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About Dr Priscilla Lu

1. Specialty/Sub-Specialty/Area of Medicine

Orthodontics

2. Services

  • Orthodontics
  • Invisalign 
  • General Dentistry
  • Aesthetic Dentistry
  • Dental Implants
  • Extractions and Wisdom Teeth Removal

3. Experience

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). 

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.

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. 

4. Awards and Achievements

  • Leonard Hansen prize in dental research
  • Singapore Health Quality Service Silver and Gold awards

5. Publications

  • Abuzar MA, Bellur S, Duong N, et al. Evaluating surface roughness of a polyamide denture base material in comparison with poly (methyl methacrylate). Journal of Oral Science. 2010;52(4):577-581. doi:10.2334/josnusd.52.577

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