Dr. Loh Kai WohDr. Loh Kai Woh
Professional Qualification:
  • BDS : Bachelor of Dental Surgery ( Singapore ) 1976
  • Cert. Orthod. : Certificate in Orthodontics ( Pittsburgh ) 1982
  • MDS : Master of Dental Science ( Pittsburgh ) 1982

Dr. Loh graduated from the University of Singapore in 1976 and obtained his Master of Dental Science from the University of Pittsburgh in 1982 through a scholarship awarded by the National University of Singapore. He was a full time instructor in the National University of Singapore till 1986. He was a visiting professor at the department of orthodontics, Wenzhou Medical University, China.

He was the Honorary General Secretary of the Singapore Dental Association in 1986-1988. He founded the Association of Orthodontists, Singapore in 1991 and was the President for the first 2 years. He was the President of the Asian Pacific Orthodontic Society 2010-2012.

Dr. Loh has given presentation in 23 countries: Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, Mexico, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vietnam.

Publications

Loh, K.W.
Colour physioprint – a three dimensional method of recording soft tissue facial pattern.
Sing. Dent. J. Vol 2 1983. Page 87 -91.
Loh, K.W.
Effects of the change in mandibular position on the soft tissue facial pattern in three dimensions.
Sing. Dent. J. Vol 8 1983. Page 12 -23.
Loh, K.W.
The management of unilateral impacted second and third molars.
Aust. Dent. J. Vol 31 No 4 1986. Page 285 – 287.
Loh, K.W.
Orthodontic/Orthopaedic adjuncts to fixed orthodontic appliances.
Academy of Medicine Annals. Vol 15 No 3. 1986 Page 397 – 402.
Loh, K.W.
A conservative alternative to lower posterior bridges replacing mandibular first molars.
Academy of medicine Annals Vol 15 No 3. Page 448 – 450.
Loh, K.W.
Low force, low friction orthodontic system for rapid and efficient tooth movement.
Journal of Japanese Association of Adult Orthodontics. 2004 Vol 11 page 52-62
Loh, K.W.
Rapid tooth movement with a low force, low friction bracket system.
Journal of Clinical Orthodontics, 2007 August Page 451 – 457
Loh, K.W.
Management of crowded upper and lower teeth in the mixed dentition.
News & Trends in Orthodontics. Vol 17 January 2010.
Loh, K.W.
Management of bucally erupted canines and lower midline deviation
– A case report. Journal of the Asian Pacific Orthodontic Society.
August 2010

Conferences Papers / Lectures Presented

2.5.1982
“Three dimensional recording of the soft tissue face”
Table clinic at the American Association of
Orthodontists Annual Convention held in Atlanta, Georgia.
5.11.1984
“The simple approach to lower anterior crowding”
Asian Pacific Dental Congress, Hong Kong
19.12.1984
“Improvement of facial esthetics in adults by orthodontic treatment ”
National University of Singapore public seminar – Invited speaker
10.8.1986-13.81986
“Pre surgical orthodontics preparation for orthognathic surgery patients”
XXXIII I.A.D.S. Congress held in Singapore – Invited speaker
26.10.1986
“New frontiers in Orthodontics”
2nd Scientific Meeting, Chapter of Dental Surgeons,
Academy of Medicine ( Singapore ) – Invited speaker
27.9.1987
“Finishing criteria for orthodontic patients”
3rd Scientific Meeting, Chapter of Dental Surgeons,
Academy of Medicine ( Singapore ) – Invited speaker
2.4.1988
“Orthodontic Failures”
Singapore Dental Association Annual Convention – Invited speaker
24.9.1988
“Management of pain caused by TMJ internal derangement
– Orthopedic finalisation via orthodontics ” – Invited speaker
4th Scientific Meeting, Chapter of Dental Surgeons, Academy of Medicine ( Singapore )
14.5.1989
“Diagnosis and treatment planning of simple orthodontic problems” – Invited speaker
81st Annual Session , Philippine Dental Association
5.4.1992
“Ecstasy and agony of a newly computerized dental office” – Invited speaker
Singapore Dental Association Annual Convention
5.11.1992
“Orthodontic Treatment – Problems and Pitfalls” – Invited speaker
Singapore Dental Association Meeting
5-6.2.1993
“Orthodontic Approach To The Management Of Avulsed Upper Anterior Teeth.”
7th Annual Scientific Meeting, Chapter of Dental Surgeons Academy of Medicine,
Singapore / International Association for Dental Research ( Singapore Section )
– Invited speaker
13.5.1993
“Computerization of Dental Practice” – Invited speaker
Organised by : Singapore Dental Association
8.1.1994
“Treatment of Class III malocclusion – Extraction or non extraction?’ – Invited speaker
International Dental Congress & Expodent 1994. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
4.12.1994
“Class III Malocclusion – Extraction or Non extraction” – Invited speaker
First National Symposium of Orthodontics
Organised by : Association of Orthodontists ( Singapore ) and Ministry of Health , Singapore.
4.6.1995
“Orthodontic technique in a busy clinical practice” – Invited speaker
Organised by : Beijing Medical University, Beijing, China
5.7.1995
“Orthodontic diagnosis and Treatment Planning” – Invited speaker
Organised by : Singapore Dental Association
5.8.1995
“Keys to Orthodontic Treatment ” – Key Note Speaker
Organised by : Faculty of Dentistry, University of Hasanuddin Ujong Pandang, Indonesia
17.11.1996
“Application of Internet Technology in Dental Practice” – Invited speaker
Organised by : Singapore Dental Trade Association
25.8.1997
“ Why and How I do it in orthodontics” – Invited speaker
Singapore Dental Association lecture series.
10.10.1997
“ Modern orthodontic technique” – Key Note Speaker
Organised by : Faculty of Dentistry, University of Hasanuddin Ujong Pandang, Indonesia
25.10.1997
“Non surgical approach to Class III problems” – Invited speaker
Organised by University of Indonesia – Indonesia Dental Association Annual Convention
17.8.2000
“Orthodontic and the General Practitioner – Avoiding problems and failures.”
Organised by the Singapore Dental Association – Invited speaker
10.11.2000

“Orthodontic and the General Practitioner – Avoiding problems and failures.”
Organised by the Malaysian Private Dental Practitioner Society. Malaysia

15.7.2001
“Fixed orthodontic appliances for the General Practitioner” – Invited speaker
Organised by Malaysian Private Dental Practitioners’ Society, Malaysia
22.6.2002
“Correction of Dental Deep Bite” – Invited speaker
Organised by Japan Association of Adult Orthodontics. Tokyo, Japan
24.11.2002
“Influence of Skeletal Vertical Dimension on the Choice of Extraction in Orthodontic Treatment”
– Invited speaker .
4th Asian Pacific Orthodontic Congress, Singapore.
17.7.2003
“Management of deep bite malocclusion”. – Invited speaker
Organised by Thai Orthodontic Association. Bangkok. Thailand.
7.2.2004
“Correction of deep bite malocclusion – What options do we have?”
Organised by Indonesian Dental Association. Jakarta, Indonesia.
4.5.2004
“Low friction, low force orthodontic system for rapid and efficient tooth movement”
Organised by Association of Philippines Orthodontic Association. Philippines.
27.6.2004
“Low friction, low force orthodontic system for rapid and efficient tooth movement Asian patients”.
– Invited speaker
Organised by Japan Association of Adult Orthodontics. Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
26.3.2005
“Low friction, low force orthodontic system for rapid and efficient tooth movement Asian patients”.
5th Asian Pacific Orthodontic Congress. Beijing, China.
6.4.2005
“The Damon system for rapid tooth movement.”
Asian Damon Symposium. Bangkok, Thailand.
11.2.2006
“Management of orthodontic complications.” Singapore.
28.5.2006
“Rapid Orthodontic Tooth Movement using the Damon System.”
Surabaya. Airlangga University
29.4.2007
“Use of low friction and low force bracket system in mixed dentition treatment.”
Asian Damon Symposium, Taipei, Taiwan
19.1.2008
“Orthodontic Aesthetics.”
Organised by Aesthetic Dentistry Society, Singapore.
29.3.2008
“Extraction for space or extraction for face.”
6th Asian Pacific Orthodontic Congress, Bangkok. Thailand
30.4.2008
“Extraction for space or extraction for face.”
100th Philippines Dental Association Annual Convention. Manila. Philippines
15.5.2008
“Moving teeth, changing faces – road to a Hollywood smile.”
Medical Alumni Association. Singapore.
5.3.2009
“The use of Mini Implant anchorage in orthodontic treatment.”
Philippines Association of Orthodontists. Boracay, Philippines.
25.3.2009
“Extraction cases using Damon technology”
Asian Damon Symposium. Bangkok, Thailand
11.4.2009
“Moving teeth, changing faces – new challenges for the dentists”.
Medical Alumni Association. Singapore.
28.9.2009
“Managing Orthodontic problems”
Organised by Singapore Academy   of Oral Rehabilitation and Implantology.
8.2. 2010
Invited Keynote speaker – 7th International Orthodontic Congress.
“Improving facial aesthetics by moving teeth”
Sydney, Australia. Organised by the World Federation of Orthodontists .
6.6.2010
Moving teeth, changing personalities. Beijing Orthodontic conference 2010. China
9.9.2010
“Modern concepts in facial aesthetics.”
Navi Bombay Orthodontic study group, India
10.9.2010
“Practice Management – Clinic design.”
International Dental Exhibition and Meeting (IDEM) India 2010. Mumbai.
11.9.2010
“Advances in orthodontic materials in aid to interdisciplinary dental treatment.”
International Dental Exhibition and Meeting (IDEM) India 2010. Mumbai.
28.11.2010
“Self Ligating Bracket System” – Management of complications
Macau Association of Orthodontics Annual Convention. Macau, China.
4.12.2010
“Modern concepts in facial aesthetics.”
1st Global Congress of Chinese Dentists. Xiamen, China.
11.12.2010
“Orthodontic mini implants – With a little bit of help from my friend.”
2nd World Orthodontic Implant Conference. Taipei, Taiwan.
26.2.2011
“Orthodontics complications and dilemmas.”
Aesthetics Dental Society, Singapore.
30.5.2011
“Management of Class III malocclusion”
Department of Orthodontics, Wenzhou Medical College, China
13.7.2011
“Orthodontic adjunct to Prosthodontic Treatment ”
Indian Orthodontic Society – College of Dental Surgeon Meeting. Singapore.
23.9.2011
“Moving teeth, changing faces.”
1st Pakistan International Orthodontic Conference. Karachi, Pakistan.
17.1.2012 “Can moving teeth change faces?”
1st International Orthodontic Conference of Bangladesh Orthodontic Society,. Dhaka.
17.3.2012 “Orthodontic mini implants”
Orthodontic and Dentofacial Orthopedic Association of Nepal. Kathmandu, Nepal.
1.7.2012 “Can moving teeth change faces”
2nd International Congress of Japanese Association of Adult Orthodontists, Tokyo, Japan
17.3.13 “Enhancing facial aesthetics by orthodontic treatment”.
Aesthetic Dentistry Society of Singapore, Singapore.
7.5.13 “Orthodontic Preparation for restorative dentistry”
American Association of orthodontists Annual Session. Philadelphia, USA
12.5.13 “Orthodontic Preparation for restorative dentistry”
35th Asian Pacific Dental Congress, Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia
3.5.13 “Recent advances in Orthodontics”
Hanoi, Vietnam.
17.10.13 “Correction of scissors bite of upper 2nd molars with aid of mini implant.”
8th World Micro Implant Congress. Daegu, Korea.
15.11.13 “TADs combined with Passive self ligating—extending the boundaries of clinical possibilities.”
5th World Implant Orthodontic Congress. Phuket, Thailand.
22.2.14 “Management of periodontal problems during orthodontic treatment”.
Asia-Pacific Orthodontics-Periodontics Forum”, held by Wenzhou Medical University,
James Cook University, and Orthodontic Committee of Zhejiang Stomatology Society.
21.3.14 “Low force, low friction orthodontic system for rapid and efficient tooth movement.”
University of Padjajaran in Bandung. Indonesia
4.4.14 “Why 3D imaging and Planmeca Ultra Low Dose protocol“
Singapore.
12.7 14 “Orthodontic mini implants – helping orthodontics in all ways”
Singapore.
2.8.14 “Early orthodontic treatment – Why?”
Alumini Association. Singapore.
23.8.14 “Early orthodontic treatment – Why?”
Malaysia Dental Association, East Malaysia Branch. Sibu, Sarawak, Malaysia
15.10.14 “Management of Skeletal Class 2 Patients.”
Chinese Orthodontic Society. Chengdu, China.
21.3.15 “Management of orthodontic problems during the mixed dentition period”
Malaysian Dental Association –East Zone. Kota Kinabalu, East Malaysia.
29.3.15 “Orthodontic mini implants – Helping orthodontics in all ways.
International College of Dentists –Section XX Asia. Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia.
9.4.15 “Management of orthodontic problems during the mixed dentition period”
Trisakti University Annual Meeting. Jakarta, Indonesia.
30.5.15 “Doing more non extraction cases by using passive self-ligating brackets”
Orthodontic and Dentofacial Orthopedic Association of Nepal. Kathmandu, Nepal
7.6.15 “My experience in orthodontic treatment using aligners”.
Bangkok. Thailand
18.8.15 “Producing superior facial aesthetic with the Damon System”
Hanoi, Vietnam
9.8.15 “Skeletal anchorage in orthodontics”.
Vietnam Dental Association, Hanoi, Vietnam
22.8.15 “Management of orthodontic problems in the mixed dentition period”.
Surabaya, Indonesia.
3.11.15 “Treating more orthodontic cases with less extractions.”
Nanchang, China. Chinese Orthodontic Society.
6.2.16 “Management of Skeletal Class 2 patients.”
Sri Lanka Orthodontic Society. Colombo, Sri Lanka.
10.4.16 “Management of orthodontic problems in the mixed dentition period”.
International Dentistry Association of Russia. Saint Petersburg. Russia.
11.4.16 “Management of orthodontic problems in the mixed dentition period”.
International Dentistry Association of Russia. Moscow. Russia.
30.7.16 “Management of orthodontic problems in the mixed dentition period”.
Malaysia Dental Association. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
31.7.16 “Orthodontic mishap – causes and possible solutions.”
Malaysia Dental Association. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
2.9.16 “Management of Skeletal Class 2 Patients.”
Bali, Indonesia. Asian Pacific Orthodontic Conference.
16.9.16 “Using clear aligners to align teeth”
Cambodia Dental Association. Phnom Penh
17.1.17 “Thee importance of early orthodontic treatment”
Myanmar Dental Association. Yangon, Myanmar.
24.2.17 “Thee importance of early orthodontic treatment”
Cambodia Dental Association. Phnom Penh
8.3.17 “Orthodontic preparation for orthognathic patients”
Mexican Association of Orthodontists. Mexico City, Mexico.
9.3.17 “Enhancing facial appearance by orthodontics”
Mexican Association of Orthodontists. Mexico City, Mexico.
19.3.17 “Can facial appearance be improved by moving teeth?”
International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.
24.4.17 “Treating more orthodontic cases with less extractions.”
San Diago. USA. American Association of Orthodontists.
12.5.17 “Orthodontic preparation for orthognathic patients”
Chinese Stomatological Association. Hangzhou. China.
15.5.17 “Can facial appearance be drastically changed by moving teeth?”
Katmandu, Nepal.2nd South Asia Orthodontic Conference.
22.8.17 “Title to be determined”
Hanoi Dental Society. Vietnam.
22.9.17 “Title to be announced”
Nigeria Association of Orthodontists

Other Services

1990 – 1991
Member – MCST 1259 Far East Plaza
2004 – 2006
Member – MCST 1259 Far East Plaza
1993 – 1999
Member – Rotary Club of Tanglin, Singapore.
1993
Secretary – Fund Raising Golf Tournament Committee
For Nee Soon East Community Centre
1993 / 1994
Community Service Director, Rotary Club of Tanglin
1994 / 1995
Sergeant-at-Arms, Rotary Club of Tanglin
1995 / 1996
Awarded “Rotarian of the Year” – by Rotary Club of Tanglin
1997 / 1998
Vocational Service Director, Rotary Club of Tanglin.
2000 / 2001
President, Circumnavigators Club, Singapore.

Public Lecture

10.11.2000
Medical / Dental Negligence
– with Assoc. Prof Catherine Tay, Mr. Joseph Ang & Dr. Yeo Khee Quan
– Organised by National University of Singapore Society
10.2.2001
Medical / Dental Negligence
– with Assoc. Prof Catherine Tay, Mr. Joseph Ang & Dr. Yeo Khee Quan
– Organised by Singapore Yacht Club