2019 La Trobe Alumni CPD Day

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Continuing Professional Development Day

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Saturday 09 November 2019 08:30 am until Saturday 09 November 2019 04:00 pm (Add to calendar)
Natalie Martyn
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Continuing Professional Development Day
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Early bird registration: $180 Oral Health Therapist: $220 Dentist: $250 Student: $100

The Department of Dentistry and Oral Health at La Trobe University invites you to register for the 2019 Continuous Professional Development day on Saturday 9th November.  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.


    • Dr Louise Brown (Dentomaxillofacial Radiologist) – WHAT RADIOPACITY IS THAT?
    • Dr Hajer Derbi (Special Needs Specialist) – Management of Patients taking Bisphosphonates
    • Dr Linda Huang (Paedodontist) – Dummies guide to pulpotomy: all you need to know.
    • Dr Sarah Chin (Periodontist) – Updates on the current periodontal classification
    • Dr James Brchko (Endodontist) – How to extirpate the stress from challenging clinical scenarios.

CPD certification = 5 hours CPD points.

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Dr Linda Huang Paedodontist

Dr Louise Brown

BDSc, MPhil, DClinDent (Paeds)

Dr Huang graduated with her Bachelor of Dental Science from the University of Queensland in 2012.  She then entered research in the Paediatric Dentistry Department at the UQ where she obtained her Master of Philosophy. 

During that time, she also worked in private general practice.  She then moved to Melbourne and completed her Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Paediatric Dentistry in 2018.  During her specialist training, she developed interests in treating children with special needs, behaviour management, dental anomalies, and management of dental trauma.

Dr James Brichko Endodontist

Dr James Brichko

BDSc (Hons), DCD (Endo), MRACDS (Endo)

Dr James Brichko obtained his Bachelor of Dental Science and Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Endodontics from Melbourne University. James is a clinical tutor at both the University of Melbourne and La Trobe University as well as a Member of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons, committee member for the Australian Society of Endodontology and the treasurer of the Asia Pacific Endodontic Confederation. James is currently in private endodontic practice in Dandenong.

Dr Hajer Derbi Special Needs Specialist


Dr Hajer is a specialist in Special Needs Dentistry. She is the Convenor of the Special Needs Dentistry DClin Dent, at the University of Melbourne.

After completing her MSc in Human Biology, at UWA, Hajer moved to Melbourne to complete her SND DClin Dent. Her research covers the broad domains of managing special needs patients including oral cancer, managing medically compromised patients, and access to dental care and quality of life.

Dr Hajer's topic is the Management of Patients taking Bisphosphonates.

Associate Professor Louise Brown
Dento-Maxillofacial Radiologist

Associate Professor Louise Brown


Dr Louise Brown is the only practising dentomaxillofacial radiologist in Victoria, having completed the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry degree in DMFR at UQ in June 2015. She is also a periodontist and a specialist in public health dentistry, and holds a PhD from the University of Adelaide. She established her teleradiology reporting practice (Teledent Dental Imaging Diagnostics) in December 2015, which has now grown into a full time practice.

It provides comprehensive dental radiology interpretation and written reports on cone beam CT datasets and other dental images, for dentists and for medical radiology practices from all around Australia. Louise has served on many professional bodies including as past President of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Periodontists. She holds the honorary position of Associate Professor at the University of Queensland School of Dentistry.

Dr Sarah Chin Periodontist

DR Sarah Chin

BDSc(Hons) DCD(Perio) FRACDS(Perio) FADI

Dr Sarah Chin graduated from dental school at the University of Melbourne in 2003 and worked in Albury- Wodonga for four years in general practice. She completed her postgraduate degree in periodontics in 2010 and was awarded an ITI scholarship at the Eastman Dental Institute, London for 2010-2011.

Sarah has been involved in teaching undergraduate dentistry at La Trobe University and overseas dentists. She is currently Lecturer in Periodontics and Convener for Periodontics for the Doctor of Dental Surgery program at the University of Melbourne. Sarah is the Victorian Candidate Advisor for the Royal Australian College of Dental Surgeons. Sarah is the immediate President of the Australian Society of Periodontology (VIC Branch) and is the current Federal Secretary/Treasurer. She is also a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Dental Surgeons, Fellow of the Academy of Dentistry International, member of the International Team for Implantology and Australian Osseointegration Society



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