Graduate Degree

Intercalated Degree
  • University of Dundee , 1999 , Dundee , Scotland

Medical School

  • University of Dundee , 2002 , Dundee , Scotland


  • University of Hong Kong , 2009 , Hong Kong


Dental Surgery
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh , 2011 , Edinburgh , Scotland


Craniofacial Orthodontics
  • Harvard School of Dental Medicine / Boston Children’s Hospital , 2014 , Boston , MA

Philosophy of Care

In my treatment of children born with facial differences I aim to maximize aesthetics and function while minimizing the longer term dental burdens.


 Dr. MacLaine is a full time Craniofacial Orthodontist at Boston Children’s Hospital and Instructor at Harvard School of Dental Medicine. His main research interest is in the field of Pre-surgical Orthopedics for infants with Cleft lip and palate.


Publications powered by Harvard Catalyst Profiles

  1. Nationwide survey of surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2013 Dec; 51(8):841-4. View abstract
  2. Altered serum levels of the osteoclast-specific TRACP 5b isoform in Chinese children undergoing orthodontic treatment. Eur J Orthod. 2013 Apr; 35(2):169-74. View abstract
  3. Does orthodontic tooth movement cause an elevation in systemic inflammatory markers? Eur J Orthod. 2010 Aug; 32(4):435-40. View abstract