Wednesday, September 30, 2009

“Dentistrends” emerge for the 101st PDA Convention

Trends on Dentistry still continued to materialize as the Philippine Dental Association held its 101st Annual Convention & Scientific Meeting at SMX Convention Center, Pasay City last September 22 to 28, 2009. 

With the theme “Encompassing the Emerging Trends in Dentistry”, the convention featured top lecturers in scientific sessions and the latest dental products at the convention’s Trade Exhibits.

The convention featured Orthodontic Symposiums including the “Clinical Guidelines In Orthodontic Retention” by Dr. Ma. Laarni P. Serraon, Legal forums including the “C.O.D.E. And The Dental Law: The Pda Experience” by Dr. Arturo P. De Leon, Preventive Dentistry with Dr. Kazuo Kato’s “Oral Biofilm : Approaches To Reduce Cariogenicity”, a video-conference session of Pediatric Dentistry, current issues on dentistry like the “Minimally Invasive Approach In Cosmetic Dentistry” by Dr. Sushil Koirala and the “Laboratory Services Available In The Philippines” by Dr. Arnon L. Rivera, Prosthodontics that featured “Implant Prosthodontics: Occlusal Considerations And Current Controversies. Where Is The Science In Implant-Protective Occlusion?“ by Dr. Frieda Von Giese Brookshire, non-clinical forums like the topic “Towards Financial Security” by Dr. Jose Ma. A. Concepcion Iii, Endodontics with the “The Future Of Endodontics” by Dr. Marie Antoniette R. Veluz, surgical issues like the “Frontline Management Of Surgical Complications And Dental Emergencies” by Dr. Gary V. Brillo, Esthetic Dentistry with the “Common Errors In Esthetic Dentistry: Focus On Perio-Prostho In Teeth And Implants” by Dr. Regina Isabel Santos, Dental Technology issues such as the “Occupational Hazards In The Dental Laboratory” by Dr. Angelita B. Galvan, Implant Dentistry with Dr. Keng-Mun Wong’s “Management Of Hopeless Teeth In The Aesthetic Zone: Immediate Implants”, Periodontics - “Imaging In Periodontology” by Dr. Esmonde F. Corbett, issues on Oral Disease, and some Health Screening.

Other highlights of the convention included the 307 booths at the Trade Exhibit Area, gargling fountains courtesy of GSK-Astring-o-sol, and other give away promos.

For further information about the event, visit the website


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