About Us

Our History

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While travelling around the BDC roundabout, renamed the Kenyalang Roundabout, on a warm Saturday afternoon in December 2005, Dr. Christina, spotted a vacated shop-lot upstairs of the then Nissan car showroom. However, there was no “FOR RENT” signage displayed. She then proceeded to contact the owner of the unit and the rest, as they say, is history. Dr. Christina’s Dental Clinic was officially established on the 6th of June, 2006. The Nissan car showroom has since been replaced by Mitsu Teahouse.

Clinical Director Dr. Christina Tan

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Dr.Chris, as she is fondly known, hails from Kajang, a West Malaysian town located in the State of Selangor, that has been famous by its satay. She received a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) degree from the University of Malaya in 1995.  Since that time, she has served as a dentist at various private dental clinics located throughout West Malaysia (including Kajang, Johor Baru, Kuala Terengganu, Langkawi Island and Kuala Lumpur), prior to moving to Kuching, Sarawak.  In 2002, she completed a 2 year Clinical Orthodontic Course and has been practicing Orthodontics since. She is an active member of the Malaysian Dental Association (MDA) and the Malaysian Endodontic Society (MES).

She is passionate about her work and believes strongly in continuing professional education so that she can keep herself abreast of the rapid developments in both the science and fine art of dentistry.  She consistently attends both local and international courses to help her update/upgrade her skills and to improve her work and knowledge in the field.

She was one of only three recipient bestowed with the highest honours from the Progressive Orthodontics Seminar, USA upon the completion of the Basic Orthodontics and Advanced Orthodontics Courses in 2013 and 2014 respectively.  Following that, she received her membership from the Fellowship of International College of Continuing Dental Education(FICCDE) for Orthodontics in General Practice. In 2015, she graduated from the McGann Post Graduate School of Dentistry in Basic and Advance Implant Dentistry. She is currently pursuing her  Master degree in Surgical and Implant Dentistry from the International Medical College in Germany.

Email Dr Chris at drchris@chris-dental.com

The Dental Surgery Assistants

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Miss Angelline Augustine

She is a soft spoken Bidayuh (one of the main ethnic groups in Sarawak) girl in her early 20’s. Her home town is Serian. She joined our practice in November 2011. She is better known as “Angel”.

Madam Cecilia Dayat

Cecilia is also a Bidayuh and hails from Bau. She is fondly known as “Cyl”. She is married to a local Bidayuh gentleman and they have a young toddler at home. Cyl joined our practice in August 2010.

Miss Zarina binti Zamahari

Ina, as she is fondly referred to, is our local Muslim Malay girl from Kuching. She joined our team in December 2011 and is multi-lingual. Ina speaks Malay fluently and also English and Mandarin.