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Handbook of Oral Biomaterials

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Dr Richard Conway is the co-author of chapter 17, in the recently released book titled, Handbook of Oral Bio Materials.  The book, with its 19 chapters, introduces the latest advances in dental materials and biomaterials science. It contains a unique and comprehensive introduction to modern biomaterials science. This book covers ceramic, metallic, and polymeric oral biomaterials. It is addressed to teachers, instructors, tutors, undergraduate students, and postgraduate students at dental and medical schools to provide a wide insight into the materials that are being taught for use in clinical practice. The contributing authors of this book are from all over the world and are distinguished in their disciplines. In addition to dental students, this book is also highly recommended for students of engineering and basic science who want to gain an insight in contemporary biomaterials science. For medical practitioners, this book offers an invaluable opportunity to learn about the latest steps in dental biomaterials.  To purchase this book please visit

17th ANZAP Scientific Meeting 18-21 March 2015

Dr Mercado has been selected to speak at the 17th ANZAP Scientific Meeting on 18-21 March 2015.   His talk is titled  – “Regenerative Surgical Therapy for Peri-implantitis using Bovine Xenograft and Enamel Matrix Derivative”.  It is a great honour to be asked to speak at ANZAP and we are very proud that he was selected.

Oral Health Care System of the Future: How We Educate and Lead the Effort.

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Dr. Tino Mercado was invited to participate at a Continuing Education Program hosted by Harvard School of Dental Medicine in May 2014. He discussed his Patient Management Protocol for Peri-Implantitis Patients, and lectured on his PhD Thesis titled “Regenerative Therapy using xenograft and enamel matrix derivative on Peri-implantitis – A case series.  His lecture was very well received and the team at the Specialist Dental Centre are extremely proud of his achievement.

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Coming Soon – Our team regularly present lectures in their chosen disciplines.

Watch this space for information about upcoming seminars…

Our Annual Mini Lecture at Penrith RSL on 8th April 2014 was a great success. We had 135 of our local dentist attend the lectures given by our team of dental specialists.

A huge thank you to our sponsors who supported us on the night, Henry Schein Halas, 3M ESPE, Dentsply Implants, Nobel Biocare and Osseo Dental.

Our team are already planning our 2015 lecture and we will publish the date and details shortly.