gareth_newDr. Pearson arrived in Singapore in 2001 and has worked here since opening Dental Essence with Dr. Andrew Lui in 2009. Gareth obtained his degree from the University of Birmingham in the UK and later pursued a Master’s degree in Forensic Odontology in 2000 which was put to use following the Asian Tsunami on 2004. He is a general dentist and has years of experience in oral surgery and aesthetic dentistry such as teeth whitening, inlays, ceramic veneers, crowns and bridges.

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Pearson, enjoys endurance events and had run several marathons. He rowed across the Atlantic Ocean with his brother in 2005, he swam the Straits of Gibraltar on 2012 raising money for the Special Olympics and he participated in the Escape from Alcatraz swim in San Francisco on May 2013. Before coming to Singapore, he spent 6 months on a ship in the Antarctic as a dental officer for the British Antarctic Survey and also worked in a dental clinic treating the Aboriginal community in Queensland’s outback.