Xinyan Lucy Liu, DMD PhD

Meet Dr. Liu

Dr. Xinyan Lucy Liu is originally from Beijing, China, where she received initial dental education at the prestigious Peking University School of Stomatology (PUSS). She worked as a dentist and completed residency in oral and maxillofacial pathology at the hospital of PUSS.  Dr. Liu came to the United States in 2000 for her Ph.D. In addition, she completed post-doctoral training at the Periodontology and Oral Biology department of Boston University School of Dental Medicine. Her research interest focused on studying the virulence factors of periodontal pathogen Porphyromonas gingivalis and the link between periodontal infection and cardiovascular disease (atherosclerosis).  Her research findings led to numerous publications and several national and international awards.

Later Dr. Liu joined the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine International Dentist Program. Dr. Liu received her D.M.D degree with honors from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 2009.  Since graduation, she has been working as a general dentist in a variety of dental settings including both private dental offices and community health center. Her passion for dentistry motivated her to pursue continuing education courses on multiple aspects of dentistry such as cosmetic dentistry, implant surgeries, periodontal surgery, root canal therapies, and cosmetic orthodontics therapy.  Dr. Liu is a member of the highly reputed Spear Study Club. By meeting with dental specialist monthly and discussing patient cases, she is able to stay updates on the latest materials, diagnostics,  and treatments to implement the newest techniques to her daily dental practice.

Dr. Liu founded Beacon Family Dental in 2014 from scratch, with the vision of providing high quality comprehensive dental care and her patients’s best interests in heart. Since then, she has proudly built a dental team who share similar philosophies. Dr. Liu’s warm and caring personality, commitment to excellence and superior clinical skills, together with many years of experiences have won the trust of thousands of patients in short time. Her team feels honored to be able to help patients achieve healthy and beautiful smiles, especially those who travels far from other area of Greater Boston and neighbor states.  

When Dr. Liu is not treating patients, she is actively involved in the oral health education groups on social media networks.  In her free time, she likes to be with her family and enjoys baking, fitness, and music.