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Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia. It consists of thirteen states and three federal territories and has a total landmass of 329,847 square kilometres separated by the South China Sea into two similarly sized regions, Peninsular Malaysia and Malaysian Borneo.

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Bachelor of Dental Surgery

International Medical University
Campus Full time 5 - 5.5 years February 2017 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

Dentistry is a professional career dedicated to the evaluation, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diseases, disorders and conditions of the oral cavity, maxillofacial area (upper and lower jaws), associated structures next to these areas and their impact on the human body. Oral health is widely considered necessary for complete general health. [+]

Top Bachelors in Dentistry in Malaysia. Dentistry is a professional career dedicated to the evaluation, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diseases, disorders and conditions of the oral cavity, maxillofacial area (upper and lower jaws), associated structures next to these areas and their impact on the human body. Oral health is widely considered necessary for complete general health. The Dentistry programme provides a choice of 2 tracks for students. The first track is implemented jointly by the IMU, Malaysia, in collaboration with English-speaking overseas partner universities, with the students spending the first phase in Malaysia and the later years in the partner universities. On successful completion, the students will receive the degree from the respective partner university. The second track is for students to spend the entire 5 years of the undergraduate programme in IMU and receive the Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) degree from IMU. A wide variety of teaching-learning approaches are employed in the dental programme to provide a stimulating environment for learning. These include lectures, problem-based learning (PBL), practical classes, patient simulation practicals, clinical skills sessions, e-learning, independent learning, clinical dental treatment of patients and postings to various hospitals and clinics. [-]

Bachelor of Dental Technology

AIMST University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

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. [+]

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. 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.... [-]

Bachelor of Dental Surgery

AIMST University
Campus Full time 5 years September 2017 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

The BDS degree will conform to international standards. A highly professional faculty with strong research base, and fully conversant with the needs of students to be a professional workforce, has been hand-picked to deliver the BDS programme. [+]

Top Bachelors in Dentistry in Malaysia. Bachelor of Dental Surgery The five-year BDS programme is a professional course to educate and train students to become dental practitioners. Dentistry is the second health science programme to be introduced at AIMST. The course uses a modern approach to dental education based on the best educational practices in dental schools in Malaysia and overseas. The BDS degree will conform to international standards. A highly professional faculty with strong research base, and fully conversant with the needs of students to be a professional workforce, has been hand-picked to deliver the BDS programme. Programme Outline Year 1 Much of Year 1 is devoted to the study of the biomedical sciences (Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry) which provide a foundation for the study of clinical dentistry. Students will also be introduced to the dental profession and common oral health problems Year 2 The clinical subjects of Conservative Dentistry, Prosthetic Dentistry, Periodontology and Applied Dental Materials are introduced. Time is spent in Year 2 learning practical clinical skills and basic dental techniques in the simulation laboratory and dental technology laboratory. Supporting courses in Pathology, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Social and Behavioral Sciences and Communication Skills are held Year 3 During Year 3 students learn to examine, diagnose and treat their own patients in a multidisciplinary polyclinic in the campus-based AIMST University Dental Hospital. Learning in the Year 2 clinical subjects continues along with the introduction of Oral Surgery and Orthodontics. Supporting courses are held in Medicine, Surgery, Oral Radiology, Oral... [-]