Dr. Adrian Yap is Head and Senior Consultant, Department of Dentistry, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital. He is an Adjunct/Honorary/Guest Professor at the Faculty of Dentistry (FOD), University of Malaya, Trisakti University. University of Hong Kong as well as the Peking University School of Stomatology. In addition, he is a Clinical Assoc. Professor at the National University of Singapore (NUS) and Duke-NUS Medical School.
Dr. Yap obtained his BDS degree from NUS in 1991 where he received several awards including the FAC Ohlers Gold Medal for best clinical student and Terrell Silver Medal for distinction in Prosthodontics. He went on to pursue his post-graduate training and graduated from the University of London, where he was conferred the prestigious 3M Dental Postgraduate Prize, with a Masters in Conservative Dentistry in 1993.
Dr. Yap obtained his Doctor of Philosophy degree from NUS in 2001 and his Graduate Diploma in Psychotherapy from the Faculty of Medicine, NUS in 2004. On top of his academic accolades, he has also received numerous clinical/service excellence, teaching and research awards including the NUHS-Mochtar Riady Pinnacle Master Clinician Award.
Dr. Yap is known for his expertise in Temporomandibular Disorders, Dental Sleep Medicine and Biomaterials. He lectures worldwide and has authored more than 260 refereed journal articles (Scopus H-index of 47), 730 conference/seminar papers, several book chapters and patents in these areas. Dr. Yap serves in the editorial boards of many international journals including Journal of Oral Rehabilitation, Journal of Craniomandibular and Sleep Practice (CRANIO), Operative Dentistry, Journal of Adhesive Dentistry as well as Current Nanoscience.