The YDC Team presents

Clinical Photography

Avoid patient skepticism by learning the fundamentals of clinical photography, clarifying your communication and increasing case acceptance.   

Date, Time & Location

Saturday, July 21st, 2018
8:00am - 5:00pm
Donkey Wheelhouse, Melbourne CBD

Speakers & Topics

Dr. Peter Sheridan
Australia's leading expert on clinical
photography for the dental profession

CPD & Prices

7 hours of CPD
EarlyBird price: $500 (until 15/6)
Individual price: $600

Why clinical photography?

Nothing is more frustrating when you spend time carefully explaining to a patient the current state of their broken, decayed teeth, and they just don’t believe you, or worse, don’t even care. Excellent clinical photography is the simplest, most effective way to minimise this.

Learn from Australia's best

Accredited with the Australian Institute
of Professional Photographers, Dr. Peter Sheridan lectures at the University of Sydney on photography for Implant and Paediatric postgraduates and has 40 years of dental practice experience.

Deepen your patient's concern

A picture tells a thousand words. Showing images of the patient's teeth can help them understand the issues they're facing, increase their trust in you as their practitioner, and increase long-term patient loyalty.

Topics covered

Whether you're a young dentist who has no experience or camera, or a seasoned professional wanting to hone their skills, Clinical Photography can help enhance your dentistry.

Choosing the right equipment

Advantages and disadvantages of different SLR camera setups, and additional equipment needed.

Techniques when photographing patients

Different subject poses, lighting, and props to make smiles look their best.

Storing photos efficiently and ethically

How to tag and store your images, legal ramifications around use and communication, and technical constraints.

Adjusting your camera settings

F stops, shutter speeds and ISO. What these settings mean and when to change them. 

Consistency in photography

Consistently take quality intra-oral and exta-oral images in a variety of conditions.

Communicating results with your patient

You've got the perfect photo - now what?


Learn from the best

Dr Peter Sheridan AM BDS MDS FICD AIPP is the bees knees of clinical photographers. Accredited with the Australian Institute of Professional Photographers, Peter is the Clinical Lecturer at the University of Sydney, presenting photography courses for Implant and Paediatric postgraduates, and has 40 years of dental practice experience.

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Register now

Places are extremely limited, so book now for this in-depth event

demystify clinical photography

From equipment to techniques, enhance your knowledge in the efficient and most effective use of photography in your practice.

limited numbers = lots of questions

We have really limited numbers to allow for more questions, more discussion, and more space.

enhance patient communication

Learn how to communicate your photo results to patients without freaking them out.

learn with other young dentists

Discuss your cases and challenges with other young dentists, gain new skills and make new connections.

individual price
$ 500

Includes delicious food (morning tea, afternoon tea, and lunch) and even better company.

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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 dental conferences and events.


“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

Ready to improve your skills in clinical photography?

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What else do you need to know?

byo camera (or not)

We definitely encourage you to BYO camera, if you have one. If you don't, no worries - most of the discussion will be held around Peter's desk and camera. Cameras will not be provided at this workshop.

group discounts on camera equipment

We will be trying to organise a group discount on suitable camera equipment for attendees on the day.

experience not necessary

Whether you have no experience in clinical photography or lots, there's alot to be learned from Peter Sheridan.

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