Following on from the success of ‘Renaissance’ and ‘Magic ‘I’’, BioHorizons are excited to present a day where the clinical evidence and schools of thought are challenged live on the podium!

2018 is the year of intellectuals, the year where great minds come together to debate the clinical evidence behind the materials and techniques that today’s Implant Clinicians have at their fingertips.

This is no ordinary debate, as this debate will create a mindset beyond the day itself. Your opinions matter. As a member of the debate audience you will be taking part in a new type of research and be at the forefront of thought of today’s implant clinician. This is your opportunity for your voice to be heard, analyze the clinical evidence presented before you and make your opinion count.

American writer, Elbert Hubbard, once said “It may happen sometimes that a long debate becomes the cause of a longer friendship. Commonly those who dispute with one another at last agree.”

BioHorizons UK invites you to attend the Great Clinical Paper Debate! Attend, engage, and learn through science, innovation and service, let this day be a continuation of our friendship.

Clinical Evidence? It has our fingerprints all over it!

Key Points

16 February 2018
8 key implant clinicians
No charge to attend*
7 hours of verifiable CPD
3 debates highlighting clinical evidence


Adam Nulty

Anthony Summerwill

Carlos Repullo

David Murnaghan

Marcus Beschnidt

Robert Oretti

Stephen Jacobs

Jack Ricci

Time Event
08.30 - 09.00 Registration & exhibition
09.00 - 09.15 Welcome address
09.15 - 10.45 Anthony Summerwill & Robert Oretti, Allograft v’s Xenograft: the natural choice
Taking into consideration the differing trends across the implant world, what is it that drives the choice of grafting material? Is it a projection of cultural values? Are implant patients as informed on their choices as they should be? Are they aware of the clinical evidence and successes behind each material available to them? Anthony and Robert bare the bones of grafting materials and expose the clinical evidence. A debate to explore two schools of thought and ultimately assist the clinician in presenting the options to the patient.
10.45 - 11.15 Morning break & exhibition
11.15 - 12.45 Adam Nulty & David Murnaghan, Digital v’s Analogue: the future of implant dentistry
There’s no getting away from it, the digital age is here and technology is evolving as you read! With technology moving so fast what is the clinical evidence out there to support these new developments? Is there still a need for more traditional techniques, which has the clinical backing and years of data behind it? Adam and David debate the true advantages of digital implant dentistry and how implant systems have evolved to integrate with the benefits of CAD/CAM, Computer Guided Surgery and Surgical Guide Design. Does digital dentistry really improve the efficiency and accuracy of dental procedures and can it truly allow clinicians to predict the finished results of their patient’s treatment plan?
12.45 - 14.00 Lunch & exhibition
14.00 - 15.30 Marcus Beschnidt & Jack Ricci, Hard Tissue v’s Soft Tissue: the response to surface technology
Every implant is designed to create primary stability, however with so many options of surface technology on the market, what is the clinical evidence behind these surface technologies and how do they really work to encourage faster osseo-integration and a positive soft tissue response? Marcus and Jack debate the evidence and take a deeper look at how hard tissue and soft tissue respond to the implant. Is one dependent on the other and will the results of the discussion make you more attached to your choice of implant?
15.30 - 16.30 Guest Speaker: Dr Carlos Repullo Sanchez making Implant Dentistry iSy
All will be revealed on the day!
16.30 - 17.15 Guest Speaker: All will be revealed on the day!
17.15 - 17.30 Closing remarks
17.30 - 18.30 Drinks reception
* Terms & conditions apply


Royal College of Physicians London
11 St Andrews Place
Regent's Park