Department of Conservative Dentistry & Prosthodontic, Faculty of Dentistry USIM, has organized a workshop on ’copy denture’ technique on 13th of April 2017 (Thursday) in Faculty of Dentistry, USIM. The aim of this workshop was to give a platform to introduce the technique for copy denture and its procedures to the participants. In addition, this workshop would introduce the participants to try the innovation of CopyDent Box (previously known as Duplo box) by the research team.
About 90 participants attended this workshop; consisted of dentist and dental technologists from both government and private sectors throughout Malaysia including Sarawak. This program started with welcoming speech by Deputy Dean of Academic and Research, FPg Dr Norlela Yacob and as principle investigator for the innovative research.
The morning session began with lecture delivered by Col. (R) Dr Aida Ali, entitled ‘Stability of Full False Teeth: What You Need to Know’. Next, the program continued with the introduction of ‘Copy Denture’ technique by Dr Nusima Mohamed. Then, after a slight morning break, the next lecture 'Copy Denture': Indications and Procedures took placed. The morning session ended with a comprehensive introduction on CopyDent Box by Dr Faizah Abdul Fatah.
In the afternoon, participants had the opportunities to see the demonstration and make their own a replica denture using soap box and CopyDent Box. Dental officers had the chance to see live-demonstration from Dr Norlela Yacob on the copy denture procedure on real patient in Treatment Room II, Polyclinic Level 16.
An appreciation goes to the committee members for their hard work that consisted of great team member from Prosthodontic lecturers, fellow staffs and dental technologist as well as Strategic Communication Centre (StraComm), USIM. Congratulation and Thank you!