10th NATIONAL DENTAL STUDENTS SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE 2018 
(10th NDSSC 2018)
Event
: 10th National Dental Students Scientific Conference
Category: Oral Presentation, Poster Presentations (competing category and non- competing category), Quiz 
Organiser: Manipal Melaka Medical College
Date:  4-5th May 2018
Venue: Temasek hotel, Melaka

The Faculty of Dentistry fielded one (1) student research project for oral presentation, two (2) for poster presentations (competing category) and two (2) more for poster presentations (non-competing category) to the 10th National Dental Students’ Scientific Conference 2018 organised by the FOD, Melaka Manipal Medical College on the 4-5th May 2018. In addition, two (2) teams with four (4) members each participated in ‘Impaction 4’ quiz competition which was held together with the 10th NDSSC 2018. 13 national and 4 international universities participated in this conference. The students competed with dental students from 13 universities for oral presentations, 25 posters for competing category, and 13 posters for non-competing category and with a total of 21 quiz teams from national and international universities. 

The Best Poster Presentation under non-competing category was awarded to the following project:

COMPARATIVE EVALUATION OF COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH AND COLOUR STABILITY OF ZIRCONOMER AND CERAM-X AGAINST VARIOUS CHILDREN'S HEALTH DRINKS: AN IN-VITRO STUDY

By: Chong Yiing Yee, Nur ‘Alia binti Asri, Aswini Freda, Kwang Pei Yi, Vanishree H.S. (Presenters’ names underlined)


Oral Presentation

Project: EFFECTIVENESS OF PLAQUE REMOVAL BY A NOVEL DYE CONTAINING TOOTHPASTE: A RANDOMISED CONTROLLED TRIAL

By: Chong Jun Ning, Brandon Nicholas Teo, Naik Hsian Zhen, Ong Wey Yin, Dr Avita Rath (Presenters’ names underlined)

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Caption: L to R: Naik Hsian Zhen, Brandon Nicholas Teo, Datuk Dr Khairiyah Abd Muttalib, Chong Jun Ning, Dr Avita Rath


Poster Presentation - Competing Category 

Project: PREVALENCE OF SOFT TISSUE CALCIFICATIONS IN OROFACIAL REGIONS SHOWN IN ORTHOPANTOMOGRAPHS OF PATIENTS FROM VARIOUS ETHNICITY AND GENDER VISITING SEGi ORAL HEALTH CENTRE, SEGi UNIVERSITY– A RETROSPECTIVE STUDY

By: Bryan Sasikaran , Eugene Chan-Quo , Liliane Kai Li See, Xiang Ying Loh, Dr Ashish Kumar Singh (Presenters’ names underlined)

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Caption: L to R: Bryan Sasikaran , Eugene Chan-Quo, Dr Ashish Kumar Singh, Xiang Ying Loh

 

Project: EFFICACY OF 0.12% TEMPERED CHLORHEXIDINE AS A PRE-PROCEDURAL MOUTH RINSE IN REDUCING BACTERIAL COUNTS IN DENTAL AEROSOLS – A RANDOMIZED CLINICAL TRIAL 

By: Teh Wan Huay, Erene Chew, Julian Lee Tjun-Wa, Yap Ee Won, Bennete Fernandes (Presenters’ names underlined)

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Caption: L to R: Erene Chew, Dr Bennete Fernandes, Datuk Dr Khairiyah Abd Muttalib, Teh Wan Huay, Julian Lee Tjun-Wa, Yap Ee Won3


Poster Presentation- Non Competing Category

Project: REINFORCING TEACHING STRATEGIES WITH DEMONSTRATIONAL VIDEOS IN DENTAL EDUCATION

By: Melissa Wong Li Zheng, Yee Li Fern, Tan Sian Yi, Chong Pin Jie, Haydar Majeed Mahdey (Presenters’ names underlined)

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Caption: L to R: Tan Sian Yi, Dr Haydar Majeed Mahdey, Yee Li Fern, Melissa Wong Li Zheng, Chong Pin Jie

 

Project: COMPARATIVE EVALUATION OF COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH AND COLOUR STABILITY OF ZIRCONOMER AND CERAM-X AGAINST VARIOUS CHILDREN'S HEALTH DRINKS: AN IN VITRO STUDY 

By: Chong Yiing Yee, Nur ‘Alia binti Asri, Aswini Freda, Kwang Pei Yi, Vanishree H.S (Presenters’ names underlined)

(BEST POSTER PRESENTATION FOR NON-COMPETING CATEGORY)+

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Caption: L to R: Nur ‘Alia binti Asri, Chong Yiing Yee, Dr Vanishree, Kwang Pei Yi, Aswini Freda


Quiz Teams

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Caption: Team 1 (from left to right):  Leng Wei, Sum Chern Yang, Chong Yiing Yee

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Caption: Team 2 (L to R): Tiew Jacky, Chuah Yee Vien, Tan Yen Shin