Honorary Chairman – AEEDC Dubai
Consultant – Dubai Dental Services,
Dubai Health Authority
I am extremely delighted to welcome you to the 25th edition of the UAE International Dental Conference and Arab Dental Exhibition – AEEDC Dubai, which is the most awaited annual international dental conference and exhibition in the world.
It is immensely satisfying to witness the phenomenal success achieved by AEEDC Dubai over the past 24 years, which owes its tremendous progress to a rich scientific program, presence of top-quality conference sessions, scientific lectures, workshops, poster presentations, the participation of world’s best scientific talent and more importantly the support of the global dental fraternity.
The 2021 edition of AEEDC Dubai comes at a time when exponential growth in advanced dental technologies and rapid influx of new dental treatment methods are fundamentally transforming dentistry practice and contributing to effective diagnosis and superior dental care. With so many developments taking place in the field of dentistry, we recognize the need for world class dental education, advancing of skills and exchanging technical know-how with aspiring dentists and clinical practitioners attending this high-profile dental gathering.
Keeping this in mind, AEEDC Dubai 2021 presents a comprehensive agenda featuring a number of highly specialized pre-conference courses such as ‘Dubai World Dental Meeting ‘DWDM’ and Advanced Specialty Courses to address the most critical topics in dentistry. In addition, high-profile international scientific gatherings including ‘AEEDC Dubai World Orthodontic Conference 2021’, and ‘AEEDC Dubai World Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Conference 2021’ offer advanced dental training to attendees.
We will also discuss COVID-19 in great detail, and how it affected all aspects of healthcare, with great emphasis on dentistry. We will also discuss the lessons learned and how to prepare for the next pandemic, may it never happen.
As the honorary chairman, I would like to recognize the efforts of all our key decision makers, industry colleagues, partners, dental associations and bodies for their relentless support for AEEDC Dubai and thank them for their continuous support.
In addition, AEEDC Dubai will play host to the 19th edition of the Global Scientific Dental Alliance, featuring a number of dental institutions from the UAE and abroad and bringing together a number of leading experts, academicians, industry professionals and members of the dental fraternity. This scientific meeting will focus its efforts on improving oral and dental care around the globe while also help build a viable roadmap for dental practice in the future.
I wish you all a very promising and productive AEEDC Dubai 2021 and hope to see you in Dubai soon!
Dr. Abdul Salam Al Madani
AEEDC Dubai and Global Scientific Dental Alliance
With great pride and humility, I welcome you to a very special ‘2021’ edition of UAE International Dental Conference and Arab Dental Exhibition – AEEDC Dubai, which has recently been bestowed with the honor of becoming the largest scientific and educational dental conference in the world.
AEEDC Dubai comes on the backdrop of an outstanding record, registering 25 stellar years of proven dental excellence by fostering the exchange of advanced dental knowledge via a rich scientific conference program and highlighting the most important topics comprising all the diverse fields of dentistry.
With the aim of advancing the science and practice of dentistry at par with international standards, AEEDC Dubai strives to create a benchmark for superior dental education by bringing together top dental specialists, world-renowned surgeons, doctors, clinical professionals and key decision makers from across the region and the globe.
In the upcoming edition of AEEDC Dubai, we are indeed very proud to witness the presence of highly-advanced dental courses, world renowned scientific conferences and dedicated scientific gatherings such as the annual Global Scientific Dental Alliance (GSDA) meeting, which attracted the biggest dental associations, highest decision-making bodies, key dental institutions and universities from across the globe and we hope that through such platforms, dental experts can discuss and dialogue about building a credible roadmap for the future of dentistry practice.
On the sidelines, AEEDC Dubai 2021 agenda features the presence of the hugely popular AEEDC Dubai Stars program, which involves star celebrity dentists, influencers and industry professionals to engage in a series of fun-filled competitions and is specifically designed to initiate, inspire and spark their creativity.
Moreover, in order to meet the high-expectations of the industry, the AEEDC Dubai 2021 exhibition offers the biggest brands and companies in the dental industry an ideal opportunity to showcase their most up-to-date dental innovations and technologies, products and services while also presenting trade visitors, exhibitors and top dentistry practitioners from many countries and continents a one-stop-shop platform to expand their businesses and seek potential collaboration opportunities.
In conclusion, I thank all our attending dentists, specialists and regional and international dental bodies and associations such as the Dubai Health Authority (DHA), Arab Dental Federation, Executive Board of the Health Ministers Council for Gulf Cooperation Council States, GCC Oral Health Committee, Arab Academy for Continuing Dental Education and Saudi Orthodontic Society among other esteemed partners for their invaluable contribution and support.
I also call upon our speakers, experts and industry professionals to become our global ‘AEEDC Dubai Ambassadors’ and join us in keeping AEEDC Dubai the number one dental event in the world.
I wish you all a very successful year ahead and hope you’ll find the agenda extremely useful in your respective fields of dental practice.
Dr. Abdul Salam Al Madani
Dr. Nasser Al Malik
I wish to extend my special greetings to all AEEDC participants.
As part of our efforts in the scientific committee, we have prepared an exciting conference program keeping in mind all the recent advancements in Oral Healthcare while also addressing the newest digital frontiers and dental traumatology standards via many forums such as the Digital Dentistry Society Forum and the GCC Preventive Dentistry Forum among others.
As always, we endeavoured to cover the mainstream trending topics of the year 2021 in all the related facets of dental oral care, form surgery to restorative to dental hygiene and dental assistance and we certainly hope to keep all participants busy with 6-8 conference halls allocated for the transfer of world-class dental education.
Running parallel to the conference, AEEDC Dubai 2021 exhibition will host an even bigger list of companies attracting thousands of dental brands and companies showcasing their latest and most advanced products in dental care with particular emphasis on quality and research in dentistry.
On the sidelines, we have special activities to keep you entertained during AEEDC Dubai, such as the popular AEEDC Dubai Student Competition with tens of universities from all over the world competing for the coveted ‘AEEDC Knowledge Champion Award 2021’, and the ‘AEEDC Dubai Stars 2021’ with the presence of key celebrities and dental figures. In addition, ‘AEEDC Dubai Awards’ are specifically designed to recognize the significant achievements of individuals and organizations for their understanding contributions to oral and dental health.
We hope that AEEDC Dubai agenda will inspire you in joining the biggest dental show in 2021 and as always, we welcome your attendance in AEEDC Dubai 2021 and look forward to seeing you in Dubai very soon.
Dr. Nasser Al Malik