Laura Tam

Interim Dean and Professor

Other Appointments

D.D.S., M.Sc. 


Professor Tam’s research in restorative dentistry explores vital tooth bleaching and dental restorative materials.  

Research & Clinical Specialties
Select Publications

In vivo biodegradation of a urethane-modified and a bisGMA based resin composite materials. 
         MacAulay, M, Tam, LE, Santerre, JP, Finer, Y*. JDR Clinical & Translational Research, 2 (2) Issue 4: 397-405, Oct 2017. 

Effect of whitening strips on fatigue resistance and flexural strength of bovine dentin. 
         Tam, LE*, Kim, N, De Souza, GM, PLOS ONE, published March 9, 2017,

Effect of prolonged direct and indirect peroxide bleaching on fracture toughness of human dentin
         Tam, LE*, Kuo, V and Noroozi, A, J Esthet and Restor Dent, 19: 100-110, 2007.
Fracture Toughness of Dentin/Resin-composite Adhesive Interfaces,
          Tam, LE* and Pilliar, RM.
          J Dental Research 72:953-959,  May 1993.