Dental Study Tour to China - Jon Baines Tours

Dental Study Tour to China

17 - 27 May 2021
  • Medical & Professional Tours

About the tour


This tour takes you on a journey through China’s history and culture, encompassing the ancient and the cutting edge of modernity. From the great imperial city of Beijing travel to the Silk Road city of Xi'an, home of the Terracotta Warriors and magnificent medieval city walls, before embarking on a cruise along the great Yangtze River, which has wound through some of China’s most stunning scenery as a major transport route for thousands of years. Travel onto cutting edge Shanghai with its beautiful art deco heart to finish the tour.

The tour will also examine dentistry in China. The visits include a dental teaching hospital in Beijing, a local dental clinic in XI’an and, by way of contrast, a traditional hospital to see how Chinese Medicine is used in dentistry and oral health care. There are also a number of CPD talks during the cruise.

There are also optional extensions after the tour - to beautiful Guilin and Yangshuo, or spectacular Shanghai, from where you can make day trips to ancient water towns such as Suzhou and Tongli.

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Your tour leader

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Dr Christine May

Dr Christine May is a general dentist with career experience in cosmetic, special needs, complex and HIV dental medicine, aged care, dental phobia management, rural and remote dentistry and teledentistry, Dr Christine May also has a degree in Chinese medicine. Christine has completed advanced courses in dental sleep medicine, facial injectables, orofacial myology, integrative nutrition, naturopathy, yoga and bodywork.

After twenty plus years working in the dental industry across Australia, Dr Christine May has become an enthusiastic advocate for mouth-body wellbeing: improving health via knowledge of the links between oral health and total body wellness. She has extensive career experience in general, cosmetic, special needs, complex and HIV dental medicine, aged care, dental phobia management and rural and remote dentistry.

Dr May has been a clinical educator at Sydney University and give lectures to the profession on teledentistry and integrative dental medicine topics.

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Itinerary at a glance

  • 17 May (Mon) Beijing: Arrive Beijing. Walk to see the Temple of Heaven
  • 18 May (Tues) Beijing: In the morning Visit the Summer Palace and in the afternoon the Great Wall. Peking Roast Duck dinner
  • 19 May (Wed) Beijing: Visit Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. Visit Beijing Dental School and Hospital.Option to see the Beijing Acrobats in the evening
  • 20 May (Thurs) Beijing / Xi’an: Fly from Beijing to Xi’an and transfer to the hotel.Visit a community dental practice, the old city walls, and the Calligraphy Museum. Optional Tang Dynasty Theatre in the evening
  • 21 May (Fri) Xi’an: Visit the Terracotta Warriors.Visit the Xi’an City Hospital of Chinese Medicine: tour departments of Herbal Medicine, Massage and Acupuncture. Visit the evening market
  • 22 May (Sat) Xi’an / Three Gorges Cruise: Take the train to Chongqing. Visit the Three Gorges Museum, with a collection on the history, art and archaeology of Yangtze River and recent development including the dam. City tour of Chongqing in the afternoon and in the evening board Victoria Cruise Lines cruise
  • 23 May (Sun) Three Gorges Cruise: Option to visit Fengdu “Ghost City”, known for its statues of ghosts and devils on Mingshan Hill. CPD Dental talks on board
  • 24 May (Mon) Three Gorges Cruise: Enter the Three Gorges. Pass through the first two, Qutang Gorge and Wu Gorge. Qutang Gorge is the shortest (five miles), narrowest (500 feet) and most dramatic. Excursion through the attractive gorges of the Goddess Stream. CPD Dental talks on board
  • 25 May (Tues) Three Gorges Cruise / Shanghai: Disembark this morning and take a specially-designed sightseeing boat through the recently-completed unique ship lock with a ship lift, the world’s largest. Visit the Three Gorges Dam. Fly to Shanghai in the afternoon
  • 26 May (Wed) Shanghai: Explore the elegant French Concession.Visit the Bund and markets of Tian Xi Fang. Farewell dinner in the evening
  • 27 May (Thurs) Shanghai: Depart Shanghai or take an optional extension to Guanxi Province

Tour cost

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