Dept. of Paediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics



Current Head of Department

Associate Professor Dr. Siti Adibah Othman
Specialist in Orthodontic

History of Department

Previous Head of Department:

Associate Professor Dr.Halimah Awang
Specialist in Paediatric Dentistry


The Department of Paediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, University of Malaya treats children from birth to 13 years old who require specialist consultation in paediatric dental care, and specialist orthodontic treatment for children and adults with severe malocculsions or craniofacial malformations. Treatment under general anaesthesia for Paediatric patient is also available.

Specialist of Pediatric Dentistry focuses on the treatment of dental and oral diseases occurring in childhood. Meanwhile, Specialist of Orthodontics focuses on those children and adults with severe malocclusions or craniofacial anomalies.

The aim of the Department is to practice the dental students in the fields of Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, so that after graduate in the future they can completely evaluate, improve and maintain the oral health of patient (children and adolescents) in a productive and efficient way.

Head Of Disciplines

Head Of Disciplines Paediatric Dentistry
Dr. Nor Malina Manan

Head Of Disciplines Orthodontics
Associate Professor Dr.Siti Adibah Othman

Department Contact Details:


Department of Paediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics,
Faculty of Dentistry,University of Malaya,50603 Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.

Tel. No: 03-79674802
Fax. No: 03-79674530
Official email: