22 Jul 2017

CAPP Training Institute hosted 20 days of hands-on training

DUBAI, UAE: CAPP-Tipton Dental Academy and the British Academy of Restorative Dentistry (BARD) Diploma programmes were accommodated by the CAPP Training Institute in Dubai. Firstly, Module 1 of the Clinical Endodontics Certificate & Diploma programme with faculty lead Prof. James Prichard, UK took place between 20-23 April. In May, during 14 consecutive days Groups 1 and 2 completed Module 4 and 5 of the Restorative & Aesthetic Certificate & Diploma programme with faculty lead Prof. Paul Tipton, UK.
CAPP Training Institute hosted 20 days of hands-on training

Clinical Endodontics Diploma Module 1 covered “Fundamentals of Contemporary Endodontics” which included “Understanding of Instrument Design and Its Effect on Prevention of Iatrogenic Errors” and a hands-on training on “Hand Filing and Lateral Compaction Techniques” using microscopes. The 24 delegates coming from Bahrain, Hong Kong, India, Iran, Iraq, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and UAE received CME via the accreditation of Health Authority Abu Dhabi (HAAD) of 30.25 CME, Dubai Health Authority (DHA) of 21.75 CME and American Dental Association (ADA C.E.R.P.) of 28 CE Credits. The second module is scheduled for 27-30 July  when the delegates will be taught "Aetiology and Diagnosis of Endodontic Disease" with hands-on "Rotary NiTi and Thermoplastic Obturation Techniques." The third module is scheduled for 12-15 October 2017 when the delegates will be taught “Traumatic Injury, Pain and its Management which will include “Emergency Endodontics and Diagnosis in Depth, Odontogenic and Non-Odontogenic Pain, Diagnosis and Management” and a hands-on training on “Rotary Niti and Advanced Thermoplastic Obturation Techniques”. After Module 3, delegates will be graduating from Year 1 Certificate. Participants then have the opportunity to continue to Year 2 where they can obtain a Diploma in Clinical Endodontics issued by BARD and also serving as a pathway to Masters in Clinical Dentistry (MClinDent) Endodontology with City of London Dental School and BPP University.

The next events in the CAPP Training Institute were Module 4 and 5 for both groups doing the Restorative & Aesthetic Certificate & Diploma programme took place between 03-16 May.  Topics covered were “Adhesion Composites & Anterior Composite Restorations, Composite Veneers, Posterior Composites, Porcelain Inlays and Onlays, Gold Preps, Minimally Invasive Veneer Preparations and Emax & Zirconia Anterior Restorations”.  The delegates practiced on the Phantom Heads various techniques which were observed by Prof. Tipton and five dental trainers from the BARD support staff. Module 4 concluded the Certificate Levels of the programme and the participants have now officially entered in the Diploma level. The next module is scheduled from 27 to 30 September and will be on “Modern Post and Core Techniques and Occlusal Examination” with Prof. Paul Tipton and “Aesthetic Perio Connective Tissue Grafting” with Prof. Crawford Bain.

The organisers have now officially opened registrations for dental professionals willing to start the programme in October 2017 (group 3).

For more information about the programmes visit: Restorative & Aesthetic Dentistry Diploma starting on 05 October 2017 (www.cappmea.com/capptipton) and Clinical Endodontics Diploma starting in February 2018 (www.cappmea.com/endo).