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Young Dentist Conference+

  • Dates: 19 – 20 Aug, 2017
  • Location: Sydney
    Time: 08:30 – 17:45
    Networking social: 17:45 – 19.45
    Sunday session: 08.30 – 12.30
  • Address: SMC Conference & Function Centre
Booking is now open for the Young Dentist Conference+

The conference is designed for dental clinicians in their first six years following graduation. The innovative programme focusses on how the landscape of dentistry affects young dental professionals, giving crucial insights from a panel of expert speakers.

Your ticket also gives you access to our networking social following on from the conference, and attendance earns you 5.5 hours of CPD.

  • Dental Protection members – $79
  • Non-members – $179
Saturday 19 August

The full Saturday programme will be released shortly.

Sunday 20 August

As well as the conference on Saturday, you can also earn another 3 hours CPD at our Sunday morning event. Delivered by our expert speakers, you have a choice of two different sessions.


Suitable for: Dentists

Time: 08.30 – 12.30
Location: SMC Conference & Function Centre


Dental Protection members – $180
Non-members – $280

Limited spaces available. Only those attending the Young Dentist Conference+ on Saturday can attend this workshop.

Brought to you by Dr John McNamara, Dr Jonathan Moore and Dr Bayardo Martell from Endodontic Group Brisbane, and Dr Alan Nerwich from Sydney Endodontists.

This is a unique opportunity to apply your skills with instruction and close supervision and assistance from four experienced endodontists. A fully hands-on workshop, you will be tasked with preparing two molar tooth models. As 3D prints of real teeth, you’ll be confronted with some technical challenges, simulating the difficulties of everyday practice.

Come armed with plenty of cases and questions. Over the morning you’ll be encouraged to discuss any aspect of endodontic treatment with the experienced specialist clinicians.


Suitable for : Hygienists, therapists, oral health therapists, and dentists.
Time: 08.30 – 12.30
Location: SMC Conference & Function Centre

Dental Protection members – Free
Non-members – $220

Dr Annalene Weston from Dental Protection presents Why Didn’t You Say So? from the Sliding Doors seminar series.

Join us as we address the most commonly occurring complaints which arise in practice. Using anonymised cases from the Dental Protection library, you’ll discover the key learning points from real-life situations, gaining the skills to effectively handle difficult situations.

Why Didn’t You Say So? focusses on consent, giving you key insight into the complexities of obtaining and recording valid consent.

Please note that depending on your credit card provider a small conversion charge may be added to your booking. If you have concerns you will need to call your credit card company before finalising your payment.

For more information contact the registration team:

Phone: 07 3511 5005

To find out more about becoming a Dental Protection member, contact Kara Stokes:

Phone: 07 3511 5075
Freecall: 1800 444 542

Enter the Young Dentist Award for Professional Excellence

The winner will receive two complimentary tickets to the Young Dentist Conferencealong with a cash prize of $1500.

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