IDA organises activities for professionals, students and public. These provide opportunities for networking, knowledge exchange and learning latest professional techniques. Our online event planner updates in advance on all events such as
IDA realises that a dental degree is the beginning of a commitment to continuing dental education throughout one’s professional life. Therefore, IDA is a resource for lifelong learning and our primary purpose is to enable the practitioner to sustain and augment learning through scientific sessions, seminars and programmes.
Dental professionals are given information and education to practice confidently and productively. They are kept up-to-date about the latest technical and scientific advances. For members' convenience, IDA has recently added an array of new online offerings "E-education" making learning easier than ever.
IDA Annual Conference is one of the premier dental meetings, where more than 10,000 dental professionals, dental hygienists, dental assistants, laboratory technicians and representatives from dental manufacturers and distributors participate.
Delegates attend the scientific deliberations of academicians, researchers and eminent speakers from all over the world, which enlighten them on the emerging trends, concepts, techniques and technologies.
It also provides national and international forum for the review and discussion of the advancement of oral healthcare and other subjects, which strengthens the relations between dental professionals and public.
Dental Exhibition is held in conjunction with the conference where exhibitors showcase latest products and delegates discuss the features of products and make comparison with other products. A welcome ceremony, colourful evening programme and presidential banquet are the highlights which one can look for during Dental Trade Exhibition. Till date, IDA has organised 65 conferences that have all become success stories.
World Dental Show (WDS) - Mumbai is an initiative by IDA. It is Asia's largest annual dental exhibitions, focused and specifically designed as a dental business event. This showcases a comprehensive range of state-of-the-art products, services and innovative technologies for the dental profession from around the globe.
WDS provides an opportunity for international exhibitors to exhibit their products and introduce the latest technology in the Indian market. This is an excellent platform to interact with overseas manufacturers for joint ventures in manufacturing dental equipments, instruments and materials.
WDS offers one-on-one meetings with manufacturers, distributors and access to the latest products, instruments and materials. This is an exposure to the world’s best and latest equipment and materials.
It is a platform for its members to attend scientific deliberations of eminent national and international speakers and enlighten themselves on the emerging trends, concepts, techniques and technologies in dentistry and sharing of experience.
PG Conventions are an opportunity to PG students to meet face-to- face and interact with the interdisciplinary experts. These conventions offer a varied and contemporary selection of continuing education programmes. Hands-on courses cover topics relating to clinical excellence, practice excellence and personal development — IDA offers PG students to emerge as dental leaders.
IDA organises national and state level conference for students, a participation platform for discussion and presentation of clinical skill, knowledge and experience sharing.
Student delegates attend the scientific deliberations of academicians and eminent speakers. Besides this, they attend and participate in various cultural events. Along with conference the trade exhibition gives exposure to the latest products available.
IDA has received innumerable accolades for organising the 13th (1988) and 18th (1996) Asian Pacific Dental Congress, the Commonwealth Dental Congress in 1998, and the World Dental Congress (FDI) in 2004 in New Delhi, a convention par excellence.
The association as a commitment to improved health and quality of life for all through 'optimal national oral health' organises community events from time to time. Community events offer a platform to invest in the oral health of the people. Events are dedicated to create awareness about preventative oral health care and to help the public understand the role and importance of the dental professionals.
Community events provide an opportunity for professionals to network with colleagues, share knowledge and learn the latest professional techniques. Use our online calendar to plan participation in forthcoming events. These are awareness programmes enriched with competitions, conferences and other activities.