Dr Tan graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry, National University of Singapore with a Bachelors of Dental Surgery. Dr Tan obtained his first post-graduate qualification from the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgery in 2007 and his second from the Faculty of General Dental Practice and Faculty of Dental Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2008. He is also currently enrolled in the Certificate of Oral Implantology Program, University of Frankfurt.
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After graduation with his bachelors degree, Dr Tan served as a dental officer in Singhealth before moving out full time to private group dental practice.
He has special interests in Cosmetic Dentistry and Dental Implant Surgery. Besides attending numerous conferences both locally and internationally, he is active in promoting Aesthetic Dentistry in Singapore (ADSS) and the region . He was most recently voted in as the youngest President of the Aesthetic Dentistry Society of Singapore. He has identified cosmetic dentistry as an emerging trend and is continuously seeking to upgrade his skills and knowledge in this field.
His professional memberships are listed below:
1. American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
2. Chicago Dental Society
3. Faculty of Dental Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons of England
4. Faculty of General Dental Practice, Royal College of Surgeons of England
5. Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgery
6. Aesthetic Dentistry Society of Singapore
7. Singapore Dental Association
8. Singapore Medical Alumni Association
9. International Federation of Aesthetic Dentisty
10. Asian Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry
Besides his busy private practice, Dr Tan is committed to promote the art and science of aesthetic dentistry to the public through awareness campaigns as well as to organize scientific symposiums for fellow dental colleagues through the ADSS.
Dr Guru Othayakumar received his Bachelor of Dental Surgery from The University of Adelaide 2008 – 2012.
Dental electives, placement, and achievements:
Level 1 association, Australian Society of Implant Dentistry (2012)
Rural dental placement in Whyalla (2012)
Periodontal research selective with Dr Kaur (2012)
Prosthodontics lab research with Dr Fung (2012)
Geriatric Nursing Home Visits selective (2011)
South Australian Certificate of Education, Sacred Heart College Senior (2007)