Invited Speakers


​The faculty are listed below in alphabetical order by last name.​


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Prof. Finbarr Allen (Singapore) 

Maintaining old teeth – a minimally invasive approach

(24.5.2017, 11:00 - 12:30, Hall A)​

Professor ​Finbarr Allen is currently Dean, NUS Faculty of Dentistry and Chair of the University Dental Cluster, National University Hospital. He is a Professor in the discipline of Operative Dentistry, Endodontics and
Prosthodontics, and a Senior Consultant in the National University Hospital, Singapore.

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Dr. S. M. Balaji​ (India)

Principles and practice of vertical alveolar ridge augmentation by grafting

(24.5.2017, 14:00 - 15:30, Hall A)​

S.M. Balaji is the Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon from Chennai, India. Has his own exclusive craniofacial Hospital. He is the first PhD, from Govt. Tamil Nadu Medical University in the field of Maxillofacial Surgery. 
He is the current Editor-in-Chief of the Annals of Maxillofacial Surgery (AMS), a pubmed indexed journal and Executive Editor of Indian Journal of Dental Research (IJDR). He is the Immediate Past-President of the International College of Dentists (ICD) India, Sri Lanka & Nepal Section and President of International Association of Dental Research-Asia Pacific region (IADR-APR)

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Prof. Jo​​ão Carames​ (Portugal)

Full Arch Implant Rehabilitation in the Atrophic Maxilla: Surgical and Prosthetic Strategies for Predictable Results​

(23.5.2017, 09:00 - 17:30, Hall A)​


​​Prof. Carames is president elected (2015-2018) of the General Assembly, Portuguese Dental Association (OMD).
Full Professor at Lisbon University College of Dental Medicine (FMDUL).
​​​Chairman of the Oral Surgery Department and chairman of the Occlusion, TMD and Oral Facial Pain Department at Lisbon University College of Dental Medicine.

Director of the three-year specialization program in Implant Dentistry, Lisbon University College of Dental Medicine.

Adjunct Professor, Periodontology and Implant Dentistry Department, New York University College of Dentistry.

Director and founder of the Implantology Institute® in Lisbon.

Coordinator of the Implant Research Group, Biomedical and Oral Sciences Research Center (UICOB).

International Director in Portugal of the Continuing Education Program of the New York University College of Dentistry.

Received the Outstanding Alumni Award from the New York University College of Dentistry – USA.​

Private Practice limited to Oral Surgery and Implant Dentistry.​

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Dr. Chris Chang (Taiwan)

拔牙與不拔牙分析
(Extraction vs. non-extraction)

(25.5.2017, 09:00 - 12:30, Hall C)​

Effective orthodontic treatment of impaction

(25.5.2017, 14:00 - 17:30, Hall A)​

​Dr. Chris Chang received his PhD in bone physiology and Certificate in Orthodontics from Indiana University in 1996 and is a Diplomate of American Board of Orthodontics(ABO). He is the author of iAOI workbook, ABO Case Reports, Orthodontics,Jobsology and publisher of International Journal of Orthodontics and lmplantology(iJOI).
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Dr. Chia Cheng Lu (Taiwan)

Multiple approaches to achieve ideal aesthetic and dental implant treatment

(25.5.2017, 14:00 - 15:30, Hall C)​

​National Taiwan University-Department of dentistry, DDS 96-03 New York University Continuing Dental Education Programs- Implantology and Oral Rehabilitation 2007-2008 Academy of Oral Implantology, Taiwan- Diplomate of Oral Implantology 2011~ Invisalign invisible aligner system certification 2011~ Asia Pacific Academy of Implant Dentistry (APAID)- Diplomate of Oral Implantology 2012~ Taiwan Academy of Osseointegration (TAOI), Vice CEO 2014~ My office: Shining dental clinic Taipei 耀美牙醫 Visiting doctor of Forever Beauty Orthodotic clinic 恆美廖炯琳矯正專科診所

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​Dr. William Cheung (Hong Kong)

Creating a 5-star dental practice

(24.5.2017, 11:00 - 12:30, Hall B)​

​Dr. Cheung received his dental degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, USA. 

He is Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, the Academy of Dentistry International, the International College of Dentists, the American College of Dentists, and the International Academy for Dental Facial Esthetics.  He maintains a multi-specialty practice in the Central business district of Hong Kong.  

He is Honorary Professor, West China School of Stomatology, Sichuan University in China, Associate Professor at the University of Hong Kong Faculty of Dentistry, and Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, USA.  ​

Dr. Cheung has delivered well over 100 lectures worldwide and has published in various dental journals and magazines.  He serves on the International Editorial Board of the Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA).  He is a member of the Education Committee of the FDI World Dental Federation.

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Dr. Tzu-Shan Chiu (Taiwan)

Optimizing Esthetics

(25.5.2017, 09:00 - 12:30)​


​Dr. Tzu-Shan Chiu teaches at the National Taiwan University Hospital as a post-doctoral periodontics clinical instructor. After she graduated from National Taiwan University (D.D.S.), she went on to obtain a Master's of Science in Periodontics from Columbia University. Dr. Chiu has been published in the Journal of Clinical Periodontology for her work with alterations of bone dimensions post-implant placement. She has presented at symposiums and conferences and was awarded Columbia's first place Clinical Science Award as a postdoctoral clinical fellow. On top of teaching, Dr. Shiu practices in multiple clinics in Taipei, Taiwan as a periodontist and continues her research work.
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Prof. Chun Hung Chu (Hong Kong)

(23.5.2017, 11:00 - 12:30, Hall B)​

​Professor Chu is a Clinical Professor and Associate Dean (External Relations) in the Faculty of Dentistry. He is the President Elect (2016-2018) of South East Asian Association of Dental Education. Professor is a dental examiner of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He is a member in the specialty board of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons. He is a Master of the Academy of General Dentistry and received the prestigious award of the Lifelong Learning & Service Recognition, and a diplomate of the American Board of General Dentistry. He is also elected as a Dental Fellow of Hong Kong Academy of Medicine and Fellow of International College of Dentists.

Prof. Chu published about 120 peer reviewed journal articles and 160 abstracts in international conferences. He is an associate editor of BMC Oral Health and a member of editorial board of Oral Health & Preventive Dentistry. Prof. Chu's research interests include caries prevention and management, clinical uses of fluorides and community dental care.

​Prof. Thomas F. Flemmig (Hong Kong)

Cost-effective Periodontal Care

(24.5.2017, 14:00 - 15:30, Hall B)​

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​Dr. Yi-Hao Huang 

Peri-implant hard and soft tissue management in achieving esthetic excellence

(24.5.2017, 09:00 - 10:30, Hall A)​


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Dr. Johnny, Liaw Joung-Lin (Taiwan)

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Optimize Orthodontic Excellence

(23.5.2017, 16:00 - 17:30, Hall B)​

​​DDS, dental department, National Taiwan University,

MS, Graduate institute of dental and craniofacial science, Chang Gung University


President, Taiwan Association of Orthodontists, 2013~14


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Dr. Wei-Dong Kong (China)

eBrace个性化舌侧矫治器治疗拔牙病例的临床疗效分析

(Clinical efficacy analysis of eBrace lingual orthodontic appliance in extraction cases)

(24.5.2017, 16:00 - 17:30, Hall C)

​Wei-Dong Kong, PhD, chief physician, professor, postgraduate tutor, is director of department of orthodontics of the first affiliated hospital of Jinan University and Guangzhou suiwah stomotology hospital, committee of Orthodontic Committee in Chinese Stomatological Association, standing committee of Orthodontic Committee of Guangdong Stomatological Association, member of American Orthodontic Society (AAO), member of World Federation of Orthodontists (WFO), corresponding editorial board member of  Chinese Journal of Orthodontics, council member of Guangdong 3D Printing Technology Industry Alliance, council member of Guangdong Association of Plastics and Aesthetics, and provincial enterprise technology correspondent. As one of the main inventors of the eBrace customized lingual appliance, he is one of the first experts who carry out customized lingual orthodontic technique earliest in China and has obtained a number of national invention and utility model patents. He has implemented 5 provincial projects, has published 9 articles on SCI magazines and has trained about 20 postgraduates in Jinan University.

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Dr. Biju Krishnan (Singapore)

Cosmetic Tooth Alignment - the missing piece in minimally invasive cosmetic dentistry

(24.5.2017, 09:00 - 10:30, Hall B)


​Dr. Krishnan is Internationally renowned as the creator of one of the world's most popular adult cosmetic tooth alignment systems - CFAST (Cosmetically Focused Adult Straight Teeth).
He qualified from Dundee University in 1993 and his practice in Edinburgh has been Highly Commended as best Specialist Practice in Scotland and voted best Private Practice in East Scotland. Dr Krishnan has also recognised as one of Scotland's outstanding dentists in the Dentistry Awards.
Dr Krishnan lectures extensively internationally primarily on cosmetic tooth alignment, in which he has pioneered and patented revolutionary new techniques using the CFAST Cosmetic Tooth Alignment System. CFAST is now one of the world's largest providers of Cosmetic Tooth Alignment with a presence in UK, USA, Middle East, South East Asia and Australasia.
Dr Krishnan has published in many journals Internationally and has authored the first book on cosmetic tooth alignment which is now into its second edition. He is on the board of the British Academy of Restorative Dentistry, the editorial board of Aesthetic Dentistry Today and Orthodontic Practice magazine.​
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Dr. Selene Kuo (United States of America)

Optimizing Esthetics

(25.5.2017, 09:00 - 12:30)

​Dr. Selene Kuo is currently an adjunct clinical professor in prosthodontics at New York University's College of Dentistry. She graduated from Kaohsiung Medical University (D.D.S.) and went on to receive her Masters in Dental Science from the same institution. Additional completed programs include Advanced Education in Prosthodontics for International Dentists at the New York University College of Dentistry and an additional Masters in Dental Science from Columbia University. She is a member of the American College of Prosthodontics, the Academy of Prosthetic Dentistry of the Republic of China, and the Academy of Perio-Prosthodontics of the Republic of China.

Her research work has placed twice in prosthodontics from table clinic sessions with the American College of Prosthodontics and the Northeastern Gnathological Society. 

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Dr. Shih-Jung Lin (Taiwan)

The Beauty of Interdisciplinary Treatment

(23.5.2017, 14:00 - 15:30, Hall B)

​DDS, National Taiwan University

M.S. Chang-Gung University, Graduate Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Science

Master of EMBA, National Taiwan University

President, Taiwan Academy of Periodontology

President, Taipei Dental Association

Chairman of Academic Affairs committee, Taiwan Dental Association

Chairman of Periodontal Department, Shin-Kong Wu Ho-Su Memorial Hospital

Visiting Staff in Periodontics, National Taiwan University Hospital

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Dr. Hoi-Shing Luk (Taiwan)

Biomechanical Consideration in Space Closure

(25.5.2017, 11:00 - 12:30, Hall B)​

​Graduated from University of Connecticut Health Center, USA, combined program of Advanced Orthodontic Training and Master of Dental Science 1992.
Served as Clinical Program Director of Orthodontics in Dental Department, Taichung Veterans General Hospital 1992-1994.
Private practice limited to Orthodontics in Taichung City, Taiwan since 1994.
Deputy Director of Taiwan Association of Orthodontics 1998-2000.
Examiner of the Taiwan Board of Orthodontists.
Chief Supervisor of Taiwan Association of Orthodontists 2005 – 2007.
Diplomate, American Board of Orthodontics.
Member of Edward H. Angle Society of Orthodontist.

​Prof. Lai Renfa (China)

Topic: Implantology

(23.5.2017, 14:00 - 17:30, Hall C)

​Please click here to read Prof. Lai Renfa's CVLai Renfa.docx
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Dr. Tang Kok Siew (Singapore)

Dental Caries in Children: Treating the Deeper Issue

(24.5.2017, 16:00 - 17:30, Hall A)


​Dr. Tang obtained her BDS from the National University of Singapore in 2006. She worked for three years doing general dentistry before pursuing her postgraduate studies in the UK. She graduated from the Leeds Dental Institute in 2012 with a certificate in Professional Doctorate in Clinical Dentistry (Paediatric Dentistry). She also obtained her Membership in Paediatric Dentistry with the Royal College of Surgeons of England in the same year. Currently, she works in the National University Health System, Singapore as a paediatric dentist and teaches the dental undergraduates and postgraduates as a part-time clinical instructor. Her main areas of interest are in dental traumatology and treatment of the medically compromised patients.
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Dr. Sebastian Tseng​ (Taiwan)

The Stairway to Full Mouth Rehabilitation and Immediate Loading & Related Complications Management

(23.5.2017, 09:00 - 17:30)

The Dialogue between Orthodontic Care and Oral Implant Treatment

(23.5.2017, 09:00 - 17:30)

Bone Physiology and the Secret of Wound Healing: PRF and PRP

(23.5.2017, 09:00 - 17:30)

Dr. Sebastian Tseng is a member of the International Advisory Committee for Continuing Dental Education (CDE), a clinical assistant professor at Taipei Medical University, and a visiting professor at Philippines National University. He is also the president of New York University College of Dentistry’s Alumni Association in Taiwan, an active chairman of the Asia Pacific Academy of Implant Dentistry, and a member of the International College of Dentistry.

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Dr. John Ka Po Yau (Hong Kong)

Can you change my face without surgery?

(25.5.2017, 16:00 - 17:30, Hall B)

​Dr. John Yau is a specialist in orthodontics practicing in a private orthodontic centre in Hong Kong and serves as a Part-Time Clinical Lecturer of the Discipline of Paediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics of the Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong (HKU). Dr. Yau obtained his BDS degree from HKU in 2004 and went on to pursue his postgraduate study and obtained the Master of Orthodontics from HKU in 2010, Diploma of Membership in Orthodontics from Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2011, Advanced Diploma in Orthodontics from HKU in 2012, and two Fellowships from the College of Dental Surgeons of Hong Kong and Hong Kong Academy of Medicine in the subsequent years. He has been invited and delivered lectures in Australia, China, Dubai, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Macau, Malaysia, Taiwan and Thailand. In recent years, Dr. Yau has been appointed to the local organizing committee for the FDI 100th Annual World Dental Congress, and scientific committee of 38th APD Congress 2016. The fields of his clinical interests and research include the versatile biomechanics with using temporary anchorage devices (TADs), Tip-Edge(+) system, innovative surgery-first protocol, and multi-disciplinary treatment approach for complicated cases.

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Dr. Yau Yi-Kwong (Hong Kong)

Managing offtracking in Invisalign treatment

(23.5.2017, 11:00 - 12:30, Hall C)

Treating Class III patients with Invisalign 

(23.5.2017, 16:00 - 17:30, Hall B)

​Dr. YAU Yi Kwong graduated from the University of Hong Kong in 1987 and has been practicing dentistry for over 29 years in his Hong Kong based practice. Dr. Yau was Invisalign certified in 2002 and has achieved status as a Diamond Invisalign Provider since 2014. He has become a top Invisalign provider and a clinical speaker lecturing worldwide and most extensively in Australia, Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, China, Singapore, Japan, Spain and Hong Kong.
His cases in the Invisalign International Gallery were recognized with the Invisalign Peer Review Award in 2011. Dr. Yau is also a member in the Asia Pacific Invisalign Clinical Advisory Board and has been invited to attend the Las Vegas Invisalign Summit, Asia Pacific Invisalign Summit and Invisalign European Summit. His collaboration with Align technology on experience based training development and execution gives Dr. Yau a unique view on new curricula and training methodologies. His pioneering treatments with Invisalign paved the way for Invisalign popularity in Asia.

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Dr. Donald Yu

(Canada)

3D夢幻根管治療技術 尋根究底。牙醫師們都知道"根管系統 ,但如何能夠做得好

(3D Vertical Compaction of Warm Gutta-Percha Technique to Treat the Root of the Problems)

(24.5.2017, 09:00 - 12:45, Hall C)

Predictably Successful Endodontics: How to Feel, Fill & Thrill Accessory Canals Using Schilder-Yu Warm Gutta-Percha Vertical Compaction Technique 

(25.5.2017, 09:00 - 12:45, Hall A)

Filling Accessory Canals using Schilder-Yu Warm Gutta-Percha Vertical Compaction Technique 

(25.5.2017, 14:00 - 18:00, 

Workshop - Breakout Hall 2605)



​Dr. Donald C. Yu attracts numerous dentists and dental auxiliaries each year. His lecturing experience includes conferences, seminars, conventions, study clubs, table clinics, special programs, dental school programs and dental assistant programs at various state, provincial, regional, national and international conferences.

He received his D.M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, he holds a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Endodontics, Master of Dental Science in Endodontics from Boston University.

Dr. Yu is the Clinical Professor and Former Head of Division of Endodontics, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta and currently is a visiting faculty member of Boston University.  He was Visiting Professor of 1st Affiliated Hospital, Jinan University in Guangzhou, China.

He is the founder and practices full-time endodontics with his two brothers, daughter, nephew and partners in their Endo-Perio-Prosth-Ortho offices in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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