march, 2022

202211mar9:00 am4:30 pmOral Health Challenges - Geriatric & Special Needs Patients9:00 am - 4:30 pm(GMT+10:00) View in my timeBrisbane - TBA Event Organized By: ADA Queensland Discipline:OtherFormat:In-Person

Event Details

This hands-on course is designed for the whole team including, dentists, oral health therapists, dental therapists, hygienists, practice managers and dental assistants.


Poor oral hygiene and disease can be more prevalent in ageing patients or those with disabilities. This lecture will provide dental practitioners with the awareness and practical solutions to assess, improve and maintain the oral health needs of the ageing and or disabled patient.

Session 1: Geriatric Patient 

  • Aging population and the role of the dentist
  • Risk assessment and treatment planning
  • Preventative treatment options for maintaining oral health in older patients including skills to assist patients with cognitive disabilities. 

Session 2: Special Needs Patient

  • Theoretical knowledge of the challenges relating to oral disease in special needs patients  
  • Communication techniques with the patient and when appropriate, the carer/family member/guardian.



ADA QueenslandThe 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. 22-28 Hamilton Place Bowen Hills Qld 4006


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


Brisbane - TBA

Brisbane Brisbane QLD 4000 AUSTRALIA


ADA Member Dentist – $550 ADA Member 1st and 2nd Year Graduate – $440 ADAQ Member Practice Staff – $550 Non-Member Dentist – $715 Non-Member Practice Staff – $715

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