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No.   Reg. No.    Reg. Date              Project Title                        Project Description                       P. I.          C. I.     Completion      Status     Budget     Publication



                                                                    The objective of this study is to test the
                                                                    effect of some biodegradable materials in
                                                                    dental pulp wounds in monkey teeth. Our
                                                                    hypothesis is that based on current
                                                                    knowledge on the pathophysiology and
                                                                    histopathology of caries pulpitis, radicular
                                                                    pulp tissue in some teeth can be
                              Pulpotomy and dressing of inflamed
                  9/7/1404H                                         maintained indefinitely if dressed with a                       S Dover, C                                       Oral Surg Oral
1     F 1001                  pulp wounds with biodegradable
                                                                    biodegradable material which does not
                                                                                                                   Duro Ogunteibi                30/6/1985      PUBLISHED   45,000   Med Oral Path
                 11/4/1984G   materials in monkey teeth                                                                              Franklin
                                                                    induce degenerative changes. Thus,
                                                                    pulpotomy procedures could be utilized as
                                                                    a permanent therapeutic method for
                                                                    treating selected adult teeth with caries
                                                                    pulpitis. Depending on findings in this
                                                                    study, future studies are planned involving
                                                                    human teeth.



                                                                    This study will examine the validity of the
                                                                    numerical measurement of major
                              Clinical tissue response to varied    connector placement and determine the
                              placement and design of removable     tissue response to different placements of
             23/12/1404H                                                                                           Abdulmola Al                                                      Submitted to J
2     F 1002                  partial denture major connectors: a   major connector designs. Since little                            J Michel    31/10/1985    COMPLETED    16,000     Dent Res
             19/9/1984G       clinical and histopathological        scientific data exists in these areas, new       Salman
                              investigation                         methods of major connector design and
                                                                    major connector placement may be
                                                                    proposed.




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                                                                This study is designed to investigate the
                                                                analytical craniofacial characteristics as
                                                                well as the soft tissue integumental                            H Shaikh, O
             23/12/1404H   Cephalometric evaluation of Saudi                                                      Ibrahim                                                          Angle Orthod
3   F 1003                 children
                                                                contour of Saudi children. As a result of                        Sarhan, S    30/9/1985      PUBLISHED   19,000       1987;
             19/9/1984G                                         the study, normal cephalometric                  Nashashibi
                                                                                                                                  Darwish
                                                                measurements will be established for the
                                                                Saudi children.



                                                                The study proposes to establish the cause
                                                                of TMJ ankylosis. Damage will be induced
                                                                to the TMJ by detachment of the posterior
                                                                ligament of the meniscus, partial and total
                                                                menisectomy. The joints will then be
                                                                excised after 8-12 months and examined                                                                            Presented - 5th
              23/3/1405H   A study of mandibular growth after
4   F 1004                 experimental joint surgery
                                                                by light and EM to observe macroscopic          Zohair Haidar      None       30/11/1987    COMPLETED    70,000    Saudi Dental
             16/12/1984G                                        and microscopic changes. The rationale for                                                                           Meeting
                                                                this study is that TMJ ankylosis is a serious
                                                                problem in this community and so
                                                                identification of its etiology is a very
                                                                important and worthwhile research
                                                                project.




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No.   Reg. No.     Reg. Date              Project Title                           Project Description                       P. I.       C. I.    Completion    Status       Budget    Publication




                                                                     Mononuclear cells play a vital role in the
                                                                     immunological response of many pathological
                                                                     disorders. Lymphocytes have long been known
                                                                     to be associated with cell-mediated immunity.
                                                                     These cells now comprise 12 different
                                                                     subpopulations and each may have a different
                                                                     function. Helper-suppressor lymphocyte ratios
                                                                     were shown to influence the pathogenesis of
                               A study of gingival mononuclear cells some disease processes such as rheumatoid                                                                        Presented -
                  22/5/1405H   using monoclonal antibodies - a       arthritis and SLE. In periodontal disease,         Mohammed    M Gailani, N                                       4th Saudi
1     F 1005                   correlation with the severity of      nothing yet has been published to associate
                                                                                                                                                 12/12/1985   COMPLETED     120,000     Dental
                  12/2/1985G                                                                                              Gazi         Ashri
                               periodontal disease                   any of the lymphocyte subsets with the                                                                             Meeting
                                                                     severity of the disease process nor to explain
                                                                     the immunoregulatory mechanism involved. It
                                                                     is the objective of this study to use the unique
                                                                     property of monoclonal antibodies to identify
                                                                     lymphocyte subsets in the gingiva and
                                                                     compare them with those of peripheral blood
                                                                     of the same patients as well as the various
                                                                     stages of periodontal disease.




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                                                                  Significant controversy exists relative to the
                                                                  relationship between gingival fluid and gingival
                                                                  inflammation. Reports have varied from a
                                                                  direct correlation to no correlation between
                                                                  the two entities. Lack of standardized materials
                                                                                                                                                                                    Presented -
                           Relationship between gingival fluid    and methods for quantitating gingival fluid and
              22/5/1405H                                                                                                                                                             4th Saudi
2   F 1006                 and the clinical and histopathologic   the deficiencies in clinical studies used to        Mohammed Eid   C Franklin   12/2/1986   COMPLETED   30,500      Dental
              12/2/1985G   signs of gingival inflammation         assess gingival inflammation have been
                                                                                                                                                                                      Meeting
                                                                  reported to account for these variations. The
                                                                  purpose of this study is to examine the
                                                                  relationship between gingival crevicular fluid
                                                                  and the clinical and histologic signs of gingival
                                                                  inflammation.



                                                                   Sixty-three units of acid etch bridges (upper
                                                                   and lower) will be evaluated in patients
                                                                   mouths using a Ni-Cr-Be alloy (Rexillium III)
                                                                   and two different luting resins (Comspan and                                                                    Odontostoma
                                                                   Den Mat). Every 6 months, patients will be                                                                      tol Trop. Sep-
               2/8/1405H                                                                                               Abdullah Al
3   F 1007                 Clinical evaluation of acid-etch bridge called for a clinical evaluation using visual                     H Saeed      23/4/1986   PUBLISHED   26,100     Dec 1987,
              23/4/1985G                                           examination including a mirror and an explorer      Shammery                                                     vol. 10 (3-4)
                                                                   to examine the continuous integrity of the                                                                       pp. 175-180
                                                                   luting resin all around the margins of the
                                                                   bridge, loosening of the retainer and cracking
                                                                   (crazing) in the porcelain facing.




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                                                                   Salvadora persica (miswak) is used by many
                                                                   communities as an oral hygiene aid. Its effect
                                                                   on plaque and the periodontium is rather
                                                                   confusing and unknown. Recently, extracts
                                                                                                                                                                                  J Clin Prev
                           Effect of Salvadora persica extract on made from this plant, some of which is known
               1/7/1405H                                                                                              Mohammed                                                    Dent 1987;
4   F 1008                 plaque formation and gingivitis in a 7- as sanguinarine, have been available to the                       None       23/3/1986   PUBLISHED    800     Tropical Dent
              23/3/1985G   day trial                               general public in the form of mouthrinse and         Gazi
                                                                                                                                                                                       J
                                                                   toothpaste. It is the objective of this clinical
                                                                   trial to evaluate these products on plaque
                                                                   accumulation and bacterial growth within the
                                                                   plaque.



                                                                   The introduction of micro-filled veneers has
                                                                   expanded the indication for acid-etch
                                                                   conservative restoration therapy for discolored
                                                                   anterior teeth and can be an esthetic                                                                         Presented -
                           Clinical evaluation of a veneering
               2/7/1405H                                           alternative to porcelain fused-to-metal crown      Abdullah Al                                                 4th Saudi
5   F 1009                 technique using two light-activated
                                                                   restorations. Two laminate light cured micro-
                                                                                                                                    K Al Saif   24/3/1986   COMPLETED   15,510     Dental
              24/3/1985G   composite resins                                                                           Shammery
                                                                   filled composite materials (DenMat and Silux                                                                    Meeting
                                                                   3M) will be clinically evaluated on the labial
                                                                   surfaces of upper and lower anterior teeth for
                                                                   30 patients of both sexes.




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                                                                   The primary objectives of this study are to
                                                                   determine the predictive validity of certain
                                                                   high school and pre-dental college grades on
                                                                   the performance of certain groups of dental
                                                                   college courses of all dental school graduates
                                                                   of the KSUCD. The predictors will include over-                   S Al
               3/7/1405H   Predictor variables and performance                                                         Richard
6   F 1010                 in the dental college
                                                                   all high school grades, high school science,                  Sulaimani, A   25/3/1986    PUBLISHED   4,000   MSc Thesis
              25/3/1985G                                           math and English grades, as well as pre-dental      Gardner
                                                                                                                                  El Hadary
                                                                   English, math and science grades. The other
                                                                   objective is to compare the performance of
                                                                   three different groups of students who have
                                                                   been admitted to the KSUCD with three
                                                                   different levels of admission standards.




                                                                  Three unusual types of oral pigmentation are                                                                   Oral Surgery,
                                                                  presented. The first is a brown orange, the                                                                     Oral Med,
                           Documentation of an unusual            second is a bright yellow and the third is a                                                                        Oral
              15/2/1406H                                                                                              Mohammed
7   F 1011                 pigmentation of the gingiva - a report generalized mousy brown pigmentation. The                        N Ashri      30/10/1986   PUBLISHED   5,000    Pathology
             30/10/1985G   of two different types                 purpose of this article is to describe the nature     Gazi                                                      Oct. 1990,
                                                                  of these pigmentations and to present their                                                                    vol. 70(4) pp.
                                                                  clinical and histologic features.                                                                                445-449




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                                                                  Reassessment of previous panoramic
                                                                  radiographs will be undertaken to record the
                                                                  incidence of maxillary sinus opacities related to
                                                                  mucous retention phenomenon. The second
                                                                  part will involve recalling these patients that
               29/2/1406H   Pantomographic survey of maxillary    show such lesions and observing the changes                           C Halstead,
8    F 1012                 sinus opacities                       that may have occurred to these lesions during
                                                                                                                      Maan Al Gailani                 13/11/1986   COMPLETED   1,500   MSc Thesis
              13/11/1985G                                                                                                               A Ruprecht
                                                                  the time since their original radiographs were
                                                                  taken. The patients will have another follow-up
                                                                  OPG and they will be investigated clinically
                                                                  about their lesion to try and relate their
                                                                  incidence to any possible etiological cause.


                                                                                                                                                                                        J Oral Med
                                                                                                                                                                                          Jan-Mar
             4/3/1406H                                                                                                              S Batniji, E El
9    F 1013                 Incidence of oligodontia (hypodontia) Publication support only                            Axel Ruprecht                 17/11/1986     PUBLISHED             1986, vol.
            17/11/1985G                                                                                                                Newehi                                          41(1) pp. 43-
                                                                                                                                                                                            46

                                                                  The purpose of this study is to collect
                                                                  information on the prevalence of TMJ
                                                                  dysfunction in KSA and Riyadh in particular. A
                                                                  review of the literature shows no such data
               2/4/1406H    Prevalence of TMJ dysfunction in                                                                            B Zulqarnain,
10   F 1014                 Saudi Arabia
                                                                  collection on this problem, and in order to          James Butler                   14/12/1986   COMPLETED   3,200   MSc Thesis
              14/12/1985G                                         comment on the dental needs for patients with                         A Lamborne
                                                                  this jaw problem in Riyadh and the dental
                                                                  school as samples of the large group, such an
                                                                  investigation needs to be done.




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                                                                   The study will involve the exposure of the
                                                                   major salivary glands of the cat to varying
                                                                   doses of radiation ranging from the dose that
                            Acute and chronic effects of low and   is known to cause noticeable cell damage
                                                                                                                                   Z Haidar, A                                    Presented -
                            high dose irradiation of the major     down to the dose at which no cellular changes
               2/4/1406H                                                                                                                                                           4th Saudi
11   F 1015                 salivary glands of the cat: an         can be seen. The glands will be examined at     Maan Al Gailani Ruprecht, K 14/12/1986   COMPLETED   112,000     Dental
              14/12/1985G   ultrastructural and enzyme             different times following the irradiation                        Kyriacou                                        Meeting
                            cytochemical study                     employing ultrastructural and cytochemical
                                                                   methods. The precise dosage and time interval
                                                                   will depend on the results of the exploratory
                                                                   experiments that will be performed.




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No.   Reg. No.     Reg. Date               Project Title                        Project Description                       P. I.          C. I.       Completion    Status      Budget    Publication


                                                                      Four female patients were seen at the
                                                                      College of Dentistry, all with unusual
                                                                      localized gingival pigmentation. The                                                                                 J Oral
                                                                      histories revealed intentional gingival                        A Ruprecht,                                          Medicine
                  3/1/1407H    Gingival tattooing - an unusual                                                        Maysara Al
1     F 1016                   pigmentation: a report of four cases
                                                                      tattooing for cosmetic or therapeutic                          P Gerard, A     8/9/1987     PUBLISHED     350      1986, vol.
                  8/9/1986G                                           reasons. Introduction variation in gingival      Shawaf                                                           41(2) pp. 130-
                                                                                                                                       Al Abed
                                                                      color can be a result of a variety of causes                                                                          133
                                                                      ranging from gingivitis to racial
                                                                      pigmentation.



                                                                      Four hundred and nineteen lateral
                                                                      cephalometric radiographs were reviewed
                                                                      to determine the prevalence and extent of
                                                                      ponticles of the posterior arch of the                                                                            Dentomaxillof
                                                                      cervical vertebra. All the radiographs were                                                                        ac Radiol.
                  29/2/1407H                                                                                                         I Nashashibi,
2     F 1017                   Ponticles of the atlas                 from the dental clinic files. About two-       Axel Ruprecht                   2/11/1987    PUBLISHED     390      1988, vol.
                  2/11/1986G                                          thirds of the patients had only minor                           A Lamborne                                        17(1) pp. 67-
                                                                      bridging while in 14% it was complete or                                                                               71
                                                                      near-complete bridging. There is an
                                                                      increasing trend with age of partial and
                                                                      complete bridging.



                                                                     The objective of this study is to compare a
                                                                     random sample of 50 children (1.5-3.5 yrs)
                                                                     who have nursing caries syndrome with a
                                                                     random sample of 50 children who are
                   6/3/1407H   Background and lifestyles of children caries free. The research methodology and
3     F 1018                   with nursing caries syndrome          survey instrument will include a
                                                                                                                     Rajiha Salman     E Guile       9/11/1987    COMPLETED     4,000   MSc Thesis
                  9/11/1986G
                                                                     questionnaire to be administered to the
                                                                     mothers, a clinical measure of caries in the
                                                                     children and a measure of the oral hygiene
                                                                     status of the mothers.




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                                                                A cephalometric-corrected conventional
                                                                tomographic technique will be suggested
                                                                to provide geometrically true images of                       P Salins, S
                6/3/1407H   Clinico-tomographic assessment of
4   F 1019                  symptomatic TMJ patients
                                                                temporomandibular articulation. The           Tarnjit Saini   Chellemi, K   9/11/1987   COMPLETED    7,250   MSc Thesis
               9/11/1986G                                       techniques will provide easy location of                        Fareed
                                                                the depth of the T-cut and facilitate easy
                                                                duplication of the patient's positioning.




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No.   Reg. No.      Reg. Date               Project Title                           Project Description                        P. I.         C. I.     Completion    Status      Budget    Publication

                                                                         The objective of this research is to study
                                                                         the etiology, type, and frequency of                                                                             Presented at
                   14/5/1407H                                            traumatic dental injuries among children                         J Conry, V                                      the 5th Saudi
1     F 1020                    Dental trauma in a clinic population
                                                                         in the outpatient dental clinic, KSUCD. The
                                                                                                                          Rajiha Salman                15/7/1987    COMPLETED     500        Dental
                   15/1/1987G                                                                                                              Medeiros
                                                                         age group of the subjects will range from 1-                                                                        Meeting
                                                                         18 years old.

                                                                    The purpose of this study is aimed at
                                                                                                                                                                                          Saudi Dent J
                                                                    demonstrating the effect of N2O induced
                   27/5/1407H   The influence of N2O psychosedation                                                                                                                        1989, vol.
2     F 1021                    on pantographic tracings
                                                                    psychosedation, on the reproducibility of             Kamal Fareed     P Salins    11/2/1987    PUBLISHED     500     1(2) pp. 47-
                   28/1/1987G                                       pantographic tracings of the border
                                                                                                                                                                                               50
                                                                    movements of the mandible.


                                                                         In this proposal, it is the intention to study
                                                                         lymphocyte cytotoxicity from atopic
                                                                         allergy patients against oral epithelial cells
                                Lymphocytes cytotoxicity to oral
                    1/6/1407H                                            in culture and compare it with normal             Mohammed
3     F 1022                    epithelial cells in patients with atopic
                                                                         controls as well as those with periodontal
                                                                                                                                            None       11/9/1987    COMPLETED    5,500    MSc Thesis
                   31/1/1987G   allergy                                                                                      Gazi
                                                                         disease. The effect of local histamine and
                                                                         antihistamine on the cytotoxicity will also
                                                                         be evaluated.


                                                                      The primary goal of this project is to
                                                                      develop a simple method for augmenting                           M Fayyad, H
                                                                                                                                        Saeed, R                                          Presented at
                                A method for augmenting retention in the retention of non-noble ceramo-metal
                   9/8/1407H                                                                                                                                                              the 5th Saudi
4     F 1023                    non-noble cast restorations: a 5-part restorations by using a luting cement with          Ridwaan Omar   Tyler, M      11/9/1987    COMPLETED    49,000      Dental
                   8/4/1987G    laboratory investigation              the capacity of forming bonds at both the                         Zallal, G                                            Meeting
                                                                      cement-tooth and cement-casting                                   Bloxham
                                                                      interfaces.




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                                                                    The objective of this project is to ascertain
                                                                    a general profile of dental students in
                                                                    Saudi Arabia. A questionnaire will be
                                                                                                                                                                                     Presented at
                                                                    utilized to capture the data from all
               5/9/1407H    A profile of dental students in Saudi                                                                                                                    the 5th Saudi
5   F 1024                  Arabia
                                                                    students presently matriculating at the          Ernest Guile    M El Backly   3/11/1987   COMPLETED    5,000       Dental
               3/5/1987G                                            KSUCD. Statistical tests will be used to
                                                                                                                                                                                        Meeting
                                                                    compare responses of males and females,
                                                                    and students from various parts of the
                                                                    country.


                                                                    Dosimetric evaluation of the lateral
                                                                    cephalometric radiography will be done.
                                                                    Radiation doses to the critical areas in the
                            Dosimetric evaluation of self-          head and neck area in a skull phantom will
               6/9/1407H    rectifying and three phase x-ray        be measured by employing
6   F 1025                  generators utilized during              thermoluminiscent dosimetry. Exposure
                                                                                                                     Tarnjit Saini    M Northrop   4/11/1987   COMPLETED    9,250    MSc Thesis
               4/5/1987G
                            cephalometric radiography               will be made with a self-rectifying and a
                                                                    three-phase x-ray generator and the
                                                                    phantom will be oriented so as to project
                                                                    lateral cephalographs.


                                                                    The purpose of this pilot study is to                                S El
                                                                    determine if ambient air pollution levels                                                                        Presented at
                                                                                                                                     Shobokshy, F
               6/9/1407H    Ambient air pollution levels within the presently exist in areas within the dental        Ahmed El                                                       the 5th Saudi
7   F 1026                  dental school environment               school environment, where technical staff
                                                                                                                                     Abu Laban, F 4/11/1987    COMPLETED    25,000      Dental
               4/5/1987G                                                                                               Hadary
                                                                    and/or students are gathered for service                          Hussein, R                                        Meeting
                                                                    or instructional activities.                                        Going

                                                                    Data concerning the number of pilgrims
                                                                    seeking emergency dental services during
                                                                    Hajj time is not available in the literature.
               12/9/1407H   Evaluating emergency dental service     The intent of this study is to gather and        Abdullah Al     S Shalhoub,
8   F 1027                  needs during Hajj                       statistically analyze this data. A
                                                                                                                                                 10/11/1987    PUBLISHED    8,000    Saudi Med J
               10/5/1987G                                                                                            Shammery         O Sarhan
                                                                    questionnaire form is designed to include
                                                                    as many dental emergency items as
                                                                    possible.




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                                                                   The purpose of this study is to examine
                                                                   the possible benefits and/or side effects of
                                                                   using miswak on the periodontal soft
                                                                                                                                  A Al
               3/4/1408H    Effects of chewing sticks on oral hard tissues and on the dental hard tissues.
9   F 1028                  and soft tissues                       Clinical examination will include gingival
                                                                                                                  Mohammed Eid Shammery, T 25/5/1988   COMPLETED    1,500   MSc Thesis
              25/11/1987G
                                                                   recession, enamel abrasive lesions, root                        Lie
                                                                   surface lesions, pocket depths, attachment
                                                                   loss, bleeding sites and plaque scores.




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No.   Reg. No.      Reg. Date               Project Title                        Project Description                       P. I.           C. I.     Completion    Status      Budget    Publication


                                                                       This is a proposed pilot study to identify
                                                                       various species of streptococci and
                                                                       staphylococci using the 10-second staining
                                                                                                                                                                                        Presented at
                                                                       technique with fluorescence dyes. If
                    5/6/1408H   Positive typing of bacteria using                                                                                                                       the 6th Saudi
1     F 1029                    fluorescence microscopy
                                                                       positive identification can be made of the     Nasir Al Bagieh   S Chellemi   25/7/1998    COMPLETED    23,500      Dental
                   25/1/1988G                                          various species of bacteria producing oral
                                                                                                                                                                                           Meeting
                                                                       and circumoral infections, then valuable
                                                                       time can be saved in using the antibiotic of
                                                                       choice.

                                                                                                                                                                                         J Clin Prev
                                Effect of Salvadora persica extract on
                    5/8/1408H                                                                                          Mohammed                                                          Dent 1987;
2     F 1030                    plaque formation and gingivitis in a 7- Publication support only                                          None                    PUBLISHED    9,000    Tropical Dent
                   23/3/1988G   day trial                                                                                Gazi
                                                                                                                                                                                              J

                                                                      An odontometric analysis was undertaken
                                                                      of the teeth of 6-7 and 14-15yr old                                                                                Community
                                                                                                                                                                                          Dent Oral
                                Comparison of the crown size of teeth schoolchildren exposed throughout life to
                    5/8/1408H                                                                                                                                                            Epidemiol
3     F 1031                    in children from a high and an        a naturally fluoridated drinking water          Ridwaan Omar        None                    PUBLISHED    37,600    May 1997,
                   23/3/1988G   optimum fluoride area in South Africa supply (2.5 ppm) in Klipfontein and of
                                                                                                                                                                                        vol. 15(6) pp.
                                                                      equivalent children living in the adjacent                                                                          329-331
                                                                      area of Garies (1.06 ppm).

                                The possibility of malignancy in three
                    5/8/1408H                                                                                          Mohammed
4     F 1032                    unusual pigmentation of the oral       Publication support only                                           None                    COMPLETED    9,000    MSc Thesis
                   23/3/1988G   mucosa                                                                                   Gazi


                                                                       The accuracy of an electronic root canal
                                                                       measuring device is evaluated using
                                                                       twenty human subjects seeking tooth                                                                              Saudi Dental
                                Evaluation of the accuracy of
                   10/2/1409H                                          extraction. Both single and multi-rooted          Saad Al                                                        Journal 1993,
5     F 1033                    electronic root canal measuring
                                                                       teeth are used. The position of the file tip
                                                                                                                                        A Al Yahya   22/3/1989    PUBLISHED    10,000    vol. 5(3) pp.
                   22/9/1988G   device using the clearing technique                                                      Nazhan
                                                                       to the apical constriction of the root apex                                                                         132-135
                                                                       is examined microscopically after tooth
                                                                       extraction using the clearing technique.




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                             Three-rooted permanent mandibular                                                                                                                       Oral Surg
                8/3/1409H                                                                                              Abdullah Al
6    F 1034                  first molars of mongoloid and negroid Publication support only                                             None                   PUBLISHED     709     Oral Med
               19/10/1988G   groups in the Middle East                                                                 Shammery                                                      Oral Path


                                                                   It is proposed in this clinical investigation
                                                                   to identify the nature of the occlusal
                             Relationship between cuspal fractures scheme in dentitions in which cuspal                               R Omar, Z
                8/3/1409H                                                                                              Abidhusein
7    F 1035                  in restored posterior teeth and       fractures in restored posterior teeth have                         Fakiha, K    19/4/1989   COMPLETED    2,000   MSc Thesis
               19/10/1988G   occlusal scheme                       occurred and to attempt to correlate the              Bhaiji
                                                                                                                                       Fareed
                                                                   incidence of fracture with the type of
                                                                   occlusal scheme.



                                                                     Although in vitro tests do not always
                                                                                                                                                                                     J Prosthet
                                                                     duplicate in vivo conditions, they can offer
                                                                                                                                                                                      Dent Jul.
                 9/2/1409H   A comparative study of the retentive    comparative values. An in vitro test was
8    F 1036                  capacity of dental cementing agents     done to evaluate the tensile strength of
                                                                                                                      Ridwaan Omar      None                   PUBLISHED    1,119    1988, vol.
                21/9/1988G                                                                                                                                                          60(1) pp. 35-
                                                                     three types of cementing agents for
                                                                                                                                                                                         40
                                                                     complete crowns.


                                                                     The cytotoxicity of two endodontic filling
                                                                     materials (AH26 and amalgam) were
                                                                     evaluated in vitro using the                                                                                   Saudi Dent J
                             Cytotoxicity study of AH26 and
             8/3/1409H                                               radiochromium release method and                    Saad Al                                                     1990, vol.
9    F 1037                  amalgam in vitro using human
                                                                     primary culture of human periodontal
                                                                                                                                     L Spangberg   19/4/1989   PUBLISHED    3,000   2(2) pp. 48-
            19/10/1988G      periodontal ligament fibroblasts                                                            Nazhan
                                                                     ligament (PDL) fibroblasts. The materials                                                                           51
                                                                     were tested fresh and when set after one
                                                                     day.


                                                                     The purpose of the present trial is to test if
                                                                     a 0.5% zinc citrate containing dentifrice
                             The effect of dentifrice with and       applied in a personalized template on the                       B Zulqarnain,
                6/4/1409H                                                                                                 Axel
10   F 1038                  without 0.5% zinc citrate on calculus   teeth without toothbrushing has an                                M Eid, N    16/5/1989   COMPLETED    7,500   MSc Thesis
               16/11/1988G   formation in vivo                       inhibitory effect on calculus formation,          Bergenholtz
                                                                                                                                         Ashri
                                                                     plaque and gingivitis compared to that of a
                                                                     placebo dentifrice.




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                          The cleaning efficiency of six
                                                                  The idea of the present study is to find out
             6/4/1409H    dentifrices for children and the taste                                                                       A
11   F 1039               acceptance among 4- and 8-yr-old
                                                                  which dentifrice would be recommended          Basil Al Khadra                 16/5/1989   COMPLETED    8,800    MSc Thesis
            16/11/1988G                                           to 4- and/or 8-yr-old children.                                  Bergenholtz
                          children: an in vivo and in vitro study

                                                               The purpose of this investigation is to
                                                               determine the threshold level for caries of                                                                         Presented at
                                                                                                                                       A Al
             4/5/1409H    Threshold level of sugar consumption freshly erupted, non-carious second                Enosakhare                                                       the 6th Saudi
12   F 1040               for caries attack                    permanent molars of 12-yr-old children
                                                                                                                                   Shammery, H 14/6/1989     COMPLETED    64,988      Dental
            14/12/1988G                                                                                             Akpata
                                                               sampled from fluoridated and non-                                      Saeed                                           Meeting
                                                               fluoridated communities of Saudi Arabia.




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No.   Reg. No.      Reg. Date              Project Title                         Project Description                       P. I.            C. I.      Completion    Status      Budget    Publication

                                                                      The purpose of this study is to evaluate                                                                            Presented at
                    8/7/1409H   Autoclave and microwave sterilization the effect of sterilization by autoclave and     Enosakhare       S Al Shehry,                                      the 6th Saudi
1     F 1041                    and corrosion of dental burs          microwave oven on the corrosion of
                                                                                                                                                       15/8/1989    COMPLETED    13,850      Dental
                   15/2/1989G                                                                                            Akpata          S Tulbah
                                                                      dental burs used in clinical dentistry.                                                                                Meeting


                                                                       The aim of this investigation is to evaluate
                                                                       the dimensional accuracy of alginates, and                       R Jagger, S
                    7/8/1409H   Accuracy and hardness of casts                                                            Anders
2     F 1042                    prepared by irreversible hydrocolloids
                                                                       the effect of changing the manufacturer's                        Al Fayez, R    15/9/1989    COMPLETED    7,450    MSc Thesis
                   15/3/1989G                                          recommended powder/liquid ratios on the          Johansson
                                                                                                                                           Omar
                                                                       accuracy of the impression.



                                                                       This study will investigate the influence of
                                                                       alloxan-induced diabetes on oral
                                                                       carcinogenesis in Sprague-Dawley rats.
                                The effects of alloxan-induced
                    7/8/1409H                                          The time of development and the
3     F 1043                    diabetes on experimental oral
                                                                       characteristics of neoplastic changes will
                                                                                                                      Maan Al Gailani    N Nartey      15/9/1989    COMPLETED    23,000   MSc Thesis
                   15/3/1989G   carcinogenesis
                                                                       be compared in the diabetic and non-
                                                                       diabetic groups using light and electron
                                                                       microscopy, and immunochemistry.



                                                                     The research is aimed to study the success                                                                           Presented at
                                Augmentation of a partially resorbed
                   29/2/1410H                                        and practicability of using a lyophilized           Khalid Al      A Nwoku, H                                        the 6th Saudi
4     F 1044                    maxillo-mandibular ridge with
                                                                     cartilage as a replacement material of a
                                                                                                                                                       30/3/1990    COMPLETED    35,500      Dental
                   30/9/1989G   lyophilized cartilage                                                                    Ruhaimi        Mosadomi
                                                                     partially resorbed ridge.                                                                                               Meeting




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                                                                 The elongated styloid process may lead to
                                                                 Eagle's syndrome which is characterized
                                                                                                                                H El Abdin, Z                                    Alexandria
                                                                 by vague facial pain, dysphagia, dysphonia,
                                                                                                                                                                                   Dental
            18/3/1410H      The incidence of elongated styloid   otolgia, etc. The purpose of this study is to     Saleh Al      Fakiha, H
5   F 1045                  process in a Saudi population        determine the incidence of elongated
                                                                                                                                              18/4/1990   PUBLISHED    20,000    Journal Jul.
           18/10/1989G                                                                                             Shamrani     Nahedh, K Al                                      1991, vol.
                                                                 styloid process in patients attending the                           Saif                                           16(3)
                                                                 KSUCD and correlate the incidence to
                                                                 clinical signs and symptoms.


                                                                 Six adult baboons will be utilized in this
                                                                                                                                                                                Presented at
                                                                 study to assess the long-term effect and
               18/3/1410H   Long term follow-up of auricular                                                       Alagumba                                                     the 6th Saudi
6   F 1046                  cartilage graft to TMJ in monkeys
                                                                 success rate of autogenous grafts to the                       S Khateery   18/4/1990    COMPLETED    40,700      Dental
              18/10/1989G                                        TMJ in the treatment of                            Nwoku
                                                                                                                                                                                   Meeting
                                                                 temporomandibular dysfunction.


                                                                The proposed study will attempt to
                                                                analyze the current trends of emergency
                                                                treatment procedures carried out among
                                                                patients at KSUCD. The major objective is                                                                       Saudi Dental
                                                                                                                                      M
            16/4/1410H      Assessment of emergency dental care to compare the data on treatment                  Abdullah Al                                                   Journal 1992,
7   F 1047                  at KSUCD                            procedures carried out during 1987 and
                                                                                                                                Rahmatullah, 15/11/1990   PUBLISHED    40,000   vol. 4(SI) pp.
           15/11/1989G                                                                                              Yahya
                                                                1988. Apart from assessment of the nature                       A Al Sweilem                                        31-32
                                                                and category of emergency dental care,
                                                                future trends in dental care services
                                                                demand, will also be assessed.




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No.   Reg. No.      Reg. Date              Project Title                         Project Desciption                        P. I.          C. I.       Completion    Status      Budget    Publication


                                                                       Measurement of the range of mandibular
                                                                       movement is a valuable objective method                                                                           Saudi Dental
                                                                       for assessing the function of the                                                                                 Journal Sep.
                   18/6/1410H   Normal mouth opening in Saudi                                                          Hassan El
1     F 1048                    population: pilot study
                                                                       masticatory system. It is also useful in                       T Al Shaalan    16/7/1990    PUBLISHED    15,000    1991, vol.
                   16/1/1990G                                          assessing the effect of various therapeutic       Abdin                                                           3(3) pp. 99-
                                                                       treatment of functional disorders of the                                                                              101
                                                                       mandible.



                                                                      The study aims to examine a cross-
                                                                      sectional sample of unilateral cleft lip and
                                                                                                                                      I Nashashibi,                                      Presented at
                                                                      palate children treated by the Cleft Palate
                   18/6/1410H   A cross-sectional study of UCLP Saudi                                                                                                                     the Saudi
2     F 1049                    Arabian children treated at KKUH
                                                                      Team at KKUH and to compare these with         Khalid Al-Balkhi J McWilliam,    16/7/1990    COMPLETED    30,200      Dental
                   16/1/1990G                                         a sample of normal Saudi Arabian children                         M Hawary                                           Meeting
                                                                      in order to establish a baseline for further
                                                                      comparisons with other centers.


                                                                       The aim of the present study is to assess
                                                                       the medical status of patients who
                                Retrospective assessment of the
                                                                       required periodontal treatment at the PDS                  L Jorkjend, B
                   25/7/1410H   medical status of patients treated for
3     F 1050                    periodontal diseases at the KSUCD in
                                                                       Department either treated by the students     Mohammed Eid Zulqarnain, S 21/8/1990          COMPLETED    3,500    MSc Thesis
                   21/2/1990G                                          or by the specialists to obtain information
                                Riyadh                                                                                              Mokeem
                                                                       about the prevalence of systemic
                                                                       conditions.




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                                                                     A proposal is made to evaluate the ability
                                                                     of silver amalgam to bond chemically to
                                                                     glass-cermet cement. The postulation is
                                                                     that by exposing the metallic particles of
               23/8/1410H   Bonding amalgam to glass ionomer         glass-cermet cement by acid etching, a        Mohammed
4   F 1051                  cements                                  reaction between these metallic particles
                                                                                                                                    None       20/9/1990    COMPLETED    3,000    MSc Thesis
               21/3/1990G                                                                                           Fayyad
                                                                     and the residual mercury in the amalgam
                                                                     mix will occur. This reaction, if there is
                                                                     any, will result in a chemical bond
                                                                     between the two materials.



                                                                     The cephalometric literature is rich with
                                                                     different craniofacial analyses. However,
                                                                     since these analyses are only descriptive                                                                       Angle
                            A new cephalometric parameter to         for the cleasr skeletal discrepancies and                                                                      Orthod.
               23/8/1410H
5   F 1052                  aid in the dental base relationship      somewhat handicapped for borderline          Omar Sarhan       None       30/6/1990    PUBLISHED    12,000    1990, vol.
               21/3/1990G   analysis                                 cases, an investigation was designed to                                                                      60(1) pp. 59-
                                                                     assess the dental base relationship in the                                                                        63
                                                                     human lateral skull cephalostat
                                                                     radiograph.


                                                                   The aim of this study is to relate the
                                                                   craniofacial centroid line (CFC) to the                                                                        Presented at
              27/10/1410H   The relationship of the craniofacial   natural head position and thereby                                                                               the Saudi
6   F 1053                  centroid line to natural head position establish whether or not the CFC bears a
                                                                                                                  Omar Sarhan       None       23/12/1990   COMPLETED    20,000      Dental
              23/5/1990G
                                                                   stable relationship to head posture and                                                                          Meeting
                                                                   craniofacial morphology.

                                                                     The aim of the present study is to
                            Effect of topical folic acid application
           26/11/1410H                                               investigate the effect of local folic acid
7   F 1054                  on phenytoin-induced gingival
                                                                     treatment of the gingiva on phenytoin-
                                                                                                                  Otto Gonzales   L Hanstrom   20/12/1990   COMPLETED    7,940    MSc Thesis
           20/6/1990G       overgrowth
                                                                     induced gingival overgrowth.




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                                                                   The purposes of this clinical study are to 1)
                                                                   determine the horizontal and lateral
                                                                   condylar guidance inclinations of two                                                                          J Prosthet
                            Evaluation of two different            different types of articulator, the Hanau                                                                       Dent Oct.
           26/11/1410H                                                                                             Mohammed A     J Elahi, F
8   F 1055                  articulators using interocclusal check H2 and Hanau Radial Shift, using                                            6/10/1995   PUBLISHED    12,764    1995; vol.
           20/6/1990G       records of edentulous patients         interocclusal checkbite records of                Abdullah      Fahmy                                         74(4) pp. 408-
                                                                   edentulous subjects and 2) to compare the                                                                         411
                                                                   acceptability of interocclusal checkbite
                                                                   records by the two articulators.


                                                                    The purposes of this study are: (1) To
                                                                    measure and compare tensile bond
                                                                    strength of buccal and lingual dentin
                                                                    surface of primary molars to
                                                                    Gluma/Lumifor System, (2) To observe and                      M Diab, M
               1/6/1411H    Dentin bonding and structure in
9   F 1056                  primary teeth
                                                                    evaluate interfacial resin surfaces and        Fouad Salama    Khalil, S   19/6/1991   COMPLETED    3,000    MSc Thesis
              19/12/1990G                                           etching pattern of dentin in primary                           Darwish
                                                                    molars. Instron will be used to test the
                                                                    tensile strength while SEM will be used to
                                                                    examine etching patterns and interfacial
                                                                    resin surfaces.




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No.   Reg. No.      Reg. Date               Project Title                          Project Description                       P. I.         C. I.      Completion    Status      Budget    Publication


                                                                         The purpose of this study was to
                                                                         investigate the chemopreventive effect of
                                Chemopreventive action of                benzylisothiocyanate on epithelial changes                                                                      Saudi Dental
                   18/1/1412H   benzylisothiocyanate on epithelial       induced by DMBA on the hamster cheek            Abdullah Al                                                     Journal 2007,
1     F 1057                    changes induced by DMBA on the           pouch. The result will help to assess the
                                                                                                                                          None        30/1/1992    PUBLISHED    5,000    vol. 19(1) pp.
                   30/7/1991G                                                                                              Dosari
                                hamster cheek pouch                      chemopreventive action of BIT against the                                                                           37-42
                                                                         DMBA-induced epithelial changes on the
                                                                         hamster cheek pouch.



                                                                         This is a trend study about the use of pit
                                                                         and fissure sealants in Saudi Arabia which
                                                                         will be done through a set of
                                                                         questionnaires to be sent by mail to dental
                                                                         practitioners in the country. Results of the                                                                    Saudi Dental
                   18/1/1412H   The use of pit and fissure sealants in   study will be used to find out whether                                                                          Journal 1994,
2     F 1058                    Saudi Arabia                             there is a need to increase the exposure of
                                                                                                                        Loida Manuel   H Abdellatif   30/10/1991   PUBLISHED    1,000     vol. 6(SI) p.
                   30/7/1991G
                                                                         undergraduate dental students to the use                                                                              80
                                                                         of pit and fissure sealants and also
                                                                         whether there is a need for the dental
                                                                         school(s) or the Dental Society to conduct
                                                                         courses regarding pit and fissure sealants.



                                                                         The purpose of this study is to investigate
                                                                         sex difference in relation to a) perm mand                                                                       Saudi Dent
                                                                                                                                          A Al
                    2/5/1412H   A study of mandibular canine             canine MD width, b) intercanine distance       Mohammed A                                                       Journal 1997,
3     F 1059                    dimorphism to establish sex identity     and c) percentage of dimorphism in the
                                                                                                                                       Shammery, I 12/13/1995      PUBLISHED    4,640    vol. 9, pp.17-
                   9/11/1991G                                                                                             Abdullah
                                                                         population of Riyadh to provide additional                      Ashraf                                                20
                                                                         evidence in sex identity.




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                                                                    The major goal of this study is to generate
                                                                    a profile of the patient with nursing caries.
                                                                    It is believed that such a profile would be
               12/5/1412H                                                                                                         T Al Shaalan,
4   F 1060                  Nursing caries: a profile of patients   helpful in pointing out the high risk groups     Amjad Wyne                 19/5/1992     COMPLETED     500    MSc Thesis
              19/11/1991G                                           in the study area. This in turn would assist                   S Darwish
                                                                    in the targeting of preventive measures to
                                                                    the children at high risk for nursing caries.



                                                                   The purpose of this work is to investigate
                                                                                                                                  M Farid, K Al                                     Caries Res.
                            Cavitation at radiolucent areas on     the effect of tooth type, patient's age and
            10/6/1412H                                                                                               Enosakhare                                                      1996, vol.
5   F 1061                  carious proximal surfaces of posterior past caries experience on the probability                         Saif, E      17/3/1992   PUBLISHED    1,000   30(5) pp. 313-
           17/12/1991G      teeth                                  of clinical cavitation at radiolucent areas         Akpata
                                                                                                                                    Roberts                                             316
                                                                   on approximal surfaces of posterior teeth




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No.   Reg. No.      Reg. Date               Project Title                      Project Description                       P. I.            C. I.      Completion    Status      Budget    Publication


                                                                    The objectives of this study are: (1) To
                                                                    determine the efficacy of glutaraldehyde
                                                                    in the pulpotomy of vital primary molars
                                                                    whose caries have involved the pulp, (2)
                                Glutaraldehyde as a replacement for                                                                   S Darwish, M
                   28/8/1412H                                       To compare its success rate with the well          Joseph
1     F 1062                    formocresol in pulpotomy of primary
                                                                    known results of formocresol, (3) To
                                                                                                                                         Diab, S     3/6/1992     COMPLETED    4,120    MSc Thesis
                   3/3/1992G    molars                                                                                 Adenubi
                                                                    provide an answer to the question 'Is                                Batata
                                                                    glutaraldehyde effective enough a
                                                                    medicament to replace formocresol in the
                                                                    pulpotomy of primary molars?'



                                                                     To understand the natural history of
                                                                     periodontitis, a case-control study will be
                                                                     conducted by examining subjects with
                                                                     disease and those without, and seek
                                                                     factors of similarity and difference
                   23/9/1412H                                        between them. These factors include
2     F 1063                    Risk factors in periodontitis
                                                                     clinical, social and attitudinal parameters.
                                                                                                                    Hoda Abdellatif    L Manuel      28/8/1992    COMPLETED    8,100    MSc Thesis
                   28/3/1992G
                                                                     A total of 300 subjects selected as the
                                                                     study population will be divided into two
                                                                     groups. Cases - subjects with periodontal
                                                                     destruction, and control subjects with no
                                                                     periodontal destruction.



                                                                     The purpose of this pilot study is to
                                                                     investigate and evaluate the effects of
                                                                     demineralized bone powder and                                                                                      Pakistan Oral
                   7/1/1413H    Pulp and dentin response to some     hemostatic agent on the healing of dental                                                                            & Dent J
3     F 1064                    biologic materials: a pilot study    pulp, dentin, cementum, and periodontal
                                                                                                                    Fouad Salama        M Diab       8/1/1993     PUBLISHED    9,850     2000; 20:
                   8/7/1992G
                                                                     ligament in dogs. Seven adult dogs will be                                                                           184-192
                                                                     used in this experiment, one as a donor
                                                                     and the other six as recipients.




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                                                              These factors include clinical, social and
                                                              attitudinal parameters. A total of 300                      S Darwish, M                                   Saudi Dental
                         Efficacy of trimeprazine tartrate    subjects selected as the study population
            22/6/1413H                                                                                                     Salama, M                                     Journal 1994,
4   F 1065               (Vallergan) in behavior management   will be divided into two groups. Cases -      Lanre Bello                17/6/1993   COMPLETED    34,000    vol. 6(3) pp.
           17/12/1992G   of pediatric dental patients         subjects with periodontal destruction, and                    Seraj, M
                                                                                                                                                                            160-168
                                                              control subjects with no periodontal                           Salam
                                                              destruction.




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No.   Reg. No.      Reg. Date              Project Title                        Project Description                      P. I.          C. I.      Completion    Status      Budget    Publication



                                                                       The objectives of the study are (1) To
                                                                       determine the prevalence of nursing caries
                                                                       in preschool children in the Riyadh area,
                                                                       (2) To suggest appropriate intervention                                                                          Int'l J of
                   24/8/1413H   Nursing caries: prevalence in Riyadh   strategies for the prevention and control                    J Adenubi, S                                       Paed. Dent
1     F 1066                    area                                   of nursing caries in Riyadh and throughout
                                                                                                                     Amjad Wyne                    16/5/1993    PUBLISHED    4,947    2001; 11:361-
                   16/2/1993G                                                                                                         Darwish
                                                                       the Kingdom, (3) To make the results                                                                               364
                                                                       available to the groups concerned with the
                                                                       provision and planning of dental health
                                                                       services to children in this area




                                                                     Demographic data will be collected.
                                                                     Questionnaires will be used to assess
                                                                     attitudes and beliefs. Clinical examination
                                                                     will be conducted, and measurements will
                                                                     be accomplished in the following order:
                                                                     plaque, gingival crevicular fluid flow,
                                                                     gingival inflammation, exudates, mobility,
                                Non-destructive reference controlled                                                                                                                  Saudi Dental
                                                                     calculus, dental caries, probing depth, and                     H Selim, H
                   24/8/1413H   quantitation of microleakage by                                                      Abdullah Al-                                                     Journal May-
2     F 1067                    reverse diffusion: II. Endodontic
                                                                     loss of attachment. Using stratification                       AL Tahawi,     16/8/1993    PUBLISHED    13,121    Aug. 1998,
                   16/2/1993G                                        analysis, the odds ratio is generated to          yahya
                                restorations                                                                                        ME Abdullah                                         vol. 10(2)
                                                                     estimate the strength direction of an
                                                                     association between disease and
                                                                     exposure. The analysis strategies for
                                                                     dealing with confounding and effect
                                                                     modification in the study are to use the
                                                                     Mantel-Haenszel procedures and logistic
                                                                     regression models.




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                                                                 The proposed study presents a simple non-
                                                                 destructive and objective method for
                                                                 quantitating microleakage using reverse
                                                                 diffusion and control. The method utilizes
                                                                 an experimentally selected radioisotope                                                                        Saudi Dental
                            Non-destructive reference controlled
                                                                 used at 37 degrees Centigrade and under                        I Hammad, M                                     Journal Sep.
               24/8/1413H   quantitation of microleakage by                                                        Hamdi Al
3   F 1068                  reverse diffusion: III. Extracoronal
                                                                 continuous shaking. The effect of                               Fayyad, ME 16/2/1994     PUBLISHED    31,499    1995, vol.
               16/2/1993G                                        temperature, shaking and evaporation has           Tahawi                                                      7(3) pp. 167-
                            restorations                                                                                           Abdullah
                                                                 been determined experimentally through                                                                              176
                                                                 pilot studies. The research aims at
                                                                 quantitating microleakage associated with
                                                                 extracoronal restorations in vitro and
                                                                 embodies five experiments.




                                                                 The purpose of the present investigation is
                                                                 to histologically compare flap procedure
                                                                 with and without resorbable and non-
                            New attachment of surgically induced resorbable membranes in covering and
                                                                                                                                A Abubaker,
               24/8/1413H   buccal gingival recessions in dogs   obtaining new attachment of surgically
4   F 1069                  using resorbable and non-resorbable induced gingival recessions in two mongrel
                                                                                                                  Nadir Babay       A         16/5/1993   COMPLETED    4,800    MSc Thesis
               16/2/1993G
                            membranes                            dogs after treating the root surfaces by                       Bergenholtz
                                                                 root planing or polishing and or either with
                                                                 citric acid or tetracycline hydrochloride, in
                                                                 saline or cetylpyrimidine.




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                                                                  Patients wearing fixed orthodontic
                                                                  appliances for the first time frequently
                                                                  complain of oral ulceration and abrasion
                                                                  of the oral mucosa. Several lines of
                            Sanguinarine in the treatment of oral treatment have been advocated for the
               24/8/1413H                                                                                                      O Sarhan, S
5   F 1070                  ulceration associated with fixed      relief of patient's discomfort. This study,    Nadir Babay                 16/3/1993   COMPLETED    1,600   MSc Thesis
               16/2/1993G   orthodontic appliances                following Cooke's unit of ulcer days, will                     Shafik
                                                                  be assessing sanguinarine mouthrinse
                                                                  0.1% for the treatment of oral ulceration
                                                                  following the early placement of fixed
                                                                  orthodontic appliances.




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No.   Reg. No.      Reg. Date              Project Title                      Project Description                        P. I.         C. I.    Completion     Status     Budget   Publication



                                                                     The objective of the study is to predict the
                                                                     onset of pubertal growth of the Saudi
                                                                     population. Measurement of growth has
                                                                     been important in assessing health and
                                                                     nutritional status. In addition, knowledge
                                                                     about the period of increased growth will                                                                       Saudi
                                                                                                                                                                                    Medical
                                                                     be helpful in crucial planning of
                  19/11/1418H   Growth spurt prediction study of a                                                   Sulaiman Al   H Abdellatif,                                    Journal
1     F 1071                    Saudi population
                                                                     orthodontic treatment. This                                                 31/12/2001   PUBLISHED    5,850   2007, vol.
                  18/3/1998G                                         epidemiological study is designed to assess       Emran        H Kawari
                                                                                                                                                                                   28(11) pp.
                                                                     a random sample of female and male                                                                            1718-1722
                                                                     Saudi students enrolled in the fifth to the
                                                                     eleventh grades of the Riyadh public
                                                                     school system for growth, orthodontic
                                                                     treatment needs, and attitudes toward
                                                                     malocclusion.




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                                                                  The aims of the present study can be
                                                                  summarized as follows: a) to investigate
                                                                  the usefulness of Hpd use in the detection
                                                                  of otherwise clinically undetectable
                                                                  chemically induced premalignant lesions
                                                                  as well as clinically detectable malignant
                            Photoradiation detection and                                                                       M Hassanin,
                                                                  lesions in the hamster’s cheek pouch, b) to
                            treatment of chemically induced
           19/11/1418H                                            study the therapeutic effect of Hpd on         Abdullah Al    A Das, A Al
2   F 1072                  premalignant and malignant lesions in
                                                                  chemically induced premalignant and
                                                                                                                                            18/3/1999   COMPLETED    12,732   MSc Thesis
           18/3/1998G       the hamster cheek pouch and                                                            Dosari      Mobeireek, M
                                                                  malignant lesions in the hamster’s cheek                        El Tony
                            hamster tongue
                                                                  pouch, c) to attempt to localize Hpd on the
                                                                  cellular substructure level for a better
                                                                  understanding of the phenomenon of the
                                                                  preferential uptake and retention of Hpd
                                                                  by the premalignant and malignant tissues
                                                                  and its exact cytotoxic effect(s).




                                                                  The biological results of osseointegrated
                                                                  implants have been extremely favorable
                                                                  and predictable. This treatment modality
                                                                  has been used extensively in the last
                                                                  decade to rehabilitate edentulous and
              19/11/1418H   The effect of immediate orthodontic   partially edentulous patients.
3   F 1073                  force on osseointegration success     Osseointegrated implants were also
                                                                                                                Riyadh Akeel   S Al Emran   3/18/1999   COMPLETED    11,466   Final Report
              18/3/1998G
                                                                  proven to be successful as anchorage in
                                                                  orthodontic treatment. This has greatly
                                                                  facilitated the treatment of certain
                                                                  orthodontic cases and expanded the range
                                                                  of biomechanical possibilities.




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                                                                   A less complicated, less invasive but safer
                                                                   and more predictable method to seal the
                            Bone regeneration following            socket after immediate implant placement                                                                     Clinical Oral
                                                                                                                                                                                  Implants
                            immediate implant placement into       until a blood clot has been organized is
              19/11/1418H                                                                                          Alagumba                                                       Research
4   F 1074                  extraction sockets sealed with freeze- presented. This is the birth of Guided                       B Rosenquist 18/3/1999     PUBLISHED    4,900    Dec. 2000,
              18/3/1998G    dried, demineralized ethylene oxide Tissue Regeneration (GTR) techniques.               Nwoku
                                                                                                                                                                                vol. 11(6) pp.
                            sterilized bone membrane               One of such is the use of LAMBONE which                                                                        572-582
                                                                   is a commercially produced laminar
                                                                   cortical human bone.



                                                                   This experiment assesses a new technique
                                                                   using calcium sulfate as a resorbable
                                                                   barrier with and without composite bone
                                                                   graft of xenograft and allografts. It is                                                                         Saudi
                                                                   indicated for cases of cortex bone defect                                                                       Medical
              19/11/1418H   Growth spurt prediction study of a     at sites of dental implants (fixtures).        Sulaiman Al   H Abdellatif,                                   Journal Nov.
5   F 1075                  Saudi population                       Histologic findings are compared with two
                                                                                                                                                2/2/1999   PUBLISHED    7,708     2007, vol.
              18/3/1998G                                                                                            Emran        H Kawari
                                                                   of long use GTR membranes: non-                                                                               28(11) pp.
                                                                   resorbable (PTFE) and resorbable                                                                              1718-1722
                                                                   (polylactic). This comparative histologic
                                                                   study is based on microscopic histology,
                                                                   histometry and electron microscopy.




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No.   Reg. No.      Reg. Date               Project Title                          Project Description                      P. I.          C. I.      Completion    Status      Budget    Publication

                                Gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) in the Gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) in the                                                                            Pakistan Oral
                   22/2/1422H                                                                                             Sameer
1     F 1076                    osseointegrated implant sulcus         osseointegrated implant sulcus measured                            None        16/5/2002    PUBLISHED    8,500      & Dental
                   16/5/2001G   measured from recall patients at KSU from recall patients at KSU                          Mokeem                                                           Journal

                                                                         The attachment and morphology of
                                                                                                                                                                                          J Endod.
                                Attachment behavior of human             human periodontal ligament fibroblasts to
                   22/2/1422H                                                                                                                                                             2004 Jan;
2     F 1077                    periodontal ligament fibroblasts to      mineral trioxide aggregate(MTA) was            Hanan Balto       None        16/5/2002    PUBLISHED    7,000     vol. 30(1);
                   16/5/2001G   MTA. In vitro study using SEM            evaluated using a scanning electron
                                                                                                                                                                                          pp. 25-29
                                                                         microscope.

                                Influence of permanent resilient
                                                                         Influence of permanent resilient denture
                   22/2/1422H   denture lining materials on the
3     F 1078                    accuracy of fit of maxillary denture
                                                                         lining materials on the accuracy of fit of     Noura Omar      S Al Saleh    16/11/2001   COMPLETED    4,000    MSc Thesis
                   16/5/2001G                                            maxillary denture base
                                base
                                Surface texture of enamel after
                   22/2/1422H                                            Surface texture of enamel after adhesive
4     F 1079                    adhesive removal using two different
                                                                         removal using two different techniques
                                                                                                                       Fouad Salama     K Al Balkhi   16/11/2001   COMPLETED    5,100    MSc Thesis
                   16/5/2001G   techniques

                                Influence of wash material volume on Influence of wash material volume on the
                   22/2/1422H                                                                                            Mohammed       R Omar, H
5     F 1080                    the dimensional accuracy of two-step dimensional accuracy of two-step                                                 16/8/2001    COMPLETED    2,475    MSc Thesis
                   16/5/2001G   putty/wash impressions               putty/wash impressions                            Aleem Abdullah   Sherfudhin

                                Effects of incomplete seating of fixed
                                                                         Effects of incomplete seating of fixed                                                                          Presented at
                                partrial dentures on resistance to
                   11/3/1422H                                            partrial dentures on resistance to                          A Al Jabab                                           the Saudi
6     F 1081                    dislodgement by cyclic fatigue
                                                                         dislodgement by cyclic fatigue loading:
                                                                                                                       Ridwaan Omar                    3/6/2002    COMPLETED    35,000      Dental
                   3/6/2001G    loading: Laboratory and 3-D FEA                                                                     M A Abdullah
                                                                         Laboratory and 3-D FEA investigations                                                                             Meeting
                                investigations

                   11/3/1422H   Clinical acceptability of shade          Clinical acceptability of shade matching in       Esam
7     F 1082                    matching in porcelain restorations       porcelain restorations
                                                                                                                                          None        3/12/2001    COMPLETED    9,400    MSc Thesis
                   3/6/2001G                                                                                             Tashkandi

                                Solubility and water sorption of         Solubility and water sorption of ormocer in
                   3/8/1422H
8     F 1083                    ormocer in comparison with               comparison with compomer and                   NadiaTaher        None        20/10/2002   COMPLETED    3,000    MSc Thesis
                  20/10/2001G   compomer and composite resin             composite resin




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                            Fluoride release of tooth coloured
               3/8/1422H                                           Fluoride release of tooth coloured
9   F 1084                  restorative materials. A Comparative
                                                                   restorative materials. A Comparative study
                                                                                                                 NadiaTaher   None   20/10/2002   COMPLETED    3,000   MSc Thesis
              20/10/2001G   study




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No.   Reg. No.      Reg. Date               Project Title                        Project Description                        P. I.      C. I.   Completion    Status      Budget    Publication

                                Expression of endothelial leukocyte
                                                                        Expression of endothelial leukocyte
                                adhesion Molecule-1 (ELAM-1) and
                   19/3/1423H                                           adhesion Molecule-1 (ELAM-1) and                  Maha
1     F 1085                    intercellular adhesion Molecule-1
                                                                        intercellular adhesion Molecule-1 (ICAM-
                                                                                                                                       None    1/3/2003     COMPLETED    27,000   MSc Thesis
                   1/6/2002G    (ICAM-1) in different stages of                                                         Bahamam
                                                                        1) in different stages of gingivitis.
                                gingivitis.

                                Comparison between office bleaching Comparison between office bleaching and
                   15/3/1423H
2     F 1086                    and home bleaching in color relapse home bleaching in color relapse and their          Nasser Nooh     None    28/5/2003    COMPLETED    20,000   Final Report
                   28/5/2002G   and their effect on the periodontium. effect on the periodontium.

                                The efficacy and safety of oral
                                                                        The efficacy and safeyty of oral midazolam
                                midazolam in comparison to oral                                                                                                                   Saudi Dent. J
                   16/3/1423H                                           in comparison to oral trimeprazine tartrate
3     F 1087                    trimeprazine tartrate for sedation of
                                                                        for sedation of uncooperative pediatric
                                                                                                                       Adel Al Harbi   None    29/5/2003    PUBLISHED    8,000      2006; vol.
                   29/5/2002G   uncooperative pediatric dental                                                                                                                     18(SI); 058
                                                                        dental patients.
                                patients.
                                Assessment of two doses of
                                                                        Assessment of two doses of INTRANASAL
                   16/3/1423H   INTRANASAL MIDAZOLAM for
4     F 1088                    sedation of uncooperative pediatric
                                                                        MIDAZOLAM for sedation of                       Saif Al Saif   None    29/5/2003    COMPLETED    10,000   MSc Thesis
                   29/5/2002G                                           uncooperative pediatric dental patients.
                                dental patients.




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No.   Reg. No.      Reg. Date               Project Title                         Project Description                      P. I.        C. I.   Completion       Status         Budget   Publication


                                                                      The purpose of this study is to measure
                                                                      and compare the in vivo and in vitro bond
                                In vivo and In vitro. Comparison of   strengths of orthodontic brackets to
                                                                                                                                                               Completed
                  24/11/1423H   bond strength of orthodontic brackets human enamel at different time intervals,         Manar Al-
1     F 1118                    to human enamel at different time     following validating an in vivo digital
                                                                                                                                        None    27/1/2004      22/3/1425H       10,000   MSc Thesis
                  27/1/2003G                                                                                            Hajrassie                              12/5/2004G
                                intervals.                            gauge-debonding device that would be
                                                                      used to determine bond strengths in the
                                                                      oral environment.



                                                                        The objectives of the study are two folds:
                                                                        first to evaluate the extent/severity of
                                Assessment of lipid profile among
                  24/11/1423H                                           periodontal disease in diabetic and non                                              Completed 1426H
2     F 1119                    type 2 diabetic and non diabetic
                                                                        diabetic periodontally involved patients
                                                                                                                      Dalal Al Otaibi   None    27/1/2004        2005G
                                                                                                                                                                                10,000   MSc Thesis
                  27/1/2003G    periodontal patients.
                                                                        and second to study the dyslipidemia in
                                                                        diabetic and periodontitis patients.



                                                                        The components of class III malocclusion
                                                                        of adult Saudi females and males had been
                                                                        investigated and compared to adult Saudis
                                The comparative investigation of the
                  24/11/1423H                                           with normal occlusion. Saudi females and        Eman Al                              Completed 1425H
3     F 1120                    components of class III malocclusion
                                                                        males with class III malocclusion data were
                                                                                                                                        None    27/1/2004        2004G
                                                                                                                                                                                3,630    MSc Thesis
                  27/1/2003G    in a sample of adult Saudi patients.                                                   Namankani
                                                                        also compared to similar data of Caucasian
                                                                        females and males with class III
                                                                        malocclusion.



                                                                        The aim of this study is to investigate the
                                The effectiveness of periodic stripping effectiveness of periodic stripping of the                                             Completed
                  24/11/1423H                                                                                          Basmah Al-
4     F 1121                    technique of the lower anterior teeth lower anterior teeth in orthodontically                           None    27/1/2004       4/3/1425H       1,340    MSc Thesis
                  27/1/2003G    as a modified retention method.         treated patients, as a modified lower          Maghlouth                               24/4/2004G
                                                                        retention method.




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                                                                The debonding problems of enamel and
                                                                bracket fractures for esthetic brackets
                                                                continue to be of concern to clinicians.
                                                                Tha aims of the present in vitro study
                                                                were: (i) to evaluate quantitatively and
                                                                qualitatively the effect of different times
                                                                of application of some volatile oils and
                            The effect of volatile oils on
                                                                their combinations on the debonding of                                              Completed
              24/11/1423H   debonding of polycarbonate brackets
5   F 1122                  reinforced with ceramic filler: A
                                                                polycarbonate brackets reinforced with            Amal Linjawi   None   27/1/2004   11/3/1425H    10,000   MSc Thesis
              27/1/2003G                                        ceramic filler; (ii) to test the relationship                                       1/5/2004G
                            Quantitative and Qualitative Study.
                                                                between the different quantitative
                                                                variables, between qualitative and
                                                                quantitative variables and also the
                                                                relationship between enamel fracture
                                                                after debonding and the presence of mild
                                                                initial enamel crack before bonding for
                                                                each solvent.



                                                                   The purpose of this study is to investigate
                            Effect of surface treatment on bond    the effect of bonding agent and surface                                          Completed
              24/11/1423H                                                                                          Ibrahim Al-
6   F 1123                  strength of low fusing porcelain to    treatment using sandblasting and                              None   27/1/2004    3/4/1425H    10,000   MSc Thesis
              27/1/2003G    pure titanium.                         hydrochloric acid on the bond strength of        Hussaini                        23/5/2004G
                                                                   low fusing porcelain to pure cast titanium.

              24/11/1423H                                                                                         Aljawhara Al
7   F 1124                                                                                                                       None   27/1/2004   COMPLETED     10,000   MSc Thesis
              27/1/2003G                                                                                             Senaidi




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                                                                    This laboratory computer assisted study is
                                                                    an attempt to present a comprehensive
                                                                    mathematical analysis of dental arch
                                                                    curvature in subjects with normal
                                                                    occlusion and Class I, II and II
                                                                    malocclusions. The study required two
                            A mathematical analysis of dental       stages of analysis. The first stage was to
              24/11/1423H                                                                                                                           Completed 1425H
8   F 1125                  arch curvature in normal occlusion      test the accuracy of two-dimensional         Seba Al-Harbi   None   27/1/2004       2004G
                                                                                                                                                                       10,000   MSc Thesis
              27/1/2003G    and class I, II and III malocclusion.   mathematical functions in reproducing the
                                                                    human dental arch curvature. The second
                                                                    stage was to utilize the verified
                                                                    mathematical models in studying the
                                                                    variations in arch curvature between the
                                                                    three classes of malocclusion and normal
                                                                    occlusion.




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No.   Reg. No.      Reg. Date               Project Title                           Project Description                        P. I.      C. I.   Completion    Status      Budget    Publication

                   9/1/1425H    Efficacy of fissure sealant using self-   Efficacy of fissure sealant using self-            Maha Al                                                    Intern
1     F 1089                    etching primers/ Adhesive.                etching primers/ Adhesive.
                                                                                                                                          None     1/3/2005    COMPLETED    15,644     Seminar
                   1/3/2004G                                                                                                 Sarheed

                                                                          The purpose of this study is to evaluate
                                                                          and to assess the effectiveness of the
                                                                          analgesic activity of ibuprofen against
                                                                          paracetamol in reducing the incidence and
                                A comparative study of the effect of
                                                                          the severity of pain after palcement of
                   20/4/1425H   postoperative Ibuprofen and
2     F 1090                    Paracetamol therapy on orthodontic
                                                                          initial archwire, to examine the effects of 2    Laila Baidas   None    9/6/2005     COMPLETED    5,000    MSc Thesis
                   9/6/2004G                                              different analgesic drugs on tooth
                                pain and tooth movement.
                                                                          movement and to evaluate the
                                                                          impairment of orthodontic tooth
                                                                          movement caused by nonsteroidal anti-
                                                                          inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)


                                                                          To evaluate type, concentration and
                                The effect of different irrigant          temperature of the root canal irrigant as
                   13/8/1425H                                                                                              Ebtissam Al
3     F 1091                    variables canalson the microbial          well as the taper of the prepared root                          None    28/9/2005    COMPLETED    14,300   Final Report
                   28/9/2004G   colonies of infected root -2              canal to find the optimal combination to            Madi
                                                                          effectively clean the root canal.

                                Antibiotic prophylaxis for bacterial      To evaluate the current prescribing                                                                        Pakistan Oral
                   13/8/1425H   endocarditis a survey of current          practice of prophylactic antibiotics for           Nouf Al                                                   & Dent J
4     F 1092                    prescribing practice among dentists in    bacterial endocarditis among Riyadh
                                                                                                                                          None    28/9/2005    PUBLISHED    12,800    2006; vol.
                   28/9/2004G                                                                                               Hammad
                                Riyadh.                                   dentists.                                                                                                   26(1)79-91

                                                                         To investigate the effect of hand and
                                                                                                                                                                                     Saudi Dent. J
                                The effect of ultrasonic irrigation with rotary instrumentation with and without
                   13/8/1425H                                                                                              Ebtissam Al                                                2008, vol.
5     F 1093                    rotary instrumentation on microbial the use of ultrasonic irrigation and to find                          None    28/9/2005    PUBLISHED    10,400   20(1) pp. 10-
                   28/9/2004G   colonies of infected root canals.        the most effective method in debriding               Madi
                                                                                                                                                                                          16
                                                                         the canal of microbes.




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                                                                   To evaluate the method of introducing the
                                                                   irrigant to the canal, time of tissue contact,
                            The effect of different irrigant       frequency of change of the irrigant,                                                                        Saudi Dental
               13/8/1425H   variables on the microbial colonies of volume of the irrigant, and the microbes                                                                     Journal -
6   F 1094                  infected root canals using ultrasonic used. In order to find the optimal
                                                                                                                     Hanan Balto    None   28/9/2005    PUBLISHED     13,300   2008-20-03-
               28/9/2004G
                            waves-1                                combination to effectively clean the root                                                                   150-155-full
                                                                   canal using rotary instrumentaion and
                                                                   ultrasonic waves.



                                                                   The aim of this study to evaluate , through
                                                                   the microtensile non-trimming technique,
                                                                   the bond strength of various combinations
                            Comparison of the adhesion between
                                                                   of prefabricated FRC posts and resin                                                                        Saudi Dental
                            prefabricted fiber-reinforced posts
            12/9/1425H                                             composites used as core materials. The                                                                      Journal 2008,
7   F 1095                  and different composite resin cores: A
                                                                   null hypothesis is that there is no
                                                                                                                     Ziad Salama    None   26/10/2005   PUBLISHED     22,100     vol. 20(1)
           26/10/2004G      Microtensile bond strength
                                                                   significant different in the bond strength                                                                    pp.10-16
                            evaluation.
                                                                   achieved at the post-core interface with
                                                                   the various combinations of post and core
                                                                   materials tested.


                                                                    The purpose of this study is to evaluate                                                                    In Progress
              24/10/1425H   Viscoelastic behavioral of polymeric                                                       Nesreen                          COMPLETED
8   F 1096                  filling materials.
                                                                    the behavior of polymeric filling materials                     None    7/8/2005     JUNE 2007
                                                                                                                                                                      23,800         for
              7/12/2004G                                            in elastic, viscoelastic and deformation.           Ateyah                                                  Publication

                                                                  To be able to reduce the deleterious effect
                                                                                                                                                                                 Egyptian
                            The effect of topically applied 1.23% of topically applied 1.23% acidulated
              24/10/1425H                                                                                                                                                      Dental J Jan.
9   F 1097                  acidulated Phosphate fluoride on zinc phosphate fluoride on the surface of zinc         Sahar Al Zain   None   7/12/2005    PUBLISHED     8,830    2006, vol. 52
              7/12/2004G    phosphate cement.                     phosphate cement by controlling the
                                                                                                                                                                                pp. 81-87
                                                                  application time.




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No.   Reg. No.      Reg. Date               Project Title                       Project Description                      P. I.       C. I.   Completion    Status      Budget     Publication

                                                                   To be able to maximize the retention of
                                The effect of different cleaning                                                                                                                   Egyptian
                                                                   the cast crwons by selecting the best
             22/11/1425H        methods of the temporary cement on                                                                                                                   Dental
1     F 1098                    the retention of permanently
                                                                   cleaning method of the remnants of the           Sahar Al-Zain    None     3/1/2006    PUBLISHED    29, 754   journal ,52(4)
              3/1/2005G                                            temporary on their internal surfaces prior
                                cemented cast crowns                                                                                                                               Oct. 2006
                                                                   to their permanent cementation

                                                                      To find out the following: A verage
                                                                                                                                                                                   Pakistan
                                Clinical biological width dimesions   biological width dimensions around teeth
                    2/2/1426H                                                                                        Abdulaziz Al                                                Oral & Dent J
2     F 1099                    around teeth of selected Saudi        of selected saudi patients and to correlate                    None    13/9/2005    PUBLISHED    14,600    2005; 25(1):
                   13/3/2005G   populations                           these dimensions with status of the teeth       Rasheed
                                                                                                                                                                                    81-86
                                                                      of the patients.


                                                                      The aim of this study is to examine the
                                                                      effect of current surface conditioning
                                The influence of cement lute and
                    2/2/1426H                                         methods on the flexural strength of IPS
3     F 1100                    surface preparation on the flexural
                                                                      Empress ceramic luted with the new self-
                                                                                                                    Hind Al Nahedh   None    13/3/2006    COMPLETED    39,400    Final Report
                   13/3/2005G   strength of IPS Empress porcelain
                                                                      adhesive resin cement as compared to a
                                                                      dual curing resin cement.


                                                                      The aim of this study is to examine the
                                                                      effect of current surface conditioning
                                The influence of cement lute and
                                                                      methods on the flexural strength of
                    2/2/1426H   surface preparation on the flexural
4     F 1101                    strength of porcelain laminate
                                                                      vitadur-alpha ceramic materials after         Hind Al Nahedh   None    13/3/2006    COMPLETED    25,750    Final Report
                   13/3/2005G                                         luting it with the new self-adhesive resin
                                veneering materials
                                                                      cement as compared to dual curing resin
                                                                      cement


                                                                      The objective of this study is to compare                                                                  Saudi Dental
                                                                                                                                                                                   Journal,
                                                                      the bond strength of two different
                                Bond strength of lower bonded                                                                                                                     Volume 18,
                    2/2/1426H                                         techniques for bonding the lower 3-3             Fares Al
5     F 1102                    retainer: comparison between two
                                                                      material, then to recommend the
                                                                                                                                     None    13/11/2005   PUBLISHED    27,800       No. 3,
                   13/3/2005G   techniques                                                                            Sehaibani                                                  September -
                                                                      technique with superior bond strength (if
                                                                                                                                                                                  December
                                                                      exist)                                                                                                         2006




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                                                                  To find a material that have chemo-                                                                               J Endod.
                             An evaluation of white-MTA, portland
                24/2/1426H                                        physical and biological properties that can            Khalid Al                                                 April 2006,
6    F 1103                  cement, and calcium hydroxide in the
                                                                  induce tissue healing and/or stimulate
                                                                                                                                         None   4/11/2006   COMPLETED    25,832   vol. 32(4) pp.
                4/4/2005G    repair of the furcal perforation.                                                           Huzaimi
                                                                  periodontal tissue regeneration                                                                                   365-367

                                                                      To find a material help to manage
                             An evaluation and comparison the                                                                                                                       J Endod.
                                                                      dehiscence with EMD around
                24/2/1426H   repair of the furcal perforation by                                                         Khalid Al                                                 April 2006,
7    F 1104                  using Gray-MTA, portland cement,
                                                                      endodontically treated teeth. This study                           None   4/11/2006   COMPLETED    28,687   vol. 32(4) pp.
                4/4/2005G                                             could be one of the first studies with             Huzaimi
                             and calcium hydroxide.                                                                                                                                 365-367
                                                                      histological evaluation.

                                                                      To evaluate the microleakage of resin-
                                                                      cemented posts following obturation with
                             The effect of eugenol based sealers
                28/3/1426H                                            either eugenol or non eugenol sealer and           Ahmed Al
8    F 1105                  on resin cemented posts. In Vitro
                                                                      to evaluate the effect of immediate versus
                                                                                                                                         None   7/5/2006    COMPLETED    30,000   Final Report
                7/5/2005G    Study                                                                                        Kahtani
                                                                      delayed post cementation on the resin
                                                                      cement

                                                                      To investigate the socio-demographic
                             Dental treatment performed under         information of children treated under
                             general anesthesia for saudi children    general anesthesia, to identify the medical
                28/3/1426H                                                                                               Ibtissam
9    F 1106                  attending the college of dentistry at    status of patients treated under general                           None               CANCELLED    22,600   CANCELLED
                7/5/2005G    King Saud University between 1999-       anesthesia, to identify the type of                Murshed
                             2004: Retrospectve Study                 treatment performed under general
                                                                      anesthesia


                                                                     The objective of this study is to investigate
                                                                     and document the percentage of
                             Dentoalveolar anomalies in patients                                                                                                                   Saudi Med
                                                                     congenital anomalies in the jaws and
                28/3/1426H   with cleft lip and/ or palate attending                                                                                                              Journal 2008
10   F 1107                  college of dentistry, king saud
                                                                     dentition present in saudi patients              Khalid Al-Balkhi   None   7/11/2005   PUBLISHED    21,600   Vol 29(5) 477-
                7/5/2005G                                            affected by cleft lip and palate attending
                             university                                                                                                                                                480
                                                                     the cleft lip and palate clinics at college of
                                                                     dentistry at king saud university




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                                                                     To compare the sealing ability resilon
                                                                     monoblock system(RMS) used as a single
                28/4/1426H   Evaluation of resilon as a root canal                                                    Sulaiman Al
11   F 1108                  filling material: In Vitro Study
                                                                     cone of matching taper to canal                                  None    6/6/2006    COMPLETED    30,600   Final Report
                6/6/2005G                                            preparation to cold lateral condesation of         Hadlaq
                                                                     multiple 0.02 taper cones


                                                                     The aim of this study are to compare
                                                                     coronal leakage and fatique fracture
                                                                     resistance of endodontically-treated teeth
                             Fatigue fracture of endodontically
                28/4/1426H                                           restored by either a glass fiber-reinforced         Esam
12   F 1109                  treated teeth restored with fibre
                                                                     composite post system(FRC Postec, Ivoclar-
                                                                                                                                      None   6/12/2005    COMPLETED    29,667
                6/6/2005G    reinforced and cast post and cores                                                        Tashkandi
                                                                     Vivadent, Liechtenstein) or a cast post and
                                                                     core, under conditions of mechanical
                                                                     cycling


                             Effect of cavity shape on fracture      Effect of cavity shape on fracture                                                                          Journal of
                13/5/1426H   resistance of endodontically-treated    resistance of endodontically-treated teeth                                                                 Endodontics,
13   F 1110                  teeth restored with glass-fiber posts   restored with glass-fiber posts and
                                                                                                                      Ziad Salama     None   20/12/2005   PUBLISHED    29,500   vol. 32(8) pp.
                20/6/2005G
                             and composite restoration               composite restoration                                                                                        752-755

                                                                                                                                                                                  Egyptian
                                                                                                                                                                                   Dental
                             Effect of surface finish produced by    Effect of surface finish produced by one-
                13/5/1426H                                                                                                                                                       Journal July
14   F 1111                  one-step finishing systems on the       step finishing systems on the color stability   Hind Al Nahedh   None   20/6/2006    COMPLETED    17,600   2006, vol. 52,
                20/6/2005G   color stability of composites           of composites
                                                                                                                                                                                  pp. 1415-
                                                                                                                                                                                    1424

                             Assessment of Myrrh effect on Intra-    Assessment of Myrrh effect on Intra-Oral
                13/5/1426H   Oral mucosal wounds healing as          mucosal wounds healing as compared to              Aziza Al
15   F 1112                  compared to tetracycline &              tetracycline & chlorahexadine mouth wash
                                                                                                                                      None   20/6/2007    COMPLETED    28,800   Final Report
                20/6/2005G                                                                                             Mubaireek
                             chlorahexadine mouth wash in rats       in rats

                             The evaluation of danger zone after     The evaluation of danger zone after canal
                13/5/1426H                                                                                             Saad Al
16   F 1113                  canal preparation using three           preparation using three different rotary Ni-                     None   25/6/2007    COMPLETED    8,000    MSc Thesis
                20/6/2005G   different rotary Ni-Ti Instruments      Ti Instruments                                    Shahrani




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                                                                                                                                                                               Published on
                             Efficacy of two rotary Ni-Ti
                                                                     Efficacy of two rotary Ni-Ti Instruments in                                                                  line 30
                13/5/1426H   Instruments in the removal of Gutta                                                       Nasser Al
17   F 1114                  Percha during root canals
                                                                     the removal of Gutta Percha during root                         None   25/6/2007    PUBLISHED    6,000     Oct/06, vol.
                20/6/2005G                                           canals retreatment, An in Vitro study              Ketheri                                                33(1) pp.38-
                             retreatment, An in Vitro study
                                                                                                                                                                                     41
                             The effect of recasting pure titanium
                13/5/1426H                                           The effect of recasting pure titanium and          Ahmed
18   F 1115                  and titanium alloy on the fit of cast
                                                                     titanium alloy on the fit of cast restoration
                                                                                                                                     None   25/6/2007    COMPLETED    10,000   MSc Thesis
                20/6/2005G   restoration                                                                                Nazzawi

                                                                                                                                                                               Saudi dental
                             The nature of occupational exposures The nature of occupational exposures
                24/7/1426H                                                                                            Al Johara Al                                             Journal 2007,
19   F 1116                  occuring among dental health care       occuring among dental health care                               None   30/8/2006    PUBLISHED    7,200    vol. 19(3) pp.
                30/8/2005G   workers in dental clinics in Riyadh,KSA workers in dental clinics in Riyadh,KSA           Hussayen
                                                                                                                                                                                 155-163



                                                                     The aim of the present study is to compare
                             Effect of full coverage restoration
                                                                     the fracture resistance and failure pattern
                             type on fracture resistance of                                                                                                                     Journal of
                                                                     of endodontically treated premolars
            11/11/1426H      endodontically treated teeth restored                                                                                                             Endodontics,
20   F 1117                  with and without glass–fiber posts:
                                                                     restored using composite resin with or           Ziad Salama    None   13/12/2006   PUBLISHED    35,000   vol. 36(7) pp.
            13/12/2005G                                              without translucent glass fiber posts,with
                             Porcelain fused to metal v/s Zirconia                                                                                                               513-519
                                                                     respect to different types of full-coverage
                             crowns. Part1
                                                                     crown.




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No.   Reg. No.      Reg. Date              Project Title                          Project Description                       P. I.       C. I.   Completion    Status     Budget    Publication


                                                                        Among the mechanical and physical
                                                                        characteristics needed for long-term
                                The effect of three different finishing
                                                                        restoration,the behavior of resin-based
                   2/12/1426H   & polishing systems on water                                                             Ahmad Al-
1     F 1126                    absorption and solubility of selected
                                                                        restoration materials in the oral                               None    3/1/2007     COMPLETED   7,000    MSc Thesis
                   3/1/2006G                                            environment depends on the resistance              Hijazi
                                resin composite filling materials
                                                                        to soulubility and,consequently,to water
                                                                        intake ability(1)



                                                                         Understanding the etiopathogenesis and
                                                                                                                                                                                        J.
                                                                         the mechanism, which triggers the
                                Serum antibody level in smoker and                                                                                                                 Periodontol
                   13/1/1427H                                            periodontal diseas in smokers, may serve
2     F 1127                    non-smoker subjects with chronic
                                                                         as an adjunct in the clinical diagnosis and
                                                                                                                       Anil Sukumaran   None    12/2/2007    PUBLISHED   40,000    Jun. 2007,
                   12/2/2006G   periodontitis                                                                                                                                     vol. 78(6) pp.
                                                                         management of periodontal problems in
                                                                                                                                                                                   1043-1050
                                                                         smokers.



                                                                         The dental stone after mixing undergoes
                                Dimensional accuracy of removable        isotropic expansion.the maximum                                                                           Saudi Dent.
                   13/1/1427H   dies made from pindex system             expansion occurs approximately after 2         Mohammad                                                  Journal 2007,
3     F 1128                    influenced by sectioning time of the     hours from the start of mixing time and
                                                                                                                                        None    12/2/2007    PUBLISHED   39,434   vol. 19(1) pp.
                   12/2/2006G                                                                                              Alim
                                cast.                                    progressively increases in the following                                                                      8-14
                                                                         24hours.



                                                                         To date, full coverage of endodontically
                                Effect of Full-coverage restoration
                                                                         treated teeth is still indicated te assure
                                type on fracture resistance of
                                                                         long term survival and protection of                                                                     J of Dentistry
                                endodontically treated teeth restored
                   13/1/1427H                                            these teeth. With the introduction of                                                                      2008, vol.
4     F 1129                    with and without glass-fiber posts:
                                                                         leucite-reinforced glass ceramic crowns,
                                                                                                                        Ziad Salama     None    12/2/2007    PUBLISHED   35,000   36(7) pp. 513-
                   12/2/2006G   Fiber-reinforeed composite v/s leucite
                                                                         exhibiting high esthetic features by mean                                                                     519
                                reinforced glass ceramic crowns.Part
                                                                         of metal free material and enhanced
                                II
                                                                         physical and mechanical properties.




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                                                                 The importance of the absence of
                                                                 rotation at the implant-abutment
                                                                 interface has been put in evidence by
                            Fracture resistance and optical
                                                                 several authors, tthese studies
               13/1/1427H   properties of 3 types of implant                                                        Esam
5   F 1130                  abutments in combination with glass-
                                                                 demonstrated the existence of a direct                           None     12/2/2007    COMPLETED        29,800
               12/2/2006G                                        interrelationship between a bad                  Tashkandi
                            leucite full coverage crowns.
                                                                 adaptation of the abutment at the
                                                                 hexagon level and aloosening of the
                                                                 screws of the abutments.

                                                                   The bond behavior between Ti-6AI-7NB
                            Bond strengths of three low–fusing     and low-fusing has not been                                                          COMPLETED
               13/1/1427H                                                                                         Nada Al-
6   F 1131                  ceramics to Ti-6AI-4v and Ti-6AI-7Nb   investigated.in addition, the bond                             None     12/2/2007   Thesis Defended   10,000   MSc Thesis
               12/2/2006G   alloys.                                strngth of low-fusing ceramics to Ti-6AI-      Mazroa                                    2008
                                                                   4V need further investigation.

                                                                   The objective of this study is to
                                                                   investigate the effect of location and                                                                             Int J
                            Effect of location and number of                                                                                                                      Prosthodont.
                                                                   number of endosseous implants on the
               13/1/1427H   implants on the retention and                                                           Lamia                                                           Nov-Dec
7   F 1132                  stability of magnetically retained
                                                                   retention and stability of implant                             None     2/12/2007     PUBLISHED       10,000    2008, vol.
               12/2/2006G                                          retained mandibular overdenture with a        AbdulWahab
                            mandibular overdentures.                                                                                                                              21(6) pp. 511-
                                                                   commercially available magnetic                                                                                    513
                                                                   attachment system

                                                                   It is well known that dental plaqe is the
                                                                                                                                                                                   Saudi Dent.
                            The Use of povidone-Iodine and         main etiologic factor in the initiation and
                                                                                                                 Mohammed                                                          Journal Oct.
               22/2/1427H   Hydrogen peroxide mixture as an        progression of pwriodontal
8   F 1133                  adjunct to non-surgical treatment of   disease.scaling and root planing is the
                                                                                                                 Youssef Al-   Nader Babay 22/3/2007    PUBLISHED        10,000     2009, vol.
               22/3/2006G                                                                                                                                                         21(3) pp. 127-
                            chronic periodontitis.                 corner stone for the managemnt of               Saeed
                                                                                                                                                                                       133
                                                                   periodontal disease.




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                                                                   The color replication process comprises a
                                                                   shade selection phase followed by shade
                                                                   duplication.4.5 shade selection can be
                             Evaluation of color duplication in
                                                                   accomplished by either visual
                22/2/1427H   ceramometal complexes using visual                                                  Eiman Al-      Ehab                COMPLETED
9    F 1134                  and instrumental shade matching
                                                                   assessment or instrumental analysis.                                 22/3/2007      2008
                                                                                                                                                                10,000   MSc Thesis
                22/3/2006G                                         Visual color determination involves the        hamdan       Hammad
                             systems.
                                                                   comparison of the patient's toothe color
                                                                   with a set of color standards such as a
                                                                   shade guide.


                                                                                                                                                                          Presented
                                                                                                                                                                          before the
                                                                   This study is designed to determine the
                             The effect of margin porcelain mixing                                                                                                        American
                22/2/1427H                                         effect of different mixing midia of 3        Nada Yassen     Ehab                COMPLETED
10   F 1135                  media on the color of collarless
                                                                   margin porcelain brands in the color of
                                                                                                                                        22/3/2007      2008
                                                                                                                                                                10,000   Prosthodonti
                22/3/2006G   ceramometal restorations.                                                           Ander Kery    Hammad                                     c Society,
                                                                   ceramometal complexes.
                                                                                                                                                                         Chi. IL, USA;
                                                                                                                                                                          Feb. 2008




                                                                   dental implant has realized significant
                                                                   progress in replacement
                                                                   therapy.however,one of the major
                                                                   compromising factors in the world of
                                                                   implants is the high cost which leads to
                             The accuracy of using different       disregarding of thes option of tratment                                                               In Progress
                22/2/1427H                                                                                      Abdullah Al-
11   F 1136                  impression coping and replica of      by many patients.so,ability of fabrication                   None    22/3/2007   COMPLETED   36,200        for
                22/3/2006G   different implant system.             master casts using copings and replica of      Farag                                                  Publication
                                                                   different companies that offering less
                                                                   cost could help in reducing the overall
                                                                   cost of the treatment thereby made this
                                                                   option of treatment more meanable but
                                                                   should have a comparable accuracy




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                                                                   dental implant has realized significant
                                                                   progress in replacement
                                                                   therapy.however,one of the major
                                                                   compromising factors in the world of
                                                                   implants is the high cost which leads to
                             The accuracy of implant master cast
                                                                   disregarding of thes option of tratment                                                                In Progress
                23/4/1427H   constructed from new and reused                                                     Abdullah Al-
12   F 1137                  transfer impression coping and
                                                                   by many patients.so,ability of fabrication                    None   21/5/2007   COMPLETED   41,200         for
                21/5/2006G                                         master casts using copings and replica of       Farag                                                  Publication
                             implant replica: A compassion.
                                                                   different companies that offering less
                                                                   cost could help in reducing the overall
                                                                   cost of the treatment thereby made this
                                                                   option of treatment more meanable but
                                                                   should have a comparable accuracy



                                                                                                                                                                                J
                                                                                                                                                                         Contemporar
                             Influence of tow curing methods on    Although some studies found on adverse
                23/4/1427H                                                                                                                                                  y Dent.
13   F 1138                  micro hardness of composite resin     effects from using materials from            Wedad Awlia      None   21/5/2007   PUBLISHED   7,000    Practice, Vol
                21/5/2006G   stored at different temperatures.     refrigerated storage.
                                                                                                                                                                         8(6), Sept 1,
                                                                                                                                                                              /07

                                                                   Evauation of skeletal maturation is                                                                   Saudi Dental
                             Relationship between chronological
                23/4/1427H                                         considered an integral part of daily                                                                  Journal 2007,
14   F 1139                  age and maturity among Saudi
                                                                   clinical practice in many health
                                                                                                                Adel Al Hadlaq   None   21/5/2007   PUBLISHED   40,000   vol. 19(1) pp.
                21/5/2006G   children.
                                                                   professions.                                                                                                1-7



                                                                   Many methods that require extra effort                                                                Saudi Dental
                23/4/1427H   Dental age versus skeletal age: A     and time have been utilized to detemine                                                               Journal 2007,
15   F 1140                  comparative study in Saudis.          the stage of skeletal maturity of an
                                                                                                                Haydar Hashim    None   21/5/2007   COMPLETED   40,000   vol. 19(1) pp.
                21/5/2006G
                                                                   individual                                                                                                  1-7


                             Evaluation of surface finishing and   Different finishing and polishing method
                23/4/1427H
16   F 1141                  polishing methods of a provisional    of a provisional restorative material        Sahar Al Zain    None   21/5/2007   COMPLETED   8,600    MSc Thesis
                21/5/2006G   restorative material.                 produce different surface




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                                                                                                                                                                                  J of
                             Levels of plasma antibodies in smoker "Levels of plasma antibodies in smoker                                                                     Periodontolo
                23/4/1427H                                                                                        Hamdan Al-
17   F 1142                  and non-smoker subjects with chronic and non-smoker subjects with chronic                             None   21/5/2007   PUBLISHED      10,000   gy 2007, vol.
                21/5/2006G   periodontitis.                        periodontitis"                                  Ghamdi                                                       78(6) pp.
                                                                                                                                                                               1043-1050

                23/4/1427H   Coverage errors of two shade guides      Coverage errors of two shade guides
18   F 1143                  relative to a saudi population.          relative to a saudi population.
                                                                                                                  Huda Tulba       None   21/5/2007   COMPLETED      10,000   MSc Thesis
                21/5/2006G

                             The effect if locally delivered as an    The effect if locally delivered as an
                23/4/1427H   adjunctive therapy to scaling and root   adjunctive therapy to scaling and root       Hasan Al-
19   F 1144                  planning in the treatment of chronic     planning in the treatment of chronic
                                                                                                                                   None   21/5/2007   COMPLETED      10,000   MSc Thesis
                21/5/2006G                                                                                          Halaimi
                             periodontitis in water-pipe smokers.     periodontitis in water-pipe smokers.


                             Bond strength evaluation of different Bond strength evaluation of different
                23/4/1427H                                                                                          Rana Al-
20   F 1145                  adhesive systems for luting            adhesive systems for luting translucent                        None   21/5/2007   COMPLETED      10,000   MSc Thesis
                21/5/2006G   translucent fiber post: push-out test. fiber post: push-out test.                      Hamdan

                             A comparison of dimensional
                                                                  Osseointegrated implant prosthesis os
                7/5/1427H    accuracy of the splinted and                                                           Amal Al
21   F 1146                  unsplinted impression techniques for
                                                                  fully achieved only through the                                  None   4/6/2007    COMPLETED      10,000   MSc Thesis
                4/6/2006G                                         fabrication of passively fitting prosthesis.      Qahtani
                             multiple implant abutments.

                                                                      The use of adhesive system for luting
                             Scanning electron microscopic
                                                                      fiber posts has increased in popularity                                                                 Presented at
                             evaluation and bond strengths
                7/5/1427H                                             and resin cement materials have been                                                                     the Saudi
22   F 1147                  measurement of two types of
                                                                      proposed for use in combination with an
                                                                                                                 Ahmad Al Hijazi   None   4/6/2007    COMPLETED      48,900      Dental
                4/6/2006G    adhesive system used for bonding
                                                                      acid etching technique and adhesive                                                                       Meeting
                             fiber posts.
                                                                      system

                             Fracture resistance and failure
                                                                                                                                                                              Am. Journal
                             pattern of endodontically treated        Partial coverage onlays restoration are
                7/5/1427H                                                                                                                             Accepted for            of Dentistry
23   F 1148                  mandibular molar restored with           increasing in popuylarity in the current    Ziad Salama      None   4/6/2007     Publication
                                                                                                                                                                     42,000   (Soon to be
                4/6/2006G    different types of onlays restoration    trend of conservative dentistry.
                                                                                                                                                                               Published)
                             with and without glass fiber posts.




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                                                                     To date, full coverage of endodontically
                                                                     treated teeth is still indicated te assure
                             Effect of different all-ceramic crown   long term survival and protection of                                                                     J of
                             system on fracture resistance and       these teeth. With the introduction of                                                                Endodontics
                7/5/1427H
24   F 1149                  pattern of endodontically treated       newest metal-free materials as glass-        Ziad Salama     None   4/6/2007    PUBLISHED   40,000    2007, vol.
                4/6/2006G    maxillary incisors restored with and    leucite,fiber reinforced composite and                                                               33(7) pp. 848-
                             without glass fiber posts.              zirconia crown exhibiting high esthetic                                                                  851
                                                                     feature and enhanced mechanical
                                                                     properties


                             Cephalometric approach to establish
                             the soft and hard tissues allometric    The aim is to establish anew
                7/5/1427H                                                                                          Ibrahim Al
25   F 1150                  centers of the skull and the ability to mathematically constructed reference                         None   4/6/2007    COMPLETED   10,000   MSc Thesis
                4/6/2006G    construct a new diagnostic reference line                                              Shahrani
                             line.



                                                                    Although endodontic treatment
                                                                    generally does not cause teeth to be
                             Effect of full-coverage restoration    brittle, full coronal coverage is usually
                             type on fracture resistance of         advocated to protect these teeth from
                                                                                                                                                                           Journal of
                             endodontically treated mandibular      fracture. Porcelain fused to metal
                16/1/1428H                                                                                                                                                Endodontics,
26   F 1151                  molars restored with and without self- crowns have been the most popular             Ziad Salama     None   5/2/2008    PUBLISHED   44,700   vol. 32(8) pp.
                5/2/2007G    adhesive luted glass-fiber posts:      restorations in fixed prosthodontics with
                                                                                                                                                                            752-755
                             porcelain fused to metal v/s fiber     the development of metal-free crowns,
                             reinforced crowns.                     several types of all-ceramic crowns have
                                                                    been introduced, the improved esthetics
                                                                    was accompanied by greater failure rates



                             Prosthetic aspects and patient          Patients satisfaction with dentures is
               26/11/1427H
27   F 1152                  satisfaction with implant-supported     influenced by various including denture      Khalil Al-Ali   None   17/4/2008   COMPLETED   38,100   Final Report
               17/12/2006G   overdentures.                           quality.




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                             Comparison between Hand-wrist      Comparison between Hand-wrist                                                                        Saudi Dental
            26/11/1427H      Method and cervical Vertebrea      Method and cervical Vertebrea Method                                                                 Journal 2007,
28   F 1153                  Method in Determining skeletal     in Determining skeletal Maturation in a
                                                                                                           Adel Al Hadlaq   None   17/12/2007   PUBLISHED   40,000   vol. 19(1) pp.
            17/12/2006G
                             Maturation in a Saudi Sample.      Saudi Sample.                                                                                              1-7


                                                                Dental professionals as well as dental
                                                                patient are overwhelmed by the number                                                                  Al Azhar
                                                                                                                                                                      Journal of
                                                                of products that are available and
               26/11/1427H                                                                                                                                              dental
29   F 1154                  Efficacy of som bleaching agent.   marketed as teeth whitening. Most of        Khalid alsaif   None   17/4/2007    PUBLISHED   37,800     Science
               17/12/2006G                                      these new materials have not been
                                                                                                                                                                      Vol9(3) Jul
                                                                studied extensively for their efficiency                                                                 2006
                                                                and convenience.




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No.   Reg. No.      Reg. Date               Project Title                         Project Description                       P. I.          C. I.      Completion    Status      Budget    Publication


                                                                     Many trade marks of amalgam are
                                                                     available in KSA with different quality even
                                                                     with standardized composition and
                                                                     percentage therefore it is important to
                                                                     investigate the validity of their
                                                                     composition. The basic mechanism of
                                Evaluation of Dental amalgam used in                                                                                                                     In Progress
                   13/3/1428H                                        dental amalgam corrosion has been                   Thakib Al
1     F 1155                    Saudi Arabia, their structure and
                                                                     thoroughly studied during the last 50 years
                                                                                                                                           None        1/4/2009    COMPLETED    43,900       For
                   1/4/2007G    mercury release.                                                                          Shalan                                                         Publication
                                                                     by various experimental techniques, most
                                                                     often carried out in vitro, and it was
                                                                     recognized that gradual dealloying of the
                                                                     more electro active components
                                                                     contributed to change the surface
                                                                     composition.



                                                                       In selecting a disinfectant for dental shade                                                                        Egyptian
                                The effect of disinfecting solution in guides, compatibility between the                                                                                 Dental J Apr.
                   13/3/1428H                                                                                          Mohammad Al
2     F 1156                    the color of selected porcelain shade disinfectant and the type of the shade                               None       1/12/2007    PUBLISHED    38,500    2008, vol.
                   1/4/2007G    guides.                                guide material must be considered to               Amri                                                             54(2) pp.
                                                                       avoid adverse effects on the color stability.                                                                      1057-1066


                                Assessment of convergence angles of      Assessment of convergence angles of                                                                             Saudi Dental
                    7/6/1428H   tooth preparations for single crowns     tooth preparations for single crowns and                                                                         J Jan-Apr
3     F 1157                    and fixed partial dentures prepared      fixed partial dentures prepared by dental
                                                                                                                        Khalil Al Ali      None       23/2/2009    PUBLISHED    43,900    2009, vol.
                   23/6/2007G
                                by dental students.                      students                                                                                                           21(1)

                                Marginal adaptation and retention of Marginal adaptation and retention of                                                                                In Progress
                    7/6/1428H
4     F 1158                    zirconium oxide ceramic crowns luted zirconium oxide ceramic crowns luted with          Khalil Al Ali      None       23/12/2008   COMPLETED    50,000       For
                   23/6/2007G   with different types of cement.      different types of cement.                                                                                          Publication

                                Effect of swimming pool water on         Effect of swimming pool water on color
                                                                                                                                                                                         In Progress
                    7/6/1428H   color stability of tooth colored         stability of tooth colored restorative
5     F 1159                    restorative materials in comparison to   materials in comparison to Empress II
                                                                                                                        Alaa Al Arabi   Nadia Taher   23/6/2008    COMPLETED    47,500       For
                   23/6/2007G                                                                                                                                                            Publication
                                Empress II restorations.                 restorations.




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                            Hardness and Degree of conversion of
                                                                 Hardness and Degree of conversion of                                                                     In Progress
                7/6/1428H   nano composites in comparison with
6   F 1160                  other tooth colored restorative
                                                                 nano composites in comparison with other         Nadia Taher    None   23/6/2008   COMPLETED    30,600       For
               23/6/2007G                                        tooth colored restorative materials.                                                                     Publication
                            materials.

                            An experimental study on the effect An experimental study on the effect of                                                                    In Progress
                7/6/1428H                                                                                          Asmaa Al
7   F 1161                  of different commonly consumed          different commonly consumed drinks by                        None   23/2/2009   COMPLETED    51,800       For
               23/6/2007G   drinks by children on the teeth of rats children on the teeth of rats                   Jubair                                                Publication

                            Reasons and pattern of permanent       Reasons and pattern of permanent teeth                                                                 In Progress
                7/6/1428H
8   F 1162                  teeth extraction among Saudi           extraction among Saudi population in          Hisham Khalil   None   23/7/2008   COMPLETED    32,000       For
               23/6/2007G   population in Riyadh City              Riyadh City                                                                                            Publication




                                                                 In spite of the remarkable development of
                                                                 distraction osteogensis (DO) in the
                                                                 management of craniofacial deformities,
                                                                 the ultimate success of this technique is
                                                                 halted by the problem of relapse.
                                                                 Nevertheless, over the past two decades
                                                                 there were numerous efforts directed to
                            Callus massage as an adjunct         improve the outcomes of this method of
                                                                                                                                                                          In Progress
                1/7/1428H   procedure to improve the quality and treatment. Among these measures were              Ahmed Al
9   F 1163                  quantity of distracted bone          the determination of the three phases of
                                                                                                                                 None   16/1/2009   COMPLETED    50,000       For
               16/7/2007G                                                                                           Zahrani                                               Publication
                            regenerate.                          distraction; namely the latency period,
                                                                 distraction period and finally the
                                                                 consolidation period. Improvement of this
                                                                 technique by considering other factors
                                                                 which may play a crucial role in reducing
                                                                 the risk of relapse is very essential for the
                                                                 management of severe craniofacial and
                                                                 maxillofacial deformities.




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                             Attitude of general dentists and
                                                                    Attitude of general dentists and pediatric                                                              In Progress
                 1/7/1428H   pediatric dentists in Riyadh toward                                                   Thakib Al
10   F 1164                  the treatment of Deaf Children: A
                                                                    dentists in Riyadh toward the treatment of                   None     16/7/2008   COMPLETED    28,200       For
                16/7/2007G                                          Deaf Children: A survey study.                  Shalan                                                  Publication
                             survey study.



                                                                    The weak area of the commercially pure
                                                                    titanium (CPTi)-ceramic bond in metal-
                                                                    ceramic restorations is the excessive and
                                                                    non-adherent oxide layer at the interface.
                                                                    Since the amount of oxide layer formed on
                             Bond strengths of commercial pure                                                                                                              In Progress
                 1/7/1428H                                          the titanium alloy surfaces reported to be     Khalid Al
11   F 1165                  titanium and two titanium alloys to a                                                               None     16/7/2008   COMPLETED    33,300       For
                16/7/2007G   Low-Fusing Ceramic.
                                                                   one-half that formed on the CPTi surfaces;      Wazzan                                                   Publication
                                                                   this problem may become less with the
                                                                   use of the titanium alloys. Investigations
                                                                   on the use of the titanium alloys in meal-
                                                                   ceramic restorations are still limited and
                                                                   needs further investigation.



                                                                                                                                                                            Tanta Dental
                             Comparison of the local anesthetic     The choice of local anesthetic solution in
                                                                                                                                                                            Journal July
                 1/7/1428H   effect of 2% lidocaine and 4%          the oral surgical procedures should be       Mohammed El-   Hesham
12   F 1166                  articaine during surgical removal of   based on the ideal properties of the
                                                                                                                                          16/7/2008   COMPLETED    31,700    2008, vol.
                16/7/2007G                                                                                           Shall       Khalil                                     4(2) pp. 47-
                             impacted lower third molars.           solution which afford safety to patients.
                                                                                                                                                                                 51

                                                                  A white lesions appear on the gingivae of
                                                                  females using Derum traditionally as teeth
                                                                  cleansing material and for cosmetic
                                                                                                                                                                            In Progress
                 1/7/1428H   Hazardous effect of Derum extract on reasons since it gives a purplish color of       Ahmad Al
13   F 1167                  oral tissues of rabbits.             the lips, the clinicians who reported those
                                                                                                                                 None     16/7/2008   COMPLETED    44,110       For
                16/7/2007G                                                                                          Zahrani                                                 Publication
                                                                  cases relate the appearance of white
                                                                  lesions (leukoplakia) to the use of this
                                                                  material(Derum).




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                                                                   Earlier investigations have recognized that
                                                                   implant surface treatment is one of the
                                                                   most important factors for the
                                                                   achievement of osseointegration.
                                                                   Consequently, several studies have
                                                                   focused their efforts in the search of an
                             Osseointegration of osseospeed and    implant surface modification that
                                                                                                                                                                          In Progress
                 1/7/1428H   the SLA active dental implants: A     promotes maximum bone-implant contact.          Abdullah Al
14   F 1168                  histologic and histomorphometric      Currently, there are several new implant
                                                                                                                                 None   16/7/2009   COMPLETED    50,000       For
                16/7/2007G                                                                                           Farag                                                Publication
                             study in Dogs.                        surfaces modified by dental implants’
                                                                   manufacturers to enhance implant
                                                                   osseointegration such as Osseospeed and
                                                                   the SLA active implant surfaces. the quality
                                                                   of the bone-to-implant interface around
                                                                   those modified surfaces is not established
                                                                   clearly



                                                                  Recently marketed implants with
                                                                  improved surface treatment were claimed
                                                                  by their manufacturer to have improved
                                                                  and faster implant-bone contact. There is a
                             Radiographic Evaluation of Dental
                                                                  need for using a non-invasive, sensitive,                                                               In Progress
                 1/7/1428H   Implants with two different surface                                                   Abdullah Al
15   F 1169                  treatments: An Experimental Study in
                                                                  image based density analysis for                               None   16/7/2009   COMPLETED    50,600       For
                16/7/2007G                                        evaluating theses surfaces. This procedure         Farraj                                               Publication
                             Dogs.
                                                                  will help evaluating implant-bone contact
                                                                  without irreversibly affecting the placed
                                                                  implant, compared to other procedures
                                                                  and techniques.




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                                                                  Varying surface topography of endosseous
                                                                  dental implants can be main factor in the
                                                                  primary stability of dental implants. There
                                                                  are claimes of different dental implant
                                                                  companies to have improved surface
                                                                  treatment with the optimum biological
                                                                  effect. The process that results in
                             Monitoring osseointegration of three Installation of implants in the alveolar
                             different implant surface by osstell process elicits a sequence of healing                                                                                    In Progress
                 1/7/1428H                                                                                         Abdulaziz Al    Abdullah Al
16   F 1170                  and periotest and histological       events including necrosis and subsequent                                       16/7/2009     COMPLETED          50,000       For
                16/7/2007G   analysis. An experimental study in   resorption of traumatized bone around the          Baker           Farraj                                                Publication
                             Dogs.                                titanium body concomitant with new bone
                                                                  formation. While the implant displays
                                                                  initial mechanical stability due to contact
                                                                  and friction between the implant surface
                                                                  and the severed bone, the long-term
                                                                  maintenance of implant stability calls for a
                                                                  biologic attachment between the foreign
                                                                  body and the surrounding tissue.




                                                                        Ha: “There is variation in the GCF flow
                                                                                                                                                               COMPLETED
                             Effects of orthodontic treatment on rate and composition during orthodontic                                                                                   Submitted to
                 1/7/1428H                                                                                                                                   2008 Submitted to
17   F 1171                  gingival crevicular fluid flow rate and treatment” Ho: “There is no variation in     Anil Sukumaran     None        16/9/2007      Journal of
                                                                                                                                                                                  40,000    Journal of
                16/7/2007G   composition.                            the GCF flow rate and composition during                                                                              Orthodontics
                                                                                                                                                               Orthodontics
                                                                     orthodontic treatment”




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                                                                      Investigating the effect of sealer on
                                                                      retention of cemented tooth colored fiber
                                                                      posts will be valuable for the clinicians in
                             Effects of seven types of endodontic
                                                                      selection the appropriate obturation                                                                         In Progress
             1/11/1428H      sealers on retention of fiber posts                                                        Khalid Al
18   F 1172                  cemented with two resin luting
                                                                      endodontic sealer material for teeth                           None   11/6/2008     COMPLETED      44,800        For
            11/11/2007G                                               restored with fiber post and core systems.        Wazzan                                                     Publication
                             agents.
                                                                      In addition, information obtained will
                                                                      provide data about the best resin luting
                                                                      agents for the fiber posts retention.



                                                                     The effect of disinfecting solutions on the
                                                                     color of shade guides used in the selection                                                                   In Progress
                1/11/1428H   The effect of disinfecting solutions on                                                  Mohammad Al                        COMPLETED 20
19   F 1173                  the color of acrylic shade guides
                                                                     of acrylic shade is unknown. If present, it is                  None   11/11/2008     Nov 2008
                                                                                                                                                                         36,400        For
               11/11/2007G                                           a major deficiency in achieving optimum             Amri                                                      Publication
                                                                     esthetics and color matching restorations.



                                                                  It is very important to follow strict
                                                                  guidelines when preparing an
                                                                  endodontically treated tooth to receive a
                                                                  post. The design of the post will directly
                                                                  affect the longevity and /or prognosis of                                                                       Saudi Dental
                             Radiographic assessment of different
                1/11/1428H                                        the tooth. The students are trained to               Suleiman Al                                                Journal 2008,
20   F 1174                  types of post made by undergraduate
                                                                  follow those guidelines when they prepare
                                                                                                                                     None   11/11/2008    PUBLISHED      21,500    vol. 21(01)
               11/11/2007G   dental students.                                                                            Johany
                                                                  an endodontically treated tooth for a post.                                                                       pp. 15-22
                                                                  Such a study will give a feedback
                                                                  retrospectively about the quality of
                                                                  students work and how close they are to
                                                                  such guidelines.




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                                                                   Measuring the size of the maxillary sinus
                                                                   and its relations to the upper teeth will
                                                                   direct us to know the percentage, and to
                             Determination of the size of the      prevent the complications that may occur
                             maxillary sinus and its relation to   during upper teeth/jaw surgery                                                                     In Progress
                1/11/1428H                                                                                       Khaled El
21   F 1175                  the maxillary posterior teeth in      concerning penetration into the sinus.                    None   11/8/2008   COMPLETED    42,600       For
               11/11/2007G   normal Saudi individuals living in    Furthermore this information is helpful        Sayed                                               Publication
                             Riyadh                                during implant surgery of the maxilla,
                                                                   teeth related infection of the maxillary
                                                                   sinus and for planning osteotomy of the
                                                                   maxillary bones




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No.   Reg. No.      Reg. Date              Project Title                         Project Description                      P. I.        C. I.      Completion    Status      Budget     Publication




                                                                      The methodology of this research involve
                                                                      the participation of human subjects after
                                                                      obtaining the necessary consent forms, to
                                                                      measure there ability to speech with out
                                                                      dentures, with conventional dentures and
                                                                      with implant supported prostheses. The
                                The effect of implant supported lower
                                                                      study participants will be subjected to a                                                                          Sent to
                    7/1/1429H   prostheses versus conventional                                                         Dr. Esam    Dr. Nasser
1     F 1176                    complete denture on speech
                                                                      speech analysis using a specialized                                         16/1/2009    COMPLETED     48,000    Journal for
                   16/1/2008G                                         software program to assess their speech          Tashkandi      Nooh                                             Publication
                                coherence.
                                                                      coherence without any prosthesis, with a
                                                                      conventional set of dentures and with an
                                                                      implant supported prostheses.The results
                                                                      will be analyzed statistically using the chi
                                                                      square and the paired t-test for
                                                                      significance.




                                                                       Thirty adult male guinea pigs with an
                                                                       average weight of 400-500 grams will be
                                                                       used in this study. Animals will be divided
                                                                       into two groups (A&B). Group (A): Include
                                Histological evaluation of bone                                                                    Dr. Hesham
                                                                       21 animals, each animal will be subjected                                                                       JPDA Oct.-
                                healing in surgically osteotomized
                    7/1/1429H                                          to a unilateral mandibular body induced        Dr. Waleed    Khalil, Dr.                                        Dec. 2009,
2     F 1177                    fragments fixed with n butyl-2-
                                                                       bony fracture, the fractures of group (A)
                                                                                                                                                  16/9/2008    PUBLISHED     32,000   vol. 18(4) pp.
                   16/1/2008G   cyanoacrylate (Histoacryl Blue) in                                                     Abdullah       Manal
                                                                       will be fixed with Butyl-2-                                                                                      146-150
                                guinea pigs                                                                                         AlSheddi
                                                                       cyanoacrylate.Group (B) is a control group:
                                                                       Include 9 animals, the fracture will be
                                                                       incomplete fracture (the inferior border of
                                                                       the mandible will be preserved).




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                                                                    Specimens of rat dermal connective
                                                                    tissue(120), are to be cut into 1 to 2 mm
                                                                    thick with a cutaneous punch. Then the
                                                                    samples will be divided into 3 categories :                        Dr. Abdulaziz
                                                                    1) Fresh tissue in which are treated with
                            The Effect of Temperature on Tissue                                                                        Abdulwahed,
                7/1/1429H                                           MTAD after 15 minutes from punching               Mohamad Al-                                COMPLETED 14                In Progress
3   F 1178                  Dissolving Action of MTAD (Mixture
                                                                    out. 2) Fixed tissue which will be treated
                                                                                                                                             Dr.     16/7/2008     JUNE 2009
                                                                                                                                                                                  39,400   for Publication
               16/1/2008G   of Tetracycline, Acid and Detergent                                                         Obaida
                                                                    with fromocresol for 8 days, then                                  Mohammed
                                                                    subjected To MTAD. 3) Necrotic tissue are                             Al-Faraj
                                                                    to be left in a humid environment for 8
                                                                    days then subjected to MTAD. Normal
                                                                    saline will be used as control for this study.



                                                                                                                                           Prof.
                                                                                                                                         Abdallah
                                                                  The system will be installed in the                                   Yehya, Dr.                                         Submitted for
                                                                                                                                          Nadia                                            Publication in
                            Digital Matching of patients and      academic year 2007-2008 in some course
                7/1/1429H                                                                                            Dr. Ebtissam Al                                                        Informatics
4   F 1179                  students according to requirements in in the college. Comparisons will be made                              Alguyemil,   16/1/2009    COMPLETED       51,500    and Dental
               16/1/2008G   a dental school                       regarding the previous and new system                   Madi
                                                                                                                                         Sara Al-                                            Education
                                                                  according to a software testing method.
                                                                                                                                         Qahtani,                                             Journals
                                                                                                                                          Sulafa
                                                                                                                                        Trabzony
                                                                    Conclusions drawn should provide
                                                                    clinicians and their patients with valuable
                            A retrospective study of success rate
                                                                    prognostic information. Analysis of
               15/3/1429H   and failures for fixed partial dentures                                                  Dr. Sharifa Al-                                                         In Progress
5   F 1180                  in King Saud University. College of
                                                                    failures and deterioration of dental                                  None       22/3/2009    COMPLETED       36,600   for Publication
               23/3/2008G                                           restorations is important for the selection          Shehri
                            dentistry.
                                                                    of materials and patients to improve
                                                                    clinical procedures.




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                                                                   Cross infection control is considered a
                                                                   major component in quality control in
                                                                   dental practice. The introduction of
                                                                   computers into the dental practice                              Dr. Abeer Al
                                                                   presented a challenge for the conventional                       Subait, Dr.
                                                                   infection control procedures, as these                            Reen Al
                                                                   electronic and electrical components with
               15/3/1429H   Cross infection In High Touch Areas of                                                  Dr. Raed Al-    Suror, Dr.                                            In Progress
6   F 1181                  the Digital Dental Clinic
                                                                   all its input modules are originally                                           23/9/2008    COMPLETED       49,900   for Publication
               23/3/2008G                                          designed for office work are now used to           Sadhan         Maha Al
                                                                   schedule dental patient appointments or                          Zamel, Dr.
                                                                   to retrieve and read their dental charts                          Nouf Al
                                                                   before or after the dental treatment or                           Muhaid
                                                                   even to acquire or retrieve dental digital
                                                                   radiographs during patient examination or
                                                                   treatment.



                                                                    To evaluate the effect of the thickness of a
                            Effect of self-etch resin cements       self-etch resin cement on the push-out
               15/3/1429H   thickness in the push-out bond          bond strength of glass fiber posts luted to      Dr. Ziad      Dr. Rana Al                                            In Progress
7   F 1182                  strength of glass fiber post luted to   root dentin and to assess the type of
                                                                                                                                                  23/9/2008    COMPLETED       42,000   for Publication
               23/3/2008G                                                                                            Salameh        Hamdan
                            root dentin                             failure using scanning electron
                                                                    microscope.

                            The effect of the distance between      To investigate whether the gap between
               15/3/1429H   post and residual gutta-percha on the   the apical end of the post and the residual      Dr. Hanan
8   F 1183                  clinical outcome of endodontic          gutta-percha will be related to the clinical
                                                                                                                                      None        31/12/2010   IN PROGRESS     20,200    In Progress
               23/3/2008G                                                                                              Balto
                            treatment                               outcome of the endodontic treatment.




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                                                                      Investigating these two problems will
                                                                      provide information for the clinicians
                                                                      regarding the minimum length of post that
                                                                                                                                                                                           Saudi Dental
                             Effects of post length, types of         can be used for the overdenture
                                                                                                                                                                                            Journal Jul.
                15/3/1429H   cements and timing of pick -up           attachment as well as the proper timing                           Dr. Khalid Al
9    F 1184                  procedure on the retention               for pick-up procedure without affecting
                                                                                                                    Dr. Khalil AlAli                    22/7/2009   PUBLISHED     50,000     2009, vol.
                23/3/2008G                                                                                                                Wazzan                                           21(2) pp. 69-
                             overdenture attachments                  the attachment retention. Moreover, this
                                                                                                                                                                                                73
                                                                      study offers information about the best
                                                                      cement that can be used for luting the
                                                                      attachment posts.

                                                                      Innovation a new technique for root                               Dr. Abdelaziz                                        Journal of
                             Clinical evaluation of pedicled buccal   coverage in severe gingival recession
                                                                                                                                        Al Rashedy,                                        Periodontolog
                15/3/1429H   fat pad with and without Emdogain        defects (Miller’s Class III or IV) in upper     Dr. Sally El                                  COMPLETED
10   F 1185                  for root coverage in severe gingival     posterior molar teeth that may overcome
                                                                                                                                             Dr.      22/3/2009        2009
                                                                                                                                                                                  48,000    y 2008, vol.
                23/3/2008G                                                                                              Hadad                                                                79(7) pp.
                             recession defects.                       the high failure rate of previously used                          Mohammad
                                                                                                                                                                                            1271-1279
                                                                      surgical techniques                                                  El Shall

                             Evaluation of a new medicine
                                                                   To provide the students with a new, easy
                15/3/1429H   diagnostic chart in comparison to the                                                    Dr. Sally El                                  COMPLETED                In Progress
11   F 1186                  current one in Oral Medicine and
                                                                   and complete guide for classification and                               None         22/1/2009      2009
                                                                                                                                                                                  23,000   for Publication
                23/3/2008G                                         description of different oral lesions                Hadad
                             Diagnosis Division



                                                                      Evaluating the effect of eugenol-
                                                                      containing root canal sealers on the
                                                                      retention of cemented prefabricated posts
                                                                      will be valuable for the clinicians in                                                                               Saudi Dental
                             Effects of eugenol-containing root
                                                                      selection the appropriate obturation                                                                                  Journal Jul.
                15/3/1429H   canal sealers on retention of
12   F 1187                  prefabricated stainless steel parallel
                                                                      endodontic sealer material for teeth          Dr. Khalil Al Ali      None         22/3/2009   PUBLISHED     38,000     2009, vol.
                23/3/2008G                                            require the restoration with prefabricated                                                                           21(2) pp. 69-
                             posts luted with two cements.
                                                                      post and core systems. In addition,                                                                                       73
                                                                      information obtained will provide data
                                                                      about which cement can provide a highest
                                                                      retention for the prefabricated posts




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                                                                  Dental and facial Esthetics are considered
                                                                  as a primary concern for the patients. One
                                                                  of the most important goals of both
                                                                  pediatric dentists and orthodontists is to
                             The Relationship Between Facial      provide their patients with an optimal                          Dr. Al
                15/3/1429H   Dimensions and the Dimensions of     level of smile. An attractive smile has        Dr. Fares Al   Jameel, Dr.                                          In Progress
13   F 1188                  the Maxillary Incisors Among Saudi   always been the focal point of a person's
                                                                                                                                                22/9/2008   COMPLETED     29,700   for Publication
                23/3/2008G                                                                                       Sehaibany      Majedah Al
                             Adolescents                          attention to improving esthetic                                Humaiah
                                                                  appearance and thus self-esteem. The size
                                                                  and form of the maxillary anterior teeth
                                                                  are important not only to dental esthetics,
                                                                  but also to facial esthetics.



                                                                  Since the introduction of the bleaching
                                                                  agents, they have become increasingly
                                                                  popular for whitening stained teeth. As
                             The Effect of Bleaching Gels and     these products contact tooth structure for                      Dr. Afnan
                15/3/1429H   Whitening Toothpastes on Color       extended periods of time, they may come         Dr. Wedad     Ben Gassem,
14   F 1189                  Change of Two Stained Composite      into contact with dental materials. As
                                                                                                                                             22/9/2008      CANCELLED     16,100   CANCELLED
                23/3/2008G                                                                                          Awliya       Dr. Eman Al
                             Resin Restorations                   discoloration of resin-based composites is                        Sagob
                                                                  a common problem, our study investigates
                                                                  the effect of bleaching agents on tooth
                                                                  –colored materials


                             Shear bond strength of five core     To measure the strength of five-link
                15/3/1429H                                                                                       Dr. Kholoud    Dr. Khalid Al
15   F 1190                  buildup materials to dentin & SEM    construction materials ivory teeth after                                      22/3/2009   COMPLETED     10,000    MSc Thesis
                23/3/2008G   observation.                         storage in water for one week.                 AlMansour          Saif




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                                                                     The surface texture of dental materials has
                                                                     major influence on black accumulation,
                                                                     discoloration, wear and the aesthetical
                             Surface Roughness of Nano Resin
                14/4/1429H                                           appearance of direct and indirect               Dr. Nesreen                               COMPLETED                  In Progress
16   F 1191                  Composites Polished with One- Step
                                                                     restorations. Furthermore, a smooth
                                                                                                                                      None        20/4/2009     JUNE 2008
                                                                                                                                                                               22,200   for Publication
                20/4/2008G   Systems.                                                                                  Ateyah
                                                                     surface adds to the patients comfort, as a
                                                                     change in surface roughness of 0.3
                                                                     micrometer can be detected by the tongue



                                                                    Ha: “There is variation in the GCF flow
                             Effects of Orthodontic Movement on rate and composition during orthodontic
                22/51429H                                                                                             Dr. Sarah     Dr. Anil
17   F 1192                  Gingival Crevicular Fluid Flow Rate treatment” Ho: “There is no variation in                                         27/5/2009    COMPLETED       10,000    MSc Thesis
                27/5/2008G   and Composition                     the GCF flow rate and composition during             AlGamdi      Sukumaran
                                                                 orthodontic treatment”



                                                                    The success of root canal therapy depends
                                                                    on the method and the quality of
                                                                    instrumentation, irrigation, disinfection,
                                                                    and three-dimensional obturation of the
                                                                    root canal. Endodontic instrumentation                       Dr. Mohamed
                             Effects of Using Canal Finder System
                4/7/1429H                                           using either manual or mechanized               Dr. Mohammad Al Farrag, Dr.               COMPLETED 14                In Progress
18   F 1193                  and EndoActivator for Final irrigation
                                                                    techniques, produces a smear layer and
                                                                                                                                                  7/7/2009      JUNE 2009
                                                                                                                                                                               49,700   for Publication
                7/7/2008G    on debris and smear layer scores                                                          Al Obaida Abdulaziz Al
                                                                    plugs of organic and inorganic particles of                      Wahid
                                                                    calcified tissue and organic elements such
                                                                    as pulp tissue debris, odontoblastic
                                                                    processes, microorganisms, and blood
                                                                    cells in dentinal tubules


                                                                                                                                                                                           Egyptian
                                                                     To study antibacterial and antifungal effect                                                                         Journal of
                             An In vitro evaluation of antimicrobial                                                                Dr. Ahmed
                4/7/1429H                                            of grape fruit extract against selected           Dr. Dina                                                            Medical
19   F 1194                  activity of grape fruit extract against
                                                                     microorganism often found in infected
                                                                                                                                   Hashem, Dr.    7/7/2009     PUBLISHED       31,560    Microbiology
                7/7/2008G    endodontic pathogens.                                                                     Alsudani
                                                                     root canal.                                                   A. El Sayed                                          2010; 9(2): 87-
                                                                                                                                                                                              94




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                                                                      Tooth-colored direct restoration materials
                                                                                                                                                                                          Egyptian
                                                                      change their optical properties over time
                             The effect of stain solutions and                                                                                                                          Dental Journal
                15/4/1429H                                            and that internal discolorations often                         Dr. Mohamed
20   F 1195                  curing units on the color stability of
                                                                      necessitate restoration replacement. In
                                                                                                                      Dr. Ali Alsahn                  7/7/2009   PUBLISHED     49,600   Oct. 2009, vol.
                21/4/2009G   nanocomposite resins.                                                                                      Hashim                                            55(4) pp.
                                                                      addition to that internal discoloration can
                                                                                                                                                                                         2423-2433
                                                                      make a restoration visually unacceptable



                                                                      Endodontically treated teeth are often
                                                                      restored by a post and core. The seal
                                                                      provided by a full-length root canal filling
                                                                      may be compromised by the post space                              Dr. Sumr Al
                                                                                                                                         Saleh, Dr.                                     Submitted for
                             Sealing ability of three different       preparation. Coronal microleakage into
                                                                                                                                                                                        Publication in
                4/7/1429H    obturating techniques to fill the gap    the root canal by bacteria and their            Dr. Ibtissam Al   Taiba Aba                COMPLETED
21   F 1196                  between residual gutta percha and        endotoxins can then occur, leading to
                                                                                                                                                      7/7/2009    May 2009
                                                                                                                                                                               46,369   Endodontic or
                7/7/2008G                                                                                                   Madi        Husyn, Dr.                                       Prosthetic
                             post.                                    failure of root-canal therapy. Many                                Reem Al                                          Journal
                                                                      investigators compared the sealing ability
                                                                                                                                         Khuthery
                                                                      of the intact root-canal filling with that of
                                                                      the residual root-canal filling after post
                                                                      preparation



                                                                      Clinicians have long assumed that diabetes
                                                                      mellitus and periodontal diseases are
                             An epidemiologic and immunologic         biologically linked, and periodontitis has
                                                                                                                                                                                         Accepted in
                             study(Estimation of Serum                been recognized in the literature as a
                4/7/1429H                                                                                               Dr. Faten                                COMPLETED              JCDP and will
22   F 1197                  immunoglobulin levels) on the            nonspecific complication of diabetes. The                           None        7/7/2009      2009
                                                                                                                                                                               40,000    be published
                7/7/2008G    severity of periodontitis in type 2      presumed link between diabetes mellitus           Awartany
                                                                                                                                                                                          in 2months
                             diabetes mellitus.                       and periodontitis is considered to stem
                                                                      from an increased susceptibility of
                                                                      diabetics to infections.




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                                                                     Some variation in radiographic diagnosis
                                                                     of caries will always exist; this and a lack of
                                                                     standardized treatment criteria may
                             Variation in radiographic               explain a large part of the variation in
                4/7/1429H    interpretation and restorative          dentists’ treatment decisions. Every               Dr. Raed Al                                                               In Progress
23   F 1198                  treatment decisions on a proximal       decision about approximal caries is a
                                                                                                                                      Dr. Khalil Ali   7/7/2009    COMPLETED           34,166   for Publication
                7/7/2008G                                                                                                Sadhan
                             caries among dentists in Riyadh         decision made under conditions of
                                                                     uncertainty, and the observer’s level of
                                                                     confidence that a lesion is present may be
                                                                     important


                                                                                                                                       Shahid Al                                                     Int'l
                             Technical quality of root canal         To evaluate the technical quality of root                                                                                   Endodontic
                4/7/1429H                                                                                                Dr. Hanan    Khalifa, Sara
24   F 1199                  treatment performed by                  canal treatment in an undergraduate                                               7/7/2009     PUBLISHED          45,000   Journal 2010,
                7/7/2008G    undergraduate dental students.          dental clinic at King Saud University.                Balto      Al Mukaryn,                                                vol. 43 pp.
                                                                                                                                      Modhi Adeeb                                                 292-300


                                                                   To determine the skeletal maturity level of
                                                                   a group of Saudi male children utilizing an
                             Study of skeletal Maturation in Saudi established CVM method. To introduce a                                                         COMPLETED and
                4/7/1429H                                                                                               Dr. Eman Al
25   F 1200                  children using cervical vertebral     new approach of assessing the cervical                                None          7/7/2009    Defended the        10,000    MSc Thesis
                7/7/2008G    maturation method.                    vertebral maturation based on angular                   Shaya                                  Thesis July 2009
                                                                   measurements of the concavity of the
                                                                   lower border of cervical vertebral bodies.


                             In-Vitro Study on the Erosive Potential In-Vitro Study on the Erosive Potential of
                4/7/1429H                                                                                               Dr. Sawsan     Prof. Rita
26   F 1201                  of Milk Products on Enamel Structure Milk Products on Enamel Structure of                                                 7/7/2009    COMPLETED           10,000    MSc Thesis
                7/7/2008G    of Deciduous and Permanent Teeth. Deciduous and Permanent Teeth.                           Alkhwaiter    Khounganian

                                                                                                                                       Drs. Ohoud
                                                                  To investigate the distribution of                                  AlShamrani,                                               Journal of the
                             Distribution of commonly consumed commonly consumed drinks among Saudi
               13/11/1429H                                                                                               Dr. Asma         Amal                                                  Saudi Society
27   F 1202                  drinks among Saudi children aged 11- school children. To evaluate the effect of                                       25/10/2009       PUBLISHED          22,400   for Food and
               11/11/2008G   14 years in Riyadh, City             gender, age, socioeconomic status on the                Jobeir      AlMoheimedi,
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Nutrition
                                                                  children's consumption of different drinks.                           Sadeem
                                                                                                                                       AlMohareb




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                                                                     Considering the difficulty in obtaining
                                                                                                                                                                                           King Saud
                                                                     isolation in children, management
                             In vitro evaluation of micro leakage in                                                                                                                       University
               13/11/1429H                                           problems and the multiple steps involved          Dr. Asma
28   F 1203                  fissures sealed with GC Fuji TRIAGE
                                                                     in the placement of unfilled resins, glass
                                                                                                                                         None       25/10/2009    PUBLISHED      36,400    Journal of
               11/11/2008G   glass ionomer cement.                                                                      Jobeir                                                               Dental
                                                                     ionomer cement can be quickly and easily
                                                                                                                                                                                            Science
                                                                     placed into the pits and fissures.



                                                                     To establish a base line relationship
                             An experimental investigation to        between the consumption of different
               13/11/1429H   study the effect of Zamzam water on     sources of water of various fluoride                               Dr. Rita
29   F 1204                  the prevalence and severity of caries   concentrations on the development and
                                                                                                                    Dr. Nour Soheir               20/12/2010     IN PROGRESS     49,720   In Progress
               11/11/2008G                                                                                                            Khounganian
                             in rats.                                structural composition of teeth and their
                                                                     resistance to caries in experimental rats.


                                                                                                                                          Drs.
                             The effect of calcitonin on implant     To explore the effects of topical calcitonin                     Abdulmalek
                             stability and bond regeneration         on prolonging primary implant stability,                          Al-Yahya,
            13/11/1429H                                                                                               Dr. Zeyad                                                              Intern
30   F 1205                  around dental implant placed into       minimizing the stability gap and bone                              Basil Al-    2/8/2009    COMPLETED       47,000     Seminar
            11/11/2008G      extraction sockets: an experimental     regeneration around dental implants               Sowygh
                                                                                                                                        Mutairi,
                             study in the dog mandible.              placed into extraction sockets.
                                                                                                                                       Dhafer Al-
                                                                                                                                        Saweed

                                                                     This study will give us information about
                                                                     the prevalence of sucking habits among                                                                               Pakistan Oral
                                                                                                                                                                                           and Dental
                             Sucking Habits: prevalence,             Saudi children, contributing factors, and
               13/11/1429H                                                                                          Dr. AlJohara A. Dr. Laila                                             Journal June
31   F 1206                  contributing factors and their relation effects on the primary dentition. These                                  20/5/2009           PUBLISHED      30,000    2009, vol.
               11/11/2008G   to malocclusion in Saudi children.      information in turn will be used to educate     Al-Hussyeen Fawzi Baidas
                                                                                                                                                                                          29(1) pp. 69-
                                                                     the mothers about his habits and how they                                                                                 78
                                                                     could prevent it.




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No.   Reg. No.      Reg. Date              Project Title                           Project Description                      P. I.           C. I.      Completion     Status        Budget    Publication

                                                                                                                                                                                              Egyptian
                                Internal Fixation of the Maxillofacial   To clinically investigate the efficiency of                                                                           Dental
                   27/3/1430H   Skeleton Using Resorbable Plates with    the new technique Sonicweld RX in the         Prof Khalid Al   Dr. Hisham                                           Journal Oct.
1     F 1207                    SonicWeld Rx System. Part I. Maxilla     fixation of the maxilla and midface
                                                                                                                                                       30/7/2009     PUBLISHED      50,000    2009, vol.
                   24/3/2009G                                                                                             Sayed         Saleh Khalil
                                and Midface.                             fractures using resorbable plates.                                                                                  55(4) pp. 1-
                                                                                                                                                                                                 15

                                                                         To compare the linear changes in the
                                Crestal bone level alterations and       crestal bone level after dental implant
                                                                                                                                         Dr. Abeer
                   27/3/1430H   osseointegration in dental implant       placement between the flapped and the           Prof. Nadir
2     F 1208                    placed with and without surgical flap    flapless surgical approaches. To compare
                                                                                                                                        Mohammed       9/3/2010     IN PROGRESS     39,000
                   24/3/2009G                                                                                              Babay
                                reflection: A study in Beagle Dogs.      the osseointegration by measuring the                           Bayounis
                                                                         implant to bone contact area.

                                                                         To evaluate bone response to both SL
                                The effect of Different implant
                                                                         Active surface and NanoTite surface, to
                                surfaces on osseointegration at
                   27/3/1430H                                            compare the Bone to Implant Contact            Dr. Khalid Al   Dr. Samar
3     F 1209                    different periods of healing.
                                                                         (BIC) of the two surfaces, to evaluate
                                                                                                                                                       9/3/2010     IN PROGRESS     45,000
                   24/3/2009G   Histomorphometrical study in Beagle                                                      Hamdan          Moaber
                                                                         implant stability for each surface at
                                dogs.
                                                                         different healing time periods.


                                                                        Comparing "Polyethylene terephthalate
                                                                        fiber reinforced resin composite" with the
                                                                        conventional lingual retainer which is
                   27/3/1430H   Comparison of an Australian wire and "Austrialian" used to fix the align teeth         Prof. Nasser Al Dr. Nasser Al
4     F 1210                    a biosplint used for lingual retention. after orthdontic treatment to check the
                                                                                                                                                       9/3/2010     IN PROGRESS     44,608
                   24/3/2009G                                                                                              Jasser      Qahtani
                                                                        durability and the acceptance of this
                                                                        material to be used as lingual retainer in
                                                                        the future.




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                                                                     To search for new medications that will
                            Clinical Evaluation of Honey Gel and     control the symptoms and signs of OLP                          Dr. Nahla
                                                                                                                   Dr. Sally Abdul
               27/3/1430H   Honey in Orabase for the Treatment       without side effects especially in patients                   Salah Eldein
5   F 1211                  of Oral Lichen Planus: An Open           at risk for oral candidiasis and in
                                                                                                                       Meniem                     9/2/2010    IN PROGRESS     30,000
               24/3/2009G                                                                                                           Yasseen
                            Clinical Trial.                          management of recalcitrant ulcerative OLP       ElHaddad
                                                                                                                                     Barakat
                                                                     and can be used safely in pregnancy.


                                                                 Evaluation of level of nickel and chromium
                            Nickel and Chromium in the Saliva of                                                                   Dr. Ali Faraj,                                      Sent to the
               27/3/1430H                                        ions in saliva taken from patients treated          Dr. Nabeel
6   F 1212                  Saudi Patients Treated with Fixed
                                                                 with fixed orthodontic appliance &
                                                                                                                                    Dr. Hasan 31/12/2009      COMPLETED       41,600   Journal for
               24/3/2009G   Orthodontic Appliances.                                                                     Talic                                                          Publication
                                                                 whether it reaches a toxic level.                                   Nahawi

                                                                                                                                                                                        Egyptian
                            Internal fixation of the maxillofacial   To clinically investigate the efficiency of                                                                         Dental
               27/3/1430H   skeleton using resorbable plates with    the new technique Sonicweld RX in the          Dr. Hisham      Dr. Khalid                                         Journal Oct.
7   F 1213                  sonic weld Rx system. Part II.           fixation of the maxilla and midface
                                                                                                                                                  30/7/2009    PUBLISHED      50,000    2009, vol.
               24/3/2009G                                                                                              Khalil        Sayed
                            Mandible.                                fractures using resorbable plates.                                                                                55(4) pp. 1-
                                                                                                                                                                                           15

                                                                                                                                   Dr. Waleed
                                                                  The study will evaluate the use of
                            Does (Methoxyflurane) help in anxiety                                                                 Abdullah, Dr.
               27/3/1430H                                         Methoxyflurane in the reduction of dental          Dr. Nasser
8   F 1214                  and stress symptoms reduction
                                                                  anxiety in patients undergoing mandibular
                                                                                                                                  Saad Sheta, 24/3/2010       IN PROGRESS     49,500
               24/3/2009G   during wisdom tooth removal?                                                                Nooh
                                                                  third molar removal.                                            Dr. Osama Al
                                                                                                                                     Ghamdi

                                                                     To evaluate two new equipments in color
                            Difference in color perception under     measurement in comparison to the
                3/9/1430H   light sources and against different      conventional clinical method.                 Dr. Mohammad
9   F 1215                  background colors using two different    Furthermore, the effect of light source and
                                                                                                                                      None        24/8/2010   IN PROGRESS     38,900
               24/8/2009G                                                                                              Al Amri
                            methods.                                 background color on color measurement is
                                                                     investigated.




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                                                                    To evaluate the capability of our dental
                                                                    students of the last three years of the
                             Evaluation of the Capability of dental college and the internship year to measure
                 3/9/1430H                                                                                           Dr. Waleed   Dr. Nasser
10   F 1216                  students of King Saud University to    accurately the vital signs which will give an                              24/2/2010   IN PROGRESS     26,900
                24/8/2009G   record the vital signs.                indication about the teaching technique           Abdullah       Nooh
                                                                    that we use with our students in the
                                                                    dental school.




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No.   Reg. No.      Reg. Date               Project Title                          Project Description                        P. I.          C. I.    Completion     Status       Budget   Publication

                                                                         The purpose of this study is to determine
                                                                         the caries experience, oral hygiene status,
                    3/2/1431H   Oral health status of cerebral palsy     plaque scores, gingival health status, tooth      Dr. Noof       Dr. Amjad
1     F 1217                    children in Riyadh.                      wear, enamel defects and prevalence of
                                                                                                                                                                   IN PROGRESS    16,600
                   19/1/2010G                                                                                              Hammad           Wyne
                                                                         trauma in Saudi CP children of Riyadh
                                                                         area.



                                                                         One of the most common prosthetic
                                                                         complications in complete arch implant
                                                                         supported prosthesis is loosening of the
                                                                         prosthetic gold screw which attaches the
                                Preload measurement of implant           implant prosthesis framework to the
                    3/2/1431H   supported superstructures using          abutments. Decreased screw preload was
2     F 1218                    plastic and pre-manufactured gold        identified among the factors responsible
                                                                                                                          Riyad Akeel    Maha Sahan                IN PROGRESS    48,000
                   19/1/2010G
                                cylinders.                               for screw loosening. One of the methods
                                                                         of achieving high preload values is to
                                                                         improve the contacting surface conditions
                                                                         of the cylinder shelf involved in screw
                                                                         fastening implant prosthesis.



                                Study of the osseointegration of         To study the osseointegration of dental
                    3/2/1431H   dental implants inserted with            implants placed using an adapted surgical        Dr. Maysa Al    Dr. Anil
3     F 1219                    modified surgical technique in beagle    technique in beagle dogs and to compate
                                                                                                                                                                   IN PROGRESS    10,000
                   19/1/2010G                                                                                              Marshood      Sukumaran
                                dogs.                                    it with conventional method.

                                                                         Endodontic treatment aims to remove
                                                                         pulpal tissue, bacteria and their
                                                                         byproducts from root canals. However,
                    3/2/1431H   The antimicrobial action of passive      this goal is difficult to achieve 100% in         Dr. Hanan     Dr. Sumaya
4     F 1220                    ultrasonic irrigation, an in vivo study. most cases. Studies have shown that
                                                                                                                                                                   IN PROGRESS    34,500
                   19/1/2010G                                                                                                Balto        Basoudan
                                                                         ultrasonic irrigation reduces bacteria in the
                                                                         canals through destruction of bacterial cell
                                                                         wall.




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                                                                  The aim of this in vitro study is to compare
                                                                  the shear bond strength of the opaque
                            Evaluation of the shear bond strength
                3/2/1431H                                         porcelain paste from with the                  Prof. Ihab Adel
5   F 1221                  of two forms of opaque porcelain to
                                                                  conventional powder/liquid form.
                                                                                                                                     None             IN PROGRESS    48,200
               19/1/2010G   the metal substructure.                                                                Hammad
                                                                  Furthermore, the SEM is used to
                                                                  determine the mode of failure.

                                                                   The retention of orthodontic band on
                                                                   primary molar stainless steel crown
                3/2/1431H   Retention of orthodontic bands on                                                      Dr. Omar
6   F 1222                  primary molar stainless steel crown.
                                                                   (band/SSC) for space maintainer cases                             None             IN PROGRESS     9,100
               19/1/2010G                                          present a unique situation, were both           Bawazir
                                                                   surfaces are smooth and stainless steel.

                                                                   To clinically investigate the efficiency of
                            The effect (influence) of internal
                3/2/1431H                                          the new technique Sonicweld RX in the          Dr. Nasreen      Dr. Hend Al
7   F 1223                  surface treatments on tensile bond
                                                                   fixation of the maxilla and midface
                                                                                                                                                      IN PROGRESS    51,400
               19/1/2010G   strength for two ceramic systems.                                                       Atteyah         Nahedh
                                                                   fractures using resorbable plates.


                                                                 Separation of the restoration from the
                                                                 prepared tooth is one of the common
                                                                 clinical complications in fixed
                                                                 prosthodontics. Retention depends on
                            The effect of cement mix consistency
               15/3/1431H                                        several factors like the geometry of the        Dr. Mohammad
8   F 1224                  on the retention and marginal
                                                                 preparation and strength of the underlying
                                                                                                                                     None        No   IN PROGRESS    42,300
               1/3/2010G    integrity of full veneer castings.                                                       Al Amri
                                                                 cement material. The latter is affected by
                                                                 requirements recommended by
                                                                 manufacturers as the powder/liquid ratio
                                                                 of the mixed material.




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