Society of Preventive Dentistry of Hong Kong
Preventive dentistry is dental care that helps maintain good oral health. Poor oral health causes pain, discomfort, affects speech, ability to eat, sleep, self-esteem and confidence. Preventing future dental diseases and preventing complications from existing dental conditions are crucial to the future sustainability of oral health, which is an important and integral part of general health.
Mission of the Society
- To promote oral and general health of people through prevention
- To offer scientific guidance regarding dental preventive and curative treatment modalities
- To provide continuing professional development to the medical and dental fraternity
- To create a local and international network of the medical and dental fraternity
- To support research in the field of Preventive Dentistry
An applicant shall be a registered dentist with the Dental Council of Hong Kong or a dentist deemed to be registered to practice dentistry in Hong Kong with an interest in preventive dentistry. They are entitled to vote, and to hold offices of the Society.
An applicant shall be interested in preventive dentistry and not be eligible to apply for Full or Student Member. They are not entitled to vote, or to hold offices of the Society.
An applicant shall be a dental student, dental assistant student, dental therapist student, dental technician student or dental hygienist student in a recognized institute. They are not entitled to vote, or to hold offices of the Society.
An applicant shall be a registered dentist or dentist deemed to be registered with the Dental Council of Hong Kong and with interest in preventive dentistry as well as pay the Life Membership fee. They are entitled to vote, and to hold offices of the Society.
The Council has the power to bestow Honorary Membership upon any Member over 60 years of age, who has been a Full Member of good standing; or upon any professional invited by the Council Members. Honorary Members shall not be required to pay any subscription but shall enjoy all the privileges of Full Members.
Note: The membership fee is valid from 1 July to 30 June. The membership fee must be paid before 15 August.
Dr Chun Hung Chu
Dr Tammy Duangporn Duangthip
Dr Flora Wai Ling Chan
Dr Lily Sui Ming Tong
Secretary (Council Meeting)
Dr Eilly Lau
Council Member (Community Care)
Dr Rico Wing Ho Chu
Council Member (Membership)
Dr Elvis Yiu Cheung Tsang
Council Member (Continuing Professional Development)
Dr Ollie Yiru Yu
Council Member (Scientific Affair)
Dr Stephen Sutanto
Council Member (Publicity)
Note: Council members are elected every 2 years during the annual general meeting.