The Philippine Dental Association will hold its 108th Annual Convention and Scientific Session from April 30 to May 5 at the SMX Convention Center. Seashell Drive, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City.
Themed “PDA: Challenging the Next Generation of Leaders,” the convention will feature foreign and local speakers during the scientific meetings, which will form the bulk of the entire proceedings, that will keep one’s dental practice abreast with emerging trends and discoveries.
A pre-scientific convention seminar “Anesthesiology & Management of Medical Emergencies” will be presented on April 30 at the SMX Convention Center with eminent dentist anesthesiologist and author Dr. Stanley F. Malamed as resource speaker.
A Diplomate of the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology, Malamedis is the author of three textbooks: Handbook of Local Anesthesia; Sedation: a Guide to Patient Management; and Emergency Medicine in Dentistry, which are used in dental schools worldwide and have been translated into 15 languages. Dr. Malamed has authored more than 140 scientific papers and 15 chapters in dental journals and textbooks and is a well regarded speaker on these subjects.
In 1973, he joined the faculty of the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of University of Southern California, in Los Angeles, where today he is Professor of Anesthesia and Medicine. He was a recipient of the Heidebrink Award  from the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology and the Horace Wells Award from the International Federation of Dental Anesthesia Societies, 1997 (IFDAS).
Pre-registration rate to the pre-convention seminar is P1,000 until April 15 and onsite is P2,500. Payments may be made at the Philippine Dental Association Office in Makati or through the chapter presidents-elect, or call the PDA Secretariat, tel. nos. 899-6332 & 897-8091.
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