Dr Marlene TEO

BDS Hons. (Singapore); Cert Perio; MS Periodontology (USA); Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology

Dr Marlene Teo graduated from the National University of Singapore, where she was the 6th dental graduate in its 70-year history to be awarded BDS Honours. Throughout her course of study, Dr Teo was awarded a total of 11 academic and clinical medals, including the Lee Kuan Yew gold medal, the Tratman Silver Medal (Most Distinguished Graduate) and the Dr FAC Oehlers Gold Medal (Best Clinical Student).

Dr Teo subsequently obtained her Masters in Periodontology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where her Masters’ thesis was selected as one of four finalists in the prestigious Orban competition at the American Academy of Periodontology meeting in 2006.

Dr Teo is an ITI fellow and is an American Board Certified periodontist. She currently teaches both undergraduates and postgraduates and holds a joint appointment as Adjunct Senior lecturer at the National University of Singapore and Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Dr Teo is also a much sought-after international speaker in dental implant aesthetics and gum re-contouring surgeries.

Dr Teo provides periodontal therapy that includes treatment of gum disease, gum re-contouring surgeries, and dental implant procedures. She also takes special interest in helping patients overcome various dental phobias.