March 14, 2023
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Global Scientific Dental Alliance discussed integration of oral health with primary health, development of treatment methods and medical care for people of determination
Dubai, UAE – 8 February 2023: His Highness Lieutenant General Sheikh Saif Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior attended today the 27th annual edition of the United Arab Emirates International Dental Conference and Arab Dental Exhibition – AEEDC Dubai 2023, which is taking place at the Dubai World Trade Center, and is ‘The Largest Annual Scientific Dental Conference and Exhibition in the World.’
His Highness Lt. General Sheikh Saif Bin Zayed was briefed on the advancements, solutions, and breakthrough research pertaining to oral health and dentistry as he toured the exhibition halls while accompanied by His Excellency Amb. Dr. Abdul Salam Al Madani, Executive Chairman of AEEDC Dubai and Global Scientific Dental Alliance, and Chairman of INDEX Holding. They visited the Republic of South Korea pavilion – this year’s Guest of Honour Country, in addition to multiple international pavilions that included Brazil, Türkiye, Germany, Russia, and many others that showcase the most advanced technology and innovative products in the industry.
The annual event is witnessing a large turnout of doctors, specialists, and members of dental associations from around the world, including several professors and students from prestigious dental universities. The exhibition showcases more than 4,800 brands from 3,600 companies related to oral and dental health, including 22 designated international pavilions and an overall total of 155 participating countries.
Global Scientific Dental Alliance
The activities of the second day of the AEEDC Dubai Conference included the 20th annual meeting of the Global Scientific Dental Alliance – GSDA, which includes more than 334 members representing more than 167 international medical organizations from hospitals, academic institutions, dental unions, international medical ministries, and several public and private sectors.
GSDA a non-profit and non-political body affiliated with the International Congress for Health Specialties. Members of GSDA strive throughout the year to implement and activate all recommendations and decisions that would increase the level of education and scientific research by organizing training courses that work on developing professional standards in the dental and oral health sector.
Among the most prominent recommendations discussed by the members this year are the promotion of the integration of oral health with primary health, the development of treatment methods and medical care for people of determination by providing the necessary training, and the determined efforts of all member bodies and organizations of GSDA towards a common goal to develop and enhance the quality of public health at the global level.
Professor Abdullah Al Shammery, Scientific Chairman of GSDA and Chairman, Board of Trustees at Riyadh Elm University, stated: “The 20th meeting of the Global Scientific Dental Alliance proved that there are no limits to the development of the dental and oral health sectors, so they remain to be the most advanced and distinguished. This annual meeting seeks to emphasize the importance of this global event that supports continuing education and scientific research.”
The second day of AEEDC Dubai 2023 continued to host several scientific lectures presented by some of the most prominent names in the dental field. The lectures discussed many key and important topics such as restorative dentistry and facial cosmetic procedures, and how artificial intelligence contributed to moving the world of dentistry into the future through new and advanced technologies that ensure the ease and flexibility of the patient’s treatment journey.
The 27th edition of AEEDC Dubai witnessed a large international turnout from various medical services from around the world which presented access to new methods of diagnosing diseases and treating patients in an effort to provide them with the best possible medical care.
The world of dentistry has officially entered the realm of Virtual Reality as Dentaverse was introduced at AEEDC Dubai 2023. Dentaverse is dedicated to helping the dental industry transform towards the next generation of the internet – Web3. Dentaverse utilizes Web3 technology, blockchain, and metaverse to connect the dots within the global dental industry and help transform dental care. Dentists are now able to see and communicate with each other and their patients from around the world through a metaverse platform.
Martin Ravets, Founder and CEO of Dentaverse, stated: The excitement and genuine curiosity displayed by all the guests here at the exhibition, is truly remarkable. The partnership between Dentaverse and AEEDC brings a fresh and innovative approach to dentistry. Through AEEDC platform, we have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact together.”
AEEDC Dubai 2023 is organized by INDEX Conferences and Exhibitions Org. LLC – a member of INDEX Holding. The event is supported by Dubai Health Authority, Ministry of Health and Prevention – UAE, International Congress For Health Specialties – ICHS, Global Scientific Dental Alliance, multiple Dental Federations, Executive Board of the Health Ministers Council for Gulf Cooperation Council States, Gulf Health Council, Riyadh Elm University, Arab Academy for Continuing Dental Education, Saudi Dental Society, Saudi Orthodontic Society, Saudi Prosthodontic Society, International Association for Dental Research, The Greater New York Dental Meeting and Manitoba Dental Association.
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Abdel Rahman Rabie
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