ACT - ADOHTA & DHAA Present: GC & HuFriedy Workshop Roadshow

Join us for a range of hands-on workshops hosted by GC & Hu-Friedy!


ADOHTA & DHAA ACT invites you to join us for hands-on workshops with GC & Hu-Friedy. Workshops are limited at 20 attendees so don't miss out on registering your attendance. 

You can choose to attend one or both workshops, please ensure after clicking 'Register' you scroll down the page and add the workshop/s you would like to attend and then check out. The workshop/s you have selected will be listed on your order confirmation.


  • Amanda Tomlin - HuFriedy
    • Ergonomics & Edges - A Practical Approach to Hand & Scaler Health
  • Paulette Smith - GC
    • Perfecting the Posterior Restoration


CPD Hours: 3 hours Scientific Per Workshop


Please note:

  • If choosing to attend both workshops there is no lunch provided. There will be light morning tea/afternoon tea. Please ensure you have made arrangements for lunch.
  • This is a MEMBERS ONLY event. If you are a member of ADOHTA, please register on the ADOHTA website.

Our Event Sponsors:


Our event hand hygiene products and masks are kindly sponsored by Erskine Oral Care.


Workshop Synopsis:

Ergonomics & Edges – A Practical Approach to Hand and Scaler Health - HuFriedy

A relaxed, informal and interactive session highlighting the fundamentals behind instrument sharpening practice and the ground - breaking technology & design of the new Harmony Ergonomic Handle. In this session we will discuss the importance of hand ergonomics, advantages of using sharp periodontal instruments, how to evaluate sharpness and review manual & automated sharpening techniques in a practical setting. We will also have a short exercise session involving body ergonomics – so please wear comfortable clothes. This workshop includes a complimentary instrument sharpening card. 

Perfecting The Posterior Restoration - GC

This course will provide clinical information on material selection options and placement techniques for posterior restorations, including simple solutions for managing the challenges of adhesive dentistry. Participants will complete both class I and class II posterior restorations utilising a combination of new glass hybrid materials and next generation resin adhesive and composite materials. This workshop includes a complimentary Toothmousse and GC cow plush toy. 

PROGRAM Learning Objectives:

• Material selection options and placement techniques for direct posterior restorations

• Matrix Selection, creating the ideal contact

• Simplified technique for re-creating occlusal anatomy

Your Trainers: 

Amanda Tomlin - HuFriedy

Graduating from Perth Dental Hospital in 1987, Amanda is a Dental Professional with over 30 years’ experience in Australia, New Zealand and the UK. As Country Manager with HuFriedyGroup she possesses firsthand knowledge of both patient and clinical needs, a role she has held for the past 9 years Possessing breadth of experience across Periodontics, Surgical, Ortho, Restorative, General Dentistry, and Infection Control, she is frequently requested to present to Dentists, Clinicians, Universities and Government Departments, along with industry groups A member of ADIA & Australian Dental Research Foundation Fundraising Committee; she also has a special interest in education, having helped shape future instrument processing knowledge utilising IMS cassettes, well ahead of industry standards or expectations.

Paulette Smith - GC 

Paulette graduated from the University of Adelaide with an Advanced Diploma in Dental Therapy (high distinction) and has spent over Twelve years working in both private practice and in the public sector, with a focus on preventive dentistry and oral health education. Paulette joined GC Australasia Dental over Ten years ago in a sales and clinical education training role including facilitating hands on workshops. She has also been fortunate to participate in several international hands on courses focusing on aesthetic restorative dentistry and fibre technology. 

Registration Prices

 DHAA members -   $150 


28/10/2023 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
AUS Eastern Daylight Time
QT Canberra 1 London Circuit Canberra, ACT 2601 AUSTRALIA
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