Academic Staff

Leung, Katherine Chiu Man

Dr Leung, Katherine Chiu Man

BDS, MDS, PhD, FRACDS, FHKAM (Dental Surgery), FCDSHK (Pros)

Title: Clinical Associate Professor in Prosthodontics
Discipline area: Prosthodontics
Tel: 2859 0307
Research profiles: HKU Scholars Hub Scopus Biomedexperts Researcher ID ORCID

Areas of Research Expertise

  1. Oral health of medically compromised patients
  2. Oral microbiology
  3. Oral health-related quality of life

Faculty Research Group

Selected Latest Publications


  1. Xin WN, Leung KCM, Lo ECM, Mok MY & Leung MH. A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial of fluoride varnish in preventing dental caries of Sjögren’s syndrome patients. BMC Oral Health 2016;16:102. doi:10.1186/s12903-016-0296-7
  2. Wong ATY, Wat PYP, Pow EHN & Leung KCM. Proximal contact loss between implant-supported prostheses and adjacent natural teeth: a retrospective study. Clinical Oral Implants Research 2015;26:e68-e71. doi:10.1111/clr.12353
  3. Chan AKY & Leung KCM. Chair-side conversion: from cement-retained to a screw-retained implant-supported crown. Dental Asia 2015;March/April:40-42.
  4. Kon H, Botelho MG, Bridges SM & Leung KCM. The impact of complete denture making instructional videos on self-directed learning of clinical skills. Journal of Prosthodontic Research 2015;. doi:10.1016/j.jpor.2015.01.004
  5. Ip PYL & Leung KCM. Supra-occluding indirect restoration for management of localized worn dentition opposing implant-supported fixed partial denture.. Dental Asia 2014;July/August:40-42.
  6. Lee LTK, Pow EHN & Leung KCM. Conversion of a maxillary complete denture to an interim implant-supported, screw-retained hybrid bridge by a combined direct/indirect technique.. Dental Asia 2013;July/August:31-33.
  7. Leung KCM & McGrath CPJ. Willingness to pay for implant therapy: a study of patient preference. Clinical Oral Implants Research 2010;21:789-793. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0501.2009.01897.x
  8. Wat PYP, Wong ATY, Leung KCM & Pow EHN. Proximal contact loss between implant-supported prostheses and adjacent natural teeth: A clinical report. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 2010;105:1-4. doi:10.1016/S0022-3913(10)00174-5
  9. Leung KCM & Pow EHN. Oral rehabilitation with removable partial dentures in advanced tooth loss situations. Hong Kong Dental Journal 2009;6:39-45.
  10. Leung KCM. Restoration of partially edentulous maxilla implant-supported prosthesis with bar-and-magnet attachement. Dental Asia 2009;:28-30.

Books and Chapters

  1. Leung KCM & Pow EHN. Implant therapy for the medically compromised patients. In Research and clinical application of dental implant therapy.2010,pp.83-91.
  2. Pow EHN, Chen Z & Leung KCM. Complications and their managing principles for dental implant therapy. In Research and clinical application of dental implant therapy.2010,pp.235-246.

Research Grants

Principal Investigator :

  1. 2014-: Randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial of silver diamine fluoride for caries control in removable partial dentures wearers [Small Project Funding] (HKD68,996)
  2. 2013-: Surface characteristics of UV-treated titanium [Small Project Funding] (HKD68,578)
  3. 2012-: Clinical evaluation of overdenture abutments [Small Project Funding] (HKD65,093)
  4. 2011-: Willingness-to-accept and willingness-to-pay for fixed partial dentures [Small Project Funding] (HKD50,750)
  5. 2009-2011: Willingness-to-accept (WTA) for dental implant treatment [Small Project Funding] (HKD56,025)
  6. 2008-2012: Randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial of fluoride varnish for caries prevention in patients with Sj鐷rens syndrome' [General Research Fund (GRF)] (HKD534,508)
  7. 2008-2010: A prospective study on the effect of new complete dentures on quality of life, emotion and nutrition [Small Project Funding] (HKD41,767)
  8. 2008-2010: Phospholipase, proteinase and haemolytic activities of oral Candida albicans of patients with Sjögren’s syndrome [Small Project Funding] (HKD61,500)
  9. 2005-2008: Salivary microbes in patients with Sjögren's syndrome [Small Project Funding] (HKD52,000)
  10. 2004-2008: Oral yeast and anaerobic bacteria level in patients with Sjögren's syndrome after saliva stimulation [Small Project Funding] (HKD66,000)

Co-Investigator :

  1. 2011-: Blended learning in Dentistry: 3-D resources for problem-based and case-based learning [Teaching Development Grants] (HKD220,372) (with YANG Yan-Qi et al)
  2. 2002-2005: A randomised double-blind, placebo-controlled crossover clinical study of the efficacy of cevimeline hydrochloride in the treatment of xerostomia in Sjogren's Syndrome [Small Project Funding] (HKD120,000) (with et al)
  3. 1999-2000: Prevalence of symptoms of temporomandibular disorders in adult Hong Kong Chinese [Research Mentorship Programme] (HKD37,000) (with POW Edmond H N et al)

Honours and Awards

  1. Faculty Knowledge Exchange Award 2017: Empowering a non-governmental non-profit organization to deliver oral home care and promote awareness of dementia in elderly care centers The University of Hong Kong. 2017. Leung KCM, Chu CH, Lo ECM, Ho KL & Duangthip D.
  2. Asian Dentech 2000 Award (Best Oral Presentation) : "Are symptoms associated with temporomandibular disorders a problem in Hong Kong?" Asian Dentech 2000. The Asian Regional Committee of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons, Hong Kong. 2001. Pow EHN, Leung KCM & McMillan AS.


  1. Associate Editor (Journal of Investigative and Clinical Dentistry) 2011

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