Fakulti of dentistry, UiTM, Sungai Buloh- Report

We, a group of six interns (Ms. Sunayana Peddi, Mr. Jaivrat Gupta, Ms. Neha Keswani, Ms. Debotri Basu, Ms. Anahita deo) from the Manipal College Of Dental Sciences were presented with an opportunity to attend the 9th dental student scientific symposium organized by UiTM, Sungai Buloh, Malaysia on 9th – 10th April, 2019. A warm welcome awaited us at the university campus. Amongst the seven posters presented by us at the conference, Ms. Debotri Basu was awarded the “best poster amongst the international delegates”. The conference gave us an insight into the latest research innovation and a wide arena of future research study.

May 09, 2019

The conference was followed by a week long observership program at UiTM, Sungai Buloh campus. We got the opportunity to be posted at various departments in groups of three.

While being acquainted to the procedural work of the hospital, we were given a tour of specialized clinics allocated to the 3rd,4th and 5th academic years and their state of art facilities provided for skill based learning. A few visits worth mentioning are the superiorly equipped operation theatre for comprehensive dental care, special healthcare needs clinic for catering to the niche needs and geriatric care department. Boasted of the latest technology, was the prosthodontic ceramic lab and orthodontic evaluation and treatment department.

Later we embarked on the university organized day tour to Kuala Lumpur city.

In a nutshell, the fortnight of an experience was a period of amazement coupled with learning and exploring of newer horizon. It was a privilege being a part of the unique program