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Lucette Segaan

Professor of Prosthodontics

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.


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.

Research Interest

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


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