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Dr Lim Kuen Fui from National Dental Centre Singapore

Dr Lim Kuen Fui

BDS (Singapore)

DOrth RCS (Edinburgh)

MDS (Orthodontics)(Singapore)

MDO RCPS (Glasgow)

FAMS (Orthodontics)

Senior Consultant

Specialty: Orthodontics

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Braces, Cleft Lip and Palate, Malocclusion, Mandibular Advancement Splints (MAS), Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Obstructive Sleep Apnea - The Dental & Maxillofacial Management, Orthodontics, Retainers After Braces​, Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, Tooth Avulsion (Knocked-out Tooth).

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Department of Orthodontics National Dental Centre SingaporeNational Dental Centre Singapore


Dr Ivan Lim is a senior consultant at the Department of Orthodontics at NDCS. His main interest is in the field of Aesthetic Dentistry especially with the use of technology to aid treatment efficiency and better acceptance by patients. 

Dr Lim is a clinical senior lecturer of the Residency Program with NUS. He has published his research studies and has contributed to advance education through lectures in conferences.


  • Fellows of the Academy of Medicine , Singapore (FAMS) – 1998 
  • Master of Dental Surgery (Orthodontics), National University of Singapore – 1995 
  • Membership in Orthodontics, The Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh - 1995 
  • Membership in Dental Orthopaedics, Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow – 1995 
  • Diploma in Orthodontics, The Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh - 1994 
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery, National University of Singapore – 1987 

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Clinical Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Dentistry, NUS: since 2010 to present 
  • Member, Korean Society of Lingual Orthodontists: since 2000 to present 
  • Member, World Federation of Orthodontists: since 1996 to present 
  • Member, International Association of Dental Research: since 1994 to present 
  • President, Association of Orthodontists (Singapore): 1992 and 1994 
  • Member, Singapore Dental Association: since 1987 to present 


  • 10 Years Long Service Award, National Dental Centre Singapore: 2004 
  • 20 Years Long Service Award, National Dental Centre Singapore: 2010 
  • Outstanding Contribution , 1ST International Congress on Lingual Orthodontics: 1999 

Research Interests

  • Aesthetic Orthodontics with a slant to using technology to improve and enhance efficiency and acceptance.


  • KF Lim, KKK Lew and SL Toh Clinical Material. 1994;16:63-71 
  • Bending Stiffness of an aesthetic orthodontic archwire – Optiflex KF Lim, KKK Lew and SL Toh Abstract no 1. Journal of Dental Research. 1994;73(4) 
  • Modified bell shaped bonded lingual retainer KF Lim Journal of Clinical Orthodontics. 1995;29(5):341 
  • Intra-oral Computed Radiography -an in-vitro evaluation KF Lim, EEM Loh and YH Hong Journal of Dentistry. 1996;24(5):359-364 
  • Quantitative assessment of a new intra-oral digital imaging system KF Lim, EEM Loh and YH Hong Abstract no 498,. Journal of Dental Research. 1995;74:463 
  • Posterior one tooth crossbite - an alternative approach KF Lim Journal of Clinical Orthodontics,1996;30(5):276 • Plastic Strut for Archwire Spools KF Lim Journal of Clinical Orthodontics, 1996;30(8):438 
  • Latex elastic induced periodontal damage – a case report on the subsequent orthodontic managemen KF Lim Quintessence International, 1996;27(10):685-690. 
  • Phosphor Stimulated Computed Cephalometry - reliability of landmark identification KF Lim and KWC Foong British Orthodontic Journal, 1997;24:301-308. • Parodontale Schaden durch ungesicherte Gummiringe - ein Fallbericht uber die kieferorthopadische Nachbehandlung KF Lim Quintessencz, 1996; 47(12): 1663-1676 
  • Retenedor Lingual en Forma de Campanay Cementado con Resina KF Lim Journal of Clinical Orthodontics,1997;3(1):18. 

Research Trials