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Dr Lim Wen Yi

Dr Lim Wen Yi

BDS (Singapore)

MDS (Endodontics) (Singapore)

M Endo RCS (Edinburgh)


National Dental Centre Singapore

Specialty: Endodontics

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant Endodontics, Department of Restorative Dentistry National Dental Centre SingaporeNational Dental Centre Singapore


​Dr Lim Wen Yi is a Consultant with the Endodontic Unit of the Restorative Department in the National Dental Centre. Dr Lim received her Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Dentistry in 2011 with Dean’s List in the third and final year of undergraduate dental school. Following which, she pursued specialty training in Endodontics and obtained her Master of Dental Surgery (MDS) from NUS in 2016. She was a recipient of the Society of Endodontists Singapore Medal for achieving a Distinction at the Final NUS MDS Conjoint Exams with Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh.

She has a special interest in the management of vital inflamed pulps and is currently under the Budding Clinician Researcher Scheme at NDCS to study the pathophysiology and wound healing of inflamed dental pulps.


  • ​MDS (Endodontics) National University of Singapore 2016
  • MRCS (Edinburgh) 2016
  • BDS National University of Singapore 2011

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Consultant, Endodontic Unit, Department of Restorative Dentistry, National Dental Centre Singapore, 2022 - Present
  • Associate Consultant, Endodontic Unit, Department of Restorative Dentistry, National Dental Centre Singapore, 2020-2022​
  • Registrar, Endodontic Unit, Department of Restorative Dentistry, National Dental Centre Singapore, 2016-Present
  • Member, Society of Endodontists Singapore, 2016-Present
  • Member, Singapore Dental Association, 2011-Present


  • Budding Clinician Researcher Award, National Dental Centre Singapore (2017)
  • Society of Endodontists Singapore Gold Medal (2016)
  • National Dental Centre Singapore Residency Traineeship in Endodontics (2013-2016)
  • Dean’s List, National University of Singapore (2010 & 2011)

Research Interests

  • ​Dental pulp biology
  • Inflammation and wound healing of pulpitis
  • Vital pulp therapy
  • Microsurgical failures


  • Lim WY, Ode W, Tay CX, eds. Anatomical Challenges in Endodontics: Identification & Management. Faculty of Dentistry, Singapore, 2015. ISBN: 978-981-09-5137-5

Research Trials

  • Correlation of haemostatic control and pulp histology after partial pulpotomy (CIRB 2014/579/D) 
  • Role of Connexins 43 in Pulpal Inflammation (CIRB 2017/2343) 
  • Correlation between Pulpal Inflammatory Markers and Clinical Outcomes of Partial Pulpotomy (CIRB 2017/2771) 
  • An analysis of persistent disease following modern endodontic microsurgery (CIRB 2017/2985)