Dr. Shirley Lau graduated from National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery. During her undergraduate days, she was the vice-chairperson of the Freshman Orientation Committee and participated in student exchange programmes to Peking University Hospital of Stomatology and Shanghai Jiao Tong University. She also had the opportunity to serve on mission trips to China and Myanmar, bringing basic dental care to the rural areas.
Upon graduation, she worked at National Healthcare Group Polyclinics, Health Promotion Board and Khoo Teck Puat Hospital. During her stint in public service, Dr. Shirley gained exposure in various specialty areas of dentistry, including prosthodontics, endodontics, pediatrics and periodontics. She also volunteered at Healthserve, providing dental treatment to migrant workers.
Dr. Shirley is committed to postgraduate education and has completed numerous courses both locally and internationally. Currently, she is an EXCO member of the Aesthetic Dentistry Society of Singapore (2018-2020). She is also a committee member of The College of General Dental Practitioners Singapore and a member of Singapore Dental Association.
Aside from practising dentistry, she enjoys traveling and reading over a good cup of coffee.