Teresa Fong, DDS

Clinical Associate Professor



Clinical Associate Professor


Certification, Pediatric Dentistry, University of Kentucky

DDS, University of Tennessee

BA, University of Mississippi

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Dr. Teresa L. Fong received her dental degree from the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry. She then completed a residency at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, receiving her Certification in Pediatric Dentistry.  She is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist. Teresa moved to Minnesota in 1988 after marrying a Minnesotan. She and her husband, Ron, live in the Twin Cities and have an adult son. Dr. Fong was in private practice with Metropolitan Pediatric Dental Associates, Ltd. for just over 30 years.  During her private practice years she enjoyed teaching part-time in the predoctoral pediatric dental clinic at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. Dr. Fong retired from active private practice at the end of 2019.  She is now  working as a Temporary Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Developmental and Surgical Sciences, Division of Pediatric Dentistry within the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry; helping to coordinate the predoctoral clinical rotation in Pediatric Dentistry. She also teaches part-time in the Health Partners AEGD program as their pediatric dental specialist.  Dr. Fong loves dentistry, loves to learn, loves to work with others, and loves seeing and being a part of the education of our newest dental healthcare professionals!