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Tooth-colored Direct Restorative Materials - An Update
Dr. Adrian Yap is a Senior Consultant / Prosthodontist at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital and Jurong Medical Centre. He is Head of the Department of Dentistry of JurongHealth, Singapore’s western public healthcare cluster. Dr. Yap is also an Adjunct Professor of the School of Science and Technology, SIM University (UniSIM) and a Clinical Associate Professor at the Faculty of Dentistry, NUS. He 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. Dr. Yap went on to pursue his post-graduate training and graduated from the Institute of Dental Surgery (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 from the Faculty of Medicine, NUS in 2004. On top of his academic accolades, Dr. Yap has also received several teaching, service excellence and research awards in the areas of Dental Materials and Craniofacial Biology. Dr. Yap is known for his expertise in Temporomandibular Disorders, Occlusion and Restorative Dentistry. He lectures world-wide and has authored more than 180 refereed journal articles (H-index of 34), 540 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 Operative Dentistry and Current Nanoscience.