SHANGHAI, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DenTech China 2012 (the 16th China International Exhibition & Symposium on Dental Equipment, Technology & Products), approved by the Ministry of Science and Technology and organized by China International Conference Center for Science & Technology, Ninth People's Hospital of Shanghai-Jiao Tong University and Shanghai UBM ShowStar Exhibition Co., Ltd, took place on October 24-27, 2012 at Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center and closed with a great ending. This annual event is co-organized by College of Stomatology of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, School of Stomatology of Tong Ji University and Shanghai Stomatological Disease Center with support from China Association for Science and Technology, Chinese Stomatological Association and Shanghai Stomatological Association as well as hundreds of stomatology colleges and hospitals in China and dental manufacturers worldwide. The 6th Asian Dental Lab Outsourcing Exhibition was co-located with DenTech China. (Photo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/2012/11/15/20121115150632798521.html ) DenTech China 2012 Opening Ceremony According to the official statistics, the four-day event has attracted nearly 600 exhibitors from home and abroad, increased by 16% compared with that of DenTech China 2011, among which more than 300 exhibitors were from overseas markets including Austria, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Korea, Liechtenstein, Malaysia, Mexico, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland, Singapore, Turkey, the UK and US. DenTech China 2012 surpasses all its previous records and expands the exhibition space to 34,000 sqm, increasing by 6.25%. During the 4 day period, over 100 world-wide renowned dental experts from different countries gave lectures in over 130 dental conference sessions and forums, covering key topic areas of dentistry. The 2012 event has attracted 68,300 visits including dentists, dental technicians, dealers and manufacturers, increasing 4.3% compared with that of last year, from over 80 countries sharing the latest technologies and developments of dental industry. More importantly, four highlighted sessions were also held during the event – the 14th session of Life, Science and Future Health Summit organized by the China Association for Science and Technology, Shanghai International Stomatological Implant Forum, Prosthodontic Forum and Orthodontic Forum. Totally, 13,850 visitors were recorded to attend.