International keynote speaker Professor Norbert Kraemer As we battle our way through what we hope is the last of the cold damp winter, I’d like to throw a piece of sunshine into your schedules by announcing that the next AAPD conference will be held from Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th March 2023 in Melbourne. The […]

Dear colleagues, I am honoured to be entrusted with this role and look forward to building on the work that Dr. Kareen Mekertichian and the executive have done over the past couple of years. In particular I think our advocacy around protecting the rights of our patients and their families to access comprehensive dental care […]

AAPD and ANZASND are delighted to host our first combined webinar – ‘Transitioning Patients With Special Needs From Paediatric To Adult Services‘, dental, clinical, surgical and anaesthetic considerations at 9am on Saturday 9 October 2021. Featuring presentations from: Professor David Sillence Dr Sally Hibbert Dr Lydia Lim Dr Avanti Karve Dr Clare Farrell Dr Jonathan […]

Our colleagues in NZ have set up an exciting AAPD Conference from Queenstown with fantastic local NZ speakers including Dr Moira Smith, A/Prof Ben Wheeler, Dr Rob Corbett and Ms Shona Barnett amongst many others. As always the event has been heavily subsidised to NZ$160 for members wishing to attend. Zoom links will be available for free for […]

Dear friends, colleagues and members, Happy New Year and welcome to your new AAPD website! After such a difficult year, I, along with your AAPD Executive, send best wishes for a calmer, safer and less chaotic year ahead. Despite the many challenges and limitations, the AAPD has continued to maintain its strong advocacy and activism […]

While face-to-face conferences and seminars aren’t yet back on the agenda for Australia-based members, AAPD is pleased to still be able to deliver quality online events in the coming weeks and months. First off, AAPD has partnered with Inclusion Designlab to host a webinar series on disability, oral health and the NDIS (National Disability Insurance […]