September 6th– Several renowned speakers from over 35 different countries of the world are currently participating in FDI’s 106th annual meeting: World Dental Congress 2018.
The workshops held on the second day were conducted by Angelus, Proaltec, Dis Den, and Roncoapnea. The subjects touched were ‘Fiber Posts; Step by Step to Achieve Predictable Results’, ‘Bone Regeneration’, ‘Orthodontics in the Preadolescent Child. What are your Goals and What can we Achieve with an Early Treatment?’, and ‘Snoring and Apneas of Sleep. Treatment with Mandibular Advancement Devices’.
The two Meet the Expert sessions of the day were directed by Dr Lars Christensen and Prof. Marco Ferrari, their subjects being ‘Are we Ready to Go Digital in Orthodontics?’, and ‘Adhesive Dentistry’, respectively.
During the Hot Topic Session Prof. Roland Frankenberger from Germany lectured on digital dentistry and CAD/CAM; Dr Paulo Kano from Brazil spoke on Digital Dentistry; Prof. Marco Ferrari from Italy lectured on the topic ‘How to Use Intra-Oral Scanners (IOS) in a Safe Modality: Clinical Degrees of Difficulties’; finally, Dr Kazuyoshi Baba from Japan discussed the current status and future prospective of digital dentistry.
An important highlight of the day was the session held by Women Dentists Worldwide Forum. It covered subjects like ‘Breastfeeding and laser in Odontopediatry’, ‘Dental Care and Oral Health for Achieving Healthy Longevity in An Aging Society’, ‘Tooth Bleaching and Its Undesirable Effects, Treatment Care of 21st Century with Implants’, ‘Giving Quality of Life, he Usefulness of Plasma Rich Fibrin (i-PRF) in the Treatment of TMD Painful Conditions’, and ‘The Usefulness of Plasma Rich Fibrin (i-PRF) in the Treatment of TMD Painful Conditions’.
Throughout the day many revolutionary lectures, and workshops were conducted under the direction of high-achieving doctors and professors. Dr. Marko Vujicic, from Chicago USA provided a comparative analysis of Dental Care System around the world. At the Global Periodontal Health Project Symposium, FDI President Kathryn Kell among others, presented a lecture on ‘Proactive Prevention and Effective Periodontal Care: Major Challenges, Scientific Updates and Key Issues for Success’.