Gan Advanced Osseointegration Center (GAOC) Newest Branch in S Maison, Conrad Manila

By Mommy Donna and Kib - May 08, 2017

Dental care is one of the most neglected part of our health.  Most Filipinos cannot afford to go to dental clinics due to its high cost.  Despite of this, dental practitioners do not give up on educating people about the importance of taking one's teeth because when we have good teeth, it gives us the confidence to be with other people.  We can also give the best smile to others, as the saying goes, 'a smiles costs nothing but it gives much.'  In addition, some dental problems can be one of the symptoms of a serious disease. 

Apart from budgetary constraints, another reason why people do not like going to the dentist is because of fear.  Most people do not like visiting the dentist because of the pain that they will feel when the dentist starts on doing some treatment.  Fear is also created by the movies: whenever we see people sitting on a dental chair, they feel excruciating pain.  Parents also tell their children that when they misbehave and do not take care of their teeth, they'll bring them to the dentist and the dentist will pull all their teeth.

Gan Advanced Osseointegration Center or GAOC, a premier dental clinic in the Philippines, has opened its latest branch in S Maison, Conrad Hotel Manila last Sunday, April 23, 2017.  The opening of GAOC's latest branch was attended by celebrities, politicians, and businessmen.

GAOC in S Maison, Conrad Manila

GAOC (pronounced as jee-ay-oh-see and not gah-ok) offers the state-of-the-art dental technology in the Philippines and is the forerunner on providing dental implant surgery as well.  Aside from this, GAOC offers other dental services such as general dentistry, oral surgery and periodontics, orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, prosthodontics, cosmetic dentistry, and laser dentistry.

GAOC's first branch was opened in 2001 by Dr. Steve Mark Gan.  Dr. Gan is known as the 'dentist to the stars' because he has lots of celebrity patients.  Dr. Gan earned his degree in dentistry at University of the East and took residency in Advanced Prosthodontics in University of Southern California-School of Dentistry and Prosthodontic Osseointegrated Implants at University of California-Los Angeles.  He was a former board member of Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) Board of Dentistry.  Currently, he is a member of American Society of Osseointegration and American College of Oral Implantology and a visiting professor at University of Genoa in Italy.

Dr. Steve Mark Gan

Dr. Gan's desire to raise the dental practice standards in the Philippines encouraged him to open up his first branch in Medical Plaza, Makati City.

To live up with his standards in providing world-class dental services, Dr. Gan has a team of highly trained dental team.  His dental team regularly attends trainings and seminars locally and internationally to keep up with the latest trends in the field of dentistry.  Dr. Gan is proud of his dental team because they are caring, gentle, and professional in dealing with their patients.  

Some of the dental team in GAOC in S Maison, Conrad Manila

With his success, we can assume that Dr. Gan is only taking care of the business side of his dental clinics, but in reality, Dr. Gan is always in the pursuit of knowing the latest in dentistry and is always attending dental conferences and symposia abroad and he never hesitates to immediately bring the latest tools and equipment in the field of dentistry to his clinics here in the Philippines.

Below are some of the state-of-the-art tools and equipments at the newest branch of GAOC at S Maison, Conrad Manila:

GAOC clinics look modern, sleek, immaculate.  Patients are given the best service whenever they have an appointment and the dental team patiently explains the procedure to the patients so that they will feel at ease whenever they sit on the dental chair.

Just like what GAOC's tagline says, "it's not just a smile; it's a statement," it means that we should also be paying attention to our dental health.  Once our teeth becomes permanent and when we lose it, our smile will never be the same.  Let us take care of our teeth so that we can smile with full confidence.

***GAOC's other branches are located at Medical Plaza, Makati City; St. Luke's Medical Center Global City, Taguig City; The Residences at Greenbelt, Makati City; Trinoma Mall, Quezon City; Robinson's Magnolia, Quezon City; SM Seaside, Cebu City; and Asian Residences Condotel, Civic Place, Alabang, Muntinlupa City.  Other branches will open soon. You may also visit for more info.

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