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Dr Alex Yan
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dePacific Dental Group

Blk. 446, Pasir Ris Drive 6, #01-124, Singapore 510446

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Dr Alex, a graduate from the University of Otago, New Zealand, believes in the gentle approach towards his patients. During his undergraduate days, Dr Alex represented various student bodies, in particularly as an elected committee member of the University of Otago International Student Council, while being actively involved in organizing public oral health events to promote dental care awareness.

Dr Alex has broad experiences through his commitment in community clinic and hospital practice while living in New Zealand. He also believes in giving back to the community where he offered his dental expertise to the Singapore prison service. With great exposure yielded from difference places, he still believes that continuing education is utmost important in delivering effective treatment. Thus, he attends lecture and courses to ensure that he provides state of the art care to his patients.

Dr Alex is currently an active member of Singapore Dental Association (SDA), College of General Dental Practitioners Singapore (CGDP) and Aesthetic Dental Society Singapore (ADSS). He was also extensively involved in research and studies in the field of prosthodontics in order to perfect patients’ satisfaction towards their smile. Dr Alex believes that rapport and good understanding between the patient and the dentist is vital during the provision of care. He is a dentist who cares and ensures his patients’ experience are as pain-free as possible.

Outside clinic, Dr Alex is a passionate lover for dogs and someone who ventures around to scavenge for the best cuisine in town. During his off days, do not be surprised to see him transform into an adrenaline junkie as he enjoys sky diving, bungy jumping and sea diving.

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