activities

On Scientific Level

1-Encouraging pediatric dentist to attend international conferences in the United States, Europe and Asia.
2-Contributing in the conferences of the Egyptian society for dental surgeons and several dental conferences in Alexandria and Cairo universities through inviting foreign speakers and initialing lectures and workshop in the field of pediatric dentistry.
3-The society became member of the International Association for pediatric dentistry (IAPD) in Geneva which comprises 52 worldwide associations. In June 2011, members of our society attended the council telling at the international conferences of the IAPD in Athens, as representatives for Egypt, the only contributing country among the Arabian and African countries.
4-The society has held an international conference for pediatric dentistry in Cairo, March 2009. Lectures were given by several Egyptian and foreign professor.
Over 5 days this event was a great success with its lectures, workshop and valuable scientific research.
5-At present, the society is preparing for a second international conference in Cairo in March 2012. A celebrity of worldwide pediatric dentistry professors how been invited to share with us this important event.

On Dental Health Education Level

-During the last three successive years, the Egyptian society for pediatric dentistry in association with the FDI word dental federation in Geneva has implemented a “Pre_ School Based Dental Education Program” for 1800 pre school children and their teachers from all Egyptian governments in collaboration with the Egyptian ministry of health & education and the Egyptian dental & syndicate.
-This program included design and producing educational cartoon films and posters and the distribution of tooth brushes and tooth pastes on all the children and included in the project. Children and their teacher were educated in the correct method of tooth brushing and given dietary recommendation and followed up regularly for evaluation.
-By the end of the program, the Egyptian society for pediatric dentistry was awarded the title of “The Most Active Society” among all other world wide contributing societies, at the FDI conference in Philippines in Italy 2011.
The great success of this project urged the FDI to come to an agreement with the Egyptian society for pediatric dentistry on another “New Three Years Project”.
-The society with the aid of its dental publishes health specialists are now in the process of increasing dental awareness and measuring its prevalence among school in different Egyptian government.

On Patient Level

1-Dental treatment of children with special needs under general anesthesia for free through donations gathered for this respect.
Treatment was carried out in “General Anesthesia Unit” at the faculty of oral & dental medicine, Cairo University or in private dental hospitals.
2-Financially supporting treatment of children’s teeth under general anesthesia whose families are financially unable to pay for this service, especially after the abolishment of dental treatment at government expense.