The Ministry of Health (MoH) through the Department of Dental Services has announced a change in operation hours for dental clinics under the department throughout Ramadhan.
Operating hours will be from 8am to 2pm from Monday to Thursday and Saturday, except on public holidays.
The dental clinics include the National Dental Centre, Pengiran Anak Puteri Hajah Muta-Wakkilah Hayatul Bolkiah Health Centre, Pengiran Anak Puteri Hajah Rashidah Sa’adatul Bolkiah Health Centre in Sungai Asam, Jubli Perak Health Centre in Sengkurong, Muara Dental Centre; Lamunin Health Centre in Tutong; Suri Seri Begawan Hospital, Sungai Liang Health Centre in Belait and the Pengiran Isteri Hajjah Mariam Hospital in Temburong.
The Department of Dental Services also announced the temporary closure and transfer of dental clinics to several locations as informed previously, through a press release issued by the MoH. They include the Pengiran Muda Mahkota Pengiran Muda Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah (PMMPMHAMB) Hospital in Tutong to the Lamunin Health Centre; the Seria Polyclinic to the Suri Seri Begawan Hospital; the Labi Health Clinic to the Sungai Liang Health Centre; the Berakas Health Centre to the National Dental Centre; and the Pengkalan Batu Health Centre to the Pengiran Anak Puteri Hajah Rashidah Sa’adatul Bolkiah Health Centre in Sungai Asam.
Only emergency dental treatment that does not involve aerosol will be administered, and this is subject to preliminary examination at the counters provided at the locations.