2018 La Trobe Dentistry and Oral Health CPD Day

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Saturday 20 October 2018 08:30 am (Add to calendar)
Alumni and Advancement
Presented by:
La Trobe Department of Dentistry and Oral Health
Type of Event:
Alumni; Seminar/Workshop/Training
Oral Health Therapist - LTU alumni $200, standard $220; Dentists - LTU alumni $250, standard $280; Students - $100

The Department of Dentistry and Oral Health at La Trobe University invites you to register for the 2018 Continuous Professional Development day on Saturday 20 October at the La Trobe City Campus. As there are limited places, we would encourage you to register as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Find out more about the speaker and where to register here.


  • Diagnosis and Management of TMD - Dr Micheal Stubbs
  • Protocols in management of patients on novel anticoagulants - Dr Hanlie Engelbrecht
  • The art and science of smile design - Dr Varun Garg
  • Periodontal consideration in orthodontics - Dr Michael Zhao
  • From being a good to a great dental practitioner - Dr Toni Surace

CPD certification = 5 hours CPD points.

Speaker Bios:

Speaker nameBio

Dr Hanlie Engelbrecht,
Oral Surgeon

Hanlie completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Pretoria and her postgraduate training at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. She completed a Fellowship in Craniofacial Cleft Surgery at the Pretoria Craniofacial Cleft Clinic, the biggest Cleft Clinic in Africa.

She relocated to Melbourne in 2013, is registered in Australia as a specialist Oral Surgeon. Aside from working with Liberty Dental Centre, she works at the Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne, the University of Melbourne and the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.

Hanlie is passionate about all aspects of Oral Surgery, especially about the aesthetic rehabilitation of patients who have lost teeth. Seeing confident smiles restored is her aim.

Dr Michael Zhao Orthodontist

Michael completed his General Dental degree at Otago University in New Zealand, and then started working in both public and private sectors. He completed his speciality training from the University of Melbourne.

He is now working as an orthodontist in two private clinics: (Riversdale Orthodontics and Simply Orthodontics) and is involved in clinical teaching/demonstrating with the orthodontic postgraduate students at the University of Melbourne.

Dr Varun Garg Prosthodontist

Dr. Varun Garg is a Melbourne based Prosthodontist. He completed his Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Prosthodontics) in 2017 and maintains specialist private practices in Collins Street and Tullamarine. He is also actively involved with fixed prosthodontic teaching as a clinical supervisor at The University of Melbourne and other CPD programs.

He has a keen interest in aesthetic, reconstructive and implant dentistry.

Dr Toni Surace
Managing Director of Momentum Management

Dr Toni Surace graduated from Melbourne University in Dental Science in 1995 and formed her practice, Smile Style Dental in 2000. As a Principal Dentist, Dr Surace went through the Momentum Management Program and found by implementing procedures, protocols and systems, she could run her practice remotely and leverage her time. She then became a coach and trainer at Momentum Management and loved it so much that she decided to buy the company!
Today as the head of Momentum Management, Toni has become a renowned international presenter where she is able to draw on her own experiences as well as her clients to help others tackle any issue impacting their practice

Dr Michael Stubbs Oral Medicine Specialist

Michael completed his speciality training from the University of Melbourne in 2002. He is a vising lecturer of Melbourne University and Associate Professor at La Trobe University. He has been working as a private Oral Medicine Specialist Practitioner since 2003.

He is also a clinical editor of “Australasian Dentist” Magazine. Michael has published many articles and he has contributed significantly by being a member of many organisations. He is actively involved in teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate students in the management of medically compromised patients.



Level 2, Room 2.10, La Trobe City Campus

360 Collins street, Melbourne VIC 3000



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