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A/Prof Asher Lim Ah Tong

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  • Senior Consultant, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, National University Centre for Oral Health, Singapore
  • Senior Consultant, Division of Oral Maxillo Facial Surgery, Division of Dentistry, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Dentistry, National University of Singapore


BDS (S'pore), Master of Dental Surgery, University of Hong Kong, Certificate in Intravenous Sedation, University of Hong Kong, FRACDS, Royal Australasian College, FAMS, Fellow of Academy of Medicine, Singapore, Graduate Diploma in Healthcare Management


Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Clinical Disciplines/Programmes:


Special Interests:

Temporomandibular Joint Disorders, Arthocentesis, Open Joint Surgery

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  1. Distraction Osteogenosis of Craniofacial Deformity (Harvard University)
  2. Visiting Fellow for Temporomandibular Joint Disorders Surgery (Hadassah University, Jerusalem)

Journals & Publications

  1. Maxillary third molar: Patterns of impaction and their relation to oroantral perforation. J Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2012. May;70(5):1035-9.
  2. Guidelines for the Management of Medically Complex Dental Patients, Faculty of Dentistry, NUS 2013. Lim AA, Wee TH, Wong RC
  3. Epidemiology of oral cancer diagnosed at a Singapore Tertiary Healthcare Institution. Ann Acad Med Singapore 2014; 43:96-101
  4. KL Hong, Raymond CW Wong, Asher AT Lim, FC Loh, JF Yeo, I Islam Cone Beam CT computed tomographic evaluation of the maxillary sinus septa and location of blood vessels at the lateral maxillary sinus wall in a sample of the Singaporean population. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Medicine and Pathology 29(2017):39-44

Professional Memberships

  • Singapore Dental Association
  • British Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • International Association of Oral Pathology
  • American Academy of Oral Pathology
  • International Association of Dental Research
  • Academy of Medicine, Singapore
  • Asian Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (Singapore)

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