Dr Ansgar Cheng

  • Dentistry
  • Prosthodontics

Qualifications

BDS (Hong Kong), MS (Northwestern, USA), Cert. Prosthodontics (Northwestern, USA), Cert. Maxillo-Facial Prosthetics (UCLA), FRCD (Canada), FRACDS (Australia), FAM (Singapore)

Background

Dr Ansgar Cheng is a Dental Specialist in Prosthodontics (Teeth Replacement & Cosmetic
Dentistry) with Specialist Dental Group®. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor with the
National University of Singapore, an Honorary Clinical Associate Professor with the University of
Hong Kong, a Consultant at the National University Hospital, an Examiner (Prosthodontics) with
the Royal College of Dentists of Canada and External Examiner (Prosthodontics) at College of
Dental Surgeons of Hong Kong.

Dr Ansgar Cheng received his dental training from the University of Hong Kong and his specialty
training in Prosthodontics from Northwestern University, Chicago. He pursued his sub-specialty
training in Maxillofacial Prosthodontics at UCLA. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine,
Singapore, the Royal College of Dentists of Canada and the Royal Australasian College of
Dental Surgeons.

Before moving to Singapore in 2004, Dr Cheng spent 11 years in Toronto, Canada. He was the
Head of Maxillofacial Prosthetics at the University Health Network-Princess Margaret Hospital
(the largest cancer hospital in Canada), a Consultant to the Department of Otolaryngology (ENT)
at the Toronto General Hospital and an Assistant Professor of Prosthodontics with the
University of Toronto.

Dr Cheng was the Chairman (Prosthodontics) of the College of Dental Surgeons, Singapore and
was on the Singapore Dental Specialist Accreditation Board, the Dental Specialist Assessment
Committee (Prosthodontics), the Association of Prosthodontists of Canada, the International
Society for Maxillofacial Rehabilitation, the Prosthodontics Society (Singapore) and the
Aesthetic Dentistry Society Singapore.

In addition to his clinical work, Dr Cheng is a member of the Editorial Review Board for the
Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, the International Journal of Prosthodontics and the Singapore Dental Journal. He was the recipient of three JC Hickey scientific writing awards from the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry and speaks regularly at conferences and seminars in Canada, USA, Taiwan, Malaysia, Indonesia and Hong Kong.

Dr Cheng has a special interest in dental implants, crowns and the dental treatment of
medically compromised patients, particularly head & neck cancer patients.