Canaan Dental Surgery strives to be recognised as the go-to dental clinic for both local patients and medical travellers in Singapore who seek modern facilities, relaxed environment, highly qualified dental team, and friendly staff. The clinic’s main goal is to provide first class, customised dental care and pain-free dental experience. It uses state-of-the-art technologies and innovative techniques including a computer-controlled local anaesthesia delivery system and hard tissue laser machine that effectively removes tooth decay without the use of dental drills.
The clinic was founded as a single chair practice in Siglap at the eastern end of Singapore in 1996. The clinic has since grown and is now a six chair group practice that focuses on providing general, aesthetic, preventative, restorative, paediatric, and cosmetic dentistry using advanced dental equipment and high quality, industry approved materials from trusted brands such as Invisalign, Biomers, Dentsply, Osstem, BriteSmile, and SimpliClear, among others.
The clinic is helmed by Dr. Isaac Chong, a dental surgeon with over 21 years of practice experience and subspecialty training in the field of orthodontics and aesthetic dentistry. His qualifications include:
- DDS, Faculty of Dentistry, National University of Singapore
- Certificate of Contemporary Restorative & Esthetic Dentistry
- Diplomate of the American Board of Orofacial Pain
- Affiliate member of the American Dental Association
- President, Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (Singapore) 2009-2011
- Sustaining member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD)
Dr. Chong is also on AACD’s referral list, which recommends only qualified cosmetic dentists for dental restorations and smile designs.
Dr. Isaac Chong graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry, National University of Singapore in 1994. In 1996, he founded Canaan Dental Surgery, which is now a six-chair group practice that focuses on providing comprehensive general, restorative, and aesthetic dentistry for the whole family. Dr. Isaac, who completed an orthodontic training program in California, is recognised for being the first dentist to have successfully completed the Certificate of Contemporary Restorative & Aesthetic Dentistry from the University of Minnesota. To complete the rigorous requirements of the said course, Dr. Chong made 16 trips to the United States within a period of three years. He has also completed a training program on the management of orofacial pain and temporomandibular joint dysfunction under Professor Okeson at the Orofacial Pain Centre, University of Kentucky, also in the United States. He then became a Diplomate of the American Board of Orofacial Pain and was also admitted to the Academy of Laser Dentistry. He imparts his knowledge to practicing dentists in Asia by conducting lectures and hands-on courses both in Singapore and abroad. He also served as an adjunct lecturer at the Department of Restorative Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, National University of Singapore (2007). He is the former president of the Singapore’s Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (2009-2011) and is a participating member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD). Dr. Isaac is on the AACD’s referral list, which only recommends qualified cosmetic dentists to patients who seek highly aesthetic results for their smile designs and dental restorations. Dr. Isaac is deeply passionate about humanitarian causes and is currently working with City Harvest Community Services Association to help underprivileged children in Singapore to achieve a beautiful smile. He has also travelled to Laos, with his wife and two teenage kids, to offer dental screening for children in the orphanage. In his free time, Dr. Isaac enjoys photography and playing piano and organ.
Dr. Albert Chou, who was raised in Taiwan, has completed his Bachelor of Dental Science (with honours) from the University of Otago and Postgraduate Diploma in Dental Implantology from the National University of Singapore. His main goal is to provide the best possible treatment outcomes in terms of both aesthetic and function. As such, he takes the extra mile to fully understand each of his patient’s unique concerns that enables him to design targeted treatment plans. He is known to be gentle, calm, and for his ability to put patients at ease throughout the treatment process. As part of his commitment to continuously improve patient outcomes, Dr. Albert regularly attends seminars and lectures to stay updated with the current knowledge and research on different aspects of dentistry. In his free time, he participates in church activities and spends time with his family. He has also a keen interest in cars and photography.