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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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    Marco Aurelio Benini Paschoal
    Professor
    Dentistry of Bauru
    University CEUMA
    Brazil
    marcobpaschoal@hotmail.com
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    Research Interest: Oral Microbiology, Pediatric Dentistry.

     
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    Mohammed Nadeem A Bijle
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Preventive Dental Sciences
    Saudi Arabia
    info@drnadeembijle.com
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    Biography: Dr. Mohammed Nadeem Bijle is currently associated as an Assistant Professor in Division of Pediatric Dentistry, Department of Preventive Dental Sciences, Abha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. His research thrust areas are Chemo-mechanical Caries Removal System, Pediatric Emergencies in Dental Office & Lasers in Pediatric Dentistry. Associated branches like Intellectual Property Rights, Research and Publications have received his major contributions in the form of renowned papers published and his service as an Editorial Board Member to various National and International peer reviewed journals. He has also been known for Dental Photography and has trained numerous dentists till date in the art through his self-designed valued workshops.

    Research Interest: Chemo-mechanical Caries Removal System, Pediatric Emergencies in Dental Office, Lasers in Pediatric Dentistry, Intellectual Property Rights, Dental Photography, Research and Publications. 

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    Tolga Fikret Tozum
    Associate Professor
    Department of Periodontics
    University of Illinois
    USA
    ttozum@uic.edu
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    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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    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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    Kristina Gorseta
    Assistant Professor
    Departmet of Paediatric and Preventive Dentistry
    University of Zagreb
    Croatia
    gorseta@sfzg.hr
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    Research Interest: On Dental Materials and Research Involving Oral Health Care in Paediatric Dentistry and on Dental Trauma in Children

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    Nidambur Vasudev Ballal
    Associate Professor
    Department of Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics
    Manipal University
    India
    vasudev.ballal@gmail.com
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    Research Interest:  Root canal irrigants, endodontic disinfection, smear layer and endodontic medicaments. 

     
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    Amer A. Taqa
    Professor
    College of Dentistry
    Mosul University
    Iraq
    amertaqa@hotmail.com
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    Biography: Amer A. Taqa is a 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. His research interests include dental chemistry, medical chemistry, and inorganic chemistry. 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.


    Research Interest: Dental chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry



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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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    Deborah J Mattheus
    Associate Professor
    School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene
    University of Hawaii
    USA
    mattheus@hawaii.edu
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    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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    Shyrley Diaz Cardenas
    Professor
    Public Health
    Public Health
    Colombia
    shyrley77@hotmail.com
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    Nelson Wood
    Professor
    School of Dental Medicine
    University of Pennsylvania
    USA
    woodfamilydental@hotmail.com
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    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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    Roopali Muttagi
    Assistant Professor
    Dental Public Health
    India
    docrups@gmail.com
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    Research Interest: Preventive dentistry, paediatric dentistry, dental public health.

     
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    Melinda Madlina
    Professor
    Department of Paedodontics and Orthodontics
    Semmelweis University
    Hungary
    madlena.melinda@dent.semmelweis-univ.hu
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    Research Interest: Oral Diseases, European Journal of Pediatric Dentistry, The Open Dentistry Journal, Caries Research, Collegium Antropologicum, European Journal of Orthodontics, BMC Oral Health, International Journal of Pediatric Dentistry, Acta Medica Academica, Acta Odontologica Scandinavica, Journal of Clinical Investigation, Oral Health and Dental Management, The Journal of Dentists, Annals of General Psychiatry, „Fogorvosi Szemle” (Journal of Hungarian Dental Association)

     
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    Dimitrios Dionysopoulos
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Operative Dentistry
    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
    Greece
    ddiondent@gmail.com
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    Research Interest: 1. Operative Dentistry 2. Dental Materials 3. Preventive Dentistry 4. Tooth bleaching 5. Lasers in Dentistry 6. Fluoride

     

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