Dr. Chua graduated from National University of Singapore in 2000. As an outstanding clinician, he was awarded the Pierre Fauchard Academy Scholarship and had also participated in the Student Exchange Programme at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 1999. He was active in student leadership and was previously voted as the Freshmen Orientation Committee Chair as well as the President of Dental Society.
After graduation, he held several appointments in Singhealth and National Healthcare Group. He was involved in volunteer work in Scouts, being appointed as the National Rover Commissioner. Not forgetting social responsibility, he took part in school building in Yunnan, Aceh tsunami relief, Dr William Tan’s donation event and various nature conservation projects like Chek Jawa conservation, herpetology research and field work.
As a clinician, his main area of interest is in oral surgery with particular interest in the more complex wisdom tooth surgery. His other area of interest is in dental trauma and management of dental complication. He attained certification for Laser dentistry in 2014 and attended several courses on dental implantology including courses overseas by well known periodontal guru Professor Lang. He is certified for Invisalign in 2008 and belongs to earliest group of Invisalign users in Singapore.
Besides dentistry, Dr. Chua is an avid sportsman who had completed Half Ironman Triathlon and marathons. In his National Service and varsity days, he used to achieve top placing in rock climbing competition. In his spare time, he likes to trek mountains, go diving and indulge in computer gaming.
Being a parent of two now, his focus now is on balancing both work and family and can empathise with the challenges of new parents.