Jim Yuan
Lai
B.Sc., D.M.D., M.Sc. (Perio), M.Ed., Ed.D., F.R.C.D (C)
jim lai
Main Appointments

Associate Professor, Faculty of Dentistry

Vice Dean, Education, Faculty of Dentistry

Graduate Program Director, Periodontics

Email
JimYuan.Lai@dentistry.utoronto.ca
Phone
416-864-8228

With a background spanning clinical and education research as well as dentistry practice, Dr. Lai oversees the educational mission of both the graduate and undergraduate programs at the Faculty of Dentistry, and is Program Head of the Faculty's renowned Graduate Periodontolgy program.

Research & Clinical Specialties
Distinctions

Examiner, National Dental Specialty Examination, Royal College of Dentists of Canada

Diamond Jubilee Medal (2012)

Diplomate, International Congress of Oral Implantologists (2012)

Commander, The Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem (2009)

Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology (2006)

Fellow, American College of Dentists (2006)

Fellow, International College of Dentists (2005)

Fellow, Pierre Fauchard Academy International Honor Dental Organization (2004)

Golden Jubilee Medal (2002)

Fellow, The Royal College of Dentists of Canada (2002)

Select Publications

Lai JY. Radiographic Analysis of Periodontal Lesions and Relationship with Endodontics. In: Endodontic Radiology 2nd edition. Editor: B Basrani Wiley-Blackwell: Hoboken, NJ. 2012

Azarpazhooh A, Lai JY. Radiographic Imaging in Implant Dentistry. In: Endodontic Radiology 2nd edition. Editor: B Basrani Wiley-Blackwell: Hoboken, NJ. 2012

Lai JY. Diagnosis of Periodontal Diseases. In: Comprehensive Preventive Dentistry. Editor: H Limeback. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Ames, Iowa, 2012