College of Dentistry (COD), KSAU-HS has recently participated in the 24th Saudi International Conference for Saudi Dental Society, held January 28th – 30th, 2013, at Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center.

The visitors of COD’s wing, were keen on being exposed to the College’s achievements and academic journey, and were interested in being familiar with the College’s registration and admission mechanism.

Dr. Ali Al-Ehaideb, Dean of College of Dentistry, stated that COD’s participation is part of its commitment and effort to share the experience in the field of Dentistry Medical Education and practice. Dr. Al-Ehaideb stated that its goal in participating in the exhibition aimed at introducing COD as KSAU-HS’s new department. Another goal , Dr. Al-Ehaideb added, was to get COD students exposed to the latest technology in the field of Dentistry and learn from the international participants.

Dr. Saad Al-Duhaimi, Pediatric Dentistry Assistant Professor ( JAA ), in his part acknowledged COD students’ participation in the scientific competition held during the conference which was applauded by the visitors of the conference. COD students were the first runner-up in the competition, despite being in their early years of the academic learning.

Dr. Al-Duhaimi assured that COD students winning the second place is a clear sign of KSAU-HS focus to the academic process and as a sign of the student’s perseverance. The COD students who won were: Waleed Al Mutairi, Yousef Kareem, Abdullah Al Bawardi, and Abdulaziz Al Ghumlas.