Saturday 12 May 2018    
8:30 am - 5:00 pm


Bookings closed


17 Monash Avenue, Nedlands, WA, 6009

Event Type

The Details

This workshop is now fully subscribed.  Please contact us if you would like to be placed on the wait list.

  • Saturday 12 May 2018
  • 7  CPD hours
  • Presented by Dr Julio Rincon
  •  Advanced Periodontal Instrumentation
  • $600 inc GST
  • Limited Attendance  – Maximum 20
  • Fully Catered
  • All instruments and equipment provided
The Venue

Level 2   Op Tech Laboratory
17 Monash Avenue

Advanced Periodontal Instrumentation        

Use of Langer, Graceys, Mini Fives, Quentin, Orban Hoes and a variety of other debridement instruments will be utilised during this course.

This hand- on workshop will focus upon structured exercises USING VIDEOS AND INDIVIDUALISED DEMONSTRATION OF EACH TASK allowing the participant to compare and contrast instrumentation techniques utilizing a variety of hand instruments.

The design capabilities and limitations of manual scalers and curettes will be examined with adaptation to typodonts.

Discover the distinct differences in mechanical debridement strategies and techniques, and the ways in which this will enhance comfort for the periodontal patient.


Outcomes and learning objectives

–  Advanced instruments and root concavities.
–  Langer, extended shank, miniature working end and hoe instruments.
–  Quetin and diamond coated instruments for furcations.
–  Horizontal toe down and Oblique instrumentation.
–  7/8 Gracey’s & 13/14 posteriors.
–  Advanced fulcrum techniques.
–  Cross arch instrumentation
–  Opposite arch and finger assist
–  Advanced extra oral and chin cup instrumentation
–  Review on power instruments
–  Implant instrumentation
–  Review on sharpening

Dr Julio Rincon    |    Specialist Periodontist

Following his undergraduate training, Associate Professor Rincon completed his postgraduate periodontal course in Periodontics in Colombia. He relocated to Australia and completed a PhD at Queensland University. Dr. Rincon is Head of the Periodontics Department at the School of Dentistry at the University of Western Australia and is in charge of both the undergraduate and postgraduate programs.

Target Group

Dentists,  Dental Hygienists,  Dental Therapists, Oral Health Therapists.

What to bring

All instruments, models and course materials will be provided.
Please bring protective eyewear and wear work safe enclosed shoes.

Fully catered
Morning tea, lunch & afternoon tea will be provided.  Please advise us of any dietary restrictions.

Maximum participant number :  20

Edge PD cancellation policy

If you are unable to attend, EdgePD requires ten days notice in writing to info@edgepd.com.au.  Reimbursements will not be made after this time.  Registration can be transferred to another person.



Bookings are closed for this event.