Key Client Forums 2017 - Bookings open! 

Key Client Forums provide a unique opportunity to learn about Simplyhealth Professionals and also to influence our plans for the coming years. 

The Forums are the must-attend event for any Key Client dentist. They give you the opportunity to meet with the Simplyhealth Professionals’ Leadership Team.  Sandy Brown will provide an update of the business and Dr Henry Clover will update you on what is happening within Dentistry.  The day will conclude with an open forum which will give you  the opportunity to feedback directly to the whole leadership team with any comments or suggestions you may have for the future.

During the day you will also have the opportunity to listen to two fantastic masterclass lectures as well as the chance to network and catch up with colleagues, old and new.  Following our great conference there will be a superb business dinner and overnight accommodation provided by Simplyhealth Professionals with our compliments.

Book your place on one of our fantastic Key Client Forum events here

Masterclass Speakers:

key client forums speakers

CPD Hours:

5 hours 

Event timings:

10:00 - 17:30 followed by a business dinner and overnight stay

Suitable for:

Key Client member dentists via e-invite. If you'd like to know how to become a Key Client, please speak to your Consultant.

Dr Michael Thomas – Digital Dentistry

Michael Thomas

More about Michael Thomas

Michael Thomas is a registered specialist in prosthodontics, who works at the Wessex Dental Specialist Centre in Fareham, Hampshire, and is a Senior Teaching Fellow and Senior Specialist Clinical Teacher in Conservative and MI Dentistry at King’s College London Dental Institute at Guy’s Hospital. He teaches clinical skills in the undergraduate dental programs and is the deputy director for the Advanced Minimum Intervention Dentistry MSc distance-learning programme. He also teaches on the Aesthetic Dentistry and Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics distance-learning programmes at the Institute. 

Michael has previously been a Board Member of the Faculty of General Dental Practice at the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He has been shortlisted twice for Dental Teacher of the Year and is a member of several professional organisations including the  British Society of Restorative Dentistry and the Chicago Dental Society.

Michael was one of our lecturers on the hugely successful national tour of Clinical conferences in 2016.


Technology is changing the world at a rapid pace, and dentistry is no exception. In this presentation, Michael will explore the various areas of digital dentistry and consider how this can be incorporated into the workplace. This will include the use of intra-oral imaging , digital design and workflow processes, and aspects of the manufacture of restorations.

Dr Avijit Banerjee – Innovations in MI Dentistry

Michael Thomas

More about Avijit Banerjee

Avijit is Professor of Cariology & Operative Dentistry / Hon. Consultant and Clinical Lead, Restorative Dentistry at King’s College London Dental Institute at Guy’s Hospital (Guy’s & St. Thomas’ Hospitals Foundation Trust).  He holds the positions of Head of Conservative & MI Dentistry, Director of Education (UG) and is originator and Programme Director of the innovative KCL distance-learning Masters in Advanced Minimum Intervention Dentistry (open to dentists and therapists: please google “KCL AMID” for more info). He also leads the Cariology & Operative Dentistry research programme at the DI (part of the Tissue Engineering & Biophotonics research division), researching, publishing and lecturing internationally about minimum intervention dentistry, MI operative caries management and adhesive biomaterials (>120 publications, >£1.7 million research income, supervision of 5 post-docs, 12 doctorate and 18 masters students to date). He acts as an R&D KOL for many international Industry partners, including 3M, Oral Care GCE, Septodont and P&G Oral B. Avijit is primary author of Pickard’s Guide to Minimally Invasive Operative Dentistry (10th edition; OUP, 2015), a definitive and globally respected text in its field, amongst other book editorships (incl. Minimally Invasive Esthetics, Elsevier, 2015) and numerous book chapter contributions.  He is editor-in-chief of Oral Health & Preventive Dentistry (Quintessence Ltd) and an editorial board member of Journal of Dental Research, Dental Update, BDJ, International Journal of Adhesion & Adhesives, and the Primary Dental Journal.  He is an executive member of the BDA Health & Science Committee also, all whilst maintaining wet-fingered specialist practice in Restorative Dentistry, Prosthodontics & Periodontics in and around London. His clinical commitment at Guy’s Hospital focuses on the oral and dental rehabilitation of dry mouth and head & neck cancer patients, all using MID principles.


In this "TIMID" but thought-provoking presentation, Prof Banerjee, international expert in MI Dentistry, will outline some of the technological innovations that are under development and commercially available to help the budding MI dentist and their oral healthcare team detect, diagnose, prevent and manage dental caries. Using scientific and clinical evidence, he will attempt to summarise the benefits and potential pitfalls of using modern technologies in this digital era.

Dates & locations

Event name Date Venue Region Price
Key Client Forum - Coventry 23rd Nov 2017 Marriott Forest of Arden, Coventry Midlands Free Book via above link
Key Client Forum - Crewe 30th Nov 2017 Crewe Hall, Crewe North West Free Book via above link
Key Client Forum - East Grinstead 7th Dec 2017 Lingfield Park, East Grinstead South East Free Book via above link