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GBT Congress 2018

Sydney, AUSTRALIA

THIS EVENT HAS CONCLUDED

From: 8:00 AM Friday, 1 June, 2018

Registration opens at 7:30 AM

To: 5:15 PM Saturday, 2 June, 2018

This event includes information on the following topics:

The intended audience for this event includes:

Tomorrow's patient called. They are ready for Guided Biofilm Therapy.

There's a new revolution taking place in dentistry around the world….Guided Biofilm Therapy (GBT). If you want to feel like a pioneer and experience the new gold standard in prophylaxis, coming straight out of Switzerland, the GBT Congress is for you. Launched in Switzerland and Germany in 2016, China and Japan in 2017…the GBT Congress is coming down under in 2018. It's time to join the GBT revolution. 

 

An AUSTRALASIAN FIRST!!

 

The aim of the GBT Congress: Disrupting Biofilm and the Status Quo is to provide a stage where dental professionals can discuss biofilm management, the main causes of biofilm and the clinically effective ways to remove it..

 

The Congress is organised by EMS, world leaders in dental prevention and the inventors of the original AIRFLOW®, PERIOFLOW® and PIEZON® technologies, and presented by 3 renowned international and Australian speakers with extensive scientific and clinical experience. The Congress will be followed by hands-on Masterclasses.

  • Prof Andrea Mombelli (Director of Periodontology, University of Geneva)
  • A/Prof Axel Spahr (Head of Periodontology, University of Sydney)
  • Tabitha Acret (leading Dental Hygienist and Vice President at the DHAA)
  • Dr Neha Dixit (GBT Clinical Affairs Manager, EMS Switzerland)

All attendees are also invited to visit the exhibition area to view the newest dental prevention products and dental equipment from exhibitors. The congress is aimed at the whole dental team – Dentists, Dental Specialists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Students etc. Discount team packages are available.

 

The Congress is a two-day action packed event offering quality dental education:

Day 1: Lectures focused on prevention and dental maintenance - a team approach, with a particular emphasis on periodontal and implant maintenance.

Day 2: Special hands-on Masterclasses with live patients at the University of Sydney/Sydney Dental Hospital.

 

"GBT has transformed my practice entirely and it can change others too….my patients feel empowered, motivated and are my greatest GBT ambassadors".

Faye Donald, Dental Hygienist
GBT Congress, Switzerland

 

REGISTRATION NOTES:

  • Both Masterclasses on June 2 are identical.
  • The TEAM OPTION is to register a dentist and an hygienist. The hygienist must register first.
  • The total early bird savings on this package deal is $340 

Sponsors:

Getting to Doltone House, Australian Technology Park 

Doltone House at ATP is just 2km from Sydney's CBD, 8km from Sydney Airport and 200m from Redfern Station 

By Train: Sydney Trains operate frequent train services between Redfern Station (adjacent to the Australian Technology Park) and other major Sydney stations including Central, Town Hall, Wynard and Circular Quay. 

By Bus: There are frequent bus services to the Australian Technology Park from the city and Sydney domestic and international airport. The bus stop closest to the Australia Technology Park is on the corner of Boundary and Regent Street. 

Getting to Sydney Dental Hospital

Sydney Dental Hospital is situated between Chalmers Street and Elizabeth Street opposite the entrance to Central Station. Trains and buses run regularly between Central and all main Sydney Stations.

The Sydney Dental Hospital has specific conditions for attendees of courses which use live patients that must be met upon your registration.

The attendee must:

1. Be willing to undergo a National Criminal Record Check. This includes 100 points of Identification in order to complete.

2. Provide evidence of protection against specified infectious disease

3. Be registered with the Dental Board of Australia

4. Be covered by professional indemnity insurance including civil liability cover for all aspects of practice

Further information and forms will be provided to those who register for the Masterclasses. 

We have secured discounted room rates at Mecure Sydney exclusively for attendees of the GBT Congress.

  • Discounted rate date range: 31st May, 2018 – 3rd June, 2018
  • Room type: Standard Queen
  • Discounted rate: $230.00 per room/per night  

 Simply follow the below steps to make your booking:

  • Call or email Mecure Sydney Reservations on (02) 9217 6797 h2073@accor.com
  • Quote the discount code: ‘EMS2310518’
  • This quote must be quoted in order for the correct rate to be offered
  • All guests are required to provide a credit card at the time of the booking to securing their reservation
  • They will then receive a confirmation number for their booking

Accommodation Conditions:

  • The above rates are room only rates. Breakfast is served in Four Elements Restaurant at a cost of $22 per person reduced from $27.50 per person
  • Rates are for Standard room only subject to availability and standard upgrade fees will apply
  • Reduced rates are available up until 30 days prior to arrival, subject to availability
  • Maximum of 50 rooms per night will be offered at group rates – subject to availability at time of booking
  • The above rates are provided based on the current event requirements within this proposal. If the event elements are not required a new room rate will be negotiated by the hotel.
  • Check-in is from 2:00pm and check-out is 11:00am. For guests that arrive early, Concierge can arrange to store their luggage until their room is available for check-in.
  • Twin rooms consist of 2 x double beds. Bedding configuration cannot be guaranteed.

 

7.30 - 8.00 • Registration and Coffee - Doltone House

8.00 - 8.10 • Welcome - Doltone House

Welcome

8.10 - 9.10 • Session 1 - Doltone House

What is GBT?

What is GBT? Where does this idea come from?

9.10 - 10.50 • Session 2 - Doltone House

GBT in clinical practice

GBT in clinical practice - periodontitis

10.50 - 11.30 • Morning Tea with Trade - Doltone House

11.30 - 13.00 • Session 3 - Doltone House

GBT in clinical practice

GBT in clinical practice - periodontitis

13.00 - 14.00 • Lunch with Trade - Doltone House

14.00 - 15.00 • Session 4 - Doltone House

GBT in clinical practice

GBT in clinical practice - peri-implantitis

15.10 - 16.10 • Session 5 - Doltone House

From protocol to practice

From protocol to practice – a team approach

16.10 - 17.10 • Session 7 - Doltone House

Q&A and Panel Discussion

Q&A and Panel Discussion

17.10 - 17.30 • Closing - Doltone House

Closing

17.30 - 18.30 • Cocktail Hour with Trade - Doltone House

7.30 - 8.00 • Registration and Coffee - Doltone House

8.00 - 8.10 • Session 1 - Doltone House

Welcome

  • Lecture

8.10 - 9.10 • Session 2 - Doltone House

What is GBT?

  • Lecture
What is GBT? Where does this idea come from?

9.10 - 10.50 • Session 3 - Doltone House

GBT in clinical practice

  • Lecture
GBT in clinical practice - periodontitis

10.50 - 11.30 • Morning Tea with Trade - Doltone House

11.30 - 13.00 • Session 4 - Doltone House

GBT in clinical practice

  • Lecture
GBT in clinical practice - periodontitis

13.00 - 14.00 • Lunch with Trade - Doltone House

14.00 - 15.00 • Session 5 - Doltone House

GBT in clinical practice

  • Lecture
GBT in clinical practice - peri-implantitis

15.10 - 16.10 • Session 6 - Doltone House

From protocol to practice

  • Lecture
From protocol to practice – a team approach

16.10 - 17.10 • Session 7 - Doltone House

Q&A and Panel Discussion

  • Q&A Session
Q&A and Panel Discussion

17.10 - 17.30 • Session 8 - Doltone House

Closing

  • Lecture

17.30 - 18.30 • Cocktail Hour with Trade - Doltone House

8.00 - 11.45 • Session 1 - Sydney Dental Hospital

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  • Hands-on Workshop
  • ONLY 2 Places
  • 3.00 CPD Points
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Masterclass 1

The half-day hands-on Maserclasses are an ideal platform for clinicians wanting to perfect themselves. Clinicians will have an opportunity to follow the complete GBT protocol step-by-step first on simulation models and then clinically on live periodontal patients. Participation is limited to a maximum of 20 dental professionals in each session who have attended Day 1.

 

07.45 – 08.00Registration
08.00 – 08.45Lecture
08.45 – 09.15Morning Tea with Trade
09.15 – 11.15Live Patient Hands-On
11.15 – 11.45Q&A/networking with Trade

13.30 - 17.15 • Session 2 - Sydney Dental Hospital

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  • Hands-on Workshop
  • ONLY 11 Places
  • 3.00 CPD Points
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Masterclass 2

The half-day hands-on Maserclasses are an ideal platform for clinicians wanting to perfect themselves. Clinicians will have an opportunity to follow the complete GBT protocol step-by-step first on simulation models and then clinically on live periodontal patients. Participation is limited to a maximum of 20 dental professionals in each session who have attended Day 1.

 

13.15 – 13.30Registration
13.30 – 14.15Lecture
14.15 – 14.45Afternoon Tea
14.45 – 16.45Live Patient Hands-on
16.45 - 17.15Q&A/networking with Trade

8.00 - 11.45 • Session 1 - Sydney Dental Hospital

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  • Hands-on Workshop
  • ONLY 2 Places
  • 3.00 CPD Points

The half-day hands-on Maserclasses are an ideal platform for clinicians wanting to perfect themselves. Clinicians will have an opportunity to follow the complete GBT protocol step-by-step first on simulation models and then clinically on live periodontal patients. Participation is limited to a maximum of 20 dental professionals in each session who have attended Day 1.

 

07.45 – 08.00Registration
08.00 – 08.45Lecture
08.45 – 09.15Morning Tea with Trade
09.15 – 11.15Live Patient Hands-On
11.15 – 11.45Q&A/networking with Trade

13.30 - 17.15 • Session 2 - Sydney Dental Hospital

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  • Hands-on Workshop
  • ONLY 11 Places
  • 3.00 CPD Points

The half-day hands-on Maserclasses are an ideal platform for clinicians wanting to perfect themselves. Clinicians will have an opportunity to follow the complete GBT protocol step-by-step first on simulation models and then clinically on live periodontal patients. Participation is limited to a maximum of 20 dental professionals in each session who have attended Day 1.

 

13.15 – 13.30Registration
13.30 – 14.15Lecture
14.15 – 14.45Afternoon Tea
14.45 – 16.45Live Patient Hands-on
16.45 - 17.15Q&A/networking with Trade
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Dr Andrea Mombelli

Prof. Dr.med.dent

Andrea Mombelli is Professor and Director, Division of Periodontology, University Clinics of Dental Medicine, the University of Geneva, Switzerland. He has a Swiss Federal diploma in dentistry (D.D...

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Dr Neha Dixit

MDS

Neha Dixit completed her Masters of Dental Surgery in Periodontology from Government Dental College & Hospital, University of Mumbai, India. She delivered several lectures on Periodontology at ...

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A/Prof Axel K Spahr

Dr. med. dent. habil., MRACDS (Perio)

Axel Spahr is Head of Periodontics at the Sydney Dental Hospital and Head of the Discipline of Periodontics at the University of Sydney.

Axel is the former Head of Periodontics at the Univer...

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Ms Tabitha L Acret

BOH (Newc)

Tabitha Acret is a qualified dental hygienist and has been part of the dental industry for 18 years. She has worked as a dental nurse, dental receptionist and practice manager. She holds a Bachel...

Cancellation Policy

Event Cancellation & Refund Policy

Event Cancellation & Refund Policy

The GBT Congress reserves the right to refuse/cancel registrations. If the GBT Congress refuses a registration, registrants will be offered a refund.

Event Cancellation by GBT Congress

The GBT Congress reserves the right to cancel the event due to low enrolment or other circumstances which would make the event non-viable. If the GBT Congress cancels the event, registrants will be offered a full refund. Should circumstances arise that result in the postponement of an event, registrants will have the option to either receive a full refund or transfer registration to the same event at the new, future date.

Registration Cancellation by Participant

If you are unable to attend the GBT Congress, we welcome substitute delegates attending in your place for the Lectures at no additional cost but they must meet the registration requirements. Substitution cannot occur for the live patient Masterclasses. For security reasons, all requests for substitutions must be received via email at least 24 hours before the event with name, job title, practice details and contact email for both the registered and replacement delegates: dhannelly@ems-ch.com

The deadline to receive a refund is (7) seven business days before the event. Cancellations received after the stated deadline will not be eligible for a refund. Refunds will not be available for registrants who choose not to attend an event. Cancellations will be accepted in writing only and must be received by the stated cancellation deadline: dhannelly@ems-ch.com. Refund requests must include the name of the attendee.

GBT Dining Experience Competition

Terms and Conditions (Skill-Based Competition)

General

    1. Information on how to enter and prizes form part of the Terms and Conditions. Entry into this competition deems acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.
    2. To the extent of any inconsistency between these Terms and Conditions and any other reference to this competition, these Terms and Conditions prevail.

Who can enter

    1. Subject to clause 4, entry is open to all residents of Australia over the age of 18, as of the date of entry, who have fulfilled the requirements set out below ('Eligible Entrants').
    2. Employees, and their immediate families, of the Promoter, associated agencies and companies, Permitz Group Pty Ltd (www.permitzgroup.com.au), contractors or individuals are not eligible to enter this competition. Immediate family means any of the following: spouse, ex-spouse, defacto spouse, child or step child (whether natural or by adoption), parent, step parent, grandparent, step grandparent, uncle, aunt, niece, nephew, brother, sister, step brother, step sister or 1st cousin.
    3. The Promoter is E.M.S. Electro Medical Systems S.A. (ABN 53 155 127 521) of Pitcher Partners Sydney Pty Ltd Level 22 MLC Centre 19-29 Martin Place, Sydney NSW 2000 ('Promoter').

How to enter

    1. Eligible Entrants may enter this competition during the Promotional Period (defined below) by purchasing a GBT Congress 1 day or 2 day ticket from www.gbtcongress.com.au (‘Eligible Purchase’). Tickets are from $630 for Dentists/Specialists and $430 for Hygienists/Oral Health Therapists. Entrant must answer the following question on the registration page: Why are you or why do you want to be a dental game-changer?
    2. Entries must include all requested contact details and a 25-words-or-less answer to be eligible to win. Each entry must be unique and received by the Promoter prior to the competition close date and time.

When to enter

    1. The competition commences on 26/04/18 at 01:00 PM and closes 26/05/18 at 11:59 PM ('Promotional Period'). All times noted in these Terms and Conditions are local times, based on the location of the Promoter. Entries must be received by the Promoter prior to the competition close date and time.
    2. The winners will be the best valid entries as judged by the judging panel, having regard to skill, creativity and originality, at the Promoter's Premises on 28/05/18 11:00 AM. The Promoter may select additional entries to be used as replacements in the event that the first entrant chosen as a winner cannot satisfy these Terms and Conditions or take a prize.
    3. The total number of competition winners in this competition is three. The winners will be notified by email and their names will be published online at www.facebook.com/emsauznz on May 29, 2018.
    4. This Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. Entrants understand that they are providing their information to the Promoter and not to Facebook. The information an Entrant provides will only be used by the Promoter for the purposes outlined in these Terms and Conditions. Any questions, comments or complaints about this Promotion must be directed to the Promoter and not to Facebook.

Number of Entries permitted

    1. One entry per Eligible Purchase. The Promoter reserves the right to request whatever documentation it deems necessary to confirm if the entrant has breached this clause. An entrant must provide any requested documentation to the Promoter upon request. The Promoter may conduct an immediate redraw if the first drawn entrant is unable to satisfy this clause.

Prize on offer

    1. Total prize value is up to $510 (Including GST), as at 26/04/18. The prize on offer is The 3 winners will receive a one person 4 course dining experience at Aria Restaurant (1 Macquarie St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia) in Sydney on Friday June 1 at 7:45pm with the 4 International and Australian GBT Congress speakers. The dinner is valued at $170 each. Note: Any and all prize-related expenses, including without limitation travel expenses and accommodation expenses if the location of the dinner is out of the winners' state/country shall be the sole responsibility of the winners. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by the winners is permitted.
    2. If the Promoter is unable to contact the winner to claim fulfilment of the promotional prize or if the winner is unable to attend any element of the prize, that winner will forfeit the prize in its entirety and it shall be awarded to the next runner up in the promotion. The Promoter will not be liable for a winner who cannot be contacted and therefore forfeits their prize and no correspondence will be entered into.
    3. Prize must be taken on dates specified by the Promoter. In the event a winner does not take the prize by the time stipulated, then the entire prize will be forfeited by the winner and cash will not be awarded in lieu of the prize.

Further Terms and Conditions

    1. The Promoter reserves the right to amend these Terms and Conditions if this competition cannot be run as originally planned. The Promoter may also cancel or suspend this competition if an event beyond the control of the Promoter corrupts or affect the administration security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this competition. The Promoter will disqualify any individual who has tampered with the entry process or any other aspect of this competition.
    2. All entrants must submit ONLY their own original answers. Any such answers, cannot be previously published in any forum worldwide. All entries become the property of the Promoter and cannot be returned. Entries that are found to have been derived from the designs of a third party will be considered invalid and, if awarded a prize, that prize must be returned to the Promoter. The winner may be required to sign a statutory declaration regarding the originality of the entry. Without limiting the generality, the Promoter reserves the right to take legal action against anyone found to have breached this term. The Promoter reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who the Promoter has reason to believe has breached any of these conditions, or engaged in any unlawful or other improper misconduct calculated to jeopardise the fair and proper conduct of the promotion. The Promoter's legal rights to recover damages or other compensation are reserved.
    3. If the prize is unavailable, for whatever reason, the Promoter reserves the right to substitute the prize for a prize of equal or greater value, subject to State Regulation. It is a condition of accepting the prize that the winner must comply with all the conditions of use of the prize and prize supplier's requirements. Each prize must be taken as stated and no compensation will be payable if a winner is unable to use the prize as stated.
    4. The Promoter highly recommends a current residential street address and email address be provided when requested for ease of correspondence.
    5. The Promoter reserves the right to request winners to sign a winner's deed of release or any other relevant forms or agreements that the Promoter deems necessary, to provide proof of identity, proof of age, proof of residency at the nominated prize delivery address and/or proof of entry validity (including phone bill) in order to claim a prize. Proof of identification, residency, age and entry considered suitable for verification is at the discretion of the Promoter. In the event that a winner cannot provide suitable proof, the winner will forfeit the prize in whole and no substitute will be offered.
    6. The Promoter reserves the right to rejudge in the event of an entrant, claiming to be a winner, being unable to satisfy these Terms and Conditions.
    7. The judges' decision in relation to any aspect of the competition is final and binding on each person who enters. Chance plays no part in determining any winner. No correspondence will be entered into. No responsibility is accepted for late, lost or misdirected entries. Prizes are subject to availability, not transferable or exchangeable and, with the exception of cash prizes, cannot be taken as cash.

Privacy Collection Statement

    1. The Promoter and its related entities collect entrants' personal information for the purpose of conducting and promoting this competition (including but not limited to determining and notifying winners). The Promoter may disclose personal information collected to an agent who is engaged for prize fulfilment. The Promoter may also disclose personal information collected to Australian regulatory authorities, such as the regulators of trade promotions. The Promoter will otherwise handle your personal information in accordance with the Privacy Policy for Dent Events available at https://www.dentalcommunity.com.au/pages/privacy-policy. You may request access or to update your personal information or lodge a complaint by writing to The Privacy Officer, Main Street Publishing PO Box 586, Cammeray NSW 2062 AUSTRALIA.

Copyright, Statutory guarantees, Waiver and liability

  1. All entries and any copyright subsisting in the entries become and remain the property of the Promoter who may publish or cause to be published any of the entries received. In participating in the prizes, the winners agree to participate and co-operate as required in all editorial activities relating to the Competition, including but not limited to being interviewed and photographed. The winners (and their companions) agree to granting the Promoter a perpetual and non-exclusive licence to use such footage and photographs in all media worldwide, including online social networking sites, and the winners (and their companions) will not be entitled to any fee for such use.
  2. Prize winners are advised that tax implications may arise from their prize winnings and they should seek independent financial advice prior to acceptance of that prize.
  3. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions limit, exclude or modify or purports to limit, exclude or modify the statutory consumer guarantees as provided under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth), as well as any other implied warranties under the ASIC Act or similar consumer protection laws in the State and Territories of Australia ('Non-Excludable Guarantees').
  4. Except for any liability that cannot by law be excluded, including the Non-Excludable Guarantees, the Promoter (including its respective officers, employees and agents) is not responsible for and excludes all liability (including negligence), for any personal injury; or any loss or damage (including loss of opportunity); whether direct, indirect, special or consequential, arising in any way out of: (a) any technical difficulties or equipment malfunction (whether or not under the Promoter's control); (b) any theft, unauthorised access or third party interference; (c) any entry or prize claim that is late, lost, altered, damaged or misdirected (whether or not after their receipt by the Promoter) due to any reason beyond the reasonable control of the Promoter; (d) any variation in prize value to that stated in these Terms and Conditions; (e) any tax liability incurred by a winner or Entrant; or (f) use of a prize.
Payment Options:
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Lecture - Hygienists

THIS RATE APPLIES TO: Dental Hygienists, Dental Therapists, Oral Health Therapists

CONCLUDED
  • Full Program
  • AUD 430.00
  • Including 10% GST
  • Early Bird Discount
  • Less AUD 100.00
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Masterclass 1 - Hygienists

THIS RATE APPLIES TO: Dental Hygienists, Dental Therapists, Oral Health Therapists

CONCLUDED
  • Full Program
  • AUD 405.00
  • Including 10% GST
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Masterclass 2 - Hygienists

THIS RATE APPLIES TO: Dental Hygienists, Dental Therapists, Oral Health Therapists

CONCLUDED
  • Full Program
  • AUD 405.00
  • Including 10% GST
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Lecture - Dentists

THIS RATE APPLIES TO: Dentists

CONCLUDED
  • Full Program
  • AUD 630.00
  • Including 10% GST
  • Early Bird Discount
  • Less AUD 160.00
  • Expired
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Masterclass 1 - Dentists

THIS RATE APPLIES TO: Dentists

CONCLUDED
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  • AUD 405.00
  • Including 10% GST
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Masterclass 2 - Dentists

THIS RATE APPLIES TO: Dentists

CONCLUDED
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  • AUD 405.00
  • Including 10% GST
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Hygienist Bring Your Dentist - Hygienist must register first - total $800 or $720 with early bird

THIS RATE APPLIES TO: Dental Hygienists, Dental Therapists, Oral Health Therapists

CONCLUDED
  • Full Program
  • AUD 430.00
  • Including 10% GST
  • Early Bird Discount
  • Less AUD 80.00
  • Expired
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Masterclass 1 - Hygienists Bring Your Dentist

THIS RATE APPLIES TO: Dental Hygienists, Dental Therapists, Oral Health Therapists

CONCLUDED
  • Full Program
  • AUD 405.00
  • Including 10% GST
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Masterclass 2 - Hygienists Bring Your Dentist

THIS RATE APPLIES TO: Dental Hygienists, Dental Therapists, Oral Health Therapists

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  • Full Program
  • AUD 405.00
  • Including 10% GST
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Lecture - Students

THIS RATE APPLIES TO: Students

CONCLUDED
  • Full Program
  • AUD 65.00
  • Including 10% GST
  • Early Bird Discount
  • Less AUD 50.00
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