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Department of Oral Biology
The department of oral biology is responsible for teaching and research in oral biology science. The department has been developed in the direction towards the speciality in oral microbiology, oral physiology and oral biochemistry. Through the university scholarships, the staff members have pursued their study abroad and gained more knowledge and experience from world-renowned oral biologists. Nowadays, the department teaches a wide range of basic science subjects including cariology, oral biochemistry, oral microbiology and immunology, oral physiology, orofacial pain, oral therapeutics and toxicology and oral biology and biomedical sciences for both undergraduate and graduate dental students.

Staff List

Jarin Paphangkorakit, Assoc. Prof.  (Head of Department)
D.D.S., Ph.D. (Oral Bilogy)
email: jarin@kku.ac.th

Teekayu Plangkoon Jorns, Assist. Prof. Dr.

D.D.S., M.Sc. (Oral Biology)
Ph.D. (Orofacial Pain)
email: teepla@kku.ac.th

Somkiat Leungphailin, Assist. Prof.
D.D.S., M.Sc.
Ph.D. (Microbiology and Immunology)
email: som_lue@kku.ac.th

Ariya Rattanathongkam, Assoc. Prof. Dr.
D.D.S., M.Sc. (Medical Microbiology)
Ph.D. (Research and Development in Pharmaceuticals)
email: ariya@kku.ac.th

Supaporn Chatrchaiwiwatana, Assoc. Prof.
Ph.D. (Public Health)
email: csupa@kku.ac.th

Sawita Kimsuksree, Instructor (Study Leave)

Supanigar Ruangsri, Assist. Prof. Dr.
M.Sc. (Prosthodontics), Ph.D.
email: tulip2772@yahoo.com



Author Title of article Title of journal Issue
J. Paphangkorakit Comparison of aerosol dispersion distances during flushing a high-speed handpiece using different protocols KDJ. 2001 Jan, 3(2): 58-65
Chatrchaiwiwatana S Exhaled carbon monoxide level and smoking status in urban Khon Kaen adults. J Med Assoc Thai. 2008 Nov 91(11): 1669-76
S Chatrchaiwiwatana Periodontitis associated with tobacco smoking among rural Khon Kaen Thai males: analysis of two data sets. J Med Assoc Thai. Nov. 2552, 92(11): 1524-31
Luengpailin S Detection of streptococcal glucan-binding proteins in biofilms. Methods Enzymol. 2001 Jun 337( ? ): 434-439
Chatrchaiwiwatana S In vitro inhibitory effect of streblus asper leaf-extract on adhesion of candida albicans to human buccal epithelial cells Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 2005 Jan 96(1-2): 221-226
Paphangkorakit J Chewing-side determination of three food textures J Oral Rehabil. 2006 Jan 33(1): 2-7
Chatrchaiwiwatana S Factors affecting tooth loss among rural Khon Kean adults: analysis of two data sets Journal of the Royal Insttitute of Public Health. 2006 Apr-Jun 0
Luengpailin S, Manganese affects Streptococcus mutans virulence gene expression. Caries Research. 2007 Nov 41(6): 503-511
Luengpailin S Effects of manganese on Streptococcus mutans planktonic and biofilm growth. Caries Research. 2007 Nov 41(6): 497-502
Jorns T Evidence-based approach to the medical management of trigeminal neuralgia British Journal of Neurosurgery. 2007 Jun 21(3): 256-261
Rattanathongkom A Fabrication of electrospun Thai silk fibroin nanofiber and its effect on human gingival fibroblast : a preliminary study J Oral Tiss Engin. 2007 Mar-Apr 5(1): 1-6
Chatrchaiwiwatana S Factors affecting tooth loss among rural Khon Kaen adults: Analysis of two data sets PUBLIC HEALTH. 2007 Feb 121(2): 106-112
Paphangkorakit J Determination of chewing efficiency using muscle work Archives of Oral Bioldgy. 2008 Jun 53(6): 533-7
Paphangkorakit J Proclination of lower incisors: a design to maximize food penetration and minimize torque Journal of Oral Rehabilitation. 2008 Nov 35(11): 870-4
Rattanathongkom A Evaluation of Chikusetsusaponin IVa isolated from Alternanthera philoxeroides for Its Potency Against Viral Replication PLANTA MEDICA 2009 Jun 75(8): 829-835
Jorns T Patient led conferences – Who attends, are their expectations met and do they vary in three different countries? European Journal of Pain. 2009 May-Jun 13(5): 486-491
Jorns T Pilot study to evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of levetiracetam (Keppra?) in treatment of patients with trigeminal neuralgia European Journal of Neurology. 2009 Mar-Apr 16(6): 740-744
Plangkoon Jorns Interventions for the management of post-endodontic pain Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews: CD007997 (Protocol) 2009 Oct-Dec 15(4): 1-6
Chatrchaiwiwatana S New clinical method for alveolar bone graft evaluation in cleft patients: A pilot study Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2010 Jun 48(3): 286-292
Chatchiwiwatana S, Association Between Exhaled Carbon Monoxide And Oral Health Status In Active And Passive Smokers. Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand 2011 May 94(5): 601-609
Chatrchaiwiwatana S New Clinical Method for Alveolar Bone Graft Evaluation in Cleft Patients: A Pilot Study The cleft palate-craniofacial journal 2011 May 48(3): 268-292