The 35th Asia Pacific Dental Congress (APDC 2013) will be arriving to the Malaysian shores again for the fourth time in two decades.
Supported by the Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB), the APDC 2013 is due to be held from the 7 - 12 May 2013 at the prestigious Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (The Centre).

Organised by The Malaysian Dental Association (MDA), a member of The Asia Pacific Dental Federation (APDF), the APDC 2013 aims to gather world renowned speakers to present their current findings on various dental disciplines as well as to instill the need for education and knowledge sharing. With the theme “Synergizing Practice Excellence with Modern Technological Advances”, APDC 2013 will be featuring international keynote speakers from various specialisation including implantology, paediatric dentistry, orthodontics, practice management and more who will be presenting on the latest technology in the different areas of dentistry.

The congress has currently registered more than 3,000 delegates, including 500 international delegates. APDC 2013 will also feature an exhibition with 240 booths and the organisers are expecting approximately 3,500 visitors from the public.

Malaysia was selected for the fourth time to host APDC 2013 due to the strong support by the authorities in the country’s healthcare system especially The Ministry of Health Malaysia (MOH) in providing healthcare facilities such as well-equipped hospitals and stringent training policies for medical practitioners. The country’s uniqueness such as its multi-cultural element and beautiful landscapes were also factors which impressed APDC into bringing the event to Malaysia again.

APDC 2013 is estimated to generate RM28 million in economic impact for the country. This year itself, MyCEB has will be supporting many major medical and health conferences. MyCEB proactively support Tourism Malaysia’s Visit Malaysia Year 2014 campaign as the country look towards welcoming the targeted 28 million tourists into Malaysia.