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Dr Priscilla Lu

BDSc, MDS (Ortho)

The Orthodontic Clinic

9 Scotts Road
Pacific Plaza
#08-02/03 
Singapore 228210

Phone: 67373850
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About Dr Priscilla Lu

Educational Background

Dr Priscilla Lu obtained her Bachelor of Dental Science with Honours from the University of Melbourne. While she was an undergraduate there she was featured on the Dean’s Honours list during her last two years and was awarded the Leonard Hansen prize in dental research. Dr Lu went on to receive a Pacific Smiles Group scholarship to complete her last two years of dental school and went on to join term after graduating. Passionate about orthodontics, she pursued further education and achieved a Master of Dental Surgery in Orthodontics from the National University of Singapore (NUS). She is now a member of the Orthodontics of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh as well as a registered dental specialist in Orthodontics with the Singapore Dental Council (SDC). 

Professional Experience

Dr Lu served as an Associate Consultant in the Department of Orthodontics at the NDC and was awarded the Singapore Health Quality Service Silver and Gold awards during her time there. Currently, she is also a clinical tutor to the Postgraduate Orthodontic Programme at NUS.

Special Expertise

Dr Lu's orthodontic treatments include early interceptive treatment for young children, comprehensive treatment from tweens to adults using fixed braces (metal, ceramic and self-ligating brackets), InvisalignTM and lingual braces. She has dealt with the management of impacted teeth, malocclusions requiring growth modification and dentofacial orthopedics, on top of surgical orthodontics for patients needing jaw surgery. She has also experienced managing dental trauma in young children requiring autotransplantation and orthodontics. 

Education

BDSc 2007, University of Melbourne, Australia 
MDS (Orthodontics) (Singapore) 2014, National University of Singapore, Singapore 

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Thank you for your question and it is indeed a valid one. Braces wires are not changed every visit due to 2 main reasons namely: 1) The teeth have not fully aligned to the shape of the current wire and more time is needed for the desired tooth movement to be achieved.Tooth moveme...
23 May 2019
Thank you for your question. Although braces treatment would not have any impact on your nasolabial lines as the braces are bonded to the teeth and its influence is only on the teeth and its supporting bone, it may be good to assess the lip posture following removal of braces as the...
17 May 2019
Thank you for your question. Dental procedures can be quite terrifying for young children and for some adults with dental phobia. In order for dental procedures to be done comfortably for these individuals, anaesthesia will be required to alter their conscious state so that they can...
18 May 2019
Thank you for your question and for including a lateral cephalogram to help me understand your case better. From the xray that you have included, the upper and lower teeth do appear to be proclined or slanting forwards. Your lips appear to close nicely with an average to normal angl...
17 May 2019
Thank you for your question. A crown lengthening surgery is most commonly done to expose a tooth in order for a dentist to prepare a tooth properly for a crown. This can be necessary when the tooth exposed above the gum line is too short and will not have sufficient height to allow ...
6 May 2019
Thank you for your question. Bimaxillary protrusion is characterised by protrusive and proclined upper and lower incisors and difficulty closing the lips. Bimaxillary protrusion can also be associated with a gummy smile and an anterior open bite and is seen commonly in African-Ameri...
4 May 2019
Hi, Thank you for your question. Bimaxillary protrusion is quite common in Asians, it is characterised by protrusive or proclined upper and lower front teeth. This means that the upper and lower teeth appear to slant outwards and thus may result in lips that are difficult to close and appear to ...
2 May 2019
Thank you for your question. A dentist may advise to delay braces for a few situations, and some of the common ones include: 1) A need for growth monitoring. Some patients may present with a more prominent lower jaw or a long jaw which may continue to grow further and thus may af...
1 May 2019
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Thank you for your question. Although braces treatment would not have any impact on your nasolabial lines as the braces are bonded to the teeth and its influence is only on the teeth and its supporting bone, it may be good to assess the lip posture following removal of braces as the...
17 May 2019
Thank you for your question and for including a lateral cephalogram to help me understand your case better. From the xray that you have included, the upper and lower teeth do appear to be proclined or slanting forwards. Your lips appear to close nicely with an average to normal angl...
17 May 2019
Hi, Thank you for your question. Bimaxillary protrusion is quite common in Asians, it is characterised by protrusive or proclined upper and lower front teeth. This means that the upper and lower teeth appear to slant outwards and thus may result in lips that are difficult to close and appear to ...
2 May 2019
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