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The Doctor in Restorative Dentistry (DrResDent) is a three-year clinical course work programme designed to provide effective integration of knowledge from the fields of prosthodontics, endodontics and periodontics, through interactive learning sessions and clinical training. This will help the students in providing holistic treatment to patients by using the comprehensive knowledge given to them under this programme.

The candidate will design an original research project by conducting an independent research, which will be reported formally in a thesis, or as a manuscript prepared for submission or as published paper(s).

The pre-requisite for this programme is a one-year Master of Orofacial Sciences (with compulsory elective in Restorative Dentistry) or its equivalent. The combination of one-year Master and three years Doctorate, is a specialist training programme, which will enable the graduates to be registered as specialists in Restorative Dentistry under the Malaysian Dental Act 2018.



Programme Structure

SUBJECT
Research Project
Restorative Dentistry 1
Restorative Dentistry 2
Restorative Dentistry 3

Entry Requirement

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
BACHELOR’S DEGREE Bachelor’s Degree in Dentistry or its equivalent
CLINICAL EXPERIENCE A minimum of 2 years clinical experience after graduation
MASTER’S DEGREE Master of Orofacial sciences with elective integrated restorative dentistry module or an equivalent Coursework Master programme
EXPERIENCE Registered with the Malaysian Dental Council (MDC) and holds current Annual Practising Certificate (APC) or registered with the dental regulatory body in another country and eligible to be granted a Temporary Practising Certificate (TPC) by MDC
ENGLISH PROFICIENCY (FOR FOREIGN STUDENTS) MUET: Band 4
IELTS: 6.0
TOEFL: 550

Why Study at MAHSA

  • Experienced Local and International Academic Staff including Professors, Associate Professors and Senior Lecturers.

  • First Private University to conduct a Dental Specialists Clinical Programme leading to a Doctoral Degree.

  • Excellent Campus Facilities.

  • Excellent Facilities equipped with CBCT, Operating Microscope etc.

Career Prospects

SPECIALISTS in Restorative Dentistry at the

  • Ministry of Health

  • Ministry of Defence

  • Ministry of Education (Academias/Institutes of Higher Learning)

  • Private Dental Clinics