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  • Dr.  Moti Moskovitz
 
 
Dr. Moti Moskovitz,  
Director, Postgraduate Program in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry- Hadassah School of Dental Medicine. 
                            
Higher Education:

1983-1986     B.Sc. in Biology, with distinction, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.
1986-1988   M.Sc. in Morphological and Developmental Science, with distinction, the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel. Under the supervision of Prof. P. Smith and Dr. A. Simpkin.
1988-1990     B.Med.Sc. In Medical Science, with distinction, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.
1990-1993    D.M.D in Dental Medicine, Hadassah School of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel.
1989-1996 Ph.D in Morphological and Developmental Science, the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel. Under the supervision of Prof. P Smith.
                      Doctoral Dissertation: "Functional-Morphological relations in hominid             mandibles", under the supervision of  Prof. P Smith (1996).
1993-1997    Board certified Specialist in Pediatric Dentistry, Hadassah School of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel.
Appointments at the Hebrew University:

1992-1993    Assistant teacher, Dental Morphology for 3rd year dental students, Hadassah School of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
2004- 2011  Clinical Lecturer, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Hebrew University Hadassah School of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
2011- Present Clinical Senior Lecturer, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Hebrew University -Hadassah School of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
.Functions/Tasks at the Hebrew University- Hadassah
2012- 2014 Director of the Dental Clinic of Pediatric Dentistry- Hadassah School of Dental Medicine.
2013- Present Nominated, member of the Research Committee in the Dental School, Hebrew University- Hadassah School of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel.
2013- Present Nominated, member of the Committee for alumni association in the Dental School, Hebrew University- Hadassah School of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel.
2014-Present  Director, Postgraduate Program in Pediatric Dentistry Hadassah School of     Dental Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel.
Additional Activities:
2000           Member of the Scientific and Organizing Committee, DVI Third International Dental congress, Prevention and Treatment Concepts in Dental Medicine Towards the 3rd Millennium, Jerusalem.
1997- 2009  Director General, DVI, an accredited training facility for Pediatric Dental Specialty interims, Jerusalem, Israel.  
 D.V.I. is a state of the art volunteer's dental clinic which provides oral health education and dental treatments free of charge for underprivileged children of Jerusalem and is an accredit clinic for residence in the program of Specialty in Pediatric Dentistry.
2004- 2013 Nominated, member of the Committee for computer services in the Dental School, Hebrew University- Hadassah School of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel.
2005- 2009 Elected member and secretary of the board, Israeli Society of Dentistry for children.
2006- Present Nominated member of the National Examining Committee for Specializing in Pediatric Dentistry. The Scientific Council- Israeli Dental Association.
2006- 2012 Nominated member of the professional Committee for Public Health Dentistry. The Scientific Council- Israeli Dental Association and the Health Ministry.
2006- 2009 In charge of quality control in "The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews- IFCJ" community dental clinics.
2007- Present Manuscript's Referee Reviewer of the International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry.
2007- Present Manuscript's Referee Reviewer of the Archives of Oral Biology.
2007  Nominated member of the professional Committee for renewal of accreditation of the residency program in the department of Public Health Dentistry, Hadassah School of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel. The Scientific Council- Israeli Dental Association.
2007- 2009 In charge of quality control in the Jerusalem Children's Free Dental Care Program (JCFDCP), the Health and Community Service Center (HCS).
2007- 2010 Elected, member of audit committee, Committee of the Israeli Regency, Alpha Omega international dental Fraternity, Israeli Branch.
2011- Present Manuscript's Referee Reviewer of the Journal of the American Dental Association.
2011- Present Manuscript's Referee Reviewer of the Journal of Dental Research.
2011- Present Manuscript's Referee Reviewer of the Special Care in Dentistry
2012- Present Nominated member of the professional Committee for Orthodontics. The Scientific Council- Israeli Dental Association and the Health Ministry.
2012- Present Nominated external examiner of the National Examining Committee for Specializing in Orthodontics. The Scientific Council- Israeli Dental Association.
2012  Nominated member of the professional Committee for renewal of accreditation of the residency program in the department of Orthodontic and Craniofacial Center, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel. The Scientific Council- Israeli Dental Association.
2013- Present Manuscript's Referee Reviewer of the Journal of Caries Research.
2013- Present Manuscript's Referee Reviewer of the Journal Vascular Health and Risk Management.
2013-Present Manuscript's Referee Reviewer of the Journal Annals of Medical and Health Sciences Research.
2013-Present Manuscript's Referee Reviewer of the Journal of Dental Education.
2014-Present Manuscript's Referee Reviewer of the European Journal of Dentistry.
2014-Present Manuscript's Referee Reviewer of the Clinical Pediatric Dentistry.
2015-Present Manuscript's Referee Reviewer for Journal of Dentistry for Children.
2015- Present Manuscript's Referee Reviewer for Quintessence International
2015- Present Manuscript's Referee Reviewer for BMC Pediatrics
Awards:
1999 Elected as Dean List outstanding teacher in the Hebrew University and Hadassah School of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
2004 Elected as Dean List outstanding teacher in the Hebrew University and Hadassah School of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel 
2005 Elected as Dean List outstanding teacher in the Hebrew University and Hadassah School of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
2006 Elected as Dean List outstanding teacher in the Hebrew University and Hadassah School of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
2006 DVI Receives City of Jerusalem Award for Volunteerism.
2006 DVI Receives Ministry of Health Award for Volunteerism.
2007 Elected as Dean List outstanding teacher in the Hebrew University and Hadassah School of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
2008 City of Jerusalem honorary award for the involvement in promoting youths at risk health in Jerusalem.
2009 DVI Receives Presidents Award for Volunteerism.
2010 Elected as Dean List outstanding teacher in the Hebrew University and Hadassah School of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
2013 Elected as outstanding teacher in the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
2014 Elected as outstanding teacher in the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
Teaching at the Hebrew University:
1989-1993 undergraduate teaching (laboratory):  Instructing the laboratory of Dental Morphology for 3rd  year dental students, Hadassah School of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
1994-present   undergraduate teaching (clinic):  Instructing 5th and 6th year students in the program of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Hadassah School of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
2005-present   undergraduate teaching (lectures):  5th year students in the program of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Hadassah School of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
1997-present   postgraduate teaching (clinic): 
                       Dental treatments for children with or without sedation
                        Emergency dental clinic for children
                        Dental treatments under general anesthesia
1997-present   postgraduate teaching (seminars): 
                       Moderator of textbook and scientific articles seminars in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry.
2009- 2014 In charge of the program for Orthodontic and Endodontic Specialty interims in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry.
2011- Present In charge of fifth and six year student assessment.
2014-Present Director, Postgraduate Program in Pediatric Dentistry.
 
LIST OF PUBLICATIONS:
Chapters in Books:

1. Moskovitz, M. and Smith, P. (2005), The taxonomic affinity of the Tabun C2 mandible as assessed from estimates of biomechanical loading. Journal of the Israel Prehistoric Society 35:423-436
2. Moskovitz, M. and Fuks, AB. (2012), Chapter 3: Complex Pulp Therapy. Case #3, Cervical pulpotomy in cariously exposed primary molars. In: Clinical Cases in Pediatric Dentistry, Ed: Moursi AM. Da Fonseca, M and Truesdale, A. Iowa State University Press, UK.
3. Moskovitz, M. (2012), Chapter 3: Complex Pulp Therapy. Case #4,  Root canal treatment in a primary molar. In: Clinical Cases in Pediatric Dentistry, Ed: Moursi AM. Da Fonseca, M and Truesdale, A. Iowa State University Press, UK.
4. Moskovitz, M. and Fuks, AB., (2012), Chapter 3: Complex Pulp Therapy. Case #5,  Partial pulpotomy in a cariously exposed young permanent molar. In: Clinical Cases in Pediatric Dentistry, Ed: Moursi AM. Da Fonseca, M and Truesdale, A. Iowa State University Press, UK.
5.  Moskovitz M. and Tickotsky N. (2016), Chapter 6: Pulpectomy and Root Canal Treatment (RCT) in Primary Teeth: Techniques and Materials. In: Pediatric Endodontics Current Concepts in Pulp Therapy for Primary and Young Permanent Teeth, Eds: Fuks A.B. and Peretz B. Springer International Publishing. Switzerland.
Articles:
1. Moskowitsch, M. and Smith, P. (1993). A note on functional implication of morphological variation in the human mandible. International Journal of Anthropology 8:53-60.
2. Moskowitch,  M. Simkin, A. Gomori, J.M. and Smith, P. (1993).  The relation between external dimensions of the Human mandible and cortical bone morphology as determined with the aid of CT- Scans. Human Evolution. 8:111-123.
3. Shapira, J., Gleicher, H.,  Moskovitz, M. and Peretz, B. (1996) Respiratory arrest in Treacher-Collins syndrome: implications for dental management: case report. Pediatric Dentistry 18:242-244.
4. Moskovitz, M. and Bengston, G. (1999) Dental rehabilitation of a teen-age girl from Ethiopia suffering from severe dental fluorosis, report of a case. The Journal of the Israel Dental Association 16:34-39 (Hebrew).
5. Shapira, J., Becker, A., Moskovitz, M. (1999) The management of  drooling problems in children with neurological dysfunction: a review and case report. Special Care in Dentistry 19:181-185
6. Katz-Sagi, H. Moskovitz, M. Moshonov J, Holan G. (2004) Pulp canal obliteration in an unerupted permanent incisor following trauma to its primary predecessor: A case report. Dental Traumatology 20:181-183. 
7. Moskovitz, M. and Holan, G. (2004) Pre-eruptive intra-coronal radiolucent defect: A case of a non-progressive lesion. Journal of Dentistry for Children 71:175-178.
8. Moskovitz, M. Brener, B. Faibis, S. Peretz, B. (2005) Medical considerations in dental treatment of children with Williams syndrome. Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiology   99:573-580.
9. Moskovitz, M. Sammara, E. and  Holan, G., (2005) Success rate of root canal treatment in primary molars. Journal of Dentistry 33:41–47.
10. Moskovitz, M. Brener, D. and Raas-Rothschild A.,  (2006) Dental management of a child with trisomy 9 mosaicism: report of a case. Pediatric Dentistry 28:265-268.
11. Ram, D.  Efrat, J. Michovitz, N. (S) and Moskovitz, M., (2006) The use of popsicles after dental treatment with local anesthesia in Pediatric Patients. Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry  31:41-3.
12. Matalon, V. Brin, I. Moskovitz, M. Ram, D. (2008) Compliance of children and youngsters in the use of mouthguards. Dental Traumatology 24:462-7. 
13. Davidovich, E. Moshonove, J. and Moskovitz, M. (2008) Replantation of an Immature Permanent Central Incisor Following a Preeruptive Traumatic Avulsion. Dental Traumatology 24:e47-52.
14. Moskovitz, M. Abud, W. and Ram, D. (2009) The influence of an oral health education program provided in a community dental clinic on the prevalence of caries among 12-14 year old Children. Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry 33: 259–64.
15. Moskovitz, M. Yahav, D. Tickotsky, N. and Holan, G. (2010) Long term follow-up of root canal treated primary molars. International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry 20: 207-13.
16. Hidas, A. Cohen, J. Beeri, M. Shapira, J. Steinberg, D.   Moskovitz, M. (2010) salivary bacteria and oral health status in children with disabilities fed through gastrostomy. International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry 20: 179-85.
17. Ram, D. Ben Naim, M. Efrat, J. Moskovitz, M. (2010) Mantenedores de espacio para la prevención de pérdida de espacio, después de la pérdida prematura de molares primarios (Mandibular space maintainers for the prevention of space loss following premature loss of primary molars) Revista Odontologia Pediatrica 9:127-140.
18. Ram, D. Berson, T.  Moskovitz, M. Efrat, J. (2010) Unsweetened ice popsicles impart a positive feeling and reduce self- mutilation after pediatric dental treatment with local anesthesia. International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry 20:382-8.
19. Tickotsky, N. Moskovitz, M. Caspi, A. (2011) Dentists' attitudes toward discussing internet health information with their patients -does professional self-efficacy matter?  Journal of Public Health Dentistry 71: 102–105.
20. Bar-Hillel, R. Feuerstein, O. Tickotsky, N. Shapira, J. Moskovitz, M. (2012) Effects of amorphous calcium phosphate stabilized by casein phosphopeptides on enamel de- and remineralization in primary teeth: an in vitro study. Journal of Dentistry for Children. 79:9-14.
21. Hidas, A. Fux Noy, A. Birman, N. Shapira, J. Matoth, I. Steinberg , D. Moskovitz, M.  (2011) Oral health status, salivary flow rate and salivary quality in children, adolescents and young adults with ADHD. Archives of Oral Biology 56:1137–1141.
22. Moskovitz, M. Birenboim, R. Katz-Sagi, H. Perles, Z. Averbuch, D. (2012) Brain Abscess of Probable Odontogenic Origin in a Child with a Cyanotic Heart Disease.  Pediatric Dentistry 34:403-6.
23. Moskovitz, M. Tickotsky, N. Ashkar, H. Holan, G. (2012) Degree of Root Resorption after Root Canal Treatments with Iodoform Containing Filling Material in Primary Molars. Quintessence International, 43:361-368.
24. Petel R., Moskovitz, M., Tickotsky, N., Halabi A.  Goldstein,  J. Houri-Haddad Y. (2013) Cytotoxicity and proliferative effects of Iodoform containing root canal filling material on RAW 264.7 macrophage and RKO epithelial cell lines. Arch Oral Biol. 58:75-81.
25. Parnas L. Chevion M., Berenshtein E., FaibisS., Moskovitz, M. (2013) Are there metallic traces in black extrinsic dental stain? Quintessence International, 44:427-32.
26. Fux Noy, A. Nuni, E. Moskovitz, M. (2013) Regenerative Endodontic Treatment of an Immature Permanent Canine Following Infant Oral Mutilation. Pediatric Dentistry 35:355-9.
27. Hidas, A. Birman, N. Fux Noy, A. Shapira, J. Matoth, I. Steinberg, D. Moskovitz, M. (2013) Salivary bacteria and oral health status in medicated and non-medicated children and adolescents with Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Clinical Oral Investigations. 17:1863–1867.
28. Shetyer, E. Berson, T. Lachmanovitz, O. Hidas, A. Wilschanski, M.  Menachem, M.  Shachar, E. Shapira, J. Steinberg, D. Moskovitz, M. (2013) Oral Health Status and Salivary Properties in Relation to Gluten Free Diet in Children with Celiac Disease. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition 57:49-52.
29. Tickotsky N. Moskovitz M. (2014) Renal agenesis in Kallmann syndrome- A network approach. Annals of Human Genetics 78;424-433
30. .Umansky M. Tickotsky N. Friedlander-Barenboim S. Faibis S. Moskovitz M. (2016) Age related prevalence of pre-eruptive intracoronal radiolucent defects in the permanent dentition. J Clin Pediatr Dent. 40(2):103-6.
31. Halperson E. Tickotsky N. Moss D. Weintraub, M. Moskovitz, M. (2014) Dental pulp therapy for primary teeth in children undergoing cancer therapy. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 61(12):2297-301.
32. Givol N. Frenkel T. Tickotsky N. Moskovitz M. (2015). The incidence and nature of complaints against dentists for the treatment of children in Israel from 1992–2011. Community Dental Health, 32;56-59.
33. Baniel, A. Faibis, S. Steinberg, D. Tickotsky N. Moskovitz, M. (2015) Stevioside Hydrate Effect on Growth, Acidogenicity and Adhesion of Streptococcus mutans in vitro. EC Dental Science 1.5: 188-192.
34. Tickotsky, N. Petel, R. Araki, R. Moskovitz M. Caries progression rate in primary teeth: A retrospective study. (Accepted for publication in the Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry, 2015). 
35. Tal1, E. Kupietzky, A. Fuks, AB. Tickotsky, N and Moskovitz M. Clinical performance of heat-cured high-viscosity glass ionomer class II restorations in primary molars: a preliminary study. (Accepted for publication in the Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry, 2016). 
36. 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. (Accepted for publication in the Special Care in Dentistry, 2016).
 
 

 
 

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