Dr. John Yau is a private orthodontist practising in Hong Kong and serving as Honorary Clinical Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Dentistry, HKU. Dr. Yau completed his specialist training in The University of Hong Kong. He has been invited and delivered lectures in Australia, China, Dubai, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Macau, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand, including the 7thWorld Implant Orthodontic Conference in Dubai (2015), 10th Asia Pacific Orthodontic Conference in Bali (2016), 7th World Society of Lingual Orthodontics Congress in Bangkok (2017), and 10th World Implant Orthodontic Conference in Bali (2018). In recent years, Dr. Yau has served the HKDA as a member of scientific committee of HKIDEAS.
The fields of his clinical interests and research include the versatile biomechanics with using temporary anchorage devices (TADs) in labial, lingual fixed appliances and aligner systems, digital orthodontics, and TADs-assisted-surgery-first protocol.