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News & Media

Meet  prosthodontist Dr  Ben Lee   

Posted 17th September 2020

Ahead of his upcoming virtual CPD course, Brooke Evans-Butler spoke to prosthodontist Dr Ben Lee   After graduating from the University of Otago in New Zealand, Ben  moved  to Sydney to work as a general dentist. “It was  during this period of time I  fell  in love with  prosthodontics, especially aesthetic dentistry,  which  is why I pursued…

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Help for the homeless in Rockingham

Posted 3rd September 2020

Once again, Dental Health Week coincided with Homelessness Week, so a team of volunteer dentists, dental assistants, dental students and ADAWA staff braved the cold and headed to Rockingham to take part in the Salvation Army’s Homeless Connect event. With so many volunteering events needing to be cancelled this year (including the Homeless Connect event…

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Understanding Dementia in the Dental Practice

Posted 3rd September 2020

There are, currently, around 41,600 Western Australians living with dementia. As September marks Dementia Awareness Month, it’s timely to consider how dental practitioners treat those patients with this condition  Jason Burton, Alzheimer’s WA Head of Dementia Practice and Innovation, says it is approximated that seven out of 10 people know someone who has been impacted…

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Celebrating WA’s dads of dentistry: Dr Tim Clair

Posted 1st September 2020

To celebrate Father’s Day 2020, we’re taking a moment to acknowledge the dental dads of ADAWA – all of whom beautifully balance dentistry with parenting. Dr Tim Clair and his paediatric oncologist wife, Annie, are the proud parents of five-year-old Lucy and five-month-old Joseph.  Has becoming a dad made you a better dentist? As dentists, it is always…

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Celebrating WA’s dads of dentistry: Dr Ross Bailey

Posted 1st September 2020

To celebrate Father’s Day 2020, we’re taking a moment to acknowledge the dental dads of ADAWA – all of whom beautifully balance dentistry with parenting.  Federal Councillor Ross is a father of two (to Tim and Clare, a dentist who works alongside her dad), and grandfather to Clare’s young children, two-year-old Logan and eight-month-old Mila. …

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