Dr Poh Yu-Jin is a Specialist in Endodontics. He obtained his B.D.S from the National University of Singapore in 1994 and subsequently his Masters in Endodontics from the Eastman Dental Institute and Hospital in London in 1998. He is also a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine Singapore.
Dr Poh has maintained a practice restricted to Endodontics since 2001 and was in the pioneer batch of accredited Specialists recognized by the Singapore Dental Council in 2008. He specializes in Dental Pain management and is proficient with multiple techniques using the most up-to-date equipment for achieving Pain Control through Root Canal Therapy and its associated adjuncts. His work often involves multi-disciplinary collaboration with his Dental and Medical colleagues to achieve resolution to the often multi-factorial facets of Dental and non-Dental pain.
Dr Poh is very actively involved in the Dental and in particular the Endodontic Community and has served in all levels of the Executive Committee of the Specialist Society of Endodontists Singapore (SES). He was the past President of this Society, having served 2 consecutive terms as President from 2009-2013. He was heavily involved in all aspects of charting the direction of this Specialist Society and was also responsible for spearheading, through Continuing Professional Education, Endodontic awareness and progression for the Endodontic Specialists, Dental Specialists from other Dental Disciplines as well as the General Dental Practitioners, both locally and regionally. Dr Poh was in 2014 nominated and voted into the Executive Branch of the College of Dental Surgeons (CDSS), the Dental Division of the Academy of Medicine Singapore (AMS), where he served several terms in various capacities, being involved with all professional matters relating to the Dental Specialists, exit examinations for specialty-trained dentists applying to be dental specialists, as well as the formulation of clinical practice guidelines and continuing education for all the dental professionals in Singapore. He has been the Vice-President of CDSS since 2016 and as at 2018 he is into his second 2-year term. Dr Poh also sits on the Medical Advisory Board (MAB) of Mount Elizabeth Hospital (Orchard) and he continues to remain committed to advancing Dental, Endodontic and Professional Education for all members of the Dental Fraternity.