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Dr Joanne Ngo Uy

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  • Senior Consultant, Prosthodontics, National University Centre for Oral Health, Singapore
  • Assistant Professor, Faculty of Dentistry, National University of Singapore
  • Clinical Lead, Discipline of Prosthodontics, National University Centre for Oral Health, Singapore


DDM, Cebu Doctor's College of Medicine, Philippines, MDS (S'pore), MRDRCS (Edin)



Clinical Disciplines/Programmes:

Dentistry, General/Operative Dentistry

Special Interests:

Dental implants, clinical management of multidisciplinary cases

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Dr Joanne Uy received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree with honours (magna cum laude) from the Cebu Doctors' University, Philippines in 1999, graduating at the top of her class. She went on to garner the 2nd highest score in the 1999 Philippine Dental Licensure Examinations, out of more than 1000 examinees.
Dr Uy's interest in the field of Prosthodontics led her to pursue a 3-year residency programme in the National University of Singapore (NUS). She graduated with a Master in Dental Surgery (Prosthodontics), and was also conferred a Membership in Restorative Dentistry (Prosthodontics) with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Dr Uy is a registered Dental Specialist in Prosthodontics.
Dr Uy is passionate about teaching, having taught in NUS for 8 years where she won several faculty and university-level teaching awards. In 2014, she moved to NUH to focus on clinical practice, while still retaining a day for teaching undergraduate modules.
Dr Uy is currently Clinical Lead and Senior Consultant in the Discipline of Prosthodontics, NUCOHS. She also holds a joint appointment as Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Dentistry, NUS. Her interest lies in Implant Dentistry, Aesthetic Dentistry as well as management of complex multidisciplinary cases.


  • 2nd place, Cebu Doctors' University Inter-Faculty Research Competition, 1998
  • Magna cum laude, Cebu Doctors' University, Philippines, 1999
  • International College of Dentists Outstanding Graduate Award, 1999
  • 2nd place, Philippine Professional Regulations Commission Dental Licensure Examinations, 1999
  • NUS FOD Excellence in Teaching Award 2005/2006
  • NUS FOD Excellence in Teaching Award 2006/2007
  • NUS FOD Excellence in Teaching Award 2007/2008
  • NUS Annual Teaching Excellence Award 2007/2008
  • National University Health System Teaching Excellence Award 2018

Journals & Publications

1. Uy JN, Neo JCL, Nicholls JI and Tan KBC, "Load fatigue performance of gold crowns luted with resin cements". Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 95 (2006): 315-322.
2. Uy JN, Neo JCL and Chan SH, "The effect of tooth and foundation restoration heights on the load fatigue performance of cast crowns". Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 104 (2010): 318-324.
3. Teo M and Uy JN, "Regeneration of a periodontal defect with Straumann Emdogain and a Straumann Soft Tissue Level Implant with SLActive surface, in combination with Straumann BoneCeramic". Case report. Basel: Institut Straumann AG, 2010. 4 pp.
4. Teo JW, Tan KB, Nicholls JI, Wong KM and Uy J, "Three-Dimensional Accuracy of Plastic Transfer Impression Copings for Three Implant Systems". International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants, 2014; 29: 577-584.

Professional Memberships

  • Prosthodontic Society (Singapore)

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