School of Dentistry ETDs

School of Dentistry ETDs

 
Electronic versions of theses and dissertations from graduates of the School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2023

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The Role of Runx2 and Sp7 in Ameloblast Differentiation and Postnasal Enamel Synthesis, Reem Alhefdhi

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Failure Modes of Different Zirconia Crown Heights and Materials on Titanium Base Abutments, Aiklterini Anastasaki

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Gain of Keratinized Muscosa Around Dental Implants Using a Combination of Strip Gingival Graft and Acellular Dermal Matrix - A Prospective Case Study, Louai Haddad

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A Prospective Randomized Clinical Trial to Compare Side Access Mucosal Releasing Incision (SAMRI) and Sulcular Tunnel Access and Root Coverage Procedures with Coronally Advanced Flap and Acellular Dermal Matrix (ADM) to Treat Teeth with Gingival Recession and Lack of Adequate Keratinized Tissue. A Pilot Study, Wangsoo Lee

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Relative Efficacy of Innovative Endodontic Antimicrobial Agents, Ziqi Sally Liu

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An In Vitro Assessment of the Antibacterial Activity, Biocompatibility, and Mineralization Inducing Potential of Biodentine®XP, Chandani Arjun Mantri

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Comparison of Crown Fracture and Wear Resistence of Resin 3D Printed Permanent Crown and Other Restorative Materials, Victor Moncada

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Diagnostic Outcomes of Digital Images for Comprehensive Examination in Pediatric Dentistry: An Intraexaminer Agreement Assessment, Maria Fernanda Montoya

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Randomized Control Trial of a Novel Dental Gel as an Adjunct to Scaling and Root Planing in Subjects with Stage II & III Periodontitis, Sarah Pham

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Role of DPY30 in the Epigenetic Regulation of Odontoblast Differentiation In Vitro, Namrate Landge Rana

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Effect of Different Supporting Die Materials and Crown Thicknesses on the Fracture Load of Monolithic 3Y-TZP Zirconia and Lithium Disilicate Crowns, Akram Mohamed Mohamed Gad Sayed Ahmed

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Comparing Volumetric Wear of Lithium Disilicate Against Different Ceramics and Enamel Antagonist an In-Vitro Study, Krisha Shah

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Nasal Septum Deviation in Patients With or Without Impacted Canines, Naurine Shah

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Short Root Anomaly: Prevalence, Genetics, And Its Effect in Orthodontic Treatment, Lauren Sharp

Theses/Dissertations from 2022

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Optimal Antero-Posterior Position of the Maxillary Central Incisors and its Relationship to the Forehead in Adult Hispanic Females, Balraj Bains

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Evaluation of Repair Strength of Conventional, Milled, and Printed Resin Provisional Crown Materials with Different Surface Treatments and Repair Resins, Bright Jesuk Chang

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A 15-Year Retrospective Analysis on After-Hours Dental Emergencies in a Children's Hospital Setting, Alexandra An-Yen Chen

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Tooth Agenesis: Prevalence and Pattern Among Different Ethnicities, Gabrielle Coe

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An Evaluation of the In Vitro Antibacterial, Biocompatibility, and Mineralization Properties of Six Calcium Silicate-Based Pulp Capping Materials, Taimy Cruz Hondares

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The Difference in Fracture Strength of Translucent Zirconia (5Y-Z) Using Different Cements and Surface Treatments, Esra Elamin

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A Prospective Randomized Clinical Trial to Compare Side Access Mucosal Releasing Incision (SAMRI) and Sulcular Tunnel Access and Root Coverage Procedures with Coronally Advanced Flap and Acellular Dermal Matrix (ADM) to Treat Teeth with Gingival Recession and Lack of Adequate Keratinized Tissue. A Pilot Study, Karen Younghee Jo

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Measuement of Translucency, Biaxial Flexural Strength, and Radiopacity of Different Lithium Disilicate Materials, Preshtha Mangla

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A Comparison of Growth Factor Release Between Platelet Rich fibrin and Recombinant Human Platelet Derived Growth Factor BB (RHPDGF-BB) and Beta-Tricalcium Phosphate: An In Vitro Analysis, Maggie Ann Misch

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Effect of Etch Time on SBS of Machinable Lithium Disilicate Glass Ceramics Using Variolink Esthetic LC, Mayur Chandrakant Nayee

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Effect of Saliva Contamination on Crown Retention Strengths of Resin and RMGI Cements, Bushra Nizami

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Clinical Decision-Making: A Survey on the Influence of Specialty and Experience in Treatment Planning of Multidisciplinary Cases, Rawan Oueis

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The Effect of Maxillary Sinus Anatomical Variations, Surgical Considerations, and Patient Factors on Volumetric Changes Following Lateral Wall Sinus Floor Elevation Technique for Up to 8 Years, Mengyi Shi

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Comparing the Efficiency of Molar Protraction Using Herbsts and Temporary Anchorage Devices, Ishita Zem Taneja

Theses/Dissertations from 2021

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External Apical Root Resorption In Asian Orthodontic Patients In Alabama, Najd Aswad

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Midpalatal Suture Maturation Stage Evaluation In Young Adults, Anna Maria Betlej

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Comparison of the Condyle-Fossa Relationship and Resorption Between Patients With and Without Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA): A Retrospective Three-Dimensional Cone-Beam Computed Tomography Study, Ahmet Arif Celebi

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Clinical, Radiographic, and Histomorphometric Outcomes Following Ridge Preservation Using Leukocyte- and Platelet-Rich Fibrin (L-PRF) and Freeze-Dried Bone Allograft (FDBA) Layered Technique: A Prospective, Randomized Clinical Trial, Geisy Galvis

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An Airway Analysis of Patients Diagnosed with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Compared to a Control Group, Matt Gibson

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Effectiveness of Maxillary Molar Intrusion With the Invisalign System for Correction of anterior Open Bites, Logan Icenhour

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Chemical, Physical, and Antibacterial Properties of Contemporary Pulp Capping Materials, Yu-Yin Lin

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A randomized controlled trial to compare the histomorphometric and clinical outcomes of soft tissue augmentation at the time of lateral ridge augmentation procedures, Kenneth Liu

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Evaluation Of Flexural Strength, Modulus, Translucency, Stain Resistance, And Gloss Of Different 3D Printing Materials, Shantanu Mankar

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The effects of implantoplasty on implant design characteristics and mechanical strength, Peter Nasseh

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Evaluation Of Antimicrobial Effect Of Licorice Extrcat Agiasnt Oral Microorganisms, Roshanak Rastegar

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Maxillary and Mandibular Expansion Treatment with Invisalign First: A Retrospective Study of Virtual Prediction Versus Clinical Outcomes, Laura Constanza Rey Londono

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Efficacy Of Lower Incisor Intrusion Using Clear Aligners, Cason Roberson

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Evaluation of the Bonding Strength Between Different Materials and Resin Cement Used for Cementing a Fixed Complete Prosthesis, Vinita Pankaj Ved

Theses/Dissertations from 2020

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Calibration Of Periodontal Diagnosis Among Participants Of Various Dental Education Levels, Shadi Alkhoury

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Evaluating The Effects Of Silver Diamine Fluoride On Microbiome Analysis Of Carious Lesions, Karol Fernanda Bryant

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Bond of Resin Cements Through Three Ceramics at Varying Thickness, Po-Hsu Chen

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A Cephalometric Study Of The Effects Of Class Ii Malocclusion Correction Utilizing The Carriere® Motion 3D Appliance And Essix Retainer, Julie Dean

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A Prospective, Rct To Compare Vestibular Incision Supraperiosteal Access And Sulcular Tunnel Access Root Coverage Procedures To Treat Gingival Recession. A Pilot Study, Jamie Hargett Howard

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Effect Of Cement Selection On Retention Of Zirconia And Lithium Disilicate Crowns, Chan-Te Huang

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In Vitro Evaluation of Candida albicans Adherence and Disinfection Techniques on CAD/CAM Milled, 3D Printed, and Heat-Cured PMMA, Mohammad Amir Koujan

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The retention of zirconia crowns luted with resin and RMGI cements and the effect of salivary contamination, Stephen Liu