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Dental Education

Education of Dentists

Number of Dental Schools

Yearly Output
of Dentists

Dental Curriculum
No. of Years

Year
4* 230 5 2010


* 3 Public Higher Education Institutions and 1 Private Higher Education Insistution (As of 31 Dec. 2010, an additional 3 public and 4 private Higher Education Institutions have been approved to run the dental degree program)

Source: Malaysian Dental Council

Education of Dental Staff
Profession Number of Schools No. of Years Year

Dental Nurse

1

3

2010

Dental Technician

2**

3

2010

Dental Surgery Assistant

4***

2

2010

** 1 public and 1 private college
*** 1 public and 3 private colleges


Source: Oral Health Division, Ministry of Health, Malaysia


Postgraduate Training
Specialities Number of Faculties

Duration
(year)

Year Source

Master in Community Dentistry

1 1 1994

1)

Master in Community Medicine (Oral Health)

1 1 2004 1)

Master in Clinical Dentistry

1 1 2000

1)

Master in Orthodontics

2 1 2000 & 2004

1)


1) Oral Healthcare in Malaysia. Oral Health Division, Ministry of Health, Malaysia 2005.


Last updated by Gisela Ladda Tayanin