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IN-OFFICE WHITENING

  • : Online
This course is designed for clinicians who want to enhance their clinical practice in the area of in-office whitening (dental bleaching). It covers all different types of dental bleaching technologies. The course also covers at-home tray bleaching and the use of consumer products in the same space.
COURSE SUMMARY:
• Regulation of whitening products and practices in Australia
• Case selection and contra-indications
• Whitening versus lightening
• Patient work-up and consent
• Shade assessment
• Causes of discolouration
• Chemistry of bleaching systems
• Choice of systems; chemical versus light activation
• Advanced oxidation processes for bleaching
• Maximizing effectiveness of individual systems
• Safety considerations for hard tissues and the dental pulp
• Soft tissue isolation; material application
• Intra-operative complications and their prevention and management
• Post-operative advice; shade relapse and its prevention
• Maintenance products for at home use
CANDIDATES: Candidates undertake a written examination (10 questions) which is returned to ADAQ for marking by Professor Walsh.

Candidates can refer to the PDF coursenotes when preparing the examination answers.

All materials issued by ADAQ CPD are subject to copyright and are for the use of the registered candidate only.

  SPEAKER BIOGRAPHY

Professor Laurie Walsh  AO  
BDSc, PhD, DDSc, GCEd, FRACDS, FFOP(RCPA), FIADFE, FICD, FADI, FPFA
Laurence Walsh has been Professor of Dental Science at UQ since 1999, where he leads the research
group in advanced technologies and materials. He has undertaken clinical and laboratory trials for a
wide range of bleaching systems and technologies, and has published extensively on this topic in the
national and international literature. Laurence has over 30 years clinical experience with conventional and
laser-based systems for treating more difficult cases including tetracycline staining. He has presented
numerous lectures and hand-on courses in tooth bleaching systems and technologies for the past 
decade across the Asia-Pacific region and in North America.

Delivery
Title
IN-OFFICE WHITENING
Speciality Classification
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
6 HOURS
Start Date
01-Jan-2019
End Date
31-Dec-2020
CPD Points
6 CPD
Price
660.00
Price Details
ADA Member / Staff- $660 Non Member / Staff - $858
Location
Online
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