Ask Dr Gerald Tan: Missing Teeth and Dental Implants

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Dr Gerald Tan

October 12th, 2018· 5 min read

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Dr. Gerald Tan graduated from the NUS Faculty of Dentistry in 2003 with a Bachelors Degree in Dental Surgery. He also holds 2 postgraduate qualifications, one from the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgery, and the other from the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

He has participated in more than 100 aesthetic and dental implant related courses, seminars and workshops to bring the world's latest techniques, technology and knowledge back to his practice in Singapore. He founded Elite Dental Group in 2013, and focuses on aesthetic and implant dentistry. Together with his multidisciplinary team of dental surgeons and specialists, he aims to provide comfort, convenience and and exceptional patient experience.

Missing teeth can be an embarrassing problem at best. At worst, they can make life very uncomfortable. One of the most common solutions to missing teeth is to get dental implants - which can restore your confidence to smile and to eat and chew with freedom.

To learn more about the topic, join Dr Gerald Tan, an experienced dental surgeon offering a complete array of dental implant related treatment options, as he hosts a QnA where he answers all of your questions.

You can submit your questions to Dr Gerald by clicking on the following link: He will be answering all of them by Tuesday, 30 October 2018.

Ask Dr Gerald about:

  • Leaving missing teeth untreated
  • The risks involved in getting dental implants
  • Recovering from dental implant surgery
  • Maintaining dental implants
  • Costs of dental implants

You will be notified by email once your question has been answered. If you have problems posting your question, please email your question to

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This article was written by Dr Gerald Tan and published on Wednesday, 25 January 2017. Human medically reviewed the article on Wednesday, 25 January 2017. The last update was made on Friday, 18 September 2020.

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