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The ADA NSW Centre for Professional Development presents a series of podcasts for dental professionals. Listen to some great interviews with healthcare professionals, industry experts and CPD course lecturers as they talk about the dental landscape in Australia and growing trends in dentistry and oral healthcare.

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Outside The Mouth: The Mindful Dentist

Outside The Mouth: The Mindful Dentist
Outside the Mouth is a series dealing with the health and wellbeing of dental practitioners and their families, brought to you by Guild Insurance, protecting Australian dentists for over 18 years.

Heidi Horne, a Yoga and Wellness coach, has been on a journey for over 25 years to find ways to calm the “monkey brain” and inspire others to live a happier healthier more productive life. Heidi speaks with Dr Rohan Krishnan about meditation, mindfulness and other techniques dentists can use to manage everyday stresses and stay on top of their health and wellbeing.

If you are worried about your mental health or the wellbeing of a colleague and would like to talk to someone, call Dental Practitioner Support - a confidential 24/7 support line on 1800 377 700 or go to their website, dpsupport.org.au.

  • Published: Mon, 26 Oct 2020
  • Duration: 0:10:57
  • Interviewer: Dr Rohan Krishnan
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Heidi Horne
  • Related Course / Event / Links: Join Heidi for one on one sessions or at a retreat.

Outside the Mouth: Lonely at the Top

Outside the Mouth: Lonely at the Top
Outside the Mouth is a series dealing with the health and wellbeing of dental practitioners and their families, brought to you by Guild Insurance, protecting Australian dentists for over 18 years.

More people die by suicide than in road accidents every year in Australia. With more funding almost every year from state, territory and national budgets, mental health and suicide prevention are big topics in today's society. John Brogden, a former politician and now chairman of Lifeline is joining the fight on suicide prevention as alarming statistics show a 25 per cent increase in calls to the Lifeline service during the COVID-19 pandemic. Join John as he chats with Dr Rohan Krishnan about Lifeline, the pressures of leadership and John's own personal battles with depression and suicidal ideations.

Australians experiencing emotional distress have 24 hour 7 day a week access to Lifeline's crisis support and suicide prevention services. Call 13 11 44 for confidential one-to-one support or chat to or text a trained Lifeline Crisis Supporter via their website; lifeline.org.au.

  • Published: Wed, 14 Oct 2020
  • Duration: 0:19:19
  • Interviewer: Dr Rohan Krishnan
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: John Brogden
  • Related Course / Event / Links: Lifeline

Outside the Mouth: Failure and the Relentless Pursuit of Excellence

Outside the Mouth: Failure and the Relentless Pursuit of Excellence
Outside the Mouth is a series dealing with the health and wellbeing of dental practitioners and their families, brought to you by Guild Insurance, protecting Australian dentists for over 18 years.

There is an expectation in the medical and dental profession that practitioners will not make mistakes. If one accepts that failure is an inevitable part of learning and mistakes are sure to happen, is it possible to continually strive for excellence whilst maintaining a healthy mindset in the workplace? Dr Bill Bestic, a former officer in the New Zealand SAS and now an emergency and trauma surgery anaesthetist in Sydney talks with Dr Rohan Krishnan, a Sydney-based dentist, about high-performing cultures and the management of errors in their day-to-day operations.

If you are worried about your mental health or the wellbeing of a colleague and would like to talk to someone, call Dental Practitioner Support - a confidential 24/7 support line on 1800 377 700 or go to their website, dpsupport.org.au.

  • Published: Thu, 13 Aug 2020
  • Duration: 0:21:14
  • Interviewer: Dr Rohan Krishnan
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Dr Bill Bestic
  • Related Course / Event / Links:

Outside the Mouth: It Ain’t Weak to Speak

Outside the Mouth: It Ain’t Weak to Speak
Outside the Mouth is a series dealing with the health and wellbeing of dental practitioners and their families, brought to you by Guild Insurance, protecting Australian dentists for over 18 years.

There are growing concerns regarding the mental health of health-care workers in Australia. LIVIN is a local organisation with a vision to break the stigma of mental health through the development of cutting edge education programs, apparel and community awareness initiatives. Join Dr Rohan Krishnan, a Sydney-based dentist, as he chats with a LIVIN ambassador, Renee Gartner, about her own lived experience with mental health and how she helps others speak out about their own issues. Renee is a freelance sports and media personality, professional boxer and television presenter.

If you are worried about your mental health or the wellbeing of a colleague and would like to talk to someone, call Dental Practitioner Support - a confidential 24/7 support line on 1800 377 700 or go to their website, dpsupport.org.au.

  • Published: Thu, 23 Jul 2020
  • Duration: 0:18:42
  • Interviewer: Dr Rohan Krishnan
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Renee Gartner
  • Related Course / Event / Links: LIVIN

Outside the Mouth: Dental Practitioner Support

Outside the Mouth: Dental Practitioner Support
Outside the Mouth is a series dealing with the health and wellbeing of dental practitioners and their families, brought to you by Guild Insurance, protecting Australian dentists for over 18 years.

Health support for dental practitioners is here and it’s just a phone call or a click away. Launched in July 2020, Dental Practitioner Support is the first 24/7 telephone and online service for all dental practitioners in Australia. A free, dedicated, confidential service providing health and wellbeing advice and referral for dental practitioners, dental students, educators, employers and concerned family members. Dental Practitioner Support is a Dental Board of Australia initiative and is run by Turning Point, a leading addiction treatment, research and education organisation. Dr Murray Thomas, Chair of the Dental Board of Australia and Anthony Denham, Program Director for Turning Point chat with Dr Rohan Krishnan, current board director at ADA NSW about the new service and the importance of health and wellbeing in the Australian dental community.

To contact the Dental Practitioner Support service you can phone 1800377700 or go to their website, dpsupport.org.au

  • Published: Fri, 10 Jul 2020
  • Duration: 0:13:01
  • Interviewer: Dr Rohan Krishnan
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Dr Murray Thomas, Anthony Denham
  • Related Course / Event / Links: Dental Practitioner Support

Revised Scope of Practice Registration Standard for Dental Practitioners 2020

Revised Scope of Practice Registration Standard for Dental Practitioners 2020
On 1 July 2020 a revised Scope of practice registration standard for dental practitioners is in effect. Join Dr Sarah Raphael, senior dentist from ADA NSW, as she discusses important changes to the standard with Dr Murray Thomas, Chair of the Dental Board of Australia, and Luisa Interligi, Executive Officer – Dental, from the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.


Digital Dentistry Part I: The Art of Underpromising and Overdelivering in Removable Prosthetics

Digital Dentistry Part I: The Art of Underpromising and Overdelivering in Removable Prosthetics
In the world of removable dental prosthetics, digital innovation has fostered a new mindset in how we balance a patient’s clinical needs and their expectations. Join Leif Svensson from Everything Dentures and Dr Sarah Raphael, Senior Dentist at ADA NSW, as they discuss the impact that digital dentistry is having on patients receiving full or partial dentures including full-on-full clearances.


Pulling Apart From the Pack: Finding Opportunities and Mitigating Risks

Pulling Apart From the Pack: Finding Opportunities and Mitigating Risks
With increased competition in dentistry and new business models emerging, there are many challenges the modern dentist must face in order to build a profitable practice. Join Jonathan Clark and David Neal from The Eighth Mile Consulting as they take an objective look at risk and opportunities in dentistry with ADANSW’s Head of Communications, Kate Miranda.


Survival Is Not Compulsory: Understanding Change

Survival Is Not Compulsory: Understanding Change
Dentistry is changing; everything from consumer behaviour through to new technologies are having a significant impact on the modern dental landscape. Join Jonathan Clark and David Neal from The Eighth Mile Consulting as they explain a simple approach to change management with ADANSW’s Head of Communications, Kate Miranda.


The Risky Business of Dentistry

The Risky Business of Dentistry
Being a dentist is risky business; the constant predicament of trying to meet a patient's expectations whilst being mindful of their best interests, ensuring your clinical notes are in good order and your communication is effective are among the many factors that play a significant role in understanding and mitigating risk in a dental practice. Join Dr Colette Dailey as she explores this topic with Dr John Dale AO, past president of the Australian Dental Association NSW Branch, Australian Dental Council and Dental Board of New South Wales and Marianne Nicolle, leading lawyer in the area of health and insurance law and Principal at Meridian Lawyers.

  • Published: Tue, 7 Jan 2020
  • Duration: 0:32:10
  • Interviewer: Dr Colette Dailey
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Dr John Dale, Marianne Nicolle
  • Related Course / Event / Links:

The Dental Truck

The Dental Truck
Dr Jalal Khan is a North Sydney dentist who runs the Dental Truck, a mobile dental clinic delivering vital dental services to remote communities in need. Listen to Dr Khan discuss the motivations and challenges of providing this remarkable service with ADA NSW’s Stuart Turner.

  • Published: Fri, 25 Oct 2019
  • Duration: 0:34:31
  • Interviewer: Stuart Turner
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Dr Jalal Khan
  • Related Course / Event / Links: The Dental Truck

Marketing Your Practice

Marketing Your Practice
Marketing for your dental practice is an often misunderstood task and ensuring you are not wasting time or money is paramount to getting the best possible return on investment. ADA NSW CPD Marketing Executive Adam Szabo speaks with Carolyn S Dean, author of ‘Fully booked – Dental marketing secrets for a full appointment book’ and Managing Director at My Dental Marketing. Carolyn offers her insights into the key areas for consideration when it comes to marketing your practice.


Caries Management Symposium - Caries Management Strategies - Population Oral Health Perspective

Caries Management Symposium - Caries Management Strategies - Population Oral Health Perspective
The University of Sydney School of Dentistry and ADA NSW brings you a seven-part lecture series from the 2018 Caries Management Symposium; looking at the future of dental caries through research-based, patient-focused minimally invasive management.

In the final episode of this series Professor Woosun Sohn from the University of Sydney tackles the paradigm shift that is required for dental caries management to move away from restoration towards prevention and minimally invasive interventions.

Parts 1 & 2 of this series are available to ADANSW members only and cover a lecture by Professor Margherita Fontana from the University of Michigan on "Evidenced Based Strategies for Non-operative Caries Management".


Caries Management Symposium - Dental Caries and Children - A Persistent Dilemma

Caries Management Symposium - Dental Caries and Children - A Persistent Dilemma
The University of Sydney School of Dentistry and ADA NSW brings you a seven-part lecture series from the 2018 Caries Management Symposium; looking at the future of dental caries through research-based, patient-focused minimally invasive management.

In episode six of this series Professor David Manton from the University of Melbourne explores the development of dental caries in children, incorporating influencing factors such as overall health, genetics and developmental defects of enamel.

Parts 1 & 2 of this series are available to ADANSW members only and cover a lecture by Professor Margherita Fontana from the University of Michigan on "Evidenced Based Strategies for Non-operative Caries Management".


Caries Management Symposium - Caries Risk Assessment

Caries Management Symposium - Caries Risk Assessment
The University of Sydney School of Dentistry and ADA NSW brings you a seven-part lecture series from the 2018 Caries Management Symposium; looking at the future of dental caries through research-based, patient-focused minimally invasive management.

In episode five of this series Professor Laurie Walsh investigates current strategies for caries risk assessment, with a focus on identifying patient lifestyle and medical background factors, plaque biofilm dysbiosis and salivary defence, to establish an overall risk profile.

Parts 1 & 2 of this series are available to ADANSW members only and cover a lecture by Professor Margherita Fontana from the University of Michigan on "Evidenced Based Strategies for Non-operative Caries Management".


Injectables

Injectables
Facial rejuvenation therapies are continuing to gain popularity and anti-wrinkle injections have become one of the most popular cosmetic treatments in Australia. The field of dentofacial aesthetics using injectable technology in the dental practice is evolving as a natural appendix to a dentist’s scope of practice. Dr Josephine Ha, a general dentist from Sydney, delves deeper into understanding the injectables world with one of Australia’s leading plastic surgeons and global leader in cosmetic facial enhancement techniques, Dr Steven Liew.

  • Published: Fri, 5 Jul 2019
  • Duration: 0:46:17
  • Interviewer: Dr Josephine Ha
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Dr Steven Liew
  • Related Course / Event / Links: Aesthetics 2019

Caries Management Symposium - Remineralisation of Enamel and Dental Caries

Caries Management Symposium - Remineralisation of Enamel and Dental Caries
The University of Sydney School of Dentistry and ADA NSW brings you a seven-part lecture series from the 2018 Caries Management Symposium; looking at the future of dental caries through research-based, patient-focused minimally invasive management.

In episode four of this series, Professor Michael Swain from the University of Kuwait & University of Sydney summarises 25 years of research on enamel and dentinal caries, the focus of which has been to generate a basic “biomaterials science” understanding of these conditions so that strategies for remineralisation of caries can be understood and quantified.

Parts 1 & 2 of this series are available to ADANSW members only and cover a lecture by Professor Margherita Fontana from the University of Michigan on "Evidenced Based Strategies for Non-operative Caries Management".


Caries Management Symposium - Microbiome and Dental Caries - 2018 Update

Caries Management Symposium - Microbiome and Dental Caries - 2018 Update
The University of Sydney School of Dentistry and ADA NSW brings you a seven-part lecture series from the 2018 Caries Management Symposium; looking at the future of dental caries through research-based, patient-focused minimally invasive management.

In episode three of this series, Dr Christina Adler from the University of Sydney discusses the influence of ‘nature and nurture’ on the oral microbiome in health and disease, and how this is shifting our understanding of the caries process.

Parts 1 & 2 of this series are available to ADANSW members only and cover a lecture by Professor Margherita Fontana from the University of Michigan on "Evidenced Based Strategies for Non-operative Caries Management".


Molar Hypomineralisation

Molar Hypomineralisation
In this week's podcast, Dr Colette Dailey from ADA NSW Centre for Professional Development discusses molar hypomineralisation with Professor Mike Hubbard, Founder and Director of The D3 Group for Developmental Dental Defects.

For more information and educational resources related to The D3 Group for Developmental Dental Defects, you can access their website on www.thed3group.org

  • Published: Wed, 13 Mar 2019
  • Duration: 0:23:30
  • Interviewer: Dr Colette Dailey
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Professor Mike Hubbard
  • Related Course / Event / Links: The D3 Group Website

Oral Rehabilitation Symposium - Episode 4 - On Prosthodontics Interfaces, An Enduring Narrative

Oral Rehabilitation Symposium - Episode 4 - On Prosthodontics Interfaces, An Enduring Narrative
In this special edition of The Dental Practitioner podcast series, ADA NSW takes you to the University of Sydney’s Oral Rehabilitation Symposium, held in honour of Professor Iven Klineberg’s retirement from the School of Dentistry last year. In this fourth and final episode, we feature a lecture from Professor George Zarb titled ‘On prosthodontics interfaces: an enduring narrative'.

  • Published: Fri, 15 Feb 2019
  • Duration: 0:48:16
  • Interviewer:
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Professor George Zarb
  • Related Course / Event / Links:

Oral Rehabilitation Symposium - Episode 3 - Adaptation and Maladaptation to Occlusal Changes - The Role of Cortical Reorganisation and Signal Amplification

Oral Rehabilitation Symposium - Episode 3 - Adaptation and Maladaptation to Occlusal Changes - The Role of Cortical Reorganisation and Signal Amplification
In this special edition of The Dental Practitioner podcast series, ADA NSW takes you to the University of Sydney’s Oral Rehabilitation Symposium, held in honour of Professor Iven Klineberg’s retirement from the School of Dentistry last year. In this third episode, we feature a lecture from Professor Sandro Palla titled ‘Adaptation and maladaptation to occlusal changes: the role of cortical reorganisation and signal amplification'.

  • Published: Sat, 9 Feb 2019
  • Duration: 0:56:12
  • Interviewer:
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Professor Sandro Palla
  • Related Course / Event / Links:

Oral Rehabilitation Symposium - Episode 2 - Hypodontia, Its Management and the Role of Dental Implants

Oral Rehabilitation Symposium - Episode 2 - Hypodontia, Its Management and the Role of Dental Implants
In this special edition of The Dental Practitioner podcast series, ADA NSW takes you to the University of Sydney’s Oral Rehabilitation Symposium, held in honour of Professor Iven Klineberg’s retirement from the School of Dentistry last year. In this second episode, we feature a lecture from Professor John Hobkirk titled 'Hypodontia, its management and the role of dental implants'.

  • Published: Fri, 1 Feb 2019
  • Duration: 1:03:06
  • Interviewer:
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Professor John Hobkirk
  • Related Course / Event / Links:

Oral Rehabilitation Symposium - Episode 1 - On Theories Behind Marginal Bone Loss Around Oral Implants

Oral Rehabilitation Symposium - Episode 1 - On Theories Behind Marginal Bone Loss Around Oral Implants
In this special edition of The Dental Practitioner podcast series, ADA NSW takes you to the University of Sydney’s Oral Rehabilitation Symposium, held in honour of Professor Iven Klineberg’s retirement from the School of Dentistry last year. In this first episode, we feature a welcome message by Professor Heiko Spallek, Acting Head of School & Dean, School of Dentistry followed by a lecture from Professor Tomas Albrektsson titled ‘On theories behind marginal bone loss around oral implants’.

  • Published: Thu, 24 Jan 2019
  • Duration: 0:55:00
  • Interviewer:
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Professor Heiko Spallek, Professor Tomas Albrektsson
  • Related Course / Event / Links:

Hypnotherapy and Dentistry

Hypnotherapy and Dentistry
In this week's podcast, Dr Colette Dailey from ADA NSW Centre for Professional Development chats with Dr Leon W. Cowen, a clinical hypnotherapist about the use of hypnotherapy and it’s applications in dentistry.


Dr Mark's Hygenie

Dr Mark's Hygenie
In this week's podcast, Dr Colette Dailey from ADA NSW Centre for Professional Development chats with Dr Mark Wotherspoon, a dentist specialising in providing a portable dental service that treats elderly patients in their own bed or favourite chair. They discuss the growing need for dental care for older Australians and how the portable dental service is a model that dentists may consider to grow or extend their practice. Mark also talks about his new invention, the 'Dr Mark’s Hygenie’ - a product which is purpose-built to clean, store and protect all removable oral appliances.

If you would like to hear more from Mark about dental care for the aged, he will be presenting at the upcoming Geriatric Dentistry conference, held by ADA NSW and The Centre for Education and Research on Ageing, on the 1st and 2nd of November in Sydney. To find out more information or to register for the conference online visit the ADA NSW website.


Senior Smiles

Senior Smiles
In this week's podcast, Dr Sarah Raphael from ADA NSW Communications team chats with Associate Professor Janet Wallace, an oral health therapist and acting head of discipline for Oral Health at the University of Newcastle about the Senior Smiles program, a preventive model of oral health care for people living in Residential Aged Care Facilities.

For further information about the Senior Smiles program please email SeniorSmiles@newcastle.edu.au or phone Janet on 0405045499.

If you would like to hear more from Janet about dental care for the aged she will be presenting at the Geriatric Dentistry Conference on the 1st and 2nd of November 2018 in Sydney. To find out more information or to register for the conference online visit the ADA NSW website.


Gerodontology

Gerodontology
In this week's podcast, Dr Colette Dailey from ADA NSW Centre for Professional Development chats with Professor Clive Wright and Dr Peter Foltyn about the changing landscape of oral care for the elderly and the upcoming Geriatric Dentistry conference in Sydney in November 2018. The 2-day conference focuses on two themes; treatment planning for oral health in an ageing Australian population; and continuity of care – from independence to dependence.

ADA NSW and The Centre for Education and Research on Ageing are holding the Geriatric Dentistry conference on the first and second of November 2018 in Sydney. To find out more information or to register online visit the ADA NSW website.


Dentistry and Childhood Trauma

Dentistry and Childhood Trauma
In this week's podcast, Charlotte Tanner from ADA New South Wales chats with Ms Daniella Francavilla about the treatment of patients who have experienced childhood trauma and the impact of trauma on a patient's oral health. Ms Francavilla is the Child Protection and Domestic Violence Educator for the Western Sydney Local Health District with expertise in working with adults and children who have experienced trauma. In this wide ranging discussion they talk about the impact of trauma on oral and general health and the principles of 'trauma informed care' in the treatment of patients.

  • Published: Mon, 24 Sep 2018
  • Duration: 0:19:36
  • Interviewer: Charlotte Tanner
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Daniella Francavilla
  • Related Course / Event / Links:

Infection Prevention and Control Webinar Q and A

Infection Prevention and Control Webinar Q and A
This weeks podcast is a follow up to the recent ADA NSW webinar on Infection Prevention and Control delivered by ADA NSW Practice Services Manager, Kylie Robb. In this podcast, Abby Corrigal from ADA NSW Centre for Professional Development asks Kylie a series of wide ranging questions posted by viewers of the webinar.

For advisory support on infection control, please contact the advisory services team either by email on advisory@adansw.com.au or by phone on 02 8436 9944. If you would like to attend one of Kylie’s Infection Prevention and Control courses, please visit the ADA NSW Centre for Professional Development website.


Water Fluoridation in Australia

Water Fluoridation in Australia
In this week’s podcast, Dr Sarah Raphael, Advocacy and Policy Advisor for ADA NSW talks with Dr Brendan White, a dentist and president of the Far North Coast Division of ADA NSW and Dr Michael Foley, Director of Research and Advocacy for Metro North Oral Health Services in Brisbane on the topic of water fluoridation in Australia. Both Brendan and Michael have been actively involved in water fluoridation advocacy for many years and Brendan sits on the Fluoride Advisory Committee for NSW Health.

  • Published: Thu, 30 Aug 2018
  • Duration: 0:28:30
  • Interviewer: Dr Sarah Raphael
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Dr Brendan White, Dr Michael Foley
  • Related Course / Event / Links:

3D Printing in Dentistry

3D Printing in Dentistry
In this week's podcast, Charlotte Tanner from ADA New South Wales chats with Professor Christine Wallace on the topic of 3D Printing in Dentistry. Professor Wallace is the Head of the Department of Oral Restorative Sciences at the Westmead Centre for Oral Health and specialises in Maxillofacial Prosthetics and the treatment of patients with head and neck cancer.

  • Published: Thu, 24 May 2018
  • Duration: 0:09:15
  • Interviewer: Charlotte Tanner
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Professor Christine Wallace
  • Related Course / Event / Links:

The University of Sydney - School of Dentistry Faculty Research Day 2017 - Episode 5 - Harnessing the Food Environment in Western Sydney Local Health District to Make Choosing Healthy Easy

The University of Sydney - School of Dentistry Faculty Research Day 2017 - Episode 5 - Harnessing the Food Environment in Western Sydney Local Health District to Make Choosing Healthy Easy
In this special edition of The Dental Practitioner podcast series, ADA NSW takes you to the University of Sydney’s annual School of Dentistry Faculty Research Day, held on the 21st of September 2017 at the Westmead Education and Conference Centre.

In this fifth and final episode, we feature a lecture and follow up interview with Dr Carrie Tsai from the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Sydney. Dr Tsai’s lecture topic is ‘Harnessing the Food Environment in Western Sydney Local Health District to Make Choosing Healthy Easy’ and her interviewer is Kim Arlington, media advisor for ADA NSW.


The University of Sydney - School of Dentistry Faculty Research Day 2017 - Episode 4 - Regional Acceleratory Phenomenon (RAP) Effect on Orthodontic Tooth Movement

The University of Sydney - School of Dentistry Faculty Research Day 2017 - Episode 4 - Regional Acceleratory Phenomenon (RAP) Effect on Orthodontic Tooth Movement
In this special edition of The Dental Practitioner podcast series, ADA NSW takes you to the University of Sydney’s annual School of Dentistry Faculty Research Day, held on the 21st of September 2017 at the Westmead Education and Conference Centre.

In this fourth episode, we feature a lecture and follow up interview with Dr Oyku Dalci from the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Sydney. Dr Dalci’s lecture topic is 'Regional Acceleratory Phenomenon (RAP) Effect on Orthodontic Tooth Movement' and her interviewer is Dr Tony Skapetis.

  • Published: Fri, 16 Mar 2018
  • Duration: 0:19:20
  • Interviewer: Dr Tony Skapetis
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Dr Oyku Dalci
  • Related Course / Event / Links:

The University of Sydney - School of Dentistry Faculty Research Day 2017 - Episode 3 - Indigenous Cultural Competence Curricula Faculty of Dentistry Staff and Students Perspectives

The University of Sydney - School of Dentistry Faculty Research Day 2017 - Episode 3 - Indigenous Cultural Competence Curricula Faculty of Dentistry Staff and Students Perspectives
In this special edition of The Dental Practitioner podcast series, ADA NSW takes you to the University of Sydney’s annual School of Dentistry Faculty Research Day, held on the 21st of September 2017 at the Westmead Education and Conference Centre.

In this third episode, we feature a lecture and follow up interview with Cathryn Forsyth, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Lead to the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Sydney. Cathryn’s lecture topic is 'Indigenous Cultural Competence Curricula: Faculty of Dentistry Staff and Students Perspectives' and her interviewer is Dr Tony Skapetis.


The University of Sydney - School of Dentistry Faculty Research Day 2017 - Episode 2 - Central Changes in Chronic Orofacial Pain

The University of Sydney - School of Dentistry Faculty Research Day 2017 - Episode 2 - Central Changes in Chronic Orofacial Pain
In this special edition of The Dental Practitioner podcast series, ADA NSW takes you to the University of Sydney’s annual School of Dentistry Faculty Research Day, held on the 21st of September 2017 at the Westmead Education and Conference Centre.

In the second part of this series, Associate Professor Luke Henderson, from the Department of Anatomy & Histology, School of Medical Sciences, delivers a lecture on the topic of "Central Changes in Chronic Orofacial Pain".


The University of Sydney - School of Dentistry Faculty Research Day 2017 - Episode 1 - How Sweet It ... Was

The University of Sydney - School of Dentistry Faculty Research Day 2017 - Episode 1 - How Sweet It ... Was
In this special edition of The Dental Practitioner podcast series, ADA NSW takes you to the University of Sydney’s annual School of Dentistry Faculty Research Day, held on the 21st of September 2017 at the Westmead Education and Conference Centre.

In this first episode, Dr Tony Skapetis & Dr Alex Holden chat with Dr Kieron Rooney, Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Health Sciences and member of the Charles Perkins Centre, Sydney University. They discuss Kieron’s lecture titled; ”How Sweet it...Was. Why have we turned sour on sugar and what should we do about it".

  • Published: Thu, 8 Feb 2018
  • Duration: 0:16:57
  • Interviewer: Dr Tony Skapetis, Dr Alex Holden
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Dr Kieron Rooney
  • Related Course / Event / Links:

Managing the Future

Managing the Future
In this week's podcast, ADA NSW Committee Member Dr Patrick Meaney chats with Shane Morgan, Partner at Cutcher and Neale Accounting and Financial Services. Patrick and Shane discuss the intricacies of superannuation, the key changes that have been introduced as of the 1st of July 2017, and explain the rules and regulations governing self managed super funds.

  • Published: Thu, 23 Nov 2017
  • Duration: 0:18:41
  • Interviewer: Dr Patrick Meaney
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Shane Morgan
  • Related Course / Event / Links:

Diabetes and Oral Health

Diabetes and Oral Health
In this week's podcast ADA NSW Vice President, Dr Kathleen Matthews chats with Dr Jerry Brown, a US based Diabetes Educator and Dentist. They discuss Dr Brown's background in Dentistry, his groundbreaking work as a Diabetes Educator, the key links between oral health and diabetes and the risk factors that dentists should be aware of when treating patients with diabetes.

ADA NSW Branch is developing a new CPD course and resources in 2018 on this topic. These will feature a range of specialist speakers on the topic of becoming involved in the primary health care team for patients with Diabetes. Stay tuned to the ADA NSW website for updates and further information.

  • Published: Wed, 15 Nov 2017
  • Duration: 0:28:50
  • Interviewer: Dr Kathleen Matthews
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Dr Jerry Brown
  • Related Course / Event / Links:

Working with Dental Ceramists

Working with Dental Ceramists
In this week's podcast, Dr Peter Norton chats with Specialist Prosthodontist Dr Ben Lee and Dental Ceramist, Carolyn Kyle from Fusion Oral Art about the working relationship between a dentist and their ceramist. They discuss their working relationship, the impact of digitisation on the development of crowns, bridges, implants and veneers and how this collaborative process can work within the dental realm.

  • Published: Thu, 2 Nov 2017
  • Duration: 0:20:58
  • Interviewer: Dr Peter Norton
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Dr Ben Lee, Carolyn Kyle
  • Related Course / Event / Links:

Antibiotic Cover for Joint Replacements

Antibiotic Cover for Joint Replacements
In this week's podcast, Dr Patrick Meaney chats with Associate Professor Geraldine Moses, a Doctor of Clinical Pharmacy specialising in drug information. They discuss antibiotic cover both pre and post operative for dental patients who have had joint replacement surgery and what the current evidence tells us about whether the use of antibiotics is required for patients in this category.


CPD and the Role of Partnerships

CPD and the Role of Partnerships
This podcast is the second of two lectures given by Clinical Associate Professor Matthew Hopcraft, Chief Executive Officer of ADA Victoria Branch at the Geriatric Dentistry conference in Sydney in November 2016. In this lecture, CPD and the Role of Partnerships, Professor Hopcraft talks about the Australian Dental Association and Alzheimer’s Australia Dementia Modules and the benefits of partnerships in developing new models of care.

  • Published: Thu, 7 Sep 2017
  • Duration: 0:31:53
  • Interviewer:
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Clinical Associate Professor Matthew Hopcraft
  • Related Course / Event / Links:

Oral Health for Boomers and Beyond

Oral Health for Boomers and Beyond
This podcast is the first of two lectures given by Clinical Associate Professor Matthew Hopcraft, Chief Executive officer of ADA Victoria Branch at the Geriatric Dentistry conference in Sydney in November 2016. In this lecture, Oral Health For Boomers and Beyond, Professor Hopcraft discusses the future of dentistry for an ageing population.

  • Published: Wed, 30 Aug 2017
  • Duration: 0:23:42
  • Interviewer:
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Clinical Associate Professor Matthew Hopcraft
  • Related Course / Event / Links:

Shade Selection and Digital Dentistry

Shade Selection and Digital Dentistry
In this week's podcast, Deputy Chair of the ADA NSW Education and Research Committee Dr Michael Jonas chats with Dr Anthony Mak about Shade Selection and Digital Dentistry. In a wide ranging discussion, they talk about the nature of shade selection, the evolution of digital dentistry and working with ceramics and composite materials in restorative dentistry.

  • Published: Thu, 24 Aug 2017
  • Duration: 0:17:51
  • Interviewer: Dr Michael Jonas
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Dr Anthony Mak
  • Related Course / Event / Links:

Endodontics in the Era of Implants

Endodontics in the Era of Implants
In this week’s podcast, restorative dentist Dr Nick Hocking chats with his colleague Dr Alan Nerwich, a specialist endodontist from Sydney. They take the listener through a case study highlighting the collaborative nature of treatment planning and the differing perspectives of prosthodontic versus endodontic treatment for tooth restoration.

Dr Hocking and Dr Nerwich will be running a one-day course - Endodontics in the Era of Implants at the ADA New South Wales Centre for Professional Development in May 2018. In this course, participants will be able to examine a series of case studies and go through the collaborative decision-making process within treatment planning. Check the ADA New South Wales website for further information.

  • Published: Thu, 10 Aug 2017
  • Duration: 0:17:54
  • Interviewer: Dr Nick Hocking
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Dr Alan Nerwich
  • Related Course / Event / Links: Endodontics In The Era of Implants

TGA Codeine Rescheduling

TGA Codeine Rescheduling
In this week's podcast, ADA NSW Board Member Dr Kathleen Matthews chats with Dr Andrei Tutoveanu about the recent decision by the Therapeutics Goods Administration to reschedule all lower dose codeine medications from their over the counter status to prescription only. They discuss the TGA's reasoning in making this decision and how it will impact dental practitioners.


Primespeak Seminars

Primespeak Seminars
In this week's podcast, Kate Miranda from ADA NSW chats with Brett Churnin, General Manager of Client Relationships for Prime Practice about Primespeak Seminars. They discuss the overarching themes of Primespeak, including patient and dentist communication, building trust and how best to present available treatment options.


Communication and Patient Assessment

Communication and Patient Assessment
In this week's podcast, Kate Miranda from ADA NSW chats with Brett Churnin, General Manager of Client Relationships for Prime Practice. They discuss the critical importance of communication for dental practitioners and the benefits of building trust between the patient and the dentist.

  • Published: Thu, 2 Mar 2017
  • Duration: 0:14:49
  • Interviewer: Kate Miranda
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Brett Churnin
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Exiting Your Practice

Exiting Your Practice
In this week's podcast, Kate Miranda from ADA NSW chats with Simon Palmer from Practice Sale Search, a Business Broker specialising in dental practices. They discuss the challenges that dentists face when they wish to sell their practice, what potential buyers are looking for in terms of financial and patient records and what dentists need to consider when planning an exit strategy from their practice.


The University of Sydney - School of Dentistry Faculty Research Day 2016 - Episode 3 Part 1 - A Critical Review into Prosthodontic Factors for Bone Loss Associated with Dental Implants

The University of Sydney - School of Dentistry Faculty Research Day 2016 - Episode 3 Part 1 - A Critical Review into Prosthodontic Factors for Bone Loss Associated with Dental Implants
In this special edition of The Dental Practitioner podcast series, 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. This series presents a range of interviews with faculty staff, recordings of presentations delivered as part of the Research Day and interviews with students of the Doctor of Dental Medicine and Bachelor of Oral Health Programs about their research poster presentations.

In the first part of this third episode, we present a lecture delivered by Dr Christopher Ho which is a Critical Review into Prosthodontic Factors for Bone Loss Around Implants.

  • Published: Thu, 16 Feb 2017
  • Duration: 0:09:54
  • Interviewer:
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Dr Christopher Ho
  • Related Course / Event / Links: Slide Presentation

The University of Sydney - School of Dentistry Faculty Research Day 2016 - Episode 3 Part 2 - Discussing a Critical Review into Prosthodontic Factors for Bone Loss Associated with Dental Implants

The University of Sydney - School of Dentistry Faculty Research Day 2016 - Episode 3 Part 2 - Discussing a Critical Review into Prosthodontic Factors for Bone Loss Associated with Dental Implants
In this special edition of The Dental Practitioner podcast series, 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. This series presents a range of interviews with faculty staff, recordings of presentations delivered as part of the Research Day and interviews with students of the Doctor of Dental Medicine and Bachelor of Oral Health Programs about their research poster presentations.

In part two of this third episode, Associate Professor Deb Cockrell chats with Dr Christopher Ho as they further discuss prosthodontic factors for bone loss around implants.

  • Published: Thu, 16 Feb 2017
  • Duration: 0:06:52
  • Interviewer: Associate Professor Deb Cockrell
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Dr Christopher Ho
  • Related Course / Event / Links: Slide Presentation

Working Posture for the Dental Office

Working Posture for the Dental Office
In this week's podcast, the President of ADA NSW, Dr Sabrina Manickam chats with Dr Penelope Jones from Working Posture about the challenges faced by dental practitioners in maintaining good posture when treating patients. In advance of the two day workshop in Working Posture for the Dental Office that Dr Jones will deliver at CPD, they discuss Dr Jones' training in the Feldenkrais method, the signs and symptoms that dental practitioners may experience if their posture is not correct and an outline of the topics covered in the workshop.


Infection Control Management in Dental Practice

Infection Control Management in Dental Practice
In this week's podcast, ADA NSW Infection Control Consultant, Kylie Robb chats with Dr John Fahey about their upcoming Infection Control in Dental Practice Course. They discuss what the new course is about, what methods and techniques can be employed to effectively validate infection control processes and how human behaviour is the variable that makes consistent infection control challenging to achieve.


The University of Sydney - School of Dentistry Faculty Research Day 2016 - Episode 2 Part 1 - The Management of Open Bites

The University of Sydney - School of Dentistry Faculty Research Day 2016 - Episode 2 Part 1 - The Management of Open Bites
In this special edition of The Dental Practitioner podcast series, 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. This series presents a range of interviews with faculty staff, recordings of presentations delivered as part of the Research Day and interviews with students of the Doctor of Dental Medicine and Bachelor of Oral Health Programs about their research poster presentations.

In the first part of the second episode of the University of Sydney Dentistry Research Day Interview Series, we present a lecture delivered by Professor Ali Darendeliler on the Management of Open Bites.

  • Published: Thu, 22 Dec 2016
  • Duration: 0:19:24
  • Interviewer:
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Professor Ali Darendeliler
  • Related Course / Event / Links: Slide Presentation

The University of Sydney - School of Dentistry Faculty Research Day 2016 - Episode 2 Part 2 - Discussing the Management of Open Bites

The University of Sydney - School of Dentistry Faculty Research Day 2016 - Episode 2 Part 2 - Discussing the Management of Open Bites
In this special edition of The Dental Practitioner podcast series, 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. This series presents a range of interviews with faculty staff, recordings of presentations delivered as part of the Research Day and interviews with students of the Doctor of Dental Medicine and Bachelor of Oral Health Programs about their research poster presentations.

In part two of this second episode of the University of Sydney Dentistry Research Day Interview Series, Associate Professor Deb Cockrell chats with Professor Darendeliler as they expand upon the themes relating to the management of Open Bites.

  • Published: Thu, 22 Dec 2016
  • Duration: 0:06:43
  • Interviewer: Associate Professor Deb Cockrell
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Professor Ali Darendeliler
  • Related Course / Event / Links:

The University of Sydney - School of Dentistry Faculty Research Day 2016 - Episode 1 - Big Data: Opportunities for Dental Research in Australia

The University of Sydney - School of Dentistry Faculty Research Day 2016 - Episode 1 - Big Data: Opportunities for Dental Research in Australia
In this special edition of The Dental Practitioner podcast series, 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. This series presents a range of interviews with faculty staff, recordings of presentations delivered as part of the Research Day and interviews with students of the Doctor of Dental Medicine and Bachelor of Oral Health Programs about their research poster presentations.

In this first episode, Associate Professor Deb Cockrell speaks to Professor Heiko Spallek, Pro Dean, Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Sydney about his presentation on “Big Data: opportunities for dental research in Australia”.

  • Published: Thu, 15 Dec 2016
  • Duration: 0:17:02
  • Interviewer: Associate Professor Deb Cockrell
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Professor Heiko Spallek
  • Related Course / Event / Links:

2016 ADA NSW Convention - Annie Praed Oration - Dr Sophie Halpin

2016 ADA NSW Convention - Annie Praed Oration - Dr Sophie Halpin
In this week's podcast we bring you a very special episode as Dr Sophie Halpin delivers the 2016 Annie Praed Oration, recorded live on the opening day of the ADA New South Wales Convention in Bathurst. The Annie Praed Oration has been part of the history of ADA New South Wales since the 1950's and this year's speech, with an introduction from the Chair of the Local Organising Committee for the Convention, Dr Tim McAnulty, is on the topic of the role of women in dentistry.

Dr Sophie Halpin was born and raised in Dubbo. She completed her Bachelor of Dental Surgery at the University of Adelaide in 2012 before moving back to the Central West to commence work in Narromine, where she remained for four years. Sophie loves all aspect of Dentistry but particularly enjoys endodontic and prosthodontic work, and caring for the elderly and disabled who otherwise have difficulty accessing dental treatment. She also enjoys caring for children and is able to provide care under both inhalation sedation and general anaesthetic. Sophie is planning to expand her dental training by learning to do implant restorations and surgery. She is passionate about dentistry and strives to provide excellent quality dental care with a focus on prevention.

  • Published: Fri, 25 Nov 2016
  • Duration: 0:24:09
  • Interviewer:
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Dr Sophie Halpin
  • Related Course / Event / Links:

Clinical Photography in Dentistry

Clinical Photography in Dentistry
In this week's podcast, Charlotte Tanner from ADA New South Wales chats with Dr Peter Sheridan about Dental Clinical Photography. They discuss the history of clinical photography in Dental practice, as well as Dr Sheridan's own experiences in learning the art of clinical photography and how dental practitioners can utilise photography as an invaluable tool in their day to day practice.


Dentistry and Dementia - Partnerships In Practising Care Project

Dentistry and Dementia - Partnerships In Practising Care Project
In this week’s podcast, Professor Clive Wright chats with Associate Professor Matt Hopcraft, Chair of the Steering Committee set up by the Australian Dental Association for ‘Partnership in Practicing Care’ - a collaborative project between the ADA and Alzheimer’s Australia. Clive and Matt discuss the challenges facing dental practitioners in treating patients who are living with dementia. They also talk about how this series of ADA educational modules was developed as an invaluable resource available to all ADA members via the CPD Portal.


ADA NSW Convention 2016 - Episode 4

ADA NSW Convention 2016 - Episode 4
In episode 4 of the 2016 ADA NSW Convention series, Dr Sabrina Manickam, President of ADA NSW chats with Dr Sophie Halpin, who is to deliver the 2016 Annie Praed Oration at the ADA NSW Convention to be held in Bathurst in November. They talk about Sophie's experiences working as a Dental Practitioner in regional New South Wales and reflect upon the influence of Annie Praed as a trailblazer for women in dentistry.

  • Published: Mon, 15 Aug 2016
  • Duration: 0:07:58
  • Interviewer: Dr Sabrina Manickam
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Dr Sophie Halpin
  • Related Course / Event / Links: ADA NSW Convention 2016

Forensic Dentistry and Odontology

Forensic Dentistry and Odontology
In this week's podcast, Dr Pamela Gower chats with Professor (Affiliate) Chris Griffiths, Head of the New South Wales Dental Identification Unit about Dental Forensics and Odontology. As members of the New South Wales Forensic Education Committee, Pamela and Chris discuss the field of Forensic Odontology and its application within Disaster Victim Identification. They also discuss the upcoming CPD Course on The Role of the Dentist in Disaster Management and Identification.


ADA NSW Convention 2016 - Episode 2

ADA NSW Convention 2016 - Episode 2
In episode 2 of the 2016 ADA NSW Convention series, Dr Craig Brown from ADA NSW chats with Dr Arthur Mills and Dr Tim McAnulty about the rich history of dentistry in the Western region(s) of NSW. Arthur and Tim provide unique insights into the challenges and rewards of working in a rural dental practice.

  • Published: Thu, 30 Jun 2016
  • Duration: 0:19:58
  • Interviewer: Dr Craig Brown
  • Interviewee/Lecturer: Dr Tim McAnulty, Dr Arthur Mills
  • Related Course / Event / Links: ADA NSW Convention 2016

Irrigation in Endodontics

Irrigation in Endodontics
Dr Jasmine Holgate, Senior Endodontic Resident at Sydney Dental Hospital chats with Adjunct Associate Professor Peter Duckmanton, Head of Department of Endodontics at Sydney Dental Hospital about Irrigation in Endodontics. The focus of this conversation is on irrigation within endodontic procedures, providing an overview of the techniques and materials utilised when irrigating canals for Endodontic Treatment.