2nd edition of International Aesthetic Dental Conference Opens in Abu Dhabi Today

Latest innovative technologies, novel techniques and research in Aesthetic Dentistry highlighted

Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates, 25 October, 2019: The 2nd International Aesthetic Dental Conference – IADC, a dedicated annual event for dentistry professionals, specialists and experts,officially opened today at the Beach Rotana Hotel in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE. Running under the theme ‘Secrets in Excellence’, until the 26th of October, 2019, the 2-day premier dental conference, aims to put the spotlight on many critical topics in aesthetic dentistry discussing new approaches to routine dental procedures and exploring theimpact of new digital technologies, novel techniques and vital research findings on this highly specialized field of dentistry.

IADC 2019 comes at a time when technology advancements in dentistry have fundamentally transformed the profession and practice of aesthetic dentistry. Today, digital dentistry is at the forefront of technology within the dental industry and new digital dentistry trends like computer aided implant dentistry, lasers, intraoral and extraoral photography are making dentistry easier, faster and more effective for patients and doctors alike. In addition, the increasing demand for superior dentistry and efficient aesthetic outcomes is revolutionizing the world of dentistry and facilitating world class dental care practices in the UAE and the world.

Commenting on the occasion, Dr. Wael Att, Conference Chairman, Professor, Tufts University, USA, said, “Further to the outstanding success achieved in the very first edition last year in Abu Dhabi, this year, IADC aims to once again highlight the most recent advances and trends in aesthetic dentistry. The conference agenda is specifically designed for the benefit of students, lab technicians, clinical dentistry practitioners and experts in this highly specialized field, who aim to keep themselves updated with new cutting-edge technologies in aesthetic dentistry that are revolutionizing the dental industry. With the presence of top experts and specialists in dentistry, we hope to disseminate the most recent knowledge and provide in-depth information about many specialized topics such as aesthetic restorations, minimally invasive dentistry, material management and surgical management to name a few.”

He added, “Today, in commensurate with the latest advances in medical technologies particularly in the field of aesthetic dentistry, the rise in awareness about new treatment options in dentistry is driving clinical practitioners to innovate and enable superior dental care for patients. In my presentation ‘Disruptive Technologies in Dentofacial Rehabilitation’, I spoke about the concept of ‘virtual patients’ which is truly an engaging and interactive method allowing us to manipulate the teeth position and the smile of a patient virtually while at the same time enabling us to seamlessly shift from the virtual world to real life treatment in a safe and effective manner.”

On her part Dr. Mais Aswad, Dental Business Unit Manager, Application Trainer, Dubai, said, “The agenda for IADC 2019 is very rich and the Conference will highlight all the updates and developments of the new dental trends such as the‘Digital workflow’ which is focused on the application of latest techniques in aesthetic dentistry. My lecture discussed the ‘Full Digital Workflow in dentistry and how it minimizes errors emerging from traditional techniques’, where I highlighted the benefits and limitations of pitfalls seen in everyday dental treatments.”

She added, “The 3D Technology is surely a great leap ahead for many dental specialties, as it enables dentistry practitioners with virtual analysis, adding the advantages for a better treatment and prognosis with less failure risks. I believe Digital Dentistry has certainlyimproved the Aesthetics of surgical treatments and the time has come to facilitate the propereducation and training of dentistry personnel to implement this technology for clinical purposes.”

From his side, Dr. Abdul Salam Al Madani, Executive Chairman of IADC, said: “We are very proud to organize the second edition of IADC in the UAE Capital – Abu Dhabi, the emirate which has remarkable capabilities and keeps progressing in the health care sector. IADC is a specialized scientific platform for exchanging knowledge, learn about the latest developments, and discuss pressing topics in the field of aesthetic dentistry.”

He added: “Following the great success and the good reputation of the UAE International Dental Conference and Arab Dental Exhibition – AEEDC Dubai, a main partner for IADC, we hope that we would achieve further success this year on both levels, regionally and internationally.”

While IADCis expected to draw over 250 visitors and participants, the premier dental conference is featuring 12 scientific sessions with a key focus on many critical topics in aesthetic dentistry. In addition, IADC is witnessing the presence of12 expert speakers from the UAE and abroadwho will offer their insights on many key topics such as‘Planning and visualization of aesthetic dental simulations’, ‘Fixed and implant restorative & periodontal considerations’, ‘The latest digital trends in aesthetic dentistry’, ‘Innovative Implant Design for Ultimate Aesthetics’, ‘Digital Occlusion & Neuromuscular Paradigm’, ‘Treatment modalities in developing the transmucosal contour around implants. What is new?’, and ‘Disruptive Technologies in Dentofacial Rehabilitation’ to name a few.

Moreover, for the benefit of dentistry specialists and experts and improving their clinical expertise, all conference attendees get a chance to earn 18 CME credit points while also having an opportunity to improve their understanding on the latest research in aesthetic dentistry.

IADC is jointly organized by INDEX Conferences and Exhibitions – a member of INDEX Holding and the Arabian Academy of Esthetic Dentistry. IADC is supported byAbu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism, ADA CERP, AEEDC Dubai and Saudi Dental Society.

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