Research

Dr. Molayem believes that Oral health is intimately interconnected to the overall health of an individual.

Molayem S, Pontes CC, The Importance of the Mouth for COVID, J Calif Dental Assoc. doi. Accepted for publication.


Molayem S, Current Evidence on the Use of Curcumin in Modern Periodontology- A Narrative Review


Molayem S, Delayed Dental Treatment Negates the Mouth-Body Connection, Dentistry Today. Sept 28, 2020.


Molayem S, Pontes CC. The Mouth-COVID Connection: Il-6 Levels in Periodontal Disease — Potential Role in COVID-19-Related Respiratory Complications. J Calif Dental Assoc doi: 10.35481/jcda-48-10-01.


Nowzari H, Molayem S., Chiu K, Rich S. Computed Tomographic Measurement of Maxillary Central Incisors to Determine Prevalence of Facial Alveolar Bone Width ≥2 mm. 2010. Clinical Implants & Related Research,


Molayem S et al. Computed Tomographic Measurement of Maxillary Central Incisors to Determine Prevalence of Facial Alveolar Bone Width ≥2 mm. 2010. Poster Presentation, Academy of Osseointegration Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida.


Molayem S. Treatment of Peri-implant Infections. Journal of Western Society of Periodontology, 2010.


Molayem S. Treatment of Peri-implant Infections. University of Southern California Clinical Manual of Periodontology. 2009, p. 44-45.


Molayem S, Luong T, Chuang R,. The Explorer: USC Journal of Dental Research. 2008; vol. 1


Molayem S et al. 2-Hydroxyethyl Methacrylate induces proliferation. UCLA J Dent Res. 2006


Molayem S, Vala G. UCLA Journal of Dental Research. 2006; vol. 1


Paranjpe et al. Resin Monomer 2-Hydroxyethyl Methacrylate is a Potent Inducer of Apoptotic. J Dent Res. 2005; 84: 172-177. [Acknowledgment for technical assistance]


Meet his research team


Carla Pontes, PhD, MSc, DDS

Carla Pontes is a Brazilian dentist and researcher with a MSc and a PhD in Periodontology from the Univ. of Copenhagen. After having lived in Denmark for 8 years, she relocated to South Africa, where she current lives. Her experience as a dental researcher and scientific writer is vast, having published in various international journals. She is passionate about the connection between oral and general health and holistic approaches to health. In her free time, she is an amateur artist, loves animals and adventures in nature with her family.

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