Become A Member Of Malaysian Association Of Orthodontist.

T he Association warmly welcomes Orthodontists from all over the world to become an esteemed member of the Malaysian Association of Orthodontists. To be eligible, you would need to have a recognised basic dental degree and orthodontic qualifications in line with article 5.1 of our constitution.

Ordinary Membership

Ordinary membership shall be open to any Malaysian dental surgeon registered with the Malaysian Dental Council:-

(i)        who has successfully completed at least three years formal full-time clinical post-graduate training in orthodontics leading to a recognised post-graduate qualification

Or

(ii)       who has a clinical orthodontic qualification recognised by the Ministry of Health or the National Specialist Registry.

Other categories of membership:

Student membership:

(a)       Student members shall be:-

(i)      Full-time postgraduate students in clinical orthodontic training of a minimum of three (3) years duration at an approved and accredited dental institution shall be eligible for student membership.

(ii)       Liable for reduced subscriptions and enjoy all privileges other than that of holding office and voting.

(b)      Students must obtain prior written approval from the Vice-Chancellor or Dean of the Dental Faculty or Head of Department concerned in order to become members of the Association.

(c)       Upon being recognised as fully qualified and accredited specialist orthodontists, they shall reapply to join the Association as Ordinary Members and then be no longer eligible for the privileges as a student member.

International membership:

International membership shall be open to any orthodontist who is:-

(i)     A Malaysian citizen residing and/or practising outside Malaysia.

(ii)    A permanent resident of Malaysia not practising and/or residing in Malaysia.

(iii)   Not a Malaysian citizen and not residing and/or practising in Malaysia.

These members shall possess the qualifications as set out in this Constitution for ordinary membership (except for registration with the Malaysian Dental Council) and be members of their National Orthodontic Associations.

They shall be liable for subscriptions and enjoy all privileges other than that of holding office and voting.

Associate Membership:

Associate members shall be:-

(a)           Members and/or Fellows of accredited foreign National Orthodontic Associations whose parent association extends reciprocal membership and privileges to members of this Association. Such associate members shall not be exempt from subscriptions and enjoy all privileges other than that of holding office and voting, provided a similar reciprocal arrangement exists between the Association and the other association.

(b)           Persons who are not orthodontists but are specialists in fields related to orthodontics and who shall be liable for subscriptions and enjoy all privileges other than that of holding office and voting.

(c)            Associate membership shall be open to any orthodontist who is:-

i) A permanent resident of Malaysia residing and/or practising in Malaysia.

ii) Not a Malaysian citizen residing and/or practising in Malaysia.

(d)           They must be registered with the Malaysian Dental Council. (e)    The applicant must produce a letter of good standing from their home National Orthodontic Association.

Malaysian Association of Orthodontists

Secretariat Address:

Malaysian Association of Orthodontists,
21-3A, Tingkat 2, Blok L, Jalan PJU 1/3C,
SunwayMas Commercial Centre,
47301, Petaling Jaya,
Selangor DE
MALAYSIA

Email: general@mao.org.my

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