General Dentistry

Safer Prescribing for General Dental Practitioners - Newcastle & Melbourne

This one-day course developed by Dr Geraldine Moses BPharm, DClinPharm, AACPA will provide clinicians with a comprehensive update for safer prescribing and drug use in dental practice. The day will comprise of four key presentations. The new oral anti-coagulants and their impact on dental patients, taking a medication and allergy history – what you need to know for your practice, adverse drug reactions in the oral cavity – how to diagnose and what to do next, drugs which impair bone healing- beyond bisphosphonates.

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Treatment Planning & Complications in Clinical Dentistry (Adult Dentition)

Behind every good decision made in clinical practice, there is thorough planning and careful consideration of outcomes. This new course will reset the benchmarks for treatment planning and complications program Australian dentists in their continuing professional development.

Developed by Dr Ken Hooi, this three-day course comprises 33 clinical scenarios reviewed by 23 specialists and educators across 11 panel discussions.

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The Microscope in Everyday Dentistry

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. A team approach utilizing a chair side assistant will be taken, including training in four-handed dentistry specific to a microscope enhanced general practice.

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Contemporary Infection Control

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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