Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research

(Founding Editor)

Shigeru Watanabe

Meikai University

Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research is published to serve its readers as a forum for the presentation and discussion of issues pertinent to the advancement of the specialty of dentistry, oral health and the evidence-based knowledge of craniofacial growth and development. Papers of originality and high scientific quality that report the findings of clinical trials, clinical epidemiology, and novel therapeutic or diagnostic approaches are appropriate submissions. Similarly, we welcome papers in anatomy, dental and oral anesthesia, syndromology, surgery, dental emergencies, endodontics, maxillofacial surgery, pathology, radiology, cell biology, molecular biology, embryology, developmental biology, genetics, clinical outcomes research, epidemiology, biomaterials and their applications, speech and hearing, and other biomedical disciplines related to clinical dentistry, oral health and normal and abnormal craniofacial growth and development.

Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR) encourage the publication of new information by providing a platform for reporting of unique, unusual and rare cases which enhance understanding of disease process, its diagnosis, management and clinico-pathologic correlations and serve its readers as an international forum for the presentation and critical discussion of issues.. The journal is considering all the latest and outstanding research articles, letters and reviews in all aspects of research on Craniofacial & Oral Science. This Open Access journal provides a forum for the prompt publication of research articles of outstanding quality.

The journal is a peer –reviewed scientific journal dedicated to the dissemination of new knowledge and information on all science relevant to dentistry and to the oral cavity and associated structures in health and disease. Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research primary readership consists of oral, dental and craniofacial researchers, clinical scientists, hard tissue scientists, dentists, dental educators, and oral and dental policy makers.

The journal is published bimonthly. The review of submitted papers will be coordinated by the editor and members of the editorial board. It is policy to review manuscripts within 3 to 4 weeks of receipt and to publish within 2 months of acceptance. The journal aims for very fast publication.

DOCR welcomes direct submissions of manuscripts from authors. You can submit your manuscript to: submissions@ai-zheng.info alternatively to: editor.docr@ai-zheng.info

Shigeru Watanabe


Shigeru Watanabe is a professor of Department of Human Development & Fostering, Division of Pediatric Dentistry School of Dentistry, Meikai University. After graduating from Asahi University School of Dentistry, he served as a pediatric dental associate professor at the University Of Health Sciences University Of Hokkaido, and then he served as a visiting professor at the University of Manitoba in Canada (Oral Biology, Professor C. Dawes) for two years and then entered his current position in 1995.

His research theme is research on pediatric health, research on dental treatment of impaired and afflicted children, and research on saliva and dental caries.

He activities at each academic society: Auditor of the Japanese Society of Child Health, Director of the Japanese Society of Child Science, Director of the Japanese Society of Pediatric Dentistry (Vice President 06 - 8), Director of the Japanese Society of Oral Therapeutics and Pharmacology, Director of Japanese Society of Pediatric Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Director of Japanese Society for Disability and Oral Health, Chairman of Japanese Dental Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect.

Shigeru Watanabe was awarded the Prize of the Japanese Society of Pediatric Dentistry.

He served as a national examination committee member of the Japanese Dental Physician National Exam and a judge member of the Science Research Fund of the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, spring, Science and Technology for a long time.

He wrote more than 150 papers, reviews, and reports on special lectures and symposia at many academic conferences. He also writes many pediatric dental-related textbooks and also writes a book of Japanese translation of Saliva and Oral Health (M. Edgar, C. Dawes and D. O' Mullane(ed.)), Dental Caries (O. Fejerskov and E. Kidd (ed.)).

JON B. SUZUKI


Dr. Jon Suzuki has a Presidential Appointment as Professor of Microbiology and Immunology in the School of Medicine and Professor of Periodontology and Oral Implantology in the School of Dentistry at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA. USA. He also serves as the Chairman and Program Director of Graduate Periodontology and Oral Implantology at Temple University. He has been Dean at the University of Pittsburgh, CEO of the faculty dental practice plan, and Chief of Hospital Dentistry.

Dr. Suzuki received his D.D.S. from Loyola University of Chicago and Ph.D. in Microbiology from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He completed an N.I.H. Fellowship in Immunology at the University of Washington in Seattle, and a Clinical Certificate in Periodontics at the University of Maryland. His MBA with am emphasis on International Affairs is from the Katz Graduate School of Business of the University of Pittsburgh.

Dr. Suzuki is a current panel member and immediate past-Chairman of the Food and Drug Administration Dental Products Panel, Silver Spring, MD. He is on the faculty of the US Navy National Naval Medical Command, Bethesda, MD, and also holds Professorships at Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, the University of Maryland, and the University of Oklahoma.

He served as Chairman of the American Dental Association Council on Scientific Affairs, Chicago, and continues to serve as a consultant to the Scientific Council, Practice Management Council, and Commission on Dental Accreditation. Dr. Suzuki served on the National Institutes of Health National Dental Advisory Research Council, and numerous NIH Study Sections, Bethesda, MD. Dr. Suzuki has current hospital appointments at the Episcopal Hospital, Philadelphia, PA and the Veterans’ Affairs Medical Centers.

He is a fellow of the American and International College of Dentists, a Boarded Specialist Microbiologist and former Board Examiner of the American College of Microbiology, a Diplomate and current Board Examiner of the International Congress of Oral Implantology, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.

Dr. Suzuki is the current Executive Secretary/Treasurer of the Supreme Chapter of Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the national Honorary Dental Society, and has served in this position for a quarter of a century.

His honors include being named “Alumnus of the Year”, Loyola University of Chicago, “Alumnus of the Year”, Illinois Wesleyan University, “Recognized Alumnus in Biological Sciences”, Illinois Institute of Technology, and “Faculty of the Year”, University of Maryland. Dr. Suzuki won 1st place, Orban Prize Competition of the American Academy of Periodontology and won 1st place in the ADA/Dentsply SCADA Table Clinic Competition. He is in private practice limited to hospital periodontics in Philadelphia.

Dr. Suzuki has published over 150 papers, chapters, and symposia, 200+ abstracts, and 1 textbook in Medical Technology.

Shigeru Watanabe D.D.S., Ph. D.


Shigeru Watanabe is a professor of Department of Human Development & Fostering, Division of Pediatric Dentistry School of Dentistry, Meikai University. After graduating from Asahi University School of Dentistry, he served as a pediatric dental associate professor at the University Of Health Sciences University Of Hokkaido, and then he served as a visiting professor at the University of Manitoba in Canada (Oral Biology, Professor C. Dawes) for two years and then entered his current position in 1995.

His research theme is research on pediatric health, research on dental treatment of impaired and afflicted children, and research on saliva and dental caries.

He activities at each academic society: Auditor of the Japanese Society of Child Health, Director of the Japanese Society of Child Science, Director of the Japanese Society of Pediatric Dentistry (Vice President 06 - 8), Director of the Japanese Society of Oral Therapeutics and Pharmacology, Director of Japanese Society of Pediatric Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Director of Japanese Society for Disability and Oral Health, Chairman of Japanese Dental Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect.

Shigeru Watanabe was awarded the Prize of the Japanese Society of Pediatric Dentistry.

He served as a national examination committee member of the Japanese Dental Physician National Exam and a judge member of the Science Research Fund of the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, spring, Science and Technology for a long time.

He wrote more than 150 papers, reviews, and reports on special lectures and symposia at many academic conferences. He also writes many pediatric dental-related textbooks and also writes a book of Japanese translation of Saliva and Oral Health (M. Edgar, C. Dawes and D. O' Mullane(ed.)), Dental Caries (O. Fejerskov and E. Kidd (ed.)).

Executive Editors

Alan Roger Santos-Silva

Professor in Oral Medicine and Pathology
Piracicaba Dental School
Campinas State University

Kirt E. Simmons

Director, Craniofacial Orthodontics
Arkansas Children's Hospital

Mohamed I. Masoud

Director of Orthodontics
Department of Developmental Biology
Harvard School of Dental Medicine


Katherine Kula

Chair and Jarabak Endowed Professor
Department of Orthodontics and Oral Facial Genetics
Indiana University School of Dentistry

Mutlu Özcan

Professor and Head of Dental Materials Unit
Center for Dental and Oral Medicine
Clinic for Fixed and Removable
Prosthodontics and Dental Materials Science
University of Zurich

Yehya A. Mostafa

Professor
Former Orthodontic Chair
Cairo University Orthodontic Chairp
Future University


Heraldo Luis Dias Da Silveira

Professor Oral Radiology
Head Department Surgery and Orthopedics
Rio Grande do Sul Federal University - UFRGS

Jae Hyun Park

Associate Professor and Chair
Postgraduate Orthodontic Program
Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health

Bach Le

Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
The Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC


Anand Sajnani

Specialist - Paediatric and Preventive Dentistry
KIMS Qatar Medical Centre

Mariana Marquezan

Professor
Centro Universitário Franciscano
Centro de Estudos Odontológicos Meridional

Andrea Ottonello

Adjunct Professor
Department of Surgical and Diagnostic Integrated Sciences
University of Genoa, Italy


Pablo Alejandro Millones Gómez

Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Research Institute of Universidad Católica Los Angeles de Chimbote
Trujillo-Perú

Angel Steven Asmat Abanto

Professor in Periodontics Escuela de Estomatología
Universidad Privada Antenor Orrego
Trujillo, Perú

Ben F. Warner

Clinical Associate Professor
Department of General Practice & Dental Public Health
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston - School of Dentistry
USA

Editorial Board Members

Silvia Fuerte Bakor

Departamento de Otorrinolaringologia e Cirurgia de
Universidade Federal de São Paulo

Li Mei

Senior Lecturer in Orthodontics
Faculty of Dentistry, University of Otago

Anas H. Al-Mulla

Director of GCC Affairs
Assistant Professor, Orthodontic Department
European University College
Dubai Health Care City, Dubai, UAE


Simona Tecco

Associate Professor
University Vita-Salute San Raffaele

R. Constance Wiener, DMD, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Dental Practice and Rural Health
WVU, School of Dentistry

Carlo Galli

Assistant Professor
School of Dentistry
University of Parma


Fabio Ciuffolo

DDS; PhD. Specialist in Orthodontics and Gnathology,
Pescara, Italy

Ahmet Yagci

Associate Professor
Dentistry Faculty
Erciyes University

Gaetano Isola

Assistant Professor
Clinical Odontostomatology
School of Dentistry
University of Messina, Italy


Marcio José da Silva Campos

Assistant Professor
Department of Orthodontics
Juiz de Fora Federal University

Özlem Martı Akgün

Pediatric Dentistry Department
Central of Dental Sciences
Gulhane Medical Academy, Turkey

Mario Veltri

Specialist Clinic for Periodontology
Göteborg, Sweden


Ali Borzabadi-Farahani

Senior Lecturer in Orthodontics
Faculty of Dentistry, BPP University
Maxillofacial Unit and Orthodontic, Northampton, General Hospital

Robert Willer Farinazzo Vitral

Senior Professor and Chair
Department of Orthodontics
Juiz de Fora Federal University

Camilo Aquino Melgaço

Professor
Universidade Vale do Rio Verde


Alan Roger Santos-Silva

Professor in Oral Medicine and Pathology
Piracicaba Dental School
Campinas State University

Mohamed I. Masoud

Director of Orthodontics
Department of Developmental Biology
Harvard School of Dental Medicine

Katherine Kula

Chair and Jarabak Endowed Professor
Department of Orthodontics and Oral Facial Genetics
Indiana University School of Dentistry


Mutlu Özcan

Professor and Head of Dental Materials Unit
Center for Dental and Oral Medicine
Clinic for Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics and Dental Materials Science
University of Zurich

Heraldo Luis Dias Da Silveira,DDS,MSc,PhD

Professor Oral Radiology
Head Department Surgery and Orthopedics
Rio Grande do Sul Federal University - UFRGS

Jae Hyun Park

Associate Professor and Chair
Postgraduate Orthodontic Program
Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health


Ali Borzabadi-Farahani

Senior Lecturer in Orthodontics
Faculty of Dentistry, BPP University, London
Maxillofacial Unit and Orthodontics,
Northampton General Hospital

Bach Le

Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
The Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

Dror Aizenbud

Professor in Orthodontics
Chairman, Orthodontic and
Craniofacial Department
Deputy Director
School of Graduate Dentistry
Rambam Health Care Campus
Technion, Faculty of Medicine


Dr Rajiv Saini

Department of Periodontology & Oral Implantology
Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences, India

Kentaro OUCHI

Assistant Professor
Kyushu University Medical and Dental Hospital
Japan

Mohammed Jasim Al-Juboori

Department of Oral Surgery
MAHSA University Dental Faculty
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


Daniel J. Thomas

Senior Research Officer
College of Medicine, Swansea University,
Singleton Park, Swansea

Kallel Ines

Department of Conservative Odontology and Endodontics
Monastir Dental University
Tunisia

Diego Rafael Nespeque Correa

Universidade Estadual Paulista Júlio de Mesquita Filho
Brazil


Ning Zhang

Department of Orthodontics
Beijing Stomatological Hospital
China

Nigel D Robb

University of Bristol
School of Oral and Dental Sciences
Bristol, UK
Brazil

Waruna Lakmal Dissanayaka

Faculty of Dentistry
The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong


Leslie Robin Halpern

Associate Professor
Residency Program Director
Meharry Medical College
Tennessee USA

Andrew G. Drollinger

Residency Director
Advanced Education in General Dentistry
College of Dental Medicine
Roseman University
USA

Oguzhan Gorler

Faculty of Dentistry
Cumhuriyet University
Turkey


K. Shemtov Yona

School of Dental Medicine
Tel Aviv University
Israel

In Press

Volume 3, Issue 7


Closure of residual palatal fistulae and oronasal communications from various etiologies, using the resilient and versatile dorsal pedicled tongue flap

Colonel (Dr) Priya Jeyaraj

Case Series Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

July 06, 2017


An examination of the cumulative survival rate of narrow-diameter dental implants in the mandibular molar region: a retrospective cohort study

Keina Nagahisa Korenori Arai Shunsuke Baba

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

July 18, 2017


Oral feeding behavior during a whole meal

Nozomi Murakami Yuki Nakamura Tsutomu Nakajima Yuki Sasakawa Kuniko Nakakura-Ohshima Tomoya Murakami Mie Kurosawa Yoko Iwase Daisuke Murakami Issei Saitoh Emi Inada Youichi Yamasaki Haruaki Hayasaki

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research

July 24, 2017


Current Issue

Volume 3, Issue 6


Difficulties self-reported of chewing and swallowing by active elderly

Juliana Paula Venites Francelise Pivetta Roque Brasília Maria Chiari

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

June 10, 2017


Advise parents to purchase eBooks ‘teaching oral disease prevention’

Garth D Pettit

Short Communication-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

June 05, 2017


Fluoride retention in the mouth during awake and sleep

Chenghua Pai Yoshiaki Ono Hidekazu Oba Takahiro Miki Kosuke Tanase Tethufumi Sano Shoji Takahashi Koji Watanabe Shigeru Watanabe

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

June 14, 2017


Application of general anesthesia as part of dental care for children with special needs

Ambarkova Vesna

Short Communication-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

June 15, 2017


How histology enriched endodontics as a specialty & nurtured pulp biology: Our endodontic continuum from 1528 into the 1900’s – Part I

Charles F. Cox Hiroyasu Yamaguchi Shiro Suzuki Naotake Akimoto John D. Ruby Nobuko Maeda Yasuko Momoi

Review Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

June 23, 2017


Evaluation of masticatory efficiency in maxillofacial trauma patients following occlusal rehabilitation - A clinical study

Suraksha Shrestha Santosh Kumar Yadav

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

June 25, 2017


Lipomas of the oral cavity: Importance of meticulous clinical evaluation, imaging and histopathological examination for precise treatment planning

Colonel Priya Jeyaraj Lt Col Sumeet Sehga

Case Series Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

June 30, 2017


Induction of Oct3/4 during direct reprogramming of dental pulp cells

Tadashige Nozaki Kiyoshi Ohura

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

June 30, 2017


Previous Issue

Volume 3, Issue 5


Reconstruction of esthetically compromised maxillary anterior teeth with CAD CAM zirconia crowns – A case report

Manawar Ahmad Hina Naim Abdullah Meshni Hussain Hadi Hussain AlSagoor Mohammad Ali Zailai AlOmar Ali Mohammed Bakri Madkhali Abdullah Hussein Ahmed AlAsmari

Case Report-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

April 29, 2017


Relationship between maximum bite force and the gonial angle in crossbite

Angelica da Veiga Said Patrícia Barbarini Takaki Marilena Manno Vieira Silvana Bommarito

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

May 29, 2017


Isolation, immunophenotypic characterization and pluripotency of dental pulp stem cells

Simone Bonato Luisi Manoel Sant’Anna Filho Patricia Pranke

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

May 11, 2017


Oxidative stress and periodontal disease in diabetic patients: a 3-month pilot study

Simone Marconcini Enrica Giammarinaro Ottavio Giampietro Chiara Giampietro Birgitta Soder Annamaria Genovesi Rdh Antonio Barone Ugo Covani

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

May 15, 2017


Striped-Y redux: Redesigning pictographic notational systems for the digital age

Alexander C. Allori

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

June 2, 2017


Molecular basis for soft tissue management of gingivitis, periodontitis and peri-implant mucositis using an FDA cleared inflammation-targeting hydrogel – high potency polymerized cross-linked sucralfate - A case series illustrated profile of a drug device (Orafate) and the clinical rationale for use

Ricky W. McCullough

Case Series Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

June 05, 2017


Facial pain from various sources-diagnoses and differential diagnoses

Nelson Hendler

Short Communication Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

June 08, 2017


Development and evaluation of an extraoral radiographic simulator model

Nádia Assein Arús Mathias Pante Fontana Mariana Boessio Vizzotto Heraldo Luís Dias da Silveira

Short Communication-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

June 09, 2017


Archive


Volume 3

Difficulties self-reported of chewing and swallowing by active elderly

Juliana Paula Venites Francelise Pivetta Roque Brasília Maria Chiari

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

June 10, 2017


Advise parents to purchase eBooks ‘teaching oral disease prevention’

Garth D Pettit

Short Communication-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

June 05, 2017


Fluoride retention in the mouth during awake and sleep

Chenghua Pai Yoshiaki Ono Hidekazu Oba Takahiro Miki Kosuke Tanase Tethufumi Sano Shoji Takahashi Koji Watanabe Shigeru Watanabe

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

June 14, 2017


Application of general anesthesia as part of dental care for children with special needs

Ambarkova Vesna

Short Communication-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

June 15, 2017


How histology enriched endodontics as a specialty & nurtured pulp biology: Our endodontic continuum from 1528 into the 1900’s – Part I

Charles F. Cox Hiroyasu Yamaguchi Shiro Suzuki Naotake Akimoto John D. Ruby Nobuko Maeda Yasuko Momoi

Review Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

June 23, 2017


Evaluation of masticatory efficiency in maxillofacial trauma patients following occlusal rehabilitation - A clinical study

Suraksha Shrestha Santosh Kumar Yadav

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

June 25, 2017


Lipomas of the oral cavity: Importance of meticulous clinical evaluation, imaging and histopathological examination for precise treatment planning

Colonel Priya Jeyaraj Lt Col Sumeet Sehga

Case Series Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

June 30, 2017


Induction of Oct3/4 during direct reprogramming of dental pulp cells

Tadashige Nozaki Kiyoshi Ohura

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

June 30, 2017


Reconstruction of esthetically compromised maxillary anterior teeth with CAD CAM zirconia crowns – A case report

Manawar Ahmad Hina Naim Abdullah Meshni Hussain Hadi Hussain AlSagoor Mohammad Ali Zailai AlOmar Ali Mohammed Bakri Madkhali Abdullah Hussein Ahmed AlAsmari

Case Report-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

April 29, 2017


Relationship between maximum bite force and the gonial angle in crossbite

Angelica da Veiga Said Patrícia Barbarini Takaki Marilena Manno Vieira Silvana Bommarito

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

May 29, 2017


Isolation, immunophenotypic characterization and pluripotency of dental pulp stem cells

Simone Bonato Luisi Manoel Sant’Anna Filho Patricia Pranke

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

May 11, 2017


Oxidative stress and periodontal disease in diabetic patients: a 3-month pilot study

Simone Marconcini Enrica Giammarinaro Ottavio Giampietro Chiara Giampietro Birgitta Soder Annamaria Genovesi Rdh Antonio Barone Ugo Covani

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

May 15, 2017


Striped-Y redux: Redesigning pictographic notational systems for the digital age

Alexander C. Allori

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

June 2, 2017


Molecular basis for soft tissue management of gingivitis, periodontitis and peri-implant mucositis using an FDA cleared inflammation-targeting hydrogel – high potency polymerized cross-linked sucralfate - A case series illustrated profile of a drug device (Orafate) and the clinical rationale for use

Ricky W. McCullough

Case Series Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

June 05, 2017


Facial pain from various sources-diagnoses and differential diagnoses

Nelson Hendler

Short Communication Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

June 08, 2017


Development and evaluation of an extraoral radiographic simulator model

Nádia Assein Arús Mathias Pante Fontana Mariana Boessio Vizzotto Heraldo Luís Dias da Silveira

Short Communication-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

June 09, 2017


Detection of calcifications within the course of internal carotid artery as incidental findings in CBCT scans. Is it important for patients?

Heraldo Luis Dias Da Silveira

Editorial Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

February 20, 2017


Implant placement with guided bone regeneration in the maxillary aesthetic zone - A case report with 3 years of follow up

Manawar Ahmad Hina Naim Dhanasekar Balakrishnan Aparna Narayan Abdullah Meshni

Case Report Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

February 27, 2017


Evaluation of efficacy of different surface treatment protocols by laser fluorescence: an invitro study

Lt Col Sonali Sharma Mithra N. Hegde Vandana Sadananda Blessen Matthews Abdullah Meshni

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

February 27, 2017


The relationship between the lip length and smile line in a Malaysian population: A cross-sectional study

Mohammed Jasim Al-Juboori Alyaa Jasim Al-Juboori Tan Mei Wen Jennifer Ting Lu Siew Chui Tan Ming Hoe Ali Al-Wakeel

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

March 13, 2017


Neurotoxic effects of mercury exposure for dental workers - A literature review

Claudia Florina Andreescu

Review Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

March 27, 2017


Nanocalcium sulfate and collagen biomaterials: Effects on osteoblastic cells

Tyler Laurel Mally Perelman Karmon Dinh Nguyen Rosemary Dziak

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

April 13, 2017


Appropriate tongue blade width of the Dingman Mouth Gag for Japanese cleft palate patients with mandibular micrognathia

Koji Satoh Takako Aizawa Yoshikazu Kobayashi Taroh Okui

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

April 14, 2017


Obstructive sleep apnea in children with cleft lip and/or palate: Results of an epidemiologic study

Anna R. Carlson Danielle L. Sobol Irene J. Pien Alexander C. Allori Jeffrey R. Marcus Stephanie E. Watkins Arthur S. Aylsworth Robert E. Meyer Luiz A. Pimenta Ronald P. Strauss Barry L. Ramsey Eileen Raynor

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

April 20, 2017


A conservative approach to replace missing teeth in the aesthetic zone with Maryland bridge – A case report

Manawar Ahmad Hina Naim Abdullah Meshni Abdullah Mohsin Adawi Abubakr Siddiq Hussam Mosa Zaud Mayidi Yahya Hefdollah Hakami

Case Report Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

April 27, 2017


Mineral transfer between enamel and artificial saliva

Hitoshi Kurihara Tomoko Kataumi Kosuke Tanase Kosuke Eda Hidefumi Ikeda Takashi Ogihara Koji Watanabe Shigeru Watanabe

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

April 12, 2017


Combined quantitative light-induced fluorescence (QLFTM) and calcium assay for screening of remineralization potential of human saliva

Daisuke Inaba Kyoko Kohda Elbert de Josselin de Jong

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

April 12, 2017


Relative influence of brushing force transmission factors on substance loss of eroded dentine

Kazuo Kato Yuya Soga Kiyomi Tamura Taeko Murakami Yoshihiro Shimazaki

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

April 12, 2017


Parameters of evaluating oral condition from the viewpoint of demineralization

Koji Watanabe Shigeru Watanabe Kenshi Maki

Review Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

April 12, 2017


Examination of site specificity in oral cavity of cariogenic bacteria in dental plaque by real-time PCR method

Atsushi Fukuda Mina Hirose Yukie Murata Maiko Otomo Shoko Yahata Yusuke Fujita Masato Saitoh

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

April 12, 2017


Salivary clearance of acid and the pH in the different regions of the mouth

Kenichi Suse Kosuke Tanase Kosuke Eda Tomoko Kataumi Takehiro Miki Akihiro Nakamura Koji Watanabe Shigeru Watanabe

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

April 12, 2017


De and remineralization cycles and fluoride effect on microhardness and roughness of enamel surface

Junko Inukai Ayaka Yanagida Shozo Tsuruta Sachiyo Takeichi Toshimi Kosaka

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

April 12, 2017


Invitation to remineralization treatment therapy

Shigeru Watanabe Koji Watanabe

Review Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

April 12, 2017


Definition and scoring system of molar incisor hypomineralization: A review

Eman Allam Ahmed Ghoneima Katherine Kula

Review Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

January 23, 2017


Treatment of odontogenic cutaneous sinus tract misdiagnosed for 6 years

Ben Rjeb Haifa Kallel Ines Lejri Walid Douki Nabiha

Case Report Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

January 24, 2017


Pain and anxiety control in dentistry – the foundation of successful practice, but the cinderella of dental pre-registration education

Nigel D Robb

Short Communication Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

January 25, 2017


A critical view on occlusion and registration

Ruth Nebel

Hypothesis Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

January 26, 2017


Is vital pulp therapy fiction or a real treatment option?

Rebeca Weisleder

Editorial Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

January 28, 2017


Salivary proteins as biomarkers in dental caries: In vivo study

Nireeksha Mithra N Hegde Suchetha Kumari N Harshini Ullal Vishakh Kedilaya

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

February 02, 2017


Immediate implant placement in the infected sockets - A case series

Aeklavya Panjali

Case Series Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

February 03, 2017


Mandibular anterior dental irregularity in a population living a century ago

John Burnheimer DMD, MS

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

February 10, 2017


A long term follow-up of single-tooth Xive implant: 15 year results

Giuliano Garlini Valeria Chierichetti Salvatore D’Amato Marco Redemagni

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

December 19, 2016


Study of the electrical activity of muscles: Masseter, temporal and supra-hyoid during swallowing

Luciana Escanoela Zanato Brasilia Maria Chiari Marilena Manno Vieira Silvana Bommarito

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

December 23, 2016


Impact of age, gender, profession and marital status on 3D facial perception

Anas A. Al Omari Khaled H. Attia Faten H. Eid Mostafa M. El-Dawlatly Yehya A. Mostafa

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

December 23, 2016


Occlusal hypofunction mediates alveolar bone apposition via relative augmentation of TGF-b signaling by decreased Asporin production in rats

Kanako Itohiya Hiroyuki Kanzaki Misao Ishikawa Satoshi Wada Yutaka Miyamoto Tsuyoshi Narimiya Yoshiki Nakamura

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

December 26, 2016


Management of rotary-translation in complex endodontic anatomies

Italo Di Giuseppe Enrico Paolo Silla Vito Antonio Malagnino

Clinical Images-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

January 12, 2017


Antibacterial and protein-repellent dental composite for prevention of secondary caries

Ning Zhang

Short Communication-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

January 14, 2017


To cross link or not

Don Jeevanie Epasinghe Waruna Lakmal Dissanayaka

Editorial-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

January 18, 2017


Children in today’s Japan

Shigeru Watanabe

Opinion-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

January 20, 2017


Volume 2

Value of real-time tissue elastography for squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue

Dilruba Aktar Hirofumi Tomioka Hideaki Hirai Yumi Mochizuki Hiroaki Shimamoto Hiroyuki Harada

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

November 7, 2016


Biological principles of early orthodontic intervention

Aliakbar Bahreman

Review Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

November 10, 2016


Meaningfulness among Indian dentists: An inter-occupation analysis

Reema Malhotra Kuber Bhola Nupur Khandelwal Rahul Bhola

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

November 22, 2016


Alveolar ridge expansion by implants with osteodistractive function: A clinical report

Alberto Maltagliati Francesca Angiero Franco Ferrante Sergio BlasiSergio Blasi Andrea Ottonello

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

November 26, 2016


Contemporary contribution of orthodontics to the public health: A brief commentary paper

Fabio Ciuffolo

Commentary Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

December 08, 2016


Comparison among manual and computerized cephalometrics using the softwares dolphin imaging and dentofacial planner

Daniel Paini de Abreu Karina Maria Salvatore Freitas Susy Nomura Fabrício Pinelli Valarelli Rodrigo Hermont Cançado

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

December 08, 2016


Marginal Adaptation of Composite Overlays Based on two Methods of Impressions; Conventional Technique and Digital Scanner. An in vitro Study

Vicente José Faus LlácerCarla García CuestaRené Botello TorresIgnacio Faus MatosesTeresa Alegre Domingo
Vicente Faus Matoses

Research article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

September 12, 2016


Correlation Between Socioeconomic Status and Different Types of Prosthetic Modalities in Hail Region, Saudi Arabia

Amal Ali Shafaei

Research article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

September 16, 2016


Inhibition of Matrix Metalloproteinase Activity by a Transmucosal Patch Containing Botanical Compounds

Menachem OberbaumWilliam Z. LevineAron J. SafferNechama KorenDavid Sarment

Research article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

September 17, 2016


The Influence of Microgrooved Surfaces on the Behavior and Celluar Function of Osteoblasts

Qirong LiYuchen GuoYongyue Wang

Research article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

September 22, 2016


Early correction of a developing Class III Malocclusion with a removable appliance

André Wilson MachadoSergei G Rabelo CaldasLuiz Guilherme Martins Maia

Case Report-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

October 07, 2016


Correcting posterior crossbites complicated by class III malocclusions (A new technique)

Suhail A. Khouri

Research article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

October 18, 2016


Operative dentistry’s beginnings & its rapid but steady continuum

Charles F. CoxShiro SuzukiNaotake AkimotoJohn D. RubyYasuko MomoiNobuko Maeda

Review article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

July 29, 2016


Mechanical behaviors of enamel, dentin, and dental restorative materials by Three-point bending test

Keyoung Jin ChunChoong Yeon KimJong Yeop Lee

Case report-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

August 01, 2016


Facial enhancement using biomimetic oral appliance therapy in adults

G. Dave SinghKwang Yeon KimDerek Preble

Case report-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

August 04, 2016


Managing congenitally missing lateral incisors with single tooth implants

Abu-Hussein MuhamadWatted NezarAbdulgani Azzaldeen

Research article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

August 11, 2016


Correlation between body mass index and maximum bite force in young adults

Silvana BommaritoPatricia Barbarini TakakiAngélica da Veiga SaidMarilena Manno Vieira

Research article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

August 15, 2016


Patient self-report of oral health: Predicting the need for oral care

JB EpsteinAL WattersD VillinesC ConwayC JonesG SchwartzK Fung

Research article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

August 22, 2016


Maternal environmental factors and nonsyndromic cleft lip and palate in a Brazilian population

Giovanne Guilherme Coutinho Canela Daniella Reis Barbosa Martelli Renato Assis Machado Sarah Orminda Andrade Durães Camila Bellini Luiza Ludmila Coutinho Canela Mário Sérgio Oliveira Swerts Hercílio Martelli Júnior

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

August 22, 2016


Variables affecting the frictional resistance to sliding in orthodontic brackets

Mai AlSubie Nabeel Talic

Case Report-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

May 16, 2016


Dental resorption in an old pony: Case report

Jens Arnbjerg

Case Report-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

May 23, 2016


Suction deglutition to swallowing deglutition by cortical or subcortical networks

Patrick Fellus

Commentary-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

June 14, 2016


Aesthetic Treatment with Prefabricated Composite Veneers– Case Report

Eveline Claudia Martini SibelliOlivieri Parreiras Anna Luiza Sezsz Yasmine MendesPupo GiovanaMongruel Gomes Osnara Maria Mongruel Gomes João Carlos Gomes

Case report-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

June 25, 2016


Action of lithium carbonate on parotid acini

Ana Maria Trindade Grégio Flávia Fusco Veiga Aline Cristina Batista Rodrigues Johann Viviane da Silva Kagy Luciana Trevisan Bittencourt Muniz Luciana Azevedo Reis Alanis Edvaldo AntonioRibeiro Rosa Sergio Aparecido Ignacio Antonio Adilson Soares de Lima Sawsan Abuhamadah Yusuf S. Althobaiti Youssef Sari Ana Paula Camargo Martins Marina Viola Azevedo Grégio AMT

Case report-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

June 25, 2016


Functional impression and cast construction technique for implant retained auricular prosthesis

Ajay Jain Akshaya Bhargava Ugrappa Sridevi c

Case report-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

June 29, 2016


Periapical abscess of a lower central incisor associated with a tongue piercing: A case report

Mehmet Oztel Paul G. Birch

Case report-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

March24, 2016


Procedure frequency in the jaws related to implant location

Souheil Hussaini

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

March28, 2016


An innovative approach for atraumatic tooth extraction for immediate implant placement by using Sapian extraction kit: A case report

Ajay Jain Ugrappa Sridevi

Case report-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

March 28, 2016


Three-dimensional dental arch evaluation of children with unilateral complete cleft lip and palate

MMM. Falzoni PK Jorge KV Laskos CFC Carrara MAA Machado FP Valarelli TM Oliveira

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

March 31, 2016


Knowledge and attitude of Sudanese school health teachers regarding first aid management of dental trauma

Nissreen N. Mergany YahiaE. Ibrahim Amal H. Abuaffan

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

April 12, 2016


A timeline of biological assessments: Our nonspatial continuum

Charles F. Cox Naotake Akimoto Shiro Suzuki John D. Ruby

Review article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

April 20, 2016


The utility of a patient robot in orthodontic practice

Katsuyoshi Futaki Tetsutaro Yamaguchi Kousyu Katayama Ayumi Kurihara Wakana Yanagisawa Ayako Yagi Mutsuko Nakayama Noriko Maruyama Koutaro Maki

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

April 25, 2016


Confection of an occlusal stability intra-oral device for violin players

gostinho Martins dos Santos

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

April 25, 2016


Dental whitening effect of an oral probiotic

Jeffrey D. Hillman Emily McDonell Charles H. Hillman Martin Handfield

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

February 17, 2016


Rehabilitation with all-on-four and all-on-six using a variable thread profile implant system: short-term success and associated bone loss

MárkÁdám Antal Csaba Csák Donát Simon-Fiala Gábor Braunitzer

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

February 13, 2016


Salivary glucose levels, oral candidal carriage, candidal strain diversity and antifungal susceptibility of candida among adult diabetic patients

Simranpreet Kaur Shambulingappa Pallagatti Soheyl Sheikh Varsha A Singh Rajesh Gupta Deepak Gupta

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

February 22, 2016


Two piece magnet retained orbital prosthesis: a case report

Richa Vashisht DR Prithviraj Harleen Kaur Bhalla Vikash Gupta

Case report-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

February 23, 2016


Classification of local anesthesia methods

Arnold Z Petrikas Elena V Chestnyh Denis V. Medvedev Irina U.Kuritsyna

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

February 26, 2016


Resolvins: Immunoregulatory role in periodontal disease

Rajiv Saini

Editorial-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

February 26, 2016


Comparative evaluation of various polishing systems on color stability of two nano composite resin restorative materials - an in vitro study

Anitha Rao S Mohini R Chandrasekhar V Muralidhar T

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

February 29, 2016


Volume 1

Symphysis onlay bone grafting for horizontal maxillary alveolar ridge augmentation: a systematic review

Nermine Ramadan

Review article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

December 06, 2015


Soft tissue expansion: principles and inferred intraoral hydrogel tissue expanders

Henri J.J. Uijlenbroek YuelianLiu Daniel Wismeijer

Review article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

December 06, 2015


Butterfly effect in periodontology; can we control the initial condition to prevent periodontal disease?

Aous Dannan Fozi Dannan

Review article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

December 17, 2015


Concomitant mesiodens with cusps of carabelli on the upper first molars: a rare case report

Salma Babiker Idris Elhag Ashraf Sidig Idris Abdulghani Babiker Idris Elhag

Case Report-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

December 21, 2015


Caries levels among autistic children in Khartoum State, Sudan. A step towards improving the well-being of less fortunate children

Abdalrahman Mohamedali Dosah Maha Fathi Fatima Salah Sara Elobeid Alaa Eltahir Aseel Salah Hassan Miligy Nuha Hafiz Riham Abdulrahim

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

December 29, 2015


Medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaws (MRONJ) and the time to event: A retrospective study

Cameron YS Lee (DMD, MD, PHD) Cameron CY Lee Jon B Suzuki (DDS, PHD, MBA)

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

October 05, 2015


Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma of the gingiva mistaken for medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (MRONJ): A case report

Cameron YS Lee (DMD, MD, PHD) Krist C Lee (BS) Jon B Suzuki (DDS, PHD, MBA)

Case Report-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

October 08, 2015


Modified attia approach for enormous pleomorphic adenoma of para-pharyngeal space with all-embracing chondroid calcification – A rare case report

Vishal Bansal

Case Report-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

October 12, 2015


The effects of periosteum removal on the osteocytes in mouse calvaria

Songtao Wu Zayar Lin Akira Yamaguchi Shohei Kasugai

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

October 26, 2015


Enhancement of smile design improve the patient’s quality of life with fully documented esthetic case history

Tahani Rashad Jamal

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

October 26, 2015


Latrogenic dentistry due to undetected root resorption observed with CBCT after many attempted treatments: a case report

Souheil Hussaini Zainab Gul Abdul Waheed

Case Report-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

October 27, 2015


Comparative clinical and laboratory characteristics of the quality of the filling of root canals using three obturation systems

BR Shumilovich AN Morozov AV Sushchenko D Yu Kharitonov

Short Communication-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

October 27, 2015


Molar incisor hypomineralization in the permanent dentition of patients with unilateral orbilateral cleft lip and palate versus controls

Eman Allam Ahmed Ghoneima George Eckert Sunil Tholpady Carrie Klene Katherine Kula

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

July 13, 2015


Cytotoxicity of temporary resins for orthodontic miniscrew covering

Amanda Carneiro da Cunha Maria Teresa Villela Romanos Lincoln Issamu Nojima Mariana Marquezan

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

July 16, 2015


Oral health knowledge, attitude and practice (KAP) among prison inmates of Ambala District, Haryana (India)

Rajeshwar Digra Nidhi Gupta Vikram Arora Preety Gupta

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

July 22, 2015


Rare case of mandibular osteosarcoma: Clinical, imaging and pathological aspects

Regis Manzini Idiberto José Zotarelli Filho Wesley Antonio Galhardo Fornazari Tamiris Gomes Mazza da Cruz Luiz Gustavo Rodrigues Capela Moniele Matos Cadamuro Elias Naim Kassis

Case Report-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

July 25, 2015


Comparative evaluation of cardiovascular effects showed best results of ropivacaine front prilocaine on extractions simple in the jaw

Igor Mariotto Beneti Jessica Lemos Gulinelli Daniela Ponzoni Daniela Atili Brandini Alessandra Marcondes Aranega Idelmo Rangel Garcia Júnior Idiberto José Zotarelli Filho

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

August 03, 2015


The need to establish a cleft palate teaching program for residents and practicing orthodontists (An on-line cleft palate teaching program)

Samuel Berkowitz

Commentry-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

August 09, 2015


Attitude and awareness of dental students and interns toward infection control measures in prosthodontic clinics

Ibraheem Fahad Alshiddi

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

August 17, 2015


Action of probiotics on oral pathogens: Efficacy and controversies

Ricardo Gomes Maurício Miyazak Idiberto Jose Zotarelli Filho

Review Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

August 21, 2015


Prosthetic management of palatal perforation in heroin abuse patient

Hussein El Charkawi Hossam Nasar

Case Report-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

August 24, 2015


Evaluation of a non-ablative Er: YAG laser procedure to increase the oropharyngeal airway volume: A pilot study

Cameron Y. S. Lee Cameron C. Y. Lee

Pilot Study-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

June 11, 2015


Evidence based dentistry research: An overview

Lloyd A. Wallin

Review Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

June 13, 2015


Orthodontic management of an impacted mandibular canine of a Kuwaiti girl: A clinical note

Saud Abdulaziz Al-Anezi

Case Report-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

June 15, 2015


Oral rehabilitation noninvasive in a patient with junctional epidermolysis bullosa: Case report

Eliane Okayama Vanda Rieko Fujita Miyazaki Idiberto Jose Zotarelli Filho Reinaldo Missaka Elias Naim Kassis Ricardo Jun Furuyama

Case Report-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

June 22, 2015


Orthodontic approach to treatment of skeletal mandibular asymmetry: A case report

Eduardo Franzotti Sant’Anna Cláudia Franzotti Sant’Anna Mariana Marquezan

Case Report-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

June 24, 2015


Evaluation of anxiety associated with dental visit and treatment experience: A short study

Zehra Shavez Zareen Fatima Afshan Bey

Short Communication-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

June 24, 2015


Planned extraction of first permanent molars during late childhood: A clinical note and mini-review

Elsheikh M Ali A

Review Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

June 27, 2015


Tissue reaction after subcutaneous implantation of a membrane composed of bacterial cellulose embedded with hydroxyapatite

Karla V. Massari Gilberto O. Marinho Jordan L. Silva Leandro A. Holgado Alcides L. Leão Marcia R. M. Chaves Angela Kinoshita

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

March 27, 2015


Tooth whitening efficacy of self-directed whitening agents vs. 10% carbamide peroxide: A randomized clinical study

Antoniadou M Koniaris Antonios Kakaboura Afrodite Margaritis Vasileios

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

April 03, 2015


A combined approach for enhancing smile algorithm- A case report

Ashwith B Hegde Wasu Patil Ajit Kalia Gupta Gaurav Sonali Khandekar

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

April 08, 2015


Prevalence and comparison of dental caries in 12 year old school going children in rural and urban areas of Ferozepur city using sic index

Bhawna Arora Vineet I. S. Khinda Shiminder Kallar Nitika Bajaj Gurlal Singh Brar

Case Report-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

April 23, 2015


Accuracy of implant transfer using closed tray technique with different viscosities of polyvinyl siloxane

Beyabanaki E Siadat H Fathi B Alikhasi M Ghodsi S

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

April 23, 2015 0


Biomarkers in periodontal disease

Pavan Kumar A Jagdish Reddy G Raja babu P

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

April 28, 2015


Identification of calcified atheromatous plaques from patients attending a dental clinic unit in León, México

Gabriela Vilar Pineda Villanueva Vilchis MC Fernando Tenorio Rocha acinto Armando Díaz Acevedo Javier de la Fuente Hernández Benjamín Sánchez Trocino

Review Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

April 28, 2015


Can less be more in orthodontic diagnosis?

M I Masoud

Editorial-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research

January 25, 2015


Children, sealants, and guardians who smoke: Trends in NHANES 2001-2002 to 2010-2012

R. Constance Wiener

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research

January 29, 2015


Serum levels of folate and vitamin B12 in oral epithelial dysplasia

Mohamed A Jaber

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

February 04, 2015


Estimation of salivary arginase levels in smokers and non-smokers with chronic periodontitis: A biochemical study

Shruthi Hegde Cynthia Nunes Harini K Subhas Babu Sucheta Kumari Vidya Ajila

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

February 07, 2015


Open bite malocclusion: Analysis of the underlying components

Mostafa M. El-Dawlatly Mona M. Salah Fayed Yehya A. Mostafa

Research Article-Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (DOCR)

February 12, 2015


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Special Issues


  • Early Caries (Surbsurface Demineralization)

    Editor Affiliation:
    Shigeru Watanabe, DDS, PhD
    Professor of Division of Pediatric Dentistry,
    School of Dentistry, Meikai University, Japan

    Submission date: March 15, 2017
    Publication date: April 15, 2017

    Description of the Special Issue: Perfect understanding of demineralization and remineralization phenomena under enamel surface and thinking the diagnosis method, treatment method, prevention method of them means eradicating caries from this world. We are looking for new research and achievements related to these. Submission of the article(s) can be in different categories such as Research, Review, Case Report, Mini Review, Short communication, Opinion, Letter to the Editor, etc.

    Submit manuscript to: editor@dentalresearch.info, submissions@ai-zheng.info


  • Research on human food, chewing and swallowing

    Editor Affiliation:
    Shigeru Watanabe, DDS, PhD
    Professor of Division of Pediatric Dentistry,
    School of Dentistry, Meikai University, Japan

    Submission date: July 31, 2017
    Publication date: August 31, 2017

    Description of the Special Issue: From receiving life in this world to a cup of dead water, the oral cavity continues to send a strong signal to the whole body to live by eating. By keeping the oral cavity healthy, eating is guaranteed and whole body's development and health are maintained. Therefore, verifying eating from all angles is deeply involved in extending the healthy lifespan of people. We widely recruit research related to food, chewing, swallowing, nutrition, etc. from children to elderly people.

    Submit manuscript to: editor@dentalresearch.info, submissions@ai-zheng.info