Prof. Lucette Segaan

Prof. Lucette Segaan
Department: Oral Rehabilitation SciencesPosition: Chairperson, Professor and Director Division of Removable ProsthodonticsOffice Number: 127 - 4Phone: 01 / 300 110Ext: 2520E-mail: lucette@bau.edu.lb

Biography

Lucette Segaan received her Bachelor degree in dental surgery with Honor in 1970 from Alexandria University, Egypt. She pursued Higher Degree Diploma in removable and maxillofacial prosthodontics from the same University (1973), Certificate in fixed and removable prosthodontics in the faculty of dentistry, University of Pittsburgh, Pitt. Pennsylvania, USA. She completed her studies in Prosthodontics and obtained a Master in Dental Science in prosthodontics equivalent to a doctor degree in Prosthodontics (1978) from the University of Pittsburgh, Pitt. Pennsylvania, USA. She worked as a professor in the department of Oral Rehabilitation Sciences, Beirut Arab University from 2004-till now.

Professor Segaan is the Post Graduate coordinator in Faculty of Dentistry at Beirut Arab University. She has been a member of the Dental Specialisation committee Approval in the Ministry of Health, Beirut, Lebanon (2008-2015), currently she is the chairperson of the department of Oral Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry at Beirut Arab University.

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Teaching

Teaching Experience

Throughout the working experience and teaching as instructor of Prosthodontics (1970-1974), assistant lecturer (1974-1975), teaching assistant and clinical demonstrator faculty of dentistry university of Pittsburgh, Pitt, Pensylvania (1975-1978), Assistant professor (1978-1984) at Alexandria University then as Associate professor department of prosthodontics ,faculty of dentistry, Alexandria University  (1984-1990) and as a Professor in the same university (1990-2004).

Professor and chairperson of Prosthodontics department. Faculty of dentistry, Beirut Arab University (2004-2011), then Chairperson in the department of Oral Rehabilitation sciences, faculty of dentistry, Beirut Arab University (2011 until present).

Teaching undergraduate, postgraduate students as well as advanced general dentistry program in the field of prosthodontics including removable prosthodontics, implant supported prosthesis and occlusion.

 

Office Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Thursday 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Research Interest

The research interest are: Implant support over denture, Implant CAD/CAM surgical stents, Impression and denture base disinfection.

Publications:

Effect of Screw-Access Channels on the Fracture Resistance of 3 Types of Ceramic Implant-Supported Crowns. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 2016 (Accepted for publication)

Does Crown Implant Ratio Influence the Survival ad marginal Bone Level of Short Single Implants in the Mandibular Molar A preliminary investigation consisting of 12 patient. Journal of Oral Rehabilitation, 2015

Effect of Light Transmitting Ability of fiber Post on Bond Strength of Selfadhesive Resin Cement to Radicular Dentine. European Scientific Journal, Vol 11, No 21, July 2015

Fracture Resistance of Different Restorative Techniques for Endodontically Treated Teeth. IAJD Vol 6,  Issue 2, 2015

Visual versus Instrumental Shade Selection Techniques. Egyptian Dental Journal, Vol 61, April 2015

Effect of Crestal Bone Level on Mobility of Teeth in the Esthetic Zone. International Journal of Science and Research, Vol 4, No 6, June 2015

A New Transfer Technique (San Technique) of CAD/MAM Surgical Guide for Prosthetic Driven Implant. International Journal of Science and Research Vol 4, No 5, May 2015

Correlation between Crown Root Ratio and Periotest Values in Healthy Single Rooted Teeth. Egyptian Dental Journal, Vol 61, No 2, April 2015

Histopathological Study of the Alveolar Mucosa Supporting Visible Light cure Acrylic Complete Denture. Tanta Dental Journal, April 1989

Effect of Denture Cleansers on the Chemical Properties of Soft Lining Materials. Tanta Dental Journal,  March 1989

Proposed Prosthetic Treatment Plan for Patients with Reconstructed Hemimandibulectomy. Tanta Dental Journal. February 1989

Immunological Reaction of Tissue Bed Surrounding Biomaterials. Proceedings of the 6th Alexandria Dental Congress, November 1989

Effect of Impression Techniques on the Alveolar Bone Supporting a Mandibular over-Dentures Retained with Flexible Ceka Attachment. Tanta Dental Journal, March 1989

Study of Cell Mediated Immunity to Different Types of Implants Materials. Alexandria Dental Journal,  June 1989

Electromyography Activity of Masseter Muscle of Patients Wearing Complete Dentures with Different Occlusion Concepts. Alexandria Dental Journal. July 1989

Evaluation of Different Techniques for Repaired Fractured Denture and their Effect on their Impact Resistance. Alexandria Dental Journal 4, 1989                                                                                               

Evaluation of Proprioception in Different Types of Stud Attachment. Alexandria Dental Journal, April 1989  

Nickel - Chrome Dental Appliances and Possible Allergic Reactions in the Gingiva. Alexandria Dental Journal Vol 3, 1984

Effect of Continuous Wearing of Complete Dentures on the Neural Element of Supporting Mucosa. Alexandria Dental Journal, Vol 17, 1984

Histological and Histochemical Study of Overdentures using Rotherman stud Attachment.  Alexandria Dental Journal, Vol 12,1983

Oral Ecologic Condition in Diabetic and Normal Prosthetic Wearers using Denture Adhesives. Alexandria Dental Journal Vol 11, 1983

Reaction of Alveolar Mucosa to Denture Relined with Hard Self – Cured Acrylic Resin. Alexandria Dental Journal, 1981                  

Strain Measurements under Denture Bases with Resilient Material (laboratory study). Alexandria Dental Journal, 1981

Activities

Membership

(2008 – present)

Colloquium Committee

Lebanon - Beirut

(2008 - present)

Member of the Dental Specialization Committee Approval in Ministry of Health

Beirut - Lebanon

(2012)

Member of Jury Committee, Research Day

Faculty of Dentistry - Beirut Arab University

(2008 - 2010)

Member of the Quality Assurance Committee

Faculty of Dentistry - Beirut Arab University

(2009)

1st International Dental Scientific Congress-Member of Organizing Committee

Faculty of Dentistry - Beirut Arab University

(1993 - 2004)

Member of the Constant Dental Committee for the Promotion of Professors and Assistant Professors in the field of Prosthodontics

Faculty of Dentistry - Alexandria University

(1998 - 1999)

Participated in the Continuous Education Program

Faculty of Dentistry - Alexandria University

PhD Thesis Supervision

(2012)

Evaluation of Color Replication Potential of Different Zirconia Frameworks

Faculty of Dentistry - Beirut Arab University

(2012)

Comparative Study of Parallel and Integrated Interlock Designs of an Extracoronal Attachment Retained Distal Extension Hybrid Partial Dentures

Faculty of Dentistry - Beirut Arab University

(2012)

Evaluation of the Accuracy of Dental Implant Placement Using a New Manually Fabricated Surgical Guide Technique

Faculty of Dentistry - Beirut Arab University

Msc Thesis Supervision

(2015)

Effect of Remaining Tooth Structure on the Fracture Resistance of Endocrown – Restored Teeth Versus Conventionally Restored Teeth

Faculty of Dentistry - Beirut Arab University

(2014)

Clinical and Radiographic Evaluation of Crown Margin Shifting ?Concept

A New Technique for Re-establishing the Biological Width

Faculty of Dentistry - Beirut Arab University

(2014)

An Innovative Technique for Precise Fabrication of Labial Shoulder ?Porcelain for Porcelain Fused to Metal Restorations

Faculty of Dentistry - Beirut Arab University

(2013)

Effect of Crown to Implant Ratio on the Success Rate of Dental Implants

Faculty of Dentistry - Beirut Arab University

(2012)

The Accuracy of Different Cephalometric Prediction Techniques in Orthognathic Surgery

Faculty of Dentistry - Beirut Arab University

(2012)

Dentofacial Characteristics of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients in Relation to Severity, and Obstructive Sites (A cephalometric study)

Faculty of Dentistry - Beirut Arab University

(2012)

A Clinical and Radiographic Study to Evaluate the Impact of Overdenture Supported on Implant and Tooth Abutment

Faculty of Dentistry - Beirut Arab University

(2010)

Hard and Soft Tissue Profile Changes in Extraction Therapy of Class II Division 1 Malocclusion

Faculty of Dentistry - Beirut Arab University

(2009)

Clinical And Laboratory Evaluation Of Saliva Substitute In Xerostomic Complete Denture Patients

Faculty of Dentistry - Beirut Arab University

(2007)

Level of Cytokines in the Saliva of Patients with Candida Denture Stomatitis before and after Treatment

Faculty of Dentistry - Beirut Arab University

(2007)

Evaluation of the Efficacy of Immediate Implant Following Tooth Extraction

Faculty of Dentistry - Beirut Arab University

Msc Jury Member

(2015)

Effect of Different Cementation Protocols on Bonding of Fiber Reinforced Post      System

Faculty of Dentistry - Beirut Arab University

(2015)

Effect of Crown to Implant Ratio on the Success Rate of Dental Implants

Faculty of Dentistry - Beirut Arab University

(2014)

Fracture Strength of Different Restorative Modalities for Endodontically Treated Teeth

Faculty of Dentistry - Beirut Arab University

(2013)

Evaluation of Bone Expansion System in the Placement and Stability of Dental Implants in the Maxilla

Faculty of Dentistry - Beirut Arab University

(2012)

Comparative Study of the Shear Bond Strength of Two Ceramic Systems to Two Base Metal Alloys

Faculty of Dentistry - Beirut Arab University

(2012)

Effect of Framework Design on the Fracture Resistance of all Ceramic Fixed Partial Denture (in vitro)

Faculty of Dentistry - Beirut Arab University

(2012)

A clinical and Radiographic Study to Evaluate the Impact of Overdenture Supported on Implant and Tooth Abutments

Faculty of Dentistry - Beirut Arab University

(2011)

Histo - Morphological Changes in Rat Temporomandibular Joint during Mandibular Advancement

Faculty of Dentistry - Beirut Arab University

(2010)

The Position of Hyoid Bone in Different Sagittal Facial Patterns, A lateral Cephalometric Study

Faculty of Dentistry - Beirut Arab University

(2009)

Clinical And Laboratory Evaluation Of Saliva Substitute In Xerostomic Complete Denture Patients

Faculty of Dentistry - Beirut Arab University

(2008)

Cephalometric Assesment of Mouth Breathing and its Effects on the Dento Facial Development in a Group of Lebanese School Children

Faculty of Dentistry - Beirut Arab University

(2007)

Level of Cytokines in the Saliva of Patients with Candida Denture Stomatitis before and after Treatment

Faculty of Dentistry - Beirut Arab University

(2006)

Clinical and Radiographic Study of Immediately Loaded , Press-fit, Fin-shaped Non Screw Dental Implants

Faculty of Dentistry - Beirut Arab University

(2006)

Effect of Esthetic Core Shades on the Final Color of IPS Empress all - Ceramic Crowns (an in vitro study)

Faculty of Dentistry - Beirut Arab University