Professor Hien Chi Ngo – ADOHTA 2021

Professor Hien Chi Ngo

Presentation Title:
Minimal Intervention Dentistry: a patient-centred approach in managing dental caries

Minimal Intervention Dentistry: preservation and restoration of tooth structure


Dr. Ngo has extensive experience in private practice, research and education. For two decades, he was the principal of a dental practice located in the business district of Adelaide. He has maintained regular clinical sessions treating patients with advanced caries and erosion.
As an educator, he has published and lectured extensively on dental materials, Minimal Intervention dentistry and clinical cariology. He serves on the editorial boards of several dental journals. Over the last 15 years, he has been very active as an international speaker and have contributed to numerous major international meetings.
In research, he is active in the areas of dental materials and cariology, and his current focus revolves around the clinical management of caries, especially in the elderly and medically compromised patients and the interactions between glass-ionomers and the oral environment, and silver diamine fluoride.
He has been a technical consultant to several dental organisations and was co-inventor of several dental products.