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Editorial Board

Associate Editor
Alex Goodridge, PhD, Springer Nature, UK

New Content Item (1)Alex is an Associate Editor at the BMC series. Before joining BMC, Alex completed a BSc in Biological Sciences and a MSc in Molecular Biotechnology at the University of Birmingham, before working in industry for a few years as a research scientist at a medical development company, where his role was to develop new immunodiagnostic assays for various biomarkers. Most recently, Alex completed his PhD research in Algal Biotechnology at Durham University, where he worked on a project to develop seaweed biomass as a feedstock for biofuel production using various biochemical and biophysical techniques. Alex now looks forward to promoting open access publishing and reproducible research in his role at BMC.

Editorial Quality Editor
Arwa Tawfiq, BSc, Springer Nature, UK

Manuscript Editors
Harshal Dhondge, PhD, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Nikhil Ghate, PhD, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Akshay Ravindra Joshi, PhD, MPhil, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Rajasree K P, PhD, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Raunaq Singh Nagi, PhD, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Noohi Nasim, PhD, Springer Nature, India
Vaishnavi Nimbalkar, MSc, Springer Nature, India
Pranitha Pandit, PhD, MPhil, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Priya Sharma, PhD, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India
Varsha Shetty, PhD, Springer Nature, India
Neha Tiwari, PhD, MTech, BTech, Springer Nature, India
Pratibha Verma, PhD, MSc, BSc, Springer Nature, India

Senior Editorial Board Members
Mariana Braga, PhD, University of São Paulo, Brazil
New Content ItemDental techniques; tools, materials and surgical research

Mariana Braga is an Associate Professor in Pediatric Dentistry at the School of Dentistry, University of São Paulo, Brazil, where she teaches both undergraduate and graduate dental students. In the postgraduate course, she also teaches about systematic reviews and manuscript writing.  She has completed post-doctoral studies herself in Health Economics at McMaster University, Canada.  She joined the Editorial Board of BMC Oral Health as Section Editor in 2018. Her research focuses on investigating the impact of diagnostic and therapeutic strategies to control dental caries in children. She has been also coordinating multi-institutional initiatives to improve teaching-learning in Cariology among undergraduate students.  She has published many papers and books on Pediatric Dentistry. Moreover, Mariana holds a research productivity scholarship (Level 2) from CNPq, a Brazilian funding agency. 

Maha El Tantawi, PhD, Alexandria University, Egypt

New Content ItemMaha El Tantawi is Professor of Dental Public Health at the Faculty of Dentistry, Alexandria University, Egypt, where she also obtained Bachelor and Master’s degrees. She received her PhD degree in Dental Public Health from Alexandria University in a joint supervision mission to the University of Michigan. Maha teaches biostatistics, principles of research design and evidence-based dentistry to undergraduate and postgraduate students in Alexandria University and has taught medical and dental students in other universities in Egypt and Saudi Arabia. Maha’s research interests include global oral health, oral epidemiology, social determinants of health, dental workforce issues in addition to dental education, e-learning and e-assessment. She collaborates with several international groups on multi-country projects. Maha has published more than 100 papers in peer-reviewed international journals and several book chapters. Maha is a Senior Editorial Board Member with BMC Oral Health and a member of the editorial board of other international, peer-reviewed journals. Maha was a Guest Editor for the recent Collection titled "Something in the Water - Fluoridation and Caries". 

Morenike Oluwatoyin Folayan, BChD, MBA , MEd, FWACS, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria

New Content ItemMorenike Oluwatoyin Folayan is a Professor of Paediatric Dentistry with the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. Her research areas of interest are structural determinants of risks for early childhood caries; adolescents oral, mental, sexual and reproductive health. I focus on translational research and work on ground as an advocate that pushes for gender equality and rights of marginalised communities. As well as being a Senior Editorial Board Member, Morenike was a Guest Editor for the recent Collection titled "Something in the Water - Fluoridation and Caries". 

Rodrigo Mariño, PhD, University of Melbourne, Australia
New Content ItemDelivery, management and promotion of oral health and dental care

Rodrigo Mariño is a public health dentist, Professor of Population Oral Health at the Melbourne Dental School, The University of Melbourne, where he has worked since 2004. Rodrigo has a dental degree from the University of Chile, a Master's in public health (U Minn), and a PhD from the University of Melbourne. Rodrigo's research strongly focuses on oral health promotion and reducing inequalities in oral health status. Rodrigo has excellent research expertise in social epidemiology, dental workforce issues, public health, migrant health, Information and Communication Technology, gerontology, and population oral health. He has established links and maintain continuous contact and research activities with major research and academic groups in Australia and overseas Rodrigo has published more than 165 papers in scientific journals and major research reports, and 39 Books Chapters. Rodrigo was the founder and first President of the e-Oral Health Research Network, IADR, Senior Editorial Board Member with BMC Oral health and member of the editorial board of two additional international, peer-reviewed journals. Rodrigo has also been a consultant to the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization in Washington, DC.

Karen Vinall-Collier, PhD, University of Leeds, UK

New Content ItemDr Karen Vinall-Collier gained her BSc (Hons) and MSc in Psychology and Psychological Research Methods from Lancaster University in 2006 before completing her PhD in Health Psychology at the University of Leeds in 2013. She is Lecturer in Behavioural Sciences for Dental Public Health within the Faculty of Medicine and Health at the University of Leeds. She is the leading qualitative researcher in the School of Dentistry and brings psychological research expertise to understanding the patient experience through teaching and research. She has participated in numerous grant applications across many long-term conditions concerning oral health. With extensive experience in evidence synthesis, Dr Vinall-Collier has published systematic, scoping and cost-effectiveness reviews. Dr Vinall-Collier has recently been appointed Chair of the School of Dentistry Research Ethics Committee. 

Editorial Board Members
Andrea Abate, DDS, MSc, PhD, University of Genoa, Italy
Ahmed Abdou, PhD, King Salman International University, Egypt
Lucas Guimarães Abreu, PhD, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil
Samira Adnan, BDS, FCPS, MHPE, Jinnah Sindh Medical University, Pakistan
Farzaneh Afkhami, DDS, MSc, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Kelvin Afrashtehfar, Dr. med. dent., PhD, University of Bern, Switzerland
Kevimy Agossa, DDS, PhD, University of Lille, France
Paras Ahmad, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Basaruddin Ahmad, PhD (UCL), Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Aliye Akcali, PhD, Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey
Beenish Alam, MSc, Bahria University Medical and Dental College, Pakistan
Mohammed Nasser Alhajj, PhD, Thamar University, Yemen
Maged Alhammadi, PhD, Jazan University, Saudi Arabia
Abeer Almashraqi, PhD, Qatar University, Qatar
Mark Antal, PhD, MSc, Univeristy of Szeged, Hungary
Carlos M. Ardila, PhD, University of Antioquia, Colombia
Arheiam Arheiam, PhD, University of Benghazi, Libya
Ola Al-Batayneh, BDS, MDSc, FRACDS (PAED), Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan
Ziad Al-Dwairi, PhD, FFDRCS(Ire), FDSRCS(Edin), FDSRCPS(Glasg), FFDTRCS (Edin), FCGDent,
FIADFE, FICD, FADI, FPFA, FICCDE, FACD, MFDSRCS (England), Assoc.RACDS, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan
Saqib Ali, BDS, MFDS-RCS (Eng), MFDS-RCPS (Glasg), MCGDent (U.K), MSc. (U.K), Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Saudi Arabia
Thikriat Al-Jewair, MSc, MS, MBA, FRCD(C), University of Buffalo, USA
Haytham Al-Mahalawy, PhD, Fayoum University, Egypt
Sadeq Ali Al-Maweri, PhD, Qatar University, Qatar
Ahmed Al-Samadi, DDS, PhD, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Ahed Al-Wahadni, PhD, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan
Mohammad Khursheed Alam, PhD, FDTFEd (Edinburgh), FDS RCPS (Glasg), Jouf University, Saudi Arabia
Elham S Abu Alhaija, PhD, Qatar University, Qatar
Mario Alovisi, PhD, University of Turin, Italy
Mehmet Ali Altay, DDs, PhD, Akdeniz University, Turkey
Nourhan M. Aly, MSc, Alexandria University, Egypt
Mohammad Hosein Amirzade-Iranaq, DDS, Universal Network of Interdisciplinary Research in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (UNIROMS), Universal Scientific Education and Research Network (USERN), Iran
Oleh Andrukhov, University Clinic of Dentistry, Medical University of Vienna
Alessandro Antonelli, PhD, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Italy
Francesca De Angelis, Sapienza Università di Roma, Italy
Lorenzo Arcuri, PhD, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Thiago Ardenghi, PhD, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Brazil
Amit Arora, PhD, Western Sydney University, Australia
Shaik Mohammed Asif, PhD,King Khalid University, Saudi Arabia
Phimon Atsawasuwan, DDS, MS, University of Illinois Chicago, USA
Mohamed Awad, BDS, MSc, The University of Western Australia, Australia
Somayyeh Azimi, PhD, MSc, DDS, University of Western Australia, Australia
Zahi Badran, University of Sharjah, Utd.Arab.Emir.
Nor Adinar Baharuddin, BDS, MDSc, DClinDent, Universiti Malaya, Malaysia
Mirza Rustum Baig, MDS, Kuwait University, Kuwait
Andrea Baldi, PhD, DDS, University of Turin , Italy
Domenico Baldi, University of Genoa, Italy
Yunus Balel, DDS, MS, Tokat Gaziosmanpaşa University, Türkiye
Vasudev Ballal, BDS, MDS, PhD, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, India
Andrea Ballini, PhD, University of Foggia, Italy
Abayomi Baruwa, BDS, PhD, Faculty of Dental Medicine, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Selene Barone, DDS, Magna Graecia University of Catanzaro, Italy
Maria Lavinia Bartolucci, University of Bologna, Italy
Jagan Baskaradoss, BDS, MPH, Kuwait University, Kuwait
Katrin Bekes, MME, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Ibrahim Bello, PhD, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
Francesco Bennardo, DDS, PhD, Magna Graecia University of Catanzaro, Italy
Meghashyam Bhat, PhD, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide Dental School, Australia
Vinodh Bhoopathi, BDS, MPH, DScD, Temple University, USA
Rafael Aiello Bomfim, PhD, Federal University Of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
Socorro Aída Borges-Yáñez, Doctor in Dentistry, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico
Michael Bornstein, Dr. med. dent., University of Bern, Switzerland
Nagihan Bostanci, PhD, University of Zurich, Switzerland
edoardo brauner, DDS, sapienza, Italy
Giovanni Bruno, University of Padua, Italy
Bruno Bueno-Silva, PhD, University of Campinas (UNIAMP), Brazil
Andrea Butera, PhD, University of Pavia, Italy
S. Kutalmış Buyuk, PhD, Ordu University, Turkey
Emilio Cafferata, PhD, Goethe University, Germany
Mario Caggiano, PhD, University of Salerno, Italy
Giuseppina Campisi, DDS, MS, University of Palermo, Italy
Guglielmo Campus, Dr. med. dent., DDS, PhD, University of Bern, Switzerland
Shaleen Chandra, BDS, MDS, King Georges Medical University UP, India
Yubin Cao, PhD, MD, DDS, Sichuan University West China Hospital of Stomatology, China
Vito Carlo Alberto Caponio, PhD, University of Foggia, Italy
Gabriele Di Carlo, DDS, MS, PhD, Sapienza,University of Rome,Italy
Paolo Carosi, PhD, University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Italy
Massimo Carossa, DDS, PhD, University of Turin, Italy
Michele Cassetta, PhD, "Sapienza" University of Rome, Italy
Davide Cavagnetto, DDS, Private practice of orthodontics, Milan, Italy
Angela Pia Cazzolla, PhD, University of Foggia, Italy
Roger Keller Celeste, PhD, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Saverio Ceraulo, University of Milano-Bicocca,  Italy
Lucia Cevidanes, University of Michigan, USA
Gopi Chander, MDS, DNB, PhD, FDSRCPS, SRM Dental College India
Saurabh Chaturvedi, PhD, King Khalid University, Saudi Arabia
Tanay Chaubal, MDS, International Medical University, Malaysia
Prabhat Kumar Chaudhari, MD, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Akhilanand Chaurasia, MDS, King George's Medical University, India
Kitty Chen, Sun Yat-sen University, China
Jieyi CHEN, PhD, Guanghua School of Stomatology, Sun Yat-sen University, China
Aditi Chopra, MD, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, India
Chun-Hung Chu, PhD, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Nunzio Cirulli, University of Bari, Italy
Patrícia Corrêa-Faria, PhD, Faculdade Sul-Americana, Brazil
Massimo Corsalini, University of Bari, Italy
Saverio Cosola, DDS MSc PhD, Saint Camillus International University of Health and Medical Sciences, Italy
Raphael Costa, PhD in Prosthodontics, University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil
Salvatore Crimi, MD, PHD, University of Catania , Italy
Corina Marilena Cristache, Dr. habil.,Carol Davila University of Medicine ad Pharmacy, Romania
Maria Giulia Cristofaro, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Italy
Li Cui, PhD, Southern Medical University, China
Joana Cunha-Cruz, PhD, DDS, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Gianmaria D’Addazio, PhD, University “G. D’Annunzio” , Italy
Silvia D'Agostino, PhD, University "G. d'Annunzio", Italy
Jagjit Singh Dhaliwal, BDS, MDS, MPhil, PhD, Griffith University, Australia
Francesco D'Ambrosio, PhD, University of Salerno, Italy
Cesare D'Amico, PhD, Università degli Studi di Messina, Italy
Nicola De Angelis, PhD, University of Genoa, Italy
Kunaal Dhingra, BDS, MDS, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India
Olga Di Fede, University Of Palermo, Italy
Adolfo Di Fiore, PhD, University of Padova, Italy
Bianca Di Murro, PhD, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Federica Di Spirito, PhD, University of Salerno, Italy
Dario Di Stasio, PhD, University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli", Italy
Almira Ada Diken Türksayar, DDS, Biruni University, Türkiye
Xi Ding, The first affiliated hospital of wenzhou medical university, China
Mario Dioguardi, University of Foggia, Italy
Francesca Diomede, PhD, Università “G. D’Annunzio” Chieti-Pescara, Italy
Waruna Dissanayaka, PhD, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Marco Dolci, MD, University "G. d'Annunzio" of Chieti Pescara, Italy
Hongli Dong, PhD, Affiliated Maternity & Child Health Care Hospital of Nantong University, China
Alexandre Henrique dos Reis-Prado, PhD student, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil
Dhelfeson Douglas-de-Oliveira, DDS, MSc, PhD, Federal University of Jequitinhonha and Mucuri Valleys, Brazil
Kangmin Duan, PhD, University of Manitoba, Canada
Duangporn Duangthip, PhD, The Ohio State University, USA
Shaymaa Elsaka, PhD, Mansoura University, Egypt
Bruno Emmanuelli, PhD, Federal University of Santa Maria , Brazil
Hamid Enezei, PhD, University of Anbar, Iraq
Temitope Ayodeji Esan, PhD, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria
Shengchi Fan, MSc, University Medical Center Mainz, Germany
Nima Farshidfar, DDS, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Olawunmi Fatusi, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife., Nigeria
Gustavo Vicentis Oliveira Fernandes, Associate Professor, A. T. Still University, USA
Elisabetta Ferrara, MD, University "G. d'Annunzio" of Chieti Pescara, Italy
Fernanda Ferreira, PhD, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil
Raquel Ferreira, PhD, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Martina Ferrillo, DDS, Ortho Spec, PhDr, University of Catanzaro "Magna Graecia", Italy
Luca Fiorillo, DDS, MSc, PhD, University of Messina, Italy
Adolfo Di Fiore, University of Padova, Italy
Ramon Firmino, Federal University of Campina Grande, Brazil
Riham Fliefel, PhD, Ludwig-Maximilian-University Klinikum (LMU), Germany
Tabea Flügge, DDS, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany
Rocco Franco, PhD, University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Italy
Masako Fujioka-Kobayashi, DDS, Dr. med. dent., The Nippon Dental University, Japan 
Sumir Gandhi, BDS, MDS, Christian Dental College, CMC, India
Sherry Shiqian Gao, PhD, Xiamen University, China
Arash Ghanbarzadegan, DDS, MPH, PhD, The University of Sydney, Australia
Zahra Ghorbani, PhD, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Francesco Gianfreda, DDS, PhD, University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Italy
Fiona Gilchrist, BDS, University of Sheffield, UK
Thaís Gimenez, University Ibirapuera, Brazil
Eduardo Maximiliano Fernández Godoy, Universidad de Chile, Chile
Funda Goker, BDS, University of Milan, Italy
Divya Gopinath, BDS, MDS, MPhil, International Medical University, Malaysia
Cansu Görürgöz, DDS, Bolu İzzet Baysal Oral Health Center, Turkey
Francesco Grande, PhD, University of Ferrara, Italy
Kara Gray-Burrows, PhD, University of Leeds, UK
Cristina Grippaudo, DDS, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy
Vishakha Grover, PhD, Dr HSJ Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Panjab University, India
Yongchun Gu, PhD, The Ninth People's Hospital of Suzhou, Soochow Universiy, China
Arndt Guentsch, DMD, PhD, MHBA, MS, Marquette University, USA
Pelin Güneri, PhD, Ege University, Turkey
Lijia Guo, DDS. PhD, Beijing Stomatological Hospital and Capital Medical University, China
Runzhi Guo, Assistant professor, Peking University School and Hospital of Stomatology, China
Yue Guo, Center of Stomatology, The Second Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, China
Deepak Gupta, BDS, MDS, M.M. College of Dental Sciences and Research, India
Ravi Gupta, Manipal Univerity College, Malaysia
Rajesh Gyawali, MDS, MSc, BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Nepal
Amjad Abu Hasna, Assistant Professor , São Paulo State University, Brazil
Nadia El Harouni, PhD, Alexandria University, Egypt
Esam Halboub, Jazan University, Saudi Arabia
Hamdi Hamama, MDS, PhD, FDSRCPS, Mansoura University, Egypt
Mohamed Tharwat Hamed, D.Med.Sc., King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
Ihab Hammad, DDS, Alexandria University, Egypt
Shamimul Hasan, Jamia Millia Islamia, India
Hayam Y Hassan, PhD, Suez Canal University, Egypt
Mohamed Hassan, DDS, MSc, PhD, Washington University in St. Louis, USA
Fuming He, MD, Zhejiang University, China
Songlin He, PhD, Chongqing medical university, China
Artak Heboyan, PhD, Yerevan State Medical University after Mkhitar Heratsi, Armenia
Dilek Helvacioglu-Yigit, PhD, Qatar University, Qatar
Juliana Hilgert, PhD, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Lydie Hollá, MD, PhD, Masaryk University and St Anne´s University Hospital, Czech Republic
Jagadish Hosmani, MDS, King Khalid University , Saudi Arabia
Sepanta Hosseinpour, DDS, PhD, MPH, The University of Queensland, Australia
Fang Hua, PhD, MSc, BDS, University of Manchester, UK
Haizal Mohd Hussaini, PhD, University of Otago, New Zealand
Serena Incerti Parenti, PhD, University of Bologna, Italy
Aleksandar Jakovljevic, PhD, School of Dental Medicine, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Fawad Javed, PhD, University of Rochester, USA
Meltem Ozdemir Karatas, PhD, Istanbul University, Turkey
Mohmed Isaqali Karobari, Universiti Sains Malaysia , Malaysia
Rossana Izzetti, DDS, PhD, MSc, University of Pisa, Italy
Maciej Jedliński, DDS, Pomeranian Medical University in Szczecin, Poland
Erhui Jiang, Doctorate, School & Hospital of Stomatology, Wuhan University, China
Yuji Kabasawa, PhD, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan
Yumiko Kawashita, Nagasaki University, Japan
Amanjot Kaur, MDS, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India
Magrur Kazak, Bahcesehir University School of Dental Medicine, Turkey
Moritz Kebschull, Dr. med. dent., Dr. med. dent. habil., MBA, University of Birmingham, UK
Arthur Kemoli, PhD, University of Nairobi, Kenya
Mohammad Khami, PhD, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Mohamed Khamis,PhD, Alexandria University, Egypt
Junad Khan, Eastman Institute for Oral Health, USA
Shahnavaz Khijmatgar, PhD, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
Hanna Kim, PhD, Cheongju University, South Korea
Marlise Klein, PhD, DDS, University of Rochester, USA
Nandita Kshetrimayum, MDS, Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, India
Kee Yeon Kum, DDS, MSD, PhD, Seoul National University Dental Hospital, South Korea
Abhishek Kumar, PhD, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Mallineni Sreekanth Kumar, MDS, AdvDipDSPaediatrDent, Majmaah University, Saudi Arabia
Santhosh Kumar, MDS, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, India
Matheus Kury, DDS, MS, PhD, Paulista University (UNIP), Brazil
Manuel Lagravere, PhD, University of Alberta, Canada
Wen Liao, DDS, PhD, West China Hospital of Stomatology, Sichuan University, China
Abhishek Lal, BDS, MSc, The Aga Khan University, Pakistan
Walter Lam, BDS, MDS, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Giorgio Lombardo, Associate Professor, University of Verona, Italy
Mafalda Laranjo, PhD, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Dorina Lauritano, University of Ferrara, Italy
Floriana Lauritano, DD, DS, PhD, University of Camerino, Italy
Michael Lawless, School & Hospital of Stomatology, Wuhan University, China
Yichan Lee, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan
Claudio Leles, PhD, Federal University of Goias, Brazil
Tathiane Lenzi, Federal University of Santa Maria, Brazil
Katherine Leung, BDS, MDS, PhD, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Wenyi Li, PhD, La Trobe University, Australia
Yuqing Li, Sichuan University, China
Tong Wah Lim, BDS, MClinDent, MProsRCS, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
Galvin Sim Siang Lin, DDS, MScD, MMedEd, PhD, Asian Institute of Medicine, Science and Technology (AIMST) University, Malaysia
He Liu, DDS, MSc, University of British Columbia, Canada
Yi Liu, China Medical University, Liaoning Provincial Key Laboratory of Oral Disease, China
Alessandro Loguercio, PhD, State University of Ponta Grossa, Brazil
Oreste Iocca, MD, DDS, University of Torino, Italy
Giorgio Lombardo, MD, DDS, University of Verona, Italy
Peter Loomer, DDS, BSc, MBA, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Claudia Lorenzi, DDS, PhD, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
Alberta Lucchese, PhD, Università della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Italy
Xiaobo Luo, DDS, PhD, Sichuan University, China
Monika Machoy, PhD, Pomeranian Medical University, Poland
Sreenath Madathil, BDS, MSc, PhD, McGill University, Canada
Alexander Maniangat Luke, PHD, Ajman University, United Arab Emirates
Rafael Lund, PhD, DDS, MD, Federal University of Pelotas, Brazil
Vanessa Machado, Egas Moniz - Cooperativa de Ensino Superior, CRL, Portugal
Ricardo Machado, PhD, Clinical Practice Limited to Endodontics, Brazil
Basel Mahardawi, DDS, MSc, PhD, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Salah Mahmoud, PhD, Mansoura University, Egypt
Sankari Malaiappan, MDS, PhD, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, India
Ilze Maldupa, Dr. med., Riga Stradiņš University, Latvia
Shani Ann Mani, BDS, MDS, FDSRCPS(Glasg), Universiti Malaya, Malaysia
Alexander Maniangat Luke, PHD, Ajman University, United Arab Emirates
Yifat Manor, DMD, Tel Aviv University Sakler School of Medicine, Israel
Lorenzo Marini, PhD, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
João Miguel Marques dos Santos, PhD, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Maria Maddalena Marrapodi, MD, MS, PhD, Università Della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Italy
Fabiana Martins, PhD, University of Sao Paulo / University of Santo Amaro, Brazil
Manish D Mair, MBBS, MS, University Hospital Of Leicester NHS trust , UK
Carlos Miguel Marto, DMD, MSc, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Anand Marya, PhD, University of Puthisastra, Cambodia
Marco Mascitti, DDS, MD, PhD, Marche Polytechnic University, Italy
José Eduardo Maté-Sánchez de Val, PhD, Dr. Sci., UCAM University, Spain
Mebin George Mathew, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, India
Shinpei Matsuda, University of Fukui, Japan
Marta Mazur, DDS, PhD, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Jardel Mazzi-Chaves, PhD, School of Dentistry of Ribeirão Preto - University of São Paulo, Brazil
Carlo Eduardo Medina-Solís, DPH, PhD, Autonomous University of Hidalgo State and Autonomous University of Mexico State, Mexico
Abhishek Mehta, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India
Shamir Mehta, PhD, BDS, BSc, MClinDent (Prostho), King's College London, UK
Mohamed Mekhemar ,, Clinic for Conservative Dentistry and Periodontology, University of Kiel, Germany
Liuyan Meng, PhD, School & Hospital of Stomatology, Wuhan University, China
Rohit Kunnath Menon, PhD, Ajman University, United Arab Emirates
Jaume Miranda-Rius, MD, DDS, PhD, University of Barcelona, Spain
Rasa Mladenovic, PhD, MSc, University of Kragujevac, Serbia
Hossein Mohammad-Rahimi, DDS, Topic Group Dental Diagnostics and Digital Dentistry, ITU/WHO Focus Group AI on Health, Germany
Tuti Mohd-Dom, PhD, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
Stephan Christian Möhlhenrich, Private University Witten/Herdecke, Germany
Mona Montasser, Mansoura University, Egypt
José María Montiel-Company, PhD, MD, DD, DD-PhD, MSD, University of Valencia, Spain
Seyed Ali Mosaddad, DDS, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
Vanessa Muirhead, Queen Mary University of London, UK
Mohammed Mustafa, BDS, MDS, MFDS RCPS (Glasg), FDS RCS (Eng), Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
Archna Nagpal, BDS, MDS, University of Connecticut, USA
Prabhu Natarajan, PhD, MDS, Ajman University, UAE
Ryota Nomura, PhD, Osaka University, Japan
Hamid Nurrohman, DDS, PhD, University of Texas Health Science Center, USA
Solomon Nwhator, BDS, PhD, FMCDS, FWACS, CERT LMiH, MPA, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria
Ahmed Madfa, PhD, College of Dentistry, University of Ha’il, Saudi Arabia
Stefano Martina, University of Salerno, Italy
Claudia Mazzitelli, University of Bologna, Italy
Lucy O'Malley, PhD, University of Manchester, UK
John Yun Niu, PhD, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
Se-Lim Oh, DMD, MS, University of Maryland, USA
Takahiko Oho, PhD, Kagoshima University, Japan
Ekim Orhan, PhD, DDS, Eskişehir Osmangazi University, Turkey
Kaan Orhan, DDS, MSc, MHM, PhD, Ankara University, Turkey
Fernanda Ortiz, UFSM, Brazil
Duniel Ortuño, PhD, Universidad de los Andes, Chile
Thanaphum Osathanon, PhD, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Siti Adibah Othman, BDS, DDS, MOrth RCSEng, Universiti Malaya, Malaysia
Didem Ozdemir-Ozenen, DDS, PhD, Yeditepe University, Turkey
Alper Ozdogan, PhD, Atatürk University, Turkey
Afsaneh Pakdaman, PhD, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Paulo J. Palma, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Layla Panahipour, PhD, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Piyaphong Panpisut, PhD, Thammasat University, Thailand
Gaetano Paolone, PhD, Vita e Salute San Raffaele University, Italy
Spyridon Papageorgiou, DDS, MSc, Dr. med. dent. habil., University of Zurich, Switzerland
Piero Papi, PhD, "Sapienza" University of Rome, Italy
Luiz Renato Paranhos, PhD, Federal University of Uberlândia, Brazil
Alex Park, BPharm, DMD, PhD, The University of Western Australia, Australia
Ji Woon Park, PhD, Seoul National University School of Dentistry, South Korea
Alessia Pardo, PhD, Researcher, University of Verona, Italy
Pier Carmine Passarelli, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Italy
Shankargouda Patil, PhD, Roseman University of Health Sciences, USA
Francisco Wanderley Garcia Paula-Silva, PhD, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Alessia Pardo, PhD, Researcher, University of Verona, Italy
Ajinkya Pawar, PhD, Nair Hospital Dental College, India
Tatiana Pereira-Cenci, PhD, Federal University of Pelotas, Brazil
Karen Peres, The University of Adelaide, Australia
Tamara Peric, DDS, MSc, PhD, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Paolo Pesce, DDS, PhD, University of Genoa, Italy
Massimo Petruzzi, DDS, PhD, University of Bari "Aldo Moro", Italy
Khoa Pham, MD, University of Medicine and Pharmacy at Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
David Polak, Hadassah Medical Center, Israel
Alessandro Polizzi, MD, University of Catania, Italy
Marco Portelli, DDS, PhD, University of Messina, Italy
Livia Probst, Oswaldo Cruz German Hospital, Brazil
Bharathi Purohit, MDS, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India
Lizheng Qin, DDS and MD, Capital Medical University, China
Zeeshan Qamar, BDS, MSc, PhD, Riyadh Elm University, Saudi Arabia
Faeq Quadri, PhD, MS, BDS, Hunt School of Dental Medicine, Texas Tech University and Health Sciences Center, USA
Anton Rahardjo, PhD, Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia
Giusy Rita Maria La Rosa, PhD, University of Catania, Italy
Vahid Rakhshan, PhD, Institute for Cognitive Science Studies, Iran
Karthikeyan Ramalingam ,MDS, MBA, PhD, Saveetha University, India
Biagio Rapone, University of Bari “Aldo Moro”, Italy
Vahid Ravaghi, University of Birmingham, UK
Dinesh Rokaya, PhD, Walailak University, Thailand
Vincenzo Ronsivalle, MSc, University of Catania, Italy
Diana Russo, DDS, University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli, Italy
Charles Rwenyonyi, Makerere University, Uganda
Shehabeldin Saber, PhD, The British University in Egypt, Egypt
Norkhafizah Saddki, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Syarida Safii, PhD, Universiti Malaya, Malaysia
Philipp Sahrmann, Prof. Dr. med. dent., University of Zurich, Switzerland
Atsushi Saito, PhD, Tokyo Dental College, Japan
Samah Saker, PhD, Mansoura University, Egypt
Abdulaziz Samran, PhD, Dar Aluloom University, Saudi Arabia
Shahabe Saquib, MDS, King khalid University , Saudi Arabia
Wil van der Sanden, PhD, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Netherlands
Simona Santonocito, Dr. med., University of Catania, Italy
José Luis Sanz, Doctor, Universitat de València, Spain
Divesh Sardana, BDS, MDS, MBA, MPH, PhD, The University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry, USA
Luciana Sassone, DDS, MSc, PhD, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Hans Prakash Sathasivam, PhD, Institute for Medical Research, Ministry of Health, Malaysia
Luca Sbricoli, DDS, PhD, University of Padua, Italy
Oliver Schierz, Dr. med., University of Leipzig, Germany
Nicola Scotti, University of Turin, Italy
Andrea Scribante, DDS, PhD, MSc, University of Pavia, Italy
Marzia Segu, Associate Professor, University of Parma, Italy
Abhijit Sen, PhD, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Marco Seracchiani, PhD, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Mehmet Fatih Şentürk, PhD, Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University, Turkey
Benedict Seo, BDS, DClinDent, University of Otago, New Zealand
Berkant Sezer, DDS, MSc, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Turkey
John Shaffer, PhD, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Zhe Shao, PhD, Wuhan University, China
Mohit Sharma, MDS, SGT Dental College, Hospital & Research Institute,India
Sidhartha Sharma, Master of Dental Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences,  India
Linjun Shi, Shanghai Ninth People's Hospital, Shanghai Ninth People's Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, China
Hunny Sharma, Masters in Public Health Dentistry, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India
Takahiko Shiba, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan
Jamil A Shibli, PhD, University of Guarulhos, Brazil
Yoshinori Shirakata, PhD, Kagoshima University, Japan
Deepti Shrivastava, MDS, Al Jouf University, Saudi Arabia
Karthik Shunmugavelu, BDS, MDS OMFP, MSc, MFDSRCS (Engl.), MFDSRCPS (Glasg.), FA RCS (Irel.), A RCS (Edinb.), MCIP, FIBMS USA, MASID (Austral.), Kanchi Kamakoti Childs Trust Hospital, India
Yan Si, PhD, Peking University, China
Iosif Sifakakis, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Greece, Greece
Shenuka Singh, BSc, MSc, PG Dip, PhD, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Bruna Sinjari, PhD, University "G.d'Annunzio" Chieti-Pescara, Italy
Kawin Sipiyaruk, PhD, Mahidol Univerisity, Thailand
Soner Şişmanoğlu, DDS, PhD, Istanbul University-Cerrahpasa, Türkiye
Gowri Sivaramakrishnan, MDS, Ministry of Health, Bahrain
Zuzanna Ślebioda, Dr hab. med., Poznań University of Medical Sciences , Poland
Ahmad Sofi-Mahmudi, Cochrane Iran Associate Centre, National Institute for Medical Research Development (NIMAD), Iran
Parisa Soltani, DDS, MSc, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Kumar Chandan Srivastava, BDS, MDS, PhD. MBA, PGDBS, PGDCR, MHScPH, MFD RSCI, MFDS RCPS, MFDS RCSEd MDTFEd, Jouf University, Saudi Arabia
Claudio Stacchi, DDS, MSc, University of Trieste, Italy
Andreas Stavropoulos, Dr. odont., Malmö University, Sweden
Carolina Steiner-Oliveira, DDS, MSc, PhD, University of Campinas, Brazil
Aravind Kumar Subramanian, MDS , PhD, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Science , India
Cortino Sukotjo, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA
Anil Sukumaran, PhD, Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar University, Qatar
Zhipeng Sun, PhD, Peking University School and Hospital of Stomatology, China
Sumsum Sunny, Mazumdar Shaw Center for Translational Research, Medical Foundation, India
Magdalena Sycińska-Dziarnowska, PhD, Pomeranian Medical University Szczecin, Poland
Liliana Szyszka-Sommerfeld, Pomeranian Medical University in Szczecin, Poland
Nessrin Taha, PhD, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan
Naoki Takahashi, PhD, DDS, Niigata University, Japan
Evşen Tamam, DDS, PhD, Gazi University Faculty of Dentistry Department of Prosthodontics, Turkey
Ya-Qin Tan, PhD, School & Hospital of Stomatology, Wuhan University, China
Maha El Tantawi, PhD, Faculty of Dentistry, Alexandria University, Egypt
Tarek Soliman, PhD, Prince Sattam Ben Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
Saeid Tavanafar, Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Dimitris N Tatakis, DDS, PhD, Ohio State University, USA
Tamara Tedesco, PhD, University Ibirapuera, Brazil
Leanne Teoh, BDSc(Hons) BPharm(Hons) PhD, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Luca Testarelli, PhD, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Laura Timms, BDS, MSc, University of Sheffield, UK
Sunnypriyatham Tirupathi, MDS, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences (SIMATS), Saveetha University,  India
Tamanna Tiwari, BDS, MDS, MPH, University of Colorado Denver, USA
Rahul Tiwari, Narsinbhai Patel Dental College and Hospital, Sankalchand Patel University, India
Matthias Tröltzsch, PRiv. Doz. Dr. med. Dr. med. dent., Center for Oral, Maxillofacial and Facial Reconstructive Surgery, Germany
Andrea Toffoli, PhD, University of Parma, Italy
Lucrezia Togni, Marche Polytechnic University, Italy
Inmaculada Tomás, DMD, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Tolga Tözüm, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Giuseppe Troiano, University of Foggia, Italy
Kun-Zhe Tsai, Doctor of Dental Surgery of National Defense Medical Center, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taiwan
Safa Tuncer, Istanbul University, Turkey
Sergio Uribe, DDS, MSC, PhD, Universidad Austral de Chile, Chile
Alessandro Ugolini, DDS, PhD, MS Orthod., University of Genoa, Italy
Jayanth Kumar Vadivel, MDS, Ph.D, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, India
Sunil Kumar Vaddamanu, MDS, King Khalid University, Saudi Arabia
Anusha Vadi, BDS,MDS,MDSC, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry, USA
Jayanth Kumar Vadivel, MDS, Ph.D, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, India
Nicola Alberto Valente, PhD, University of Cagliari, Italy
Fabiana Vargas-Ferreira, Doctoral degree, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil
Daniel Vegh, DMD, PHD, Semmelweis University, Hungary
Eugenio Velasco-Ortega, University of Seville, Spain
Pietro Venezia, University of Catania, Italy
Kavalipurapu Venkata Teja, MDS, FDS, PHD, Saveetha Dental College, India
Jorma Virtanen, PhD, University of Bergen, Norway
Wenmei Wang, MM, Affiliated Hospital of Medical School, Nanjing University, China
Mieszko Wieckiewicz, PhD, Wroclaw Medical University, Poland
Peter Windisch, DMD, PhD, Dr. Habil., Semmelweis University, Hungary
Kun Wu, Second Xiangya Hospital of Central South University, China
Haifeng Xie, PhD, Nanjing Medical University, China
Shang Xie, PhD, Peking University School and Hospital of Stomatology, China
Rong-Hui Xia, PhD, Shanghai Ninth People's Hospital, China
Le Yang, PhD, Guanghua School of Stomatology, Hospital of Stomatology, Sun Yat-sen University, China
Yi Ye, PhD, New York University, USA
Cynthia Yiu, PhD, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
Ollie Yiru Yu, PhD, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
Monal Yuwanati, MDS, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, India
Yehuda Zadik, DMD MHA, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Muhammad Sohail Zafar, PhD, MSc, FHEA, MFDS RCPSG, PG Dip. Medical Education, FICD, FADI, BDS, Taibah University, Saudi Arabia
Fausto Zamparini, DDS, MS, PhD, DIBINEM, University of Bologna, Italy
Alessio Zanza, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Carlos Zaror, PhD, Universidad de la Frontera, Chile
Keke Zhang, PhD, Wenzhou Medical University, China
Zhaoqiang Zhang, DDS, Southern Medical University, China
Shuping Zhao, PhD, Shenzhen University, China
Xin Zheng, PhD, DDS., Sichuan University, China
Min Zhu, PhD, Shanghai Ninth People's Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China
Khrystyna Zhurakivska, PhD, University of Foggia, Italy
Carla Zogheib, PhD, Saint Joseph University, Lebanon
Álvaro Zubizarreta-Macho, PhD, University of Salamanca, Spain

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Pentti Alanen, University of Turku, Finland
Paul Allison, McGill University, Canada
Paul Batchelor, University College London, UK
Douglas K Benn, University of Florida, USA
William D Browning, Medical College of Georgia, USA
Vijay Chava, Narayana Dental College & Hospital, India
Jan Ekstrand, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Jocelyne Feine, McGill University, USA
Ole Fejerskov, University of Aarhus, Denmark
Hannu Hausen, University of Oulu, Finland
Valeria Marinho, Queen Mary, University of London, UK
Philip D Marsh, Health Protection Agency, UK
Walter Mautsch, University of Aachen, Germany
Mohammad Motamedi, Baqiyatallah University, Iran
Paulo Nadanovsky, Rio de Janeiro State University, Brazil
Ian Needleman, University College London, UK
Caroline Pankhurst, King's College London, UK
Derek Richards, Centre for Evidence-Based Dentistry, NHS, UK
R Gary Rozier, University of North Carolina, USA
Flemming Scheutz, University of Aarhus, Denmark
Liisa Seppä, University of Oulu, Finland
Harold Sgan-Cohen, Hebrew University-Hadassah, Israel
Bill C Shaw, University Dental Hospital of Manchester, UK
Paul Speight, The School of Clinical Dentistry, University of Sheffield, UK
Elizabeth Treasure, Cardiff University, UK
Michael H Walter, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Germany
Helen V Worthington, University of Manchester, UK
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