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DENTAL SERVICES ROYAL BRUNEI LAND FORCE PARTICIPATES VIRTUALLY IN THE 3RD INDONESIA MILITARY DENTAL FORUM WEBINAR

BERAKAS GARISSON, Saturday, 09 October 2021 – Dental Services Royal Brunei Land Force (RBLF) participated via video teleconference in the 3rd International Indonesia Military Dentistry Forum (IMDF), an International Webinar hosted by the Indonesian Military Dentistry Association which was held over two days from 08 October 2021 to 09 October 2021 with more than 200 dental health professionals participating from various countries. 

Representing the Dental Services RBLF were Colonel Dr Jefri bin Hj Abd Razak, Chief Dental Officer RBLF and Lieutenant Colonel Dr Norinda bin Hj Tengah, Senior Dental Officer RBLF.

The theme for this year's Webinar was 'Global Challenges in Dentistry during the Pandemic Situation' and Colonel Dr Jefri bin Hj Abd Razak had presented his topic entitled 'An Update on Managing Dental Services Provision in the Royal Brunei Armed Forces during the COVID-19 Pandemic'. In his presentation, he shared the local COVID-19 experience in Brunei Darussalam, best practices, dental clinical guidelines and experiences faced by Dental Services RBLF from the Alert, Containment and De-Escalation Stages of dental services provision to RBAF patients since the first wave last year up to the currently ongoing second wave involving the Delta variant of COVID-19. He also shared the contributions of Dental Services RBLF personnel towards various aspects of the national effort in managing the COVID-19 pandemic such as in Military Frontliner training, swabbing, vaccine programmes, PCR laboratory testing and medical support. 

Meanwhile, Lieutenant Colonel Dr Norinda bin Hj Tengah, as the Dental Services RBLF in-house Oral Surgeon presented her topic on 'Wisdom Teeth: To Remove or Not To Remove'. Her presentation discussed the contemporary differing clinical guidelines used by Dental Practitioners and Specialists concerning the indications for the surgical removal of wisdom teeth, globally and in the military context. She also shared some of her personal oral surgery case studies, which had been carried out in Dental Services RBLF. The presentation then proceeded with a question-and-answer session by participants of the webinar. 

Other speakers in the Webinar representing Indonesia, Malaysia, India and the International Committee of the Red Cross from a wide range of dental specialities, presented on various topics such as Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Oral Surgery, MAF Challenges in Achieving Dental Readiness During COVID-19 Pandemic, Disaster Victim Identification, Forensic Dentistry and Dental Fitness. 

The Indonesian Military Dentistry Forum (IMDF) is a biannual scientific activity, which aims to create an opportunity for engagement in issues of mutual interest, exchange best practices and facilitate further cooperation and collaboration amongst the international community of military dentistry.  



KHIDMAT PERGIGIAN, TENTERA DARAT DIRAJA BRUNEI SERTAI FORUM WEBINAR ANTARABANGSA PERGIGIAN TENTERA REPUBLIK INDONESIA YANG KE 3 SECARA DI ATAS TALIAN

BERAKAS GARISON, Sabtu, 09 Oktober 2021 – Khidmat Pergigian Tentera Darat Diraja Brunei (TDDB) telah menyertai secara di atas talian, Forum Pergigian Tentera Indonesia Antarabangsa Ke-3 yang diadakan pada 08 Oktober 2021 sehingga 09 Oktober 2021. Forum tersebut ialah Webinar Antarabangsa yang dikendalikan oleh Persatuan Pergigian Tentera Indonesia dan disertai lebih 200 ratus ahli profesional pergigian dari berbilang negara menghadiri webinar secara maya tersebut.

Hadir bagi mewakili Khidmat Pergigian TDDB ialah Kolonel Dr Jefri bin Hj Abd Razak, Ketua Pegawai Pergigian TDDB dan Leftenan Kolonel Dr Norinda bin Hj Tengah, Pegawai Kanan Pergigian TDDB.

Tema pada tahun ini ialah 'Cabaran Global di Bidang Pergigian Semasa Situasi Pandemik' dan Kolonel Dr Jefri bin Hj Abd Razak telah membentangkan topik beliau bertajuk 'An Update on Managing Dental Services Provision in the Royal Brunei Armed Forces during the COVID-19 Pandemik'. Beliau mengongsikan pengalaman tugas dan aktiviti yang melibatkan Khidmat Pergigian TDDB dalam menangani pandemik COVID-19 di Negara Brunei Darussalam. Diantaranya adalah best practices, penghasilan garispandu klinikal pergigian, serta cabaran perkhidmatan pergigian yang dihadapai semasa Fasa Alert, Containment dan De-Escalation apabila bermulanya gelombang pertama COVID-19 pada awal tahun 2020 hingga gelombang kedua penularan varian Delta pada tahun ini. Beliau juga mengongsikan sumbangan Khidmat Pergigian TDDB di dalam pengurusan tugas dan latihan untuk ahli barisan hadapan yang melibatkan anggota Tentera sebagai pelaku ujian saringan, program vaksinasi, makmal ujian PCR dan bantuan perubatan. 

Manakala, Leftenan Kolonel Dr Norinda bin Hj Tengah, sebagai Pakar Bedah Mulut Khidmat Pergigian TDDB, membentangkan topik mengenai 'Wisdom Teeth: To Remove or not To Remove'. Beliau membincangkan garis-pandu kontemporari yang berbeza yang diguna-pakai oleh pakar-pakar antarabangsa dan di dalam konteks tentera mengenai pembedahan gigi wisdom. Penyampaian tersebut juga mengongsikan pengalaman kerja beliau mengendalikan kes-kes pembedahan mulut di Khidmat Pergigian TDDB. Penyampaian di akhiri dengan sesi soal-jawab dari peserta-peserta di dalam webinar.

Penyampai-penyampai Webinar yang ikut serta adalah daripada Republik Indonesia, Malaysia, India dan Persatuan Palang Merah Antarabangsa dari pelbagai bidang kepakaran pergigian. Negara-negara tersebut menyampaikan topik-topik menarik, diantaranya adalah Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Oral SurgeryMAF Challenges in Achieving Dental Readiness During COVID-19 PandemicDisaster Victim IdentificationForensic Dentistry dan Dental Fitness

Forum Pergigian Tentera Indonesia Antarabangsa ini adalah aktiviti saintifik yang dianjurkan setiap dua tahun.  Ianya bertujuan untuk memberi peluang bagi penglibatan dan pengkongsian dalam hal-hal kepentingan bersama, termasuk best practices, memudahkan kerjasama di masa hadapan dan kolaborasi dengan komuniti pergigian tentera antarabangsa.