IDEC 2017 was staged over the last weekend of 15-17 September 2017. For its first edition, IDEC welcomed 229 brands and businesses to the exhibition with 81% being from overseas. The strong presence of international companies at IDEC makes this dental exhibition and conference unique in the calendar of Indonesian dental events.
Alongside the exhibition, a scientific conference with experts speaking on topics such as “Options for Posterior Filling Restoration – An Update”, “How to Differentiate TMD Pain from Other Orofacial Pain” and much more was held. A total of 18 speakers from Indonesia and around the world came together at IDEC to discuss challenges faced by Indonesian dental professionals and present practical skills and solutions that the dentist can take back to their clinic. In addition to the main conference, delegates could also choose to attend limited attendance hands-on workshops. A total of 12 were conducted parallel to the main conference.