Dental Specialists

Dr Tan Min Seet – Oral & Maxillofacial Specialist

BDS (Singapore), MDS-Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (Singapore), FDSRCS (England)

Dr Tan Min Seet graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the National University of Singapore, 1995.

He went on to specialize in the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and obtained his Masters in 1998. Having which he is trained in a range of surgeries ranging from minor procedures including wisdom tooth operation to tumour and orthodontic surgeries (jaw discrepancies correction). The training also entailed trauma management in the maxillofacial region in the A & E Department which includes reconstruction.

While in private practice, he took a special interest in dental implantology and went on to further his studies. His unrelenting pursuit to provide excellent healthcare services is to be constantly learning and refining capabilities for the future.

Credentials
  • Year 1998: Conferred Fellowship in the Royal College of Surgeons (England)
  • Year 2004: Certified as an Implant Trainer by the Interdisciplinary Dental Education Academy (IDEA) in San Francisco, California
  • Year 2005: Member of the Scientific Program Advisory Committee and Faculty of Bicon Institute in Boston, Chicago
  • Year 2011: Certified as Associate Trainer by Astra Tech Dental (Mondal)
Philosophy

…To elevate dental implantology to the next era


Orthodontist – Dr Leong Se Mean

BDS (Singapore), MSc Orthodontics (London), FRACDS (Australia), M. Ortho. RCS (Edinburgh), FAMS (Singapore)

Dr Leong Se Mean obtained a degree in Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 1998. She was on the Dean’s List for the academic year 1994/1995.

After graduation, Dr Leong practised general dentistry for several years in school dental clinics, polyclinics and the National Dental Centre. In 2002, she undertook postgraduate training in the United Kingdom and received her Master degree in Orthodontics (MSc) from the University of London and Membership in Orthodontics (M. Orth) from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2005.

Her training experience in the UK involved treating children and adults with complex malocclusion at various NHS (National Health Service) hospitals including the Guy’s Hospital, the Kent and Sussex Hospital and the Queen Victoria Hospital.

After returning to Singapore, Dr Leong was appointed the Registrar and later senior Registrar in Orthodontics at the National Dental Centre. She left for private practice in 2008. Dr Leong is a Fellow in the Academy of Medicine (FAM), Singapore and is a registered specialist (Orthodontics) with the Singapore Dental Council. She joined Le MinT’S as a visiting Orthodontist since 2010.



Orthodontist – Dr Ching Siew May Eileen

BDS (Singapore), MSc Orthodontics (Leeds, England), M. Ortho. RCS (Edinburgh), FAMS (Singapore)

Dr Ching obtained a degree in Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 1995. After graduation, Dr Ching worked in the polyclinics.

In 1996, she undertook postgraduate training in the United Kingdom and received her Master Degree in Orthodontics (MSc) from the University of Leeds and Membership in Orthodontics (M. Orth) from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

Her training experience in the UK involved treating children and adults with complex malocclusion at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS (National Health Service) Trust.

After returning to Singapore, Dr Ching was appointed Registrar and later, Senior Registrar in Orthodontics at the National Dental Centre. She was a visiting specialist at the National Dental Centre and an Adjunct Lecturer of the National University of Singapore till 2014. Dr Ching is a Fellow in the Academy of Medicine (FAM), Singapore and is a registered specialist (Orthodontics) with the Singapore Dental Council. She has a special interest in interceptive orthodontics and functional growth modification of the jaws. 



Periodontist – Dr Christina Cheok

BDS (Singapore), MSc Periodontology (Singapore), MRD RCS (Edinburgh), FAMS (Singapore)

Dr Christina Cheok is a Periodontist at Le MinT’S Dental. She also assumes the position of a Visiting Consultant in the Restorative Department (Periodontics Unit) at the National Dental Centre Singapore (NDCS). In addition, Dr Cheok is involved in teaching and is also an Adjunct Lecturer for NYP Oral Health Therapist Clinical Programme.

Dr Cheok graduated from the National University of Singapore (Bachelor of Dental Surgery) in 2002. She then embarked on a clinical attachment at the Department of Periodontology and Fixed Prosthetics, University of Bern, Switzerland; subsequently received her specialist training in Periodontology and obtained a Master of Dental Surgery (Periodontics) degree. She was also conferred membership in Restorative Dentistry Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh. Dr Cheok is a Fellow in the Academy of Medicine, Singapore and a member of the International Team of Implantology.

Dr Cheok is a specialist periodontist registered with the Singapore Dental Council and holds membership in the Singapore Dental Association and the Society of Periodontology (Singapore) since graduation.

Being in the public hospital for almost 20 years, Dr Cheok upheld several leadership positions. She was the Supervisor-in-charge of Oral Health Therapists and Head of Dental Officers in NDCS. Dr Cheok is experienced in the management of complicated periodontal cases and also medically compromised patients. Her gentle and caring attitude led her to receive the Singapore Health Quality Service Award.

Dr Cheok provides a comprehensive range of Periodontal therapy such as treatment of gum diseases (bleeding and swollen gums, shaky teeth, bad breath), periodontal grafting procedures, crown lengthening procedures and dental implant procedures. She has a special interest in periodontal regenerative procedures of the gum and bone, the relationship between periodontal disease and diabetes, multidisciplinary treatment planning, treating patients with dental anxiety and management of implant diseases (peri-implantitis).

Her treatment philosophy is to ensure that patients fully understand their dental/periodontal condition and are involved in the management of their disease. She believes that periodontal disease should be managed holistically and would provide personalised periodontal care to each patient.