Pre-conference courses

All courses will be held at the SKYCITY Convention Centre

8:00am  Registration desk opens - Level 4, SKYCITY Convention Centre  
9:00am – 5:00pm
State of the art of anterior and posterior restorations – a clinical update
SOLD OUT
Dr Eduardo Mahn
Sponsored by Ivoclar Vivadent  
10:30am – 3:00pm  NZDA CORE Immediate resuscitation course
CORE Immediate is for dentists providing relative sedation only, dental therapists, dental hygienists, orthodontic auxiliaries and clinical dental technicians undertaking restricted activities. 
10:30am – 5:00pm  NZDA CORE Advanced resuscitation course
For dentists or dental specialists performing any form of sedation with the exception of relative analgesia.
1:00pm – 4:30pm  Managing those tricky kids and teenagers – Easy and stress free!
Dr Mike Brosnan and Dr Nina Vasan
Supported by Specialist Paediatric Dentists New Zealand 
3:30pm – 5:00pm  Taking mentoring to the next level
Carol Scholes, New Zealand Coaching & Mentoring Centre
This is for any mentor currently participating in the NZDA Mentorship Programme. 
6:00pm - 10:30pm  NZDA Conference Opening Ceremony
SKYCITY Theatre
Incorporating the Presidential handover and the presentation of the Young Dentist of the Year.
The opening will be followed by the President's Reception at St Matthew-in-the-City
 

Sponsored by Bupa Dental Corporation
Time  Session
7:30am  Registration desk opens - Level 4, SKYCITY Convention Centre  
8:30am
The Lawrie Croxson Memorial Lecture*
Homo Denticus: Dentists, stress, and being real

Nigel Latta
Sponsored by NZ Dental Insurance Society

*This lecture is open to dentists, partners and exhibitors registered for this Conference.
9:30am The NZDA invigorate initiative: self care, patient care
Dr Fiona Moir
10:00am Morning tea
amongst the exhibition
10:45am Designing smiles in the dental practice -part 1
Dr Eduardo Mahn
Sponsored by Ivoclar Vivadent
11:45am Wearing away – recognising the cause and prevention
Professor David Bartlett 
  Skin disorders in the mouth – a practical update
Professor Anita Nolan
Sponsored by Oraltec 
12:30pm New Zealand Dental Association AGM
12:45pm  Lunch 
amongst the exhibition 
12:45pm  NZ Society of Endodontics AGM    
2:00pm Designing smiles in the dental practice – part 2
Dr Eduardo Mahn
Sponsored by Ivoclar Vivadent
  Minimally invasive implant therapies. The future is now
Dr Richard Longbottom
Sponsored by Henry Schein New Zealand
3:15pm  Afternoon tea
amongst the exhibition 
4:00pm   Practical prevention – the key to good oral health
Associate Professor Nicky Kilpatrick
Sponsored by Colgate 
  Delegate short presentations

Paediatric dentistry – a few cases and idea's to share
Dr Erin Mahoney

"The new building"
Prof Paul Brunton

Lifecycle thinking in dentistry
Dr Andrea Shepperson

Military dentistry in the Pacific Region
Major Phil Worthington

"Sir John Walsh and His Legacy to the Dental Profession" Book launch
Dr Harvey Brown
5:00pm  Affiliated Societies AGM's
New Zealand Society for Anaesthesia & Sedation in Dentistry AGM
5:00pm  Go Otago happy hour
Bar 21, SKYCITY

7:00pm  Class reunions
Class hosts and venues information coming soon!

Thursday programme provides up to: 5.5 CPD points

Time  Session    
7:30am  Registration desk opens - Level 4, SKYCITY Convention Centre  
8:30am
Wearing away - restoring worn teeth with composite 
Professor David Bartlett
9:15am Sugary drinks: A public health crisis and the relevance for dentists
Dr Rob Beaglehole
  The missing links in hypodontia: from causes to management
Dr Azza Al-Ani
Sponsored by NZAO  
10:00am Morning tea
amongst the exhibition
10:45am Update on splinting following dental trauma
Associate Professor Bill Kahler
Sponsored by ACC
  Insights that will definitely help you in dealing with composites
Dr Eduardo Mahn
Sponsored by Ivoclar Vivadent  
11:45am Restoring the primary dentition: the facts the fiction and the fantasies?
Associate Professor Nicky Kilpatrick
Sponsored by Colgate
  Pitfalls of practice – a critical appraisal of the risks of providing non-specialist orthodontic treatment 
Dr Annalene Weston
Sponsored by DPL
12:30pm  Lunch 
amongst the exhibition 
1:00pm  ICD Luncheon
For ICD Fellows and their partners
1:00pm NZDA CORE Immediate resuscitation course
This is a repeat of the Wednesday course
1:30pm - 5:30pm Exhibition Open Afternoon
2:00pm - 6:00pm Employment Fair
Crowne Plaza Hotel
7:00pm VIP Board Dinner (invitation only)
The Wharf, Northcote

Friday programme provides up to: 3.75 CPD points

Time  Session         
8:00am  Registration desk opens - Level 4, SKYCITY Convention Centre  
8:30am
Vital pulp treatment following trauma
Associate Professor Bill Kahler
Sponsored by ACC
9:15am Dental tips, tricks and hacks: winning the direct restorative game - part 1
Professor Marcos Vargas
Sponsored by 3M
10:00am Morning tea
amongst the exhibition
10:45am Why? What? When? Questions parents commonly ask. Answering them with confidence
Associate Professor Nicky Kilpatrick
Sponsored by Colgate
  Business from the heart
Andrew Hoggard
   
11:45am What New Zealand dentists need to know about HIV infection in 2017 
Associate Professor Mark Thomas

Living with HIV
Jane Bruning
  My child snores… is that normal?
Dr Andrew Cho
  Predictable endodontics using advanced techniques
Dr Peter Cathro
12:30pm  Lunch 
amongst the exhibition 
2:00pm Wearing away – crowning worn teeth
Professor David Bartlett
  Tooth whitening: what you really need to know for success
Dr Andrew Brostek
Sponsored by SDI 
   
3:00pm  Afternoon tea
amongst the exhibition 
3:30pm   Tongue Ties- The Canterbury experience
Dr Juliet Gray
4:00pm  Dental tips, tricks and hacks: winning the direct restorative game –part 2
Professor Marcos Vargas
Sponsored by 3M
5:00pm  Conference 2017 concludes

Saturday programme provides up to: 5.75 CPD points

Principal sponsor

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