Speaker: Prof. Dr. Adrian Yap,
Department of Dentistry,
Ng Teng Fong General Hospital and Faculty of Dentistry, NUHS, Singapore
Prof. Dr. Adrian Yap is Head and Senior Consultant, Department of Dentistry, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital. He is an Adjunct / Honorary Professor at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya, Universitas Indonesia and University of Hong Kong. In addition, he is a Clinical Assoc. Professor at the National University of Singapore (NUS) and a Guest Academic of the Peking University School of Stomatology. Dr. Yap obtained his BDS degree from NUS in 1991 where he received several awards including the FAC Ohlers Gold Medal for best clinical student and Terrell Silver Medal for distinction in Prosthodontics. He went on to pursue his post-graduate training and graduated from the University of London, where he was conferred the prestigious 3M Dental Postgraduate Prize, with a Masters in Conservative Dentistry in 1993. Dr. Yap obtained his Doctor of Philosophy degree from NUS in 2001 and his Graduate Diploma in Psychotherapy form the Faculty of Medicine, NUS in 2004. On top of his academic accolades, he has also received many teaching, service excellence and research awards in Dental Materials and Craniofacial Biology. Dr. Yap is known for his expertise in Temporomandibular Disorders, Dental Sleep Medicine and Restorative Dentistry. He lectures world-wide and has authored more than 210 refereed journal articles (H-index of 40), 630 conference/seminar papers, several book chapters and patents in these areas. Dr. Yap is a reviewer for numerous international journals and serves in the editorial boards of several including Journal of Oral Rehabilitation, Journal of Craniomandibular and Sleep Practice (CRANIO), Operative Dentistry as well as Current Nanoscience.