Editorial board

Scardina Giuseppe Alessandro

Editor in Chief
University of Palermo

Biography: Dr. Scardina Giuseppe Alessandro holds his Ph.D. in Periodontology. He is currently working as Associate Professor at the Department of Surgical, Oncological and Stomatological Disciplines at the University of Palermo, ITALY. Department activities have been mainly focused on the observation of particular issues, such as:  Patients' screening of the neoplastic risk of the oral cavity, Monitoring of neoplastic patients submitted to treatments combined physician-surgical, Screening and monitoring of the collagenopathies patients with particular location in the oral cavity, Screening and monitoring of the small patients affected by  hemopathies, Capillaroscopic evaluation of the oral mucosa in patients with connectivopathies, Evaluation of the oral vascular pattern of subjects smokers with the purpose to appraise the effects of this risk factor on the microcirculation  for the pathologies pre and neoplastic of the oral mucosa.

Fernandez Bodereau

National University of Cordoba

Biography: Dr. Fernandez Bodereau Enrique is currently working as Professor of Prosthetics and Implantology Clinic, National University of Cordoba, Argentina. He achieved Doctorate Ph.D. in Oral Rehabilitation, Universidad Nac, Cordoba. Researcher from the same university. Director Specialization Prosthesis and Implantology from the same University Cordoba, Argentina.

Giuseppina Lagana

Assistant Professor
University of Rome “Sapienza"

Biography: Dr. Giuseppina Laganà is working as a Research Fellow in Paediatric Dentistry, University of Rome “Sapienza”, Italy. She also worked as an Assistant Professor, University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, Italy. She is an active member in Italian Society of Orthodontics since 1998. Her research interests are the early treatment of dento-skeletal malocclusions, epidemiology studies of oral conditions, dental anomalies and 3D evaluation in orthodontics.

Sergio Araujo Andrade

University of Itauna

Biography:  Dr. Sergio Araujo Andrade is the Professor of Dental Prosthesis at the University of Itauna, Researcher at the Center for Optical and Photonic Research at the University of Sao Paulo, Associate Researcher at the Center for Biological Chemistry at the University of Sao Joao del Rei, Specialist in dental prosthesis, Master in Biotechnology and Entrepreneurship, PhD student in Applied Biotechnology in Health, Expert in Pathology Photodiagnosis, Antibacterial and Antitumor Photodynamic Therapy, Tooth bleaching, dental aesthetics, patent development for healthcare, co-author of chapter: "Optical Fluorescence in Dentistry' of official book: Laser dentistry: Current Clinical Applications"  by World Federation for Laser Dentistry. He has expertise in the development and testing of various devices in the field of dentistry and oral screening and diagnosis using fluorescence and focused on the areas of pathology, endodontics, periodontics, dental prosthesis, implant dentistry, pediatric dentistry, and oral biofilm control. in 2016 took first place with his award research by the British Medical Journal.

Sherif Elbarbary

Clinical Lecturer
Bristol Dental School and Hospital

Biography: Sherif Elbarbary qualified with BDS (Cairo), Membership of Joint Dental Faculties of The Royal College of Surgeons of England (MJDF RCSEng), Membership of Faculty of Dental Surgery of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (MFDS RCSEd) and Membership in Restorative Dentistry (Prosthodontics) of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (M Pros RCSEd). Currently working as a Clinical Teaching Fellow in Restorative Dentistry Bristol Dental School and Hospital.

Awni Farhan Ismael Al-Ani

Dental Surgeon
BPP University

Biography: Awni Farhan Ismael Al-Ani is a Dental surgeon working in Bahrain. Masters in oral surgery (MCLINDENT) from University in London, UK and B.D.S in Dentistry from Syrian International University for Science & Technology /Damascus/Syria. Member of WAGRO FSCD.

Grasieli de Oliveira Ramos

Federal University of Santa Catarina - UFSC.

Biography: Dr. Grasieli de Oliveira Ramos currently a professor of Dentistry at the University of Western Santa Catarina – UNOESC, Graduated in Dentistry, Master's in Oral Diagnosis and Doctorate in dentistry in the area of concentration in oral pathology of UFRGS from the Federal University of Santa Catarina and Research fellow from same university working with oral cancer.

Lea Maria Franceschi Dallanora

Dental Surgeon
Federal University of Santa Catarina

Biography: Lea Maria Franceschi Dallanora currently working as a Head technician and Dental surgeon - Clinica Dallanora de Odontologia, Full Professor at the University of West Santa Catarina since 2000. Postgraduate Professor of Orthodontics, Professor of the TMD and oncology laser therapy extension courses, Leader of the Clinical Dentistry research group. Specialist in Pediatric Dentistry at APCD Bauru, Specialist in Temporomandibular Disorders at UTP. Masters with an emphasis in Orthodontics from Sao Leopoldo Mandic. Brazil

Leyla Kuru

Marmara University

Biography: Leyla Kuru is working as Professor, Faculty of  Dentistry, Clinical Science Section, Department of Periodontology, Marmara University, Turkey. She completed her Ph.D. in the University of London-University College London-Eastman Dental Institute, with the title of Cellular and Molecular Basis of Periodontal Regeneration. 

Dr Roberta Condò

Assistant Professor
University of Rome Tor Vergata.

Roberta Condò is currently working as an Assistant Professor in educational activities in the Degree Course in Dentistry and Dental Prosthetics  at the University of Rome, Italy. She graduates with honors in Dentistry and Dental Prosthesis Degree in 2001 and achieved the Professional Enabling Certification at the University of Rome, Italy. She graduates with honors in Specialisation Degree in 2006 in Orthodontics at the University of Rome, Italy. She received her Ph.D. degree in Forensic Sciences in 2008 at the University of Rome, Italy.

Research Interests: Characterization studies of Biomaterials, the role of Nanotechnology in Dentistry and in Public Oral Health and Diagnostic Tools in Clinical Sciences.


Bouguezzi Adel

Assistant Professor
University in Monastir

Biography: Bouguezzi Adel is working as an Assistant Professor, Department of Oral Pathology and Oral Surgery, University in Monastir, Tunisia. Post Graduate in Oral Pathology and Oral Surgery. Masters in Biology of Vascular Diseases: Tumoral angiogenesis and Oral squamous cell carcinoma.

Nikolaos Andreas Chrysanthakopoulos

University of Athens

Biography: Nikolaos Andreas Chrysanthakopoulos Professor of Human Anatomy,Physiology and Sports Medicine in Public Institute  of  Vocational Training of Patra,Dental and  Oral Surgeon, Specialisation in Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery at General Military Hospital of Athens, Specialist in Clinical Oncology, Cytology and Histopathology, His MSc Thesis titled ‘‘Correlation Between Periodontal Disease Indices and Lung Cancer in Greek Adults: a Case-Control study’’ consists the first in the International literature that was examined the possible association between periodontal diseases and lung cancer.

Murat Aydın

Research Scientist
Cukurova University

Biography: Murat Aydın obtained DDS from Istanbul University, Ph.D. from Cukurova University, Dental Professional and also a Doctor of Philosophy on Microbiology. Member of American Asociation for the Advancement of Science. Invented many devices like Halitometer. Wrote 13 books.

Priscilla Farias Naiff

University of Brasilia

Biography: Priscilla Farias Naiff Ph.D. in Health Sciences, Periodontist at Departments of Periodontia at the State and Municipal Health Secretaries (AM). Master in Basic and Applied Immunology from the Federal University of Amazonas (UFAM). Specialist in Periodontics, University of Brasilia (UnB). Graduated in Dentistry from the Federal University of Amazonas (UFAM). Acts as a Periodontist at the State and Municipal Health Departments (AM)

Roberto Carlos Mourao Pinho

Federal University

Biography: Roberto Carlos Mourao Pinho is a Professor at the Federal University of Pernambuco UFPE, in the discipline of Dentistry for patients with special needs and dental emergencies, Dental surgeon, Postdoctoral Doctor in Dentistry, Specialist in endodontics, Specialist in molecular biology, Specialist in mental health, Specialist in dentistry for patients with special needs. Research interests are Dentistry, Periodontics, Endodontics, Dental implants, Mental health, Molecular biology, Genetics, Dentistry for patients with special needs, Autism, Applied behavior analysis.

Kubra Ozturk

Assistant Professor
Nuh Naci Yazgan University

Biography: Kubra Ozturk is working as an Assistant Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Nuh Naci Yazgan University, Turkey. She completed Ph.D. Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Gazi University, Turkey.

Yang Jiao

PLA General Hospital
PR China

Biography: Yang Jiao is working as attending doctor in the Department of Stomatology, the 7th Medical Center of PLA General Hospital, PR China. He completed his Ph.D. and M.D. from Fourth Military Medical University, PR China. His research interests are biomedical and dental materials, and tissue engineering.

Maria-Dimitra Gaintantzopoulou

Research Associate
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Biography: Maria-Dimitra Gaintantzopoulou graduated from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, obtained an MSD in Operative Dentistry from Indiana University, a clinical certificate in Esthetic Dentistry from Northwestern University and a Ph.D. in Operative Dentistry and Dental Materials from the University of Athens. She currently working as a research associate in the Dep. of Biomaterials in the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece.

Akhiwu Benjamin Idemudia

Head of the Department
University of Jos

Biography: Akhiwu Benjamin Idemudia is Head of the Department of Dental and Maxillofacial Surgery Department at Jos University. Associate  Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery with an interest in Orofacial cancers and maxillofacial fractures.  Qualified with Bachelor of Dental Surgery from University of Benin, FMCDS National Postgraduate degree from Medical College of Nigeria. MSc clinical epidemiology and MSc in Bioinformatics and genomics from the University of Jos.

Anil Sukumaran

Senior Consultant
Hamad Medical Corporation

Biography: Anil Sukumaran Senior Consultant, Department of Dentistry Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar. Qualified with Ph.D. Periodontics/Oral Microbiology, Masters in Periodontology, Advanced Training in Dentistry-Oral Medicine in Uk. FDS RCS (Ed)Fellow-Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh UK. FDS RCPS (Glas) Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians of Glasgow Uk. FICD Fellow of the International College of Dentists USA. FPFA Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy USA.

AWS Hashim Ali Al-Kadhim

Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia

Biography: AWS Hashim Ali Al-Kadhim is a Specialist/Lecturer, Faculty of Dentistry, Universiti Sains Islam, Malaysia. Qualified with BDS from Baghdad University, MDSC from Malaya University, FRACDS from Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons, FICCDE from International College of Continuing Dental Education.

Danko Bakarcic

Pedodontics Specialist
University of Rijeka

Biography: Danko Bakarcic is head of the specialist pedodontics department management and clinical work KBC Rijeka, Department of Pediatric Dentistry. Doctor of Dental Medicine, Specialist in pediatric dentistry, Master of Science postgraduate study “Biomedicine” from University of Rijeka, member of Croatian
Medical Association and the European Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (EADP).

Ziad Salim Abdul Majid

Beirut Arab University

Biography: Ziad Salim Abdul Majid Specialist of Orthodontist, Beirut, Lebanon. Masters in Orthodontics, Specialist degree in Orthodontics, Specialized PG in Dental Implantology, Advanced General Dental training of clinical internship from Beirut Arab University, Lebanon. Faculty of Dentistry, Division of Orthodontics and Dentofacial orthopedics at Beirut Arab University, Lebanon and Libyan International Medical University, Libya.

Goksu Trakyali

Assistant Professor
Yeni Yuzyil University

Biography: Goksu Trakyali currently working as Assistant Professor, Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Orthodontics in Yeni Yuzyil University, Istanbul - Turkey. She holds her bachelor’s degree in Dentistry from Yeditepe University and a Ph.D. of Orthodontics from Yeditepe University.

Fatih Demirci

Assistant Professor
Adiyaman University

Biography: Fatih Demirci is working as an Assistant Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, Adiyaman University, Turkey. He completed Ph.D. Department of Prosthodontics, Dicle University, Diyarbakir, Turkey. His research interests are dental materials, implantology, and prosthetics.

Muzammil Moin Ahmed

Assistant Professor
Qassim University
Saudi Arabia

Biography: Muzammil Moin Ahmed presently working as an assistant professor and program director at Qassim University in the department of dental and oral health, college of applied health sciences in Ar Rass, Saudi Arabia. Qualified with BDS and MDS in Periodontology.

Marco Farronato

Associate Lecturer
University of Milan

Biography:  Marco Farronato visiting lecturer of Orthognatology and oral surgery at the University of Studies of Milan, Italy. Graduated in Dentistry and Dental Prosthesis Basic Orthodontics at the European University of Madrid. Specialization in Advanced Orthodontics University of Milan. He collaborates in the lessons of the degree course in Dental Hygiene. He supports and admitted to the Research Doctorate in "Clinical Research" at the University of Milan.

Taher Al Omari

Assistant Professor
Jordan University of science and technology Irbid

Biography: Taher Al Omari is an Assistant Professor at Jordan University of science and technology Irbid. Consultant of Micro-Endodontics. Qualified with M Endo RCSEd Membership, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Endodontics UK, J. B Endodontics, Masters in Clinical Dentistry from University Of The Western Cape, South Africa. Professional registration: Jordan Dental Association and Saudi Commission for health specialty.

Tarek H. Rabi

Head of the Department
Al Quds University

Biography: Tarek H. Rabi Currently working as a Head of the Department of Operative Dentistry and Biomaterials at Al Quds University, Lecturer in the Department of Conservative Dentistry and Dental Materials. Masters in Policies and Health Management, Specialty degree of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics. Research interests are Endodontics, Dental Materials, Aesthetic Dentistry, Clinical Dentistry, Dental Caries, Composite Resins, Esthetic Dentistry, Fixed Prosthodontics, Veneers.

Mohammed Gad

Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University
Saudi Arabia

Biography: Mohammed Gad is currently a lecturer of Prosthodontics College of Dentistry, Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Dammam, Saudi Arabia. Mohammed Gad earned his BDS Faculty of Oral & Dental Medicine from Al-Azhar University, MD degree in Prosthodontics from the College of Dentistry, Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt.

Jilani Saafi

university of Monastir

Biography: Jilani Saafi Professor in fixed prosthodontics University of Monastir. Specialist dentist in fixed prosthodontics. Certificate of superior studies of technology of the biomaterials applied in dental art. Certificate of superior studies of oral Biology option histology. Certificate of pedagogy of medical health.

Domenico Falcomata

University of Messina

Biography: Domenico Falcomata Specialist in Surgical and non-surgical Periodontology, Restorative dentistry, Endodontics, Minor oral surgery. Adjunct Professor of Periodontology, Department of biomedical, dental and morphological and functional images, University of Messina. Dental Licence to practice dentistry. Collaborative study of Surgical Anatomy, Oral and Implant Surgery, BLSD + P Performer, Modern approaches to dysfunctional patients, Advanced Endo Course, Aesthetic restoration of posterior teeth.

Alcaraz Rubio

Catholic University of Murcia

Biography: Alcaraz Rubio Specialist in Hematology,  Chief of Hematology and Hemotherapy in various hospitals and medical centers in Murcia, Spain. Expert in Anemia, Chronic lymphatic leukemia, Hodgkin's disease, Regenerative medicine, and Coagulation disorders. Member of the Spanish group of Aggressive Lymphomas and Hematopoietic therapy GELTAMO. Author of a multitude of national and international articles on the use of platelet and plasma growth factors. Tutor of general pathology in the Catholic University of Murcia.

Shyamala Nagendran Naidu

Assistant Professor
Penang International Dental College

Biography: Shyamala Nagendran Naidu Assistant Professor. Incharge of Orthodontics. Steering committee of Awareness, Implementation, and Problem Based Learning. Research Incharge of Penang International Dental College. Masters in Orthodontics. Member of FICD, American Association of Orthodontists, World Federation of Orthodontists and FWFO.

Amer A. Taqa

Mosul University

Biography: Amer A. Taqa Professor of Dental Basic Science at College dentistry, Mosul University, Iraq. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Dental chemistry. Masters in Inorganic chemistry.  His research interests include Dental chemistry, Medical chemistry, and Inorganic chemistry. He has published more than 100 research papers in Journals, Authored 22 books and Editorial member of more than 140 International Journals.

M D K De Silva

Senior Lecturer
University of Peradeniya
Sri Lanka

Biography: M D K De Silva Head of Health Human Resource Division, Ministry of Health. Visiting Senior Lecturer in Public Health and Health finance. Faculty of Dental Sciences, University of Peradeniya. Ph.D. in Health Management- School of Management, University of Southampton, UK. MBA, MD - Dental Public Health, MSc- Public Dental Health, Master of Oral Surgery from the University of Colombo.

Deepak Viswanath

Professor and HOD
R.K.D.F Dental College & Research Centre

Biography: Deepak Viswanath Professor, Hod and Director of Postgraduate Studies & Research Department of Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry at R.k.d.f Dental college & Research center, Bhopal. Specialist Consultant and Partner Dentist at Volga Dental, Bengaluru. Master of Dental Surgery Specialty in Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry. Dissertation: “Efficacy of the Smear Layer removal by a new Root Canal Irrigant-Egta” an in Vitro Scanning Electron Microscopic Study. He has 21 years of experience in General Dental practice and Specialist Pedodontist for more than 17 years. He collaborates with other subject experts in bringing out an exclusive textbook on Fluorides: where are we heading now? Pediatric diagnosis in emergency management, Oral and systemic complications of common childhood diseases

João Paulo Schwartz

Department of Orthodontics
Paulista State University

He received his Degree in Odontology from State University of Ponta Grossa in 2007. He did his Specialization / Residency in Orthodontics at Craniofacial Anomaly Rehabilitation Hospital from the University of São Paulo in 2012. He received his Master's degree in Odontological Science - Orthodontics from Araraquara School of Dentistry, Paulista State University in 2014. He received his Ph.D. in Odontological Science - Orthodontics from Araraquara School of Dentistry, Paulista State University in  2018, Brazil. Area of Interest Orthodontics; Cleft lip-palate; Dental anomalies; Cone-Beam Tomography Computed; Herbst appliance.

Praveen Dinatius

Assistant Professor
Century International Institute of Dental Sciences and Research

Biography: Praveen Dinatius is Currently working as Assistant Professor in  Department Of  Public Health Dentistry, Century International Institute of Dental  Sciences and Research Centre, India. He is a Master of Dental Surgeon in the field of Public Health Dentistry and worked as a Chief Dental Surgeon at St.Johns Health Service. Now he practicing preventive dentistry for the amelioration of oral health problems of the community. He undertakes various surveys, population-based studies, research projects and implements various dental public health programs. 

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