Dr Bernard Siew is from Adelaide, Australia, and qualified from the University of Adelaide. He has practiced in Singapore for 22 years. Dr Siew’s areas of interest include cosmetic dentistry, Invisalign aligners, dental veneers in porcelain and resin, and teeth whitening. He is passionate about managing excessively worn teeth due to lifestyle problems, ranging from grinding to acid reflux. His focus is on preventing ageing teeth and conservative minimally invasive therapy. Dr Bernard is experienced in full oral rehabilitation and implant prosthodontics, including crowns, bridges and dentures.
Dr Hancock has over 30 years of experience working in London, Hong Kong, Switzerland and Singapore. She also lectured for many years in Hong Kong on Oral Radiology, Periodontology and Conservative Dentistry.
Her approach to dental treatment is gentle and conservative, encouraging patients to maintain their mouths.
She gained Part 1 of the Australian College of Dental Surgeons Fellowship. Besides dentistry, Dr Hancock’s expertise includes research experience in tissue culture and Oral pathology. Her other passions include handicrafts, dressmaking, tennis and oriental dance.
Singapore has been home for quite some time, and she is a founding member of the Smilefocus team.
Dr Hancock can converse in French and German and welcomes patients with dental anxiety.
Originally from Melbourne, Dr Brendan Gin joined Smile Focus in 2001, being one of the clinic’s founding General Dentists. After graduating in 1991 from the University of Melbourne, he spent nine years in private practice before relocating to Singapore. Dr Gin has a broad range of experience in treating adults and children, strongly emphasizing preventive dentistry. His treatment philosophy is centered around a minimally invasive approach using conventional and digital technologies. He has a particular interest in Crown, Bridge and Implant Restorations. With over 30 years of experience, his gentle and caring manner has created a loyal contingent of followers who appreciate his calming effect on even the most nervous patients.
Dr Christina Liew originated from and trained in Melbourne, Australia, before relocating to Singapore. She is a long-serving member of the Smilefocus team, having joined in 2003.
Dr Liew enjoys all facets of dentistry. She is a general dentist who is caring, gentle and understanding. She will take the time to listen to individuals and will cater to the needs of her patients.
Dr Liew is always interested in meeting people from all walks of life and loves to travel. She is also passionate about fitness and is a competitive road cyclist and a qualified fitness trainer.
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 enjoys practicing conservative, restorative, surgical and aesthetic dentistry and aims to treat the patient as a whole. She believes educating patients about their health, particularly prevention, is the key to successful long-term management.
Dr Ng is a practitioner of dental sleep medicine, an area of dentistry that works closely with otolaryngologists (ENT specialists) in treating patients with snoring and sleep breathing disorders such as obstructive sleep apnoea.
Dr Elaine offers therapy with Botox for managing bruxism (tooth grinding), hypertrophic jaw muscles and its associated symptoms, and facial aesthetic treatments.
Dr Francine Chia trained in Adelaide, Australia and graduated as a part of the Dean’s list. She has over 18 years of clinical experience. Dr Chia has been a member of the Smilefocus team since 2008, and she is well known for her gentle approach.
Dr Chia particularly enjoys cosmetic and restorative dentistry and has specific training in Invisalign. Dr Chia is happy to work with anxious and nervous patients and enjoys motivating nervous patients to become regular and confident clients! She aims to help improve your smile and confidence while encouraging optimal oral hygiene and health.
Dr Chia is passionate about food and travel. In addition, she enjoys spending time with her family and exploring the great outdoors!
Dr Alison Roberts graduated from Manchester, UK, in 1997. After a year in practice, she returned to the hospital environment to gain valuable surgical experience. A brief period exploring the world led Alison to work as the only dentist on the Cocos Keeling Islands and Christmas Island. On returning to London, Dr Roberts worked in a busy General Practice for ten years before relocating to Singapore. Dr Roberts is experienced in both Invisalign, Cfast and cosmetic treatment procedures.
Dr Dianne Sainsbury graduated from Otago University in 1997 and has worked in NZ, Australia and the UK, and has also had the opportunity to do voluntary work in Cambodia and Vietnam. Dr Sainsbury is passionate about preventive dentistry. She is experienced in family work, crown and bridge, implants and teeth whitening, and she aims to build long-term relationships with parents and their children.
Dr Teodora Kent is a kind and empathetic dentist who takes the utmost care of her patients. She has been at Smilefocus since 2014. She graduated in 2009 with first-class honours from her Bachelor of Dental Science, and her honours research has been published internationally. Dr Kent is a general dentist with a particular interest in restorative, cosmetic and paediatric dentistry. Dr Kent also speaks Serbian.
Dr Kent believes that healthcare and dentistry revolve around people. She takes time at the start of every appointment to get to know her patients before the commencement of any treatment. Dr Kent quickly builds rapport with people of all ages and will do all she can to make you smile and possibly even laugh.
In Dr Kent’s spare time, she enjoys reading, learning about design and interiors, and travelling. She has recently started indoor rock climbing and bouldering.
Dr Jonathan Luke trained in Otago, New Zealand. He has worked in both public and private clinics in New Zealand and Singapore. He has been a member of the Smile Focus team since 2019.
With an interest in digital dentistry as well as conservative and aesthetic procedures, Dr Luke enjoys caring for all your dental needs with an up-to-date approach to treatment.