Personal Profile: Editorial Board Journal of Disability and Oral Health

Name: Gustavo Fabián MOLINA

Present appointment: Director of the Dental School, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Católica de Córdoba (Argentina)

Qualifications: DDS, PhD

Memberships / External Activities:
IADR – Active Member
IADH – Active Member

Teaching Profile:
Head Professor of Dental Materials and Biomaterials, Dental School, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Católica de Córdoba (Argentina)
Associate Professor of Dental Materials, Facultad de Odontología, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba (Argentina)
Posgraduate course on Disability and Oral Health, Dental School, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Católica de Córdoba (Argentina)

Awards / Prizes: 
1999- Best report “ART and Carisolv for treating caries lesions in patients with disability” Colegio Odontológico de la Provincia de Córdoba (Argentina)
2014- Best research project: “Suitability and effectiveness of the ART approach for people with disability” – Fundación CREO, Córdoba (Argentina)

Research Interests: 
Dental Materials
Mineral based restorative materials
Chemical agents for treating dental caries
Clinical strategies aiming to improve people with disability quality of life

Clinical Interests:.
General Practitioner
Patients with disability
Operative Dentistry

Selected Publications: List titles of up to 4 publications
- Bono A, Brunotto M, Almerich J, Molina G Comparison of Oral higiene habits among university students from Argentina, Spain and Italy. Revista de Odontologia da UNESP 2006; 35 (1): 41-46.
- Molina GF, Cabral RJ, Frencken JE The Atraumatic Restorative Treatment approach: Clinical aspects reviewed. J Appl Oral Sci 2009; 17(Spec. Issue): 89-98.
- Molina GF, Cabral RJ, Mazzola I, Brain L, Frencken JE. Mechanical performance of encapsulated restorative glass-ionomer cements for use with the Atraumatic Restorative Treatment (ART). J Appl Oral Sci 2013, 21(3):243-9. doi: 10.1590/1679-775720130129.
- Molina GF, Mazzola I, Brain Lascano L, Cabral RJ, Frencken JE. Biaxial Flexural Strength of High-Viscosity Glass-Ionomer Cements Heat-Cured with an LED Lamp during Setting," BioMed Research International, vol. 2013, Article ID 838460, 6 pages, 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/838460

Selected Projects/Publications in Special Care Dentistry: list up to 4
- Molina GF, Leal S, Frencken JE Strategies for managing carious lesions in patients with disabilities - a systematic review. J Disabiltiy Oral Health 2011, 12(4): 159-167.
Faulks DNorderyd JMolina GMacgiolla Phadraig CScagnet GEschevins CHennequin M. Using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) to Describe Children Referred to Special Care or Paediatric Dental Services. PLoS One 2013 Apr 16;8(4):e61993. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0061993. Print 2013.
Molina GFFaulks DFrencken JE. Suitability of ART approach for managing caries lesions in people with disability-Experts' opinion. Acta Odontol Scand. 2013 Nov;71(6):1430-5. doi: 10.3109/00016357.2013.766361.Feb 4. [Epub ahead of print]
- Molina GF, Faulks D, Mazzola I, Mulder J, Frencken JE. One year survival of ART and conventional restorations in patients with disability. BMC Oral Health. 2014 May 7;14:49. doi: 10.1186/1472-6831-14-49.