Prof. Ali Saafan

Professor of dental laser applications

About Prof. Ali Saafan
Master Degree :MSc , Radiology and diagnosis. Faculty of oral and
dental medicine 1997.Cairo University.

PhD :Laser science (Dental Laser applications) –specialty: Oral and Dental
Laser applications .10/10 2002. National institute of laser enhanced sciences
–Cairo University.

Professor of dental laser applications in, National
institute of laser enhanced sciences (NILES)
Cairo University .

Scientific papers :
1-Evaluation of the effect of low-level diode laser therapy applied during the
bone consolidation period following mandibular distraction osteogenesis in
the human
International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Volume 44, Issue
8, August 2015, Pages 989–9972-
International Journal of Academic Research . Jan2015, Vol. 7 Issue
1, p77-82. 6p.
3-Effect of low-level laser therapy on gene expression of vascular

endothelial growth factor and interleukin-1 ß in scalpel-induced and laser-
induced oral wounds in rats .

Journal of dental lasers . Year : 2015,Volume: 9 ,Issue 1,Page 23-30
4-Effect of low power diode laser on mandibular growth (experimental
study) : Journal of dental lasers , Year: 2014 Volume: 8. Issue. 2Page: 50-
5- The Prophylactic Effect of Low Level Laser on Salivary Glands of
Gamma Irradiated Rats . Journal of Radiation Research and Applied
Sciences; v. 6(1); ISSN 1687-8507; 2013; p. 197-208

6-The prophylactic effect of low level laser on salivary glands of Gamma
irradiated Rats
J.Rad.Res.Appl.Sci.,Vol.6,No1, pp.199-210 (2013)
7-Immunohistochemical and histopathological assessment of the effect of
diode laser on irradiated rat’

s parotid gland

, Cairo University journal Vol. 59 , 501:507 ,January ,2013
8-The efficacy of diode laser 980 in the management of
gingival enlargement
Cairo dental journal (28) Number (3) , 919 :925 , September , 2012
9-Histopathological Evaluation of Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) on
Oral Mucosal Wound Healing in Rabbits Under Corticosteroid Therapy
Journal: Med.J.Cairo Univ.,Vol.1,June : 375-384,2012
10-Treatment of Low-Flow Tongue Lesions by Diode Laser-Intralesional
Photocoagulation (ILP)
Journal: J Am Sci 2012;8(6):247-2515-
11-Evaluation of the effect of diode laser (980nm) in Caris Prevention
Journal: Egyptian Dental Journal Vol .58,1315:1320 April 2012
12-Tensile bond strength of orthodontic brackets to porcelain: Does laser
etching substitute conventional etching methods?
Journal: EGYPTIAN DENTAL JOURNAL Vol. 58, 1:14, January, 2012
13-Assessment of the effect of low-energy diode laser irradiation on gamma
irradiated rats' mandibles.
Arch Oral Biol. 2012 Oct 25. pii: S0003-9969(12)00346-9. doi:
14- Antibacterial Effectiveness Of Low Energy Diode Laser Irradiation
On Management Of Periodontitis In Down Syndrome: The Egyptian Journal
of Hospital Medicine (April, 2012) Vol., 47: 2 – 237 226
15-Using Pulsed Dual wave length 595and 1064nm is more effective in the
management of hemangiomas .Journal Drugs in dermatology Vol 9 Issue 4
April 2010 .
16-Herpes Virus Reactivation by Low-Intensity Diode and CO2 Lasers .
Photomedicine and Laser Surgery , Proof 8/30/2010 .

17-Efficacy of in-office bleaching techniques with different light activation
: Ain Shams Dental journal June 2010 Vol VIII
18- Sequential Application of Long Pulsed dye/Nd-YAG Lasers is a
Superior Method for Management of Infantile Hemangiomas : Med. J. Cairo
Univ., Vol. 77, No. 1, June: 373-378, 2009
19- Excision Biopsy of Tongue Lesions by Diode Laser .
Photomedicine and Laser Surgery Volume 25, Number 1, 2007
20- Investigation of the electrical properties of some dental composite
restorative materials before and after laser exposure .
Dental Materials 22(2006) 885-895.
21- Assessment of Anti-inflammatory effect of 830nm laser light in acute
myofascial pain of tempromandibular joint origin using c-reactive protein
and erythrocyte sedimentation rate levels .
Egyptian Dental Journal ,51,705:718 ,April , 2005.
22- Tumor eradication using Methylene blue induced photodynamic therapy
in mouse model : An experimental study .
Egyptian Dental Journal ,51,1595:1610 ,july , 2005.
23- Evaluation of interventional Nd:YAG surgery for treatment of soft –
tissue hemangiomas and vascular malformations of the oral cavity : A
clinical study .
Egyptian Dental Journal ,51,725:736 ,April , 2005.
24- The effect of dentin conditioning using diode laser irradiation ,citric acid
and edta on the sealing ability and adaptation of an epoxy resin-based sealer
with laterally compacted gutta-percha .
Cairo Dental Journal ,Vol.22,No. 1 ,January 2006 .
25- Clinical evaluation of the feasibility of interstitial ND:YAG laser in the
treatment of gingival overgrowth .
Egyptian Dental Journal ,52,561:571 ,January , 2006.
26- Management of Lymphangioma Circumscriptum using Pulsed Dye and
Carbon Dioxide Lasers .

Egyptian Journal of Dermatology and Andrology vol.26.No(1,2) 2006.
27- Quantitative analysis of mercury in silver dental amalgam alloy using
laser induced breakdown spectroscopy with a portable Echelle spectrometer.
International Journal of Pure and Applied Physics ,Volume 2 Number 3
(2006) pp. 195-203.

28- A new approach for the treatment of Basal Cell Carcinoma using ND-
YAG Laser .PALD. Vol. 17, No. 1, February 2006.

29- Management of oral lichen planus using diode laser (980nm). A clinical
study.Egyptian Dermatology Online Journal 1 (1): 3, 2005.
30-Comparison between Methylene blue and Toluidine blue as
photosensitizing days towards Candida
31-Five years experince of lasers treatment of pyogenic granuloma of head
and neck .The medical journal of Cairo University , Vol .37,No.2 (2005).
32-Study of the effect of argon laser on dental composite and resin –
Modified glass ionomer cement by FT-IR .The Egyptian Medical journal of
the National Reserch Center , June 2005, 4(2) :58-62
Certificates and Awards