Periodontist and Functional Dentistry Practitioner
Dr Marlene Teo obtained Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) with Honours, a prestige only attained by five others before her within NUS's 64 years of history. At NUS she has obtained a total of 11 academic and clinical medals including the Lee Kuan Yew gold medal, the Tratman Silver Medal and the Dr FAC Oehlers Gold Medal, all awards given to the top performing student. Dr Teo went on to get her Masters in Periodontology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Within that year she was one of four finalists in the Orban competition and was given the North Carolina-AADR Turner Research award.
Dr Marlene Teo was an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, holds a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, and is an ITI Fellow. She also holds the key opinion leadership position for Oral-B, Dentsply Professional, Straumann and Bio-oss and is a certified trainer for Dentsply Professional.
Dr Teo has a private clinical practice covering periodontics and dental implants at TP Dental Surgeons Pte Ltd. Her expertise includes soft tissue aesthetics in implant dentistry, multidisciplinary treatment planning, dental tissue regeneration, and treating patients with dental phobias.