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The Brush Up

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Tune in to a series of podcasts aimed at helping recent graduates as they set out on their dental careers. The Brush Up features interviews and discussions on the topics that matter most to recent graduates, including;

  • navigating the early years of practice
  • making new connections with the industry
  • expanding your knowledge as professionals.

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What to Consider with Referrals to an Oral Medicine Specialist

What to Consider with Referrals to an Oral Medicine Specialist
This week’s podcast is part eight of a series of episodes of presentations recorded during the recent ADA NSW CPD Program “How to Refer, When to Refer”. This series relates to a dental practitioner's scope of practice and how to manage patient’s best interests. These presentations focus on duty of care, the importance in recognising one’s own limitations and to refer patients to others more qualified when appropriate. They also highlight that clear and comprehensive communication is essential in order to make any necessary referrals effective.

In this eighth and final episode we present a lecture titled “How to Refer & When to Refer to an Oral Medicine Specialist” delivered by Dr Suma Sukumar, an oral medicine specialist from Sydney.


What to Consider with Referrals to a Dento Maxillofacial Radiologist

What to Consider with Referrals to a Dento Maxillofacial Radiologist
This week’s podcast is part seven of a series of episodes of presentations recorded during the recent ADA NSW CPD Program “How to Refer, When to Refer”. This series relates to a dental practitioner's scope of practice and how to manage patient’s best interests. These presentations focus on duty of care, the importance in recognising one’s own limitations and to refer patients to others more qualified when appropriate. They also highlight that clear and comprehensive communication is essential in order to make any necessary referrals effective.

In this seventh episode we present a lecture titled “How to Refer & When to Refer to a Dento Maxillofacial Radiologist” delivered by Dr Raahib Dudhia, a dento maxillofacial radiologist from Queensland.


What to Consider with Referrals to a Endodontist

What to Consider with Referrals to a Endodontist
This week’s podcast is part six of a series of episodes of presentations recorded during the recent ADA NSW CPD Program “How to Refer, When to Refer”. This series relates to a dental practitioner's scope of practice and how to manage patient’s best interests. These presentations focus on duty of care, the importance in recognising one’s own limitations and to refer patients to others more qualified when appropriate. They also highlight that clear and comprehensive communication is essential in order to make any necessary referrals effective.

In this sixth episode we present a lecture titled “How to refer & when to refer to an endodontist” delivered by Dr Peter Case, an endodontist from Sydney.


What to Consider with Referrals to a Orthodontist

What to Consider with Referrals to a Orthodontist
This week’s podcast is part five of a series of episodes of presentations recorded during the recent ADA NSW CPD Program “How to Refer, When to Refer”. This series relates to a dental practitioner's scope of practice and how to manage patient’s best interests. These presentations focus on duty of care, the importance in recognising one’s own limitations and to refer patients to others more qualified when appropriate. They also highlight that clear and comprehensive communication is essential in order to make any necessary referrals effective.

In this fifth episode, we present a lecture titled “How to Refer & When to Refer to an Orthodontist” delivered by Dr Nour Tarraf, an orthodontist from Sydney.


What to Consider with Referrals to a Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

What to Consider with Referrals to a Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
This week’s podcast is part four of a series of episodes of presentations recorded during the recent ADA NSW CPD Program “How to Refer, When to Refer”. This series relates to a dental practitioner's scope of practice and how to manage patient’s best interests. These presentations focus on duty of care, the importance in recognising one’s own limitations and to refer patients to others more qualified when appropriate. They also highlight that clear and comprehensive communication is essential in order to make any necessary referrals effective.

In this fourth episode, we present a lecture titled “How to Refer & When to Refer to an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon” delivered by Dr Michael Bowler, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon from Newcastle, New South Wales.


What to Consider with Referrals to a Prosthodontist

What to Consider with Referrals to a Prosthodontist
This week’s podcast is part three of a series of episodes of presentations recorded during the recent ADA NSW CPD Program “How to Refer, When to Refer”. This series relates to a dental practitioner's scope of practice and how to manage patient’s best interests. These presentations focus on duty of care, the importance in recognising one’s own limitations and to refer patients to others more qualified when appropriate. They also highlight that clear and comprehensive communication is essential in order to make any necessary referrals effective.

In this third episode we present a lecture titled “How to Refer & When to Refer to a Prosthodontist” delivered by Dr Jim Ironside, a prosthodontist from Sydney.


What to Consider with Referrals to a Paediatric Dentist

What to Consider with Referrals to a Paediatric Dentist
This week’s podcast is part two of a series of episodes of presentations recorded during the recent ADA NSW CPD Program “How to Refer, When to Refer”. This series relates to a dental practitioner's scope of practice and how to manage patient’s best interests. These presentations focus on duty of care, the importance in recognising one’s own limitations and to refer patients to others more qualified when appropriate. They also highlight that clear and comprehensive communication is essential in order to make any necessary referrals effective.

In this second episode we present a lecture titled “How to Refer & When to Refer to a Paediatric Dentist” delivered by Dr Diane Tay, a paediatric dentist from Sydney.


What to Consider with Referrals to a Periodontist

What to Consider with Referrals to a Periodontist
This week’s podcast kicks off a series of episodes of presentations recorded during the recent ADA NSW CPD Program “How to Refer, When to Refer”. This series relates to a dental practitioner's scope of practice and how to manage patient’s best interests. These presentations focus on duty of care, the importance in recognising one’s own limitations and to refer patients to others more qualified when appropriate. They also highlight that clear and comprehensive communication is essential in order to make any necessary referrals effective.

In this first episode we present a lecture titled “How to Refer & When to Refer to a Periodontist” delivered by Dr David Grossberg, a specialist periodontist from Sydney.


Recent Graduates Career Expo - Public Sector Dentistry

Recent Graduates Career Expo - Public Sector Dentistry
For this week's podcast we bring you the final part in the series of interviews recorded at the ADA NSW Careers Expo for Recent Graduates. In this episode, Kate Miranda from ADA New South Wales chats with Dr Tony Skapetis, Clinical Director of Education for Oral Health, Western Sydney Local Health District, New South Wales Health.  They discuss Dr Skapetis's path into public sector dentistry, including working within Dental Emergency Management & Rural & Remote Dentistry. They also chat about the benefits of working within the public sector and the wide variety of skills and experiences you can attain.

  • Published: Wed, 21 Mar 2018
  • Duration: 0:12:42
  • Interviewer: Kate Miranda
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Dr Tony Skapetis
  • Related Course / Event / Links:

Recent Graduates Career Expo - Periodontology

Recent Graduates Career Expo - Periodontology
For this week's podcast we continue with our series of interviews recorded recently at the ADA NSW Careers Expo for Recent Graduates. In this episode, the Chair of the ADA NSW Recent Graduates Committee, Dr Rohan Krishnan chats with Dr Joseph Lee, a Specialist Periodontist and President of the NSW Branch of the Australian Society of Periodontology. They discuss the training pathways to becoming a Specialist Periodontist, Dr Lee's own experience of specialising in periodontology and implant dentistry and the key role that the Society of Periodontology plays in training general dentists.

  • Published: Tue, 13 Feb 2018
  • Duration: 0:05:20
  • Interviewer: Dr Rohan Krishnan
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Dr Joseph Lee
  • Related Course / Event / Links:

Recent Graduates Career Expo - Specialisation

Recent Graduates Career Expo - Specialisation
In this week's podcast, we continue with our series of interviews recorded recently at the ADA NSW Careers Expo for Recent Graduates. In this episode, Kate Miranda from ADA NSW chats with Dr Neil Peppitt, President of ADA NSW about the pathways to specialisation. Dr Peppitt expands upon what recent graduates need to consider when wanting to undertake advanced training as a path to specialisation.

  • Published: Thu, 18 Jan 2018
  • Duration: 0:09:15
  • Interviewer: Kate Miranda
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Dr Neil Peppitt
  • Related Course / Event / Links:

Recent Graduates Career Expo - Defence Force

Recent Graduates Career Expo - Defence Force
In this week's podcast, we continue with our series of interviews recorded recently at the ADA NSW Careers Expo for Recent Graduates. In this third episode, ADA NSW Board Member Dr Catherine-Anne Walsh chats with Captain Sharon Lau and Flight Lieutenant Jennifer Feng about their experiences working as dentists in the Australian Defence Force. They talk about the challenges and opportunities on offer for recent graduates within both the Army and the Air Force.


Recent Graduates Career Expo - Oral Surgery

Recent Graduates Career Expo - Oral Surgery
For this week's podcast, we continue with our series of interviews recorded recently at the ADA NSW Careers Expo for Recent Graduates. In this second episode, ADA NSW Board Member Dr Catherine-Anne Walsh chats with Oral Surgeon Dr Angus Kingon about his career as a specialist. Dr Kingon provides fascinating insight into the mentors and colleagues that influenced both his work and career path to specialisation. They also discuss the dedication required to succeed as an oral surgeon and the impact that has on the life of a practitioner.

  • Published: Wed, 15 Nov 2017
  • Duration: 0:13:13
  • Interviewer: Dr Catherine-Anne Walsh
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Dr Angus Kingon
  • Related Course / Event / Links:

Recent Graduates Career Expo - Royal Flying Doctor Service

Recent Graduates Career Expo - Royal Flying Doctor Service
In this week's podcast, we kick off a series of interviews recorded recently at the ADA New South Wales Careers Expo for Recent Graduates. In the first episode of this series, Kate Miranda from ADA NSW chats with Dr Minh-Thu Cao Xuan about her experiences working as a Dentist for the Royal Flying Doctor Service. As a Recent Graduate, Minh-Thu tells of her experiences of moving to Broken Hill and the rewards of working for an organisation such as the RFDS.

For recent graduates who are interested in pursuing full time work as a Dentist with the Royal Flying Doctor Service, please send your resume and cover letter to careers@rfdsse.org.au.

  • Published: Thu, 9 Nov 2017
  • Duration: 0:06:30
  • Interviewer: Kate Miranda
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Dr Minh-Thu Coa Xuan
  • Related Course / Event / Links: A Career as a Dentist with the RFDS

Understanding Business Structures

Understanding Business Structures
In this week's podcast, ADA NSW Board Member Dr Patrick Meaney chats with Shane Morgan, Partner at Cutcher and Neale Accounting and Financial Services. In a wide-ranging discussion, Patrick and Shane talk about the transition to the workforce, understanding taxation and the basics of business structures.

Shane will be presenting a one-day course on Starting in Private Practice in February 2018 at the ADA New South Wales Centre For Professional Development. Go to our website for further information.

  • Published: Wed, 20 Sep 2017
  • Duration: 0:22:21
  • Interviewer: Dr Patrick Meaney
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Shane Morgan
  • Related Course / Event / Links: Starting In Private Practice

Scope Of Practice

Scope Of Practice
In this week's podcast, ADA NSW Board Member Dr Neil Peppitt chats with Dr Ben Keith, Senior Professional Officer at the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency, on the subject of Scope of Practice. They discuss what the Dental Board defines as 'Scope of Practice' and also clarify the relationship between scope of practice and competency for dental practitioners.

  • Published: Thu, 27 Jul 2017
  • Duration: 0:17:53
  • Interviewer: Dr Neil Peppitt
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Dr Ben Keith
  • Related Course / Event / Links: Dental Board of Australia

ADA NSW Mentoring Program Workshop

ADA NSW Mentoring Program Workshop
This week's podcast was recorded at the APAPTS Mentoring Program workshop held on the 19th of February, 2017. Kate Miranda from ADA NSW speaks with Dr Melanie Patney, Dr Thomas Tseng and Dr Cathleen Dong about the benefits of participating in the ADA NSW Mentoring Program.

Online registrations for the 2018 program will be open to members from the 22nd of September 2017, and will close on the 11th of December 2017. For further information about the ADAPTS Mentoring Program visit the ADA NSW website or use the link below.

  • Published: Thu, 20 Jul 2017
  • Duration: 0:05:27
  • Interviewer: Kate Miranda
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Dr Melanie Patney, Dr Thomas Tseng, Dr Cathleen Dong
  • Related Course / Event / Links: ADAPTS Mentoring Program

Drug Allergies and Adverse Reactions

Drug Allergies and Adverse Reactions
In this week's podcast, the chair of the ADA NSW Education and Research Committee, Dr Dominic Aouad, chats with Associate Professor Geraldine Moses, a Doctor of Clinical Pharmacy specialising in drug information. They discuss the difference between drug allergies and adverse reactions, how to manage patients in this area and consider the four types of drug allergies and how to distinguish between them.

Associate Professor Moses will be presenting a one-day seminar on 'Managing Patients with Drug Allergies and Adverse Reactions' at the ADA NSW Centre for Professional Development on Friday the 14th of July. Head to the ADA NSW website for further information and online enrolment.


The University of Sydney - School of Dentistry Faculty Research Day - Interviews with Dental Medicine Students - Part 4

The University of Sydney - School of Dentistry Faculty Research Day - Interviews with Dental Medicine Students - Part 4
In this week's podcast, ADA NSW takes you to the University of Sydney’s annual School of Dentistry Faculty Research Day, held on the 22nd September 2016 at the Westmead Education and Conference Centre. Dr Tony Skapetis interviews students of the Bachelor of Oral Health about their research poster presentations.

In the first interview, Tony speaks to Laura Hedges and Joanna Ibrahim about their poster: Oral health promotion for aged care facilities in Orange.

In the second interview, Tony speaks to Kristy Loui and Abdo Ibrahim about their poster: Our denture adventure: An oral Health promotion program for aged care in Mudgee.

  • Published: Wed, 24 May 2017
  • Duration: 0:10:20
  • Interviewer: Dr Tony Skapetis
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Laura Hedges, Joanna Ibrahim, Kristy Loui, Abdo Ibrahim
  • Related Course / Event / Links:

The University of Sydney - School of Dentistry Faculty Research Day - Interviews with Dental Medicine Students - Part 3

The University of Sydney - School of Dentistry Faculty Research Day - Interviews with Dental Medicine Students - Part 3
In this week's podcast, ADA NSW takes you to the University of Sydney’s annual School of Dentistry Faculty Research Day, held on the 22nd September 2016 at the Westmead Education and Conference Centre. Dr Tony Skapetis interviews students of the Doctor of Dental Medicine about their research poster presentations.

In the following interview, Tony speaks to Gurkirpal Malhi, Kyle Schaltz and Nick Stratas about their poster titled: A comparison between rotary bur and peizoelectric hand-pieces for bone removal during surgical tooth extractions, assessing operating time and postoperative pain, trismus, and swelling: A literature review.

  • Published: Wed, 17 May 2017
  • Duration: 0:08:28
  • Interviewer: Dr Tony Skapetis
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Gurkirpal Malhi, Kyle Schaltz, Nick Stratas
  • Related Course / Event / Links:

The University of Sydney - School of Dentistry Faculty Research Day - Interviews with Dental Medicine Students - Part 2

The University of Sydney - School of Dentistry Faculty Research Day - Interviews with Dental Medicine Students - Part 2
In this week's podcast, ADA NSW takes you to the University of Sydney’s annual School of Dentistry Faculty Research Day, held on the 22nd September 2016 at the Westmead Education and Conference Centre. Dr Tony Skapetis interviews students of the Doctor of Dental Medicine about their research poster presentations.

In the first interview, Tony speaks to Jessica Fung and Ronald Ho about their poster: Measuring the effect of acidic beverages on the torque to failure of resin-modified glass ionomer.

In the second interview, Tony speaks to Yuan Wang and Jessica Chuang about their poster titled: The effect of probiotics on caries and periodontal disease.

  • Published: Fri, 28 Apr 2017
  • Duration: 0:11:33
  • Interviewer: Dr Tony Skapetis
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Jessica Fung, Ronald Ho, Yuan Wang, Jessica Chuang
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The University of Sydney - School of Dentistry Faculty Research Day - Interviews with Dental Medicine Students - Part 1

The University of Sydney - School of Dentistry Faculty Research Day - Interviews with Dental Medicine Students - Part 1
In this week's podcast, ADA NSW takes you to the University of Sydney’s annual School of Dentistry Faculty Research Day, held on the 22nd September 2016 at the Westmead Education and Conference Centre. Associate Professor Deb Cockrell and Dr Tony Skapetis interview students of the Doctor of Dental Medicine about their research poster presentations.

In the first interview, Deb speaks to Minh-Thu Coa Xuan and Mary Hatem about their poster titled: Sydney University dental student confidence levels in administering different forms of local anaesthesia.

In the second interview, Tony speaks to Kate Chan Hee Jung about her poster: A systematic review on the aetiology of burning mouth syndrome.

  • Published: Wed, 5 Apr 2017
  • Duration: 0:11:02
  • Interviewer: Associate Professor Deb Cockrell, Dr Tony Skapetis
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Dr Minh-Thu Coa Xuan, Mary Hatem, Kate Chan Hee Jung
  • Related Course / Event / Links:

Legal and Ethical Considerations for Recent Graduates

Legal and Ethical Considerations for Recent Graduates
In this week's podcast, ADA NSW Board member Dr Neil Peppitt chats with Dr Alex Holden, Lecturer in Dental Ethics, Law and Professionalism at the University of Sydney. They discuss the learning pathways for dental students as it relates to law and ethics as well as the importance of professional support networks when recent graduates first venture out into the profession.

  • Published: Thu, 16 Mar 2017
  • Duration: 0:23:41
  • Interviewer: Dr Neil Peppitt
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Dr Alex Holden
  • Related Course / Event / Links: