FRIDAY OCTOBER 23 – SATURDAY OCTOBER 24, 2015 RYDGES HOTEL SOUTHBANK, BRISBANE
FEE: $697 for TWO JAM-PACKED DAYS 16 HOURS OF QUALITY CPD!
Early Bird: $597.00 before May 31, 2015
Discount Code: ADA Congress special $497 * valid only until March 29, 2015
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Testimonials

"This Conference links up some of the nest clinicians and recent graduates who are driven to excel at the highest level."

– Dr G.Waters Qld

"An amazing experience. I WILL be back."

-Dr M.Frazis SA

"A wonderful conference, learnt heaps – highly recommended!"

-Dr E. Johnson New Zealand

"A very well planned, relevant and engaging Conference. Lots of fun had by all! Genuine and knowledgeable leaders keen to teach. Come and meet like-minded dentists"

-Dr R. Head Qld

RECENT GRADUATES CONFERENCE 2015


 

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RYDGES HOTEL SOUTHBANK, BRISBANE

After a hugely successful RGC 2K13, the conference for recent graduates is back! In a brand-new jam packed format your major problems will be solved to make your dentistry easier!

  • BOOST YOUR SKILLS
  • BOOST YOUR CONFIDENCE
  • GO BACK A BETTER DENTIST

Rub shoulders with leaders in their field Network with your peers, Build friendships And above all else, have a whole lot of fun!

 

We will cover:

Communications and Patient Management

  • how to get the patients to come back and refer their
    friends and family
  • how to present a large case to a patient and explain fees
    and costs and treatment plans to patients and get them
    to say Yes
  • how to gain confidence in your patient when you look
    young and inexperienced
  • how to gain control over the difficult patient
  • how to run on time
  • what to say to the patient when something goes wrong
  • what to say to the patient when you don’t know the
    answer (and not lose their trust)
  • how to refer without losing the patients confidence
  • what to say to patients to gain case acceptance
  • how to dress appropriately for your patients and clinics
    demographics
  • how to assimilate into a new clinic and fit in with the
    existing staff
  • how to leverage payment options, health funds to your
    advantage
  • how to keep your cool under pressure
  • how to keep home life at home and not let it affect you
    at work

Restorative

  • how to know when a tooth needs a post/core
  • how to know when to restore using an
    inlay/onlay/veneer or crown
  • how to do restorations that don’t fall out
  • how to stop post op sensitivity

Oral Surgery

  • how to recognise and avoid surgicals
  • how to quickly and efficiently remove a tooth
    surgically
  • how to manage an OAC, root into sinus,
    paresthesia, tuberosity fracture

Endo

  • how to take proper endo radiographs and get
    the apex everytime
  • how to negotiate tricky endo’s
  • how to manage a detached file

AND MUCH MUCH MORE!

DAY ONE

  • Morning – Prosthodontic ABCs
  • Afternoon – Endodontics Bread and Butter

DAY TWO

  • Morning – Communications, Case Acceptance, and Handling the Difficult Patient
  • Afternoon – Oral Surgery Troubleshooting and Managing Complications

Speakers

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Dr Michael Mandikos — Prosthodontics

Michael is a top bloke who is happiest when travelling and presenting lectures. He loves chilling out with family at the farm in Stanthorpe and enjoying a fine meal of perfectly cooked pasta (he makes his own) and scallops.

Dr Michael received his Bachelor of Dental Science Degree with honors, from the University of Queensland and in 1998 he completed a three-year residency program at the State University of New York at Buffalo (USA), graduating with a Certificate in Prosthodontics and Masters Degree in Biomaterials. His research was in composite resin materials and he has published several research papers in Australian and international journals on clinical and dental materials topics, as well as many clinical technique articles in local dental magazines. Michael was admitted as a Fellow of The Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons in 2000, after receiving the Sutherland Prize for the highest examination pass that year. He is an avid dental educator and is a strong educator and mentor for recent dental graduates.

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Dr Jeffrey Kho — Advanced Communications

Jeff is an early bird who values keeping fit and healthy, regularly running, swimming, and playing sports. He sticks to a strict diet but also enjoys good food and is happiest when travel combines with great food and scenery.

Jeffrey has always shown a enthusiasm, passion and energy for leadership and communications. In 1999, he was one of the first to earn an Order of Australia award for Community Service. He graduated with honors from the University of Queensland as the Dental Society President in 2005 In 2008 he opened the first of his two dental clinics in Brisbane. He is a leading provider of and lectures extensively to other dentists on the use of mini-dental implants, and also his own topic, “How to Make your Patients Love You”. His presentations are high-energy and motivational you are bound to leave his workshops inspired.

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Dr Jamie Foong — Prosthodontics

Dr Jamie Foong is a specialist Prosthodontist who works in private practice. He completed his undergraduate dental degree and later returned to complete a specialist degree in Prosthodontics at the University of Melbourne.

Jamie has worked in specialist private practice in Melbourne CBD and has also established a private practice in Brisbane and the Gold Coast, Australia. Jamie is a member of the ITI, the Australian Dental Association, the Australian Prosthodontic Society and the Academy of Australian and New Zealand of Prosthodontists.

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Dr Jonathan Moore — Endodontics

Dr Jonathan Moore graduated with Honours from the University of Queensland Dental School with a Bachelor of Dental Science in 2003. After graduating, Jonathan worked for a number of years in both private and public practice in Brisbane where he developed an interest in the field of endodontics.

Jonathan is a registered specialist endodontist with the Dental Board of Australia. He is also a member of the Australian Dental Association, the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Endodontists and is currently the past President of the Australian Society of Endodontology (Queensland). He is actively involved with endodontic education, lecturing students from the University of Queensland, Griffith University and James Cook University as well as to local dental study groups and to dentists at Australian Dental Association of Queensland conferences.

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Dr George Chu — Oral Surgery

Dr George Chu is a specialist oral and maxillofacial surgeon practicing all areas of the specialty. He completed his dental and medical qualifications in Melbourne and Adelaide before completing his surgical training in Queensland.

During this period, he was also a tutor to undergraduate university students at the University of Adelaide which honed his clinical and academic teaching skills.

George achieved and obtained qualification of RACDS (OMS) and is also a member of Australian and New Zealand Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (ANZAOMS).

He has a number of public appointments as a specialist surgeon at the Princess Alexandra Hospital and Brisbane Dental Hospitals.   George is intensely involved in the teaching of medical and dental undergraduate students and the surgical training of the next generation of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.

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With Special Guest Speaker

Kathy Metaxas — Platinum Professional Development

Kathy is an international speaker and a professional motivator who has built an outstanding reputation for providing sound management principles, systems and protocols delivered in a fast paced, fun and highly motivating style. Her enthusiasm and knowledge has motivated and directed many dental teams across Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Canada and the United States to achieve levels of success beyond their expectations. The information you hear from her today is ready to implement tomorrow!