Dentures or false teeth

Dentures or false teeth are removable replacements for missing teeth. Dentures are made of plastic or metal and are custom made to fit well on the gums. Complete dentures are used when all the teeth are missing, while partial dentures are used when some natural teeth remain. Complete dentures Complete dentures can be either “conventional”…

The dilemma of training young doctors

Many young people want to become doctors, whether of their own volition or at the behest of their parents. High academic qualifications are the sole criteria for admission to local medical schools in Malaysia, though there are an increasing number of medical schools that require passing an aptitude assessment as well. Although the minimum academic…

Patient flashes doctor during treatment

MALACCA: A patient allegedly flashed at a 26-year-old female doctor while seeking treatment at Malacca Hospital. The 48-year-old, who was being attended to for injuries on his left thigh, exposed his groin to the medical officer and grabbed her hand to check his private parts, claiming that he also had pain on the groin, during…

Rio 2016 Olympics

Counting down for tonight’s badminton match! MALAYSIA BOLEH!  

Early Tooth Growth 5: Dental Emergencies

Toothache If your child has a sore tooth, gently clean the area. Use floss to clear out any food that may be stuck in or near the tooth. Have them rinse their mouth with warm water or warm salt water. Do not apply heat to the gum or tooth. If your child’s cheek or face…

Early Tooth Growth 4: Childhood Dental Treatment

Caring For Primary Teeth It is essential to take good care of your child’s primary teeth (sometimes called baby teeth). Neglecting cavities or other problems in these teeth can lead to problems in their gums and permanent teeth. Though your child will lose these teeth as they grow, primary teeth play important roles in your…

Early Tooth Growth 3: Avoiding Bad Habits

Baby Bottle Tooth decay Infants and young children can have a much higher risk of tooth decay if they frequently are put to bed (for a nap or for the night) with a bottle containing juice or milk. The sugars pool around the infant’s teeth as they sleep, letting bacteria produce acids that wear away…

Early Tooth Growth 2: Establishing Good Habits

Perinatal Care Even before your child is born, you can set the foundation for good oral care. Pregnant mothers should take care of their own oral health to help increase the health of the baby. There is an association between mothers with oral disease and low birth weight and/or preterm birth.  Tooth Brushing It’s important…

Early Tooth Growth 1: Tooth Eruption Guide

 When Will Teeth Come In? Your child’s teeth began forming even before they were born. Their primary teeth should start appearing around 6 months of age and by age 3, they should have all of their primary teeth. Though each child’s development is different, below is a general guideline of when you can expect their…

Doktor Didakwa Sebabkan Kematian Menantu TPM

KUALA LUMPUR, 12 Ogos — Seorang doktor perbidanan dan sakit puan (O&G) didakwa di Mahkamah Sesyen di sini atas pertuduhan menyebabkan kematian menantu Timbalan Perdana Menteri Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, semasa mendapatkan rawatan gigi Jun lalu. Dr Ting Teck Chin, 36, yang memakai sut berwarna hitam, mengaku tidak bersalah selepas pertuduhan dibacakan terhadapnya…

Gynaecologist claims trial to causing death of Zahid’s son-in-law

KUALA LUMPUR: A women’s health specialist was charged at the Sessions Court here today with causing the death of the deputy prime minister’s son-in-law on June 1. Ting Teck Chin, clad in black coat and white undershirt, pleaded not guilty to committing the offence involving Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s son-in-law, Syed Alman Zain…

A Confident Smile Will Change Your Life.

No one knows more about your oral health than your dentist and dental team. Most people would say that dentists ‘fix teeth’; what they actually can do is create confidence – confidence in a beautiful, natural smile. There are three factors that influence the beauty of a smile, and therefore the confidence it gives, and…