Continuing Professional Development Programme 

Welcome to the Continuing Professional Development page for the 2017 ADIA South Australian Dental Show.   The requirement for Continuing Professional Development is a vital part of any professional community and we are pleased to deliver our program to you.

Click here to register for the 2017 ADIA South Australian Dental Show.

 

FRIDAY 15 SEPTEMBER 2017

12.30pm – 1.30pm

The Current State of the Dental Industry

Presented by:  Mr Jeremy Stagg

Sponsored by:  BOQ Specialist

This is a non-clinical session

For over twenty-five years, BOQ Specialist has been committed to understanding the unique challenges dentists face, and finding innovative ways to support them. As part of this commitment, we have partnered with Bistar to release the most up-to-date research and benchmarking information on dental practices. The findings are drawn from one-on-one interviews with advisers and their dental clients, looking at many of the issues dentists currently face and the opportunities for them to grow their practices.

CPD Objectives

  • Understand the unique challenges that dentists face in their business.
  • Realise opportunities available to grow a dental practice.
  • Access up to date research and benchmarking information on dental practices.

FRIDAY 15 SEPTEMBER 2017

12.30pm – 1.30pm

Employing a Dental Hygienist

Presented by:  Ms Danielle Gibbens

Sponsored by:  Dental Hygienists Association of Australia

This is a non-clinical session

The Dental Hygienists Association of Australia is the leading association for dental hygienists and oral health therapists in Australia.  They are often contacted by employers regarding a range of how, why and when a hygienist should be introduced into a practice.

CPD Objectives

  • Learn why you should consider employing a hygienist for your practice.
  • Find out f you need to employ a hygienists for your practice.
  • Learn how to employ a hygienist.
  • How to find the most appropriate candidate.

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FRIDAY 15 SEPTEMBER 2017

2.00pm – 3.00pm

Using Your Data to Transform Practice

Presented by:  Mr Davide Rinaldi

Sponsored by:  Software of Excellence

This is a non-clinical session

This seminar will discuss the importance of using data to set goals and KPIs for your practice to help you fill every available gap in the appointment book and maximise every minute of available chair-time.  The seminar will also discuss best practice strategies based on global research from over 1,500 dental practices across New Zealand, Australia and the UK to help you improve practice performance.

CPD Objectives

  • Understand the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) that your practice should focus on.
  • Identify targets based on industry benchmarks in relation to recall effectiveness, FTAs, chair-time utilisation, treatment plan acceptance and new patient acquisition.
  • Understand the key daily tasks that drive performance to help you minimise lapsed patients, FTAs and whitespace in your appointment book whilst optimising treatment plan acceptance and new patient acquisition.

FRIDAY 15 SEPTEMBER 2017

2.00pm – 3.00pm

Digital Dentistry

Presented by:  Mr Jim Ruddy

Sponsored by:  Ivoclar Vivadent

This is a clinical session

Digital Dentistry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the profession.  New digital platforms as well as an ever changing range of all ceramic material options will be discussed during the lecture.  Digital dentistry is quickly emerging as a necessity in the field of dentistry and modern all ceramic biomaterials are also rapidly evolving to compliment these systems. If you look at recent surveys it’s clear the whole dental field will be heavily reliant on digital dentistry moving forward.

This lecture will look at a systematic approach to digital dentistry which incorporates the latest in digital impression taking and how CAD/CAM technology has evolved to where it is today.

CPD Objectives

  • Digital impression taking.
  • Preparation guidelines.
  • Latest in digital planning solutions.
  • Materials selection and shade determination processes.
  • Options for cementation.

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FRIDAY 15 SEPTEMBER 2017

3.30pm – 4.30pm

How to lay an On-lay

Presented by:  Dr Benjamin Sellick

Sponsored by:  3M Oral Care

This is a clinical session

A veritable "how-to" discussion on choosing the appropriate time to "lay-on an onlay" restoration. This presentation will focus on the clinical decision making that goes into treatment planning this definitive conservative restoration, including: material selection, successful and aesthetic tooth preparation and the simplification of cementation.

CPD objectives

  • How to choose the appropriate time to "lay an on-lay".
  • Clinical decision making.
  • Successful and aesthetic tooth preparation.

 

 

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SATURDAY 16 SEPTEMBER 2017

10.30am- 11.30am

Sterilisation protocols/handpiece maintenance

Presented by:  Mr Christopher Jobson

Sponsored by:  A-dec

This is a clinical session

With some products and instruments being more “challenging” to decontaminate than others, any mistake has direct implications towards the safety of the team and patients. It is especially confusing when not all sterilisers / sterilisation cycles are designed for every product. This lecture provides a rational description of the hygiene protocol, including transmission instruments, with guidance from Australian Standards (4815, 4187) with the purpose of addressing your daily concerns and doubts.

CPD Objectives

  • The implications of mistakes in decontamination of instruments.
  • A description of the hygiene protocol including transmission instruments.
  • Addressing daily concerns and doubts in regard to contamination.

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SATURDAY 16 SEPTEMBER 2017

1.30pm – 2.30pm

An overview of oral appliance therapy

Presented by:  Dr Greg Miller

Sponsored by:  Australasian Sleep Association

This is a clinical session

This session will cover the pathophysiology of obstructive sleep apnoea.  The importance of sleep studies and the forms of treatment of OSA.  The session will also provide an overview of oral appliances including side effects and different types of oral appliances as well as the importance of communication with the sleep physician.

CPD Objectives

  • The pathophysiology of obstructive apnoea.
  • The importance of sleep studies and the forms of treatment of OSA.
  • An overview of oral appliances.

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Information contained herein is correct at the time of publication.  Topics and/or speakers may be subject to change without notice.  

2017 ADIA South Australian Dental Show
15 & 16 September 2017 -- Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide

Welcome Reception -- 15 September 2017 -- 5.00pm - 6.30pm