26th MDA SCATE 2019

Event: 26th MDA Scientific Convention and Trade Exhibition (SCATE) 2018

Category: Oral Presentations/Free Communication

Organiser: Malaysian Dental Association

Date:  18-20 Jan 2019

Time: 9 am -5 pm

Venue: Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur

The Faculty of Dentistry sent 2 student research project teams to 26th MDA SCATE above for Oral presentations. Each group was given 12 minutes for oral presentation followed by 3 minutes got question and answer. One student team project, presented by Year 5 student, Krystal Ng, won 1st place for Oral Presentation and was awarded a cash prize of RM 300.

Best Presentation.

Author(s): Krystal Ng, Norhafizy Bin Mohd Zahir, Norsyazwani Binti Ab Hamid, Nurfarhana Binti Mohamed Kassim, Dr. Muaiyed M. Buzayan. Cephalometric Study on the Relationship of Ala-Tragus Line and Occlusal Plane for Malaysian Population

The second student project that was presented was:

Authors: Yen Shin Tan, Siti Nursyahira Binti Shaari, Siti Nuradiela Binti Rahim, Yu Chen Tan, Dr.Priyank Seth. Assessment of the Accuracy of Dental Age Estimation among Malaysian Chinese Children Using Demirjian’s Method.

Although this was not placed, FOD regards all students as winners and is proud of them for going up against postgraduate students and dental practitioners.

Nineteen (19) students from FOD participated in the Student Mentorship programme where they were assigned roles and responsibilities that exposed them to MDA activities such as registration of conference participants, guidance of participants, and assistance to speakers in the scientific forum, crowd management and management/assistance at the trade exhibition booths.

Twenty two (22) year 5 students (including participants of oral presentation)  attended the Young Dentist Forum on Sunday 20 January 2019 where recent trends in dentistry and the experiences of four (4) eminent young ‘role models’ dental practitioners were showcased.


Oral Presentation of Yen Shin Tan from FOD, SEGi University

Oral Presentation of Krystal Ng from FOD, SEGi University

Ms.Krystal Ng winning the Best Oral Presentation at Scientific forum of SCATE

From left to right: Norsyazwani Binti Ab Hamid , Krystal Ng, Nurfarhana Binti Mohamed Kassim and Norhafiy Bin Mohd Zahir.

Student Research teams at 26th MDA SCATE 2019.

Student Mentorship:

The 19 students from Faculty of Dentistry who enrolled for the Student Mentorship Program.

Young Dentist Forum:

SEGi FOD students with the forum speakers Dr.Ezani Farhana and Dr. Ibrahim Shahruddin

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