Conference on Contemporary Implantology and Restorative Dentistry at RAK College of Dental Sciences
Dubai 25 March 2013 By: Zulfiqar Shah
The Conference on Contemporary Implantology and Restorative Dentistry were held at Bin Majid Beach Hotel and Live Workshops at RAK College of Dental Sciences.
The conference was organized by RAK College of Dental Sciences. The conference is accredited by regulatory authorities such as Ministry of Health and Dubai Health Authority with CME Houses. Renowned implant manufacturer Micro Precis was the Platinum Sponsor and Emirates Chemical Society was Silver Sponsor of the Conference. The conference was inaugurated by Honored Guest, Director General Health for Ras Al Khaimah Medical Zone Dr. Yasser Easa Hamad Al Nuaimi. Addressing to over of 200 Dentists, specialists, Technicians and Dental Students he highlighted the need of organizing such events for Continued Dental Education of the Dental Educationists and Practitioners. He stressed on Post Graduate Study courses to be launched in the field of Oral Healthcare.
Speaking at the event Dr. S. Gurumadhva Rao, Vice Chancellor of RAK Medical and Health Sciences appreciated the effort of RAKCODS and assured his fullest support for the noble cause ‘of bringing Dental professionals and technicians around UAE together under one Umbrella, update their knowledge by providing them information on the latest advancements, procedures and developments in the field of Dentistry.
Professor Dr. Mustahsen Rahman, Dean RAK College of Dental, informed the audience on the importance of such events and initiatives to provide the role of Evidence based Dental Practice The conference covered the basics, concepts and controversies in the field of Dental Implantology and Endodontics. Around 200 participants attended this conference, including invited speakers Dentists, Technicians, Interns and Dental students from all around UAE.
In the post-conference workshops for Implantology the participants observed live surgeries performed by prominent Implantologist, Dr. Vladimir Kokovic, and Dr. Sohiel. They also observed the fabrication and placement of the prosthesis over the implant and then later on place implants themselves on dummy mandible models by Dr. Jodat Askari. Hands-on Endodontics training was provided on tooth models under the supervision of Dr. Osama Khattak. The participants highly appreciated the Workshops and learned the new techniques with enthusiasm and shown desire to attend more workshops on such practical topics.