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Muhd Firdaus Bin Che Musa

Academic Qualification

  • Ph.D in Dental Public Health (Health Services Research) - Doctor of Philosophy, King's College London
  • Master of Community Oral Health (With Distinction) - Masters Degree, Universiti Malaya (UM)
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery - Bachelor Degree, Universiti Malaya (UM)

Muhd Firdaus Bin Che Musa (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Kuantan Campus

KULLIYYAH OF DENTISTRY


muhdfirdaus@iium.edu.my
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Area of Specialisation


  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Dentistry ~ Preventive Dentistry - Dental Public Health


Professional Membership


  • 2017 - 2018: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (IADR: Ordinary Member), International Association for Dental Research
  • 2021: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (QRAM: Life membership), Qualitative Research Association of Malaysia
  • 2021: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (MADPHS: Life Membership), Malaysian Association of Dental Public Health Specialists
  • 2021 - 2021: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (iADH/ MADOH: Ordinary Member), International Association for Disability and Oral Health


Teaching Responsibilities


Dental Public Health 2018/2019 2017/2018
DENTAL PUBLIC HEALTH YEAR 1 2019/2020 2018/2019
Dental Public Health Year 2 2018/2019 2019/2020
DENTAL PUBLIC HEALTH YEAR 3 2018/2019 2019/2020
DENTAL PUBLIC HEALTH YEAR 4 2018/2019 2019/2020
Research Project 2017/2018 2018/2019
RESEARCH YEAR 4 2018/2019


Research Projects


Completed
2018 - 2018 Smoking Cessation Intervention for Dental Students (SCID)
2016 - 2020 Effect of different concentration of bleaching agents the micro hardness of resin composite-an in vitro study
2016 - 2019 Miswak teaching-ignorant approach amongst Malaysian dental educators
On-Going
2021 - Present Development of a Behavioural Model to Reduce the Risk of Occupational Dental Hazards and Preventive Measures among Dental Surgeons
2019 - Present Analysing the prevalence of tooth wear and its associated factors among secondary school children for the improvement of the oral health status.
2019 - Present Healing potential and the predictability of obturation with GuttaFlow Bioseal. An in vitro study.
2018 - Present EMPOWERING ORPHANAGE CARERS AND FACILITATORS ON ORAL HEALTH PROMOTION.
2017 - Present Evaluation of Children and Parent?s Habits as Factors for Early Childhood and Severe Early Childhood Caries: A Multi-Center Cross-Sectional Study using ICCMS Classification


Award & Recognition


27 Apr, 2021 1st runner up oral presentation (Clinical Science) - 10th Dental Students' Scientific Conference 2020 - Kulliyyah of Dentistry KCDIO
24 Jan, 2019 K-NOVASI PENGAJARAN & PEMBELAJARAN PENDIDIK 4.0: PEREKA PENGALAMAN PEMBELAJARAN BERMAKNA GANGSA - Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) National
22 Jul, 2018 Third Prize for Oral Category- Malaysian International Dental Exhibition and Conference (MIDEC) 2018 - Malaysian Dental Association International


Publications


Article

2021 Current concept of oral health and its potential implications for policy and practice of dental health coverage and insurance: post COVID-19 measurement. IIUM Journal of Orofacial and Health Sciences, 2 (1) pp. 4-13
2021 Current concept of oral health and its potential implications for policy and practice of dental health coverage and insurance: post COVID-19 measurement. IIUM Journal of Orofacial and Health Sciences, 2 (1) pp. 4-13
2021 Keselamatan rawatan gigi sepanjang pandemik Covid-19. Utusan Malaysia, () pp.
2021 Living With COVID-19 Is A Reality Among Dental Fraternity: A Refection. Journal of Biotechnology and Strategic Health Research, 5 (1) pp. 8-11
2021 Manfaat Ramadan pemacu toleransi pelbagai kaum. Berita Harian, () pp.
2021 Penemuan vaksin bukan lesen abai SOP, norma baharu. BH Online, () pp.
2020 A study on parental acceptance towards the use of dental therapists in Malaysian private sectors. Malaysian Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences, 16 (4) pp. 13-20
2020 Antimicrobial effect of seaweeds against oral-borne pathogens: a review. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences, 4 (1) pp. 1049-1056
2020 Current short-term career aspirations of dental students in Malaysia: post new employment policy = Malezya’daki diş hekimliği oğrencilerinin kısa dönem kariyer hedefleri: yeni İstihdam politikası sonrası. Journal of Biotechnology and Strategic Health Research, 4 (1) pp. 39-46
2020 Deconstructing orthographic knowledge and cultural awareness of miswak practice amongst dental educators: benefits and barriers: a qualitative study. Journal of International Oral Health, 12 (6) pp. 525-531
2020 The dental workforce in Malaysia: drivers for change from the perspectives of key stakeholders. International Dental Journal, 70 (5) pp. 360-373
2019 Dangers of fake dentists. New Straits Times, () pp. 1-2
2019 Growing culture of illegal dentistry globally,including Malaysia. calling for multidisciplinary action for patient safety. Journal of Biotechnology and Strategic Health Research, 3 (2) pp. 61-65
2018 Kesihatan mulut pengguna pendakap gigi. Dewan Kosmik, 26 (5) pp. 28-31
2018 Provision of health and dental care in two middle income Asian countries. Journal of Biotechnology and Strategic Health Research, 2 (3) pp. 182-188
2017 Malaysia healthcare system = Malezya saglik sistemi. Journal of Biotechnology and Strategic Health Research, 1 (1) pp. 7-10
2016 Career expectations and influences among dental students in Malaysia. International Dental Journal, 66 (4) pp. 229-236
2015 Students’ motivation to study dentistry in Malaysia: an analysis using confirmatory factor analysis. Human Resources for Health, 13 (47) pp. 1-9
Conference or Workshop Item

2021 Perceived knowledge and perceptions toward biostatistics among dental and medical undergraduate students in International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). In: The 10th IIUM Dental Students' Scientific Conference,
2020 Direct identification of anatomical landmarks to locate second mesiobuccal canal of maxillary first molars: an in-vitro study. In: 9th Dental Students' Scientific Conference 2020,
2020 Future market changes for Malaysian dental therapists: a qualitative study amongst dental therapists in the east of peninsular Malaysia on their career motivation and expectations. In: 9th Dental Students' Scientific Conference 2020,
2020 Learning preferences of third year KOD dental students: teaching routine prosthodontic procedures using two different methods. In: 9th Dental Students' Scientific Conference 2020,
2020 Prevalence of malocclusion and associated habits in 4 to 6-year-old preschool children in Kuantan, Pahang. In: 9th IIUM Dental Students' Scientific Conference 2020,
2019 Career aspirations in a short-term and long-term aspects among final year dental students in IIUM Kuantan. In: 8th Dental Students’ Scientific Conference IIUM 2019,
2019 Parents’ acceptance towards the use of dental therapist in the private sector – a quantitative study. In: 12th Postgraduate Conference 2019,
2019 The impact of community learning program to a Kuantan dental students. In: Conference on BioMedical and Advanced Materials (Bio-CAM 2017),
2018 Development, implementation, and evaluation of an interactive smoking cessation intervention workshop for dental students (SCIDs). In: Simposium Kesarjanaan Pengajaran & Pembelajaran dan Penilaian Alternatif (SoTLA) UKM,
2018 Miswak: Awareness and knowledge amongst Malaysian dental educators. In: Malaysian International Dental Exhibition and Conference (MIDEC),
2017 The future Malaysian dental workforce: System Dynamic (SD) modelling. In: 2017 IADR/AADR/CADR General Session & Exhibition,
2015 Career expectations and influences of emerging dental workforce: A quantitative study of final year dental students in Malaysia. In: 17th Annual Postgraduate Research Day Kings College London Dental Institute,
2015 The future dental workforce in Malaysia: drivers for change. In: BSODR Annual General Meeting 2015,
2014 Students’ motivation to study dentistry in Malaysia. In: Health Services Research: Evidence- based practice,
2014 The future dental workforce in Malaysia: Recruitment, training, retention, and team working. In: 16th Annual Postgraduate Research Day: Kings College London Dental Institute,
Book

2020 The dental workforce in Malaysia: career motivation and expectations amongst senior dental students. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-491-040-2