Saturday 30, January 2016

Dubai – MENA Herald: AEEDC Dubai introduces this year two new specialized conferences that will take place on the 31stof January and 1st of February, 2016 at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Center. Happening parallel to the 16th Dubai World Dental Meeting, AEEDC Dubai World Orthodontic Conference and AEEDC Dubai World Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Conference will cover a number of sessions and workshops in these specialized fields.

Dr. Nasser Al Malik, the Scientific Committee Chairman of the AEEDC Dubai Conference, commented about this saying: “Providing specialized conferences in the region has been on our agenda for a while now. Once we felt the demand is there from our surveys of participants during past AEEDC conferences, we started working on the concept and developed the first two specialty conferences.”

From his side, Dr. Mohammed Abedin, AEEDC Scientific Vice Chairman said: “AEEDC Dubai started these two new specialized conferences this year to cover the need for continuous professional development in the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and Orthodontic fields, and they will focus on highly demanded range of topics in the mentioned specialties.”

“AEEDC is the hub where dental professionals and specialties in the Middle East and Africa receive recognition for the work they have been striving to accomplish. Today, I see AEEDC as the ultimate oral and dental gathering.”Said Dr. Othman S. Al Tuwairgi, Head of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS) at Alfaisal University in KSA.

Dr. Othman S. Al Tuwairgi continued on saying: “AEEDC’s decision to organize the Pre-Conference Specialized Meetings is a step forward to make this conference much more recognized and special to those seeking to remain on top of the latest knowledge in their field.”

AEEDC Dubai World Orthodontic Conference will witness the participation of 11 speakers covering 15 scientific sessions and the participation of more than 150 dental professionals. The conference will cover topics like Orthodontic Aligners, Accelerated Orthodontics, Functional Appliances, Temporary Anchorage, Cleft Lip and Palate: The Orthodontic Aspect, Surgically Assisted Orthodontics.

On another note, AEEDC Dubai World Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Conferencewill witness the participation of 8 speakers covering 13 scientific sessions and the participation of more than 100 dental professionals. The conference will cover topics like: Bone Grafting Procedures, Distraction Osteogenesis, Facial Trauma, Congenital Anomalies, Infections of the Head and Neck Region, and Cysts and Tumors of the Head and Neck Region.

Dr. Nils-Claudius Gellrich, Director and Chairman of the Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Hannover Medical School, and speaking at the conference said: “Among all medical specialties, OMF-surgery is spearheading and pushing the achievements of medical technologies to the benefit of the patient. More and more treatment is individualized and backwards plannable due to interactive use of 3D-Imaging technologies. “From the plan to the plate” the complete digital workflow can become today patient-specific.”

He added: “the AEEDC Dubai World Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Conference is a key event of knowledge exchange and specialty benchmarking. Latest innovations become

transparent and are discussed within a group of experts.”

AEEDC Specialized Conference courses are running prior to the UAE International Dental Conference and Arab Dental Exhibition – AEEDC Dubai in its 20thedition, that is held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and President of the Dubai Health Authority.

These continuing education programs are organized by Index Conferences and Exhibitions Organization Est. – member of INDEX Holding and are accredited by Dubai Health Authority, Arab Academy for Continuing Dental Education, and Index Conference & Exhibitions Organisation Est is recognized as American Dental Association provider.