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Seminar and Workshop on Lasers in Dentistry

Date: Jan 13, 2017
Time: 09:00 AM - 12:30 PM,
Location: Thumbay Medical and Dental Speciality Center, Sharjah
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Dear Colleagues and Students,

I take pleasure in inviting you to the Seminar and Workshop on Lasers in Dentistry, being organized by the College of Dentistry, Gulf Medical University Ajman. We are happy that we will be hosting this event at the Thumbay Medical and Dental Speciality Center, Sharjah on Friday, 13th January 2017, from 9:00am to 12:30pm.

I am confident that this event will enlighten the local and visiting specialists and would prove very beneficial to all dental professionals. Ministry of Health has accredited the conference for 4.5 CME Hrs.

I once again whole-heartedly invite you to this conference and look forward to meet you on 13th January 2017.

On successful completion of this event, participants should be able to

Objectives:

1.To demonstrate a general understanding about the use of hard and soft tissue LASERs in General Dentistry.
2.To improve the health and wellbeing and comfort of the patients through proper and adequate use of LASER technology.
3.To develop knowledge about the Clinical aspects and applications of LASERs in Oral Medicine, Oral and Maxillo facial surgery, Periodontics and Endodontics.
4.To develop knowledge about the research aspects and future perspectives of LASERs in Dentistry.

Knowledge and Understanding:

1.Understand the physics, including LASER production and properties of the LASERs.
2.Understand the Scientific background of LASERs.
3.Understand the clinical applications of LASERs in Oral Medicine, Oral and Maxillo facial surgery, Periodontics and Endodontics.
4.Understand the nature of the LASER beam and its wavelengths.
5.Understand the nature of LASER-tissue interactions at different wavelengths.
6.Understand the differences between hard and soft tissue LASERs.
7.Acquire thorough knowledge about the LASER unit.
8.Acquire thorough knowledge about the clinical Dental applications of LASERs in Hard and Soft tissue management in Oral Medicine, Oral and Maxillo facial surgery, Periodontics and Endodontics.
9.Acquire thorough knowledge about the LASER safety, precautions and the protocols involved in LASER use.
10.Discuss how the LASERs can be successfully applied in daily clinical practice in Oral Medicine, Oral and Maxillo facial surgery, Periodontics and Endodontics.

Clinical and Practical Skills

1.Apply their knowledge and skills in identifying the cases in Oral Medicine, Oral and Maxillo facial surgery, Periodontics and Endodontics, that are to be managed with LASER techniques.
2.Understand the basic preparation of the patient, required for Laser treatment.
3.Identify the different types of Units.
4.Observe the Clinical application of LASERs in soft tissue management like gingivectomy, gingivoplasty, operculectomy and frenectomy (depends on the availability of the variety of cases for LIVE demonstration).
5.Learn how to successfully integrate the role of LASERs in daily Clinical practice and management in Oral Medicine, Oral and Maxillo facial surgery, Periodontics and Endodontics.

Intellectual skills

1.Decide on the type of LASER to be used, including the frequency and wavelengths.
2.Able to select cases in Oral Medicine, Oral and Maxillo facial surgery, Periodontics and Endodontics, suitable for LASER management.
3.Understand the role and limitations of LASERs in Clinical practice of Dentistry.

Registration Fee:
Doctors - AED 250
Students - AED 150

With best wishes,
Prof. Mohamed Said Hamed
Dean, College of Dentistry
Gulf Medical University

 

Contact: +971 6 703 0698 / +971 6 703 0697 / + 971 6 703 0672
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