Dr Lai, Stanley Man LungBDS, MDS(HK), AdvDipPeriodont (HK), MRDRCS, FHKAM (Dental Surgery), FCDSHK (Perio)
Areas of Research Expertise
- Adjunctive therapy in periodontal treatment, such as traditional Chinese medicine or low-power laser
- Clinical periodontology
- Dental implant treatment in periodontally compromised patients
Faculty Research Group
- Primary Member of Faculty Public Health and Healthy Ageing Research Group
- Affiliated Member of Faculty Infection and Immunity Research Group
Selected Latest Publications
- Zee K-Y, Chan PS, Ho JCS, Lai SML, Corbet EF & Leung WK. Adjunctive use of modified Yunu-Jian in the non-surgical treatment of male smokers with chronic periodontitis: a randomized double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial. Chinese Medicine 2016;11:40. doi:10.1186/s13020-016-0111-z
- Suen PC, Lai SML, Bridges SM & Chu CH. Students' satisfaction with a dental summer programme and importance of influencing factors for choosing dentistry as their career.. Eur J Dent Educ. 2013;3. doi:10.1111/eje.12063
- Corbet EF, Ho DKL & Lai SML. Radiographs in periodontal disease diagnosis and management. Australian Dental Journal 2009;54 (Suppl 1):S27-S43. doi:10.1111/j.1834-7819.2009.01141.x
- Corbet EF, Ho KL & Lai SML. Radiographs in periodontal disease diagnosis and management.. Australian Dental Journal 2009;54:Suppl 1:S27-43.. doi:10.1111/j.1834-7819.2009.01141.x
- Lai SML, Corbet EF & Zee KY. Clinical and radiographic investigation of the adjunctive effects of a low-power He-Ne laser in the treatment of moderate-to-advanced periodontal disease: a pilot study. Photomedicine and Laser Surgery 2009;27:287-293. doi:10.1089/pho.2007.2206
- Lai SML, Zee KY & Corbet EF. Implant reconstructions in periodontally susceptible patients. Hong Kong Dental Journal 2008;5:11-18.
- Lai SML, Zee KY & Corbet EF. Adjunctive use of a low-power laser in periodontal therapy. Journal of Dental Research 2005;84 (Spec Iss A):3587.
- Zee KY & Lai SML. Adjunctive effect of low-power laser in periodontally involved infrabony defects. Journal of Dental Research 2004;83 (Spec Iss A):2406.
- Lai SML, Zee KY & Corbet EF. Adjunctive effect of a lower-power laser on periodontal treatment. Journal of Dental Research 2003;82 (Spec Iss C):662.
Books and Chapters
- Lai SML & Wong RMS. Modern periodontal therapy - What could be achieved and how relevant is it to our patients?. In Proceedings of the 10th Asian Pacific Society of Periodontology Meeting.2014,pp.28-37.
- 2011-: Blended learning in Dentistry: 3-D resources for problem-based and case-based learning [Teaching Development Grants] (HKD220,372) (with YANG Yan-Qi et al)
- 2009-: Effects of periodontal therapy on the control of hypertension [Small Project Funding] (HKD55,690) (with CORBET Esmonde F et al)
- 2008-: Periodontal Biotypes in Chinese Population [Seed Funding Programme for Basic Research] (HKD119,612) (with KUO David D W et al)
Honours and Awards
- Hong Kong Dental Association Prize Hong Kong Dental Association/Faculty of Dentistry. 2000. Lai SML.
- Oral-B Prize in Community Oral Health Faculty of Dentistry. 2000. Lai SML.
- Oral-B Prize in Periodontology Faculty of Dentistry. 2000. Lai SML.
- Pierre Fauchard Academy Dental Student Scholarship Faculty of Dentistry. 1999. Lai SML.
- Fearnhead Prize (Applied oral biology report) Faculty of Dentistry. 1997. Lai SML.
- Mary Sun Medical Scholarship Faculty of Dentistry. 1996. Lai SML.