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STATE OF KUWAIT

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Research Publications

A- Published Articles 2000 – 2012

1

Oral Hygiene and Periodontal Conditions in Special Needs Children and Young Adults in Kuwait.

  • J Disabil Oral Health 2000;1:13-19.
2

Dental Caries Experience of Disabled Children and Young Adults in Kuwait.

  • Community Dent Health 2001;18:181-186.
3

Malocclusions and Traumatic Injuries in Disabled School Children and Adolescents in Kuwait.

  • Spec Care Dent 2001;21:104-108.
4

Prevalence of Dental Fluorosis in Disabled Children and Young Adults in Kuwait.

  • Med Princ Pract 2001;10:93-97.
5

The Trends of Dental Caries Experience of Children in Kuwait.

  • Dental News 2002;9:9-13.
6

Oral Findings in Alagille Syndrome: a case report.

  • Med Princ Pract 2002;11:161-163.
7

Supervised Toothbrushing and Oral Health Education Program in Kuwait for Children and Young Adults with Down Syndrome.

  • Spec Care Dent 2003;23:94-99.
8

 Maxillary Canine – First Premolar Transposition in a Female with Down Syndrome: a case report.

  • Med Princ Pract 2003;12:193-196.
9

 Incidence of Dental Caries in Down Syndrome Children and Young Adults in Kuwait.

  • J Disabil Oral Health 2003;4:58-63.
10

 Pattern of Antibiotic Prescription in the Management of Oral Diseases among Dentists in Kuwait.

  • J Dent 2004;32:503-509.
11

 Prevalence of Congenitally Missing Teeth among a Population of Disabled Schoolchildren in Kuwait.

  • Eur J Paediatr Dent 2005;6 Suppl 3:34-38.
12

 Plaque Removal Using a Battery-Powered Toothbrush Compared to a Manual Toothbrush.

  • J Clin Dent 2005;16:23-25.
13

 Effect of Xylitol Candies on Plaque and Gingival Indices in Physically Disabled School Pupils

  • J Clin Dent 2006;17:17-21.
14

  Field Trial on Caries Prevention with Xylitol Candies among Disabled School Students.

  • Caries Res 2006;40:508-513.
15

  Dental Caries Experience of Kuwaiti School children.

  • Community Dent Health 2006;23:31-36.
16

 Effectiveness of Primer and Bond in Sealant Retention and Caries Prevention.

  • Pediatr Dent 2008;30:25-33.
17

 Retention and Effectiveness of Fissure Sealants in Kuwaiti School Children.

  • Community Dent Health 2008;25:211-216.
18

 Dental Caries Experience of Kuwaiti Kindergarten Schoolchildren.

  • Community Dent Health 2010;27:213-217.
19

 Parental Attitude Toward Behavior Management Techniques in Schoolchildren in Kuwait.

  • Med Princ Pract 2011;20:350-355.
20

 Oral Hygiene Status in Kuwaiti Schoolchildren.

  • Eastern Mediterr Health J 2011;17:387-391.
21

 Effectiveness of Fissure Sealant Retention and Caries Prevention with and without Primer and Bond.

  • Med Princ Pract August 2012.
22

 Oral Health-Related Quality of Life among Parents and Teachers of Disabled Schoolchildren in Kuwait.

  • Med Princ Pract 2012 (DOI: 10.1159/000345213).

B. Poster Presentations 1998- 2012

1

Reversing Oral Disease Trends through School-Based Oral Health Programmes.

  • The 10th Saudi International Dental Meeting, March 23-26, 1998.

2

Changes in Caries Trends in School-Based Childern’s Oral Health Perograms in Kuwait.

  • The 8th Kuwait Dental Association Conference and 5th Congress of Arab Dental Organization Union, Kuwait, March 25-28, 1998.
3  

Early Childhood Dental Disease and Relation to the Kindergarten Child’s Development.

  • The 1st International Conference on: The Kindergarten child at the State of Kuwait, Kuwait, April 13-15, 1998.
4  

Children’s Programmes in Oral Health: Lessons from Kuwait.

  • Vietnam Dental Congress and International Expo-Dent 98, Vietnam,  May 14 -16, 1998.
5  

Changes in dfs and DMFS Index Components in Hawalli, Kuwait.

  • The 76th General Session and Exhibition of IADR, Nice, France, June 1998.
6  

Fluoride Supplementation and Monitoring Through Urine Analysis, Kuwait.

  • The 76th General Session and Exhibition of IADR, Nice, France, June 1998.
7  

Dental Caries Experience in Permanent Teeth in Hawalli, Kuwait.

  • The 76th General Session and Exhibition of IADR, Nice, France, June 1998.
8  

Dental Caries Experience of Disabled Children and Young Adults in Kuwait.

  • The 78th General Session and Exhibition of IADR, Washington DC, USA, April 5-8, 2000. J Dent Res 2000; 79 (spec. issue).
  • The 5th Annual Health Sciences Poster Day 2000, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait, April 24-26, 2000.
9  

Oral Hygiene and Periodontal Conditions in Special Needs Children and Young Adults in Kuwait.

  • The 7th World Dental Congress on Preventive Dentistry, April 24-27, 2001, Beijing, China.
  • The 6th Annual Health Sciences Poster Day 2001, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait, April 23-25, 2001.
10  

Prevalence of Malocclusions and Traumatic Injuries in Disabled Schoolchildren and Adolescents in Kuwait.

  • The 1st Annual Meeting of Kuwait Division of the IADR (KuADR), Kuwait, October 2-4, 2001. J Dent Res 2002; 81 (spec. Issue B).
11  

Pattern of Antibiotic Use in Dental Practice in Kuwait.

  • The 80th General Session and Exhibition of IADR/AADR/CADR, San Diego, USA,March 6-9, 2002.
12  

A Supervised Toothbrushing and Oral Health Education Program for Down Syndrome Children and Young Adults in Kuwait.

  • The 2nd Annual Meeting of Kuwait Division of the IADR (KuADR), Kuwait, March16-18, 2002. J Dent Res 2003; 82 (spec. Issue C).
13  

The Trends of Dental Caries Experience of Children in Kuwait.

  • The 2nd Annual Meeting of Kuwait Division of the IADR (KuADR), Kuwait, March16-18, 2002. J Dent Res 2003; 82 (spec. Issue C).
14  

The Proportions of Caries Free Kuwaiti School Children in Different Governorates.

  • The 2nd Annual Meeting of Kuwait Division of the IADR (KuADR), Kuwait, March16-18, 2002. J Dent Res 2003; 82 (spec. Issue C).
15  

Prevalence of Dental Fluorosis in Disabled Children and Young Adults in Kuwait.

  • The 7th Annual Health Sciences Poster Day 2002, Faculty of Medicine,Kuwait University, Kuwait, April 22-24, 2002.
16  

Incidence of Dental Caries in Down Syndrome Children and Young Adults in Kuwait.

  • The 7th Annual Health Sciences Poster Day 2002, Faculty of Medicine,Kuwait University, Kuwait, April 22-24, 2002.
17  

Reduction of Plaque and Gingivitis Scores by a Supervised Toothbrushing Program for Children with Down Syndrome in Kuwait.

  • The 8th Annual Health Sciences Poster Day 2003, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait, April 21-23, 2003.
18  

Maxillary Canine - First Premolar Bilateral Transposition in a Down Syndrome Female: A Case Report.

  • The 8th Annual Health Sciences Poster Day 2003, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait, April 21-23, 2003.
19  

Correlation between Plaque and Gingival Indices in a Supervised Toothbrushing Program for Children with Down Syndrome in Kuwait.

  • The 8th Annual Conference of the European Association of Dental Public Health, August 21-23, 2003, Jyväskylä, Finland. Community Dent Health 2003; 20: 196.
20  

Prevalence of Congenitally Missing Teeth among Disabled School Population in Kuwait.

  • The International Conference on “Oral Health in the Eastern Mediterranean and the African Regions”, Kuwait University, December 2-4, 2003. J Dent Res 2003; 82 (spec. Issue C).
21  

Caries Experience in the Physically Disabled Schoolchildren in Kuwait.

  • The International Conference on “Oral Health in the Eastern Mediterranean and the African Regions”, Kuwait University, December 2-4, 2003. J Dent Res 2003; 82 (spec. Issue C).
22  

Tooth-Based Caries Incidence in Children and Young Adults with Down Syndrome in Kuwait.

  • The International Conference on “Oral Health in the Eastern Mediterranean and the African Regions”, Kuwait University, December 2-4, 2003. J Dent Res 2003; 82 (spec. Issue C).
23  

Oral Health in Disabled School Population in Kuwait.

  • The 11th Kuwait Dental Association and the 2nd GCC Conference. March 13-15, 2004.
24  

Suggested Strategies for Improvement of Oral Health in Disabled School Population in Kuwait.

  • The 11th Kuwait Dental Association and the 2nd GCC Conference. March 13-15, 2004.
25  

Sealant’s Retention with and without Primer and Bond.

  • The 11th Kuwait Dental Association and the 2nd GCC Conference. March 13-15, 2004.
26  

Tooth-Based Reduction and Correlation between Plaque and Gingival Indices in a School Based Supervised Toothbrushing and Oral Health Education Programme in Kuwait for Children with Down Syndrome.

  • The 9th Annual Health Sciences Poster Day 2004, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait, April 19-21, 2004.
27  

Age-Specific Dental Caries Experience of the Disabled Schoolchildren Compared to the Normal Children in Kuwait.

  • The 9th Annual Health Sciences Poster Day 2004, Faculty of Medicine,Kuwait University, Kuwait, April 19-21, 2004.
28  

GOHAI among the Parents and the Teachers of Disabled Schoolchildren.

  • The National Oral Health Conference of the American Association of Public Health Dentistry. Los Angeles, USA, May 3-5, 2004. J Public Health Dent 2004; 64 (suppl.1).
29  

Sealant Retention with and without Use of Primer and Bond.

  • The 83rd General Session and Exhibition of the IADR, 34th Annual Meeting of the AADR, 29th Annual Meeting of the CADR, March 9-12, 2005, Baltimore, Md., USA. J Dent Res 2005; 84 (spec. issue A).
30  

Changes of Oral Hygiene and Gingivitis in the Xylitol Trial.

  • The 83rd General Session and Exhibition of the IADR, 34th Annual Meeting of the AADR, 29th Annual Meeting of the CADR, March 9-12, 2005, Baltimore, Md., USA. J Dent Res 2005; 84 (spec. issue A).
31  

Sealant Retention Using Rubber Dam and Cotton Roll Isolation.

  • The 83rd General Session and Exhibition of the IADR, 34th Annual Meeting of the AADR, 29th Annual Meeting of the CADR, March 9-12, 2005, Baltimore, Md., USA. J Dent Res 2005; 84 (spec. issue A).
32  

Risk Factors for Congenitally Missing Teeth in Permanent Dentition among Disabled School Population in Kuwait.

  • The 10th Annual Health Sciences Poster Day 2005, Faculty of Medicine,Kuwait University, Kuwait, April 25-27, 2005.
33  

Field Trial with Xylitol Candies among the Disabled Schoolchildren.

  • The 1st Joint Congress of the East & Southern Africa and Kuwaiti Divisions; West African and Jordanian Sections. Nairobi, Africa, August 26-28, 2004.
  • The 10th Annual Health Sciences Poster Day 2005, Faculty of Medicine,Kuwait University, Kuwait, April 25-27, 2005.
34  

Restorative Care among Schoolchildren in Kuwait.

  • The 10th Annual Health Sciences Poster Day 2005, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait, April 25-27, 2005.
35  

Correlation between Plaque and Gingival Index Scores in a Xylitol Trial.

  • The 1st African and Middle East International Association of Dental Research Federation Conference, Kuwait University, Kuwait, September 27-29, 2005. J Dent Res 2005; 84 (spec. issue B).
36  

Prevalence and Factors Associated with Traumatic Injuries in Kuwaiti School Children.

  • The 1st African and Middle East International Association of Dental Research Federation Conference, Kuwait University, Kuwait, September 27-29, 2005. J Dent Res 2005; 84 (spec. issue B).
37  

Dental Caries Experience of Schoolchildren in Kuwait.

  • The 1st African and Middle East International Association of Dental Research Federation Conference, Kuwait University, Kuwait, September 27-29, 2005. J Dent Res 2005; 84 (spec. issue B).
38  

Risk Factors for Dental Caries Prevalence in Kuwaiti Schoolchildren.

  • The 11th Annual Health Sciences Poster Day 2006, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait, April 24-26, 2006, Kuwait.
39  

Age Specific Dental Caries Experience of Kuwaiti Schoolchildren in Different Governorates.

  • The 11th Annual Health Sciences Poster Day 2006, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait, April 24-26, 2006, Kuwait.
40  

Sealant Retention with and without Use of Primer and Bond.

  • The 84th General Session and Exhibition of the IADR, 1st Meeting of the Pan-Asian-Pacific Federation, June 28 - July 1, 2006, Brisbane, Australia. J Dent Res 2006; 85 (spec. Issue B).
41  

Varnish in Preventing Caries in Partially Erupted Permanent First Molars.

  • The 84th General Session and Exhibition of the IADR, 1st Meeting of the Pan-Asian-Pacific Federation, June 28 - July 1, 2006, Brisbane, Australia. J Dent Res 2006; 85 (spec. Issue B).
42  

Oral Health of Kuwaiti School Children.

  • The 84th General Session and Exhibition of the IADR, 1st Meeting of the Pan-Asian-Pacific Federation, June 28 - July 1, 2006, Brisbane, Australia. J Dent Res 2006; 85 (spec. Issue B).
43  

Effectiveness of Sealants in Stained or Sound Pits and Fissures.

  • The 84th General Session and Exhibition of the IADR, 1st Meeting of the Pan-Asian-Pacific Federation, June 28 - July 1, 2006, Brisbane, Australia. J Dent Res 2006; 85 (spec. Issue B).
44  

Effect of Xylitol Candies on Plaque and Gingival Indices in Physically Disabled School Students.

  • The 12th Annual Health Sciences Poster Day 2007, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait, April 16-18, 2007, Kuwait.
45  

National Survey of Caries Levels in Schoolchildren in Kuwait.

  • The 12th Annual Health Sciences Poster Day 2007, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait, April 16-18, 2007, Kuwait.
46  

Oral Health Education in School Oral Health Program, Kuwait-Forsyth

  • The 95th Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the World Dental Congress (FDI), October 24-27, 2007, Dubai, UAE.
47  

Utility of Portable Dental Units in School Oral Health Program, Kuwait-Forsyth.

  • The 95th Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the World Dental Congress (FDI), October 24-27, 2007, Dubai, UAE.
48  

Oral Hygiene Status in Kuwaiti Schoolchildren.

  • The 7th Annual Meeting of Kuwait Division of the IADR (KuADR), Kuwait,December 1-2, 2007, Kuwait. J Dent Res 2007; 86 (spec. issue B).
49  

Dental Caries Experience of Kuwaiti Kindergarten Schoolchildren.

  • The 7th Annual Meeting of Kuwait Division of the IADR (KuADR), Kuwait,December 1-2, 2007, Kuwait. J Dent Res 2007; 86 (spec. issue B).
50  

Foreign Body in the Tooth: Report of 4 Cases.

  • The 14th Kuwait Dental Association International Scientific Conference, March 16-18, 2008, Kuwait.
51  

Oral Health in Schoolchildren in Kuwait.

  • The 14th Kuwait Dental Association International Scientific Conference, March 16-18, 2008, Kuwait.
52  

Restorative Care in Kuwaiti Kindergarten School Children.

  • The 13th Annual Health Sciences Poster Day 2008, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait, April 22-24, 2008, Kuwait.
53  

Oral Health of Kuwaiti Children Attending Kindergarten.

  • The 86th General Session and Exhibition of the IADR and 32nd Meeting of the CADR, July 2-5, 2008, Toronto, Canada. J Dent Res 2008; 87 (spec. Issue B).
54  

Sealant Retention using Rubber Dam and Cotton Roll Isolation.

  • The 86th General Session and Exhibition of the IADR and 32nd Meeting of the CADR, July 2-5, 2008, Toronto, Canada. J Dent Res 2008; 87 (spec. Issue B).
55  

Tooth-Specific Caries Prevalence, Experience and Pattern in Kuwaiti Kindergarten Schoolchildren.

  • The 8th Annual Meeting of Kuwait Division of the IADR (KuADR), Kuwait, December 23, 2008, Kuwait. J Dent Res 2008; 87 (spec. issue C).
56  

Parental Attitude toward Behavior Management Techniques in Schoolchildren in Kuwait.

  • The 8th Annual Meeting of Kuwait Division of the IADR (KuADR), Kuwait, December 23, 2008, Kuwait. J Dent Res 2008; 87 (spec. issue C).
57  

5-Year Effectiveness of Sealant Retention with and without Bond.

  • The 86th General Session and Exhibition of the IADR, 38th Meeting of the AADR, 32nd Meeting of the CADR, April 1-4, 2009, Miami, Fla, USA. J Dent Res 2009; 88 (spec. Issue A).
58  

Relationship between Weight and Caries in Kuwaiti Children.

  • The 86th General Session and Exhibition of the IADR, 38th Meeting of the AADR, 32nd Meeting of the CADR, April 1-4, 2009, Miami, Fla, USA. J Dent Res 2009; 88 (spec. Issue A).
59  

Age Specific Caries Experience of Kuwaiti Kindergarten Schoolchildren in Different Governorates.

  • The 14th Annual Health Sciences Poster Day 2009, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait, April 21-23, 2009, Kuwait.
60  

Oral Hygiene Status of Kuwaiti Schoolchildren in Different Governorates.

  • The 14th Annual Health Sciences Poster Day 2009, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait, April 21-23, 2009, Kuwait.
61  

Caries Prevention in the 21th Century.

  • The 5th Annual Poster Day, May 20-21, 2009, Jahra Hospital, Kuwait.
62  

Sealant Effectiveness in a School-Based Program with High Caries Prevalence

  • The 9th World Congress on Preventive Dentistry (WCPD), September 7-10, 2009, Phuket, Thailand. J Dent Res 2009; 88 (spec. Issue C).
63  

Early Childhood Caries in 4- and 5-Year Olds Children in Kindergarten Schools in Kuwait.

  • The 15th Annual Health Sciences Poster Day 2010, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait, April 20-22, 2010, Kuwait.
64  

The Attitude of Parents toward Behavior Management Techniques in Pediatric Dentistry in Kuwait.

  • The 15th Annual Health Sciences Poster Day 2010, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait, April 20-22, 2010, Kuwait.
65  

Correlations between GOHAI Items among Disabled Schoolchildren’s Parents and Teachers.

  • The 10th Annual Meeting of Kuwait Division of the IADR (KuADR), Kuwait, December 1-2, 2010, Kuwait. J Dent Res 2010; 89 (spec. issue C).
66  

Feeding Practices among Kuwaiti Preschool Children Visiting Dental Centers.

  • The 10th Annual Meeting of Kuwait Division of the IADR (KuADR), Kuwait, December 1-2, 2010, Kuwait. J Dent Res 2010; 89 (spec. issue C).
67  

Evaluation of CDE Programs of School Oral Health Program, Kuwait- Forsyth.

  • The 10th Annual Meeting of Kuwait Division of the IADR (KuADR), Kuwait, December 1-2, 2010, Kuwait. J Dent Res 2010; 89 (spec. issue C).
68  

Oral Health Knowledge, Attitude and Practice among Teachers in Kuwait.

  • The 10th Annual Meeting of Kuwait Division of the IADR (KuADR), Kuwait, December 1-2, 2010, Kuwait. J Dent Res 2010; 89 (spec. issue C).
69  

Prevalence of Dental Fluorosis in Kuwaiti Schoolchildren.

  • The 10th Annual Meeting of Kuwait Division of the IADR (KuADR), Kuwait, December 1-2, 2010, Kuwait. J Dent Res 2010; 89 (spec. issue C).
70  

Caries Prevalence and Oral Hygiene in Kuwaiti Infants.

  • The 89th General Session and Exhibition of the IADR, 40th Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the AADR, 35th Annual Meeting of the CADR, March 16-19, 2011, San Diego, Calif., USA. J Dent Res 2011; 90 (spec. Issue A).
71  

Prevalence of Dental Fluorosis in Kuwaiti Schoolchildren in Different Governorates.

  • The 16th Annual Health Sciences Poster Day 2011, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait, May 3-5, 2011, Kuwait.
72  

Prevalence of Malocclusions in Kuwaiti Schoolchildren.

  • The 16th Annual Health Sciences Poster Day 2011, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait, May 3-5, 2011, Kuwait.
73  

Risk Factors for Caries, Fluorosis and Malocclusions in Kuwaiti School children.

  • The 12th Annual Meeting of Kuwait Division of the IADR (KuADR), May 7, 2012, Kuwait. J Dent Res 2012; 91 (spec. Issue C).
  • The 17th Annual Health Sciences Poster Day 2012, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait, May 8-10, 2012, Kuwait.
74  

Oral Cancer Knowledge, Practices, and Opinion of Dentists attending KuADR

  • The 12th Annual Meeting of Kuwait Division of the IADR (KuADR), May 7, 2012, Kuwait. J Dent Res 2012; 91 (spec. Issue C).
  • The 17th Annual Health Sciences Poster Day 2012, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait, May 8-10, 2012, Kuwait.
75  

Prevalence of Malocclusions in Schoolchildren by Governorate in Kuwait.

  • The 12th Annual Meeting of Kuwait Division of the IADR (KuADR), May 7, 2012, Kuwait. J Dent Res 2012; 91 (spec. Issue C).
  • The 17th Annual Health Sciences Poster Day 2012, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait, May 8-10, 2012, Kuwait.
76  

Fluoride in Bottled Water Found in Kuwait.

  • The 90th General Session and Exhibition of IADR, June 20-23, 2012, Iguaçu Falls, Brazil. J Dent Res 2012; 91 (spec. Issue B).
77  

Oral Cancer Knowledge, Practice, Opinion, and Attitude of Primary Oral Health Care Dentists in Kuwait.

  • The 100th Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the World Dental Congress, August, September 29-1, 2012, SAR, Hong Kong. Int Dent J; 2012 (spec issue s 1).
78  

Improving Prevention Access and Coverage among Kuwaiti School Children with Portable  Dental Units (PDUs).

  • UAE International Dental Conference and Arab Dental Exhibition, AEEDC Dubai February 24- 27, 2013, Dubai, UAE.

C- Oral Presentations 2006- 2011

1

Kuwait Experience in School Oral Health Program.

  • Fluorides and Oral Health Symposium, Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences, Kuwait, December 11-13, 2006, Kuwait.
2

Prevention Updates from School Oral Health Program, Kuwait-Forsyth.

  • UAE International Dental Conference and Arab Dental Exhibition AEEDC Dubai March, 2010.
  • GCC PREVENTIVE DENTISTRY CONFERENCE 2010 March 9, 2010.
3

Prevention of Early Carious Lesions: Experience of School Oral Health Program, Kuwait-Forsyth.

  • UAE International Dental Conference and Arab Dental Exhibition AEEDC Dubai February 1- 3,2011.
  • GCC PREVENTIVE DENTISTRY CONFERENCE 2011 February 2, 2011.

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