• Friday 19 October 2018
  • 11:36 PM

 Emad Omar AlShwaimi

 Vice Dean for Postgraduate Studies and Scientific Research- Chairman of the Restorative Dental Sciences Department- Associate Professor , College of Dentistry, University of Dammam

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Work Instituation:

 University of Dammam







​1- Doctorate of Medical Science  (DMSc) in Oral Biology/ Immunology from Harvard University, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, U.S.A. Granted in June 2009.
2- Fellowship (FRCD(C)) in Endodontics from the Royal College of Dentists of Canada, Toronto, Canada, granted in Sep 2006
3- Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS) in Endodontics, Columbia University, College of Dental Medicine, New York, U.S.A, June 2006
Bachelor Degree of Dental Surgery (BDS), Dentistry, King Saud University, College of Dentistry Riyadh, Saudi Arabia,  June 2002

Research Area of Interest


Material Sciences,
Micro CT,
Oral Biology



1 Carter AE, Carter G, Boschen M, AlShwaimi E, George R. Pathways of fear and anxiety in dentistry: A review. World J Clin Cases. 2014 Nov 16;2(11):642-53
2 MH Arzmi, E AlShwaimi, WHA Harun, F Abdul Razak, F Farina, MJ McCullough, N Cirillo. Gaining more insight into the determinants of candida species pathogenicity in the oral cavity. European Journal of Inflammation 2014; 12 (2), 227-235.
3 AlShwaimi E, Bhasker U. Effect of time on electronic working length determination with a novel endodontic module in preclinical endodontic training. SJMMS 2014 Jan-April; 2 ( 1): 37-42.
4 Cirillo N, AlShwaimi E, McCullough M, Prime SS. Pemphigus vulgaris autoimmune globulin induces Src-dependent tyrosine-phosphorylation of plakophilin 3 and its  detachment from desmoglein 3. Autoimmunity 2013 Dec;  1–7
5 AlShwaimi E, Berggreen E, Furusho H, Rossall JC, Dobeck J, Yoganathan S, Stashenko P, Sasaki H. IL-17 Receptor A Signaling Is Protective in Infection-Stimulated Periapical Bone Destruction. J Immunol. 2013 Aug;191(4):1785-91
6 AlShwaimi E, Majeed A. Perceived quality, clarity, and accuracy of manually processed and self developing radiographs in endodontics. Int J Health Sci. 2013 Jun;7(2):116-23.
7 AlShwaimi E.  Usage Parameters of Nickel Titanium Rotary Files: A Survey of Dentists in Saudi Arabia. Pak Oral Dental J. 2012 Dec;33(1):122-30.
8 AlShwaimi E. The Uptake of Nickel-Titanium Rotary Files in Saudi Arabia. Int J Dent. 2012;2012:484291
9 Silva MJ, Kajiya M, AlShwaimi E, Sasaki H, Hong J, Ok P, Rezende TM, Pagonis TC, White RR, Paster BJ, Stashenko P, Kawai T. Bacteria-reactive Immune Response May Induce RANKL-expressing T Cells in the Mouse Periapical Bone Loss Lesion. J Endod. 2012 Mar;38(3):346-50
10 AlShwaimi E.  Evaluation of Antimicrobial Effect of Root Canal Sealers. Pak Oral Dental J. 2011 Dec;31(2):432-5
11 Mawardi H, Giro G, Kajiya M, Ohta K, Armazrooa S, AlShwaimi E, Woo SB, Nishimura I, Kawai T. A Role of Oral Bacteria in Bisphosphonate-induced Osteonecrosis of the Jaw. J Dent Res. 2011 Nov;90(11):1339-45
12 H. Sasaki, N. Suzuki, E. AlShwaimi, Y. Xu, R. Battaglino, L. Morse, P. Stashenko. 18  -Glycyrrhetinic acid inhibits periodontitis via glucocorticoid-independent nuclear factor- B inactivation in interleukin-10-deficient mice. J Periodontal Res. 2010 Dec;45(6):757-63
13 AlShwaimi E, Purcell P, Kawai T, Sasaki H, Oukka M, Campos-Neto A, Stashenko P. Regulatory T cells in Mouse Periapical Lesions. J Endod 2009;35:1229–1233.
14 Almas K, AlShwaimi E, Al-Shamrani HS, Skaug N. The oral hygiene habits of schools students in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Saudi Med J. 2003 Dec;24(12):1408-10. (Erratum in: Saudi Med J. 2011 Dec;32(12):1321. Al-Shwaimi, Emad O [corrected to AlShwaimi, Emad].

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