The 69th Indian Dental Association National Conference in Delhi concluded on an excellent note with over 5000 delegates from all over the country and overseas. With a meeting space of over 70,000 sq. ft , & 7 large halls providing continuous presentations and symposia, a trade fair with over 300 exhibitors and 150 booths, the theme “Roadmap towards Smart Dentistry”was apt.
We at Dr. Fernando Noronha’s Dental Clinic were proud to be associated with this event and were the largest representation from Goa.
Dr. Anagha presented on “the Role of the dentist as a Detective”. she elaborated on the importance of the dentist in forensics, various telltale signs for the investigator and the importance of maintaining records.
Dr.Roshni touched on the topic of ” Pediatric dentistry for the General practitioner”. Commonly occurring cases where we tend to overlook or ignore thinking the child is small or the teeth will go, were stressed upon. Also the carelessness of the dentist and the importance of timely intervention to prevent later damage was highlighted.
Dr. Fernando Noronha spoke on ” is Extraction the last resort?”. various options of conservation even when the tooth was wholly destroyed were evaluated. It was concluded that even when everything fails there is always a chance with “FERRPOST” and the option of extraction can be deferred and successfully delayed.