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DHAA VIC Full day CPD event

July 28, 2018 @ 08:00 - 18:00

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DHAA VIC Full Day event

Presentation Synopsis

Come join us on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula for a full day, seven hour CPD event “Christmas in July”.

There will be six presentations with a diversity of topics, a Christmas theme luncheon, morning and afternoon tea along with wine tasting at the end of the day by popular local winery “Foxeys Hangout”.

For the out of towners, there is accomodation at the venue with a hot buffet breakfast included if you want a weekend getaway.

The program includes an exciting mix of topics from forensic odontology to personality profiling and behavioural management in the clinical setting, diagnosis and surgical treatment of defects, injuries and diseases of the facial skeleton and its associated structures, and the Value Based Health Care model which is underway at in the public sector.

This is going to be an event not to be missed!!!

CPD hours: 6 hours (scientific)

About the Speakers
Dr. Martin Hall (DHSV Chief Oral Health Advisor)

Topic: “Value Based Health Care” which is underway at the DHSV.
Martin has over 30 years’ experience as a dentist working to improve the oral health of vulnerable communities both in Australia and overseas. He previously held positions of Senior Dentist and General Manager Clinical and Oral Health Services at North Richmond Community Health. He is also currently Honorary Fellow at The University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences and Director of Kose Nehan – Oral Health Project in East Timor.

Lyn Carmen

Topic: “Managing behavioural profiles in your practice” – Extended DISC profiles
Lyn is a Clinical Dental Hygienist, Personal Coach and Team Strategist.
Lyn graduated from Adelaide, Dental Hygiene in 1986 and has worked in many practices in London, Qld and Adelaide, mostly in private general practice with a brief ortho appearance. Lyn has experience as a DA, Reception, Practice Manager, and practice owner. She is a clinical tutor with BDS3 and BOH3 at Adelaide Uni.

Uniquely, Lyn has firsthand experience as both an employee and employer. When she became a business owner in 2008 Lyn was the first hygienist in SA to own a practice and employ dentists and a fabulous team. Lyn is the current chair of SA DHAA and is passionate and dedicated to the Dental Profession.

Lyn is currently completing a 3 year study program on Human Behaviour and is an Certified Meta Dynamics Level 1practitioner & EDISC Behavioural Consultant. In her business, Lync Consulting, Lyn understands the important and unique role each individual brings to their practice, and the business itself. She supports individuals and practices be the best they can be with their unique vision in mind.

She will be discussing, creating a point of difference in your practice by taking it to “A level of excellence – managing personality styles.”

Dr. Sam Verco

Topic: ” The diagnosis and surgical treatment of defects, injuries and diseases of the facial skeleton and its associated structures.”
Dr Sam Verco is a proudly Australian Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon. Having grown up in Adelaide, South Australia, he earned his Dentistry degree (BDS) at the University of Adelaide (2001), his Graduate Diploma in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Melbourne (2004) and his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) at the University of Melbourne (2007).

After completing his Oral and Maxillofacial Training in 2013, he gained experience at some of the best hospitals in the country, including the Royal Dental Hospital Melbourne, Monash Medical Centre, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, and Austin Hospital.

Dr Verco stays abreast of advancements in Dentistry by belonging to these associations: RACDS (Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons), ANZAOMS (Australian and New Zealand Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons), ADA (Australian Dental Association), IAOMS (International Association Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons) and ITI (International Team for Implantology).

Dr Verco’s specialty is the diagnosis and surgical treatment of defects, injuries and diseases of the facial skeleton and its associated structures. He especially enjoys the areas of Wisdom Tooth Removal, Orthognathic Surgery, Dental Implants and Facial Trauma.

Dr. Lyndall Smythe

Topic: “THE DENTAL DETECTIVE” – Forensic Odontology Case Investigations. “Making dentistry not soooooo boring”.
Dr. Lyndall Smythe is a consultant forensic odontologist at the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine (VIFM), Adjunct Lecturer at Monash University and Lecturer at the University of Melbourne Dental School. She is the coordinator of the Clinical Forensic Odontology stream of the Masters of Forensic Medicine degree. In she teaches graduate dental students at the University of Melbourne in areas of treatment planning, clinical photography, and emergency dentistry.

She graduated from the University of Adelaide in 2003 and branched out into a diverse range of dental practice over the last ten years. This includes remote general dentistry in the Northern Territory and working in correctional services across Australia as a dentist to some of Australia’s most notorious criminals. In 2008 she became a Forensic Odontologist, studying as a post graduate at the University of Adelaide and in time attained her current position at VIFM. Areas of research include using post-mortem computed tomography to develop usable cranio-facial superimposition techniques in ID and exploring the science and psychology of visual identification within the Coronial/Forensic science context.


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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If you would prefer your image NOT be used, then please notify us in advance, in writing, of the event that you are attending to [email protected]


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