Multi-Wave Laser Training

Multi-Wave Laser Training

Course Overview

This course covers:

  1. Introduction and laser regulatory frameworks
  2. Laser types and the generation of laser light
  3. Unique properties of laser light
  4. Soft tissue interactions
  5. Laser safety

On completion of the course, candidates undertake a written examination (10 questions) which is marked by Professor Walsh. Candidates can refer to the PDF course notes when preparing the examination answers.

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Presenter/s Biography

Emeritus Professor Laurence Walsh AO


Laurie Walsh has contributed to writing Australian standards for laser safety since 1992, and is the author of the ADA Practical Guide on Lasers. He has over 25 years experience as a Laser Safety Officer. Laurie is a member of the Australian Institute for Safety and Health, and an associate member of the Australian Institute of Physics. As an emeritus professor at UQ since 2021, he continues to research in the area of laser technologies, and collaborates with laser research teams at ANU and Griffith University on advanced laser systems for dentistry. Laurie holds over 10 patents on laser technologies. He has taught laser physics and medical laser safety for over 30 years. He has undertaken clinical and laboratory trials for a wide range of lasers, and he has published over 100 papers and 3 textbooks on lasers in dentistry. Laurence has over 30 years clinical experience with using lasers for oral surgery, hard tissue procedures and for photobiomodulation. He has presented over 200 hands-on courses on lasers across Australia and internationally. Laurie served as the president of the Australian Association for Laser Dentistry from 2018-2024.

Course Pricing

ADA Member/ADAQ Member Clinical Staff* $270
Non-Member/Non-Member Clinical Staff*

*Clinical staff include Oral Health Therapists, Dental Therapists and Hygienists.

CPD Hours

6 Scientific hours


Q: How long do I have to complete this course?

A: We recommend completing the course within 6 months as our content is continuously being updated, however the course can be completed at your own pace and it is available to access 24/7.

What is an on-demand course?

ADAQ on-demand courses are made up of videos and presentations that you can watch at your own pace - anytime, anywhere.

On-Demand Course

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CPD Hours

6 Scientific Hours

Who Should Enrol

Dentists, Oral Health Therapists, Dental Therapists and Hygienists.

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