Under the patronage of H.E. Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, Minister of Higher Education & Scientific Research, Egypt
12 - 14 December, 2019 | Royal Maxim Palace Kempinski Cairo, Egypt

AEEDC Dubai Awards

There has been tremendous growth within the dental industry in recent years and the AEEDC Scientific Advisory Committee and stakeholders are delighted to recognize the distinguished leaders and innovators within the world of oral heath.

The AEEDC Dubai 2018 Awards are designed to show appreciation by recognizing the significant achievements of both individuals and organisations and their outstanding contributions to oral health.

AEEDC Dubai 2018 Award Winners

AEEDC Dubai 2018 Young Researcher Award:

Zuhair Saleh Natto, BDS, MBA, MPH, MSc, DrPH
Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology
Diplomate, International Congress of Oral Implantologists, Assistant Professor, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
Visiting Assistant Professor, TUFTS University, USA, Lecturer Harvard University, USA

AEEDC Dubai Best Booth Design Award: CORICAMA

AEEDC Dubai Best Booth Activities Award:

Excellence in Clinical Product / Equipment Award:
Dentsply Sirona :3D Endo™ Software

AEEDC Dubai Best Clinical Photo Award :
Pine Dental Lab -Mr. Neel Antony

Poster Winners:


FIRST PRIZE winner : Mona Al Hassan
‘Preparedness of Dental Clinics for Medical Emergencies in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia’

SECOND PRIZE winner : Abdulwahab Aljardi
‘Color Masking Ability of Lithium Disilicate Crowns for Titanium Implant Abutments- An in-vitro analysis’

THIRD PRIZE winner: Najla Aseeri
‘Efficacy of a Self-designed Mobile Application to Improve Child Dental Health Knowledge among Parents’

This is an annual award, which is granted to the person that has made a significant contribution to oral health on a global scale. The nominees and the winner will be selected by the AEEDC Awards Committee.

Final Round Candidates of AEEDC Dubai 2019

Prevalence of Root Caries Among Elders Living in Residential Homes of Bengaluru City, India.

B.D.S degree from the Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University and M.D.S degree in Public health dentistry from Rajiv Gandhi University of health science, Karnataka India. Main areas of research interest are geriatric dentistry, dental caries, root caries and epidemiology.

The Expression of Transcription Factors NF-κB and STAT3 in Periodontal Disease and Evaluation of Herbal Drug Andrographolide for Periodontal therapy

BDS, MDS and PhD from University of Kerala, India. Professor and PhD guide of periodontics at PMS College of Dental Sciences and Research.

Directed Differentiation of Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells into Pulp Regenerative Progenitors.

Dr. Mohamed Jamal
CAGS, MSD and DScD in Endodotincs from Boston University, USA in 2017. Assistant Professor in Endodontics at MBRU.

The Comparative Analysis of Sensory Responses Around Dental Implants and Natural Teeth.

Dr. Mohammed Moeeduddin Ahmed.
BSc, BDS, MDS, Resident , Department of Restorative Dentistry and Biomaterials. Boston University Henry Goldman Dental School.


This award is designed to acknowledge the young talent within the field of Dental Science and will allow the young dentists to share their ideas, innovations and observations with world class institutions and authorities in the oral health field, by simply providing them with the deserved exposure, an enlightening experience will be achieved for all parties. Through this endeavour we encourage the young researchers in the field of Dental Science to contribute their accomplished studies, thus bringing the informative benefits to all oral health professionals participating in the AEEDC Dubai event. The single winner for the AEEDC Young Researcher Award will be entitled to the following.

  • Admission to AEEDC Dubai 2019
  • 4 Nights Accommodation (provided by AEEDC Dubai Organizer)
  • Admission to 1 AEEDC Advanced Speciality Course of his/her choice.
  • Certificate of participation.

Young Researcher Award application prerequisites:

1. The candidate should be 40 years of age or below.
2. The research must be already concluded, and with no pending parts, within 2 years before the date of the award.
3. The research should already be recognized by the research/thesis committee/department of a University.
4. The research should be either already published, or be scheduled for publication in a peer review journal.

  • 2018 Award Winner


    Zuhair Saleh Natto
    BDS, MBA, MPH, MSc, DrPH
    Diplomate, American board of periodontology Diplomate, International Congress of Oral Implantologists

    Research Title: “Soft Tissue Dimensional Alterations Following Ridge Preservation with Collagen Matrix Seal or Collagen Sponge with Bone Allograft: A Randomized Volumetric Study ”

    Dr. Natto has published more than 25 articles and book chapters related to public health and dentistry. Dr. Natto received several awards including American Academy of Periodontology foundation award, International College of Oral Implantology award, American Dental Education Association and American Association of Public Health Dentistry.

    Click here for Young Researcher Award Application Form

This award seeks to recognize the “Champion” presenter of the year; all AEEDC Dubai conference speakers’ names will be automatically included in this competition. The best speaker should be the most popular and attract the biggest number of attendees; he/she should get the highest recognition from the audience. The winner will be officially announced by the AEEDC Awards Committee after the final counting of “audience” votes. Recognition certificate and trophy will be presented to the winner. Announcement of the winner will be through the following:

  • Personal correspondence with the winner
  • AEEDC Dubai website.
  • AEEDC Dubai 2019 Report.
  • Wall of Recognition during AEEDC Dubai 2019.

This Award commemorates the dental clinic product/equipment that is a revolutionary breakthrough in the professional oral care, or has achieved groundbreaking improvement to an existing product. The winner will be selected by the AEEDC Awards Committee.

Criteria for selection:

  • Innovation or modernization of existing equipment, materials, or instruments.
  • Outstanding quality of production.
  • Safety of product.
  • “A” to “Z” time.
  • Simplicity of steps.

Click here to download the Excellence in Clinical Equipment Award Application form

Selection of this award will be through participants’ voting on a daily basis. The votes will be collected by the exhibitors themselves and handed over to AEEDC organizers everyday of the event.

The best booth activity will be through participants’ voting on a daily basis. The votes will be collected by the exhibitors themselves and handed over to AEEDC organizers on a daily basis.

The purpose of this award category is to celebrate the necessity of details in dentistry and to appreciate effective and beautiful documentation work.

AEEDC Best Photo Award is in form of a competition, where applicants can submit as many as 5 photos for committee consideration.


  • Clinical
  • Workplace
  • People

Who can apply?

Any dentist, dental student, hygienist, dental technicians, and dental assistant who have given attention to details and taken the time and placed effort to have the ideal photo documentation, and consider their work to be good enough to receive an award.


The images must be in jpg or Jpeg formats, a title and date is necessary for each image, please note that it is possible that the committee will ask for a higher resolution for final decision making process. Entries that have won any competitions or awards can not be considered, any such work must be declared. A 50 word description of each image is mandatory to understand the work and consideration.

It is advised to remember the following points for better results in the award competition:

Originality of the work, creativity, Impact, excellent visual elements, colour and light balance, sharpness and contrast, serving the purpose for which the picture is taken.


By submitting your work to the committee as part of the Photo Awards, you consent to their use in whichever way (not clinical, not part of a CPD) the committee finds suitable in connection with the Photo Awards, their publicity and exposure, including but not limited to publications both hard and soft version, and as well as media. Any other purpose for the use of the image(s) needs prior consent of the owner/applicant.


In case of an image that features a face, the person appearing in the image must give a written consent understanding and agreeing to the Award and Copyright conditions.


All committee decisions in relation to the winner(s) selection are final and not debatable.