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Asian Congress of Aesthetic Dentistry 2023

Asian Congress of Aesthetic Dentistry 2023 was held from 17th to 19th November 2023 at Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka. The theme for the conference was “A Comprehensive approach for Smile Aesthetic”. This congress has been organized to make the 17th Biennial congress of Asian Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry along with the 20th Anniversary celebration of the Sri Lankan Academy of Aesthetic and Cosmetic Dentistry.

Asian Congress of Aesthetic Dentistry 2023 was held from 17th to 19th November 2023 at Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka. The theme for the conference was “A Comprehensive approach for Smile Aesthetic”. This congress has been organized to make the 17th Biennial congress of Asian Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry along with the 20th Anniversary celebration of the Sri Lankan Academy of Aesthetic and Cosmetic Dentistry.

Pre congress workshop was held on 17th November 2023 and the main congress was held on 18th November 2023 from 09.00am to 05.30pm. The inauguration ceremony and the Gala Dinner was held on 18th November 2023 from 07.30pm onwards. Post congress MiCD was held on 19th November 2023. The MiCD Showcase was conducted by Dr.Shusil Koirala from Nepal.

Nearly 200 delegates including speakers participate the congress from Korea, Japan, India, Singapore, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Nepal, Taiwan, China, United States of America, United Kingdom, Brazil and Sri Lanka.

Pre Congress Workshop

One day hands on workshop on “Mastering Composite Artistry” was conducted by Dr. B. Mohan from India from 09.00am to 04.30pm at Ivory Room of the Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Colombo. Fifteen (15) dentists from Sri Lanka participated at this workshop.

Asian Congress

The sessions were commenced from 09.00am in two different halls (Hall No.01 and Hall No. 02) at the Oak Room of the Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Colombo. The parallel sessions at these halls were conducted by the speakers under the category of the Asian Showcase and the AAD Past President Showcase.

Fourteen (14) speakers delivered lectures under the category of Asian Showcase and five (05) speakers delivered lectures under the category of AAD Past President Showcase.

Inauguration and Gala Dinner

Asian Congress of aesthetic dentistry 2023 Inaugural and the Gala Dinner was held on 18th November 2023 at 7.45pm at Oak Room of the Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka. His Excellency Mr. MIZUKOSHI Hideaki, ambassador of Japan in Sri Lanka was the chef guest for this function and Prof. Upul B. dissanayake, Former Vice Chancellor of University of Peradeniya was the Guest of honor for this function. The Congress Chairmen Prof. Manil Fonseka welcomed the distinguish guest and the delegates at the inaugural session.

The President of the Asian Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry Dr. V. Vijayakumaran explained his activities during his office as the president. Furthermore, he appreciated executive council members and the past presidents of the Asian academy of aesthetic dentistry for their valuable contribution made to have a successful congress. During this event Dr. Edward Hu was installed as the President of the Asian Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry by the Outgoing President Dr. V. Vijayakumaran.
The vote of thanks was given by Prof. Parakrama Wijekoon, Secretary of the Asian Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry 2023. The meeting was concluded with fellowship and dinner.

AAD Annual General Meeting

AAD Annual General Meeting 2023 was held on 18th November 2023 at 05.30pm at the Ivory Room of the Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka. At this meeting Dr. Nurul Hasan was elected as the AAD president for the years 2026 and 2027. Dr Edward Hu elected his council for year 2024/25.

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