Dr Leanne Teoh

Dr Leanne Teoh is a Senior Lecturer of Dental Therapeutics at the University of Melbourne, and a practising dentist and registered pharmacist. Her research focus is on various aspects of medicine use in dentistry and dental prescribing practices. She co-authored the Therapeutic Guidelines Oral and Dental Version 2, is on the editorial board for the journal BMC Oral Health, and is the current Vice President of the Australian Dental Association Therapeutics Committee. She is a lecturer and coordinator for the dental therapeutics program for the Doctor of Dental Surgery and Bachelor of Oral Hygiene courses at the University of Melbourne.   

As an invited speaker, Leanne has presented both locally and internationally in various forums, including the Therapeutic Goods Administration, FDI World Dental Federation and International Association for Dental Research. She has also been a guest on several podcasts, including ‘Dental Central’ and ‘Dental Head Start’, and is first author of the book ‘Handbook of Dental Therapeutics’, highlighting the use of therapeutics and pharmacology in dental practice.  

Leanne has received several awards and scholarships, including the Rowden White Scholarship, International College of Dentists Community Oral Health Award, and the Ernest Joske Award at Melbourne Dental School for research impact and publications.