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Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief/Scientific Editor

Shankargouda Patil
BDS, MDS, 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
wjoudweb@gmail.com

Associate Scientific Editor

Beena Rani Goel
MDS
President
International Academy of Rotary Endodontics
India

Matheus Coelho Bandeca
Brazil

Anil Sukumaran
BDS, MDS, PhD, FDS RCPS (Glas), FICD, FPFA
Professor and Consultant
Division of Periodontics, Department of PDS
College of Dentistry, Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Clinical Editor

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

Managing Editor

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

Editor-at-large

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

Honorary Editor

Renato De Toledo Leonardo
Professor
Departament of Endodontics
Araraquara Dental School, UNESP
Araraquara, Brazil

International Editorial/Advisory Board
Saman Warnakulasuriya
Professor, Department of Oral Medicine and Experimental Pathology; Honorary Consultant Oral Medicine
King’s College London, UK; King‘s and Guy‘s Hospitals, London, UK

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

Werner J Finger
PhD, Dr. med. Dent
Division of Operative Dentistry, Department of Restorative Dentistry
Graduate School of Dentistry, Tohoku University
Sendai, Japan

Soodabeh Kimyai
Iran

Adirek Wongsa
Chairman
LOC, FDI,FDI Annual World Dental Congress
Bangkok, Thailand

Adrian YAP
Head & Senior Consultant
Department of Dentistry
Jurong Health Services
Jurong, Singapore

Anil Kumar Reddy
Professor
Department of Pediatric Dentistry
Baylor College of Dentistry
Dallas, USA

Ashok Patel
Implantologist and Private Practitioner
Boston, USA

Bodo Hoffmeister
Professor and Head
Department of Craniomaxillofacial Surgery
Surgical Navigation, Charite Universitatsmedizin
Berlin, Germany

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

Chris Chen
Private Practitioner
Taiwan, China

David A Reznik
Chief of Dental Services, Director
Oral Health Center, Infectious Disease Program
Grady Health System USA Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Dean Vafiadis
Clinical Associate Professor
Periodontics and Implant Dentistry
New York University College of Dentistry
New York, USA

Frieda Pickett
Associate Professor
Graduate Dental Hygiene Division
Idaho State University
Butler, USA

Geetika Chawla
Private Practitioner
Orthodontics
USA

Giovanni Dondi dall\'Orologio
Chair and Associate Professor
Conservative Dentistry
School of Dentistry, University of Bologna
Italy, Europe

Hamid Zafarzadeh
Professor
Department of Endodontics
Dental Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
Mashhad, Iran

Hardy Limeback
Professor and Head
Department of Preventive Dentistry
University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada

James H Doundoulakis
Assistant Clinical Professor, Director of Implant Prosthetics
Mount Sinai Hospital
New York, USA

Joseph R Greenberg
Clinical Professor of Periodontics
Department of Periodontics
University of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania, USA

Kal Ajlouni
Professor
Department of Prosthodontics
Baylor College of Dentistry
Dallas, USA

Diampo J Lim
Professor
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
University of Osaka
Osaka, Japan

James Bahcall
Professor
American Board of Endodontics
College of Dental Medicine, Midwestern University
Chicago, USA

James Chin-Chien Lee
Past President
Asia-Pacific Dental Federation
National Liasion Officer
Taiwan, China

Kate(Ekaterina) Fabrikant
Professional and Scientific Relations manager
Oral Care CEEMEA - Procter & Gamble
International College of Dentists
Switzerland, Europe

Kenji Yoshida
Professor
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
School of Dentistry, Aichi Gakuin University
Aichi, Nisshin, Japan

Kenneth A Malament
prosthodontics
Department of prosthodontics
Boston Prosthodontics Dental Group
Boston, Germany

Kumar Subramanium
Private Practitioner
Columbus, USA

Laxman Samarnayake
Head and Professor
Oral Microbiomics and Infection
University of Queensland, School of Dentistry
Herston, Australia

Rainer Seeman
Senior Lecturer
Department of Preventive
Restorative and Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dental Medicine, University of Bern
Berlin, Switzerland

Marilyn Ward
Global Director
Education for Discus Dental
Inc. Los Angeles, USA

ME Parker
Private Practitioner
South Africa

Markus Balkenhol
DMD
Department of Prosthetic Dentistry
School of Dental Medicine, Justus-Liebig University
Giessen, Germany

Murali Shrinivasan
Lecturer/Research Associate
Gerodontology & Removable Prosthodontics
Dental School, University of Geneva
Geneva, Switzerland

Oliver Hennedige
Executive Director
International College of Continuing Dental Education
Singapore

Peter Reichart
Professor and Chairman
Department of Oral Surgery and Dental Radiology
University of Berlin
Berlin, Germany

Petra Guess
Professor
Department of Prosthodontics
University of Freiberg
Freiberg, Germany

Loren Kline
Professor
Department of Dentistry
Division of Oral Biology, University of Alberta
Alberta, Canada

Prasad Amartunga
Professor
Department of Oral Pathology
University of Peradeniya
Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

Julio Cesar Reynafarje Reyna
Private Practitioner
Peru, Brazil

Mahmood Shah
Private Practitioner
Pakistan

Praveen Arany
Assistant Clinical Investigator
Cell Regulation and Control Unit
National Institutes of Health/NIDCR
Bethesda, USA

Raed Ajlouni
Professor
General Dentistry
Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry
Texas, Dallas, USA

Rafael beolchi
Dental Assistant
Restorative Dentistry
College of Dentistry, Universidade Estadual Paulista
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Reji Mathew
Assistant Professor
Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
Midwestern University Clinics
Lombard, USA

Stace Lind
Associate Professor
Implants, Tissue Grafting, Prosthodontics, Cosmetics and Occlusion
University of Technology, Jamaica,Academy of General Dentistry, Heritage Dental
Centennial, USA

Steve Senia
Executive Director
Philips Oral Health care
Discus Dental
Texas, USA

Vesna Miletic
Assistant Professor
Department of Restorative Odontology and Endodontics
University of Belgrade, School of Dental Medicine
Belgrade, Serbia

Vladimir Shoukov
Private Practitioner
Russia

Walter Dias
Private Practitioner
Naperville
USA

Zeyad Salemeh
Professor and Chairman
Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry
Lebanese University
Beirut, Lebanon

Naveed R Qureshi
Private Practitioner
Pakistan

Sushil Koirala
Founding president and Esthetic Dentist
Vedic Institute of Smile Aesthetics
Nepal

Qian Wang
Associate Professor
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry
Texas, USA
Indian Advisory Board
Mahesh Verma
BDS, MDS
Professor
Maulana Azad institute of dental sciences
New Delhi, India

Anup Kanase
Professor
Department of Dentistry
Maulana Azad Medical College
New Delhi, India

Bharat Shetty
Professor & HOD
Prosthodontics & Crown & Bridge
AJ Institute of Dental Sciences
Mangalore, Karnataka, India

Bhasker Rao
Chief Mentor and Clinical Director
Vasan Dental Hospitals Pvt Ltd
Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Jayakar Shetty
Professor
Department of Prosthodontics
AECS Maaruti Dental College
Bangalore, Karnataka, India

KK Mistry
Private Practitioner
India

Moni Abraham Kuriakose
Professor and Vice Chairman
Narayana Hrudayalaya Health City
Bangalore, Anekal, India

Om P Kharbanda
Professor and Head
Department of Orthodontics
All India Institute of Medical Sciences
New Delhi, India

Pradeep Chandra Shetty
Private Practitioner
Dubai
Indian Editorial Board
KS Nagesh
Dean, Professor and Head of Oral Medicine and Radiology
RV Dental College, Jayanagar, Bangalore

Anita Borges
COE Histopathology, Consultant Histopathologist
Asian Institute of Oncology, S L Raheja Hospital and SRL Diagnostics, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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

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

Nikhil Marwah
Professor and Head
Department of Pediatric Dentistry
Mahatma Gandhi Dental College
Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
dr.nikhilmarwah@gmail.com

A Raghu
Professor
Oral Pathology and Microbiology
Manipal College of Dental Sciences
Manipal, Karnataka, India

Ajay Kakkar
Private Practitioner
Periodontist and Implantologist
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Amita Hegde
Professor and Head
Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry
AB Shetty Dental College
Mangalore, Karnataka, India

Anand Krishna
Implantologist and Private Practitioner
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Anant Raj
Professor and Head
Pedodontics, RV Dental College
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Ashith Acharya
Associate Professor and Head
Forensic Odontology
SDM College of Dental Sciences & Hospital
Dharwad, Karnataka, India

Chandrashekar J
Professor and Head
Department of Community Dentistry
Amrita School of Dentistry
Cochin, Kerala, India

DS Mehta
Professor
Department of Periodontics
Bapuji Dental College
Dharwad, Karnataka, India

Deepak Mehta
Reader
Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics
V S Dental College and Hospital
Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Girish Giraddi
Professor and Head
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Government Dental College
Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Gopi Krishna
Professor and Head
Dept of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics
Thai Mookambikai Dental College
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

GV Ravi
Oral Surgeon and Private Practitioner
Deira
Dubai

Hemanth M
Professor
Orthodontics
Dayanand Sagar College of Dental Sciences
Bangalore, India

Karthik Venkatraghavan
Professor and Head
Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry
D.A.Pandu Memorial R V Dental College
Bangalore, Karnataka, India

K Rangnathan
Professor and Head
Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology
Ragas Dental College and Hospital
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

K Uma
Professor and Head
Oral Pathology and Microbiology
KLE Vishwanath Katti Institute of Dental Sciences
Bangalore, Karnataka, India

KG Bhat
Professor
Microbiology
Maratha Mandal College
Belgaum, India

M Veerabahu
Professor and Head
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Ragas Dental College and Hospital
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Manoj Rajan
Director
Prosthodontics
Dr. Smilez Dental Centers
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Meenakshi S Kher
Private Practitioner
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

MS Muthu
Professor & HOD
Peadodontics, Faculty of Dental Sciences
Sri Ramachandra University
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Murali H Rao
Professor
Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics
D.A. Pandu Memorial R V Dental College
Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Nadeem Bijle
Assistant Professor
Peadiatric and Laser Dentist
King Khalid University College of Dentistry
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

NS Yadav
Professor
Prosthodontics
Peoples Dental Academy
Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India

P Praveen
Professor
Pedodontics
RV Dental College
Bangalore, India

Preeti Kore
Professor
Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics
KLE Vishwanath Katti Institute of Dental Sciences
Belgaum, Karnataka, India

Rajesh Naik
Professor
Periodontology and Oral Implantology
AECS Maaruti Dental College
Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Rajkumar JC
Professor
Oral Surgery
VS Dental College
Bangalore, India

Ravikiran Ongole
Professor
Oral Medicine and Radiology
Manipal College of Dental Sciences
Bangalore, Karnataka, India

RS Puranik
Professor and Head
Oral Pathology and Microbiology
P. M. Nadagouda Memorial Dental College and Hospital
Bagalkot, Karnataka, India

Rushabh Dagli
Associate Professor(Reader)
Public health Dentistry
Vyas Dental College and Hospital
Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India

RV Subramanyam
Professor and Head
Oral Pathology and Microbiology
Anil Neerukonda Institute of Dental Sciences
Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India

S Jayachandran
Professor and Head
Oral Medicine and Radiology
Tamilnadu Govt. Dental College
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Sharad Kamat
Professor
Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics
Bharathi Vidyapeeth Deemed University Dental College and Hospital
Wanlesswadi,Sangli, Maharashtra, India

Shrikant Shindre
Private Practitioner
Orthodontics
Bangalore, India

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