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Dr Kong Yen

Dr Kong Yen DentistDespite his youthful look Dr Kong is an extremely experienced dentist with a career spanning over 25 years. He has worked extensively in private practice in Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and London. He has also worked at the Adelaide Dental Hospital and spent some time in country practice.

He grew up in Adelaide and graduated from Adelaide University with his Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 1992, and returned to Adelaide in 2015 for family reasons.

Dr Kong is a dedicated dentist who carefully considers the overall health and needs of his patients. He is passionate about dentistry and loves to assist his patients in achieving optimal oral health. Kong has a gentle manner and is a great communicator.

Dr Kong prides himself on spending the time to solve his patients’ dental problems, whether it involves improving the appearance of a smile, long term dental failures, tricky pain diagnosis or dissatisfied clients from other practices. He also enjoys the challenge of treating adults who are scared of dental treatment and has helped restore the faith of many patients in modern dental care.

Dr Kong considered specialising in orthodontics in 2002 on his return from the UK and sat his primary exams with the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons at that time.

Dr Kong has regularly attended many further education courses over the years to keep up to date with advances in dentistry, and has had training in a number of short term orthodontic systems including Smilefast and Clearcorrect (similar to Invisalign).

Dr Kong is a clinical tutor at the new Adelaide Dental Hospital teaching 4th and final year students.

Outside of Smiles Are Us Park Holme

Outside of work Kong is a family man and is kept busy with his wife Laura and son Maxwell. He loves visiting other countries and cultures and has travelled extensively. He enjoys social tennis, cricket and snowboarding and is a fan of the live music scene.

Kong maintains professional registration and membership of Australian Dental Association (ADA) and is a member of the Prosthodontic Society of SA.


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