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Dr Lai Ye Choung

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  • Senior Consultant, Division of Oral Maxillo Facial Surgery, Division of Dentistry, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
  • Senior Consultant, Division of Dentistry, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital


BDS (S'pore), MDS (Orthodontics), M Ortho RCS (Edin), FAMS (Orthodontics)



Clinical Disciplines/Programmes:


Special Interests:

Interceptive Orthodontics, Adjunctive Orthodontics


Dr Lai Ye Choung graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2005. He was awarded a sponsorship by the National Dental Centre of Singapore in 2008 for his Orthodontics residency training at NUS.

He graduated with a Master of Dental Surgery (Orthodontics) and obtained a Membership in Orthodontics with the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh in 2011. He obtained his fellowship with the Academy of Medicine, Singapore in 2014 and is registered as a Dental Specialist in Orthodontics with the Singapore Dental Council.

Dr Lai currently practises as an Orthodontist at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital. He treats children and adults with various types of malocclusion and is proficient in the use of functional appliances and conventional fixed appliances. He also uses Invisalign® and Insignia™ (customised fixed appliance) in his clinical practice. He has a strong interest in the use of Adjunctive Orthodontics (sectional fixed appliance) to aid restorative dentist in placement of dental prosthesis.

Journals & Publications

  1. Yap AU, Tan MWY, Foo JKY, Lai YC. Noninvasive interventions for temporomandibular disorders: a scoping review of systematic reviews from 2017 to 2022. Quintessence Int. 2023. Epub ahead of print.                                                       
  2. Lai YC, Yap AU, Türp JC. Prevalence of temporomandibular disorders in patients seeking orthodontic treatment: A systematic review. J Oral Rehabil. 2020 Feb;47(2):270-280.
  3. Chye CH, Yap AU, Lai YC, Soh MS. Post-gel polymerization shrinkage associated with different light curing regimens. Oper Dent. 2005 Jul-Aug;30(4):474-80.  

Professional Memberships

  • Academy of Medicine, Singapore
  • Singapore Dental Association
  • Association of Orthodontists, Singapore
  • Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh

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