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Conference/Exhibition: November 03-04, 2017
Hands-On Courses: 01-05 November 2017
49 CE Credits during 7 days

InterContinental Hotel, Festival City Dubai, UAE
7 DAYS! Dubai Dental Conference/Exhibition & Continuing Dental Education (31 Oct - 06 Nov 2017)


Prof. Ralf Smeets, Germany
Prof. Ralf Smeets, Germany
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    Prof. Dr. Dr. Ralf Smeets graduated in Dentistry and Medicine at the University of Aachen. From 2005 to 2010 he was a resident in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Aachen and specialized in OMFS and Oral Surgery. In 2009 he completed his habilitation (post-doctoral lecturing qualification) in the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Aachen. One year later he received the prestigious “Hans von Semen Award” from the German Society for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Since 2011 he is Senior Consultant, Head of Research and Associate Professor at the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery of the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf. His research focuses on tissue engineering of bone tissue and oral mucosa, testing of bone substitute materials and biomaterials in vitro and in vivo, immediate loading of dental implants.
  • Lecture: Periimplantitis - Etiology - Diagnostics - Therapy - What next?
    In order to deal with the topic periimplantitis there are many facts that have to be addressed. We will help to familiarize you with this specific issue with the aim to make you feel more comfortable in dealing with it.

    First of all we will introduce you to the definition and etiology of periimplantitis and mucositis. Then we will show you the biology and pathology of periodontal vs. periimplantal soft tissue. Further the appropriate clinical and radiological diagnostics will be presented and the correct choice of therapy.

    There are different options of treatment of patients that we would like to address. The non-surgical proceedings like mechanical (manually – mechanically), antimicrobial (CHX, H2O2, Iodine, local + systematic antibiotics), the photodynamic therapy (aPDT), the ozone therapy or the laser that we will familiarize you with. On the other hand we will present to you the surgical procedures in the treatment of periimplantitis.
Dr. Emilio Carlos Zanatta, Brazil
Prof. Emilio Carlos Zanatta, Brazil
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    Dr. Emilio Carlos Zanatta was born in Dracena, Brazil, 1960. After graduating from the University of Santos UNIMES in Brazil in 1981, he received his Specialization in Prosthodontics degree from the University of Santos in Brazil in 1985, his Master of Science degree from University FOSJC/UNESP in Brazil in 1994, his Philosopher’s Degree from University of São Paulo in Brazil in 2000. He maintains since 1982 a private general practice, and since 1986 a private practice specialist Prostodontics and Occlusion.
  • Lecture: Interdisciplinary Dentistry: Occlusion Aspects
    Dentistry always needs to use some aspects about Occlusion, before, during and after any treatment. It is important for the best results that different professionals discuss about the same case, the results will be more predicability. Thus, I will explain some key points: a) importance of Occlusion. b) The learning process and the team, with some clinical cases. c) mandible position - diagnosis - MiniReg Technique, occlusal splint, Rehabite. d) Interocclusal records and semi-adjustable articulator. e) a case report - orthodontic treatment, orthognatic surgery and restorations. f) conclusions.
 Dr. Andrew Wallace, UK, Inman Aligner Academy
Dr. Andrew Wallace, UK, Inman Aligner Academy
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    Andrew Wallace BDS (QUB) MClinDent Prosthodontics (KCL) MFGDP (RCS Eng).

    Andrew is a dentist with special interest in Prosthodontics and Orthodontics.

    Andrew gained his Master of Clinical Dentistry (MClinDent) in Prosthodontics from King’s College London in 2015 and is an honorary clinical tutor now for current postgraduate students in this program.

    Andrew is a lecturer, trainer and mentor as part of the IAS academy for dentists using the inman aligner and clearsmile brace system. Andrew is the current Vice President of the European Society of Aesthetic Orthodontics (ESAO) and is heavily involved in other aesthetic dentistry organisation such as the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (BACD) and the Irish Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry (IAAD).

    As a UK opinion leader for Philips Zoom Andrew also speaks on tooth whitening procedures.
  • Lecture: Progressive Smile design, an introduction
    When it comes to cosmetic dentistry, dental professionals in an effort to give their patients a nicer smile often focus on providing the patient with an idealised smile. Translating the elements of a beautiful smile into proportions, ratios, rules etc. that can be easily conveyed to a dental technician, easily reproduced, easily taught and remembered.

    This rigid adherence to smile design principles may, in some circumstances, result in patients having more treatment than they may require to meet the needs. Moreover, several studies have shown that many patients’ goal is a natural smile and that smiles that correspond to these idealised principles are not actually viewed as any more aesthetic.

    It has been shown that there can be a low correlation between what a clinician believes requires aesthetic correction and the patient’s view. Dental appearance can have a significant effect on the patient’s self-perception and social interaction In my view, our goal in aesthetic dentistry should be a smile that the patient views as meeting their aesthetic goals and requires the least amount of tooth tissue loss at a reasonable cost.

    A progressive approach where the smile is gradually improved and the patient is allowed to see and assess the improvement before committing to the next stage is a sensible and pragmatic approach. Using a protocol of Align Bleach and Bond we can take the patient quickly through this progressive journey and also make the provision of ceramic restorations more simplified by ensuring the optimal position of the underlying teeth so that the process of shade matching, preparation, impression taking and adhesive cementation is more predictable: setting the scene for long lasting success.

    In this talk Andrew will outline the progressive smile design principles and introduce the Inman Aligner a quick, simple removable dental appliance for the alignment of the anterior teeth, as a tool for use in this protocol.
Hands-On Course: Inman Aligner - Certification
Dr. Med. Dent. Alexandros Manolakis, Greece
Dr. Med. Dent. Alexandros Manolakis, Greece
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    Dr. Alexandros Manolakis was born in Thessaloniki, Greece. After graduating from the University of Freiburg in Germany in 2002, he received his Dr. Med. Dent. degree from the University of Göttingen in Germany in 2003. He was a visiting associate professor in the department of Periodontology in the University of Freiburg until 2004. After attending military service in Greece as a dentist, he maintains since 2006 a private practice specialising dental implants and aesthetic dentistry together with his brother, Kleanthis Manolakis, in Thessaloniki, Greece.

    Dr. Alexandros Manolakis is coauthor of a German Periodontology Textbook (Praxis der Zahnheilkunde, Parodontologie, 4th Ed; Elsevier, 2005), author of various publications and an international lecturer.

    He is an official teaching mentor for different dental implant systems and he is giving hands-on courses with live-surgeries in implantology, soft-tissue-management and bonemanagement. Areas of special interest include Periodontal Micro-Surgery, Computer-Guided Implant Placement, Immediate Loading of Implants placed in the Edentulous Jaw, Applications of chairside CAD/CAM and 3D-Printing in Implantology.

    He is an member of the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (EAED affiliate) and the Computer Aided Implantology (CAI) Academy.

    Dr. Alexandros Manolakis is co-editor-in-chief of the greek journals Dentorama and Dental Journal.
Dr. Ozair Banday, USA
Dr. Ozair Banday, USA
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    Dr. Ozair graduated from Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Boston University, MA, USA. and received his DMD and a Master of Science (M.S.) from the Department Prosthodontics in 2011, in addition to the Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (C.A.G.S) in Prosthodontics. After that he joined Harvard School of Dental Medicine as a part-time faculty in Prosthodontics and then moved into private practice in which he has been an associate and intensely active in Full mouth reconstruction and Aesthetic Dentistry.
    He is Certified in Botox & Fillers by the American Academy of Facial Aesthetics and is an active member of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry – AAID and the International Team for Oral Implantology – ITI.
Hands-On Course: Design, Preparation, Impression & Cementation
Dr. Munir Silwadi, UAE
Dr. Munir Silwadi, UAE
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    A B.D.S Graduate in 1975, Dr. Silwadi maintained a general dentistry private practice in Abu Dhabi, UAE as well as in Toronto, Canada.Since 2000, as an M.Sc. specialist prosthodontist, he is running a multi speciality dental center and is limitinghis practice to the fields of prosthodontics, Implantology, and CAD/CAM esthetic dentistry.Opinion leader in the Prosthodontic field for the last eight years.His academic achievements as member of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario Canada, Certificate of the Dental Examining Board of Canada, ISCD Certified International Trainer keep his name as a well-known consultant in CAD/CAM.
Hands-On Course: Indirect Veneers
Dr. Eduardo Mahn, Chile
Dr. Eduardo Mahn, Chile
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    Dr. Mahn graduated from the University of Chile in 2004. He received the German DDS, one year later. The New York University College of Dentistry certified him as Implantologist in 2007. In 2008, he published his doctorate thesis in 2008 titled “Osseointegration of zirconia implants, an in vivo study” and got his doctorate degree in 2010 from the University of Duesseldorf, Germany. Between 2007 and 2009 he worked for Ivoclar Vivadent at the ICDE (International Center for Dental Education), Schaan, Liechtenstein and he is presently a guest lecturer at several universities. He is the author from a variety of articles and has been lecturing intensively about Esthetic Dentistry and Implantology in more than 50 countries. Dr. Mahn is presently the Director of Clinical Research and the Director of the Program of Esthetic Dentistry at the Universidad de los Andes, Chile. He is also an partner at the CIPO Clinic in Santiago, Chile, emphasizing comprehensive implantology, restorative and esthetic dentistry.
Hands-On Course: Digital Smile Design Day 1 Hands-On Course: Digital Smile Design Day 2 Hands-On Course: Non-Prep-Veneers and Modified Non-Prep-Veneers Hands-On Course: Direct Veneers: How to Create the Right Shape and Texture and Achieve the Desire Shade Hands-On Course: Modern Preparation and Cementation for Inlays, Onlays and Occlusal Veneers Hands-On Course: Advance Composite Course
Closing Diastemas and Correction of Peg Laterals
Hands-On Course: Veneers Vs Crowns: the Challenge in Smile Design
Conference Accreditation: Est. 14 CE Credits
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