Dr. S.O. Nwhator

 


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: Senior lecturer in Periodontology, Faculty of Dentistry, Consultant Periodontologist, OAUTHC. Physician in Charge, Dental Hospital

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Phone : +234 (0) 902 107 4527

Address : Department of Preventive & Community Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.

Research & Clinical Specialties : Research interests: Smoking-associated Periodontal diseases, Periodontal Medicine, Metalloptoteinases in periodontology.

Distinctions : Best Academician, Holy Ghost College, Owerri- 1980, Best Dental House officer, Base Hospital Yaba-1993/94.

Select Publications

Nwhator SO, Savage KO, Ayanbadejo PO. (2007). Smokers melanosis in a Nigerian population: a preliminary study. J Contemp Dent Pract 8(5): 68-75. INDIA

Nwhator SO, Olagundoye O. (2009). Do smokers benefit from oral prophylaxis? A Nigerian pilot study. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal [WHO] 15(4):976-982. EGYPT

Nwhator SO, Ayanbadejo PO, Arowojolu MO, Akhionbare O, Oginni AO. (2010).Awareness of the link between smoking and periodontal diseases in Nigeria;; a comparative study. Research and Reports in Tropical Medicine 1: 45-51. UK

Nwhator SO, Ayanbadejo PO, Savage KO, Jeboda SO. (2010). Oral Hygiene Status and Periodontal Treatment Needs of Nigerian Male Smokers. Turkish Armed Forces Preventive Medicine Bulletin 9(2):107-112. TURKEY

Nwhator SO, Ogunbodede E, Adedigba MA, Sagay D. (2010). Prognostic Indicators of Gingiva Recession in Nigeria: Preliminary Findings. TAF Prev Med Bull. 9(3):187-194. (Turkey)

Nwhator SO. (2012). Nigeria's costly complacency & the global tobacco epidemic. Journal of Public Health Policy 33: 16-33. UK

Nwhator SO, Adedigba MA. (2012). Is periodontitis the missing link? A metaethnographic review of glycemic control measures by Nigerian diabetologists. Dentistry 2(121), 2161-1122. USA

Ayanbadejo PO, Nwhator SO, Umeizudike KA, Isiavwe AR. (2012). Awareness on the effect of periodontitis on glycemic control in type 2 diabetics: A Pilot Survey. New Nigeria Journal of Clinical Research 2 (3): 209-215. NIGERIA

Nwhator SO, Olatosi O, Ashiwaju MO, Isiekwe GI. (2013). Emerging trends in dental specialty choice in Nigeria. International Dental Journal 63(2):91-6. SWITZERLAND

Nwhator SO, Ayanbadejo PO, Umeizudike KA, Opeodu OI, Agbelusi GA, Olamijulo JA, Arowojolu M, Sorsa T, Babajide BS, Opedun DO. (2014). Clinical correlates of a lateral flow immunoassay oral risk indicator. Journal of Periodontology 85(1): 188-94. USA

Nwhator SO, Ashiwaju MO. (2013). Confusion in periodontitis diagnostic criteria. Journal of Dental and Orofacial Research 1(1): 36-43. INDIA

Nwhator SO, Umeizudike KA, Ayanbadejo PO, Agbelusi GA,  Arowojolu M, Sorsa T, Opeodu OI, Olamijulo JA,  Akaba GO, Ekele BA. (2014). Black women's predisposition to preterm birth; could we be near the answer?  International Journal of Tropical Disease & Health 4(2): 194-203. INDIA

Nwhator SO, Umeizudike KA, Ayanbadejo PO, Opeodu OI, Olamijulo JA, Sorsa T. (2014). Another reason for impeccable oral hygiene: oral hygiene-sperm count link. Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice 15(3):352-358. INDIA

Nwhator SO, Umeizudike KA, Samuel TA, Soroye MO, Umeizudike TI. (2013). Periodontitis & sub-fertility; opinions and practices of Nigerian specialists. West African Journal of Medicine 32(4):267-71. NIGERIA

Nwhator SO, Uhunmwangho I. (2013). Proposing a novel protocol for halitosis assessment. Odontostomatologie Tropicale. (Tropical Dental Journal) 36(144):15-24. FRANCE

Nwhator SO, Ijarogbe O, Agbaje O, Olojede CO, Olatunji AB. (2014). Nigerian dentists knowledge of aggressive periodontitis. Journal of Indian Society of Periodontology 18:78-81. INDIA

Nwhator SO, Opeodu OI, Ayanbadejo PO, Umeizudike K A, Olamijulo JA, Alade GO, Agbelusi GA, Arowojolu MO, Sorsa T. (2014). Could periodontitis affect time to conception?  Annals of Medical Health Sciences Research 4:817-22. NIGERIA

Nwhator SO, Uhunmwangho I, Chukwuma B, Ikponmwosa O. (2014). Aggressive periodontitis in a Nigerian teaching hospital. Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice 15(4):518-522. INDIA

Nwhator SO. (2015). Smokers melanosis or early melanoma: a diagnosis trap? Nigerian Dental Journal 23(1):143-146 NIGERIA

Heikkinen A M, Nwhator SO, Rathnayake N, Mäntylä P, Vatanen P, Sorsa T. (2015). A pilot study on oral health status as assessed by an active matrix metalloproteinase-8 (aMMP-8) chair-side mouthrinse test in adolescents. Journal of Periodontology 2:1-9. USA

Sorsa T, Gursoy UK, Nwhator SO, Hernandez M, Tervahartiala T, Leppilahti J, Gursoy M, Könönen E, Emingil G, Pussinen P J, Mäntylä P.( 2016). Analysis of matrix metalloproteinases, especially MMP-8, in gingival crevicular fluid, mouthrinse and saliva for monitoring periodontal diseases. Periodontology 2000 70: 142163. USA

Hernández-Ríos P, Hernández M, Garrido M, Tervahartiala T, Leppilahti J M, Kuula H, Heikkinen A M, Mäntylä P, Rathnayake N, Nwhator S, Sorsa T.(2016). Oral fluid matrix metalloproteinase (MMP)-8 as a diagnostic tool in chronic periodontitis. Metalloproteinases in Med, 3, 11-18.

Arowojolu MO, Oladapo O, Opeodu OI, Nwhator SO.(2016). An evaluation of the possible relationship between chronic periodontitis and hypertension. Journal of the West African College of Surgeons  6(2):20-38. 

 

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