Recent Submissions

  • Regenerative potential of platelet concentrates in chronic oral mucosal lesions 

    Abdel-Hameed, Hijazi; Al-Hamed, Faez Saleh; Tamimi, Faleh; Al-Maweri, Sadeq A.; Hamdan, Nader; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2024 , Article)
    Chronic oral mucosal diseases (COMDs) represent a significant challenge for clinicians and patients. They are commonly associated with chronic pain and negative effects on healing and patient's quality of life. Regenerative ...
  • Drug-use disorders in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: a glance at GBD 2019 findings 

    Amirkafi, Ali; Mohammadi, Faezeh; Tehrani-Banihashemi, Arash; Abbasi-Kangevari, Mohsen; Abbasi-Kangevari, Zeinab; ... more authors ( Springer , 2023 , Article)
    Purpose: The aim of this study is to investigate drug use disorders which are a major cause of Disability Adjusted Life Years (DALYs) in the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR). Methods: This article is a part of the global ...
  • Adhesion of Candida Albicans to digital versus conventional acrylic resins: a systematic review and meta-analysis 

    Alhajj, Mohammed Nasser; Halboub, Esam; Yacob, Norlela; Al-Maweri, Sadeq Ali; Ahmad, Siti Fauzza; ... more authors ( BMC , 2024 , Article)
    Background: The present systematic review and meta-analysis investigated the available evidence about the adherence of Candida Albicans to the digitally-fabricated acrylic resins (both milled and 3D-printed) compared to ...
  • Effects of e-cigarette smoking on periodontal health: A scoping review. 

    Charde, Priti; Ali, Kamran; Hamdan, Nader ( Public Library of Science , 2024 , Article)
    Use of electronic cigarettes (ECs), also known as vaping, has gained remarkable popularity globally during the last decade especially among young people. Current evidence suggests that vaping may be associated with health ...
  • Self-reported preparedness of final year undergraduate dental students and interns in Saudi Arabia: a multi-institutional study. 

    Javed, Muhammad Qasim; Abulhamael, Ayman Moaz; Ahmad, Zaina; Muhammad, Muhammad; Faridi, Muhammad Ali; ... more authors ( BMC , 2024 , Article)
    Contemporary undergraduate dental education aims to equip the dental students with clinical competence, empathy, and professionalism to enable them to deliver safe and effective dental care to the communities. The purpose ...
  • Association Between Periodontitis and COVID-19 

    Al-Hadeethi, Tayeb; Charde, Priti; Sunil, Sruthi; Marouf, Nadya; Tamimi, Faleh ( Springer Nature , 2024 , Article)
    Purpose of Review: Periodontitis has been linked to various systemic diseases and conditions. Given their shared comorbidities, extensive research has been carried out to explore the link between periodontitis and COVID-19. ...
  • Enhancing learning experiences in pre-clinical restorative dentistry: the impact of virtual reality haptic simulators 

    Daud, Alaa; Matoug-Elwerfelli, Manal; Daas, Hanin; Zahra, Daniel; Ali, Kamran ( Springer Nature , 2023 , Article)
    Background: Utilization of Virtual Reality haptic simulation (VRHS) to aid in the training of various pre-clinical skills is of recent interest. The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of VRHS in restorative ...
  • Assessment of biomechanical behavior of immature non-vital incisors with various treatment modalities by means of three-dimensional quasi–static finite element analysis 

    Hassouneh, Layla; Matoug-Elwerfelli, Manal; Al-Omari, Taher; Setzer, Frank C.; Nagendrababu, Venkateshbabu ( Springer Nature , 2023 , Article)
    The objectives of this study were to evaluate the stress distribution and risk of fracture of a non-vital immature maxillary central incisor subjected to various clinical procedures using finite element analysis (FEA). A ...
  • The Global, Regional, and National Burden of Adult Lip, Oral, and Pharyngeal Cancer in 204 Countries and Territories: A Systematic Analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019 

    Da Cunha, Amanda Ramos; Compton, Kelly; Xu, Rixing; Mishra, Rashmi; Drangsholt, Mark Thomas; ... more authors ( American Medical Association , 2023 , Article)
    Importance: Lip, oral, and pharyngeal cancers are important contributors to cancer burden worldwide, and a comprehensive evaluation of their burden globally, regionally, and nationally is crucial for effective policy ...
  • The Use of β-Blockers and the Risk of Undergoing a Knee Arthroplasty : A Nested Case-Control Study 

    Tamimi, Iskandar; García-Meléndez, Gaspar; Vieitez-Riestra, Ignacio; Palacios-Penedo, Sergio; Garceso, Diego Moriel; ... more authors ( Lippincott Williams and Wilkins , 2023 , Article)
    Background: Research has indicated that β-blockers may downregulate various inflammatory mediators that are involved in osteoarthritis (OA). The objective of this study was to analyze the likelihood of total knee ...
  • Barriers and enablers for oral health promotion programs amongst primary healthcare stakeholders in Qatar - a qualitative investigation 

    Alkhtib, Asmaa Othman; Ali, Kamran; Sajnani, Anand K.; Anweigi, Lamyia ( BioMed Central Ltd , 2023 , Article)
    Background: Oral health of preschool children remains a concern globally. Primary healthcare providers are in a vital position to support preventive oral care programmes. This study explored current practices, perception ...
  • A Study of Anxiety Symptoms in Children and Adolescents during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Qatar 

    Moalla, Mariem; Reagu, Shuja; Alabdulla, Majid; Khan, Yasser Saeed; Takish, Ziad; ... more authors ( Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI) , 2023 , Article)
    Background: There is clear evidence showing an increase in mental health symptoms along with an increased demand for mental health services since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Objective: This study aimed to determine ...
  • Editorial 

    Abbott, Paul; Nazzal, Hani ( John Wiley and Sons Inc , 2023 , Other)
    [No abstract available]
  • Prevalence of anxiety, sleep bruxism and temporomandibular disorders during COVID-19 in Qatari children and adolescents: a cross-sectional study 

    Nazzal, H.; Baccar, M.; Ziad, T.; Al-Musfir, T.; Al Emadi, B.; ... more authors ( Springer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH , 2023 , Article)
    Purpose: Understanding the impact of coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) pandemic social restrictions on the lives of children and adolescents is of utmost importance to enable timely diagnosis and treatment. Therefore, ...
  • Evaluation of an objective staging system for assessment of cervical vertebral maturation 

    Alhamady, Ahlam M.; Ishaq, Ramy Abdul Rahman; Alhammadi, Maged S.; Almashraqi, Abeer A.; Alhashimi, Najah ( Springer Nature , 2024 , Article)
    Background: The aim of this study was to evaluate an objective method for Cervical Vertebral Maturation (CVM) staging. Methods: An initial sample of 647 Lateral Cephalometric Radiographs (LCR) were staged according to the ...
  • Efficacy of photodynamic therapy on candida colonization and clinical symptoms in denture stomatitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis 

    Al-Maweri, Sadeq A.; Alhajj, Mohammed Nasser; Anweigi, Lamyia; Ashraf, Sajna; Halboub, Esam; ... more authors ( Springer Nature , 2024 , Article)
    Background: Photodynamic therapy (PDT) has been recently proposed as a promising alternative therapy for Denture Stomatitis (DS). The present systematic review and meta-analysis investigated the current available evidence ...
  • Oral Health Statuses of Children and Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder: An Umbrella Review 

    Sami, Waqas; Ahmad, Mohammad Shakil; Shaik, Riyaz Ahamed; Miraj, Mohammad; Ahmad, Sadiya; ... more authors ( Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI) , 2023 , Article)
    This study aimed to comprehensively evaluate the oral health statuses of children and adults within the autism spectrum disorder (ASD) population through an umbrella review approach. The prevalence of dental caries, ...
  • Child dental neglect and legal protections: a compendium of briefs from policy reviews in 26 countries and a special administrative region of China 

    Foláyan, Morẹ́nikẹ́ Oluwátóyìn; Ramos-Gomez, Francisco; Fatusi, Olawunmi Adedoyin; Nabil, Nouran; Lyimo, Germana V.; ... more authors ( Frontiers Media SA , 2023 , Article)
    Background: Child neglect is a public health, human rights, and social problem, with potentially devastating and costly consequences. The aim of this study was to: (1) summarize the oral health profile of children across ...
  • Ten tips for effective use and quality assurance of multiple-choice questions in knowledge-based assessments. 

    Ali, Kamran; Zahra, Daniel ( Wiley , 2024 , Article)
    Multiple-choice questions (MCQs) are the most popular type of items used in knowledge-based assessments in undergraduate and postgraduate healthcare education. MCQs allow assessment of candidates' knowledge on a broad range ...
  • Parents’ knowledge of emergency management of avulsed permanent teeth in children and adolescents in the State of Qatar: a questionnaire cross-sectional study 

    Al Sheeb, M.; Al Jawad, F. A.; Nazzal, H. ( Springer Nature , 2023 , Article)
    Purpose: To elucidate the level of parental knowledge in Qatar regarding the management of avulsed teeth. Methods: A self-administered questionnaire was completed by 400 parents attending their children’s routine dental ...

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