Welcome Speech

Dear Colleagues and Friends of the Sofia Dental Meeting,

We are happy to announce the 16th Sofia Dental Meeting, scheduled from October 5th to October 7th, 2023, in the enchanting city of Sofia. We are delighted to have chosen the Millennium Grand Hotel as our venue, ensuring your comfort and convenience throughout the event.

The SDM Meeting serves as a vital platform that unites dentists, dental technicians, clinicians, and students. An annual autumn tradition, our primary goal is to to stimulate exchanges between colleagues around the speakers and lectures. Together, we aim to elevate the quality of our profession and provide our patients with the best possible care.

Our scientific program is exceptional, featuring a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary approach. Renowned opinion leaders, talented clinicians, scientists, and academics will converge to strive for excellence in our field.

This year, our meeting theme is 'TIMELESS V/S TRENDY.' Our scientific and clinical lectures will explore the timeless principles of treatment concepts, techniques, and technologies, while also delving into the cutting-edge world of digital advancements and established clinical procedures.

The first day will focus on restorative dentistry, featuring a group of esteemed Italian lecturers in the Millennium Hall, along with a captivating "Timeless v/s trendy" session in Einstein Hall. In the afternoon, the Digital Dental Society session will take place in the same hall.

On the second day, we will add the parameter of surrounding tissues, the use of implants in prosthetic restorations, and the fusion of biological and digital dimensions in Orthodontics. This day promises to unlock the secrets of achieving the best aesthetic results, complemented by an enlightening Pediatric session in Einstein Hall during the morning.

The final day will spotlight the parameter of endodontic treatment. Beyond our scientific endeavors, we will have time to share good moments, discussions, and shared experiences. Our social activities, including the Welcome Reception and Gala Dinner, will be held in the elegant ambiance of the Millennium Grand Hotel.

We eagerly anticipate the remarkable experiences and insights that await us during this year's Sofia Dental Meeting. Let us come together to make this event truly memorable!

Dr. Georgi Iliev,
SDM 2023 Scientific Chairman