News & Media

News & Media

Meet Dr Clarence Tam

Posted 5th February 2020

She’s passionate, perhaps a little bit quirky, and will wow with her insights. Ahead of her CPD events this month, we caught up with Dr Clarence Tam Dr Clarence Tam is the Chairperson and Director of the New Zealand Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and is currently one of two dentists in Australasia to hold Board-Certified…

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Use of masks: infection control compliance

Posted 4th February 2020

The ADA is aware that there may be some misinformation on social media platforms regarding the use of disposable masks during dental procedures. Single-use disposable masks are recommended during treatment as part of standard precautions in a dental practice. Wearing these masks for long periods of time are not recommended. The filtration abilities of a…

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LATEST INFORMATION Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

Posted 3rd February 2020

Please see attached latest clinician alert, dated 2 February 2020. KEY POINTS Consider 2019-nCoV in patients with respiratory symptoms, including mild respiratory symptoms, regardless of fever, who have travelled to or transited through mainland China (excluding Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan) in the 14 days before illness onset. Place a surgical mask on and isolate…

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Working holiday recharges professional batteries 

Posted 30th January 2020

Six years into her career as a dentist, Dr Simone Lancaster had started to fall out of love with her profession.  Fortunately, Rural Health West was there to renew her passion    Working in a high-end practice on the Gold Coast, where tea is served to patients upon arrival and dental anxiety is common, Simone was…

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