Sadie Hughes is the Sedation Lead and a Specialist in Special Care Dentistry for the Hertfordshire Special Care Dental Service. She completed an MSc in Sedation and Special Care Dentistry in 2003 at King’s College London Dental Institute. Her clinical interests include sedation and behavioural management for adolescents requiring dental treatment and the dental management of adults with additional needs. Sadie is chair of the Sedation Training Accreditation Committee.
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Kellie is the owner of a dental practice in West Sussex where she runs a referral service for intravenous and inhalation sedation for anxious patients. She is also an educational supervisor for foundation dental training in general practice. Kellie is also involved with Kingston Hospital sedation and GA dental services. She completed the Newcastle University post graduate diploma in sedation in 2012.
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Manni has been a general dental practitioner for 20+ years working in NHS and private practice, based in the West Midlands. Her special interests include Sedation and Teaching. She provides intravenous sedation at her practice and has worked in the Department of Sedation and Special Care Dentistry at Guys Hospital in the past. Manni's other roles include Foundation training (13 years experience) and being an elected member of the LDC Coventry.
Paul works as a GDP in a private multi-disciplinary dental practice in Teesside. His specific areas of interest are managing anxious patients and more complex restorative care including dental implants. Previously, Paul spent 5 years working as part of a dedicated team providing advanced conscious sedation techniques for paediatric patients and continues to use single drug intravenous and inhalation sedation as part of his daily clinical practice. Paul has been a SAAD trustee since 2012.
Carole is a Consultant and Clinical Lead for Special Care Dentistry at Guy’s, and St Thomas’ Hospitals in London. Her particular interests are using sedation for people who require special care, teaching sedation both to undergraduates and postgraduates and providing dental care under general anaesthesia. She is a member of Dental Council at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
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Emma has been a member of the SAAD teaching faculty since 1998 and taught for many years in the department of Sedation and Special Care Dentistry at Guy’s Hospital. She is currently the Head of Learning & Development for Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust.
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Leah is a GDP and Sedation Lead in a practice in Cheltenham. Her special interests are conscious sedation for both children and adults and sedation teaching. She completed her MSc in Conscious Sedation in 2013 (Cardiff University) and has taught at both undergraduate and post-graduate level. Leah is currently a member of the SAAD teaching faculty.
Frank is the Clinical lead for Sedation at a busy sedation service in primary care.
Christopher HoldenChris practises as a general dental practitioner in Derbyshire. He has been an author of most national guidance documents on dental sedation in the last 15 years. Chris regularly provides expert evidence in the UK, Europe and worldwide and is immediate past president of The International Federation of Dental Anaesthesiology Societies.
Thomas is an Associate Specialist in OMFS and Specialist in Oral Surgery in Gloucestershire in both hospital and dental practice environments.