The World Dental Show (WDS), which is in its year 9 now, kick started on October 6 in Mumbai on the MMRDA ground at BKC. The three-day event is been organised by Indian Dental Association. It is a platform for those who are working in dentistry to come together once in a year. Dental students, practicing dentists, researchers and manufacturers are brought together on a platform through World Dental Show.
The three-day event was inaugurated by Subhash Desai, Minister of Industries, Maharashtra. Dr Ashok Dhoble, Secretary General at Indian Dental Association, felicitated the Chief Guests of the inauguration ceremony. It is claimed to be India’s largest exhibition. A series of lectures covering major developmental aspects in dentistry are also arranged at the WDS.
Many dental students across India have come to participate in WDS. Ashi Khatri, a third-year student at Karnavati School of Dentistry based in Ahmedabad was one of those. While talking to My Medical Mantra, she said, “I have attended three lectures so far and they were fantastic. Our theoretical knowledge from the college got supplemented with the practical exposure in the WDS. Plus it’s a good opportunity to learn about the new technological advancements in the dentistry. I along with my friends are going to be here next three days.”
Dr Sabiha Khan who has just started working in a dental clinic based in Saki Naka area of Mumbai was also among those who are participating in WDS. “My colleagues are here too. It’s an absolutely enriching experience. You get to learn a lot,” she said.