Associate Professor Dr Wan Adida Azna is attached to the Department of Prosthetic Dentistry. As a qualified Dentist and academician, she is specialized in Restorative Dentistry. Her area of teaching include Prosthodontics, Dental materials and Dental Implants. She obtained her (BDS) Bachelor of Dental Surgery from University of Malaya in 1987. She continued her postgraduate training, Master in Dental Science (Restorative) MDSc. from the University of Leeds, UK in 1990. Her research was on masticatory efficiency and immediate dentures. Her other fields of interests are Removable Prosthodontics, Dental materials, biomechanics and Dental Implants. She was a Visiting Fellow, in the Dept. of Oral and Dental Science, Bristol Dental School, UK 1996. She has also done a research on CO2 lasers on dental implants and Implants Biomechanic study utilising finite element analyses. Dr Wan Adida was the Honorary Senior Fellow in School of Dental Science, University of Melbourne, Australia in 2002. She spent 4 months working on Photoelastic study utilizing resin human skull for Biomechanical analyses. As an academic visitor at King's College, London Dental Institute, she was integrated into the Department of Prosthodontics during that period and participated in one research project on Oral Health Quality of Life. Under the Continuing Dental Education programme, she was part of the pioneer group in the setting up of the faculty Dental Implant Unit, in 1995. Responsible in organizing committee, for the Certificate of Oral Dental Implants (4 modules of Part 1 and Part 2) in collaboration with Prof Nentwig, the inventor of the Ankylos System, from University of Frankfurt. Her team produced the present Implant Information Booklet which is a standard brochure used for the consultation purposes and patient information. She has been practicing dental implants for the past 10 years and actively conducting consultations and treating referral cases. Her patients who came for implants ranged from fix and removable prostheses. She also underwent Clinical Attachment for a period of a month in Advance Implantology in University of Frankfurt and Free University of Berlin, Germany.
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