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Dental students made Pakistan proud at ISDC 2020

Dubai: Under the Patronage of H. H. Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council of the UAE, Ruler of Sharjah and President of the University of Sharjah, the University of Sharjah’s Dental Student Association, the 8th International Students’ Dental Conference was recently held.

The ISDC (International Students’ Dental Conference) is the biggest 2020 event for dental students and 1st and 2nd-year dental graduates. It involved over 700 participants from all over the world coming together to share knowledge, as well as build friendly and professional bonds among each other. Students delegation from Pakistan also actively participated in the global event.

The two-day conference consisted of symposiums conducted by internationally recognized speakers who contributed enormously to the dental field and its advancement along with presentations delivered by dental students, as well as participants presenting their posters in the conference hall.

The conference also included two interactive debates regarding dental controversies, as well as clinical competitions and workshops.

Five students from Sardar Begum Dental College, Gandhara University participated in the conference. Dr. Yasir Israr presented his original research paper titled “Awareness of dentist regarding antibiotic resistance in teaching dental hospital of Peshawar.” Dr. Zahid Hussain presented his original research titled “Fake news, myths and remedies regarding oral health in patients coming to teaching dental hospital of Peshawar.” Dr. Wajeeha Aftab presented her poster presentation titled “Stress, depression and anxiety in TMO’s of teaching dental hospital of Peshawar.” Dr. Haisam also presented his poster presentation tilted “Knowledge regarding cross infections in dental assistants of teaching dental hospital of Peshawar”. All these research projects were completed under the guidance of Dr. Syed Imran Ali Shah Gilani.

The students also participated in Dental Olympics and Dr. Zainab stood first position in Quiz Competition.

DN Report

March 3, 2020

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