Research 2010-2014

​ ​Class of 2014
​ ​Director of Research – Dr. Peter Vig
​THESIS TITLE RESIDENT

Anterior Open Bite Malocclusion in African-Americans: Analysis of the Underlying Components (Skeletal Vs. Dental)

Dr. Mohammed Alali

Effect of incisor position on the soft tissue profile

Dr. Rawia Alkhunaizi

Variables that Predict Patients’ Satisfaction after Orthodontic Treatment, Process and Outcome

Dr. Faiza Alotibi

Ceramic Bracket Debonding with a Diode Laser: Efficacy and Safety

Dr. Nicholas D. Andros

Comparison of complexity between Black and White Americans with Class I Malocclusion using ABODI in and orthodontic institution

Dr. Trang Cao

Lower Lingual Holding Arch and Extractions in Orthodontics

Dr. Thomas Dunn

How well do potential patients and orthodontic residents agree on what content is most important to present on an orthodontists website?

Dr. Scott Endrizzi

Does patient’s motivation influence the compliance during orthodontic treatment?

Dr. Robertzon Guloy

Discontinuation of orthodontic treatment at Jacksonville University: a study of the contributing factors

Dr. Louie Haidar

Restoring Peg-Shaped Laterals: Evaluation of Esthetics on Different Treatment Approaches

Dr. Francisco M. Herrero-Nater

Cephalometric Tracing Variation amongst Orthodontic Residents

Dr. Bradley Kuper-Smith

Maxillary Advancement surgery and Nasolabial soft tissue changes

Dr. Hidayat Nagori

Failure Rates of Mini-Screws (TADS) in a Residency Setting

Dr. Obiajulu Onuora

Does Orthodontic Treatment Improve Quality of Life

Dr. Courtney Rubin

Inter-rater space analysis variability comparing first and second year orthodontic students

Dr. Ahmad Swidi
​ ​​ ​Class of 2013
​ ​​ ​Director of Research – Dr. Peter Vig
THESIS TITLE RESIDENT

Factors affecting recruitment and retention of educators in North Americans orthodontic programs

Dr. Nasibah Alharbi

Different Aspects of Orthodontics In Saudi Arabia

Dr. Khulood Al-Ibrahim
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The relation between treatment duration and complexity with respect of ABODI component and score

Dr. Dareen Aljehani

Which Measurements Are Most Accurate For Diagnosis A-P Discrepancy?

Dr. Ahoud Altamimi

Effect of Fluoride on NiTi Orthodontic Wires

Dr. Nebras Althagafi

Consistency of measuring craniofacial characteristics using different imaging softwares

Dr. Rawah Eshky

The Rate of Bracket Bonding Failure At JU School of Orthodontics

Dr. Christopher Feldman

Essix Retainer: An Optional Transverse Dimension Retention Appliance For Stability After Posterior X-Bite Correction

Dr. Carlos Fernandez-Feo

Shear Bond Strength of Orthodontic Brackets with Different Priming Agents

Dr. Robin Harrison

Significance Of Cephalometric Radiograph In Orthodontic Treatment Plan Decision

Dr. Narmin Helal

Relationship B/W Occlusal Plane Inclination And Wits Appraisal Reading

Dr. Anwar Jabour

The Effect Of Shear Bond Strength Of Rebonded Brackets Without The Removal Of Adhesives

Dr. Bryan Lockhart

Bisphosphonates And Their Effects On Orthodontic Treatment: A Systemic Review

Dr. Shokofeh Motlagh

Design and test the possibility of using Magnets and Temporary Anchorage Device’s to create a force for maxillary posterior intrusion

Dr. Jason Ouellette

Comparison of measurements made between orthocad & plaster models on severely crowded dental arches

Dr. Timothy Poyadou
​ ​Class of 2012
​ ​Director of Research – Dr. Peter Vig
​​THESIS TITLE RESIDENT

Space considerations due to flattening the curve of Spee

Dr. Azita Abbasi

Patient Beliefs Regarding Invisalign Treatment

Dr. Junaid Afridi

The Perceived Value Of Required Research In North American Orthodontic Postdoctoral Training

Dr. Osama Basri

The Adaptation Of Upper Lip Types To Maxillary Incisor Advancement

Dr. Andy Baxter

Cephalometric Analysis as an Aid to Orthodontic Diagnosis & Treatment Planning-- A Systematic Review

Dr. Chris Cetta

Effect of Blue Laser on the Shear Bond Strength of Orthodontic Brackets

Dr. Ahmad Charkas

The Effect of the Dental School Process on Student’s Post Graduate Aspiration

Dr. Scott Cureton

Do Skeletal or soft tissue morphologic variables have any relationship to presence of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome (OSAS) in patients diagnosed with OSAS?

Dr. Jude Fairchild

Nasal Soft Tissue Changes Associated With Rapid Maxillary Expansion Measured Using Three Dimensional Imaging

Dr. Ben Fishbein

Soft Tissue Response To Incisor Retraction: A Study Of Predictor Variables

Dr. Pawan Gautam

A Comparison of Laypersons and Orthodontists Perception of Smile Esthetics: A Focus on Gummy Smiles

Dr. Michelle Katz

Evaluation of The Cost Efficiency Of Four Premolar Extraction Versus Non-Extraction Orthodontic Treatment And Factors Associated With Extended Treatment Duration

Dr. Eliza Lindquist

Smile Esthetic Preferences In Different Ethnicities

Dr. Helmy Mostafa

Utility of The Pre-Treatment Anterior Bolton Ratio To Predict Residual Overjet In Lower Incisor Extraction Cases

Dr. Carolyne Thain

Cost-Effectiveness In Orthodontic Treatment at Jacksonville University

Dr. Natalia Valerrama
​ ​Class of 2011
​ ​Director of Research – Dr. Peter Vig
THESIS TITLE RESIDENT

Orthodontists' Perception of Orthodontic Gnathology Concepts

Dr. Ruben Alcazar

Long term changes of Anterior Facial Height Change after Mandibular Symphyseal Distraction Osteogenesis

Dr. Keith Alexander

Contemporary approaches to orthodontic treatment of patients with moderate skeletal discrepancies

Dr. Lisa Beznoska-Davison

Orthodontic Resident's Preparation and Study Habits for the American Board of Orthodontic's Written Examination

Dr. Zulma R. Castaneda-Medina

Factors Affecting Case Acceptance of Orthodontic Treatment by Patients/Parents

Dr. Lawrence J. Friedman

Smallest detectable changes in alar base width: A survey of the orthodontist and layperson

Dr. Jared Funt

Comparison Of Shear Bond Strength of Pre-Coated Versus Conventional Bonded Orthodontic Brackets: An ISO Standard In-Vitro Study

Dr. Ulises Guzman

Summary of statistics in four major orthodontic journal articles published in 2009

Dr. Rishi Kothari

Relationship of Maxillary Retromolar space and dentofacial morphology

Dr. Marlon Moldez

The effect of patient ethnicity on orthodontists'perception of
profile

Dr. Nona Naghavi

Bolton analysis and dental measurements comparing digital models to CBCT imaging

Dr. Lyna Naseri

Polymorphism of MTHFR 677 gene and isolated cleft palate in Indian population

Dr. Sheetal Patil

Case Selection Criteria for Invisalign Treatment at Jacksonville Unversity School of Orthodontics

Dr. Kamilah Sanford

Orthodontic tooth movement in us dental schools: how much exposure do students receive?

Dr. Erin G. Sherrill

ARS vs Lower incisor extraction: A general dentist's view

Dr. Erin Smith

Factors Affecting Residents' Selection of an Orthodontic Program

Dr. Sarah J. Thompson
​ ​Class of 2010
​ ​Director of Research – Dr. Dipak Chudasama
THESIS TITLE ​​RESIDENT
A Cone Beam CT Evaluation of Oropharyngeal Airway Space and its Relationship to Mandibular Position and Craniofacial Morphology Dr. Ahmad Abdelkarim
The Effect of Fluoride on the Mechanical Properties of TMA Wires Dr. Doraida Abramowtiz
Do Our Patients Understand the Benefits of Orthodontic Treatment? Dr. Anthony Antoniazzi
A Randomized Clinical Trial Assessing Alignment Efficiency of Mandibular Anterior Crowding: Damon-3MX versus In-Ovation R Dr. Kurtis C. Bray
Perception of Smile Arc in the Presence of Incisal Wear Dr. Jefferson R. Gamblin
Force Consistency and Reliability of Tying Elastic Thread Dr. Craig Hadgis
Does IPR Represent an Efficient and Safe Way to Reduce Dentoalveolar Discrepancy in Orthodontic Patients? A Systematic Review Dr. Amer Hussain
An In Vitro Study of the Physical Properties of Retrieved Nickel Titanium Archwires Dr. Patrick G. Jones
Analysis of Retainer Appointments at Jacksonville University School of Orthodontics Dr. Beau R. Myers
Actual Versus Estimated Orthodontic Treatment Times and Factors Associated With Extended Treatment Duration Dr. Sharon Nguyen
Force Decay of Elastic Thread Dr. Thuy Nguyen
Conventional Ligation and Self-Ligation: A Comparison of Mandibular Arch Changes Between the Two Ligation Methods Dr. Hilda Oweisy
Modification of Angle’s Classification Dr. Dara Rinchuse
The Anterior Alveolus: It’s Limitations on Orthodontic Treatment Measured by CBCT Dr. Chandy Samuel