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DHAA ACT – Modern Concepts in Periodontal Therapy & Implant Maintenance

May 5, 2018 @ 08:30 - 15:00

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DHAA ACT – Modern Concepts in Periodontal Therapy & Implant Maintenance

Presentation Synopsis
This CPD course will provide a lecture component followed by a hands on workshop focused on recent advances in periodontal therapy which have influenced our management of Periodontitis and Periimplant diseases. Participants will be encouraged to develop their clinical knowledge and assessment skills; learning how to identify potential problems before they occur and increase patient comfort and clinical efficiency. Participants will also discover Guided Biofilm Therapy and learn why it integrates with the modern concept of preventive and minimally-invasive dentistry. There will be a hands on workshop to build clinical know-how in using different techniques and to give participants an opportunity to trial AIRFLOW® and PIEZON® ‘No Pain’ technologies on each other in a clinical setting.

Clinical treatment protocols – non-surgical and surgical
Modern advances with insights on air polishing and ultrasonic technologies for biofilm removal
Introduction to Guided Biofilm Therapy
How to best care for implants for your patients
Prevention and treatment of peri-implant diseases
How to correctly utilise ultrasonic and air polishing devices

CPD hours: 4 hours (scientific)

About the Speaker
Dr Sal Shahidi BMedSc, BDent (Hons), FRACDS

Dr Sal Shahidi graduated with a Bachelor of Medical Science before obtaining his Bachelor of Dentistry with Honours from the University of Sydney. He holds a Fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons and is currently undertaking a Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Periodontics. Dr Shahidi has been working in private practice since 2006 and has also been involved in teaching in the undergraduate program within the discipline of Oral Surgery and Periodontics. He is a member of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Periodontists and the International Team for Implantology.


DHAA Event Regulations
DHAA Members: To obtain the discounted DHAA Ltd Membership price you are required to be a financial member of the DHAA Ltd on the date of purchase.

Student Members: Student Members must be an eligible and current student member of the DHAA Ltd at the time of purchasing the ticket. DHAA Student Membership is free and expires on 30 June of the year following your graduation.

Cancellation Policy: 10 days notice must be given in writing to [email protected], if you cannot attend, to receive a refund. Reimbursements will not be made after this time. Registration can be transferred to another person of the same membership status.

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