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  Dr. Nor Adinar Binti Baharuddin
  Dental Lecturer
  Department of Restorative Dentistry
  Faculty of Dentistry
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  Department of Restorative Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry Building, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA


Dr Nor Adinar Baharuddin has received her Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in 2010 from the University of Otago, New Zealand. Her thesis is in the area of bone healing in animal model. Dr Baharuddin returned home and continues research in her area of interest. Her interest is in obesity, regeneration and bone healing reated to periodontology. She has published several articles in local and international journals. She is currently a Senior Lecturer at the Faulty of Dentistry, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur. She has served as a the Head of Department in 2005-2007 and again in 2011-2013. She has been involved in the dental curriculum development for both undergraduate and postgraduate levels for the faculty. Also she is the panel for Accreditation Assessment for Postgraduate Dental Education for MQA.

(Qualification), (Institution).
DClinDent in Periodontology (Otago), OTAGO UNIVERSITY, NEW ZEALAND

(Organisation), (Role), (Year), (Level).

Annals of Dentistry, Editorial Review Board, (National)

Malaysian Dental Council, Member, (National)

Malaysian Dental Journal, Editorial Review Board, (National)

Malaysian Society of Periodotology, Ordinary Member, 2011-2012, (National)

IADR Australia & New Zealand Region , Membership, 2010-2011, (National)

(Role), (Level), (Start date),(End Date).

Research Committee , Department Of Restorative Dentistry, Faculty Of Dentistry

Coordinator, Discipline of Periodontics, Department Of Restorative Dentistry, Faculty Of Dentistry, 01-May-14 - 30-Apr-14

Committee, Department Curriculum Advisor, Department Of Restorative Dentistry, Faculty Of Dentistry, 01-Mar-14 - 28-Feb-14

JK Penggubalan Soalan Tahun 2 Ijazah Dasar Pembedahan Pergigian, Faculty Of Dentistry, 27-Oct-11

JK Siasatan Pemalsuan Tandatangan Pensyarah, Faculty Of Dentistry, 11-Oct-11

Ketua Jabatan , Department Of Oral Pathology & Oral Medicine & Periodontology, Faculty Of Dentistry, 01-Apr-06 - 31-Aug-06

Penyelaras Kursus Ijazah Dasar, Department Of Oral Pathology & Oral Medicine & Periodontology, Faculty Of Dentistry, 23-Jan-06 - 30-Jun-07

Pemeriksa Dalam bagi Peperiksaan Profesional Akhir Bahagian 1 (Utama dan Semula) , Department Of Oral Pathology & Oral Medicine & Periodontology, Faculty Of Dentistry, 01-Dec-05 - 18-Dec-07

Ketua Penyelaras Modul Pengajaran Berdasarkan Masalah PBL1.1, Faculty Of Dentistry, 02-Feb-05 - 18-Dec-07

(Post), (Organisation), (Period).

Pensyarah Dug 54 (Tanpa Gelaran), UM, 09/03/2010

Pensyarah Kanan Dug 52, UM, 03/11/2008 until 08/03/2010

Pensyarah , UM, 03/11/2003 until 02/11/2008

Pegawai Pergigian, Universiti Malaya, 02/01/1997 until 02/11/2003

Pegawai Pergigian, Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia, 16/06/1995 until 31/12/1996


Periodontology (Regeneration, Periodontal Wound Healing, Bone Healing, Animal Model, Obesity )

Article In Academic Journals

Vaithilingam RD, Safii SH, Baharuddin NA, Ng CC, Cheong SC, Bartold PM, Schaefer AS, Loos BG. Moving into a new era of periodontal genetic studies:relevance of large case-control samples using severe phenotypes for genome-wide association studies. J Perio Res 2014 Feb 17. doi: 10.1111/jre.12167. (ISI-Cited Publication)

Vaithilingam RD, Safii SH, Baharuddin NA, Karen-Ng LP, Saub R, Ariffin F, Ramli H, Sharifuddin A, Hidayat MFH, Raman R, Chan YK, Rani NA, Rahim RA, Shahruddin N, Cheong SC, Bartold PM, Zain RB. Establishing and managing a periodontal biobank for research: the sharing of experience. Oral Dis 2014 Jun 13. doi: 10.1111/odi.12267. (ISI-Cited Publication)

NA Baharuddin, DE Coates, MP Cullinan, G Seymour and WJ Duncan Localization of RANK, RANKL and osteoprotegerin during healing of surgically created periodontal defects in sheep. J Periodont Res 20 June 2014 doi:10.1111/jre.12196 (Scopus, waiting to be indexed in ISI Journal) (ISI-Cited Publication)

Fouad H. Al-Bayaty, Nor Adinar Baharuddin, Mahmood A. Abdulla,Hapipah Mohd Ali,Magaji B. Arkilla, andMustafa F. ALBayaty The Influence of Cigarette Smoking on Gingival Bleeding and Serum Concentrations of Haptoglobin and Alpha 1- Antitrypsin (ISI-Cited Publication)

Al-Bayaty, F H, Abdulla, M. A, Abu Hassan, M. I, Mohd M & Baharuddin, N. A. Interrelationship between antioxidant, C-reactive proteins, cotinine levels and periodontal diseases in smokers and non smokers. Scientific Research and Essays. 6 (11): xxx-xxx. (ISI-Cited Publication)

Baharuddin, N.A. 2010. Expression of RANKL, RANK and OPG in surgically created periodontal defects in a sheep model (Doctor of Clinical Dentistry Thesis) 

AL-Bayaty, F. M. H, Baharuddin N. A. & Mahmood A. A. 2010. The Relationship between Serum Cotinine Levels and Periodontal Status. OnLine Journal of Biological Sciences. 10 (2): 54-59 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Fouad Hussain AlBayaty, Nor Adinar Baharuddin, Saba Fouad Hussain. 2007. Furcation Entrance Dimensions in Permanent Molars and Its Periodontal Implication. Annals of Dentistry. 14: 1-4. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Mahmood A.A, Fouad H.M. & Baharuddin, N.A. 2007. Wound healing potential of Ageratum conysoides, Trigonella foenum-graecum and Gingko biloba paste in rats. dentika Dental Journal. 12(1): 22-25 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Baharuddin, N.A ,Mohamad Zayadi, M.F. & Mat Daud, M.S. 2006. The Relationship between Blood Sugar Level and Periodontal Status in Diabetes Mellitus Patients dentika Dental Journal.11(2)Supplement): 203-206 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Baharuddin,N.A, Kamin S. & Samsuddin, A.R. 2005. The Use of Demineralized Freeze-Dried Bovine Bone Xenograft In Reducing Post-Surgical Recession. Annals of Dentistry. vol. 12: 37-40. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Baharuddin, N.A. Kamin S. & Samsuddin A.R. 2003. The Use of Demineralized Freeze-Dried Bovine Bone Xenograft In Reducing Post-Surgical Periodontal Depth. Annals of Dentistry vol. 58:33-37. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Baharuddin, N.A. .2002. The Use of Demineralized Freeze- Dried Bovine Bone Xenograft In Minimizing Post-Surgical Pocket Depth and Recession. (Thesis for Masters in Dental Science). 

(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Source), (Level).

The Relationship Between Obesity And Periodontal Disease : Prevalence And Oral Health Related Quality Of Life (Ohrqol), Principal Investigator(PI), 01/01/2013, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, 31/12/2014

The Relationship between obesity and periodontal disease: Prevalence and oral health related quality of life, Principal Investigator(PI), 2012-2015, Postgraduate Research Grant(PPP), National

Relationship between obesity and periodontal disease, Principal Investigator(PI), 24/08/2012, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - HTM (Wellness), 22/02/2015

The Oral Health Status, Unmet Needs, Barriers and Management Strategies for Dental Healthcare among HIV/AIDS and the patients with special needs, Co-Investigator, 2011-2013, HIR, National

The Oral Health Status, Unmet Needs, Barriers And Management Strategies For Dental HEALTHCARE Among HIV/AIDS And Other Patients With Special Needs In Malaysia., Co-Investigator, 2011-2015, HIR

Periodontal Disease: The development of genetic biomarkers and the impact of disease on quality of life, Co-Investigator, 2011-2015, HIR

Expression of RANKL, RANK & OPG in surgically created periodontal defects in the sheep model, Principal Investigator(PI), 2008-2010, New Zealand Dental Association Research Foundation, National

The relationship between periodontitis and serum cotinine levels, Principal Investigator(PI), 2007-2009, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), National

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PERIODONTITIS AND SERUM CONTININE LEVELS, Principal Investigator(PI), 01/02/2007, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), 29/02/2008

(Name of Award), (Awarding Institution), (Year Awarded), (Level).

Anugerah Cemerlang University Malaya (PhD tamat kurang 3 tahun), University of Malaya , 2011

Publishing Bursary , University of Otago , 2010

(Title), (Event), (Date Presented), (Organiser), (Level).
Invited Speaker

The effects of smoking on periodontium and periodontics, UKM Periodontology Symposium, 17 Dec 0005 to 18 Dec 0005, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, (National)

Integrated Dental Clinical Teaching: Sharing the UM Experiences, South East Asia Association of Dental Education, 11 Aug 2014 to 13 Aug 2014, SEAADE, (International)

The Relationship between Blood Sugar Level and Periodontal Status in Diabetes Mellitus Patients ., Regional Dental Meeting, Medan, 15 Nov 0006 to 17 Nov 0006, University of Sumatera Utara, (International)

Relationship between antioxidant, C reactive proteins, cotinine levels and periodontal disease in smokers, 7th Conference of the European Federation of Periodontology, 06 Jun 2012 to 09 Jun 2012, Europerio 7, (International)

RANKL, RANK & OPG expression in surgically created periodontal defects, International Association for Dental Researchers (IADR) Australia & New Zealand Region, 24 Sep 2010 to 26 Sep 2010, IADR Australia and New Zealand region, (International)

Furcation Entrance Dimensions in Permanent Molars and Its Periodontal Implication, MDA/FDI Scientific Convention, 16 Jun 0007 to 17 Jun 0007, MDA/FDI, (National)

Effects of smoking on alveolar bone loss in dental undergraduate students in the University of Malaya, 29th Asia Pacific Dental Congress, 25 Apr 0007 to 29 Apr 0007, (International)

The Relationship Between Smoking And Periodontal Status, Proceeding of 8th Dental Students Scientific Conference, 10 Dec 0006 to 12 Dec 0006, (University)

The Use of Demineralized Freeze-Dried Bovine Bone Xenograft in Reducing Post-Surgical Recession, Fifth Scientific Meeting of IADR Malaysian Section and 6th Annual General Meeting 2005, 02 May 0005, (National)

The relationship between blood sugar level and periodontal status in diabetes mellitus patients, Proceeding of 7th Dental Students Scientific Conference, 12 Dec 0005, Universiti Malaya, (University)

Evaluation of Patients Perception of Need for Periodontal Treatment, Proceeding of 6th Dental Students Scientific Conference 2004, 10 Dec 0004, (University)

The Use of Demineralized Freeze-Dried Bovine Bone Xenograft in Reducing Post-Surgical Periodontal Depth in Periodontitis Patients, Pameran Penyelidikan & Pembangunan Institusi Pengajian Tinggi Awam 2003, 02 May 0003, (National)

Impact of Periodontal Disease on OHRQoL in Obese Population, International Association of Dental Researchers, 13 Aug 2014 to 15 Aug 2014, IADR Malaysian Section, (International)

In vitro cytotoxicity of OPG-chitosan preparation for potential bone defect applications, International Conference of Natural Products, 11 Mar 2014 to 12 Mar 2014, UPM, (National)

Prevalence of periodontal disease and OHRQoL in the Malaysian obese population: A preliminary study, Asia Pacific Society of Periodontology Meeting, 03 Sep 2013 to 04 Sep 2013, APSP, (International)

Oral health status and habits of Oral Asli in Pahang and Johor, Malaysia, 9th International Conference of Asian Academy of Preventive Dentistry, 09 Nov 2010 to 11 Nov 2010, Asian Academy of Preventive Dentistry, (National)


Post Graduate Level
(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)


Masters Degree, Shah Rukh Khan, The relationship between obesity and periodontal disease: Prevalence and OHRQoL, 2012/2013

Doctoral Degree (PhD), Soher Nagi Mohammed Jayash, A comparative histological analysis of tissue engineered bone for bone repair, 2012/2013

(Linkages Description), (Organisation), (Year of Involvement), (Duration), (Level).

Panelist, Round Table Discussion: Variations in Periodontitis Case Definitions: How does this affect research findings?, UKM , 2014, 1, (National)

(Activity), (Organisation), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level).

Persidangan Saintifik Mahasiswa ke 5, University of Malaya, Committee Member, 2005-2005, (University)

Persidangan Saintifik Mahasiswa ke 6, University of Malaya, Committee Member, 2005-2005, (University)

Jawatankuasa Kelulusan Etika Perubatan (JKEP) Fakulti Pergigian, Fakulti Pergigian Universiti Malaya, Committee Member, 2011-2011, (Fakulti)

JK Penilaian Spesifikasi dan Teknikal bagi Pembelian Kerusi Pergigian Klinik Pasca Ijazah Bangunan baru, Fakulti Pergigian, Committee Member, 2012-2012, (University)

Year Leader Integrated Curriculum, Faculty of Dentistry, Chairman, 2011-2014

(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No of Student), (No of Contact Hours).

First Degree

DEED3102 & DEED4102, 2013/2014(1,2), 70, 171

(Description), (Evaluation Activity).

Undergraduate Exam at PIDC,

AJK Penasihat Program Kepakaran Pergigian di bawah Lembaga Bersama Pasca Ijazah Pergigian Kebangsaan,

Quest International University Perak, Board of Studies and Curriculum Committee

National Conjoint Board for Postgraduate Conjoint Board, Postgraduate Dental Education

Quest International University Perak, Preparation Educational Objectives

Evaluation Panel for Accreditation Assessment for Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Periodontology) MQA/PA 4476, Postgraduate Programme

(Contribution To Society), (Level), (Start Date), (End Date).

Penceramah di Klinik Pergigian Cahaya Suria, Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia , (Community), 14-Jul-06 until 14-Jul-06

Ceramah di Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Periodontology Symposium , (Community), 17-Dec-05 until 18-Dec-05

Assistant Editor for Malaysian Dental Journal , (National), 01-Nov-11 until 31-Oct-14

Member for Malaysian Society of Periodontology, (National), 31-May-11 until 31-Dec-11

Member of Malaysian Society of Periodontology, (National), 02-Jan-12 until 31-Dec-12

Member of New Zealand Dental Council, (International), 02-Jan-12 until 31-Dec-12

Scientific Committee for Biennial Meeting, Malaysian Society of Periodontology, (National), 03-May-12 until 29-Sep-12

Member of New Zealand Dental Council, (International), 02-Jan-12 until 31-Dec-12

Pensyarah Sambilan Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia, (National), 20-Sep-11

Member of Malaysian Society of Periodontology, (National), 02-Jan-13 until 02-Jan-14

Member of NZ Dental Council, (Country), 15-Sep-14 until 14-Sep-14

Pengajar Sambilan USIM, (National), 02-Jan-13 until 02-Jan-14