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Doctors Chai Wen Lin Chai Wen Lin


Associate Professor Dr Chai Wen Lin

Associate Professor Dr Chai Wen Lin
FDSRCS (Eng), PhD (Sheff), MDSc (UM), BDS (UM)
Profile

Associate Professor Dr Chai Wen Lin graduated from the University of Malaya in 1994. She served as a dental officer in Ministry of Health at Ipoh between 1994 and 1995. To fulfil the requirement for her specialist training, she then worked as an honorary senior house officer at the Queen Victoria Hospital, West Sussex, UK in 1996. Because of her interest in teaching, she then returned to her alma matter and took up the challenge to become a lecturer. Her believes in lifelong learning has brought her to achieve higher qualifications in the form of the Fellowship from Royal College of Surgeons of England (FDSRCS) in 1998, a Master in Dental Science in 2005 and a doctorate of philosophy (PhD) in 2010. Throughout her tenure as an academician, she has dedicated herself to teaching, research and publication. She has involved in various researches areas in dentistry, such as endodontics (toothache, Enterococcus faecalis biofilm, C-shaped canal), implant-soft tissue interface and qualitative study on patients perception. Her researches have brought her multiple local and international awards. She has published numerous articles in local and international journals, not only pertaining to her research topics but also on various aspects of dentistry.

Specialty
Clinic Availability
Monday
18/09
Tuesday
19/09
Wednesday
20/09
Thursday
21/09
Friday
22/09
Saturday
23/09
14:00 - 17:00
( By Appointment Only )

Monday
25/09
Tuesday
26/09
Wednesday
27/09
Thursday
28/09
Friday
29/09
Saturday
30/09
14:00 - 17:00
( By Appointment Only )
Red - Fully Booked, Green - Available, Yellow - Limited

Research and Publications:

Fellowships, Memberships & Professional Affiliations:
  • Panel of Interview for the intake of Bachelor of Dentistry course. , University Malaya, 29-Mar-13.
  • Committee of Undergraduate Entrance Selection , Department Of General Practice And Oral & Maxillofacial, Faculty Of Dentistry, 19-Feb-13 - 19-Feb-14.
  • Chairman, 03-Apr-12.
  • Committee Member of the Committee of Undergraduate Entrance Selection , Department Of General Practice And Oral & Maxillofacial, Faculty Of Dentistry, 03-Apr-12.
  • Committee Member of the Jawatankuasa Kurikulum Peringkat Jabatan, Department Of General Practice And Oral & Maxillofacial, Faculty Of Dentistry, 28-Feb-12.
  • Committee Member of 'Jawatankuasa Specifikasis dan Penilaian Teknikal bagi Pembelian "Incubator" untuk kegunaan penyelidikan, Fakulti Pergigian, UM, Department Of General Practice And Oral & Maxillofacial, Faculty Of Dentistry, 08-Oct-11.
  • Committee Member of 'Jawatankuasa Specifikasis dan Penilaian Teknikal bagi Pembelian "Micro-electrode array" untuk kegunaan penyelidikan, Fakulti Pergigian, UM, Department Of General Practice And Oral & Maxillofacial, Faculty Of Dentistry, 08-Oct-11.
  • Secretary  of Implant Unit, Faculty of Dentistry , UM, Department Of General Practice And Oral & Maxillofacial, Faculty Of Dentistry, 01-Jun-11.
  • Member of Committee of  Curriculum , Department Of General Practice And Oral & Maxillofacial, Faculty Of Dentistry, 01-Jun-05 - 01-Jun-06.
  • Assistanat Editor of  Malaysian Dental Journal,  01-Jan-05 - 01-Jan-06.
  • Chairman of 7th Student  Scientific Conference, Department Of General Practice And Oral & Maxillofacial, Faculty Of Dentistry, 01-Jan-05 - 31-Dec-05.
  • Chairman of Committee and Cultural Society , NADI, Department Of General Practice And Oral & Maxillofacial, Faculty Of Dentistry, 01-Sep-01 - 01-Oct-03.

Awards and Recognitions:
  • Poster presentation 1st Runner up. Chooi Yi Ho, Teng Fang Yeo, Dey Eng Yap, Wen Lin Chai, Wei Cheong Ngeow. Determination of Save Zone to Prevent Inferior Alveolar Nerve (IAN) Injury in Mandibular Posterior Teeth During Endodontic Procedure. 19-24th Aug 13 , 40th APDSA Congress Scientific research Competition (SRC), Bali, Indonesia. , 2013.
  • Oral presentation - Winner. Chooi Ting Oon, Shir Inn Ang, Wen Lin Chai, Wei Cheong Ngeow. The incidence and Distance of Apical Protusion Of the Maxillary Molar Roots into The Maxillary Sinus. 19-24th Aug 13 , 40th APDSA Congress Scientific research Competition (SRC), Bali, Indonesia. , 2013.
  • Excellent Award 2011 for PhD completion period more than 3 years but less than 4 years. (12.12.11), University of Malaya, 2011.
  • Poster Award in 'The 3rd Thailand International Conference on Oral Biology' 26-27 May, 2011, Faculty of Dentistry, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, 2011.
  • Excellent Exchanged Scheme, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom, 2009.
  • Worldwide Universities Network, University of Sheffield, 2009.
  • Oral Presentation Worldwide Universities Network Forum of Oral Health Science, Nanjing Forum 2009, Nanjing University , 2009.
  • Highly commended , 7th United Kingdom Society for Biomaterials Annual Conference , 2008.
  • Gold medal, Seoul International Invention Fair 2006, 7-11 December, 2006, Seoul Korea, 2006.
  • Gold medal, 17th International Invention Innovation Industrial Design & Technology Exhibition 2006, Kuala Lumpur, 2006.
  • Silver award, Biotechnology Asia 2006, 9-11, August 2006, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, 2006.
  • Silver award, Malaysia Technology Expo 2006, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2006.