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HKU Faculty of Dentistry Bulletin: June 2016

Faculty News

Professor Damien Walmsley Visits Faculty of Dentistry

Professor Damien Walmsley, Scientific Advisor to the British Dental Association and Professor of Restorative Dentistry at the University of Birmingham, visited the Faculty of Dentistry on May 30 - June 2 ... Read more


State of the Art Infection Control Teaching Suite Set Up with Support of Donors and Sponsors

The newly set-up Infection Control Teaching Suite (ICTS) will be in full operation this coming semester. The Suite was opened on Feb 22 with a plaque unveiling ceremony officiated by Sir Gordon Wu Ying-sheung, GBS, KCMG, FICE, Honorary University Fellow Lady Ivy Wu Kwok Sau-ping, JP ... Read more


Clinical Report: Immature Necrotic Tooth Healed with Revascularisation

HKU Faculty of Dentistry has achieved clinical success in a patient who had received regenerative endodontic treatment for an open apex with necrotic pulp and chronic apical abscess. ... Read more

Teaching and Learning

Are Clinical Demonstration Videos Better for Comprehension with both Audio Narration and Subtitles?

A study on the learning experience of dental students in relation to the use of instructional video on clinical complete denture procedures showed that the double modal input of both audio narration and subtitles in the video may not be the most preferred format and design. ... Read more

Knowledge Exchange and Community Engagement

Outreach not Over-Reach

Dr Justin Curtin, Clinical Assistant Professor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, writes about the challenges one needs to cope with in the delivery of cleft services while on a humanitarian mission ... Read more

Alumni Corner

Meet the Mentor - Dr Arthur Sham

In this issue, the Faculty Newsletter (NEWS) has a date with Dr Arthur Sham, who has been joining the Mentorship Programme for the past four consecutive years ... Read more

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