Lectures & Seminars




Introduction to Myofunctional Orthodontics

Introduction to Myofunctional Orthodontics 

This presentation will cover what Myofunctional Orthodontics is and why it is the biggest missed opportunity to provide a crucial and in-demand service in every general dental practice.

We will explore background and history, focus on evaluation and symptoms, as well as how you can expand your scope of practice and start treating patients today!

Don't miss out on this informative lecture for this rapidly growing field in dentistry. Register your interest here: https://tinyurl.com/myointro

Date: WED 19th MAY 2021
Time: 6:00Pm – 7:00Pm (NZT)

About Myofunctional Orthodontics

Breathing and myofunctional disorders are related to poor craniofacial growth and malocclusion, but dental practitioners have lacked a simple and effective method for treating these disorders, especially in growing patients. MRC's Myobrace® system meets this demand.

  • Increase Clinic Revenue
    Minimal chairside time means improved patient flow and higher clinic productivity.

  • Easy implementation
    Simple and effective treatment protocols using prefabricated appliances.

  • Attract more patients
    Offer an approach that more patients are demanding while keeping treatment in-house.

  • Packaged system
    Treat orthodontic, breathing and myofunctional disorders in one integrated system.


Dr Emad Ahangari 
Clinical Development Officer, MRC

Dr Ahangari completed his studies in dentistry at Griffith University on the Gold Coast in 2014. His first job after graduation was working with The Myobrace® System under the supervision of Dr John Flutter.

He then left to work in Canada for nearly two years before returning to Australia to work for MRC HQ under the direct supervision of Dr Chris Farrell. He has now received full-time direct mentorship from two of the biggest global authorities on myofunctional orthodontics (Dr Farrell and Dr Flutter).

Dr Ahangari excels in communication, has a passion for teaching and looks forward to contributing his skills to revolutionising the way professionals and the public view breathing and myofunctional health issues. 

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Once registered, you will receive an email with the link to join the Zoom meeting closer to the date.




Fridays for Four - Clinical Workshop


The world of dentistry is growing tremendously fast and will continue to grow. Ongoing education programmes are an important part of keeping up with the latest advancements in our industry. To support Dental professionals with this our Clinical Advisor, Dr Neha Shaik, will be providing training sessions that involve both theoretical and hands-on components, through the FRIDAY FOR FOUR interactive dental workshops. We believe most of these topics will be beneficial to everyone in your team- dentists, therapists, hygienists and DA’s and help with team building. Healthcare Essentials is excited to invite you to participate in the training sessions below. We will be presenting one or two topics from the below modules and followed by a hands-on. Register your interest here: https://tinyurl.com/friday4four


  • Infiltration Concept for minimally invasive dentistry
    Objective- Learn how infiltration works, eliminating the need to amputate the tooth structure. Case study discussion and hands-on.

  • True Bone regeneration
    Objective- Understanding how a fully synthetic bone grafting material with an inbuilt membrane works. This module also includes case study discussions and hands-on.

  • White Dental Beauty
    Objective- Understanding the science behind NOVON technology, discussing case studies and learning how to customise a perfect tray. Free sample at the end of the session.

  • Fluoride Varnish – Simple and most effective caries prevention tool
    Objective- This module includes understanding how fluoride works, caries risk assessment and guidelines to use a fluoride varnish according to the Ministry of Health.

  • Luxacrown – Long lasting crowns
    Objective- Learning how to bridge the gap between temporary crowns and permanent crowns and the clinical situations this is useful. Includes hands-on.

  • Activa Restorative- What is Biomimicry?
    Objective- Learn how bioactive materials work and why this approach is conservative and biologically sound. Includes hands-on.

  • Blue M– Oxygen for oral health
    Objective- Understanding how implementing slow releasing oxygen into oral hygiene products could help patients with faster wound healing and better oral health. Free sample at the end of session.


  • The sessions are available every Friday from 10am- 2pm.
  • Materials needed for the workshop will be provided.
  • We will be providing a sample product to take away after the completion of training session, where possible.
  • CPD points will be available.
  • Lunch will be provided.
  • To ensure optimum interaction, group size is limited to 4-6 participants per workshop.

Dr Neha Shaik, B.D.S, PG Dip Healthcare

Neha graduated in 2011 from Saveetha University, India. She then worked as a General Dentist and as a lecturer in Public Health Dentistry for over 4 years before she moved to Wellington, New Zealand in 2015. Neha studied for a Post Graduate diploma in Healthcare, which mainly involved research on the oral health of the elderly population living in aged care homes.

Since graduating, Neha has been working as a Clinical Advisor/ Educator at Healthcare Essentials. Over the last 3 years, she has visited some of Healthcare Essential's niche manufacturers, gaining insight into the research and development of the products, and undergoing training on those products and their techniques in the field of dentistry. Neha has extensive experience explaining the clinical nuances and techniques involved in using the unique latest developments by our manufacturers to their utmost pitch of excellence. She has given presentations at the Dental School, District Health Boards and many private practices.


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