Past presentations

These are listed backwards, i.e.,from the most recent to 2007.

Presentations 2019

November 8,2019, Certified Dental Assistants of BC, AGM; 1p.m. to 3:00 pm Full mouth composite rehabilitation -things a CDA should know.

March 8, 2019, Live Stage demonstration, Pacific Dental Conference, 10:00-11:30. Demonstration on a live patient  at the PDC  Live Stage,Exhibit Hall. “Large posterior composite restoration with sagittal fracture treated with intracoronal glass fiber, bulk fill, and high performance posterior resin”

Presentations 2018

April 6,  2018 Zoom seminar, 8:30 am to 12.00, Cosmos Dental Study Club, Vancouver B.C. “Updates in large molar composite techniques: Bulk-Fill, Fibers, Biomimetics.”

Nov 8, 2018, 7pm to 9pm, Vancouver, BC  Renaissance Cosmetic Lab- sponsored CE Event.“Towards a better Maryland Bridge”,

November 24,  Live Seminar 9am to 4:30 pm, 2018 Atlantic Academy of General Dentistry, Moncton, New Brunswick. “Advanced Adhesive Dentistry: Giving Patients what they need, on budget, with new clinical procedures.”

Presentations 2017

Sept 16 CARDP National Conference, Vancouver, BC : 18 minute presentation.”A New Adhesive Retainer for Esthetic Tooth Replacement and Periodontal Splinting”

October 20 TODS (Thompson Okanagan Dental Society) Annual Convention – Kelowna BC  “Incisal Attrition”

October 27 Sure Dental Innovations Seminar, Toronto  “Advanced Adhesion Dentistry”

Presentations 2016

March 23 to May 18 2015 BC Dental Association Advanced Adhesive Virtual Study Group:

March17,2016, 8:30-11:00 CDABC Forum Excellent Everyday Composites

March 18, Friday 8:30 – 10.00 – Live Dentistry Stage Can’t Place Implants? Take a Look at the Inlay/Flange Bridge and What it Can Do Exhibit Hall – Live Dentistry Stage

April 29, 2016 Niagara Peninsula Dental Association. “Meeting Advanced Dental Needs on a Limited Budget”

April 28, 2016 Tony Mancuso Prosthodontic Study Club,Niagara

October 3, 2016 Victoria and District Dental Society. “Grow your practice with 4 new Restorative procedures”

November 18,2016 Certified Dental Assistants of BC AGM- “New treatment for Old Teeth – The coming Senior Tsunami”

Presentations 2015

February to June 2015 Virtual Study Clubs, Introductory and Advanced

March 6, 2015 8:30 am

2015 February to June 2015 Virtual Study Clubs, Introductory and Advanced

March 6, 2015 8:30 am Pacific Dental Conference Live Stage. A clinical demonstration of technique for complex posterior composite restoration on a live patient, featuring the Bandbender and other problem-solvers for Class II restorations.

April 24, 2015 International Study Group, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario. A number of adhesive modalities that simplify and improve outcomes in restorative dentistry

Fall 2015 BCDA Virtual Study Clubs, monthly seminars, “Composite Excellence” and “Advanced Adhesive Dentistry.

October 16, 2015 Winnipeg Dental Society, “Meeting Advanced Restorative Needs on a Limited Budget”

November 20, 2015 CDABC annual meeting. ” Role of Auxiliaries in achieving restorative excellence”

Presentations 2014

February: Online

  • BCDA Virtual Study Group1  (VSG1)  Direct Dentistry
  • BCDA Virtual Study Group 2 (VSG2)  Indirect Dentistry

March: Online

  • BCDA Virtual Study Group1  (VSG1)  Direct Dentistry
  • BCDA Virtual Study Group 2 (VSG2)  Indirect Dentistry

PDC March 6 2014  Treatment of Incisal Attrition with Direct Resin on Live Stage. Thursday, March 6th, Pacific Dental Conference, Vancouver,British Columbia.


April: Online

  • BCDA Virtual Study Group1  (VSG1)  Direct Dentistry
  • BCDA Virtual Study Group 2 (VSG2)  Indirect Dentistry


May: Online

  • BCDA Virtual Study Group1  (VSG1)  Direct Dentistry
  • BCDA Virtual Study Group 2 (VSG2)  Indirect Dentistry

Bulkley Valley Dental Society, Smithers, BC “Effective new restorative procedures to expand practice output”


CARDP Table Clinic Montreal A table clinic demonstrating the use of the Bandbender See Bandbender.

October: Online

  • BCDA Virtual Study Group1  (VSG1)  Direct Dentistry
  • BCDA Virtual Study Group 2 (VSG2)  Indirect Dentistry

October 3, 2014 Sure Dental Innovations Seminar Toronto *:30-4:30 “Effective new restorative procedures to expand practice output”

October 25 2014 UIDS Fall Meeting,9:00 to 12:00 Tigh-na-mara resort, Parksville,B.C. “Treating Incisal Attrition with Composite Resin, and Solving Common Class II Composite Restoration Problems”

November: Online

  • BCDA Virtual Study Group1  (VSG1)  Direct Dentistry
  • BCDA Virtual Study Group 2 (VSG2)  Indirect Dentistry

Presentations 2013

Victoria Composite Study Club

Formed in 2012, a program of five presentations was followed at the Colwood Dental Group over the winter 2012-2013 on MODB restorations, Properties of Resins, Four-handed composite dentistry, MTA Pulp Cap and Pulpectomy, and Complex posterior restorations. 12 members enrolled

Vancouver Composite Study Club

Formed in 2012, a program of 12 presentations was followed to introduce techniques in Incisal Attrition, Class V, Class II, MODB, Pulp Cap and Pulpectomy using MTA, 4-handed composite restoration, and Complex Posterior Restorations. There were 12 members enrolled.

Online:  September 2012 to May 2013 BCDA Virtual Study Clubs

An online program of 6 lectures,facilitated by BCDA, on Direct Dentistry (VSG1).

Pacific dental Conference,March 9 2013

2.5 hour program on complex posterior restorations at the Pacific Dental Conference in Vancouver on Saturday, March 9, 2013

Vancouver,March 23, 2013.”Tired of Wondering About Light Curing?”

Dr. Richard Price, faculty, Dalhousie, presents a two hour seminar on composite curing. Attendees will learn current information on effective curing, and retina protection in this age of loupes and high-powered curing lights. Participants may bring their curing light for evaluation and technique training. Open the “1 file attached” icon at the bottom of this page for more information.

Oshawa, Ont. November 6, 2013.

Sure Dental Innovations Seminar. “Meeting advanced dental needs on a tight budget.” Six hours CE.



February 17, 2012, location Westin Bear Mountain, Langford,BC

Inaugural meeting of study club in composite resin technique in Victoria, BC. 6 to 9:30.3 hours CE per meeting, Incisal Attrition.

March 10, 2012 Pacific Dental Conference, , Vancouver Convention Centre.

Complex Multi-surface Restorations So You Think You Can Speak series,1 hr    This presentation will cover clinical solutions to common problems in complex posterior composite restorations. Predictable methods for overcoming hemorrhage, deep decay, fractured and missing cusps, difficult matrixing challenges, isolation, curing, and visibility issues will be covered. Best adhesives, preparations, curing protocol, and superior resins will be covered in an evidence-based manner.

March 23, Victoria Composite Study Club Bear Mountain Resort 6 to 9 pm

Class V restoration. Guests welcome.

April 14, 2012 Kamloops and District Dental Society.

” Meeting Advanced Dental Needs on a Tight Budget” 6 hours CE.

April 20, Victoria Composite Study Club Bear Mountain Resort 6 to 9 pm

Class II restoration. Guests welcome.

May 24, 2012 Vancouver Society of Restorative Dentistry.

Durable, cost effective and trouble-free composite restorations for patient and practitioner alike. Best resins, matrixes, lights, and protocols. 4 hours CE.

September 8, 2012 Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics, Halifax, Novas Scotia.

“Succeeding with Multi-surface Composites”

September 22, 2012 Victoria Composite Study Club,6pm to 9:30 pm,

Dinner included. Guests welcome. 3 CE credits.

September 23, 2012 Sirona Learning Center, 1 to 5pm. Vancouver Composite Study Club.

Lunch included. Incisal Attrition with composite resin, 4 CE credits.

October 20,2012 Victoria Composite Study Club 6-9:30 Colwood Dental Center. 6 pm to 9:30 pm.

Dinner included. Guests welcome. 3CE credits. CDA skills in resin placement

October 21, 2012.Sirona Learning Center, 1 to 5pm. Vancouver Composite Study Club.

Lunch included. Class V resin restoration.

November 17, 2012 Victoria Composite Study Club.

Resins for MODBL restorations. Colwood Dental Center. Guests welcome.

October 21, 2012. Vancouver Composite Study Club,Sirona Learning Center, 1 to 5pm. Vancouver Composite Study Club.

Lunch included. Class II restoration.

Presentations 2011

Friday, January 7, 2011, Sirona Center, Vancouver, BC

6 hours guest CE Presentation to the Cosmos and Spectrum Study clubs,

“Meeting Advanced Restorative Needs On A Tight Budget”

Saturday, February 19,2011 Sirona Center, Vancouver BC

6 hours CE Seminar to new grads as part of a five-seminar series introducing new grads to mentors in various disciplines.
“Composite Excellence: Eliminating Common Problems and Choosing Best Practices”

Saturday, March 12,2011 Pacific Dental Conference, 11 am to 11:50am. “Redesigning the Maryland Bridge; New retainer, new applications”

Saturday, 24 September,2011 CARDP National Conference, Royal York Hotel, Toronto, Ont.

Conservative Restoration of Incisal Attrition with Composite Resin” An 18 minute presentation covering dependable restoration of incisal fracture and attrition with composite resin. Preparations, resins, efficient technique and quality enhancement through attention to procedural details.

“Efficient Periodontal splinting with a new Maryland-style prosthesis.”” A 12-minute table clinic covering the use of an new adhesive cast splint retainer design to treat mobile teeth.

Presentations 2010

MIssissauga, 2010,November 19: Sure Dental Innovations Seminars Meeting Advanced Restorative Needs on a Tight Budget.



2010, October 16 Cardp Convention Calgary Octobe 14-16 2010

2010,  April 9
Victoria Conference Center.6 CE credits

“High Quality,Cost -Effective Restorations” Resins, Bonding, Preparations, Instrumentation, High -Level Aesthetics, Cost-saving measures, Breaking-edge composite expertise.

Presentations 2009

Seminar at the Kingfisher Inn and Spa

Friday, February 6,2009 9 a.m to 4 p.m.
Inlays,Onlays,Posts,Splints,Copings,Cores,Repairs,Vertical Dimension Change Adhesive Prosthodontics: Expanded applications in Conservative Adhesive Dentistry__

Join the members of the North Island Composite Study Club and cover the materials and methods needed for reliable and effective adhesive splinting, posts and cores, crown repair and re-cementing,adhesive crown luting, cast copings and precision attachments,core buildups,vertical dimension changes, impression excellence,and a host of tricks that will make your prosthodontic practice life easier.Restorative outcomes usually are less expensive and less invasive for the patient, while returning a solid fee for the practitioner. This program covers valuable therapies for harder economic times.

To be held at the Kingfisher Inn and Spa at Royston on Vancouver Island. Overnight stay, fine dining and spa pampering after the program if desired. Accommodations and spa treats can be arranged through the hotel, 250-338-1323.

Cost: Dentists $190, CDA $90, Technicians $90. Register at or 250-335-2933

Presentations 2008

2008,January 11, 2008
North Island Composite Study Club from 9a.m. until 4p.m. at the Kingfisher Inn, Royston, B.C.on the subject of “Composite Mediated Restorations involving Metals, Porcelain, and Other Substrates.”
Dentists and CDAs, and Technicians not belonging to this study club can attend.
Dentist’s tuition fee: $160
CDAs and Technicians, $90. 6 CE Points.

This seminar covered:

  • Posts and Cores
  • Crown Repair and Recementation:
  • Creative Improvements of the Maryland Bridge:
  • Successful Traditional Maryland Bridges;


  • Simple Impression Methods;
  • Precision Attachments;
  • Gold Copings;
  • Vertical Dimension Increases;
  • Long- term Temporary crowns and Bridges;
  • Simplified Inlay and Onlay Temporization.


  • Class II Restoration revisited,
  • Study Club Bonding Protocol,
  • Resins
  • Flowables
  • Use of the Bandbender Matrix System.

Attendees will be able to take away handout material , and download files from the website. Contact email Dr. Walford to register.

2008, March 13, 2008

UBC Faculty of Dentistry, luncheon meeting with members of Department of Restorative Dentistry.

Initiative to explore the possibility of interacting with the undergraduate program. Discussion on operative dentistry technique for common GV Black preparations, illustrated by a slide presentation on a Class V restoration using study club methodology.

Friday,September 26, 2008 9 a.m. to 4.00p.m. Seminar at the Kingfisher Inn and Spa:”Power up your Composites”

A meeting with members of the North Island Composite Study Club and other course attendees, covering the materials and methods needed for reliable and effective use of composite resin in direct procedures.Resins, bonding agents, matrix bands, curing lights, finishing methods,four-handed efficiency, isolation, hemostasis, burs ,pulp protection, aesthetics and fracture resistance were covered.

Cost: Dentists $220., CDA $90, Technicians $90. Accommodations can be arranged through the hotel, 250-338-1323, or 1-800-663-7929 Registration for the course through email: or phone: 250-335-2933

UBC Fall Evening Lecture Series, at the Vancouver PlanetariumThursday,November 13th,2008, 7pm to 10 pm.

A fresh look at treating worn,fractured, and abraded anterior teeth.Generate durable,attractive and non-invasive alternatives for your patients when anterior attrition must be clinically addressed but veneers and full coverage just don’t fit the situation.
Based on hundreds of cases over the speaker’s 33 years of practice, this lecture takes you through preparations and principles, preferred bonding agents and resins, and efficient four-handed placement and finishing . Achieve beautiful results you would want in your own mouth or those of your family.
Methods used for this application will be useful and clarifying for other procedures in the often confusing sea of composite resin dental treatment.

Registration: through UBC, Continuing Education Department, 1-604-822-2627

Presentations 2007

2007,November 16

Day long seminar to members of the Malaspina Study Club in Nanaimo on GV Black preparations revised for composite resin.

2007, December 14, 2007 Incisal Attrition
The Midwinter clinic of the Vancouver and District Dental Society at the Bayshore Inn, Vancouver on the subject of ” INCISAL ATTRITION”

Website downloads and handout materials accompanied the presentation.