Dr C. Prashanna graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the National University of Singapore in 2013. Following graduation he has worked at several government institutions and his working experience includes:
Health Promotion Board’s School Dental Service
SingHealth Polyclinic (Queenstown, Geylang, Bedok and Tampines Policlinics)
MINDEF (Changi Naval Base and CMPB)
He has wide experience in providing surgical treatment, root canal therapy, fabricating crowns and bridges, as well as treating paediatric patients. While in SingHealth, Dr C. Prashanna consistently garnered positive feedback from his patients, peers and supervisors, which culminated in him being awarded the Silver SingHealth Quality Service Award.
During his time in MINDEF, Dr C. Prashanna was the Dental Officer In-Charge of Changi Naval Base where he oversaw the dental health of naval military personnel. He has a vast range of experience in treating both local and foreign military personnel for their dental needs. During his spare time he has assisted in the training of local medical officers, local dental medics and foreign dental medics in the management of dental issues that may arise at sea and on shore.
Other than educating fellow healthcare professionals in dentistry, Dr C. Prashanna is a firm believer in continual learning. He therefore actively participates in both local and overseas conferences to keep abreast of the advancements in dentistry so that he can offer the best holistic treatments to his patients. Given his keen interest in aesthetic and restorative dentistry, he is currently a member of the College of General Dental Practitioners (CGDP), Singapore Dental Association (SDA) as well as Aesthetic Dental Society Singapore (ADSS).
Being a firm believer in maintaining balance in one’s life outside of work, Dr C. Prashanna likes to hike, practice jujitsu, as well as further his passion in photography. When opportunities present themselves, he also likes to give back to the community by participating in dental community work both locally and overseas.