April 18, 2022 Professor Dr Seow Liang Lin

Professor Dr Seow Liang Lin


BDS (Mal), MSc (London), FDSRCS (England), PhD (Mal)


Professor Dr

Dean, School of Dentistry

Areas of Expertise

Prosthodontics, Dental education, Adhesive dentistry


[email protected]

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Involvement in Conference/Symposium/Faculty Development Activities

Conference presentations in the last 5 years (2017-2021):

(i) Annual Conference of Association for Medical Education in Europe, 24-27 Aug 2017, Helsinki, Finland- Poster presentation

(ii) Singapore Dental Association 50th Anniversary Conference- 15 September, 2017, Singapore-Invited Speaker

(iii)  Annual Conference of the Federation of Dentaire International, 25-27 August, Hanoi, 2017- Invited Speaker

(iv) International Medical Education Conference (IMEC)- 12-14 March 2018, Malaysia- Oral Presentation

(v) 71th Indian Dental Conference, 9-11 February, 2018, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India- Invited Speaker.

(vi) National Oral Health for Older Adult Workshop, 2 July 2018, Malaysia- Facilitator

(vii) 29th South East Asia Association for Dental Education (SEAADE) Annual Conference, 11-13 September 2018, Danang, Vietnam- Oral Presentation

(viii) Annual Scientific Conference of Association of Specialists In

Restorative Dentistry, 12-13 May 2018, Sri Lanka- Invited Speaker

(ix)  The 41th Annual Scientific Meeting and Dental Exhibition of the Association of Dental Science of the Republic of China, 2-5 October 2018, Kaohsiung, Taiwan- Invited Speaker

(x)   Annual Scientific Conference of South-East Asian Association for Education, 5-8 August 2019, Malaysia- Facilitator for Peer Assisted Learning Workshop, Oral Presentation- Won the Best Oral Presentation.

(xi)  The 10th Asian Conference of Oral Health Promotion for School Children (ACOHPSC), 20-22 September 2019, Penang, Malaysia- Invited Speaker

(xii)  Advanced Global Dental Continued Education Center- Basic Implant Training Programme, 23-29 September 2019, Taipei, Taiwan- Invited Speaker

(xiii) ConsAsia Biennial Scientific Conference, 8-10 November 2019, Seoul, Korea- Oral Presentation, Won Best Oral Presentation.

(xiv)  2nd Malaysian Dental Intervarsity Debate Competition, 15 February 2020, Malaysia- invited as Judge

(xv) International College of Dentists, Section XIV- International Webinar Series, 12th May 2020, Myanmar- Invited Speaker

(xvi) Annual Scientific Conference of South-East Asian Association of Dental Education, 23-25, November, Indonesia- Virtual platform- Oral Presentation

(xvii) 48th Indian Prosthodontic Society Annual Scientific Conference- 3-6 December 2020, virtual platform- Invited Speaker

(xviii)  Dental Rapid Review Course 2021 - Integrated Clinical Dentistry”, 3-4 July 2021, Malaysia- Invited Speaker

(xix)  The 12th Biennial Congress of Asian Academy of Prosthodontics, 28 Aug-5 Sept 2021, Indonesia- Virtual Platform- Invited speaker

(xx) 44th Annual Scientific Meeting and Dental Exhibition, 30-31 Oct 2021, Taipei, Taiwan- Invited Speaker

Faculty Development activities:

(i) Quality Assurance in Assessment workshop- 18 December 2018, Facilitator, International Islamic University, Malaysia.

(ii) IMU Clinical Education Workshop- Facilitator- 2017-present

(iii) National Professional Qualifying Examination Question Making Committee- Member

Publications in Health Professions Education

Seow, L. L., Toh, C. G., & Wilson, N. H. (2003). A survey of current practices among general dental practitioners in Manchester in 2002. Primary Dental Care, (3), 87-92.

Lim, T. W., Goh, A. C., & Seow, L. L. (2007). Current Philosophies and Practices of General Dental Practitioners pertaining to Direct Restorations, Bleaching and Endodontics. Malaysian Dental Journal, 28(2).

Hayashi, M., Seow, L. L., Lynch, C. D., & Wilson, N. H. F. (2009). Teaching of posterior composites in dental schools in Japan. Journal of oral rehabilitation, 36(4), 292-298.

LL Seow. (2009). The Impact of “New Science” on Current Trend of Dental Education, Malaysian Dental Journal, 30(1), pg. 5.

Lynch, C. D., Hayashi, M., Seow, L. L., Blum, I. R., & Wilson, N. H. F. (2013). The management of defective resin composite restorations: current trends in dental school teaching in Japan. Operative Dentistry, 38(5), 497-504.

Pau, A., Omar, H., Khan, S., Jassim, A., Seow, L. L., & Toh, C. G. (2017). Factors associated with faculty participation in research activities in dental schools. Singapore dental journal, 38, 45-54.

Hong, G., Chang, T. Y., Terry, A., Chuenjitwongsa, S., Park, Y. S., Tsoi, J. K., Liang Lin Seow, Hsu, M. L. (2020). Guidelines for innovation in dental education during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic. Journal of oral science, 20-0399.

Mahdi, S. S., Ahmed, Z., Allana, R., Peretti, A., Amenta, F., Nadeem Bijle, M., ... & Daood, U. (2020). Pivoting Dental Practice Management during the COVID-19 Pandemic—A Systematic Review. Medicina, 56(12), 644.

Syed Aznal, S. S., Nadarajah, V. D. V., Kwa, S. K., Seow, L. L., Chong, D. W., Molugulu, Keng, P. S. (2021). Validation of a ‘work readiness scale’for health professional (HP) graduates. Medical teacher, 43(sup1), S33-S38.

Menon, R. K., & Seow, L. L. (2021). Development of an Online Asynchronous Clinical Learning Resource (“Ask the Expert”) in Dental Education to Promote Personalized Learning. In Healthcare (Vol. 9, No. 11, p. 1420). Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute.