Treatment Planning Day

Treatment Planning Day
This lecture is designed for Dentists, Oral Health Therapists, Hygienists and Prosthetists.

Course Overview

Treatment Planning for Higher Patient Acceptance - Five specialists share their tips for treatment planning for success.

Done well, treatment planning can be your greatest asset in building your dental practice. Hear from our range of clinicians, including specialists, who are experts in their respective fields share their experience and insight how to set yourself up for treatment success and increase patient acceptance. 

With a specialist in Prosthodontics, Periodontics, Endodontics and Special Needs each presenting on shared case examples you will take away ideas how to focus the management of a treatment plan.


Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course participants will:

  • Learn to systemise your treatment planning for more predictable results
  • Understand the importance of prosthetically driven treatment planning for implants
  • To identify key medical and social history elements that could influence the dental management of a patient and improve rapport for better outcomes
  • Understand methods to prevent treatment planning mishaps by mitigating endodontic diagnostic challenges
  • Learn how to optimize patient-centred treatment outcomes through customizing the periodontal treatment plan. 

Presenter biography

Dr Elizabeth Milford

Dr Elizabeth Milford is both a lecturer at the University of Melbourne and the La Trobe University in clinical communication and ethics, as well as a national speaker. She is an experienced consultant in dental regulatory compliance, working as an auditor and educator approved by the Dental Board of Australia in Victoria and other jurisdictions. She is the Professional and Academic Relations Consultant for Oral-B to Australia and New Zealand and brings with her a passion for prevention and evidence-based dentistry. 


Dr Kavita Rana
PG-Grad Cert (Gen.Dent) UQ, DClinDent (Prosthodontics) UQ

Dr. Kavita Rana started her journey as a general dentist and completed a Postgraduate Certificate in General dentistry from the University of Queensland. The time and experience that Kavita received from General Practice prompted her to pursue further study in the field of comprehensive rehabilitation. She completed her Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Prosthodontics at The University of Queensland. During her specialization program at Oral Health Centre-Metro North, she received extensive training in aesthetic and implant dentistry, conventional crown and bridge prosthetics, and full mouth rehabilitation with a particular interest in fixed-tooth replacement.

She has a keen interest in the Maxillofacial rehabilitation of cancer and trauma patients. She served as a Maxillofacial Prosthodontic Fellow at Chris O'Brien Lifehouse Cancer Hospital Sydney for a short duration. In addition to private practice, Dr. Kavita Rana has been devoted to dental education.  The excitement of interacting with the students and fostering their growth in her chosen field of prosthodontics brings her abundant rewards. Dr. Kavita Rana has held a Senior Lecturer position with James Cook University and an Honorary position at Sydney Dental Hospital with a Specialist support unit. She currently teaches part-time at UQ Clinical facility, Herston. She believes she can train the budding dentist to achieve the highest standard of skills and deliver a high standard of patient care.
She believes in evidence-based dentistry and makes use of ideal materials, equipment, and clinical techniques to ensure that the patients receive the highest possible levels of care and to the most exacting standards. Her aim is to deliver the finest care and the best possible treatment outcome.

Dr Marina Kamel
BDS (Otago), FRACDS (GDP), DClinDent (Perio), MRACDS (Perio)

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.

Dr Unni Krishnan
MDS, MSc (Manchester), FRACDS, FRACDS(Endo)

Unni has been a specialist endodontist since 2001 and divides his time as a clinical educator and private practitioner. He is currently a tenured senior lecturer at the School of Dentistry, The University of Queensland and supervise post graduate endodontic trainees through his position as specialist endodontist with Queensland Health. He is an examiner for RACDS, a member of scientific advisory panel of Journal of Endodontics and the Senior Editor of Clinical Case Reports (Wiley). He has a special interest in cracked teeth and is currently pursuing his PhD with the School of Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering, University of Sydney on the “Biomechanics of cracked teeth".

Dr David Fu

An associate lecturer at the University of Queensland, Australia, Dr David Fu graduated from his BDSc (UQ) in 2010 and finished his Doctorate in Clinical Dentistry (Special Needs Dentistry) in 2020. Dr Fu is enthusiastic about treating patient with special needs, a specialty which involves treating vulnerable patients with psychiatric or medically complex conditions or patients with intellectual and/or physical disabilities.


Dr Lydia See

Graduated in 2010 from the University of Western Australia, Lydia has since focused her clinical practice in the areas of special care dentistry (namely with medically complex/compromised, head and neck cancer, dental phobias and geriatric populations) and community dentistry (namely in coordination of volunteering projects for disadvantaged populations). Pursuing a much love passion, in 2018, she completed a Masters of Science in Geriatric Dentistry at the University of Southern California. Lydia’s experience has spanned across the public and private sectors in general practice and hospital dentistry as well as tertiary education sector as a clinical tutor and senior lecturer. She is currently undertaking post graduate studies in Special Needs Dentistry. In her spare time, Lydia likes to hang out with friends and source the best vegetarian restaurants.

Event Pricing

ADA Member Dentist - $440
ADA Member 1st and 2nd Year Graduate - $220
ADA Member Practice Staff - $440
Non-Member Dentist - $572


CPD Points

5.5 Scientific hours


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7/1/2022 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
ADAQ CPD and Training Centre 26 - 28 Hamilton Place Bowen Hills, QLD 4006 AUSTRALIA
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