In order to strengthen international cooperation and expand knowledge about using laser in dental treatment. During 4 months (from July 27th, 2020 to November 25th, 2020), Faculty of Odonto-Stomatology, Can Tho University of Medicine and Pharmacy (CTUMP) organized an online International Course of Laser in Dentistry teaching by lecturers of Faculty of Dentistry, Khon Kaen University, Thailand. Attending the course were 10 lecturers and postgraduate students of CTUMP.
an alumnus of Khon Kaen University, Dr. DO Thi Thao connected and invited
lecturers to organize this course at Can Tho University of Medicine and
Pharmacy. The Faculty representative of Khon Kaen University was Assoc. Prof. Sajee
SATTAYUT, Head of Laser in Dentistry Research Group, Khon Kaen
The course content includes 2 parts: theory
and practice. The theory includes 4 modules: 1) Concept
in laser dentistry,
2) Laser physics and Laser-tissue interaction 3) Laser safety, 4) Laser
therapy in dentistry.
In the practical part, the trainees were taught how to set up the dental laser clinic,
using diode laser, CO2 laser in cutting, biopsy and hemostasis on
On November 25, 2020, an online
certificate conferral was held and
digital certificates were awarded to the course participants. Attending on the
part of Khon Kaen University, Vice Rector, Prof. Monchai DUANGJINDA, Dean of
Faculty of Dentistry - Assoc. Prof. Waranuch PITIPHAT, Assoc. Prof. Sajee SATTAYUT
(Lecturer), Assoc. Prof. PhD. Suwadee AERARUNCHOT (lecturer). Attending as
guest were Assoc. Prof. Patcharawan SRISILAPANAN, Dean of Faculty of Dentistry,
National University of Thailand, Prof. Kovit KHAMPITHAK (The Parliament House
of Thailand), Dr. Suwat TANYA. On the side of Can Tho University of Medicine
and Pharmacy, Assoc. Prof. PhD. NGUYEN Van Lam – Vice Rector, Assoc. Prof.
TRUONG Nhut Khue - Head of Faculty of Odonto-Stomatology, Dr. LE Nguyen Lam -
Deputy Head of Faculty of Odonto-Stomatology, Dr. DO Thi Thao, Vice Dean of the
Faculty of Odonto-Stomatology together with lecturers and postgraduate students
attended the course. The trainees have completed the writing exam, oral exam
and practical exam, so happy to receive the Certificates from of Khon Kaen
This course is a great opportunity for
students and lecturers of the Faculty of Odonto-Stomatology to improve their
qualifications and develop international cooperation in the period of
integration and development in regional nations and universal nations.
Representative of Can Tho University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Assoc. Prof.
NGUYEN Van Lam had thanked Khon Kaen University for supporting and organizing
this course without financial requirement to our university lecturers and students,
asserted hope that our university and yours will continue to expand
collaborative activities in the field of teaching and scientific research in
Some pictures from the meeting:
Prof. Sajee SATTAYUT conveyed the certificate
of appreciation from CTUMP to Dean of Faculty of Dentistry, KKU, Assoc. Prof.