[Video] X-Dent Box perangkap habuk aplian pergigian

Bagi melindungi pesakit yang menjalani proses pemangkasan aplian pergigian, pensyarah dan kakitangan dari Fakulti Pergigian Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) mencipta satu inovasi kotak perangkap habuk yang diberi nama X-Dent Box. Kotak ini merupakan hasil idea yang direka bentuk oleh Muhamad Amin Azahari dan dihasilkan bersama rakannya yang lain iaitu Dr Tjut Mardiny Boerhan Ali,…

Dental Teamwork

It takes teamwork to have great teeth! You have to practise daily dental hygiene and we’re here to fix your teeth and make that better!

Guidelines on how to identify the quacks

Refer to the recent reports on illegal dentistry, including orthodontics. The prime objective of the Malaysian Dental Association(MDA) is to promote the art and science of dentistry for the benefit of the public. We are always working with all stakeholders to ensure that the public is well served. To protect the public from unsafe, risky…

How smoking affects your oral health? Caring for your Teeth and Gums

In addition to several other chronic diseases, tobacco use is a primary cause of many oral diseases and adverse oral conditions. For example, tobacco is a risk factor for oral cancer and periodontal disease. It can also cause stained yellow or brown teeth, bad breath, and loss of teeth. Smoking is thought to alter bacteria…

Sinking their teeth into fee display ban

PETALING JAYA: The cost of orthodontic treatment is not only an issue for consumers, some of whom were driven to seek the services of quack dentists, it is also a concern for qualified dentists as they are not allowed to advertise their fees to attract consumers. The Malaysian Orthodontic Practitioners’ Association president Dr Kathiravan Purmal…

Baby Teeth: Order of appearance (pictures)

When will your baby’s teeth come in? Most baby teeth, also known as milk teeth, emerge in a certain order. Here’s what you’re likely to see as your baby moves from gums to pearly whites. Lower central incisors The bottom middle teeth typically emerge first, between five months and 10 months. Tooth development is hereditary,…

Are dental fillings safe?

Fillings are a protective measure for holes that can be created by plaque, a sticky coating of germs that forms on teeth every day. Among Canadian adults, 96 percent have at least one tooth that is either decayed or has been filled (the average is at least 10); Canada’s teens have, on average, at least…

Dangerous ‘dentist’: Fraudulent dentists raise alarm

RM20-PER-TOOTH SERVICE: 10 people arrested for practising dentistry without licence in past 2 years THE lure of having the perfect teeth without having to fork out much is fuelling the mushrooming supply for orthodontic services by “instant dentists”. The Health Ministry had raised the alarm bell, warning the public against such services offered by bogus…

150 Malaysian students in Egypt face expulsion

Malaysian student association says the students undergoing medical, pharmacy and dentistry courses owe a total of RM4.5m in tuition fees after the decline in value of the ringgit. PETALING JAYA: About 150 Malaysian students are suffering the effects of the massive decline in the value of the ringgit and may lose their places in Egyptian…

Perkasa urges Putrajaya to aid indebted medical students in Egypt

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 16 ― Malay rights group Perkasa said the government should offer support to Malaysian medical students who have amassed RM4.5 million of debt in Egypt ostensibly due to the ringgit’s decline. Perkasa chief Datuk Ibrahim Ali said government intervention was necessary as the matter concerned the future of Malaysian students, before adding…

Self-financing students must ensure sufficient funds before going abroad

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 16 — Students who want to pursue medical studies abroad on self-financing basis must ensure that they have sufficient funds to cover their tuition fees and cost of living. Malaysian Muslim Doctors Organisation (Perdim) president Datuk Dr Ahmad Shukri Ismail said the students should also take into account other factors, including additional…

Law allows dentists to carry out orthodontic treatment

PETALING JAYA: Any general dentist can carry out orthodontic treatment as it is allowed under the Dental Act, according to the Malaysian Orthodontic Practi­tio­ners’ Association. “Orthodontic treatment is within the scope of practice of a general dental practitioner,” said its president Dr Kathiravan Purmal. He said the role of the general dentist was to manage…