Orthodontists and general dentists have similarities as they both focus on oral care. Orthodontics is one of the nine specializations within dentistry especially trained to diagnose and treat crooked teeth, bad bites, poorly aligned jaws that range from simple dental malalignment to conditions that require a combination of braces and jaw surgery. General dentist usually refers their patient with more complex issues to Orthodontic specialists
Proper dental health among children is a growing concern for parents since it affects overall health and well-being. Early orthodontic treatment can correct jaw deficiencies and bite problems since the child’s body and bones are still developing.
Orthodontists are dental specialists trained to treat dental and facial irregularities. These include:
Passionate in treating her patients, Dr Shue is a certified orthodontist with a wealth of experience in the dental industry. She has also served in various committees such as the Association of Orthodontists (Singapore) as President in 2003/2004 and 2004/2005.
Prior to working in a private practice, Dr Shue was working at the Dental Division and Department of Orthodontics at the Ministry of Health. She was also the visiting assistant professor at University of Toronto and University of California.
As the visiting consultant at the Cleft and Craniofacial Centre for a public hospital in Singapore, Dr Shue also participated in volunteering missions to Myanmar and Indonesia.
Dr Tang obtained her Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree at the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2005.After completing her residency programme at the National University Hospital and National Dental Centre, Dr. Tang proceeded to attain her specialist in Orthodontics at the National Faculty of Dentistry.
Dr Tang also holds a position as the treasurer of the Singapore Dental Association from 2014 to 2016 and is also a valued member of the Association of Orthodontics Singapore.
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