SINGAPORE (Apr 30): The business of oral care seems to run in Andy Ong’s family. His mother’s great-grandfather, Cheong Chun Tin, became Singapore’s first dentist in 1869. Chun Tin Road, in Bukit Timah, is named after him. In 1964, Ong’s mother started Corlison, a distributor specialising in oral care products. In his adolescent years, Ong helped his mother pack and promote toothbrushes at local retail outlets.

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