Dental Hygienist Seminar 2017 educates over 300 dental hygienists from MEA region

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Dental Hygienist Seminar 2017 educates over 300 dental hygienists from MEA region


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The Dental Hygienist Seminar - a partnership between CAPP and Colgate Oral Care Academy
Dental Tribune Middle East

Dental Tribune Middle East

Fri. 17 November 2017


DUBAI, UAE: Dental Hygienist Seminar 2017 once again took place as part of 9th Dental Facial Cosmetic International Conference on 03-04 November 2017 at InterContinental Hotel Dubai Festival City.

This year’s 9 edition of the Dental Facial Cosmetic International Conference welcomed over 3,000 dental professionals, establishing itself as Middle East & Africa’s largest scientific international dental programme incorporating several continuing dental education events organized by CAPP. Over 20 multidisciplinary hands-on training courses, a two day conference & exhibition, dental toothpaste consensus, free CME training zones, poster presentations and the Dental Hygienist Seminar 2017 all took place at the InterContinental Hotel Dubai Festival City, UAE between 01-06 November 2017. Conference delegates received continuing dental education points for their attendance from numerous accrediting bodies including Dubai Health Authority (DHA), Health Authority Abu Dhabi (HAAD) and CAPP as an ADA CERP recognized provider of continuing education credits.

This year’s Dental Hygienist Seminar educated over 300 dental hygienists from GCC, MENA, Asia and Europe. The gathering was enlightened by the positive energy of the dental experts who visited and presented hygienist relevant lectures throughout the day. Dedicated dental hygienist hands-on courses were further organized in partnership with Colgate Oral Care Academy and the IFDH. The scientific programme was designed to increase the level of enlightenment of all passionate dental hygienist professionals.

Dental hygienist virtuosos from around the world featured throughout the scientific line up including:
Session Chairman Dr. Mohammad Kashif – College of Dentistry Ajman University dental faculty, UAE
Mary Mowbray, RDH, IFDH, New Zealand – The Issue with the Tissue - The hidden peri-implantitis destruction caused by excess cement around cement retained implants.
Dr Penelope Jones, IFDH, Australia - Working posture in the daily work life.
Mary Mowbray, RDH, IFDH, New Zealand - Integrating Oral cancer screening into your practice
Mary Rose Pincelli, IFDH, Italy – Periodontal Instrumentation & Sharpening Hands-on training course
Dr. Sahar M. Bin Huraib, King Saud University, KSA - Improving Oral Health Outcomes: Communicate Before Educate, Advocate or Anticipate
Assoc. Prof Dr. Bader K Alzarea, Dean Aljouf Dental College, KSA - The role of Dental Hygienist in Dental Implants and Periodontics inter relation
Maha Al-Ghouth, King Faisal Special Hospital Research Centre, KSA - Protocols in Dental Hygiene Management of Hemophiliac Patients
Prof. P. Turner, MSc Oral Implant. India - The role of the dental hygienist in maintenance of aesthetic restorations and implant supported restorations.

The event further included 4 hands-on courses featuring two sessions of Enhanced Biofilm Management, Working Posture, and Periodontal Instrumentation and Sharpening trainings. The Dental Hygienist Seminar 2018 is already scheduled as part of the milestone 10th edition of the Dental Facial Cosmetic International Conference which will take place November 2018 once again in Dubai. All dental hygienist and dental professionals interested in the platform are welcome to attend.

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