Top 5 Best Braces Clinics in Singapore (Orthodontist) - Updated 2017
What is the first thing that people notice about you – your smile right? Not everyone is gifted with a perfect set of teeth. Crooked and crowded teeth and in some cases jaw alignment can mar a smile. With advances in dentistry, you can now improve your orofacial appearances by using braces.
Only trained orthodontists must do this procedure. As it is normally done in children, you must look for someone who can make the entire experience pleasant and bearable.
We have collated a list of few of the best braces clinics in Singapore to make your search for the right orthodontist a tad easier.
Address: Chip Bee gardens (Opposite Holland Village). 43, Jalan Merah Saga #01-64, Singapore 278115
Tel: 6475 1028
A team of dedicated dentists and support staff takes care of you once you enter the Smilepoint center. They have a special rate for full-time students right from primary school to secondary level. Even students attending polytechnics and universities can enjoy these special rates.
The kid-friendly clinic is not posh but is neat and clean. The staff is friendly and helpful.
The clinic is equipped with the latest technologies like Intra Oral Cameras, Prophyjets and Compudent to make the treatment more kid friendly and less painful.
A host of other equipment like digital x-ray machines, 3D radiographs, and CT scans are available here. Special emphasis is paid in maintaining the hygiene of the place to prevent infection in according with the MOH, Singapore’s guidelines.
They have a team of well experienced and talented orthodontists who endeavor to keep each treatment as painless as possible.
AIA, Fullerton, Great Eastern, and Aviva are few of the insurance companies associated with the clinic.
2: Smilemakers Dental Clinic
Address: 10 Sinaran Drive, 09-26, Novena Medical Center, Singapore 307506
Tel: 6397 2739
A registered CHAS and Medisave accredited clinic, the Smilemakers is a much-frequented clinic in Novena. The motto of the staff is to encourage dental hygiene in their patients.
Dr. Asha K.Karan with over 25 years of experience is a much liked professional. Her demeanor, approach to the problem and the style of putting a patient at ease have won her several fans in her patients.
An active member of the Aesthetic Dentistry Society of Singapore and the College of General Dental Practitioners, she was at the forefront of the Singapore Dental Association for several years. Besides the BDS from NUS, she holds a diploma from Royal College of Surgeons, UK and a graduate diploma in dental implantology from Singapore.
Dr.Phoon, the cheerful and friendly dentist in the Smilemakers is another favorite, especially with youngsters. Well versed in Cantonese and mandarin, Dr.Phoon has the valuable experience of working with children with special needs. Gentle by disposition she teaches young children the importance of oral hygiene even as she is treating them. She is a graduate of the University of Melbourne and has over 11 years of combined work experience with her stay in Australia.
3: Healthway Dental
Address: Robinson square,144 Robinson road, #01-02/03, Singapore 068908
Telephone: 6220 2383
One of the largest dental groups in Singapore the Healthway Dental has around 16 clinics spread all over the island. You can avail both general and specialist dental services in any of these well-equipped and well-run clinics.
Some of the subsidiary groups are Aaron Dental, Universal Dental, and Neuglow Dental.
The team of doctors is highly accomplished and competent. Thoroughly professional the team ensures that the patient is put to minimal discomfort.
All the clinics are equipped with digital X-ray machines which are capable of taking full mouth X-rays to identify any underlying issues even.
All clinics follow strict sterilization and infection control to eliminate the risk of contamination. The clinics normally use ceramic and color composites and not amalgam.
4: Q&M Dental Group
Address: Q and M Dental Centre, Multiple Outlets
Tel: 6386 2663
Clinic locator: http://www.qandm.com.sg/Q&M-Dental-Group-Singapore-Clinic-Locator
Another dental group that comes highly recommended is the Q and M dental group. Since its inception in 1996, the group has grown into a whopping conglomerate of 60 clinics making them the largest dental clinic group run privately in Singapore.
These clinics are well known for their friendly approach and reasonable pricing.All the clinics come under the CHAS program and are Medisave accredited.
The group has won several prestigious awards over the years.
There is a very competent team of orthodontists who are trained to manage dentofacial deformities and the use of aesthetic appliances like braces and aligners.
Dr. Ho Kar Kaye who has several degrees to his name is one of the senior most practitioners in the group. He is a founder member of the Association of orthodontists in Singapore and has served as the faculty of dentistry in NUS.
Another name of standing is Dr. Mohanrajah who is a specialist with the Ministry of Health Singapore. An alumnus of NUS and the Royal college of surgeons, he is at present the Vice-president of association of orthodontists (Singapore).
Address: Camden Medical Centre, #14-02, 1 Orchard Boulevard, Singapore 248649
Tel: 6834 0877
The Clinic was started by Dr. Marcus Cooney in 1997. This friendly Australian wanted to replicate the Australian ambiance in this eastern city-state.
It is, therefore, no surprise that patients are welcomed by a warm and friendly staff. The clinic is modern, comfortable and stylish; it is an epitome of hygiene and cleanliness.
It offers four specialties – family dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, orthodontics, and implants. The clinic has a nice mix of eastern and western dentists from USA, UK, Australia, New Zealand and Singapore. Together there is a vast experience that they bring to treating of their clients.
Dr. Reuben How specializes in braces and Invisalign besides offering interceptive treatment for children and adolescents. An open and eager person, Dr. How patiently answers all your queries and encourages discussion regarding the treatment protocol.
Dr. Reuben graduated from Newzealand and has worked for a few years in Sydney. He holds a master’s degree in orthodontics from the University of Edinburg and is a member of the Royal College of surgeons Edinburg. He has treated over 1500 orthodontic cases till now.
Don’t let misalignment of teeth stop you from smiling. With braces, you can rectify your orofacial appearance and learn to smile confidently and with abundance once again. Feel free to email us to recommend your own dentists to the list if you think they need recognition for their quality of work.