Home Run

I am getting some home run(s). I am visiting my parents in Hong Kong this weekend. So I call it a home run weekend. I will be running with my high school classmate KC, a seasoned marathon runner, early on Sunday morning before sunrise, followed by another run with my high school cross-country team boys…

Rank Humbly

As of September, 2014, the National University of Singapore (NUS) was ranked 22nd among all the universities in this world – this places NUS as the number one university in Asia. My alma mater, the University of Hong Kong (HKU) has been moved down a bit to 28th ranking, making it the number 3 university…

A Special Commonwealth Games

2014 is the year of World Cup soccer and the year of the Commonwealth Games. I did not watch the World Cup this year for various reasons but I managed to catch a little bit of the Commonwealth Games on TV from time to time. My little girls at home love it as they are…

Guidance

About a month ago we had a little reunion of Northwestern University Prosthodontics alumnus. Northwesten University alumnus form the largest group of American-trained prosthodontists in Singapore. In our training, a big portion of our work was based on classical literature in Prosthodontics. Believe me in this, there is such a thing as ‘classical literature’ in…

Ownership

I have been practicing dentistry in the specialty area of prosthodontics since 1992. When we started off in 1990 in the dental implant arena, we were mostly treating patients with totally no teeth and the total treatment time took close to a year. Of course, nowadays, with better understanding of the science, our treatment time…

A Productive Month

The last few weeks constituted a great month! A great productive month. My two colleagues, fellow prosthodontist, Dr Steven Soo, and our nurse, Siti Aminah, at Specialist Dental Group (SDG) welcomed the addition of two cute baby girls to their respective families. I am certainly proud of them. This is another proof that we are…

Practising Dental Medicine

The following post was recently posted on Specialist Dental Group’s Dentists’ Blog. I wrote it to express my thoughts that dentistry should not be looked at in isolation as being about teeth only. We are also practising medicine but from a dental aspect. Read more below… I ran into a physician friend at lunch time…