Dubai: Sirona presents the CAD/CAM conference “CEREC Desert Fest 2014

23 Aug 2014, Posted by admin in Cerect Desert Fest

The latest findings in digital dentistry, live demonstrations, and an exciting social program: The dental manufacturer Sirona and the Centre For Advanced Professional Practices (CAPP) invite you to the “CEREC Desert Fest” conference. The event held in Dubai from September 12–13 is aimed at potential CAD/CAM users and experienced CEREC users. 


Bensheim/Salzburg, August 15, 2014.In front of breathtaking scenery at the Palace Downtown Dubai, dental manufacturer Sirona presents the “CEREC Desert Fest” for the very first time. On September 12 and 13, dentists and dental technicians can share their experience with the most used CAD/CAM system with colleagues from all over the world. The event features a number of expert presentations followed by panel discussions as well as live demonstrations of CEREC in various areas. Dr. Joachim Pfeiffer, Vice President CAD/CAM Systems and Chief Technology Officer at Sirona, says “this first-class event combines specialist knowledge with user experiences. We expect this interesting conference to contribute greatly to the further development of CEREC.”

Experts showcase new developments and software

The event focuses on presentations by experts on the use of CEREC. Dr. Todd Ehrlich, a master CEREC trainer who has been teaching dental CAD/CAM technology for a number of years, provides an overview of the use of CEREC for anterior teeth restorations. Dr. Bernd Reiss, President of the Association for Ceramics in Dentistry and President of the German Association for Computer-Aided Dentistry (DGCZ), traces the development of dental CAD/CAM technology over the past few decades and offers an outlook for the coming years. Dr. Josef Kunkela, an expert in prosthodontics and restorative dentistry, highlights some new approaches for anterior teeth restoration, which include Smile Design in the current CEREC software and the CEREC Connect software. His colleague Dr. Daniel Vasquez, who instructs CEREC trainers in South America among other things, explains the possibilities of the CEREC Omnicam in restorations. Finally, Professor Dr. Wael Att, President of the Prosthodontics Group of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) and President of the Arabian Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (ARAED), explains what to consider for the rehabilitation of implants.

Experience and test CEREC live

The two days in Dubai also offer a number of live demonstrations. Participants have the opportunity to watch experienced CEREC trainers, ask them questions, and pick up new ideas for using CEREC. But the “CEREC Desert Fest” has even more to offer. The social program also includes a group desert safari and a gala dinner with a view of the Dubai Fountain – spectacular water and light effects at the foot of Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building.