Dr Hwang Yee Cheau graduated from King’s College Dental Hospital, University of London (BDS) in 1983. She was awarded the Maurice Kettle Prize in Orthodontics. Thereafter, Dr Hwang specialised in Orthodontics at Guy’s Dental Hospital (MSc Orthodontics). She gained her Membership in Orthodontics with the Royal College of Surgeons of England and in 1990 she became a Fellow in Dental Surgery with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.
In 1989, Dr Hwang joined the multi-disciplinary team of TP Dental Surgeons Pte Ltd (Drs Tay & Partners) and became the CEO (Managing Director) in 2005. The team now comprises a total of 24 dental surgeons with specialists in all dental disciplines. Dr Hwang also serves as a Visiting Clinical Tutor at the Postgraduate Orthodontics Department of the National University Hospital, Singapore since 1997.
In addition, she is also an Adjunct Senior Lecturer and a member of the Orthodontic Committee of Postgraduate Dental Studies at the National University of Singapore. She was awarded the Excellence in Teaching Award 2013/2014 by the Faculty of Dentistry, National University of Singapore. She is also a member of the Specialist Committee for Orthodontics in National University of Singapore. Dr Hwang served in the Singapore Dental Council as a Board Member and Chairman of the Audit Committee from 2009 till 2012.
She is also a Committee Member in the Singapore Dental Council Complaints Panel since 2009 and currently sits on the Panel of Chairman of Disciplinary Committee for the Singapore Dental Council. Dr Hwang is a member of the Dental Specialist Accreditation Committee in Orthodontics for College of Dental Surgeons Singapore (Academy of Medicine, Singapore).