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.
Dr Carol Tam graduated from the National University of Singapore Dental School with a Bachelor in Dental Surgery in 2000.
Dr Tam has practised dental surgery in both Singapore and Hong Kong for over 20 years. Dr Tam prioritises patient comfort with a warm demeanour and excellent clinical skillset, as reflected by her meticulous attention to detail and effective dentist-patient communication.
Dr Tam has experience serving a diverse patient group, including senior corporate executives, A-List media and sports personalities, and their respective family members. She practises extensive dental treatments and has a keen interest in root canal treatment, cosmetic dentistry (veneers, crowns, Invisalign etc.) and paediatric dental care.
She has volunteered as a pro-bono dentist at the Po Leung Kuk Residential Child Care Service (in Hong Kong), providing expert dental treatment to underprivileged and orphaned children.
Dr Tam enjoys embracing the latest dental trends outside the clinic and is committed to lifelong learning. She enjoys spending precious time with her family and always keep a healthy work-life balance.
Dr Loo Sun Din is a Specialist in Jaw and Face Surgery.
He first qualified from the National University of Singapore in 2005 before being 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.
Dr Loo dedicated eleven years of his career to 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, Dr Loo is a teaching faculty in local and overseas surgical courses in corrective jaw & facial surgeries and Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSAS).
He is a member of Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Osteosynthesefragen (AOCMF) and the International Society of Head and Neck Trauma (iSHANT). He also co-wrote a chapter in dental implants for surgery textbook in his spare time.
Carean graduated from Nanyang Polytechnic with a diploma in Oral Health Therapy, in 2011, on a Health Promotion Board Sponsorship. Carean was attached to the Health Promotion Board from 2016-2021 and has worked extensively with schools and pre schools as part of their School Dental Service. Other than providing oral care, she has also been actively involved in HPBs Oral health education programs.
Carean has a passion for dentistry and strives to work alongside her patients in a collaborative effort to help achieve not only a healthy, confident smile, but sustainable overall health.