Strategies for Effective Periodontal and Implant Treatment

Strategies for Effective Periodontal and Implant Treatment
This hands-on course is designed for Dentists, Oral Health Therapists, Dental Therapists and Hygienists.

Course Overview

Embark on a transformative journey with Dr. Marina Kamel and Tabitha Acret in this interactive full-day course focused on periodontal and implant therapy. Tailored for Dentists, Dental Hygienists, and Oral Health Therapists (OHTs), this course aims to enhance confidence and skills in comprehending periodontal and implant diseases. Participants will be guided through the entire spectrum from diagnosis to long-term maintenance, fostering a sense of assurance in treatment planning and referral decisions. 


Learning Objectives

  • Screen and understand periodontal cases
  • Learn when to treat and when to refer 
  • Understand the complexities of non-surgical treatment and when surgical intervention is needed 
  • Understand the importance of home care motivation and biofilm management 
This engaging and informative session promises to equip participants with the skills and insights needed to navigate the complexities of periodontal and implant cases, ultimately enhancing their professional capabilities.  


Dr Marina Kamel 

Dr Marina Kamel is a Brisbane-based periodontist at Westside Perio & Implants. She completed her Bachelor of Dental Surgery with Distinction at Otago University in 2012. She obtained a Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Periodontics) and specialist training in implants at Sydney University in 2019. She is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (FRACDS) in general practice and has membership (MRACDS) in Periodontics. Dr Kamel is the President of the Australian Society of Periodontology and Vice President of the Australasian Osseointegration Society in Queensland. Dr Kamel received multiple academic and research awards during her professional career. She received the FG Christensen medal for obtaining the highest ranking in the primary RACDS examinations in 2013. She has received the reputable Judith and Dr. Mario Adamo Implant Innovation Scholarship for her research work in 2018 as well as the Osteology Foundation Research Award for her research in 2020. 

Outside of periodontics, Marina enjoys running, swimming and tennis. She loves travelling and spending time with her family and friends in the great outdoors.

Tabitha Acret 

Tabitha Acret is a dedicated and passionate award-winning Dental Hygienist. She studied a Bachelor or Oral Health at Newcastle University , Graduate Certificate in Public Health and current Clinical Masters student at the University of Central London Eastman Campus .Tabitha has become one of the most sought-after Hygienists and Educators in Australia and internationally with a fast-growing and loyal customer base of patients, dental professionals and media. Tabitha was previously the National Vice-President for the Dental Hygienists Association of Australia and has volunteered in many roles since graduation for the Association. She also has a passion for educating with students, working as lecturer at Sydney University and currently works as a Clinical Educator for implant maintenance and non-surgical periodontal therapy as well as two days a week in private practice.


Event Pricing

ADA Member Dentist - $510
ADA Member Practice Staff* - $510
Non-Member Dentist - $890
Non-Member Practice Staff* - $890

*Practice staff includes Oral Health Therapists, Dental Therapists and Dental Hygienists.


CPD Points

7.5 Scientific hours

Supported By

ADAQ is pleased to announce that this event is proudly supported by EMS


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2/16/2024 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
ADAQ CPD and Training Centre 26 - 28 Hamilton Place Bowen Hills, QLD 4006 AUSTRALIA

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