Places are filling up for the Young Dental Conference 2017! Register now.

Come with questions. Leave with confidence. YDC 2017 is crafted specifically for young dentists, with tailored knowledge, tips, and tricks, that leave you better-equipped and more confident.

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Date, Time & Location

March 10-12, 2017
8:30 am - 5 pm (with socials afterwards)
Alumbra, Docklands, Melbourne, Australia

Speakers & Topics

Dr. Chris Ho (Prosthodontics)
Dr. Patrishia Bordbar
Other speakers & Topics

Topics & Schedule

18 hours of CPD over 2.5 days
Check out the Topics, Schedule and FAQs

Why come to the Young Dental Conference?


hours of CPD


in Prosthodontics, Endodontics and other topics


of attendees found YDC improved their dentistry

Save money

with group discounts and early-bird specials


by both the ADA and the DCNZ


with other young dentists at our social events

Topics that help dentists excel

At YDC, we focus on topics that young dentists want to hear about. We seem to get it right too; at our last dental conference, 98% of attendees found our topics relevant.


We cover scenarios from CR’s to Crowns, Bridges, Veneers, and Onlays - so you can tackle these scenarios with confidence.


Root canals, cracked teeth and everything pulpy in between: understand how to tackle these challenges better.

Oral Surgery

You'll have the opportunity to learn best practice in surgically removing teeth to a fractured tuberosity (and much more).


Learn verbal and non-verbal methods of interaction with patients, practice owners, and dental assistants.

What do young dentists think of YDC?

We're pretty chuffed by the feedback we've received. Here's what past attendees think about our conferences.


“Dental conferences can be daunting, but the atmosphere at YDC made networking easy.”

Berenice Cheng
Young dentist, Melbourne

“It was easy to ask the speakers questions, and I've implemented several things from YDC already.”

Cihad Atlihan
Young dentist, Melbourne

“YDC is a great opportunity to discuss different approaches to challenges we face in our practice.”

James Waters
Young dentist, Mt. Gambier
from expert speakers
with young dentists
delicious food
Get answers
to challenges you're facing

There's plenty of ways that you can register for YDC, but the end  result is the same: save money, make friends, maybe win a trip overseas and still gain 18 hours of CPD.

$ 799

Round up 3 or more young dentists and EVERYONE saves at least $200. Round up more, and you could win a trip overseas.

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$ 999

No friends, no worries. We focus on connecting young dentists, so you'll make new friends at the Young Dental Conference.

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Learning never looked so good.

YDC 2017 is held at Alumbra, an incredible space at Docklands, Melbourne. The address? Central Pier, 9/161 Harbour Esplanade, Docklands VIC 3008. The food is by by Chef Hat awarded chef Daniel Wilson of Huxtaburger, and there's plenty of ways to get there:


A short walk from Southern Cross Station, the largest train station in Melbourne.

Car or Uber

Parking is available on Central Pier or Etihad Stadium, and your Uber driver can drop you off close by.


Stretch those legs. Only a short walk from most CBD hotels and AirBNB CBD locations.


Young Dental Life podcast

On the Young Dental Life podcast, you can hear from experienced dentists who have gone through some of what you’re experiencing now - doubt, screw-ups, tension and conflict within the practice. Listen to their advice and learn from their mistakes to become a better dentist.

Key Focus Areas Include
  • Case studies in dental specialities
  • Challenges in patient management
  • Dealing with stress in the practice
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