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Ongoing Research Projects in Dental Sciences


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Department of Conservative and Prosthetic Dentistry


Ongoing Projects

Project Name Sponsor Start Year End YearAmountProject Link
Origin Of The Artery Entering The Mandibular Midline Lingual Foramen And Its Significance In Implant Dentistry Dr. Gakonyo MJ- Principal Investigator Human Anatomy Department- Dr. Fawzia Butt, Dr. Philip Mwachaka Periodontology Division- Prof. Evelyn Wagaiyu 2015 2016 Ks. 260,000 View Details
Root Canal Morphology Of Permanent Mandibular Incisors In A Kenya Population

Dr.Gaichu JK V60/68168/2011

2011 View Details
The Incisive Papilla As An Anatomical Landmark For Establishing The Position Of The Canines, Facial And Dental Midlines In An African Population

MDS II

2011 View Details
Assessment Of Quality Of Tooth Preparations For Full Crowns And Bridges In Selected Dental Laboratories In Nairobi

Dr.Ombuna A.K V60/69726/2011

2011 View Details
Reliability Of Nasal And Inner-canthal Width(s) To Determine The Mesio-distal Widths Of Maxillary Anterior Teeth In A Kenyan Population Of African Descent

Dr. Ariemba R.M V60/76508/2009

2009 View Details
External And Internal Root Morphology Of Permanent Second Molars Of A Kenyan Population

Dr. Katoto A.I.M V60/72471/2008

2008 View Details
A Clinical, Radiological And Microbiological Study Of Root-filled Teeth With Post-treatment Disease In A Kenyan Population

Dr. Nyaata F.B V60/72412/2008

2008 View Details
Antimicrobial Efficacy Of Medicinal Plants On Root Canal Biofilm

Dr. S. W Maina

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Department of Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral Medicine/Pathology, Oral/Maxillofacial Radiology


Ongoing Projects

Project Name Sponsor Start Year End YearAmountProject Link
Omfs Ongoing And Past Research

 

S. No

Name

Registration Number

Degree

Dissertation

Year of graduation

Supervisor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 2001

1.

Dr. M. K. Akama

V60/8291/2001

MDS(OMFS)

Current Pattern of Road Traffic Accidents Maxillofacial & Associated Injuries

2005

Prof. S. W. Guthua

Dr. M. L. Chindia

2.

Dr. T. M. Osundwa

V60/8289/2001

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Pattern of Occurrence of the Lip and/Palate among Kenyans presenting for Treatment at selected hospitals

 

Dr. J.F. Onyango

Dr. M.L. Chindia

Dr. Gathece

3.

Dr. J K. Koech

V60/8128/2001

Pattern of Adult HIV Infection- Associated orofacial lesions and their relationship with ARV Therapy immune status and Tuberculosis in a Nairobi Centre

 

Prof. M. L. Chindia

Dr. K. Wakoli

Dr. Gathece

4.

Dr. W. A. Odhiambo

V60/8312/2001

Pattern of injuries in the Oral & Maxillofacial Region among patients attending selected hospitals in Nairobi

 

Prof. S.W Guthua

Dr. M.L. Chindia

Dr. F. G. Macigo

Year 2002

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.

Dr. S. M. Mlamba

V60/7388/2002

Determination of acute complications of Head & Neck Radiotherapy their impact on treatment and quality of life

 

Dr. M. L. Chindia

Dr. J. F. Onyango

Mr. L. Nyabola

2.

Dr. F. M. Butt

V60/7016/2002

Prevalence of Head and Neck neoplasms in HIV infected patients seen at Kenyatta National Hospital

2006

Dr. M. L. Chindia

Dr. F. Rana

Dr. F. G. Macigo

3.

Dr. J. R. L. Moshy

V60/7192/2002

Characteristic Radiological & histological patterns of Jaw Fibrous dysplasia and ossifying fibroma

2007

Prof. M. L. Chindia

Dr. K. A. Wakoli

Dr. T. J. Ochola

Dr. E A Dimba

4.

Dr. A. Vilembwa

V60/7106/2002

Determination of the pattern of occurrence of the diverse histopathological sub-types of ameloblastoma in a Nairobi Centre

2006

Dr. J. F. Onyango

Dr. M. L. Chindia

Dr. D. Awange

Year 2003

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.

Dr. J. K. Kimotho

V60/7615/2002

Costs of providing maxillofacial surgical services – a case study at a Teaching Dental Hospital

2007

Prof. M. L. Chindia

Dr. F. G. Macigo

Prof. J. K. Wang’ombe

2.

Dr. A. Odhiambo

V60/7025/2003

Oral and Craniofacial anomalies among New births at two hospitals in Nairobi

2007

Prof.. M. L. Chindia

Dr. Muia Ndavi

Dr. F. G. Macigo

Dr. F. Were

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 2004

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.

Dr. A. O. Kenyanya

V60/7389/2004

Morphometric correlation of Kenyan Adult mandibles with reconstruction implants

2008

Prof. M. L. Chindia

Prof. J. Hasanali

Prof. G. P. Pokhariyal

 

Year 2005

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.

Dr. E. Nyamu

V60/7926/2005

IRF6 Gene Variant in Non-syndromic clefts of the lip and/ or palate in a Kenyan population

2009

Prof. M. L. Chindia

Dr. L. Gathece

Dr. T. Osundwa

Dr. W. Bulimo

2.

Dr. Penny Muange

V60/8068/2005

Clinico-histopathologic variations and aetiological factors associated with oral squamous cell carcinoma at two hospital in Nairobi, Kenya

2009

Dr. A. W. Njiru

Dr. EA Dimba

Prof. M. L. Chindia

Dr. R. J. Mutave

3.

Dr. B. O. Sanya

V607980/2005

Clinico-histopathologic features of paediatric orofacial malignant neoplasms

2009

Prof. M. K. Chindia

Dr. L. Gathece

Dr. EA Dimba

Dr. W. Odhiambo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 2006

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.

Dr. M. W. Kamau

V60/7544/2006

Clinico-histopathologic study of maxillofacial sarcomas seen at the University of Nairobi Dental Hospital: A 10-year Review

2010

Prof. M. L. Chindia

Dr. EA Dimba

Dr. D. Awange

Dr. L. Gathece

2.

Dr. B. K. Edalia

V60/7341/2006

Aetiology, Occurrence and clinical characteristics of maxillofacial soft tissue injuries treated at a major teaching and referral hospital in Nairobi

2010

Dr. W. Odhiambo

Prof. M. L. Chindia

Dr. M. K. Akama

Dr. Bernard Mua

3.

Dr. C. S. Micha

V60/7715/2006

Pattern of occurrence of jaw cysts and cyst-like lesions at the University of Nairobi Dental Hospital: 10 year histopathologic audit

 

Prof. M. L. Chindia

Dr. D. Awange

Dr. EA Dimba

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 2007

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.

Dr. G. B. Barasa

V60/71311/2007

Microbiology and Antibiotic Sensitivity of postsurgical orofacial infections at KNH and UNDH

 

Prof. J. F.Onyango

Dr. Mutua

Dr. EA Dimba

Dr. F. Butt

2.

Dr. I. I. Tugaineyo

V60/70554/2007

Aetiology Patterns and management of Oral and Maxillofacial Injuries at the Oral and Jaw Injuries Unit of Mulago National Referral Hospital.  A 10-year audit

 

Prof. S. W. Guthua

Dr. M. K.Akama

Dr. W. Odhiambo

 

3.

Dr. A. M. Ikito

V60/70842/2007

Serum Vitamin B12 antifollate in the Nonsmoker-nondrinker with Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma

 

Prof. J. F. Onyango

Dr. C. Kigondo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 2009

 

Dr. Kirimi Mungatia

V60/71502/2009

Characterization of TP53 mutations in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Kenya

 

Prof. J.F. Onyango

Dr. D. Awange/Dr. E. Dimba

Dr. Tom Osundwa

 

Dr. Simba Nyameino

V60/78180/2009

Pattern of maxillofacial injuries among motorcyclists in two Kenyan Referral Hospitals

 

Prof. S.W. Guthua

Dr. M. Akama

Dr. F. Butt

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.

Dr. Wayne Manana

V60/64610/2010

Assessment of intra-operative haemorrhage in maxillofacial Surgical procedures at KNH and UDH

 

Dr. W. Odhiambo

Dr. Koech

Prof. M. Chindia

Dr. A. Wakoli

2.

Dr. S. W. Chomba

V60/64420/2010

A 3 month prospective analytical audit of the craniomaxillofacial skeletal injuries including the imaging protocols prescribed

 

Dr. W. Njiru

Dr. T. Ocholla

Dr. Vilembwa

Prof. S.W. Guthua

Prof. M. Chindia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Dr. Thuku M. Francis

V60/68825/2011

 

 

 

2

Dr. Bere S. Kudakwashe

V60/68529/2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Dr. Ganiko C. Kennedy

V60/78974/2012

 

 

 

2

Dr. Ndungu G. Muiruri

V60/81831/2012

 

 

 

3

Dr. Warui T. Macharia

V60/83836/2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Department of Paediatric/Dentistry and Orthodontics


Ongoing Projects

Project Name Sponsor Start Year End YearAmountProject Link
Department Of Paediatric Dentistry And Orthodontics

 

NAME OF STUDENT YEAR TITLE SUPERVISORS

Dr. K. Nduguyu

Current (MDS III)

Measured & predicted mesiodistal widths of permanent teeth in Kenyan adolescents

Prof. Ng’ang’a

Dr. Ngesa

Dr. E. Mutunga

Current (MDS III)

 

Dental caries & gingivitis by tooth type among 13-15year olds with varying severity of flourosis

Dr. Masiga

Dr. Kemoli

Dr. M. Mavindu

Current (MDS III)

Dental disease burden & treatment needs among adolescents aged 13-17 years with and those without dental flourosis in Kajiado North District

Prof. Opinya

Dr. Ngatia

Dr. Owino

Dr. F. Chepkwony

Current (MDS  I)

Mineral & Bacterial content of bottled water in Kenya

Prof. Opinya

Dr. Masiga

 

 

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Department of Periodontology/Community and Preventive Dentistry


Ongoing Projects

Project Name Sponsor Start Year End YearAmountProject Link
Impact Of Health Education On Oral Health Status And Quality Of Life Of People Living With Hiv/aids In Kenya

Gathece L. W

2006 View Details

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