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Dr Tan Wee Kiat

Dr Tan Wee Kiat

BDS (Singapore)

MSc (Paedodontics) (London)

Senior Consultant

Specialty: Paediatric Dentistry

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Children's Dentistry (Paediatric Dentistry) , Dental Trauma In Children , Early Childhood Caries .

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Paediatric Dentistry, Department of Restorative Dentistry National Dental Centre SingaporeNational Dental Centre Singapore

Profile

Dr Tan Wee Kiat is a Senior Consultant from the Paediatric Dentistry Unit, Department of Restorative Dentistry, National Dental Centre Singapore.

Education

  • Master of Science in Paedodontics (Children’s Dentistry), University of London – 1981 
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery, National University of Singapore – 1978 

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Member, NDCS laser Committee – 2014 
  • SDA Ethics committee resource panel, Singapore Dental Association – 2012 
  • Head, Paediatric Dentistry Unit, NDCS – 2008 to 2015 
  • Member, AMS-MOH Clinical Practice Guidelines Workgroup on Management of Edentulism with Dental Implants: Dec 2009 - Dec 2010 
  • Member, SingHealth Advisory Panel Health Xchange Portal Development – 2008 
  • Head, Business Development, NDCS – 2006 to 2009 
  • Member, Society for Paediatric Dentistry, Singapore – 2005 
  • Member, SingHealth Clinical Advisory Panel for Business Development – 2005 
  • Visiting Consultant, KK Women's and Children's Hospital – 2005 to Present 
  • Head, General Practice Programme, NDCS – 2003 to 2005 
  • Head, Dental Services, KK Women's and Children's Hospital – 2002 to 2005 
  • Member, NDCS Credentialing Committee – 1998 
  • Member Editorial Board, Health Gazette Magazine – 1998 
  • Advisory Board Member, Margaret Drive Special School – 1998 

Awards

  • Long Service Medal, National Day Awards – 2011 
  • National Dental Centre Singapore, SingHealth 30-years Long Service Award – 2009 
  • National Dental Centre Singapore, SingHealth 20-years Long Service Award – 1999 
  • HMDP scholarship for the study of Advanced Paediatric Dentistry, U.S.A. – 1989 

Research Interests

  • Invention: of dental materials for caries prevention and their mode of delivery

Publications

  • Behind the stethoscope, chapter on" Personal reflections in dentistry." SingHealth publication 2008 
  • Outram Now Aug 2009, Publication of SGH :" A dentist's journey with a special child and her extraordinary parents" 
  • Aescapulus Issue 01/2010 : "Taking Prevention seriously." 
  • Medical news Paediatrics Issue 2013: Paediatrics and Prevention – The new oral health recommendations for children 

Research Trials