|Part of Full Day Symposium: Towards the Post-Amalgam Era
The Broken Down Compromised Dentition - Risk Factors and Appropriate Interventions for Long-term Outcomes
Ian Meyers is currently in general dental practice at Indooroopilly in Brisbane Australia, and has honorary professorial positions with The University of Queensland School of Dentistry, and James Cook University School of Medicine and Dentistry. Throughout his career he has worked in both public and private practice dental clinics and has been an academic staff member with The University of Queensland, School of Dentistry since 1988. Prof Meyers has also held positions as the President of the Queensland Branch of the Australian Dental Association, and as Chief Dental Officer for Queensland Health. He is a member of the International Association for Dental Research, Immediate Past Chairman of the Australian Dental Research Foundation and Chair of the MRACDS Examinations Committee and member of the Continuing Professional Development Committee with the RACDS. Prof Meyers is a long standing member of the ADA Dental Instruments, Materials and Equipment Committee and a member of the editorial board of The Australian Dental Journal and several other international journals. His major clinical and research interests include adhesive restorative dental materials, diagnosis and management of the worn dentition, minimum intervention dentistry, fibre reinforcing in restorative dentistry, clinical management of dentine hypersensitivity, and teaching and clinical development in general practice dentistry.