Prof. Paul Tipton, UK

Prof. Paul Tipton, UK

Prof. Paul A. Tipton, UK is an internationally acclaimed Specialist in Prosthodontics who has worked in private practice for more than 30 years. He is the President of the British Academy of Restorative Dentistry (BARD) and is the founder of Tipton Training Ltd, one of the UK’s leading private dental training academies and the author of over one 100 scientific articles for the dental press. He has been named at #12 in ‘The Dentistry Top 50’ for 2017 in the UK and voted in the Top 20 ‘most influential dentists in the UK’ by his peers in Dentistry Magazine in April 2012, the leading Prosthodontist in the poll. Prof. Paul was also voted in the top 5 dentists in Private Dentistry’s Elite 20 poll, January 2012.

He gained his Master’s Degree in 1989 from the Eastman Dental Hospital and London University and started teaching on the University of Manchester’s MSc in Restorative Dentistry. He is now Professor of Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistry at the City of London Dental School. His private dental training academy, Tipton Training, was founded in 1991 and to date over 3000 dentists have completed a one year course at the Academy.

In 1992, Prof. Tipton was awarded an honorary Diploma in General Dental Practice from the Royal College of Surgeons of England and was appointed a member of the British Dental Association’s Independent Practice Committee. In 1999, he was certified as a Specialist in Prosthodontics by the General Dental Council.

Prof Tipton is on the editorial board of Private Dentistry Magazine, The Journal of Indian Prosthodontics Society and Implant Dentistry and is a medical writer and part of the advisory board at Expert Beauty Magazine and ‘Woman’s’ magazine. He was a founding member and on the Board of Directors of the British Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry and the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He is the past president of the British Academy of Implant Dentistry and is currently the President of the British Academy of Restorative Dentistry. He was recently elected Fellow of the International Academy of dental Facial Esthetics (IADFE) and Associate Fellow of the University of Warwick.

Prof Tipton practices at his clinics in Manchester, Watford and Harley St. London. All details can be found at .

Treatment Options for The Wear Patient

Lecture Abstract:
We all live in a more stressful environment and as a result bruxism is on the rise. Studies suggest that everyone will brux at some stage in their lives as a result of stress. In addition more people are retaining their teeth and having complex restorative procedures completed at an ever increasing financial outlay as more and more people wear their teeth down at an alarming rate. As a result their needs to be a review of the treatment options for the worn dentition and guidelines for the treatment that involves not only restoration of the teeth but also long term maintenance of these restorations including Occlusal Principles and how to gain the necessary space for the restorations which then involves alterations to the Vertical Dimension.

This paper will review all treatment options and recommend the correct Occlusal Principles and discus the management of restorative space and Vertical Dimension.

Lecture Aims:
At the end of the lecture the delegates should understand the:
  • treatment options for treating the worn dentition
  • laboratory support and stages required
  • how to plan the occlusal scheme
  • how to manage the vertical dimension
  • ways of gaining vertical space for restorations

Lecture Objectives:
After attendance participants should be able to:
  • discus all treatment options with the patient
  • decide on the correct option for that patient
  • manage various occlusal designs
  • decide upon the type of occlusal splint required
  • assess what vertical dimension to work at

Venue Information

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