Hong Kong Society of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry



The 4th Study Group





20th January 2011 (Thursday)




Prince Philip Dental Hospital

34 Hospital Road, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong.


Laser in Periodontal therapy… an introduction


Dr. Ronald Cheng

Dr. Kelvin Wan

Max. Capacity:

20 people


$100 (refundable for members)







Chinese New Year Gathering

Kung Hei Fat Choi! Wishing you a happy and prosperous year of the Rabbit.

To celebrate the beginning of a new year, nothing is better than to get together and enjoy the funs and good food. Our spring dinner was held on 26th February 2011 (Saturday) in West Villa Restaurant.


26th February 2011 (Saturday)




West Villa Restaurant (西苑酒家)


G/F, No. 16-20 Bonham Strand, Sheung Wan


Dental Lasers and Their Uses in Clinical Periodontology


29th May 2011 (Sunday)


1:00 – 6:00 pm


Lecture Theater 1,

Prince Philip Dental Hospital

34 Hospital Road, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong


3 (pending for approval)




Lecture 1


Break &

Laser machines demonstration


Lecture 2


Break &

Laser machines demonstration


Lecture 3


Break &

Laser machines demonstration

* For registration form, please click here

Lecture 1: Basics of the advanced- Laser dentistry

Dr. Seto Siu Keung

Private Practitioner

BDS (HK), DGDP (UK), PDipDS (HK), MSc (Lond), Diploma in Clinical Acupuncture (HKU SPACE), MSc RWTH Aachen University Germany, MGD (CDSHK), European Master Degree in Oral Laser Application, Part-time Clinical Lecturer, Faculty of Dentistry, HKU, Scientific Co-worker, AALZ, RWTH Aachen University Germany, Expert Clinical Lecturer, Laser and Health Academy, Vice President, LOC WFLD 2008 HK Congress

Technology advances everyday. This presentation, serves as the appetizer for the subsequent speakers, will stress on the basic principles and importance of the laser physics in this advance technology and how will they affect the outcome of clinical applications. The importance of safety measures in using lasers will also be addressed.

Lecture 2: Laser in biomodulation – theory to practice in periodontology

Dr. Lai Man Lung, Stanley

Clinical Assistant Professor

Periodontology, Faculty of Dentistry,

The University of Hong Kong

Different dental lasers are being used in dentistry nowadays. Laser applications by clinicians mainly confined to cutting or to ablating tissues. Examples being Erbium:YAG, Erbium:Cr:YSGG, Nd:YAG, diode or CO2 laser machines. A less known type of laser application called “Low level laser” generally involved smaller and less expensive machine which operate in milliwatt range. The therapeutic effects given by this type of laser, or what is called either the “Low level laser therapy (LLLT)” or “therapeutic laser”, is in fact well substantiated by science and is used in diverse clinical applications. This lecture will discuss about LLLT and highlight the science and research supporting the application of this type of laser in periodontology. Furthermore, possible applications of LLLT treatment modality in periodontal and implant therapy will also be covered.

Lecture 3: The Uses of Laser in the Management of Periodontal Diseases

Dr. Fung Kin Yue, Clive

Specialist in Periodontology

BDS(HK), MDS(HK), FCDSHK(Periodontology),

FHKAM(Dental Surgery), FAMS(Periodontology)

This presentation will review the current and potential applications of laser technology in the treatment of periodontal diseases. As laser systems applying the ablation effect of light energy, which is completely different from conventional mechanical debridement, may emerge as a new technical modality for non-surgical and surgical periodontal therapy and based on its various characteristics, such as ablation or vaporization, hemostasis, and sterilization effect, laser treatment may serve as an adjunct or alternative to conventional, mechanical periodontal therapy.

Welcoming Lectures to New Graduates

Again this year, we have organized a welcoming gathering with our fellow new dental graduates right on the day they were notified with their successful examination results. Two lectures were presented by our council members Dr. Kelvin Wan and Dr. Kenny Tong on topics that might be useful for their future career. A number of them also joined our Society on that day and started their commitment of life-long learning as it is becoming an essential part of any modern profession.


6th July 2011 (Wednesday)


7:00 – 9:30 pm


Lecture Theater 2,

Prince Philip Dental Hospital

34 Hospital Road, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong


Dr. Kelvin Wan

Dr. Kenny Tong

Daily exercise in risk management of periodontal monitoring

By Dr. Kelvin Wan

Outline: Undiagnosed and untreated periodontal disease is one of the fastest growing area of litigation and complaints in dental field. Accurate diagnosis, proper periodontal record keeping and good communication with patient are essential to avoid medical-legal allegations. The lecture would cover the risk management and clinical audit of periodontal patient in our daily practice.

Management of periodontal patients in daily practice

By Dr. Kenny Tong

Outline: This lecture will focus on the management of periodontal patients in general dental practice setting. A walk-through of the process of periodontal diagnosis and treatment planning will be presented. A brief discussion on how to make a proper periodontal referral would also be made.

Lectures info can be download from the following link (members only):


9th Asian Pacific Society of Periodontology Meeting
Multi-disciplinary management of periodontal diseases

9 – 10 SEPTEMBER 2011, L’Hotel Nina et Convention Centre, Hong Kong SAR

and Pre-meeting hands-on session

Effective periodontal care in general
dental practice


It is our great pleasure on behalf of the Local Organizing Committee to invite you to attend the 9th Asian Pacific Society of Periodontology (APSP) Meeting which will take place from 9 to 10 September 2011 in the vibrant, cosmopolitan city of Hong Kong.

The development of Periodontolgy specialty in the Asia Pacific region, in particular in China is unprecedented in the past decade. The increasing influence of periodontal diseases on the population level and its association with systemic health and well-being emphasizes the importance of promoting periodontal awareness in general dental practice and, cross-disciplinary clinical and research collaborations. The theme for this year’s APSP meeting - “Multi-disciplinary management of periodontal diseases” is tailored for this purpose.

The 9th APSP meeting provides an unique opportunity for scholars, researchers and clinicians in General Dentistry and Periodontology from the Asia Pacific region and other parts of the World to network, exchange views and share their evidence, practices, and experiences in Periodontal treatments and modalities.

Hong Kong is a metropolis full of energy and fascination. The combination of a magnificent skyline, diverse cuisine, unique history, a rich culture, and contemporary technology will make for a memorable experience. We look forward to seeing you in Hong Kong in September 2011.

Prof. L.J. Jin
Local Organizing Committee
9th APSP Meeting

Prof. L.P. Samaranayake
Faculty of Dentistry
The University of Hong Kong

Prof. Jincai ZHANG
Guangdong Provincial Stomatological Hospital
Southern Medical University

Prof. W.K. Leung
Hong Kong Society of Periodontology
and Implant Dentistry

Please click here for details https://www.apsp.hk

Pre-meeting Hands-on session

Topic: Effective Periodontal care in general practice: Critical decision-making and hands-on experience of periodontal surgery.

Date: Thursday, September 8, 2011.
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm.
Venue: Simulation Laboratory, 6/F.,
The Prince Philip Dental Hospital,
34 Hospital Road,
Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong SAR.

1 Periodontology

Practical hands-on workshop on tooth models

Time 0900 - 1230
Speaker Professor Esmonde Corbet
Language English
Maximum Participants 20

Decision making on the management of patients who require periodontal surgery This workshop aims to discuss the use of different techniques of periodontal surgeries in managing patients presenting with periodontitis. Clinical concepts about the decision making process will be covered with updated literature and knowledge provided. Hands-on exercise of flap design and management as well as suturing techniques in periodontal surgeries will be followed.

2 Periodontal Regeneration

Practical hands-on workshop on tooth models

Time: 1400 - 1700
Speaker Dr Simon Ho Kam Yuen
Language English
Maximum Participants 20

Periodontal Regeneration makes easy The aim of this workshop is to recap the theoretical concepts on the selection of patients and highlight the evidence base management of various periodontal defects. There will be followed by hands-on exercise of different surgical approach in periodontal regeneration and discussion regarding utilities of the materials used. In brief, the use of grafting materials, membrane and enamel matrix derivatives will be covered using tooth model.

Remarks: Lunch and coffee/tea breaks included

The Fifth Study Group

Peri-implant tissue health – who cares?


13th October 2011 (Thursday)




Prince Philip Dental Hospital

34 Hospital Road, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong.


Peri-implant tissue health – who care?

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