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Standard Level Certification Course - Doha, Qatar
Thursday, July 01, 2021 to Friday, July 02, 2021
Category: Lecture & Hands-On

The standard level course in laser dentistry is a prerequisite for all dentists, nurses, dental assistants and dental hygienists to handle any kind of LASER devices. It provides a basic level of education in LASER usage and includes specific device instruction with demonstrated proficiency in didactic and hands-on knowledge. LASER safety is an important issue and all those who are involved in LASER dentistry must be equipped with the knowledge of the wavelengths, user settings, care and maintenance of the device. Further, international bodies governing laser safety issues require all organizations housing laser devices to have a certified laser safety officer. This course provides all the required knowledge and documentation for laser safety officers. Apart from general considerations in LASER practice, specific uses of LASERs in various fields of dentistry will be discussed along with tips on LASER practice management. The Standard Level Course is the basic level of education in dental laser usage, including specific laser proficiency and laboratory knowledge. Candidates for the Standard Level Course must demonstrate a basic understanding of all wavelengths via a multiple-choice examination and an oral clinical simulation exam, with at least one wavelength.


Educational Objectives

The 12 hours of CE laser utilization includes:

1. Outline basic laser physics

2. Explain the biologic laser tissue interaction

3. Demonstrate the clinical applications of lasers in different dental fields

4. Select between different laser wavelengths

5. Utilize the recommended standards in laser safety


This activity is a Category 1 - Accredited Group Learning Activity as defined by the Department of Healthcare Professions - Accreditation Section and is approved for 13.00 hours, and  is approved for a maximum of 3 hours as (Category 3).


Walid Altayeb DDS, MScD, MALD, PhD

Fellow & Master of the Academy of Laser Dentistry


•          Dr. Altayeb received his dental degree from Faculty of Dentistry, Damascus University in 1998

•          He completed his Master of Science in Periodontics in 2004 and Doctorate of Philosophy PH.D in Periodontics in 2007.

•          Master of Academy of Laser Dentistry, Florida, USA.

•          Academy of Laser Dentistry Board of Directors and ALD Speakers Bureau.

•          He participated in many conferences in Middle East and USA as speaker in the fields of Periodontal Medicine & Laser Dentistry.

•          He is running “Pink Aesthetics & Laser Dentistry” courses with the British Academy of Implant and Restorative Dentistry in
           Qatar, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Oman, and UAE.

•          Dr. Altayeb achieved an advanced level of knowledge about the application of lasers in dental science and patient treatment
           (Advanced Proficiency certificates of Academy of Laser Dentistry)

•          Lecturer in Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Roma, Italy

•          Dr. Altayeb received The John G. Sulewski Distinguished Service Award / 2019 of ALD

•          The founder and chair of ALD Gulf Laser Chapter

•          The chair of Academy of Laser Dentistry ALD International Relations Committee.

•          Dr. Altayeb is the founder of Laser section in the British Academy of Implant and Restorative Dentistry and the founder of the
            Professional Diploma in Advanced Laser Dentistry of BAIRD.

•          General Secretary of iLED 2018 and iLED 2019 conferences.

•          Dr. Altayeb is working in private as periodontist and Implantologist in:

o          Tamim Dental Polyclinic, Doha, Qatar.

o          Dr. Imran Aestheticare Center, Dubai, UAE.

o          Masters Dental & Aesthetic Center, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Contact: Dr. Walid Altayeb +974 55732179. Email: [email protected].