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Yuan-Ling Lee Assistant Professor

Tel:886-2-23123456 ext 67400


DDS, Taipei Medical University, 1997
MS, National Taiwan University, 2001
PhD, National Taiwan University, 2006

Visiting staff. Division of Endodontics, Department of Dentistry, National Taiwan University Hospital. 2006
Endodontic specialty. Academy of Endodontology R.O.C. 2004

Professional specialties

  1. Diagnosis and treatment of endodontic diseases
  2. Surgical Endodontics
  3. Vital pulp therapy of young permanent tooth

Main Research Interests


1.Vital pulp therapy
2.Pain and Diagnosis in Endodontics
3.Reparative dentinogensis mechanism

Dental biomaterials

1.Dental bioglass and bioceramics
2.Development and application of calcium silicate bioceramics in endodontics
3.Development and application of dental nanobiomaterials
4.Interaction of dental biomaterials and tissue

Scanning electron microscopy

1.Microstructure of dental hard tissue
2.Dynamic research using wet SEM
3.Biological and biomaterials specimens preparation and operation for SEM

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. Yang J, Wang SK, Choi M, Reid BM, Hu Y, Lee YL, Herzog CR, Kim-Berman H, Lee M, Benke PJ, Lloyd KC, Simmer JP, Hu JC (2015). Taurodontism, variations in tooth number, and misshapened crowns in Wnt10a null mice and human kindreds. Molecular genetics & genomic medicine 3(1):40-58. (SCI)
  3. Chang HH, Chang MC, Wang HH, Huang GF, Lee YL, Wang YL, Chan CP, Yeung SY, Tseng SK and Jeng JH (2014). Urethane dimethacrylate induces cytotoxicity and regulates cyclooxygenase-2, hemeoxygenase and carboxylesterase expression in human dental pulp cells. Acta Biomaterialia 10: 722-731. (SCI)
  4. Lee YL, Lin SK, Hong CY, Wang JS, Yang H, Lai EHH, Chen MH, Kok SH (2010). Major Histocompatibility Complex Class II Transactivator Inhibits Cysteine-rich 61 Expression in Osteoblastic Cells and Its Implication in the Pathogenesis of Periapical Lesions. Journal of Endodontics 36(6):1021-25. (SCI)
  5. Huang SJ, Tsai YL, Lee YL, Lin CP, Chan JCC (2009). Structural Model of Rat Dentin Revisited. Chemistry of Materials 21(13):2583-85. (SCI)
  6. Lee YL, Hong CY, Kok SH, Hou KL, Lin YT, Chen MH, Wang CC, Lin SK (2009). An Extract of Green Tea, Epigallocatechin-3-Gallate, Reduces Periapical Lesions by Inhibiting Cysteine-rich 61 Expression in Osteoblasts. Journal of Endodontics 35(2):206-11. (SCI)
  7. Lin SK, Kok SH, Lee YL, Hou KL, Lin YT, Chen MH, Wang CC, Hong CY (2009). Simvastatin as a Novel Strategy To Alleviate Periapical Lesions. Journal of Endodontics 35(5):657-62. (SCI)
  8. Wang WH, Lee YL, Lin CP, Lin FH (2008). The effect of composition change in sol-gel synthesized PSC. Biomedical Engineering-Applications Basis Communications 20(1):53-59. (SCI)
  9. Wang WH, Lee YL, Lin CP, Lin FH (2008). Synthesis of partial-stabilized cement (PSC) via sol-gel process. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A 85A(4):964-71. (SCI)
  10. Lee YL, Lin FH, Wang WH, Ritchie HH, Lan WH, Lin CP (2007). Effects of EDTA on the hydration mechanism of mineral trioxide aggregate. Journal of Dental Research 86(6):534-38. (SCI)