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14 February 2024

Fully Registered Division I Dentists


An election is planned from 26 March 2024 to 1 April 2024 to fill the vacancies arising from the expiry of term of office for the following five (5) elected members on 31 April 2024:

(a) Dr Ang Ee Peng Raymond

(b) Dr Choo Keang Hai

(c) Dr Ng Fooi Chin

(d) Dr Ng Jing Jing

(e) Dr Tan Tien Wang

2.       All Fully Registered Division I Dentists are invited to nominate not more than five (5) Fully Registered Division I Dentists who are resident in Singapore to stand for election. You must obtain the consent of the nominee when submitting the nomination1. The Minister for Health will appoint another five Division I Dentists and a minimum of one Oral Health Therapist to form the new Council. The new Council will assume office on 1 May 2024.

Nomination is by Email Submission only

3.       The submission period for nominations is from Wednesday, 14 February (12 noon) to Tuesday, 5 March 2024 (12 noon).

4.       If you wish to nominate a candidate to stand for election, please email the following documents to with the subject “Nomination for SDC Election 2024”:

(a) Completed Nomination Form; and

(b) Nominee’s Curriculum Vitae (CV).

5.       The Nomination Form and template for Curriculum Vitae (CV) can be downloaded from the SDC website here.

6.       Please note that late submission or submission by hand, courier, mail or fax to the SDC WILL NOT be accepted.

Preparing for the upcoming SDC Election from 26 March 2024 to 1 April 2024

7.       The Election will be conducted online via the Professional Registration System (PRS) in March 2024. Please ensure the following:

(a) You are able to login to the PRS using Singpass.

(b) Your particulars are updated (e.g. preferred email address, handphone number, residential status, employment details) through the PRS .

8.       Please be reminded that Voting is Compulsory for Div I Dentists:

(a)  Who are fully registered;

(b)  Residents in Singapore; and

(c)   Holding a valid Practising Certificate.

9.       You may wish to refer to the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) here on the Election process. Alternatively, you may email us at if you require further clarification.

Thank you.

Yours faithfully


1 Nominations

5.— (1) Every relevant dentist who desires to nominate a candidate for election as a member of the Council shall —

(a) enter his own name as proposer and sign on the nomination paper referred to in regulation 4(2);

(b) enter on the nomination paper the name of the candidate and have the consent of the candidate endorsed thereon;

(c) enter on the nomination paper the name of a seconder for the candidate and have the signature of the seconder endorsed thereon; and

(d) submit the nomination paper in the manner fixed by the returning officer under regulation 4(1)(a) together with such information concerning the candidate as the returning officer may require.

(2) No person other than a relevant dentist shall propose or second the nomination of any candidate.

(3) The number of candidates nominated in an election by a proposer shall not exceed the number of vacancies for elected members of the Council to be filled in that election.