Developments in recent weeks with the Covid-19 pandemic are being closely monitored at present and will have an impact on the 2020 line-up of events. Any delegates who have already registered for an event will be contacted accordingly by our CE team. New details for the upcoming events will be advertised on the website shortly.
A SPECIAL EVENT
Dental Update 2020 reaches the pinnacle of Dental CPD and marks the Queensland Dental Group’s 50th event. DU2020 follows in a long tradition of exceptional updates that have seen comprehensive updates across multiple disciplines from leaders across the oral health field. Restorative Dentistry, Prosthodontics, Periodontics and Infection Control are just a sample of the diversity of important updates that will be provided at DU2020 by an exceptional range of elite experts. The two day event sees six leading experts, including Dr Chris Ho, Prosthodontist and Professor Ian Meyers OAM present this outstanding event in the fine surroundings of the Brisbane Hilton Hotel 21-22 August. Don’t miss this special event.
SCOPE OF THE FORUM
Dental Update 2020 offers an exceptional scope of updates across six disciplines relevant to day to day clinical practice. The Chair of the ADA’s Infection Control Committee, A/Professor Sharon Liberal, is due to present the Infection Control Update 2020 session at the event. The long standing editor of the Australian Dental Journal, Professor Mark Bartold AM, whose contributions to the field of periodontics have been nothing short of exceptional and prolific, will provide the update in Periodontics with an emphasis on patient centred peridontics. Specialist in Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine, Dr Simon Moore, will provide the Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology update at the event, whilst paediatric dentistry will be covered by Emeritus Professor Kim Seow, who has made international contributions to the field. Leading Experts in Fine Surroundings for to consider the outlook for clinical dentistry in 2020 and beyond. CPD at its Best.
Over the past many years, these events have been opened by State Ministers and Members of Parliament on fourteen occasions and have seen delegates from across Australia, New Zealand and beyond enjoy exceptional CPD. In approaching the 50th event Milestone, Dental Update 2020, the Queensland Dental Group’s underlying philosophies remain strong, namely to seek leading experts from all disciplines to join us in fine surroundings and importantly without any sponsors. These philosophies make QDG events a very unique experience within the Australasia region. We remain focused in offering our speakers a level playing field. No sponsors means no bias and allows each of the leading experts to provide their unbiased opinions, views and preferences without any overshadowing bias. Dental CE, the way it’s meant to be.
Don't miss the 50th Anniversary Milestone Event!
Leading Experts | Fine Surroundings | No Sponsors | No Bias | CPD at its best
ONE OF THE GREAT EVENTS
of the Year
Beyond exceptional leading experts, presenting the latest developments in their field of expertise and refreshing the understanding of fundamental concepts, many of which have changed in recent years, Dental Update 2020 offers an exceptional opportunity to obtain many updates from a range of disciplines.
Dr Chris Ho, Prosthodontist, and Professor Ian Meyers OAM, are each presenting two sessions at the event, providing substantial updates in restorative dentistry and prosthodontics. The Chair of the ADA’s Infection Control Committee, A/Professor Sharon Liberali, will present the Infection Control Update 2020 session.
Six leading experts combine to present this outstanding event in fine surroundings and with no sponsors. CPD at its very best.
Event SpeakersLeading Experts | Dental Update 2020
DR CHRIS HO
Leading Prosthodontist, Keynote presenter at numerous international conferences & Editor of the Wiley Blackwell textbook “Practical Procedures in Aesthetic Dentistry”
PROF IAN MEYERS OAM
Order of Australia Medal for services to Dentistry
General Dental Practitioner, Former Chair and long standing member of the ADA Dental Instruments, Materials and Equipment Committee
PROF MARK BARTOLD AM
Periodontist, Long Standing Editor of the Australian Dental Journal, Keynote presenter at numerous international conferences
EM PROF KIM SEOW
Member of the International Expert Committe on Ealy Childhood Caries IAPD, Authored over 200 original scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals
Event SessionsSix Experts. Eight Exhilarating Sessions. Two Days
Presenter: Professor Mark Bartold AM
New Classification of periodontal diseases
Role of inflammation and bacteria in periodontitis
Multifactorial nature of periodontitis and host modulation therapy
Diagnostically driven and patient centred periodontal care
Personalized periodontics and P4-Periodontics – the future?
Treat-to-target – a new paradigm in periodontics
Presenter: Professor Ian Meyers OAM
Managing changes in vertical dimension and occlusion
Tips and tricks to assist with predictable direct restorations
The use of templates and injection technique restorations
Semi-Direct and Direct-Indirect options with composite resin
Treatment planning and Risk assessment and for the worn dentition
Presenter: Professor Ian Meyers OAM
Getting the basics right, managing the diseases of the dentition
Restoring form, function and aesthetics
Restoration longevity – patient and practitioner expectations
Therapeutic, Biomimetic and Bioactive materials – are we there yet?
Digital vs Digital – does computer assisted dentistry mean less fancy fingers dentistry?
Presenter: Dr Simon Moore
Oral Ulcers, White patches and Pigmented lesions
An overview of types of common mucosal lesions & lumps and bumps
Comprehensive Oral Examination -what every clinician should know & do
Normal anatomy and some common variations
When to monitor, when to biopsy and when to refer
Presenter: A/Professor Sharon Liberali
ADA Infection Control Guidelines – 4th Edition (in draft)
NHMRC Australian Guidelines for Prevention and Control of Infection in Healthcare (2019)
Hand Hygiene Australia – online dental training module
Australian and New Zealand Standards on Infection Control (4187/4815).
CDNA Australian National Guidelines for the management of healthcare workers living with BBV’s (2018)
Presenter: Emeritus Professor Kim Seow
Common clinical problems and practical solutions in paediatric dentistry
Current global recommendations for early childhood caries (ECC)
Practical restorative dentistry for primary teeth
Diagnosis and management of newly-erupted 6 year-old molars
Pre-eruptive intracoronal resorption versus caries
Presenter: Dr Chris Ho
Optimising aesthetic materials for optimal strength and durability
Preparation of ceramic materials
Understanding modern resin cements for optimal adhesion
Adhesive cementation techniques for lithium disilicate and zirconia restorations
Presenter: Dr Chris Ho
Evolution of preparation – contemporary prosthodontic minimal invasive approaches
Decision making for materials and restorative choices
Outcome based preparation guidelines
Case selection for the use of the no-prep and minimal prep approach
Number of participants is limited!
Don't miss your seat. Leading Experts. Fine Surroundings. Independent CPD at its best.
Event VenueHilton Hotel, 190 Elizabeth St, Brisbane
The Brisbane Hilton Hotel is a Five Star Hotel centrally located in the Brisbane CBD. Located in the heart of the city between vibrant Queen Street Mall and the central business district, the Hilton Hotel is walking distance to attractions including South Bank parklands and the Brisbane Cultural Centre. The Brisbane Hilton Hotel features 319 guest rooms and suites and is a 30 minute drive from the airport or a short walk from Central Station. Further information is available on the Brisbane Hilton Hotel website. Alternatively a variety of accommodation options are available within the CBD including various other hotels and apartments.
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