Dr Eugene Tay graduated from the National University of Singapore (NUS) with a Bachelor of Dental
Surgery. Since then, he has served at different National Health Group Polyclinic (NHGP), SingHealth polyclinics, National University Hospital (NUH) and The Singapore Navy.
During his time in NUH, he did emergency calls at the Accidentals & Emergency (A&E) department which gave him exposure as he had to treat dental patients with complex medical conditions. He enjoyed his time in the SAF Navy where he was responsible for the health and well-being of his fellow servicemen.
After finishing his government bond, he started working at Greenlife and volunteered at Willing Hearts dental clinic located in Kembangan Chai Chee Community Hub. The volunteering experience at Willing Hearts helped him realise how fortunate we are to live in Singapore with subsidised dental care for all ages.
Dr. Tay is gentle, patient and thorough with his work.
He strongly believes in patient-centered care, and strives to provide treatments customized to every need.
Dr Tay holds a great emphasis on continuing professional development and education. As a result, he is constantly attending courses, allowing him to offer his patients the most up-to-date treatment options.
Getting to know our Dentist
What are the things that keep you motivated in dentistry?
Generally, being able to give aid to people in need by alleviating symptoms and curing disease.
Being able to restore confidence to patients through the restoration of aesthetics or function is a big part of what keeps me motivated.
What are your hobbies?
I enjoy travelling, being active with sports and exercising and also spending time with love ones.
“Being able to restore confidence to patients through the restoration of aesthetics or function is a big part of what keeps me motivated.”
Relate at least TWO most interesting / challenging experiences so far in yr dentistry career
One challenging experience I’ve had was doing calls at the A&E in NUH and handling emergency situations. It’s a place where you learn how to be level headed and calm when facing these kinds of situations.
Another interesting experience would be volunteering to do Covid-19 swabs for the foreign workers during the Covid 19 pandemic. It was a good experience being able to help my medical colleagues as well as the patients in times of great need.