The Certificate for Dental Surgery Assistant program is recognized by Ministry of Health and the quality recognized by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency. This is a 24 month course conducted with up-to-date curriculum which includes dental anatomy, oral pathology, dental histology, dental anatomy and hands-on training. This program is conducted with modern equipment, conducive learning environment and exposed to practical experience at the earliest part of the course.
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Oral surgeons typically work with one or more dental surgical assistants when performing dental procedures. They provide primary dental care for patients, taking and developing dental radiographs (x-ray), prepare and sterilize instruments before treatment. Other usual and customary duties include maintaining accurate and detailed reports and patient records, equipment inventory and stock.
The concerns for dental healthcare in Malaysia is growing significantly. There aren't enough dentists nor dental surgery assistant, there is a great demand to full up by the minimum requirement by 2020. The government is catching up with the developments in the dental progression and so the health ministry has targeted to fill the number required by the country