Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr Tan accept new patients?

Yes, Dr Tan’s books are still open and new patients are most welcome.

Does Dr Tan do amalgam fillings?

Upon request Dr Tan can do an Amalgam filling, but this is not his preferred filling material.

Does Dr Tan do amalgam removal?

Yes, the removal of your old Amalgam fillings can be arranged.

Can Dr Tan remove wisdom Teeth?

Dr Tan can remove some wisdom teeth, although, this is dependent on the complexity of the removal. If Dr Tan cannot do the removal he will refer you to a specialist oral surgeon.

Is it normal to have bleeding gums when pregnant?

Yes, this is a common complaint during pregnancy. Your gums are more likely to become inflamed during pregnancy in part because of hormonal changes that make them more sensitive to the bacteria in plaque. For this reason we suggest that you come in for a clean more regularly during pregnancy.

What age should my child first see a dentist?

We suggest that when you come in for your check up to bring your child in with you so they can get familiar with Dr Tan and the surgery. Around the age of one-two is the recommended time to start coming to see your dentist for regular check-ups.