Yang, Shue-Fen

Yang, Shue-Fen

DDS (Taiwan)
MS (Iowa, USA)
Certificate in Endodonics (Iowa, USA)
Diplomate, American Board of Endodontists (USA)

Appointment Status
Associate Professor


Membership of Associated Professional Bodies
Academy of Endodontology, Republic of China
American Association of Endodontics
Chinese Dental Association
Taiwan Dental Association
International College of Dentistry

Research Interests
Reasons of permanent tooth extraction and characteristics of longitudinal tooth fracture in a Chinese subpopulation
An outcome study of periapical surgery in VGHTPE.
Development of optical coherence tomography for calcified canal location

2013 Taiwan Dental Association “ Special Contribution Award “
2016 AEROC, ROC “Academy Award”
1995, 1999, 2002, 2008, 2013, 2017 Veterans Affairs Council, ROC “VGHTPE Clinical Teaching Award”


  1. Lee YY, Li YC, Hung SL, Chen YC, Lee YH, Yang SF. Mineral trioxide aggregate induces the release of matrix metalloproteinase-9 by human neutrophils. J Dent Sci 8:378-384, 2013.
  2. Lee WT, Chen JC, Lee YY, Chen YC, Yang SF. Image artifacts in Cone-beam CT. J Endodon Sci 4(1):4-9 2013.
  3. Fang JW, Chen YC, Lee YY. Yang SF. Endodontic consideration in tooth autotransplantation. J Endodon Sci 4(1):10-17 2013
  4. Kuo HH, Lee YY, Yang SF. Functions of the Odontoblasts. J Endodon Sci 4(2):4-10, 2013.
  5. Hung LY, Lee YY, Ho YC, Lee SY, Yang SF. Endodontic irrigation systems. J Endodon Sci 5:13-21, 2014.
  6. Chen YC, Chen YC, Lee YY, Yang SF. Morphological variations in the mandibular molars of Asians: endodontic and periodontal considerations. J Taiwan Periodontol 19(2):109-116, 2014
  7. Lin FY, Hsiao F-P, Huang CY, Shih C-M, Tsao NW, Tsai CS, Yang SF, Chang NC, Hung SL, Lin YW. Porphyromonas gingivalis GroEL induces osteoclastogenesis of periodontal ligament cells and enhances alveolar bone resorption in rats. PLoS ONE 9 (7): e102450,
  8. Chen YC, Chen YC, Lee YY, Yang SF. Decision making in current periapical micro-surgery. J Endodon Sci 6(1):4-11, 2015
  9. Lin HY, Yang SF, Lee YY, Chen YC. Introduction of regenerative endodontics and their application. J Endodon Sci 6(2): 13-20, 2015
  10. Huang HT, Yang SF, Chen YC. Cracked tooth. J Endodon Sci 7(1):10-17, 2016
  11. Wu LT, LinCS, Yang SF. Pain and emotional experience of enodontic patients: J Endodon Sci 7(1):27-36, 2016
  12. ChenYT, YangSF,  HoYC,  ChenYCApplication of Cone-beam computed tomography in periapical surgery. J Endodon Sci 7(2):26-35, 2016
  13. Sun Y, Lu TY, Chen YC, Yang SF. The best radiographic method for determining root canal morphology in mandibular first premolars: A study of Chinese descendants in Taiwan. J Dent Sci 11: 175-181, 2016
  14. Chen YC, Chen YC, Lee YY, Yang SF. Morphological variations in the mandibular molars of Asians: endodontic and periodontal considerations. In Dung TS. Asian Aspects of Periodontology and Implantology. Taiwan Academy of Periodontology, 2017
  15. Tsai CL, Chen YC, Lee YY, Yang SF. Wound healing of apical tissues after endodontic treatment – The possibility of scar tissue healing. J Endodon Sci 8(1):4-12, 2017
  16. Liu SY, Chen YC, Yang SF. Vertical root fracture. J Endodon Sci 8(2):31-42, 2017
  17. Chang HC, Chen YC, Yang SF. Diagnosis and treatment of maxillary sinusitis of endodontic origin. J Endodon Sci 8(1):25-34, 2017
  18. Chen YP, Yang SF, Chen YJ, Wu TY. Clinical risk of pulp tissue through orthodontic treatment- A review article. Taiwanese J Orthodontics 28(1~2):4-12, 2017
  19. Wu CY, Su TY, Wang MY, Yang SF, Mar K, Hung SL Inhibitory effects of tea catechin epigallocatechin-3-gallate against biofilms formed from Streptococcus mutans and a probiotic lactobacillus strain. Archives of Oral Biology 94:69-77, 2018
  20. Chen YC, TsaiCL, Chen YC, Chen G, Yang SF. A cone-beam computed tomography study of the prevalence and morphologic characteristics of C-shaped root canal systems in mandibular second premolars in a Taiwan Chinese subpopulation. J Formos Med Assoc 117:1086-92, 2018
  21. Lu KW, Lin YM, Yang SF, Ho YC. Chemical compositions of commercial Bioceramic materials and relative physical properties. J of Endodon Sci 2018 (in press)
  22. Lai PT, Yang SF, Lin HS, Ho YC. Prognosis factors of endodontic microsurgery: A review. J of Endodon Sci 2019 (in press)
  23. Fung YH Yang SF Ho YC. Effect of chemical preparation on mechanical properties of root dentin. Endodon Sci 2019 (in press)

Email Address : sfyang@vghtpe.gov.tw