Webinar - Avoidance of Doubt - the S3 guidelines and phased treatment approach to periodontal care within the NHS dental contract Part 2

10.02.2022, 7:00pm-8:30pm

The webinar is free for members and students, non member charges are £20 Hygienist/Therapsit, £30 Dentist.

Bookings will close at midday on Wednesday 9 February.

Registering instructions will be sent out on Wednesday 9 February, as you need to register on the GoToWebinar site (a quick and simple process).  After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar on the evening.

Only the first 500 participants to log in on the evening will be able to participate in the live event.  

However, booked participants will be able to view the webinar after the event on the BSP website.  You will be notified when the recorded presentation is available for viewing.

1.5 hours CPD is offered to all delegates who have booked and viewed the webinar. Bookings must have been made through the BSP website, non-members will need their booking reference number to obtain CPD. Evaluation form and CPD certificates will be available after the event on the website.  

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To understand the approach to managing periodontitis using the S3 guidelines and how to implement the stepwise approach within the current NHS UDA system using the avoidance of doubt document and phased treatment approach. 


  • To recognize the challenges of managing and delivering periodontal care under the current UDA system

  • To learn how to implement the avoidance of doubt document and phased treatment approach for managing periodontitis 

  • To explain how the stepwise approach within the S3 guidelines maps to the courses of treatment within the UDA system

  • To understand how to assess patient engagement and its importance in managing periodontitis   

  • To explain the pathways for referral to level 2 and 3 care provision 


By the end of the lecture, delegates will be able to implement the avoidance of doubt document and phased treatment approach to managing periodontitis under the UDA system. Delegates will be able to interpret the requirements for each course of treatment and recognise the pathways for referral into level 2 and 3 care. 




Dr Shazad Saleem

Shazad Saleem graduated from St Bartholomew's and the Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2002. Having completed his vocational training and a year as an SHO in Maxillofacial Surgery, he returned to general dental practice where he completed his Diploma of Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery (MFDS) examination. He has also completed a Master’s in Research (MDPH (MRes) at the University of Manchester as a part of an In-Practice Fellowship training award from the National Institute of Health Research. 

He now operates four dental practices in the North West of England with three other partners, delivering NHS dental care in some of the most deprived areas in the North West. He has been involved in a number of projects including the original service redesign pilot in Oldham and Salford.

He is currently Chair of the Perio Subgroup for Greater Manchester LDN and has been leading the development of implementing an evidence-based care pathway approach for managing periodontal disease into NHS dental practice called Healthy Gums DO Matter. He also delivers training on how to implement Healthy Gums DO Matter into practice through Health Education England and has recently become a council member for the British Society of Periodontology (BSP).