Dr. Man Wai Ng
Dr. Man Wai Ng is chief of the Department of Dentistry at the Children’s Hospital Boston. Previously she was chief of the Department of Dentistry at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C., where she was also the director of the Residency Program in Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Ng received her DDS degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and her MPH degree from the Harvard School of Public Health. She completed residency training in pediatric dentistry at Children’s Hospital Boston.
Dr. Ng was formerly a member of the HRSA Advisory Committee in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry (Title VII programs) and a consultant to the Food and Drug Administration. She currently serves as a consultant to the Commission on Dental Accreditation and the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She is also a member of the editorial board of Pediatric Dentistry, the journal of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.
Fields of Interest
Dr. Ng is interested in public health, public policy, and advocacy to improve the oral health of children, especially on behalf of underserved children. Her research interests include preventing and managing early childhood caries and improving the education and training of medical and dental providers in oral health issues.