Editorial Board

1.
Effect of Cavosurface Margin Configuration of Class V Cavity Preparations on Microleakage of Composite Resin Restorations

  • Marjaneh Ghavamnasiri ,Dr. Nasiri is an Associate Professor in the Department of Operative Dentistry of the School of Dentistry, Dental Research Center at Mashhad University of Medical Sciences in Mashhad, Iran. She also serves as the President of the Dental Research Center of the Mashhad University of Medical Sciences and Vice Dean for Research of the Mashhad School of Dentistry. Her research interests include tooth bleaching, microleakage, and tooth colored restorative materials. Dr. Nasiri is a member of the Iranian Academy of Cosmetic Restorative Dentistry. e-mail: dr_marjaneh@yahoo.com,

  • Mahshid Bagheri ,Dr. Bagheri is in private practice in Mashhad, Iran. e-mail: Mahshid1983@hotmail.com,
  • 2.
    In vitro Mechanical Testing of Glass Fiber-reinforced Composite Used as Dental Implants

  • Lippo Lassila ,Head of Biomaterial Lab, Department of Biomaterials Science Institute of Dentistry and BioCity Turku Biomaterials Research Program, Turku University, Turku, Finland,

  • Pekka Vallittu ,Dr. Vallittu is a Professor of Prosthodontics and Chairman of the Institute of Dentistry at the University of Turku, Finland. He received both his DDS and PhD from Kuoplo University in 1994. He has served as a Visiting Scientist at the Scandinavian Institute of Dental Materials (NIOM) and has presented scientific lectures in 10 countries, including the USA, Canada, China, UK, Netherlands, and Japan. Dr. Vallittu has drved as a referee to a number of international journals, edited 4 books, and published over 100 peer-reviewed articles. His primary research areas are fiber-reinforced composites in dentistry and in other biomedical applications.,

  • Ahmed Ballo ,Dr. Ballo received his BDS from the University of Garyounis in Benghazl, Libya in 2002. He is currently a doctoral student in the Department of Prosthodontics and Biomaterials of the Institute of Dentistry at the University of Turku Finland where he is also a ITI Scholar. His current research is focused on dental implants and bioactive fiber-reinforced composite in dental and biomedical applications. e-mail: ahmbal@utu.fl,

  • Timo Nărhi ,Dr. Nărhi is a Professor of Prosthetic Dentistry at the University of Turku, Finland. He received his DDS degree from the University of Turku in 1986 and completed his PhD degree at the University of Helsinki in 1994. He has served as a Visiting Scientist at the University of lowa in the USA and as Senior Teacher at the University of Nijmegen the Netherlands. Dr. Nărhi has also served as a referee for several International journals and published over 50 peer-reviewed articles. His primary research areas include tissue engineering, bioactive composites, and implant coatings in biomedical applications.,
  • 3.
    Effect of Luting Cements on the Compressive Strength of Turkom-Cera™ All-ceramic Copings

  • Bandar M. A. AL-Makramani ,Dr. AL-Makramani is a PhD student in the Department of Conservation Dentistry of the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. e-mail: makramani@yahoo.com,

  • Abdul A. A Razak ,Dr. Razak is the Head of the Department of Conservative Dentistry of the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.,

  • Mohamed I. Abu-Hassan ,Dr. Abu-Hassan is a Professor in the Department of Restorative Dentistry and Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry, University Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam, Malaysia.,
  • 4.
    Effect of the Crown Preparation Margin and Die Type on the Marginal Accuracy of Fiber-reinforced Composite Crowns

  • Mohamed F. Ayad ,Dr. Ayad is an Assistant Professor in the Section of Restorative Dentistry, Prosthodontics, and Endodontics in the college of Dentistry at the University of Tanta in Tanta, Egypt. His research interests include: dental materials, fixed prosthodontics, optical properties of natural teeth, dental ceramics, dental esthetics, and bonding. e-mail: ayadmf@hotmail.com or mayad@kau.edu.sa,
  • 5.
    Finishing Systems on the Final Surface Roughness of Composites

  • Richard Koh ,Dr. Koh, is a graduate Student in the Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine of the School of Dentistry at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI, USA. He is member of the American Dental Education Association, Academy of Osseointegration, and the American Academy of Perodontology. e-mail: rkoh@umich.edu,

  • Gisele Neiva ,Dr. Neiva is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Cariology, Restorative Sciences and Endodontics of the School of Dentistry at the university of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI. USA. She is member of the Conseiho Federal de Odontologia (Brazil). American Academy of Operative Dentistry, AADR, and the American Dental Education Association.,

  • Joseph Dennison ,Dr. Dennison is a Professor in the Department of Cariology, Restorative Sciences and Endodontics of the School of Dentistry at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI, USA. He is also the Marcus L. Ward Professor of Dentistry at that Instituion.,

  • Peter Yaman ,Dr. Yaman is a Clinical Professor and the Director of the Graduate Program in Restorative Dentistry of the Department of Cariology, Restorative Sciences and Endodontics in the School of Dentistry at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI, USA. He is a fellow in the international College of Dentists and a member of AADR and IADR.,
  • 6.
    Evaluation of the Clinical Behavior of Resin Modified Glass Ionomer Cement on Primary Molars: A Comparative One-year Study

  • A. R. Prabhaker ,Dr. Prabhakar is a Professor and Serves as the Head of the Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry at Bapuji Dental College and Hospital in Davangere, Karnataka, India. e-mail: attiguppeprabhaker@yahoo.com,

  • O. S. Raju ,Dr. Raju is a Professor in the Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry at Bapuji Dental College and Hospital in Davangere, Karnataka, India.,

  • Ameet J. Kurthukoti ,Dr. Kurthukoti is Reader in the Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry at Bapuji Dental College and hospital in Davangere, Kanataka, India.,

  • V. Satish ,Dr. Satish is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry at Bapuji Dental College and hospital in Davangere, Kanataka, India.,
  • 7.
    Comparison of the Heat Generation of Light Curing Units

  • Bora Bağiş ,Associate Professor and Head, Faculty of Dentistry Department of Prosthodontics Karadeniz Technical University Trabzon, Turkey e-mail: bbagis@yahoo.com,

  • Yildirim Bagis ,Dr. Bagis is a Professor in the Department of Restorative Dentistry of the Faculty of Dentistry at Ankara University in Ankara, Turkey. He Received his graduate training in Restorative Dentistry at the same Institution.,

  • Ertan Ertas ,Dr. Ertas is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Restorative Dentistry of the Faculty of Dentistry at Ondokuz Mayis University in Samsun, Turkey. He received his graduate training in Restorative Dentistry at Ankara University in Ankara, Turkey.,

  • Seda Ustaomer ,Dr. Ustaomer is a Research Assistant in the Department of Prosthetic Dentistry of the Faculty of Dentistry at Karadeniz Technical University in Trabzon, Turkey.,
  • 8.
    Influence of Time on Bond Strength After Bleaching with 35% Hydrogen Peroxide

  • Flávia Martão Flório ,Dr. Flório is a Professor in the Department of Preventive Dentistry of the School of Dentistry and Dental Research Center, São Leopoldo Mandic, Campinas-SP, Brazil.,

  • Cinthia Maria Barbosa ,Dr. Barbosa is a Master of science degree student in Restorrative Dentistry in the School of Dentistry and Dental Research Center, São Leopoido Mandic, Campinas, SP, Brazil. Her research interests include bleaching agents and dental adhesion. e-mail: dra_cinthia@hotmail.com,

  • Robson Tetsuo Sasaki ,Mr. Sasaki is an predoctoral dental Student in the School of Dentistry, São Leopoido Mandic, Campinas, SP, Brazil. His research interests include bleaching agents and its infiuence in microhardness and dental adhesion. e-mail: rsasaki@terra.com.br,

  • Robera Tarkany Basting ,Dr. Basting is a Professor in the Department of Restorative Dentistry of the School of Dentistry and Dental Research Center, São Leopoido Mandic, Campinas, SP, Brazil. Her research interests focus on bleaching agents, esthetics, cavity preparation, adhesion, and properties of dental materials. e-mail: rbasting@yahoo.com,
  • 9.
    SEM Analysis of the in situ Early Bacterial Colonization on Two Novel Feldspathic Ceramics Submitted to Different Types of Glazing

  • Marco Antonio Bottino ,Professor, Department of Dental Materials and Prosthodontics, Sao Paulo State University, SP, Brazil,

  • Luiz Felipe Valandro ,Associate Professor, MSD/PhD Graduate Program, Prosthodontic Unit, Federal University of Santa Maria, RS, Brazil, Luiz Felipe Valandro, Head of MSciD/ PhD Graduate Program, Prosthodontic Unit, Federal University of Santa Maria, RS, Brazil, e-mail: lfvalandro@hotmail.com, lfvalandro@hotmail.com

  • Sarina Maciel Braga Pereira ,Dr. Pereira is graduate student (MSD degree in Prosthodontics) in the Department of Dental materials and Prosthodontics of the São Jose dos Campos School of Dentistry at São Paulo State University in Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil. e-mail: Sarambp@yahoo.com.br,

  • Karla Zanini Kantorski ,Dr. Kantorski is a Clinical Assistant Professor and Lecturer in the Division of Periodontology of the Department of Stomatology of the School of Dentistry at the Federal University of Santa Maria in Santa Maria, Brazil. e-mail: kzkantorski@terra.com.br,

  • Aline Scalone Brentel ,Dr. Brentel is a graduate student (MSD degree in Prosthodontics) in the Department of Dental Materials and Prosthodontics of the São Jose dos Campos School of Dentistry at São Paulo State University in Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil. e-mail: asbrentel@yahoo.com.br,
  • 10.
    Sorption and Solubility of Composites Cured with Quartz-tungsten Halogen and Light Emitting Diode Light-curing Units

  • Luci Regina P. Archegas ,Dr. Archegas is a PhD student in the Department of Restorative Dentistry of the School of Dentistry at the Pontifical Catholic University of Parana where she received her Masters in Dental Science degree. She Currently serves as a faculty member at the Technological School at the Federal University of Parana in Curitiba, PR, Brazil. e-mail: luci.archegas@ufpr.br,

  • Danilo B. M. Caldas ,Dr. Caidas is an Adjunct Professor of Restorative Dentistry of the School of Dentistry at the Pontifical Catholic University of Parana in Curitiba, PR, Brazil. e-mail: denilocaidas@hotmail.com,

  • Rodrigo N. Rached ,Dr. Rached is Adjunct professor of Dental Materials of the School of Dentistry at the Pontifical Catholic University of Parana in Curitiba, PR, Brazil. e-mail: ronura@yahoo.com,

  • Sergio Vieira ,Dr. Vieira is a Professor of Restorative Dentistry and Chair of the Graduate Program of the School of Dentistry at the Pontifical Catholic University of Parana in Curitiba, PR, Brazil. e-mail: s.vieira@pucpr.br,

  • Evelise M. Souza ,Dr. Souza is an Adjunct Professor of Restorative Dentistry of the School of Dentistry at the Pontifical Catholic University of Parana in Curitiba, PR, Brazil. e-mail: evesouza@yahoo.com,
  • 11.
    The Effect of Different Light-Curing Methods on Temperature Changes of Dual Polymerizing Agents Cemented to Human Dentin

  • Nadia Malek Taher ,Dr. Taher is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Restorative Dental Science of the College of Dentistry at King Saud University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. e-mail: nmataher@hotmail.com,

  • Yousra Al-Khairallah ,Dr. Al-Khairallahh is an intern in the College of Dentistry at King Saud Universtiy in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. e-mail: yalkhalrallah@hotmail.com,

  • Sheikha Hamed Al-Aujan ,Dr. Al-Anjan is an intern in the college of Dentistry at King Saud Universtiy in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. e-mail: shekaujan@hotmail.com,

  • Maha Ad'dahash ,Dr. Ad'dahash is an intern in the college of Dentistry at King Saud Universtiy in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. e-mail: draddahash@hotmail.com,
  • 12.
    Influence of Kinetic Cavity Preparation Devices on Dental Topography: An in vitro Study

  • Lucianne Cople Maia ,Full Professor, Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil, Lucianne Cople Maia, Professor Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil Caixa Postal: 68.066, CCS-Cidade Universitária, Rio de Janeiro-RJ, Brazil, CEP: 21941-971, Phone: 021-21-25622101 e-mail: rorefa@terra.com.br, rorefa@terra.com.br

  • Livia Azeredo A. Antunes ,Dr. Antunes is a Pediatric Dentist and Professor in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics of the Dentistry at the Rio de Janeiro Federal University in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. e-mail: liviaazeredo@yahoo.com.br,

  • Áurea Simone Barrôso Vieira ,Dr. Vieira is a Pediatric Dentist and Professor in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics of the Rio de Janeiro Federal University in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Her Clinical interest is focused on the treatment of disabled children.,

  • Márcia Peraira Alves dos Santos ,Dr. dos Santos is a PhD student in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics of the School of Dentistry at the Rio de Janeiro Federal University in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.,
  • 13.
    Minimally Invasive Dentistry Using Sonic and Ultra-sonic Devices in Ultraconservative Class 2 Restorations

  • Hervé Tassery ,Professor, Department of Endodontics and Restorative Dentistry Université, Aix Marseille, Faculté d’Odontologie, 13354 Marseille, France, Hervé Tassery, Professor, Department of Endodontics and Restorative Dentistry, Université, Aix Marseille, Faculté d’Odontologie, 13354 Marseille, France Phone: +33603839119, e-mail: herve.tassery@numericable.fr, herve.tassery@numericable.fr

  • Stephen Koubi ,Dr. Koubi is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Operative Dentistry of the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of the Mediterranean in Marselle, France. His major fields of interests are composite restorations, dental adhesive systems, and prosthetic dentistry.,
  • 14.
    Evaluating the Effect of a Sloping Shoulder and a Shoulder Bevel on the Marginal Integrity of Porcelain-Fused-to-Metal (PFM) Veneer Crowns

  • Ezzatollah Jalalian ,Dr. Jalalian is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Fixed Prosthodontics of the Azad Dental University of Tehran-Iran. He has been active in dental education at Iranian dental universities since 1994 where he served as the principle investigator in five research projects and published nine articles in iranian scientific journals. e-mail: Dr_e_jalalian@yahoo.com,

  • Hamed Jannati ,Dr. Jannati earned this dental degree from Azad Dental Universtiy of Tehran, Iran. Currently, he is in private practice in Tehran, Iran. His research interest is in crown preparation designs used in fixed prostheses. His work has been published in the Iranian scientific Literature.,

  • Maryam Mirzaei ,Ms. Mirzael will receive her dental degree from Azad Dental University of Tehran, Iran in May, 2008. She is coauthor of an article about desensitizing materials published in the Journal of Dentistry of the Shiraz University of Medical Sciences. Her research interests focus on fracture resistance of FRC posts and the effect of different diameters of quartz fiber posts on their durability. e-mail: maryam_m9237@yahoo.com,
  • 15.
    The Effect of Different Adhesive Systems on the Retention Strength of Bonded Amalgam Restorations

  • Horieh Moosavi ,Associate Professor, Horieh Moosavi Associate Professor, Department of Operative Dentistry, Dental Materials Research Center, Dental School, Faculty of Dentistry, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran, Phone: 09155088028 e-mail: dentist_57@yahoo.com moosavih@mums.ac.ir, moosavih@mums.ac.ir

  • Marjaneh Ghavamnasiri ,Dr. Nasiri is an Associate Professor in the Department of Operative Dentistry of the School of Dentistry, Dental Research Center at Mashhad University of Medical Sciences in Mashhad, Iran. She also serves as the President of the Dental Research Center of the Mashhad University of Medical Sciences and Vice Dean for Research of the Mashhad School of Dentistry. Her research interests include tooth bleaching, microleakage, and tooth colored restorative materials. Dr. Nasiri is a member of the Iranian Academy of Cosmetic Restorative Dentistry. e-mail: dr_marjaneh@yahoo.com,
  • 16.
    Comparison of the Effect of Hydrogel and a Solution of Sodium Ascorbate on Dentincomposite Bond Strength After Bleaching

  • Soodabeh Kimyai ,Assistant Professor, Soodabeh Kimyai Associate Professor, Department of Operative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences Gholghasht Street, Zip: 5166614713, Tabriz, Iran, e-mail: kimyais@tbzmed.ac.ir, kimyais@tbzmed.ac.ir

  • Hadi Valizadeh ,Dr. Valizadeh is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutics oof the Faculty of Pharmacy at the Tabriz University of Medical Sciences. His research has been focused on design, development, evaluation of controlled-release drug delivery systems, rheology, and improvement of drug dissolution characteristics and bioavailability. In recent years his investigations are extended to the bioavailablity classification, evaluation, and in-vitro and in-vivo correiation of oral, topical, and novel drug delivery systems prediction of the plasma concentration profiles of orally administered drugs in humans on the basis of gastrointestinal transit kinetics, segmental dissolution, and permeability. Dr. Valizadeh is a member of the Iranian Association of Pharmaceutical scientists as well as the Iranian Association of Novel Drug Delivery Systems. e-mail: valizadeh@tbzmed.ac.ir,
  • 17.
    Influence of Irradiance on the Push-out Bond Strength of Composite Restorations Photoactivated by LED

  • Mário Alexandre Coelho Sinhoreti ,Professor, Department of Dental Materials and Restorative Dentistry Piracicaba Dental School, UNICAMP, São Paulo, Brazil,

  • Simonides Consani ,Professor, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Piracicaba Dental School, State University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil,

  • Lourenço Correr-Sobrinho ,Department of Restorative Dentistry, Piracicaba Dental School, State University of Campinas, Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil,

  • Dario Segreto ,Dr. Segreto is graduate student in the Department of Restorative Dentistry, Dental Materials Division, of the State University of Compinas in Piracicaba, SP, Brazil. e-mail: draxse@fop.unicamp.br,

  • William Cunha Brandt ,Dr. Brandt is a graduate student in the Department of Restorative Dentistry, Dental Materials Division of the State Universtiy of Compinas in Piracicaba, SP, Brazil. e-mail: wcbrandt@fop.unicamp.br,

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