Dental Photography – Snap A Smile (1 Credit Hour)

Event Date : 29/07/2024 - 27/09/2024
Start 29 July 2024

COURSE DATE: 29 July 2024

Modern digital cameras can capture great detail, but one has to learn how to use them properly in the dental field to achieve an optimum quality photograph. The learners will learn a standard, coordinated approach to capture the best possible photographs with a digital camera in this course. Technical aspects of modern digital cameras will be explained in detail that helps understand how one can create clinically and scientifically relevant images. Moreover, the learners can learn the basic tools, settings, and equipment required for dental photography.

Through practical examples, the learners can master to capture scientifically correct and useful extra-oral, intra-oral and desktop images for treatment planning, patient education, evaluation of treatment results, documentation, and marketing. A dedicated module targeted towards post-processing thoroughly explains basic image editing, cataloging, transferring and storing the captured images, and producing journal standard images. Such high-quality, scientifically acceptable photographs are best used for marketing purposes that can significantly improve the practitioner’s documentation and boost his / her dental practice.

Mode of Delivery / Credit Hours

  • Asynchronous (100%) / 1
  • Credit Hours: 1

Upon completion of the course, the learners should be able to

      1. CLO1- Apply knowledge of the camera and its accessories to dental practice regarding clinical imaging(C3)M1.
      2. CLO2- Relate the science of the camera to obtaining perfect clinical photography (C6)M2.
      3. CLO3- Demonstrate ability to acquire clinical and scientifically relevant desktop photographs, (P4) M3,4.

      • Significance of Clinical Photography
      • Selecting the right camera gear, lens, and accessories
      • White balance
      • Shutter speed and aperture
      • Focusing
      • Extra oral/facial photography
      • Intra-oral photography
      • Tabletop photography
      • Online Assessments

      • General Dentists
      • Postgraduates
      • Graduates
      • Final Year Students
      • Dental Hygienists

      • Dr Nafij Bin Jamayet
        Senior Lecturer and Maxillofacial Prosthodontist, School of Dentistry, International Medical University
        Dr Nafij Bin Jamayet was graduated from Bangladesh Dental college under University of Dhaka in year 2008. After completion of his BDS degree he completed his clinical specialization in Oral and Maxillofacial Prosthodontics from Faculty of Dentistry, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand in year 2013. Dr Nafij Jamayet was served as a Consultant Maxillofacial Prosthodontist and Senior lecturer at Prosthodontic Unit, School of Dental Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kota Bharu, from 2013 to 2020. He is currently serving as a faculty at the School of Dentistry, International Medical University, Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur. Beside the regular prosthodontic work, he regularly performs subspecialty work such as obturators, eye, nasal, ear, and facial prosthesis Ha has graduated with several Master's by research student in the field of Maxillofacial Prosthetics. He was the principal investigator of multiple internal university and external agency grants. He has more than 50 International publications at International peer-reviewed journal.
      • Dr Spoorthi Ravi Banavar
        Senior Lecturer, School of Dentistry, International Medical University
      • Dr Umer Daood
        Senior Lecturer, School of Dentistry, International Medical University
        Dr Umer Daood is currently working as a Senior Lecturer, Clinical Dentistry Division, School of Dentistry, International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur. He is Adjunct Faculty Asst. Professor Prince Philip Dent Hospital, HKU at The University of Hong Kong. He is also a member of the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College Surgeons (MFDS, RCS Glasgow) and a Certified Periodontist from Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woolich, London.


General / Public RM500
Students & Alumni RM400
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