Dr Kruger firmly believes in continuing education and membership to worldwide orthodontic organisations to keep himself up to date with the latest techniques in functional growth orthopaedics and orthodontics.  Dr Kruger has attended the following Continuing Education Courses in the Field of Craniofacial Orthodontics and Jaw Joint Therapy:

 

  • Bachelor of Dental Science, Witwatersrand University South Africa 1981

  • Clinical Foundation for Orthodontics and Orthopaedics : Course I. 1985 

  • Clinical Foundation for Orthodontics and Orthopaedics : Course II. 1986 

  • Clinical Foundation for Orthodontics and Orthopaedics : Course III. 1987 

  • Clinical Foundation for Orthodontics and Orthopaedics : Course IV.1988 

  • Clinical Foundation for Orthodontics and Orthopaedics : Course V. 1989 

  • Continuing Education Course : Orthodontics for the General Practitioner I. Prof J Reddy. University of Durban-Westville 1989 

  • Continuing Education Course : Orthodontics for the General Practitioner II. Prof J Reddy. University of Durban-Westville 1989 

  • Advanced Course in Orthodontics and Orthopaedic Studies. Dr Skip Truitt. Sydney. 1998 

  • Updated Course in Orthodontics and Orthopaedic Studies. Practical TMJ & Orthodontic Therapy. Dr Skip Truitt. Sydney 1999 

  • Orthodontic Symposium, Dallas, Texas. Sept/Oct 2000 

  • Chirodontics I, Dr Robert Walker, Sydney 2000 

  • Chirodontics II, Dr Robert Walker, Brisbane 2001 

  • Course III Long Course in Orthodontics: Class II Orthodontics and Orthopaedics. Dr Derek Mahony Sydney, May 2001 

  • Course V Long Course in Orthodontics: Advanced Arch Wire Therapy.Dr Derek Mahony Sydney, Sept 2001 

  • Course VI Long Course in Orthodontics: TMD & Case Finishing. Dr Derek Mahony Sydney, Nov 2001 

  • Chirodontics – Advanced Cranial Therapy. Dr Robert Walker. Sydney 2001 

  • Advanced Diagnosis & Treatment of TMD. Dr Barry Glassman. Sydney 2002 

  • Accu-Liner – A practical approach to Occlusion – Cranial/Neuromuscular. Jim Carlson. Sydney, 2002 

  • Exceptional Dentures and Occlusion. Jim Carlson. Sydney, 2003 

  • Advanced Diagnosis and Treatment of TM Disorders. Dr Steve Olmos. Gold Coast, Oct 2003 

  • Mini Residency in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics. Course I. Dr Derek Mahony. Sydney, Feb 2004 

  • Mini Residency in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics. Course II. Dr Derek Mahony. Sydney, Apr 2004 

  • Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction and Myofascial pain. Rotorua, Apr 2004 

  • Mini Residency in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics. Course III. Dr Derek Mahony. Sydney, June 2004 

  • Mini Residency in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics. Course IV. Dr Derek Mahony. Sydney, Aug 2004 

  • Mini Residency in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics. Course V. Dr Derek Mahony. Sydney, Sept 2004 

  • Chirodontics – Nutrition and Health. Dr Robert Walker. Melbourne, Oct 2004 

  • Contemporary Straight Wire Orthodontics. Dr Derek Mahony. Sydney, Nov 2004 

  • Mini Residency in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics. Course VI. Dr Derek Mahony. Sydney, Nov 2004 

  • Advanced Mini Residency in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics. Course 14. Dr Derek Mahony. Sydney, April 2005 

  • Session 1, Instructors Institute, International Association for Orthodontics, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, June 2005 

  • Session 2, Instructors Institute, International Association for Orthodontics, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, Sept 2005 

  • Advanced Hands-On Controlled Arch Dr Galella, Memphis Tennessee, USA, Sept 2005 

  • Instructors Institute, International Association for Orthodontics, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, 2005 

  • New Directions in Orthodontics, International Association for Orthodontics Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, USA, April 2006 

  • The New Zealand Dentists Orthodontic Society Annual Meeting Two Day Course, November 2006.  - Was guest speaker on Self-Ligating Brackets 

  • The New Zealand Dentists Orthodontic Society “Is it the Wires or the Brackets that Make Orthodontic Treatment Work?” with Dr Tom Hughes, Auckland, March 2007 

  • NZACD Seminar with Dr Galip Gürel, – Anterior Esthetics with Bonded Porcelain Restorations, March 2008 

  • The New Zealand Dentists Orthodontic Society Annual Conference - Orthodontics and Facial Beauty, Dr Yosh Jefferson, March 2008 

  • Micro-Implants for Orthodontic Anchorage, Dr Joachim Ngiam, Sydney, July 2008 

  • Micro-Implants for Orthodontic Anchorage, Dr Joachim Ngiam, Auckland, June 2009

  • NZ Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry 3rd Biennial Scientific Symposium 2009 - “Bridging the Gap”, Sandy Roth & Dr Lee Culp, June 2009

  • NZ Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Lecture featuring Dr Didier Dietschi, March 2010

  • International Association for Orthodontics Annual Meeting, Florida, USA, April 2010

  • NZ Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry - 6 of the Best, Auckland, November 2010

  • Myofunctional Orthodontics Seminar - A new approach to the diagnosis, treatment and clinical management of malocclusion, Auckland, February 2011

  • NZ Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry 4th Biennial Symposium - Achieving Aesthetic Excellence, 16 & 17 May 2011

  • The New Zealand Dentists Orthodontic Society Annual Conference - Facial Aesthetics and Orthodontics, Dr John Mew and Dr Vernon Kruger, Auckland, 28-29 Oct 2011

  • NZ Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry - 6 of the Best, Auckland, November 2011

  • The New Zealand Dentists Orthodontic Society Conference with Dr Steve Galella, 16 Nov 2012

  • NZ Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry 5th Biennial Symposium  - The AACD Masters' Series, 16 & 17 May 2013

  • Dentsply Diode Lasers in Practice presented by Dr Agim Hymer, 21 June 2013

 

 

Dr Kruger has completed over 975 hours teaching dentists and hygienists as a Senior Instructor for the

International Association for Orthodontics. He is a:

 

  • Senior Instructor, International Association for Orthodontics, USA 

  • Member of New Zealand Dentists Orthodontic Society 

  • Member of International Association for Orthodontics 

  • Member of the New Zealand Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry 

  • Member of Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology 

  • Member of International Functional Association (IFUNA)

Initial orthodontic consultations are FREE! If you like us on facebook
 
  • Wix Facebook page
Find us...

82 Alpha Street

Cambridge 

New Zealand