Aces and Cases in Oral Medicine – ADOHTA 2021

Aces and Cases in Oral Medicine

Dr Amanda Phoon Nguyen

Perth, Bunbury and Darwin Oral Medicine Specialist. Australian Dental Association (WA) Treasurer. TEDx and Public Speaker. Educator. Not-for Profit Board Director

Dr Amanda Phoon Nguyen presents a series of her interesting cases in Oral Medicine, from oral mucosal disease to temporomandibular joint disorders, with a focus on practical application for oral health care professionals. She will also share some of her oral medicine relevant “aces”: tips to enhance application of best patient management and care in day to day practice.


BDSc (UniMelb), MRACDS (GDP), DClinDent (Oral Med) (UWA), MRACDS (OralMed), Cert ADL, FOMAA, FPFA, FICD

Amanda Phoon Nguyen is an Oral Medicine Specialist. ​Her clinical and research interests include orofacial pain, oral mucosal disorders, temporomandibular disorders, dental sleep medicine and paediatric oral medicine. In plain language, this includes things such as red and white patches in the mouth, mouth ulcers, changes in the tissues of your mouth, oral cancer and precancer, jaw pain, jaw clicking and locking, teeth grinding, saliva and salivary gland problems, headaches, facial pain and devices to wear for snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea.

​Amanda is known for her clinical expertise, approachability, devotion to patient care, and masterful ability to harness modern technology, especially social media, to support her patients and share her passion for oral medicine. Amanda completed her specialist training at the University of Western Australia, and her understanding of oral medicine became personal when a family member developed oral cancer. When Amanda completed her training, she was even more motivated to help others. Today, she is happy to support patients in her role as clinician at POMDSC, and with her public appointment at the Oral Health Centre of Western Australia.