Ortho-Restorative Smile Design with

Dr Elaine Halley

Tuesday 17th October 2023

Shepperson Education Training Centre, Waiheke Island, New Zealand

A Memorable Day of Learning 

Join Shepperson Education on Waiheke Island, a short 40 minute ferry ride to one of the beautiful and well equipped training centres of the world. 

We are delighted to host Dr Elaine Halley, renowned speaker, globally recognised educator and brilliant communicator for a one time only event. 

Dr Elaine Halley will share her detailed knowledge of smile design using a comprehensive and systematic approach to ensure function and form can be optimised for orthodontic-restorative integration. Elaine will be highlighting the treatment and case acceptance opportunities created by combining orthodontic planning and digital design and restorative finishing. She will discuss design tools to mock-up tooth movement and gain case acceptance rates for restorative finishing with veneers, bonding and injectable resin solutions. Understanding the patient, assessing their clinical presentation, and planning treatment offers an abundance of information and choices for any dentist.

Using tools such as Digital Smile Design and Invisalign Smile Architect™ planning software Dr Halley will demonstrate integrating aesthetic restorative work into orthodontic treatment using Invisalign Clear Aligners.  

In this world first event for NZ and Invisalign, learn the key questions you should be asking for every patient and what to do with that information. Dr Elaine Halley will share her 30 years of experience in Smile Design and the latest innovation from Align Technology Inc.

HANDS-ON – Delegates will have the opportunity to design smiles using the Invisalign Smile Architect™ Software.

 Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the red flags that we can miss in relation to smile design

  • Understand how to formulate a treatment plan with a systems thinking approach using comprehensive dentistry

  • Visualise integrated orthodontic and restorative treatment outcomes using Invisalign Smile Architect™

Invisalign Smile Architect™
Invisalign Smile Architect™

Key Takeaways:

  • To see that smile design is inclusive of facial features, and understand the importance of a systematic smile assessment, and how this can easily be integrated to general dentistry.

  • To identify where orthodontics might provide the best option, or where restorative might be the best option and have the confidence to discuss with patients

  • Dentists should come away from the session feeling enthusiastic about the Align Digital Platform and Smile Architect

Getting To The Shepperson Centre

We make this easy for you.  Arrange your Uber to downtown Auckland, or park in several nearby city parking buildings.  We provide all ferry tickets, ferry-venue transfers, and meals with outstanding AV facilities, a world class chef in a venue surrounded by nature. 

Date & Time

Tuesday 17th October

9am - 5pm


Shepperson Education Training Centre, 
112 Nick Johnstone Drive, 
Waiheke Island


NZD $1350 + GST


Includes all catering at the course, a return ferry ticket, and transfers on Waiheke Island. 

About Dr Elaine Halley

Dr Elaine Halley graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1992. Elaine has an award-winning private practice, Cherrybank Dental Spa in Perth and is the Clinical Director for the Pain-Free Dentistry Group, which has practices across Scotland.

She is a past president and accredited member of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and a fellow of the International College of Dentists, and a Digital Smile Design KOL, master and clinic owner.

She lectures widely on Digital Workflow and Comprehensive Treatment Planning and is the author of Smile Analysis – a textbook on treatment planning by Edra Publishing.

Dr Halley is widely regarded as one of the top cosmetic dentists in the UK. Her credentials include:

  • MSc in Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry with Distinction (UK). 

  • DSD Instructor and a member of the Slow Dentistry Global Network.  

  • She has been an instructor of advanced cosmetic dentistry at the Eastman Dental Hospital in London.

  • Graduate of the Advanced Postgraduate Program in Dental Cosmetics and Aesthetics at New York University.

  • She serves on the Editorial Board for Private Dentistry and Aesthetic Dentistry

  • Co-founder and President of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (BACD) in 2009.

  • BACD Accredited Dentist

  • Awarded Outstanding Individual at 2011 Dentistry Scotland Awards and Award for Contribution to Dentistry in 2018.

  • PI Branemark Award for Lifetime Achievement in Dentistry - 2022 Recipient

Find out more about Shepperson Education

Shepperson Education offers small group dental education on Waiheke Island, New Zealand.  Dentists experience the benefits of stepping out of the demanding and busy world of practising life in a state-of-the-art facility, joining colleagues in a welcoming learning environment that is unique.  

Courses are focused on new ideas, context and evidence - why we do what we do, and why is that better for our patients.  How do we add predictability, enjoyment and longevity and create value for our work. Programmes create a blueprint for sustainability, from an initial patient contact to delivery of durable solutions, providing clear steps and evidence-based decision making. 

Dr Andrea Shepperson is the founder and principle educator with a focus on inter-discplinary treatment planning, digital diagnosis and design, occlusion and restorative dentistry. She has over 35 years experience, a special interest in complex diagnosis, occlusion and tooth wear, and brings a global focus to dental education in New Zealand.


Waikehe Island Training Centre

Built on 10 acres in the heart of Church Bay, Waiheke Island, the Centre has panoramic vistas of the Hauraki Gulf and Auckland City. Surrounded by established New Zealand native bush, birdsong, vineyards and only 5 minutes drive from the Fullers ferry it is a unique venue which is the perfect location for recalibration, creative thinking and new strategies. 

The venue hosts a large auditorium with a wide screen state of the art LED display, generous seating and space for hands-on facilities, natural light and an indoor/outdoor breakout area for hospitality.  There are opportunities to walk into the bush at breaks and experience New Zealand native flora and fauna - tui, kereru, parrots, pukeko, fantails and kaka who visit in summer from Great Barrier Island. 



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