Dr Priscilla Lu completed her Bachelor of Dental Science with Honours from the University of Melbourne. During her undergraduate studies, she was on the Dean’s Honours list in her third and final year, and won the Leonard Hansen prize in dental research. She was awarded a scholarship in her final 2 years of dental school with the Pacific Smiles Group and joined their private practice for a few years after graduation. She went on to pursue her passion for orthodontics and completed her Master of Dental Surgery in Orthodontics from the National University of Singapore as well as the Membership in Orthodontics of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh. She is a registered dental specialist in Orthodontics with the Singapore Dental Council.
She was an Associate Consultant in the department of Orthodontics at the National Dental Centre of Singapore, and was awarded the Singapore Health Quality Service Silver and Gold awards. She is also a clinical tutor to the Postgraduate Orthodontic Programme at the National University of Singapore. Her experience in orthodontic treatment include early interceptive treatment for young children, comprehensive treatment from tweens to adults using fixed braces (metal, ceramic and self-ligating brackets) as well as aesthetic options such as InvisalignTM and lingual braces. She is well versed in the management of impacted teeth, malocclusions requiring growth modification and dentofacial orthopedics, as well as surgical orthodontics for patients requiring jaw surgery.
Dr Lu has published her work in peer reviewed journals and has a special interest in the co-management of dental trauma in young children requiring autotransplantation and orthodontics.