18th Annual Scientific Meeting and 20th Annual General Meeting of Malaysian Section IADR

The Faculty of Dentistry fielded 5 student research projects in the poster presentation category and 1 staff project in the poster presentation for staff at the 18th Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Association for Dental Research, Malaysian Section 2019 (IADR MALSEC 2019) on the 30 March 2019.

The students competed with undergraduates, postgraduates and researchers from various fields. One of the students’ poster presentations entitled “Effects of pH of sports and energy drinks on demineralization of dental hard tissue: an in-vitro study” won the Alliance for Caries-free Future (ACFF) award for caries research in the undergraduate category with a cash prize of RM 200. The poster entitled “Bailout using brains – teaching and learning in dentistry through games” won the Colgate Award for the Best Overall Research Poster, which carried a cash prize of RM 500 and a Colgate Kit.


ACFF Award for Caries Research Undergraduate Category

Kamaleshewary A/P Gunalan, Katrice Lim Xin Jie, Jan Ee Ven, Joshua Lee Tzu Shiuan, Sulinda Daud.  Effects of pH of sports and Energy Drinks on Demineralisation of Dental Hard Tissue.

Supervisor: Pn Sulinda Daud

Prize: Cash prize of RM 200


Colgate Award for the Best Overall Research Poster

Dr Priyadarshini Hesarghatta Ramamurthy, Dr Daniel Devaprakash Dicksit, Datuk Dr Khairiyah Abd Muttalib, Assoc. Prof Dr Basuri Bin Faki. Bailout using brains-teaching and learning in dentistry through games.

 Award: Cash prize RM 500 and Colgate Kit


Muhammad Sanim Satri, Ng Jia Hui, Muhammad Anwar Khalid, Nabila Nadia Naharuddin, Prashant Choudhary. Comparison of Microleakage in Coloured Composite and Giomer – An In-Vitro Study

Supervisor: Dr Prashant Choudhary

Chong Jing Yi, Chen Sze Min, Roojee Beebee Nafeesah Mohseen, Chong Min Yi, Anand S Tegginamani. Prevalence of dental developmental anomalies among patients visiting SEGi Oral Health Center

Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Dr Anand S Tegginamani

Fong Chan Yip, Choy Yip Seng, Chung Yi Vien, Goh Song Jia, Anitha Krishnan Pandarathodiyil. Prevalence of Leukoedema and Fordyce’s Granules in Patients Attending a University Centre.

Supervisor: Dr Anitha Krishnan Pandarathodiyil

Gun Sheh Tat, Gan Chen Wei, Guee Yuxin, Hanis Masyitah Binti Mohd Said,  Anitha Krishnan Pandarathodiyil, Md Nurul Islam. Perception of Dental Students about the Importance of Tooth Carving In Clinical Dental Practice

Supervisors: Dr Anitha Krishnan Pandarathodiyil, Prof Md Nurul Islam

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