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Rafiq Bin Khalid

Academic Qualification

  • Master of Clinical Dentistry (Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology) - Masters Degree (Clinical Specialist), Universiti Malaya (UM)
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia

Rafiq Bin Khalid (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Kuantan Campus


Expert Profile

Dr. Rafiq Khalid graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) from the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) in 2012. He served two years as a dental officer, followed by a subsequent two years as a trainee lecturer at IIUM. In 2016, he pursued his postgraduate studies, and in 2020 graduated with a Master of Clinical Dentistry in Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology (MClinDent) from University Malaya. He is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery and Oral Diagnosis, Kulliyyah of Dentistry, IIUM. Besides undergraduate teaching, he is also a practicing oral medicine and oral pathology specialist at both the Kulliyyah of Dentistry and Sultan Ahmad Shah Medical Centre (SASMEC), IIUM. His area of research interest include oral cancer and oral maxillofacial  infections.

Area of Specialisation

  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Dentistry ~ Oral Pathology

Teaching Responsibilities

INTEGRATED DENTAL PRACTICE 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022
ORAL MEDICINE & ORAL PATHOLOGY YEAR 3 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021
ORAL MEDICINE & ORAL PATHOLOGY YEAR 4 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021
ORAL MEDICINE & ORAL PATHOLOGY YEAR 5 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021

Research Projects

2021 - 2024 Evaluation of Temporomandibular Joint Space and Condylar Head Position in Different Skeletal Classes Among the Malaysian Population
2020 - Present Elucidation on the antimicrobial effect of Syzygium cumini seed extract on oral mucositis pathogens.

Award & Recognition

19 Sep, 2019 Second Runner-up for Poster Presentation at the 12th Dental Postgraduate Conference University of Malaya - Others National
23 Aug, 2019 First Place for Poster Presentation (Case Report) at the 9th Conference of Asian Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology - Asian Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology International



2023 Unusual demonstration of paradental cyst affecting impacted lower third molar. Scholars Journal of Medical Case Reports, 11 (10) pp. 1757-1762
2022 Aberrant expression of p63 in an Adenocarcinoma of the prostate that has metastasized to the oral cavity. Cureus Journal of Medical Science, 14 (3) pp.
Conference or Workshop Item

2013 Microbial contamination of equipment in the dental laboratory. In: 2nd Meeting of the International Association for Dental Research- Asia Pacific Region,
Book Section

2024 Hydroxamate HDAC inhibitors potency in mediating dentine regeneration: a review. In: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, ISBN: 978-1-032-51441-3, pp. 435-442