Senior Lecturer/Consultant in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology Queen Mary School of Medicine and Dentistry and Barts and the London NHS Trust
The on-demand version of the December 2008 Evening Expert live webinar programme.
3 hour verifiable CPD
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To help the clinician to interpret radiographic information accurately
Understand the nature of dental films
Identify normal and artefactual appearances
Identify common dental abnormalities
By the end of the session you will be familiar with how radiographs should be used as a diagnostic aid.
About the Presenter
Dr J Makdissi better known as Jimmy qualified in 1993 with DDS and completed a postgraduate diploma in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 1995. He completed his Master of Medical Sciences degree (MMedSc) in Oral Surgery in 1996 from Queen's University in Belfast.
He then worked as a Senior House Officer in Leeds, Belfast and Cork. During this time, he obtained his Fellowship of Dental Surgery (FDSRCS) from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1999.
Jimmy joined Guy's Hospital in 2000 as a specialist registrar in Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology where he spent 4 years after which he obtained his Diploma of Dental Radiology from the Royal College of Radiologists (DDR RCR) and was awarded his certificate of completion of specialist training (CCST) in 2004.
Subsequently, he joined Queen Mary School of Medicine and Dentistry and Barts and the London NHS Trust where he has been working as Senior Lecturer/Consultant in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology.
Jimmy delivers a number of lectures, seminars and practical classes to undergraduate BDS students, contributes to the design of the In Course Assessment and writes exam questions. He supervises Selective Study Modules for undergraduate MBBS students, delivers didactic and clinical teaching to postgraduate students in many disciplines, senior house officers and medical and dental Specialist Registrars. He also teaches on the fellowship and membership programmes in the Royal College of Surgeons and on the MSc in implantology at Warwick University. He also teaches on the new MJDF course at the Royal College of Surgeons.
He served on the education committee of the International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology which published its report on undergraduate education in Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology in the Journal of DentoMaxillofacial Radiology.
He has been an invited speaker on number of national conferences (British Dental Association, British Association of Oral Surgery and British Association of Dental Therapists) and international conferences (Australia: The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Pakistan: Asia Pacific Dental Congress and Hungary: International Association of Head and Neck Radiology).
He publishes in many scientific journals and a list of his publications is available on the PubMed website.
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The on-demand webinars are recordings of the live webinars. As the audio is recorded over the internet the sound should be closer to telephone sound quality rather than CD sound quality. We endeavour to ensure that all audio faults are removed and that the sound quality does not detract from the viewing experience.
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