The 11th GMU Annual Dental Conference is a scientific forum that brings together dentists, dental academicians, instructors, researchers, students and interns from international and national backgrounds, on a single platform for learning and exploring the latest advances in various disciplines of dentistry. It is a regular event conducted by College of Dentistry which hosts the most eminent speakers from UAE and abroad.
College Of Dentistry, Gulf Medical University organized its 11th Annual Dental Conference-Advances in the Arena of Dentistry on 12th & 13th April 2019 (Friday & Saturday) from 8:30 am to 7:00 pm at Gulf Medical University, Ajman – UAE. Respected Vice-Chancellor Academics and Acting Dean of College of Dentistry, Prof. Manda Venkatramana was present as chief guest and distributed mementos to the speakers/chairpersons
along with respected Academic Associate Dean, Dr. Sura Ali Ahmed Fuoad and Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, Dr. Hossam Abdelatty.
It was a two-day event with 16 presentations including presentations by guest speakers and faculty from College of Dentistry, GMU. The conference was accredited for 14 CPD credit hours by MOHAP. Six guest speakers participated from various Dental colleges of UAE. Speakers from Ajman University, University of Sharjah, MBRU – Hamdan Bin Mohammed College of Dental Medicine Dubai and by Acting Dean- College of Dentistry Fujairah, Science & Technology University, faculty from College of Dentistry, Gulf Medical University also participated as speaker and chairperson for the conference. The conference was attended by large number of delegates including Dentists, Dental students and Dental interns from various parts of UAE.
The conference highlighted the recent advances in various fields of dentistry and application of each in clinical work and research. Live laser demonstration was held on first day with large number of participants. Hands on Rotary Endodontics Workshop was also held on the second day of conference.
Dental students and interns presented their e-posters following the theme of conference. The students gained a unique experience through this opportunity to learn, communicate and share their ideas about the latest advances. All participants were given certificate of participation and the best e-poster was selected by the judges, Dr. Ali A. Razooki (Deputy Dean and Associate Professor, Acting Dean- College of Dentistry) along with Dr. Vijay Desai (Assistant Professor in Periodontics, College of Dentistry, Ajman University). The best e-poster competition was won for the topic – ‘Cosmetic Dentistry – A booming industry’, presented by 4th year DMD students (Kavleen Kohli, Anam Hussain, Sundus Asim and Safa Al Ani) from Gulf Medical University.
Overall the 11th GMU Annual Dental Conference was a grand success with an approximate registration of 220 delegates/participants from all over the Gulf.