The Big Endodontic Day Out: Putting Theory into Practice to Deliver Optimal Results (Early Bird)
Looking to improve your endodontic skills? Join us for a full day of learning and take your practice to the next level!
By combining hands-on practice with in-depth lectures, this course will equip you with the skills and knowledge necessary to deliver optimal endodontic outcomes to your patients. Under the guidance of a team of expert endodontists, you will have the unique opportunity to explore the various NiTi instruments and endodontic equipment available on the market. Gain practical experience using a dental operating microscope and discover which system will work best for your practice.
- Gain a deeper understanding of the fundamental informatics involved in the diagnostic process across all fields, and how it applies to endodontics.
- Learn the specific features used in endodontic diagnosis and how they can be effectively employed.
- Develop an understanding of the methods used to acquire these features and how to interpret the information they provide.
- Master the logic and art of pattern matching required to make accurate endodontic diagnoses in a range of clinical scenarios.
- Develop the skills to confidently and effectively diagnose endodontic cases ‘like a boss’.
- Learn and apply the principles of instrument taper, design, and material selection to clinical situations.
- Understand how various aspects of endodontic treatment, including instrumentation, come together to maximise root canal disinfection and treatment outcome.
- Understand the purpose and biological concepts underpinning root fillings.
- Understand the different root-filling methods and materials on the market, and how to select the most suitable option to optimise treatment outcomes.
Speaker Biography and Qualifications
Dr Martin Gale
Dr Gale began work as a specialist endodontist in Melbourne from 2000 and set up Ivanhoe Specialist Endodontics in 2005, and continues to enjoy specialist clinical practice there today. He has research interests in artificial intelligence for dentistry, in particular for endodontic diagnosis. He is a keen advocate for appropriate CBCT use in endodontics. He also mentors for the University of Melbourne and the Australian Dental Association Victorian Branch. In addition, Martin sits on various committees for the Australian Society of Endodontology Victorian Branch, Australian Dental Association Victorian Branch, and at the federal level of the Australian Dental Association.
Dr Gale qualified as a dentist at The University of Newcastle (UK) with distinctions in anatomy and physiology. He worked for two years in general dental practice in the UK before completing a PhD at The University of Hong Kong on dental microleakage. He then undertook a clinical masters in endodontics at The University of Melbourne. He also taught the undergraduate programme in Hong Kong and Melbourne.
Dr Vivian Liu
Dr Liu received her BDS and Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry from The University of Adelaide, and subsequently completed her endodontic specialist training at The University of Melbourne in 2008. She is a current fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons and member of the Australian Dental Association, the Australian Society of Endodontology. and the Australia and New Zealand Academy of Endodontists.
Vivian has been in private practice endodontics since 2009 and is currently practising in Glen Waverley and Clayton, as well as providing specialist treatment for underprivileged patients in the public sector since 2018. Over the years, Vivian has taught extensively at both undergraduate and specialist levels at various universities in Adelaide and Melbourne, and continuing education courses for general dental practitioners. She has enjoyed being a past examiner for the Australian Dental Council and past president of the Australian Society of Endodontology Victorian Branch.
Dr Morgan Wu
Dr Wu graduated with the Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree from The University of Otago in 2002, and completed his Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Endodontics at The University of Melbourne in 2012. He is currently practising at The Endodontic Centre in the north-eastern suburbs of Melbourne.
In addition to private practice, Morgan was the former convenor for the DDS Endodontic Program at the Melbourne Dental School. He is currently a clinical demonstrator of the DCD Endodontic Program at the same institution. Other than his academic commitments, Morgan serves as the secretary of the Australian Society of Endodontology Victorian Branch and the president of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Endodontists.