Digital photography in dentistry

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Dr Joseph Antoun

Joseph Antoun received his Bachelor of Dental Surgery and Doctorate in Clinical Dentistry (Orthodontics) from the University of Otago. He currently divides his time between Christchurch (private practice) and Dunedin (Senior Lecturer at the University of Otago).

Joe is interested in digital technologies that can be used in clinical practice and has a particular interest in dental photography. He firmly believes that good clinical photography can play a fundamental role in treatment planning, patient education and professional development. In addition to documenting every case in his own clinical practice, Joe has been teaching dental photography to both undergraduate and postgraduate students at the University of Otago for the past seven years and has also lectured on this topic overseas.

Digital photography in dentistry

Presenter: Dr Joseph Antoun

Availability: Please register your interest during the registration process

Friday 19 August | 9:15 - 10:15am
Friday 19 August | 11:30 - 12:30pm

What is involved?

Learning to take great clinical photos in your practice is likely to be one of the best investments you will make – from treatment planning to patient education, the benefits of dental photography are immense.

This introductory 2-hour MasterClass is designed to introduce you to the wonderful world of digital dental photography and involves both theoretical and hands-on components. Please note that no background information on the topic is needed.

While some camera equipment will be available to trial, participants are encouraged to bring along their own camera systems for the hands-on component.


  • A quick guide for taking high-quality clinical photos
  • Useful tips and tricks, and how to avoid common pitfalls


  • Compare the different camera systems available
  • Test-drive the latest line-up of cameras and accessories used in dental photography