Dr Warren Shnider is a specialist in special needs dentistry. He has public appointments at Dental Health Services Victoria and Western Health, as well as a private practice in Blackburn. He is an academic lead at La Trobe University, and an external examiner for The University of Melbourne and the Dental Council. He is a Councillor at ADAVB and an Executive Councillor at The Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons. His current clinical interests include consideration of clinicians’ scope of practice when treating special needs populations.