M Orth RCS (Edinburgh)
Dr Leong Se Mean obtained a degree in Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 1998. During her undergraduate years, she was on the Dean’s List for the academic year 1994/1995. Her early interest in orthodontics was evident when she selected the subject for her final year project.
Upon graduation, Dr Leong practiced general dentistry in school dental clinics, polyclinics and the National Dental Centre over a period of three years. Subsequently, she completed her postgraduate orthodontic specialty training in 2005 at King’s College London, United Kingdom acquiring both her Masters of Science (MSc) in Orthodontics and the Membership in Orthodontics (M Orth RCS) by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. During her training in UK, Dr Leong worked in various NHS hospitals including Guy’s Hospital, Kent and Sussex Hospital and Queen Victoria Hospital. Under the guidance of distinguished consultants, she gained valuable experience in treating children and adults with a wide range of malocclusion of differing degree of complexity.
Dr Leong returned to Singapore in late 2005 and was appointed the Registrar and later Senior Registrar in Orthodontics at the National Dental Centre. Currently, she is practicing fully in private clinics as a visiting specialist. Dr Leong obtained her Fellowship from the Academy of Medicine (FAM), Singapore in 2008 and is a registered specialist on specialist list of the Singapore Dental Council.