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Associate Prof. Dr. Siti Mariam Ab Ghani
Position:
Senior Lecturer
Address:
Faculty of Dentistry
UiTM Sungai Buloh Campus
Jalan Hospital
47000 Sungai Buloh
Selangor Darul Ehsan
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603 6126 6611
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603 6126 6103

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Person Profile

Academic Qualification •    Masters in Clinical Dentistry (MClin Dent) Prosthodontics
University of Edinburgh 2010

•    Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)
University of Malaya 2004
Expertise / Specialization •    Prosthodontics
•    Dental Material
•    Dental Education (Blended Learning)
Professional Affiliation/ Membership 1.    Member of International Association for Dental Research (IADR) from 2008- International
2.    President of Malaysian Association for Prosthodontics (MAP) from 2017- National
3.    Member of Malaysian Dental Associations (MDA) from 2004- National
Research Interest •    Biomaterial and Biomechanics of Dental Material
•    Blended Learning in Dentistry and Effectiveness of Teaching Delivery.
•    Project 1-Day Denture
•    Cariology and ICDAS Implementation
Research Grant 1.    Academic and Research Assimilation (ARAS) Dec 2015- Dec 2017 National (Leader)
Title: An Assessment of Communication Skills: Development and Evaluation of a Mobile Dental Education Tool and Direct Dental Student-Patient Discussion Approach
Ref: 600-RMI/DANA 5/3/ARAS (67/2015)

2.    Fundamental Research Grant Scheme Nov 2015 – Nov 2017 (Member)
Title: Osteoconductive Mechanism Of Three-Dimensionally Printed Hydroxyapatite Bone Blocks As Scaffold Material For Bony Defect Augmentation In Sheep Model
Ref: FRGS/1/2015/SKK14/UITM/02/2

3.    Research Interest Group (RIG) May 2015 – April 2018 (Member)
Title: Maxillofacial Implants Research Group.
Ref: 600-RMI/DANA 5/3/REI (11/2015)

4.    Research Acculturation Grants Scheme National (RAGS) December 2012 – June 2015 (Leader)
Title: Investigation Of The Cytotoxicity And Whitening Effect Of Natural Polymer Whitening Strip.
Ref: RAGS/2012/UITM/SKK11/3

5.    Research Acculturation Grants Scheme National (RAGS) Sept 2013 – Sept 2015 (Member)
Title: Nuclear Factor Kappa B Induction And Its Effect On The Periodontal Ligament Fibroblasts Proliferation.
Ref: 600-RMI/RAGS 5/3 (119/2013)
Consultation Project/ Consultancy [2017] Invited part-time lecturer at faculty of Dentistry, Lincoln University College.
[2016] Visiting Scholar at Minnesota Dental Research Centre for Biomaterial and Biomechanics, University of Minnesota, USA under the Key Opinion Leader (KOL) Programme by 3MGives Foundation 2016/2017.
[2016] Reviewer for Saudi Dental Journal.
[2016] Reviewer for Pakistan Journal Medical Sciences.
[2016] Speaker on ‘Blended Learning’ for Academic Visit Universitas Andalas, Indonesia on the 24th-28th Feb.
[2015] Facilitator for Kursus Asas Pengajaran (KAP) 2015/2, Medical Faculty, Universiti Teknologi MARA
[2015] Speaker for Academic Colloquium, Faculty of Dentistry, UiTM
[2014] Speaker for Academic Colloquium 2014, Faculty of Dentistry, UiTM
[2014] Speaker for ICDAS National Benchmark Group (NBG) Tooth-Scoring Sessions and Calibration Universiti Teknologi MARA. March
[2013 – current] Member of ICDAS National Task Force Malaysia
[2013] Speaker for the 3rd MAP CPD in Kuala Terengganu- National.  September
[2012] Invited part-time lecturer in Prosthodontics at Universiti Sains Islam (USIM) Malaysia.
Publications Journal Publication
[2018] Zeyad H. Al-Sowygh, Siti Mariam Ab Ghani, Konstantinos Sergis, Fahim Vohra. Peri-implant conditions and levels of advanced glycation end products among patients with different glycemic control. Clin Implant Dent Relat Res 2018; 1-7. DOI: 10.1111/cid.12584. ISSN: 1523-0899, IF:2.939
[2017] Siti Mariam Ab Ghani, Ariff Ashyraf Kamarulazli, Norlian Othman, Teh Adilla Mustaza. The effectiveness of student clinician communication skill in educating the patients for a shared decision-making. ESTEEM Academic Journal 2017; 13: 63-72.
[2017] Dalia A. Mohanna, Tariq Abduljabbar, Zeyad H. Al-Sowygh, Mohamed Ibrahim Abu Hassan, Siti Mariam Ab Ghani, Fahim Vohra. Influence of silicoating, etching and heated glaze treatment on the surface of Y-TZP and its impact on bonding with veneering ceramic. Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology 2017. DOI: 10.1080/01694243.2017.1403278. ISSN 0169-4243, IF 1.072
[2017] Tariq Abduljabbar, Fahim Vohra, Zohaib Akram, Siti Mariam Ab Ghani, Nawwaf Al-Hamoudi, Fawad Javed. Efficacy of surgical laser theraphy in the management of oral pigmented lesions: A systematic review. Journal of Photochemistry & Photobiology, B: Biology 2017;173: 353-359. ISSN 1011-1344, IF 2.673
[2016] Ghani SMA and Lillywhite G. The Effect of Material Viscosities and Tray Types on The Accuracy of Polyvinyl-siloxane Impressions. European International Journal of Science and Technology 2016: Vol 5 (3): 43-50.
[2016] Mustaza TA, Lim TW, Ghani SMA. Mobile Applications at The Dentist. International Journal On E-Learning and Higher Education 2016; 4: 15-28. ISSN 1985-8620.
[2016] Ghani SMA, Mustaza TA, Lim TW, Hassan MIA. Engaging the Millennial Generation with e-Learning in Dentistry. International Journal On E-Learning and Higher Education 2016; 4: 113-128. ISSN 1985-8620.
[2016] F Vohra, M Al-Qahtani, N Momenah, AA Al-Kheraif, SM Ab-Ghani. Knowledge and attitudes of dentists toward shortened dental arch therapy in Saudi Arabia. Niger J Clin Pract 2016; 19: 380-5. ISSN 1119-3077, IF 0.615
[2015] Ghani SMA, Zu Saifudin ASA, Noor Zari MAI and Mustaza TA. Blending The Appearance Of All-Ceramic Crowns In Fluorosis Condition With Direct Chair-Side Technique. Compendium of Oral Science 2015; 1: 47-51.
[2015] Vohra F, Al-Kheraif AA, Ab Ghani SM, Abu Hassan MI, Alnassar T and Javed F. Crestal bone loss and peri-implant inflammatory parameters around zirconia implants. A systematic review. J Prosthet Dent. 2015; 114: 351-357. ISSN 0022-3913, IF 2.095
[2015] Vohra FA, Hanif A, Ab Ghani SM, Najeed S. Trends in complete denture impressions in Pakistan. J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 2015; 27 (1): 108-12.
[2014] Ab Ghani SM and Lillywhite G. Appropiate planning, thorough examinations and decent implementations for a predictable prognosis in the management of a severely worn dentition: A case report. Compendium of Oral Science 2014: 1: 30-39.
[2014] Vohra FA, Baloch HR, Ghani SM. Modern adhesive ceramic onlay, a predictable replacement of full veneer crowns: A report of three cases. J Dow Uni Health Sci 2014; Vol. 8 (1): 35-40.
[2014] Lim TW, Ghani SMA, Mustaza TA. Resin-bonded bridges – Revisited. Malaysian Dental Journal 2014: 36 (2): 24-29
[2014] Zu Saifudin ASA, Kamaruddin F, Ab Ghani SM. The quality of working impressions for the fabrication of fixed prosthodontics prostheses (crown and bridgework). Eur J Gen Dent 2014; 3: 100-4.

Books Publications:
[2016] Fundamental of Complete Denture Prosthodontics 2016. ISBN 978-967-363-380-7. Press Universiti Teknologi MARA. Chapter contributor for ‘Teeth Set-up’.
[2015] Essentials of Operative Dentistry. ISBN 978-967-363-286-2. Press Universiti Teknologi MARA. Mohamed Ibrahim and Siti Mariam Ab Ghani. Editor and chapters contributor.
[2015] The Art of Fundamental Fixed Prosthodontics 2015. ISBN 978-967-363-296-1. Press Universiti Teknologi MARA. Chapter contributor for Working Impressions.

Articles/ News:
[2016] Siti Mariam Ab Ghani. Lost your front tooth? Oral Health Section. Health Today Magazine.
[2015] Lim TW, Ab Ghani SM, Mustaza TA. Some practical tips to achieve good resin bonded bridge design. MDA News Jan- Mar.

Conference Proceedings:
1.    Ab Ghani SM, Fouad RS, Chew HP, Fok AS. Displacement of resin composite restorations due to polymerization shrinkage. J Dent Res Vol 96 (A): 0389, 2017 www.iadr.org.
95th General Session & Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) 22-25th March 2017 (San Francisco, USA).
2.    Fouad RS, Ab Ghani SM, Chew HP, Fok AS. Water Sorptivity of Hydroxyapatite Discs and Demineralized Enamel of Varying Densities. J Dent Res Vol 96 (A): 0064, 2017 www.iadr.org.
95th General Session & Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) 22-25th March 2017 (San Francisco, USA).
3.    Ab Ghani SM, Lim TW, Razali R, Othman N, Mustaza TA. The Effectiveness Of Blended Learning As A Teaching And Learning Method In Dentistry. 28th SEAADE Annual Scientific Meeting .10-13th Aug 2017 (Taipei, Taiwan)
4.    Ariff TFTM, Mustaza TA, Lim TW, Ab Ghani SM. Minimal Intervention Dentistry (MID) Approaches Implementation in Undergarduates Clinical Practices. 28th SEAADE Annual Scientific Meeting .10-13th Aug 2017 (Taipei, Taiwan)
5.    Ghani SMA, Khairudin PNAM, Zakaria ES, Ahmad R. Associations of Gonial Angle With Age, Gender And Dental Status. International Dental Conference of Mekong River 17-19th November 2016 (Malaysia).
6.    Ghani SMA, Othman N, Kamarulazli AA, Mustaza TA. The Effectiveness Of Different Approaches In Educating Patients For A Shared-Decision Making In Dental Treatment Choices. South East Asia Associations for Dental Education (SEAADE) 27th Annual Scientific Meeting September 2016, Ho Chi Minh (Vietnam).
7.    Mustaza TA, Lim TW, Ghani SMA. Blended learning versus conventional teaching in pre-clinical fixed prosthodontics. South East Asia Associations for Dental Education (SEAADE) 27th Annual Scientific Meeting September 2016, Ho Chi Minh, (Vietnam).
8.    Lim TW, Ghani SMA, Mustaza TA. The Perspective of Undergraduate Students to the Use of Blended-Learning. South East Asia Associations Dental Education (SEAADE) 26th Annual Scientific Meeting. Aug 2015.
9.    Ghani SMA, Mustaza TA, Lim TW, Hassan MIA. Engaging the Millennial Generation with e-Learning in Dentistry. International Conference e-Learning (ICEL) May 2015.
10.    Mustaza TA, Lim TW, Ghani SMA. Mobile Applications at The Dentist. International Conference e-Learning (ICEL) May 2015.
11.    Mustaza TA, Mohd Arif TFT, Ghani SMA. Adjunct Teaching and Learning Tools for Undergraduate Dental Education Improvement. South East Asia Associations Dental Education (SEAADE) 25th Annual Scientific Meeting. Aug 2014.
12.    Ghani SMA and Lillywhite G. Predictable Prognosis of Immediate Implant Placement and Loading Replacing Retained Deciduous: A Case Report. International Dental Journal 2013; 63 (Supplementary s1): 27.
13.    Ghani SMA and Lillywhite G. Oligodontia: A Multidisciplinary Approach For Management Of The Patient. International Dental Journal 2012; 61 (Supplementary s1): 64.
Awards
•    1st Place Scientific Report Elective Research Project (supervisor)
Student Symposium Faculty of Dentistry, University Teknologi MARA, 2017. Effectiveness of blended learning compared to conventional teaching in preclinical fixed prosthodontics
•    1st Place (Closed Category)
Student Symposium Faculty of Dentistry, University Teknologi MARA, 2014. Associations of Gonial Angle with Age, Gender and Dental Status. Zakaria ES, Mohd Khairuddin PNA, Ahmad R, Ghani SMA.
•    Silver Medal
Invention, Innovation & Design e-Learning (IIDEL) 2014 for National University Carnival e-Learning (NUCEL). Communicating with Patients: When do we know it is Effective.
•    Silver Medal
Invention, Innovation & Design Exposition (IIDEX). Public Dental Education: The Entertaining Approach. 27th-30th April 2014, University Teknologi MARA.
•    Top 7 (Consolation Prize)
Mobile System/Application Development for National University Carnival e-Learning (NUCEL) 2014. Dental Treatment Choice.
•    Top 7 (Consolation Prize)
Courseware Development (OER) for National University Carnival e-Learning (NUCEL) 2014. Moisture Control, Tooth Coloured Restoration & Preventive Resin Restorations.
•    3rd Place Oral Presentation
Student Symposium Faculty of Dentistry, University Teknologi MARA, 2014. The Effect of Gonial Angle on Toothwear of Young Adults. Azmi NRN, Ali NAM, Ghani SMA, Ahmad R.
•    Best Lecturer Year 3
Dental Students Dinner Night, Faculty of Dentistry, Universiti Teknologi MARA
•    3rd Place Poster Presentation
Student Symposium Faculty of Dentistry, University Teknologi MARA, 2013. The Quality of Working Impressions for the Fabrication of Fixed Prosthodontics (Crown and Bridgework) in Klang Valley. Saifudin ASAZ, Kamaruddin F, Ghani SMA.
•    Excellent Award Staff 2012
Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.