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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
    Prof/ Program Director
    Oral Surgery
    Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences
    United Arab Emirate
    mjaber4@hotmail.com
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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

    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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    Roopali Muttagi
    Assistant Professor
    Dental Public Health
    India
    docrups@gmail.com
    JDPS

    Research Interest: Preventive dentistry, paediatric dentistry, dental public health.

     
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    Shyrley Diaz Cardenas
    Professor
    Public Health
    Public Health
    Colombia
    shyrley77@hotmail.com
    JDPS
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    Xavier Riaud
    Associate Member
    Dental Surgery
    National Academy of Dental Surgery
    France
    xavier.riaud@wanadoo.fr
    JDPS

    Research Interest: History of dentistry and forensic dentistry.

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    Zakirulla Meer
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontic Sciences
    King Khalid University
    Saudi Arabia
    drzak786@yahoo.co.in
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    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
    patriciafaria.faria09@gmail.com
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    Research Interest: Defects of enamel, dental caries, quality of life, dental trauma and epidemiology.

     
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    Giuseppe Scardina
    Aggregate Professor
    Department of Stomatological Sciences
    University of Study of Palermo
    Italy
    scardina@odonto.unipa.it
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    Research Interest: Role of the neuropeptidis in the flogosis of the oral mucosa.

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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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    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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    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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    Doris Hissako Sumida
    Associate Professor
    Department of Basic Sciences
    Sao Paulo State University
    Brazil
    dorishs@foa.unesp.br
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    Research Interest: Physiology, Endocrinal Physiology.

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    Tze-Ta Huang
    Assistant Professor
    Institute of Oral Medicine
    National Cheng Kung University
    Taiwan
    tzetahuang@gmail.com
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    Biography: I was born in Taiwan in 1972, and graduated from the Department of Dentistry in the National Yang –Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan with a degree of the Doctor of Dental Surgery in 1996. I started my specialist training of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in the Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan as a residency. Then, I became the Oral and maxillofacial Surgeon, and the visiting staff in Buddhist Dalin Tzu Chi General Hospital, Chia-yi, Taiwan after 4 years training. Latter, I was promoted as the Director of the Dental Department in Buddhist Dalin Tzu Chi General Hospital. I was also graduated from master program, PhD program in the Institute of Molecular Biology of the National Chung Cheng University, Chia-yi, Taiwan in 2007, 2013. During the PhD program, I spent a year as visiting scholar from 2011-07 to 2012-06 in Ohio State University, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, USA under the mentor of Dr. Tim, Hui-Ming, Huang. My research interests are focusing of clinical practice of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and oral cancer carcinogenesis. We had accomplished the Next-generation Sequencing analysis of whole genome DNA methylation profile between oral cancer and normal oral mucosa. We will further valid these results and utilized in clinical practice.


    Research Interest: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral Cancer Carcinogenesis.

     
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    Mohannad Nassar
    Associate Professor
    Department of Cariology and Operative Dentistry
    Tokyo Medical and Dental University
    Japan
    nassarnar@gmail.com
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    Research Interest: Restorative Sciences, Endodontics and Dental Materials.

     
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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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    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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