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Cl A/Prof Goh Bee Tin from National Dental Centre Singapore

Clin Assoc Prof Goh Bee Tin

BDS (Singapore), FDS RCS Edinburgh, MDS (Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery)(Singapore), PhD (Netherlands)

Senior Consultant

Research Director and Deputy Director (Research and Education) at the National Dental Centre Singapore and Senior Consultant, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Specialty: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Sub-specialties: Cleft Lip & Palate Deformity

Clinical Appointments

  • Research Director and Deputy Director (Research and Education) National Dental Centre SingaporeNational Dental Centre Singapore
  • Senior Consultant Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery National Dental Centre SingaporeNational Dental Centre Singapore

Profile

Cl A/Prof Goh Bee Tin is a Senior Consultant in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS), Research Director and Deputy Director (Research and Education) at the National Dental Centre of Singapore (NDCS). Prof Goh is also Vice-Chair, Research in the SingHealth Duke-NUS Oral Health Academic Clinical Program. 

Prof Goh obtained her Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 1993. She went on to specialise in the field of OMS, obtaining her Dental Fellowship with the Edinburgh Royal College of Surgeons in 1996 and Master of Dental Surgery from NUS in 1997. She was admitted as a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore in 2000. In that same year, she was sent on a government scholarship for advanced training in cleft lip and palate and orthognathic surgery in Canada. In 2004, she furthered her training in craniofacial implantology in Sweden and the United Kingdom. She obtained a PhD in 2009 from Radboud University Nijmegen in the Netherlands for her novel research work on modular endoprosthesis for mandibular reconstruction. 

She received the Osteopore Innovation Award for her work in clinical tissue engineering and the SingHealth GCEO Outstanding Clinician Researcher Award for her contributions to research at the NDCS. Dr Goh is also appointed Clinical Associate Professor at the NUS Dental Faculty and Adjunct Associate Professor at the Nanyang Technological University. 

Porf Goh is active in teaching and training postgraduate students. Her research interests include bone tissue engineering and mandibular reconstruction.

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands – 2009 
  • Fellow, Academy of Medicine, Singapore - 2000 
  • Master of Dental Surgery (Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery), National University of Singapore - 1997 
  • Dental Fellowship, Edinburgh Royal College of Surgeons - 1996 
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery, National University of Singapore – 1993

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Deputy Director, Research and Education, National Dental Centre Singapore: 2014 to present 
  • Vice-Chair, Research, Oral Health ACP: 2014 to present 
  • Director, Research, National Dental Centre Singapore: 2014 to present 
  • Member, SingHealth Institutional Biosafety Committee: 2014 to present 
  • Member, Dental Specialist Accreditation Committee, Singapore Dental Council: 2013 to present 
  • Member, SingHealth Research Space Infrastructure Committee: 2012 to present 
  • Member, SingHealth Research Council: 2012 to present 
  • Head, Research, National Dental Centre Singapore: 2012 to 2014 
  • Member, JCI Accreditation Steering Committee, National Dental Centre Singapore: 2009 to present 
  • Co-Head, Oral and Craniofacial Implant Programme, National Dental Centre Singapore: 2003 to 2011
  • Honorary Treasurer, Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (S’pore): 2000 to 2001 
  • Assistant Honorary General Secretary: 2000 
  • Member, Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (S’pore): since 1997 to present 
  • Member, Singapore Dental Association: since 1993 to present 

Awards

  • SingHealth GCEO Outstanding Clinician Researcher Award: 2014 
  • 'Osteopore Innovation Award’ for Clinical Tissue Engineering: 2008 
  • Advanced Training in Craniofacial Implants’, Sahlgrenska University in Sweden and Morriston Hospital in Wales, UK: 2004 
  • Health Manpower Development Plan (HMDP) Fellowships: 2000 ‘Training in Cleft Lip and Palate Surgery ‘Complex Cleft Osteotomies’ 
  • Dental Residency Programme in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, National University of Singapore: 2 May 1995 to 1 May 1997 
  • Undergraduate Scholarship, National University of Singapore: 1990 to 1993 
  • Singapore Dental Association President’s Bronze Medal: 1990 

Publications and Research Trials

  • Schaller B, Saulacic, N, Beck S, Imwinkelried T, Goh BT, Nakahara K, Hofstetter W, Iizuka T. In vivo degradation of a new concept of magnesium-based rivet screws in the minipig mandibular bone. Material Science and Engineering Part C. 2016; 69: 247-254. 
  • Gao Y, Lim J, Yeo DC, Liao S, Lans M, Wang Y, Teoh SH, Goh BT, Xu C. A Selective and Purification-Free Strategy for Labeling Adherent Cells with Inorganic Nanoparticles. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2016 Mar 16;8(10):6336-43. doi: 10.1021/acsami.5b12409. Epub 2016 Mar 7. 
  • Yam GH, Peh GS, Singhal S, Goh BT, Mehta JS. Dental stem cells: a future asset of ocular cell therapy. Expert Rev Mol Med 2015 Nov 10;17:e20.doi: 10.1017/erm.2015.16. 
  • Heng N, Zahlten J, Cordes V, Ong M, Goh BT, N’Guessan PD, Pischon N. The Effects of Enamel Matrix Derivative and Transforming Growth Factor-ß1 on Connective Tissue Growth Factor in Human Periodontal Ligament Fibroblasts. J Periodontol. 2015; 86(4): 569-77. 
  • Goh BT, Teoh KH. Orbital implant placement using a computer-aided design and manufacturing (CAD-CAM) stereolithographic surgical template protocol. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2015; 44(5): 642-8. 
  • Goh BT, Teh LY, Tan DB, Zhang Z, Teoh SH. Novel 3D polycaprolactone scaffold for ridge preservation - a pilot randomised controlled clinical trial. Clin Oral Implants Res. 2015; 26(3):271-7. 
  • Lim W, Lye KW, Goh BT Osteochondroma of mandibular condyle: report of 2 surgical approaches. Ann Maxillofac Surg 2014; 4: 215-19. 
  • Goh BT, Chanchareonsook N, Tideman H, Teoh SH, Chow JK, Jansen JA The use of a polycaprolactone-tricalcium phosphate scaffold for bone regeneration of tooth socket facial wall defects and simultaneous immediate dental implant placement in Macaca fascicularis J Biomed Mater Res A. 2014; 102:1379-88. 
  • BT Goh, S Lee, N Chanchareonsook, H Tideman. Modular Endoprosthesis for Mandibular Reconstruction – A Thematic Research Study at the National Dental Centre Singapore. Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare, Volume 21,Number 1,2012 :8-14. 
  • Lee S, Goh BT, Wolke J, Tideman H, Stoelinga PJW, Jansen JA. Soft tissue adaptation to modified titanium surfaces. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part A 2010 Nov;95(2):543-9 
  • Lee S, Goh BT, Lai SH, Tideman H, Stoelinga PJW, Jansen JA. Periimplant and systemic release of metallic elements following insertion of a mandibular modular endoprosthesis in Macaca fascicularis. Acta Biomater 2009 Nov;5(9):3640-6 
  • Goh BT, Lee S, Tideman H, JA Jansen, Stoelinga PJW. Replacement of the condyle and ascending ramus by a modular endoprosthesis in Macaca fascicularis. Part 4: Evaluation of the temporomandibular joints. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2010 Sep;68(9):2136-45 
  • Goh BT, Lee S, Tideman H, Stoelinga PJW, JA Jansen. Replacement of the condyle and ascending ramus by a modular endoprosthesis in Macaca fascicularis. Part 3: An evaluation of peri-implant bone remodelling. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2010;68:1776-82 
  • Goh BT, Lee S, Tideman H, JA Jansen, Stoelinga PJW. Replacement of the condyle and ascending ramus by a modular endoprosthesis in Macaca fascicularis. Part 2: A microcomputed tomographic and histologic evaluation of the ramus and stem. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2009;67:2617-26 
  • Goh BT, Lee S, Tideman H, JA Jansen, Stoelinga PJW. Replacement of the condyle and ascending ramus by a modular endoprosthesis in Macaca fascicularis. Part 1: A clinical and radiographic study. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2009;67:1392-1400. 
  • Lee S, Goh BT, Tideman H, Stoelinga PJ, Jansen JA. Modular endoprosthesis for mandibular body reconstruction: a clinical, micro-CT and histologic evaluation in eight macaca fascicularis. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2009 Jan;38(1):40-7. 
  • Lee S, Goh BT, Tideman H, Stoelinga PJ. Modular endoprosthesis for mandibular reconstruction: A preliminary animal study. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2008 Oct;37(10):935-42 
  • Goh BT, Lee S, Tideman H, Stoelinga PJ. Mandibular reconstruction in adults: a review. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2008 Jul;37(7):597-605. 
  • Poon CY, Goh BT, Kim MJ et al. A randomized controlled trial to compare steroid and cyclosporine in the topical treatment of oral lichen planus. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 2006;102:47-55 
  • Goh BT, Poon CY, Peck RH. The importance of routine magnetic resonance imaging in trigeminal neuralgia diagnosis. Oral Sirg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2001 Oct;92(4):424-9 
  • Goh BT, Sim KM, Lestari MM. Outpatient Third Molar Surgery under Local Anaesthesia and Conscious Sedation using Patient – Controlled Analgesia with Alfentanil. Singapore Dent J. 2000 Dec;23(1 Suppl):23-8. 
  • Goh BT, Teh LY. Odontoameloblastoma : Report of a Case. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 1999 Sep;28(5):749-52. 

Research Trials