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Dr Quek Heng Chuan

Dr Quek Heng Chuan

BDS (Singapore)

MDS (Prosthodontics) (Singapore)

MRD RCS (Edinburgh)

FAMS

Senior Consultant

Specialty: Prosthodontics

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Bridges, Crowns, Dental Implant, Denture, Missing Teeth and Tooth Replacement.

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Prosthodontics, Department of Restorative Dentistry National Dental Centre SingaporeNational Dental Centre Singapore

Profile

Dr Quek Heng Chuan is a senior consultant at the Prosthodontic Unit, Department of Restorative Dentistry, National Dental Centre Singapore. He manages replacement of missing teeth with dentures, bridges and implants. He also restores teeth with crowns and subspecialises in Maxillofacial prosthetics. He has a keen interest in implant prosthodontics, and is also involved in the Postgraduate Residency program in Prosthodontics as a Senior Clinical Lecturer.

Education

  • Fellow, Academy of medicine, Singapore – 2008 
  • Membership in restorative Dentistry (Prosthodontics), Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, United Kingdom – 2004 
  • Master of Dental Surgery (Prosthodontics), NUS – 2004 
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery, NUS – 1996

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Clinical Senior Lecturer, NUS 
  • Moderator, Lecturer, Marker and setter (exams) for NITEC in Dental Technology program. ITE
  • Member, NDCS Research Committee – 2012-2015 
  • Member, SKGH-NDCS Workgroup – 2012-Present 
  • Head, Dental Technician Certification Program, NDCS – 2011-2019
  • Head, Dental Lab Services, NDCS – 2011-Present

Awards

  • William R. Laney Award for best article in the International Journal of Oral and maxillofacial Implants, Academy of Osseointegration (AO), Academy of Osseointegration (AO) – 2010 
  • 10 Years Long Service Award, NDCS – 2008 
  • 20 Years Long Service Award, NDCS – 2018

Research Interests

  • Maxillofacial prosthetics 
  • Dental Implants

Publications

  • Load fatigue performance of conical implant-abutment connections. Seetoh YL, Tan KB, Chua EK, Quek HC, Nicholls JI. Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants. 2011 Jul-Aug;26(4):797-806 
  • Load fatigue performance of four implant-abutment interface designs: effect of torque level and implant system. Quek HC, Tan KB, Nicholls JI. Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants. 2008 Mar-Apr;23(2):253-62 
  • Predatory publishing. Quek HC, Teo EK. Proceeding of Singapore Healthcare 2018 Jan; 27(1) 3-5 

Research Trials