december, 2021

202103dec8:30 am4:30 pmIn-Office Whitening8:30 am - 4:30 pm AEST(GMT+10:00) View in my timeADAQ CPD & Training Centre Event Organized By: The Australian Dental Association (Queensland Branch) (ADAQ) Discipline:Aesthetic DentistryFormat:Hands-on,In-Person

Event Details

This hands-on course is suitable for Dentists, Oral Health Therapists, Dental Therapists and Hygienists.


Join Prof. Laurie Walsh to learn how to maximise clinical effectiveness, as well as safety, throughout the tooth whitening process. This course is designed to meet the requirements of the Dental Board of Australia policy’s regarding in-office whitening undertaken by dental practitioners.

Prof. Walsh will cover the selection process and methods of tooth whitening. A theoretical examination will be conducted prior to the hands-on component. Participants will have the opportunity to practice techniques for isolation and tissue protection, and the application of materials.

Please see below for a detailed course breakdown:

  • Regulation of whitening products and practices in Australia
  • Case selection and contra-indications
  • Whitening versus lightening
  • Patient work-up and consent
  • Shade assessment
  • Causes of discolouration
  • Chemistry of bleaching systems
  • Choice of systems; chemical versus light activation
  • Advanced oxidation processes for bleaching
  • Maximising effectiveness of individual systems
  • Safety considerations for hard tissues and the dental pulp
  • Soft tissue isolation; material application
  • Intra-operative complications and their prevention and management
  • Post-operative advice; shade relapse and its prevention
  • Maintenance products for at home use


Speakers for this event

  • Professor Laurence Walsh

    Professor Laurence Walsh

    BDSc (Hons) (Qld), DDSc (Qld), PhD (Qld), GCEd, FFOP (RCPA), FICD, FADI, FPFA, FIADFE

    Professor Walsh is a specialist in special needs dentistry who holds a personal chair in Dental Science at the University of Queensland. He is a clinically active specialist in special needs dentistry and has a particular clinical interest in medically compromised patients. Laurie has lectured nationally and internationally on issues with the provision of dental care to elderly and frail patients, and has contributed to the development of care protocols based on minimal intervention dentistry. Laurie has served as an infection control consultant to a range of government and private sector organisations.

    BDSc (Hons) (Qld), DDSc (Qld), PhD (Qld), GCEd, FFOP (RCPA), FICD, FADI, FPFA, FIADFE


The Australian Dental Association (Queensland Branch) (ADAQ)The Australian Dental Association (Queensland Branch) (ADAQ) is the professional association for Dentists in Queensland. We represent more than 4000 members across the State. Our advocacy and services aim to promote excellence in the profession through a range of services, including: the provision of Professional Indemnity (PI) Insurance, support and advice regarding PI claims, CPD events, dental assistant training, and dental practice advisory advice.[email protected] 22-28 Hamilton Place Bowen Hills Qld 4006


(Friday) 8:30 am - 4:30 pm AEST(GMT+10:00) View in my time

CPD Hours



ADA Member – $770, 1st & 2nd Year Graduates – $660, ADA Member Clinical Staff* – $770,Non-Member – $920 and Non-Member Clinical Staff* – $920 **Clinical staff include Oral Health Therapists, Dental Therapists and Hygienists.

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