About Our Team
Ideal dental management of a patient requires the expertise of various dental specialists to ensure that all dental considerations (gum support, teeth position and bite etc) are adequately assessed. Here at the Oral Care Centre, we have a prosthodontist, periodontist as well as orthodontists.
BDS (Singapore), MSc Dental Public Health and Prosthodontics (United Kingdom), FAMS (Prosthodontics)
Dr Adeline Wong graduated from the University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery as well as a Bronze Medal in 1994. After graduation, she was based in the then Government Dental Clinic followed by the National Dental Centre (NDC) in Singapore General Hospital.
BDS (Singapore), MSc (Med Sci) Glasgow, DDO RCPS Glasgow, MDO RCPS Glasgow, FAMS (Orthodontics)
After graduating from NUS in 1982, Dr Kaan went onto specialty training in orthodontics in Glasgow, Scotland. He returned to Singapore and worked as an orthodontist in the Government Dental Clinic. In 1993 he opened his specialist private practice and worked restricted to orthodontics for 17 years. In 2011, he joined The Oral Care Centre.
BDS (Singapore), MDS (Distinction in Periodontology) (Singapore), MRD RCS (Edinburgh), FAMS (Periodontics)
Dr Mervyn Ng graduated with Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2004 from the National University of Singapore (NUS), where he received multiple academic awards during training, such as Dean’s List 2001-2004 , Lee Kuan Yew Gold Medal (Best student throughout course of study), the FAC Oehlers Gold Medal (Best Clinical Student) and University Bronze Medal.
Prosthodontist, BDS MDS FAM (Singapore)
Dr Vijayan is a Dental Specialist in Prosthodontics. He obtained his Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the University of Singapore in 1978 and his Master of Dental Surgery from the National University of Singapore in 1982. He spent one year in the Crown and Bridge Department of the University of Zurich, Switzerland, where he trained in porcelain work and color.
BDS (Singapore), MDS Endodontics (Singapore), MRD RCS (Edinburgh), FAMS (Endodontics)
Dr Ng Yuk Ching graduated with Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2004 from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and she went on to obtain her Master of Dental Surgery in Endodontics from NUS. She was conferred the Membership in Restorative Dentistry of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh in 2009.
BDS (Singapore), MSc (Paediatric Dentistry)(United Kingdom)
Dr Tan received her basic dental training at the National University of Singapore in 1983. After graduation she worked as a dental officer with the Ministry of Health for 2 years, rotating between the National Dental Centre and the Polyclinics.
BDS (Singapore), MSc Periodontics (United Kingdom), FAMS (Periodontics)
Dr Yasmin Akrum graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 1992. She then embarked on specialist training and proceeded to complete her Masters in Science (Periodontology) at the Eastman Dental Institute, University of London in 1995.