Huge success for inaugural Osseointegration Symposium

02 October 2013

With a panel of renowned leading international experts and a conference hall stretched to the limit of its capacity, the inaugural Symposium of the Academy of Osseointegration (AO) was one of the many major success stories of the 2013 Annual Dental Congress in Istanbul (28 to 31 August).

It was held on 30 August under the theme ‘Update on the Current Science and Clinical Practice in Key Areas of Implant Dentistry’. Nearly 200 participants from some 30 countries filled the conference room, in some cases standing room only.

The symposium was initiated and moderated by AO Fellow and FDI Section Officer Dr James Taylor. Distinguished international panelists included Drs Sreenivas Koka, David Holmes and Fouad Khoury.

It took place within the context of the FDI Annual World Dental Congress, held in Istanbul, Turkey, from 28 to 31 August 2013. “Given the resounding success of this Symposium is a testament to AO’s engagement in the global community of dentistry,” said Dr Taylor. “it is hoped that it will be the first of many.."

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