UM Dental Care


 

 
REGISTRATION HOURS

Monday to Thursday: 8.30 am – 11.00 am, 2.00pm – 3.30 pm
Lunch break: 1.00 pm – 2.00pm

Friday : 8.30 am - 11.00 am only
Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays – Closed
Tel: 03- 79674818 ( Registration Counter) 

 
OBJECTIVES
1.

To provide a comprehensive and effective oral health service to all registered students of the University of Malaya.

2.

To promote good and holistic oral health practices among university students, thus enabling them to achieve academic success and attain personal development.

3.

To provide oral health education for students so that they inculcate a positive attitude towards oral health and practice a healthy lifestyle.

 

SERVICES
Benefits under this scheme include:
1.

BASIC PRIMARY DENTAL CARE – i.e. consultation and clinical examination, and simple treatment eg. fillings, scaling and prophylaxis, tooth extractions, Dental Health Education on oral care and oral hygiene instructions etc.

2.

FOR COMPLEX CASES (eg. Crowns, bridges, root canal treatment, dentures, implants, minor oral surgeries), students are referred to the waiting list ( for Undergraduate / Postgraduate ) of the Department concerned upon diagnosis and students have to wait to be called for treatment when his/her turn comes according to the waiting list.

3.

FOR EMERGENCY CASES eg. MVA (Motor Vehicle Accidents), trauma, acute swelling, severe toothache, abscess, acute post extraction / surgical bleeding; students will be registered immediately for emergency treatment or referred to a specialist for consultation and further management upon diagnosis by the attending Dental Officer at the Students Dental Clinic or the Primary Care Unit.

4.

COMPLEX CASES THAT REQUIRE A SPECIALIST’S MANAGEMENT eg. Medically compromised patients, dental anomalies etc. are referred to a specialist of the Department concerned upon diagnosis by the attending Dental Officer for consultation and further management.

 
Dental Conditions and Facilities NOT PAYABLE Under The Scheme

1.

The cost of any dentures, splints, or any other dental appliances whatsoever.

2.

Any dental treatment whatsoever or hospitalisation that takes place outside Malaysia, regardless whether the presence of the student outside Malaysia is at the insistence of the University or otherwise.

3.

Cost for special drugs.

Any student who needs dental services has to register with the Registration Counter, Student’s Dental Clinic, Second Floor, Block A, Dental Faculty by filling in the Registration Form.

 
PROCEDURES FOR DENTAL TREATMENT

Treatment is by appointment only (except emergencies).
A student will be given a date and time of appointment when he/she registers at the counter. On the appointment day, screening and a complete dental check up will be done, followed by dental treatment eg.fillings, scaling, extraction, by the Dental Officer. Only basic dental treatment eg amalgam/composite fillings, scaling and prophylaxis, tooth extraction will be given. Complex treatment for cases eg.crowns, bridges, root canal treatment, minor oral surgeries ( impacted wisdom teeth) are referred to the waiting list of the Department concerned and the student has to wait to be called for treatment when his/her turn comes according to the waiting list.

Emergency cases eg. MVA (Motor Vehicle Accidents), Trauma, acute swelling, severe toothache, abscess, excessive bleeding eg.due to trauma/ accidents / extraction / surgery have to be reported immediately to the Registration Counter,  for immediate attention and treatment.

 


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