Research by Periodontics Faculty Since 2006
Pediatric Clinicians Can Help Reduce Rates of Early Childhood Caries: Effects of a Practice Based Intervention. Kressin NR, Nunn ME, Singh H, Orner MB, Pbert L, Hayes C, Culler C, Glicken SR, Palfrey S, Geltman PL, Cadoret C, Henshaw MM. Med Care. 2009 Nov;47(11):1121-1128.
Essential dental treatment (EDT) in pregnant women during the second trimester is not associated with an increased risk of serious adverse pregnancy outcomes or medical events. Nunn ME. J Evid Based Dent Pract. 2009 Jun;9(2):91-2.
Healthy eating index is a predictor of early childhood caries. Nunn ME, Braunstein NS, Krall Kaye EA, Dietrich T, Garcia RI, Henshaw MM. J Dent Res. 2009 Apr;88(4):361-6.
Risk calculation and periodontal outcomes. Garcia RI, Nunn ME, Dietrich T. Periodontol 2000. 2009;50:65-77. Review.
Prevalence of Early Childhood Caries Among Very Young Urban Boston Children Compared with US Children. Nunn ME, Dietrich T, Singh HK, Henshaw MM, Kressin NR. J Public Health Dent. 2009 J
Clinical dimensions of the supraosseous gingivae in healthy periodontium. Perez JR, Smukler H, Nunn ME. J Periodontol. 2008 Dec;79(12):2267-72.
Efficacy of a new papilla generation technique in implant dentistry: a preliminary study. Shahidi P, Jacobson Z, Dibart S, Pourati J, Nunn ME, Barouch K, Van Dyke TE. Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants. 2008 Sep-Oct;23(5):926-34.
The relationship between the presence of tooth-borne subgingival deposits and inflammation found with a dental endoscope. Wilson TG, Harrel SK, Nunn ME, Francis B, Webb K. J Periodontol. 2008 Nov;79(11):2029-35.
A pilot study to evaluate a tissue-engineered bilayered cell therapy as an alternative to tissue from the palate. McGuire MK, Scheyer ET, Nunn ME, Lavin PT. J Periodontol. 2008 Oct;79(10):1847-56.
Salivary lysozyme and prevalent hypertension. Qvarnstrom M, Janket S, Jones JA, Nuutinen P, Baird AE, Nunn ME, Van Dyke TE, Meurman JH. J Dent Res. 2008 May;87(5):480-4.PMID: 18434581
Non-working occlusal discrepancies are associated with increased probing depths and attachment loss. Nunn ME. J Evid Based Dent Pract. 2007 Jun;7(2):81-3.
Clinical evaluation of the supraosseous gingivae before and after crown lengthening. Perez JR, Smukler H, Nunn ME. J Periodontol. 2007 Jun;78(6):1023-30.
A comparative study of root coverage using acellular dermal matrix with and without enamel matrix derivative. Shin SH, Cueva MA, Kerns DG, Hallmon WW, Rivera-Hidalgo F, Nunn ME. J Periodontol. 2007 Mar;78(3):411-21
Gingivitis susceptibility and its relation to periodontitis in men. Dietrich T, Kaye EK, Nunn ME, Van Dyke T, Garcia RI. J Dent Res. 2006 Dec;85(12):1134-7.
The association between cumulative periodontal disease and stroke history in older adults. Lee HJ, Garcia RI, Janket SJ, Jones JA, Mascarenhas AK, Scott TE, Nunn ME. J Periodontol. 2006 Oct;77(10):1744-54.
Is there an association between occlusion and periodontal destruction?: Yes--occlusal forces can contribute to periodontal destruction. Harrel SK, Nunn ME, Hallmon WW. J Am Dent Assoc. 2006 Oct;137(10):1380, 1382, 1384
Risk of tooth loss after cigarette smoking cessation. Krall EA, Dietrich T, Nunn ME, Garcia RI. Prev Chronic Dis. 2006 Oct;3(4):A115. Epub 2006
Cigarette smoking increases the risk of root canal treatment. Krall EA, Abreu Sosa C, Garcia C, Nunn ME, Caplan DJ, Garcia RI. J Dent Res. 2006 Apr;85(4):313-7.
Salivary lysozyme and prevalent coronary heart disease: possible effects of oral health on endothelial dysfunction. Janket SJ, Meurman JH, Nuutinen P, Qvarnström M, Nunn ME, Baird AE, Van Dyke TE, Jones JA. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2006 Feb;26(2):433-4. No abstract available.
Injectable Simvastatin in Periodontal Defects and Alveolar Ridges: Pilot Studies. Morris M., Lee Y., Lavin M., Giannini P., Schmid M., Marx D., Reinhardt R. J Periodontol,2008;79:1465-1473.
Meticulous periodontal maintenance for the patients with reestablished periodontal health may significantly reduce the incidence of tooth loss. Miyamoto T. J Evid Based Dent Pract. 2008 Jun;8(2):81-2. No abstract available. PMID: 18492578
Root proximity as a risk factor for progression of alveolar bone loss: the Veterans Affairs Dental Longitudinal Study. Kim T, Miyamoto T, Nunn ME, Garcia RI, Dietrich T. J Periodontol. 2008 Apr;79(4):654-9. PMID: 18380558
Age and smoking status are associated with tooth loss during long-term supportive periodontal therapy in Brazilian patients. Miyamoto T, Friedrichsen SW. J Evid Based Dent Pract. 2008 Mar;8(1):22-3. No abstract available. PMID: 18346698
Treatment history of teeth in relation to the longevity of the teeth and their restorations: outcomes of teeth treated and maintained for 15 years. Miyamoto T, Morgano SM, Kumagai T, Jones JA, Nunn ME. J Prosthet Dent. 2007 Mar;97(3):150-6. PMID: 17394913
Compliance as a prognostic indicator: retrospective study of 505 patients treated and maintained for 15 years. Miyamoto T, Kumagai T, Jones JA, Van Dyke TE, Nunn ME. J Periodontol. 2006 Feb;77(2):223-32. PMID: 16460248
Pathogen-accelerated atherosclerosis occurs early after exposure and can be prevented via immunization. Miyamoto T, Yumoto H, Takahashi Y, Davey M, Gibson FC 3rd, Genco CA. Infect Immun. 2006 Feb;74(2):1376-80. PMID: 16428788
Parrish L, Mattson J, Miyamoto T, Cerutis DR. Systemic azithromycin in the treatment of chronic periodontitis that persisted after non-surgical therapy. A report of two cases. PERIO 2008;5(4):259-269 [ PERIO - Periodontal Practice Today]
Parrish LC, Miyamoto T, Fong N, Mattson JS, Cerutis DR. Non-bioabsorbable vs. bioabsorbable membrane: assessment of their clinical efficacy in guided tissue regeneration technique. A systematic review. J Oral Sci 2009;51:383-400 .
George J, Headen K, Ogunleye O, Parry G, Wilwerding T, Parrish L, McVaney T, Mattson J, and Cerutis D. Lysophosphatidic acid signals through specific lysophosphatidic acid receptor subtypes to control key regenerative responses of human gingival and periodontal ligament fibroblasts. J Periodontol 2009;80:1338-1347.
Cerutis DR, Dreyer AC, Vierra MJ, King JP, Wagner DJ, Fimple JL, Cordini F, McVaney TP, Parrish L, Wilweding TM, Mattson JS. Lysophosphatidic Acid Modulates the Healing Responses of Human Periodontal Ligament Fibroblasts and Enhances the Actions of Platelet-Derived Growth Factor. J Periodontol 2007;78:1136-1145.