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Cl A/Prof Poon Choye Yoke from National Dental Centre Singapore

Clin Assoc Prof Poon Choy Yoke

BDS (Singapore), FAMS, FDS RCS (UK)

Senior Consultant

Director, National Dental Centre Singapore and Senior Consultant,  Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Specialty: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Clinical Appointments

  • Director National Dental Centre SingaporeNational Dental Centre Singapore
  • Senior Consultant Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery National Dental Centre SingaporeNational Dental Centre Singapore

Academic Appointments

  • Academic Chair SingHealth Duke-NUS Oral Health Academic Clinical Programme
  • Adjunct Associate Professor SingHealth Duke-NUS Oral Health Academic Clinical Programme

Profile

Cl A/Prof Poon graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry, National University of Singapore in 1984. She went on to pursue her Postgraduate Clinical Fellowship at Glan Clwyd Hospital (North Wales) in UK from 1984-1988. In 1993-1994, she was awarded the Health Manpower Development Programme Fellowship in Advanced Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Glan Clwyd Hospital in UK. She specialises in Dentoalveolar Surgery and Orthognathic Surgery. 

Cl A/Prof Poon is currently a Senior Consultant at the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Clinical Associate Professor of the NUS Faculty of Dentistry as well as Adjunct Associate Professor of SingHealth Duke-NUS Oral Health Academic Clinical Program. 

She is currently Director of National Dental Centre Singapore and Academic Chair of SingHealth Duke-NUS Oral Health Academic Clinical Program.

Education

  • FAMS (Singapore) in 2000 
  • FDS RCS (UK) in 1988 
  • BDS (Singapore) in 1984

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Member, Academic Medicine Education Institute (SingHealth Duke-NUS) in 2012 
  • Clinical Associate Professor, NUS Faculty of Dentistry in 2010
  • Member, Dental Specialists Accreditation Board (MOH) in 2008 
  • Member, International Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons in 2005 
  • Member, Asian Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons in 2005 
  • Fellow, Academy of Medicine Singapore in 2000 
  • Member, Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons Singapore in 1994 
  • Member, Singapore Dental Association in 1984

Awards

Academic/Clinical 
  • Singapore Medical Journal Recognition Award for Reviewing with Distinction 
  • Health Manpower Development Programme Fellowship in Advanced Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Glan Clwyd Hospital (UK) in 1993-1994 

Others 

  • SingHealth Doctors & Dentists Long Service Award in 2016 
  • National Day Award (Long Service Medal) in 2014 
  • NDCS Long Service Award (20 years) in 2004 
  • The Public Commendation Medal Special Investiture of the National Day Awards for Overcoming SARS in 2003 
  • MOH Long Service Award (10 years) in 1995 

Publications and Research Trials

  • The Clinical Effectiveness of Alveolar Ridge Preservation in the Maxillary Anterior Esthetic Zone – A Retrospective Study. Albert MH Lee, CY Poon. J Esthet Restor Dent 00:00-00, 2016 
  • Quality of life treatment outcomes of class III skeletal patients after bimaxillary osteotomies. TH Wee, CY Poon. Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare 2014; 23(3):183-190 
  • Malignant transformation of keratocystic odontogenic tumour: two case reports. B Tan, SY Tay, S Lee, CT Kwa, CY Poon, C Goh, A Balakrishnan. American Journal of Otolaryngology 2013; 34(4): 357-61 
  • A rational approach to the dental management of patients on bisphosphonates. JB Lai, CY Poon. Singapore Dental Journal 2011; 32: 1-14 
  • Treatment of ranula using carbon dioxide laser – Case series report. JB Lai, CY Poon. International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery 2009; 38(10): 1107-11 
  • Immediate repair of transected inferior nerves in sagittal split osteotomies. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. A B G Tay, CY Poon, LY Teh. 2008; 66: 2476-81 
  • The effect of prior radiation therapy for treatment of nasopharyngeal cancer on wound healing following extractions: The incidence of complications and risk factors. KW Lye, J Wee, F Gao, HN Soek, LS Yoke, CY Poon. International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. 2007; 36: 315-20 
  • A randomized controlled trial to compare steroid with cyclosporine for the topical treatment of oral lichen planus. CY Poon, BT Goh, MJ Kim, A Rajaseharan, S Ahmed, K Thongprasom et al. J of Oral Surg, Oral Med, Oral pathol, Oral Radiol & Endodontology 2006; 102: 47-55 
  • Survival of root filled cracked teeth in tertiary institution. International Endodontic Journal. L Tan, NN Chen, CY Poon, HB Wong. 2006; 39(11): 886-89 
  • Bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaws. A Yeo, KW Lye, CY Poon. Singapore Dental Journal 2005; 27(1): 36-40 • The importance of routine magnetic resonance imaging in trigeminal neuralgia diagnosis. Goh BT, Poon CY, Peck RHL. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol 2000; 92: 424-9 
  • Cryotherapy in the management of trigeminal neuralgia: A review of the literature and report of three cases. CY Poon. Singapore Dental Journal Vol. 23 No. 1 December 2000 (Supplement) 
  • Odontogenic keratocyst of the maxilla presenting as periodontal abscess. ML Marzella, CY Poon & R Peck. Singapore Dental Journal Vol. 23 No. 1 December 2000 (Supplement) 

Research Trials

  • Title: Surface enhanced Raman spectroscopic bio-fluid analysis using metallic nano- structures 
  • Role: Site-investigator 
  • Status: Study ongoing