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Dental experts shed light on how to drive career further

By Dr Muattar Hanif
June 08, 2020

KARACHI: Dental education experts got together for a seminar on Zoom recently to discuss the ‘Higher Inter-Disciplinary Dental Education in London in a new era: Driving your career further.’ from the perspective of senior dental academicians. 

The event was jointly organised by Barts and The London, School of Medicine and Dentistry and Fatima Jinnah Dental College (FJDC). 

“In this day and age, post-graduation has become very necessary. People are opting cities like London to seek knowledge,” said Dr Asher Jamelle, Head of Department of Periodontology, FJDC, who was also moderating the discussion.

The event focused on compiling and critically presenting the educational opportunities concerning the full-time speciality in Periodontology and Distance Learning masters in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery courses available to enhance post-graduate experience and knowledge in taught training.

The key-note speakers for the event, Prof Simon Holmes, Director of Distance Learning and Professor of Craniofacial trauma and Consultant in Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, Royal London Hospital and Dr Domniki Chatzopoulou, Specialist Periodontist and Senior Clinical Lecturer shared valuable insight to increase chances to present successful application.

 The webinar session consisted of an interactive presentation discussing the predictable step by step clinical cases to aid optimum aesthetic outcomes. The demonstration of the importance of interdisciplinary training in soft and hard tissue regeneration was also done.

The participants were thoroughly explained with the help of videos and digital material regarding the assessment and operative treatment.

The speakers highlighted the importance of atraumatic experience and socket preservation through surgical techniques. Important critical factors in predicting the outcome in advance facial reconstruction were urged.

Dr Asher concluded the event by thanking the participants and key-note speakers for taking time out in crucial times of COVID-19.

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