10th Dental Facial Cosmetic International Conference

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The 10th Dental Facial Cosmetic International Conference & Exhibition (#10DFCIC) that took place on 09-10 November 2018 in Dubai closed with a total of 3053 dental professionals. The event built on the success of last years conference with several significant events which took place during the six days of continuing dental education (#CME) including the Dental Facial Cosmetic main Scientific Conference, Dental Hygienist Seminar, Poster Presentation, Exhibition, CME Training Zones at the Exhibition, 20 Hands-On Training Courses, Dr. CAPP contest and the Anniversary Dinner. Next to that, the event  welcomed newcomers, providers and expert delegates from over 53 countries who gathered during the conference days at the InterContinental Hotel, DFC in Dubai.The organiser, Centre for Advanced Professional Practices (CAPP), achieved for a consecutive tenth edition a great record of attendance and continued to grow the established reputation as the regionals leading international dental scientific conference organiser. This is by providing high level continuing dental education.

221 Sponsors, Exhibitors & & Supporters
3053 participants internationally
312 dental hygienists
38 international speakersHigh satisfaction rate among delegates, exhibitors and visitors



A total of 3053 international and regional  delegates from different specialties attend to the  conference and hands on courses. There over 53 different countries  represented within the two day conference including:Afghanistan, Algeria, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Egypt, Ethiopia, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Iran,Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Luxemburg, Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, New Zealand, Oman, Pakistan, Philippines, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, Slovakia, Sudan, Switzerland, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, UAE, United Kingdom, USA, Zambia.





Year after year delegates from across the region travel to Dubai to present their latest scientific cases, studies and novelties through poster presentations. This scientific platform allows authors to meet and get introduced informally with interested viewers, facilitating greater exchange of ideas and networking opportunities. 

This is an important introductory for researchers at scientific meetings such as the Dental Facial Cosmetic Conference. This year was no different with three deserved winners, each one receiving appreciations from sponsors and the organizer alike. Awards were distributed by SWAN, Oral-B and Philips Sonicare (Castle General Trading). 

The winners were categorized by an experienced jury led by Ass. Prof. Dr. Çağdaş Kışlaoğlu from Turkey – Associate Professor In the Department of Oral Health Sciences and Technologies in Beykent University; Dr. Nabeel Al Nahhas – Faculty of Gulf Medial University Ajman and Dr. Ibrahim Soubt – Ivoclar Vivadent AGDirector / Near East & Orient.

Congratulations to the winners:

First Place Winner: Dr. Zahra A. AlZaher, Dr. Danah F. Almaskin, Dr. Masoumah S. Qaw
Second Place Winner: Dr. Aya Ammar Khanji
Third Place Winner: Dr. Erum Zain

Thank you to the sponsors:


10th Dental Facial Cosmetic Conference and Exhibition was a unique networking opportunity. With feedback from a record breaking attendance, the blend of scientific content, product showcasing and continuing dental education further underlined the event as a major importance for the regions dental professionals.

The industry’s leading dental manufacturers continued to sponsor this important dental gathering which contributes towards the developing of these advanced technologies. 

The companies experienced an all-time-high interest from the delegates during the conference. Every morning the “COFFEE WITH THE SPONSORS” session was an excellent networking opportunity for all attendance before the very busy scientific program. This exclusive access gave a chance for sponsors to share experience with colleagues, make new contacts and strengthened existing relationships.





34 Free CME trainings were organised at the exhibition area on 09 and 10 November. With over 558 participants,  the advantages of this concept were twofold. Exhibitors had the opportunity to showcase the latest products and innovations they interacted with dental professionals while dental professionals while dental professionals used this  opportunity to upgrade their skills.




The exhibition provided great business opportunities for  all parties – delegates, visitors and trade.
The companies  benefited from meeting new clients in a relaxing and  exclusive environment with delegates having the opportunity to see latest novelties in the market. As usual, this interaction was an excellent source of information ideas, new services and products.


With a constant increase in demand for a hands-on approach, CAPPmea partners with several key opinion leaders, international dental academies and dental industry to host numerous hot topics in dentistry including:

Dr. Eduardo Mahn, Chile | 07 Nov 2018 | InterContinental Hotel | Dubai | UAE
Cementation of Ceramic Anterior and Posterior Restorations

Asst. Prof. Dr. Cagdas Kislaoglu, Turkey | 07-08 Nov 2018 | InterContinental Hotel Dubai | UAE
Minimal Invasive and Non Prep Veneers Smart Smile Design with Veneers

Prof. Brian Millar, UK | 08 Nov 2018 | 3M Innovation Centre | Dubai | UAE
Aesthetic Management of Tooth Wear the MI Way

Dr. Christian Makary, Lebanon | 08 Nov 2018 | CAPP Training Institute | Dubai | UAE
Maxillary Sinus Floor Elevation

Dr. Eduardo Mahn, Chile | 08 Nov 2018 | InterContinental Hotel | Dubai | UAE
Direct Veneers: How to Master the Shade, Shape and Texture

Dr. Eduardo Mahn, Chile | 09 Nov 2018 | InterContinental Hotel | Dubai | UAE
Ceramic Contact Lenses: The Minimal Invasive Way of Doing Veneers

Dr. Sylvia Rahm, Germany | 09 Nov 2018 | InterContinental Hotel | Dubai | UAE
Handling Aesthetic Composite Restorations Depending on the Indications

Dr. Riccardo Ammannato, Italy | 09 Nov 2018 | InterContinental Hotel | Dubai | UAE
Composite Restorations and a No Prep Approach on Worn Dentition – The Index Technique

Mary Mowbray, New Zealand | 09 Nov 2018 | InterContinental Hotel | Dubai | UAE
Enhanced Biofilm Management Using Modern Air Polishing Techniques

Dr. Carlos Sabrosa, Brazil | 10 Nov 2018 | InterContinental Hotel | Dubai | UAE
Everything Veneers – From Essential Know How to Techniques & Tips for Cementation

Dr. Matthew Holyoak, UK | 10 Nov 2018 | InterContinental Hotel | Dubai | UAE
Diagnosis & Management of Tooth Surface Loss

Prof. Paul A. Tipton, BARD, UK | 10 Nov 2018 | CAPP Training Institute | Dubai | UAE
The Art & Science of Aesthetic Dentistry & Anterior & Posterior Diagnostic Waxing

Robyn Watson, Australia | 10 Nov 2018
Periodontal Instrumentation

Dr. Penelope Jones, Australia | 10 Nov 2018 | InterContinental Hotel | Dubai | UAE
Better Sitting at Work for Females Only

Amanda Gallie, UK | 10 Nov 2018 | InterContinental Hotel | Dubai | UAE
Periodontal Instrumentation & Guided Biofilm Therapy Masterclass

Dr. Munir Silwadi, UAE | 11 Nov 2018 | 3M Innovation Centre | Dubai | UAE
Indirect Veneers

Dr. Eduardo Mahn, Chile | 11 Nov 2018 | InterContinental Hotel | Dubai | UAE
The Direct Injection Technique

Prof. Paul A. Tipton, BARD, UK | 12 Nov 2018 | CAPP Training Institute | Dubai | UAE
Adhesive Bridge Preparation Techniques


Were hosted by the sponsors and the industry's most respected dental technicias. Delegates had a chance to attend numerous trainings split in groups, allowing an opportunity for direct discussions and immediate Q&A receiving personal treatment from presenters. The trainings were held in groups (10 seats available per session) in order to have a high learning impact. Outstanding dental technicians presented various topics of great interest.


Thank you all for making this event such a success!

See you next year!

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