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Faculty Information

Louis M Lin, B.D.S. ,Ph.D., D.M.D.
Floor 7W Dental Center, 421 First Avenue
Fax: 212-995-4834



1964 B.D.S. Chung Shan Medical College, Taiwan

1972 Ph.D. (Pathology). University of Oklahoma Medical Center, USA

1976 D.M.D. University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, USA

1968 Oral Surgery (Certificate). Tokyo University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine,


1974 Oral Pathology (Certificate). Louisiana State University College of Dentistry,


1978 Endodontics (Certificate). University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine,



Research Interests / Professional Overview:

1. Periapical responses to root canal infection: Light and electron microscopic
2. Innervation of pulpitis and apical periodontitis.
3. Histopathology of endodontic treatment failure.
4. Radicular cysts: Etiology, pathogenesis, and regression after treatment.
5. Periapical wound healing and stem cells.
6. Guided tissue regeneration in apical surgery
7. Regeneration and repair in endodontics
8. Histopathology of revascularization/regeneration in immature permanent teeth
with irreversible pulpitis or apical periodontitis.


Pub Med Articles:

Lin, LK


Representative Publications:

Lin LM, Huang G T-J. Rosenberg PA. Proliferation of epithelial cell rests, formation of apical cysts, and regression of apical cysts after periapical wound healing. J Endod 2007; 33: 908-916.

Lin LM, Lin J, Rosenberg PA. One-appointment endodontic therapy: Biological considerations. J Am Dent Assoc 2007; 138: 1456-1462.

Lin LM, Ricucci D, Lin J, Rosenberg P. Nonsurgical root canal therapy of large cyst-like inflammatory periapical Lesions and inflammatory apical cysts. J Endod 2009. 35: 607-615.

Riccuci D, Lin LM, Spangberg L. Wound healing of apical tissues after root canal therapy: A long-term clinical, radiographic and histopathologic observation study. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 2009; 108: 609-621.

Wang X, Thibodeau B, Trope M, Lin LM, Huang G T-J. Histological characterization of regenerated tissues in canal space after revascularization/revitalization procedure of immature dog teeth with apical periodontitis. J Endod 2010; 36: 56-63

Rosenberg PA, Frisbie J, Lee J, Lee K, Frommer H, Kottal S, Phelan J, Lin L, Fisch G. Evaluation of pathologists (Histopathology) and radiologists (cone beam computed tomography) differentiating radicular cysts from granulomas. J Endod 2010; 36: 423-428.

Lin LM, Riccuci D, Chen M Y-F, Rosenberg PA. Guided tissue regeneration in periapical surgery.
J Endod 2010; 36: 618-625.

Lin LM, Rosenberg PA. Repair and Regeneration in Endodontics Int Endod J 2011; 44: 889-906.

Chen M Y-H, Chen K-L, Chen C-A, Tayebaty F, Rosenberg PA, Lin LM. Responses of immature permanent teeth with infected necrotic pulp tissue and apical periodontitis/abscess to revascylarization procedures. Int Endod J 2012; 45: 294-305.

Lin LM, Rosenberg P, Ricucci D. Inflammatory odontogenic cysts: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment Options. Nova Science Publishers, Inc. Hauppague, NY, 2012.