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Be the pacesetter in your practice by mastering Guided Biofilm Therapy for the best prevention care possible! In this state-of-the-art interactive CPD training course, Swiss Dental Academy accredited educators will take you through the 8-step Guided Biofilm Therapy protocol and show you in a clinical environment how it integrates with preventive and minimally invasive dentistry. This is a foundational GBT course offering both theoretical and hands on training. In the theoretic session you will learn strategies for periodontics, restorative dentistry, orthodontics, implant maintenance and special needs giving you all the information, you need to perform GBT to the best of your abilities as a dental professional. In the practical and clinical sessions, you will be given the opportunity to use AIRFLOW® and PIEZON® technology on dental models and on one another. PERIOFLOW® will also be shown on dental models.

Learning outcomes

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: + Effectiveness of GBT compared to conventional methods for periodontics, restorative dentistry, orthodontics, implant maintenance and special needs + The 22 applications of AIRFLOW®, PERIOFLOW® and PIEZON® + How to best care for natural teeth and implants to maximise longevity and minimise risks for periodontitis and peri-implantitis + How to maximise the collaborative role between the dentist, hygienist/oral health therapist and the specialist + Ergonomics and work systematics both on models and clinically on one another + Indication specific instruction with AIRFLOW® and ultrasonic instruments (PIEZON®) + The profitability of GBT By attending this course, you’ll make your job easier, more profitable, and more effective. The course will show you what a health-centred, high-level practice looks like and how to become one too


Sharon Boutell

Sharon is a registered dental hygienist currently working in a periodontal and specialist implant practice. She studied in London and graduated from Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry as a dental Hygienist and Therapist achieving awards for clinical skills and patient care. Her proven clinical and lecturing experience in dentistry spans more than 25 years, she has been involved in education, research, and teaching on undergraduate BHSc Oral Health programmes for Dental Hygienists, Oral Health Therapists and Dental Care Professionals in New Zealand and the United Kingdom. She has lectured nationally to her peers focusing onadvanced periodontal instrumentation, ultrasonic technology, and sharpening.Her research interest includes how oral probiotics influence the oral microbiome in radiation therapy induced oral mucositis. She is an ambassador for EMS and loves everything about Guided Biofilm Therapy and honestly believes this technology is a complete game changer for all dental professionals managing their patient’s oral health needs in clinical practice.On a personal note, Sharon loves great food and is immensely proud of nearly becoming very proficient with her drone used for another love of hers - fishing.

Mastering Preventative Dentistry in the 21st Century (GBT Fundamentals)

Sharon Boutell
Saturday 15th Jun 2024
8:30am - 12:30pm
12 Omega Street, Rosedale
12 Omega Street, Rosedale
Region: Auckland
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12 Omega Street
New Zealand