Research Publications


  1. Antal M, Braunitzer G, Mattheos N, Gyulai G & Nagy K. Smoking as a permissive factor of periodontal disease in psoriasis. PLOS One 2014;9(3): e92333.
  2. Botelho MG, Ma X, Cheung GJK, Law RSK, Meier TCT & Lam WYH. Long-term clinical evaluation of 211 two-unit cantilevered resin-bonded fixed partial dentures. Journal of Dentistry 2014;42/7: 778-784. doi:10.1016/j.jdent.2014.02.004
  3. Bridges SM, PARTHASARATHY SRINIVASAN D, Wong HM, Yiu CKY, Au TKF & McGrath CPJ. The relationship between caregiver functional oral health literacy and child oral health status. Patient Education and Counseling 2014;94: 4110416. doi:10.1016/j.pec.2013.10.018
  4. CAI W, Zheng L, LI C, Ma L, Ehrbar M, Weber FE & Zwahlen RA. Effect of different rhBMP-2 and TG-VEGF ratios on the formation of heterotopic bone and neovessels. BioMed Res Int 2014;In press: . doi:10.1155/2014/571510
  5. CAI W, Ma L, Zheng L, Kruse-Gujer A, Stübinger S, Lang NP & Zwahlen RA. Influence of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) on osseointegration of dental implants in rabbit calvaria.. Clin Oral Implants Res 2014;In press: . doi:10.1111/clr.12392
  6. CAO Y, Liu W, Ning T, Mei L, Li Q-L, Lo ECM & Chu CH. A novel oligopeptide simulating dentine matrix protein 1 for biomimetic mineralization of dentine. Clinical Oral Investigations 2014;18: 873-881. doi:10.1007/s00784-013-01035-y
  7. CAO Y, Mei L, Li QL, Lo ECM & Chu CH. Agarose hydrogel biomimetic mineralization model for the regeneration of enamel prismlike tissue. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2014;6: 410-420. doi:10.1021/am4044823
  8. Chan OW, Lacap-Bugler DC, Biddle JF, Lim DS, McKay CP & Pointing SB. Phylogenetic diversity of a microbialite reef in a cold alkaline freshwater lake. Canadian Journal of Microbiology 2014;60(6): 391-398. doi:10.1139/cjm-2014-0024
  9. CHEN Y, Wong RWK, McGrath CPJ, Hagg EUO & Seneviratne CJ. Natural compounds containing mouthrinses in the management of dental plaque and gingivitis: a systematic review. Clinical Oral Investigations 2014;18: 1-16. doi:10.1007/s00784-013-1033-0
  10. Cheng HCK, Tsoi KH, Zwahlen RA & Matinlinna JP. Effects of silica-coating and a zirconate coupling agent on shear bond strength of flowable resin-zirconia bonding. International Journal of Adhesion & Adhesives 2014;50: 11-16. doi:10.1016/j.ijadhadh.2013.12.025
  11. Cheung GCK, Botelho MG & Matinlinna JP. Effect of surface treatments on zirconia ceramics on the bond strength to resin cement. Journal of Adhesive Dentistry 2014;16: 49-56. doi:10.3290/j.jad.a30753
  12. Liu P, McGrath CPJ & Cheung GSP. What are the key endodontic factors associated with oral health-related quality of life?. International Endodontic Journal 2014;47: 238-245. doi:10.1111/iej.12139
  13. Chu CH & Lo ECM. Immediate post-application effect of professional prophylaxis with 8% arginine-calcium carbonate desensitizing paste on hypersensitive teeth. A practitioner-based clinical trial. American Journal of Dentistry 2014;27: 7-11.
  14. Chu CH, Lee AHC, Zheng L, Mei L & Chan GCF. Arresting rampant dental caries with silver diamine fluoride in a young teenager suffering from chronic oral graft versus host disease post-bone marrow transplantation: a case report. BMC Res Notes 2014;7: 3. doi:10.1186/1756-0500-7-3
  15. Chu CH, Mei L & Nalliah RP. A survey of practices of tunnel preparation among dentists who attended the 100th FDI Annual World Dental Congress. J Investig Clin Dent 2014;: . doi:10.1111/jicd.12081
  16. DING P & Jin L. The role of lipopolysaccharide-binding protein in innate immunity: a revisit and its relevance to oral/periodontal health. Journal of Periodontal Research 2014;49: 1-9. doi:10.1111/jre.12081
  17. Gao X, Lo ECM, Kot CCS & Chan CW. Motivational interviewing in improving oral health: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials. Journal of Periodontology 2014;85: 426-437. doi:10.1902/jop.2013.130205
  18. Gao X, Wong LM, Chow DY, Law XJ & Ching LY. Learning clinical procedures through Internet visual resources: A qualitative study amongst undergraduate students. European Journal of Dental Education 2014;: .
  19. Goto T & Langenbach GEJ. Condylar Process Contributes to Mandibular Asymmetry – in vivo 3D MRI Study. Clinical Anatomy 2014;27: 585-91. doi:10.1002/ca.22326
  20. Goto T. The education system at the Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong: A global standard in dental education. Dental Med Res. 2014;: 6-11.
  21. Gunarajah DR & Samman N. Biomaterials for repair of orbital floor blowout fractures: a systematic review. Journal Of Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery 2014;71: 550-570. doi:10.1016/j.joms.2012.10.029
  22. GUO Y, Tang ATH, Tsoi KH & Matinlinna JP. Effects of different blasting materials on charge generation and decay on titanium surface after sandblasting. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 2014;32: 145-154. doi:10.1016/j.jmbbm.2013.12.026
  23. Hu X, Fan M, Rong W, Lo ECM, Bronkhorst E & Frencken JE. Sealant retention is better assessed through colour photographs than through the replica and the visual examination methods. European Journal of Oral Sciences 2014;122: 271-285. doi:10.1111/eos.12138
  24. Jayaratne YSN, Deutsch CK & Zwahlen RA. Nasal Morphology of the Chinese: Three-Dimensional Reference Values for Rhinoplasty.. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2014;: .
  25. Jeon M, Song JS, Choi BJ, Choi HJ, Shin DM, Jung HS & Kim SO. . Archives of Oral Biology 2014;59(10): 1013-1023. doi:10.1016/j.archoralbio.2014.06.002
  26. Ji Y-J, Tang Z-H, Wang R, Cao J, Cao C-F & Jin L. Effect of glycine powder air-polishing as an adjunct in the treatment of peri-implant mucositis: a pilot clinical trial. Clinical Oral Implants Research 2014;25: 683-689. doi:10.1111/clr.12123
  27. Tsang WK, Wong PK, Jung HS & Fong WP. Sub-MIC levels of purpurin inhibit membrane ATPase-mediated proton efflux activity in the human fungal pathogen Candida albicans. Journal of Antibiotics 2014;67: 349-350. doi:10.1038/ja.2013.140
  28. Kapila R, Harada N, Araki K, Sano T & Goto T. Relationships between third-molar juxta-apical radiolucencies and mandibular canals in panoramic and cone-beam-computed-tomography images. Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology 2014;117: 640-644.
  29. Kapila R, Harada N, Araki K, Sano T & Goto T. Evaluation of juxta-apical radiolucency in cone-beam-computed-tomography images.. Dentomaxillofac Radiol 2014;43: .
  30. Kassim B, Ivanovski S & Mattheos N. Current perspectives on the role of ridge (socket) preservation procedures in dental implant treatment in the aesthetic zone. Australian Dental Journal 2014;59(1): 48-56.
  31. Koole S, Vandeweghe S, Mattheos N & De Bruyn H. Implant dentistry education in Europe: 5 years after the Association for Dental Education in Europe consensus report. Journal of Dental Education 2014;18 (Suppl 1): 43-51. doi:10.1111/eje.12084
  32. Lai WF & Jung HS. Cell transfection with a β-Cyclodextrin-PEI-Propane-1,2,3 Triol Nanopolymer. PLoS One 2014;9(6): e100258. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0100258.eCollection 2014
  33. Lam YH, McGrath CPJ & Botelho MG. Impact of complications of single tooth restorations on oral health-related quality of life. Clinical Oral Implants Research 2014;25: 67-73. doi:10.1111/clr.12166
  34. Lam OLT, McMillan AS, Li LSW & McGrath CPJ. Predictors of oral health-related quality of life in patients following stroke. Journal of Rehabilitative Medicine 2014;46: 520-526. doi:10.2340/16501977-1806
  35. LANG-HUA BH, McGrath CPJ, Lo ECM & Lang NP. Factors influencing treatment decision-making for maintaining or extracting compromised teeth. Clinical Oral Implants Research 2014;25: 59-66. doi:10.1111/clr.12142
  36. Lee H, McGrath CPJ, Kong YC & Lam TH. Self-reported oral health and quality of life: A latent growth curve analysis. International Journal of Behavioural Medicine 2014;21: 358-363. doi:10.1007/s12529-013-9310-5
  37. Lee HS, Kim SH, Kim SO, Lee JH, Choi HJ, Jung HS & Song JS. . Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology 2014;118(1): 101-109.e3. doi:10.1016/J.0000.2014.03.014.
  38. Lee JM, Kwon HJ, Lai WF & Jung HS. Requirement of Runx3 in pulmonary vasculogenesis. Cell Tissue Research 2014;356(2): 445-9. doi:doi: 10.1007/s00441-014-1816-x
  39. Alolayan AB & Leung MYY. Risk factors of neurosensory disturbance following orthognathic surgery. PLOS One 2014;5: 2014 Mar 5;9(3):e91055.
  40. Leung MYY. An Update of the Advances in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Hong Kong Dental Association Newsletter 2014;3: .
  41. LIU P, McGrath CPJ & Cheung GSP. Improvement in Oral Health-related Quality of Life after Endodontic Treatment: A Prospective Longitudinal Study. Journal of Endodontics 2014;40(6): 805-810. doi:10.1016/j.joen.2014.02.008
  42. LIU D, Pow EHN, Tsoi KH & Matinlinna JP. Evaluation of Four Surface Coating Treatments for Resin to Zirconia Bonding. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 2014;32: 300-309. doi:10.1016/j.jmbbm.2013.12.011
  43. Liu B, Xiao Y, Chu CH & Lo ECM. Glass Ionomer Art Sealant And Fluoride-releasing Resin Sealant In Fissure Caries Prevention – Results From A Randomized Clinical Trial.. BMC Oral Health 2014;14: 54.
  44. Lo ECM & Tan HP. Cultural challenges to oral healthcare implementation in elders. Gerodontology 2014;31 (Suppl. 1): 72-76. doi:10.1111/ger.12082
  45. TIAN T, Tsoi KH, Matinlinna JP & Burrow MF. Aspects of bonding between resin luting cements and glass ceramic materials. Dental Materials 2014;30: e147–e162. doi:10.1016/
  46. Mattheos N, Wismeijer N & Shapira L. Implant dentistry in postgraduate university education. Present conditions, potential, limitations and future trends. European Journal of Dental Education 2014;18 (Suppl 1): 24-32. doi:10.1111/eje.12074
  47. Mattheos N. Teaching and learning in implant dentistry: reflecting on achievements and challenges. European Journal of Dental Education 2014;18 (Suppl. 1): 1-2. doi:10.1111/eje.12078
  48. Mattheos N, de Bruyn H, Hultin M, Jepsen S, Klinge B, Koole S, Sanz M, Ucer C & Lang NP. Developing implant dentistry education in Europe: the continuum from undergraduate to postgraduate education and continuing professional development. European Journal of Dental Education 2014;18 (Suppl. 1): 3-10. doi:10.1111/eje.12075
  49. Au TSY, Wong MCM, McMillan AS, Bridges SM & McGrath CPJ. Treatment seeking behaviour in southern Chinese elders with chronic orofacial pain: a qualitative study. BMC Oral Health 2014;14: 8. doi:10.1186/1472-6831-14-8
  50. Mei L, ITO L, CAO Y, Li QL, Chu CH & Lo ECM. The inhibitory effects of silver diamine fluorides on cysteine cathepsins. Journal of Dentistry 2014;42: 329-335. doi:10.1016/j.jdent.2013.11.018
  51. Mei L, ITO L, CAO Y, Lo ECM, Li QL & Chu CH. An ex vivo study of arrested primary teeth caries with silver diamine fluoride therapy. Journal of Dentistry 2014;42: 395-402. doi:10.1016/j.jdent.2013.12.007
  52. Mei L, Ito L, Zhang C, Lo ECM & Chu CH. Effect of laser irradiation on the fluoride uptake of silver diamine fluoride treated dentine. Lasers Med Sci 2014;: . doi:10.1007/s10103-014-1521-8
  53. Movva LR, Ho KL, Corbet EF & Leung WK. Type-2 diabetes mellitus, metabolic control, serum inflammatory factors, lifestyle, and periodontal status. Journal of Dental Sciences 2014;9: 1-9. doi:10.1016/j.jds.2013.10.006
  54. Mustafa AA, Matinlinna JP, Razak AA & Hussin AS. Effect of experimental silane-based primers with various contents of 2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate on the bond strength of orthodontic adhesives. Journal of Investigative and Clinical Dentistry 2014;5: 1-9. doi:10.1111/jicd.12083
  55. Nash DA, Friedman JW, Mathu-Muju KR, Robinson PG, Satur J, Moffat S, Kardos R, Lo ECM, Wong AHH, Jaafar N, van den Heuvel J, Phantumvanit P, Chu E, Naidu R, Naidoo L, McKenzie I & Fernando E. A review of the global literature on dental therapists. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology 2014;42: 1-10. doi:10.1111/cdoe.12052
  56. Panduwawala KCPP, Samaranayake LP, Jin L & Zhang C. Human umbilical vein endothelial cells synergize osteo/odontogenic differentiation of periodontal ligament stem cells in 3D cell sheets. Journal of Periodontal Research 2014;49: 299-306. doi:10.1111/jre.12107
  57. PANDUWAWALA KANKANAMALAGE CPPP, Samaranayake LP, Jin L & Zhang C. Periodontal ligament stem cells: an update and perspectives. Journal of Investigative and Clinical Dentistry 2014;5: 81-90. doi:10.1111/jicd.12089
  58. Peng S, McGrath CPJ, Wong HM & King NM. The relationship between oral hygiene status and obesity among preschool children in Hong Kong. International Journal of Dental Hygiene 2014;12: 62-66. doi:10.1111/idh.12029
  59. Peng S, Wong HM, King NM & McGrath CPJ. Is dental caries experience associated with adiposity status in preschool children?. International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry 2014;24: 122-130. doi:10.1111/ipd.12039
  60. Peng S, Wong HM, King NM & McGrath CPJ. Association between Dental Caries and Adiposity Status (General, Central, and Peripheral Adiposity) in 12-Year-Old Children. Caries Research 2014;48: 32-38. doi:10.1159/000351690
  61. Perea L, Matinlinna JP, Tolvanen M, Lassila LV & Vallittu PK. Fiber-reinforced Composite Fixed Dental Prostheses with Various Pontics. Journal of Adhesive Dentistry 2014;16: 161-168. doi:10.3290/j.jad.a30755
  62. Lam WYH, Ho EHT & Pow EHN. Rehabilitation of molar-incisor hypomineralization (MIH) complicated with localized tooth surface loss (TSL): A case report. Quintessence International 2014;45: 377-379.
  63. Pretty IA, Ellwood RP, Lo ECM, MacEntee MI, Müller F, Rooney E, Thomson WM, van der Putten G-J, Ghezzi EM, Walls A & Wolff MS. The Seattle Care Pathway for securing oral healthin older patients. Gerodontology 2014;31 (Suppl. 1): 77-87. doi:10.1111/ger.12098
  64. Puska M, ZHANG M, Laattala K, Matinlinna JP & Vallittu PK. Silane-Treated E-Glass Fiber-Reinforced Telechelic Macromer-Based Polymer-Matrix Composites. Silicon 2014;6: 57-63. doi:10.1007/s12633-013-9155-1
  65. Rung A, Warnke F & Mattheos N. Investigating the Use of Smartphones for Learning Purposes by Australian Dental Students. JMIR mHealth uHealth 2014;2(2): e20. doi:10.2196/mhealth.3120
  66. Shan J, Pow EHN, Tsang PCS & Kwong DLW. A comparison of laboratory techniques for the detection of Epstein-Barr virus in saliva of nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients. Journal of Investigative and Clinical Dentistry 2014;5: 104-108.
  67. SO LY, Chen W, Lacap-Bugler DC, Seemann M & Watt RM. pZMO7-Derived shuttle vectors for heterologous protein expression and proteomic applications in the ethanol-producing bacterium Zymomonas mobilis. BMC Microbiology 2014;14: 68. doi:10.1186/1471-2180-14-68
  68. SUN Y, Liu P, JIA L, He Y, Wang Z, WANG N & Chen J. Characteristics of TCM constitutions of adult Chinese women in Hong Kong and identification of related influencing factors: a cross-sectional survey. Journal of translational medicine 2014;: .
  69. TAM CK, McGrath CPJ, Ho MYS, Pow EHN, Luk WK & Cheung LK. Psychosocial and quality of life outcomes of prosthetic auricular rehabilitation with CAD/CAM technology.. International Journal of Dentistry 2014;2014: 1-12.
  70. Tan WC, Ong M, Han J, Mattheos N, Pjetursson BE, Tsai AYM, Sanz I, Wong MCM & Lang NP. Effect of systemic antibiotics on clinical and patient-reported outcomes of implant therapy - a multicenter randomized controlled clinical trial. Clinical Oral Implants Research 2014;25: 185-193. doi:10.1111/clr.12098
  71. TIAN T, Tsoi KH, Matinlinna JP & Burrow MF. Evaluation of microtensile bond strength on ceramic-resin adhesion using two specimen testing substrates. International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives 2014;54: 165-171. doi:10.1016/j.ijadhadh.2014.06.003
  72. Tse KH, Chow KBS, Leung WK, Wong YH & Wise H. Lipopolysaccharide differentially modulates expression of cytokines and cyclooxygenases in dorsal root ganglion cells via toll-like receptor-4 dependent pathways. Neuroscience 2014;267: 241-251. doi:10.1016/j.neuroscience.2014.02.041
  73. Ucer TC, Botticelli D, Stavropoulos A & Mattheos N. Current trends and status of continuing professional development in implant dentistry in Europe. European Journal of Dental Education 2014;18 (Suppl. 1): 52-59. doi:10.1111/eje.12080
  74. WANG S, Guo LIHONG, Seneviratne CJ, Huang B, Han JWW, Peng L, Liu X & Zhang C. Biofilm formation of salivary microbiota on dental restorative materials analyzed by denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis and sequencing. Dental Materials Journal 2014;33(3): 325-331. doi:10.4012/dmj.2013-152
  75. Wang R, Zhao W, Tang ZH, Jin L & Cao CF. Peri-implant conditions and their relationship with periodontal conditions in Chinese patients: a cross-sectional study. Clinical Oral Implants Research 2014;25: 372-377. doi:10.1111/clr.12114
  76. Wong TSD & Cheung GSP. Extension of Bactericidal Effect of Sodium Hypochlorite into Dentinal Tubules. Journal of Endodontics 2014;40(6): 825-829. doi:10.1016/j.joen.2013.09.045
  77. Wong TL & Botelho MG. Effect of prosthesis design on the bond strength of posterior resin-bonded partial fixed dental prostheses. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 2014;111/2: 136-141. doi:10.1016/j.prosdent.2013.07.004
  78. Wong JDC, Lung YK, Tsoi KH & Matinlinna JP. Effects of a zirconate coupling agent incorporated into an experimental resin composite on its compressive strength and bonding to zirconia. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 2014;29: 171-176. doi:10.1016/j.jmbbm.2013.09.007
  79. Wong AWY, Zhang C & Chu CH. A systematic review of nonsurgical single-visit versus multiple-visit endodontic treatment. Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dentistry 2014;6: 45-56. doi:10.2147/CCIDE.S61487
  80. Wong SSW, Samaranayake LP & Seneviratne CJ. In pursuit of the ideal antifungal agent for Candida infections: high-throughput screening of small molecules. Drug Discovery Today 2014;: . doi:10.1016/j.drudis.2014.06.009
  81. Wong HM, McGrath CPJ & King NM. Diffuse opacities in 12-year-old Hong Kong children - four cross-sectional surveys. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology 2014;42: 61-69. doi:10.1111/cdoe.12064
  82. Yan M, Wu J, Yu Y, Wang Y, Xie L, Zhang G, Yu J & Zhang C. Mineral trioxide aggregate promotes the odonto/osteogenic differentiation and dentinogenesis of stem cells from apical papilla via nuclear factor kappa B signaling pathway. Journal of Endodontics 2014;40: 640-647. doi:10.1016/j.joen.2014.01.042
  83. Wong SSW, Kao RYT, Yuen KY, Wang Y, Yang D, Samaranayake LP & Seneviratne CJ. In vitro and In vivo activity of a novel antifungal small molecule against Candida infections. PloS one 2014;9(1): e85836.
  84. Yung CCM, Chan YK, Lacap-Bugler DC, Perez-Ortega S, de los Rios-Murillo A, Lee CK, Cary SC & Pointing SB. Characterization of Chasmoendolithic Community in Miers Valley, McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. Microbial Ecology 2014;: . doi:10.1007/s00248-014-0412-7
  85. ZHANG S, Chau MH, Lo ECM & Chu CH. Dental caries and erosion status of 12-year-old Hong Kong children. BMC Public Health 2014;14: 7. doi:10.1186/1471-2458-14-7
  86. ZHANG S, LIU J, Lo ECM & Chu CH. Dental caries status of Bulang preschool children in Southwest China. BMC Oral Health 2014;14: 16. doi:10.1186/1472-6831-14-16
  87. ZHANG S, Liu J, Lo ECM & Chu CH. Dental and periodontal status of 12-year-old Bulang children in China. BMC Oral Health 2014;14: 32. doi:10.1186/1472-6831-14-32
  88. ZHUANG L, Watt RM, Steiner S, LANG-HUA BH, Wang R, Ramseier CA & Lang NP. Subgingival microbiota of Sri Lankan tea labourers naïve to oral hygiene measures. Journal of Clinical Periodontology 2014;: . doi:10.1111/jcpe.12230

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