4th Asian Symposium On Advanced General Dentistry


Celebrating 20 years of Advancing Continuing Dental Education in Singapore, the College of General Dental Practitioners are proud to present the 4th Asian Symposium on Advanced General Dentistry. 

The main conference will be held from the 19th to the 21st of July 2019 with Pre and Post congress days on the 18th and 22nd featuring guest speakers Dr Didier Dietschi and Dr. Giovanni Zucchelli.

Main Symposium Program

Friday July 19, 2019

8:30-9:30 Registration

9:30-9:45 Welcome Speech

9:45-11:00 When do we restore posterior teeth with direct or indirect techniques: an update ~ Dr. Didier Dietschi

11:00-11:30 Tea Break

11:30-12:45 Bio-esthetic smile rehabilitations using composite: restorative trends and realities I ~ Dr. Didier Dietschi

12:45-1:30 Lunch

1:30-2:15 Asian Speaker I

2:15-3:15 Bio-esthetic smile rehabilitations using composite: restorative trends and realities II  ~ Dr. Didier Dietschi

3:15-3:45 Tea Break

3:45-5:30 Interceptive treatment of tooth wear using No-Prep and Ultra-Conservative adhesive techniques: A true paradigm shift ~ Dr. Didier Dietschi

5:30-6:00 Questions & Answers

Saturday 20th July 2019

8:00-9:00 Registration

9:00-10:45 Soft tissue management of gingival recession around teeth ~ Dr. Giovanni Zucchelli

11:00-11:30 Tea Break

11:30-12:45 Soft tissue management of gingival recession around implants ~ Dr. Giovanni Zucchelli

12:45-1:15 Asian Speaker II

1:15-2:30 Lunch

2:30-3:15 Asian Speaker III

3:15-4:00 Tooth extraction or periodontal regeneration: prognosis factors and decision making ~ Dr. Giovanni Zucchelli

4:00-4:30 Tea Break

4:30-5:30 The soft tissue approach to periodontal regeneration in the aesthetic area ~ Dr. Giovanni Zucchelli

5:30-6:00 Questions and Answers

Sunday 21st July 2019

8:00-9:00 Registration

9:00-10:00 Papilla Growth: Still a nightmare? 

10:00-11:15 The soft tissue approach to tooth extraction for periodontal reasons ~ Dr. Giovanni Zucchelli

11:15-11:45 Tea Break

11:45-12:30 Asian Speaker IV

12:30-2:00 Lunch

2:00-2:45 Asian Speaker V

2:45-3:45 Soft tissue augmentation procedures in the edentulous area ~ Dr. Giovanni Zucchelli

3:45-4:15 Tea Break

4:15-5:30 Mucogingival approach to immediate and delayed implant installation in the aesthetic area ~ Dr. Giovanni Zucchelli

5:30-6:00 Questions and Answers

Pre and Post Congress Masterclass Limited Attendance Events will be held on the 18th, 20th and 22nd of July. Details of these events are outlined below.

Anterior Bio-Esthetics Restorations

18th July 2019 (Full Day)

7 CDE Points

Presented by Dr Didier Dietschi

Interceptive Treatment of Tooth Wear

20th July 2019 (Full Day)

7 CDE Points

Presented by Dr Didier Dietschi

Mucogingival Aesthetic Surgery around Teeth

22nd July 2019 (Half day)

Group 1: 0900 - 1230

Group 2: 1400 - 1730

4 CDE Points

Presented by Dr Giovanni Zucchelli

Providers Terms

Registration is on a first come first serve basis and will be valid only upon full payment. If payment is not received within two weeks of registration, the seats will be released to other participants. CGDP reserves the rights to amend any part of the program without giving prior notice and to cancel or postpone the program, change the venue and date and time of the event. Participants must sign up for the main Symposium in order to sign up for the Masterclasses. Only current CGDP members will be entitled to member rates. For undergraduates attending the main symposium, you are required to submit a front copy of your matriculation card and bring the card along during registration for verification. Do include your name, DCR number and course title 'ASAGD 2019' on the back of the cheque during payment. Cancellation must be made in writing or email to College of General Dental Practitioners. Cancellation received before the 31st of May 2019 will be granted a refund less SGD 200 administration fee. There will be no refunds for cancellations after the 31st of May or non-attendance. 

Super Early Bird - CGDP Member$595Closed
Super Early Bird - Non Member$800Closed
Early Bird - CGDP Member$795Closed
Early Bird - Non Member$1,000Closed
CGDP Member$995Closed
Non Member$1,200Closed
Anterior Bio-esthetics Restorations Masterclass$600Closed
Interceptive Treatment of Tooth Wear Masterclass$800Closed
Mucogingival Aesthetic Surgery Masterclass AM$1,000Closed
Mucogingival Aesthetic Surgery Masterclass PM$1,000Closed


Super Early Bird - CGDP MemberClosedSuper Early Bird - Non MemberClosedEarly Bird - CGDP MemberClosedEarly Bird - Non MemberClosedCGDP MemberClosedNon MemberClosedUndergraduatesClosedAnterior Bio-esthetics Restorations MasterclassClosedInterceptive Treatment of Tooth Wear MasterclassClosedMucogingival Aesthetic Surgery Masterclass AMClosedMucogingival Aesthetic Surgery Masterclass PMClosed
Contact Hours:

21.0 hrs


Fri, 19 July 2019

Start Time:

8:30 AM


3 Day Congress With Pre- and Post Congress Events






Marina Bay Sands

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10 Bayfront Avenue,
Singapore, Singapore,
Singapore, 018956

College of General Dental Practitioners Singapore

Dr Didier Dietschi

Dr Didier Dietschi was licensed in 1984 and got his doctoral and Privat Docent degrees in 1988 and 2004, respectively, at the University of Geneva, Switzerland. He also got a PhD degree in 2003 at the University of ACTA, Netherlands. Following a 6-year period of full time teaching and research activity in Operative Dentistry and Periodontology, he started a part time activity in a private office in Geneva, dedicated to aesthetic restorative dentistry. He holds now positions of adjunct Professor at CASE Western University (USA) and senior lecturer at the University of Geneva.

Dr Dietschi has published more than 100 clinical and scientific papers and book chapters on adhesive and aesthetic restorations; he also co-authored the book "Adhesive Metal-free Restorations", edited in 1997 by Quintessence and translated in 7 languages. Dr Dietschi is internationally acclaimed for his theoretical and practical teaching programs on adhesive and aestehtic restorations. 


Dr Giovanni Zucchelli

Prof Giovanni Zucchelli obtained his degree in Dentistry and PhD in Medical Biotechnology from the University of Bolognam, Italy in 1988 and 1999 respectively and has been a professor of periodontology at the University since 2000. He is also a multi-award recipient for his work in Europe and the United States, including the prestigious AAP Foundation-E Bud Tarrson Research Award in Oral Plastic Surgery in 2006 and 2008.

Prof Giovanni has authored more than 100 publications in PubMed himself. He also plays an active role as a member of the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, Italian Society of Periodontology, Italian Society of Osteointegration and the European Federation of Periodontology. 

Prof Giovanni is well-known as a pioneer in innovative soft-tissue plastic surgery techniques and has authored and co-authored numerous books. He is also a passionate and effective educator who spoke widely and taught extensively in numerous major international conferences and courses. 

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