Braehead Arena
Glasgow G51 4BN
26-27 April 2019

The risks of advertising and social media

Speaker: Helen Kaney

Date: April 26, 2019

Time: 12:15‐13:15

Room: Speaker room 3


  • To provide an overview of advertising standards and social media and the potential risks of these for the dental team


By the end of this lecture, participants should be able to:

  • Explain the standards that apply to advertising professional services
  • Understand why the GDCÕs advertising guidance is relevant and the advertising pitfalls that may be unprofessional, leading to a GDC investigation;
  • Be aware of legislation relevant to advertising dental services; and
  • Effectively manage your professional, and personal online image.

Learning content

This lecture is intended to assist dentists including practice owners and the dental team in understanding of UK advertising standards and relevant GDC guidance, to enable the dental team to minimise risk to their professional practice and reputation.

Development outcomes: A, B & D

Our new booking system includes lecture sessions to allow you to create a personalised Scottish Dental Show timetable, however lecture session entry (speaker rooms 1-4) is on a first-come-first-served basis and cannot be guaranteed.

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  • Thank you for making the Scottish Dental Show a massive success!

    Thank you to everyone who attended the record-breaking Scottish Dental Show 2019. Once again, Scotland’s biggest dental event smashed all previous records and was voted a huge success by visitors, exhibitors, nominees and award-winners.

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