South Asian Association of Pediatric Dentistry (SAAPD) hosted their 2nd Congress with Nepalese Association of Pediatric Dentistry (NAPD) at Kathmandu, Nepal from 4th-6th April,2019.
During inaugration of the Congress, a book on ‘Hypnosis in Dentistry- A tool Redefined’ authored by Dr. Jyoti Oberoi, Lecturer, Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry and co-authored by Dr. Rupinder Bhatia, Professor, Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry and Dr. Anup Panda, Professor and Head, College of Dental Sciences and Research Center, Bopal Ghuma Road, Manipur, Gujarat was launched at the hands of DCI President Dr. D Mazumder and in the presence of luminaries like Dr. Anna Maria, President of International Association of Pediatric Dentistry (IAPD), Dr. Rahul Hegde, Dental Council of India(DCI) member and Chair Person of SAAPD and Dr. Virender Goyal, President of SAAPD along with the Dr. Ram K M Shrestha, Vice-chancellor of Kathmandu University.
Book launch at the hands of Dr. Dibyendu Mazumdar, DCI President
The scientific program included pre-conference course on 4th and remarkable lectures on 5th and 6th by eminent speakers as well as papers and poster presentation from all over the world. Dr.Rupinder Bhatia was invited as a guest speaker for the same.
Dr. Jyoti also lectured on ‘Re-introducing hypnosis in pediatric dentistry’ on 5th of April at the conference.