Research Niches





Centre of Comprehensive Care Studies was established in 2014 and is the largest clinical unit department in the Faculty of Dentistry, with the highest number of full time clinical lecturers of 26 academicians. Our unique department has an amalgamation of specialists from various background such as Dental Materials, Operative Dentistry, Endodontics, Orthodontics, Oral Surgery, Community Dentistry, Orthodontics, Removable Prosthodontics and Fixed Prosthodontics.
We are responsible for two courses in undergraduate program which are Comprehensive Care and Practice Management (DCC 607) and Operative Dentistry and Endodontics (DOE 602). and two clinical courses in postgraduate program, Doctor in Endodontics (DS976) and Doctor in Special Care Dentistry (DS977). Learning experiences are provided in both laboratory and simulated clinical environment, and guided by lectures, seminar, problem based learnings, demonstrations, manuals, and self-directed learning. We are also the subject experts and clinical specialists pertaining to these fields.


  1. Relate knowledge with all required clinical skills to adapt a holistic approach into the practice of dentistry including cariology, special needs, case integration and field work (community outreach).
  2. Apply the technical, practical and biocompatibility aspects of dental material used for patients.
  3. Demonstrate appropriate selection and manipulation of dental materials for operative and endodontics application.
  4. Formulate a treatment plan, deduce factors that may affect the progress and outcome of a proposed treatment and manage according to principles of prevention and clinical practice.
  5. Analyze information in a scientific and effective manner, assist in critical thinking and problem solving for patient care.
  6. Develop the ability to propose a business plan in establishing a private practice including its management.
  7. Relate, integrate and apply basic sciences, behavioral sciences and clinical sciences learnt to the clinical process of patient diagnosis, treatment planning (Holistic approach) and execute the plan successfully.



Bachelor of Dental Surgery – Comprehensive Care and Practice Management (DCC 607)
Bachelor of Dental Surgery – Operative Dentistry and Endodontics (DOE 602)


Doctor in Endodontology (DS976)
MScD Endodontic Elective (DPE701)

Doctor in Special Care Dentistry (DS977)
MScD SCD Elective (DPS701)


Research Interest Group (RIG)
  1. Interprofessional and dental education
  2. Autism

Niche are:

  1. Special Needs Dentistry/ Special Care Dentistry .
  2. Qualitative and quantitative study .
  3. Caries, ICDAS, Optical coherence tomography.
  4. Aesthetic Dentistry
  5. Endodontic Microbiology and Immunology



Associate Prof. Dr Nik Zarina Nik Mahmood
BDS (Malaya), MClinDent Restorative Dentistry in Conservative Dentistry (Malaya), Fellowship in Advanced in Implantology and Periodontology (Genoa).

Associate Prof. Col. (R) Dr. Ikmal Hisham Ismail
BDS (Malaya), MSc Restorative Dentistry (Newcastle), FDSRCS (England).

Dr. Noorharliana Mohd Zohdi
DDS (UKM), MClinDent Restorative Dentistry in Conservative Dentistry (Malaya)

Captain (R) Dr. Hayati Ishak
BDS (Malaya), MClinDent Restorative Dentistry (Newcastle), ITF RCS (England)

Dr. Mohd Faiz Nasruddin
BDS (Malaya), PhD in Restorative Dentistry (Ireland)

Dr. Lee Wei May
DDS(Padjadjaran),MFDS RCSEd, MClinDent Restorative Dentistry(Prosthetic Dentistry (Malaya)

Dr. Siti Aisyah Roslan
BDS(UGM), Pg.OralHealthScience(UGhent,Belgium), MSc.ReconstructiveDentistry(UGhent,Belgium)



Dr. Marlena Kamaruzaman
BDS (Malaya), MDS in Endodontics (HKU)

Dr. Afzan Adilah Ayoub
DDS (UKM), MDS in Endodontics (HKU)

Dr. Noor Ilyani Othman
BDS (Malaya), DClinDent Endodontics (Otago)

Dr. Nurul Ain Ramlan
BDS (UiTM), DClinDent Endo (UKM) ,MEndo, RCSEd.

Dr. Afiq Azizi Jawami
DDS (Indonesia), DClinDent Endo (UKM), MJDF RCS (England)

Dr. Sarene Saw Jia
BDS (London), MSc Endodontics (London)


Dr. Norhasnida Nordin
DDS (Indonesia), MClinDent in Prosthodontics (Edinburgh)

Dr. Nik Rahayyu Nik Zulkifeli
BDS(Malaya), MClinDent in Prosthodontics (Edinburgh)



Associate Prof. Datin Dr. Mahyunah Dato’ Maasud
BDS (Malaya), MSc Periodontics (London)



Dr. Mas Suryalis Ahmad
BDS (Malaya), DClinDent in Special Needs Dentistry (Melb), Cert in Teaching (Melb), PhD (Melb).

Dr. Ilham Wan Mokhtar
BDS (Malaya), MSc. Adv. Pediatric Dentistry & Special Care (Ghent).



Dr. Nagham Mohammed Abdullah
BDS (Baghdad), MSc Orthodontics (Baghdad)

Dr. Indah Yuri Noviaranny
DDS (Padjadjaran), Sp Ort (K) (UI)



Dr. Mohd Kherman Suparman
DDS (USM), MFD (Ireland), Dip. OS (New York)



Dr. Najwa Baharudin
BDS (London), Training in Periodontics (UiTM)

Dr. Nazurah Nik Eezamuddeen
BDS (Newcastle), Training in Periodontics (Malaya)

Dr. Aminda Faizura binti Omar

Dr. Raja Nur Adilah Binti Raja Abdul Rahman

Dr. Nurul Whahidah Azmi
BChD (Liverpool), MFDSRCS (England)

Dr. Nurul Izzani Binti Zulkifle

Dr. Wan Nur Farhana Binti Wan Abdul Rahman
BDS (Malaya)

Dr. Mohd Isyrafuddin Bin Ismail
BDS (Jordan)



Doctor in Restorative Dentistry- expected intake September 2022
MScD Restorative Dentistry Elective-- expected intake September 2021



Head, Centre of Comprehensive Care Studies

Associate Prof. Dr. Nik Zarina Nik Mahmood (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
Secretary- Mrs Bariah Adilah Johari (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)


Centre of Comprehensive Care Studies
Faculty of Dentistry
Universiti Teknologi MARA
Jalan Hospital
47000 Sungai Buloh

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Fax: +603 6126 6103


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