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Chun-Pin Lin Distinguished Professor

Tel:886-2-23123456 ext 67400


D.D.S. in Dentistry, National Taiwan University, 1980
M.S. in Biophysical Science, University of Minnesota, 1994
Ph.D. in Oral Biology, University of Minnesota, 1994

Chair of division of endodontics of NTU Hospital (1996.08.01-2006.07.31)
President of academy of endodontology, R.O.C. (1999.09.-2001.09)
A committee member of academy of endodontology, R.O.C.  (2005.09-2007.09)

Professional specialties

  1. Endodontics
  2. Medical engineering
  3. Biomaterials and biomechanics
  4. Electron microscopy

Main Research Interests


1. Diagnosis and treatment of dentin hypersensitivity and tooth fracture
2. Pain control in endodontics
3. Study on electronic root canal meter and its clinical application
4. Root canal rotary instrumentation
5. Endodontic microsurgery and digital radiography

 Biomaterials and biomechanics in dentistry

1. Fracture mechanics and bonding mechanics
2. Biomechanisms of tooth, periodontal ligament and bone
3. Physical properties of biological tissues and biomaterials
4. Finite element simulation
5. Micromechanical analysis of restored crown and posted root

 Electron microscopy

1. Ultrastructure of dental hard tissues
2. Analytical electron microscopy
3. Dynamic study with low vacuum scanning electron microscopy
4. Specimen preparation of hard tissues for electron microscopy
5. Electron microscopy in immunocytochemistry

Selected Publications

  1. Lee YL, Wang WH, Lin FH and Lin CP (2017). Hydration behaviors of calcium silicate-based biomaterials. Journal of the Formosan Medical Association 116: 424-431. (SCI)
  2. Chi CW, Lai EHH, Liu CY, Lin CP and Shin CS (2017). Influence of heat treatment on cyclic fatigue and cutting efficiency of ProTaper Universal F2 instruments. Journal of Dental Sciences 12: 21-26. (SCI)
  3. Subramaniam S, Fang YH, Sivasubramanian S, Lin FH and Lin CP (2016). Hydroxyapatite-calcium sulfate-hyaluronic acid composite encapsulated with collagenase as bone substitute for alveolar bone regeneration. Biomaterials 74: 99-108.(SCI)
  4. Hsu TC, Tsai SSL, Chang JZC, Yu SH, Lai EHH and Lin CP (2015). Core clinical competencies for dental graduates in Taiwan: Considering local and cultural issues. Journal of Dental Sciences 10: 161-166. (SCI)
  5. Chen YY, Chen WP, Chang HH, Huang SH and Linb CP (2014). A novel dental implant abutment with micro-motion capability-Development and biomechanical evaluations. Dental Materials 30: 131-137. (SCI)
  6. Chang HH, Wang YL, Chiang YC, Chen YL, Chuang YH, Tsai SJ, Heish KH, Lin FH and Lin CP (2014). A Novel Chitosan-gamma PGA Polyelectrolyte Complex Hydrogel Promotes Early New Bone Formation in the Alveolar Socket Following Tooth Extraction. PLoS One 9. (SCI)
  7. Chen WP, Chen YY, Huang SH, Lin CP (2013). Limitations of push-out test in bond strength measurement. Journal of Endodontics: 39(2): 283-287. (SCI)
  8. Lin PY, Cheng YW, Chu CY, Chien KL, Lin CP, Tu YK (2013). In-office treatment for dentin hypersensitivity: a systematic review and network meta-analysis. Journal of Clinical Periodontology 40(1):53-64. (SCI)
  9. Ndong F, Sadhasivam S, Lin FH, Savitha S, Wen-Hsi W, Lin CP (2012). The development of iron-free partially stabilized cement for use as dental root-end filling material. International Endodontic Journal 45(6):557-64. (SCI)
  10. Huang SH, Lin LS, Rudney J, Jones R, Aparicio C, Lin CP, Fok A (2012). A novel dentin bond strength measurement technique using a composite disk in diametral compression. Acta Biomaterialia 8(4):1597-602. (SCI)
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