Report from iACD 2019 Qingdao Annual Symposium

The iACD 2019 Qingdao Annual Symposium East Asia International Dental Forum was held Sept. 26 – 28, 2019 in Qingdao, China at the Qingdao Kunlun Seaview Resort Hotel and the Intercontinental Hotel. The iACD World Congress 2019 was support by Shandong Stomatological Association, Qingdao Oral Medicine Association, and the Qingdao Dentist Association. Over 1200 attendees, including Dentists, Specialists, Dental Hygienists, and Exhibitors were presented with the most current trends and clinical techniques in Dentistry.
The World Congress opened with Professor Xu Kan (China) “Problems and Consideration of Digital Technology in the Prosthetics Dentistry”, which represented cutting edge approaches for the new digital world in Dentistry. Dr. Shinichi Fukasawa (Japan) presented new concepts of combinations of clinical approaches in surgery and Orthodontics in “Speed Orthodontics Treatment – Cortical incision”.
Dr. Kenzo Nishiyama (Japan) next expanded our knowledge of the difficult concept of Occlusion in “Advancing Conventional Occlusal Therapy”, while Prof. Lai Yongcheng (China) lectured on “The minimally invasive concept of immediate planting in the aesthetic area”.
The afternoon program saw the development of the similarities and contrasts in Dentistry in selected International areas of the world. Dr. Steven ZG Xue (US) presented “Dentistry in US” while Prof Hirofumi Kido (Japan) presented “The current state of Japan’s dentist” . Dr. David Shang-Ting Hsieh (Taiwan) illustrated with excellent quality clinical images of patients on the “Strategies for Premium Dentistry”
The second day of the program brought new insights into biological and clinical concepts of Dentistry and Medicine. Professor Jon B. Suzuki (USA) delivered his address as iACD Chairman and continued to present interrelations of Oral Health and Systemic Diseases in his topic “ Contemporary Clinical Periodontology and Oral Implantology ” Prof. Katsuhiro Horiuchi (Japan) showed outstanding treatment of difficult clinical cases for “ Guidelines for Ridge Augmentation in Severely Atrophic Esthetic Zone ” Prof. Haiping Lu (China) followed the iACD mission of “ Aesthetic – oriented multidisciplinary collaborative therapy…global thinking & orthodontic intervention opportunities ”
The final segment of the world congress concluded with Prof. Takahito Takeuchi & Dr. Hideo Kawahara (Japan) speaking on Clinical case of elderly Oral care – Body function return of the bed-ridden Patients ”
and Prof. Shohei Kasugai (Japan) speaking on “ Strategy for an effective, simple, safe and inexpensive bone augmentation.

The final day of the World Congress included presentations by: Dr. Marlon Becerra (Colombia) “Common Errors and Corrections in Aesthetics Dentistry” and How to Define Shapes and
Size of Incisors; Prof. Umberto GARAGIOLA (Italy) “3D Multidisciplinary approach in Orthodontics”
Dr. Hao-Wei Tsao (Taiwan) “ The Beauty of Digital – Esthetics Smile Rehabilitation with Biomimetics ” Prof. Wu Yonghe (Korea) “ How to solve the problem of severe periodontal disease ” ; Prof. Chen Faming (China) “ Periodontal regeneration therapy: strategy and prognosis ” Prof. Tan Jianguo (China) “ Acid erosion – the silent killer of the teeth ” ; and Prof. Xu Yan (China) “ Periodontal concepts of oral therapy in oral care ”
The iACD Board appreciates the contributions of all of our International Diverse Congress Main Podium Moderators:
Prof. Fuqiang Zhang, Prof. Zhengwei Huang, Dr. Yuming Wang, Dr. Chenghe Mao, Prof. Mao-Suan Huang, Prof. Shohei Kasugai, Dr. William W.T. Lee, Prof. Jon B. Suzuki, Prof. Peter M Loomer, Dr. Masao Yamazaki, Prof. Choung Min Lin, Prof. Hiroshi Kawazu, Prof. Fuqiang Zhang, Prof. Yongbo Gao and Dr. Zhongyu Chen.
A Special Program for Dental Hygienists was directed by Dr. Suguro Tsujimura and Dr. Yutaka Ikeda at the IDHA Conference. The theme “New Dental Care to Control the Microbiome” All dental hygienists attending learned about the importance of Microbiome and clinical management.
New Speaker Program ( Moderators: Prof. Shohei Kasugai and Prof. Umberto Garagiola) intended for Clinicians with developing clinical and speaking skills included, Prof. Luis Grisolía (Guatemala) “ Dental Implants in the Aesthetic Zone ” ; Dr. Rodrigo Cayarga (Guatemala) “ Sinus Augmentation Procedures / Where are we now and Dr. Xiaoqiang Liu (China) “Digital Esthetic Rehabilitation: Application of digital technologies in implant and Restorative management of anterior esthetics”
The Qingdao 2019 World Congress was extremely successfully and ended with a Yacht Cruise & Gala Dinner. The iACD Board and Chairman and Professor Jon B. Suzuki welcomes all current and future clinicians to the Hawaii 2020 World Congress in Honolulu, Hawaii USA October 27-28, 2020.

Report on Shanghai iACD – Jiaotong University meeting. July 2017

The officers of iACD met with the Deans and Luminaries of 4 major dental schools in Shanghai, China the week of July 10-15, 2017. (photo attached). The purpose of these meetings was to solidify professional and personal relationships between and among all academic organizations with iACD and to focus efforts for October 2018 World Congress in Shanghai.

Representation from major dental schools from US, China, Taiwan, Japan, and Korea are expected. Regional Professors will join Internationally renowned Professors from the UK (Professor E. Scher), Japan (Profs S. Kasugai, Kido), USA (Profs. Charles Goodacre, George Romanos and Jon B. Suzuki) and deliver presentations consistent with the theme, “Innovated Team Approaches to Contemporary Dentistry. Highlighting the joint Shanghai meeting were presentations by Jiaotong University Dean, Prof. GF Shen (iACD President elect), and Professor Jon B. Suzuki (President and Chairman- elect of iACD).

A partial list of participants of this meeting are included on the iACD website.

Executive Director Kate Matsumoto, and President Jon B. Suzuki continue to recruit and develop Asian relationships with iACD to promote sharing and dissemination of up to date diagnosis and treatment approaches in Dental and Medical Education.

Both organizations look forward to a long and rewarding relationship; in preparation for the 2018 Shanghai World Congress, as well as beyond.

IACD News

2016 HK Symposium Winners will be Awarded in 2017 NY Symposium

The 2016 iACD HK Symposium New Speaker Podium winners and Poster Presentation winners will receive their awards on May 5, 2017 at iACD New York Symposium in New York University College of Dentistry.

New Speaker Podium Winners

First Place

Presenter: Dr. Ye Shi
Institute: New York University College of Dentistry

Second Place

Presenter: Dr. Zhenyan Lin
Institute: Longgang District Central hospital of Shenzhen

Third Place

Presenter: DR. Ken Yoshida
Institute: IYI Study Club

Poster Presentation Winners

Frist Place:

First Presenter: Dr. Guei-Hua Grace Hu
Institute: New York University College of Dentistry

Second Place

First Presenter: Dr. Wataru Hatakeyama
Institute: Department of Prosthodontics and Oral Implantology, School of Dentistry, Iwate Medical University

Third Place

First Presenter: Dr. Kae Kakura
Institute: Fukuoka Dental College

The HK Symposium – A Report from the Executive Director

The inauguration of the International Academy of Contemporary Dentistry (iACD) and the First Greater China Symposium was held at the luxurious Kowloon Shangri-La Hotel on November 11-13, 2016. The Congress attracted over 450 Dentists from across Asia and the United States, which included over 225 Dentists attending the pre-congress hands on workshop courses the day prior to the meeting.

Professor Jon B. Suzuki, newly installed First President of iACD opened the Congress outlining the mission and objectives of the embryonic Asian dental organization. Professor Jon B. Suzuki described new trends for contemporary dentists who wish to further understand the relationship between oral health and systemic diseases and conditions.

A growing body of evidence supports bi-directional and synergistic mechanisms between periodontal diseases and Myocardial Infarction, Cardiovascular Accidents, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Diabetes, Pancreatic, renal, and oral cancers, Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia, among others.

New York University, College of Dentistry co-sponsored pre-congress hands on workshops. Maxillary Sinus Lift Surgery complications were presented by Dr. Stephen Wallace and Maxillary Sinus Augmentation was presented by Dr. Paul Yu, Italy. Prof. Shohei Kasugai (Tokyo Medical and Dental University) moderated the Young Implantologist Podium. The young speakers from US, Japan, Taiwan and China delivered innovative presentations.

Professor Preston Miller, Program Director in Periodontics at University of South Carolina, USA, showed video periodontal mucogingival and plastic surgeries, with predictable root coverage. Professor Perry Klokkeveld, Program Director in Periodontics at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA, described immediate loaded implants in the Esthetic Zone.

After an elaborate mixed Japanese and Chinese luncheon buffet, Professor Edmond Bedrossian, University of the Pacific, San Francisco, CA USA demystified the zygomatic implant placement and treatment plan, while, President – elect Professor Steven Shen, China, concluded the first day of the Congress on Reconstructive Precision Surgery for Oral and Craniomaxillofacial deformities.

Opening the second day of the Congress, Dr Jun Shimada, Japan, presented principles of predictable long term implant success in Maxillary Sinus grafted sites. The second speaker of the morning session, Dr. Paul Chang, presented on Digital Innovations is Esthetic Implant Dentistry. Dr. Joseph Kan, Loma Linda University, California, USA gave his usual outstanding 18 year + experience with Immediate Tooth Replacement in the Esthetic Zone.

The afternoon closed with outstanding speakers Dr. Ruong Chuan Cheng, China, on CAD/CAM and Dr. Paul P. Lin on Soft Tissue Management of Esthetic Implant Complications. Frequent Conference Coffee and Refreshment breaks throughout the Congress allowed all participants to visit the exhibitors who lined the corridors and exhibit hall. At the end we received the closing remarks from Pro. Hirofumi Kido (Fukuoka Dental College).

The Dinner Gala attended by over 400 Participants and guests took place in the Harbour Room, Kowloon Shangri-La Hotel. Professor Jon B. Suzuki and Dr. Steven ZG Xue along with Dr. Bor-Jia Kuo, served as Masters of Ceremonies for the delightful stage entertainment.

This young, energetic Asian Dental Organization has a bright future for meetings planned for New York University, New York May 5-7, 2017 (program co-chairman Professor Preston Miller and Professor Jon B. Suzuki) and Shanghai, China May 25-28, 2018 (program co-chairman Professor Steve G.F. Shen and Professor Jon B. Suzuki).

Respectfully submitted,

K. Matsumoto
Executive Director

Click to view the photo gallery and two slideshows of the HK event