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Thursday 26 March

Pre conference workshops need to be registered for in addition to your conference registration.

Time Session     
9.30am - 6.30pm Registraion open
10.00am - 1.00pm  Young Clinicians' Session with keynote speakers
Alp Kantarci
Hatice Hasturk
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10.00am - 5.00pm  Soft-tissue Regeneration in Focus
Mauricio Araújo
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2.00 - 5.00pm Various modalities of non-surgical periodontal therapy
Luan Ngo
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5.00 - 6.30pm

Welcome reception amongst the exhibition
Kindly sponsored by Geistlich

Friday 27 March

Time Session
8.00am -5.00pm Registration open
8.30 - 8.45am Conference opening
8.45 - 9.45am Novel host response therapeutics for the management of periodontal disease
Alp Kantarci
9.45 - 10.15am Risk factors of tissue breakdown around implants
Lisa Heitz-Mayfield
10.15 - 10.45am Morning tea
10.45 - 11.30am Paradigm shift in the pharmacological management of periodontal diseases
Hatice Hasturk
11.30am - 12.00pm ASP AGM
12.00 - 1.00pm

Kindly sponsored by Dentsply Sirona

12.15 - 12.45pm Minimally traumatic extraction techniques
Alice Tsai
Digital implant planning 
Douglas Lau
Everyday hygiene around implants
Cindy Nguyen
Radiographic interpretation
Louise Brown

Regenerative technologies

Preventive technologies

1.00 - 1.30pm

'State-of-the-art' scaffolds for periodontal regeneration
Saso Ivanovski

Grafting to increase the width of keratinised tissue around teeth and implants
Robert de Poi
1.30 - 2.00pm Regeneration of periodontal defects with biological modulators
Axel Spahr
Prevention and maintenance of peri-implant disease
Benedicta Wong
2.00 - 2.30pm Biomaterial induced host-modulation on wound healing in periodontal and implant dentistry
Ryan Lee

Powered devices for periodontal disease prevention
Suman Bellur

2.30 - 3.00pm Afternoon tea
3.00 - 4.00pm  Managing tissue alterations following tooth extraction
Mauricio Araujo
4.00 - 4.30pm

Dental tourism: rescuing the periodontium in challenging cases
Philip Tan

4.30 - 5.00pm Art of flap design
Andrei Locke
6.30 - 10.30pm

Conference dinner
Kindly sponsored by Henry Schein

Saturday 28 March

Time Session         
8.30am - 5.00pm  Registration open
9.00 - 10.00am Effect of keratinised mucosa around implants in health and disease
Mauricio Araujo
10.00 - 10.30am Morning tea
10.30 - 11.00am Pathways to the pulp: the periodontal interface
Mark Evans
11.00am - 12.00pm Emerging therapeutic approaches for periodontal regeneration
Hatice Hasturk
12.00 - 1.00pm Lunch

Clinical management of tissue defects

Advances in infection control in periodontics

1.00 - 1.30pm Advanced Ridge Augmentation technique using a 3D printed titanium frame: case report
Adam Rosenberg
Maintaining periodontium and peri-implant tissue in ageing population
Melinda Newnham
1.30 - 2.00pm Management of black triangles: fantasy or reality
Gary Yip
Direct visualisation of the root surface during non-surgical therapy: novel approaches
Meloshini Govender-Naicker
2.00 - 2.30pm

Personalized periodontics: ANRIL and all that!
Neil McGregor

Halitosis and chemical plaque control
Jessica Wei
2.30 - 3.00pm Afternoon tea
3.00 - 3.30pm

Management of challenging peri-implantitis cases
Stephen Chen

3.30 - 4.30pm Periodontal disease and Alzheimer's – pathogenesis and management
Alp Kantarci
4.30 - 5.00pm

Panel discussion: Managing the "Host" to achieve ideal treatment outcomes
Mauricio Araujo, Stephen Chen & Alp Kantarci


Event Manager| Terri Lowsley

P: (03) 379 0390

E: terri@conference.nz