august, 2021

202110aug7:00 pm8:00 pmTop 10 tips for periodonticsGain an insight into specialty periodontal practice for the general practitioner. 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm(GMT+10:00) View in my timeOnline Event Organized By: ADA VB Discipline:PaediatricsFormat:Online

Event Details

Hear Dr Tucker’s top tips – which he has collected over his 20 years of specialty practice – to help you diagnose, treat and manage your periodontal patients more efficiently.

Learn how to:

  • Apply ideas to hone your diagnostic and treatment skills
  • Identify why some cases respond and some do not
  • Recognise the role of antibiotics.

Speakers for this event

  • Dr Andrew Tucker

    Dr Andrew Tucker


    BDSc, MDSc, FRACDS, GradDipClinDent, FDSRCPS(GLasg), FRACDS(Perio)

    Dr Tucker completed his dental degree (BDSc) at Melbourne University in 1987. He worked for seven years in general practice in Melbourne before venturing up to Northern Australia, where he worked across Queensland and outback Northern Territory for three years. He gained experience in remote dental settings including Aboriginal and mining communities.

    He furthered his training in UK where he undertook three years of hospital-based Oral Surgery training, before returning permanently to Australia in 2001, to undertake the three year postgraduate Masters speciality training (MDSc) in Periodontics at Melbourne University.

    In 2004 Dr Tucker established Collins Street Periodontics in Melbourne CBD, before moving six years later to its current purpose-built rooms. Dr Tucker also services the Shepparton region as a visiting Periodontist once per month. He has obtained Fellowships from both the UK Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (FDSRCPS Glasg) and Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (FRADCS). During the past 15 years Dr Tucker has taught Periodontics and Implant Dentistry at the University of Melbourne and Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne. He regularly examines both undergraduate and postgraduate students and presents seminars both locally and interstate.

    Dr Tucker is an active member of The Australian Dental Association (ADA), Australian Society of Periodontology (ASP), the Australian Osseointegration Society (Dental Implants), The International Team of Implantology (ITI) and the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Periodontists (ANZAP) – the peak professional body representing periodontists in Australia and New Zealand. Dr Tucker has also undertaken volunteer work in Nepal on a number of occasions, providing dental services to remote villages and training local dental therapists.

    Dr Tucker enjoys swimming, at which he regularly competes, and spending time with his family, especially his children’s sporting activities.



ADA VBThe Australian Dental Association Victorian Branch (ADAVB) is the professional association of Victorian dentists. We aim to improve the dental health of all Victorians, promote the highest standards of professional dental care and enhance the professional lives of our members. We support and advocate on behalf of dentists to build a stronger voice for our profession and to promote the oral health of Victorians. We listen to the concerns of Victorian dentists, monitor the impacts on our profession and focus on the priorities identified by our members.[email protected] Level 3, 10 Yarra St, South Yarra VIC 3141


(Tuesday) 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm(GMT+10:00) View in my time



CPD Hours

1 clinical hour


ADA member: $110.00 , Non-member: $200.00

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