Academic Staff

Cheng, Leo Yi Yung

Dr Cheng, Leo Yi Yung

DipDentTech (HK), DipDentTech, AdvCertProsthodTech, AdvCertCrown&BridgeTech, AdvCertMaxFacProsth&Tech, AdvCertOrthoTech (UK), BSc(Hons) (HKPU), MPhil, PhD (HKU), RDT, FBIDST (UK)

Title: Instructor in Dental Technology
Discipline area: Prosthodontics
E-mail:
Tel: 2859 0322

Areas of Research Expertise

  1. Stress distribution and fracture in complete dentures
  2. Fibre-reinforced dentures
  3. Dimensional changes and water sorption of denture base polymers
  4. Mechanical properties and fatigue resistance in denture base resin

Selected Latest Publications

Journal:

  1. Cheng YY, Li JY, Fok SL, Cheung WL & Chow TW. 3D FEA of high-performance polyethylene fiber reinforced maxillary dentures. Dental Materials 2010;26:211-219. doi:10.1016/j.dental.2010.05.002
  2. Cheng YY, Cheung WL & Chow TW. Strain analysis of maxillary complete denture with three-dimensional finite element method. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 2010;103:309-318. doi:10.1016/S0022-3913(10)60064-9
  3. Tse ETP, Cheng YY, Luk WK, Chu FCS, Chai JYC & Chow TW. Comparison of the retentive characteristics of cobalt-chromium and commercially pure titanium clasps using a novel method. International Journal of Prosthodontics 2006;19:371-372.
  4. Chow TW, Cheng YY, Wong AWY, Chu FCS & Chai JYC. Effect of original water content in acrylic resin on processing shrinkage. International Journal of Prosthodontics 2005;18:420-421.
  5. Clark RKF, Cheng YY & Chow TW. Events in the Mound During Heat Processing of Poly(methyl Methacrylate). European Journal of Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry 2003;11:29-31.
  6. Yau EWF, Cheng YY, Clark RKF & Chow TW. Pressure and Temperature Changes of Heat Cured Acrylic Resin During Processing. Dental Materials 2002;18(8):622-629. doi:10.1016/S0109-5641(01)00092-6
  7. Cheng YY & Chow TW. Fabrication of complete denture bases reinforced with polyethylene woven fabric. Journal of Prosthodontics 1999;8:268-272.
  8. Wong DMS, Cheng YY, Chow TW & Clark RKF. Effects of dry and wet heat-curing on the dimensional accuracy of acrylic resin dentures.. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 1999;81:300-304. doi:10.1016/S0022-3913(99)70273-8
  9. Ladizesky NH, Chow TW & Cheng YY. Denture base reinforcement using woven polyethylene fiber. The International Journal of Prosthodontics 1994;7:307-314.

Research Grants

Co-Investigator :

  1. 2005-2006: Fatigue properties of high density polyethylene fibre reinforced edentulous dentures [Seed Funding Programme for Basic Research] (HKD80,000) (with et al)
  2. 1988-2000: Reinforcement of denture base polymers with high modulus fibres [Dental Faculty Research Fund] (HKD11,900) (with CHOW Tak Wah et al)
  3. 1988-2000: Reinforcement of denture base polymers with high modulus fibres [University Research Committee / Committee on Research and Conference Grants - General Award] (HKD60,000) (with CHOW Tak Wah et al)
  4. 1988-2000: Reinforcement of denture base polymers with high modulus fibres [University Research Committee / Committee on Research and Conference Grants - General Award] (HKD100,000) (with CHOW Tak Wah et al)
  5. 1988-2000: Reinforcement of denture base polymers with high modulus fibres [University Research Committee / Committee on Research and Conference Grants - General Award] (HKD126,180) (with CHOW Tak Wah et al)
  6. 1988-2000: Reinforcement of denture base polymers with high modulus fibres [University Research Committee / Committee on Research and Conference Grants - General Award] (HKD30,000) (with CHOW Tak Wah et al)
  7. 1986-1997: Dental resins reinforced with highly drawn polyethylene fibres [Dental Faculty Research Fund] (HKD265,808) (with CHOW Tak Wah et al)
  8. 1986-1997: Dental resins reinforced with highly drawn polyethylene fibres [University Research Committee / Committee on Research and Conference Grants - General Award] (HKD55,370) (with CHOW Tak Wah et al)
  9. 1986-1997: Dental resins reinforced with highly drawn polyethylene fibres [Dental Faculty Research Fund] (HKD6,721) (with CHOW Tak Wah et al)
  10. 1986-1997: Dental resins reinforced with highly drawn polyethylene fibres [University Research Committee / Committee on Research and Conference Grants - General Award] (HKD84,000) (with CHOW Tak Wah et al)

Honours and Awards

  1. Best Poster Schottlander poster prize for the best poster at the 46th Annual Conference of British Society for the Study of Prosthetic Dentistry, Liverpool, U.K.. 1999. Yau EWF, Cheng YY, Chow TW & Clark RKF.
  2. Are dry heat cured acrylic dentures really "dry"? (Schottlander Poster Prize) for the best poster. 44th Annual Conference of British Society for the Study of Prosthetic Dentistry, Stratford, U.K.. 1997. Chow TW, Wong DMS, Cheng YY & Clark RKF.

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