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It is with great pleasure that we extend our warmest welcome to all esteemed members of the international dental community for the 12th International Endodontic Meeting in Jeddah, scheduled to take place from 14 - 16 February 2024. This premier event will bring together renowned speakers and experts from all corners of the globe to share and exchange the latest advancements, research, and best practices in the field of Endodontics.

In addition to focusing on the latest developments in Endodontics, our meeting will also offer a unique platform for experts from various dental specialties to present and discuss advanced points in the gray area, fostering cross - collaboration and knowledge - sharing.

Furthermore, we are proud to extend our invitation to all Arab Endodontic societies to join us and actively participate in this prestigious conference, fostering a spirit of unity and collaboration among our dental communities.

Moreover, we are delighted to announce that the 12th International Endodontic Meeting coincides with the Jeddah season, offering delegates a chance to experience the city's excellent weather and participate in a variety of unlimited activities and cultural experiences. We are confident that this combination of academic excellence and leisure activities will create a truly enriching and memorable experience for all participants.

We look forward to welcoming you to Jeddah for this significant event, where we will come together to advance the field of Endodontics and strengthen our global dental community.

Prof. Khalid Merdad

President of Saudi Endodontic Society

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Prof Andersson completed undergraduate and research training at Karolinska Institute in Sweden. He defended his doctoral thesis on experimental and clinical studies on replantation of teeth 1988. Specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS). He was appointed Docent at Karolinska Institute in 1990. During all his professional career he has been clinically active as an Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon. In the 1990s he chaired a national specialist resident training program in OMFS and belonging to the first-generation implant surgeons he directed international implant training programs for surgeons from all continents of the world. During the same period, he was also regularly consulted to perform implant surgery abroad.

During the period 2002-2017, he was appointed Professor of OMFS at Faculty of Dentistry, Kuwait University and Chairman of Department of Surgical Sciences, building up and leading education, research and developed, and run a university clinic in OMFS.

Today semi-retired working as Senior Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Malmö University, Sweden. Board member of the Dental Trauma Guide Competence Centre in Copenhagen (Research based- not for profit-organization).

He has lectured in more than 40 countries on all continents of the world and published more than 200 original research papers in international Medline indexed scientific journals. His papers have received more than 13000 scientific citations, H factor 56. He has supervised several PhD and Master theses and been opponent/external examiner on several PhD theses defences.

He is editor of five textbooks and chapter author in several textbooks in the fields of Trauma and OMFS. He was Editor-in-Chief of the Medline indexed scientific journal, Dental Traumatology from 2007-2015 and President of the International Association of Dental Traumatology 2011-2014.

Prof. AlGhamdi is presently:
- Professor & Consultant in Periodontics and Implant Dentistry
Faculty of Dentistry
King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

- CEO, UniDents Clinic
Former Visiting Professor
School of Dental Medicine
State University of New York at Buffalo
Buffalo, New York, USA

He received:
- BDS with Honor degree at Faculty of Dentistry, King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia 1997 and was ranked the 1st among the class. 
- Master of Science in Dental Sciences and Certificate of Proficiency in Periodontics from The State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
- Certificate in Advanced Aesthetic Implant Dentistry from The State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA. 
- Certificate of Excellency in Teaching from The State University of New York at Buffalo.
- Fellow of Royal College of Dentists of Canada in Periodontics and Implant Dentistry.

Prof. AlGhamdi has lectured in periodontics and implant dentistry in many national & international scientific meetings. He is a member of the editorial board of many national and international journal. He is also a reviewer for many national and international journals as well as many national funding agencies.  He has a patent registered at United States Patent Office. He published many articles in well-respected international journals. He received the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Prize for Inventors.

In 2013 he received his DDS degree from the Syrian Private University. He completed his master’s degree in Endodontics in 2016 from Damascus University and the Syrian board in 2018. He is a gold member at the styleitaliano endodontics and a member of the editorial board of the International Dental and Medical Journal of Advanced Research. He published several articles and lectures internationally about the clinical approach to Microscopic Endodontics.

Dr. Al-Ghalib gained his bachelor’s degree in dentistry from King Saud University in 2005. He continued his career in Freiburg, Germany, where he graduated as a Prosthodontist from Freiburg University in 2013.
Dr. Al-Ghalib is the Co Author of a book published in 2019 titled “Digital Workflow in Reconstructive Dentistry”.
He is currently the Director of the Saudi Board of Prosthodontics at Batterjee Medical College. He is an influential lecturer who encourages students to follow their ambition in the field. He also gave several lectures and workshops nationally and internationally.
He stands out with his incredible versatility as a dentist who also works in a private practice as a Consultant Prosthodontist at UniDents Clinic.
He is a firm believer in a preventive approach to dentistry and has a particular interest in minimally invasive treatments as well as full mouth rehabilitation.
He is committed to furthering his knowledge and skills and regularly attends workshops and courses. He is a member in the Saudi Dental Society, Saudi Prosthodontics Society, and the Arabian Academy of Esthetic Dentistry.

Mohammed Howait is an Associate professor and consultant in the Endodontic Department at the Faculty of Dentistry/King Abdul Aziz University. He received his Bachelor's degree from King Abdul Aziz University in 2007. Mohammed received his Doctorate in Medical Sciences in Oral Biology and a Certificate of Endodontic training from Harvard School of Dental Medicine, USA 2014. Mohammed was a research fellow at the Forsyth Institute of Oral Health Research, Boston, Massachusetts, USA 2010-2014. Mohammed was appointed an Associate professor and consultant in the Endodontic Department at the Faculty of Dentistry, King Abdul Aziz University. He is the Program Director of the postgraduate Endodontics program at King Abdul Aziz University.

Graduated from Batterjee Medical College with the first recipient of the Dean's Award and Dean's List for overall performance, Dr. Omar Alzahrani earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. He pursued advanced training in endodontics and microsurgery at King Abdul-Aziz University in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, where he obtained his specialty certificate in Endodontics. Holding a Master of Medical Science in Endodontics, Dr. Alzahrani works at King Abdulaziz University Dental Hospital. Within the university hospital, he serves as an endodontist in the Department of Advanced General Dentistry and as a clinic instructor in the Department of Endodontics. Dr. Alzahrani is a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He has actively shared his expertise through numerous continuing education courses and lectures for general dentists and dental specialists at various universities, international endodontic conferences, and dental societies worldwide. His lectures have covered nearly all aspects of modern endodontics, microsurgery, and restorative dentistry. 

Swedish Bord in Endodontics Master’s degree in Odontology Graduated from Karolinska Institutet in 2018

Workplace: Endodontic Department, Jeddah specialty dental center, King Abdullah Medical Complex, Ministry of Health.

Education: Part of “The Route To The Root” team that performed clinically simulated Workshops.

In 2008, he received his Master of Science (MSc) and clinical specialization certificate in Cariology and Restorative Dentistry from Gothenburg University, Sweden. In 2010, he had been awarded the PhD in the field of Cariology from the same University. In addition, he got a master’s in health professions Education (MHPE) at King Abdulaziz University in collaboration with University of Illinois at Chicago, United States in 2021. Dr Helal held the position of an Associate Professor at Restorative Department, Faculty of Dentistry, King Abdulaziz University. Currently, Dr Helal is appointed as the Scientific Council Chairman of the Saudi Board in Restorative Dentistry at Saudi Commission for health specialties (SCFHS), Saudi Arabia. Moreover, He is a board member of the Executive Council of training and education in the same organization. He is a senior member at the European Organization for Caries Research (ORCA). He has several publications in many scientific journals and many registered patents in United states.

Dr. Fayad received his DDS in 1985 from the Collage of Dentistry, Cairo University. Dr. Fayad received his Master’s in Oral Sciences in 1994 from the University of Buffalo at NewYork. He received his PhD in 1996 as a joint supervision between University of Buffalo at New York and Cairo University. He received his Endodontic training at the college of Dentistry at UIC. Currently he is the director of endodontic research, and a clinical associate professor in the Endodontic department at College of Dentistry at UIC, dividing his time between teaching, research, intra-and extra-mural continuing education and private practice. Dr. Fayad co-chaired AAE/AAOMR committee drafting the joint position statement on CBCT (2015).  He has numerous publications and chapters in peer reviewed journals and textbooks. He is the co-editor of the CBCT text book (3-D Imaging in Endodontics: A new Era in diagnosis and treatment) by Springer (2016 and 2023). He is a recipient of the Calvin D. Torneck Part-Time Educator Award for 2022 by the American Association of Endodontists. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics and gave numerous presentations nationally and internationally. 

Dr. Al-mutairi is an assistant professor in endodontic department/ Qassim university. He received his bachelor’s degree from Qassim university.  Then he earned his clinical certificate in endodontics, and MSD in dental science from Case Western Reserve University, OH, USA in 2019. He also published multiple articles in highly indexed journal.

Professor Amir Mrad, a prominent Plastic and Craniofacial Surgeon in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and a thought leader in personal branding, holds a diverse professional background. As the Program Director of the Plastic Surgery Program and a Plastic Surgery Professor at Al-Faisal University, he seamlessly combines medical expertise with business acumen.

After graduating from the University of Toronto, Prof. Mrad pursued an Executive MBA, demonstrating his commitment to holistic professional development. His medical journey includes a prestigious three-year Craniofacial Fellowship at the University of Toronto and Harvard University, with a focus on facial reconstruction.

Marco Martignoni is graduated with honors in 1988.  Continuing education course on Cranio Mandibular Disorders at University of Cagliari. Continuing education at Henry Goldman school of Dental Medicine, Boston University USA at Dr. Herbert Schilder’s department. He followed continuing education program with Dr. Cliff Ruddle in Santa Barbara, California USA. He leads a private clinic in Rome Italy and dedicates his practice to endodontics and endo-restorative procedures, aesthetic restorative and implant supported prosthetics including pre restorative alignment and TMJ disorders using full digital workflow. He is past president of the Italian Society of Endodontics.  Has been president of the congress ESE-Rome 2011 (European Society of Endodontology) He is founder of the Italian Academy of Microscopic Dentistry and honorary member of the French Society of Endodontics. He is founder of the SIPRO Italian Society of Prosthodontics. and Oral Rehabilitation Visiting professor at the International Master in Endodontics and Restorative Dentistry, University of Siena.

- Graduated from the 'G.D'Annunzio' University, Chieti, Italy
- Specialized in Implant Surgery at ‘U.N.G.’, Guarulhos, Brazil.
- Instructor in the 'Anatomy and Cadavere Surgery' course at the University of Medicine and Dentistry U.M.D.N.J. of New Jersey
- Instructor in the course of 'Implant and Advanced Surgery' at the UNG of Guarulhos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
- Instructor at the 'International Course of Advanced Oral Surgery' on patient at the 'CIAF' Clinic in Sao Paulo, Brazil
- Instructor at the 'International Course of Implantology and Regenerative Techniques' at the APCD Vila Mariana Clinic, Sao Paulo, Brazil
- Instructor at the 'Implants and Regenerative Surgery' Course in Bucharest, Romania and Tirana, Albania
- Professor 'A.N.D.I. Latium 'for Chair Assistants, Rome
- Opinion Leader for Dentoflex, San Paolo, Brazil
- Opinion Leader for the Cortex, Haifa, Israel
- Opinion Leader for AB Implants, Tel Aviv, Israel
- Instructor at the Cadavere Course ‘Surgical Anatomy and Implants’ at I.C.L.O. Verona, Italy.
- Member of A.I.O.M. (International Academy of Microscopic Dentistry)
- Co-Founder and Head of the International Committee of ‘ODONTOPROGRESS 2.0 W.D.A.’
- Author of National and International publications
- National and International Speaker (in Italian, English, Spanish and Portuguese)
- Owns two Private Clinics in Rome, Italy

Dr. Merdad is a professor in Endodontics at King Abdulaziz University, the president of the Saudi Endodontic Society, and an associate editor of the Saudi Endodontic Journal. He was the former chairman of the Endodontic department at the Faculty of Dentistry, King Abdulaziz University, and the former chairman of the Saudi Endodontic Council. He graduated from the University of Toronto with a master’s degree in Endodontics. In 2006, he became a fellow of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Canada. In 2009, he obtained a second master’s degree in Cariology and Restorative from the University of Gothenburg in Sweden; he received his PhD in Endodontics from the same university in 2011. He has published several articles in peer-reviewed international journals and has lectured internationally to numerous dental organizations.

Prof Hashem graduated from the Faculty of Oral and Dental Medicine, Cairo University in 1990. He got his master's degree from the same university in 1997. In 2001, he finished his Ph.D. in Endodontics from the Faculty of Dentistry, Ain Shams University, and was promoted to be a lecturer in the Endodontic department at the same university. He among others established the Egyptian Association of Endodontists in 2001. He was awarded the best research prize in Ain Shams University in 2005. In 2007, He became an associate professor in the same faculty. In 2009, he among others established the Arab Micro-Dentistry Association and became its president. He was assigned the head of the postgraduate continuous education in the faculty of Dentistry, at Ain Shams University in 2010. In 2011, Dr. Hashem moved to the Faculty of Oral and Dental Medicine at Future University where he founded and started one of the finest education centers in the Middle East. Dr. Hashem has conducted a postgraduate Micro-Endodontic course every month in this center since 2012. In 2012, he was promoted to a full Professor position in the Department of Endodontics at the same University. He has been since 2012 visiting Metro-Health Hospital in Cleveland, USA, and conducting a micro-endodontic course for the residents of the general residency program there. The Egyptian Association of Endodontists chose Dr. Hashem to be Egypt's country representative in the International Federation of Endodontic Associations in 2014. He became a certified speaker to FDI in 2014. He has been serving also as the general secretary of the Egyptian Association of Endodontists since 2015. At the beginning of 2016, Dr. Hashem joined the board of the Egyptian Dental Syndicate and was acting as the head of the continuous education committee. He was nominated as a Fellow of the International College of Dentists (FICD) in 2016. In 2018, He was chosen as Africa Regent director in the International Federation of Endodontic Associations (IFEA). In 2019, he became the head of the endodontic dept., Future University. Then, he became the head of Endodontic dept., Ain Shams University in 2020. Now he is the director of research in Cleveland Dental Institute, OH, USA. Dr. Hashem is a member of several national and international associations. He is a reviewer in several prestigious international journals including JOE, IEJ, Scientific reports, Saudi Endodontic Journal, and others. He lectured at numerous national and international conferences.

Prof. Hashem has more than 50 publications in the Journal of Endodontics, the Journal of Adhesive Dentistry, the International Endodontic Journal, Clinical Oral Investigation, the Asian Journal for Animal Sciences, and the Journal for Experimental and Toxologic Pathology, and others.

Prof. Hashem has held a private practice limited to Micro Endodontics in Cairo since 2002.

Dr Ali get his Bachelor Degree of Dental Surgery (BDS) from Dammam University in 2011. He finished his residency program for Saudi Endodontic Board in 2017. He is a Consultant Endodontist. He was a Head of endodontic department, Alahsa Dental Center, MOH since 2018 to 2020 and share in many committees include continues education, quality & patient safety and infection control. He presents many lectures and moderate educational activities. He shares in training of undergrad students and postgrad residents of Saudi Board program, diploma program of family dental medicine and diploma of dental assistant. He shares in administrative positions in Prince Saud Bin Jalawy Hospital, King Faisal General Hospital and Alahsa Dental Center. He is a head of Dental Department in Prince Saud Bin Jalawy Hospital. And board member of Saudi Endodontic society.

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13-16 February


Online registeration is closed except for Mohamed Fayad's workshop.
On site registeration is available.



Day one: Pre-Conference Workshops
09:00 AM – 05:00 PM

09:00 AM – 05:00 PM

09:00 AM – 05:00 PM

09:00 AM – 05:00 PM
Cerec And Beyond: Elevating Endodontic Practices Through Digital Restoration
Dr. Marco Martignoni
Rotary instrumentation, Management of curved canals, Removal of fiber post and application of MTA in VPT.
Dr. Mohammed Howait & Dr. Omar Al Zahrani
Dental Photography For Endodontists by.INK
Dr. Thamer Al Ghalib
Digital endodontic workflow of obliterated root canal
Dr. Mohammed Refky
Day two: Conference Opening
08:00 AM – 09:00 AM
09:00 AM – 01:00 PM
09:00 AM – 10:20 AM

10:20 AM – 10:30 AM
10:30 AM – 11:25 AM

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM

12:00 PM – 01:00 PM
01:00 PM – 05:00 PM
01:00 PM – 01:55 PM

02:00 PM – 02:55 PM

03:00 PM – 03:30 PM

03:30 PM – 03:45 PM
03:45 PM – 04:25 PM

04:30 PM – 05:00 PM

Scientific Sessions
Tooth avulsion and replantation – Where are we today?
Dr. Lars Andersson
Refreshment break
Cone Beams, Lasers, Artificial Intelligence software and Real-Time Dynamic Navigation with Scopeye surgical display: Pushing the envelope in Endodontics.
Dr. Mohamed Fayad
Think outside the traditional endodontic box
Dr. Khalid Merdad
Conference opening, Pray and lunch break
Scientific Sessions
R2c Digital Workflow: From Diagnosis To Restoration
Dr. Marco Martignoni
‘Diagnosis and treatment plan and regeneration techniques with Surgiplaster: from helpless teeth to predictively long-lasting implants’
Dr. Camilla Pecora
Crafting Identity: The Art of Self-Branding
Dr. Mohamed Amir Mrad
Refreshment break
Cases documentation
Dr. Thamer Al Ghalib
Postoperative Endodontic Pain: Clinical considerations
Dr. Waleed Al Mutairi
Day three: Closing Ceremony
08:30 AM – 01:00 PM
08:30 AM – 09:00 AM

09:00 AM – 09:45 AM

09:45 AM – 10:00 AM
10:00 AM – 10:25 AM

10:30 AM – 11:10 AM

11:15 AM – 11:55 AM

12:00 PM – 01:00 PM
01:00 PM – 05:00 PM
02:00 PM – 02:55 PM

02:55 PM – 03:15 PM
03:15 PM – 03:55 PM

04:00 PM – 04:55 PM

Scientific Sessions
Vital Pulp Therapy
Dr. Ali Al Khamis
Endodontic Perforations: What do Literature and Clinical Experience tell us
Dr. Ahmed Hashem Khalifa
Refreshment break
Digital Guided Endodontics: A Practical Pathway for Managing Obliterated Canals
Dr. Mohamed Refky
The smooth access to endodontic anatomy: a clinical daily challenge
Prof. Marc Kaloustion
Tips and Tricks to manage challenging calcified teeth
Dr. Zaher AlTaqi
Pray and lunch break
Scientific Sessions
Management of complicated cases with trauma and root resorption: thinking outside of the box with teamwork approach
Prof. Ali AlGhamdi
Refreshment break
A New Era in Endodontic microsurgery Utilizing CBCT imaging
Dr. Mohamed Fayad
Ergonomic in Dentistry: Enhance your practice style
Dr. Helal Sonbul/ Bruno Group
Day four: Post-Conference Workshops
09:00 AM – 05:00 PM

09:00 AM – 05:00 PM

09:00 AM – 05:00 PM

09:00 AM – 05:00 PM
Fiber post removal in root canal re-treatment
Dr. Talal Al Nahlawi
How to remove a broken file with minimum dentin loss
Dr. Zaher AlTaqi
Lasers application in non-surgical and surgical endodontics: Taking your endodontic practice to the next level
Dr. Mohamed Fayad
Root Revolve: Mastering Rotary Techniques, Complete clinical simulation with natural teeth
Dr. Mohsen Daghustani, Dr. Mohammed Alghamdi, Dr. Abdulelah Sindi, Dr. Youssef Algarni


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