Yi-Cheng Lai, DDS, MSD, FRCD(C), FACP

Assistant Professor - Clinical

Dental Degree
Chung Shan Medical University School of Dentistry, Taiwan, 2015

Indiana University, 2022, Master of Science in Dentistry

Indiana University, 2022, Advanced Prosthodontics

Diplomate Fellow
American Board of Prosthodontics; The Royal College of Dentists of Canada in Prosthodontics


Dr. Yi-Cheng Lai is a clinical assistant professor in the Division of Restorative and Prosthetic Dentistry, College of Dentistry at The Ohio State University. He received his master’s degree and certification in advanced prosthodontics at Indiana University in 2022. Dr. Lai is a duo-board certified prosthodontist in the United States and Canada. He is a diplomate of American Board of Prosthodontics, a Fellow of American College of Prosthodontists (FACP), and a Fellow of The Royal College of Dentists of Canada in Prosthodontics (FRCDC). He is active in clinical practice, dental education, and dental research related to implants, ceramic material, and digital technology in prosthodontics. He is the awardee of the American College of Prosthodontists Education Foundation (ACPEF) Research fellowship in 2020 and one of the winners in the 2022 John J. Sharry Competition sponsored by the American College of Prosthodontists Education Foundation (ACPEF) for one of his research projects in 3D printing. Dr. Lai is a longtime member of the International Team for Implantology (ITI) and serves as the study club director of Columbus OH. Dr. Lai maintains an intramural dental implant and prosthodontics practice in Dental Faculty Practice at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry.

Research Interests
  • Implants
  • Ceramic material
  • Digital technology in prosthodontics
Clinical Interests
  • Dental fillings and restorations
  • Crowns, bridges, veneers
  • Ceramic inlays and onlays
  • Cosmetic dentistry
  • Fixed and removable dental Implant surgery and prosthesis
  • Removable complete and partial dentures
Yi-Cheng Lai
Office Address

3001C Postle Hall
305 West 12th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
United States

Academic Division