Winners of the 2020 ANZSPD Louise Brearley Messer Undergraduate and Postgraduate Essay Competition
It gives me very great pleasure to announce the winners of the 2020 ANZSPD Louise Brearley Messer Undergraduate and Postgraduate Essay Competition.
This essay competition has been named in recognition of the great contribution made by Professor Louise Brearley Messer AM in Teaching, Research and Administration in Paediatric Dentistry. The judges commented on the difficulty in choosing the winners due to the high standard of the entries received. I would like to thank all students who participated in the competition, their supervisors and especially the judges.
The results are as follows:
Dr Amanda Leske
University of Melbourne
Topic: "Discuss the indications for using cone beam CT radiography to all aspects of paediatric oral assessment and management compared to traditional radiographic investigations. Where CBCT is indicated, what are the barriers or precautions to be considered in obtaining these images as the first line investigation?."
La Trobe University
Topic: "Does Water Fluoridation still have a place in today’s world? Explore the arguments for and against and summarise your findings to form an opinion."
Dr Carmel Lloyd
Federal Secretary ANZSPD (Inc)