Dr. Asha K. Karan received her basic training at the National University of Singapore. She went on to obtain a Diploma in General Dental Practice from the Royal College of Surgeons in the United Kingdom. She also completed her Graduate Diploma in Dental Implantology in Singapore. She has been a certified Invisalign provider since 2006
In 2006, Dr. Asha established Smile Makers Dental Clinic. Her vision was to make it the go-to clinic for anyone who seeks personalised and attentive dental care, a relaxed environment, highly trained and experienced dentists, and friendly staff. Dr. Asha goes the extra mile to educate her patients about their condition and available treatment options so they are able to make a well-informed decision about their oral health.
Dr. Asha invests time in continuing professional development and keeps up-to-date on dentistry. She is also an experienced public speaker and is known for her ability to help patients understand the importance of dental care using simple language and an engaging style. She also delivers health education talks to community and corporate organisations.
Dr. Asha is a member of the College of General Dental Practitioners and the NUS (National University Singapore) Graduate Dental Implantology Alumni. She actively contributes to her profession, working in the Aesthetic Dentistry Society of Singapore and Singapore Dental Association.
Smile Makers Dental Clinic is a family oriented general practice that is centrally located at Novena Medical Center, 10 Sinaran Drive, just above the Novena MRT Station. It caters to children and adults. The clinic places emphasis on patient education and personalised care. Dr. Asha K. Karan established the clinic in 2006 with the vision to make it the go-to clinic for anyone who seeks attentive, personalised care as well as a relaxed environment, experienced and friendly staff. Dr. Karan has over 34 years of experience and holds a Diploma in General Dental Practice from the Royal College of Surgeons (UK) and Graduate Diploma in Dental Implantology (Singapore). She is the former president of the Singapore Dental Health Foundation, an organisation she led for 13 years. She is the current president of the Aesthetic Dentistry Society of Singapore. Dr. Karan has unwavering commitment to continuing dental education for herself. She firmly believes in patient education too as a patient who understands his oral condition and need for treatment will also be empowered to maintain his health.