Bachelor of Dental Technology

AIMST University

Program Description

Bachelor of Dental Technology

AIMST University

Bachelor of Dental Technology

The Dental Technology programme is the first ever kind of bachelor degree in Malaysia. It is a professional course designed to coach and to nurture the students to equip as skilled dental technologists. The programme aims to develop dental technologists with foundation knowledge to work effectively as a part of the dental team for the planning, designing and fabrication of various dental prostheses like complete dentures, removable partial dentures, fixed dental prostheses, and other intra oral appliances like orthodontic appliances etc.

The basic biomedical sciences within this programme will be taught in the school of medicine. The technical learning will be carried out in the school of dentistry and dental hospital. The students of dental technology will be integrated with the undergraduate dental students for some elements of course to ensure effective teamwork throughout their dental profession.

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Programme Outline

Year 1

The first year deals with the introduction of basic medical sciences like anatomy and physiology to enhance their knowledge and understanding in dentistry. Students will be introduced to basic dental science disciplines (oral biology, oral physiology, dental laboratory and prosthetic technology)

Year 2

More detailed study of anatomy, physiology, pathology, oral microbiology, oral biology, dental material and prosthetic technology will be taught. Students will develop the laboratory skills to fabricate complete dentures, removable partial dentures, orthodontic appliances and maxillofacial prosthesis.

Year 3

Students will be trained with regard to the laboratory aspects of fixed partial prosthodontics which encompasses crowns and bridges, veneers, inlays and onlays. The principles involved in health promotion and health education will also be incorporated in the curriculum with special emphasis on Communication, sociology and psychology.

Year 4

Final year emphasizes on the application of knowledge and skills involved in management of dental cases. At the end of their course, every student is entitled to undergo a six-month compulsory training in dental laboratories to understand how the public and private dental laboratories handle prosthodontic and orthodontic cases.

Career Options

  • Dental technologists in Dental Clinics
  • Ministry of Health Dental technologists
  • Dental technologists in the Armed Forces
  • Dental technologists in Companies (Industry manufacturing dental prosthetic materials)
  • Dental technologists in Private Dental Laboratories
  • Dental technologists in University Teaching and Research

Why AIMST

AIMST University pledges to provide the best array of services and facilities to meet the discerning needs of our students. We have a range of specialist services ready to help and support them during their time with us. Our Student Affairs Officers will assist students in making arrangements for accommodation, transportation and even help to organise extracurricular activities for them. We also have a team of professionally trained Student Counsellors who are ever willing to assist students in handling any personal difficulties or problems. Students who require financial assistance may also contact the Student Affairs Division.

Diligent Security Officers help to ensure the safety of our students while healthcare needs can be met at the Student Health Clinic. Above all these, we have a strong team of support staff to ensure efficient and up-to-date learning facilities such as computer laboratories and a fast-growing library of books, journals and other resources for information retrieval. Our International Office is a one-stop centre catering to enquiries from international students, as AIMST University opens its door to students from the region and the rest of the world. With the services and facilities provided, we hope to create a cosy home-away-from-home environment for all our students and to provide the right atmosphere so that they can experience a lively, exciting and productive university life.

Financial Aid

The Student Affairs Division assists students in obtaining financial aid for their courses through a number of agencies. Students may apply for the National Higher Education Student Loan Scheme (Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional - PTPTN) upon enrolment to a degree programme at AIMST, provided they possess a minimum of three credits in their Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM).

AIMST offers students with excellent performance in the SPM discounts on tuition fees upon enrolment in our Foundation programmes. The discount rate is based on the number of A’s obtained and could be as high as 70% of their tuition fees.

AIMST offers students with excellent performance in the SPM discounts on tuition fees upon enrolment in our Foundation programmes. The discount rate is based on the number of A’s obtained and could be as high as 70% of their tuition fees.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated February 13, 2018
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4 years
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Malaysia - Alor Setar, Kedah
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Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
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Jan. 2019
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Sept. 2019
Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
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