Academic Staff

Luk, Henry Wai Kuen

Dr Luk, Henry Wai Kuen

DipDentTech (HK), DipDentTech, AdvCertCrown&BridgeTech, AdvCertProsthodTech, AdvCertOrthoTech, AdvCertMaxFacProsth&Tech (UK), MPhil, PhD (HKU), MIMPT, FBIDST

Title: Tutor in Dental Technology
Discipline area: Prosthodontics
Tel: 2859 0321
Research profiles: HKU Scholars Hub Scopus Biomedexperts Researcher ID

Areas of Research Expertise

  1. Teaching and training model development
  2. Development of dental laboratory techniques
  3. Radiographic and surgical stents

Faculty Research Group

Selected Latest Publications


  1. Lam YH, Hsung TC, Choi WWS, Luk WK & Pow EHN. A 2-part facebow for CAD-CAM dentistry.. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. 2016;. doi:10.1016/j.prosdent.2016.05.013
  2. TAM CK, McGrath CPJ, Ho MYS, Pow EHN, Luk WK & Cheung LK. Psychosocial and quality of life outcomes of prosthetic auricular rehabilitation with CAD/CAM technology.. International Journal of Dentistry 2014;2014:1-12. doi:10.1155/2014/393571
  3. Pow EHN, Chan KHC, Luk WK, Dias APLH & McMillan AS. Effect of burn-out temperature on magnetic keepers in cast noble metal alloy posts.. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 2009;101:66-72. doi:10.1016/S0022-3913(08)60293-0
  4. Cheung LK, Chua HDP, Lo J & Luk WK. Vector guidance splint for internal maxillary distraction. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2007;65 (9):p. 1852-1856. doi:10.1016/j.joms.2006.04.047
  5. Luk WK, Pow EHN & Dias APLH. A Qualtiy Assessment of the Casting Process on Magnetic Keepers. Journal of Prosthodontics 2007;16:249-254. doi:10.1111/j.1532-849X.2007.00185.x
  6. Kam YL, Chung WC & Luk WK. Oral rehabilitation of a patient with scleroderma associated with systematic lupus erythematosus: a case report. Spec. Care Dentist 2006;26:121-123. doi:10.1111/j.1754-4505.2006.tb01435.x
  7. Chiu WK, Luk WK & Cheung LK. Three-dimensional accuracy of implant placement in a computer assisted navigtation system. International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implant 2006;21(3):465-70.
  8. 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.
  9. Kam YL, McMillan AS, Pow EHN, Leung KCM & Luk WK. A preliminary report on patient acceptance of a novel intra-oral lubricating device for the management of radiotherapy-related xerostomia. Clinical Oral Investigations 2005;9(3):148-53. doi:10.1007/s00784-005-0302-y
  10. Chiu WK, Luk WK & Cheung LK. Evaluation of the accuracy in image-guided navigational implantology system. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2005;34(supp 1):25. doi:10.1016/S0901-5027(05)80960-9

Research Grants

Co-Investigator :

  1. 2012-: Implant supported facial prostheses for the treatment of craniofacial defects [S.K. Yee Medical Foundation - General Award] (HKD2,132,640) (with CHEUNG Lim K et al)
  2. 1993-1995: Factors influencing the strength of casting investments at high temperature [University Research Committee / Committee on Research and Conference Grants - General Award] (HKD17,000) (with et al)

Honours and Awards

  1. Certificate of Commendation by Secretary of Home Affairs Home Affairs Bureau, The Government of the Hong Kong SAR. 2016. Luk WK.

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