Webinar - Economically implementing behaviour change in treating periodontal disease in practice

10.03.2022, 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 March.

Registering instructions will be sent out on Wednesday 9 March, as you need to register with Zoom (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.  



Understanding the basic principles of health behaviour support provided by oral health professionals when implemented in a cost-effective way.


  • To understand the significance of the therapeutic relationship with the dental patient

  • To learn how to deal with patient's resistance most efficiently

  • To learn how to successfully work with the patient ambivalent about change

  • To learn how to promptly achieve and guide through change talk when there is too little time

  • To learn measures leading to increased self-efficacy in patients committed to change


Delegates will be enabled to apply health behaviour change support in a cost-effective way.




Dr Christoph Ramseier

Dr. Christoph A. Ramseier has been educated as a dentist and graduated as a periodontist at the School of Dental Medicine, University of Berne, Switzerland. His clinical expertise is periodontology and implant dentistry. His scientific areas are periodontal risk management, health behaviour change counselling, and supportive periodontal therapy. His present position is at the Department of Periodontology, University of Bern, Switzerland.