Dentists

Our dentists are internationally qualified and trained, bringing their expertise to serve the local and international communities of Singapore.

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Bernard Siew

Dr Bernard Siew is from Adelaide, Australia, and qualified from University of Adelaide. He has practiced in Singapore for 17 years. Dr Siew’s areas of interest include cosmetic dentistry, Invisalign aligners, dental veneers in porcelain and resin, as well as teeth whitening. He is passionate about managing excessively worn teeth due to lifestyle problems, including…

Qualifications

BDS

Trained

Adelaide

Languages

English

Bernard Siew

Dr Bernard Siew is from Adelaide, Australia, and qualified from University of Adelaide. He has practiced in Singapore for 17 years. Dr Siew’s areas of interest include cosmetic dentistry, Invisalign aligners, dental veneers in porcelain and resin, as well as teeth whitening. He is passionate about managing excessively worn teeth due to lifestyle problems, including from grinding to acid reflux.  His focus is on prevention and conservative therapy.  Dr Bernard is experienced in full oral rehabilitation and implant prosthodontics including crowns, bridges and dentures.

Qualifications

BDS

Trained

Adelaide

Languages

English

Patricia Hancock

Dr Hancock has more than 30 years experience working in London, Hong Kong, Geneva and Singapore.  She also lectured for many years in Hong Kong on Oral Radiology, Periodontology and Conservative Dentistry.  She also gained Part 1 of the Fellowship of the Australian College of Dental Surgeons. Apart from dentistry, Dr Hancock’s expertise includes research…

Qualifications

BDS

Trained

London

Languages

Cantonese, English, French, German

Patricia Hancock

Dr Hancock has more than 30 years experience working in London, Hong Kong, Geneva and Singapore.  She also lectured for many years in Hong Kong on Oral Radiology, Periodontology and Conservative Dentistry.  She also gained Part 1 of the Fellowship of the Australian College of Dental Surgeons.

Apart from dentistry, Dr Hancock’s expertise includes research experience in tissue culture and Oral pathology. She currently sits on the board of Newcastle University in Singapore (NUIS) and several other voluntary committees. Singapore has been home for quite some time and she is a founding member of the Smilefocus team.

Dr Hancock speaks French, German and Cantonese.

Qualifications

BDS

Trained

London

Languages

Cantonese, English, French, German

Brendan Gin

Dr Gin trained in Melbourne, Australia.  After 8 years of private practice he relocated to Singapore in 2000. Dr Gin has a wide range of experience in treating adults and children.  He has a particular interest in crown, implant crown and bridgework as well as aesthetic dentistry. With over 25 years of experience his gentle…

Qualifications

BDSc

Trained

Melbourne

Languages

English

Brendan Gin

Dr Gin trained in Melbourne, Australia.  After 8 years of private practice he relocated to Singapore in 2000. Dr Gin has a wide range of experience in treating adults and children.  He has a particular interest in crown, implant crown and bridgework as well as aesthetic dentistry. With over 25 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 of patients.

Qualifications

BDSc

Trained

Melbourne

Languages

English

Christina Liew

Dr Christina Liew trained in Melbourne, Australia and relocated to Singapore. She is a long serving member of the Smilefocus team having joined in 2003. Dr Liew is a general dentist with a particular interest in cosmetic work and minor oral surgery, such as wisdom teeth extraction.

Qualifications

BDSc

Trained

Melbourne

Languages

English

Christina Liew

Dr Christina Liew trained in Melbourne, Australia and relocated to Singapore. She is a long serving member of the Smilefocus team having joined in 2003. Dr Liew is a general dentist with a particular interest in cosmetic work and minor oral surgery, such as wisdom teeth extraction.

Qualifications

BDSc

Trained

Melbourne

Languages

English

Elaine Ng

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. Her expertise lies within cosmetic dentistry including crowns, bridges…

Qualifications

BDS

Trained

Singapore

Languages

English

Elaine Ng

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. Her expertise lies within cosmetic dentistry including crowns, bridges and teeth whitening.  Dr Elaine is able to perform wisdom tooth extractions to minor surgeries, and enjoys working with children of all ages.

Dr Elaine treats with botox for the management of hypertrophic jaw muscles and its associated symptoms, and offers facial aesthetic treatment also.

Qualifications

BDS

Trained

Singapore

Languages

English

Francine Chia

Dr Francine Chia trained in Adelaide, Australia and has over 12 years clinical experience. Dr Chia has been part of the Smilefocus team since 2008. Dr Chia particularly enjoys cosmetic dentistry and creating positive changes to improve smiles while encouraging optimal oral hygiene and health. Dr Chia has specific training in Cfast.

Qualifications

BDS

Trained

Adelaide

Languages

Francine Chia

Dr Francine Chia trained in Adelaide, Australia and has over 12 years clinical experience. Dr Chia has been part of the Smilefocus team since 2008. Dr Chia particularly enjoys cosmetic dentistry and creating positive changes to improve smiles while encouraging optimal oral hygiene and health. Dr Chia has specific training in Cfast.

Qualifications

BDS

Trained

Adelaide

Languages

Alison Roberts

Dr Alison Roberts graduated from the Manchester, UK in 1997. After a year in practice she returned to the hospital environment to gain invaluable 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…

Qualifications

BDS

Trained

Manchester

Languages

English

Alison Roberts

Dr Alison Roberts graduated from the Manchester, UK in 1997. After a year in practice she returned to the hospital environment to gain invaluable 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 10 years before relocating to Singapore. Dr Roberts is experienced in both Invisalign, Cfast and cosmetic treatment procedures.

Qualifications

BDS

Trained

Manchester

Languages

English

Dianne Sainsbury

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 aims to…

Qualifications

BDS

Trained

Otago

Languages

English

Dianne Sainsbury

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 aims to build long-term relationships with parents and their children.

Qualifications

BDS

Trained

Otago

Languages

English

Teodora Kent

Dr Teodora Kent joined the Smilefocus team after spending 5 years in private practice in Australia. Dr Kent completed a Bachelor of Dental Science at the University of Queensland and graduated with first class honours. Her honours research has been published internationally. Dr Kent is highly skilled in all aspects of general dentistry with particular…

Qualifications

BDSc (Hons)

Trained

Queensland

Languages

English, Serbian

Teodora Kent

Dr Teodora Kent joined the Smilefocus team after spending 5 years in private practice in Australia. Dr Kent completed a Bachelor of Dental Science at the University of Queensland and graduated with first class honours. Her honours research has been published internationally.

Dr Kent is highly skilled in all aspects of general dentistry with particular interest in restorative, cosmetic and paediatric dentistry. Dr Kent also speaks Serbian.

Qualifications

BDSc (Hons)

Trained

Queensland

Languages

English, Serbian

Peter McCorkindale

Dr Peter McCorkindale is a dedicated dental practitioner with extensive experience in both private and public general practice in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and United Kingdom. Dr McCorkindale has over 23 years clinical experience including 5 years as a senior dental surgeon in the Royal Navy (UK), three of those years with Royal Marines, passing…

Qualifications

BDS

Trained

Otago

Languages

English

Peter McCorkindale

Dr Peter McCorkindale is a dedicated dental practitioner with extensive experience in both private and public general practice in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and United Kingdom. Dr McCorkindale has over 23 years clinical experience including 5 years as a senior dental surgeon in the Royal Navy (UK), three of those years with Royal Marines, passing the Green Beret Commando training. For 12 years Dr McCorkindale was principal dentist in his own private practice in New Zealand. He has a special interest in minimal intervention dentistry particularly bonded restorations and cosmetic dentistry. Dr McCorkindale also has experience in placing and restoring implants, wisdom teeth surgery and orthodontics.

Qualifications

BDS

Trained

Otago

Languages

English

Stephanie Salanitri

Dr Stephanie Salanitri has been treating children for more than 17 years. Qualifying from University of Queensland and then working with Queensland Health, Stephanie continued post graduate studies in paediatric dentistry. Dr Salanitri is an exceptionally qualified and experienced practitioner who is passionate about ensuring children have a positive experience when visiting the dentist. Her…

Qualifications

BDS

Trained

Queensland

Languages

English

Stephanie Salanitri

Dr Stephanie Salanitri has been treating children for more than 17 years. Qualifying from University of Queensland and then working with Queensland Health, Stephanie continued post graduate studies in paediatric dentistry. Dr Salanitri is an exceptionally qualified and experienced practitioner who is passionate about ensuring children have a positive experience when visiting the dentist.

Her experience and skills include: Development of preventive programs, treatment of dental trauma, treatment of dental developmental abnormalities, complex restorative treatment, orthodontics – interceptive, removable, fixed, minor oral surgery and behaviour management.

Qualifications

BDS

Trained

Queensland

Languages

English

Reuben How

Dr Reuben How graduated from the University of Otago, New Zealand with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2000. His first posting was with Sydney Dental Hospital in which he received further experience and practice in general dentistry and oral surgery. He returned to Malaysia briefly before pursuing specialist training leading to a Master’s degree…

Qualifications

BDS, M Orth RCS, MClinDent (Orthodontics)

Trained

Edinburgh, Otago

Languages

Bahasa Indonesian, English, Hokkein, Malay

Reuben How

Dr Reuben How graduated from the University of Otago, New Zealand with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2000. His first posting was with Sydney Dental Hospital in which he received further experience and practice in general dentistry and oral surgery. He returned to Malaysia briefly before pursuing specialist training leading to a Master’s degree in orthodontics at the University of Edinburgh, followed by further certification from the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh.

Dr How was actively involved in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching at the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) until 2009. He has worked in both the NHS and private practice, treating over 1,500 successful orthodontic cases over the past decade.
He maintains a special interest in research and has ongoing projects investigating the limits of non surgical orthodontics. He is a practitioner of lingual orthodontics (a type of brace which is attached almost completely on the tongue side, making it truly invisible) as well as Invisalign.

Dr How actively participates in UN Dental Aid Refugee Service at the Tzu Chi Clinic, Pudu in Kuala Lumpur. Dr How speaks Hokkein, Bahasa Indonesian and Malay.

Qualifications

BDS, M Orth RCS, MClinDent (Orthodontics)

Trained

Edinburgh, Otago

Languages

Bahasa Indonesian, English, Hokkein, Malay

Loo SunDin

Dr SunDin Loo is a Specialist in Jaw and Face Surgery. He first qualified from National University of Singapore in 2005 before awarded a scholarship to pursue post-graduate specialist training in Oral Maxillofacial Surgery from the University of Hong Kong where he developed a discerning interest in facial recontouring, complex jaw and face surgery and…

Qualifications

BDS, Fellow, Academy of Medicine Singapore, MDS (OMFS), Oral Maxillofacial Surgery Specialist Board Certification

Trained

Hong Kong, Singapore

Languages

Cantonese, English, Malay, Mandarin

Loo SunDin

Dr SunDin Loo is a Specialist in Jaw and Face Surgery. He first qualified from National University of Singapore in 2005 before awarded a scholarship to pursue post-graduate specialist training in Oral Maxillofacial Surgery from the University of Hong Kong where he developed a discerning interest in facial recontouring, complex jaw and face surgery and dental implant rehabilitation.

He dedicated eleven years of his career in public service at the busiest surgical units in Hong Kong and Singapore, holding clinical positions in Queen Mary Hospital (HKG), Prince Philip Dental Hospital (HKG), Khoo Teck Puat Hospital (SGP) and Tan Tock Seng Hospital (SGP). Currently, he maintains his role as Visiting Consultant to several public and private hospitals in Singapore.

Embracing sharing and exchange of knowledge, he is a teaching faculty in local and overseas surgical courses in corrective jaw & facial surgeries and Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSAS). He is member of Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Osteosynthesefragen (AOCMF) and International Society of Head and Neck Trauma (iSHANT). He also co-wrote a chapter in dental implants for surgery textbook in his spare time.

Qualifications

BDS, Fellow, Academy of Medicine Singapore, MDS (OMFS), Oral Maxillofacial Surgery Specialist Board Certification

Trained

Hong Kong, Singapore

Languages

Cantonese, English, Malay, Mandarin

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