IMU’s Postgraduate Diploma in Implant Dentistry (PGDID) Programme provides training in implant dentistry specially designed for general dental practitioners. It is Malaysia’s first and only MQA accredited Postgraduate Diploma in Implant Dentistry. The curriculum is benchmarked against The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh’s Diploma in Implant Dentistry Examination.
The Postgraduate Diploma in Implant Dentistry includes a total of 6 modules sequenced based on simple to advance cases taught by eminent and experienced full-time and adjunct faculty including clinicians cum academicians of various disciplines such as Oral Surgery, Prosthodontics, Periodontics, Radiology.
Dental implantology is not considered a specialist discipline worldwide and thus no qualification in implant dentistry will be accepted for registration in the Specialist Register of the Malaysian Dental Council.
BDS Hons (Singapore), MSc (Lond), FDSRCPS (Glasgow), DRDRCS (Edinburgh), FDSRCS (Edinburgh), FAMM (Mal)
BDS (Malaya), MSc (London), FDSRCS (England), PhD (Malaya)
BDS, MDS(OMFS), FDSRCS (England), MFDSRCPS (Glasgow), DIPLOMATE- (ICOI-USA)
BDS, MDS (Periodontology), Fellowship in Implant Dentistry
BDS (Singapore), MDS (Singapore), FRACDS (Australia)
BDS (Singapore), MS (USA), Diplomate of American Board of Periodontology (USA), FAM (Singapore)
BDS (Australia), MSc (Australia), Master in Advanced Periodontology (USA)
BDS (Singapore), MSD (Washington, USA), Cert. Prosthodontics (Washington, USA)
The primary objective of the IMU Postgraduate Diploma in Implant Dentistry is to provide dental practitioners the opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills to plan, treat, and rehabilitate a range of simple to advance partially and fully edentulous patients using dental implants. The programme is designed to support the training and learning of working dental practitioners by using a flexible modular mode of delivery using a wide array of teaching methods supplemented with guidance from personal tutors.
The training standards have been developed to ensure patient safety. The training will emphasise the need to provide a good standard of care based on current evidence in the field of Implant Dentistry. An evidence based patient centered approach will be used in advising patients concerning the choice of prostheses, techniques and materials available in implant dentistry.
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