Level UP your Periodontal Care

Level UP your Periodontal Care

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Take your periodontal treatment to the next level

About this event

This course will be 14 CPD Points

Join Level UP Preventative Care for a 2 day small group hands on workshop. Periodontal disease is a leading world wide chronic disease that affects patients across all walks of life. In this course we will discuss appropriate diagnosis , systemic health links, hands on ergonomics, hand instrumentation and ultrasonics along with preventative methods to avoid periodontal disease and motivating patients during therapy.

This is a unique opportunity to be exposed and learn from two leading dental hygienists in this field with over 40 years combined experience and both working in variety of clinical settings and Univeristy.

This course is aimed at improving clinical skills to enable periodontal treatment for Dental hygienists, Oral Health Therapists and Dentists

Periodontal Examination ,Diagnosis and assessing Prognosis

Non-surgical Periodontal Treatment

Planning Debridement and instruments

Long term maintenance and the role Systemic Links to Periodontitis

The Role of preventative health

The role of biofilm

Periodontal splinting - when and how

Learning Objectives

To identify patients with Periodontal Disease

To better understand clinical treatment options

To effectively treat Periodontitis on a daily basis

To solve treatment planning dilemmas

The course will be two days with a combination of hands on for OHI, Ultrasonics, hand instruments and periodontal splinting

Thank you to GC Australia for providing support for periodontal splinting hands on workshop

Who are the speakers?

Andrew Terry

Andrew is a Lecturer in Dental Hygiene working for the Newly minted Faculty of Medicine of Health, School of Dentistry. He works with both the Bachelor of Oral Health (BOH) and the Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) programs since August 2015.

He is responsible primarily for the education of Periodontal instrumentation/screening and Oral Hygiene instruction education for both the BOH1 and DMD1&2 year levels. He supervises the clinical practice of the final year BOH3 students (Dental Hygiene stream) and also the initial Clinical Periodontal treatment provided by DMD2 students. From 2017 he was appointed as a Unit of Study Co-coordinator for BOH1 students. He is responsible also for the education/appointment of Clinical Educators for DMD1&2 Periodontics department.

Prior to attaining the role of Lecturer he has been associated with the University of Sydney as a Clinical Educator for the Bachelor of Oral Health program (BOH3) part-time between 2011 and 2015.

Andrew still works in private practice on Saturdays and has a special interest in providing caring treatment for HIV and Hep C positive patients. He undertakes volunteer oral hygiene education sessions for various HIV and HEP C positive groups from diverse backgrounds and age groups. He has worked with ACON and Positive Life NSW, Australia.

He has approximately 25 years’ clinical experience first qualifying as a Dental Therapist in QLD, Australia in 1993 and then as a Dental Hygienist in London, UK in 1998. He ratified his Australian and U.K education in Switzerland with the Swiss red cross and attained the protected title of “Dip. Dental Hygienist of Higher Education”. He has worked in Townsville, Brisbane, London and Zurich. He has been based in Sydney for 12 years now.

He currently has two educational research articles close to publication and upon completion of his Masters in Education at the end of 2019 looks to embark on more Oral Hygiene Product focused research under the supervision of Professor Axel Spahr.

Tabitha Acret

Tabitha Acret is a dedicated and passionate award-winning Dental Hygienist. She studied a Bachelor or Oral Health at Newcastle University after working as a Dental Nurse and Practice Manager for 10 years and graduated in 2008. Since qualifying, Tabitha has become one of the most sought-after Hygienists and Educators in Australia and internationally with a fast-growing and loyal customer base of patients, dental professionals and media.

Tabitha was previously the National Vice-President for the Dental Hygienists Association of Australia and has volunteered in many roles since graduation for the Association. She also has a passion for educating with students, working as a Clinical Educator at Sydney University and currently works as a Clinical Educator for implant maintenance and non-surgical periodontal therapy. She lectures and writes regularly for both industry and consumer press on motivating patients, implant maintenance and disease prevention and periodontal therapy. Winner of the 2018 Leadership Award in Dental Hygiene and the 2019 Award for Clinical Excellence, Tabitha had dedicated her professional life to continued learning and sharing her passion with the dental community.

Outside of her busy work life of lecturing and working clinically in private practice Tabitha enjoys volunteering both locally and internationally to raise awareness to change the way oral health care is delivered to patients.

Cancellation policy

To ensure our workshop prices remain accessible for all, Level UP Preventative care has a fair and equitable cancellation policy that applies to all workshop registrations.

Registration confirmation – Registrations will not be confirmed until full payment is received.

Cancellations (Outside 30 days) – Should you cancel your training commitment more than two weeks (30 days) prior to the training date, you will be permitted to choose one of the following options:

Reschedule your training to the next available, mutually convenient workshop;

Transfer your registration to a colleague to attend in your absence; or

Request a full refund.

Cancellations (Inside 30 days) – Should you cancel your training commitment within the two weeks (30 days) prior to the training date, no refund or transfer to another workshop date will be permitted, and you will forfeit the cost of the workshop. You are however permitted to substitute a colleague for your reservation, to attend in your absence. Level UP Preventative care will not be held liable for an attendees’ failure to cancel a booking within the specified timeframes.

Cancellations by Level UP preventative Care – While every effort is made to ensure workshops are offered as advertised, there may be instances where courses need to be rescheduled. Level UP preventative care reserves the right to cancel or reschedule a workshop at its discretion. Where Level UP preventative care must cancel a workshop, participants will be offered to reschedule their workshop to the next suitable session or a full refund . Level UP preventative care will not be held liable for any costs incurred from changing to a different date.

Please contact Tabitha @ leveluppreventativecare@gmail.com or 0410187849


The Level UP Preventative Care is committed to providing a COVID-SAFE course and we have a COVID safety plan in place that all attendees are required to follow.T

his includes:

• Observing physical distancing

• Hand sanitiser will be available for the duration of the eventPlease ensure you arrive during the registration window as we have to perform a COVID screening and temperature check of all attendees.

To ensure we meet the COVID-19 contact tracing requirements you will be required to check-in on the day through the NSW Health app

COVID-19 SCREENING: If you are displaying any of the following symptoms no matter how mild, have been asked to isolated or are awaiting test results for COVID-19, we ask that you please contact me and do not attend the event:

• Fever (temperature of 37.5 degrees or higher)

• Cough

• Runny nose

• Shortness of breath

• Sore throat

• Loss of smellIf you start experiencing any of these symptoms during the event, please notify a team member immediately for assistance.

If you have any questions please contact Tabitha @ leveluppreventativecare@gmail.com or 0404303246

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