Dr. Yin Shi Hoo
DDS (Gold Medalist) UKM, MFD RCS (Edin),
Fellow of the International College of Continuing Dental Education (ICCDE), Certified Invisalign Provider,
Registered with Malaysian & Australian Dental Council
Certificate in World Clinical Laser Institute
Member of ITI, Member of Malaysian Dental Association
Academic and Professional Achievements:
Dr. Hoo was the recipient of the Honor Scholarship Award in 2004-2005, which was awarded to the top achiever of the faculty. She graduated from the National University of Malaysia in 2009 with a Gold Medal Award (Best All-Round Student) under full scholarship sponsorship.
Besides being a firm believer in evidence-based dentistry, Dr. Hoo is a keen researcher. She has received a Gold Medal for winning SEAADE-GC Dental Asia Student Prevention Table Clinician Competition in year 2009. She was also awarded the Best Presenter Award in oral presentation at CDA/MDA Joint International Scientific Convention (2012).
After graduation, Dr. Hoo was appointed as one of the Dental Officers in the Department of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery and Paediatric Dentistry by the Ministry of Health, Malaysia. Besides her hospital-based experience, she has worked alongside other specialists which gave her many opportunities to practice all specialties and subspecialties of dentistry as well as to serve people of diverse cultures.
In June 2013, Dr. Hoo completed all written and oral examinations for admission into the Australian Dental Council (ADC). She is now registered as a qualified dentist in Australia. In July 2014, Dr. Hoo was admitted as a member of the Faculty of Dental Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh, MFDS RCS (Edin) through a series of examinations.
Dr. Hoo had successfully completed All-UiTM Dental Implantology Continuum in 2014. She has continued her further training in Advanced Periodontal Surgery and Implantology through the following courses: -
Certificate in Comprehensive Implant Dentistry with the International Team of Implantology (ITI) in Boston, June 2014.
Advanced Periodontal Surgery/Plastic Surgery and Implant Therapy, The University of Michigan School of Dentistry, 2015.
USC Comprehensive Surgical and Restorative Implant Training Program, 2017.
Dr. Hoo has a strong passion in Aesthetic Dentistry and she finds it extremely momentous when she improves someone’s smile while involuntarily improving their quality of life. She has been an Invisalign provider since 2013. In 2016, she completed a 2-Year Residency Program in Orthodontics in Taiwan, mentored by Dr. Chris Chang and she attended the Invisalign Immersion Program in Hong Kong, mentored by Dr. Yau Yi Kwong. She is currently taking part in a Mini Residency Program in Clear Aligner Technique Program, mentored by Dr. Sandra Tai.
Dr. Hoo has been actively involved in organising dental conferences to benefit the profession and volunteered in several dental health promotional campaigns. She was the former chairman of a scientific programme in a past convention.
Dr. Hoo always aims to provide the very best for her patients. She is driven by the goal of creating a pleasant and amazing experience for everyone. As someone who is concerned about “dental fear”, her patients’ comfort is her main comprehension simultaneous to executing a dental procedure to immaculacy.