Datuk Dr Mohd Noor Awang graduated from University of Malaya Dental School in Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) in 1979 and obtained his postgraduate degree Master Science (MSc) in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery from University of London in 1983.
He began his career as an academician & clinician in the field of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at University of Malaya Dental School since 1981 and was appointed as an Associate Professor in Oral 7 Maxillofacial Surgery and Deputy Dean in 1990.
Throughout his career he has made major contributions in raising public awareness on dental health through public talks, forums and being a regular guest speaker for radio talk shows & TVs such as ‘Good Morning Malaysia’. He is also a columnist on oral health for national newspaper Berita Harian. In view of his continuous public interests and long serving of national interests especially in promoting good healthcare he was conferred ‘Darjah Kebesaran Panglima Mahkota Wilayah (Wilayah Persekutuan)’ by the Royal Highness Yang Di Agong.