Penang International Dental College (PIDC) is a privately-owned institution that was established in 2006. With more than 15 years of experience as one of the pioneering private dental colleges in Malaysia, PIDC offers a unique educational experience with a well-established curriculum taught by highly experienced educators and practitioners.
Situated in Butterworth, Penang, PIDC provides the Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) program, which is accredited by MQA and recognized by the Malaysian Dental Council. The program allows students to complete their first two years of clinical studies at Saujana Putra Campus, MAHSA University, and the final three years of clinical training at PIDC Campus in Penang. Additionally, the college offers a Foundation in Science program designed to prepare students for the DDS program.
As a fully-equipped dental college, PIDC boasts the largest on-site dental clinic among private dental schools. The clinic receives a steady flow of patients, providing students with ample opportunities for clinical exposure.
With its high academic and clinical training standards, PIDC has successfully produced 27 batches of dentistry students, resulting in over 700 dental graduates. Many of these graduates have secured positions with the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Defence, as well as in private clinical practice. Furthermore, PIDC dental graduates have also pursued postgraduate training in the United Kingdom, Australia, and Hong Kong, showcasing the college’s international recognition.
In terms of ranking and reputation, PIDC has been awarded a 4-star rating in the latest MyQUEST rating.