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LA Course

Want to add Administration of Local Anaesthesia to your scope of practise??  Well you're in luck!   Otago is offering a course starting in August so you won't have to go overseas to do it.  If you are interested please click the link below for registration and course details. Click here for course flyer

2012-06-08T17:59:41+00:00 June 8th, 2012|General News|0 Comments

Canterbury Branch Report

Please find the Canterbury branch report that was missed out in the last newsletter: We had a great start to 2012 with 18 members attending a presentation by our local Prosthodontist. The topic was rehabilitation of the severely eroded dentition. It was interesting to see the different ways worn teeth can be restored and the [...]

2016-11-16T10:49:26+00:00 May 7th, 2012|General News|0 Comments

Call for Speakers

Dear Colleagues,   As part of the planning schedule for the next ISDH to be held in Cape Town, South Africa from 14th - 17th August, members of the IFDH HoD are cordially invited to submit a proposal for speaker(s) in the scientific program.   This invitation provides an opportunity to contribute to the development [...]

2012-05-06T19:07:27+00:00 May 6th, 2012|General News|0 Comments

ISDH 2013 – First Announceme​nt, Proposal for Speaker Entry Form and Call for Abstracts

Dear Colleagues, On behalf of the ISDH 2013 Local Organising Committee (LOC), IFDH and OHASA, please find attached the following documents: 1. First Announcement: This document provides an warm welcome to all health professionals to join the 2013 ISDH in Cape Town, South Africa.  The theme of the symposium is outlined in detail along with [...]

2016-11-16T10:49:26+00:00 April 16th, 2012|General News|0 Comments

Research as CPD

Hi everyone, One of our Northland members recently had a success regarding her dental research being cpd accredited by DCNZ. It is worth knowing that this is another possibility for you to get those all important hours. The procedure was simple, get in touch with Suzanne.Bornman@dcnz.org.nz, attach your research and evaluation and then wait and [...]

2012-04-02T19:09:13+00:00 April 2nd, 2012|General News|0 Comments

Use of Lasers in Practice

Recently there has been some talk of hygienists using lasers in practice and what the guidelines are.  Please find below a link to the dental council's website with more information. http://www.dentalcouncil.org.nz/Documents/Council_LaserTechnology_DentalHygienists.pdf          

2012-03-25T18:34:53+00:00 March 25th, 2012|General News|0 Comments

Scope of Practice Update

Scope of Practice and Code of Practice updates for dental hygiene and orthodontic auxiliary Dear practitioners, Please find attached the outcomes letter on the Scope of Practice and Code of Practice updates for dental hygiene and orthodontic auxiliary. The Dental Council has recently made a number of decisions that have resulted in changes to the [...]

2012-03-13T19:22:20+00:00 March 13th, 2012|General News|0 Comments

Forms for AGM

Well that time of year is fast approaching, AGM time!!  If you would like to see some changes within the NZDHA please send a Motions and Proposals form to secretary no later then 1st of May.  All motions submitted by the 1st of May will be discussed at the AGM on July 21st, 2012.  Any submitted [...]

2012-03-10T17:20:59+00:00 March 10th, 2012|General News|0 Comments