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Contemporary Periodontal Update Master Class

With Ian Dunn 

The Campbell Academy is pleased to announce a new one-day masterclass with Ian Dunn in November 2021. Ian is on the General Dental Council's Specialist list in Periodontics and is the Perio Lead for the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners and runs their short course in Periodontics and leads the Perio components of the FGDP Restorative Diploma. 


This lecture-based day will look at a contemporary understanding of all things perio. We will look at aeitiology, assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, and treatment. We will look at the use of adjunctive therapies, new technologies, and where surgery fits in the management of the periodontitis patient. 


  • To understand the principal aetiological and risk factors involved in the development of periodontal and peri-implant diseases.
  • To understand the importance of screening and assessment for periodontal and peri-implant disease in general dental practice.
  • To appreciate the range of treatment options available for periodontal disease.
  • To understand the indications for, and limitations of, antimicrobial therapy.
  • To look at how we assess prognosis and how accurate we are. 

Learning Outcomes:

Following this day delegates will:

  • Have an understanding of perio disease aetiology and its impact on treatment strategies. 
  • Be confident to make a contemporary diagnosis. 
  • Understand the management of periodontal disease including adjunctive therapies.
  • Be able to discuss surgical management at an appropriate stage with their patients. 



Ian Dunn

BchD MFGDP(UK) MSc (Perio)

Specialist Periodontist

GDC No: 74439

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Ian qualified from Leeds in 1998 and went into general practice in the North West. In 2001 he was awarded Membership of the Faculty of General Dental Practice. In 2002 he joined the teaching staff at Liverpool Dental Hospital in the Periodontology Department where he became the Undergraduate Teaching Lead in Periodontics and a Senior Clinical Teacher in Periodontics, a role he held for 5 years until leaving that position in 2018. In 2010 he completed his MSc in Periodontology and in 2013 he was admitted to the GDC Specialist List in Periodontics.

Ian is the Perio Lead for the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners and runs their short course in Periodontics and leads the Perio components of the FGDP Restorative Diploma.

Ian spends three days a week in private practice in the North West of England where he takes referrals for all aspects of Periodontology. He is the British Society of Periodontology regional representative for Merseyside and Cheshire and serves on their Council as Commercial Liaison Officer. In 2014 he was also elected to the BSP Faculty. 

Ian is married to Paula and has two daughters, Charlotte and Jasmine. In his spare time, Ian enjoys swimming and walks in the Lake District. 

3rd November 2021
Flexible format, please see course outline for more information on dates.
The Campbell Academy, Nottingham
£499 including VAT
6 hours


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