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Dental Hygienist Seminar gathers over 270 dental professionals from MEA region during Dubai Dental Week

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DUBAI, UAE: Dental Hygienist Seminar was organized as a new partnership between CAPP and Colgate Oral Care Academy on 05 November 2016 at Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai. The event was organized as part of the 8th Dental Facial Cosmetic Int’l Conference on 04-05 November 2016 under the constantly expanding umbrella “Dubai Dental Week” - November edition which gathered over 2,500 dental professionals from around the world.

Dubai Dental Week – November edition incorporated several continuing dental education events organized by CAPP. Over 15 multidisciplinary hands-on courses, 2-day Conference & Exhibition and the Dental Hygienist Seminar all took place between 01-07 November 2016 at Jumeirah Beach Hotel with over 49 CME attainable from local health authorities as well as ADA CERP CE credits as CAPP is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider of continuing education.
During 04-05 November 2016, The Jumeriah Beach Hotel in Dubai was enlightened by the positive energy of the dental experts who came here, for brightening and modernizing their independent dental practices during the two days of conference and exhibition. Its stunning and inspiring structure was the main location where professionalism meets quality in a spectacular way.

Colgate was the title sponsor of the Dental Hygienist Seminar which took place on 05 November 2016 and will be remembered as remarkable for all dental hygienists from MEA region, Pakistan, India and several other countries who were treated to a lineup of interesting lectures. The event was organized as a joint partnership between CAPP and Colgate Oral Care Academy with the support of the International Federation for Dental Hygienists (IFDH). It was designed to increase the level of enlightenment of all passionate dental professionals. Dental virtuosos from around the world featured throughout the day including:

  • Mrs. Robyn Watson, IFDH, Australia (President of the International Federation of Dental Hygienists)
  • Dr. George Sanoop, UAE (Dental Faculty Higher Colleges of Technology, Dubai & Sharjah Women’s College)
  • Dr. Nijad Mina, DDS, MSc, MRDM, Lebanon (PHD from Saint Joseph University Lebanon, Al Maghrabi Dental Clinics - Dammam - Saudi Arabia)
  • Dr. Lara Sawaya Jammoul, UAE (Consultant for HAAD, Tajmeel Dental Center Abu Dhabi, UAE)
  • Assist. Prof. Nadim Mokbel, Lebanon (Head of Periodontology Department, Saint Joseph University Lebanon)
  • Dr. Maroun Dagher, Lebanon (Senior Lecturer at Saint Joseph University Lebanon)

Seven lectures took place throughout the day with each session finishing off with heated debates at the Panel Discussion which was hosted by the chairman Professor Crawford Bain, Professor & Program Director in Periodontics at Hamdan Bin Mohammed College of Dental Medicine in Dubai, in UAE.

Dental hygienists, as part of the dental team enjoyed this event under the seminar theme “Dental Hygiene – Challenges and Opportunities for the Dental Professionals”. A total of 273 dental professionals expanded their knowledge with the scientifically based topics and the modern concepts in dental fields. To reach the goal, the initiator had included pre- and post- seminar hands-on courses in distinct dental topics. The dental hygienists were able to practice and master new techniques applied which will be imperative in their future work.

Title sponsor and patron of this occasion was Colgate through its Colgate Oral Care Academy, with vast experience in education and is recognized amongst the leaders in the industry.
CAPP will once again organize this masterful event on 03-04 November 2017 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Dubai Festival City and all international dental professionals interested are cordially invited.


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