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Dr Koo Chieh Shen

Koo Chieh Shen

Dr Koo Chieh Shen

BDS (Spore), MClinDent Orthodontics (UK), M Orth RCSEd (Edinburgh)

Dental Registrar

KK Women's and Children's Hospital

Specialty: Orthodontics, Dentistry

Clinical Appointments

  • Dental Registrar SingHealth Duke-NUS Sleep Centre
  • Dental Registrar Dental Service KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital


Dr Koo Chieh Shen acquired his dental degree at the National University of Singapore in 2011. He completed a 3 year specialist Orthodontic training programme at the prestigious Eastman Dental Institute in London. He subsequently gained his Membership in Orthodontics with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2016.

He is a highly experienced clinician, treating a full range comprising simple teeth alignment to complex cases involving cleft lip & palate and jaw surgery. He takes a passionate and professional approach to orthodontics while providing the highest quality care, which patients will appreciate.

In addition, he enjoys participating in yearly volunteer mission trips, which continuously seeks to improve the lives of children born with facial deformities.


  • Masters of Clinical Dentistry in Orthodontics (Advanced training), University College London, UK, 2016
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery, National University of Singapore, 2011

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

Committee Memberships
  • Social Co-chairperson, Association of Orthodontists Singapore Congress Committee, Association of Orthodontists Singapore, 2018
Professional Memberships


  • Member, World Federation of Orthodontists, 2017
  • Member, Association of Orthodontists Singapore, 2016
  • Member, Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, 2016
  • Member, Cleft Lip and Palate Association of Singapore, 2016


  • Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme (UROP), First prize (2011)

Research Interests

  • 3-D Imaging
  • Digitial Orthodontics
  • Growth and Development of the Teeth & Jaws
  • Orthognathic Surgery
  • Aetiology, genetics and management of cleft deformity


  • The temporary anchorage devices research terrain: Current perspectives and future forecasts! Gandedkar NH, Koo CS, Sharan JS, Chng CK, Vaid NR. Semin Orthod. 2018 Mar; Article in Press.
  • Role of the “Craniofacial Orthodontist” in a “Craniofacial Team”. Gandedkar NH, Koo CS, Chng CK, Por YC, Yeow VKL, Sng KW. J Indian Orthod Soc. 2017 Dec; Article in Press.
  • Recent advances in orthognathic surgery diagnosis and management: 3D image acquisition, virtual surgical planning, rapid prototyping, and seamless surgical navigation. Gandedkar NH, Koo CS, Chng CK. J Contemp Ortho. 2017 Mar; 1(2):12-19.
  • Recent advances in orthognathic surgery, diagnosis and management: 3D image acquisition, virtual surgical planning, rapid prototyping, and seamless surgical navigation. J Contemp Ortho. 2017 Mar, 1(2):12-19.

Research Trials