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The Professional Diploma in Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry and the Professional Diploma in Endodontics are the First Diplomas that have Clinical Practice(on patients). Short courses:                    ADAM Course: The Aesthetic Dentistry & Applied Methods: (2 modules): ‘’All you need to know about Veneers"                    Advanced ADAM Course: (1 module): "Integrated Full Mouth Reconstruction                    Registration is open for the Professional Diploma in Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry and the Professional Diploma in Endodontics (new batches) for the year 2019-2020. Diplomas awarded by the Elite Academy during the Award Ceremony.                    The programs consist of lectures, clinical simulations and clinical sessions.        The Elite Academy is pleased to announce the launch of the Professional Diploma in Aesthetic Laser Dentistry (5 modules)in partnership with the American Board of Laser Surgery (ABLS).                    The partnership agreement has been signed by Professor Rachid HADJHAMOU, CEO, The Elite Academy and Dr. Edward M. ZIMMERMAN,President of the American Board of Laser Surgery (ABLS).                   For more information on the programs content, please email at : or ; or call: + 971507715458 | + 971 50 889 8244

The Elite Academy aims to become a focal center in LLL that impacts the outcomes of dental services in the region, promoting LLL and disseminating best practices among the dental community through the establishment of a network of competent experts, scholars and researchers, thus, enhancing the dental services.

The Gulf Dental Students Association has a clear mission, focused strategy and a strong culture, all of which we expect will support the creation of value and quality. GDSA grows through General Assemblies, Participation in International Dental Conferences, Undergraduate and Postgraduate Guidance Programs, Community Services Activities and Scientific Research.
President’s Greeting from the American Board of Laser Surgery:

The Board is pleased to welcome you to the Professional Diploma in Aesthetic Laser Dentistry. We thank you very much for attending and hope you find the Program a valuable learning experience! We are truly honored to be part of the ongoing effort to increase knowledge in the exciting field of laser dentistry though our collaboration with the Elite Academy in Dubai. The ABLS has been committed since 1984 to promoting the safe and efficacious use of lasers and light in medicine through education and certifying examinations for medical laser practitioners worldwide.

We are extremely grateful for our partnership with Prof. Rachid HADJHAMOU and the Academy. We are excited to support this new training program which provides didactic, clinical simulations and clinical practice that delivers the highest quality dental laser education, as well as the ABLS Diplomate Certification.

The Program addresses ongoing developments and best practices in dental laser surgery and aesthetic procedures. Included are a wide variety of topics in fundamental laser science and safety, and aesthetic dental laser procedures across multiple disciplines. Many distinguished speakers and the ABLS have come together to make this a great opportunity to both share and learn many of the latest technologies. Once again, we extend our sincere thanks to Prof. Rachid and Elite Academy for making this Program possible. We sincerely hope you will find this of great value!


‘’The Elite Academy Professional Diploma in Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry and the Professional Diploma in Endodontics have been officially launched in partnership with the University Claude Bernard, Lyon 1, France and the Center for Learning Innovations & Customized Knowledge Solutions (CLICKS)’’ in 2016’’.

‘’These innovative programs aim to address the needs of dental practitioners at enhancing their knowledge and clinical skills in Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry and Endodontics and creating a platform of dental practitioners who will be able to achieve excellence in their dental practice, thus improving the dental services. These comprehensive programs comprise didactic components that consist of lectures, group discussions/case studies, clinical simulations and clinical practice (on patients) with clinical evidence-based to incorporate technology into their daily dental practice to allow participants to gain experience and optimize their knowledge in addressing the more challenging cases of Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry and Endodontics’’, said Professor Rachid HADJHAMOU, CEO of the Elite Academy

“These programs are taught by prominent clinicians with academic experience, from France, US, UK, Belgium, Germany, Austria, who are experts in the field of Aesthetic Dentistry and Endodontics and related dental specialties and is in- line with the European & American universities standards and focuses on clinical simulation training, with a Face to Face mode of delivery as well as clinical practice”, added Professor HADJHAMOU.

On the other hand, Professor Denis BOURGEOIS, Vice President of the International Relations and Dean of the College of Dentistry at the University Claude Bernard, Lyon 1, said that ‘’today is an important event for the University Claude Bernard, Lyon 1, considering that this is the first partnership achieved by the University Claude Bernard, a public higher education institution and the Elite Academy, a private organization in the UAE, qualified in the lifelong learning, I must emphasize that this partnership has been achieved at the level of the University Claude Bernard rather the College of Dentistry and this is very significant, in terms of partnership of my university with a private institution, I must say this is the second one worldwide; Professor BOURGEOIS has also added that his university is expecting to develop a strong partnership with the Elite Academy in various areas such as Health.

Dr. Narimane HADJHAMOU, CEO of the Center for Learning Innovations & Customized Knowledge Solutions (CLICKS) on the other hand shared that “ supporting such an initiative and program is in- line with the Center’s vision and mission of supporting practitioners in continuously developing their theoretical and practical skills. The Center throughout the years have worked very closely with a number of schools of medical studies and dentistry and believes that such a program will definitely support the improvement of teaching skills and the university level, we are excited about this program that hopefully will mark the start of many other initiatives will be launching in the future with the Elite Academy and the University Claude Bernard, Lyon.