Academic Staff

Pow, Edmond Ho Nang

Dr Pow, Edmond Ho Nang

BDS, MDS (Pros Dent), PhD (HK), MRACDS (Pros), FRACDS, FCDSHK (Prosthodontics), FHKAM (Dental Surgery)

Title: Clinical Associate Professor in Prosthodontics
Discipline area: Prosthodontics
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Tel: 2859 0305
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Areas of Research Expertise

  1. Nasopharyngeal carcinoma
  2. Quality of life
  3. Implant dentistry
  4. Biomaterials

Faculty Research Group

Selected Latest Publications

Journal:

  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. Homaei E, Farhangdoost K, Pow EHN, Matinlinna JP, Akbari M & Tsoi KH. Fatigue resistance of monolithic CAD/CAM ceramic crowns on human premolars. Ceramics International 2016;42:15709-15717. doi:10.1016/j.ceramint.2016.07.029
  3. Homaei E, Farhangdoost K, Tsoi KH, Matinlinna JP & Pow EHN. Static and fatigue mechanical behavior of three dental CAD/CAM ceramics. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 2016;59:304-313. doi:10.1016/j.jmbbm.2016.01.023
  4. Pow EHN, Chen Z, Kwong DLW & Lam OLT. Salivary Anionic Changes after Radiotherapy for Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma: A 1-Year Prospective Study. PLOS ONE 2016;11:e0152817. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0152817
  5. LIU D, Tsoi KH, Pow EHN & Wong HM. Influence of different etching protocols on the reliability of resin bonding to CAD/CAM feldspathic porcelain. International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives 2015;62:18-24. doi:10.1016/j.ijadhadh.2015.06.007
  6. Li JY, Zheng L, Ma L, Kwong DLW, Cheung LK & Pow EHN. Effect of fluoride-modified titanium surface on early adhesion of irradiated osteoblasts. BioMed Research International 2015;:1-9. doi:10.1155/2015/219752
  7. Leung BTW, Tsoi KH, Matinlinna JP & Pow EHN. Comparison of mechanical properties of three machinable ceramics with an experimental fluorophlogopite glass ceramic. The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 2015;114:440-446. doi:10.1016/j.prosdent.2015.02.024
  8. 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
  9. Chen ZF, Feng SQ, Pow EHN, Lam OLT, Mai S & Wang H. Organic anion composition of human whole saliva as determined by ion chromatography. Clinica Chimica Acta 2015;438:231-235. doi:10.1016/j.cca.2014.08.027
  10. Li JY, Pow EHN, Zheng L, Ma L, Kwong DLW & Cheung LK. Effects of calcium phosphate nanocrystals on osseointegration of titainium implant in irradiated bone. BioMed Research International 2015;2015:1-6. doi:10.1155/2015/783894

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. 2013-: Enhancing resin-titanium bond by silane coupling agents [Small Project Funding] (HKD43,484)
  2. 2013-: Anti-infective therapy of Er,Cr:YSGG laser on contaminated zirconia implant surfaces [Health and Medical Research Fund - Mini Grant] (HKD78,000)
  3. 2011-2014: Effect of jaw opening device on mouth opening and quality of life of nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients [Small Project Funding] (HKD45,613)
  4. 2009-2012: Salivary anionic analysis of patients receiving radiotherapy for nasopharyngeal carcinoma [Small Project Funding] (HKD66,567)
  5. 2008-2011: Comparision of different extraction techniques and PCR assays for measuring salivary Epstein-Barr virus DNA levels in nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients [Small Project Funding] (HKD46,408)
  6. 2007-2010: Detection of Epstein-Barr virus in saliva of patients receiving treatment for nasopharyngeal carcinoma [Small Project Funding] (HKD71,500)
  7. 2006-2009: The impact of adjuvant chemotherapy on the quality of life of patients receiving radiotherapy for nasopharyngeal carcinoma [Small Project Funding] (HKD70,000)
  8. 2004-: Oral yeast profile of nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients after intensity-modulated radiotherapy [Small Project Funding] (HKD66,000)
  9. 2002-2004: A prospective study on oral yeast and coliform profile of nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients [Small Project Funding] (HKD50,000)
  10. 1999-2000: Prevalence of symptoms of temporomandibular disorders in adult Hong Kong Chinese [Research Mentorship Programme] (HKD37,000)

Co-Investigator :

  1. 2014-: Stem cell approach for maxillary sinus grafting in atrophic maxilla [General Research Fund (GRF)] (HKD1,299,049) (with CHEUNG Lim K et al)
  2. 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)
  3. 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) (with LEUNG Katherine C M et al)
  4. 2002-2004: The efficacy of a saliva substitute delivered by a novel intra-oral device in the management of xerostomia after head and neck irradiation [Small Project Funding] (HKD40,000) (with LEUNG Katherine C M et al)
  5. 2001-2004: The impact of intensity modulated radiotherapy on the oral health status and quality of life of patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma [Low Budget High Impact Programme] (HKD120,000) (with et al)
  6. 2000-2003: Oral health-related quality of life among disease-free survivors of nasopharyngeal carcinoma [Seed Funding Programme for Basic Research] (HKD60,000) (with et al)

Honours and Awards

  1. The Judson C Hickey Scientific Writing Award (Dental Technique Category) The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. 2015. Shum MHC & Pow EHN.
  2. Research project no.: 212267: Implant supported facial prostheses for the treatment of craniofacial defects Award of grant, S.K.Yee Medical Founation (August 2012 - July 2014). 2012. Cheung LK, Tam CK, Pow EHN, Ho SMY, Fung SC & Chua HDP.
  3. Charles T. Kean Memorial Award (Best Paper Award) "Identification of Disease Associated EBV Genotypes in Hong Kong" 24th IADR-SEA Annual Scientific Meeting, Taiwan. 2010. Perera RAPM, Su YCF, Pow EHN, Lee MP, Li P, Smith G & Tsang PCS.
  4. 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.
  5. The Dr. Wong Min Sam Prize in Children's Dentistry and Orthodontics The University of Hong Kong. 1992. Pow EHN.
  6. The University of Hong Kong Dental Alumni Association Prize The University of Hong Kong. 1992. Pow EHN.

Editorships

  1. Member (Editorial Board, Clinical Oral Implants Research) 2016
  2. Associate editor (Journal of Investigative and Clinical Dentistry) 2016
  3. Reviewer of the Editorial Review Board (Journal of Prosthodontics) 2016
  4. Member of Editoriad Board (Journal of American Dental Association (Chinese Edition)) 2016
  5. Member (Editorial Board, Clinical Oral Implants Research) 2015
  6. Reviewer of the Editorial Review Board (Journal of Prosthodontics) 2015
  7. Associate editor (Journal of Investigative and Clinical Dentistry) 2015
  8. Member of Editoriad Board (Journal of American Dental Association (Chinese Edition)) 2015
  9. Member (Editorial Board, Clinical Oral Implants Research) 2014
  10. Member of Editoriad Board (Journal of American Dental Association (Chinese Edition)) 2014

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