Wen Lin Chai

University of Malaya, Malaysia


Wen Lin Chai is an Associate Professor. She graduated from University of Malaya, Malaysia, in 1994. She joined Ministry of Health as a Dental Officer in Ipoh. She then pursued her specialist training and obtained her fellowship from Royal College of Surgeons of England (FDSRCS) in 1998. With her interest in teaching and research, she returned to her Alma Matter to be a Lecturer and started her research journey since then and finally obtained her M.S. degree in dental science in 2005, and her Ph.D. degree in 2010. She is experienced in various areas of researches, such as endodontic, implant-soft tissue interface, and qualitative study. The study topics include the morphology of C-shaped canal, the antimicrobial efficacy of intracanal medicaments in Enterococcus faecalis biofilm, development of an in vitro tissue-engineered oral mucosal model for the investigation of implant-soft tissue interface and more recently, a qualitative study on patients’ perception. Her researches have brought her multiple local and international awards. She has published numerous articles in local and foreign journals, not only pertaining to her research topics but also on various aspects of dentistry.

Biography Updated on 31 October 2012

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