Editorial Board

Founder & Editor in Chief
Dr. Ayman Ellakwa

Dr. Ayman Ellakwa
Professor
Acting Head of Discipline of Oral Rehabilitation, Faculty of Dentistry,
The University of Sydney
Australia

  Biography :

Professor Ellakwa is the head of restorative dentistry at Sydney dental school, the University of Sydney. Professor Ellakwa has broad experience in both teaching and research. He is a member of IADR, royal Australiancollege of dental surgeons and international college of dentists. Professor Ellakwa published extensively in the field of restorative dentistry in both national and international journals. Professor Ellakwa has provided consistently outstanding service in prosthodontics by being a leader at the faculty of dentistry, the university of Sydney, and referee for scholarly journals, reviewer for international and national funding bodies, and an organizer ofinternational, national and state-based conferences. Professor Ellakwa teaching philosophy centers on research-led and research-enhanced teaching to achieve genuine understanding and spark students’ interest in prosthodontics and dental materials.

Biography
  Research Interest :

• Assessing the polymerization shrinkage generated after incremental dental composite placement versus bulk composite filling. • Using acoustic emission technique in assessing the stresses generated within the tooth after dental composite placement and curing. • Development of new short fibre reinforced dental composite. • The use of CAD/CAM technology with the construction of complete and partial dentures. • The accuracy of new digital intra oral impression techniques in restorative dentistry • Assessing the crack propagation within the new full zirconia dental crowns.

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Editorial Board Member
Dr. Arthur Gama e Silva Furtado de Mendonça DMD MSc PhD

Dr. Arthur Gama e Silva Furtado de Mendonça DMD MSc PhD
Professor
College of Dental Medicine
State University of Rio de Janeiro
Brazil

  Biography :

Dr Mendonca is a Professor at the Rio de Janeiro State University, in the Prosthodontics and Restorative division. Awarded Master in Dental Science in 2012, Professor Mendonca worked in the Laboratory of Applied Biotechnology of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro investigating the mechanical properties of a hydrophilic composite resin. During his PhD course at the Fluminense Federal University in 2015, Professor Mendonca’s research project was awarded by the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Technology of Brazil a funding to pursue Split Fellowship Program at the University of Sydney. As a researcher at the University of Sydney he worked in the Bioengineering division, investigating the mechanical properties of CAD/CAM restorative materials and working in partnership with several dental companies testing and evaluating the practical application of digital dentistry.

Biography
  Research Interest :

Optimizing restorative dental materials; mechanical properties and characterization of CAD/CAM dental materials; the use of CAD/CAM technology with the construction of complete and partial dentures; clinical evaluation of digital dentistry.

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