PRESENTERS


KEYNOTE PRESENTER

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Professor Christopher Peck

Professor Chris Peck is Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry, the University of Sydney 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 Research Diagnostic Criteria for Temporomandibular Disorders Consortium Network, which develops reliable and valid diagnostic criteria for facial pain complaints. Other clinical pain research groups have emulated this consortium model. Additionally, he chaired an expert International Working Group to expand the taxonomy of temporomandibular disorders (Journal of Oral Rehabilitation 2014). 

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Dr Neil Savage

Dr Neil Savage is registered in the specialties of Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology. His main commitment is in private specialist Oral Medicine practice. He is a Consultant in Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology to the RBWH, conducting a weekly Outpatient’s clinic and participating in registrar training as well as Dental and Medical students. Neil is actively involved in diagnostic histopathology reporting and consults on difficult cases. He also continues teaching commitments as discipline lead at post-graduate level in Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology at the University of Queensland, School of Dentistry. He is a member of both the ADA Inc and AHPRA Therapeutics committees and a contributing author to the Therapeutic Guidelines book “Oral and Dental”. He has specific clinical and research interests in the management of soft tissue lesions, both conservative and surgical, the use of steroid medications, oral dysaesthesias and telemedicine.

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Dr Simon Moore

Dr Simon Moore holds dual registration with the Australian Dental Board as a registered specialist within the field of Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology. Following graduation from the University of Adelaide in 1985, Simon served as a Dental Officer in Armed Forces. He then undertook further study in Theology before returning to Adelaide to obtain his MDS in Oral Pathology. Simon has a passion for teaching and was on the staff at the University of Adelaide University until moving to Brisbane in 2004 where he currently works in Specialist Oral Medicine practices in Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast. He also has a heart for those less fortunate and has been involved in dental training programs within East Timor and Cambodia.

TOPICS


Oral Medicine: When to Treat, Observe or Refer

Dr Neil Savage
  • Patient examination – easy? Maybe not quite so easy
  • Progression from bland mucosal lesions to malignancy
  • Red things
  • Lesions with ulceration
  • Using steroids effectively

The Facial Pain Patient: Assessment

Dr Neil Savage
  • Classification of Oral and Maxillofacial Pain
  • Myofascial Pain – common but difficult
  • Neurogenic Pain – a diagnostic dilemma
  • Trigeminal neuropathies – we are the experts
  • Psychosocial aspects of pain

Orofacial Pain: Extending the Dentists Reach to Outside The Mouth

Professor Christopher Peck
  • Temporomandibular disorders – the most common chronic orofacial pain
  • Making a diagnosis
  • The team approach to management and the dentist’s critical contributions
  • Orofacial pain- it’s prevalence and impact

The ‘How To’ of Periodontal Medicine

Dr Simon Moore
  • Conditions and lesions of inflammatory and non-inflammatory nature
  • Aetiology and presentation of conditions and lesions
  • Approaches to assessing and diagnosing lesions
  • Management approaches and treatment options
  • Follow up and review

VENUE


The Brisbane Marriott Hotel

The Brisbane Marriott Hotel is a Five Star hotel, centrally located in the Brisbane CBD at which President Barack Obama, USA, resided during the November 2014 G20 World Leaders Summit. The Marriott Hotel offers 267 deluxe rooms and suites with views of the city skyline or Brisbane River and is conveniently located to access the riverside cafes and shopping precincts. 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.

For detailed hotel and accommodation information, click the following link to be directed to the Marriott 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 encouraged to arrange their travel and other insurances.

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 Marriott 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

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

NAME TAGS & CERTIFICATES

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.

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


ORAL MEDICINE AND PATHOLOGY 2018

TIME 18 MAY 2018 BRISBANE MARRIOTT HOTEL
8:00am Registration
8:30am ORAL MEDICINE: WHEN TO TREAT, OBSERVE OR REFER
Presenter Dr Neil Savage
10:30am Morning Tea
10:50am THE FACIAL PAIN PATIENT: ASSESSMENT
Presenter Dr Neil Savage
12:30pm Lunch
1:30pm OROFACIAL PAIN: EXTENDING THE DENTISTS REACH OUTSIDE THE MOUTH
Presenter Professor Chris Peck
3:10pm Afternoon Tea
3:30pm THE ‘HOW TO’ OF PERIODONTAL MEDICINE
Presenter Dr Simon Moore
5:00pm Conclusion

ORAL MEDICINE AND PATHOLOGY UPDATE 2018 offers practitioners an in-depth look at various key topics relevant to clinical practice. The event features three specialists covering a range of topics from assessment to diagnosis and beyond. Professor Christopher Peck, Dr Neil Savage and Dr Simon Moore combine to provide this valuable update and will discuss  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 seven hours scientific continuing professional development and registration is open to dentists and endodontists. The event will be held at the Marriott Hotel in the Brisbane CBD. 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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