PRESENTERS


professor-christopher-peck

PROFESSOR CHRIS PECK

Professor Chris Peck is Director of the University of Sydney’s Westmead Initiative, former Dean of Sydney’s Faculty of Dentistry, and President of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Orofacial Pain. Professor Peck manages complex orofacial pain and disorder patients and conducts research trying to understand better the transition from acute to chronic pain, evidence-based diagnosis and management of orofacial pain, and the biomechanics of jaw dysfunction. A strong advocate for multidisciplinary patient management, he is internationally renowned for his leadership and contributions to translational research in orofacial pain and leading the clinical arm of projects involving researchers from biomedicine to mathematics. He is a senior facial pain expert in the NSW public health care system at the Royal North Shore Hospital’s Pain Management Research Institute, involved in patient care, clinical supervision and research. Professor Peck is President of the International Network for Orofacial Pain and Related Disorders Methodology, which develops reliable and valid diagnostic criteria for facial pain complaints, and is part of an international team developing a comprehensive classification for Orofacial Pain.

Dr Anthony Mak

DR ANTHONY MACK

Dr Anthony Mak is the author of two compelling compendiums detailing direct composite and indirect ceramic restorations, the clinical photography and documentations can only be described as exceptional. He has published numerous case studies and articles for local and international dental bodies and associations and is a much sought after speaker, especially in the field of digital and restorative dentistry. He has lectured extensively in Australia, New Zealand and across Asia; and his hands-on workshops have gained such popularity that they are almost always booked out soon after registrations open. Anthony runs two practices in metropolitan Sydney, focusing on quality modern comprehensive care, including aesthetic and implant dentistry. He is also a clinical consultant and key opinion leader for several global dental companies focusing on development of new dental technologies.

Dr Barbara Woodhouse

DR BARBARA WOODHOUSE

Dr Barbara Woodhouse graduated in dentistry from the University of Queensland and has worked for Queensland Health and in private practice – both in rural Queensland and in Brisbane – before deciding to specialise in oral and maxillofacial surgery. After completing a Fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons, she returned to the University of Queensland to teach and to complete a Masters degree in oral and maxillofacial surgery in combination with a four-year surgical training program, initially at the Royal Brisbane Hospital. To broaden her experience, Dr. Woodhouse completed her final year in a world class training facility in the United Kingdom and was admitted to Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. She was awarded a travelling Fellowship to Europe in recognition of the work she undertook in England. On her return to Australia, Dr. Woodhouse commenced private practice in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. At the same time she completed a medical degree through the University of Queensland and was awarded a specialist Fellowship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. From 1994 to 2009, she was appointed as a consultant at the Royal Brisbane and Princess Alexandra Hospitals, where she pioneered several techniques not previously performed by oral and maxillofacial surgeons in Queensland. She has also served as Lieutenant Colonel Consultant to the Australian Army, and is currently on the national board of examiners for doctors applying for specialist registration in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr Woodhouse regularly travels overseas to extend her skills and training and is the Chair of Operation Interface. She is a frequently invited speaker to medical and dental groups both in Australia and overseas.

Professor-Ian-Meyers

PROFESSOR IAN MEYERS OAM

Professor Ian Meyers OAM is a general dental practitioner and honorary professor at The University of Queensland School of Dentistry. Over the last thirty five years he has been involved in dental research, clinical dentistry, private practice, university and hospital based dental clinics and been a director and board member of numerous dental associations and colleges. His previous positions include being appointed as the inaugural Colgate Chair of Dental General Practice Dentistry, Chief Dental Officer for Queensland Health, President of the Queensland Branch of the Australian Dental Association, and CEO of the Australian Dental Association Queensland Branch. He is a Fellow and current Board member of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons and the International College of Dentists, and is a Fellow of the Academy of Dentistry International and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. Professor Meyers is a long standing member of the ADA Dental Instruments, Materials and Equipment Committee and a member of the editorial board of The Australian Dental Journal and several other international journals. He is an external examiner at several dental schools and examiner for the Australian Dental Council. Throughout his career as an academic and clinician Ian has developed extensive experience in comprehensive patient care, diagnosis and management of worn and broken down dentition, geriatric and aged care dentistry, adhesive restorative dentistry and dental materials, and the management of patient’s in general dental practice through minimum intervention dentistry. He has lectured extensively on these topics both nationally and internationally.

Dr Bill Kahler

DR BILL KAHLER

Dr Bill Kahler maintains a full time specialist private practice restricted to Endodontics in Brisbane and Toowoomba. In addition, Bill holds an Honorary Associate Professorship at the University of Queensland and he is the Endodontic consultant at the Kingston Oral Health Centre in a dedicated trauma clinic. He has a DClinDent (Endo) from the University of Adelaide and a PhD from the University of Sydney as well as numerous Fellowships. His primary research areas of interest relate to clinical endodontics particularly cracked teeth, regenerative endodontics, dental traumatology and pulpal responses to injury, irritation and insult. Bill has published more than 60 papers in inter-national dental, material science and engineering journals and is a contributing author for several Books. He has lectured extensively nationally and internationally.

Professor Florian Mack

PROFESSOR FLORIAN MACK

Professor Florian Mack has completed three research degrees by thesis in 1993, 2000 and 2007. His research interests include bio-compatibility of dental materials, tongue dysfunction and laser welding. Florian has published over fifty papers and is a reviewer for various international dental journals. He is a member of many professional associations and has lectured nationally and internationally. Dr Florian Mack received his dental degree in 1992 from the University of Berlin in Germany. He then worked at University of Berlin from 1993 to 1996 and also part time private practice from 1992 to 1994. In 1996 Professor Mack accepted the position of Assistant Professor at the University of Greifswald in Germany. In 2000 he completed his specialty degree in Prosthodontics in Greifswald. Professor Mack and his family moved to the Gold Coast in 2006 where he accepted the head position of Professor in Prosthodontics and Comprehensive Adult Dental Care at Griffith University. Since mid-2016 he has been working as a full time private practitioner in his specialty of Prosthodontics in Brisbane, Gold Coast and Toowoomba.

TOPICS


DIGITAL DENTISTRY – FROM THE SINGLE UNIT TO THE FULL MOUTH REHABILITATION

DR ANTHONY MAK

• Is intra oral scanning accurate?
• What is currently predictable in digital dentistry and what is experimental?
• Best practice to get the most accurate scans and results
• What do you need to start digital dentistry?
• 3D printing, guided implant surgery, diagnostic mock ups, and restorative cases will be discussed

MANAGING PATIENTS WITH IMPAIRED JAW FUNCTION

PROFESSOR CHRIS PECK

• Jaw Function, Impaired Function and Diagnostic Criteria
• Local and Systemic Factors contributing to Impaired Function
• Key conditions that cause Impaired Jaw Function
• Key elements of Patient Management
• Primary care for Impaired Jaw Function
• Primary care for Related Conditions including Symptomatic Bruxism and Muscle and TMJ Pathology

ENDODONTICS – STRATEGIES, APPROACHES AND CLINICAL HINTS

DR BILL KAHLER

• Endodontic Diagnosis: Prognostic factors affecting endodontic treatment outcome
• CBCT imaging: When is it useful?
• Anatomy, access and length determination
• Chemo-mechanical preparation: Irrigation and disinfection of root canals
• Root canal obturation – Is it just a ‘tick’ radiograph?

BONDED AESTHETIC RESTORATIONS IN THE ANTERIOR DENTITION

DR ANTHONY MAK

• Treatment planning for the aesthetic restoration to deliver predictable results
• The simplified layering technique for composite anterior restorations.
• Injectable composites – what can we do with them?
• When to cement and when to bond
• The diagnostic mock-up driven preparation for the anterior indirect ceramic restorations

ORAL SURGERY IN YOUR PRACTICE – TIPS AND TRICKS FOR A GOOD DAY AT THE OFFICE

DR BARBARA WOODHOUSE

• Extractions made Easy(er)
• Understand Elevators for Maximum Effect
• Pick that Impaction – Before you start!
• Prescribing to maximise Analgesia – and minimise Side-Effects
• Anticoagulants Demystified
• Prevention and Management of Medication related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw

CHALLENGES AND STRATEGIES IN THE TREATMENT OF PATIENTS WITH A COMPROMISED DENTITION

PROFESSOR FLORIAN MACK

• How many teeth are necessary for a successful dental treatment?
• Can we make treatment predictions and how?
• What kind of denture is most suitable, fixed, implants, removable dentures, hybrid dentures?
• New dentures or repair the old one?
• What is the expected mid and long-term outcome?

GETTING LONG IN THE TOOTH – RESTORATIVE MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES FOR THE AGEING PATIENT

PROFESSOR IAN MEYERS OAM

• Developing an oral health management plan for ageing adults
• Root surface caries – Is it manageable?
• The hopeless tooth – To restore or extract?
• Patient friendly procedures – Managing the frail and feeble patient
• Protecting exposed root surfaces – Reducing sensitivity and improving aesthetics

THE END IS NIGH – RESTORATIVE OPTIONS FOR CRACKED, FRACTURED AND FRAGILE TEETH

PROFESSOR IAN MEYERS OAM

• Diagnosis and management of cracked and fractured cusps
• Why teeth crack and how to prevent a catastrophe
• Direct or indirect approaches to management of compromised teeth
• Managing the deep interproximal margin
• Proper prognosis – preparing the patient for prosthetics

VENUE


The Stamford Plaza Brisbane Hotel

The Stamford Plaza Brisbane Hotel is a Five Star Hotel, in the Brisbane CBD adjacent to the Brisbane Botanical Gardens and on the Brisbane River. All 252 accommodation rooms and suites have a view of the Brisbane River. The hotel is conveniently located to access the riverside cafes and shopping precincts within comfortable walking distance. The inner Queen Street Mall shopping area is only a short walk away, whilst the South Bank region can be accessed via a short ferry trip. The hotel also has a variety of restaurants.

 

For detailed hotel and accommodation information, click the following link to be directed to the Stamford Plaza Brisbane website. Alternatively a variety of accommodation options are available within the CBD including various other hotels and apartments.

DESTINATION


Brisbane

Brisbane is the third largest city in Australia and the state capital of Queensland and offers a multitude of sightseeing, shopping, dining, recreational and leisure opportunities. Brisbane’s close proximity to the Gold Coast region to the South and Sunshine Coast region to the North add to the abundance of recreational and leisure opportunities, makes it a perfect holiday destination to explore the South-East Queensland region from.

The inner city offers a great variety of dining and shopping precincts both centrally located and speckled along the meandering Brisbane River, which provides convenient ferry transport to the Southbank precinct. Southbank is the dynamic arts and performance hub, with the Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Queensland Museum, Queensland Art Gallery and Queensland Gallery of Modern Art all located within close proximity.

Detailed information of inner city and greater Brisbane area sightseeing destinations, activities, arts, entertainment, sporting and much more is available at www.visitbrisbane.com.au. A multitude of organised day trips throughout the region are available, with many tour providers also offering extended day trips to the Gold and Sunshine Coasts and beyond.

Travel Info

The Brisbane International airport has direct flights to and from more than 30 international and 45 domestic destinations. Delegates, other than those who are Australian or New Zealand citizens, travelling to Brisbane for this event require a visa to enter Australia and can find further information on the Department of Immigration Website www.immi.gov.au. All delegates are required to arrange their own travel, accommodation and  insurance.

The Brisbane CBD is approximately 12km from and around 20 minutes from the domestic and international airport, however longer travel times are experienced on weekdays during the morning and afternoon rush hours. A multitude of transport options are available. The Airtrain provides a direct link to the CBD and departs every 15 minutes during peak hour. Taxi ranks are well supplied at most hours of the day at both the domestic and international airport. Various Ground Transport Operators and Bus Companies also provide access to the CBD and other locations including the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast regions. Alternatively, a large variety of car rental companies service the airport.

For detailed hotel and accommodation information, click the following link to be directed to the Stamford Plaza Brisbane website.

GENERAL INFORMATION


Climate

Brisbane has a subtropical climate with mild winter and warm or hot weather for the rest of the year. Maximum temperatures range around 17oC in winter and exceeding 30oC for most of the summer months.

Currency & GST

The currency across all states of Australia is the Australian Dollar. Goods and services in Australia are subject to a Goods and Services Tax (GST) of 10%. All event registration fees are payable in Australian Dollars and include a GST component.

DIETARY REQUIREMENTS

Delegates with special dietary requirements should indicate these on the event registration form so that this information may be passed to the hotel’s banquet’s team. Whilst efforts are made to accommodate special requests, these cannot be guaranteed.

NAME TAGS & CERTIFICATES

Name tags and certificates of attendance will be issued to all delegates attending the event.

TIME ZONE & DAYLIGHT SAVING

The Brisbane and Queensland time zone is GMT/UTC +10:00 during standard time. Queensland does not utilise Daylight Saving Time and remains on Australian Easter Standard Time (AEST) all year round at GMT/UTC +10:00.

EVENT PROGRAM

Dental Update 2019

TIME FRIDAY 23rd AUG 2019                                                                                                       SATURDAY 24th AUG 2019
7:30am Registration                                                                                                                                   Registration
8:00am Managing Patients with Impaired Jaw Function                                                               Oral Surgery in your Practice – Tips and Tricks 
Professor Chris Peck                                                                                                                    Dr Barbara Woodhouse
10:15am Morning Tea                                                                                                                                  Morning Tea
10:30am Contemporary Endodontics – Strategies, Approaches and Clinical Hints                 Challenges in the Treatment of Patients with a Compromised Dentition 
Dr Bill Kahler                                                                                                                                 Professor Florian Mack
12:30pm Lunch                                                                                                                                               Lunch
1:30pm Bonded Aesthetic Restorations in the Anterior Dentition                                            Restorative Management Strategies for the Ageing Dentition
Dr Anthony Mak                                                                                                                           Professor Ian Meyers OAM
3:15pm Afternoon Tea                                                                                                                               Afternoon Tea
3:30pm Digital Dentistry – From the Single Unit to the Full Mouth Rehabilitation              Restorative Options for Cracked, Fractured and Fragile Teeth
Dr Anthony Mak                                                                                                                           Professor Ian Meyers OAM
5:00pm Conclusion                                                                                                                                     Conclusion

DENTAL UPDATE 2019 offers delegates a multidisciplinary update on new developments within a range of fields including restorative dentistry, prosthodontics, endodontics, oral surgery and oral medicine. Professor Chris Peck, Professor Ian Meyers OAM, Dr Anthony Mak, Dr Barbara Woodhouse, Professor Florian Mack and Dr Bill Kahler combine to present DU2019 over two days in fine surroundings at the Brisbane Stamford Plaza Hotel, providing reviews on current and developing techniques as well as clinical and patient management approaches. Participants may use this event towards meeting the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements as set by the Dental Board of Australia and the event has also received CPD verification from the New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA). The event offers participants up to 15 hours scientific continuing professional development and registration is open to dentists and dental specialists. As with all Queensland Dental Group conferences, events and courses, no product or external company sponsorship is permitted to allow all presenters to provide their unbiased views and preferences. Dental CE the way it’s meant to be.

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