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Faculty Staff
Dr Lam, Walter Yu Hang
BDS, MDS (Pros), AdvDipProsthodont (HKU), FHKAM (Dental Surgery), FCDSHK (Pros), MFDS RCSEd, MPros RCSEd, FDS RCSEd, MFDS RCPSG, FDS RCPSG, FRACDS
General Information
Clinical Assistant Professor in Prosthodontics
Restorative Dental Sciences
Phone Number
2859 0306
Research Theme
Smart Health Technology and Potentially Malignant Oral Disease
Areas of Research Expertise
Digital Dentistry
CAD/CAM Dentistry
Robotic Dentistry
Advanced Sorting
  1. Li J, Shen Z, Xu WYT, Lam YHW, Hsung RTC, Pow EHN, Kosuge K, Wang Z. A Compact Dental Robotic System Using Soft Bracing Technique, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters 2019; 4(2): 1271-1278 doi:10.1109/LRA.2019.2894864
  2. Lam WYH, Chan RST, Li KY, Tang KT, Lui TT, Botelho MG. Ten-year clinical evaluation of posterior fixed-movable resin-bonded fixed partial dentures, Journal of Dentistry 2019; 86: 118-125 doi:10.1016/j.jdent.2019.06.003
  3. Molinero-Mourelle P, Lam W, Cascos-Sánchez R, Azevedo L, Gómez-Polo M. Photogrammetric and intraoral digital impression technique for the rehabilitation of multiple unfavorably positioned dental implants – a clinical report, Journal of Oral Implantology 2019; doi:10.1563/aaid-joi-D-19-00140
  4. Botelho MG, Dangay S, Shih K, Lam YHW. The effect of surface treatments on dental zirconia: An analysis of biaxial flexural strength, surface roughness and phase transformation, Journal of Dentistry 2018; 75: 65-73 doi:10.1016/j.jdent.2018.05.016
  5. Lam YHW, Hsung TC, Choi WWS, Luk WK, Cheng YY, Pow EHN. A clinical technique for virtual articulator mounting with natural head position by using calibrated stereophotogrammetry, Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 2018; 119(6): 902-908 doi:10.1016/j.prosdent.2017.07.026
  6. Lam WYH, Hsung RTC, Cheng LYY, Pow EHN. Mapping intraoral photographs on virtual teeth model, Journal of Dentistry 2018; 79: 107-110 doi:10.1016/j.jdent.2018.09.009
  7. Botelho MG, Dyson JE, Mui THF, Lam YH. Clinical audit of posterior three-unit fixed-movable resin-bonded fixed partial dentures – A retrospective, preliminary clinical investigation, Journal of Dentistry 2017; 57: 26-31 doi:10.1016/j.jdent.2016.12.003
  8. Botelho MG, Chan AWK, Newsome PRH, McGrath CPJ, Lam YHW. A randomized controlled trial of home bleaching of tetracycline-stained teeth, Journal of Dentistry 2017; 67: 29-35 doi:10.1016/j.jdent.2017.05.003
  9. Lam Walter Y H, Hsung Richard T C, Choi Winnie W S, Luk Henry W K, Pow Edmond H N. A 2-part facebow for CAD-CAM dentistry, Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 2016; doi:10.1016/j.prosdent.2016.05.013
  10. Botelho Michael G., Chan Alex W K, Leung Nic C H, Lam Walter Y H. Long-term evaluation of cantilevered versus fixed–fixed resin-bonded fixed partial dentures for missing maxillary incisors, Journal of Dentistry 2016; 45: 59-66 doi:10.1016/j.jdent.2015.12.006
  11. Botelho Michael G., Lam Walter Y H. A fixed movable resin-bonded fixed dental prosthesis - A 16 years clinical report, Journal of Prosthodontic Research 2016; 60(1): 63-67 doi:10.1016/j.jpor.2015.10.003
  12. Lam WYH, Ho EHT, Pow EHN. Rehabilitation of molar-incisor hypomineralization (MIH) complicated with localized tooth surface loss (TSL): A case report, Quintessence International 2014; 45: 377-379
  13. Botelho MG, Ma X, Cheung GJK, Law RSK, Meier TCT, Lam WYH. Long-term clinical evaluation of 211 two-unit cantilevered resin-bonded fixed partial dentures, Journal of Dentistry 2014; 42(7): 778-784 doi:10.1016/j.jdent.2014.02.004
  14. Lam Walter Y H, Mcgrath Colman P J, Botelho Michael G.. Impact of complications of single tooth restorations on oral health-related quality of life, Clinical Oral Implants Research 2014; 25(1): 67-73 doi:10.1111/clr.12166
Conference Paper
  1. Li J, Lam YHW, Hsung TC, Pow EHN, Wu C, Wang Z. Control and Motion Scaling of A Compact Cable-driven Dental Robotic Manipulator, The IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM) 2019;
  2. Li J, Wang Z, Lam YHW, Pow EHN, Hsung TC. A Customizable, Compact Robotic Manipulator for Assisting Multiple Dental Procedures, IEEE International Conference on Advanced Robotics and Mechatronics, ICARM2018 2018; 1-6
  3. Yon MJY, Lam YHW, Tsoi KH. Do Economic and Dental Resources Affect Older Persons’ OHRQoL?, IADR/PER 96th General Session & Exhibition 2018; 97(Spec Iss B): no. 3003-no. 3003
  4. LI J, Zhang Y, Lam YHW, Hsung TC, Pow EHN, Wang Z. Robotic System for Automatic Dental Restorations in Oral Cavity, IEEE International Conference on Real-time Computing and Robotics (RCAR), 2018 2018;
  5. Hsung TC, Lam YHW, Pow EHN. Image to Geometry Registration for Virtual Dental Models, International Conference on Digital Signal Processing (DSP) 2018; doi:10.1109/ICDSP.2018.8631861
  6. Botelho MG, Lam YHW, Lo ECM. RCT Comparing Molar Two- and Three-unit RBBs- Preliminary Findings, Journal of Dental Research (Spec Issue) 2017; 96(Spec Iss A)
  7. Yon MJY, Tsoi KH, Lam YH. Do elderly from developed countries have better oral health-related quality of life? An analysis in 15 countries, U21 Undergraduate Research Conference, URC 2016 2016;
  8. Lam YH, Ngan HYT, Hsung RTC, Luk HWK, Goto TK, Pow EHN. Validation of a novel geometric coordination registration using manual and semi-automatic registration in cone-beam computed tomogram, IS&T International Symposium on Electronic Imaging, EI 2016 2016; PMVA-373.1-IPMVA-373.6 doi:10.2352/ISSN.2470-1173.2016.14.IPMVA-373
  9. Lam WYH, Ngan HYT, Wat PYP, Luk HWK, Pow EHN, Goto TK. Novel geometric coordination registration in cone-beam computed tomogram, Applied Imagery Pattern Recognition Workshop Proceedings 2014; 1-6 doi:10.1109/AIPR.2014.7041922
  10. Lam WYH, McGrath CPJ, Botelho MG. Impact of complications of single tooth fixed restorations on OHRQoL, Journal of Dental Research 2012; 91(Special Issue C)
  11. Lam YH, Botelho MG, McGrath CPJ. Comparison of Longevity of Implant-supported Crown and Toothsupported 2-unit Cantilevered Resin Bonded Bridge in a Bounded Single Tooth Space after an Observation Period of at Least 5 Years, International Dental Journal 2012; 62(Suppl. 1): 72, abstract no. FC101-72, abstract no. FC101 doi:10.1111/j.1875-595X.2012.00136.x
Honours and Awards
  1. 2018. YON JY, Lam YHW, Tsoi KH. The Jonathan Ship Award: IADR Geriatric Oral Research Group.
  2. 2015. Botelho MG, Chan AWK, Lam YH, Leung NCH. Oral Presentation, Best paper in Prosthodontics: IADR SEA 29th Annual Scientific Meeting.
Knowledge Exchange
  1. 30 September 2019: Lam Yu Hang Walter, Chu Chun Hung, Leung Mike Yiu Yan, Ho King Lun, Duangthip Duangporn. 2019/20 KE Impact Project Funding: KE-IP-2019/20-14: Evaluating the Impact of the Mobile Dental Service Program on Community Residents ($100,000).
  2. 01 July 2019: Lam Yu Hang Walter, Chu Chun Hung, Leung Mike Yiu Yan, Ho King Lun, Duangthip Duangporn, Sherry S. Gao , Kitty J. Y. Chen . Faculty Knowledge Exchange Award 2019 (Faculty of Dentistry) for ‘Smiley Action Day: Empowering non-profit organisation & Engaging Community to Enhance oral health with the utilization of mobile dental services’ (team award).
  3. 01 September 2018: Ho King Lun, Lam Yu Hang Walter, Chu Chun Hung, Leung Mike Yiu Yan, Duangthip Duangporn. 2018/19 KE Impact Project Funding: KE-IP-2018/19-28: Assessing the impact and potential for scale-up of the community outreach dental service program on partnered NGO and community residents ($100,000).
  4. 04 May 2017: Gu Min, Lam Yu Hang Walter. Introduction of braces.
  5. 04 May 2017: Yang Yanqi, Gu Min, Lam Yu Hang Walter. Interview with iCable on "3D scanning technology and aesthetic orthodontics" .
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