ADAVB Convention & Exhibition 2022

Explore regeneration, innovation and transformation in dentistry over a two-day program on 19 and 20 August 2022. 

See our full calendar for other CPD and social events.

Bookings are now closed

Regeneration, innovation, transformation: Explore what this theme means to you and your practice over our two-day scientific and exhibition program. Gain 12 CPD hours while you immerse yourself in a comprehensive overview of current evidence-based information impacting our rapidly changing profession. Discover how these changes affect you, your patients and your team.

Convention topics include the incorporation of orthodontics into aesthetic treatment options, regenerating smiles with flowable resins and innovation with new endodontic instruments and techniques.

We look forward to welcoming your whole team to this multidisciplinary event and choose from dedicated program streams for dentists, dental assistants, practice managers, dental hygienists, and dental therapists and oral health therapists.

Please download the Convention app to help you navigate this exciting two day program.

ADAVB members also have the chance to win one of two ADAVB event vouchers, valued at $300, simply by tagging @ausdentalvic and using the hashtag #ADAVBConvention in your Facebook, Instagram or LinkedIn posts during the event. Conditions apply.

Find out more about the full program or individual days below. 

Convention workshop with Prof Ian Meyers: 18 August 

Full Convention & Exhibition program: 19 and 20 August

Day One only: Friday 19 August

President's Awards Night: Friday 19 August

Day Two only: Saturday 20 August

Recent Graduates & Students Cocktail Night: Saturday 20 August 

The extensive trade exhibition will feature Australia’s leading dental companies displaying their latest in materials, instruments and equipment.

Nearby hotels can be booked here.

Bookings for the free creche service are now closed (details are here if you are already booked).

We look forward to welcoming you and your team to celebrate all that is new and exciting in the world of dentistry today.

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 AM

Associate Professor Stephen Chen AM is a specialist periodontist. A/Prof Chen is Clinical Associate Professor at The School of Dentistry, The University of Melbourne. His scientific interests are in the field of tissue regeneration and post-extraction implants, and he has published more than 30 papers, authored two textbooks and contributed chapters to six textbooks. A/Prof Chen is a past president of the International Team for Implantology, Australian and New Zealand Academy of Periodontists and Australasian Osseointegration Society.

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

Special guest keynote speaker

Dr Jana Pittman

Dr Jana Pittman has experienced it all - triumph, defeat, failure and success. She's 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 Pittmam is a practising doctor specialising in women's health.

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