2016 General Dentistry Courses
Dam It, It's So Quick & Easy - Saturday 21 May 2016
This course will teach you rapid and simplified techniques of rubber dam application from single tooth isolation to quadrant dentistry in a full ‘hands on’ environment complemented by lectures and clinical notes. This half day course encourages a team approach and the participation of your chair side assistant is encouraged.
The Microscope in Everyday Dentistry - Friday 17 June 2016
This course is intended for dentists who have limited or no experience with the microscope and for those who have never previously used a microscope. This course will improve your use of the microscope in every day clinical situations by providing “hands on” exercises on extracted teeth and tooth models.
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.
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.
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