On behalf of the Organizing Committee of the 16th Makkah International Dental Conference & Exhibition, I am honored to welcome you to this year’s conference which will be held on 4-6 April, 2019, under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Khalid Al Faisal, Advisor of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and Governor of Makkah Region.

This year, the conference organized in collaboration with the Saudi Society of Restorative Dentistry SSRD and Index Holding.

Our aim is to establish the conference to enrich the field of dentistry in the Kingdom with all this new scientific research and treatment methods and modern techniques to help all those working in this area to develop in their field academically or in terms of research and therapeutic.

We also aim to exchange experiences by attracting distinguished speakers from abroad and inside the Kingdom. Organizing committee was keen to attract many international speakers from America, Europe and the Arab States and as well as the leaders of the Kingdom.

We also aim to set up workshops that explain and provide all that is new in therapeutic techniques in various dental disciplines.

Also, complementing this conference, an comes exhibition equipped with the latest international technologies and many local and international companies involved in it to provide the latest trends in the field of dental supplies and devices.

We had also prepared social events for you to express our Arabian hospitality and our country’s pride and unique culture.

As a conference chair, I want to extend my sincere thanks to the speakers and heads of associations, to our distinguished guests who responded to our invitations, to our corporate sponsors.

I know that the success of the conference depends ultimately on the many people who have worked extremely hard for the details of important aspects of the conference programs and social activities.

We look forward to seeing you in Makkah.

Dr. Meshari Faraj Alotaibi

President, Makkah International Dental Conference & Exhibition

In the name of Allah, and peace and blessings be upon his Messenger, the faithful and the advocate of knowledge,

On behalf of the members of the Saudi Dental Restorative Society, we are pleased to participate in the preparation and organization for holding the 16th Makkah International Dental Conference.

It is an honor to be the leading and principal partner of this conference. This scientific gathering is one of the well-known conferences referred to by the scientific community at the local, regional and international levels.

The Saudi Dental Restorative Society is entering this year as a strategic partner in the organization of this conference, which has been organized and held annually on a continuous basis.

We are looking forward to benefiting all participants in their various fields of specialization and providing lectures and workshops in various specialties of oral and dental medicine.

We also look forward to benefiting all participants in their various disciplines from the lectures and workshops that will be presented at the conference in the various oral and dental specialties.

In addition, the accompanying exhibition will feature specialized institutions and companies from KSA and the world, where they will offer the latest findings of modern science in the manufacture of dental instruments used in diagnosis and treatment.

My dearest thanks to all of the organizers of the Makkah International Dental Conference to give us the opportunity to contribute to the preparation of this conference and the participation in its activities.

I look forward to meeting you in the 16th Makkah International Dental Conference.

We ask Allah to crown our efforts with success,


Prof. Abdullah R. AlShammery

President, Saudi Dental Restorative Society

It is with great pride that I welcome you all to the 16th Makkah International Dental Conference and Exhibition.

It is indeed a great honor for INDEX Conferences & Exhibitions, member of INDEX Holding, to be chosen as the official event organizer of Makkah International Dental Conference and Exhibition.

Over the past 26 years, since its inception in 1991, INDEX Conferences and Exhibitions has been leading the event’s industry through organizing a whole range of national and international events in Dubai and abroad spanning across various fields such as Medical, Economic, Industrial, Academic, Trade, Investment and Business and other sectors.

We are very proud to be part of this dedicated dental event catering to the needs of patients in Saudi Arabia and abroad and we are confident that our experience and expertise in handling high caliber and highly specialized events will add value to this premier global event and help achieve its goals.

In line with its legacy, the Makkah Dental Conference this year will play host to a number of discussions in dentistry with the aim of enriching the knowledge and expertise of dental professionals in the Kingdom and abroad while also help deliver new scientific research and treatment methodologies in the region.

The premier dental event will also see participants from all over the world in various fields of specialization, deliver exclusive lectures and conduct hands-on workshops in many specialties of oral and dental medicine.

In addition, the accompanying Makkah Dental Exhibition, will feature latest cutting-edge dental equipment and materials that are revolutionizing the dental market and providing new treatment options for patients.

I sincerely hope that visitors and participants attending the Makkah International Dental Conference this year will find the event extremely helpful in gaining additional insights, exchange new ideas and acquire new knowledge in their respective fields of expertise in dentistry.

I look forward to meeting you all in Makkah International Dental Conference and Exhibition.

Dr. Abdul Salam Al Madani

Executive Chairman of Makkah Dental Conference and Exhibition,
Chairman INDEX Holding.