Academic Staff

Lai, Stanley Man Lung

Dr Lai, Stanley Man Lung

BDS, MDS(HK), AdvDipPeriodont (HK), MRDRCS, FHKAM (Dental Surgery), FCDSHK (Perio)

Title: Clinical Assistant Professor in Periodontology
Discipline area: Periodontology
Tel: 2859 0300
Research profiles: HKU Scholars Hub Scopus Researcher ID ORCID

Areas of Research Expertise

  1. Adjunctive therapy in periodontal treatment, such as traditional Chinese medicine or low-power laser
  2. Clinical periodontology
  3. Dental implant treatment in periodontally compromised patients

Faculty Research Group

Selected Latest Publications


  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Lai SML, Zee KY & Corbet EF. Implant reconstructions in periodontally susceptible patients. Hong Kong Dental Journal 2008;5:11-18.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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

  1. 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.

Research Grants

Co-Investigator :

  1. 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)
  2. 2009-: Effects of periodontal therapy on the control of hypertension [Small Project Funding] (HKD55,690) (with CORBET Esmonde F et al)
  3. 2008-: Periodontal Biotypes in Chinese Population [Seed Funding Programme for Basic Research] (HKD119,612) (with KUO David D W et al)

Honours and Awards

  1. Oral-B Prize in Community Oral Health Faculty of Dentistry. 2000. Lai SML.
  2. Oral-B Prize in Periodontology Faculty of Dentistry. 2000. Lai SML.
  3. Hong Kong Dental Association Prize Hong Kong Dental Association/Faculty of Dentistry. 2000. Lai SML.
  4. Pierre Fauchard Academy Dental Student Scholarship Faculty of Dentistry. 1999. Lai SML.
  5. Fearnhead Prize (Applied oral biology report) Faculty of Dentistry. 1997. Lai SML.
  6. Mary Sun Medical Scholarship Faculty of Dentistry. 1996. Lai SML.

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