Last Saturday, February 19, 2022, 13th Smile Design and Veneers was conducted and held at Riyadh  Elm  University  (REU),  An  Namuthajiyah Campus. It has 6 CME accredited hours at the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties and attended by 67 participants who occupied the full capacity of sold-out seats. Attendees were Postgraduate, Dentists, Interns, and Students of which 65% were from REU University, while some participants from other Universities, MOH, and private institutions.

The course was really engaging aside from hands-on activity, a quiz was given of which 18 participants who got the perfect score whom Dr. Rakan Abdullah Al Eisa won the prize through random selection. Three (3) phantom labs were fully utilized during the hands-on activity which supervised by seven (7) instructors, headed by the Course Director, Dr. Emad Alhazzani.

The course highlights in training the general dental practitioners and senior dental students on knowledge and skills in esthetic smile analysis and laminate veneer restorations. It is designed for a full-day scientific activity of didactic and hands-on practical sessions with a comprehensive course covering the smile analysis and design an esthetic treatment plan, familiarize with and able to practice different veneer preparation designs on plastic jaw models, esthetic temporization in different techniques, direct composite veneer restorations, and detailed bonding procedures and cementation techniques.

Indeed, the 13th SDV course was successfully ended in cooperation with Continuing Education Center (CEC) and Number of Days (ND) where participants, speakers, instructors, and organizers received the certificate of attendance and recognition.