• Faculty of Dentistry
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Department of Paediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics

Overview of the Department

The Department of Paediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics in University of Malaya treats those who require specialist consultation in Paediatric dental care and specialist Orthodontic treatment. Treatment under general anaesthesia for paediatric patient is also available. Paediatric Dentistry focuses on the treatment of dental and oral diseases occurring in childhood. Meanwhile, Orthodontics specialty focuses on those children and adults with moderate to severe malocclusions or craniofacial anomalies. Special Care Dentistry specialty is also part of this department. The specialty focuses on the oral health management and care for special need patients aged 16 years and above with moderate to severe disabilities and medical conditions. The dental treatments provided for this population may not differ from the general population, however it may be complicated by the complexity of patients with these problems including physical, intellectual, psychiatric problems, complex medical conditions, or more often a combination of these factors. The aim of the Department is to familiarise the dental undergraduate students in the field of Paediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics. This training will provide them with knowledge on how to evaluate, improve and maintain the oral health of patient  of young patients and exposure to some basic orthodontic interventions. Further education and training in these fields is offered to our postgraduate residents

Head of Department

Associate Professor Dr. Wey Mang Chek
Consultant in Orthodontics

(Head of Department)

Academic Staff

Administrative Staff

Nor Suriyani Shafei
Administrative Assistant

Nor Syuhaidah Jailani
Administrative Assistant

Razimah Ab Lazak
Administrative Assistant

Siti Hawa Mat Tahir
Operational Assistant

Previous Head of Department

  • Prof Madya Dr Wan Nurazreena Wan Hassan
    Consultant in Orthodontics
  • Prof Siti Adibah Othman
    Senior Consultant in Orthodontics

Contact Us

Department of Paediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics
Faculty of Dentistry, Universiti Malaya
Email: ketua_orthochild@um.edu.my
Tel: 03-7967 4802

Last Update: 13/05/2024