Dr Lam’s forte is clinical endodontics and he is registered as a Specialist in Endodontics on the Malaysian National Specialist Register.
He graduated with a BDS from the National University of Singapore and an MSc in Endodontics from the Eastman Dental Institute, University College London. He returned to Malaysia in 2000 and started full-time practice restricted to clinical endodontics. He uses a Dental Operating Microscope routinely in his work.
Prior to leaving London, he was a Clinical Lecturer in Endodontics at the Eastman Dental Institute where he gained valuable experience in the inter-disciplinary management of dental problems and developed a keen interest in teaching. Back home in Malaysia, he sustained his interest in teaching with part-time commitments at the Dental Faculties of Universiti Malaya (UM) and University Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), and at the Dental School of International Medical University (IMU) where he was an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor.
Dr Lam is an active member of the Malaysian Endodontic Society and previously served as its President from 2004 to 2009. He is currently a council member of the College of Dental Specialists, Academy of Medicine Malaysia.