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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 18  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 354
Sixteenth IACDE PG convention report

Organizing Chairperson, 16th IACDE and IES PG Convention, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Date of Web Publication1-Jul-2015

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Taneja S. Sixteenth IACDE PG convention report. J Conserv Dent 2015;18:354

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The 16 th IACDE PG Convention was held at ITS Dental College Muradnagar, Ghaziabad from 4 th to 6 th June 2015. The theme for this convention was to Explore, Enrich, and Excel: Redefining Tooth Conservation. This exclusive 3-day session involved innovative scientific deliberations that revealed new and contemporary trends of this specialty so as to help young budding endodontists to excel in their practice and master patient care.

   Inauguration Top

This event was inaugurated by Chief Guest Rtd. General V.K Singh, Minister of State External Affairs and Guest of Honor, Lt. General T.K Bandhyopadhyay, and presided by the Chairman Dr. R.P Chadha. The 3 days scientific extravaganza received an overwhelming response in terms of 1100 registrations from all across the country, involving 900 scientific presentations under 5 different categories involving: Poster, paper, showcase of clinical excellence, quiz, and for the very first time a category of original video procedure presentation by young and aspiring endodontists was also introduced.

The major attraction in this convention were the preclinical courses and keynote lectures conducted by esteemed International Speakers, Dr. Noushad Rahim (U.K.), Dr. Alberto Dagna (Italy) and Dr. Unnikrishnan (U.K.), and renowned national speakers.

There was also an exclusive panel discussion on the topic: Preparation and planning for PG exam: Examiners and students perspective, involving panelists from all four zones of the country. It was a two-way interactive session in which the panelists and students put forth their views and opinions.

   Awards Top

The following are the winners of the best papers, posters, and videos.

Best poster

Isolite, Dr. Monisha Tiwari, New Horizon Dental College and Research Institute, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh.

Best paper

  • Anatomical aberrations and their management: An endodontic perspective: A case report, Dr. Ali Azhar, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, CDER, New Delhi.
  • A comparative evaluation of the retention of two different fiber reinforced posts: An in-vitro study, Dr. Rubeena. A. Azeem, Saveetha Dental College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
  • Antibiotic Prescription trends among dentists: A survey, Dr. Karan Khurana, Santosh Dental College, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.

Clinical excellence

Retrieval of the separated intracanal instrument using ultrasonics, Dr. Ankit Sajnani, Dr. R. Ahmed Dental College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal.

Best original video of procedure presentation

Use of cone beam computed tomography and dental operating microscope for endodontic harvesting of iatrogenic furcal perforation with mineral trioxide aggregate and internal matrix: A case report, Dr. Bastin Cherian, JSS Dental College and Hospital Bannimantap, Mysore, Karnataka.

Quiz competition winners

Dr. Jayson Mathew James, Dr. Sahle Abdul Kareem, and Dr. P Sindhu Padmanabha, Raja Rajeshwari Dental College, Bengaluru, Karnataka.

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Conflicts of interest

There are no conflicts of interest.

Correspondence Address:
Sonali Taneja
Organizing Chairperson, 16th IACDE and IES PG Convention, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/0972-0707.159759

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