Invitation From the Hosts

Dear Esteemed Members, Friends and Colleagues,

We are thrilled to extend our warmest welcome to you for an exciting and momentous event in the realm of oral health. The ADOHTA-DHAA National Congress is a ground-breaking occasion where the Australian Dental and Oral Health Therapists’ Association (ADOHTA) and the Dental Hygienists Association of Australia (DHAA) together will set a new calibre of Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

Set against the iconic backdrop of Sydney, from 17-19 October 2024, this Congress embodies the theme, "Three Professions, Two Associations, One Future". The joint efforts of ADOHTA and DHAA signify the unity of dental hygienists, dental therapists and oral health therapists forging a path towards a collective and impactful future.

Why Attend:

  • Leading-edge scientific program
  • Immerse yourself in groundbreaking research, advancements, and insights presented by leaders from around the globe.

  • Innovative Synergy
  • Witness the dynamic integration of ideas, practices, and expertise from both ADOHTA and DHAA, fostering innovation in oral health practices.

  • Networking Opportunities
  • Connect with like-minded professionals, exchange knowledge, and establish valuable connections that will shape our future.

Key Highlights:

Opening Ceremony

Opening Ceremony

Experience the historic moment as we officially launch our new National Congress together under one banner.

Plenary Sessions

Plenary Sessions

Engage in thought-provoking discussions on the future of oral health and explore emerging trends and transformative approaches.

Interactive Workshops

Interactive Workshops

Participate in hands-on workshops which provide a platform for skill enhancement and staying abreast of the latest developments in our field.

Congress Gala Dinner

Congress Gala Dinner

Celebrate our shared accomplishments and the beginning of a new era with an evening of camaraderie and festivity.

The ADOHTA-DHAA National Congress 2024 is not just an event; it is a celebration of unity, collaboration and the boundless possibilities that lie ahead. We encourage you to be part of this historic occasion, contributing your expertise to shape the trajectory of our shared future.

We look forward to welcoming you to Hilton Sydney, where the spirit of unity will shine brightly from 17-19 October 2024.

Together for a brighter future,

A/Prof Carol Tran & William Carlson-Jones (CJ)
Carol Tran
William Carlson-Jones



Now Open

Presenters deadline to register

Sunday, 14 July 2024

Early bird registrations close

Sunday, 14 July 2024

Congress dates

Thursday, 17 - Saturday, 19 October 2024