Date(s): 01/02/2019

Time(s): 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Venue: The Library at Te Hapua: Halswell Centre

To provide you with the knowledge and skills to provide high-quality dentistry for children that is child, parent and dentist friendly.  We will be focussing on prevention and management of dental caries.  The course will be interactive and participation is expected. It will be delivered through lecture-based teaching.


Key clinical endpoints:

  • Apply recommended guidelines on prevention of caries to children
  • Understand the use of motivational interviewing for behaviour change in a dental setting
  • Understand when and how to use the Hall Technique
  • Consolidate diagnostic skills for dental caries and explain the thresholds for using a different clinical technique

 Course Outline


9.30                 Introduction


10.00               Overview (Recognition, Re-orientation, Remineralisation, Repair, Review)


10.30               Remineralisation and Cariology


11.00               Re-orientation – Prevention – Behaviour change theory and practical


12.30               Lunch


1.15                 Repair – The Hall Technique and other minimal approaches


4.00                 Close



Registration Fees:

Christchurch  Dental and Oral Health Therapists:




Rest of New Zealand NZDOHTA Members:


Non NZDOHTA Members (includes dentists, hygienists and other oral health professionals): $80.00

Students: $50.00







Bookings are closed for this event.


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