Serge Dibart

Serge Dibart

Chair of Periodontology, Director of the Advanced Specialty Education Program in Periodontics at GSDM, Professor, Department of Periodontology

  • Office

    100 East Newton Street
    Boston, MA 02118 USA

  • Emailsdibart@bu.edu
  • Phone617-638-4762
  • Education

    DDS, Aix-Marseilles University, School of Dental Medicine
    DMD, Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine

Research Interests

  1. In situ identification of bacteria in gingival epithelial cells using antibody and DNA probe technology.
  2. Measurement of IgG subclass levels in the serum and gingival crevicular fluid of patients with periodontal diseases and correlation with disease activity.
  3. Investigation of the microbiota of patients with Down syndrome and immune responses within serum and gingival crevicular fluid using DNA probe technology and “Checkerboard immunoblotting”.
  4. Microbial and Immunohistochemical findings in radicular dentin, cementum and pulp of human teeth with advanced periodontitis.
  5. Microbial and histological evaluation of root surfaces treated with scaling and root planing plus topical Doxycycline Hyclate 10%
  6. Bacterial colonization of the implant/abutment interface

Publications

ORIGINAL REPORTS/REVIEWS:

(Underlined Italics denotes students mentored)

Haffajee AD, Socransky SS, Smith C, Dibart S. Microbial risk indicators for periodontal attachment loss. J Periodont Res 1991; 26: 293-296.

Haffajee AD, Socransky SS, Smith C, Dibart S. Relation of baseline microbial parameters to future periodontal attachment loss. J Clin Periodontol 1991; 18: 744-750.

Socransky SS, Haffajee Ad, Smith C, Dibart S. Relation of counts of microbial species to clinical status at the sampled site. J Clin Periodontol 1991; 18: 766-775.

Haffajee AD, Socransky SS, Smith C, Dibart S, Goodson JM. Subgingival temperature. III. Relationship to microbial counts. J Clin Periodontol 1992; 19: 417-22.

Haffajee AD, Socransky SS, Smith C, Dibart S. The use of DNA probes to examine the distribution of subgingival species in subjects with different levels of periodontal destruction. J Clin Periodontol 1992; 19: 84-91.

Haffajee AD, Dibart S, Kent R, Socransky SS.  Clinical and microbiological changes associated with the use of 4 adjunctive systemically administered agents in the treatment of periodontal infections. J Clin Periodontol  1995; 22: 618-627.

Haffajee AD, Dibart S, Kent R, Socransky SS.  Factors associated with different responses to periodontal therapy. J Clin Periodontol  1995; 22: 628-636.

Haffajee AD, Socransky SS, Dibart S, Kent RL.  Response to periodontal therapy in patients with high or low levels of P. gingivalis, P. intermedia, P. nigrescens and B. forsythusJ Clin Periodontol 1996; 23: 336-345.

Chapple ILC, Socransky SS, Dibart S, Glenwright DH, Matthews JB.  Chemiluminescent assay of alkaline phosphatase in human gingival crevicular fluid: investigations with an experimental gingivitis model and studies on the source of the enzyme within crevicular fluid. J Clin Periodontol 1996; 23: 587-594.

Haffajee AD, Cugini MA, Dibart S, Smith C, Kent RL, Socransky SS.  The effect of SRP on clinical and microbiological parameters of periodontal diseases.  J Clin Periodontol 1997; 24: 324-334.

Haffajee AD, Cugini MA, Dibart S, Kent Jr. RL, Socransky SS.  Clinical and microbiological features of subjects with adult periodontitis who responded poorly to scaling and root planing.  J Clin Periodontol 1997; 24: 767-776.

Sakellari D, Socransky SS, Dibart S, Eftimiadi C, Taubmann MA.  Estimation of serum antibody to subgingival species using checkerboard immunoblotting.  Oral Micro Immunol 1997; 12: 303-310.

Dibart S. (Review) Children, adolescents and periodontal diseases: a review. J Dent  1997; 25: 79-89.

Dibart S, Skobe Z, Snapp KR, Socransky SS, Smith CM, Kent R.  Detection of bacterial species on or in crevicular epithelial cells from healthy and periodontally diseased patients using DNA-DNA hybridization. Oral Micro Immunol  1998; 13: 30-35.

Dibart S, Eftimiadi C, Socransky SS, Taubman MA, Van Dyke TE.  Rapid evaluation of serum and GCF subclass antibody levels in patients with Early Onset Periodontitis using checkerboard immunoblotting. Oral Micro Immunol  1998; 13: 166-172.

Dibart S, Chapple ILC, Skobe Z, Needleman H, Shusterman S.   Microbiological and immunological findings in prepubertal periodontitis. A case report.  J Periodontol  1998; 69: 1172-1175.

Mickels N, McManus C, Massaro J, Friden P, Braman V, D’Agostino R, Oppenheim F, Warbington M, Dibart S, Van Dyke T: Clinical and microbial evaluation of a histatin containing mouthrinse in humans with experimental gingivitis. J Clin Perio 2001; 28:

Dibart S, De Feo P, Surabian G, Hart A, Capri D, Su MF.  Oral piercing and gingival recession: Review of the literature and a case report. Quintessence int 2002 : 33:110-112

Dibart S, Farhat F, Kuse K.  Microsurgical reconstruction of lost gingival tissues.  Dentistry 2002: 10-11 (20 June 2002)

Van Dyke TE, Paquette D, Grossi S, Braman V, Massaro J, D’Agostino R, Dibart S, Friden P.  Clinical and microbial evaluation of a histatin-containing mouthrinse in humans with experimental gingivitis: a phase-2 multi-center study.  J Clin Perio 2002; 29(2): 168-176

Dibart S, Capri D, Nunn ME, Van Dyke TE, Kachouh I.  Crown lengthening in mandibular molars.  A 5 year retrospective radiographic analysis.  J Periodontol 2003; 74:815-821

Dibart S, Capri D, Casavecchia P, Nunn M, Skobe Z.  Comparison of the effectiveness of scaling and root planing in vivo using hand versus rotary instruments.  Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent 2004; 24:370-377.

Donley CL, Badovinac R, Sapir S, Shapira L, Houri Y, Kantarci A, Warbington ML, Dibart S, Van Dyke TE, Needleman HL, Karimbux N, Bimstein E.  IgG antibody levels to Porphyromonas gingivalis and clinical measures in children.  J Periodontol 2004:75:2..

Bimstein E,  Shapira L, Houri-Haddad Y, Dibart S, Van Dyke TE, Shapira L.  The relationship between Porphyromonas gingivalis infection and local and systemic factors in children.  J Periodontol 2004;75(10):1371-1376

Casavecchia P, Uzel IM, Kantarci A, Hasturk H, Dibart S, Hart T, Trackman P, Van Dyke TE.  Hereditary gingival fibromatosis associated with generalized aggressive periodontitis.  J Periodontol 2004;75(5):770-778

Dibart S, Warbington M, Su MF, Skobe  Z.  In vitro evaluation of the abutment-implant bacterial seal.  The locking taper system. Int J Oral Maxillofac Implant 2005;20:732-737.

Kawai T, Matsuyama T, Hosokawa Y, Makihira S, Seki M, Karimbux NY, Goncalves RB, Valverde P, Dibart S, Li YP, Miranda LA, Izumi Y, Taubman MA.  Implication of B cells and T cells as a primary RANKL source in the bone resorptive lesion of periodontal disease.  Amer J  Pathol 2006 ;169:987-998.

Docimo R, Montesani L, Maturo P, Costacurta M, Bartolino M, DeVizio W, Zhang YP, Dibart S. Desensitizing efficacy of a new toothpaste containing 5.5% potassium citrate: a 4 weeks clinical study. Am J Dent. 2007 Aug;20(4):209-11.

Coelho AL, Suzuki M, Dibart S, Da Silva N, Coelho PG . Cross sectional analysis of the implant abutment interface. J Oral rehabil 2007;34:508-516

Venuleo C, Chung-Kiang S, Weed M, Dibart S. “Long Term Bone Level Stability on Short Implants:A 5 Year Radiographic Follow-up Study” JMOSI 2008: 7(3): 340-345

Peyman Shahidi, Zhimon Jacobson, Serge Dibart , Jacob Pourati, Martha E. Nunn, Kasumi Barouch, Thomas E. Van Dyke.” Efficacy of a new papilla generation technique in implant dentistry: A Preliminary Study.” IJOMI 2008, 23:926-934

Koo S, Dibart S, Weber HP. Ridge-splitting technique with simultaneous implant placement. Compend Contin Educ Dent.2008;29(2):106-110.

Dibart S, Hashem A. Anterior Esthetic Restorations :The Importance of Teamwork for a Successful Outcome. International Journal of Clinical Dentistry 2008: 1(3): 163-171

Sebaoun JD, Surmenian J, Ferguson DJ, Dibart S. Acceleration of Orthodontic tooth movement following alveolar decortication: Biological rationale and outcome of an innovative tissue engineering technique. International orthodontics 2008: 6: 235-249.

Dibart S, Sebaoun JD, Surmenian J. Piezocision: A Minimally Invasive, Periodontally Accelerated Orthodontic Tooth Movement Procedure. Compend Contin Educ Dent 2009 Jul-Aug;30(6):342-4, 346, 348-50.

Canargiu F, Erriu M, Piras A, Dibart SN. Modifications of Periodontal tissues associated with Williams Syndrome. A case report. Minerva Stomatol 2009 Jul-Aug;58(7-8):375-81.

Docimo R, Montesani L, Maturo P, Costacurta M, Bartolino M, DeVizio W, Zhang YP, Cummins D, Dibart S, Mateo LR. Comparing the efficacy in reducing dentin hypersensitivity of a new toothpaste containing 8.0% Arginine , calcium carbonate and 1450 ppm fluoride to a commercial sensitive toothpaste containing 2% potassium ion: an eight-week clinical study in Rome, Italy. J Clin Dent. 2009;20(1):17-22.

Docimo R, Montesani L, Maturo P, Costacurta M, Bartolino M, Zhang YP, DeVizio W, Delgado E, Cummins D, Dibart S, Mateo LR. Comparing the efficacy in reducing dentin hypersensitivity of a new toothpaste containing 8.0% Arginine , calcium carbonate and 1450 ppm fluoride to a benchmark commercial desensitizing toothpaste containing 2% potassium ion: an eight-week clinical study in Rome, Italy. J Clin Dent. 2009;20(4):137-43.

Dibart S, Surmenian J, Sebaoun JD, Montesani L. Rapid treatment of class II malocclusion with Piezocision: Two case reports. Int J Perio Restorative Dent 2010 :30 :487-93

Ronaldo B. Santana, Maira B. Furtado,  Carolina M.L. Mattos,  Edgard de Mello Fonseca and Serge Dibart.  Clinical Evaluation of Single-Stage Advanced Versus Rotated Flaps in the Treatment of Gingival Recessions. J Periodontol  2010 : 81 (4):485-492

Santana RB, Mattos CML, Dibart S. A clinical comparison of two flap designs for coronal advancement of the gingival margin: semilunar versus coronally advanced flap. J Clin Periodontol 2010;37(7):651-8.

Zhang J, Xuan D, Fan W, Zhang X, Dibart S, De Vizio W, Panagakos F, Zhang YP. Severity and Prevalence of Plaque Induced Gingivitis in the Chinese Population Compend Contin Educ Dent. 2010 Oct;31(8):624-9.

Schulze-Späte U, Dietrich T,  Kayal R, Hasturk H,  Dobeck J, Skobe Z and  Dibart S. Systematic Analysis of Bone Formation after Sinus Augmentation using ß-Tricalcium Phosphate: Case Report.  Compend Contin Educ Dent 2011 (accepted)

Schulze-Späte U, Dietrich T, Kayal RA, Hasturk H, Dobeck J, Skobe Z, Dibart S. Analysis of bone formation after sinus augmentation using Beta-Tricalcium phosphate. Compend Contin Educ Dent. 2012 May: 33(5): 364-368

Dibart S, Zhang YP. A multi-tasking dentifrice for the 21st century. Am J Dent. 2011 Jul;24 Spec No A:3A-5A.

Sebaoun JD, Surmenian J, Dibart S. Accelerated orthodontic treatment with piezocision: a mini-invasive alternative to conventional corticotomies. Orthod Fr. 2011 Dec;82(4):311-9. Epub 2011 Nov 23.

Montesani L, Schulze-Späte U, Dibart S. Sinus augmentation in two patients with severe posterior maxillary height atrophy using tissue-engineered bone derived from autologous bone cells: a case report. Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent. 2011 Jul-Aug;31(4):391-9.

Keser EI, Dibart S. Piezocision-assisted Invisalign treatment. Compend Contin Educ Dent. 2011 Mar;32(2):46-8, 50-1.

Docimo R, Perugia C, Bartolino M, Maturo P, Montesani L, Zhang YP, DeVizio W, Mateo LR, Dibart S. Comparative evaluation of the efficacy of three commercially available toothpastes on dentin hypersensitivity reduction: an eight-week clinical study. J Clin Dent. 2011;22(4):121-7.

Kakar A, Dibart S, Kakar K. .Clinical assessment of a new dentifrice with 8% arginine and calcium carbonate on dentin hypersensitivity in an Indian population using a new measuring device: the Jay Sensitivity Sensor Probe. Am J Dent. 2013 May;26 Spec No B:13B-20B.

Hamlin D, Mateo LR, Dibart S, Delgado E, Zhang YP, DeVizio W. .Comparative efficacy of two treatment regimens combining in-office and at-home programs for dentin hypersensitivity relief: a 24-week clinical study. Am J Dent. 2012 Jun;25(3):146-52.

Schulze-Späte U, Dietrich T, Kayal RA, Hasturk H, Dobeck J, Skobe Z, Dibart S. .Analysis of bone formation after sinus augmentation using β-tricalcium phosphate. Compend Contin Educ Dent. 2012 May;33(5):364-8

Keser EI, Dibart S. Sequential piezocision: a novel approach to accelerated orthodontic treatment. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2013 Dec;144(6):879-8.

Dibart S, Yee C, Surmenian J, Sebaoun JD, Baloul S, Goguet-Surmenian E, Kantarci A. Tissue response during Piezocision-assisted tooth movement: a histological study in rats. Eur J Orthod. 2013 Nov 19. [Epub ahead of print]

ABSTRACTS

(Oral & Poster presentations published or read at proceeding of meetings)

Dibart S, Socransky SS.  In situ hybridization of specific bacterial species on or in mammalian cells. J Dent Res 1992; 71: 247. Abstract # 1128. AADR Boston, MA

Dibart S, Haffajee AD, Socransky SS.  Effect of four therapies on periodontal infections, I. Overall response.  J Dent Res 1993; 72: 359. Abstract # 2049. AADR Chicago, IL

Haffajee AD, Socranky SS, Dibart S.  Effect of four therapies on periodontal infections, II.  Poor response subjects.  J Dent Res 1993; 72: 359.  Abstract # 2050. AADR Chicago, IL

Dibart S, Skobe Z, Snapp KR, Socransky SS, Smith CM.  Detection of subgingival species on or in crevicular epithelial cells.  J Dent Res 1994; 73: 161.  Abstract # 475. AADR, Seattle.WA

Socransky SS, Haffajee AD, Dibart S, Smith C, Martin L.  Factors affecting microbial risk assessment at periodontal sites.  J Dent Res 1994; 73: 188.  Abstract # 695. AADR, Seattle.WA

Haffajee AD, Socransky SS, Dibart S.  Use of microbial parameters to guide periodontal therapy.  J Dent Res 1994; 73: 306.  Abstract # 1633. AADR, Seattle.WA

Dibart S, Socransky SS, Haffajee AD, Lai CH, Eftimiadi C.  Detection of B. forsythus in epithelial cells from periodontal pockets.  J Dent Res 1995; 74: 226.  Abstract # 1713. AADR, San Antonio. TX

Haffajee AD, Smith C, Dibart S, Cugini MA, Socransky SS.  The prevalence of subgingival taxa using checkerboard DNA-DNA hybridisation.  J Dent Res 1995; 74: 173.  Abstract # 1296. AADR, San Antonio. TX

Socransky SS, Smith C, Dibart S, Cugini MA, Haffajee AD.  Comparison of checkerboard and colony lift DNA-DNA hybridisation.  J Dent Res 1995; 74: 174.  Abstract # 1297. AADR, San Antonio. TX

Eftimiadi C, Sakellari D, Dibart S, Taubman MA, Socransky SS.  Detection of crevicular fluid antibody to subgingival species using checkerboard immunoblotting.  J Dent Res 1995; 74: 226.  Abstract # 1715. AADR, San Antonio. TX

Colombo AP, Sakellari D, Haffajee AD, Dibart S, Taubman MA, Socransky SS.  Serum antibody level in refractory periodontitis subjects.  J Dent Res 1995; 74: 226.  Abstract # 1714. AADR, San Antonio. TX

Chapple I, Eftimiadi C, Dibart S, Socransky SS, Matthews JB.  Low-molecular-weight Anti-oxidant activity in gingival crevicular fluid (GCF).  J Dent Res 1996; 75: 49.  Abstract # 256. AADR, San Francisco.CA

Eftimiadi C, Dibart S, Colombo AP, Socransky SS.  Increased leukotoxic effect elicited by phagocytosed  A. actinomycetemcomitans compared with non-ingested bacteria.  J Dent Res 1996; 75: 134. Abstract # 934. AADR, San Francisco.CA

Cugini MA, Haffajee AD, Dibart S, Kent RL, Socransky SS.  Biological effects of scaling and root planing. I. Clinical parameters.  J Dent Res 1996; 75, 135.  Abstract # 939. AADR, San Francisco.CA

Haffajee AD, Dibart S, Cugini MA, Smith C, Kent RL, Socransky SS.  Biological effects of scaling and root planing.II. Microbiological changes. J Dent Res 1996; 75, 135. Abstract # 940. AADR, San Francisco.CA

Socransky SS, Dibart S, Cugini MA, Smith C, Kent RL, Haffajee AD.  Biological effects of scaling and root planing.III. Poor responders.  J Dent Res 1996; 75, 135. Abstract # 941. AADR, San Francisco.CA

Dibart S, Eftimiadi C, Taubman MA, Haffajee AD, Socransky SS.  Evaluation of serum and crevicular fluid IgG subclass antibody to subgingival species using checkerboard immunoblotting.  J Dent Res 1996; 75, 157 Abstract # 1118. AADR, San Francisco.CA

Colombo AP,Haffajee AD, Dibart S, Eftimiadi C, Tanner A, Socransky SS.  IgG2 level and allotype, and Fc receptors in refractory periodontitis subjects.  J Dent Res 1996; 75, 157 Abstract #1119. AADR, San Francisco.CA

Dibart S, Warbington M, Van Dyke T.  Rapid evaluation of IgG1,2,3 and 4 levels in the serum and gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) of early-onset periodontitis (EOP) patients.  J Periodontol 1997; 69, 287. AAP, San Diego. CA

Dibart S, Eftimiadi C, Landi L, Robledo P, Grewal R, Van Dyke TE.  Local antibody synthesis in peri-implant tissues: an absolute risk factor for failing implants?  J Dent Res  1998; 77:662 Abstract #241. AAP, Boston.MA

Warbington ML, Dibart S, Van Dyke TE, Dobeck JM, Skobe Z.  Immunohistochemistry of bacteria in the pulp of periodontally diseased human teeth.  J Dent Res 1998; 77, 998 Abstract # 2935.

Chapple I, Garner I, Saxby M, Dibart S, Matthews JB.  Alkaline phosphatase levels in gingival fluid and the prediction of attachment loss.  J Dent Res 1998; 77: 646 Abstract # 120.

Dibart S, Landi L, Robledo P, Van Dyke TE.  Detection of elevated IgG2 antibody levels in the peri-implant fluid of failing implants: a new risk factor?  J Periodontol 1999: 70, 231

Dibart S, Warbington M, Mickels N, McManus C, Massaro J, Friden P, Van Dyke TE.  Assessment of microbial shift subsequent to use of a Histatin containing mouthrinse.  J Dent Res 1999; 78: 430 Abstract # 2594. IADR, Vancouver ,Canada

Vafaie NM, Dobeck JM, Warbington ML, Dibart S, Harris M, Skobe Z.  DNA analysis of bacteria in symptomatic endodontically treated teeth.  J dent Res 1999; 78: 527 Abstract # 3376.

IADR, Vancouver ,Canada

Mickels N, McManus C, Dibart S, Karatzas S, Massaro J, Friden P, Van Dyke TE. Efficacy of an Histatin mouthrinse in an experimental gingivitis phase ½ clinical trial.  J Dent Res 1999; 78: 543 Abstract # 3501. IADR, Vancouver ,Canada

Dibart S, Warbington ML, Bouhmadouche M, van Dyke TE, Dobeck JM, Skobe Z.  Bacterial invasion of dental tissues in chronic adult periodontitis.  J Dent Res 2000; 79: 154 Abstract # 83. AADR,   Washington, DC

McManus C, Dibart S, Warbington ML, Mickels N, Massaro J, D’Agostino R, Grossi S, Williams R, Braman G, Friden P, Oppenheim FG, Van Dyke TE.  Assessment of microbial shift subsequent to use of a Histatin containing mouthrinse (Part II).  J Dent Res 2000; 79: 489 Abstract # 2766. AADR,   Washington, DC

Chan S, Dobeck JM, Warbington M, Dibart S, Skobe Z.  DNA-DNA hybridization of bacteria prepared for histological observation.  J Dent Res 2001; 80: 167 Abstract # 1052 AADR, Chicago,IL

Dibart S, Capri D, Casavecchia P, Van Dyke TE, Skobe Z.  Comparison of the effectiveness of scaling and root planing in vivo using hand vs. rotary instruments.  J Dent Res 2001; 80: 172 Abstract # 1091 AADR, Chicago,IL

Chan S, Dobeck JM, Warbington M, Dibart S, Skobe Z.  Number of bacterial species identified in periradicular lesions is technique dependent.  AAE meeting New-Orleans, LA 2001.

Dibart S, Capri D, Van Dyke TE.  Crown lengthening procedures in mandibular molars: A 5 years retrospective radiographic analysis.  J Dent Res 2002; 81:A-293 Abstract # 2308 IADR/AADR, San Diego, CA.

Su MF, Dibart S, Warbington ML, Abdullah Y, Nunn M, Van Dyke TE. Effect of scaling and root planning with topical Doxycycline vs scaling and root planing alone on the subgingival microbiota of chronic periodontitis patients.  J dent Res 2003 abstract

Dibart S, Capri D, Van Dyke TE, Nunn M.  A 5 year retrospective radiographic analysis of crown lengthening surgery on mandibular molars (Part II).  J dent Res 2003 ; 82:B-226 Abstract # 1716. IADR, Goteborg, Sweden

Dibart S, Marincola M, Warbington M, Skobe Z.  Bacterial adhesion on Integrated Abutment Crowns in vitro.  A comparative study. Part I. J Dent Res 2004: 83: AADR, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Marincola M, Dibart S, Warbington M, Skobe Z, Urdaneta R, Chung SK. Bacterial adhesion on Integrated Abutment Crowns in vivo.  A comparative study. Part II. J Dent Res 2004: 83: AADR, Honolulu, Hawaii. 

Dibart S, Warbington M, Su MF, Skobe Z.  Evaluation of an implant-abutment bacterial seal.  American Academy of  Periodontology 2004, AAP Poster presentation, Orlando FL

Venuleo C, Chuang SK, Weed M, Urdaneta R, Dibart S. Radiographic bone levels on 6 x 5.7 mm implants: A 5 year follow-up study. American Academy of Periodontology 2006 (AAP San Diego, Oral Presentation)

Cheng KK, Chuang SK, Weed  M, Dibart S. Assessment of periodontal health around Integrated Abutment Crowns. American Academy of Periodontology 2006 (AAP San Diego, Poster presentation)

Schulze-spate U, Montesani L, Dibart S. Sinus augmentation using tissue engineered bone. Journal of Dental Research . AADR 2007  New Orleans Abstract # 2175.

Dibart S et al. “A minimally invasive alternative to the lateral window approach for maxillary sinus grafting” AAP Seattle, 9/8/08

Dibart S et al. “Sinus Augmentation Procedure using Beta-Tricalcium-Phosphate: Histological analysis of grafted bone at time of implant placement” AAP Seattle, 9/8/08

Dibart S, Skobe Z, Dobeck J, Kantarci A. Implant-Abutment Connection: In Vitro Testing of the Microbiological Seal. IADR 2010, Barcelona Abstract # 135578

TEXTBOOKS AND MONOGRAPHS:

Dibart S.  Contribution a l’etude des agenesies. [Thesis]. Academy of Aix-Marseille, 1982: 1-180

Dibart  S, Karima M.  Practical Periodontal Plastic Surgery. Blackwell Publishing . September  2006.  (Book translated in Korean, Russian, Portuguese, Turkish)

Dibart S. Practical Advanced Periodontal Surgery. Blackwell Publishing. December 2007. (Spanish translation pending, Turkish)

Dibart S, Dietrich T. Practical Diagnosis and Treatment of Periodontitis. Wiley Blackwell Publishing. December 2009

Dibart S, Dibart JP. Practical Osseous Surgery in Periodontics and Implant Dentistry. Wiley Blackwell Publishing. (November 2011)

Dibart S, Fleisher N. and Morgano S. Practical Approach to Treatment Planning in Dentistry. (in preparation, Accepted for publication) Wiley Blackwell Publishing

Yearbook in Dentistry (Mosby). In vitro evaluation of the implant-abutment bacterial seal: The locking taper system. 2006

Recent Grants

2010- Satelec, Acteon
Molecular mechanism of Piezocision
$ 30,000
P.i.: Dr. S. Dibart

2009 – Straumann
Bacterial seal of the bone level implant
$ 38, 640
P.i.: Dr. S. Dibart

2008 – Satelec, Acteon
Piezosurgery Study“Biology of Piezo Surgery Induced Selective Alveolar Corticotomy and Tooth Movement”
$ 21,000
P.i.: Dr. S. Dibart

2005 – Bicon Dental Implants
Radiographic evaluation of the short Bicon implant
$ 7,000 Total Costs
P.i: Dr. S. Dibart, co-investigator: Dr. Caterina Venuleo

2006 – Bicon Dental Implants
Evaluation of the periodontal status around the IAC
$ 7,000 Total Costs
P.i: Dr. S. Dibart, co-investigator: Dr. Karen Cheng

2006 – Exactech
Evaluation of the Pericardium as an allograft for root coverage procedures
$ 3,500
P.i: Dr. S. Dibart, co-investigator: Dr. Bassam Al-Jamous/Ulrike Spate 2006

2006 – Bicon Dental Implants
Evaluation of periodontal parameters around short implants
$ 7,000
P.i.: Dr. S. Dibart, co-investigator: Dr. Laurent Darbois

2006 – Bicon Dental Implants
A prospective, double blind, randomized, controlled clinical trial of Vit D3 vs placebo in sinus lift procedures
$ 18,910
P.i. Dr. S. Dibart, co-investigator: Dr. Thomas Dietrich

2007 – Colgate Palmolive
Dentinal Hypersensitivity study
$ 100,000
P.i.: Dr. S. Dibart

2007 – Colgate Palmolive
Dentinal Hypersensitivity Study
$ 120,000
P.i.: Dr. S. Dibart

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