Using a digital workflow to make same day chairside crowns and bridges

Sponsored by Dentsply Sirona

The NZDA Conference lectures, pre-conference courses and masterclasses have been registered as Professional Development Activities (PDAs). Following attendance, PDA numbers will be provided for logging through the NZDA website

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Dr Nitish Surathu

Dr Nitish Surathu is a former Associate Professor of Periodontics who currently practices general dentistry in Gisborne. He completed his BDS in 1991 and went on to complete a MDS in Periodontics in 1994.

He is, by examination, an accredited Associate Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry and is also a Fellow and Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.

He has lectured around the world on periodontics and dental implants and continues to be actively involved with hands on courses.

Dr Surathu served on the Executive Council of the Asian Pacific Society of Periodontology for over a decade and is currently a Director with the ACE Institute.

Using a digital workflow to make same day chairside crowns and bridges

Presenter: Dr Nitish Surathu

Availability: Please register your interest during the registration process

Friday 19 August | 1:30 - 2:30pm
Friday 19 August | 3:30 - 4:30pm

What is involved?

More and more New Zealanders are being diagnosed with Autism. Almost everyone with autism has sensory issues where they find loud sounds and bright lights a significant challenge. In this evidence based talk you will learn about some of the key bahaviours and challenges associated with autism.


  • We will look how ways that people who have autism may struggle with getting dental treatment and a number of strategies to overcome this.