Malaysia International Dental Show (MIDS) 2019

Dr. Kathiravan Purmal (Malaysia)



Dr. Kathiravan Purmal (Malaysia)

Speaker Profile

Dr Kathiravan graduated from University Malaya in 1993. His postgraduate training began in 1997 where he obtained diploma in general dental practice whilst maintaining an active dental practice in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. His thirst for orthodontic skill lead him back to his alma matter to complete the residency programme in orthodontics in year 2004. Subsequently he got international recognition for the orthodontic training by getting MOrthRCS(Edinburgh). He also has post graduate qualifications in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He has published in more than 30
international journals and co-authored 2 books.

He runs a 18 months part time residency programme in orthodontics in Malaysia. He is also the founding president of the Malaysian Orthodontic Practitioners’ Association.



Topic : Clear Aligners - The Clearer Choice


Abstract :

Orthodontic Aligners is here to stay. The increase demand for aesthetic and comfort has seen the industry completing more than 3 million cases globally by various aligner systems. The aligner is here to stay! Are we willing to adapt it in our practice? This lecture will narrate brief history of aligner therapy, basic mechanics of aligners, indications and contraindications and explore the challenges in incorporating using aligners in our practice. Proper examination and diagnosis will be highlighted for successful outcome.




Day 1 - Symposium 1

Date : 1st June 2020 (Mon)
Time : 14:00 pm - 15:30 pm
Venue : Sunway Pyramid Convention Centre










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