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Dr Lai Juen Bin

Dr Lai Juen Bin

BDS (Singapore)

MDS (Singapore)

FRACDS

FAMS (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery)

Senior Consultant

Specialty: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Arthroscopy, Cleft Lip and Palate, Dental Implant, Impacted Wisdom Teeth, Jaw Surgery, Malocclusion, Mandibular Advancement Splints (MAS), Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Obstructive Sleep Apnea - The Dental & Maxillofacial Management, Periodontal Surgery/Gum Surgery, Temporomandibular Joint Disorder.

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital
  • Senior Consultant NDCS Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic @CGH Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital
  • Visiting Consultant, Assistant Director of Integrated Sleep Services (ISS) SingHealth Duke-NUS Sleep Centre
  • Senior Consultant, OMS (NDC) & Head, OMS (CGH) Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery National Dental Centre SingaporeNational Dental Centre Singapore

Profile

Dr Lai Juen Bin graduated from National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2000, receiving several awards including Dean list, Gold medal for best in clinical dentistry. He then underwent Oral and Maxillofacial training at the National University of Singapore and received his Masters of Dental Surgery in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 2005. 

He was selected for Ministry of Health's Health Manpower Development Programme and underwent fellowship training in advanced Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery training in particular Craniofacial trauma. 

Dr Lai has keen interest in:

  • Craniomaxillofacial tramua 
  • Orthognathic Surgery 
  • Facial Aesthetic Surgery 
  • Dental Implantology 

He holds professional appointments: 

  • Director, Dental Service CGH, Clinical Service of SingHealth, Duke-NUS ORH-ACP 
  • Head, Department of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, CGH 
  • Clinical Lecturer, Faculty of Dentistry, NUS

Education

  • The Academy of Medicine, Singapore (FAMS) - 2008 
  • Master of Dental Surgery (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery), National University of Singapore – 2005 
  • FRACDS, The Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons – 2005 
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery, National University of Singapore – 2000

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Director Dental Service CGH, Clinical Service of Singhealth, Duke-NUS ORH – ACP: 2015 
  • Head, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery: 2013 
  • Chairman, NDCS Infection Control Committee & Infectious Disease Outbreak Task Force Committee: 2012 to 2015 
  • Clinical Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Dentistry, NUS - 2010
  • Lecturer, Dental Assistant Course (Oral Surgery module), Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology: 2010 to 2011 
  • OMS Representative, SGH SDA Committee: 2010 
  • Marker, Dental Assistant Course (Oral Surgery modules), Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology: 2010 
  • Dental Service, 1st Summer Youth Olympic Games: 2010 
  • Adjunct Clinical Professor, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Alabama Birmingham, USA: 2009 
  • Committee in Bisphosphonate Register, National Dental Centre Singapore: 2005 
  • Committee in Ambulatory Surgery Centre, National Dental Centre Singapore: 2007 to 2008 
  • Oral Surgeon in multicentre drug trial for multiple myeloma patients on Zometa, dexamethasone and thalidomide: 2006 to 2007 
  • Committee in 10th Scientific Meeting, National Dental Centre Singapore: 2006

Awards

  • Long Service Award, National Dental Centre Singapore: 2011 
  • Distinctions in Biochemistry, Physiology, Pathology, Microbiology (Primary FRACDS examination), Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons: 2001 
  • Dean’s List, National Dental Centre Singapore: 1999 to 2000 
  • Gold Medal for Best in Clinical Dentistry, Loh Fun Chee Gold Medal for Best in Clinical Dentistry: 1999 to 2000 
  • Bronze Medal, Singapore Dental Association: 1996 to 1997 
  • Dean’s List, National University of Singapore: 1996 to 1997

Research Interests

Publications

  • Inferior Alveolar Nerve Injury in Trauma-Induced Mandible Fractures. Tay AB, Lai JB, Lye KW, Wong WY, Nadkarni NV, Li W, Bautista D. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2015 Jul;73(7):1328-40. doi: 10.1016/j.joms.2015.02.003. Epub 2015 Mar 7. 
  • A Rational Approach to Dental Management of Patients on Bisphosphonates. SDJ 2011 Lai JB1, Poon CY. Singapore Dent J. 2011;32(1):1-13. doi: 10.1016/S0377-5291(12)70010-X. Epub 2012 Jan 25. 
  • Computer-assisted designed and computer-assisted manufactured polyetheretherketone prosthesis for complex fronto-orbito-temporal defect. Lai JB, Sittitavornwong S, Waite PD. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2011 Apr;69(4):1175-80. doi: 10.1016/j.joms.2010.05.034. Epub 2010 Dec 30. 
  • Use of transnasal jet ventilation-assisted fiberoptic intubation in obstructive sleep apnea patients undergoing orthognathic surgery: a new technique. Lai JB, Boyce JR, Sittitavornwong S, Waite PD. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2010 Aug;68(8):2025-7. doi: 10.1016/j.joms.2009.10.009. 
  • Treatment of ranula using carbon dioxide laser--case series report Lai JB, Poon CY. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2009 Oct;38(10):1107-11. Epub 2009 May 29. Review. 
  • Temporomandibular articular disorders can be alleviated with surgery Ng CH, Lai JB, Victor F , Yeo JF Evid Based Dent. 2005;6(2):48-50. 

Research Trials