Dee Macpherson is a director of Dentaurum Australia and began training dental assistants in 1989 after recognising a need for specialized training for orthodontic assistants.
Dee started in the dental industry in 1967 as a dental chair side assistant orthodontic assistant dental receptionist and later a representative of Dentsply, Unitek and then Dentaurum where she had a long and very successful career.
She has taken part in many overseas courses held by parent companies Unitek (USA) and Dentaurum (Germany).
Her responsibilities have centred on staff recruitment and training as well as sales and marketing throughout both Australia and New Zealand. Dee holds a certificate in Management (AIM) and in Training (Training Services Australia).
Dee began training dental assistants in 1989 upon recognising a need for specialised training for orthodontic assistants. This training continues today is increasingly popular and so well received.
Courses have been held in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Canberra, Newcastle, Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.
Dee is still finds time to present the orthodontic component of the DAA course in NSW and has held several volunteer positions with the Australian Dental Industry Association.