april, 2022

This is a repeating event

202207apr9:30 am4:30 pmFour Handed Dentistry for the Dental Team9:30 am - 4:30 pm(GMT+10:00) View in my timeThe Centre for Professional Development Event Organized By: ADA NSW Centre for Professional Development Discipline:Business,OtherFormat:Hands-on,In-Person

Four Handed Dentistry for the Dental Team

Event Details

Topics include

  • Outline of OHS in the dental practice
  • Infection control
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Benefits of four handed dentistry
  • Transfer Zones (Positioning of the Dentist and Dental Assistant)
  • Positioning of operators
  • Transfer instruments technique
  • Light position
  • Triplex and suction position
  • Rubber dam set up
  • Full mouth rinse

Learning Objectives

This course will provide training for participants to work together in a productive and efficient way. They will learn to:

  • Decrease stress
  • Lessen fatigue
  • Increase productivity
  • Provides patient comfort
  • Actively involve team members
  • To pass instruments correctly
  • The Four Handed technique between Dentist and Dental Assistant
  • The use of Suction and Triplex
  • Full mouth rinse


Speakers for this event

  • Cathy Schafer

    Cathy Schafer

    Dental Teacher

    Cathy Schafer currently working at OTEN as a dental teacher. She has 17 years experience as a teacher and over 25 years experience in dental practice, including private practice and large health fund dental centres.

    Dental Teacher

  • Lynette Shaw

    Lynette Shaw

    Dental Assistant

    Lynette Shaw has been in the dental industry for 30 years, worked as a dental assistant and management rolls with a large health fund practice. Lyn works for OTEN TAFE teaching certain III dental assisting and health administration/practice management. She also works with Sydney Uni working to close the gap for aboriginal communities in health.

    Dental Assistant


ADA NSW Centre for Professional DevelopmentOur advocacy for members ensures we stay united as a profession, securing the profile, funding, support and recognition to allow us to continue advancing dentistry. As a not-for-profit organisation led by dentists for dentists, our remit is to deliver value to members and we do this in six key ways: Advocacy The strongest professions are those that are well represented Continuing Professional Development Providing comprehensive and respected CPD in world class facilities Networking and Connections Mentorship, events, local divisions and study groups Professional and Peer Advice On dento-legal matters, compliance, practice management, HR, IR, pharma News and Filtering We deliver what dentists need to know, when they need to know it Lifestyle and Benefits It's not all business. We incorporate social events and lifestyle benefits[email protected] Level 1, 1 Atchison Street, St Leonards NSW 2065


(Thursday) 9:30 am - 4:30 pm(GMT+10:00) View in my time

Future Event Times in this Repeating Event Series

may 25, 2022 9:30 am - may 25, 2022 4:30 pmoctober 20, 2022 9:30 am - october 20, 2022 4:30 pm

CPD Hours



Non-Member Dentist -$594.00, ADA Member Dentist – $495.00, Member of another ADA State -$495.00, Recent Grads -$396.00, Dental Team -$295.00, Hygienist / Therapist / Prosthetist – $295.00, and Dental Student -$199.00

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