Prof. Stella Chaushu

  • Biology and immunology of orthodontic tooth movement
  • Orthodontic tooth movement through regenerative materials;
  • Heredity patterns in palatal impactions;
  • Impacted teeth – diagnosis, damage and failures
  • Orthodontic treatment in periodontal patients
  • Dental anomalies: diagnosis and treatment
  • Risk management in orthodontics
  • Psychological aspects of orthodontic treatment

Dr. Miri Haisraeli-Shalish

  • Hereditary patterns in palatal impactions
  • Dental anomalies: diagnosis and treatment
  • Interaction between antioxidants, biofilm and orthodontics;
  • Influence of mouth breathing on craniofacial development
  • Psychological aspects of orthodontic treatment
  • Incidence of malocclusions in Israeli youth

Dr. Atalia Wasserstein

  • Orthodontic root resorption
  • Risk management in orthodontics;
  • Dental anomalies: diagnosis and treatment
  • Development of the dentition

Dr. Yossi Abed

  • Retention following orthodontic treatment
  • Indices for smile esthetic analysis in profile
  • Effectiveness of different stripping methods
  • Quality of different imaging techniques;
  • Effectiveness of functional appliances

Dr. Oded Yitschaky

  • Qualitative evaluation of the orthodontic profession
  • Source of stress among dental students

Dr. Avi Leibovitch

  • Growth and development: relationship between the gradient of signaling and embryo size
  • Impacted canines – diagnosis and treatment

Dr. Omer Fleissig

  • Biology and immunology of orthodontic tooth movement
  • Molecular reaction of fibroblasts to mechanical pressure
  • Orthodontic tooth movement through regenerative materials;

Prof. Yocheved Ben Bassat

  • Psychological aspects of orthodontic treatment in patients with clefts;
  • Incidence of malocclusions in the Israeli youth
  • Asymmetrical occlusion in patients with ocular torticollis

Prof. Ilana Brin

  • Asymmetrical occlusion in patients with ocular torticollis
  • Incidence of malocclusions in the Israeli youth


Publications of the Department

year 2018

  • Klein Y, Fleissig O, Stabholz A, Chaushu S, Polak D. (2018) Bone regeneration with bovine bone impairs orthodontic tooth movement despite proper osseous wound healing in a novel mouse model. J Periodontol. Jul 30 [Epub ahead of print]
  • Leibovich A, Kot-Leibovich H, Ben-Zvi ,D  Fainsod A. (2018) ADMP controls the size of Spemann’s organizer through a network of self-regulating expansion-restriction signals. BMC Biol, 16:13.
  • Brezniak N, Wasserstein A. (2018) Orthodontitis and apical root resorption – Theories and paradigms.  Refuat Hapeh Vehashinayim  34(1):22-27.
  • Zogakis IP, Koren E, Gorelik S, Ginsburg I, Shalish M. (2018). Effect of fixed orthodontic appliances on non- microbial salivary parameters. Angle Orthodontist. 88:806-811.
  • Fleissig O, Reichenberg E, Tal M, Redlich M, Barkana I, Palmon A. (2018). Morphologic and Gene Expression Analysis of Human Periodontal Ligament Fibroblasts Subjected to Pressure Application. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. Nov;154(5):664-676.
  • Farkash Y, Feldman M, Ginsburg I, Steinberg D, Shalish M. (2018). Green Tea Polyphenols and Padma Hepaten Inhibit Candida albicans Biofilm Formation. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 30:1690747.

year 2017

  • Becker A, Chaushu S. Management of Impactions. (2017) In: Orthodontics, Current Principles and Techniques. 6th Edition. Editors: Graber, Vanarsdall, Vig & Huang. New York: Elsevier Inc.; 868-879
  • Kotantoula G, Haisraeli-Shalish M, Jerrold L. (2017) Teleorthodontics. [Editorial]. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop, 151:219-221
  • Kaczor-Urbanowicz KE, Deutsch O, Zaks B, Krief G, Chaushu SPalmon A. (2017) Identification of salivary protein biomarkers for orthodontically induced inflammatory root resorption. Proteomics Clin Appl. 11(9-10). doi: 10.1002/ prca.201600119.
  • Abed JMaalouf NParhi LChaushu SMandelboim OBachrach G. (2017) Tumor Targeting by Fusobacterium nucleatum: A Pilot Study and Future Perspectives. Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 7; 295.
  • Har-Zion G. (2017) Doctor I have a question. The Journal of the Israel Dental Association 34: 52 (Hebrew).
  • Har-Zion G. (2017) Incorporating eyelets into 3M SmartClip SL3 Self-Ligating Appliance System. Innova 24: 33-34.
  • Tzach-Nahman R, Nashef R, Fleissig O, Palmon A, Shapira L, Wilensky A, Nussbaum G. (2017) ; Sci Rep. 14;7(1):11516.
  • Leibovich A, Steinbeisser H, Fainsod A. (2017) Expression of the ALK1 family of type I BMP/ADMP receptors during gastrula stages in Xenopus embryos. 61: 465-470. Int J Dev Biol. 61(6-7):465-470.

year 2016

  • Har-Zion G: Eight keys for successful and efficient treatment with SmartClip™ and Clarity™ SL appliances. Orthodontic Perspectives Innova 2016; 23:21-25.
  • Shapira J, Birenboim R, Shoshani M, Abdel-Kader A, Behar O, Moskovitz M, Ben-Attar Y, Chaushu S, Becker A. Overcoming the oral aspects of self-mutilation: description of a method. Spec Care Dentist 2016;36(5):282-7.
  • Yitschaky O, Neuhof MS, Yitschaky M, Zini A. Relationship between dental crowding and mandibular incisor proclination during orthodontic treatment without extraction of permanent mandibular teeth. Angle Orthod 2016; 86(5):727-33.
  • Yitschaky O, Katorza A, Zini A, Yitschaky M. Zadik Y. Acrylic orthodontic retainer is not a risk factor for focal Candida colonization in young healthy patients: a pilot study.  Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology 2016; 121:39-42
  • Becker A, Zogakis I, Luchian I, Chaushu S. Surgical exposure of impacted canines: open or closed surgery? Semin Orthod 2016; 22:27-33.
  • Yitschaky O, Segev-Neuhof M, Laviv A. Wisdom teeth: which way to go? Refuat Hapeh Vehashinayim (1993), 2016; 33:45-51. (In Hebrew)
  • Brezniak N, Wasserstein A. (2016) Orthodontic Root Resorption: A New Perspective.
  • Angle Orthodontist 86:1056-1057.
  • Abed J, Emgård JEM, Zamir G, Faroja M, Almogy G, Grenov A, Sol A, Naor R, Pikarsky E, Atlan KA, Grover NB, Chaushu S, McGuire AM, Earl AM, Garrett WS, and Bachrach G . (2016) Fap2 mediates F. nucleatum localization to colorectal cancer through binding to tumor-expressed Gal-GalNAc. Cell Host  Microbe 20:215-25.

year 2015

  • Chaushu S, Kaczor-Urbanowicz K, Zadurska M, Becker A. Predisposing factors for severe incisor root resorption associated with impacted maxillary canines.  Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop, 2015; 147:52-60.
  • Chaushu S, Becker T, Becker A. Impaced incisors – success rate and treatment duration. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop, 2015; 147:355-62.
  • Kaczor-Urbanowicz K, Becker A, Chaushu S, Zadurska M, Czochrowska E. The aetiology of impacted maxillary central incisor – a review of the literature. Orthod. Forum 2015;11:49-56.
  • Becker A, Chaushu S. Etiology of maxillary impacted canines: A review. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop, 2015; 148:557-67.
  • Becker A, Chaushu S. Surgical treatment of impacted canines: what the orthodontist would like the surgeon to know. Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am 2015; 27:449-58.
  • Becker A, Chaushu S. Impacted teeth and the 6 incarnations of resorption. (Les six formes de résorption associées à l’inclusion dentaire). L’Orthodontie Francaise 2015, 86:277–286.
  • Zadik Y, Yitschaky O, Pikovsky A, Zini A, Friedlander Barenboim S. Detection of mandibular condyle pesudocysts in panoramic radiographs: Digital versus film-based radiology Quintessence Int. 2015; 46(8):725-30.
  • Yitschaky O, Hofnung T, Zini A. A Call for Qualitative Research in Orthodontics. Refuat Hapeh Vehashinayim (1993), 2015; 32(1):30-36. (In Hebrew)
  • Wasserstein A, Shpack N, Ben Yoseph Y, Geron S, Davidovitch M, Vardimon A. Comparison of lateral photographic and radiographic sagittal analysis in relation to Angle's classification. J Orofac Orthop. 2015; 76(4):294-304.
  • Shalish M , Dykstein N, Friedlander-Barenboim S, Ben-David E, Gomori JM, Chaushu S. Influence of common fixed retainers on the diagnostic quality of cranial magnetic resonance images. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 2015; 147:604-9.
  • Ginsburg I, Koren E, Feuerstein O, Zogakis IP, Shalish M, Gorelik S. Chlorhexidine markedly potentiates the oxidants scavenging abilities of Candida albicans. Inflammopharmacology 2015; 23(5):271-81
  • Wilensky A, Chaushu S, Shapira L. The role of natural killer cells in periodontitis. Periodontol 2000, 2015;69:128-41.
  • Becker A, Chaushu S. Impacted Canines. Chapter in: Orthodontic Pearls: A Selection of Practical Tips and Clinical Expertise, Second Edition, Mizrahi E, editor, Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 2015; 257-278.

year 2014

  • Ben-Bassat Y, Hazan-Molina H, Babadzhanov D, Brin I, Aizenbud D. Maturation of   teeth adjacent to dental agenesis site. Acta Odont. Scand. 2014; 72(7):516-22.
  • Shalish M, Har-Zion G, Zini A, Harari D, Chaushu S. Deep submersion: Severe phenotype of deciduous-molar infraocclusion with biological associations. Angle Orthod, 2014; 84:292-6.
  • Shalish M, Will LA, Fukai N, Hou B, Olsen BR. Role of polycystin-1 in bone remodeling: Orthodontic tooth movement study in mutant mice. Angle Orthod 2014; 84(5):885-90.
  • Shmuli T, Wasserstein A, Turgeman R, Brezniak N. Differences between laypersons and orthodontists in recognizing the light reflection zone on the maxillary central incisors crowns. Refuat Hapeh Vehashinayim 2014; 31(3):26-30, 60-1.
  • Brezniak N, Wasserstein A. Defining and framing orthodontitis: a new term in orthodontics. Angle Orthod. 2014; 84(3):568-9.
  • Shmuly T, Zini A, Yitschaky M, Yitschaky O. Can black extrinsic tooth discoloration predict a lower caries score rate in young adults? Quintessence Int, 2014; 45(5):439-44.  

year 2013

  • Shalish M, Gal A, Brin I, Zini A, Ben-Bassat Y. Prevalence of dental features that indicate a need for early orthodontic treatment. Eur J Orthod. 2013; 35(4):454-9.
  • Becker A, Abramovitz I, Chaushu S. Failure of treatment of impacted canines associated with invasive cervical root resorption. Angle Orthod, 2013; 83:870-876.
  • Becker A, Chaushu S. Palatally impacted canines: The case for closed surgical exposure and immediate orthodontic traction. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop, 2013; 143:451-459.
  • Becker A. Factors other than root resorption may result in root shortening. Letter to the Editor. Orthod and Craniofacial Res 2013;16:127.
  • Chaushu S, Abramovitch Y, Becker A. Failure in the orthodontic treatment of impacted maxillary canines. Refuat Hapeh Vehashinayim, 2013; 30:45-52, 81 (in Hebrew).
  • Chaushu S, Stabholz A. Orthodontic-associated localized gingival recession of lower incisors: who should treat it? Compend Contin Educ Dent 2013; 34 Spec No:6-12; quiz 13.
  • Coval M, Wasserstein A, Brezniak N. Lip angle and the position of the maxillary lateral incisor--post orthodontics retention considerations. J Israel Dental Assoc, 2013; 30:44-50.
  • Geron S, Wasserstein A, Geron Z. Stability of anterior open bite correction of adults treated with lingual appliances.  Eur  J Orthod, 2013; 35:599-603.
  • Ginsburg I, Kohen R, Shalish M, Varon D, Shai E, Koren E. The oxidant-scavenging abilities in the oral cavity may be regulated by a "cross-talk" among antioxidants in saliva, microorganisms, blood cells and polyphenols: A Chemiluminescence-based study. PLOS ONE 2013; 8(5) e63062.
  • Zogakis IP, Shalish M, Greco PM. The Hippocratic Oath in perspective: "the 6 keys to ethical orthodontics?" Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop, 2013; 144:324-5.
  • Sol A, Genesin O, Chaushu S, Karra L, Coppenhagen-Glazer S, Ginsburg I, Bachrach G. LL-37 opsonizes and inhibits biofilm formation of Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans at subbacterial concentrations. Infect Immun, 2013; 81:3577-85.
  • Becker A, Chaushu S.  Impacted central incisors and their treatment in the mixed dentition period. A chapter in: Early Orthodontic Treatment by Elliott Moskowitz, Editor; Wiley Publishers, 2013.
  • Cooper-Kazaz R, Ivgi I, Canetti L, Bachar E, Tsur B, Chaushu S, Shalish M. The impact of personality on adult patients' adjustability to orthodontic appliances. Angle Orthod. 2013;83:76-82.
  • Yitschaky O, Friedlander -Barenboim S, Friedman M, Tzur-Gadassi L, Zadik Y. Mandible Condylar Pseudocyst in orthodontic patients: An introduction to the orthodontist. Am J Ortho Dentofac Orthoped, 2013;144:616-8.
  • Keinan D, Szwec J, Matas A, Moshonov Y, Yitschaky O. Applying extrusive orthodontic force without compromising the obturated canal space. J Am Dent Assoc, 2013;144:910-913. 
  • Yitschaky O, Katz-Sagi H, Yitschaky M, Zini A. Rapid Palatal expansion in wide perspective: A literature review. FDSRI 2013;1(3):32-41.