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Dr Lai Bien

BDS (Singapore)

MSc (Pediatric Dentistry) (North Carolina)

Cert Pediatric Dentistry (North Carolina)

Am. Board Pediatric Dentistry

Senior Consultant

National Dental Centre Singapore

Specialty: Paediatric Dentistry

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Children's Dentistry (Paediatric Dentistry), Dental Trauma In Children, Early Childhood Caries, Paediatric Dentistry.

Clinical Appointments

  • Head & Senior Consultant Paediatric Dentistry, Department of Restorative Dentistry National Dental Centre SingaporeNational Dental Centre Singapore
  • Visiting Consultant Dental Service KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital

Academic Appointments

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor SingHealth Duke-NUS Oral Health Academic Clinical Programme



  • Diplomate, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry - 2012 

  • MSc (Pediatric Dentistry) University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA - 2011 

  • BDS National University of Singapore - 2006

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Consultant, Paediatric Dentistry Unit, Department of Restorative Dentistry, National Dental Centre Singapore - May 2016 till present

  • Associate Director, MDS Paediatric Dentistry Residency Training Programme - 2014 till present

  • Member, NDCS Research Review Committee - 2014 till present


  • Health Manpower Development Programme Award - 2015

  • SingHealth Foundation Health Service Research New Investigator Award - 2012

Research Interests


  • Clinical Efficacy of a two-year oral health programme for infants and toddlers in Singapore.
    Lai B, Tan WK, Lu QS. Singapore Medical Journal 2018 Feb; 59(2) : 87 - 93

  • Unmet dental needs and barriers to dental care among children with autism spectrum disorders.
    Lai B1, Milano M, Roberts MW, Hooper SR. J Autism Dev Disord. 2012 Jul; 42(7) : 1294 - 303

  • Idiopathic Gingival Hyperplasia: A Case Report with a 17-Year Follow-up.
    Lai B1, Muenzer J, Roberts MW. Case Rep Dent. 2011; 2011 : 986237. doi: 10.1155/2011/986237. Epub 2011 Jul 3.

Research Trials