Auxiliary Workshops

Auxiliary Workshops

Auxiliary workshops will take place on Monday 23 March 2020 at the Cairns Convention Centre.

CPD points available

  • Workshop attendance receives additional points at 1 point per hour
A Day with Bray – The New Patient Experience $150
Rock the YES $90
Tech Update for the Orthodontic Team $150
A Day with Bray - The New Patient Experience

Date: Monday 23 March
Time: 0830 – 1530
Cost: $150
Presenter: Rosemary Bray

Rosemary Bray
Rosemary Bray, spent more than 30 years employed in the dental profession, both in clinical and administrative roles, with experience in general dentistry, periodontics and her last 17 years in Orthodontics – all in San Diego.

She left her quality, fun Orthodontic practice in 1998 to begin her self employment as a speaker and consultant in Orthodontics and Dentistry and she has now proudly celebrated her 50th anniversary in teeth!  Yes, that was 50 years!

She has lectured and worked on every continent except Antarctica (penguins must not care about teeth) and in all 50 of the United States, on behalf of the AAO & all the constituent groups , Ortho companies, numerous state and local dental societies, Ortho and dental study groups, in-office consulting and for her own workshops and seminars. She has been many times across the pond to OZ where she has many colleagues and now, friends.

She was honored to have been the Team Program Co-Chair for the AAO Annual Session in Chicago in 2011 and has been an AAO speaker for now 26 consecutive years. She has spoken at many prestigious Dental meetings as well all across America.

TEETH have taken her around the world to teach. She has truly “Been There and Done That” in her Orthodontic and Dental Career.

Rock the YES

Date: Monday 23 March
Time: 0830 – 1230
Cost: $90
Presenter: Cindi James, Peniche Associates

Join Cindi James as she shares the most relevant and key points that influence a new patient from the initial point of contact to the closing signature. Cindi will share the verbal scripts and the visual messaging that lead a consumer to a “must have” YES!

Cindi James

As a Senior Consultant and the Director of Training at Peniche & Associates, Cindi James has over 30 years of orthodontic experience in both clinical and administrative roles.  She has the practical hands-on experience of treatment coordinating, office management, as well as clinical systemization and is a master of the Peniche & Associates’ Systems.  It is Cindi’s unique combination of theory tempered by real-world, in-office experience coupled with the exclusive training of LeeAnn Peniche herself that makes Cindi a highly requested and extremely knowledgeable Peniche & Associates Consultant.

Tech Update for the Orthodontic Team


Date: Monday 23 March

Time: 0830 – 1530

Cost: $150

Presenters: Invisilign, 3M, Suresmile and Ormco

Advice from the experts about how to get the most from the digital advances in orthodontic treatments from Invisalign, 3M, Suresmile and Ormco.

INVISALIGN- How to leverage Align Technology’s digital innovations in your orthodontic practice

Join the Invisalign Australia clinical and iTero teams for this engaging session which will demonstrate every day techniques that your team can adopt to fully leverage Align Technology’s digital innovations in your orthodontic practice. The session is designed to help streamline workflow and improve practice efficiency through effective utilisation of the ClinCheck software and iTero scanner.  During this interactive session we will detail the latest innovations from Align Technology and will provide practical, easy to implement tips for you and your team.


Di Watson

Di Watson started her dental career in the RAAF as a Dental Assistant for 6 years before leaving to study BApp Health Science (Oral Health) at UQ. Upon graduation Di worked for specialist practices in Periodontics, Oral & Maxillo facial surgery, Orthodontics & General Practice throughout SE Qld. Di spent several weeks in years 2012 and 2013 in Nashville, USA doing an Advanced Oral Health training course looking at the systemic involvement and treatment of microbial pathogens on Oral health through the use of PCR testing. Di joined Align Technology in 2015 as an Associate Clinical Manager within the ANZ Invisalign team. Di has been the dedicated ANZ Ortho Clinical Support in 2019 for ANZ orthodontists and staff to assist in the setup of efficient and predictable treatments for their patients with the Invisalign system.


Dr. Emily McBurnie

Dr. Emily McBurnie (Lockley) completed her BDent (Hons) in 2010 at The University of Sydney.  Following graduation Emily joined Sailors Bay Dentistry and was in private practice for 5 years before relocating to London and registering with the GDC.  Emily joined Align Technology in 2016 as a Clinical Specialist providing clinical support to Orthodontists across UK and Europe in case evaluation, Invisalign Clincheck Software support as well as clinical troubleshooting, mid-course correction and case refinement.  Emily returned home to Sydney in July 2019 and now holds the role of Associate Clinical Manager within the ANZ Invisalign team. Emily has extensive experience in developing and manipulating Invisalign ClinCheck Treatment plans to turn the virtual into clinical reality.




3M – A look into the NEW Clarity Aligner Portal

Including ideal record taking and discussing treatment options with patients.

How do you help patients decide when they are presented with a myriad of choices between different types of brackets, aligners and other custom orthodontic solutions?

Hear personal experience from Dr Peter Miles, how he is bringing clarity though choice to his patients by integrating varies solutions in to his practice and how these changes have improved his practice efficiencies. He will also be discussing the importance of quality when working with digital and sharing his tips.

Dr Peter Miles and Jayne Campbell will take you on a tour through 3M’s newest digital portal as you explore 3M Clarity Aligners.


Dr Peter Miles

Dr Peter Miles received his Masters degree from the University of Pittsburgh in the USA graduating first in his class. He was a visiting lecturer at Seton Hill University in the USA and a Senior Lecturer in orthodontics at the University of Queensland for over 10 years. He is a reviewer for several journals including the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, the European Journal of Orthodontics and is on the editorial board of the Angle Orthodontist. Peter has over 50 publications and is one of the authors of the book ‘Evidence Based Clinical Orthodontics’. In 2018, he was awarded the Raymond Begg Research Award. Peter has his practice in Caloundra where he lives with his wife Sharon and four children (when they can drag him away from kite surfing). He also enjoys incessant whistling and annoying his patients and staff with 80’s music trivia.



Jayne Campbell

Jayne has worked in the Dental Industry now for over 20 years and started out in a private Orthodontic practice in Queensland as a Treatment Co-Ordinator, staff trainer and undertook lab duties including traditional IDB setups.  She then moved into the Dental Implants area educating and supporting Oral Surgeons and is now working with 3M Oral Care as a Territory Manager and Clinical Specialist in Orthodontics.  In 2007 she attended and presented at the AAO congress in Seattle, USA, where she demonstrated and presented on in-house IDB techniques to Orthodontist and their teams. Jayne recently returned from the US where she spent one month with 3M Oral Care Orthodontic team to learn about new products and will be sharing her knowledge on the latest 3M Digital Aligner Technologies with you. 





SURESMILE – Building Your Practice Brand –through Digital Integration

Dr Dever will discuss how he stays in control of patient care through Indirect Bonding and Custom Aligner production, while achieving significant cost-savings in the process.

Efficiency – Digitally planning and designing Indirect Bonding trays means working at different locations becomes highly organized and efficient

Flexibility – Through the power of one Digital platform, Clear Aligner treatment choices can be achieved simply.  You have the options of a Full-Service Digital Lab set-up or Do-it-yourself planning to either fabricate your own aligners or have these manufactured for you.

Accuracy – Combining clinically superior planning capabilities with state-of-the-art manufacturing, SureSmile planning software delivers a complete clinician controlled solution for Indirect Bonding & Aligners.

Presenter: Dr Paul Dever

Dr Dever graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the University of Queensland in 2001 with majors in the fields of Biomedical Science and Developmental Biology. Immediately following this he moved to Sydney, where he completed his Bachelor of Dentistry with Honours at the University of Sydney. Paul received his Doctor of Clinical Dentistry degree in Orthodontics, University of Melbourne in 2012. He has been a SureSmile Dr since 2013.




Ormco Digital – the what and how for more successful treatments and patient outcomes

Ormco’s digital orthodontic suite of products, Spark Clear Aligner System, Insignia Customized Braces and Memotain – NiTi CAD/CAM Lingual Retainer. Learn what makes each of these systems unique and appealing to patients and gain insight into the digital workflow for each system.

Presenter: Mr Mike Bray 

15 years working with Ormco in varying positions, starting in sales within Australia through to Global Manager of Digital Orthodontics. Currently working across multiple regions within Ormco launching Spark in the North America, Europe and China.