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Editorial Board

Last updated on: August 26, 2022

The editorial board comprises of a panel of international experts in Global Oral Health from around the globe. Our editorial board members provide their expertise and guidance in shaping the content and direction of the journal.

Editor-In-Chief

Dr_Balaji_MDS

Dr. S. M. Balaji, MDS, PhD, DSc.

Director & Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon

Balaji Dental & Craniofacial Hospital
Teynampet, Chennai – 600018, India
editor@jglobaloralhealth.org

Editor Emeritus

Dr.-Robert-Fulton

Dr. Robert Fulton

Department of Oral Health Section and Internal Medicine, Northeast Ohio Medical University,
Roots Town, OH, USA
rfulton330@gmail.com

Associate Editor – Peer reviewed Section

Dr.-Manu-Raj-Mathur

Dr. Manu Mathur

Senior Research Scientist and Associate Professor
Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI),
New Delhi, India
manu.mathur@phfi.org

Executive Editor

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Dr. Jaikrishnan Kakanar

Dentistry Practitioner
Burbank, California, USA
j.kakanar@gmail.com

Editorial Assistant

Dr.-Preetha

Dr. Preetha Chaly

Public Health Dentistry
Meenakshi Ammal Dental College
Chennai, India
drpchaly@gmail.com

Assistant Editor

Dr.-Samuel

Dr. Samuelraj Srinivasan

Public Health Dentistry
Saveetha Dental College
Chennai, India
samuelrajsrinivasan@gmail.com

Section Editors

Dr. Madan Balasubramaniam

NCD & Oral Health

Faculty of Medicine and Health
University of Sydney,
Australia

Dr. Ahmad Abdelkarim

Orthodontics

Deartment of Anatomy, Biochemistry & Physiology
University of Hawaii School of Medicine 
Honolulu, USA

Dr. Claudio Fernandes

Emerging Technologies

FFE, Universidade Federal Fluminense
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Dr. Leena Ylikontiola

Congenital Deformities

Assistant Professor,
Ohulu, Pohjois
Pohjanmma, Finland

Dr. Takashi Takata

Pathology

Institute Of Biomedical And Health Sciences,
Hiroshima University

Japan

Dr. Gerhard Seeberger

Implantology & Rehabilitation

President
Academy of Dentistry International
President-Elect, FDI World Dental Federation
Cagliari, Italy

Dr. Michael Carstens

Tissue Engineering

Instructor
Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC, USA

Dr. Mahesh Verma

Inequalities

Director and Principal
Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences
Delhi, India

Dr. Hiroshi Ogawa

Preventive Dentistry

Head and Professor 
Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences,
Niigata University, Japan

Dr. Bob Ord

Oral Cancer

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Baltimore, MD USA

Dr. George Sandor

Dental Stemcell

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery,
University of Oulu,
Oulu, Finland

Dr. Georg Meyer

Cariology

Germany

Dr. Vijay Mathur

Pedodontics

Professor & HeadPediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Centre for Dental Education and Research, AIIMS, New Delhi, India

Dr. Alexandre Mersel

Gerodontology

Chairman 
Israel Dental Association
Jerusalem, Israel

Dr. Purnima Kumar

Periodontics

Department Chair

USA

Dr. Thomas G Wolf

Endodontics

Department of Restorative, Preventive and Pediatric Dentistry,
School of Dental Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland

Dr. Nik Kantaputra

Dental Genetics

Thailand

Dr. Rajesh P

Infection Control

India

Dr. Terry Tanaka

Restorative Dentistry

Clinical Professor in Graduate Prosthodontics University of Southern California, Ostrow School of Dentistry
USA

Dr. Friedrich Herbst

Head of Surgery Department

Barmhezieh Bruder Krankenhaus
Johannes-von-God-Platz 1
1020 Vienna

Dr. Liana Bastos Freitas-Fernandes

Oral Health Litracy

Researcher at the Faculty of Dentistry of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro,
Brazil

Executive Council and Regional Section Coordinators

Dr. Park

President

Dr. Rajkumar

President-Elect

Dr. Kakanar

Interim Executive Director

Dr. Thomas L. Brink

President ADI Foundation

USA

Dr. Gerhard Seeberger

Immediate Past President

Dr. Balaji SM

Editor – in – Chief

INDIA

Dr. Claudio Fernandes

Vice President for Education

Dr. Friedrich Herbst

Public Relations Chairman

GERMANY

Dr. Wetende

Vice President for International Affairs

Dr. Kakanar

Vice President for Finance & Administration

Please visit ACADEMY OF DENTISTRY INTERNATIONAL® website for more details – https://www.adint.org/page/StandingCommittees 

Regional Section Coordinators

Dr. Johnson Mwangi

Africa

Dr. Wayne Ottaway

Australasia

Vacant

Canada West

Dr. Dietmar Klement

Northern European

Dr. Bedros Yavru-Sakak

Eastern European

Dr. Kaveh Seyedan

Middle East

Dr. Juan Enrique Bazan

South America

Dr. David Hancock

USA South West

Dr. Lawrence Morris

USA South Central

Dr. Daniel Ninan

USA South East

Dr. Chang-Young Ahn

Asian Pacific

Dr. Hank Klein

Canada East

Dr. J. Estuardo Zachrisson

Central America

Dr. Stefano Colasanto

Southern European

Dr. Senichi Suzuki

Japan

Dr. Aida Salcedo

Philippines

Dr. Dat Giap

USA North West

Dr. Theresa Lao

USA North Central

Dr. Robert T. Wong

USA North East

Dr. Liana B Freitas-Fernandes

Brazil Section

Dr. Akankshah Bhatt

India Regency

Dr. Cecilia Villa Vicencio

Mexico Regency