Use of STEM CELLS in dental implants highlighted
Gulf Dental College, a constituent college of Gulf Medical University organized a seminar on Updates on Dentistry at its campus on Saturday. More than 100 doctors from all over UAE attended the seminar. The seminar was held in association with the Ministry of Health and Emirates Medical Association –Dental Society.
Dr Suhail Husseini, a leading dental practitioner from Dubai emphasized on the use of STEM CELLS for the growth of new bone, as the use of bowine bone resorbes to an extent of 68% in due course of time.
Hence Implant cases with bone deficit would be the ideal situation to the stem cells from their own blood, which helps for better bone repair with more than 90% predictability in the results.
Dr Vijay Desai – faculty from Ajman university spoke on “periodontal Infection and systemic disease – is it a two way street.” He spoke about the importance of and correlation of systemic diseases and the oral health, Diseases like cardio vascular, respiratory and pre-term low birth weight babies are all the factors of poor oral hygiene, to combat these risk factors he stressed the importance of regular dental consultation, counseling on the diet habits would help.
Dr Fawaz Al Majali, Senior specialist from Al Baraha hospital addressed on “Al Baraha experience in Maxillofacial Trauma” and highlighted the complexity of cases he has encountered and the psychological trauma which the patient will go through subsequently was discussed. He also made it clear that all health care professionals should undergo a formal training about the basic life support to equip themselves when the need arises.
In this era of technological revolution , dentistry is keeping pace with the advancements , Dr Jayalakshmi -Associate Dean of Gulf Dental college focused her presentation on the advantages of using Microscope for all the applications in Endodontics, in her presentation entitled ” MICRO-ENDODONTICS: A TREND FOR BETTER PATIENT CARE. The principle behind the use of microscope is Magnification, Illumination, & Instrumentation which contributes significantly to the predictable success.
The conference was accredited by the Ministry of Health for 5.5 CME Hrs and is being organized by the Gulf Dental College, as part of its professional development programs.