In Office Whitening

Presented by Prof Laurie Walsh

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8:00am to 4:00pm


ADAQ CPD & Training Centrre
26-28 Hamilton Place 
Bowen Hills Qld 4006



6 scientific hours


Morning Tea, Lunch and Afternoon Tea provided

The syllabus for the course includes the following topics:

• Regulation of whitening products and practices in Australia
• Case selection and contra-indications
• Whitening versus lightening
• Patient work-up and consent
• Shade assessment
• Causes of discolouration
• Chemistry of bleaching systems
• Choice of systems; chemical versus light activation
• Advanced oxidation processes for bleaching
• Maximizing effectiveness of individual systems
• Safety considerations for hard tissues and the dental pulp
• Soft tissue isolation; material application
• Intra-operative complications and their prevention and management
• Post-operative advice; shade relapse and its prevention
• Maintenance products for at home use

The theory section concludes with a written examination. The hands-on section includes techniques for isolation and tissue protection, and application of materials to maximize effectiveness and safety.

Prof Laurie Walsh - Whitening

 Professor Laurence J. Walsh BDSc, PhD, DDSc, GCEd, FRACDS, FFOP(RCPA), FIADFE

Laurence Walsh has been Professor of Dental Science at the University of Queensland since 1999, where he leads the research group in advanced technologies and materials. He has undertaken clinical and laboratory trials for a wide range of bleaching systems and technologies, and has published extensively on this topic in the national and international literature. Laurence has over 25 years clinical experience with conventional and laser-based systems for treating more difficult cases including tetracycline staining. He has presented numerous lectures and hand-on courses in tooth bleaching systems and technologies for the past decade across the Asia-Pacific region and in North America.