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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 101-104

King Saud University 16 th International Dental Conference

Date of Web Publication18-Apr-2016

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. King Saud University 16 th International Dental Conference. Saudi Endod J 2016;6:101-4

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. King Saud University 16 th International Dental Conference. Saudi Endod J [serial online] 2016 [cited 2023 Feb 1];6:101-4. Available from: https://www.saudiendodj.com/text.asp?2016/6/2/101/180625

King Saud University 16th International Dental Conference the 27th Dental meeting of the Saudi Dental Society was held in Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center (5-7 January 2016). This annual meeting offers a unique opportunity to gather and network with dental colleagues from around the world in an educational and professional environment. The Scientific Committee was chaired by Prof. Saad Al-Nazhan (Editor In-Chief of the Saudi Endodontic Journal).

One of the highlights of the conference is the keynote presentations delivered by distinguished scientific experts from USA, United Kingdom, Canada, Italy and Japan with topics on Regenerative Dentistry.

Two keynote speakers participated in the meeting. Prof. Paul Sharpe (Craniofacial Development & Stem Cell Biology, Dental Institute Kings College London, UK) talked about Bio-teeth: the generation of natural replacement teeth & Dental mesenchymal stem cells in tooth growth and repair

Prof. George T.J. Huang
(Director for Stem Cells and Regenerative Therapies, Dept. of Bioscience Research, College of Dentistry, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, USA) talked about Characteristics of stem cells and dental stem cells & Stem cells and tissue engineering in endodontics.

Two local speakers joined the speakers in giving lectures about stem cells and regeneration. Dr. Zikra Al Khayal (Consultant Pedodontist and Joint-Scientist Stem Cell and Re-Engineering Program Research Center Department of Dentistry, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center Riyadh, Saudi Arabia) who gave a review about Stem Cells: Translation in Clinical Dentistry

Dr. Mohammed S. Alenazy (
Endodontist, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia) presented his master thesis entitled: Micro-CT and Radiographic Evaluation of Dental Pulpal Revascularization in Perforated Dog's Teeth Using Platelet-Rich Fibrin

Dr. Marco Martignoni (Leads a Private Clinic in Rome, Italy and dedicates his practice mainly at Endodontics, Pre-Prosthetic Core Build-Up and Prosthodontics) presented The Golden Era of Endodontics

Prof. Gianluca Gambarini (Professor of Endodontics, Head of Endodontic Department, Dental School, Vice-Dean of Dental Hygienist School, University of Rome, La Sapienza, Rome, Italy) presented: 3D Endodontics: Concepts and Techniques

Dr. Tota Shimizu (
Clinical Instructor, School of Dentistry , University of California in Los Angeles , Los Angeles, California, US) presented: The Role of Bone Grafting in the Endodontic Surgery

Dr. Mitsuhiro Tsukiboshi (
Chairman of Tsukiboshi Dental Clinic , Clinical Professor, Tohoku University School of Dentistry , Immediate Past President of International Association of Dental Traumatology , Aichi, Japan)presented: Cone Beam CT Based Dentistry: Learn the diagnostic key points in CT images in endodontics, periodontics and implantology.


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