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Dr Dephne Leong

Consultant, Dentistry

Professional Qualifications

BDS (S'pore), Cert (Endodontics), MSc, FRCD (Canada), Am. Board Endo, FAMS (Endodontics)

Specialties / Sub-specialties

Endodontics

Profile

Dr Dephne Leong graduated from National University of Singapore in 2008. She pursued her specialty training in Endodontics at the University of Pennsylvania, USA, earning both her Certificate in Endodontics and Master of Science in Oral Biology in 2013. She has been a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada since 2013, a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics since 2015 and a Dental Specialist in Endodontics with Singapore Dental Council since 2016. She is also a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore.

During the course of her training, Dr Leong received the esteemed Louis I. Grossman Award for outstanding proficiency in the endodontic graduate programme. She also obtained several awards for research and academic achievements, including the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine Dean’s scholarship, first runner-up for poster presentation at the American Association of Endodontists Annual Session 2013 as well as Dean’s List.

Dr Leong was an Assistant Professor at the National University of Singapore and a Registrar at the National University Hospital Singapore from 2013 to 2016. She currently practises as a Consultant at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital and Jurong Medical Centre.

In addition, Dr Leong is on the editorial board for several journals, including Journal of Endodontics and Journal of Conservative Dentistry. She is a councillor of the Asia-Pacific Endodontic Confederation and a council member of the Singapore Dental Association. She has published several articles, and has lectured nationally and internationally.