Oral Health Group
Continuing Education

Comprehensive Review of Dental Suturing Materials and Techniques

October 23, 2016
Holiday Inn/ Mississauga 2125 North Sheridan Way Mississauga, ON L5K 1A3

Dentistry for Future Study Club presents a Continuing Education lecture that will be presented by:

Dr. Nader Hamdan (BDS, MSc, MDent-Perio, FRCD(C))
Assistant Professor in Division of Periodontics,Faculty of Dentistry,Dalhousie University(Canada)
Dr. Nader Hamdan is an assistant professor in the division of periodontics, Faculty of Dentistry at Dalhousie University (Canada). Dr. Hamdan obtained his BDS (DDS) degree in 1999 from Jordan University of Science and Technology, practised general dentistry for 12 years before pursuing an MSc in dental sciences program at McGill University (Canada), which he completed in 2013. Dr. Hamdan’s research at McGill focused on the differences in the dietary intake between mandibular complete denture wearers vs those wearing two-implant overdentures. The findings of this research were published in the Journal of Dental Research special supplement on dental implantology.


Dr. Zeeshan Sheikh (BDS, MSc, PhD)

Post Doctoral Research Fellow,Faculty of Dentistry,University of Toronto
Dr. Sheikh is trained as a dental clinician and a biomaterial scientist with clinical and research degrees of BDS, MSc and PhD in dentistry. He has more than 5 years of clinical experience in private and hospital based dentistry. After graduating as a dentist, he worked as a dental surgeon for 2 years before proceeding to obtain an MSc degree in dental and biomaterials from Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL) with distinction. During his MSc he worked upon synthesizing and characterizing novel polymeric guided tissue regeneration (GTR) membranes for periodontal regeneration applications. He then joined Altamash Institute of Dental Medicine (AIDM) as Head of the Department of Dental Materials and Preclinical Dentistry (2007). He also continued to work as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Oral Anatomy. He then proceeded to obtain a PhD from McGill University, Faculty of Dentistry (2014). During his PhD his work was related to bone grafting and augmentation for maxillofacial and orthopaedic applications using alloplastic bone replacement graft materials.


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