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Delima Branch

Dr. Sumaya Rao
Dr Sumaya Rao is a general dental surgeon. She obtained her Bachelor of Dental Surgery from India in 1997 and has over twenty years of experience in clinical practice. She obtained her post graduate diploma in oral Implantology from Manipal, India, in 2003. She later obtained her membership diploma from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2004. She was employed at the Ministry of Health in Brunei as a dental officer for over ten years, and presently into private dental practice. She is highly skilled in all aspects of general dentistry with a keen interest in restorative field, cosmetic work, and endodontics.
Dr Sumaya loves her work and interacting with patients. She strongly believes in preventive dentistry and patient education, spending time helping patients understand the choices they can make to ensure good dental health. Her gentle and reassuring nature helps alleviate the anxieties and fears of nervous patients. She is particularly popular among children for their routine dental needs and aims to build a strong relationship with kids and their parents.

Dr Sumaya has diversified her interest in the field of quality assurance and accreditation, and actively engaged to meet the dental compliance requirements of Malaysian Society for quality in health in the journey towards continuous improvement of practice standards.

Dr. Vish
Dr.Balkudru Viswanatha Kedilaya, is a consultant Orthodontist presently working at Premier Dental and Orthodontic centre in Brunei. He has more than 23 years of clinical experience in the field of Orthodontics.
He obtained his Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) degree in the year 1990 from Mysore University, India, securing first rank with two gold medals and two additional awards. He completed his post-graduation, Master of Dental Surgery (MDS) in Orthodontics and dento facial orthopedics in 1996 from famed Bapuji Dental College and Hospital, India. He has more than 8 years of academic experience in India, in addition to his role as visiting consultant to various multi-specialty clinics across cities in India.
He moved overseas to United Arab Emirates in 2003, and worked as a Consultant Orthodontist at NMC Specialty Hospital, Dubai, for over nine years. He was awarded the "Best Orthodontically treated case" by Aesthetic dentistry MENA in 2009.
He relocated to Brunei in 2011 and worked as Consultant Orthodontist at Jerudong Park Medical Centre for over seven years.
He received the Fellow Of World Federation of Orthodontics award ( FWFO ) U.S.A in 2012. He was awarded Membership of Royal College Of Surgeons Of Edinburgh, U.K ( MOrth Rcs ) in 2014. He was recognised as the Brand ambassador of American Association of Orthodontics ( AAO )for south-east asia region since 2017.
Dr Vish, as he is popularly known amongst his patients, has been working at Premier Dental and Orthodontic Centre since over two years, offering the full range of Orthodontic services to his patients.
His passion is to attend International conferences to update his knowledge and skills, and enjoys travelling.


Seri Branch

Dr. Nalini
Dr Nalini is a General Dental Practitioner with over 15 years of experience in clinical practice. She obtained her Bachelor of Dental Surgery Degree from India in the year of 2000. She has worked for over ten years at the Ministry of Health in Brunei and currently working in the private sector. She also has a The Diploma of Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery of The Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh.
Dr Nalini has strong inter-personal skills and believes its highly important to develop a positive atmosphere that helps patients feel comfortable and promotes a friendly and inviting environment at her practice. Being a very empathetic listener, she feels extremely rewarded by helping patients with their dental needs. She takes a keen interest in educating patients on the importance of oral hygiene and committed to providing the best patient care through high-quality service. She has experience in working with children, adolescents, adults, as well as the elderly populations.

Dr Nalini continues to pursue various continuing education opportunities to keep herself updated of new research, materials and changing technology in the field of dentistry.
Dr Taiyeba Begum
Dr Taiyeba is a General Dental Practitioner with over 25 years of experience. She graduated from University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, in 1988. She has achieved Master of Science in Dental Public Health qualification from Queen Mary University of London, UK, in 2011. She has a Membership qualification of Royal Society for Public Health London UK.

Dr Taiyeba has working experience in Brunei Darussalam for over six years, in the public sector at the Ministry of Health, and the private sector at Panaga Health Centre, Brunei Shell Petroleum. She has worked in Bangladesh, Saudi Arabia and UK (NHS) treating patients with diverse and multi-cultural backgrounds from all regions around the world.

A dedicated Dentist who is passionate about providing the best patient care through high-quality service and patient education, Dr Taiyeba has long experience in treating children, adolescent, adults and elderly patients. She is committed to maintain safety and infection control for the patients and the dental team. She believes in maintaining positive holistic approach in treating variety of dental conditions.

Dr Taiyeba regularly attends International conferences and workshops to update knowledge and skills in the practice of clinical dentistry.