Centre for Advanced Professional Practices (CAPP) was founded in 2005 in Dubai, UAE with the sole purpose of delivering excellence in Dental Continuing Medical Education in the Middle East and beyond. CAPP is an American Dental Association (ADA) C.E.R.P Recognised Provider (since 2012), specialising in Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) dental education programmes.
- A total of 245,278 dental professionals attended in 1,403 CME programmes
- One of the largest CME providers in the Middle East
- ADA C.E.R.P. Recognised Provider
- Currently doing business with 89% of the top 100 dental companies
CAPP is operational in:
- Middle East: UAE (headquarters in Dubai) and Kuwait
- Southeast Asia: Singapore
- Europe (via partners): Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and UK
CAPP’s Customers & Partners
CAPP’s clients and partners vary from dental professionals, large multinationals to SMEs that are looking for partners in the Middle East. Amongst CAPP’s customers are Denstply Sirona, Ivoclar Vivadent, GSK (GlaxoSmithKline), 3M, Oral-B(P&G), Colgate-Palmolive, Kerr Dental, KaVo, VITA, Straumann, Megagen, Neoss, EMS, Mectron, Hu-Friedy, Philips Sonicare, NSK, FKG, Global, Carestream, Planmeca, Invisalign, Shofu, DeguDent, Henry Schein, 3Shape, COLTENE, Heraeus Kulzer, Jordan just to name a few. CAPP also works with local and international dental organisations, associations and academies such as Kings College London Dental Institute, Tipton Training, British Academy of Restorative Dentistry (BARD), British Academy of Dental Implantology (BADI), Aachen Dental Laser Center (AALZ), Sigmund Freud University Vienna, RWTH International Academy - RWTH Aachen University, International Team for Implantology (ITI), The Saudi Dental Society, Lebanese Dental Association, Qatar Dental Society, Kuwait Dental Association, Singapore Dental Association, International Federation of Dental Hygienists just to name a few.
For the past 17 years, CAPP has facilitated 1,403 CME programmes educating 245,278 international participants. Ever since 2005 CAPP has experienced year-on-year growth and in 2021 alone CAPP educated 68,745 international dental professionals. This was a sharp increase compared to previous years as due to the COVID-19 pandemic CAPP organised the CAPP November Dental Livestream - one of the largest scientific online conferences in the entire world attracting 47,781 dental professionals from 148 countries who joined completely free of charge. In addition, in 2021 CAPP organised 120+ online webinars and delivered 145+ days of hands-on training in its training center.
* Lower vs 2015 due to AP CAD/CAM & Digital Dentistry Singapore being held bi-annually
** Sharp increase due to online events during COVID-19 pandemic