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    Editor-in-Chief

    Nikolaos A Chrysanthakopoulos

    Nikolaos A Chrysanthakopoulos
    National and Kapodistrian University of Athens , Greece
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    Executive Editors

    Mohamed Abdullah Jaber
    Professor
    Oral Surgery
    Ajman University
    United Arab Emirate
    JDPS

    Prof Mohamed A. Jaber BDS, PhD, MSc, FDS RSC Ed., FDS RCD Eng., FDSRCPS Glasg, MFDTRCSE. Dr. Mohamed Abdullah Jaber was the professor and head of the Surgical Sciences Department at the Dental College of Ajman University of Science and Technology. He was also the Director of Quality Assurance and Institutional effectiveness Unit of Ajman University of Science and Technology. His clinical work includes management of patients with oral mucosal diseases, salivary gland diseases, TMJ diseases and trigeminal neuralgia. Management of patients with oral premalignant lesions and patients with oral epithelial dysplasia, chronic facial pain patient, and performing oral surgical procedures under local with or without sedation (IV) and general anaesthesia. Dr. Jaber has many publications in peer-reviewed journals. And act as peer reviewers for many journals which includes Journal of Cancer Detection and Prevention, Journal of Applied Oral Science, Journal of Investigative Pathology, Ibnosina Journal of Medical Basic Science, Cancer Epidemiology, Indian Journal of Dental Research, Oral Oncology, Medical Journal of Case Report, International Journal of Oral Sciences, Saudi Dental Journal, BioMed Central Journal, Hospital Psychology Journal, Int Journal of Paediatric Dent, European Journal of General Dentistry, Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, Journal of Cranio-Maxillary Diseases, Applied Scientific Reports and Annual Research Review in Biology (ARRB). He serve as academic editor of Applied Life Science International Journal and Associate Editor/Editorial Board member of Austin Journal of Autism & Related Disabilities, Open Journal of Stomatology, Applied Scientific Reports, J of Dental Problems & Solutions, Aperito Journal of Oral Health & Dentistry, International journal of Oral and Dental Health and International Journal of Experimental Dental Science His research interest includes Oral epithelial dysplasia, Oral pre-cancer, facial trauma Facial pain and dental education. Dr. Jaber also received numerous awards including Al-Awais Award for Scientific Research and selected as Fellow by the Academy of Dentistry International Ohio, USA. This is in recognition for the outstanding achievement in the field of dentistry and for the services to the profession. Currently Prof Jaber is the director of the oral surgery graduate program at Hamdan Bin Mohammed College of Dental Medicine, MBR University for Medicine and Health Sciences.

    Research interest: Oral Precancer, Oral Epithelial Dysplasia, Facial Pain,Facial trauma, Dental Education

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    Editorial Board

    Vivek Padmanabhan
    Assistant Professor
    RAK College of Dental Sciences
    UAE
    JDPS

    Research Interest: Diet counselling, Pit and fissure sealants, Flouride applications , Occlusal guidance, Myofunctional appliance therapy, Habit breaking appliance , Minor occlusal corrections using appliances, Space management, Ionomer restorations and other restorations, Apexogenesis, Apexification pulpectomy,  Root canal treatment ,Post and core restorations, Apicectomy and other minor endodontic surgical procedures, Removable and partial fixed dentures, Extractions of primary and permanent teeth, Surgical extraction of impacted teeth, Minor oral surgical procedures (abscess drainage, surgical excision of mucoceles, ranula and cystic lesions), Oral hygiene instructions, Education on proper brushing techniques, Scaling and root planning, Frenectomy and Frenotomy , Gingivectomy, Surgical exposure of impacted teeth

     
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    Marcelo de Castro Costa
    Professor
    Odontology
    Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
    Brazil
    JDPS

    Research Interest: Odontology, Odontopaediatrics.

     
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    Lucas Guimaraes Abreu
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Dentistry, Orthodontics and Pedodontics
    Federal University of Minas Gerais
    Brazil
    JDPS

    Research Interest: Epidemiology in Dentistry, Pediatric Dentistry, and Orthodontics.

     
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    Thais Helena Gasparoto
    Assistant Professor
    Bauru School of Dentistry
    Brazilian Society for Immunology
    Brazil
    JDPS

    Research Interest: Immunosenescence, Innate immunology, neutrophils.

     
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    Khamis Ahmed Hassan
    Professor
    Department of Restorative Dental Sciences
    King Saud University
    Saudi Arabia
    JDPS

    Research Interest: Bond strength of composite resins, microleakage and repair, Placement techniques for composite resins, polymerization shrinkage and curing lights, Adhesive resins and resin cements, Bleaching of discolored teeth. 

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    Deborah J Mattheus
    Associate Professor
    School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene
    University of Hawaii
    USA
    JDPS

    Biography: Dr. Mattheus has over 30 years of experience as a certified pediatric nurse practitioner including 12 years as a nursing educator.  She is currently involved in the education of graduate nursing students at the University of Hawaii at Manoa School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene (SONDH). She serves on the University IRB committee, several committees at the SONDH and also within the community. She is an editorial board member for the Journal of Dental Problems and Solutions and the International Journal of Oral and Dental Health.

    Dr. Mattheus research has focused on improving the oral health outcomes for women and children and reducing oral health disparities in the State of Hawaii.  She has presented her research at local and national conferences and has received funding to continue her work here in the State of Hawaii.

    Research Interest: Improving Oral Health Outcomes in the Pediatric Population, Development of Oral Health Promotion Programs in Primary Care Practice and Oral Health Assessment and Managment to Improving Oral Health Status During Pregnancy.

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    Hai Ming Wong
    Clinical Assistant Professor
    Paediatric Dentistry Unit
    Paediatric Dentistry The University of Hong Kong
    Hong Kong
    JDPS

    Research Interest: Social Impact of Child Oral Health, Dental Development and Anomalies, Children with Special Health Care Needs.

     

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    Zakirulla Meer
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontic Sciences
    King Khalid University
    Saudi Arabia
    JDPS

    Dr. Zakirulla Meer completed his BDS in 2003 from the KGF College of Dental Sciences, KGF, India, and completed his masters (MDS) in Pediatric Dentistry from prestigious College of Dental Sciences (CODS), Davangere in 2007. Presently working as Assistant Professor in College of Dentistry King Khalid University, Abha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Dr. Zakirulla Meer has authored over 50 scientific articles, and serves as a reviewer/board member to many national and international journals. He has also attended many conferences and has also been the chair person and judge for poster presentations & scientific paper presentations at various national conferences. He is also an active speaker at various national and international conference. He is an active member of various committees dealing with scientific research, student welfare, social causes, environmental issues, sports activities in the college. He was awarded the best paper award by faculty at 13th Annual Research Day held at King Khalid University in 2018. He is a life member of ISPPD (Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry) and SDS (Saudi Dental Society).

    Research Interest:  Teaching, Clinical Research in Pediatric Dentistry, dental caries, Pulp Therapy, Dental Traumatology, Surveys, Epidemiology.

    URL:  Google Scholar Link: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=C76xznIAAAAJ&hl=en
    Research gate Link: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Zakirulla_Meer 
    Publons Link: https://publons.com/researcher/1701097/m-zakirulla/

    List of Publications:

    1.    Zakirulla M, Uloopi K.S, Reddy V.V. Subba. “Invivo comparison of reduction in bacterial count after caries excavation with three different techniques”. J Dent Child, January/April 2011;78(1):31-35.
    2.    Shashikiran ND, Reddy VV, Yavagal CM, Zakirulla M. Application of Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) in contemporary pediatric dentistry. J Clin Pediatr Dent 2006; 30(4): 283-286.
    3.    Sadatullah S, Odusanya S, Mustafa A, Abdul Razak P, Abdul Wahab M, Meer Zakirulla. Prevalence of Mesiopalatal Cusp in the upper molars (Caravelli trait) in Saudi Arabian school students. Int. J. Morphol 2012; 30(2):757-760.
    4.    Rafi A Togoo, Nasim VS, Zakirulla Meer, Syed Yaseen. Knowledge and practice of pulp therapy in deciduous teeth among general dental practitioners in 2 cities of southern Saudi Arabia. Annals of Medical and Health Sciences Research. July 2012; 2(2):119-123.
    5.    Sachin B. Mangalekar, Tajammul Ahmed, M Zakirulla, Halawar Sangmesh Shivappa, F. B. Bheemappa, Chandrashekar Yavagal. Molariform Mesiodens in Primary Dentition. Case Rep Dent. 2013; 2013:750107. doi: 10.1155/2013/750107. Epub 2013 Mar 31.
    6.    Yaseen SM, Togo RA, Zakirulla M, Al-Dheer AM, Al-Futaih MA, Al-Jalal AA, Al-Qahtani NA. Dental erosion among 12-15-year-old school boys in southern Saudi Arabia. Arch Orofac Sci 2013; 8(1):1-6.
    7.    Zakirulla Meer. Malocclusion in deciduous dentition of Saudi children: A cross-sectional study. Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science 2012. Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science 2012; 11(4): 343-346.
    8.    Al-Hammadi AA, Al-Rabai NA, Togoo RA, Zakirulla M, Alshahrani I, Alshahrani A. Knowledge, attitude, and behavior related to use of miswak (Chewing Stick): A cross-sectional study from aseer region, Saudi Arabia. Contemp Clin Dent 2018 Jun; 9 (Suppl 1):S64-S68. doi: 10.4103/ccd.ccd_45_18.
    9.    Rawan A Saddah, Shahad H Alhassani, Rafi A Togoo, Zakirulla M. Awareness about emergency management of dental trauma among nursing interns in Saudi Arabia. Medical Science 2018; 22(91):279-287.
    10.    Abu-Melha AS, Zakirulla M, Almojathel Alqisi AY, Qasem Khawshal AA. Evaluation of cell pack paper points before and after sterilization: A microbiological study. Int J of Med Dent 2018;22(2):144-148.
    11.    Alshahrani I, Tikare S, Zakirulla M, Mustafa A, Abdulwahab M, Sadatullah S. Prevalence of dental caries among male students aged 15-17 years in Southern Asir, Saudi Arabia. Saudi Dent J 2018 Jul;30(3):214-218. doi: 10.1016/j.sdentj.2018.03.003. Epub 2018 Apr 3.
    12.    Zakirulla M, Essa A Khormi, Hamed M Bakri, Mohammed Y Tarrosh, Mosa A Shubayr, Hussain Almubarak. “Prevalence of Molar Incisor Hypomineralisation (MIH) in 7-10 year old school children in southern Saudi Arabia: A cross-sectional study”. Annals of Tropical Medicine & Public Health-2018;Special Feb (2):192-207.
    13.    Shaik Mohammed Asif, Naheeda Shaik, Bhavna Barthunia, Sultan Mohammed Kaleem, M Zakirulla, Mohammed Zahir Kota and Fawaz Abdul Hamid Baig. Nifedipine induced gingival enlargement in an edentulous patient: a case report with one year follow up. BMC Oral Health. 2018 Dec 27;18(1):227. doi: 10.1186/s12903-018-0690-4.
    14.    Shaik Mohammed Asif, Shaik Naheeda, Khalil Ibrahim Assiri, Hussain Mohammed AL Mubarak, M Zakirulla, Sultan Mohammed Kaleem, Fawaz Abdul Hamid Baig, Mohammed Zahir Kota. Oral Hygiene practice and Periodontal Status among Two Tribal Population of Telangana State, India- An Epidemiological Study. BMC Oral Health. 2019 Jan 9;19(1):8. doi.org/10.1186/s12903-018-0705-1.
    15.    M Zakirulla, Amerah Bedah Muraih, Amjad Ali Al-whlan, Ohood Saeed Almerei, Rasha Hussain Al-zahrani, Abdulaziz Bedah Alshahrani, Allah Baksh Meer. Dental students’ knowledge and practices regarding antibiotic prescribing guidelines in children in Abha, KSA: A cross sectional study. Medical Science, 2019, 23(96), 179-184.
    16.    Sharaf ALOTHMAN, Shatha MOHAMMED, Nada ALRABAI, Asma ASIRI, Ibrahim ALSHAHRANI, Rafi TOGOO, M ZAKIRULLA. Variation in the buccal surface morphology of primary first molars among Saudi children. Int J Med Dent 2019;23(1):74-78.

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    Patricia Correa-Faria
    Assistant Professor
    Pediatric Dentistry
    Federal University of Minas Gerais
    Brazil
    JDPS

    Research Interest: Defects of enamel, dental caries, quality of life, dental trauma and epidemiology.

     
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    Sushi Kadanakuppe
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Public Health Dentistry
    Vokkaligara Sangha Dental College
    India
    JDPS

    Research Interest: Life skills lies in facilitating the trainees in participatory activities to imbibe skills such as self-awareness, empathy, communication skills, interpersonal relationships, creative and critical thinking skills, problem solving and decision making skills and coping with stress and emotions. 

     
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    Nelson Wood
    Professor
    School of Dental Medicine
    University of Pennsylvania
    USA
    JDPS

    Biography: Dr. Nelson Wood has been practicing dentistry since 1982. He holds a D.M.D. from the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Dental Medicine and a Doctorate of Science degree in Nutritional Sciences from Boston University School of Dental Medicine. He is currently in private practice and was an Associate Professor in the Department of Periodontics and Preventive Sciences at the University Of Mississippi Medical Center School Of Dentistry. He was also an instructor in Restorative Dentistry and a Research Associate at Boston University School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Wood has published over 50 articles and abstracts on oral health and nutrition. He has also authored several book chapters. Dr. Wood is on the editorial board of several peer-reviewed journal publications. 

    Research Interest: Restorative Dentistry


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    Gianni Frisardi
    Professor
    Orofacial Pain Centre
    Medical and Dentistry Center
    Italy
    JDPS

    Biography: Gianni Frisardi has completed his bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Dentistry in 1983 and 1987 respectively at the “La Sapienza” University in Rome. In 1993 he attained a Master in Bioengineering and his experimental thesis “Mandibular Kinematics has been awarded by the ENEA Institute. He worked for several years in the trigeminal neurophysiology laboratory in order to transfer the know how in the field of the gnathology. He published papers in reputed journals and in 2014 was candidated as Editor by the World Dental Federation for the International Dental Journal. He has been Visiting Professor at the University of Rome, Chieti, Ancona and currently at the University of Sassari in the Department of Masticatory Rehabilitation and Orofacial Pain.

    Research Interest: Gnathology, Temporomandibolar Disorders, Orofacial Pain and Orthodontics.

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    Lei Liu
    Professor
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    Sichuan University
    China
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    Biography: Prof. Lei LIU was born in Xinxiang, a little city located in Henan, China in 1973 and spent his teenage years there. In 1990, he had been Chengdu and was registered as a student for Medical Bachelor in West China University of Medical Sciences. He graduated with a Medical Bachelor's degree in June, 1995. In the same year he was accepted as a graduate student for M.D. and resident surgeon supervised by Prof. Shengwei Li and Hanzhang Wang, in Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Stomatology, West China University of Medical Sciences. He graduated in June 2000 and received his M.D. Then, he had worked as an attending staff of Division of Traumatic & Plastic Surgery, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, West China Hospital of Stomatology, Sichuan University and a lecturer of  Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, West China College of Stomatology, Sichuan University from July 2000 to June 2002. In July 2002, he was promoted as an associate professor (Clinic) of Division of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, West China Hospital of Stomatology, Sichuan University and an associate professor (Research) of Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, West China College of Stomatology, Sichuan University. In May 2003, he got a position as an advisor of postgraduate student for Medical Master, Graduate Faculty, Sichuan University. From 2008, he has worked as Professor (Clinic) of Division of Traumatic & Plastic Surgery, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, West China Hospital of Stomatology, Sichuan University, Professor (Research), Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, West China School of Stomatology, Sichuan University, Professor (Research), State Key Laboratory of Oral Diseases, Sichuan University, Advisor of postgraduate students for PhD and MD, Graduate Faculty, Sichuan University.

    Research Interest: Management of Maxillofacial trauma and deformity, Cranio-maxillofacial Stem cell and regenerative medicine.


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    Tomislav Badel
    Associate Professor
    Department of Prosthodontics
    University of Zagreb
    Croatia
    JDPS

    Research Interest: A Prospective Study on Temporomandibular Disorders (Disorders of Temporomandibular Joints and Masticatory Muscles) and Other Causes of Orofacial Pain of Non-Odontogenic Etiology (Such as Trigeminal Neuralgia, Headaches, Systemic and Local Rheumatic Diseases, Syndromes Related to Cervical Spine and other Painful Symptoms in the Orofacial Region) will be based on Patients' Data Collected in Standardised Studies from 2001 to Date.

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    Giuseppe Scardina
    Aggregate Professor
    Department of Stomatological Sciences
    University of Study of Palermo
    Italy
    JDPS

    Research Interest: Role of the neuropeptidis in the flogosis of the oral mucosa.

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