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Department of Prosthodontics
branches of prosthodontics on a high level so that they can practice as prosthodontic specialist. The subject covers advanced prothodontics such as maxillofacial protheses, and oral implantology are therefore included in the programs. The student in the 2-year master degree program must carry out a research project and submit the thesis upon graduation. In addition, the department also offers the 3-year Master of Science degree program in prothodontics (international program) which has been conducted under the collaboration of prosthodontic departments from three universities, i.e. the University of Sydney, Chiang Mai University, and Khon Kaen University.

Both undergraduate and postgraduate students can practice their clinical work on patients under supervision of the prosthodontic staff. There are nine dental technicians working in the division of central laboratory in dentistry to construct the laboratory work for students and staff. The prosthodontic equipment is available for both clinical and laboratory research for example, porcelain furnaces, titanium casting machine, CAD-CAM machine, CEREC machine, InCeram machine and etc.

Staff List

Chaiwut Prukngampun, Dr. (Head of Department)

D.D.S.,
M.Sc.(Prosthodontic),
Ph.D
email: cptipe@kku.ac








Niwut Jantavee, Assoc.Prof. Dr.
D.D.S.(Hons), C.A.G.S.,
M.S.D.(Prosthodontics),
Sc.D.(Biomaterial),
Dip.Th.B.(Prosthodontic)
email: niwut@kku.ac.th


Danai Yodsuwan, Asst.Prof.

B.Sc., D.D.S., Grad.Dip.in Clin.Sc.(Prosthodontics),
email: danai@kku.ac.th

Daraporn Sae-Lee, Asst.Prof. Dr. 
D.D.S.,
M.Sc.(Prosthodontics).
Ph.D. (Occlusion)
email: darsae@yahoo.com








Wisit Sakaratanan, Asst. Prof.

D.D.S.
M.Sc.(Stomatognathic Physiology)
email: wisit@kku.ac.th

Pitpern Chanatapaporn, Asst.Prof.
D.D.S.
M.Sc. (Prosthodontics)
email: cptipe@kku.ac


Sukontip Arwatchanakan, Assist. Prof. Dr.

D.D.S.,
Ph.D
email: sukarw@kku.ac.th


Suwadee Aeuarunchot, Asst.Prof. Dr.
D.D.S.,
M.Sc.(Prosthodontics),
Ed.D
email: asuwadee@kku.ac.th


Wacharin Hovichitr, Asst.Prof.
D.D.S.
email: wivawiva@hotmail.com








Thidarat Angwarawong, Asst. Prof. Dr.

D.D.S.
M.Sc. (Prosthodontics)
email: athida@kku.ac.th


Teerapan sosakul, Instructor.
D.D.S., Grad.Dip.(Oral and Maxillofacial surgery)
email: Teerapan3483@yahoo.com


Tularat Sookto, Instructor
D.D.S.
email: tularat_sookto@yahoo.com


Atthasit Boonbanyen, Instructor
D.D.S.
email:


Pitiwat  Aeusuwan, Instructor
D.D.S.
email:



Ketsupha Suwanarpa, Instructor
D.D.S
email:

 

Research

Author Title of article Title of journal Issue
Sooksuntisakoonchai N The functional and esthetic deficit replaced with an acrylic resin gingival veneer Quintessence Int. 2002 Jan 33(2): 91-4
Salee D, Sooksuntisakoonchai N Bond strength between quartz fibres post and core materials J Dent Res. 2002 Mar 81( ? ): A-162
Sooksuntisakoonchai N In vitro cytotoxicity of four root canal sealers to human pupal cells International Endodontics Journal. 2003 Jan 36(12): 921-958
Limrachtamorn S, Array geometry for assessment of mandibular implant position using tuned aperture computed tomography (TACT(TM)) Dentomaxillofac Radiol. 2004 Jan 1(33): 25-31
Ruangsri S Functional activity of superior head of human lateral pterygoid muscle during isometric force. J Dent Res. 2005 Jun 84(6): 548-53
Sae-Lee D A method for studying jaw muscle activity during standardized jaw movements under experimental jaw muscle pain Journal of Neuroscience Mothods. 2006 Jan-Dec 157(2): 285-293
SaeLee D The human lateral pterygoid muscle Archives of Oral Biology. 2007 Apr 52(4): 377-380
Ruangsri S Superior head of human lateral pterygoid muscle: Single motor unit firing rates during isometric force. (Article in press) Arch Oral Biol. 2007 Oct-Nov 52(10): 0
Sae-Lee D Experimental Jaw –Muscle Pain Has a Differential Effect on Different Jaw Movenment Tasks Journal of Orofacial Pain. 2008 Jan 22(1): 15-29
Saelee D Effects of experimental pain on jaw muscle activity during goal-directed jaw movement in humans Exp Brain Res. 2008 Aug 189(4): 451-62
Saelee D Experimental Jaw –Muscle Pain Has a Differential Effect on Different Jaw Movenment Tasks J Orofac Pain. 2008 Nov 22(1): 15-29
Prunkngarmpun C Three monosyllables for standard words in Nasometer test: to evaluate air leakage in maxillectomy patients. J Jpn Prosthodont Soc. 2008 Oct 52(2): 501-517
Sooksuntisakoonchai N Bacterial and Dye Penetration through Interim Restorations Used During Endodontic Treatment of Molar Teeth. J Endod. 2009 Jul 35(7): 1017-22
Ruangsri s Relationship of axonal voltage-gated sodium channel 1.8 (NaV1.8) mRNA accumulation to sciatic nerve injury-induced painful neuropathy in rats Journal of Biological Chemistry 2011 Nov 286(46): 39836-39847