Meeting report for October 2018

The first meeting of the 2018/ 2019 session was held in Lecture Theatre 2 of GDH on Tuesday 23rd October 2018 commencing at 7pm.
The minutes of the previous meeting, published online were approved.
The President, Mr Roddy Black, welcomed the members and guests to the meeting.
He then introduced the speaker, Mr Grant Mathieson and asked him to give his address to the society entitled ‘Implant Supported Dentures – clinical and patient centric factors’
Mr Mathieson started his talk by thanking the President for his invitation. He then outlined what he hoped to discuss.
He started by discussing immediate loading and discussed a study that he had been part of that was carried out in practice. He described what his clinical practice was for the edentulous mandible and maxilla. He then discussed different solution for complex cases. Through his talk he illustrated his points with clinical photographs.
He concluded his talk by reminding the audience that the best results come from teamwork and there are challenges at every stage. He then thanked his team.
Mr Mathieson was happy to answer questions.
Mr Ian Martin proposed the vote of thanks and thanked the speaker for an interesting and enjoyable presentation.
The president then asked the audience to thank the speaker in the usual manner and presented him with an Odontological Society paperweight.
Under AOCB the President invited Mr Bruce Hogan to give a brief advert for the FGDP Study Day on Friday 7th December 2018 to be held in the Science Centre. Seats can be booked via the FGDP(UK) Scotland website.
The President then reminded members that to get CPD for the meetings they have to sign in giving their contact email address, without this CPD certificates cannot be sent out. He then informed the audience that the Annual Dinner will be held on Saturday 23rd February 2019 in the RCPS Glasgow. Dress code: Black Tie. There are restricted numbers. The proceedings of the raffle are going to the Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice.
He then asked that any member wishing to propose another member for Honorary Membership status to contact the Secretary with their nominee.
The next meeting is on Tuesday 20th November 2018. It is entitled ‘Forensic dentistry: It’s not all CSI’ and will be given by Mr Andrew Forgie.