DHAA NSW: Ski CPD Weekend

Steve Moore

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DHAA NSW are planning an exciting Ski CPD weekend at Lake Crackenback. Confirmed Speakers Danielle Gibbens Danielle has been a Dental Hygienist for 10 years graduating from South Australia’s ADOH programme. Since then she has been working in private practice across the state of Tasmania in both general and specialist practices. When not at work Danielle is often volunteering for … Read More

DHAA Tas: Guided Biofilm Therapy Masterclass

Steve Moore

DHAA Tasmania will host a Guided Biofilm Therapy Masterclass on 26 May 2018

DHAA Tasmania invite you to join us for the day in Launceston to learn guided biofilm therapy, generously sponsored by EMS. Confirmed Itinerary Topic: Guided Biofilm Therapy (GBT) Masterclass Speaker: The course will be presented by a trained Swiss Dental Academy professional – TBC CPD Hours: 4 hrs clinical/scientific Lecture Synopsis The management of biofilm in deep pockets and from … Read More

DHAA WA: Breakfast meeting – “Going Viral” a HIV and Hepatitis Update

Steve Moore

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Come and join us for an entertaining and informative morning, gain two scientific CPD hours and enjoy a breakfast in great company. Confirmed Itinerary 8:00am: Breakfast 8:30-10:30am: Lectures commence Presentation Going Viral – A look at the changing management of Hepatitis C and HIV and the implications for dental care. Needlestick Injury – A systematic Approach Lecture Synopsis (2 CPD … Read More

New DHAA Directors Elected

The DHAA are very pleased to announce the appointment of two new directors, and the re-election of two more, to the DHAA Board. The DHAA recently called for Nominations for Director vacancies in the ACT, Queensland, New South Wales and Western Australia. We received four nominations from enthusiastic and suitably qualified members, which have subsequently been approved by the Board. … Read More

Instrument Sharpening and Oral Health Care for Baby Boomers

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Getting the Edge – Periodintal Instument Sharpening with Marcelle Johnson, 2.5 Scientific CPD Hour Oral Health Care for Baby Boomers with Narelle Bird, 1.45 Scientific CPD Hours Limited to 20 Participants. This is a DHAA members only event. If there is enough interest a second session may be opened. To Register BOOK YOUR POSITION   Please direct all enquiries to … Read More

Kids can afford to smile

The child dental benefit cap is to be raised to $1000. It’s pretty rare that we get to say nice things about the government, but here’s a little ray of sunshine for the littl’uns from the Department of Health. In a statement issued on February 8 it said: “The Turnbull Government is increasing the rebate available under the Child Dental … Read More

Why I love being a dental hygienist

As dental hygienists and oral health therapists we face a whole variety of situations every day. Most of these will be routine and unsurprising – that’s the nature of what we do – but just occasionally we will be faced with an out-of-the-box challenge. These challenges may take the form of a previously untried procedure or a piece of equipment … Read More