Specialist Dentists

Dr Tan Wah ChingResident Periodontist
Periodontist (Gum Specialist)

  • Clinical Interests
    Specialty: Periodontics
    • Comprehensive Gum & Supporting Tissue Diseases (Periodontal Diseases)
    • Open Flap Debridement with or without Osseous Surgery
    • Crown Lengthening Procedures
    • Soft Tissue Grafting
    • Root Resection, Augmentation
    • Regenerative Procedures (Bone Grafting)
    • Implant Dentistry
  • Certification
    BDS (Singapore), MDS (Periodontology) (Singapore), MRD RCS (Edinburgh), FRACDS (Australia), Dr. Med. Dent. (Berne), FAMS (Periodontology)
  • Languages Spoken
    English, Mandarin

Biography

Dr Tan Wah Ching is a full time Periodontist with The Dental Studio (TDS) and last served as a Consultant with the National Dental Centre of Singapore.

Dr. Tan obtained her Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) from the National University of Singapore in 1998 and Doctor medicinae dentum (Dr. Med. Dent.) from the University of Berne, Switzerland, in 2008.

She obtained her specialist training in Periodontology from the National University of Singapore in 2005, through a conjoint Master of Dental Surgery (MDS) Programme with the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, where she was awarded the IADR Book Prize for Best student.

She is a Specialist Periodontist registered with the Singapore Dental Council; a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore; a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons; a member of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, a member of the Society of Periodontology (Singapore) and an ITI fellow. She currently serves as the ITI study club director in Singapore, as well as the chairperson for the Chapter of Periodontists, College of Dental Surgeons Singapore, Academy of Medicine.

In April 2015, Dr Tan was awarded the prestigious André Schroeder Research Prize presented in Germany by the International Team for Implantology (ITI), a leading academic organisation dedicated to the promotion of evidence-based education and research in the field of dental implant dentistry, oral tissue regeneration and related fields.

Incorporated in 2005, Singapore Medical Group (SMG) is a private specialist and primary healthcare provider with a network of more than 20 medical specialties. The Group is committed to its promise of providing patient centred medical care and experience to every individual. SMG has 35 clinics and a growing network of SMG Associates all across the island.

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