Tooth Loss & Smoking

All of us are aware about the consequences of smoking. Apart from affecting your oral health, this habit also effects everything else. The majority of smokers know that smoking is bad for the teeth. If you are one of them, you should learn by now that quitting this habit can both save your general health…

Subsidised dental care to be continued — Minister

PUTRAJAYA: Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S Subramaniam assured the public that third class patients and outpatients will continue to enjoy subsidised fees for dental treatment including in health clinics nationwide. He denied claims on social media that dental treatment charges for third class patients and outpatients had increased and said people would continue to…

6 Februari 2017 – Caj Sediada Rawatan Pergigian Pesakit Luar (Warganegara) di Fasiliti Kementerian Kesihatan Kekal

Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia (KKM) ingin memaklumkan bahawa caj rawatan pergigian sediada bagi pesakit kelas 3 (inpatient) dan pesakit luar (outpatient) adalah dikekalkan. Ini bermakna, pesakit yang mendapatkan rawatan pergigian tetap membayar caj yang rendah pada kadar subsidi yang amat tinggi dibiayai oleh Kerajaan. Kerajaan sentiasa peka terhadap penjagaan kesihatan yang bermutu tinggi pada kadar yang…

Outpatient dental service charges remain unchanged

PUTRAJAYA, Feb 2 — Local outpatient dental treatment charges at government hospitals and clinics in the country remain unchanged. Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said in this regard, dental filling, scaling and polishing cost only RM2 respectively while tooth extraction, RM1. “Certainly, charge increases are warranted but the government is committed to providing…

Taman Awam dan Taman Negara Sebagai Tempat Dilarang Merokok dan Pemansuhan Peraturan 21 PPPKHT 2004

Bermula 1 Februari 2017, di bawah Peraturan 11(w) dan 11(x), Peraturan-Peraturan Kawalan Hasil Tembakau (PPKHT) Pindaan 2017, Taman-Taman Awam di seluruh Malaysia, Taman Negara yang telah diwartakan di bawah Akta Taman Negara 1980 [Akta 226], Enakmen Taman Negara Kelantan, Enakmen Taman Negara Pahang atau Enakmen Taman Negara Terengganu serta Taman-Taman Negeri seperti di dalam jadual…

2 Februari 2017 – Caj Sediada Rawatan Pergigian Pesakit Luar (Warganegara) di Fasiliti Kementerian Kesihatan Tidak Berubah

Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia (KKM) ingin memberi penjelasan lanjut mengenai isu caj rawatan pergigian. Adalah dimaklumkan bahawa caj bagi prosedur rawatan sediada dalam Perintah Fi (Perubatan) 1982 tidak pernah disemak selama 35 tahun sedangkan kos sebenar telah meningkat. Justeru, perintah ini telah dikemaskini di mana Perintah Fi (Perubatan) (Pindaan) 2017 adalah menunjukkan kos rawatan asas semasa…

Huge hike in dental charges at government clinics?

PETALING JAYA: Ouch, this is going to hurt. Come next month, government dental clinics will charge much more for dental services. According to an internal circular spotted by FMT, tooth extraction will no longer cost RM1, but RM15. Tooth fillings, which cost RM2, will go up to RM25. Scaling, which used to cost RM2, will…

1 Februari Caj Rawatan Pergigian di Fasiliti Kesihatan Kerajaan Masih Terus Diberi Subsidi Yang Tinggi

Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia (KKM) ingin memaklumkan bahawa Rakyat Malaysia sememangnya telah dan akan terus menerima perkhidmatan kesihatan bersubsidi tinggi oleh Kerajaan di fasiliti-fasiliti kesihatan KKM, termasuk perkhidmatan bersubsidi tinggi bagi pesakit dalam Kelas 3. Kabinet telah memutuskan untuk mengemaskini kadar caj bagi pesakit warganegara di Kelas 1 dan 2 yang terkandung dalam Perintah Fi (Perubatan)…

Effects of Smoking and Drinking on Oral Hygiene

Smoking and drinking are two of the most discussed issues in the present times. Smoking and drinking have their own ill effects. According to a recent survey, nearly 43000 Americans would be victims to oral cancer this year. 93% of these are caused because of excessive smoking and drinking. Smoking There is a very famous…

Smoking: A Danger To Healthy Gums

You’ve probably seen the warning on cigarette packages: “Quitting smoking now greatly reduces serious risks to your health.” What smoking-related diseases come to mind? Lung cancer, probably. Emphysema, maybe. But did you know that half of periodontal (gum) disease in smokers is caused by smoking? Chronic (long-term) gum disease can lead to the loss of your teeth….

Smoking and oral health

How can smoking affect my oral health? Most people are now aware that smoking is bad for their health. It can cause many different medical problems and, in some cases, fatal diseases. However, many people don’t realise the damage that smoking does to their mouth, gums and teeth.Smoking can lead to tooth staining, gum disease,…

Stop Smoking this October and improve your oral health.

Smoking can lead to tooth staining, gum disease, tooth loss and in more several cases mouth cancer. Facts about what smoking can do for your teeth: Smoking can stain your teeth due to the nicotine and tar in the tobacco, heavy smokers sometimes complain that their teeth are often brownish after years of smoking Smoking…