Wael Mousa Al-Omari

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OBJECTIVE This study was designed to investigate the subjective ratings of dental anxiety levels among university students enrolled at Jordan University of Science and Technology. In addition, the present study aimed to explore the sources of dental anxiety and the impact of gender on the perceived dental anxiety and the correlation between field of study(More)
OBJECTIVE To measure the convergence angle, incisal/occlusal clearance, and finish line depth, which indicate the amount of axial reduction of full metal-ceramic crown preparations made by final-year dental students. METHOD AND MATERIALS A total of 157 preparations were assessed. Convergence angle and finish line depths were measured by Tool Maker(More)
BACKGROUND: General dental practitioners provide the majority of endodontic treatment in Jordan. The aim of this study was to gather information on the methods, materials and attitudes employed in root canal treatment by dentists in North Jordan, in order to evaluate and improve the quality of current practice. METHODS: A questionnaire was posted to all(More)
Four commercially available disinfectants were tested and the dimensional stability and detail reproduction of impressions and their resultant casts were measured according to ANSI/ISO specifications. Results showed that alginate impressions immersed in chlorhexidine exhibited considerable dimensional change if not poured immediately. Moreover, alginate(More)
A total of 21 immediate resin-bonded bridges were inserted under controlled and standardized clinical conditions and evaluated over a period of 35 months. During the evaluation period, two bridges debonded (9.5%). The debonded bridges were re-cemented successfully. This low incidence of debonding indicates that this simple alternative procedure for the(More)
The aim of this study was to identify the perceived sources of stress among dental students, dental hygiene students, and dental technology students enrolled at Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST). The modified dental environment stress questionnaire was administered to 183 students. The perceived stressors varied between major and year.(More)
The aim of the study was to compare the short-term biocompatibility of grey mineral trioxide aggregate (GMTA), Retroplast and Geristore. Silicon tubes filled with the materials and empty control tubes were implanted in the dorsal connective tissue of 30 Wistar albino rats. The tubes and surrounding tissues were excised and prepared for histological(More)
INTRODUCTION Decreased sensitivity to occlusal load could lead to a greater risk of damage to endodontically treated teeth. Therefore, this study aims to test whether root canal treatment reduces the sensitivity of the treated teeth to occlusal load. METHODS This is a comparative cross-sectional study of 124 patients who received root canal treatment.(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of fluoridated glass fillers on fluoride release, recharge and the flexural properties of modified polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA). METHODS Specimens of PMMA denture base material with various loading of fluoridated glass fillers (0%, 1%, 2.5%, 5% and 10% by weight) were prepared. Flexural(More)
UNLABELLED Postoperative sensitivity is a common clinical problem with restorative treatments. STUDY AIMS To identify factors that may be predictive of reported postoperative sensitivity to cold following placement of class I and II amalgam restorations in primary carious lesions. MATERIALS AND METHODS One hundred and twenty patients were recruited.(More)