Let's Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Yong Peng San

Founding and Principal Dentist
Implant and Smile Makeover Expert

Bachelor of Dental Surgery BDS (University Malaya)
Fellowship of International College of Dentist (FICD)
Honorary Member of Academy of American Implant Dentistry

As the founder and principal dentist of SmileBay Dental, Dr Yong constantly guides dentists on how to diagnose and treat all aspects of aesthetic and functional problems in dentistry be it a single tooth or an entire mouth, face or jaws. He has also been accredited an Invisalign practitioner.

As an Implant Expert and a Smile Makeover Dentist, Dr Yong’s aim is not simply to treat your teeth but also to provide you with the ideal solution for your oral dysfunction, suited to your lifestyle requirements. He will carefully find out what your problems are, explain how they are affecting you and how he will fully assist you in restoring your confidence, aesthetical and functional alike.

With over 17 years of clinical experiences, Dr Yong has treated a wide range of dental problems ranging from a case of total dental disasters to the most delicate cosmetic complexities. He understands that what you want beyond that beautiful set of teeth and great looking smile is good oral health with the benefits of good function, good speech, good chewing and low maintenance. Dr Yong’s paramount concern is to restore your confidence in your smile, in your teeth and ultimately in yourself.

At SmileBay Dental, Dr Yong is the leader of a multidisciplinary team of dentists. He understands and emphasises on how to obtain the best results and he knows which member of his team is best suited to treat you. Whether Dr Yong himself treats you, coordinates with other dentists or with your own practitioner or selects the right member team to do the task, he always demands the best possible outcome to accommodate your highest expectations. Your family and you will benefit from Dr Yong’s vast skills, knowledge and experiences including his unique insights on dental aesthetics and functions.

Training and Qualifications
Dr Yong graduated with Bachelor of Dental Surgery (B.D.S) from the University of Malaya in 1998 and founded his first SmileBay Dental Surgery in Penang a year later. With 17 years of experiences in general, cosmetic and implant dentistry, he constantly takes on some of the most challenging clinical cases. Dr Yong is reputably known by his patients for his skills and art in Cosmetic Dentistry as well as for his gentle hands and kind manner. He has great experience in caring for nervous and anxious patients, especially those who have not visited the dentist for years whatever the reasons maybe.

Honorary Member of Academy of American Implant Dentistry
Dr Yong is specially trained in the field of implant surgery and has completed Maxi-Course in Implant Dentistry from the prestigious Academy of American Implant Dentistry in 2010, and has since been an honorary member of the Academy.

He has also been trained under a renowned orthodontist in 2009 to complete his quest for smile makeovers. He has placed hundreds of implants yearly and has successfully completed very complex cases, from cosmetic to functional aspect, involving implants, aesthetic and orthodontic dentistry.

Fellowship of International College of Dentistry
Dr Yong has been awarded Fellowship of International College of Dentistry (FICD) for his contributions in clinical dentistry in 2009. He has also completed a post-graduate training in CadCam Dentistry from E4D teaching facility in Dallas, USA in 2011 and is a certified CadCam designer for Same Day Dentistry.

Clinical Interests
1. Implant Dentistry
2. Orthodontic Dentistry
     - Clear Aligner (Invisalign)
     - Braces (Damon)
3. Cosmetic Dentistry
4. Restorative Dentistry
5. Smile Makeover
6. Cad Cam Dentistry
7. Management of complex and advances cases

Dr. Tan Pui Ling

B.D.S.
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (B.D.S) University Malaya

A happy person by nature, Dr Tan always assures that you will receive the highest standards of dental care in a friendly and welcoming environment. She happily performs all aspects of dentistry, possesses a gentle touch and a compassion that endears her to her patients young and old alike.

As a lifelong student in the art and science of dentistry and due to her never ending zeal, Dr Tan actively engages herself in upgrading her skills, particularly in the areas of oral surgery, implant and cosmetic dentistry.

In the course of her practice every day, nothing makes her happier than seeing the delight on the faces of her patients after she fixes their dental problems.

Training and Qualifications
Dr Tan graduates from University Malaya in 2001 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree. Upon her graduation, she was attached to Malaysian Ministry of Health as a dental officer.

She trained herself vigorously at the Alor Star General Hospital as well as the Sik District Hospital before joining SmileBay Dental Surgery (Previously Yong Dental Surgery) in December 2002. Dr Tan is currently attending courses on implantology, restorative dentistry and general dentistry as well.

Clinical Interests
1. Restorative Dentistry
2. Cosmetic Dentistry
3. Minor Oral Surgery

Dr. Liew Siew Kiaw

Bachelor of Dental Surgery (B.D.S) University Malaya
Resident Dentist (Endodontic)

Dr Liew practises all aspects of general dentistry, but in particular endodontic or root canal treatment. The advent of root canal treatment as tooth savior has created a new and interesting sphere of dentistry in which Dr Liew has been involved for many years.
She enjoys the challenge in endodontic and has been saving thousands of ailing teeth to good functional condition. All of her patients like her meticulous way of treating their teeth to a painless state.

Dr Liew will handle all your endodontic (root canal) concerns and ensure you receive the highest level of care.

Trainings and Qualifications
Dr Liew graduated from University of Malaya in 2006. She received her advanced training in endodontic by attending numerous short courses and workshops, which focuses on using latest instrumentation and biomechanical cleaning to remove the toughest bacterial in the root canals.

Clinical Interest
1. Root Canal Treatment
2. General Dentistry

Dr. Chuah Ling Huey

Bachelor of Dental Surgery (B.D.S) AIMST University

Dr Chuah is well presented, motivated and passionate to perform treatments with the help of the latest techniques in modern dentistry. She will help you to achieve a beautiful smile suited to your individual needs.

In pursuit of excellence, she has been gaining knowledge and proficiency under the mentorship of Dr Yong in the field of cosmetic dentistry and smile makeover since she joining SmileBay Dental.

Trainings and Qualifications
Dr Chuah Ling Huey obtained her Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2011 from AIMST University in Kedah, Malaysia and she received the Dean’s List Award in 2010. After her graduation, Dr Chuah had served in Malaysia Ministry of Health for 2 and half years and is she is a member of the Malaysian Dental Association. She has completed all specialities postings and has worked as a dental officer in Penang before joining SmileBay Dental Surgery.

Dr Chuah always refines her knowledge and skills by attending conferences and hands-on workshops. She stays informed with the evolving fields of dentistry by keeping abreast with the latest research and development in dental technology. Through much effort and dedication, Dr Chuah has completed the following courses to provide even better and wider services for her patients.

1. Comprehensive Surgical & Prosthetic “Implant Mini-Residency” Program by renowned implantologist Dr Shanker Iyer of the prestigious American Academy of Implant Dentistry.

2. Basic Comprehensive Orthodontic Course by Dr Kenneth Lew, the board certified Specialist Orthodontist in Singapore and the clinical speaker for Invisalign.

3. Myofunctional Orthodontic Course & Myofunctional In-House Training Seminar held in Australia conducted by Myofunctional Research Co (MRC), Australia.

Clinical Interests
1. Cosmetic Dentistry
2. Restorative Dentistry
3. Orthodontic Dentistry

Dr. Lim Sze Ming

Bachelor of Dental Surgery (B.D.S) University Malaya

'To Make You Smile Confidently' is Dr Lim’s mission and passion in her daily practice. Her approach to treatment involves creating mutual trust whereby she can develop honest and open communication with her patients in order to ensure all patients’ dental concerns are being addressed. She does her utmost to ensure your dental visits are as relaxed and comfortable as possible. Her tenacity and caring manners are especially effective for treating patients who may be apprehensive to dental visits.

Dr. Lim enjoys a sense of accomplishment especially in alleviating patients from their pains and seeing them getting a sense of confidence and joy in their new looks after each treatment. She finds comprehensive dentistry most rewarding as it involves all aspect of dentistry from basic fillings and cleaning to the latest aesthetic -implant related procedures. By nature a high achiever, Dr. Lim puts great emphasis on delivering quality dental works.

Trainings and Qualifications
Dr Lim graduated from University of Malaya in 2012 with distinction. She was a top achiever in the faculty, attaining Best Student Awards in year 2010 and 2011, Dean’s List Award in year 2011, 4th prize Awards in oral presentation and overall research presentation in Student Scientific Conference in 2012. Upon graduation, Dr Lim completed her general practice residency under the Malaysian Ministry of Health in various specialties departments and has been admitted as a Member of the Malaysian Dental Association (MDA). She continues to expand her dental skills and knowledge through participation in various continual educational courses.

Dr Lim has completed the Comprehensive Surgical & Prosthetic ‘Implant Mini-Residency’ Program by renowned implantologist Dr Shanker Iyer of the prestigious American Academy of Implant Dentistry.

She is currently undertaking the ‘Comprehensive Surgical and Restorative Implant Training Program’ conducted by Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of University of Southern California (USC).

Clinical Interest
1. Wisdom Tooth Surgery
2. Aesthetic Dentistry
3. Implant Dentistry

Dr Lim Han Chuin

Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S) University Science Malaysia

Dr Lim has a charisma that always bonds her to her patients. A joyful doctor at heart and in personality she exudes a charm that makes her patients comfortable and appreciated virtually in an instant. With a very kind and caring personality she is able to put even the most anxious patients at ease. She takes pride in her works and is exceptional in customising treatments for her patients’ individual dental needs.

Trainings and Qualifications
Dr Lim graduates from University of Science Malaysia in 2012. She received further training through attending multiple courses such as New Trends in Caries Management 2014 and Dental Macro photography which focuses on using photography for Diagnosis, Documentation, Smile Analysis, Aesthetic Dentistry and Smile Design.

1. New Trends in Caries Management and Dental Macro Photography which focuses on using photography for Diagnosis, Documentation, Smile Analysis, Aesthetic Dentistry and Smile Design.

2. Basic Comprehensive Orthodontic Course conducted Dr Kenneth Lew, the board certified Specialist Orthodontist in Singapore and the clinical speaker for Invisalign.

3. Myofunctional Orthodontic Course & Myofunctional In-House Training Seminar held in Australia conducted by Myofunctional Research Co (MRC), Australia.

Clinical Interest
1. Cosmetic Dentistry
2. Children Dentistry
3. Orthodontic Dentistry

Dr. Chew Sheau Suh

Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S) University Science Malaysia

Dr Chew has a deep passion towards dentistry, especially in orthodontics since her younger days and has decided to pursue that passion as her ambition. She is ever eager to take the trouble to attend courses to further enhance and upgrade her skills with the latest orthodontics technologies to provide the even better quality treatment to her patients. Easy going by nature, patient and dedicated to her work, Dr Chew strongly believes in providing quality dentistry. She treats all her patients as her friends by allocating more time to talk to each of them and to understand their dental concerns and pains. For Dr Chew, there is no ‘rushing through’ or ‘squeezing’ in of patients. Her gentle heart and pair of gentle hands always succeeded in soothing patients’ fear and ensuring that their dental experience will be an easy and pleasant one.

Trainings and Qualifications
Dr. Chew graduated from University of Science Malaysia in 2012. After her graduation, she spent two and half years working with the Malaysian Ministry of Health in various hospitals in the country. Prior to joining SmileBay Dental, Dr Chew has already acquired much skills through her various specialties attachments which include: Orthodontic, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Pediatric and Periodontics Dentistry. She is a member of the Malaysian Dental Association (MDA).

Dr Chew practices all aspects of general dentistry while constantly upgrading her knowledge and skills and has completed the following courses.

1. Basic Comprehensive Orthodontic Course conducted Dr Kenneth Lew, the board certified Specialist Orthodontist in Singapore and the clinical speaker for Invisalign.

2. Myofunctional Orthodontic Course & Myofunctional In-House Training Seminar held in Australia conducted by Myofunctional Research Co (MRC), Australia.

Clinical Interest
1. Restorative Dentistry
2. Orthodontic Dentistry
3. Children Dentistry

Dr. Leong Sek Thenk

Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S) University Science Malaysia

A dedicated and passionate person, Dr Leong always strives to improve the quality of life of her patients. She truly believes that dentistry can transform not just a smile but an entire person. Her goal is to restore not only the beauty of a smile but also the functionality of the teeth, giving her patients the confidence boost and an overall well-being.

She will ensure that her patients receive the best dental care possible in a caring and welcoming environment. Her friendly and calm approach always helps in guiding nervous patients to overcome their dental anxieties and to ultimately regaining control of their oral health. What pleases her most is seeing the satisfaction and smile on her patients’ faces.

Trainings and Qualifications
Dr Leong graduated from University Science Malaysia in 2011. Thereafter, she served in the Malaysian Ministry of Health for 4 years, gaining vast experiences and acquiring numerous skills and abilities in various specialty departments and clinical settings.

To keep abreast with the continuing advances in the dentistry world, Dr Leong constantly makes the effort to attend courses to upgrade herself with the latest know- how in the dental field. She is currently attending a comprehensive Orthodontic Course specifically designed for general practitioners. In addition, Dr Leong continually upgrades her skills by attending hands-on workshops and engaging in continuous professional developments.

Clinical Interest
1. Restorative Dentistry
2. Cosmetic Dentistry
3. Orthodontic Dentistry

Dr. Felicia Chai

Bachelor of Dental Surgery (B.D.S) AIMST University

Dr Felicia is a very approachable doctor who has a caring heart towards her patients and a unique attachment towards children. She always strives to serve with a smiling face and loves getting to know children on a personal level, connecting with them and making them feel as comfortable as possible. To her, one of the most rewarding experiences is seeing a previously timid or nervous child overcomes the fears and anxieties of visiting the dentist.

Dr Felicia believes in the importance of good oral health foundation for children to carry on into their adult years. She is a dedicated doctor who goes the extra mile in her work, while holding tight to good values and code of ethics.

Trainings and Qualifications
Dr Felicia graduated from AIMST University 2014. Upon her graduation, she completed her General Practice residency under the Malaysian Ministry of Health in various specialties department such as Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Paediatric, Orthodontics and Periodontics Dentistry, whereby she gained vast clinical skills and experiences. She is a member of the Malaysian Dental Association (MDA). She has also participated extensively in community works as a volunteer doctor in the interiors of Sabah organised by Sabah Woman & Children Hospital.

Dr Felicia constantly makes the efforts to stay updated in the ever-changing field of dentistry by enhancing and upgrading her skills and knowledge through attending courses, workshops and conferences.

Clinical Interest
1. Children Dentistry
2. Restorative Dentistry

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