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Recent Publications

I.   Professor Lakshman Samaranayake

1. Matsubara VH, Wang Y, Bandara HM, Mayer MP, Samaranayake LP. Probiotic lactobacilli inhibit early stages of Candida albicans biofilm development by reducing their growth, cell adhesion, and filamentation. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2016 Apr 18. [Epub ahead of print]

2. Seneviratne CJ, Rajan S, Wong SS, Tsang DN, Lai CK, Samaranayake LP, Jin L Antifungal Susceptibility in Serum and Virulence Determinants of Candida Bloodstream Isolates from Hong Kong. Front Microbiol. 2016 Feb 26;7:216. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.00216. eCollection 2016.

3. Ellepola AN, Chandy R, Khan ZU, Samaranayake LP. Caspofungin-induced in-vitro post-antifungal effect and its impact on adhesion related traits of oral Candida dubliniensis and Candida albicans isolates. Microbiol Immunol. 2016 Mar;60(3):160-7. doi: 10.1111/1348-0421.12362.

4. Matsubara VH, Bandara HM, Mayer MP, Samaranayake LP. Probiotics as Antifungals in Mucosal Candidiasis. Clin Infect Dis. 2016 May 1;62(9):1143-53. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciw038. Epub 2016 Jan 29.

5. Sohrabi M, Nair RG, Samaranayake LP, Zhang L, Zulfiker AH, Ahmetagic A, Good D, Wei MQ The yield and quality of cellular and bacterial DNA extracts from human oral rinse samples are variably affected by the cell lysis methodology. J Microbiol Methods. 2016 Mar;122:64-72. doi: 

6. Weerasekera MM, Wijesinghe GK, Jayarathna TA, Gunasekara CP, Fernando N, Kottegoda N, Samaranayake LP. Culture media profoundly affect Candida albicans and Candida tropicalis growth, adhesion and biofilm development. Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz. 2016 Oct 3:0. doi: 10.1590/0074-02760160294. [Epub ahead of print]

7. Komiyama EY, Lepesqueur LS, Yassuda CG, Samaranayake LP, Parahitiyawa NB, Balducci I, Koga-Ito CY. Enterococcus Species in the Oral Cavity: Prevalence, Virulence Factors and Antimicrobial Susceptibility. PLoS One. 2016 Sep 15;11(9):e0163001. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0163001.

8. Ellepola AN, Samaranayake LP, Khan ZU. Extracellular phospholipase production of oral Candida albicans isolates from smokers, diabetics, asthmatics, denture wearers and healthy individuals following brief exposure to polyene, echinocandin and azole antimycotics. Braz J Microbiol. 2016 Oct - Dec;47(4):911-916. doi: 10.1016/j.bjm.2016.06.009.

9. Panduwawala CP, Zhan X, Dissanayaka WL, Samaranayake LP, Jin L, Zhang C. In vivo periodontal tissue regeneration by periodontal ligament stem cells and endothelial cells in three-dimensional cell sheet constructs. J Periodontal Res. 2016 Aug 6. doi: 10.1111/jre.12405. 

10. Matsubara VH, Bandara HM, Ishikawa KH, Mayer MP, Samaranayake LP. The role of probiotic bacteria in managing periodontal disease: a systematic review. Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2016 Jul;14(7):643-55. doi: 10.1080/14787210.2016.1194198.

11. Scully C , Smaranayake LP Emerging and changing viral diseases in the new millennium. Oral Dis. 2016 Apr;22(3):171-9. doi: 10.1111/odi.12356.

12.  Pereira DFA, Seneviratne CJ, Koga-Ito CY, Samaranayake LP. Is the oral fungal pathogen Candida albicans a cariogen? Oral Dis. 2017 May 17. doi: 10.1111/odi.12691. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

13. Bandara HM, Matsubara VH, Samaranayake LP. Future therapies targeted towards eliminating Candida biofilms and associated infections. Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2017, 15, 299-318

14. Pankhuurst C, Scully C, Samaranayake LP 2017 Dental unit water line disinfection: A review Denatl Update  44, 4-12

15. Panduwawala CP,, X Zhan, WL Dissanayaka, LP Samaranayake, L Jin 2017, In vivo periodontal tissue regeneration by periodontal ligament stem cells and endothelial cells in three‐dimensional cell sheet constructs. Journal of periodontal research 52 (3), 408-418

16. Wang Y, Bandara HMHN, Mikkelsen D, Samaranayake LP. 2017 Effects of tea extracts on the colonization behaviour of Candida species: attachment inhibition and biofilm enhancement. J Med Microbiol. 2017 Aug 10. doi: 10.1099/jmm.0.000555. [Epub ahead of print]

17. Pereira D, Seneviratne CJ, Koga-Ito CY, Samaranayake LP. Is the oral fungal pathogen Candida albicans a cariogen? Oral Dis. 2017 May 17. doi: 10.1111/odi.12691. [Epub ahea d of print] Review.

18. A Sampath, M Weerasekera, A Dilhari, C Gunasekara, U Bulugahapitiya Samaranayake LP, Comparison of duplex PCR and phenotypic analysis in differentiating Candida dubliniensis from Candida albicans from oral samples AMB Express 2017; 7 (1), 141-146

19. Y Wang, H Bandara, D Mikkelsen, LP Samaranayake Effects of tea extracts on the colonization behaviour of Candida species: attachment inhibition and biofilm enhancemen Journal of Medical Microbiology 2017;  66 (8), 1244-1252.

II.    Professor Hien Ngo (2015-2016)
1. Hoang AD, Hill P, Ngo H, Nguyen T: Oral Health Problems among Adult Patients at Commune Health Centres in Central Vietnam: Prevalence and Care Seeking Behaviour. IFMBE Proceedings 46:142-146, January 2015.

2. Yap J, Walsh L, Naser-Ud Din S, Ngo H, Manton D. Evaluation of a novel approach in the prevention of white spot lesions around orthodontic brackets. Aust Dent J. 2014;59:70-80.

3. Mai EK, Alomari Q, Ngo H, Domejean S; Restorative Treatment Thresholds: Factors influencing the Treatment Thresholds and Modalities of General Dentists in Kuwairt. Medical Principles and Practice. June 2014.
4. Ngo H, Opsahl-Vital S; Minimal Intervention Dentistry II: part7. Minimal Intervention in Cariology: the role of glass-ionomer cements in the preservation of tooth structures against caries. British Dental Journal, 2014; 216, 10, 561-565.

5. Vu Thi Kieu D, Tyas MJ, Ngo HC, Lam Hoai P, Ngo Dong K. The effect of a nano-filled resin coating on the 3-year clinical performance of a conventional high-viscosity glass-ionomer cement. Clinical Oral Investigations. 2014;18:753-9.
6. Ngo H, Vital SO. Minimale en Cariologie. La Place des Ciments Verre Ionomere. Realites Clinicques. 2012;23:1-8.

7. Ngo HC, Mount G, McIntyre J, Do L. An in vitro model for the study of chemical exchange between glass ionomer restorations and partially demineralized dentin using a minimally invasive restorative technique. Journal of dentistry. 2011;39:S20-S6.

III.    Professor Mehmet Omer Gorduysus  (2015-2016)

1. Gorduysus M.O, Karam M Geriatric Endodontics Gaining More Important Role… E-Cronicon Dental Science 1.2(2015)80-82

2. Uzunoglu E, Gorduysus M,Gorduysus O, A comparison of Different irrigation Systems and Gravitational Effect on Final Extrusion of the irrigant J Clin Exp Dent  Volume 7, Issue 2, 2015, Pages e218-e223  

3. Gorduysus MO, Al-Rubai HK, Al-Dagistani HS, Laser use in Endodontics:A fact or a Myth? E-Cronicon Dental Science 1.3(2015):123-125

4. Konjhodzic-Prcic A , Gorduysus O , Kucukkaya S , Atila B , Muftuoglu S, Zeybek D. In Vitro Comparison of Cytotoxicity of Four Root Canal Sealers on Human Gingival Fibroblasts Med Arh. 2015 Feb; 69(1): 24-27 Received: December 12th 2014 | Accepted: February 04th 2015 doi: 10.5455/medarh.2015.69.24-27  

5. Gorduysus O, Pektas B.A. Management of an Incomplete Vertical Root Fracture: An Alternative Clinical Approach and Treatment Finalisation Concept for a Case. E-Cronicon Dental Science, 1.4(2015):180-185

6. Kucukkaya S,Gorduysus O Evaluation of the effects of two novel irrigants on intraradicular dentine erosion,debris and smear layer removal  RDE (Restorative Denristry,Endodontics) RDE 40:3:216-222

7. Stavileci M, Hoxha V,Gorduysus O, Tatar I, Laparre K, Hostens J, Kucukkaya S, Muhaxheri E Evaluation of Root Canal Preparation Using Rotary System and Hand Instruments Assessed by Micro-Computed Tomography Medical Science  Monitor Basic Research 2015:21;123-130.

8. Ozısık I, M. Gorduysus M, A. Ertan , S. Kucukkaya  , N.P. Bayramgil, M.O. Gorduysus Effect of a potentional chelating agent on root dentine microhardness.Int Endod J , 0 (Suppl. 0), 1–90, 2015 pg 24, R60

9. 24. Gorduysus MO, Attar N, Gorduysus M and Uzunoglu E Topographic Effects of Four Different Beverages to Cu-Sn (Eta Prime) Phase Amalgam Surface: A Scanning Electron Microscopic Study, E-Cronicon Dental Science 3.1 (2015): 451-455.

10. Gorduysus MO, Regenerative Endodontics, Trends and Tissue Engineering Strategies(Editorial Note). E-Cronicon Dental Sciences 3:1;2015:462-463

11. .Fakhruddin KS, Al Batawi H, Gorduysus MO  Effectiveness of audiovisual distraction eyewear and computerized delivery of anesthesia during pulp therapy of primary molars in phobic child patients.European Journal of Dentistry 9:4;470-475,2015.

12. Yuruker S,Gorduysus M, Kucukkaya S, Uzunoglu E, Ilgin C, Gulen O, Tuncel B, Gorduysus MO Efficacy of Combined Use of Different Nickel-titanium Files on Removing Root Canal Filling Materials Journal of Endodontics 42:3;487-492,2016

13. Gorduysus MO Clinical Considerations in Endodontic Retreatment and Retreatment Methodologies  (Opinion Article). E-Cronicon Dental Sciences 3:4:14-15,2016 (E-Cronicon Dental Sciences is ProQuest,Index Copernicus,

14. Fakhruddin KS, Gorduysus MO  Al Batawi H, Effectiveness of behavioral modification techniques with visual distraction using intrasulcular local anesthesia in hearing disabled children during pulp therapy European Journal of Dentistry (Pubmed) Oct-Nov 2016, 10:4;551-555.

15. Gorduysus MO Geriatric Endodontics, Clinical Changes and Challanges (Opinion Article). E-Cronicon Dental Sciences 7:1:38-40,2016.

16. Gorduysus MO.Flap Design in Conventional and Micro-Endodontic Surgery and the Importance Turkiye Klinikleri Journal of Dental Sciences Special Topics "Endodontics" (Endodontic Surgery Special Issue) 2:1,2016  

IV.    Professor Rani Smasudin (2011-2014)

1. Hamid H. Enezei, Azlina A, Khamis MF, Rahman RA, Abdul Razak NH, Mutum SS and Samsudin AR. Effect of Local Implantation of Composite Biomaterial Loaded with Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor in Healing of Critical-Sized Mandibular Defect – A Pilot Study. J Dent Oral Disord Ther (2014) 2(2),1-5.

2. T.P. kanan, N Ahmad Shah, A Ahmad, SF Ramli, Narazah M Yusoff and AR Samsudin. Genotoxic evaluation of synthetic hydroxyapatite using mammalian bone marrow chromosome aberration test. Arch Orofac Sci (2014),9(1):1-7

3. H.E.  Hamid, A. Azlina, MF Khamis, RA Rahman, NH Abdul Razak, SS Mutum and A.R. Samsudin. Effect of Biphasic Calcium Phosphate Treated with Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor on Osteogenesis and Angiogenesis Gene Expression In Vitro (2013) The 15th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering, IFMBE Proceedings 43,
DOI:10.10079/978-3-319-02913-9_61; 239-242 Springer International Publishing Switzerland
4. Ahmad Azlina, Berahim Zurairah, Sidek Mohamad Ros, Mokhar Khairani Idah, A.R. Samsudin. Extraction of Mitochondrial DNA from Tooth Dentin ; application of two techniques. Archives of Orofacial Sciences (2011) 6(1):9-14.

5. Norshamsuria Omar, TP Kanan, Abdul Rashid Ismail, Siti Fadilah Abdullah, A.R. Samsudin and S.A.H. Suzina. In Vitro Cytotoxic Evaluation of Processed Natural Coral in Human Osteoblast. International Journal of Toxicology (2011) 30:443 DOI: 10.1177/1091581811399474,


V.   Dr Chamila Panduwawala  (2015-2016)

  1. Panduwawala CP, 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 2013; doi:10.1111/jre.12107
  2. Panduwawala CP, Samaranayake LP, Jin L & Zhang C. Periodontal ligament stem cells; an update and perspectives. Journal of clinical and investigative dentistry doi: 10.1111/jicd.12089
  3. Panduwawala CP, Xuan Zhan, Waruna Lakmal Dissanayaka, Lakshman P. Samaranayake, Lijian Jin, Chengfei Zhang. In vivo periodontal tissue regeneration by periodontal ligament stem cells and endothelial cells in 3D cell sheet constructs. Accepted- Journal of Periodontal Research 2016; doi: 10.1111/jre.12405