Dr Elaine Ng was born and raised in Auckland, New Zealand. After relocating to Singapore in 1997, she trained as a dentist and worked in both public and private sectors. Dr Ng is experienced in managing trauma, having worked in hospital dentistry and Accident & Emergency.
Dr Ng has over 22 years of clinical experience and enjoys practising conservative, restorative, surgical and aesthetic dentistry and aims to treat the patient as a whole. She believes in educating patients about their health, particularly in the area of prevention, which is the key to successful long-term management.
A dental sleep medicine practitioner, Dr Elaine Ng is involved in an area of dentistry that works closely with sleep physicians in screening and treating patients with sleep breathing disorders, ranging from benign snoring to obstructive sleep apnoea and UARS. She also works with sleep psychologists and speech pathologists for complete management of patients with sleep, breathing and functional swallowing issues. Our comprehensive sleep breathing disorder screening program at Smilefocus was established by Dr Ng, who actively lectures on this topic and is a member of the Australasian Sleep Association and the American Association of Dental Sleep Medicine.
Dr Ng offers Botox treatment and alternative therapies for managing bruxism (tooth grinding), hypertrophic jaw muscles and associated symptoms, and facial aesthetic treatments.