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An Unforgettable Experience! - Attending the 19th Annual BACD Conference 2023

BACD Annual Conference 2023: New Horizons

The British Academy of Cosmetic Dentists (BACD) Conference is a prestigious event that brings together the brightest minds in the field of cosmetic dentistry. This year's conference was nothing short of spectacular, featuring enlightening talks by experts like Dr. Lincoln Harris, Dr Anthony Mak and Dr Lukcas Lassman combined with the roaring 1920s themed gala dinner that transported attendees to a bygone era of glamour and sophistication. In this blog post, I'll take you through the highlights of this unforgettable experience.

Dr. Lincoln Harris: A Beacon of Knowledge

One of the key attractions of the BACD Conference was the opportunity to hear Dr. Lincoln Harris, a luminary in the field of cosmetic dentistry, deliver an inspiring and informative talk. Dr. Harris's vast knowledge and innovative insights captivated the audience as he delved into the latest trends and techniques in cosmetic dentistry. His expertise was a guiding light for all attendees, providing valuable takeaways to implement in their practices.

Dr Lincoln Harris at the BACD Conference 2023

Key Takeaways from Dr. Harris's Talk : Building Aesthetic Foundations

During his presentation, Dr. Harris shared invaluable insights that left attendees both inspired and informed:

1. The Art of Smile Design: Dr. Harris emphasized the importance of approaching cosmetic dentistry as an art form. Crafting beautiful, natural smiles requires a deep understanding of aesthetics and a keen eye for detail.

2. Patient-Centred Care: Dr. Harris highlighted the significance of patient-centred care, where communication and collaboration with patients play a pivotal role in achieving exceptional results.

3. The Digital Revolution: He explored how advancements in digital technology are revolutionizing the way dentists plan and execute cosmetic treatments, improving precision and patient satisfaction.

4. Case Studies: Dr. Harris presented impressive case studies that showcased the transformative power of cosmetic dentistry, leaving attendees inspired and eager to implement his techniques.

The 1920s Themed Gala Dinner

But the BACD Conference wasn't just about dental lectures and workshops; it was also an opportunity for attendees to let loose and have some fun. The highlight of the social calendar was the 1920s themed gala dinner, a night filled with glitz and glamour reminiscent of the Roaring Twenties.

Guests arrived in their finest vintage attire, featuring flapper dresses, pinstripe suits, and feathered headbands. The ambiance was transported back in time, with a lavish dinner that embodied the decadence of the era which was followed by dancing in to the early hours of the morning.

Dr Kathryn Bell with Dr Lincoln Harris and Dr Anthony Mak

The gala dinner was a chance for attendees to network, make new friends, and unwind after a day of learning. It was a reminder that while the conference focused on professional growth, there was also room for celebration and enjoyment.

Final Words...

Attending the BACD Conference with a talk from Dr. Lincoln Harris and the 1920s themed gala dinner was an experience to remember. The knowledge gained from the various educational presentations, combined with the allure of the Roaring Twenties, made this event an unparalleled opportunity for learning, networking, and having a great time. For those in the field of cosmetic dentistry, the BACD Conference is a must-attend event that offers both professional growth and unforgettable memories.

Next year is the 20th birthday celebration for this fantastic event and I am already planning on snapping up some early bird tickets.

I hope to see you there!

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