Invited speakers

AOS ASP APS 2024 Stephen Chen

Dr Stephen Chen

Dr Stephen Chen is a specialist periodontist in private practice in Balwyn. He graduated BDS (Malaya) in 1983, MDSc (Melbourne) in 1987, FRACDS in 1988 and completed his PhD in 2008. He holds the position of Clinical Associate Professor at The School of Dentistry, University of Melbourne. Dr Chen’s scientific interests are in the field of tissue regeneration and post-extraction implants. He is past-president of the International Team for Implantology (ITI), Australian and New Zealand Academy of Periodontists (ANZAP) and Australasian Osseointegration Society (AOS). He is an honorary life member of the AOS.

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Dr Gerry Clausen

Dr Clausen has lectured extensively throughout every State of Australia. Lecture topics have included removable partial dentures, restorative dentistry, crown and bridgework, and implant prosthodontics. He has run advanced and basic level implant programmes in Australia, and New Zealand. He has also given lecture programmes in China (Dental China Expo 95 Guangzhou), and North America (Star of the North meeting, Minneapolis, Minn. 1996), Implant Innovations Inc. annual meeting, (Dallas Tx, 1996), and the Chicago Dental Society Midwinter meeting in Chicago, Illinois, 1999. He has been involved in table clinics, lectures, and live patient treatment in A.D.A. Dental Congresses from 1985-1998.

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Dr Ken Hooi

Ken is a Prosthodontist and attained his BDS in 1992, GradDipClinDent(Oral Implants) in 2003 and MDSc in 2009. His professional experience includes general and specialist roles in Sydney and NSW regional locations. He is owner and operator of Kingsway Prosthodontics, a referral practice in Miranda, Sydney, providing specialist clinical services in implant, aesthetic and reconstructive dentistry. He is the current AANZP Scientific Chair 2022-24, holding a Scientific Committee position since 2016. His APS commitments include Federal President 2013-15, NSW State Representative 2010-13 and Education and Research Committee Member since 2021. Ken was a Member of the Sydney University Continuing Education in Dentistry Advisory Group 2011-19, and served as its Chair 2015-19. In 2004-05, he was part of the AOS Federal Executive 2004-05, the event secretariat of its 2005 Biennial Conference in Canberra. His teaching experience includes roles with AQF Level 7, 8 and 10 University programs between 1993-2019, including SDS dental undergraduates, implant postgraduates of SDS, CSU and JCU, and DClinDent(Sydney). He is a Director of CREED CE, a private company providing professional development services for Australian Dentists. In April 2023, Ken completed a Certificate in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence with the Institute of Data, University of Technology Sydney.

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Dr Bill Kahler

Bill is a full-time Endodontist and an honorary Clinical Professor at the University of Sydney. He has a DClinDent in Endodontics from the University of Adelaide and a PhD from the University of Sydney. He is a Board member and Treasurer of the International Association of Dental Traumatology. Bill has published 80 papers in international dental, material science and engineering journals. Bill is a contributing author for 6 book chapters on renarrative endodontics, endodontic outcomes, vital pulp therapy, and dental trauma, including the iconic North American and European texts, “Pathways of the Pulp” and the “Textbook and Color Atlas of Traumatic Injuries to the Teeth”.

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Dr Danielle Layton

BDSc(Hons)(Qld), MDSc(Hons)(Syd), MSc Oxon, DPhil Oxon, FAANZP, MRACDS(Pros), FICD, FAP

Dr Danielle Layton is a prosthodontist working in private practice in Brisbane and as an Adjunct Associate Professor at University of Queensland, Australia. She graduated from University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Dental Science with honours and the University medal (2000); from the University of Sydney with a Master of Dental Science in prosthodontics with honours (2005); and from Oxford University, United Kingdom, with a Master of Science (2011) and Doctor of Philosophy in Evidence Based Health Care (2015). Dr Layton is appointed by the Academy of Prosthodontist (USA) as the Editor of the Glossary of Prosthodontic Terms; to the Academy of Australian and New Zealand Prosthodontists Standards Committee; and is a reviewer for multiple international journals. Dr Layton publishes and lectures widely, and explores research interests in survival outcomes, medical indexing, research waste and the influence of withdrawn data. Dr Layton is a nationally and internationally recognized expert in the field of prosthodontics and biostatistics.

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Prof Terry Walton AM

BDS (Syd), MDSc (Syd) MS (Mich), DDSc Syd

Dr Terry Walton graduated Bachelor of Dental Surgery and Master of Dental Science from the University of Sydney in 1974 and 1979 respectively; Master of Science (Prosthodontics) from the University of Michigan in 1981and Doctor of Dental Science from the University of Sydney in 2013. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons, the International College of Dentists, the American Academy of Prosthodontists and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. Dr Walton has been in Specialist Prosthodontist practice in Sydney since 1983 and holds the title of Professor Affiliate in Clinical Dentistry at the University of Sydney. He is a member of many Australian and International dental organizations and was the Co-President of the International College of Prosthodontists during 2000 and 2001. Dr Walton has been involved in practice-based clinical research into the long-term outcome and patient evaluation of tooth and implant-supported dental prostheses. He has also been involved in materials research concentrating on the implant/abjunction junction. He is the sole author of 25 peer reviewed articles and co-author of another 17.