Dentists behaving badly

Thu 27 April 2023 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Dentists behaving badly

Go directly to jail, do not pass Go – dentists in deep trouble.

As a dentist, you are expected to uphold a high standard of professional behaviour, that warrants the trust and respect of the community. What are the consequences if your conduct, within the practice setting or your private life, does not meet this high standard? Even a minor criminal charge can have a devastating effect on your professional registration.

In this session, Dr Martin Webb (an Ahpra auditor and educator) will present a wide range of case studies in which Australian dentists have committed various crimes, many ending up in jail with their Ahpra registration cancelled.

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • identify the value of registration by learning from the mistakes of deregistered colleagues
  • apply the DBA Code of Conduct to enhance the culture of professionalism in dentistry
  • identify the consequences of stepping outside accepted professional conduct
  • understand what constitutes professional misconduct in court trials.

Presented by Dr Martin Webb

CPD hours: 1.5 clinical hours

RSVP by 26/04/2023

Please note: After registering for this event, you will receive confirmation of registration. The zoom link will be send to you with the reminder two days prior to the webinar and with one reminder on the day course day itself.



Dr Martin Webb 

Dr Martin Webb is a dentist in private practice on the Sunshine Coast. He has been the ADA Federal Vice President, the ADAQ President, is the Vice Chair of the ADA Schedule and Third Party Committee and an ADA Federal Councillor. He has conducted CPD lectures for over 10 years for ADAQ, and acts as an Ahpra auditor and educator to assist dentists with conditions on their registration. As a member of the ADAQ Peer review panel, he provides advice to ADAQ staff working to assist dentists with health fund audits, Ahpra complaints and professional indemnity insurance claims.

Dr Webb is a Fellow of the International College of Dentists, the Academy of Dentistry International and the Pierre Fauchard Academy.


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