Aung Than

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Aung Than
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Native name အောင်သန်း
Born (1940-11-13) 13 November 1940 (age 77)
Rangoon, Myanmar
Residence Yangon
Nationality Burmese
Alma mater University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine (M.B., B.S., D.D.S., F.A.C.D., F.I.C.D.)
Occupation Professor, President of the MDA
Predecessor The first president of MDA
Successor Khin Mg Lay

Aung Than (Burmese: အောင်သန်း; born 13 November 1935) is a Burmese dentist and known as the father of Myanmar Dentistry. He served as the rector in University of Dental Medicine, Yangon from 1964 to 1983; he was the first president of the Myanmar Dental Association (MDA) from 1979 to 1984.[1] He retired as the Myanmar ambassador to Australia.[2] Aung Than was born in Yangon, Myanmar on 13 November 1935.[3] He graduated from University of Medicine 1, Yangon in July, 1960. He received D.D.S. from University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 1963.[3]

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  1. ^ Nay Aung, BDS(Mdy). "Past Presidents of MDA". Myanmar Dental Association. Archived from the original on 10 October 2012. Retrieved 10 October 2012.
  2. ^ "Rectors". University of Dental Medicine Yangon. 2006. Retrieved 10 October 2012.
  3. ^ a b Nay Aung, BDS(Mdy) (2015). "PAST PRESIDENTS OF THE MYANMAR DENTAL ASSOCIATION". Myanmar Dental Association. Retrieved 26 July 2015.[permanent dead link]