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    Editor-in-Chief

    Nikolaos A Chrysanthakopoulos

    Nikolaos A Chrysanthakopoulos
    National and Kapodistrian University of Athens , Greece
    Email: nikolaosc@hotmail.com; nchrysant@med.uoa.gr
    Tel: +30-2610-225288
    Fax: +852 3580 1603

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    Executive Editors

    Mohamed Abdullah Jaber
    Professor
    Oral Surgery
    Ajman University
    United Arab Emirate
    mjaber4@hotmail.com; mohamed.jaber@mbru.ac.ae
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    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

    Zakirulla Meer
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontic Sciences
    King Khalid University
    Saudi Arabia
    drzak786@yahoo.co.in
    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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    Tomislav Badel
    Associate Professor
    Department of Prosthodontics
    University of Zagreb
    Croatia
    badel@sfzg.hr
    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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    Shyrley Diaz Cardenas
    Professor
    Public Health
    Public Health
    Colombia
    shyrley77@hotmail.com
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    Elham Kateeb
    Assistant Professor
    Public Policy Center
    University of Iowa
    USA
    elham-kateeb@uiowa.edu
    JDPS
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    Olusegun Alonge
    Dental Director
    College of Dentistry
    University of Illinois
    USA
    oalonge@healthpoint-tx.com
    JDPS

    Research Interest: Epidemiology of Oral Cancer, Dental Caries, Dental Trauma, Periodontal Disease.

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    Hai Ming Wong
    Clinical Assistant Professor
    Paediatric Dentistry Unit
    Paediatric Dentistry The University of Hong Kong
    Hong Kong
    wonghmg@hku.hk
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    Research Interest: Social Impact of Child Oral Health, Dental Development and Anomalies, Children with Special Health Care Needs.

     

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    Tolga Fikret Tozum
    Associate Professor
    Department of Periodontics
    University of Illinois
    USA
    ttozum@uic.edu
    JDPS

    Research Interest: Clinical Studies Including Health and Diseased Implants, Peri-Implant
    Crevicular Fluid, Enzymes and Bone Turnover Markers Around Dental Implants, Computerized Tomographic Bone Density Changes. Impact of Different Types of Loading on Implant Stability, Marginal Bone Loss and Nitric Oxide Metabolism. Dental Implant Stability with Resonance Frequency Analysis Devices and Mobility Measuring Device. Comparison of Hydrophilic & Hydrophobic Implant Surfaces.

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    Swati Ahuja
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Prosthodontics
    UTHSC College of Dentistry
    USA
    sahuja@uthsc.edu
    JDPS

    Research Interest: Implant Overdentures, Hybrid Restorations, Restorative Space in Implant Overdentures and Cone Beam CT in Dental Practice

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    Emmanuel JNL Silva
    Associate Professor
    Department of Oral Health and Dental Management
    Grande Rio University
    Brazil
    nogueiraemmanuel@hotmail.com
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    Research Interest: Endodontics.

     
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    Shailja Chatterjee
    Professor
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial
    Pathology MM University
    India
    shailjachatterjee@gmail.com
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    Research Interest: ORAL PATHOLOGY

     
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    Hakan Kamalak
    Professor
    Restorative Dentistry
    Firat University
    Turkey
    hakankamalak@hotmail.com
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    Kamalak H. was born in 1988 and achieved his DDS degree in Faculty of Dentistry  from Ankara University in 2011. He gained his PhD in 2015 and his professorship in 2015.

    Employment

    On 11 November 2015, Professor Kamalak H. became the first President of Restorative Dentistry at Fırat University.  Prior to his appointment as President, he was an expert dentist at İnönü University (since 2012)

    Research and teaching

    Hakan Kamalak’s scientific production is extensive, including more than 45 scientific articles in international and national publications.

    He has served as a referee for several scientific journals, including Medical and Dentistry. He has extensive teaching experience and led to the establishment of Fırat Universit, Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Restorative Dentistry in Turkey. Meanwhile, Hakan is the President of the International Oral Research Association (ORAD).

     
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    Cecilia Young
    Dental Consultant
    Dental Surgery
    Private Practice
    Hong Kong
    ceciliatyp@yahoo.com.hk
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    Biography:

    Dr. Cecilia Young was trained at the Prince Dental Philip Dental Hospital and graduated from the University of Hong Kong with the Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 1994. She has been a general dental practitioner and an independent researcher. She obtained her Master in Public Health in 2006.

    She was the Consultant for the The Federation of H.K. Chinese Travel Agents Ltd., Dental consultant and columnist of The Hong Kong Economic Journal and Health Plus Magazine. She has been the Consultant and columnist of Physician, Pharmacist, People Health Magazine since 2002. 

    Research interest: Dental Emergency Epidemiology, Health Education, Health Promotion, Low Level Light Therapy, Dental Trauma, Dental Scaling

    Publications:

    1. Survey on Misunderstanding of Dental Scaling in Hong Kong (International Journal of Dental Hygiene 6 2008, 25-36)

    2. Effectiveness of Educational Poster on Knowledge of Emergency Management of Dental Trauma--Part 2: Cluster Randomised Controlled Trial for Secondary School Students. Young C, Wong KY, Cheung LK. PLoS One. 2014 Aug5;9(8):e101972. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0101972. eCollection 2014.

    3. A Survey on Hong Kong Secondary School Students' Knowledge of Emergency Management of Dental Trauma. Young C, Wong KY, Cheung LK. PLoS One. 2014Jan 6;9(1):e84406. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0084406. eCollection 2014.

    4. Effectiveness of Educational Poster on Knowledge of Emergency Management of Dental Trauma--Part 1: Cluster Randomised Controlled Trial for Primary and Secondary School Teachers. Young C, Wong KY, Cheung LK. PLoS One. 2013 Sep 11;8(9):e74833. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0074833. eCollection 2013.

    5. Emergency Management of Dental Trauma: Knowledge of Hong Kong Primary and Secondary School Teachers. Young C, Wong KY, Cheung LK. Hong Kong Med J. 2012 Oct;18(5):362-70.

    6. Low Level Light Therapy (LLLT): Penetration and Photobiomodulation. Young C, Mak CL. J Oral Health Craniofac Sci. 2017; 2: 080-082.

    7. “Could Ethics Committees please welcome Independent Researchers?” Cecilia YOUNG. Oral Health and Dentistry 1.4 (2017): 180-182.

    8. Editorial : Maxillofacial trauma and Psychological Stress” Journal of Medical and Psychological Trauma (2018) Cecilia Young, CYYJ Yeung Journal of Medical and Psychological Trauma Volume No: 1 Issue No:1

    9. Patient Perception from Internet on Adverse Effects vs Benefits of Vaccination - An Internet Message from a Public Figure in Hong Kong Cecilia Young* and TH Tai ACTA SCIENTIFIC MEDICAL SCIENCES  April 30, 2018; Volume 2 Issue 2: 45-47.

    10. Editorial Case Report Ludwig Angina – The Longest Distance in This Planet Cecilia Young*, K. W. Y. Fong Advanced Emergency Medicine Volume 7 Issue 2 2018  
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    Vineet RV
    Assistant Professor
    Dental Sciences
    Sree Mookambika Institute of Dental Sciences
    India
    dr.vrv@rediffmail.com
    JDPS

    Research Interest: Endodontic microbiology, retreatment endodontics, laser endodontics, regenerative endodontics, dental composites

     
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    Andrea Mascolo
    Associate Professor
    Department of Dental
    University Fernando Pessoa (UFP)
    Portugal
    am@eims.edu.mt
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    Graduated with honours in Dentistry, University of Genoa, 2001, Certificado de Postgrado en Cirugia Oral Basica, University of Santa Clara, Cuba 2002 Master's Degree in Oral Surgery and Odontostomatological Urgency, University of Pisa 2003. Qualified for Implantology at the Branemark Clinic Dental Health Care Gothenburg in March 2003. Summer School for Clinical Implantology and Periodontology University of Heidelberg, Germany 2004 Founder/Active member CAI Academy (Computer Aided Implantology Academy). Professor by contract at the University of Genoa from 2001 to 2011 (Periodontology/Odontostomatological Diseases). He has collaborated with National Centre of WHO (World Health Organization), University of Milan. Was been surgical consultant of DAMA project (disabled advanced Medical Assistance) University of Milan (2011-2012). Speaker and author of articles in Italy and abroad, international peer reviewer. He collaborates with several European Universities on training in Minimally Invasive Implantology. Appointed Associate Professor of Dental Sciences at the Facultade de Ciências da Saúde, University Fernando Pessoa (UFP) Porto - Portugal. He has become Academic Director (Head of Institution) of European Institute for Medical Studies (EIMS) H.E.I. Malta, 2017. EIMS H.E.I. accredited by NCFHE Malta (license 2018-004) is a new concept of Graduate School He proposed for the first time to World Congress of Minimally Invasive Dentistry (WCMID), 2010/2011: the minimally invasive applications in Implantology and the mini implants applications in medical compromised patients. Private practice in Italy, Novi Ligure (AL) devoted mainly to minimally invasive surgical procedures, and rehabilitation of medical compromised patients.

    Research Interest:  Oral surgery, Medical compromised patients in dentistry, Implantology, Minimally invasive Procedures in Implantology, Dental education

    Skype ID:   andreamascolodds

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    Marcelo de Castro Costa
    Professor
    Odontology
    Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
    Brazil
    pttpo2009@yahoo.com.br
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    Research Interest: Odontology, Odontopaediatrics.

     
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