Karachi, The Department of Operative Dentistry of Bahria University Medical and Dental College (BUMDC) organized a CDE program on Friday, 29th July, 2016 for the lecturers and students of third and final year BDS.
The subject of the seminar was “Treating Caries and Cavities”, a lecture delivered by the esteemed guest speaker , Dr. Asad Javaid, Head of Department Operative Dentistry at Hail University, Saudi Arabia. Dr. Asad completed his MCPS from the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Pakistan and his M.D.S from Baqai University, Karachi.
Among the honorable guests were Dean and Principal BUMDC Brig (R)Prof. Dr. Shaheen Moeen, Prof. Dr. Asadullah Khan, Principal Dental section Bahria University Medical and Dental College Prof. Dr. Zubair Ahmed Abbasi, and Head of Department Operative Dentistry, Dr. Shama Asghar.
The program commenced with a welcome note for the honorable guests, followed by Tilawat-e-Quran.
Dr. Asad began his lecture on the treatment of caries which is an increasingly prevalent health concern among the general population especially in Pakistan. He highlighted many discrepancies in diagnosis and treatment planning practiced in today’s modern dentistry. He also discussed various methods of caries diagnosis, prevention and brought forth a new perspective of diagnosing and managing caries precluding the need for early operative intervention
At the end, an interactive question and answer session took place in which the students and lecturers had a number of questions, indicating that the new take on treating caries was certainly an intriguing one for all.
Principal and Dean BUMDC Prof. Dr. Shaheen Moeen and Principal Dental section Prof. Dr Zubair Ahmed Abbasi awarded the honorable guest speaker with a shield of acknowledgement for his commendable efforts and for taking out his valuable time to come and speak for the students and faculty of Bahria University Medical and Dental College.