTA Dental Showcase 2011

Posted on 19-Sep-2011

BDTA Dental Showcase 2011,

Pre-aprroved Finance,

20 - 22nd October - NEC Birmingham

Braemar Finance a leading direct funder to the profession is offering you the opportunity to have your finance pre-approved for the Dental Showcase.

This will allow you more time to locate and order the equipment or IT solution which best suits your practice. We will also advise the most suitable facility to maximise tax relief.

With your finance in place, you can order the equipment or IT solution of your choice and indicate Braemar as your method of payment, allowing you more flexibility with the suppliers.

With pre-approved finance in place, it really is that simple, so call Braemar on 01563 852100 to arrange this finance facility, or email

Steve Forsyth, your local Area Manager is contactable on 01989 764034 / 07771 930436

Please visit Braemar on Stand G06 where we will be happy to discuss our full range of facilities, including our popular Patient Finance, where you receive the payment at the onset of the treatment.

Alternatively visit our website for further information on our dental finance products.

Finance approval is subject to status

South East Wales Independent Group are sponsored by