Date and Venue: Saturday, September 15th, 2018 at Hyatt Regency Vancouver
This year marks a major milestone for the Chinese Canadian Dental Society of BC, as it will be celebrating its 30th Anniversary. To commemorate this accomplishment, CCDSBC will hold its Annual Gala Dinner Extravaganza on Saturday, September 15th at the elegant Hyatt Regency Vancouver.
From its humble start-up in 1988, CCDSBC has evolved into an influential and prominent organization locally, and nationally. It has always strived to promote and improve the oral health of our community. Over the years through the Annual Gala, CCDSBC has raised much needed funds to establish Bursaries and Endowment Funds at UBC, update equipment to the dental clinic at Vancouver General Hospital, start up a Mobile Community Dental Clinic in partnership with UBC Dentistry, provide funds to the BC Cancer Agency’s Oral Cancer Prevention Program, and lately equip a dental clinic at Villa Cathay Care Home.
The beneficiary for 2018 will be the BCDA’s “Save A Smile” program. It supports the urgent dental care needs of BC children from low income families. Dental disease has a tremendous impact on children. Untreated problems can cause pain, interfere with sleep, impair nutrition, impact concentration and attendance at school, and create barriers to socialization. Funds raised for Save a Smile are fully directed to patient care. To date, the program has supported nearly 1700 children in accessing dental treatment.
Our Annual Gala is a well-established and sought after event in which we get together for an evening of great camaraderie, fantastic food, exquisite wine, and remarkable entertainment. This year you will be taken on a magical Cruise Around the World.
With plenty of door prizes and auction items, arrive early to view the latest Mercedes-Benz vehicles, and take pictures of the great décor and reminisce with colleagues.
Synopsis: In this presentation, Dr. Sandra Tai will demonstrate how recent innovations in clear aligner technology now allows the orthodontist to treat a wide variety of malocclusions such as deep bite, anterior open bite, Class II, Class III and premolar extraction cases with clear aligners. Following Dr. Sandra Tai’s lecture, Dr. Brandon Huang will present independently treated cases to demonstrate when appropriate clear aligner techniques are applied, treating complicated malocclusion with clear aligners is a reality to practitioners today.
The Speaker: 1. Dr. Sandra Tai was born in Aldershot, England. She received her graduate training in Orthodontics at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA and graduated with a Certificate in Orthodontics and a Master of Science degree in 1990. Dr Sandra Tai currently practices with her two associates, Dr. Brandon Huang and Dr. Charlene Tai Loh, in Richmond and Burnaby, BC. Dr Sandra Tai has been an Invisalign certified orthodontist since 2000 and is currently an Invisalign Top 1%/ Diamond Plus Provider who has treated over 1,700+ cases with Invisalign. She was appointed Clinical Assistant Professor in Orthodontics at the University of British Columbia since 1996, teaching in both undergraduate and graduate orthodontic programs. Dr Tai is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Aligner Orthodontics and the author of the textbook “Clear Aligner Technique”. She is an international speaker and educator, and has lectured at universities and dental conferences all over the world. 2. Dr. Brandon Huang received his DDS from Columbia University School of Dental Medicine and graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Certificate in Orthodontics and Master of Science. He is a part-time undergraduate clinical instructor at UBC and is currently under training to become an examiner at the Royal College of Dentists of Canada.
Synopsis: Larry enjoys teaching enthusiastically about how dental
materials are manufactured, designed and used in practical
easy to understand ways. You will have a greater awareness of
the current research of dental materials and techniques for best
outcomes. Larry believes in collaboration and bridges research
with operative dentistry to help produce better outcomes for the
patient and the dentist.
The Speaker: Larry has served the dental profession since 1971 in various capacities including; Expanded Duty Dental Assistant USAF General Dentistry
Residency Program, Education Facilitator USAF General Dentistry Residency Program, Retail Dental Sales Management, Manufacturers Representative, Product Development Manager, and Director of Clinical Affairs and Marketing.
Synopsis: As restorative dentists, we are always seeking to create esthetic, long lasting restorations. The development of new dental ceramics has created a market place filled with different options with improve strength and beauty. The goal of this lecture will be to discuss the different ceramics available to us, including their strengths and weaknesses and review their specific clinical indications and contraindications for use. Furthermore, we will review current dental cements, discuss the difference between bonding and luting agents, and outline the indications for use of these different cements based on the current dental literature.
The Clinician: Dr. K. Sutton was born and raised in the lower mainland. He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in 2002 and graduated with a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 2007 from the University of British Columbia. Dr Sutton practiced general dentistry for five years in Toronto, Ontario, during which time he realized his inclination to specialize and pursued a Postdoctoral Prosthodontics Residency Program at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. In 2015, Dr Sutton completed his residency and acquired his certificate in prosthodontics and Masters of Science degree in Dental Sciences. Shortly thereafter, Dr. Sutton successfully challenged both the Canadian and American Prosthodontic Board exams to earn the title of Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada and Diplomat of the American Board of Prosthodontics. Dr. Sutton maintains prosthodontics specialty practices in Vancouver and Langley BC. In addition, he is a clinical instructor at UBC dental school, and a staff prosthodontist at the Vancouver General Hospital, Department of Dentistry, providing prosthodontic care to hospitalized and medically compromised patients.
Synopsis: Regardless of the orthodontic clinician’s background, treatment philosophy, or geographic location, predictability and repeatability of favorable treatment outcome is universally desirable by all orthodontists. The Carriere Motion Appliance (CMA) has been introduced for over a decade in North America, and its myriad uses to correct various aspects of a malocclusion have been thoroughly explored.
The Clinician: Dr. Khaled A. Sharaf, began his University studies at Concordia University in Montreal where he obtained a bachelors degree in cell biology. Afterwards, he completed his degree in dentistry at McGill University in 2001. After graduation, he went on to pursue a combined dental residency at the Queen Elizabeth Health Complex with Masters in Business Administration from McGill University. Dr. Sharaf worked for two years as a general practitioner in the cold but fascinating communities of James Bay, Quebec. For nearly two years, he provided urgent dental care, and discovered a true passion for orthodontics. Subsequently, he completed a three-year specialty training in orthodontics at the University of Alberta, and obtained his Masters degree in Orthodontics in 2009. Dr. Sharaf is a diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, and a fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada.
The scope of digital dentistry in the general or comprehensive dental practice
What is the output and what are the workflows
Why you need to be open- there is no need to “build a wall”
Sinclair’s commitment to digital dentistry and Where we are going
The Speaker: Mr. Michael Brost brings over 17 years of experience in the dental industry and has lectured extensively across Canada and the United States to dental students, dentists and team members. Mike has always been a perpetual student of the industry as a whole, with a keen interest in digital solutions, restorative options and comprehensive dentistry.