Dr Ng Jing Jing
Dr Ng Jing Jing graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2002. After graduation, she worked at Health Promotion Board, School Dental Service (SDS) as a Dental Officer. In 2005, she was awarded an overseas Manpower Development Scholarship by the Ministry of Health to pursue Paediatric Dentistry in University College London (UCL-Eastman), UK. She completed her Master in Clinical Dentistry (Paediatric Dentistry) in 2007. Upon graduation, she continued to serve for six years in the School Dental Service as the in-house Specialist and was also a Visiting Specialist at the National University Hospital Dental Centre (NUH) and part-time Clinical Teacher in the Faculty of Dentistry, NUS.
Working six years in Public Service and in the University Hospital has allowed Dr Ng to gain valuable experience and skills in the management of children requiring extensive dental work. In addition, she has special interest in dental trauma and the management of children with special needs.
Dr Ng left for private practice in 2013 but continues to serve the public sector as a Visiting Consultant at the Cleft and Craniofacial Centre at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital. Working in private practice had enabled Dr Ng to use the Nitrous Oxide (Inhalation) Sedation Technique, and she finds that the “happy air” is a great way to put children at ease during difficult dental procedures.
Her professional memberships include the Society for Paediatric Dentistry (Singapore) and the European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry. In dental education, Dr Ng is a lecturer in the Institution of Technical Education (NITEC in Dental Assisting) and in the National University of Singapore, Faculty of Dentistry.
Dr Tong Huei Jinn
Dr Tong Huei Jinn graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2004. After graduation she worked as a dental officer at various institutions, including the School Dental Service (SDS) Health Promotion Board, National Dental Centre and National University Hospital. She then pursued her postgraduate training in Paediatric Dentistry at the University of Leeds (UK) on the NUS Overseas Graduate Scholarship and was conferred a Masters of Dental Science (Distinction) in 2010. After returning to Singapore, Dr Tong worked at her alma mater as an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Dentistry (NUS) for 8 years where she taught both undergraduate and postgraduate students. Concurrently, she worked as a consultant at the National University Hospital, and also held a visiting specialist appointment at the School Dental Service.
Dr Tong obtained Membership in Paediatric Dentistry of the Royal College of Surgeons (England), and is an accredited Specialist in Paediatric Dentistry in Singapore. Her interests lie in management of children with medical conditions and special needs, as well as treatment of children with severe traumatic dental injuries.
Dr Tong participates actively in dental research and presents regularly at international conferences. She is a member of the International Association of Paediatric Dentistry, European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry, and the Society for Paediatric Dentistry (Singapore). Apart from working in private practice, Dr Tong is an Adjunct Lecturer at NUS and holds a visiting consultant position at NUH.
Dr Justine Lim
Dr Justine Lim graduated from National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2011.
After graduation, she worked in government service for 4 years in both Polyclinics and specialist centres like National Dental Centre and National University Hospital Dental Centre.
Her passion lies in seeing children, and she chose to spend her last tenure in Government Service focusing solely on kids.
Dr Lim was based in the School Dental Centre in Health Promotion Board, providing treatment only for pre-schoolers and school-going children.
She went on to complete her Master in Pediatric Dentistry in National University of Singapore. Upon graduation, she continues to contribute to public sector by serving in School Dental Centre in Health Promotion Board. She also works in private practice, which allows her to treat children with advanced behavioral management technique, such as the use of Nitrous Oxide (Inhalation) Sedation Technique.
Her special interest lies in dental trauma and managing children who are anxious/fearful when it comes to dental treatment.
In her free time, Dr Lim volunteers at the dental clinic in Asian Women’s Welfare Association school, providing dental treatment for special needs children.