Dohms plans hi-tech Dental Care Centre

DUBAI - A project to build an advanced Dental Care Centre at the Dubai Department of Health and Medical Services (Dohms) has been approved. Details of the Centre will be announced soon, said Qadi Saeed Mroushid, Director-General of Dohms. He said the tender for the project is expected to be put forward within eight to six weeks.

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Published: Wed 16 Apr 2003, 12:34 PM

Last updated: Wed 1 Apr 2015, 9:57 PM

"The planned dental centre project is in accordance with the department's aim to create highly specialised and exemplary medical centres. We view dentistry to be a very essential speciality," Mr Mroushid said.

Mr Mroushid was speaking at a Press conference at Al Wasl Hospital to announce details of the upcoming UAE International Dental Conference and Arab Dental Exhibition (AEEDC 2003), which will be held at the Dubai International Exhibition Centre from April 26 to 28.

Ten thousand visitors are expected to attend AEEDC 2003, while the scientific programme of the conference boasts 38 lectures that will cover the latest developments in dentistry and dental surgery from around the world.

Around 250 companies will be represented at the dental exhibition held alongside the conference. Companies representing Germany, the United States, Italy, Spain, Sweden, UK, India, Pakistan, South Korea and Japan will take part in the conference.

Dr Tariq Khoury, the conference chairman, said that among the topics of great interest to dentists and dental surgeons that will be discussed will be the use of low energy lasers in dentistry and a lecture on tissue engineering in implantology, which will be presented in the Middle East for the first time by Professor Reiner Schmelzeisen from Germany.

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