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august, 2020

202026aug(aug 26)9:00 am28(aug 28)5:00 pmIntroductory OrthodonticsPRESENTED BY Dr Arjun Atresh, Dr Amanda Leen, Dr Averil Tse, Dr Michael Zhao, Dr Andrei Locke, Dr Margaret Wang, Dr Thomas Lo, Dr Harry Vlachodimitropoulos, Dr Katherine Diaz, Dr. James Newby, Dr Robert Mayne, Dr Braydon Patterson and Dr Vicki Vlaskalic9:00 am - 5:00 pm (28) AEST(GMT+10:00) View in my timeMelbourne Dental School Event Organized By: Melbourne Dental School Discipline:OrthodonticsFormat:Hands-on

Event Details

This course is designed to provide an understanding of contemporary orthodontic and dentofacial orthopaedic principles and develop the skills in recognising developing malocclusions. The scope of treatment and appliances that could be part of general practice will be included. The management of various types of malocclusions will be discussed during treatment planning seminars. The practical component of the course is designed to provide an introduction to the appropriate placement of fixed appliances. Course participants will be encouraged to participate in treatment planning seminars and bring records of patients from their own practices for assessment and evaluation.

Major Topics

An understanding of the key role of growth in orthodontic treatment

  • An understanding of the complexity of issues affecting orthodontic treatment planning
  • The benefits of interdisciplinary treatment for adults and children
  • An understanding of the risks of orthodontic treatment
  • Orthodontic management of severely compromised molars due to hypomineralisation
  • Orthodontic and sleep disordered breathing
  • An understanding of the importance of appropriate bracket placement and arch wire selection (using simulative wax-based typodonts)

Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this course, participants should have an improved understanding of:

  • treatment planning
  • diagnosis, cephalometric assessment
  • treatment timing
  • growth and development, early treatment, functional appliances
  • extraction and non-extraction treatment, including non-compliance mechanics
  • appropriate bracket placement and arch wire selection
  • adult and interdisciplinary cases, including periodontics and orthognathic surgery
  • risks of treatment
  • retention, stability and the fate of third molars

Past Participant Course Feedback “Small group teaching with great hands-on practicals and a multidisciplinary approach. Really beneficial learning how the specialists think and approach cases”.

 

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Speakers for this event

  • Dr Amanda Leen

    Dr Amanda Leen

    Specialist orthodontist - BDSc (Hons), DCD (Ortho)

    Dr Amanda Leen graduated from dentistry and spent 5 years in the Army as a dental officer. Amanda then returned to the University of Melbourne to specialise as an orthodontist. Her thesis was a clinical investigation of hypomineralised teeth in orthodontic patients. Amanda now divides work time between a large orthodontic practice in Geelong and small multi-disciplinary specialist practice in Ballarat. She also worked in the public sector treating patients and teaching dental students at the Royal Dental Hospital Melbourne. Amanda loves the aesthetic and transformative nature of orthodontics, as well as the long-term relationships built with patients and their families. She also enjoys the strong multidisciplinary nature of many orthodontic cases and the ability to reduce the restorative burden for the long-term by closing spaces of missing or damaged teeth.

    Specialist orthodontist - BDSc (Hons), DCD (Ortho)

  • Dr Andrei Locke

    Dr Andrei Locke

    Specialist periodontist - BDSc (Hons) (Melb), Grad.Dip.Clin.Dent, MDSc (Perio) (Melb), FRACDS (Perio), FPFA

    Dr Andrei Locke completed his BDSc(Hons) in 1999 and MDSc(Perio) in 2004 at Melbourne Uni. He was an ITI Scholar in Bonn, Germany, returned to Melbourne in 2005 and works in private Specialist Periodontics rooms in Glen Iris. He consults in Shepparton, is a Senior Consultant at Monash Medical Centre and clinical demonstrator and past examiner for the Post-Graduate Periodontics course at Melbourne University. He has particular interest in the influence of tissue biotype on soft tissue surgery, bone grafting and implant surgery.

    URL https://theperiogroup.com.au/periodontists

    Specialist periodontist - BDSc (Hons) (Melb), Grad.Dip.Clin.Dent, MDSc (Perio) (Melb), FRACDS (Perio), FPFA

  • Dr Arjun Atresh

    Dr Arjun Atresh

    Specialist orthodontist

    Dr Arjun Atresh is an Orthodontist in private practice in Bundoora and North Balwyn, having completed his Bachelor of Dental Surgery at the University of Otago in 2010 and subsequently a Doctorate of Clinical Dentistry in Orthodontics at the University of Melbourne. He has a keen interest in the management of skeletal malocclusions in growing children. Arjun is a clinical demonstrator for the Melbourne graduate orthodontic programme.

    Specialist orthodontist

  • Dr Averil Tse

    Dr Averil Tse

    Specialist endodontist - BDS, DCD(Endo)

    Dr Averil Tse completed her Bachelor of Dental Surgery at the University of Otago, graduating with Distinction in 2001. Averil then worked in both the public and private sectors in Auckland, New Zealand, until 2006. Averil came to Melbourne to undertake her postgraduate specialist training in Endodontics at the University of Melbourne, obtaining a Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in 2009. Averil works in specialist private practice in the Melbourne CBD on Collins St. Averil is the immediate past-President of the Australian Society of Endodontology (VIC branch). In addition, Averil is involved with teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, at the Dental Schools at the University of Melbourne and La Trobe University in Bendigoand has lectured for the ASE (Inc.), ADA (Vic Branch) and University of Melbourne CPD courses.

    URL https://endodonticassociates.com.au/dr-averil-tse/

    Specialist endodontist - BDS, DCD(Endo)

  • Dr Braydon Patterson

    Dr Braydon Patterson

    Specialist orthodontist

    Dr Braydon Patterson is a specialist orthodontist working in private practice in Melbourne. He completed his dental degree at the University of Melbourne in 2007 and worked as a dentist for five years before completing his orthodontic degree at the University of Sydney. In addition to being a member of the Australia Dental Association and the Australian Society of Orthodontists, Braydon also has certification with the Australian Orthodontic Board.

    URL https://smilecouncil.com.au/meet-our-specialist-orthodontists/

    Specialist orthodontist

  • Dr Harry Vlachodimitropoulos

    Dr Harry Vlachodimitropoulos

    Specialist prosthodontist - BDSc(Melb), MDSc(Melb)

    Dr Harry Vlachodimitropoulos is a registered Specialist Prosthodontist who has demonstrated at both an undergraduate and postgraduate level at The University of Melbourne. He has a full-time prosthodontic practice with locations in the Hawthorn and Frankston areas.

    URL https://www.advanceddentalspecialists.com.au/about-us/

    Specialist prosthodontist - BDSc(Melb), MDSc(Melb)

  • Dr Katherine Diaz

    Dr Katherine Diaz

    Specialist orthodontist

    Dr Katherine Diaz graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2002 with a Bachelor of Dental Science. She then practiced in regional Victoria and central Melbourne before returning to the University of Melbourne to complete her Doctorate of Clinical Dentistry in Orthodontics. She was awarded the Postgraduate Clinical Award as the graduating orthodontic student with the best treated case in Australia before qualifying for membership with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in the specialist field of orthodontics. In addition to her private practice work in Bundoora and North Balwyn, Katherine teaches orthodontics to Oral Health students at the University of Melbourne.

    URL https://smilecouncil.com.au/meet-our-specialist-orthodontists/

    Specialist orthodontist

  • Dr Margaret Wang

    Dr Margaret Wang

    Specialist orthodontist

    Dr Margaret Wang is a specialist orthodontist and works in private practice in Melbourne. She received her Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the University of Otago with distinction and then completed the Royal College of Dental Surgeons primary examinations the following year. Dr Wang worked as a general dentist in Sydney before undertaking her Master’s degree at the University of Melbourne and Membership exams with the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Edinburgh.

    URL https://melbourneorthodonticgroup.com.au/portfolio/dr-margaret-wang/

    Specialist orthodontist

  • Dr Michael Zhao

    Dr Michael Zhao

    Specialist orthodontist

    Dr Michael Zhao was born in Urumqi, China, and moved to Auckland where he attended the University of Otago. He completed his orthodontic training at the University of Melbourne. Michael is passionate about providing his patients with the highest quality of care: tailoring their orthodontic treatment to their needs and helping them achieve the best smile possible. Michael has attended and continues to participate in national and international conferences, local Australian Society of Orthodontists meetings, and local orthodontist study clubs. Michael is a member of the Australian Society of Orthodontists, Certified member of the Australasian Orthodontic Board Australian Dental Association and The D3 Group for Development Dental Defects.

    Specialist orthodontist

  • Dr Robert Mayne

    Dr Robert Mayne

    Specialist orthodontist - BDSc (Melb) DCD(Ortho) MRACDS(Ortho) MOrthRCSEd

    Dr Robert Mayne completed his undergraduate training at the University of Melbourne in 2001. He completed his Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Orthodontics at the University of Melbourne in 2008 and soon afterwards gained his MOrth from Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and MRACDS form the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons. He enjoys rural private specialist practice in partnership with his wife in Shepparton, and is involved in teaching at La Trobe University School of Dentistry and Oral Health in Bendigo.

    Specialist orthodontist - BDSc (Melb) DCD(Ortho) MRACDS(Ortho) MOrthRCSEd

  • Dr Thomas Lo

    Dr Thomas Lo

    Specialist orthodontist

    Dr Thomas Lo completed his Bachelor of Dental Science training in 2005. After several years of working in both the public and private sector, he pursued further education in Orthodontics and completed his specialist training in 2012 from the University of Melbourne. Thomas shares his clinical time between private orthodontic specialist practice in Mentone and Frankston; as well as the Orthodontic Department of the Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne.

    URL https://straightorthodontics.com.au/

    Specialist orthodontist

  • Dr Vicki Vlaskalic

    Dr Vicki Vlaskalic

    Specialist orthodontist

    Dr Vicki Vlaskalic received both her Bachelor of Dental Science and Master of Dental Science degrees at the University of Melbourne, Australia. As recipient of the Australian Society of Orthodontists’ Sam Bulkley research fellowship, she spent 2 years teaching and researching at UCLA and then travelled to San Francisco where she became Assistant Professor at the University of the Pacific. In 1997, Dr. Vlaskalic acted as co-investigator with Professor Robert Boyd in the original feasibility study of the Invisalign appliance, becoming one of the first orthodontists in the world to develop and use the system. Together, they authored the first article on Invisalign in the Journal of Clinical Orthodontics, 2000. During her 6 years at Pacific, Dr. Vlaskalic received several awards, including 3 from the American Association of Orthodontists Foundation. Aside from Invisalign, Dr. Vlaskalic is published in topics including measurement of orthodontic outcomes and root resorption, as well as presenting abstracts and papers at IADR and international orthodontic meetings. She has been instrumental in the introduction of Invisalign into many countries, including the USA, Australia, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Singapore, Japan, China and more recently Eastern Europe and the Middle East. Since returning to Melbourne, Dr. Vlaskalic works in her orthodontic specialty practice as an Invisalign Platinum Provider and as a clinical instructor at the University of Melbourne where she collaborates with students and faculty researching various aspects of the Invisalign System. Vicki can be contacted at V Orthodontics, 870 Toorak Road, Hawthorn East, 3123, PH (03) 9822 8750.

    URL https://www.aso.org.au/node/2756

    Specialist orthodontist

  • Dr. James Newby

    Dr. James Newby

    Specialist orthodontist

    Dr. James Newby completed his undergraduate dental training in 2004, graduating with honours from the University of Melbourne. James worked in private practice in Brighton and held positions as Senior Dentist at a major rural hospital, Goulburn Valley Health, and lecturer at The University of Melbourne’s Rural Health Academic Centre. Following this he completed his specialist training in Orthodontics at the University of Melbourne.

    URL https://sporthodontists.com.au/our-staff/dr-james-newby/

    Specialist orthodontist

Organizer

Melbourne Dental SchoolThe mission of the Melbourne Dental School is to be a world-class, research-based school, offering education of the highest quality and to play a leading national and international role with particular relevance to the Asia-Pacific region. 720 Swanston Street, Carlton, VIC 3053

Time

26 (Wednesday) 9:00 am - 28 (Friday) 5:00 pm AEST(GMT+10:00) View in my time

CPD Hours

18 hours of scientific CPD

Price

$2,228 (inc GST)

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