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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)
  • Diploma in Dental Public Health Royal College Surgeons of England (DDPHRCS)) - Advanced Diploma, The Royal College of Surgeons of England

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 - 2022: 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 2021/2022 2019/2020 2018/2019
DENTAL PUBLIC HEALTH YEAR 2 2021/2022 2019/2020 2018/2019
DENTAL PUBLIC HEALTH YEAR 3 2021/2022 2019/2020 2018/2019
DENTAL PUBLIC HEALTH YEAR 4 2021/2022 2019/2020 2018/2019
DENTAL PUBLIC HEALTH YEAR 5 2021/2022
Research Project 2018/2019 2017/2018
RESEARCH YEAR 4 2018/2019


Research Projects


Completed
2018 - 2018 Smoking Cessation Intervention for Dental Students (SCID)
2018 - 2022 EMPOWERING ORPHANAGE CARERS AND FACILITATORS ON ORAL HEALTH PROMOTION.
2017 - 2021 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
2016 - 2019 Miswak teaching-ignorant approach amongst Malaysian dental educators
2016 - 2020 Effect of different concentration of bleaching agents the micro hardness of resin composite-an in vitro study
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.


Award & Recognition


24 Nov, 2021 Gold Medal - IIUM Research Day 2021 (Applied Science- 1) International
24 Nov, 2021 Gold Medal - IIUM Research Day 2021 (Applied Science- 2) International
05 Oct, 2021 Gold Medal - University teknologi MARA International
29 Sep, 2021 Best Group Presentation - Universitas Gadjah Mada International
27 Apr, 2021 1st runner up oral presentation (Clinical Science - 10th Dental Students' Scientific Conference 2021, Kulliyyah of Dentistry KCDIO
24 Feb, 2020 Best Manuscript - 9th Dental Students' Scientific Conference 2020, Kulliyyah of Dentistry KCDIO
24 Feb, 2020 1st runner up poster presentation (clinical) - 9th Dental Students' Scientific Conference 2020, Kulliyyah of Dentistry KCDIO
24 Feb, 2020 2nd runner up poster presentation (basic science) - 9th Dental Students' Scientific Conference 2020, Kulliyyah of Dentistry KCDIO
24 Feb, 2020 1st runner up oral presentation (clinical) - 9th 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

2022 Perceived knowledge and perceptions toward biostatistics among dental and medical undergraduate students in International Islamic University Malaysia. IIUM Journal of Orofacial and Health Sciences, 3 (1) pp. 111-123
2022 The future direction of the Dental Public Health in Malaysia. IIUM Journal of Orofacial and Health Sciences, 3 (1) pp. 153-155
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, 13 April 2021 () 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 Pattern of medication use among the elderly at one nursing center for terminally-ill patients in the east coast Malaysia: a cross-sectional study. In: IIUM Research Day 2021: An International Online for Life Sciences,
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,
2021 The Impact of Changes in Oral Functioning, Social Support and Spiritual Aspect on The Psychosocial Well-Being Among Oral Cancer Patients in Malaysia: Secondary Data Analysis. In: 52nd Asia-Pasific Academic Consortium for Public Health (APACPH) 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

2022 The dental workforce in Malaysia: changes and implications. IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-491-189-8
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
Monograph

2017 Developing, testing and validating template of Modified Workload Indicators of Staffing Need (m-WISN) for Oral Health Division (OHD), Ministry of Health Malaysia (MOH). In: ,