Dr Chan was born in Singapore and lived there until his early twenties. He grew up playing water sports; swimming, water polo and later on, surf life saving. Dr Chan was in the armed forces for two and a half years before studying Dentistry, graduating in 1997. He worked at the children’s hospital in Singapore for two years before venturing into private practice.
Dr Chan undertook his Masters in Orthodontics at the University of Sydney. He graduated in 2002 and was awarded the Professor Milton Sim’s Award for the top graduate in Australia that year. Thereafter he worked as an Orthodontic Specialist at the Sydney Dental Hospital and was also involved with orthodontic teaching and research programs of the postgraduate residents.
Dr Chan maintains a part-time orthodontic practice in Singapore, flying there every six weeks. He obtained a scholarship from the University of Groningen in Netherlands to read his PhD which he completed in 2005.
Dr Chan still enjoys the outdoors and keeping fit. He loves travelling and is a Clinical Consult to Invisalign (Australia and Asia Pacific), providing training for other clinicians in Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong and Taipei frequently.
Emmanuel was born and raised in Sydney. He attended Normanhurst Boys’ High School before moving to South Australia to study dentistry at the University of Adelaide where he graduated concurrently with both Bachelor of Dental Surgery and Bachelor of Science in Dentistry (First Class Honours). Emmanuel returned to Sydney upon graduation and worked as a general dentist in private practice. Pursuing his interest in orthodontics, he underwent specialist training at the University of Sydney and received his Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Orthodontics.
In his final year of study, he was awarded the Australian Begg Society of Orthodontists Award for Best Postgraduate Clinical Case. He has been awarded Membership to the Royal Australian College of Dental Surgeons. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with family and friends and playing piano and learning guitar. He also likes keeping active with tennis and basketball.