2014 General Dentistry Courses



Temporomandibular Disorders: An Evidence-Based Approach from a Clinician’s Perspective

Presented by ANZAOP with Associate Professor Gary Klasser DMD,Cert.Orofacial Pain

The Australia & New Zealand Academy of Orofacial Pain (ANZAOP) is delighted to present Associate Professor Gary Klasser in Sydney on 1 October and Melbourne on 17 October, in addition to the ANZAOP Closed Scientific Conference on Saturday 18 October.

ANZAOP is an organisation of health care professionals dedicated to alleviating pain and suffering through the promotion of excellence in education, research and patient care in the field of orofacial and associated disorders.

Course overview

For most general practitioners when a patient presents with TMJ pain we automatically prescribe an occlusal splint and hope that it works. However it is important that we carry out a comprehensive history and examination and actually establish a diagnosis. As undergraduates we learn anatomy and physiology of the masticatory system and then on graduation we seem to forget it all. This course will guide you through an evidence-based treatment approach of your patient with temporomandibular disorders, as a clinician in practice.

Topics to be covered will include:
  • Classification of TMDs
  • Normal Function of the Masticatory System
  • Dysfunction of the Masticatory System – TMJ
  • Dysfunction of the Masticatory System - Muscle
  • Management Strategies
  • Sleep Bruxism
  • Botulinum Toxin use for TMDs
  • Electronic Instrumentation
  • Occlusion and TMDs
  • Splint Therapy
  • Q & A
Sydney - Wednesday 1 October 2014

Temporomandibular Disorders: An Evidence-Based Approach from a Clinician’s Perspective - Sydney

Course number:

131514

Format:

Lecture

Date:

Wednesday 1 October 2014

Presenter:

Associate Professor Gary Klasser DMD, Cert. Orofacial Pain

Time:

9:00am - 5:00pm (Registration 8:30am) - includes full day's catering

Venue:

Novotel Sydney Central Resort
169-179 Thomas Street Sydney NSW

Cost:

  • Dentists – Standard registration $650
  • ANZAOP members $300
  • University of Sydney and NSW Health staff $550
  • Students $200

CPD Hours:

6

Registration:

Melbourne - Friday 17 October 2014

Temporomandibular Disorders: An Evidence-Based Approach from a Clinician’s Perspective - Melbourne

Course number:

131414

Format:

Lecture

Date:

Friday 17 October 2014

Presenter:

Associate Professor Gary Klasser DMD, Cert. Orofacial Pain

Time:

9:00am - 5:00pm (Registration 8:30am) - includes full day's catering

Venue:

The Royce,

379 St Kilda Road, Melbourne VIC

Cost:

  • Dentists – Early bird rate (pay by 17 September) $595
  • Dentists – Standard registration $650
  • ANZAOP members $300 * (includes registration for the closed Scientific Conference on Saturday 18 October 2014)
  • Students $200

CPD Hours:

6

Registration:

Your presenter: Dr. Gary D. Klasser DMD, Cert

Dr. Gary D. Klasser obtained his dental degree from the University of Manitoba (Canada) in 1980. Over the next 22 years, he enjoyed the practice of general dentistry from both a public health and private practice perspective until he returned to graduate studies in 2002. In 2004, he completed his training and graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Certificate in Orofacial Pain. In 2005, he completed a fellowship in Oral Medicine/Oral Oncology at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). From 2005 – 2011, he was an Assistant Professor and Director of the Oral Medicine/Orofacial Pain clinic at the College of Dentistry in the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is currently an Associate Professor in the Division of Diagnostic Sciences at Louisiana State University, School of Dentistry and is involved in clinical research and teaching. Dr. Klasser has published 55 peer reviewed scientific articles and has contributed chapters to various textbooks while serving as an editorial reviewer for a number of journals. He is also co-editor of two textbooks one of which is the 5th edition of the Orofacial Pain: Guidelines for Assessment, Diagnosis, and Management from the American Academy of Orofacial Pain

Working Posture Workshop: 18 October 2014

Dentistry can be a very challenging profession. Dentists work in confined spaces in physically demanding positions, within an emotionally charged environment and with stressed people who for the most part, prefer not to be there. This can lead to back and neck pain, RSI, stiff muscles and stress for dental practitioners.

This one day practical workshop will teach you a daily program of warm up movements to prepare your body for work each day, and for some participants it will help relieve pain and stress or recover from injury.

Dr Penelope Jones created the Working Posture workshop specifically tailored to members of the dental profession. As a dentist, Penelope fully understands what dental practitioners face within the workplace and has developed a practical workshop to help reverse the problems.

Working Posture Workshop

Course No:

129614

Format:

Lectures and practical sessions

Date:

Saturday 18 October 2014

Presenter:

Dr Penelope Jones BDS, MAFG, MIFB

Time:

9:00am - 5:00pm (Registration from 8:30am) - includes full day's catering

Outline:

The workshop consists of “awareness through movement” lessons to help unlearn postural habits developed over the years.You will learn how to align your body when seated, so your weight is supported by more than the skeleton. This is achieved through understanding how to release tense muscles and tone wasted muscles for better trunk stability. Participants will be guided to find better alignment through strength and with ease and flexibility for precise skilled jobs, rather than resorting to rigidity and tension for control.

 

Two lectures will underpin the practical lessons and will provide the theoretical and anatomical basis of the work 

Topics:

  • Retraining of the body to be aligned for better posture
  • Learning improved flexible but strong trunk support for working when seated
  • Knowing how to sit and adjust posture while using Loupes and Microscope
  • How to avoid work injuries and to help with rehabilitation should injury occur
  • Learning how to release tight muscles and tone wasted weak muscles
  • Learning an ongoing program of maintenance
  • Risk management – how to avoid work injuries and how to help with rehabilitation should injury occur

Time:

9:00am - 5:00pm (Registration from 8:30am) - includes full day's catering

Venue:

Rydges Sydney Central, 28 Albion Street, Surry Hills NSW 2010

Cost:

  • $535 for dentists if paid by 18 September
  • $595 standard registration for dentists
  • $470 for NSW Health and University of Sydney staff
  • $470 for hygienists/therapists/technicians
  • $415 for dental assistants\

CPD Hours:

6

Registration

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Sleep Apnoea and Snoring: What You Need To Know: Monday 20 October 2014

Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is a common disorder, affecting approximately 4% of men and 2% of women in the middle-aged workforce, as well as children and the elderly. In the past 15 years there has been an increasing recognition of the dental aspects of the disorder, from both pathophysiological and therapeutic points of view.

This course will inform you about the diagnosis, management and treatment modalities for OSA, and to consider the role of the dentist in this field.

 

Sleep Apnoea and Snoring: What You Need To Know

Format:

Lectures

Date:

Monday 20 October 2014

Presenters:

  • Professor M Ali Darendeliler
  • Dr Greg Lvoff
  • Dr Andrew Ng

 Time:

9:00am - 4:00pm (Registration 8:30am) - includes full day's catering

Topics:

  • The epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical features, diagnosis and treatment modalities of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea.
  • Paediatric airway obstruction and dentofacial changes
  • Assessment of the upper airways for mandibular splints
  • ENT surgical techniques in treating OSA
  • Othognathic surgery in treating OSA
  • Different types of oral appliances
  • Maxillary expansion and OSA
  • Clinical management of mandibular advancement splints
  • Efficacy and side effects of oral appliances

Venue:

University of Sydney Business School (CBD Campus),

Level 17, 133 Castlereagh Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Cost:

  • Dentists - $565
  • University of Sydney and NSW Health staff $425
  • Dental Assistant/Nurse $245

CPD Hours:

5

Registration:

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Snap the Cap: Primary Pulp Therapy and Stainless Steel Crowns - Saturday 8 November

This new one-day course has been designed and developed for Oral Health Therapists.

The program has a significant ‘hands-on’ component which takes place at the Simulation Clinic within the Westmead Centre for Oral Health, the ‘hands-on’ practice will include application of rubber dam, pulpotomy using current technique, selection and cementation of stainless steel crowns with the opportunity to complete procedures on replica primary pulp teeth.

Pulpotomy and stainless steel crowns are proven effective treatment options for primary carious teeth to prevent pain, infection and maintain arch length in the primary dentition. Case selection through proper diagnosis is paramount to the success of this procedure.

Snap the Cap - Primary Pulp Therapy and Stainless Steel Crowns

Course No:

133114

Format:

Lectures and 'Hands-On' Workshop

Date:

Saturday 8 November 2014

Time:

9:00am - 5:00pm (Registration 8:30am) - includes full day's catering

Topics:

  • Current evidence based theory in primary pulp therapy 
  • Indications and contraindications for pulpotomy and stainless steel crown restorations
  • The advantages and disadvantages of the use of stainless steel crowns
  • The technique in pulpotomy, preparation and cementation of stainless steel crowns
  • The Hall Technique and Aesthetic Crowns

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the rationale behind successful Pulpotomy and Stainless Steel Crown procedures in primary teeth
  • Identify the case selection criteria for Pulpotomy and Stainless Steel Crown 
  • Demonstrate the technique of Pulpotomy and Stainless Steel Crown in simulation practice

Learning Outcomes:

  • Discuss and evaluate current evidence-based theory in primary pulp therapy
  • Explain Indications and contraindications for Pulpotomy and Stainless Steel Crown restorations
  • Examine the use of current medicaments for Pulpotomy
  • Apply and practise current technique of Pulpotomy, preparation and cementation of Stainless Steel Crown in simulation practice
  • Discuss the use of the Hall Technique and Aesthetic Crowns
  • Reflect on current theory to adapt to future primary pulp therapy

'Hands on' simulation practice to include:

  • Application of rubber dam
  • Pulpotomy procedure using current medicament and technique
  • Preparation, selection and cementation of stainless steel crown

Presenter:

Grace Wong, DipDT BHM BTrngDev MHlthProm GradCert HPEd

Time:

9:00am - 5:00pm (Registration 8:30am) - includes full day's catering

Venue:

Simulation Clinic, Westmead Centre for Oral Health, 1 Mons Roads, Westmead

Cost

  • $495 early bird registration for (pay by 22 September 2014)
  • $550 standard registration
  • $440 for NSW Health & University of Sydney staff

CPD Hours:

6

Registration

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Multidisciplinary Dental Update for the new Graduate Practitioner – Saturday 15 November

This new one day course is presented by a multidisciplinary team of high-profile dental specialists covering contemporary aspects of prosthodontics, periodontics, endodontic and orthodontics.

This course is ideal for new graduate dentists who seek to establish a rapport with well-established specialists, and to learn a large number of practical tips from the various disciplines which will significantly improve their daily practice.

With the generous support of Sirona, BOQ Specialist (formerly Investec), Dr Ben Lee, Dr Patrick Tseng, Dr Mehdi Rahimi and Dr Nour Eldin Tarraf, the course is priced at $75 to encourage attendance by new graduate dentists who may be facing clinical and financial challenges as they commence their dental careers.

  • Multidisciplinary Dental Update for the New Graduate Practitioner

Date:

Saturday 15 November 2014

Course number:

133014

Venue:

Sirona Dental Education Centre, 19 39 Herbert Street

St Leonards NSW 2065

Time:

9:00am - 5:00pm (registration from 8.30am) - includes full day's catering

Presenters:

  1. Dr Patrick Tseng – Periodontist
  2. Dr Ben Lee – Prosthodontist
  3. Dr Mehdi Rahimi – Endodontist
  4. Dr Nour Eldin Tarraf - Orthodontist

Topic 1

Periodontics

  • Non-surgical periodontal treatment. Is there a limit?
  • Regenerative periodontal therapy. Does it really work?

Topic 2

Prosthodontics

  • Rehabilitation of The Worn Dentition - Is it predictable? 
  • Assessment for the "3rd Dentition"

Topic 3

Endodontics

  •  Clinical Tips and Tricks - 'Endodontics made easy' 

Topic 4

Orthodontics

  • The mixed dentition patient: What to look for?
  • Adult orthodontic patients: more options than ever before! 

CPD hours

6

Cost $75 (for new graduates from 2011 onwards)

Registration

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