ODC organises MoH workshop on dental assisting

MUSCAT: A workshop on ‘Fundamentals of dental assisting’ was organised by the Ministry of Health supported by Oman Dental College (ODC) and the Institute of Health Sciences. The workshop was held at the ODC with over 70 participants from the private sector. Important issues such as the importance of applying infection control standard precautions in dental clinics and training of dental assistants on correct use of PPE and basic set up of dental clinics were discussed and demonstrated at this workshop. Dr Nutayla al Harthy, Vice-Dean, Academic and Clinical Affairs, ODC, gave the welcome speech in the presence of Dr Tahera Ali, Director, Department of Private Health Establishment at the Ministry of Health. Mariamol, DSA at ODC, said that “the workshop was of great benefit to us as we deal with several hundred patients at ODC. We are grateful to the ministry for organising the event.”