Scientific Program – Friday, May 24, 2019

Speaker: Dr. David Clark Program: “Psychiatric Illness and Dentistry: Challenges to Oral Care” Date: Friday, May 24, 2019 Time: 8:30am – 1:30pm (5 hrs.) Venue: Oak Bay Beach Hotel Registration: opens at 7:45am Snack Break: 10:30-11:00am “Psychiatric Illness and Dentistry: Challenges to Oral Care” Description: Psychiatric illnesses and their medical management carry significant risks for oral disease. Although common, diseases …

Scientific Program – Monday, May 6, 2019

Speaker: Dr. Ken Hargreaves Program: “Successful Management of Acute Dental Pain” and “Issues in Managing the Persistent Endodontic Infection” Date: Monday, May 6, 2019 Time: 8:30am – 1:30pm (5 hrs.) Venue: Victoria Conference Centre Registration: opens at 7:45am Snack Break: 10:30-11:00am “Successful Management of Acute Dental Pain” Description: At the completion of this course, the practitioner should be able to: Describe …

Scientific Program – Monday, April 1, 2019

Speaker: Dr. Michal Nawrocki Program: “Lasers in Dentistry” Date: Monday, April 1, 2019 Time: 8:30am – 1:30pm (5 hrs.) Venue: Victoria Conference Centre Registration: opens at 7:45am Snack Break: 10:30-11:00am Co-Sponsor: Turner Dental Lab “Lasers in Dentistry” Description: New technologies in dental treatment: addition or addiction, future or reality in dental offices nowadays? Dentistry is a rapidly developing field of medicine. …

Year End BBQ and Business Meeting – Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Year End BBQ and Member Business Meeting Date: Wednesday, June 5, 2019 Time: 5:30pm mixer and dinner at 6:00 Venue: Uplands Golf Club RSVP to info@vicdds.ca Enjoy the final business meeting of the 2018-19 program year over a tasty BBQ buffet!

Scientific Program – Friday, April 26, 2019

Speaker: Dr. Pam Marzban Program: “Simple Talk: The Empowered Team’s Guide to Higher Cosmetic Treatment Acceptance” Date: Friday, April 26, 2019 Time: 8:30am – 1:30pm (5 hrs.) Venue: Oak Bay Beach Hotel Registration: opens at 7:45am Snack Break: 10:30-11:00am Co-sponsor: Aurum Group Program Description Dr. Pam Marzban, whose cosmetic work in full mouth rehabilitation has been recognized and awarded internationally, shares communication …

New Dentists’ Welcome Dinner – Wednesday, September 19, 2018

New Dentists’ Welcome Dinner Newly graduated dentists and dentists new to the community are invited to a welcome dinner with the VDDS Executive Committee! Date: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 Time: 5:30pm mixer with dinner at 6:00 Venue: Fireside Grill RSVP to info@vicdds.ca

Evening Scientific Program – Thursday, October 11, 2018

*Please note this program is open to dentists and spouses only (no staff) Speaker: David Harris Program: “How to Outsmart an Embezzler” Date: Thursday, October 11, 2018 Time: 6:00-9:00pm Venue: Gibson Auditorium, Young Building, Camosun College Registration: opens at 5:15pm Light appetizers will be served Co-sponsor: Garfield Refining “How to Outsmart an Embezzler” Description: If you are a dentist, the likelihood that you …

CANCELLED – Scientific Program – Monday, October 22, 2018

Please note: unfortunately, we have had to cancel this program due to speaker availability. Speaker: TBA Program: TBA Date: Monday, October 22, 2018 Time: 8:30am – 1:30pm (5 CE hours) Venue: Victoria Conference Centre Registration: opens at 7:45am Snack Break: 10:30-11:00am

Evening Scientific Program – Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Speakers: Drs. Rajan Saini and Anthony Mo Program: “Phantom Tooth Pain – Uncovering the Mysteries” (Dr. Saini) & “Odontogenic Pain: Clinical insights on Diagnosis” (Dr. Mo) Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 Time: 6:00-9:00pm Venue: Union Club of BC Registration: opens at 5:15pm Light appetizers will be served “Phantom Tooth Pain – Uncovering the Mysteries” Description: Every now or then in our dental practice, …

Holiday Children’s Brunch – Sunday, December 2, 2018

Join Us for the Annual VDDS Holiday Children’s Brunch! Date: Sunday, December 2, 2018 Time: 10:15am – 12:30pm Venue: Fairmont Empress, Palm Court and Crystal Ballroom RSVP to info@vicdds.ca Please bring an unwrapped gift to donate to CFAX Santas Anonymous. Thank you!  

Holiday Dinner Dance – Saturday, December 8, 2018

Annual VDDS Holiday Dinner Dance Date: Saturday, December 8, 2018 Time: 6:15pm – 11:00pm Venue: Fairmont Empress, Palm Court and Crystal Ballroom RSVP to info@vicdds.ca Band: The Bright Side “Take the Elevator Home”: 2018 Take the Elevator Home flyer  

Business Meeting – Wednesday, January 23, 2019

VDDS Member Business Meeting with BCDA Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2019 Time: 5:30pm mixer and dinner at 6:00 Venue: Uplands Golf Club RSVP to info@vicdds.ca Please note this is a seated dinner

Evening Scientific Program – Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Speakers: Drs. Raymon Grewal and Ali Sadeghi, BC Dental Association Program: “Management of Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office” Date: Wednesday, January 16, 2019 Time: 6:00-9:00pm (3 CE hours) Venue: Uplands Golf Club Registration: opens at 5:15pm Light appetizers will be served “Management of Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office” Description: A patient has a heart attack while in the dental …

Evening Scientific Program – Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Dr. Pamela Kibsey Speakers: Dr. Christine Lee, Island Health, Dzifa Dordunoo, and Dr. Pamela Kibsey Program: “Antimicrobial Stewardship in Dentistry” & “Infection Control and Prevention in Dentistry” Date: Tuesday, February 26, 2019 Time: 6:00-9:00pm Venue: Uplands Golf Club Registration: opens at 5:15pm Light appetizers will be served “Antimicrobial Stewardship in Dentistry” Description: Learning Objectives: Approach to the management of odontogenic …

Scientific Program – Friday, February 15, 2019

Speaker: Dr. Mark Donaldson Program: “Money Makes the World Go Round, But Drugs Can Make it Spin!” & “Illicit Drugs and the Dental Patient” Date: Friday, February 15, 2019 Time: 8:30am – 1:30pm (5 hrs.) Venue: Victoria Conference Centre Registration: opens at 7:45am Snack Break: 10:30-11:00am “Money Makes the World Go Round, But Drugs Can Make it Spin!” Description: Patient …

Business Meeting – Wednesday, March 13, 2019

VDDS Member Business Meeting with CDSBC Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 Time: 5:30pm mixer and dinner at 6:00 Venue: Uplands Golf Club RSVP to info@vicdds.ca Please note this is a seated dinner