The Faculty of Dentistry and the University Dental Hospital will organize the King Abdulaziz University 5th International Dental Conference under the patronage of his Royal Highness Prince Khalid Al-Faisal Adviser to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, Prince of Makkah Region, and the Honor of the presence of his Royal Highness Prince Mishaal bin Majed.
It will be entitled Excellence in Education, Innovation and Patient Care. The conference, which is held every four years, is one of the largest dental conferences in the region. The conference is attended by around 3000 practitioners in the field of dentistry. This edition of the conference will be characterized by many updates to keep pace with the latest developments in dentistry and to meet the most important challenges of the specialty in our society. The four-day conference will be held at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Jeddah, from 21 to 24 October 2019. The conference consists of a series of lectures, seminars and workshops, as well as an exhibition that includes the largest companies related to dentistry. A group of distinguished international speakers from various countries will be hosted in various fields of dentistry to convey their expertise, the most recent findings of modern dentistry as well as local speakers to highlight the development and efficiency of our country in this field. The deans of the faculties of dentistry, leading figures and decision makers on oral and dental health will also be hosted. The symposiums will discuss many issues that concern the health practitioner in general and the oral and dental health practitioner in particular, such as awareness of patient rights and health practitioner rights, the fields of work of the graduate of dentistry and entrepreneurship, the use of modern dental technology, patient safety and infection control, dental education and many other issues. In addition, the first Hackathon on dental inventions in the Kingdom will be held during the conference.