Minimising and managing trigeminal nerve injuries in dental practice

Presented by Professor Tara Renton

Tara Renton

BDS MDSc PhD FRACDS FDS RCS FRACDS (OMS) MHEA
Professor of Oral Surgery, King’s College Hospital, London

Claims which are the result of nerve injuries are the third largest group in terms of frequency, behind endodontics and crown and bridgework. They can also be very costly to resolve, especially when the patient’s occupation is such that the consequences of the nerve injury interferes with their employment or income. Some of these injuries can profoundly affect the patient’s quality of life, and result in significant general damages for ‘pain and suffering’ and similar grounds for compensation.

The aims and objectives of this meeting are:

  • To highlight some of the common avoidable causes of trigeminal nerve injury.
  • To provide hot tips on how to avoid them.
  • To provide current opinion on best management for these injuries.

Venue: 3W's Oval Auditorium, UWI Cave Hill Campus
Date: Monday 23 May 2011
Time: 6.00pm – 8.30pm Refreshments provided

RSVP: To register your interest contact Jennifer Smee on +44 20 7399 1374 or at jennifer.smee@mps.org.uk

Dental Protection Limited (registered in England No. 2374160) is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Medical Protection Society Limited (MPS) which is registered in England (No.36142). Both companies have their registered office at 33 Cavendish Square, London W1G 0PS.

 

Dental Protection Limited serves and supports the dental members of MPS, with access to the full range of benefits of membership which are all discretionary and set out in MPS’s Memorandum and Articles of Association. MPS is not an insurance company.

 

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