SA/NT Regional Committee Virtual Scientific Webinar Series 2022

Register now for the Virtual Scientific Day Webinar Series, hosted by the South Australia and Northern Territory Regional Committee.

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Add to your calendar 08/15/22 6:30 PM 08/15/22 8:00 PM Australia/Sydney SA/NT Regional Committee Virtual Scientific Webinar Series 2022

Register now for the Virtual Scientific Day Webinar Series, hosted by the South Australia and Northern Territory Regional Committee.


Last day to register: 15/08/2022

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You’ll hear from an impressive line-up of speakers across multiple webinars. The webinars consist of two 30 minute presentations followed by live questions and answers with each presenter.

Theme: The general dentist in comprehensive dental care

Webinar 1: Obstructive Sleep Apnoea – NO LONGER AVAILABLE.
Monday, 11 April 2022 | 6.30pm – 8pm ACST (7pm – 8:30pm AEST)
Join Dr Robert Jones and Dr Rob Shea
View abstract here.

Webinar 2: Oral Cancer – NO LONGER AVAILABLE.
Tuesday, 14 June 2022 | 6:30pm – 8pm ACST (7pm – 8:30pm AEST)
Join Dr James Badlani and Dr Caroline Connell
Dr James Badlani will present on Premalignant lesions, diagnosis, workup and surgical treatment and Dr Caroline Connell will present on an overview of radiotherapy in oral cavity malignancy, particularly focusing on; indications, radiotherapy planning and treatment, management of acute toxicity as well as prevention and management of long term effects/complications.

Webinar 3: Temporomandibular Joint
Monday, 15 August 2022 | 6.30pm – 8pm ACST (7pm – 8:30pm AEST)
Join Dr Sachin Kulkarni and Dr Robert Jones
View abstract here.

Webinar 4: Dental Implant Surgery and Restoration
Tuesday, 18 October 2022 | 6.30pm – 8pm ACDT
Join Dr Victor Mak and Associate Professor Alan Broughton

Tuesday, 18 October 2022
| 8pm ACDT
Followed by the last webinar an AGM will be held for SA/NT College members

We encourage you to attend all the webinars however if you are unable to attend all please join us for what you can. During the registration process, you will be asked to indicate which webinars you will be attending.

You will receive a CPD certificate from the College for your attendance.

Registrations close the day of each webinar at 12pm (AEST).

For all enquiries and late registration requests, please email

  • Dr Caroline Connell

    Dr Connell is a graduate of Flinders University of South Australia and completed her Radiation Oncology training at the Royal Adelaide and Alfred Hospitals (Melbourne) in 2004. She completed a fellowship year in Head and Neck Cancer at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, where she published her research into the role of PET/CT in the management of head and neck cancer.
    She spent two years treating urological malignancies in Oxford, UK, before starting at Adelaide Radiotherapy Centre in 2009 (now known as GenesisCare).
    Her special interests include head and neck, breast, gastrointestinal, palliative, urological, skin malignancies and benign conditions.
    She is actively involved in the education of radiotherapy registrars and attends regular multidisciplinary team meetings. She is co-chair of the St Andrews Head and Neck Multidisciplinary Meeting and previous chair of the National Genesis Care Head and Neck Tumour Reference group and FMC Head and Neck MDM.
    Based at the Flinders Private and St Andrew’s Hospital rooms. She is actively involved in recruiting patients to clinical trials both within Genesis Care and in conjunction with the Flinders Medical Centre Cancer Centre.

    Caroline Connell photo
  • Dr Robert Jones


    Adjunct Professor University of Adelaide and the James Cook University. Previous member of the RACDS Board in OMS previous chair of the Education committee and still a member, previous chair of the Accreditation committee and examiner for the FRACDS(OMS). Previous Member of the Council of ANZAOMS and a past President. Currently retired but involved with the teaching program in OMS of the University of Adelaide and reviewer for the ADJ and the AOJ.

    Robert Jones Photo
  • Dr Rob Shea

    BDS, Grad Dip Public Health, FPFA, FICD

    Dr Rob Shea has been practising Dentistry for over 35 years. His major clinical and research interest is in the use of oral devices for the treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea. Since 2005, Rob has focused his practice on Dental Sleep Medicine.
    Rob has maintained a leading role in the education of Dentists in Sleep Medicine and has lectured extensively across Australia. From 2011 to 2014, he was a Senior Lecturer in Dental Sleep Medicine at The University of Adelaide Dental School. During this time, he was instrumental in the development of the Graduate Diploma program in Dental Sleep Medicine.
    In October 2017, Rob was jointly awarded the Australasian Sleep Association (ASA) President’s Award. This highly prestigious recognition represents Rob’s significant and sustained contribution to the work of the ASA aims and objectives, especially in regard to Dental Sleep Medicine.
    Rob is currently co-chair of the Australasian Sleep Association Dental Sleep Medicine Council and a visiting dentist at the Adelaide Institute for Sleep Health. In the years that Rob has been practicing Dental Sleep Medicine, he has successfully treated over 1,500 patients with oral appliances.

    Dr Rob Shea
  • Dr James Badlani

    Dr James Badlani is a fully qualified Oral & Maxillofacial and Head & Neck Surgeon. He is a member of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (ANZAOMS), Australia and New Zealand Head and Neck Cancer Society (ANZHNCS), Australian Medical Association (AMA), and Australian Dental Association (ADA).
    Dr Badlani is a staff specialist at the Royal Adelaide and Adelaide Dental Hospitals. He is a consultant at The Memorial and Parkwynd Hospitals. In addition to his clinical roles, Dr Badlani is involved in training programs in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and Head and Neck Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery.
    Dr Badlani is a sitting member of the Head and Neck Multidisciplinary Teams at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and St Andrew’s Hospital.

    Dr James Badlani
  • Dr Sachin Kulkarni

    BOHDSc. (Hons) Grad. Dip. Dent. (Griffith) MANZAOP

    Dr Sachin Kulkarni is a General Dentist with a special interest in Temporomandibular joint disorders and orofacial pain. Currently, he is finishing his PhD at Griffith University and his Masters in Pain Management from the University of Sydney.
    He is a part-time lecturer at the University of Adelaide in Neuroanatomy and a visiting research fellow. Dr Kulkarni supervises research and has published articles on multiple topics in dentistry including TMDs, photobiomodulation, stem cells, pain, trends in caries research and airway.
    He is an active councillor for the Australian Dental Association SA branch, as well as several subcommittees. He is also a member of the Australia New Zealand Academy of Orofacial Pain (ANZAOP).

    Dr Sachin Kulkarni Photo
  • Associate Professor Alan Broughton


    Dr Alan Broughton is a Prosthodontist and a senior member of our clinical services team. He is a graduate of the University of Adelaide. He has been at the forefront of dental innovation for 30 years and is internationally renowned for his clinical expertise and treatment outcomes.
    Alan has held visiting posts with the University of Adelaide School of Dentistry and the University of Sydney (Faculty of Dentistry). He is also very active in delivering local, national and international lectures regarding clinical best-practice.
    Currently, Alan is on the examination board for the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (RACDS) and also holds a visiting position with Charles Sturt University Dental School.
    Alan’s special interests include oral rehabilitation, aesthetic dentistry and implant dentistry.

  • Dr Victor Mak

    B.Sc., D.D.S., M.S.D., F.R.C.D.(Canada), Diplomate of ABP

    Born in Hong Kong, raised in Canada and now residing in Australia, Dr Victor Mak is a certified specialist in periodontics and implant surgery. He attended the University of Alberta for undergrad studies in Chemistry and continued to earn a Bachelor of Dental Sciences in 1993 and a Doctor of Dental Surgery in 1995.
    In 2007 Dr Mak returned to university and completed a certificate of Periodontics at the University of Washington. He has been in private practice since 1996 and previously owed a specialist practice in Canada for several years.
    With a passion for education, Dr Mak has been actively involved in undergraduate and postgraduate training of dentists and has hosted a study club for over a decade. He is a past president of the Canadian Academy of Periodontology (2018 – 2021) and British Columbia Society of Periodontists (2011 – 2013), as well as a fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada.
    Dr Mak’s clinical interests include dental implantology, sinus augmentation, oral inflammation, complex periodontal management, crown lengthening, root surface debridement and scaling and root planing.

    Dr Victor Mak

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