NSW - A Fruit Bowl of Clinical Updates: Full Day Event

Join us for a full day of CPD in Orange!


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Featuring speakers:

  • Dr Jake Ball
    • The Nexus Between Orthodontics & Periodontics
    • Supervised Neglect in Periodontics (and how to avoid it) 
  • Dr Joseph Ryan 
    • TMJ Anatomy Review & TMD
    • Sleep Disordered Breathing and Oral Complications

  • Dr Sabrina Manickam
    • The Ethical Practitioner

  • Karyn Battersby
    • What All Healthcare Workers Need to Know About DV - How to identify & manage DV in the workplace


CPD Hours: 6 hours Scientific

Our Event Sponsors:


Our event hand hygiene products and masks are kindly sponsored by Erskine Oral Care.



Lecture Synopsis:

Dr Sabrina Manickam
- The Ethical Practitioner

  • What issues face our new oral health practitioners today?
  • The Paternalistic approach vs Patient Autonomy
  • How has Dr Google and social media impacted our practice?
  • How do the following factors affect my ethical practice?

Dr Jake Ball
- Supervised Neglect in Periodontics (and how to avoid it) & The Nexus Between Orthodontics and Periodontics

  • Understand what constitutes supervised neglect
  • Factors that may result in supervised neglect
  • Understand the medico-legal consequences of supervised neglect
  • Understand how to implement processes to avoid supervised neglect AND Understand the importance of periodontal assessment prior to commencing orthodontics
  • Recognise and manage potential adverse outcomes that may result from orthodontics
  • Understand the importance of regular periodic assessment during orthodontic treatment for the early recognition of diseaseUnderstand the importance and principles of hygienic orthodontic retention

Speaker Biographies

Dr Joseph Ryan
BMedSc (Usyd), BDSc (CSU), BSc (Hons) (CSU), MSc (Pain Medicine) (Usyd), Oral Medicine Registrar (UniMelb)

Dr Ryan is originally from Canberra where he works as a dentist alongside his father and brothers in private practice. In addition he held the position of Senior Dentist for the ACT Health working at The Canberra Hospital, public clinics and the Alexander Maconchie Correction Centre. He graduated from Sydney University with a Bachelor of Medical Science Degree in 2009 and from Charles Sturt University with a Bachelor of Dental Science in 2014. He was the only student in his graduating dental class to complete a two year research honours in facial pain graduation from First Class Honours in 2016. 

More recently he had completed a Masters of Pain Medicine at Sydney University graduating in 2019 and graduating from Melbourne University with a Doctorate in Clinical Dentistry in the specialty field of Oral Medicine. Joseph currently works in specialty practice in Canberra and Shellharbour. Joseph also holds a senior lecturing position at Melbourne and Charles Sturt University. 

Dr Jake Ball

BDSc DCD MRACDS (Perio) FPFA Senior Lecturer in Periodontics

Dr. Jake Ball is a registered specialist periodontist with the Dental Board of Australia and Discipline Lead in Periodontics at the School of Dentistry and Health Sciences, Charles Sturt University. Jake graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Science from Charles Sturt University in 2013 receiving several awards for academic excellence. Following graduation, he worked as a general dentist, clinical tutor and Adjunct Associate Lecturer at Charles Sturt University Dental and Oral Health Clinic. During this time, he successfully completed Part I examinations with the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons receiving commendations for his achievements. In 2017, Jake commenced his speciality training at the University of Melbourne gaining extensive experiencing in periodontics and implant dentistry, teaching and research. He received an Australian Dental Research Foundation Grant for his clinical research in metabolomics and held the position of the University of Melbourne ITI Study Club Director. In 2019, Jake graduated with a Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Periodontics and currently maintains part-time specialist practice in Sydney.

Dr Sabrina Manickam


Sabrina received her degree from the University of Sydney in 1993 and was the recipient of the University of Sydney, Faculty of Dentistry, Alumni Jubilee Medal 2001 for Outstanding Contributions to the Profession & Clinical Dentistry. Sabrina moved to Orange in 1999 and worked for the Orange health Service where she became the Area Clinical Director for Oral Health in the Greater Western Area Health Service, with a conjoint appointment as Sub-Dean, Rural Dental Programs, with the University of Sydney. Sabrina was formerly teaching at Charles Sturt University from 2008-2013 as a foundation academic in the position of senior lecturer and later as Associate Head of School. Her teaching area included the fields of professionalism, ethics and preparation for practice as well as pre-clinical restorative dentistry and general clinical dentistry. Her research interest is in oral malignancy and particularly patient oral cancer screening in rural and regional areas. She has held significant roles with the NSW Branch of the ADA since 2004 and was NSW President 2015-17.

She is also currently active with the ADA Western Division. Sabrina has held a ministerial appointment as the Chair of the Assessment Committee of the NSW Dental Council from 2010–2015 which is the investigative arm of the complaints process in NSW. She was previously appointed to the Dental Care Assessment Committee of the NSW Dental Board from 2003-2007. Sabrina has been a dental practitioner with McAnulty Family Dental since 2013 and now Practice Principal since January 2019. Sabrina is a fellow of the International College of Dentists, the Pierre Fauchard Academy and the Academy of Dentistry International.

Karyn Battersby

Human Behaviour Specialist - MBA, BPsychSC (CQU)

Karyn Battersby has over 20 years experience working in the field of human behaviour, originally in training and human resources, then into psychology and more specifically counselling in the domestic and family violence space. Karyn has worked with both those who experience DFV and those who perpetrate it. Along-side of this work she has her own business in corporate training, coaching and personal development. Karyn holds qualifications and certifications in all of those fields. (An MBA and Bachelor of Psychological Science) Karyn understands first-hand the trauma of living in a narcissistic family of origin dynamic and how that imprints unhealthy relational patterns that you carry into intimate partnership. Karyn believes that healing from that trauma and breaking family of origin patterns is a spiritual journey.

Registration Prices

  Early Bird  Regular Pricing 
 DHAA members -  $200 (Ends Oct 7th) $230 
 DHAA Student members -   $80 
 ADOHTA members -   $275 
 Non members -    $330


5/11/2022 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Quest Orange 132 Kite Street Orange, NSW 2800 AUSTRALIA
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