2016 General Dentistry Courses


Contemporary Infection Control - Saturday 9 July 2016

This one day course provides an overview of key areas in infection control in which there have been significant changes in recent years. The impact of the national guideline from ADA Inc, changes to the NH&MRC/CDNA guidelines from 2010, and the impact of national registration in July 2010 on infection control requirements will be a particular theme running through the day’s program.

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Towards Safer Prescribing and Drug Use in Dental Practice

This one-day course developed by Dr Geraldine Moses DClinPharm to be conducted in Sydney in July and Perth in November, will provide clinicians with a comprehensive update for safer prescribing and drug use in dental practice.

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Hypodontia for the General Dentist - Saturday 17 September 2016

Approximately 4-6 % of patients will present to our Practices missing one or more teeth (excluding third molars). From the perspective of patients and their families, the correct management of this condition is critical with respect to aesthetics, function, psychological well-being and financial capacity. The ability to correctly diagnose and know when and how to intervene is critical in allowing providing these patients with the opportunity for the optimal outcome.

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Mixed Dentition Orthodontic Treatment: What's Normal? What goes wrong? How to fix it? - Friday 11 November 2016

This course will help ensure dental practitioners can understand what is normal in occlusal development, in addition to being able to identify what is abnormal and what is appropriate to be treated by the general dentists, how to treat and when. The course will aid general dentists who want to add mixed dentition orthodontic treatment to their repertoire, without necessarily reporting to full fixed appliance treatment. Hygienists and therapists interested in recognizing developing occlusal abnormalities will also benefit

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