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  • Alanzi A, Honkala S, Honkala E, Varghese A, Tolvanen M, Söderling E. Effect of Lactobacillus rhamnosus LGG and Bifidobacterium lactis BB-12 on gingival health and dental plaque in adolescents: a randomized controlled clinical trial. Beneficial Microbes 2018;9(4):593-602.

  • Alanzi A, Faridoun A, Kavvadia K, Ghanim A. Dentists’ Perception and Knowledge about Molar-Incisor Hypomineralisation in Kuwait: A Cross-Sectional Study. BMC Oral Health 2018;18:34.

  • Alyahya A, Khanum A, Qudeimat M. Clinical assessment of class II resin-based composites versus preformed metal crowns performed on primary molars in patients at high risk of caries. Eur Arch Paediatr Dent. 2018 Feb;19(1):39-45. doi: 10.1007/s40368-017-0322-8.

  • Baskaradoss JK. Relationship between oral health literacy and oral health status. BMC Oral Health 2018;18(1):172.

  • Baskaradoss JK, Alrumaih A, Alshebel A, et al. Pattern of antibiotic prescription among dentists in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. J Investig Clin Dent 2018:e12339.

  • Khan SIR, Ramachandran A, Alfadley A, Baskaradoss JK. Ex vivo fracture resistance of teeth restored with glass and fiber reinforced composite resin. Mech Behav Biomed Mater 2018;82:235-38.

  • Akbar AA, Al-Sumait N, Al-Yahya H, Sabti MY, Qudeimat MA. Knowledge, Attitude, and Barriers to Fluoride Application as a Preventive Measure among Oral Health Care Providers. Int J Dent. 2018 Apr 16;2018:8908924.


  • Alyahya A, Alqareer A. Does the removal of cementum facilitate bacterial penetration into dentinal tubules in vitro? Journal of Endodontics 43(7): 1111-5.

  • Alyahya L, Alkandari SA, Alajmi S, Alyahya A. Knowledge and socio-demographic determinants of emergency management of dental avulsion among parents in Kuwait: A cross-sectional study. Medical Principles and Practice (2017) 27;55-60.

  • AlBaker AM, AlBaqami FF, AlHarbi TM, AlAmri MD, Baskaradoss JK. Oral Health Status and Oral Health-related Quality of Life among Hospitalized and Nonhospitalized Geriatric Patients. J Contemp Dent Pract 2017;18(3):228-34.

  • Al-Jundi A, Sabbagh BA, Baskaradoss JK. Evaluation of Periodontal Changes Adjacent to Extraction Sites during Upper Canine Retraction. J Contemp Dent Pract 2017;18(2):117-25.

  • Geevarghese A, Baskaradoss JK, Sarma PS. Oral Health-Related Quality of Life and Periodontal Status of Pregnant Women. Matern Child Health J 2017.

  • Qudeimat MA, Alyahya A, Hasan AA. Mineral trioxide aggregate pulpotomy for permanent molars with clinical signs indicative of irreversible pulpitis: a preliminary study. Int Endod J. 2017 Feb;50(2):126-134. doi: 10.1111/iej.12614.

  • Ali KM, Ebrahim YS, Salako N, Rotimi VO, Qudeimat MA. Bacterial contamination of frequently touched surfaces in computers in health care settings: a comparative study. Int J Infect Control 2017,13 (2): 1-7. doi: 10.3396/IJIC.v13i2.008.17


  • Söderling E, ElSalhy M, Honkala E, Fontana M, Flannagan S, Eckert G, Kokaras A, Paster B, Tolvanen M, Honkala S. Effects of short-term xylitol gum chewing on the oral microbiome. Clinical Oral Investigation 2015;19:237–244.

  • Shyama S, Al-Mutawa SA, Honkala E, Honkala S. Parental perceptions of dental visits and access to dental care among disabled schoolchildren in Kuwait. Tropical Dental Journal 2015;38:34–42.

  • Honkala E. Oral Health Inequalities in Africa and the Middle East. Adv Dent Res 2015;27(1):2-3. doi: 10.1177/0022034515575541.

  • Williams DM, Sheiham A, Honkala E. Addressing Oral Health Inequalities in the Africa and Middle East Region. J Dent Res 2015;94(7):875-7. doi: 10.1177/0022034515576194.

  • Eaton KA, Giannobile WV, Sourgen DL, Balaji SM, Honkala E, Lynch CD. Improving the quality of papers submitted to dental journals: Transcription of session for editors, associate editors, publishers and others with an interest in scientific publishing held at IADR meeting in Cape Town on Wednesday, 25 June 2014. J Dent 2015;43(8):855-64. doi:10.1016/j.jdent.2015.02.007. Epub 2015 Mar 4.

  • Honkala S, Vereecken C, Niclasen B, Honkala E. Trends in toothbrushing in 20 countries or regions between 1994 and 2010. European Journal of Public Health 2015;25(Supplement 2):20–23.

  • Honkala S, ElSalhy M, Shyama M, Al-Mutawa SA, Boodai H, Honkala E. Sealant versus Fluoride in Primary Molars of Kindergarten Children Regularly Receiving Fluoride Varnish: One-Year Randomized Clinical Trial Follow-Up. Caries Research 2015;49:458–466.

  • Kuijpers MA, Chiu YT, Nada RM, Carels CE, Fudalej PS. Three-dimensional imaging methods for quantitative analysis of facial soft tissues and skeletal morphology in patients with orofacial clefts: a systematic review. PLoS One. 2014;9:e93442.*

  • Brudnicki A, Bronkhorst, EM, Nada R, Dudkiewicz Z, Kaminek M, Katsaros C, Fudalej PS. Nasolabial appearance after two palatoplasty types in cleft lip and palate. Orthod Craniofac Res. 2014 May;17:124-31.*

  • Wery MF, Nada RM, van der Meulen JJ, Wolvius EB, Ongkosuwito EM. Three-dimensional computed tomographic evaluation of Le Fort III distraction osteogenesis with an external device in syndromic craniosynostosis. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2015;53:285-91.

  • Kuijpers MA, Desmedt DJ, Nada RM, Bergé SJ, Fudalej PS, Maal TJ. Regional facial asymmetries in unilateral orofacial clefts. Eur J Orthod. 2015;37:636-42.

  • Sabelis AJ, Kuijpers MA1, Nada RM, Chiu YT, Bronkhorst EM, Kuijpers-Jagtman AM, Fudalej PS. Rating dental arch relationships and palatal morphology with the EUROCRAN index on three different formats of dental casts in children with unilateral cleft lip and palate. Clin Oral Investig. 2015; Oct 13 [Epub ahead of print].

  • Kaipainen AE, Sieber KR, Nada RM, Maal TJ, Katsaros C, Fudalej PS. Regional facial asymmetries and attractiveness of the face. Eur J Orthod. 2015 Dec 13. pii: cjv087. [Epub ahead of print].

  • Qudeimat MA, Alomari QD, Altarakemah Y, Alshawaf N, Honkala EJ. Variables affecting the inter- and intra-examiner reliability of ICDAS for occlusal caries diagnosis in permanent molars. J Public Health Dent 2015; Jun 10. doi: 10.1111/jphd.12105.

  • Qudeimat MA, Sasa IS. Clinical success and longevity of band and loop compared to crown and loop space maintainers. Eur Arch Paediatr Dent. 2015 Oct;16(5):391-6. doi: 10.1007/s40368-015-0183-y.

  • Alqaderi HE, Al-Mutawa SA, Qudeimat MA. MTA pulpotomy as an alternative to root canal treatment in children's permanent teeth in a dental public health setting. J Dent. 2014 Nov;42(11):1390-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jdent.2014.06.007.


  • Söderling E, ElSalhy M, Honkala E, Fontana M, Flannagan S, Eckert G, Kokaras A, Paster B, Tolvanen M, Honkala S. Effects of short-term xylitol gum chewing on the oral microbiome. Clin Oral Inv 2014. doi:10.1007/s00784-014-1229-y.

  • Honkala S, Runnel R, Saag M, Olak J, Nõmmela R, Russak S, Mäkinen P-L, Mäkinen K, Vahlberg T, Falony G, Honkala E. Effect of Erythritol and Xylitol on Dental Caries Prevention in Children. Caries Res 2014;48:482-490 (DOI: 10.1159/000358399).

  • Honkala S, Al-Yahya H, Honkala E, Freeman R, Humphris G. Validating a measure of the prevalence of dental anxiety as applied to Kuwaiti adolescents. Community Dent Health 2014;31:251–256.


  • Alanzi A, Minah G, Romberg E, Catalanotto F, Bartoshuk L, Tinanoff N. Mother’s Taste Perceptions and their Preschool Children’s Dental Caries Experiences. Paediatr Dent. 2013;35:510-514.

  • Honkala E, Behbehani JM. What’s New in the Benefits of Restoring Primary Teeth? Med Princ Pract 2013:22:207-208.

  • Olak J, Saag M, Honkala S, Nõmmela R, Runnel R, Honkala E, Karjalainen S. Children's dental fear in relation to dental health and parental dental fear. Stomatologija 2013;15:26–31.

  • ElSalhy M, Honkala S, Söderling E, Varghese A, Honkala E. Relationship between Daily Habits, Streptococcus mutans, and Caries among Schoolboys. J Dent 2013;41:1000–1006.

  • Runnel R, Mäkinen KK, Honkala S, Olak J, Mäkinen P-L, Nõmmela R, Vahlberg T, Honkala E, Saag M. Effect of Three-Year Consumption of Erythritol, Xylitol, and Sorbitol Candies on various plaque and salivary caries-related variables. J Dent 2013;41:1236–1244.

  • Honkala S. World Health Organization Approaches for Surveys of Health Behaviour among Schoolchildren and for Health-Promoting Schools. Med Princ Pract 2013, doi: 10.1159/000354172.

  • Honkala S. 2.7. Oral Health. In: HBSC 2013-2014 Protocol. Section 2, Part 1: Scientific rationale, pp. 69–74. [www://].

  • Honkala S. 5.11. Oral Health. In: HBSC 13/14 External Protocol, 4 pages. [www://].


  • Rastegar-Lari T, Al-Azemi R, Thalib L, Artun J. Dental arch dimensions of adolescent Kuwaitis with untreated ideal occlusion: Variation and Validity of proposed expansion indexes. AJO-DO. 2012;142(5):635-644.

  • Ashkanani F, Al-Sane M. Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Caregivers in Relation to Oral Health of Preschool Children. Med Princ Pract. 2012 Sept.11 [Epub ahead of print].

  • Gorbatova MA, Grjibovski AM, Gorbatova LN, Honkala E. Dental caries experience among 12-year-old children in Northwest Russia. Community Dent Health 2012;29:20–24.

  • ElSalhy M, Sayed Zahid I, Honkala E. Effects of xylitol mouth rinse on Streptococcus mutans. J Dent 2012;40:115–114.

  • Honkala S, Behbehani J, Honkala E. Daily consumption of sugary drinks and foods as a behavioural risk for health of Kuwaiti adolescents. Oral Health Prev Dent 2012; 10: 113–122.

  • Runnel R, Honkala S, Honkala E, Olak J, Nõmmela R, Mäkinen KK, Saag M. Caries Experience in Permanent Dentition Among the First and the Second Grade Schoolchildren in Southeastern Estonia. Acta Odontol Scand Early online 21.05.2012, doi: 10.3109/00016357.2012.690529.

  • Shyama M, Honkala S, Al-Mutawa SA, Honkala E. Oral health-related quality of life among parents and teachers of disabled children in Kuwait. Med Princ Prac. 16.11.2012, [Epub ahead of print]. doi: 10.1159/000345213.

  • Karched M, Furgang D, Sampathkumar V, Fine DH. Comparative Genomics of Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans isolates from primates and humans. AADR annual meeting, Tampa, Florida, USA, March 2012.

  • Doğan B, Gürbüz D, Kuru B, Karched M, Fine D. Clinical And Microbiological Evaluation Of Generalized Aggresive Periodontitis: Two Case Reports. Turkish Periodontal Society’s 42nd Scientific Congress, Oct 2012.

  • Enwonwu CO, Salako NO. The periodontal disease–systemic health–infectious disease axis in developing countries. Periodontology 2000, Vol. 60, 2012;64–77.

  • Honkala S, Honkala E, Levin KA. Social determinants of health and well-being among young people. Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study: International report from the 2009/2010 survey. Copenhagen: WHO Regional Office for Europe, 2012 (Health Policy for Children and Adolescents, No.6), pp. 123–128. Part 2. Key data/ Chapter 4: ORAL HEALTH. Currie C, Zanotti C, Morgan A, Currie D, de Looze M, Roberts C, Samdal O, Smith ORF, Barnekow V (eds.)


  • Al-Sane M, Bourisly N, Almulla T, Andersson L. Lay peoples' preferred sources of health information on the emergency management of tooth avulsion. Dent Traumatol. 2011; 27(6):432-437.

  • *Smale I, Årtun J, Behbehani F, Doppel D, Van ’t Hof M, Kuijpers-Jagtman AM. Apical root resorption six months after initiation of fixed orthodontic appliance therapy. Am J Orthod Dentofac Orthop 2005; 128(1):57-67.

  • *Årtun J, Behbehani F, Al-Jame B, Kerosuo H. Incisor traumas in an adolescent Arab population: Prevalence, severity and occlusal risk factors. Am J Orthod Dentofac Orthop. 2005;128(3):347-352.

  • Al-Maheemid NS, Han MA, Sharma PN, Hasan AA. Preference of Parents and Dentists in Using Parental Separation Technique during Dental Care for Children in Kuwait. Dent News 2011;18:34-40.

  • Pitts N, Amaechi B, Niederman R, Acevedo A-M, Vianna R, Ganss C, Ismail A, Honkala E. Global Oral Health Inequalities: Dental Caries Task Group – Research agenda. Adv Dent Res 2011;23:211-220.

  • Honkala E, Runnel R, Honkala S, Olak J, Vahlberg T, Saag M, Makinen KK. Measuring Dental Caries in the Mixed Dentition by ICDAS. Int J Dent 2011, Article ID 15024, doi: 10.1155/2011/150424.

  • Honkala S, Honkala E, Newton T, Rimpelä A. Toothbrushing and smoking among adolescents - aggregation of health damaging behaviours. J Clin Periodontol 2011;38:442–448.

  • *Al Ghaznawi H, Dass H, Salako NO. A clinical and radiographic survey of selected dental anomalies and conditions in a Saudi Arabian population. Saudi Dent J 1999;11(1):8-13.

  • *Salako NO, Alamoudi N, Feteth R, Masoud IM. Prevalence and distribution pattern of interdental spaces in the primary dentition of Saudi Arabian children. J KAU Med Sci 1999:7;107-113.

  • *Salako NO, Farsi J. Prevalence of self-reported xerostomia in a cross-sectional population in the western province of Saudi Arabia. 2005;17(1):29-33.

  • Salako NO, Al Shammari K, Philip L. Comparison of Halimeter and Oral Chroma in evaluation of oral malodour. Med Princ Pract 2011;20:75-79.



  • Årtun J, Van’t Hullenaar R, Doppel D, Kuijpers-Jagtman AM. Identification of orthodontic patients at risk of severe apical root resorption. Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 2009;135:445-455.

  • Årtun J, Al-Azemi R. Social and behavioral risk factors for maxillary incisor trauma in an adolencent Arab population. Dent. Traumat 2009;25:589-593.

  • Årtun J, Thalib L. Mesial migration and loss of first molars among young adolescents in Kuwait. Community Dental Health 2010; 20: 1-6.

  • Al-Azemi R, Årtun J. Orthodontic Treatment Need in Adolescent Kuwaitis: Prevalence, Severity and Manpower Requirements. Med Princ Pract 2010;19:348-354.

  • Hasan AA, Qudeimat MA, Andersson L. Prevalence of traumatic dental injuries in preschool children in Kuwait - a screening study. Dent Traumatol 2010;26:346-350.

  • Rantanen M, Johansson K, Honkala E, Leino-Kilpi H, Saarinen M, Salantera S. Dental patient education: A survey from the perspective of dental hygienists. Int J Dent Hyg 2010:8:121-127.

  • Rotimi VO, Salako NO, Divia M, Asfour L, Kononen E. Prevalence of periodontal bacteria in saliva of Kuwaiti children at different age groups. Journal of Infection and Public Health 2010;3:76-82.


  • Årtun J, Al-Azemi R. Social and behavioral risk factors for maxillary incisor trauma in an adolescent Arab population. Dental Traumatology 2009;25:589-593.

  • Årtun J, Van’t Hullenaar R, Doppel D, Kuijpers-Jagtman AM. Identification of orthodontic patients at risk of severe apical root resorption. Am J Orthod Dentofaci Orthoped 2009;135:448-55.

  • Mumghamba EGS, Honkala S, Honkala E, Manji KP. Gingival regression, oral hygiene and associated factors among Tanzanian women. East Afr Med J 2009;86:1−8.

  • Honkala S, Rimpelä A, Välimaa R, Tynjälä J, Honkala E. Finnish adolescents still need to improve toothbrushing habits (Kolmekymmentä vuotta hampaiden harjaustottumusten tutkimusta Suomessa). Finn Dent J 2009;8:18–22 (in Finnish, English summary).

  • Honkala S. Chapter 2: Structure of mouth, development and function of teeth (Luku 2: Suun rakenne, hampaiden kehittyminen ja toiminta). In: Haikarainen K (ed) Healthy mouth (Terve suu). Finnish Medical Society Duodecim, 2009, pp. 15–40 (in Finnish).

  • Honkala S. Chapter 13: Health of mouth, affect of other diseases and medication (Luku 13: Suun terveys, muut sairaudet ja lääkkeet). In: Haikarainen K (ed) Healthy mouth (Terve suu). Finnish Medical Society Duodecim, 2009, pp. 253–306 (in Finnish).

  • Qudeimat MA, Behbehani F. Dental age assessment for Kuwaiti children using Demirjian's method. Ann Hum Biol 2009;36:695-704.

  • Owais AI, Qudeimat MA, Qodceih S. Dentists' involvement in identification and reporting of child physical abuse: Jordan as a case study. Int J Paediatr Dent 2009;19:291-296.

  • Sasa IS, Hasan AA, Qudeimat MA. Longevity of band and loop space maintainers using glass ionomer cement: a prospective study. Eur Arch Paediatr Dent 2009;10:6-10.



  • Al-Azemi R, Al-Jame B, Årtun J. Lateral cephalometric norms for adolescent Kuwaitis: Soft tissue measurements. Med Princ Pract 2008;17:215-20.


  • Fudalej P, Årtun J. Mandibular growth rotation effects on postretention stability of mandibular incisor alignment. Angle Orthod 2007;77:199-205.

  • Qudeimat MA, Al-Saiegh FA, Al-Omari Q, Omar R. Restorative Treatment Decisions for Deep Proximal Carious Lesions in Primary Molars. Eur Arch of Paediatr Dent. 2007;8(1): 35-40.

  • Qudeimat MA, Barrieshi-Nusair KM, Owais AI. Calcium Hydroxide vs. Mineral Trioxide Aggregates for Partial Pulpotomy of Permanent Molars with Deep Caries. Eur Arch of Paediatr Dent. 2007;8(2):99-104.

  • Mokkaddas E M, Salako NO, Philip L, Rotimi VO. Discrepancy in antimicrobial susceptibility test results obtained for oral streptococci with the Etest and agar dilution. J of Clinical Microbiology. 2007; 45(7): 2162-2165.

  • Al-Jame B, Årtun J, Al-Azemi R, Behbehani F, BuHamra S. Lateral cephalometric norms for adolescent Kuwaitis: Hard tissue measurements. Med Princ Pract 2006;15:91-7.

  • Årtun J, Kerosuo H, Behbehani F, Al-Jame B. Residual need for early orthodontic treatment and orthodontic treatment experience among 13-14 year old schoolchildren in Kuwait. Med Princ Pract 2006;15:343-51.

  • Behbehani F, Beeman C, Hicks EP. Racial Variations in Cephalometrics between Kuwaitis and Caucasians. Angle Orthodontist. 2006;76(3):406–411.

  • Behbehani F, Al-Aryan H, Al-Attar A, Al-Hamad N. Perceived effectiveness and side effects of intermaxillary fixation for diet control. International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 2006; 35(7): 618-623.

  • Behbehani F, Årtun J, Thalib L. Prediction of mandibular third molar impaction in adolescent orthodontic patients. Am J Orthod Dentofac Orthop 2006;130(1): 47-55.

  • Qudeimat MA, Farrah RY, Owais AI. Infection control knowledge and practices among dentists and dental nurses at a Jordanian University Teaching Center. Am J Infect Control. 2006 May;34(4):218-22.

  • Abu Alhaija ES, Qudeimat MA. Mixed dentition space analysis in a Jordanian population: comparison of two methods. Int J Paediatr Dent. 2006 Mar; 16(2):104-10.

  • Årtun J, Behbehani F, Thalib L. Prediction of maxillary third molar impaction in adolescent orthodontic patients. Angle Orthod 2005;75:904-11.

  • Årtun J, Smale I, Behbehani F, Doppel D, Van ‘t Hof M, Kuijpers-Jagtman AM. Apical root resorption six and twelve months after initiation of fixed orthodontic appliance therapy. Angle Orthod 2005;75:919-26.

  • Årtun J, Thalib L, Little RM. Third molar molar angulation during and after treatment of adolescent orthodontic patients. Eur J Orthod 2005;27:590-6.

  • Behbehani F, Årtun J, Al-Jame B, Kerosuo H. Prevalence and severity of malocclusion in adolescent Kuwaitis. Med Princ Prac. 2005;14:390-395

  • Kawamura M, Wright FA, Declerck D, Freire MC, Hu DY, Honkala E, Levy G, Kalwitzki M, Polychronopoulou A, Yip HK, Kinirons MJ, Eli I. Petti S, Komabayashi T, Kim KJ, Razak AA, Srisilapanan P, Kwan SY. An exploratory study on cultural variations in oral health attitudes, behaviour and values of freshman (first-year) dental students. Int Dent J 2005;55:205-211.

  • Shyama M, Al-Mutawa SA, Honkala E. Prevalence of congenitally missing teeth among a population of disabled school children in Kuwait. Eur J Paediatr Dent 2005 (Suppl. 1); 3:34-38.

  • Honkala S, Al-Ansari J. Self-reported oral health, oral hygiene habits and dental attendance of pregnant women in Kuwait. Journal of Clinical Periodontology 2005;32:809-814.

  • *Salako NO, Rotimi VO, Adib SM, Al-Mutawa S. Pattern of antibiotic prescription in the management of oral diseases among dentists in Kuwait. J Dent 2004;32:503-509.

* Published earlier.