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Upcoming Events

Date Activity Theme Venue
To be confirmed later 5th SCD Day To be advised later To be confirmed later

Professional Education

15 Nov 2018 : Dentist Meeting
Topic : Dental Day Procedure Made Easy – A myth of MAC better than GA … ?
Challenges in special needs patients
Speaker : Dr. Charlotte LO, FHKCA, FHKAM (Anaesthesiology), FANZCA
Dr. Sandy LAM, Private Anesthetist
HKSCDA
25 Aug 2018 : Hong Kong International Expo and Symposium
– Special Care Dentistry Session
Topic 1 : Management of patients with cognitive impairment and those with intellectual disability
Speaker : Dr Chong Meng TAY BDS (Singapore) MDS (Special Needs Dentistry) Melb
Topic 2 : Conscious sedation in special care dentistry
Speaker : Dr David CRAIG (MBE MMedSci FDS RCSEd) Consultant / Honorary Senior Lecturer, Head of Sedation & Special Care Dentistry, Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, King’s College London Dental Institute; Visiting Professor of Conscious Sedation, University of Portsmouth and Dental Consultant Adviser (Conscious Sedation) to the Chief Dental Office for England
HKSCDA
17 May 2018 : Dentist Meeting
Topic : Autism
Speaker : Dr Rachel POON
26 Jan 2018 : Dentist Meeting
Topic : Management of Dementia Elders
Speaker : Mr Kenny CHUI
30 Jun 2017 : Dentist Meeting
Topic : Workshop on construction of dentures
Speaker : Dr Edward TSE
11 May 2017 : Dentist Meeting
Topic : Periodontics in special needs patients
Speaker : Dr Raymond MAK
HKSCDA
29 Oct 2016 : 3rd SCD Day
Topic 1 : Advantages of Conscious Sedation for Patients with Intellectual Disability
Speaker : Dr David Craig, BA BDS MMedSci (Anaes) FDS RCSEd, Consultant/Honorary Senior Lecturer, Head of Sedation & Special Care Dentistry, Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, King’s College London Dental Institute
Topic 2 : Conscious sedation in the Loving Smiles Service – how do we do it?
Speaker : Dr Antonio Lee, BDS (Syd)
Topic 3 : Efficacy and Safety of Conscious Sedation
Speaker : Dr David Craig, BA BDS MMedSci (Anaes) FDS RCSEd
HKSCDA
6 Aug 2016 : Dentist Meeting
Topic : Construction of full dentures
Speaker : Dr Edward TSE
25 May 2016 : Dentist Meeting
Topic : Bisphosphonates
Speaker : Dr Polly FUNG
26 Nov 2015 : Dentist Meeting
Topic : Pain and Anxiety Control in Dentistry
Speaker : Dr Sandra LEE
4 Jun 2015 : Dentist Meeting
Topic : Vital Pulp Therapy – A paradigm Shift in Endodontics
Speaker : Dr Sandra LEE
HKSCDA
 11 April 2015 : 2nd SCD Day
Topic 1 : Special Care Dentistry in Hong Kong
Speaker : Dr Deborah Chan, Chair, Hong Kong Special Care Dentistry Association
Topic 2 : Overseas Experience on the Management of Patients with Intellectual Disability: Fostering Cooperation for Dental Treatment Rather Than Using Restraint
Speaker : Dr Sarah Manton, Vice Dean, Faculty of Dental Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh; Consultant (Honorary Senior Lecturer) in Restorative and Special Care Dentistry, the University of Dundee Dental School and Hospital
Topic 3 : The Special Facilities for Dental Treatment of Patients with Intellectual Disability
Speaker : Dr Lesley Longman, Honorary Senior Lecturer, Liverpool University Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry
Topic 4 : 甚麼的治療方針對智障人士最有益處?
Speaker : Dr Deborah Chan, Chair, Hong Kong Special Care Dentistry Association
Topic 5 : 「盈愛.笑容服務」 – 政府的智障人士牙科服務先導計劃
Speaker : Dr Leung Sai Man, Sigmund, JP, President of Hong Kong Dental Association
Topic 6 : 如何轉介智障病人得到「盈愛.笑容服務」
Speaker : Dr. Lily Tong, Vice Chair, Hong Kong Special Care Dentistry Association
HKSCDA
5 Feb 2015 : Dentist Meeting
Topic : Service Philosophy
Speaker : Dr Deborah CHAN
HKSCDA
15 Mar 2014 – 1st SCD Day
Topic 1 : Existing Provision for Patients requiring special care dentistry
Speaker : Dr Deborah Chan, Chair, Hong Kong Special Care Dentistry Association
Topic 2 : Government’s Initiatives on dental services for special target groups
Speaker : Mr Richard Yuen, JP, Permanent Secretary for Food and Health (Health)
Topic 3 : Insights from development of special care dentistry in Osaka
Speaker : Prof Ichijiro Morisaki, Chair Professor, Division of Special Care Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Osaka University; Director, Osaka University Dental Hospital
Topic 4 : Curriculum development of special care dentistry at the undergraduate level
Speaker : Prof Gary Cheung, Chairman, Faculty Board of Undergraduate Studies, Faculty of Dentistry; Director, Postgraduate Programme in Endodontics, The University of Hong Kong
Topic 5 : Clinical Insights in the treatment of patients with intellectual disabilities
Speaker : Prof Ichijiro Morisaki
HKSCDA
30 Oct 2013 : Seminar
Topic 1 : Autistic Spectrum Disorder: An Update
Speaker : Dr Philomena Tse, M.B., B.S.(H.K.), MRCP (UK), FHKAM (Paed), FHKCPaed, FRCP (Edin); Specialist in Paediatrics; Honorary Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, University of Hong Kong
Topic 2 : Dental Care for Patients with Autistic Spectrum Disorder : Challenges and the Importance of Prevention
Speaker : Dr Enderra Tang, BDS (University of Hong Kong) 1986, MDS (University of Hong Kong) 1989, FHKAM 1993, FCDSHK (Paediatric Dentistry) 2000; Full-time Clinical Lecturer, Department of Children’s Dentistry & Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry , The University of Hong Kong 1989 to 1997
HKSCDA
9 Aug 2013 : Symposium
Topic 1 : Special Care Dentistry: An Overview
Speaker : Dr Sarah Manton, Chair of the Specialty Board of Special Care

Dentistry, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Topic 2 : Challenges of persons with intellectual disabilities in access to dental treatment: from Parent’s perspective
Speaker : Mrs Laura Yeung, Executive Committee Member of The Intellectual Disabled Education and Adrocacy League
Topic 3 : Special consideration for Clients for Special Care Dentistry: Pros and Cons for sedation
Speaker : Dr Anne Kwan, Specialist in Anaesthesiology
Hospital Superintendent, Evangel Hospital
Topic 4 : Loving Smiles Service – a new paradigm of dental care?
Speaker : Dr Deborah Chan, Chair, Hong Kong Special Care Dentistry Association

Study Trips

13 – 14 April 2017 – Osaka and Kyoto, Japan

  • Department of Oral Health Sciences, Faculty of Nursing and Health Care, Baika Women’s University
  • Osaka Prefecture, Sakai City Dental Clinic for the Severely Handicapped
  • The Kyoto Dental Central Clinic
  • Kyoto College of Dental Hygienist & Technicians
HKSCDA

12-13 May 2016 – Kaohsiung, Taiwan

  • Division of Special Care Dentistry, Department of Oral Hygiene, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital
HKSCDA

10-11 July 2014 – Osaka, Japan

  • Osaka University Dental Hospital
  • Elderly Home “Toyonaka Aiwa Garden”
  • Osaka Prefectural Dental Association Special Care Dentistry Clinic
  • Osaka Prefectural Acute Stage Combined Medical Center Special Care Dentistry Department
  • Osaka Prefecture, Sakai City Dental Clinic for the Severely Handicapped

Participation in International Congresses

12 – 14 Apr 2019 : Asia Association for Disability and Oral Health (AADOH) Conference
Venue : Kaohsiung , Taipei
30 Aug – 2 Sep 2018 : 24th International Association for Disabilities and Oral Health Congress
Venue : Festival City, Dubai
14 – 17 Apr 2016 : 23rd International Association for Disabilities and Oral Health Congress
Venue : Chicago, USA
22 – 24 Oct 2014 : 22nd International Association for Disabilities and Oral Health Congress
Venue : Berlin, Germany