VIRTUAL AND DIGITAL IMPLANT DENTISTRY AT YOUR FINGERTIP: A HANDS-ON SEMINAR WITH LIVE SURGERY

On 15th May 2017, Faculty of Dentistry had organized a seminar entitled Virtual and Digital Implant Dentistry at Your Fingertip. The aim of this seminar was to expose the participants with the digital evolution in dentistry, to assist the implant placement for moderate and difficult case seen by the dentist as well as dental specialists. In addition, this seminar was a great opportunity for the participants to have a close look at dental implant and its procedure.

 

This program, which began at 9.00 am, had gathered 21 participants, mainly dental officers, from both government and private sectors from all over Malaysia. This program started with a welcoming speech from the President of IDAM (Islamic Dental Association of Malaysia) Dr Firdaus Hanapiah.

The seminar begin with lecture by Dr Khatiravan followed by second lecture from Dr Firdaus Hanafiah. The invited speaker was Dr Jui Tang Cho brought by BENQ Company from Taiwan, with a lecture entitle “The Arts and Science of Surgical Planning and the Reality of Surgery”. The afternoon session was demonstration followed by a Live Surgery session USIM Dental Specialist Clinic on a real patient.

 

This seminar was co-organized with the cooperation between Dental Faculty, USIM and the Islamic Dental Association of Malaysia (IDAM) as part of MoU activities from both parties. The committee members for organizing this seminar consisted of USIM staffs, IDAM member and BENQ Company.

In conclusion, Virtual and Digital Implant Dentistry and Live Surgery seminar run smoothly and the feedback was very good. Hopefully this cooperattion will continue to organize such this program and always being blessed by Allah S.W.T.

Congratulation and Well done!