The Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice

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Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief

Shankargouda Patil
BDS, MDS, PhD, MFDS RCPS(Glasgow), FICD, FPFA
Associate Professor
Department of Maxillofacial Surgery and Diagnostic Sciences,Division of Oral Pathology,
College of Dentistry, Jazan University,
Jazan, Saudi Arabia

Executive Editors

Marco Ferrari
MD, DDS, PhD
Professor
Department of Prosthodontics & Dental Materials and Dean
School of Dental Medicine, University of Siena
Italy

Matheus Coelha Bandeca
DDS, PhD,
Department of master program in dentistry
CEUMA universidade
Sao Lius, Maranhao, Brazil

Editor-at-large

Raghunath Puttaiah
BDS, MPH
Professor
Department of Diagnostic Sciences
Texas A&M science centre, Baylor college of Dentistry
Texas, USA

Associate Editors
Carlos Rocha Gomes Torres
Professor
Department of Restorative Dentistry
São Paulo State University - UNESP
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Ilser Turkyilmaz
DDS, PhD
Assistant professor
Department of Comprehensive Dentistry
Directs the Dental School’s New Implant Clinic, The University of Texas Health Science Centre at San Antonio
Texas, USA

Matheus Melo Pithon
DDS, MSC & PhD
Professor
Department of orthodontics
South West Bahia university
Jequie, Bahia, Brazil

Tolga F Tozum
DDS, PhD
Associate professor
Department of periodontics
college of dentistry, university of Illinois
Chicago

Prasanna Neelakantan
MDS, PhD (Amsterdam), FISDR
Clinical Assistant Professor in Endodontology
Faculty of Dentistry
The University of Hong Kong

Associate professor Tolga F Tozum
DDS, PhD
Associate professor
University of Illinois-Chicago

Carlos Rocha Gomes Torres
Professor,
Department of Restorative Dentistry
, São Paulo State University - UNESP,
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Gururaj Arakeri
MDS PhD
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Navodaya Dental College and Hospital Raichur 584101
Managing Editor

Neha Bora
Managing Editor

Section Editors
Mahesh Verma
BDS, MDS
Professor
Maulana Azad institute of dental sciences
New Delhi, India

Sharon Siegal
DDS, MS
Professor
Department of Prosthodontics
College of Dental Medicine, Nova South Eastern University Florida
USA

Mutlu Ozcan
DDS, PhD
Professor and head
dental materials unit, university of Zurich, Dental school
Zurich, Switzerland

Mahmoud AL Omiri
BDS, PhD, FDS RCS
Professor
Department of Prosthodontics
Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Jordan
Amman 11942, Jordan

Nick Silikas
BSc(Hons), MPhil, PhD, FADM
Senior Lecturer
Department of Dental Biomaterials Science
School of Dentistry, The University of Manchester
UK

Y Bharath Shetty
BDS, MDS
Professor & Head
Department of Prosthodontics & Crown & Bridge
A J Institute of Dental Sciences
Mangalore, India

Sarah Pollington
BDS, MMedSci, MFDS RCPS, Dip Ed, PhD, FDS(REST DENT) RCPS
Senior Clinical Teacher/Honorary Consultant
Department of Restorative Dentistry
Academic Unit of Restorative Dentistry, School of Clinical Dentistry, Claremont Crescent Sheffield
UK

Rohit Shetty
BDS, MDS
Professor
Department of Prosthodontics
KLE Society’s Institute of Dental Sciences
Bangalore, India

Luis Sanchez Sotrez
Mexico

Maria Carolina Guilherme Erhardt
DDS, MS, PhD
Professor
Department of Operative Dentistry/Department of Conservative Dentistry
Federal University of Rio Grande doSul
Brazil

Omid Savabi
DDS, MS
Professor
Department of Prosthodontics
School of Dentistry, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
Iran

Cássio do Nascimento
DDS, PhD
Department of Dental Materials and Prosthodontics
Faculty of Dentistry of RibeirãoPreto, University of São Paulo
Brazil

Aloísio Oro Spazzin
DDS
Professor
Department of Prosthodontics
Dental School, Meridional faculty (IMED)
Passo Fundo RS, Brazil

Salwa Ebaid Khier
Professor
Dental Biomaterials & Removable Prosthodontics, Head, Division of Dental Biomaterials, Clinical Dental Sciences Department
College of Dentistry, Princess Norah Bint Abdulrahman University
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

YoncaKorkmaz Ceyhan
DDS, PhD
Clinical Associate Professor
Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry at Houston, The University of Texas
USA

Masafumi Kanehira
DMD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Restorative Dentistry
Division of Operative Dentistry, Tohoku University,
Sendai, Japan

John Jones
DDS
Professor
Department of Prosthodontics
Dental School, University of Texas
San Antonio, USA

Hai Zhang
DDS
Department of Restorative Dentistry
University of Washington, USA Director of Graduate Prosthodontics program and the coordinator of Restorative Dentistry Visiting Scholar program

Hom Lay Wang
DDS,MSD,PhD
Professor of Periodontics
Professor & Director of Graduate Periodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Michigan
USA

Pablo Galindo Moreno
DDS, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Oral Surgery and Implant Dentistry
University of Granada
Spain

Ziad Salameh
DDS, MSc, PhD
Chairperson/Professor
Department of Research/Department of Prosthodontics
Faculty of Dental Medicine, Lebanese University
Beirut, Lebanon

Bora Bagis
DDS, PhD
Professor
Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Prosthodontics
Izmir Democracy University
Izmir, Turkey

Sumant Goel
BDS, MDS
Professor
Department of Orthodontics
JCDV Vidyapeeth – An Upcoming University
Haryana, India

Muhanad Hatamleh
BSc, MPhil, MSc, Dip, PhD
Senior Prosthetist
Department of Prosthodontics
King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
London, UK

O P Kharbanda
BDS, MDS, M Orth RCS, MMed, FAMS
Professor and head
Department oforthodontics
AIIMS
New Delhi, India

Mevlut Celikoglu
PhD
Professor
Department of Orthodontics
Akdeniz University
Antalya

Denis Lynch
DDS, PhD
Professor
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
Marquette University,School of University
USA

Tamer Turk
DDS, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Orthodontics
Faculty of Dentistry, University of Ondokuz Mayis
Turkey

Alan Roger Santos Silva
DDS, MSC, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Oral Medicine and Pathology
Piracicaba Dental School, University of Campinas
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Akhter Husain
BDS, MDS
Professor & Head
Department of Orthodontics
Yenepoya Dental College
Mangalore, India

Fábio Ricardo Loureiro Sato
DDS, MS
Professor
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Piracicaba Dental School, State University of Campinas
Brazil

B S Khambay
PhD, BDS, FDS RCS, M Orth RCS, FDS(ortho) RCS
Honorary Professor
Orthodontics Unit of Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong

Junichi Asaumi
Professor
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
Field of Tumor Biology, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University
Japan

Hani F Ounsi
DCD, DESE, MSc, PhD, FICD
Assistant Professor/ Visiting Professor
Department of Endodontics/Department of Endodontics and Restorative Dentistry
Siena University
Italy

Marília Gerhardt de Oliveira
DDS, MSc, PhD
Professor
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
School of Dentistry, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul
Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil

Allen Ali Nasseh
DDS, MMSc
Faculty and a clinical instructor at the Department of Restorative Dentistry and Biomaterial Sciences
Postdoctoral Endodontic division of Harvard School of Dental Medicine
USA

Joe C Ontiveros
DDS, MS
Professor
Department of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics
School of Dentistry, The University of Texas
San Antonio,USA

Arvind Shenoy
MDS
Professor
Department of Endodontics
Bapuji Dental College & Hospital
India

Atsufumi Manabe
DDS, PhD
Professor & chair
Department of Clinical Cariology and Aesthetic Dentistry
School of Dentistry, Showa University
Tokyo, Japan

Beena Rani Goel
MDS
President
International Academy of Rotary Endodontics
India

Seok Hoonko
DDS, MS, MS
President
International Federation of Esthetic Dentistry
Seoul, Korea

Carla Zogheib
MSc, PhD
Associate Professor, Chair
Endodontic Department
Faculty of Dentistry, Saint Joseph University
Beirut, Lebanon

Carmen Llena
MD, DDS, PhD
Professor
Dental Pathology, Operative dentistry and endodontics, Department of Stomatology
University of Valencia
Spain

So-Ran Kwon
DDS, MSD, PhD, MS
Associate Professor
Department of Operative Dentistry
The University of LOWA, College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics
LOWA city, United States

Hamid Jafarzadeh
DDS, MSc
Professor
Department of Endodontics
Faculty of Dentistry, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
Mashhad, Iran

Frieda A Pickett
RDH, MS
Former Associate Professor
Caruth School of Dental Hygiene, Baylor College of Dentistry
Dallas, Texas

Cynthia Yiu
PhD
Clinical Professor
Paediatric Dentistry
Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Fabio Andre dos Santos
DDS, MSC, PhD
Professor
Department of Periodontics
State University of Ponta Grossa, School of Dentistry
Ponta Grossa, Parana, Brazil

Priyanshi Ritwik
DDS, MS
Associate Professor
Louisiana State University School of Dentistry
New Orleans, USA

Sudha Patil
BDS, MDS
Reader
Department of Paediatric& preventive dentistry
ACPM Dental College, Maharashtra University of health Sciences
India

Jun-Beom Park
DDS, MSD, PhD
Professor
Department of Periodontics
Seoul St.Mary’s Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea
Seoul, Republic of Korea

Karthik Venkataraghavan
BDS, MDS
Consultant in Pedodontics at Apollo Hospital
Bangalore, India

Michael F Cuenin
DMD
Currently stationed with US Army Dental corps
Germany

Joel Berg
DDS
Dean
School of Dentistry, University of Washington
USA

Huseyin Gencay Keceli
DDS
Professor
Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Periodontology
Hacettepe University
Ankara, Turkey

Sena Narendran
PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Community Dentistry
School of Dental Medicine, Case Western Reserve University
Ohio, USA

Arif Salman Abdul Shakore
BDS, MDS, MDSc
Assistant Professor
Department of Periodontology
School of Dentistry, West Virginia University
USA

Shirley Miranda
BDS, CAGS, MScD
Assistant Professor
Department of public health sciences
Texas A and M Health sciences centre, College of dentistry
Dallas, Texas

Carlos Munoz
DDS
Professor
Department of Restorative dentistry
University at Buffalo
New York, USA

Praveen B N
MDS
Professor and Head of the Department
Department of oral medicine and radiology`
KLE Society’s Institute of Dental Sciences
Bengaluru, India.

David F. Murchison
DDS, MMS
Clinical professor
Department of diagnostic sciences
Texas A and M Health sciences centre, College of dentistry

Lavern Holyfield
DDS
Director of Faculty Development and chair of the Faculty
Development Committee (FDC), Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry
Texas

Hiroshi Ishihara
DDS
Department of Medicine and Clinical Science
Kyushu University
Fukuoka, Japan

Luay Thanoon Younis
BDS, MDSc
Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Dentistry, Universiti Teknologi MARA
Malayasia

Jeff Burgess
MD, MS, MPH
Associate dean for research
Professor of environmental and occupational health, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, The University of Arizona
USA

Marcelo Carlos Bortoluzzi
DDS, PhD
Professor
School of Dentistry, Health Bioscience Postgraduate Program, Tissue Aspects for Health Prognosis and Intervention Laboratory (LAPROG), Oeste de Santa Catarina University (UNOESC)
Brazil

Jorge Enrique Delgado Troncoso
DDS, PhD
Instructor
Department of Administrative and Policy Studies
University of Pittsburgh
USA

Reena D’souza
MS, PhD, DDS
Dentistry - Professor
Neurobiology and Anatomy - Adjunct Professor, Pathology - Adjunct Professor, School of dentistry, University of Utah
USA

Kate Fabricant
PhD, DMD, DDPH, MScDPH
Professional and Scientific Relations manager, Oral Care CEEMEA - Procter & Gamble, Pediatric Dentistry, International College of Dentists
Switzerland, Europe

Kursat ER
DDS, PhD
Professor
Diş Hekimliği Fakültesi, Akdeniz University
Turkey

Ruya Yazici
DDS, PhD
Professor
Head of Dentistry Laser Applications Research and Application Center, Hacettepe University
Ankara

Lakshman Samaranayake
Hon. DSc, Hon. FDSRCS (Edin) BDS, DDS, FRCPath(UK), MIBiol, CBiol (UK), FHKCPath, FCDSHK, FHKAM (Pathology), FHKAM (Dental Surgery)
Professor
Head of School, School of Dentistry, The University of Queensland
Australia

Sergio Botta
BS, MS, PhD, Post-doctoral
Professor
School of Dentistry, Nove de Julho University
Brazil

Seyed Amir Danesh Sani
American Academy of Periodontology; American Orthodontics Society; International Association for Dental Research (IADR); Iranian Dental Association; Islamic Republic Of Iran Medical Council
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Hosam Ali Baeshen
BDS, MDS, PhD
Associate Professor and Consultant in Orthodontics
Department of Orthodontic
College of Dentistry, King Abdulaziz University

Dr Amar Sholapurkar
BDS, MDS, (PhD)
Department Lead – Dental Radiology Section
Clinical Dentistry and Oral Radiology
Possession Licensee and Radiation Safety Officer, College of Medicine and Dentistry, James Cook University. PO Box 6811. Cairns. 4870, Queensland. Australia.

Luca Testarelli
DDS, PhD
Associated Professor in Endodontics
Department of Oral and Maxillo Facial Sciences, "Sapienza" University of Rome
Director of Master of Aesthetic Dentistry
Rome, Italy

Tarek El-Bialy
Professor of Orthodontics and Biomedical Engineering with Tenure
7-020D Katz Group Centre for Pharmacy and Health Research
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E1, Canada

Dario Di Nardo
DDS, Ph.D.
Department of Oral and Maxillo-Facial Sciences
Sapienza University of Rome
Via Caserta, 6 - 00161 Rome, Italy
dario.dinardo@uniroma1.it

Mohammed Abdurabu Jafer
BDS, MPH, DPHc, PHD, PFC, CADF
Assistant Professor
Department of preventive Dental Sciences,College of dentistry,Jazan University, Saudi Arabia
Honorary Researcher, Maastricht University, The Netherlands

Dr Deepak Mehta
Assistant Professor
Department of Preventive & Restorative Dentistry
College of Dental Medicine, University of Sharjah
Sharjah, UAE

Ziad N. Al-Dwairi
BDS,MFDSRCS(England), MFDSRCPS(Glasg), MFDSRCS Ed,, PhD(UK), FIADFE, FICD, FADI, FPFA, FICCDE, FACD, Associate of RACDS,FFGDP (UK)
Professor of Restorative Dentistry,
Prosthodontics and Implant Dentistry
Faculty of Dentistry,
Jordan University of Science and Technology

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