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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Co- Editor in Chief
Prof. Allen Ming-Lun Hsu

Prof. Allen Ming-Lun Hsu
Professor and Dean
School of Dentistry
National Yang-Ming University
Taiwan

  Biography :

Professor Ming-Lun Hsu is currently Professor and Dean, School of Dentistry, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. As well as the president of South East Asia Association for Dental Education (SEAADE). Founders Board of International Federation of Dental Educators and Associations (IFDEA). He received his D.D.S. degree from Kaohsiung Medical University, 1981. Dr. Med. Dent. degree from Dental Institute, University of Zűrich, Switzerland, 1991. He has previously been the President of Chinese Taipei Association for Dental Science from 2013 to 2015, President of Asia Academy of Craniomandibular Disorders, 2010-2012. He was the Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Dental Sciences (SCI), 2010-2014. He has devoted himself in dental education for a long time. His research scope includes bone biomechanics of implant dentistry and application of extra-cellular matrix as a strategy for management of TM-Joint disorders. He has published and presented more than hundred papers at international and national conference and meetings.

Biography
  Research Interest :

 Etiology of Craniomandibular Disorders  Application of Extra-Cellular Matrix as a strategy for management of TM-Joint Disorders  Bone Biomechanics of Implant Dentistry

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Executive Editor
Prof. Kim Hae-Young,  DDS, MS, PhD (Health Statistics), PhD (Psychology)

Prof. Kim Hae-Young, DDS, MS, PhD (Health Statistics), PhD (Psychology)
Professor
Department of Health Policy and Management
College of Health Science, Korea University
Korea

  Biography :

Member of Korean Academy of Health informatics and Statistics Member of Korean Society of Dental Hygiene Science Member of Korean Academy of Oral Health

Biography
  Research Interest :

- Oral Epidemiology - Subjective Oral Health Assessment - Oral Health Related Quality of Life - Health Statistics - Psychometric measures of Oral Health - Research methodology - Oral Health of Children and Olders

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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.

Research Interest
Prof. Seyed Jalal Pourhashemi.

Prof. Seyed Jalal Pourhashemi.
Professor
Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry
Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Iran

  Biography :

1. Prize of selected posters presentation in FDI annual world dental congress New Delhi, 2004, English articles in brief 1. 2 years assessment of effectiveness of dental caries preventive methods in 12 years old children of Tehran. Principle investigator 1995, 2. Evaluation and comparison of visual, radiographic and laser fluorescence methods in diagnosis of occlusal caries. Principle investigator in processing 3 assessment of prevalence of dental caries in Tehran 12years old children Tehran-Iran. Principle investigator and acting director 1992, 4. Accuracy of visual and radiographic methods of occlusal caries diagnosis by dentists. Principle and acting director 2006, 5. Nutritional status of seven years old children in city of Tehran and its relationship with anthropometry, dmft and ohis. Principle investigator, and acting director 2004, 6. Comparison of retention rate of fissure sealant with and without use of bur. 2001, 5. Caries Risk Assessment in 12years old of Tehran children principle investigator 1998, 7. a longitudinal study about dental caries in children of Tehran. Principle investigator 1998, 8. More than 30 articles in International Scientific Journals.

Biography
  Research Interest :

Cardiology and Epidemiology of Dental Caries

Research Interest
Prof. Chung-Yi Chen

Prof. Chung-Yi Chen
Dean and Professor
School of Medical and Health Sciences
Fooyin University
Taiwan

  Biography :

President Chen obtained PhD in 1999 at Kaohsiung Medical University. Currently teaches in Fooyin University, as most young is also the most senior professors and deans. The past 20 years, he has his scientific interests focused on life-threatening diseases, including traditional Chinese medicine used for cancer research. Analysis in recent year’s major active ingredients such as ginger, pepper and cinnamon used in gastrointestinal cancer, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antiparasitic, and other topics. President Chen specializes in isolation, purification and structural analysis of active components of plants. President Chen directed against active constituents of oral cancer, liver cancer, and rectal cancer. President Chen was just over 45 years old, but his work has more than 220 papers, Taiwan one of the young talents. Professor Chen was invited more than 250 kinds of Journal editorial boards. Professor Chen won numerous awards at home and abroad, from 2015, was awarded the lifetime achievement award; from 2016 was awarded the health care & biotechnology merit award; from 2017 was awarded the nation academic award.

Biography
  Research Interest :

Pharmacognosy, Natural Products, Chinese Medicine, Natural Product Research

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Prof. (Dr) Mousumi Goswami

Prof. (Dr) Mousumi Goswami
Professor and Head
Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry
I.T.S Dental College
India

  Biography :

Dr. Mousumi Goswami is a Professor and head at I.T.S Dental College & Hospital , Greater noida.She is a graduate and post graduate of King George’s Medical College , Lucknow. She has a vast experience in Dental Education and research. She guides post graduate students with their research and patient work. She has delivered many scientific lectures at various conferences and continuing dental education programmes. She has several publications to her credit and is a reviewer of many prestigious journals.

Biography
  Research Interest :

 Pediatric & Regenerative endodontics  Early childhood dental caries  Dental traumatology

Research Interest
Dr. Yi-Fang Huang, DDS, MSc

Dr. Yi-Fang Huang, DDS, MSc
Associate Professor
General Dentistry Department
Chang Gum Memorial Hospital
Taiwan

  Biography :

1. Lecturer of Dental School in Taipei Medical University 2. Associated Professor Attending of General Dentistry Department in Chang Gum Memorial Hospital

Biography
  Research Interest :

Fields of specialty. 1.The Academy of Prosthetic Dentistry ROC Taiwan 2.Academy of Dental Implantology 3.Taiwan Academy of Osseointegration 4.Association for Dental Sciences of the Republic of China 5.International Congress of Oral Implantologist

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Prof. Izzet Yavuz

Prof. Izzet Yavuz
Professor
Department of Pediatric Dentistry
Faculty of Dentistry, University of Dicle
Turkey

  Biography :

I am a Prof. Dr. at the department of Pediatric Dentistry in the Faculty of Dentistry, Dicle University in Diyarbakir, Turkey at present. I’m married and have two daughters and a son. My wife is MsC dentist. I am specializing on pediatric dentistry treatments, 3D Cone Beam Dental Volumetric Tomography, ectodermal dysplasia, the effect of magnetic field to the teeth, microleakage, and trauma on dental roots. I’m head of Ectodermal Dysplasia Group – Turkey ( http://www.ektodermaldisplazi.com/ ), this Group members working as a voluntarily for help to the people who has ectodermal displasia genetical disorders, and collect information for researchers who is interesting. Managership; I have been worked as a head Doctor of the Dicle University Faculty of Dentistry, 10/December/2007 – 11/September/2009.

Biography
  Research Interest :

I am specializing on pediatric dentistry treatments, 3D Cone Beam Dental Volumetric Tomography, ectodermal dysplasia, the effect of magnetic field to the teeth, microleakage, and trauma on dental roots.

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Dr. Miyuki Kibayashi, R.D.H.,Ph.D.

Dr. Miyuki Kibayashi, R.D.H.,Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Dental Hygiene
University of Shizuoka
Japan

  Biography :

Miyuki KIBAYASHI(Ph.D. - Medical Dentistry), is a registered dental hygienist, and is now an associate professor at the University of Shizuoka Junior College Department of Dental Hygiene. I give lectures on school dental health theory and management theory. I received her Ph.D.in Dentistry from Osaka University. In 2008 she won the Osaka University SHIGAKUKAI Award for Research Excellence. I investigate mastication ability throughout countries in Asia, and studies the relationship between mastication ability and lifestyle, eating behavior, and athletic ability. My research has been published in Japan, as well as globally at ACOHPSC2015(Asian Conference of Oral Health Promotion for School Children, Taipei Taiwan),ISDH2016(International Symposium on Dental Hygiene, Basel Switzerland),APCHPE(Asia-Pacific Conference on Health Promotion and Education),and AAPD2016(International Conference of Asian Academy of Preventive Dentistry, Tokyo Japan ).

Biography
  Research Interest :

Japanese Society of Pediatric Dentistry Japan Dental Hygiene Association Japanese Society for Oral Health, Japan Society of Dental Hygiene Education Japanese Dental Education Association The Osaka University Dental Society Japanese Society of Health Education and Promotion, Japanese Society for Public Health Japanese Academy of Sports Dentistry

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Prof. Maurizio Evangelista

Prof. Maurizio Evangelista
Professor & Director
Direttore UO Terapia del Dolore
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore CIC
Italy

  Biography :

Director of the Pain Therapy unit of the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Rome and Professor of Pain Therapy at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Rome, the University of Cagliari and the University of Padua. He is also Visiting Professor of the University of Rome Biomedical Campus. He was a member of the Ethics Committee of the Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Member of the National Commission of the Ministry of Health for Pain Therapy and Palliative Care and Expert of the Superior Council of Health for Pain Therapy. He is Founder and Editor in Chief of the Journal of Clinical Trials & Research, and is a member of the Editorial Board of numerous international scientific journals.

Biography
  Research Interest :

Acute and Chronic Pain Management (drugs, opioids, anticonvulsants, antidepressants, glia modulators, nSAID,) Headaches (and oro-facial pain), Fibromialgia, Failed Back Surgery Syndrome, Chronic Pelvic Pain, Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis Mechanisms of Pain (nociceptive, inflammatory, neuropathic) (neuroinflammation, central and peripheral sensitization) Non-neuronal cells and mechanisms of transition from acute to chronic pain

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Dr. Teng Nai Chia

Dr. Teng Nai Chia
Associate Professor
Pediatric dentistry
Taipei Medical University Hospital
Taiwan

  Biography :

Dental caries treatment, root canal treatment, tooth restoration, full mouth rehabilitation, behavior management, dental trauma management, pit and fissure sealant, fluoride application, orthodontic treatment

Biography
  Research Interest :

Pediatric Dentistry, Biomaterials, Inorganic Chemistry

Research Interest
Dr. Apa Juntavee

Dr. Apa Juntavee
Associate Professor
Department of Paediatric Dentistry
Khon Kaen University
Thailand

  Biography :

Dr. Apa Juntavee is an Associate Professor in the Department of Paediatric Dentistry at Khon Kaen University where she has been serving as a faculty member after completing her degree in Doctor of Dental Surgery from Chiang Mai University since 1985. She received her postdoctoral degree in Paediatric Dentistry from Boston University in 1991 and completed her Master Degree in Public Health at Harvard University in 1995. With special interest in research for medical models for treatment of dental caries especially for underserved population, she continued her higher education and received a Ph.D.in Medical Biochemistry from Khon Kaen University in 2003. Dr. Juntavee is now serving as Editorial Advisory Board Committee for Journal of Pediatric Dentistry (JPD), Khon Kaen Dental Journal (KDJ) as well as Scientific Paper Reviewer for Journal of the Dental Association of Thailand (JDAT).

Biography
  Research Interest :

Medical Models for Treatment of Dental Caries

Research Interest
Dr. Paolo Maturo

Dr. Paolo Maturo
Researcher
Department of Experimental Medicine and Surgery
University of Rome Tor Vergata
Italy

  Biography :

Dr Paolo Maturo is a tenured researcher at the Department of Experimental Medicine and Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Rome Tor Vergata. He holds a PhD in “Biochemistry and Molecular Biology” received at the University of Rome Tor Vergata. He is Aggregate Professor of the course “Methods and equipment in professional dental hygiene” in the Master’s degree in Dentistry and Dental Prosthesis, and of the course “Protocols of personal and professionale oral hygiene” in the Bachelor's Degree in Dental hygiene, University of Rome Tor Vergata. He performs clinical activity and research in the fields of pediatric dentistry, dental hygiene, dental problems associated with systemic diseases, oral implantology and bone regeneration. He is author of several scientific papers and lecturer at conferences and professional continuing education courses.

Biography
  Research Interest :

His main fields of interest are: dental hygiene, community-based dental prevention, pediatric dentistry, use of laser in dentistry at different wavelengths, simplification of protocols in oral implantology and bone regeneration, CAD-CAM dentistry.

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Prof. Edward Lynch, PhD, Lond, MA, BDentSc, TCD, FDSRCSEd, FIADFE, FDSRCS Lond, FASDA

Prof. Edward Lynch, PhD, Lond, MA, BDentSc, TCD, FDSRCSEd, FIADFE, FDSRCS Lond, FASDA
Professor and Head
Warwick Dentistry
University of Warwick
UK

  Biography :

Edward Lynch completed a full term as the Head of Dentistry from 2010 in Warwick Dentistry at the University of Warwick, which has been ranked the third best University in the UK, with only Oxford and Cambridge being more highly ranked in 2011. Edward Lynch is Visiting Professor and Principal Director of Biomedical and Clinical Research in the School of Dental Medicine in the University of Nevada Las Vegas. He is also an Honorary Professor in DeMontfort University in the UK. He has been elected the most influential person in UK Dentistry in 2010 by his peers (Google dentistry top 50 vote 2010 result) and has held the position of Professor of Restorative Dentistry and Gerodontology of the Queen’s University Belfast as well as Consultant in Restorative Dentistry to the Royal Hospitals from 2000 – 2010. He also served as the Consultant Editor of Gerodontology, as well as the Treasurer and Secretary to GORG, IADR and Editor of the GORG IADR newsletter. He has served as Senior Lecturer in Conservative Dentistry and Hon. Consultant in Restorative Dentistry and Postgraduate Course Organizer for the University of London where he was full time for 20 years (1980 – 2000). He was awarded a total of more than 100 research grants, totaling over 6 million pounds and has more than 640 publications, including chapters in books and refereed abstracts. During his career, Edward Lynch has successfully supervised more than fifty MSc, MPhil and PhD students and he has been awarded many prizes for his research. He is also a specialist in 3 disciplines, Endodontics, Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry as well as being a BUPA Consultant in Oral Surgery, and presents at many prestigious postgraduate courses worldwide each year. He is a Consultant to the ADA, a spokesperson for the BDA, a Scientific board member of the International Health Care Foundation and ISBOR, is on the editorial board of numerous International Journals and has spent decades as very much a “wet gloved” academic treating many specialist referrals every week, previously in the Royal Victoria Hospital as well as in Saint Bartholomew’s and the Royal London Hospitals. He has edited the Quintessence book entitled “Ozone – The Revolution in Dentistry” ISBN 18-5097-08-82. He is also the Chairman of the European Experts group on Tooth Whitening and he is actively seeking to change EU legislation to legalize Home Bleaching. He has presented to the EU parliament on 2 occasions on tooth whitening. Since 2000, his research team has been honoured eleven times by being awarded first prizes at the annual meeting of the International Association for Dental Research including a 2012 IADR first prize for one of his MSc students Diarmuid Buckley in Warwick Dentistry. In addition, in 2010 he has been elected the 2011 President of Geriatric Oral Research Group (GORG) in the International Association for Dental Research and in 2012 and again in 2017 he has also been elected as the President of the Pharmacology, Therapeutics and Toxicology (PTT) Research Groups in the International Association for Dental Research. In addition, Edward was elected to represent the GORG on the Council of IADR from 2013 and he represented PTT on the IADR Council in 2012 - 2018. He has also been elected as the Regent for Europe for the prestigious Fellowship of the Academy for Dento-Facial Esthetics. He is very proud than his University students honoured him with being the Staff President of the Dental Society for his past four years in QUB. He has also been accredited in October 2010 with the prestigious membership of The American Society for Dental Aesthetics and has been awarded the 2010 Outstanding Achievement Award at the Dentistry Awards (Dentistry, 13 January 2011). On 16 Oct 2012 he was awarded the Fellowship of The American Society for Dental Aesthetics and is the first UK Dentist to ever achieve this prestigious Fellowship. On 10 Feb 2013 he was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award for Services to Research and Teaching at the prestigious IAOHD Dentistry conference in Las Vegas. On 9 May 2014 he was voted by his peers to receive the Lifetime Contribution Award in Dentistry. In May 2017 Edward was once again elected as one of the top 20 influencers in Dentistry by his peers. In June 2013 he was awarded from the University of Warwick one of the 10 WATE (Warwick Awards for Teaching Excellence) prestigious awards for his teaching in Warwick Dentistry and he is the only Dentist in the University of Warwick to have ever been awarded this honour. Some of Edward Lynch’s publications and his citation index can be accessed at Google Scholar Edward Lynch where he has more than 5200 citations and has a h-index of 36 and an i10-index of 106. See also Researchgate Edward Lynch. He has recently in 2018 published another clinical trial using the healozone in a tooth whitening clinical trial in Nature, Scientific Reports; in addition to his a double blind randomized clinical trial paper using the healozone in the June 2016 issue of Nature, Scientific Reports and he is on editorial board of Nature, Scientific Reports and many other journals.

Biography
  Research Interest :

Edward Lynch was elected to attend the Council of the IADR meeting in South Africa in June 2014 and the Council of the IADR in Boston in March 2015 as well as chairing the PTT IADR Symposium. He was Chairperson of 2 sessions at the annual American Association for Dental Research as well as an oral presenter and presenter of a lunch and learn session at AADR in Los Angeles in March 2016. He was elected to attend the Council of the IADR and he presented research at the IADR in Korea in June 2016 where he as was elected again by his peers to become the next President of the Pharmacology, Therapeutics and Toxicology (PTT) Research Groups in the International Association for Dental Research. He attended the IADR Council meeting in San Francisco in March 2017 where he was the group program Chair for PTT IADR and was installed as the President Pharmacology, Therapeutics and Toxicology (PTT) Research Groups in the International Association for Dental Research, he presented an oral presentation, delivered a lunch and learn session and chaired the annual business meeting of PTT IADR.

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Prof. Ziad Al-Dwairi BDS, MFDSRCS(Eng), MFDSRCPS(Glas), MFDSRCS (Edin), MFGDP(UK), PhD, FIADFE, FICD, FADI, FPFA

Prof. Ziad Al-Dwairi BDS, MFDSRCS(Eng), MFDSRCPS(Glas), MFDSRCS (Edin), MFGDP(UK), PhD, FIADFE, FICD, FADI, FPFA
Professor, Vice Dean & Director
Dental Clinics/Irbid, Faculty of Dentistry
Jordan University of Science and Technology
Jordan

  Biography :

Professor Ziad N. Al-Dwairi works as Vice Dean and Director of Dental Teaching Clinics at Faculty of Dentistry/ Jordan University of Science and technology. He is Professor of Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics and Implant Dentistry at Jordan University of Science and Technology, holds PhD in Prosthodontics, Queens University/Belfast, UK in 2001, Fellowship of The International Academy of Dento Facial Esthetics (FIADFE) in 2012 and Fellowship of the International College of Dentists FICD/2015, Fellowship of The Academy of Dentistry International/2016(FADI), Fellowship of the Pierre Fauchard Academy FPFA/2017 and Membership of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (MFDSRCPS-Glasg)/2017 and Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (MFDSRCS-Ed)/2017, Membership of Royal College of Surgeons of England (MFDSRCS Eng) and membership of Faculty of General Dental Practice; MFGDP(UK)/2017. He is the President of Jordanian Section of International Association for Dental Research. He is Jordan's Representative at OSAP( Organization for Safety and Asepsis Procedures). He worked as vice president of the Restorative Dentistry Committee/ Jordan Medical Council and currently Member of the National Committee for contentious medical education/Jordan Medical Council and member of the advisory team of Dooox (https://www.dooox.de/Advisory-Team). He is a former member of University Council/Jordan University of Science and Technology and worked as Chairman of the Prosthodontics Department, Faculty of Dentistry/Jordan University of Science and Technology and a Former Dean Assistant/ Faculty of Dentistry/ Jordan University of Science and Technology.

Biography
  Research Interest :

Standards of clinical and laboratory procedures for construction of fixed and removable prostheses • Oral Infections related to removable prostheses • Infection Control • Esthetics Dentistry • Implant Dentistry • Restoration of Endodontically treated teeth • Periodontics-Restorative Dentistry Interface • Shortened Dental arch

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Prof. Sumio Akifusa

Prof. Sumio Akifusa
Professor & Chair
School of Oral Health Sciences
Kyushu Dental University
Japan

  Biography :

Kyushu Dental College: 8 years-present Job title Chair of School of Oral Sciences: 2015-present Professor: 2011 -present

Biography
  Research Interest :

Oral care, Molecular Biology, Immunology & Education for Dental Hygienist

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Dr. Ola B. Al-Batayneh, BDS, MDSc, JDB (Paed), FRACDS (Paed)

Dr. Ola B. Al-Batayneh, BDS, MDSc, JDB (Paed), FRACDS (Paed)
Associate Professor
Preventive Dentistry Department
Jordan University of Science & Technology
Jordan

  Biography :

Dr Ola Al-Batayneh, BDs, MDSc, JDB, FRACDS (PAED), is an Associate Professor in Pediatric Dentistry at the Faculty of Dentistry, Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST). After obtaining a MDSc degree in pediatric dentistry at the University of Queensland, Australia, and completed a Fellowship in pediatric dentistry from the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons, Sydney, Australia. She was previously Assistant Dean and Head of Department of Preventive Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, at JUST between 2012-2015, and currently is Head of the Pediatric Dentistry Division both at JUST and King Abdullah University Hospital (KAUH). Her research interests and publications cover several topics related to pediatric dentistry, such as children with special needs, prevention, dental anomalies, remineralization of primary teeth, lasers and QLF. She has been a speaker at many local and international conferences on these topics. Details about her publications are available on her ORCID profile: http://orcid.org/0000-0003-1670-497X/.

Biography
  Research Interest :

Her research interests and publications cover several topics related to pediatric dentistry, such as children with special needs, prevention, dental anomalies, remineralization of primary teeth, lasers and QLF.

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Dr. Minh Son Nguyen, DDS, Ph.D.

Dr. Minh Son Nguyen, DDS, Ph.D.
Prosthodontist & Head
Department of Prosthodontics
Danang University of Medical Technology and Pharmacy
Vietnam

  Biography :

Dr. Minh Son Nguyen has been a Prosthodontist and lecturer of the Danang University of Medical Technology and Pharmacy Vietnam since 2008. Before that he completed six-year dental curriculum at Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Vietnam in 2007 and was then Ph.D. student at Institute of Dentistry, University of Tartu, Estonia in period 2014–2018. Currently, he is a head of Department of Prosthodontics, Danang University of Medical Technology and Pharmacy, Vietnam. Dr. Nguyen has numerous peer-review articles related to temporomandibular disorders, prosthodontics, and community dental health and has delivered scientific presentations at IADR and FDI conferences.

Biography
  Research Interest :

Community dental health, Occlusion, Orofacial pain, Temporomandibular disorders

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Dr. Diah Ayu Maharani, BDS, DDS, PhD

Dr. Diah Ayu Maharani, BDS, DDS, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Preventive and Public Health Dentistry
University of Indonesia
Indonesia

  Biography :

Scopus Author ID: 32867911000 Orchid ID : http://orcid.org/0000-0001-6713-786X Google Scholar : https://scholar.google.co.id/citations?user=uz6Hx7kAAAAJ&hl=id LiveDNA : http://livedna.org/62.13541

Biography
  Research Interest :

1. Health Care Economics 2. Statistics and Research Methodology 3. Preventive and Public Health Dentistry

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 Dr. Yuniardini Septorini Wimardhani, M.Sc.Dent

Dr. Yuniardini Septorini Wimardhani, M.Sc.Dent
Associate Professor
Department of Oral Medicine, Faculty of Denstistry
University of Indonesia
Indonesia

  Biography :

Assoc. Professor Yuniardini S Wimardhani is the staff member of the Department of Oral Medicine, Faculty of Denstistry, Universitas Indonesia. She finished her Doctor of Dental Surgery from Universitas Indonesia in 1997 before completing her Master of Science in Dentistry Degree from Sydney Universitity in 2004. She gained her PhD degree from the Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Indonesia in 2012. Her research interests have always been oral cancer and oral mucosal diseases and she has published several articles related to oral cancer and oral mucosal diseases in national and international journals. She is a member of International Association for Dental Research, European Assciation of Oral Medicine, International Dental Congress Mekong River Region, She has been serving as the Editor in Chief of the Journal of Dentistry Indonesia since 2012 and as Editoral Board Member of some National and International scientific journals.

Biography
  Research Interest :

Molecular detection of circulating oral cancer cells, cytokeratins, potential anticancer properties of chitosan, oral cancer awareness, tobbacco cessation, and management of oral mucosal disease.

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Dr. Li-Ling Yu, D.D.S, M.S.

Dr. Li-Ling Yu, D.D.S, M.S.
Board Director
Taiwan Academy of Laser Dentistry
World Clinical Laser Institute – Taiwan Chapter
Taiwan

  Biography :

2018 Invited speaker at the “2018 World Congress on Dental & Oral Health” during June 04-06, 2018 at Copenhagen, Denmark. 2015 -Topical speaker at the “21st Conference of International Society of Laser in Surgery and Medicine” during Aug 19-22, 2015 at Indore, India -Award the Best Paper presented at the 21st Conference of ISLSM. 2014 Invited speaker at the “ 8th Congress Int. Society for Oral Laser Application” during Sep 20-21, 2014 at Beijing, China. 2013 Topical speaker at the “2013 World Congress of SOLA ” during May 17-19, 2013 at Taipei, Taiwan. 2012 Invited speaker at the “ World Congress of APDC “ during June 15-18, 2013 at Taipei, Taiwan.

Biography
  Research Interest :

Dentistry, LASER THERAPY

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Prof. N.H.M. Khairul MATIN (B.D.S., Ph.D.)

Prof. N.H.M. Khairul MATIN (B.D.S., Ph.D.)
Chief Research & Development Executive
Medoc International Co. Ltd
Tokyo
Japan

  Biography :

Dr. Khairul Matin is a B.D.S. from Dhaka Dental College of Dhaka University (Dhaka, Bangladesh) and a Ph.D. from Niigata University (Niigata, Japan). Currently holds the position of Chief Research & Development Executive at Medoc International Co. Ltd., Tokyo, Japan and working as a Professor at Endowed Department of International Oral Health Science, Tsurumi University, School of Dental Medicine; Research Assistant Professor at Cariology and Operative Dentistry, Department of Restorative Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU), Tokyo, Japan. Dr. Khairul Matin has a long record of successfully supervising Ph.D. students and other researchers from all around the world at TMDU (3rd in the world university ranking for the year 2017 in the field of Dentistry) as a Research Associate Professor and so on. Leading a team working on oral biofilms, prevention of caries/ secondary caries, surface properties of composite-resins. In order to maintain the healthy oral environment, he and his team also studied and developed antibacterial agents including ozone, ozone-water, micro-bubble water and super-oxidized waters. He has published articles in journals of various fields including medical journals with good Impact Factor. He has been awarded a good number of research grants including top-level research grants from Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) that include ongoing clinical research projects collaborating with the Department of Translational Research, Tsurumi University, School of Dental Medicine, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, School of Medicine, TMDU, Cariology and Operative Dentistry, Department of Restorative Sciences, TMDU and Medoc International Co. Ltd., Tokyo. Having the experience of general clinical dentistry Dr. Khairul Matin gives more concentrations in the areas of Preventive and Minimal Intervention Dentistry, Oral Health, Oral Hygiene and Oral implantology in recent years.

Biography
  Research Interest :

Oral biofilms, prevention of caries/ secondary caries, surface properties of resin-composites, other dental materials (dental adhesives, dental implants, orthodontic appliances) and super-oxidized waters. Oral health, autoimmune diseases, randomized clinical researches on oral and general health; including relationship between oral and intestinal microbiomes.

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Dr. Reji Abraham

Dr. Reji Abraham
Head of the Department
Department of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics
Sri Hasanamba Dental College & Hospital
India

  Biography :

 Heading the Department of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics at Sri Hasanamba Dental College & Hospital, India.  13 years of teaching experience  Recognized post graduate guide  Is in the postgraduate examination panel in several Health Universities across India.  Have several National and International publications.  Is in the review panel for the 1) Journal of Otology & Rhinology ,2) Birtish Journal of Medicine & Medical research ,3) International Journal of Medical & Pharmaceutical Case Reports.  Is a speaker at several continuing education programs organized by the Indian Dental Association.  Guest speaker at International Orthodontics Conference held at Colombo in February 2016.  Selected by the Indian orthodontic society (IOS) to represent it for the faculty exchange program with the Australian Orthodontic society and was at the University of Adelaide for a period of one month for the same.  Editor of International Journal of Medical And Pharmaceutical case reports.

Biography
  Research Interest :

• Role of Oro-facial musculature in the development of various Malocclusions, • Management of TMD and Management of developing skeletal malocclusions. • Growth modification using functional jaw orthopaedics. • Bimaxillary dentoalveolar protrusion • Facial Deformities

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Dr. Hossam Abdelatty Eid Abdemagyd

Dr. Hossam Abdelatty Eid Abdemagyd
Associate Professor
Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs,
College of Dentistry/ GMU
UAE

  Biography :

 Associate Dean Clinical, College of Dentistry, GMU, UAE  Head of Dental Clinical Sciences department, College of Dentistry, GMU, UAE  Member, College of Dentistry Council, GMU, UAE  Member, main academic committee, college of Dentistry, KKU, 2013  Coordinator, Division of Periodontics, June 2013  Student advisor, Level 8,9,10,11,12 college of Dentistry, KKU.  Course coordinator PDS 441, PDS 543 & PDS 211 (Male & Female)  Coordinator of college of Dentistry, KKU committee of self study program report (DDE)  e-learning college committee member, college of Dentistry, KKU.  Secretary of student advising committee. (2010-2012G), college of Dentistry, KKU  Department of Dental Education (DDE), Member, college of Dentistry, KKU  Community services& Outreach program committee member college of Dentistry, KKU  KKU committee of Standard 4, NCAAA, member, DEC 2012  College of Dentistry & PDS Dept. NOMINATE for KKU prize of Excellency in Community Services JAN 2013G

Biography
  Research Interest :

Oral medicine & Periodontology

Research Interest
Prof. Man-Wook Hur, Ph.D.

Prof. Man-Wook Hur, Ph.D.
Professor and Director
National Research Laboratory for Molecular Medicine
Yonsei Medical School
Korea

  Biography :

1. Director (P.I.). National Research Laboratory for Molecular Medicine, Yonsei Medical School, Seoul, Korea. 2003-2008. 2011-2016, 2016-Present. 2. 2009.03-08. Visiting Senior Professor. Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA. 3. Full Professor of Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Yonsei Medical School, Seoul, Korea. 2006-Present. 4. Associate Professor of Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Yonsei Medical School, Seoul, Korea. 2001-2006. 5. Assistant Professor of Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Yonsei Medical School, Seoul, Korea. 1995-2001. 6. Post-Doctoral Associate. Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry. YALE University, CT, USA. 1993-1995. 7. Teaching Assistant and Research assistant. Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine 1986-1993.

Biography
  Research Interest :

1. Regulation of Eukaryotic Gene Expression 2. Transcriptional Regulation by Oncogenes and Tumor Suppressors 3. Functional Genomics of Transcription Factors-Knock Out Mice 4. Regulation of Cell Cycle and Development 5. Molecular Medicine: Molecular Basis of Disease 6. Metabolism

Research Interest
Dr. David Gillam

Dr. David Gillam
Researcher
Oral Bioengineering, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry
Queen Mary University of London (QMUL)
UK

  Biography :

I graduated from Edinburgh Dental School in 1977 and gained experience as a Dentist both in general practice, the Armed Forces and Community Dental Services before undertaking an MSc in Periodontology in 1986-1988 at Guy's Dental School London. I subsequently worked at the Eastman Dental Institute for Oral HealthCare Sciences in London (1989-1998) where I was involved in laboratory and clinical research, as well as teaching postgraduate students in Periodontology. On leaving the University environment in 1998 I worked in Industry for several years (1998-2001) initially with SmithKline Beecham (Assistant Director in Oral care), and subsequently with Block Drug Company, Incorporated, USA (Assistant Director in Oral Care). From 2003 to 2008 I worked with a Clinical Research Organisation as a Senior Clinician conducting clinical studies on oral care products. I am currently a Senior Clinical Lecturer in Periodontology at the Bart's and the London Medical and Dental School QMUL in London, UK (2009-). My main interests are in the area of the Management of Dentine Hypersensitivity and I collaborate with Professor Robert Hill in the development of innovative oral care products, for example, novel bioactive glasses, hydroxyapatite toothpastes and mouthwashes for the treatment of various dental conditions. To date I have published over 100 papers and book chapters on a number of dental topics.

Biography
  Research Interest :

Periodontology; Clinical Trials; Translational Research; Therapeutics; Dentine Hypersensitivity; Dental Materials

Research Interest
Dr. Ji-Man Park, DDS, MSD, PhD

Dr. Ji-Man Park, DDS, MSD, PhD
Clinical Associate Professor
Dept. of Prosthodontics
Yonsei University College of Dentistry
Korea

  Biography :

Ji-Man Park, has Graduated from Seoul National University in 2002. He trained at the department of prosthodontics, Seoul National University Dental Hospital. He gained Ph. D and Master’s degree at Seoul National University. He started working as an assistant professor at Ewha Womans University in 2009 and did his best on dental treatment, research and education until 2015. He was a clinical associate professor at Seoul National University Gwanak Dental Hospital from 2015 to 2017. He has been a clinical associate professor at Yonsei University, College of Dentistry since 2017. He has studied on the digital dentistry and the clinical application of intraoral scanner and 3D printer. He also has worked on the government research projects, "Standardisation of evaluation protocol for the performance comparison of digital intraoral scanners”, and “Development of 3D printable provisional material and associated printer” Ji-Man Park is an active member of IADDM (International Academy of Digital Dental Medicine), IADR, AO, AAP, and works as a director of information and new technology at KAP (Korean Academy of Prosthodontics)

Biography
  Research Interest :

He has studied on the digital dentistry and the clinical application of intraoral scanner and 3D printer. He also has worked on the government research projects, "Standardization of evaluation protocol for the performance comparison of digital intraoral scanners”, and “Development of 3D printable provisional material and associated printer”

Research Interest
Dr. Qisheng Tu, PhD

Dr. Qisheng Tu, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Periodontology, Division of Oral Biology
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
USA

  Biography :

Book Chapters Tu, Q and Chen, J. Transplanted bone marrow stromal cells and bone tissue regeneration. In: Stem Cells and Bone Tissue. Ed: Victor R Preedy. Science Publishers. 2013. Tu Q, Tang J, Jaro Sodek J and Chen J. Effect of Osterix on Osteoblastic Differentiation of Bone MarrowStromal cells. In: Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on the Chemistry and Biology of Mineralized Tissues. Ed: W.J. Landis and J. Sodek. University of Toronto Press, 2005. Tu, Q. and Ye, SD.: Protective effects of amiloride on myocardial reperfusion injury in isolated guinea pig hearts. In: Practice and Research in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery and Extracorporeal Circulation. (Chief editors: Su Hongxi, Sun Yanqing and Utley Joe R), Beijing World Publishing Corporation. P636-641, 1996.

Biography
  Research Interest :

o Gene expression and regulation in bone formation and tooth development using mouse transgenic and conditional knockout models o Bone formation related to periodontal regeneration and tissue engineering o Understanding the mechanisms and developing therapeutic strategies for treating dental and bone disorders associated with systemic diseases o Application of nano-materials together with transcription factors, cytokinies, noncoding RNAs and hormones to facilitate tissue engineering and regeneration o Osseointegration of implants o Epigenetics of dental and craniofacial diseases o Bone energy metabolism related to obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus o Bone metastasis of malignant tumors

Research Interest
Dr. Arshia R Baig { BDS, MDS (Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics)}

Dr. Arshia R Baig { BDS, MDS (Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics)}
Researcher
Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics
CSMSS Dental College and Hospital,Aurangabad
India

  Biography :

Dr. Arshia R Baig { BDS, MDS (Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics)}, currently working as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics at CSMSS Dental College and Hospital,Aurangabad (India). She completed her BDS in the year 2010 and MDS (Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics) in the year 2015 from Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik (India). She is a Certified, approved adjunct faculty under Societat Gestora Formacio Terciaria Slu, Andorra (Europe) Dr. Arshia R Baig is the Chief Editor of Saudi Journal of Oral and Dental Research and Reviewer in Journal of International Society of Preventive and Community dentistry, Journal of Operative Dentistry and Endodontics, BioMed Central Oral Health Journal ( London, UK) and Journal of Natural Science, Biology and Medicine. She has 13 Publications to her credit. She has won Thomas Edison Award 2014 and Best Review Article award 2015 for her publications. Dr.Arshia R Baig has been a Guest Speaker at International Conference on Oral Health and Well Being in October 2015 at Mangalore(India) and Asia Middle-East Dental Summit in September 2016 at Dubai. She was selected as a nominee for Post Graduate Awards 2015 by Indian Association of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics and Rising Star Award nominee by IACDE in 2016 . She has been Chairperson for Post Graduate Students Paper Presentations at 17th IACDE IES PG convention 2016, Bhopal. She has been Invited as a Guest speaker at Dental Conferences in Kaohsiung (Taiwan), Xian (China), Dubai, Valencia, Barcelona , Singapore and Rome.

Biography
  Research Interest :

Biomaterials in Endodontics.

Research Interest
Dr. Vinaya Kundapur

Dr. Vinaya Kundapur
Researcher
Deparment of Prosthodontics
M R Ambedkar Dental College & Hospital
India

  Biography :

• Indian Prosthodontic Society • Membership of Indian Red Cross Society • Member of International Association of Advanced Materials

Biography
  Research Interest :

• Implant in anterior esthetic zone • Indirect sinus lift & implant placement • Implant on peridontally infected site • Prosthetic rehabilitation of hemi mandibulectomy & hemi maxillectomy • Andrews fixed removable prosthesis • Temporomandibular Disorder • Maxillofacial prosthesis (Ear prosthesis ,Nose prosthesis, Eye prosthesis) • Muscular torticollis

Research Interest
Prof. Giovanni Falisi DDS, PhD

Prof. Giovanni Falisi DDS, PhD
Visiting Professor
Department of Clinical Medicine, Public Health, Life Sciences and the Environment
University of L Aquila
Italy

  Biography :

Biography
  Research Interest :

Research Interest
Dr. Gianmaria Fabrizio Ferrazzano

Dr. Gianmaria Fabrizio Ferrazzano
Researcher
Paediatric Dentistry
University of Naples “Federico II”
Italy

  Biography :

Scientific / managerial activity • Author of more than 100 scientific works on International Journals with impact factor or in International and National Congresses mainly in the areas of Paediatric Dentistry, Restorative Dentistry, Preventive Dentistry, and Community Health. • Co-Author of the books: 1) “Assistenza Dentale" (Dental Assistance), published by Masson Italia -2006. 2) “Casein: Production ,Uses and Health Effects”. Nova Science Publishers, Inc New York (USA) – 2011 3) Pit and Fissure Sealants. Springer Medical Book (Berlin, Germany 2017). • In 2002 winner of the CNR (Italian National Council of Researches) National Public Competition for No.1 lecturer position at the Institute of Composite Materials Technologies of Naples within the European Research Program on Biomaterials.

Biography
  Research Interest :

• Referee for International Scientific Journals : Pediatrics, Journal of Dentistry for Children, European Journal of Paediatric Dentistry, Oral Desease, Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, Archives of Oral Biology, Indian Journal of Dental Research, , Molecules, Pediatric Pulmonology, Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, Psychology, Health and Medicine, Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Journal of Global Infectious Desease.

Research Interest
Dr. Shiu-yin CHO

Dr. Shiu-yin CHO
Senior Dental Officer
Department of Health
Hong Kong Government
Hong Kong

  Biography :

Dr. Cho graduated from the University of Hong Kong with the Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree in 1990. He further obtained Fellowship by examination of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons in 1994. In 1995, he pursued specialist training in paediatric dentistry in the University of Otago and graduated with a Master degree in Dental Surgery in 1996. Dr. Cho is currently a senior dental officer in the Department of Health, Hong Kong Government and has wide experience on different aspects in paediatric dentistry. He has published extensively in international journals and served as an editorial member and international reviewer in many journals. In 2012 he was awarded the Reviewer of the Year by the International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry.

Biography
  Research Interest :

Dental Trauma, Developmental Anomalies

Research Interest
Dr. Savita Dandekeri

Dr. Savita Dandekeri
Professor
Department of Prosthodontics
Yenepoya Dental College
India

  Biography :

a) Name : Dr.Savita.Dandekeri b) Address (Residential) : Netra house,kadri new road bejai post-5675004 c) Designation : Associate Professor d) Department : Department of Prosthodontics e) Date of Birth : 31/10/1973 f) Area of Specialization :Prosthodontics

Biography
  Research Interest :

Prosthodontics

Research Interest
Prof. Arzu Tezvergil-Mutluay DDS, Ph.D. FADM,

Prof. Arzu Tezvergil-Mutluay DDS, Ph.D. FADM,
Professor and Chair
Department of Restorative Dentistry and Cariology
Institute of Dentistry, University of Turku
Finland

  Biography :

The teaching and research portfolio of Dr Tezvergil-Mutluay has been evaluated between 2014-2015 by five international evaluators for two different Professor positions and she was selected as the runner up for Professor and Chair position in Helsinki University (among 4 applicants) and also selected as the only candidate and appointed as the Professor and Chair of Restorative Dentistry in Turku (among 5 applicants). Established Researcher, Adhesive Dentistry Research group leader: The adhesive dentistry research group is established by Dr Tezvergil-Mutluay in 2010 and has been evaluated and recognized as an independent research group under the Biomaterials and Medical devices research program of Biocity Turku. Currently there are 2 postdocs, five PhD students, 4 visiting scientists, 12 undergraduate elective students actively doing research at the group.

Biography
  Research Interest :

Prosthodontics and Clinical Dentistry

Research Interest
Dr. Jaafar Abduo, BDS  DClinDent  PhD  MRACDS (Pros)

Dr. Jaafar Abduo, BDS DClinDent PhD MRACDS (Pros)
Senior Lecturer (Prosthodontics)
Melbourne Dental School
Melbourne University
Australia

  Biography :

• Senior lecturer (level C) in prosthodontics since 29th January 2013 (present appointment), Melbourne Dental School, Melbourne University, Victoria • Associate Professor (Level C) in prosthodontics: January 2011 – January 2013, School of Dentistry, University of Western Australia, WA • Specialist prosthodontist in private practice: January 2011 – December 2012, West Perth, WA • Supervisory staff in the New Zealand bridging course: November 2008 – December 2010. Dental Council of New Zealand, New Zealand • Postgraduate prosthodontics trainee: January 2008 – December 2010, School of Dentistry, University of Otago, New Zealand • Senior dental officer and clinic manager: November 2005 – January 2008, Hunter – New England Area Health Service, NSW • Private dental practitioner: January 2005 – August 2007, NSW

Biography
  Research Interest :

• Effect of using coded healing abutments on treatment duration and clinical outcome: a randomized controlled clinical study • The influence of a novel implant framework design on mechanical durability of acrylic veneer • Accuracy of different dental model fabrication methods: comparison of conventional and digital fabrication techniques • Implications of implant framework misfit • Accuracy of intraoral scanners • Failure, deterioration pattern and influencing factors of ceramic onlays • Geometrical effect of digital tooth modifications • Fracture resistance of single implant metal and ceramic restorations • Fracture resistance of full contour implant zirconia crowns • Evaluation of new hybrid implant prosthesis concept • Evaluation of different implant impressions accuracy • Effect of lateral occlusion scheme on peri-implant stresses • An evaluation of the crown-to-root ratio of crowned abutment • Comparison between dental implant and natural tooth: a finite element model evaluation

Research Interest
Dr. Giath Gazal

Dr. Giath Gazal
Associate Professor
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department
Taibah Dental College
Saudi Arabia

  Biography :

I won a travel Bursary to attend the IADR in Brisbane, Australia, 2006. I participated by Oral presentation in The International Associations for Dental Research meeting in Brisbane, Australia 2006 under the topic:” Keynote Address and Anesthesiology Research”

Biography
  Research Interest :

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Research Interest
Dr. Nehal Youssef Youssef Abd Elati

Dr. Nehal Youssef Youssef Abd Elati
Researcher
Dentist
Ministry of Health
Egypt

  Biography :

• Strong organizational skills. • Time management. • Flexible to learn new things. • Excellent abilities to communicate and express. • Lead people effectively. • Ability to work in teams and adapt to changing factors and different environments. • Strong interpersonal skills.

Biography
  Research Interest :

Pediatric Dentistry

Research Interest
Dr. Luigi Santacroce, MD

Dr. Luigi Santacroce, MD
Assistant Professor & Director
Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology
Policlinico University Hospital
Italy

  Biography :

Dr. Luigi Santacroce is currently working as Assitant Professor of Microbiology and Director of the Nursing degree course at the University of Bari, Italy. He is also Coordinator of the Erasmus+ program for the School of Medicine of Bari, and Visiting Professor at foreign Universities. He acquired his MD degree from School of Medicine and Surgery of Bari in the year 1990. He is Specialist in Cardiac Surgery and in Digestive Surgery. Starting from 2005 is formerly Researcher of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, and from 2006 is Medical Consultant at the University Hospital of Bari. He is the member of American Society for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (ASCLS), of the Australian and New Zealand Society of History of Medicine (ANZSHM), President of the Scientific Committee of the International Humanitarian Noble Academy (IHUNA), and member of the Scientific Committee of the “Teresa & Luigi De Beaumont Bonelli” for cancer research. He has conducted microbiological research on a wide range of subjects, in particolar on H. pylori, human microbiota, periodontal pathogens. He has more than 80 international and national publications in peer reviewed journals, and a loto f oral communications a National and International events. He has guided more than 50 degree MD, DDS, and health professions thesis.

Biography
  Research Interest :

His Research interest include microbiology, human microbiota in health and disease, infection control, regenerative medicine (including stem cells), history of medicine.

Research Interest
Prof. Ensanya Ali Abou Neel, BDS, MSC, PhD, FHEA

Prof. Ensanya Ali Abou Neel, BDS, MSC, PhD, FHEA
Professor
Restorative Dentistry Department, Biomaterials Division, Faculty of Dentistry,
King Abdulaziz University
Saudi Arabia

  Biography :

Ensanya A. Abou Neel is a professor of biomaterials, working at Restorative Dentistry Department, Faculty of Dentistry, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Her scientific interests centre on novel bioactive glasses, biomimetic/synthetic polymers, and degradable/non-degradable composite materials for biomedical and tissue engineering applications.

Biography
  Research Interest :

 Injectable cements/adhesives composites for bone repair and drug delivery.  Antimicrobial brushite cement for alveolar ridge augmentation.  Novel Purmorphamine bioactivated composite membrane for guided bone regeneration in periodontal repair.  Remineralising – antibacterial dental materials.  Models for remineralisation of defective hard tissues (teeth and bone).  Bioactive phosphate-based glasses/fibers for hard/soft tissue engineering.  Collagen/glass fiber constructs for muscle/tendon/ligament repair.  Three dimensional modeling and finite element analysis of stress distribution at tooth-restoration interface.  Antibacterial denture base and adhesives.  Composites for bone tissue engineering applications.  Emdogain and vital pulp therapy in young permanent dentition.  Flax fibers reinforced, condensable glass ionomer cements.

Research Interest
Dr. Suhail Al-Amad

Dr. Suhail Al-Amad
Associate Professor
Oral & Craniofacial Health Sciences
College of Dental Medicine
UAE

  Biography :

Dr. Suhail Al-Amad is an Associate Professor at the University of Sharjah (UAE), and a Consultant in Oral Medicine at the University Dental Hospital Sharjah. He received his bachelor degree in Dentistry from the University of Jordan, and his Diploma in Forensic Odontology and Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Oral Medicine from the University of Melbourne. Dr. Al-Amad holds the Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons in the special field of Oral Medicine, and the Australian Dental Board Certificates in both Oral Medicine and General Dentistry.

Biography
  Research Interest :

Aetiology of recurrent aphthous ulcers; Infection control in dentistry; Medico-legal issues in dental practice

Research Interest
Dr. Sareh Habibzadeh

Dr. Sareh Habibzadeh
Associate Professor
Dental School, International Campus
Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Iran

  Biography :

1. Head Of Prosthodontic Department Tehran University Of Medical Sciences, International Campus,Dental School, 2012-2013 2. Research Represantitive of Prosthodontic Department Tehran University Of Medical Sciences, International Campus,Dental School, 2012-current 3. Member of Education Development Organization Tehran university of Medical Sciences, Pardis Intrenatial Campus, Dental School, April 2014-current 4. Director of Research Tehran University of Medical Sciences,International Campus, September 2014-current 5. Vice Scientific Chair 16th International Congress of Iranian Association of Prosthodontists, June 2016-November 2016 6. Vice Scientific Chair 57th Internatioanl Congress of Iranian Dental Association, July 2016-May 2017 7. Scientific Chair 17th Congress of Iranian Association of Prosthodontists, December 2017

Biography
  Research Interest :

Prosthodontics, Dentistry

Research Interest
Prof. Michel Goldberg

Prof. Michel Goldberg
Professor Emeritus
Dental Surgeon
University Paris Cite (Paris Descartes) & INSERM UMR-S 1124
France

  Biography :

• President of the local organizing committee of the 57 Conference “at large” of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) Nice June 1998 • Scientific President Annual Congress Association Dentaire Française (ADF) Paris 1992 • Scientific President Annual Congress ADF and FDI Paris 2000 • President Annual Congress ADF Paris 2003.

Biography
  Research Interest :

-Extracellular matrix and biomineralizations (phosphorylated and glycosylated proteins, proteoglycans, phospholipids, metalloproteinases) - Development of dental tissues : dentinogenesis, amelogenesis - Pulp biology, adult STEM cells, recruitment and differentiation- Tissue engineering - biocompatibility of restorative biomaterials with pulp cells.

Research Interest
Dr. Ameer Hamdi AL-Ameedee

Dr. Ameer Hamdi AL-Ameedee
Associate Professor & Head
Faculty of Dentistry
University of Babylon
Iraq

  Biography :

-Head of Operative Dentistry Department. -Director of Operative and Esthetic Division. -Coordinator of Advanced General Dentistry Program. -Coordinator of Continuing Dental Education. -Coordinator of Student Activities. -Director of the Advisory Office of the Faculty of Dentistry / University of Babylon. -Faculty of Dentistry – University of Babylon -Member of Faculty Council, Advisory Committee, Quality -assurance Unit, Research Committee, Scientific and Ethical -Committee, Curriculum Committee, BAU Steering Committee -Responsibilities of Administration and Management -Teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students clinics and lab supervision

Biography
  Research Interest :

Esthetic and Operative Dentistry

Research Interest
Dr. Charles E. Anyanechi

Dr. Charles E. Anyanechi
Associate Professor
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department
University of Calabar
Nigeria

  Biography :

Dr. Charles E. Anyanechi is a graduate of the University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus Dental School and has completed his postgraduate studies (FWACS) from the West Africa Postgraduate Medical College specializing in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He is also a fellow of the International College of Surgeons. He is the head of Oral and Maxillo-facial Surgery at the University of Calabar and the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital Calabar, Nigeria. He is also a lecturer and honorary consultant to the University of Calabar and the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital Calabar, Nigeria respectively. He has also been appointed adjunct lecturer to some medical schools in Nigeria. He has been serving as external examiner to some dental schools in Nigeria. Publications and area of research has been based mainly on oral and maxillofacial surgery. He has published more than 60 scientific papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editorial board member of repute to many medical journals within and outside Nigeria. He has been honored by several organizations within and outside Nigeria, based mainly on his research effort in oral and maxillofacial surgery and service to humanity.

Biography
  Research Interest :

Dento-alveolar surgery, oral and maxillo-facial surgery traumatology and oncology.

Research Interest
Dr. Li Xiting, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Li Xiting, M.D., Ph.D.
Researcher
Department of Periodontology
Hospital of Stomatology,Sun Yat-sen University
China

  Biography :

• 7/2010-present Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Stomatology, Sun Yat-sen University • 2/2014-2/2015 Department of Neuroscience, Institute for Translational Neuroscience, University of Minnesota • 9/2007-5/2010 Shanghai Key Laboratory of Stomatology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Biography
  Research Interest :

Etiology and pathology of periodontal diseases, occlusion, periodontal surgery, oral medicine, oral health care, cell biology, animal model.

Research Interest
Prof. Amer A. Taqa

Prof. Amer A. Taqa
Professor
Dental Basic Science, College dentistry
Mosul University
Iraq

  Biography :

Amer A. Taqa: Professor at Dental Basic Science, College dentistry, Mosul University, Iraq. Have PhD degree in Dental chemistry. He has published more 100 researches papers in national and international academic journals and authored 22 books. He is editorial member in more than 140 international journals. He Nominated as a member of the organizing committees for a number of international and local conferences.

Biography
  Research Interest :

His research interests include dental chemistry, medical chemistry, and inorganic chemistry.

Research Interest
Prof. Alparslan Dilsiz, DDS, PhD.

Prof. Alparslan Dilsiz, DDS, PhD.
Professor
epartment of Periodontology, Faculty of Dentistry
Ataturk University
Turkey

  Biography :

I was born in Erzurum, Turkey, in 1976. I graduated from Atatürk University in 1998. I completed my Ph.D. in Atatürk University in 2003. I have been a member of the European Federation of Periodontology since 2003. I have fulfilled several studies on “Periodontology, Periodontal Surgery, Laser therapy and Dentistry” in and out of Turkey, having had some articles published in the eminent journals in field of Dentistry, particularly in field of Periodontology, and having attended several conferences in and out of Turkey. I have taken place in the Board of the Faculty of Dentistry in Atatürk University several times. I am maintaining some studies on Periodontology at the moment.

Biography
  Research Interest :

Periodontal surgery; Dental implants; Laser therapy; Periodontal therapy; Tissue engineering; Bio materials

Research Interest
Dr. Jin Xiao, DDS, MS, PhD

Dr. Jin Xiao, DDS, MS, PhD
Assistant Professor
Division of General Dentistry, Eastman Institute for Oral Health
University of Rochester
USA

  Biography :

Jin Xiao, DDS, PhD is an Assistant Professor at the University of Rochester Medical Center in the Department of Dentistry. She has a background in Dentistry and Microbiology. In addition to her training, she completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry and General Practice Residency program at the Eastman Institiute for Oral Health and Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester. Dr. Xiao has been leading and participating in several clinical/translational and practice based network studies at the national level, funded by the US National Institute of Health. She has been serving in the Cariology leadership committee of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR), and has been working as the scientific program chair of the IADR cariology group oral biofilm research session. Dr. Xiao has published extensively in the top-tier microbiology, oral biology and dental research journals, including PlosPathogen, PlosOne, etc. Additionally, she won first place in the American Association for Dental Research Hatton-Competition Award, which is the most prestigious-competitive award for young investigators conducting dental/oral research in the US/Canada.

Biography
  Research Interest :

Dr. Xiao’s current research interest includes: 1) understanding the pathological role of oral yeast in the onset of early childhood caries, and its maternal influence; 2) investigating the virulence and three-dimensional structure of oral and peri-implant multispecies biofilms, and using novel strategies to prevent and control biofilm related oral diseases.

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Prof. R. Ravichandran

Prof. R. Ravichandran
Professor
Professor of Prosthodontics
Govt. Dental College &Hospital
India

  Biography :

1. Won G.C DAS MEMORIAL AWARD FOR THE BEST FACULTY SCIENTIFIC PRESENTATION IN THE 44TH INDIAN PROSTHODONTIC SOCIETY (IPS)CONFERENCE HELD AT MUMBAI. 2. AUTHOR OF AN INTERNATIONAL PUBLICATION OF TEXT BOOK IN PROSTHODONTICS titled “Prosthodontic treatment protocol for geriatric Dental Patient” published by LapLampert Academic Publishing Germany in 2015. 3. Represented as Guest speaker in prosthodontics in the 24TH International conference of “ DENTISTRY AND ORAL HEALTH” HELD AT DUBAI IN 2017. 4. Having more than Twenty National and International Publications in credit. 5. One of the Editors of Online Journel Of Oral Medicine since 2017. 6. Associate Editor for Medwin scientific publications since 2016.

Biography
  Research Interest :

Prosthodontics

Research Interest
Dr. Jiiang-Huei Jeng, DDS, Ph.D

Dr. Jiiang-Huei Jeng, DDS, Ph.D
Professor, Adjunct Investigator & Chair
Department of Endodontics
National Taiwan University Hospital
Taiwan

  Biography :

• 2000- present Head, Lab. of Pharmacology, Toxicology, & Material Biocompatibility, National Taiwan University Dental School • 2006.8-present Chair, Department of Endodontics, National Taiwan University Hospital • 2004.8-present Professor, National Taiwan University • 2006-present Adjunct Investigator, National Health Research Institute (NHRI), Taiwan

Biography
  Research Interest :

(1) Chemical carcinogenesis/Mutagenesis/transformation (2) Oral cancer: Biology and clinical research (3) Pharmacology & Toxicology and Pulp/periodontal Biology (4) Dental Materials (resin, sealers, glass ionomers, fluoride etc.) biocompatibility, growth factors (TGF-beta, thrombin etc.) and related mechanisms (5) Clinical endodontics (6) Angiogenesis, thrombosis & platelet function (7) Thrombin, fibrin, platelet-rich plasma, Integrin (8) Carcinogenesis & cell cycle control (9) Free Radical (reactive oxygen species) Biochemistry & Pathology (10) Oral cavity healthy & systemic diseases (11) Inflammatory Reaction, cytokines (IL-6 etc.) and prostanoids (PGE2, PGF2alpha etc.), receptor biology (12) Signal transduction (13) Animal studies (14) Atherosclerosis & vascular biology (15) Tumor cells-induced platelet activation

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Prof. Dr. Ender Kazazoglu

Prof. Dr. Ender Kazazoglu
Professor, Head & Dean
Dental School
University of Yeditepe
Turkey

  Biography :

1-) 1983 - 1984, worked as a Volunteer assistant at the Marmara University Dental School Department of Pediatric Dentistry. 2-) 1984 - 1985, worked at the private clinic. 3-) 1986 - 1991, PhD student at The London Hospital Medical College Dental School. 4-) 1991 - 1992 worked as a research assistant for supervising PHD student and responsible for research laboratory at The London Hospital Medical College Dental School. 5-) October 1992-2003, worked as a lecturer at the Marmara University Dental School Department of Prosthodontics. 6-) 2001 – 2003, elected as a head of department at the Marmara University Dental School Department of Prosthodontics. 7-) October 1996-2003, worked as a part time lecturer at the Yeditepe University Dental School Department of Prosthodontics. 8-) April 2003 -2015 Pointed as a vice dean at the Yeditepe University Dental School. 9-) Pointed as a head of department of Prosthodontics at the Yeditepe University Dental School since 2010 – present 10-) Pointed as a Dean of the University of Yeditepe Dental School since January 2018

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Dental materials, İmplants, İmmediate loading, İmplant design, Esthetics.

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Dr. Davi Barbirato

Dr. Davi Barbirato
Researcher
Faculdades Integradas Aparicio Carvalho
FIMCA - Odontologia | Docencia, Pesquisa e Extensao
Brazil

  Biography :

Graduated in Dentistry from Universidade Veiga de Almeida, Specialist in Periodontics, Stomatology, Buco-Maxillofacial Surgery and Traumatology and in Project Management (MBA from Fundação Getúlio Vargas). Master in Periodontics and PhD in Biological Sciences, Carlos Chagas Filho Biophysics Institute, both from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the PNPD / CAPES of the Federal University of Rondônia. He is currently linked to Aparício Carvalho Educational Group as Professor, Researcher and Management Support, associated to ABENO; member of the Research Ethics Committee, member of the Editorial Board of scientific journals and Leader of the Research Group: Laboratory of Epidemiological Research and Systematic Reviews and Meta-analyzes. Lines of Research: Epidemiology and Dentistry in the Amazon, Periodontal Medicine, Clinical and Aesthetic Periodontics, Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis, Health of Traditional Amazonian Populations and Environment, Environment and Health. Project Management and Office (PMO) for scientific research at the academy. He is a collaborating professor of the Postgraduate Program in Regional Development and Environment at UNIR, where he directs Master's and Ph.D. and is attached to the Research Group of the Environmental Biogeochemistry Laboratory Wolfgang C. Pfeiffer and, contributes to Master's Degree in Dentistry / Periodontics in UFRJ.

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  Research Interest :

Periodontics, implantology, surgery, stomatology, pathology - tissue repair, oral biology, immunology, physiology - histology - epidemiology

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Prof. Ruzhdie Qafmolla

Prof. Ruzhdie Qafmolla
Professor
Private Consultant and Pedagogue
Aldent University
Albania

  Biography :

During my teaching activities I have been the main lector of subject: “Dental Morphology” and “Material Knowledge”, since 1979-2012 years. Also, I have been involved in practical teaching processes for first, second, third fourth and fifth academic years of academic years. I have been main lector of post graduation of the Prosthetic, OMF surgical etc., fields. In 1994 – 1998 years I have been the director manager of the Stomatological Clinical University and for 1999-2008 period chairwomen of the Dental Prosthetic Section. For 2008 – 2014, I have been chief of Stomatological Department. For 2013-2015 periods, I have been Dean of Dentistry Faculty. I have been member of the “Healthy” Journal (1988-1990). Also, member of the scientific council of the Medical Faculty. I have managed the several diplomas and doctorate (s) for the graduated and post graduated students. For 1975–1981 years I have managed some studies projects. I have been leader of the 3 master levels and 5 doctorate levels dissertations, writing also 18 reviewers of the different doctorates.

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  Research Interest :

1] Kosovo Dental Society, 11 October 2012; 2] Albanian Society of FYROM Macedonia Republic (2014); 3] White Apron Ankara, Turkey, April 2014; 4] BaSS Society, April 2015; 5] “Acknowledge of the Albanian Society, December 2016; 6]. “I love my country” Albanian Social – Cultural Center, March 2017;

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Dr. Priyanka Sharma

Dr. Priyanka Sharma
Researcher
Clinical Research Professional
Banner Medical University
USA

  Biography :

A highly motivated and resourceful having sound knowledge and possesses rich experience of more than 5 years as a research professional. Have a very strong healthcare background especially years of experience in patient care and analyzing clinical & research interventional data for treatment efficacies. Conducted big dental public health-based research and projects. Managed clinical setting, documentation, collaborated with healthcare professionals, & organized, planned meetings for diverse clinical teams at both academic and industrial healthcare sectors. Diverse background in scientific writing, monitoring at the site, adverse event reporting of investigational and post marketed drugs and a fair publication record in the peer-reviewed literature. Experience in all phases of clinical trials. Good in critical thinking and SPSS Statistical analysis.

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  Research Interest :

Dental Pharmacology, oral physiology, oral halitosis research, dental public health research projects, forensic odontology, clinical trials and pharmacovigilance projects.

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Dr. Rohit Kulshrestha, BDS MDS

Dr. Rohit Kulshrestha, BDS MDS
Orthodontist
G - 4, Badhwar Park, Wode House Road
Mumbai
India

  Biography :

Dr Rohit Kulshrestha is a Consulting Orthodontist in Mumbai India. He focuses on achieving the highest standard of care while incorporating advanced techniques. Constantly improving himself in all aspects of dentistry, his research interests are in invisible aligners, cleft lip and palate, orthognathic surgery and craniofacial growth. He has over 35 articles published in International journals. Dr Kulshrestha is committed to integrity and excellence in his practice and research. He takes pride in providing a comfortable, rewarding experience for his patients. With extraordinary care and attention to detail, he will explore all options in order to find solutions that are personalized to his patients.

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  Research Interest :

Constantly improving himself in all aspects of dentistry, his research interests are in invisible aligners, cleft lip and palate, orthognathic surgery and craniofacial growth.

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Prof. Saturnino Calabrez Filho

Prof. Saturnino Calabrez Filho
Professor
Chamber of Undergraduate Education, Post-Graduation, Research and Extension
University of Uberaba
Brazil

  Biography :

He holds a Master's degree and a Doctorate in Dentistry (Restorative Dentistry), from the Paulista Júlio de Mesquita Filho State University (UNESP) (2005). Master in Implantology by UNIFEB (2010). Has experience as Coordinator and Professor in Courses of Improvement, Specialization (Restorative Dentistry, Occlusion, Prosthesis and Implantodontia). Professor responsible for the Operative Dentistry and Professor of the Disciplines of Fixed Prosthesis, Occlusion and Integrated Clinic, working in teaching since 1987. Research work with Zirconia (Surface Treatment) and Bone Resorption in Osseointegrated Implants.

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  Research Interest :

Celetista formal, Functional Placement

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Dr. Giuseppina Lagana

Dr. Giuseppina Lagana
Researcher
Department of Orthodontics
University of Rome "Tor Vergata"
Italy

  Biography :

. malocclusions in growing subjects . early treatment of dento-skeletal malocclusions . epidemiology studies of oral conditions in Italian and Albanian population . breathing disorders and malocclusions . dental anomalies

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  Research Interest :

Orthodontics, Cranio-facial growth, Marfan syndrome, Clinical orthodontics, Oral Epidemiology and I'm working on these topics at University of Rome Tor Vergata (Rome, Italy).

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