About Me

 

Dr Samintharaj Kumar graduated in Dentistry (BDS) from Singapore in 2001 and Medicine (MBBS) from London in 2006. During his dental undergraduate period, he was the 1st South-East Asian recipient for the David B. Scott Research Fellowship Award (International Association for Dental Research). He spent his final year elective of his medical degree in the Craniofacial Unit at The Hospital for Sick Kids in Toronto, Canada. During medical school he received several prizes for excellence in academic merit including the Drummond and Frank Scott Prize for overall performance in preclinical medicine, received awards from the British Association of Plastic Surgeons, British Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, The Royal College of Physicians and The Wellcome Trust.

Dr Kumar’s postgraduate training in England includes rotations in: Anaesthesia/Intensive Care, Infectious Diseases, ENT, Vascular Surgery, Neurosurgery, Orthopaedics, General Surgery, Accident & Emergency, Maxillofacial Surgery and Plastic Surgery in Singapore. 

He has also trained in Non-Surgical Aesthetic Rejuvenation since 2004. His training has been acquired through courses with specialists in the non-surgical industry and has successfully providing such treatments since 2004. Additionally he was also a member of the teaching faculty of the Millimetre Perfect Aesthetic Training courses and subsequently directed the Virtualign Aesthetic Training Courses since 2005. Dr Kumar is hence uniquely positioned in terms of having a very deep understanding of Anti-Aging Medicine, Facial Rejuvenation and its large overlap with Dentistry.

Dr Kumar provides the full clinical spectrum of Dental Implantology, Cosmetic Dentistry and Oral Rehabilitation. He has worked with various Dental Implant systems since 2004 including Nobel Biocare, Dentium, Zeramex, Osstem, Straumann and BioHorizons. He sees patients requiring complex dental rehabilitation or full mouth reconstruction. He accepts referrals for Dental Implant Placement, Sinus Lift Surgery, Complex Bone Augmentation, Periodontal / Gum Plastic Surgery, Zygomatic Dental Implants/ Tubero Pterygoid Implants, IMDO Surgery, Distraction Osteogenesis, Jaw Surgery which he also performs under intravenous sedation at Nuffield Dental Clinics. In 2009 he trained under Dr Paulo Malo in MALO CLINIC Lisbon following which he has been performing All on 4 / Teeth in a Day/ Pro Arch Implant surgeries and Pro Arch/ All on 4 bridge restorations both in England and in Singapore. Dr Kumar was also trained in the PinHole Surgical Technique by Dr John Chao. Dr Kumar was awarded a Fellowship to the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. He is also a member of the Association of Dental Implantology, UK, Academy of Osseointegration and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry amongst others. He now lectures nationally and regionally for topics in Implant Dentistry. Dr Kumar has a keen interest in Tooth Straightening with Invisalign, Damon Braces and Pitts21 Braces. He has a great interest in MyoBrace and how teeth crowding can be corrected using myofunctional techniques in young children.

Dr Kumar previously lectured on the International Qualifying Examination Course at the Eastman and has taught on the Dentist on the Ward courses in Lincoln and Birmingham. He has published papers in internationally peer reviewed journals. He was an internal examiner for the Overseas Registration Examination (ORE) and previously a mentor for the Society of the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry (SAAD). Postgraduate Examinations that he passed through formal examination include the MFDS RCS, Royal College of Surgeons in England, MFD RCSI, Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland, MRCS Royal College of Surgeons of England and the MBA, Sir John Cass Business School, London. In 2019 he was conferred as a Fellow to the International College of Dentists.

Treatments that he provides include seeing nervous patients, same day implants, dental implants, denture stabilisation, zygomatic implants, tubero-pterygoid implants, platelet rich plasma, Teeth in a Day, Sinus lift Surgery, Bone grafts, Bone Ring Technique, IMDO, Distraction Osteogenesis, Digital Smile Design, CEREC - CAD/ CAM Dentistry, CHAO Pinhole SurgeryTM, Lip Repositioning Surgery, Anti-wrinkle treatment. Sculptra and Chemical peels for rejuvenation of the face, TMJ pain, MyoBrace, Tongue Tie, Lip Tie, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Sleep Medicine & Dentistry and anti-snoring treatment, Invisalign and Damon Braces. In addition he sees patients for wisdom teeth and difficult extractions. Due to his experience and previous training, Dr Kumar is particularly able to understand dental patients with complex medical conditions and able to advise specifically on their management within the dental environment. 

Dr Kumar uses a Leica Microscope to increase the accuracy of the procedures he performs. In addition, he routinely uses a 3Shape 3D Dental Digital Scanner and iTero scanner for precision dental impressions which are crucial for Digital Smile Design & Treatment Planning.

He is particularly able to put nervous patients at ease and has a reputation for restoring confidence in them. He is a general dental practitioner. but owing to his hospital training and surgical background he frequently handles complex cases which have a large surgical focus and aesthetic demand.

Dr Kumar is available for consultation at all Nuffield Dental Clinics, The Dental Implant Centre, Smile Makers Dental Clinic & Little India Dentist. Treatment for nervous patients can be carried out under Intravenous Sedation at these clinics or under General Anaesthesia at Novena Medical Centre.

 

Dr Kumar also is a visiting implant surgeon at Malmin Dental, London, United Kingdom www.malmin.co.uk

Services Provided:
Dental Implants
Dental Implantology

Gum Plastic Surgery

Bone Grafting
All on 4 Implants/ Pro Arch Implant
Zygomatic Implants
Ceramic Implants, Metal Free Implants, Zirconia Implants
Tubero Pterygoid Implants
Sinus Lift Surgery
Bone Graft Surgery 

Platelet Rich Plasma
Bone Ring Technique
Nerve Repositioning Surgery
Same Day Teeth
MyoBrace - Straight Teeth without Braces
TMJ Pain
Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Sleep Dentistry
Myofunctional Orthodontics
Cosmetic and Aesthetic Dentistry

Invisalign

Damon Braces​

Pitts21 Braces

Lip Repositioning Surgery
Smile Makeovers
Complex Oral Rehabilitation
Oral Surgery
Non-Surgical Aesthetic Facial Rejuvenation
CEREC - CAD/CAM Dentistry

Digital Smile Design
Intravenous Sedation

Dental Sleep Medicine

Microscope Dentistry

I see patients in the capacity of a General Dental Surgeon in Singapore and am registered with the Singapore Dental Council (D21533C) and the General Dental Council, United Kingdom (83037)

I am a licensed Medical Doctor (GMC Registration 6149219) in the United Kingdom. I do not practice Medicine in Singapore at the moment.



Affiliated Websites: 
www.nuffielddental.com.sg
www.malodental.com.sg
www.maloclinics.com
www.allon4.com.sg
www.wisdomteethsingapore.com.sg

www.smilemakers.com.sg
www.littleindiadentist.com.sg
www.thedentalimplantcentre.com.sg
www.mcceramics.com.sg

www.medident.com.sg

www.orasyl.com

www.thesylcompany.com

www.malmin.co.uk

www.nuffieldmedical.com.sg



Trademarks:
Nuffield Dental ® (Trademark owner, Singapore)

Nuffield Medical Holdings

Nuffield Medical Siglap

Nuffield Aesthetics 

Nuffield Wellness

MALO DENTAL NUFFIELD DENTAL

Smile Makers Dental Clinic

The Dental Implant Centre

Nuffield Dental Kovan

Nuffield Dental Simpang Bedok

Nuffield Dental Siglap

Nuffield Dental Serangoon Gardens

Nuffield Dental Seletar

Nuffield Dental HarbourFront

Little India Dentist

MC Ceramics

MediDent International

Orasyl

Surgisyl

The Syl Company

To arrange a consultation with Dr Kumar, please send an email to hello@nuffielddental.com.sg

CLINIC LOCATIONS

RAFFLES PLACE - 65322644

SERANGOON GARDENS – 62807909

NOVENA MEDICAL - 63972739

HARBOURFRONT - 62640422

SIMPANG BEDOK – 67023238

KOVAN – 62814313

SIGLAP – 66361303

SELETAR - 64814261

SERANGOON ROAD - 62930355

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