Martin E. Webb
Martin Webb
BDSc (HONS) Qld, FICD, FPFA, FADI, MAICD
Dr Martin Webb is a dentist in private practice at Maleny, on the hinterland of the Sunshine Coast. He has held various positions within the dental profession, being the ADA Federal Vice President, ADAQ State President 2007, Chair of the ADAQ Audit and Risk Committee, and member of ADAQ Council 2001-2008 then 2014-2021. He has previously served on the ADA Inc Audit and Risk committee and the Dental Education and Training Committee, Chaired the ADA Nominations advisory panel, and has been the Vice Chair of the Scientific Committee for the FDI World Dental Congress 2021 in Sydney. Dr Webb has served on the ADA Inc Schedule & Third-Party Committee since 2008. Within that Committee he has acted as the state “expert opinion leader” on the interpretation of the ADA Schedule by dentists, their staff and PHI’s. Dr Webb has liaised with dentists having difficulties with Medicare and DVA, including assisting them with audits. He also acts as the ADAQ PHI liaison officer, assisting members with PHI complaints and investigations. He has also been involved in providing expert opinion reports for medico legal cases involving dentists. As a member of the ADAQ Peer review panel, he provides advice to ADAQ staff working to assist members with AHPRA complaints and PI cases. Dr Webb has conducted Lectures to the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia, throughout Queensland on the fluoridation issue and more recently has been giving lectures to the ADAQ Practice Advantage group on health fund audits, item number issues, and dental fraud cases. He has assisted UQ as an external examiner for 5th Year dental student vivas and has Dr Webb is a Fellow of the International College of Dentists, the Academy of Dentistry International and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. In 2016, he was awarded a Distinguished Service Award by the ADAQ, one of only 19 individuals in Queensland’s history to have been awarded this honour. Dr Webb has been part of the ADA Inc Infection Control committee for the last 3 years. He has been involved in infection control audits of dental practices since 2014 for AHPRA and OHO, and has also been helping dentists with infection control and clinical records audits for AHPRA. Dr Webb has served on the ADA Inc Schedule & Third-Party Committee since 2008. Within that Committee he has acted as the state “expert opinion” on the interpretation of the ADA Schedule by dentists, their staff and PHI’s. Dr Webb has liaised with Dentists having difficulties with Medicare and DVA, including assisting them with audits. He also acts as the ADAQ PHI liaison officer to assist members with PHI complaints and investigations. In 2014 Dr Webb became an approved AHPRA and OHO Auditor, recently helping dentists with infection control and clinical records audits for AHPRA. He is a Fellow of the International College of Dentists, the Academy of Dentistry International and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. In 2016, Martin was awarded a Distinguished Service Award by the ADAQ, one of only 19 individuals in Queensland’s history to have been awarded this honour. Dr Webb has been part of the ADA Inc Infection Control committee for the last 3 years, has previously served on the ADA Inc Audit and Risk committee and the Dental Education and Training Committee, Chaired the ADA Nominations advisory panel, and has been the Vice Chair of the Scientific Committee for the FDI World Dental Congress 2021 in Sydney. Dr Webb has conducted Lectures to the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia, throughout Queensland on the fluoridation issue and more recently has been giving lectures to the ADAQ Practice Advantage group on health fund audits, item number issues, and dental fraud cases. He has assisted UQ as an external examiner for 5th Year dental student Vivas and has recently been involved in providing expert opinion reports for medico legal cases involving dentists.