College of Dentistry Research Additional News & Notices
The following articles by UT faculty were published in the most recent issue of the Journal of the Tennessee Dental Association (Volume 90, Issue 3, Fall, 2010)
- Garcia-Godoy F, Murray PE. Regenerative Dentistry: Translating Advancements in Basic Science Research to the Dental Practice, pp. 12-18
- Hottel TL, Antonelli J, Darnell LA. Tensile Bond Strength of Three Dual-Cure Bonding Systems, pp. 20-23
- DiFiore PM, Bowen SE. Cemento-osseous Dysplasia in African-American Men: A Report of Two Clinical Cases, pp. 26-28
Drs. Anthony Versluis and Daranee Tantbirojn-Versluis recently had a paper published in Dental Materials:
Versluis A, Tantbiojn D, Lee MS, Tu LS, Delong R. Can hygroscopic expansion compensate polymerization shrinkage? Part I. Deformation of restored teeth. Dent Mater. 2010 Oct 20. [Epub ahead of print].
Dr. Anthony Versluis (Department of Bioscience Research) recently had a paper published in the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry.:
da Silva NR, Rapos LHA, Versluis A, Fernandes-Neto A J, Zoares CJ. The effect of post, core, crown types, and ferrule presence on biomechanical behavior of endodontically treated bovine anterior teeth.
J Prosthet Dent. 2010 Nov; 104(5):306-17.
Dr. Cesar Migliorati (Department of Biologic and Diagnostic Sciences) recently had a paper accepted for publication in Nature Reviews Endocrinology.:
Migliorati C, Epstein J, Abt E, Berenson J. Osteonecrosis of the jaw and bisphosphonates in cancer: A narrative review. Nat Review Endocrionol.2010.
We are excited to welcome new employees to our dental research team:
- Antheunis Versluis, Ph.D., Professor and Director of Biomaterials, Department of Bioscience Research
- Daranee Versluis – Tantbirojn, D.D.S., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Restorative Dentistry
- Yanhui Zhang, Ph.D., Research Associate, Department of Bioscience Research
- Kimberly DeMonaco, R.D.H., Clinical Research Associate, Department of Bioscience Research
Dr. James Simon recently presented a poster (Tensile bong strength of ceramic crowns using resin cement) at the 25th Celebration of CEREC, which took place in Las Vegas on August 26th-28th. Dr. Simon presented this poster with two D4 students: Jennifer Hill and Nathaniel Hill. This poster won 1st place at the meeting.
Congratulations to Dr. Simon and the two D4 students!
Dr. Liang Hong (Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Community Oral Health) recently had an article published in the European Journal of Oral Sciences.
Ritts AC, Li H, Yu Q, ZU C, Yao X, Hong L, Wang Y. Dentin surface treatment using a non-thermal argon plasma brush for interfacial bonding improvements in composite restoration. Euro J Oral Sci. Oct 2010; 118(5):510-6.
Dr. Franklin Garcia-Godoy recently had an article accepted for publication in Dental Materials. This is a research study for which Dr. Godoy has been working for the past 10 years with German research collaborators.
Garcia-Godoy F, Karmer N, Feilzer AJ, Frankenberger R. Long-term degradation of enamel and dentin bonds: 6-year results in vitro vs. in vivo.
Drs. Harry H. Mincer, Jahanzeb Chaudhry and Mark Scarbecz have published in the Journal of Forensic Science: Angel JS, Mincer HH, Chaudhry J, Scarbecz M. Cone-beam Computed Tomography for Analyzing Variations in Inferior Alveolar Canal Location in Adults in Relation to Age and Sex*
J Forensic Sci. 2010 Jul 27. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 20666920
Dr. Franklin Garcia-Godoy recently had an article accepted for publication in the Journal of Prosthodontics.
Ayad MF, Maghrabi AA, Garcia-Godoy F. Relationship of margin design for fiber-reinforced composite crowns to compressive fracture resistance. Aug 2010 [Epub ahead of print].
Dr. Cimara Ferreira recently had an article accepted for publication in the Journal of Oral Implantology.:
Souza JG, Bianchini M, Ferreira CF. Relationships between smoking and bleeding on probing. Aug 2010 [Epub ahead of print].
Dr. Franklin Garcia-Godoy recently had an article published in the Journal of Applied Oral Science.
Garcia F, Murray PE, Garcia-Godoy F, Namerow KN. Effect of aquatine endodontic cleanser on smear layer removal in the root canals of ex vivo human teeth. 2010 Aug; 18(4):403-8. Based on this study, the FDA awarded Puricore FDA approval for use of Aquatine as an endodontic irrigant.
Dr. Christopher Nosrat and his lab members and collaborators, among others Drs. Shailaja Kishan Rao and Molly Rosebush, had an article accepted for publication in the Journal of Biological Chemistry.:
Rao SK, Pavicevic Z, Du Z, Kim JG, Fan M, Jiao Y, Rosebush M, Samant S, Gu W, Pfeffer LM, Nosrat CA. Pro-inflammatory genes as biomarkers and therapeutic targets in oral squamous cell carcinoma. Aug 2010 [Epub ahead of print]. http://www.jbc.org/cgi/doi/10.1074/jbc.M110.150490
Dr. Swati Ahuja and Dr. David Cagna (Department of Prosthodontics) recently had an article published in the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry:
Ahuja S, Cagna DR. Defining available restorative space for implant overdentures. J Prosth Dent. Aug 2010; 104(2):133-6.
Dr. Franklin Garcia-Godoy has an article in press in the journal Dental Materials. Long-term degradation of enamel and dentine bonds: 6-year results in vitro vs. un vivo. Dent Mater, in press (2010). (Garcia-Godoy F, Kramer N, Feilzer AJ, Frankenberger R).
Drs. David Tipton and Mustafa Kh. Dabbous recently had a paper accepted for publication in the Journal of Periodontal Research. Effect of bisphosphonates on human gingival fibroblast production of mediators of osteoclastogenesis: RANKL, OPG, and IL-6. J Periodont Res. 2010. [in press]. (Tipton DA, Seshul BA, Dabbous MK).
This manuscript is a result of Dr. Seshul’s Master of Dental Science research project. Dr. Seshul was mentored by Dr. Tipton while he was a resident in Periodontology. For this research, Dr. Seshul awas a finalist in the 2008 Balint Orban Memorial Competition, sponsored by the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP).
The Spring 2010 issue of the Journal of the Tennessee Dental Association (Volume 90, Issue 2, Spring 2010) contains four papers written by UT College of Dentistry faculty:
- The oral biopsy: Indications, technique and special considerations
Drs. Molly Rosebush, K. Mark Anderson, Swati Rawal, Harry Mincer, and Yeshwant Rawal
- Effects of an oral health education program for pregnant women
Dr. Lina Cardenas
- Developing a fixture level cast for implants with interfering axial convergence
Drs. Swati Ahuja, Russell Wicks, and Robert Brandt
- Quick and easy: Indirect fabrication of composite veneers
Drs. Kenneth King and Llewellyn Powell
Dr. Franklin Garcia-Godoy recently had a paper published in Lasers in Medical Science journal. Diode-pumped solid-state laser for bonding orthodontic brackets: effect of light intensity and light-curing time. Lasers Med Sci. 2010 June 8 [Epub ahead of print]. (Kim YO, Park SB, Son WS, Ko CC, Garcia-Godoy F, Kim HI, Kwon YH).
Dr. David Cagna had a paper published in the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. Annual review of selected scientific literature: Report of the Committee on Scientific Investigation of the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry. J Prosthetic Dent. 2010. 104(1):13-47. (Donovan TE, Becker W, Cagna DR, Hilton TJ, Rouse J).
Dr. Garcia-Godoy was recently awarded an R56 from NIDCR for $135,202 to continue his research project on biocompatibility of restorative treatments. He also recently received $100,000 from Procter & Gamble to support research in the College of Dentistry.
Dr. Garcia-Godoy recently had a research article published in the American Journal of Dentistry Sealing properties of a calcium aluminate agent. J Am Dent 2010;23:121-124. (Pameijer CH, Zmener O, Alvarez Serrano S, Garcia-Godoy F).
Dr. Liang Hong recently accepted a faculty position at UT in Pediatric Dentistry and Community Oral Health. We are very excited to have Dr. Hong as part of the College of Dentistry as he will be an asset in both academics and dental research. Dr. Hong will begin at UT on July 1st.
Dr. Cesar Migliorati recently had a research article published in JADA: How patients’ lack of knowledge about oral bisphosphonates can interfere with medical and dental care. J Am Dent Association 2010; 141; 562-566. (Migliorati CA, Mattos K, Palazzolo MJ).
After nine years of service to the UT College of Dentistry, Dr. Waldemar De Rijk will be retiring at the end of June 2010.
Dr. Adam Lloyd recently received the Edward M. Osetek Educator Award, recognized by the American Association of Endodontists as one of the organization’s highest awards at its 2010 Annual Session in San Diego, CA. Dr. Lloyd is the 16th recipient of this award and has earned the esteem and respect of peers and students. Dr. Lloyd also recently received the Excellence in Teaching Award presented by the UT Student Government Association Executive Council for his expertise in preclinical education.
Students in the College of Allied Health Sciences recognized Dr. John S. Covington with the presentation of the Excellence in Teaching Award presented through the UT Student Government Association Executive Council for his strong desire and interest in the professional development of students.
Dr. Franklin Garcia-Godoy recently had two article submissions accepted for publication:
Diagnostic performance of the universal visual scoring system (UniVISS) on occlusal surfaces. Clin Oral Investig. 2010 Mar 11. [Epub ahead of print]. (Kühnisch J, Bücher K, Henschel V, Albrecht A, Garcia-Godoy F, Mansmann U, Hickel R, Heinrich-Weltzien R).
Effect of lactic acid irrigant on shear bond strength of Epiphany adhesive sealer to human detin surface. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol, Endod. 2010; 109:e100-e106. (Ayad MF, Faraf AM, Garcia-Godoy F).
Dr. Franklin Garcia-Godoy has been invited to present a 2-hour lecture at the International Dental Federation (FDI) meeting in Brazil this September. Session Title: Management of the Pedodontic Patient – A Current Evidence-Based Approach.
Dr. Mark Scarbecz recently had an article published in Transformative Dialogues: teaching and learning eJournal (2010; Mar: 3(3)), Assessing teaching activities on an academic health science center campus. (Russell CK, Shreve R, Hofmann P, Scarbecz M, Scheid C, Brescia W, Schwab C, Robinson MM).
Dr. Adam Lloyd, with the support of Dr. Peter DiFiore (Interim Co-Chair), has officially completed the application for UT CoD to host a post-graduate endodontic program.
The Scientific Advisory Committee of the 2010 Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS) North America has named Dr. Franklin Garcia-Godoy as Chair of the Craniofacial and Dental Tissue Engineering session. This conference will be held in Orland, FL on December 6-8, 2010.
Dr. Franklin Garcia-Godoy recently had an article published in Cell Tissue Restoration (2010; Mar 23) [Epub ahead of print]: Osteogenic differentiation of stem cells derived from human periodontal ligaments and pulp of human exfoliated deciduous teeth. (Chadipiralla K, Yochim JM, Bahuleyan B, Huang CY, Garcia-Godoy F, Murray PE, Stelnicki EJ). Drs. Garcia-Godoy and Huang hold a patent for this process.
The Tennessee Smiles Program, initiated by Dr. Waletha Wasson, is currently featured on the Tennessee Alumnus Website .
Drs. Akira Ito, Irina Vukmanovic Nosrat, and Christopher Nosrat recently had an article published in Neuroscience Letters (2010 Mar 8; 471(3):189-94): Taste cell formation does not require gustatory and somatosensory innervation, Ito, A, Nosrat IV, Nosrat CA.
Dr. Laura Darnell recently had an article published in the American Journal of Physical Anthropology (2010 Jan; 141(1):7-15): Variations in the mechanical properties of Alouatta palliate molar enamel, Darnell LA, Teaford MF, Livi KJ, Weihs TP.