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Goh Bee Tin

Clinical Associate Professor

Vice Chair, Research, Oral Health Academic Clinical Programme


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

Dr 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. 

Dr Goh 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. She is also appointed Clinical Associate Professor at the NUS Dental Faculty and Adjunct Associate Professor at the Nanyang Technological University.   Dr Goh is active in teaching and training postgraduate students. 


Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships:

  • Senior Consultant, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, National Dental Centre Singapore
  • Member, SingHealth Institutional Biosafety Committee: 2014 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
  • Chair, Research Committee, national Dental Centre Singapore: 2012 to present 
  • 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
  • Member, Dental Specialist Accreditation Committee, Singapore Dental Council: 2013 to present 
  • 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


  • 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: Training in Cleft Lip and Palate Surgery ‘Complex Cleft Osteotomies’ :2000
  • 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

Leadership positions / roles in Education: 

  • Deputy Director (Research and Education) National Dental Centre Singapore
  • Clinical Associate Professor in Oral and Maxillofacial Residency Programme, Faculty of Dentistry, National University of Singapore

Research Interests: Bone tissue engineering and mandibular reconstruction.

Selected Publications:

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.

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.

Herath TDK, Larbi A, Teoh SH, James Kirkpatrick C, Goh BT. Neutrophil-mediated enhancement of angiogenesis and osteogenesis in a novel triple cell co-culture model with endothelial cells and osteoblasts. J Tissue Eng Regen Med, 2017.

Teoh SH, Goh BT, Lim J. Three-dimensional printed polycaprolactone scaffolds for regeneration success and future perspective. Tissue Eng Part A 2019; 25 (13-14): 931-935.

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.