3rd IDCAN (International Dental Conference of Al Noor Hospital) in collaboration with New York Univ.

Organization: Al Noor Hospitals Group

Venue: Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort

Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Event Date/Time: Sep 26, 2013 / 9:00 am - (GMT +4:00 hours) End Date/Time: Sep 27, 2013 / 6:00 pm - (GMT +4:00 hours)
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It is with great pride that I bring to you the 3rd IDCAN; and I am delighted to personally invite you to attend this distinguished event in the field of Dental Medicine.

The 3rd IDCAN will be held on 26 and 27 September 2013, at the Sheraton Abu Dhabi, Hotel and Resort in the United Arab Emirates.

We have had the privilege to walk a successful road with the New York University – College of Dentistry (NYUCD), and will be conducting this conference in collaboration with NYUCD for a third consecutive year. A delegation of their distinguished faculty members will be conducting state of the art lectures as part of the conference program. An addition to our portfolio of reputable partnerships this year includes Operation Smile. Their charitable work towards children in need of reconstructive surgery for with facial deformities such as cleft lip and cleft palate, has been commended the world over. We are proud to be part of this community initiative by enhancing awareness amongst professionals in the field of Dental Medicine.

The 3rd IDCAN will be a unique opportunity for the exchange of knowledge, experience, and the dissemination of the latest techniques and research findings in the fields of Paedodontics, Implantology, Aesthetic Dentistry, Endodontic Dentistry, Maxillofacial Surgery, Periodontics and other sub specialties of Dental Medicine.

Dr. Aman El-Duweini, Director of IDCAN


General Learning Objectives for the 3rd IDCAN

  • Evaluate the new biological and clinical concepts to achieving implant success
  • Apply dento-facial aesthetics concepts and discuss bonded porcelain restorations
  • Assess the full scope of soft tissue laser treatment potential in the practice
  • Discuss the surgical procedure to harvest the connective tissue in the treatment of gingival recession
  • Apply differential diagnosis of different diseases that can cause pain which is similar to toothache
  • Interpret the prerequisite steps for successful pulpal revascularization of an avulsed tooth.
  • Define the importance of treatment planning using a multi-disciplinary treatment approach
  • Summarize several different rotary systems in endodontics
  • Demonstrate new treatment regimen for immature teeth
  • Describe Early Childhood Caries and its impact on general health and well-being
  • Contrast the different modalities at different age levels in the treatment of Cleft patients
  • Interpret the latest guidelines of dento-facial trauma and treatment of compromised teeth

Target Audience:

  • General Practitioner Dentists
  • Specialized Dentists
  • Maxillo Facial Surgeons
  • Orthodontists
  • Periodontists
  • Pedodontists
  • Endodontists
  • Oral Surgeons
  • Oral Hygienists
  • Dental assistants/Nurses
  • Dental Technicians


Day One -Thursday 26th September, 2013

09:00-10:00 Registration 10:00-10:45 Opening Ceremony 10:45-11:00 Exhibition Hall Opening & Coffee Break

Session One:

11:00-11:45 Differential Diagnosis: Is it really toothache? Dr. Asgeir Sigurdsson (Iceland) 11:45-12:15 Soft tissue management via Diode Laser Dr. Tuba Buyukozer (Turkey) 12:15-13:00 Connective tissue graft in the treatment of gingival recession Dr. Roberto Luongo (Italy) 13:00-13:15 Panel Discussion 13:15-14:15 Lunch Break

Session Two:

14:15-15:00 Current treatment options of dental trauma based on the new guidelines of the International Association of Dental Traumatology Dr. Asgeir Sigurdsson (Iceland) 15:00-15:30 Dento-facial trauma Dr. Yahya Al Refai (Syria) 15:30-16:15 Treatment consideration for compromised teeth Dr. Khalil Aleisa (KSA) 16:15-16:30 Panel Discussion 16:30-16:45 Coffee Break

Session Three:

16:45-17:15 Management of cleft lip and palate Dr. Salam Al-Khayyat (Jordan) 17:15-18:00 Dental problems in cleft patients: Dentist's role in OS mission Dr. Ilham Abbas (Egypt) 18:00-18:15 Panel Discussion


Day Two - Friday 27th September, 2013

Session Four:

08:30-09:00 Pediatric guide for treatment & Prevention of Early Childhood Caries Dr. Enjy El Kimary (Egypt) 09:00-09:45 Pulplal Revascularization of young immature tooth Dr. Asgeir Sigurdsson (Iceland) 09:45-10:15 Panel Discussion 10:30-10:45 Coffee Break

Session Five:

10:30-11:15 Immediate Implant Provisionalization Dr. Khalil Aleisa (KSA) 11:15-12:00 How to manage an implant failure by immediate or delayed relocation Dr. Roberto Luongo (Italy) 12:00-12:15 Panel Discussion 12:15-14:00 Prayer & Lunch Break

Session Six:

14:00-14:30 Dentofacial Esthetics in Dental Treatment Planning Dr. Tuba Buyukozer (Turkey) 14:30-15:15 Bonded Porcelain Restorations Dr. Khalil Aleisa (KSA) 15:15-16:00 Surgical and Prosthetic factors to achieve implant success in the aesthetic zone Dr. Roberto Luongo (Italy) 16:00-16:15 Panel Discussion 16:15-16:30 Coffee Break

Session Seven:

16:30-17:00 Treatment Planning Complex-Full-Mouth Rehabilitations a Multidisciplinary Approach Dr. Mamta Mehra (India) 17:00-17:45 Rotation vs. Reciprocation in Endodontics: Is there a difference? Dr. Asgeir Sigurdsson (Iceland) 17:45-18:00 Panel Discussion 18:00-18:15 Closing Ceremony 18:15-18:30 Certificate Distribution



Dr. Asgeir Sigurdsson Dr. Sigurdsson is the Chairman of the Department of Endodontics at New York College of Dentistry; Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Endodontics at the School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Clinical Associate Professor in the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Hong Kong; And Clinical Teacher in Endodontology at UCL Eastman Dental Institute, London, UK   Dr. Enjy Elkimary Dr. Elkimary is a General Paediatric Dentist at Al Noor Hospital, Abu Dhabi-UAE and Teaching Dentist at Alexandria University's Paediatric Dentistry Department. She obtained her certification of Paedodontics from the University of Alexandria in 2010. She has been involved in research in Paediatric Dentistry since 2005 and published her first research in the Journal of Paediatric Dentistry in 2011   Dr. Ilhaam Abbas Dr. Abbas is a General Paediatric Dentist at the Abu Dhabi Dental Centre, Ambulatory Health Services-SEHA (Abu Dhabi Health Services Company). She obtained her Bachelor's Degree of Dental Surgery and Medicine from the University of Alexandria, and is a Technical Committee member of Abu Dhabi Smiles at HAAD (Health Authority - Abu Dhabi)   Dr. Khalil Aleisa Dr. Aleisa is the Chairman of Saudi Prosthodontics and Dental Implants Club; Associate Professor and Consultant of Implant and Prosthodontics in the Department of Prosthetic Dental Sciences at the College of Dentistry, King Saud University. He obtained a two year's fellowship for the Advanced Study Program in Implant Dentistry from the New York University - College of Dentistry in 2004   Dr. Mamta Mehra Dr. Mehra is a Prosthodontist in Dubai, UAE. She completed the Advanced Study Program in Post-Graduate Prosthodontics at the New York University - College of Dentistry. She is a Member of the American College of Prosthodontists (ACP), a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI), and an Associate Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID)   Dr. Roberto Luongo Dr. Luongo is an Adjunct Instructor in the Department of Periodontics and Implant Dentistry at the New York University - College of Dentistry. He is a Member of the American Academy of Osteointegration (AO), the Italian Society of Periodontology (SiDP) and the Italian Society of Osteointegration (SIO). He completed the International Postgraduate Program in Implant Dentistry at New York University   Dr. Salam Khayyat Bolivar Dr. Bolivar is an Orthodontist at Drs Nicolas & Asp, Dubai, UAE. She is a Member of the American Association of Orthodontics, Jordanian Association of Orthodontics, and Arab Orthodontic society. She earned her Bachelor's Degree in Oral and Dental Medicine from Cairo University, followed by a PhD in Orthodontics from EGE University, and sub-specialized in Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate cases   Dr. Tuba Buyukozer Dr. Buyukozer is a Restorative Dentist at Bin Arab Dental Centre, Dubai - UAE. She completed her MDS, and PhD in Restorative Dentistry at the Faculty of Dentistry at Seljuk University, Konya, Turkey. She is a Clinical Specialist Supervisor at the University Hospital Sharjah, UAE, and is a Member of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR), and the Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry in Turkey (EDAD)   Dr. Yahya Al Refai Dr. Al Rifai is a Specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Dental Implantology, and Head of the Dental Department in Al Noor Hospital - Khalifa Street Branch in Abu Dhabi, UAE. He obtained his Fachzahanarzt Certificate (Germany Board Certificate) in Oral Surgery from Leipzig and Dresden Hospital Universities in 2003


Scientific Committee:

Dr. Aman El Duweini , Conference Director Dr. Mazen Natour, Conference Co-Director

Organizing Committee

Dr. Kassem Alom Conference President Dr. Aman El Duweini Conference Director Dr. Mazen Natour Conference Co-Director Dr. Lamya El-Barasi Conference Assistant Director Mr. Nizar Mouad Conference Assistant Director Mr. Ahmed Abu Mijana Conference Assistant Director Mr. Jarett Gilbert New York University Liaison Nicolene Kruger Conference Liaison Mohammad Rich Media Coordinator Alaa Obeid Marketing Coordinator Ms. Dana Kalash Conference Logistics Ahmed Kassab Conference Accountant Mark Carriedo IT Support Mohammed El Haj Younis Graphic Designer & Photographer Ali Fiddah Web Designer    


Registration Fees

Contact Information:

CME & International Relations Department:

Tel :+9712-6139726 Fax :+9712-6270678 E-mail :cme@alnoorhospital.com P.O. Box :46713 Abu-Dhabi-UAE

Conference Fees:

Early-bird Dentist(valid until 5 September 2013) :AED 800.00 Early-bird Nurse/Tech/Assistant (valid until 5 Sept. 2013) :AED 700.00 On-site/Regular Dentist :AED 900.00 On-site/RegularNurse/Technician/Assistant :AED 800.00





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