Dr Syarida Hasnur Safii

DDS(UKM) MClinDent(Lond) MRDRCS(Edin)


Clinic Schedule and Appointment List

  • Mon 06/04
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  • Tue 07/04
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  • Wed 08/04
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  • Thu 09/04
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  • Sat 11/04
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Dr. Syarida Hasnur Safii received her dental degree from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 2002, following which she served as a dental officer with Ministry of Health in Kuantan, Pahang for 4 years. She joined University of Malaya as a tutor in 2006 and gained her Master of Clinical Dentistry in Periodontology from King’s College London in 2009. She was also awarded the Membership of Restorative Dentistry from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in the same year. She pursued PhD at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Otago in 2014.
Dr. Syarida’s main research areas are the relationship between periodontitis and obesity and local antimicrobial agents derived from natural products as an adjunct to scaling and root surface debridement to treat periodontitis.
Currently, she is a senior lecturer in the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya. She teaches undergraduate dental students including postgraduates Master of Clinical Dentistry, Master of Dental Science and PhD.

Get to know me better :  https://umexpert.um.edu.my/syarida-safii.html


The Doctor

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Research and


  • 2018 Shoaib, L.A., Safii, S.H., Naimie, Z., Ahmad, N.A., Sukumaran, P. and Yunus, R.M., 2018. Dental students' perceptions on the contribution and impact role of a clinical teacher. European Journal of Dental Education, 22(1), pp.e26-e34.
  • 2017 Basher, S.S., Saub, R., Vaithilingam, R.D., Safii, S.H., Daher, A.M., Al-Bayaty, F.H. and Baharuddin, N.A., 2017. Impact of non-surgical periodontal therapy on OHRQoL in an obese population, a randomised control trial. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 15(1), p.225.
  • 2017 Safii, S.H., Tompkins, G.R. and Duncan, W.J., 2017. Periodontal Application of Manuka Honey: Antimicrobial and Demineralising Effects In Vitro. International Journal of Dentistry, 2017.
  • 2017 Akram, Z., Baharuddin, N.A., Vaithilingam, R.D., Rahim, Z.H., Chinna, K., Krishna, V.G., Saub, R. and Safii, S.H., 2017. Effect of nonsurgical periodontal treatment on clinical periodontal variables and salivary resistin levels in obese Asians. Journal of Oral Science, 59(1), pp.93-102.
  • 2016 Kerishnan, J.P., Mohammad, S., Alias, M.S., Mu, A.K.W., Vaithilingam, R.D., Baharuddin, N.A., Safii, S.H., Rahman, Z.A.A., Chen, Y.N. and Chen, Y., 2016. Identification of biomarkers for periodontal disease using the immunoproteomics approach. PeerJ, 4, p.e2327.
  • 2016 Akram, Z., Safii, S.H., Vaithilingam, R.D., Baharuddin, N.A., Javed, F. and Vohra, F., 2016. Efficacy of non-surgical periodontal therapy in the management of chronic periodontitis among obese and non-obese patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Clinical Oral Investigations, 20(5), pp.903-914.
  • 2015 Vaithilingam, R.D., Safii, S.H., Baharuddin, N.A., Karen‐Ng, L.P., Saub, R., Ariffin, F., Ramli, H., Sharifuddin, A., Hidayat, M.F.H., Raman, R. and Chan, Y.K., 2015. Establishing and managing a periodontal biobank for research: the sharing of experience. Oral Diseases, 21(1), pp.e62-e69.
  • 2015 Khan, S., Saub, R., Vaithilingam, R.D., Safii, S.H., Vethakkan, S.R. and Baharuddin, N.A., 2015. Prevalence of chronic periodontitis in an obese population: a preliminary study. BMC Oral Health, 15(1), p.114.


Fellowships, Memberships &

Professional Affiliations

  • Membership of Restorative Dentistry, The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Invited speaker, Management of Peri-Implantitis, Module II Basic Implantology Training Course OSSTEM AIC 2013
  • How to conduct a systematic review?, Dental Education Research Group Seminar, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya 2013
  • Panelist, Forum Discussion on Clinical Cases of Patients with Periodontal Disease and Implants, "Evening Lecture Series" Malaysian Dental Association, 2014


Awards and


  • Excellence Service Award, University Malaya, 2013
  • Dental Departmental Award (undergraduate clinical teaching), Faculty of Dentistry, University of Otago, 2015-2016