International Conference of
the Asian Academy of Preventive Dentistry

Future International Conference

17th International Conference of
the Asian Academy of Preventive Dentistry

AAPD 2025

Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
AAPD 2025
President Message

Greetings from Indonesia!

With great pleasure and excitement, we invite you to the upcoming 17th International Conference of the Asian Academy of Preventive Dentistry, held from 3rd to 5th September 2025 in Kuta, Bali. The conference will focus on the theme "Innovations in Dental Public Health and Preventive Dentistry: Bridging Gaps for Better Oral Health", bringing together experts to share their insights and knowledge.

This conference promises an enriching experience to share your research with the preventive dentistry community. The focus on innovations in dental public health and preventive dentistry will help bridge gaps for better oral health, ultimately improving the quality of life for people across the globe.

Bali, known for its natural beauty and cultural heritage, is the perfect host for this conference. Participants can look forward to exploring the island's attractions, from its pristine beaches to its vibrant nightlife and rich cultural experiences.

We extend a warm welcome to all guests, and we look forward to seeing you in Kuta, Bali in September 2025.

Warm regards.

Dr Melissa AdiatmanChair, LOC for AAPD 2025
Dr Melissa Adiatman Associate Professor, University of Indonesia Indonesia
Dr Melissa Adiatman
Indonesia
18th International Conference of
the Asian Academy of Preventive Dentistry

AAPD 2026

Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
AAPD 2026
President Message

Greetings from Malaysia!!!

With great pleasure and pride, we invite each and every one of you to the 18th International Conference of the Asian Academy of Preventive Dentistry, scheduled from the 7th to 10th of October 2026 in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. Our event promises to showcase three full days of plenaries, forums, symposium sessions, and opportunities to present and share your academic and research outcomes with renowned peers and like-minded participants.

Sabah, a global eco-destination, boasts an abundance of getaways for tourists, such as the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Center, Danum Valley Conservation Area, Sabah’s Lost World of Maliau Basin, Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary, the majestic Mount Kinabalu and Kinabalu Park, as well as Sabah island hopping adventures and many other activities.

Affectionately known as the 'Land Below the Wind,' Sabah is easily accessible by air from all over Asia, Europe, and Australasia. We welcome all guests with open arms, wherever you may be.

See you in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, in October 2026!!!

Warm regards

Prof Rahimah Abdul KadirChair, LOC for AAPD 2026
Prof Rahimah Abdul Kadir Professor, Lincoln University of Malaya Malaysia
Prof Rahimah Abdul Kadir
Malaysia
19th International Conference of
the Asian Academy of Preventive Dentistry

AAPD 2027

Beijing, China
AAPD 2027
President Message

Greetings from Beijing!!!

As the vice president (designate president) of Asian Academy of Preventive Dentistry (AAPD) and the chair of Local Organising Committee of the 19th International Conference of AAPD (AAPD 2027), I sincerely welcome you to attend this conference which has a slogan of “Preventive Oral Care for Better Global Health” and will be held in the Friendship Hotel, Beijing, from September 16th to 18th in 2027.

Beijing, the capital of People’s Republic of China, had hosted the 4th and 11th International Conference of AAPD in 2000 and 2014, respectively. Now, after 13 years passed, the conference will come back to Beijing again. These two decades have seen booming economy and prosperity of modern China, as well as development of preventive dentistry and progress of oral health care all over the Asia. This conference attracts professionals and talents in this field and promotes wider and deeper collaborations among different countries / regions and universities / colleges, becoming an indispensable platform for academic communications.

Given the close relationship between oral health and systemic health, preventive oral care becomes a quite important part of global health promotion. To that end, we invite outstanding experts and well-known scientists internationally to give academic presentations and make discussions during the three days here, so as to exhibit a variety of research findings and cuttingedge progresses in preventive dentistry and dental public health in the era of globalisation.

The host city, Beijing, has a long history with culture of great splendour. You can visit places of interest such as the Forbidden City, the Heaven Temple, the Summer Palace, the Old Summer Palace, the Great wall, etc.; historical and cultural blocks such as the South Gongs & Drums Lane, the Grand Fence, etc.; and modern architectural projects such as the Birds’ Nest (National Stadium), the Water Cube (National Swimming Centre), the Universal Studios, etc. A plenty of heritages from ancient times and fire-new modern buildings are blended here, yielding sparks of collision continuously. We warmly welcome you come to Beijing in this golden autumn in the Year of Sheep to experience the intertwinement of historical remains and modern civilization, as well as to enjoy the fusion of a thousand-year ancient capital and a modernised metropolis. We look forward to achieving a great success for the 19th International Conference of AAPD!

Prof Shuguo ZhengChair, LOC for AAPD 2027
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Prof Shuguo Zheng Professor, Peking University China
Prof Shuguo Zheng
China