Awards & Accolades

Smile Inc.®‘s premier brand positioning is today cemented with its wins over the years, most notably, as the Overall Winner (Established Brands) at Singapore’s Oscars – the Singapore Prestige Brand (SPBA) Award in 2014. As the first dental practice in Singapore to do so, with its win cutting across industries, it also clinched the Winner (Established Brands) SPBA Award for five (5) consecutive years from 2010 to 2014, and was inducted into the SPBA Hall of Fame 2014.

Smile Inc.® was also awarded the Spirit of Enterprise in 2009; SME1 Asia Award (Distinguished Category) in 2011; Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Award in 2012 as well as the Total Defence Award (TDA) – NS Advocate Award for SMEs in 2015 and the TDA’s Meritorious Defence Partner Awards from 2010 – 2013.

The first dental establishment to win the Singapore Prestige Brand Award (SPBA) (Established Brands) for 5 consecutive years & Overall Winner, SPBA (Established Brands) & Hall of Fame Winner in 2014, Smile Inc.® Dental Surgeons thanks our patients, dental surgeons, staff and partners for their strong support and belief in our brand value these 21 years.

Dr. Ernest Rex Tan receiving the Spirit of Enterprise Official Partner 2016 Award on behalf of Smile Inc.® Dental Surgeons
  • Spirit of Enterprise Award

Mrs. Grace Chong-Tan of Smile Inc.® receiving the TDA Award 2015
Mrs. Grace Chong-Tan of Smile Inc.® receiving the TDA Award 2015
  • NS Advocate Award for SMEs
    Total Defence Awards

Mrs. Grace Chong-Tan of Smile Inc.® receiving the SPBA 2014 Hall of Fame Award from Minister for Social and Family Development, Mr. Chan Chun Seng
Mrs. Grace Chong-Tan of Smile Inc.® receiving the SPBA 2014 Overall Winner (Established Brands) Award from Minister for Social and Family Development, Mr. Chan Chun Seng
Mrs. Grace Chong-Tan of Smile Inc.® receiving the SPBA 2014 (Established Brands) Award from Minister for Social and Family Development, Mr. Chan Chun Seng
  • Hall of Fame
    Singapore Prestige Brand Award
    (Established Brands)

  • Overall Winner
    Singapore Prestige Brand Award
    (Established Brands)

  • Winner
    Singapore Prestige Brand Award
    (Established Brands)

Mrs. Grace Chong-Tan of Smile Inc.® receiving the SPBA 2013 (Established Brands) Award from Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Trade and Industry, and Ministry of Education, Mr. S. Iswaran
  • Winner
    Singapore Prestige Brand Award
    (Established Brands)

  • Meritorious Defence Partner Award
    Total Defence Awards

Mrs. Grace Chong-Tan of Smile Inc.® receiving the SPBA 2012 (Established Brands) Award from Minister for Home Affairs and Co-ordinating Minister for National Security, Mr. Teo Chee Hean
The Smile Inc.® Team at the APEA 2012 Dinner celebrations
  • Winner
    Singapore Prestige Brand Award
    (Established Brands)

  • Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards

  • Meritorious Defence Partner Award
    Total Defence Awards

Mrs. Grace Chong-Tan of Smile Inc.® receiving the SPBA 2011 (Established Brands) Award from Minister for Finance and Manpower, Mr. Tharman Shanmugaratnam
  • Winner
    Singapore Prestige Brand Award
    (Established Brands)

  • Distinguished Category
    SME1 Asia Award

  • Meritorious Defence Partner Award
    Total Defence Awards

Mrs. Grace Chong-Tan of Smile Inc.® receiving the SPBA 2010 (Established Brands) Award from Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Trade and Industry, and Ministry of Education, Mr. S. Iswaran
  • Winner
    Singapore Prestige Brand Award
    (Established Brands)

  • Meritorious Defence Partner Award Total Defence Awards

Dr. Ernest Rex Tan and Mrs. Grace Chong-Tan receiving the Spirit of Enterprise Award 2009 from Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Trade and Industry, and Ministry of Education, Mr. S. Iswaran
  • Spirit of Enterprise Award