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Dr Samintharaj Kumar

Dr Samintharaj Kumar

Dr. Samintharaj Kumar graduated in Dentistry from Singapore in 2001. During this 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 the final year elective of his Medical degree in the Craniofacial Unit at The Hospital for Sick Kids in Toronto, Canada. During medical school, he won a number of prizes for 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 Anaesthetics/Intensive Care, Infectious Diseases, ENT, Vascular Surgery, Neurosurgery, Orthopaedics, General Surgery, Accident & Emergency, Maxillofacial Surgery including Plastic Surgery in Singapore. He has also extensive specialist exposure to the field of Non-Surgical Aesthetic Rejuvenation. His training has been acquired through courses with specialists in the non-surgical industry and has successfully performed such treatments since 2004.

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, Osstem, Straumann and BioHorizons. He sees patients requiring complex dental rehabilitation or full mouth reconstruction. He accepts referrals for implant placement, sinus lift surgery, complex bone augmentation and zygomatic dental implants which he also performs under intravenous sedation at Nuffield Dental Clinics.

2004 The British Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons Student Bursary
2005 The British Association of Plastic Surgeons Medical Student Elective Bursary
2005 The Royal College of Physicians, Oscar Reginald Lewis Wilson Bequest & the Edmund Atkinson Memorial Fund
2005 Wellcome Trust Medical Student Elective Award
2005 Amulree Prize
2005 British Medical and Dental Students’ Trust Award
2005 Vandervell Foundation Award
2007 The Royal College of Physicians, Oscar Reginald Lewis Wilson Scholarship Prize,
2009 Singapore National Research Foundation/ National Medical Research Council Overseas Scholarship
2009 British Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons Endowments Grant
2009-2013 University College London Studentship, Institute of Child Health PhD
2011 Sir John Cass Business School Entrepreneurship Scholarship
2013 Deans Travel Fund, Institute of Child Health, University College London

Membership of Professional Societies

  • British Medical Association
  • Associate Member, Asia Pacific Craniofacial Association
  • Member, American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine
  • Member, American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine
  • Royal Society of Medicine
  • Singapore Dental Association
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • British Dental Association
  • British Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry
  • Association of Dental Implantology, UK
  • European Association of Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery
  • Craniofacial Society of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Academy of Osseointegration


  • Dentistry


  • Dental Implants
  • All on 4/ Teeth in a Day
  • Wisdom Tooth Surgery
  • Surgical Extractions
  • Bone Grafting
  • Invisalign
  • Myobrace
  • Dentures
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Full Mouth Rehabilitation
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Management
  • TMJ Dysfunction Assessment

Nuffield Dental Novena Pte Ltd

Address: #09-26 Novena Medical Center
Phone: 6397 2739
Operating Hours:
  • Monday - Saturday : 9am - 6.00pm
  • Saturday , Sunday & Public Holiday : Closed