Dr. Shereen S. Azer
Assistant Professor
Rm# 3001-B
e-mail: azer.1@osu.edu
phone: (614) 292-7467                                                                                                  
Educational Background:
MS - Oral Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago - 2000
Certificate of Advanced Prosthodontics - University of Illinois at Chicago - 2000
MSc - Conservative Dentistry - Alexandria University, Egypt - 1993
BDS - Alexandria University, Egypt - 1987

Teaching Experience:
2005 - Present - Assistant Professor, Division of Restorative and Prosthetic Dentistry, The Ohio State University, USA
2003 - 2005 - Chairman, Department of Fixed Prosthodontics, Beirut Arab University, Beirut, Lebanon
2001 - 2003 - Lecturer, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Alexandria University, Egypt
1995 - 2000 -
Postdoctoral Resident and Teaching Assistant, Department of Restorative Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago
1993 - 1995 - Assistant Lecturer, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Alexandria University, Egypt
1989 - 1993 - Clinical Instructor, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Alexandria University, Egypt

Research Interests:
Esthetics, ceramics, implants, occlusion and TMD

Course Director:
Dent 532 (Occlusion and TMD) - Spring Quarter

Awards:
2009 - OSU Student Government Teaching Award (Senior Clinic)
2009 - OSU Student Government Teaching Award (Preclinic)
2008 - OSU Student Government Teaching Award
1999 - Young Investigator Research Award.  The American Association for Dental Research, Chicago Section
1997 - Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics Student Research Award

Published Peer Reviewed Articles:

(1)    Azer SS, Hague AL, Johnston WM. Effect of Bleaching on Tooth Discoloration from Food Colorant in vitro. Journal of Dentistry 2011;39s:e52-e56.

Azer SS, Rosenstiel SF, Seghi RR, Johnston WM. Effect of Substrate Shades on the Color of Ceramic Laminate Veneers. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 2011;106:179-183.

Azer SS, Hague AL, Johnston WM. Effect of pH on tooth discoloration from food colorant in vitro. Journal of Dentistry 2010;38s:e106-9.

Azer SS. A simplified technique for creating a customized gingival emergence profile for implant-supported crowns. Journal of Prosthodontics 2010;19:497-501.

Azer SS, Machado C, Sanchez E, Rashid R. Effect of home bleaching systems on enamel nanohardness and elastic modulus. Journal of Dentistry  2009; 37:185-90.

Azer SS, Kerby RE, Knobloch LA. Effect of mixing methods on the physical properties of dental stones. Journal of Dentistry  2008;36:736-44.

Machado C, Sanchez E,  Azer SS, Uribe JM.  Comparative study of transverse strength of three denture base materials.  Journal of Dentistry  2007; 35:930-3.

Knobloch LA, Gailey D, Azer SS, Johnston WM, Clelland N, Kerby RE. Bond strengths of one- and two-step self-etch adhesive systems.Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry  2007;97:216-22.

Azer SS, Ayash GM, Johnston W, Khalil MF, Rosenstiel S.  Effect of esthetic core shades on the final color of IPS empress all-ceramic crowns.  Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry  2006;96:397-401.

Azer SS, Drummond JL, Zaki AM, Campbell SD.  Influence of core buildup material on the fatigue strength of an all-ceramic crown.  Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry  2001; 86:624-31.

Abstracts:
Azer SS, Rosenstiel SF, Johnston WM. Color evaluation of resin cement try-in shades. J Dent Res 2011;90: Special Issue A (650)

Azer SS, Johnston WM. Consistency of color matching devices. Society for Color and Appearance in Dentistry 2010; Newport Beach, CA (14).

Azer SS, Heaton JW, Johnston WM. Reliability of resin cement try-in shades in color determination. J Dent Res 2010;89: Special Issue B (801).

Azer SS, Seghi RR, Rosenstiel SF, Johnston WM. Color difference variation between different color matching devices. J Dent Res 2010;89: Special Issue B (303).

Peregrina A, Azer SS, Tao E, Johnston WM. Mandibular ramus flexure blind test. A morphological indicator of gender. J Dent Res 2010;89: Special Issue A (1487).

Pappas MT, Pulido MT, Azer SS. Shear bond strength evaluation of resin-modified glass ionomer cements. J Dent Res 2010;89: Special Issue A (781).

Azer SS, Johnston WM, Seghi RR, Rosenstiel SF.  Reliability of color-matching devices for clinical shade selection.  J Dent Res 2009; 88: Special Issue A (#1728).

Azer SS, Seghi R, Kulick L, Johnston W, Rosenstiel S. Influence of cement shades on the color of ceramic laminates. J Dent Res 2008; 87:Special Issue B (#3138).

Azer SS, Seghi RR, Kulick LS, Johnston WM. Effect of substrate shades on the color of ceramic laminates. J Dent Res 2008;87:Special Issue A (#1069).

Sanchez E, Azer SS, Machado C, Rashid RG, Linford D. Effect of home-bleaching systems on enamel hardness and elastic modulus. J Dent Resh 2008;87:Special Issue A.

Azer SS, Knobloch L, Koutras J, Kanokraj S, Kerby R. Effect of mixing methods on physical properties of dental stone. J Dent Res 2007;86:Special Issue A (#954).

Gailey D, Knobloch L, Burns J, Azer SS, Seghi R, Agarwal S, Kerby R. Degree of conversion of posterior composite resins. J Dent Res 2007;86:Special Issue A.

Azer SS, Ayash GM. Influence of Core Shades on the color of all-ceramic crowns. J Dent Res 2006;85: Special Issue A(#1877).

Azer SS, Drummond JL, Campbell SD.  Cyclic Loading of OPC all-ceramic crowns.  J Dent Res 2000;79: Special Issue:343 (#1598).

Azer SS, Drummond JL, King TJ, Campbell SD.  Material properties of OPC all-ceramic crowns.  J Dent Res 1999;78:  Special Issue:219 (#908).

Azer SS, Drummond JL, Bapna MS, Campbell SD.  Effect of core material on fracture stress of all-ceramic crowns.  J Dent Res 1998;77: Special Issue B:778 (#1172).

Azer SS, Drummond JL, Bapna MS, Campbell SD.  Influence of core material on fracture load of all-ceramic crowns.  J Dent Res 1998;77: Special Issue A:233 (#1018).

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