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Upcoming Event

*27th MAOISCTE Hybrid ‘The Damon Trilogy and beyond’ registration*

Dear Malaysian Association of Orthodontists (MAO) members,

Come join us on 13th and 14th of November 2021 at Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur for our 27th MAOISCTE Hybrid: The Damon Trilogy and beyond. We are delighted to have International and our local MAO members as speakers to share their knowledge and experience.

The delegation is limited to 50 pax only.

Registration fee is RM 400.00

Scan the QR code on poster OR click on the link below to register.

Please make your registration payment to Malaysian Association of Orthodontists bank account and upload the proof of payment on the online form

Payment should be made to:

Bank: Maybank
Account Number: 014141413411

Dear Members of the MAO, come join us for our long awaited face to face session with strict SOPs by the Government of Malaysia.

Pls only place the overseas speakers
Dr Alan, Dr Stuart, Dr John lin, Dr Nancy Chang.

Theme: The Damon Trilogy & beyond
Venue: The Grand Hyatt hotel, KL
Sponsor: Ormco
Registration: Opening soon
Participants: MAO members only ( max 50 pax only)


25th MAOISCTE 2019

Dear Esteemed members,

The MAO Executive Committee Members (2018-2020) are pleased to announce that registrations for our 25th Malaysian Association of Orthodontist International Scientific Conference & Trade Exhibition are open. The theme of our silver jubilee celebrations is “Orthodontics & Aesthetics- Beyond Straight Teeth”.

We will also be having our post-conference one- day talk on medico-legal entitled “ Medico-legal Implications in Dentistry- The Malaysian Scenario”. Come listen to the top experts on medico-legal issues in the Malaysian context and be updated on the Dental Act 2018 and other issues like indemnity and liabilities facing dental professionals these days.

Venue: DoubleTree by Hilton KL
Date: 27-29 April 2019
Post- conference Date: 30th April 2019.

Both these events are open to Orthodontists and all dental Surgeons alike.

View list of speakers here.

Come join us to get the latest information on aesthetics from world renown orthodontic experts and make our silver jubilee a memorable event.

CPD event, Aligners-“Reality Bites”

Dear Esteemed members,

The Malaysian Association of Orthodontists is pleased to announce another CPD event, Aligners-“Reality Bites” which will be taking place on the 5th and 6th of October, 2018 at Renaissance Kuala Lumpur. To those who attended Dr Charlene Wu’s lecture last April and wish to have more insight on orthodontic therapy with clear aligners, this opportunity is not to be missed. Dr Charlene Wu is an official trainer for Invisalign in Hong Kong. We welcome all orthodontists to join this event and would greatly appreciate if MAO members can promote this event to fellow colleagues.

24th Malaysian Association of Orthodontists International Scientific Conference & Trade Exhibition (24th MAOISCTE)
Venue :Parkroyal Hotel, Penang, Malaysia
Dates :21st-23rd April 2018
Theme :Digital Orthodontics- “Where are We Headed?”
Guest speakers :Professor Park Young Guk , Dr Lars Christensen and others
One Day Post-Conference: “The Patient Journey” by Dr Lars Christensen (UK) on the 24th April 2018
Registration :Open now (please download forms below)
Eligibility:   1. The main conference is open to ALL Dental Practitioners & Dental Specialists
                    2. The post-conference is strictly for Orthodontists and Orthodontic residents ONLY.

CPD: A Weekend with Prof. OP Kharbanda
Dear members of the MAO,
We would like to announce that the MAO will be having a CPD weekend with Prof. OP Kharbanda from India. We would like to cordially invite all members to this event to support the MAO and the profession.
We will also be having and Extraordinary General Meeting (EOGM) on the 15th October 2017.
Details of the event are as follows:
Venue: Park Royal Hotel, KL
Dates: 14th & 15th October,2017.
CPD points: to be confirmed.

Masterclass in Orthodontics- “Surgery First & Exploring The Soft Tissue Envelope”
Specially brought to you by Yonsei University Team, South Korea
Guest Speaker: Prof. Kee-joon Lee
23rd Malaysian Association of Orthodontists International Scientific Conference  & Trade Exhibition
Dates: 22nd-24th April 2017
Venue: Kuala Lumpur

SOFT TISSUE PARADIGM & Four – dimensional Treatment
Course I: Jun 22(Thu) – 27(Tue), 2017 (6 days)
Lecture/Hands-on course/Case review
Course II: Jun 19(Mon) – 27(Tue), 2017 (9 days)
Course I + Clinic observation (Max. 12 persons)
Venue: Yonsei University Dental Hospital, 7F Auditorium 50-1 yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, 03722, Korea


26th & 27th November 2016.

Control of single tooth, total arch soft tissues using TADs.
Course Conductor: Professor Lee Kee- Joon (Yonsei University, Korea)
Venue: Renaissance Hotel, KL


12th & 13th December 2015

Accelerated Orthodontic Tooth Movement- “Fast NOT Furious”
Course Conductor: Professor Park Young Guk
Venue: Novotel Hotel Kuala Lumpur
For all queries, please refer to Mr Kee Hee Hup of XL Dental Supply Sdn Bhd.

27 Sep – 30 Sep

8th International Orthodontic Congress & 5th Meeting of the World Federation of Orthodontists
ExCeL London, London, England
Web Site:

17 Sep – 19 May

CAO Annual Session
Fairmont Empress Hotel
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Web Site:

15 May – 19 May

AAO Annual Session
Moscone Center
San Francisco, California, USA


4 Sep – 6 Sep

Canadian Association of Orthodontists Annual Session
Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Web Site:

5 Jul – 8 Jul

9th Asian Pacific Orthodontic Congress

18 Jun – 21 Jun

European Orthodontic Society Annual Session
Warsaw, Poland

25 Apr – 29 Apr

AAO Annual Session
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA


19 Sep – 21 Sep

Canadian Association of Orthodontists Annual Session
Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel
Banff, Alberta, Canada
Web Site:

26 Jun – 30 Jun

European Orthodontic Society Annual Session
Reykjavik, Iceland

3 May – 7 May

AAO Annual Session
Pennsylvania Convention Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA


29 Nov – 2 Dec

Asian Pacific Orthodontic Society 8th Asian Pacific Orthodontic Conference & 47th Indian Orthodontic Conference
Ashok Hotel, New Delhi, India
Web Site:

18 Nov – 19 Nov

Orthodontic Society of Ireland
Art Meets Science, featuring Prof. Kevin O’Brien and Dr. Jonathan Sandler
Hayfield Manor Hotel
Cork, Ireland
Web Site:

1 Nov – 3 Nov

45th Annual Scientific Congress Korean Association of Orthodontists and 4th Joint Symposium of KAO and JOS
Trade Center COEX, Samseong 1-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Korea
Web Site:

24 Oct – 26 Oct

Iranian Association of Orthodontists Tenth International Congress
Changing the Face of Orthodontics
(Challenging the Changes)
Tehran, Iran
Web Site:

18 Oct

One Day Lecture Course by Dr John B Smith
Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur (Pearl Room)

10 Oct – 13 Oct

Societa Italiana di Ortodonzia 24th SIDO International Congress
“New and Old Myths in Orthodontic Philosophies”
Fortezza da Basso, Florence
Web Site:

23 Sep – 25 Sep

British Orthodontic Society British Orthodontic Conference
Bournemouth International Centre Bournemouth, Dorset, England
Web Site:

6 Sep – 8 Sep

Canadian Association of Orthodontists Annual Session
Fairmont Chateau Laurier Hotel Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Web Site:

Malaysian Association of Orthodontists

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