European Journal of General Dentistry (EJGD)


European Journal of General Dentistry (EJGD)

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The European Journal of General Dentistry (Eur J Gen Dent) is a peer-reviewed, international, scientific journal published in accordance with independent, unbiased, and double-blinded peer-review principles. The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive the final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional/subject-based repository.

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Honorary Editor-in-Chief

Dr. Nairn H F Wilson

King’s College London Dental Institute, UK


Dr. Necdet Adanir

Department of Restorative Dentistry, College of Dentistry, King Faisal University, Al Ahsa, KSA

Dr. Hakan Çolak

Private Practice, Kocaeli, Turkey

Deputy Editors

Dr. Zohaib Khurshid

Department of Prosthodontics and Dental Implantology, College of Dentistry, King Faisal University, Al-Ahsa, KSA

Dr. Muhammad S Zafar

Department of Restorative Dentistry, College of Dentistry, Taibah University, Al Madina Al Munawwarra, KSA


Scientific Advisory Board

Dr. Amit Arora

Oral Health Services, Sydney Local Health District and Sydney Dental Hospital, Surry Hills, NSW, Australia

Dr. Bruno Chrcanovic

Department of Prosthodontics, Faculty of Odontology, Malmö University, Malmö, Sweden

Dr. Carla V. Gurgel

Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Orthodontics and Public Health, Bauru School of Dentistry, USP – University of São Paulo, Bauru, Brazil

Dr. Christian Morsczeck

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany

Dr. Clement C. Azodo

Department of Periodontics, University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City, Nigeria

Dr. Dilek Arslantunali Tagtekin

Department of Restorative Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey)

Dr. Durga Shanker Gupta

Departments of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Teerthanker Mahaveer Dental College and Research Centre, Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India

Dr. Elio Hitoshi Shinohara

Departament of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Hospital Dr. Vivaldo Martins Simões, Osasco, Brazil

Dr. Ella A Naumova

Department of Biological and Material Sciences in Dentistry, Faculty of Health, Witten/Herdecke University, Witten, Germany

Dr. E. Nursen Topcuoglu

Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Dentistry, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey

Dr. Filiz Namdar Pekiner

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Faculty of Dentistry, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey

Dr. Folakemi A. Oredugba

Department of Child Dental Health, Faculty of Dental Sciences, College of Medicine University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Dr. Francisco Vera-Sempere

Department of Pathology, La Fe University Hospital, Valencia, Spain

Dr. Fusun Ozer

Department of Preventive and Restorative Sciences, School of Dental Medicine University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA

Dr. Henk S. Brand

Department of Oral Biochemistry. Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam (ACTA), Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Dr. Izzet Yavuz

Department of Pedodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Dicle University, Diyarbakir, Turkey

Dr. James Bahcall

Department of Endodontics, University of Illinois-Chicago, College of Dentistry, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Dr. Jenny Abanto

Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brazil

Dr. José Renato Cavalcanti de Queiroz

Department of Biotechnology, College of Health, Potiguar University, Natal, RN, Brazil

Dr. Josué Martos

Department of Semiology and Clinics, School of Dentistry, Federal University of Pelotas (UFPEL), Pelotas, Brazil

Dr. Karen Vinall-Collier

Department of Dental Public, Leeds, School of Dentistry, University of Leeds, UK

Dr. Lisa M. Jamieson

Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, Adelaide Dental School, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia

Dr. Luca Testarelli

Department of Oral and Maxillo-Facial Sciences, “La Sapienza” University of Rome, Rome, Italy

Dr. Lumnije Kqiku

Department of Dental Medicine and Oral Health, Division of Restorative Dentistry, Periodontology and Prosthodontics, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria

Dr. Martin Gosau

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany

Dr. Michele Callea

Unit of Dentistry, Bambino Gesù Children Hospital and Research Institute, Rome, Italy

Dr. Nidambur Vasudev Balllal

Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka, India

Dr. Nikolaos A. Chrysanthakopoulos

Department of Pathological Anatomy, Medical School, University of Athens, Athens, Greece

Dr. Pierre Le Bars

Division of Fixed Prosthodontics, CHU Nantes, Nantes, France

Dr. Renato N. Hopp

Department of Oral Diagnosis, Piracicaba Dental School, University of Campinas, Piracicaba, São Paulo, Brazil

Dr. Shiu-yin Cho

Department of Health, Fanling School Dental Clinic, School Dental Care Service, Fanling, New Territories, Hong Kong

Dr. Sunit Kumar Jurel

Department of Prosthodontics, King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, India

Dr. Uma Shanker Pal

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

Dr. Vytaute Peciuliene

Institute of Odontology, Faculty of Medicine, Vilnius University, Vilnius, Lithuania

Dr. Wolfang H. Arnold

Department of Biological and Material Sciences in Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Faculty of Health, Witten/Herdecke University, Germany

Dr. Xiaoli Gao

Faculty of Dentistry, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

Dr. Yogesh Kini

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, D.Y. Patil Dental College, Navi Mumbai, India

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