Time Session    

Registration open
Light lunch available 


1315 Conference Opening
Dr Bill O'Connor, President, NZDA

1330 The Lawrie Croxson Memorial Lecture
Human factors in our working lives
Dr Duncan Bayne
Sponsored by NZ Dental Insurance Society Ltd (NZDIS)
1415 Vital pulp therapy
Dr George Bogen
1515 Afternoon tea    
The oral microbiome - a friend in health a foe in disease
Prof Svante Twetman
Oral surgery tricks & tips
Dr Don Macalister
Orthodontic solutions for complex interdisciplinary cases - A clinical perspective
Dr Prashant Zaveri
Sponsored by NZAO
Creating patients for life
Brett Churnin
Sponsored by Prime Practice
1730 - 1845 Cocktails, craft beer and conversation
Shed 6


This programme provides up to 3.5 CPD hours

Time Session

Expo open's

0815 News in caries prevention and non-restorative management
Prof Svante Twetman
0915 All ceramic restorations in the aesthetic practice
Dr Christopher Ho
Sponsored by Henry Schein Dental and GC
1015 Morning tea and Expo
Infection prevention: The devil is in the details
Megan Sharpe
Sponsored by Prime Practice
Conservative restoration of endodontically treated teeth
Dr George Bogen 
1200 Additive dentisty
Dr Knut Hufschmidt
Sponsored by Ivoclar Vivadent 
1300 Lunch and Expo
Oral surgery challenges - the "Oh no moments"
Dr Wayne Gillingham
Dr Don Macalister
Dr Jim Talbot 
Research Symposium – Part 1

Professor Richard Cannon
Dr Li (Peter) Mei
Dr Lara Friedlander
Mr Ludwig Jansen van Vuuren
Dr Moira Smith
1500 Bleeding, bleeding disorders and oral health care
Dr Graeme Ting
1545 Afternoon tea and Expo
Erosion, abrasion and attrition - what's next?
Dr Knut Hufschmidt
Sponsored by Ivovlar Vivadent

1615 Innovation in patient management to help achieve whole mouth health
Dr Barbara Shearer
Sponsored by Colgate

1645 Noise-induced hearing loss in dentistry: Facts, concerns, and a novel solution
Dr Sam Shamardi
Sponsored by Crown Dental

Research Symposium – Part 2

Professor Warwick Duncan
Dr Haizal Hussaini
Professor Richard Cannon
1715 Day two concludes
1730 NZ Society for Sedation in Dentistry AGM 
TSB Arena, APW Room, Level 1

NZ Society of Endodontics AGM
TSB Arena, VGM Room, Level 1
1900 Conference Dinner and NZDA Awards evening
Te Papa


This programme provides up to 6.75 CPD hours

Time Session    

Expo open


0900 Bonds, Bulk and Burke - Part 1
Prof Trevor Burke
Jointly sponsored by 3M & NZDA

1000 Morning tea and Expo  
1045 Dental trauma dilemmas a multidisciplinary approach
Dr Erin Mahoney
Dr Matt Barker
Dr Scott Turner
Sponsored by ACC
1145 Implants versus endodontic therapy
Dr George Bogen
1230  NZDA AGM     
1240 Lunch and Expo    
1345 Bonds, Bulk and Burke - Part 2
Prof Trevor Burke
Jointly sponsored by 3M & NZDA
1445 Peri-implantitis: How to reduce exposure and manage complications
Dr Sal Shahidi
Sponsored by EMS
  Aesthetic solutions - from single tooth restorations to full mouth rehabilitation?
Dr Knut Hufschmidt
Sponsored by Ivoclar Vivadent 
1545 Afternoon tea and Expo     
1615 Pre and probiotics in oral care - now a reality
Prof Svante Twetman

Do you blow the whistle, or not?
Dr Alexander Holden & Dr David Crum
1715 Day three and Expo concludes    

This programme provides up to 5.75 CPD hours

Principal sponsor

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