University of Dental Medicine, Mandalay

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University of Dental Medicine, Mandalay
UDM MDY in 2012 March.jpg
Motto အာရောဂျံ ပရမံ လာဘံ
Pali: ārogyaṃ paramaṃ lābhaṃ
Type public
Established 1998[1]
Rector Sun Sun Win[2]
Administrative staff
Students 830 (2011-2012)[3]
Undergraduates 821
Postgraduates 9
Address 62nd Street
Chanmyathazi, Mandalay
Mandalay Division, Myanmar

21°56′41″N 96°06′46″E / 21.94472°N 96.11278°E / 21.94472; 96.11278Coordinates: 21°56′41″N 96°06′46″E / 21.94472°N 96.11278°E / 21.94472; 96.11278
Affiliations Ministry of Health

The University of Dental Medicine, Mandalay (Burmese: သွားဘက်‌ဆိုင်ရာဆေးတက္ကသိုလ်(မန္တလေး) [θwábɛʔ sʰàɪɴjà sʰé tɛʔkəθò (máɴdəlé)]), is a university of dental medicine, located in Mandalay, Myanmar. The university offers a six-year bachelor's degree program in dental surgery.[2] Graduate and doctoral studies are available only at the University of Dental Medicine, Yangon.[4] The annual intake into both dental universities is 300.[5]

Graduation Ceremony


The university offers BDS degree for undergraduate students . Master's degree for eight specialities in dentistry such as MDSc(oral and maxillofacial surgery),MDSc(oral medicine and oral pathology),MDSc(prosthodontics),MDSc(conservative dentistry),MDSc(orthodontics),MDSc(Paediatric dentistry),MDSc(periodontics),MDSc(preventive and community dentistry), Dr.Dent.Sc (Doctor of Dental Science) and graduate diplomas in dental science (DipDSc).


The B.D.S. coursework extends over six years.

Year Duration
First B.D.S. 1 year
Second B.D.S. 1 year
Third B.D.S. 1 year
Fourth B.D.S. 1 year
Final B.D.S. 1 year
House Surgeon 1 year
Total 6 years


First B.D.S.

Second B.D.S.

Third B.D.S.

Fourth B.D.S.

Final B.DS.

House Surgeon Training[edit]

All students, after a successful completion of Final B.D.S. Examination, continue on to hands-on training for a period of 1 year as house surgeons in the recognized teaching hospitals. Only after the completion of house-surgeonship, is the student awarded the B.D.S. degree.


Mya Thaw, the first rector of the University

The University of Dental Medicine, Mandalay has been headed by an academic dean known as a rector.
1. 1998–2009: Mya Thaw
2. 2009–2012: Thein Kyu
3. 2012–2015: Shwe Toe
4.2015–present : Sun Sun Win

Overseas Parter Institutions[edit]



  1. ^ Dr. Ba Myint (2 August 2004). "A milestone in Myanmar's dental medical field". The New Light of Myanmar. 
  2. ^ a b c "Profile of University of Dental Medicine, Mandalay". World Health Organization. Retrieved 2008-11-28. 
  3. ^ "Enrollment at Institutes of Higher Education". Myanmar Central Statistical Organization. Retrieved 2009-04-09. 
  4. ^ "Health Statistics" (PDF). Ministry of Health, Myanmar. Retrieved 2008-11-28. 
  5. ^ "Health Infrastructure" (PDF). Ministry of Health, Myanmar. Archived from the original (PDF) on 22 July 2011. Retrieved 2008-11-28. 
  6. ^ NayAung007 (22 March 2013). "Overseas Partner Institutions". Kyushu Dental University. 
  7. ^ NayAung007 (13 February 2014). "Partner Institutions". Hiroshima University. 
  8. ^ NayAung007 (13 February 2016). "Partner Institutions" (PDF). Kagoshima University. 
  9. ^ NayAung007 (12 February 2016). "International relations". UDMM University. 

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