Presentation – Immediate Dentures. Not just ‘teeth to go’
Immediate dentures can provide some of your most rewarding moments as a clinician/ dental technician… They can also be the cause of your greatest headaches!
In this lecture we will look at steps you can take to minimise the fall out as you run the gauntlet of the immediate denture process.
Leah Taylor has been involved in the field of Dental Technology for the past 29 years. She has worked in both Public Sector and the Private Sector. During her career she has been both an employee and, for many years, an employer.
During her training as a dental technician Leah won many awards, including the South Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry award, South Australian Apprentice of the year and the prestigious Laurie Brownell Scholarship, which entailed a 12-month study tour of the United Kingdom.
Leah currently owns, runs and is Principal Clinician at PDP Denture Studio in Pakuranga, Auckland and has done so for the past 19 years.
Leah is passionate about the field of dental technology. She currently serves as Vice President on the Executive of the NZIDT. Leah is a member of the NZIDT Mediation Committee, has acted as an industry mentor for the NZIDT and has been involved with the Otago University student placement programme for the past two years. Leah was also a member of the Accreditation Team of the Otago University.
Leah is also a keen member of the ADPA and regularly attends their meetings and conferences to keep up to speed with our ever-changing industry on a more global level.
Leah has lectured in the United Kingdom, Australia, at previous NZIDT National Conferences, in Fiji for the Smiles for the Pacific Charity and been a guest lecturer at the University of Otago to both post and undergraduate students and continually strives to improve the professionalism of her chosen field.