Dr. Tay obtained his BDS degree at the University of Singapore in 1971, where he was awarded the prestigious University of Singapore Student Union gold Medal for being the best 'All Round Graduand'. He is one of the few dentists in Asia to be a member of the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics and the International College of Prosthodontics.
At the local and international level, Dr Tay is recognised as a leader in dental practice management and clinical dentistry with an emphasis on Craniomandibular disorders, Prosthodontics and Dental Aesthetics.
Dr Tay was instrumental in the establishment of several professional organisations. These included being the founder and Past President of the Asian Academy of CranioMandibular Disorders, the Asian Academy of Prosthodontists, and the Asian Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry. He was also the Past President of the International Federation of Esthetic Dentistry (IFED). In addition, Dr Tay is the Founder and President of International Dental Academy, a centre dedicated to educating, motivating, stimulating and sharing knowledge with other dental professionals in Singapore and the Asia Pacific region. He is President of the Global Management Group, healthcare consultant in South Asia.
Dr Tay has more than 38 years of experience in private group practice. During his career, Dr. Tay founded and was senior partner at Drs Tay & Partners Dental Surgeons from 1973 to 2006. He was instrumental in the overall set up of T32 Dental Centre, and was Clinical Director at T32 Dental Centre from October 2007 - April 2011.
He focuses on all areas of aesthetic dentistry, including full mouth rehabilitation and smile planning and design.