Exhibition only: ADAVB Convention & Exhibition 19-20 August 2022

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Schedule

This schedule relates to the convention program. Held over two days, the convention program allows you to choose between a variety of sessions.

Day 1: Friday 19 August

Day 1 begins at 9am with the President's Welcome, concluding with the Welcome Reception from 5.05pm to 6.30pm.

Up for a late one? Celebrate in style at the President's Awards Dinner from 7pm to 10pm. Please register separately for the Awards Dinner.

Download the Day 1 program.

Day 2: Saturday 20 August

Start Day 2 with a Breakfast Welcome at 9am and get set for a full day of courses designed for the whole practice.

Conclude a fabulous two days and kick up your heels at the ADAVB Recent Graduates and Students Cocktail Night. Register separately for the cocktail night.

Download the Day 2 program.

Topics and presenters. Full program.

An extensive line-up of presenters and topics brings a wealth of knowledge and experience across a range of fields. There is something for everyone, whatever your interests or career stage.

DAY 1

WAYS TO PIVOT YOUR PRACTICE TO PROVIDE DIGITAL DENTISTRY – A WIN FOR PATIENTS, THE TEAM AND THE PRACTICE
Presented by Dr Andrea Shepperson, keynote speaker

INDIRECT RESTORATIONS – SELECTION,PLACEMENTS AND LATEST VIEWS
Presented by Dr Bing Lee

THE EFFECTIVENESS OF SILVER DIAMINE FLUORIDE IN ARRESTING DENTAL CARIES
Presented by Dr Rana Yawary

DO FACIAL AESTHETICS, SKIN AND INJECTABLE TREATMENTS HAVE A PLACE IN DENTISTRY?
Presented by Mr Mark Ashton

INJECTABLE RESINS
Presented by Mr Russell Young and Mr Niall Quigley

IDENTIFYING AIRWAY ISSUES AND SAVING LIVES - THE ROLE OF THE DENTAL TEAM
Presented by Dr Moya Vandeleur and Dr Eric Levi

ANTISEPTICS IN PERIODONTAL AND IMPLANT THERAPY: FACTS AND FICTION
Presented by Dr Marina Kamel

EARLY ORTHO FOR GP DENTISTS
Presented by Dr Jim Bokas

GROWING YOUR PRACTICE - IT'S A TEAM APPROACH
Presented by Dr Geeta Perks

DECISION-MAKING IN DENTISTRY: CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS
Presented by Dr John Cho, keynote speaker

PRACTICE APPROACH TO THE 2017 PERIODONTAL CLASSIFICATION UPDATE - PUTTING KNOWLEDGE INTO ACTION
Presented by Tabitha Acret

THE DIGITAL MOCKUP: A POWERFUL ENGAGEMENT TOOL
Presented by Dr Andrea Shepperson, keynote speaker

MANAGING DEEP CARIES
Presented by Dr Felicity Crombie

SEX, DRUGS AND THE ORAL CAVITY
Presented by Dr Amrita Gokhale

NEW INSTRUMENTATION TECHNIQUES AND EQUIPMENT IN ENDODONTICS
Presented by Dr James Brichko

ANTHONY ROSEMAN MEMORIAL LECTURE: THE ETHICAL AND LEGAL IMPLICATIONS OF MAKING MONEY IN DENTISTRY 
Presented by Dr Angela Pierce

DAY 2

MY INSPIRING STORY
Presented by Dr Jana Pittman, guest keynote speaker

FUNCTIONAL OCCLUSION
Presented by Dr Andrea Shepperson, keynote speaker

MANAGING TRAUMA PULP EXPOSURE AND OPEN APEX
Presented by Dr Lochana Ramalingam

CREATING A HEALTHY TEAM CULTURE [PANEL DISCUSSION]
Moderated by Dr Adam Keyes-Tilley. Leadership (Dr Jana Pittman). Growth attitude (Dr Toni Surace).  Structure in the practice to become a healthy functioning team (Dr Bing Lee).

DIRECT COMPOSITE RESIN VENEERS RESTORATIONS
Presented by Dr Varun Garg

DIGITAL ORTHODONTICS AS AN AID TO PROSTHODONTICS (TREATMENT PLANNING)
Presented by Dr Vicki Vlaskalic and Dr Cigdem Kipel

INFECTION CONTROL UPDATE 2022 –  GETTING IT RIGHT!
Presented by Emeritus Professor Laurie Walsh AO

FREE HAND OR GUIDED IMPLANTS (FLAP OR FLAPLESS SURGERY)T PLACEMENT PLANNING
Presented by Dr Sam Verco

WHERE AND WHEN ARE FIXED APPLIANCES BETTER THAN ALIGNERS FOR YOUNG AND OLD? [PANEL DISCUSSION]
Moderated by Dr Vicki Vlaskalic. Panel: Dr Geoff Hall, Dr Kip Homewood, Dr Igor Lavrin, Dr Sarah Lawrence and Dr Mithran Goonewardene

COVID, IS IT STILL A DIRTY WORD?
Presented by Emeritus Professor Laurie Walsh AO

PERIODONTAL AND IMPLANT MAINTENANCE – PERI-IMPLANTITIS (SURGICAL MAINTENANCE)
Presented by Prof Daniel Thoma

BREATHING BEHAVIOURS AND CROWDED MOUTHS IN KIDS
Presented by Dr Mithran Goonewardene

SUPPORTING YOUT TEAM'S WELLBEING - BRINGING MINDFULNESS AND FUN TO YOUR DAY
Presenters Dr Toni Surace, Dr Angela Zhang

MANAGING DENTAL TRAUMA PULP NECROSIS AND THE OPEN APEX. CAN GP DENTISTS MANAGE THIS WITH NEW CONTEMPORARY APPROACHES?
Presented by Dr Luke Moloney

COMMODITISATION OF TEETH: THE CHANGING CLIMATE IN DENTISTRY
Presented by A/Prof Stephen Chen AM, keynote speaker

Exhibition

Exhibition times

Friday 19 August 2022: 9:00am to 6:30pm

Saturday 20 August 2022: 9:00am to 4:00pm

Speakers

Convention program keynote speakers

Dr Andrea Shepperson

Dr Andrea Shepperson is an internationally recognised clinician and educator. She established Shepperson Education, building a dedicated training facility in New Zealand, where she runs courses in digital aesthetics, tooth wear and functional occlusion.

Dr Shepperson is a Digital Smile Design Instructor, an Honorary Life Member of the New Zealand Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and a mentor at the Kois Center in Seattle, USA. She is regarded as a clinician focused on comprehensive care, digital diagnostics and delivery using innovation and technology.

Associate Professor Stephen Chen

Associate Professor Stephen Chen is a specialist periodontist in private practice in Balwyn. He graduated BDS (Malaya) in 1983, MDSc (Melbourne) in 1987, FRACDS in 1988 (KG Sutherland Prize) and completed his PhD in 2008. He holds the position of Clinical Associate Professor at The School of Dentistry, University of Melbourne. 

A/Prof Chen’s scientific interests are tissue regeneration and post-extraction implants. He has published over 30 papers, authored two textbooks and contributed chapters to six textbooks. He is past president of the International Team for Implantology (ITI), Australian and New Zealand Academy of Periodontists (ANZAP) and Australasian Osseointegration Society (AOS). A/Prof Chen is an honorary life member of the AOS.

Dr John Cho

Dr John Cho graduated from the University of Sydney, completing both his undergraduate and post-graduate programs. He has been in private specialist practice in Canberra since 2009 and is a Fellow of the International Team for Implantology.

Dr Cho lectures for various institutions with special interests in gold restorations, implant prosthetic design and prosthodontic decision-making.

Guest Keynote speakers

Dr Jana Pittman

Dr Jana Pittman has experienced it all - triumph, defeat, failure and success. She will take you on a journey through the peaks and troughs that helped shape her career and build her into who she is today.

Dr Pittman is a two-time world champion and four-time Commonwealth athletics champion. When injuries hampered her athletic career, she swapped the track for the ice rink and became the first woman to represent Australia in both the Summer and Winter Olympic games.

Off the track, Dr Pittman has completed a degree in medicine and surgery at the University of Western Sydney and is a practising doctor specialising in women's health. She is currently an ambassador for the Australian Cervical Cancer Foundation, Save the Box and Targeting Cancer. In 2021 she joined the cast of Channel 7's popular reality program 'SAS Australia', making it to the final five.

Other speakers, see here.

 

Sponsors & Supporters

Please see here for a full list of our valued sponsors and exhibitors.

Industry Partners

Defibrillators Australia
BOQ
Moneywise
Bongiorno
PSA
Oracle Dental Design
Invedent
Guild