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The Postgraduate Diploma in Implant Dentistry Programme provides advanced training in implant dentistry designed for practitioners who wish to include implants into their clinical practice and to develop their skills to place implants in straight forward to advanced cases.

Postgraduate Diploma in Implant Dentistry

Course Content & Delivery

Why Study Postgraduate Diploma in Implant Dentistry at IMU

Better Preparation for Working in a Challenging Environment
Flexible Schedule

Flexible Learning 


Credentialled by MQA

International Benchmark

Highly Qualified & Experienced Staff 

The programme aims to develop the practitioner’s knowledge and skill, so that he can operate with confidence in patient selection, diagnosis, investigations, treatment planning and execution of the planned implant procedure in straightforward to advance cases. 

The programme includes both onsite, offsite and online clinical training to enable practice to execute the clinical skills at the student’s workplace or at IMU.

Dental implantology is not considered a specialist discipline worldwide and thus no qualification in implant dentistry will be accepted for registration in the Specialist Register of the Malaysian Dental Council.

Postgraduate Diploma in Implant Dentistry

Key Facts


Postgraduate Diploma in Implant Dentistry

Total Duration:
Full-time - 1 year (6 modules)



Fees 2017:

RM55,000 (Malaysian)

RM68,750 (International)

Professor of Restorative Dentistry

Dean, School of Dentistry

Pro Vice Chancellor (Development)

BDS Hons (Singapore), MSc (London), 

FDSRCPS (Glasgow),DRDRCS (Edinburgh), 

FDSRCS (Edinburgh), FAMM (Malaysia)

The primary objective of the IMU Postgraduate Diploma in Implant Dentistry is to provide dental practitioners the opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills to plan, treat, and rehabilitate a range of simple to advance partially and fully edentulous patients using dental implants. The programme is designed to support the training and learning of working dental practitioners by using a flexible modular mode of delivery using a wide array of teaching methods supplemented with guidance from personal tutors. 

The training standards have been developed to ensure patient safety. The training will emphasise the need to provide a good standard of care based on current evidence in the field of Implant Dentistry. An evidence based patient centered approach will be used in advising patients concerning the choice of prostheses, techniques and materials available in implant dentistry.

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