Mohannad Nassar
Assistant Professor
 
 
 
 
Educational Qualification :  
  • Ph.D. (2015) in Dental Sciences, Cariology and Operative Dentistry, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan. Thesis title: Overcoming the Adverse Effects Related to the Use of Smear Layer Removal Agents: Phosphoric Acid as Etchant and EDTA as Chelating Agent.
  • M.Sc.(2009) in Endodontics (Master degree of Science in Dental Surgery with a specialization in Endodontics), Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan. Thesis title: An Evaluation of the Bond Strength of Epiphany Sealer to Dentine Treated with Different Irrigation Regimens.
  • B.D.S (2005), The University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan.
 
 
 
Professional Career :  
  • Assistant Professor, RAK College of Dental Sciences, RAK, UAE.
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Dental School, The University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy.
  • Post-doctoral fellow, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Intern, Applied Oral Sciences Department, Forsyth Institute, Boston, USA.
  • Instructor, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan
  • Teaching Assistant, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan.
  • Clinician (Dentist), Amman, Jordan.

 
 
 
Achievements/ Interests/Publications/Awards :  

Awards and Honors:

  • The 2014 IADR/Unilever Hatton Divisional Award at the IADR 92nd General Session and Exhibition, Cape Town, South Africa, June 25-28, 2014.
  • Member of the Global Center of Excellence (GCOE) Program; International Research Center for Molecular Science in Tooth and Bone Disease at Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Alumnus in the Global Leadership Program (GLP) at the Department of Global Health Policy Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo University, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Japanese Government Scholarship (MEXT).
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List of Publications  
  • Nassar M, Hiraishi N, Tamura Y, Otsuki M, Aoki K, Tagami J. Phytic acid: An alternative root canal chelating agent. Journal of Endodontics, 2015; 41 (2): 242-7.
  • Nassar M, Hiraishi N, Shimokawa H, Tamura Y, Otsuki M, Kasugai S, Ohya K, Tagami J. The inhibition effect of non-protein thiols on dentinal matrix metalloproteinase activity and HEMA cytotoxicity. Journal of Dentistry, 2014; 42 (3): 312-8.
  • Nassar M, Hiraishi N, Islam MS, Tamura Y, Otsuki M, Kasugai S, Ohya K, Tagami J, Tay F. The effect of glutathione on 2-hydroxyethylmethacrylate cytotoxicity and on resin-dentine bond strength. International Endodontic Journal, 2014; 47 (7): 652-8.
  • Nassar M, Hiraishi N, Islam MS, Otsuki M, Tagami J. Age-related changes in salivary biomarkers. Journal of Dental Sciences, 2014; 9 (1): 85-90.
  • Nassar M, Hiraishi N, Islam MS, Aizawa M, Tamura Y, Otsuki M, Kasugai S, Ohya K, Tagami J. Effect of phytic acid used as etchant on bond strength, smear layer, and pulpal cells. European Journal of Oral Sciences, 2013; 121 (5): 482-7.
  • Nassar M, Awadeh L, Jamleh A, Sadr A, Tagami J. Adhesion of epiphany self-etch sealer to dentin treated with intracanal irrigating solutions. Journal of Endodontics, 2011; 37 (2): 228-30.
  • Kong K, Islam MS, Nassar M, Noriko H, Otsuki M, Yiu CKY, Tagami J. Effect of phytic acid etchant on the structural stability of demineralized dentine and dentine bonding. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 2015; 48: 145-152.
  • Jamleh A, Komabayashi T, Ebihara A, Nassar M, Watanabe S, Yoshioka T. Root surface strain during canal shaping and its influence on apical microcracks development: a preliminary investigation. International Endodontic Journal, 2015; 48 (12): 1103-11.
  • Islam MS, Hiraishi N, Nassar M, Otsuki M, Tagami J. Effect of hesperidin incorporation into a self-etching primer on durability of dentin bond. Dental Materials, 2014; 30 (11): 1205-12.
  • Islam MS, Hiraishi N, Nassar M, Yiu C, Otsuki M, Tagami J. Effect of natural cross-linkers incorporation in a self-etching primer on dentine bond strength. Journal of Dentistry, 2012; 40 (12): 1052-9.
  • Islam MS, Hiraishi N, Nassar M, Ryohei S, Otsuki M Tsutomu T, Yiu C, Tagami J. In vitro Effect of Hesperidin on Root Dentin Collagen and de/remineralization. Dental Materials Journal 2012; 31 (3): 362-7.
 
 
 
Conferences/Workshops Society Membership :  

    Lectures and Conferences:

  • Invited speaker for the country representative lecture at the 9th World Endodontic Congress (IFEA, 23-26/05/2013. Lecture title: Reactions between Clinically Used Irrigation Solutions and the Effect on Root Canal Treatment.
  • Invited Speaker at the 1st Fujairah International Dental Conference (United Arab Emirates, UAE, 15-16/11/2012). Lecture title: HEMA in Dental Adhesives.
  • Global Unilever Hatton Award Competitor and Poster Presentation at the at the IADR 92nd General Session and Exhibition, Cape Town, South Africa, June 25-28, 2014. Phytic Acid: An Alternative Root Canal Chelating Agent.
  • Poster Presentation at the 5th International Congress on Adhesive Dentistry (IAD), Philadelphia 14-15/6/2013.Non-protein Thiols Inhibit MMPs and HEMA Toxicity.
  • Oral Presentation International Association of Dental Research (IADR/AADR 91st), Seattle, 20-23/3/2013. Glutathione Detoxification of 2-hydroxyethylmethacrylate and its Effect on Bond Strength.
  • Poster presentation at the Japanese Society of Conservative Dentistry Meeting [Hozzon Gakkai], (Hiroshima, Japan 22-23/11/2012): Age-Related Changes in Saliva and their Effect on Root Caries.
  • Oral Presentation at the Adhesive Dentistry (Tokyo Japan, 7th/12/2012): The Influence of Phytic Acid Used as an Etchant on Resin-Dentin Bond Strength.
  • Poster presentation in the 25th International Medical Convention of the National Arab American Medical Association (NAAMA) held in Jordan/Amman (26/06/2011).Effect of MTAD Irrigation of the Bonding of a Resin-Based Sealer.
  • Presenter at the TMís 1st World Dental Online Conference 13-15/8/2013. Organizer: Target Meeting.
  • Memberships:

  • Member of the Jordanian Dental Association.
  • Member of the International Association of Dental Research.