11th Dental Facial Cosmetic International Conference

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This year's 11th Dental Facial Cosmetic Conference & Exhibition was held
in the InterContinental Hotel, Dubai Festival City, Dubai, UAE.

The two-day event offered dental professionals the chance to gain verifiable CPD recommended subjects, network with peers and learn about the latest advancements in innovation and technology at the exhibition.

Several significant events took place during the 5 Days of Continuing Dental Education Programme including:
11th Dental Facial Cosmetic Conference – Main Conference, Dental Hygienist Symposium,
Ministry of Health and Prevention Dental Symposium, Dental Lab Technicians,
over 20 multi-disciplinary hands-on training courses, Round Table Presentations, Exhibition, Free training at the exhibition area and Poster Presentation competition.

Total of 3,235 dental professionals who attended our 5 days of CME Events at 11th DFCIC which included:

321 dental hygienists (Dental Hygienist Seminar)
98 Ministry of Health & Prevention dental professionals (MOHAP Symposium)
392 dentists & dental specialists (22 hands-on courses throughout 5 days)
91 dental technicians (Lab Aesthetic Seminar)
214 dental students (attended the 11th DFCIC and DHS)
2,119 dentists and dental specialists attended the main 11th DFCIC
(63% GP dentists, remaining are specialists including Endo, Prostho / Implants, Ortho etc.)

The demographical % breakdown is as following:

41%     27%     9%      8%       7%     5% LEVANT    3%

The conference was organised by Centre for Advanced Professional Practices (CAPP).


Regional delegates from different specialties attended to the conference and hands-on courses. 

Dental professionals from different specialties including general practitioners, endodontists, implantologists, orthodontists, periodontists, prosthodontist, conservative dentists, maxilofacial surgeons and dental technicians from both government and private sectors enjoyed the high level of the scientific programme whilst meeting top industrial players in this field during the two days of the conference.





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, SHOFU, NIKON and Philips Sonicare (Castle General Trading). 

The winners were categorised 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 and Dr Nadim Aboujaoude, Lebanon – President Elect of the International College of Dentists, Middle East Section.

Congratulations to the winners:

First Place Winner: Dr Tala Hani Alsohaibi, Saudi Arabia, Dr Mohammud Zubair Chattaroo, Mauritius
& Dr Abdellatif Ahmed Waked, Egypt
Second Place Winner: Dr Hala Husain Jabbad & Dr Tala Hani Alsohaibi, Saudi Arabia
Third Place Winner: Dr Hawazen Abdulhai Radwan, Saudi Arabia
Fourth Place Winner: Musca Alexia, Romania

Thank you to the sponsors:



11th 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.




The Free trainings were organised at the exhibition area on 08 and 09 November. With over 500 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.
To see the full list click here.

Thank you all for making this event such a success!

See you next year!

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